The Sky Crawlers (スカイ·クロラ Sukai Kurora) is a Japanese novel series by Hiroshi Mori. First published by Chuōkōron-shinsha in June 2001 and spanning five books, it follows the journeys and tribulations of a group of young fighter pilots involved in dogfight warfare, and is set during an alternate historical period. The series is unlike other works by Mori, noted for his series of mystery novels. The art for the series is illustrated by manga artist Kenji Tsuruta. The series was adapted into an animated film, a video game and a manga series. While the film and game are available in English, the original novels and the manga have not been translated as of February 2010.