Monster no Niku wo Kutteitara Ōi ni Tsuita Ken manga launches on January 9
Kodoani.com – In the February 1 issue of Hakusensha’s Young Animal Zero magazine, published the first chapter of the manga “Monster no Niku wo Kutteitara Ōi ni Tsuita Ken” (The Case of Ascending the Throne After Consuming Monster Flesh), adapted from the novel of the same name by Karin Suzuragi, published on January 9.
The story revolves around Prince Mars, who secretly hunts and eats monsters in the forest, worried about being poisoned by food from the castle in an assassination plan. Despite the terrifying taste, eating monster meat gives strength to the person who eats it. The story officially begins when Prince Mars meets the sword saint Cassandra, who specializes in hunting and eating monsters to become stronger.
Karin Suzuragi, the artist behind the spin-off manga “Danganronpa 2: Chiaki Nanami’s Goodbye Despair Quest” (Super Danganronpa 2: Nanami Chiaki no Sayonara Zetsubō Daibōken), based on the game series by Spike Chunsoft. Dark Horse has licensed the series since July and will release the first volume on March 26.
Additionally, Suzuragi also drew the art for the spin-off manga Danganronpa 2, which ran in Mag Garden’s Comic Blade magazine from 2012-2014. She is also the artist for the Isekai Cheat Magician manga and has contributed to multiple arcs of the Higurashi: When They Cry manga, including Higurashi When They Cry: Atonement Arc and Higurashi When They Cry: Dice Killing Arc.