Kodoani.com – This year’s sixth issue of Shogakukan’s Big Comic magazine revealed on Friday that the manga Blue Giant Explorer Shinichi Ishizuka’s will end in four chapters.
The manga follows the main character Dai Miyamoto who comes to America.
Ishizuka launched the manga – the third installment in his Blue Giant jazz manga series – in Big Comic in May 2020. Shogakukan published the manga’s eighth compiled book volume on February 10.
Ishizuka (Gaku – Minna no Yama) launched the Blue Giant manga in Big Comic in May 2013 and ended it in August 2016. The manga was nominated for the Eighth Manga Taisho Awards in 2015, as well as the award. The manga won the Grand Prize in the Manga Category of the 20th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards in 2017.
Miyamoto Dai, a basketball enthusiast, changed his life when he saw a live jazz performance for the first time. The incredible music struck a chord deep within him, and he immediately decided to devote himself to the saxophone. He was unskilled, untrained, and didn’t know what he was up against, but his obsession drove him to play that instrument day in and day out. Is passion enough to become the player of my dreams? This award-winning manga by Shinichi Ishizuka, compiled into five volumes for its English debut, is a perfect drama about the power of music.
The manga inspired an anime series, which premiered on February 17.
Ishizuka launched a sequel to Blue Giant Supreme in Big Comic in September 2016 and ended it in April 2020. The manga has 10 volumes.
The Blue Giant manga series has a total of 10 million copies in circulation.