A 51-page full color one shot sequel to Jojo’s first serialized manga premieres October 19
Shueisha revealed on Friday that writer NisiOisin (Monogatari series) and artist Posuka Demizu (The Promised Neverland) are collaborating to create a one-shot manga sequel to Hirohiko Araki as Mashōnen BT titled Marōshinshi BT. The 51-page colorful one-shot will appear in the November issue of Shueisha with Ultra Jump magazine on October 19.
The original manga revolves around the title BT, a con man and magician, and his friend Kōichi. Together, they engage in a mystery. The new one-shot is set 60 years after the manga, and begins when a man introduces himself to BT and Kōichi.
The original Mashōnen BT is Araki’s first weekly publication. Manga released in Shueisha with Weekly Shonen Jump from 1982-1983.
Araki would later become better known for the vibrant and iconic JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga, whose popularity catapulted the events and characters of the manga into Japanese popular culture. The series has inspired numerous anime adaptations, with the latest adaptation, citing > JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, showing exclusively on Netflix worldwide in December.