Kodoani.com – The February issue of Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine announced on Friday that Tarō Hitsuji will launch a new manga titled Danzai no Majutsu Gari (Magician Hunt of Condemnation) in the March issue of the magazine on February 6.
Hitsuji is credited for the original story and Mahiru Sukuya will draw the manga. The story of the dark fantasy manga centers on a guy who hunts down sinister magicians and brings them justice.
The original novel series Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor (Roku de Nashi Majutsu Kōshi to Akashic Records) by Hitsuji with illustrations by Kurone Mishima, launched its first volume in July 2014. The series is continuing, with 21 volumes and 10 collections of short stories. The light novel inspired a television anime adaptation in April 2017.
Hitsuji launched the Magic Knight of the Old Ways (Furuki Okite no Mahō Kishi) light novel series with illustrations by Asagi Tōsaka in December 2020. The fifth volume was published in September 2022. J-Novel Club licensed the light novel series and published the fourth volume digitally in November 2022.
Yoshihiro Kawabata launched a manga adaptation of the novel in Kadokawa’s Weekly Comic Alive magazine in July 2021. Kadokawa published the manga’s second compiled book volume in November 2022.
Hitsuji also penned the Last Round Arthurs light novel series, which Yen Press is publishing.