Shonen Jump will launch a new webtoon manga series by The Promised Neverland illustrator Demizu Posuka.
X’s two trusted news hubs (formerly Twitter), @MangaMogura RE and @WSJ_ Manga, announced the news to their respective followers. Posuka’s upcoming series, titled Misanga Route, is said to be designed as an “interactive longitudinal work” where readers have the opportunity to influence the course of the story by making choices. choose different. According to @ MangaMogura RE, the manga will soon launch on the Shonen Jump+ app. Since the comic is also a webtoon, it will likely only be distributed in digital format.
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The series is based on Konami’s digital card game Ore’n, in which players fight using teams of monsters. They can also enhance and customize their character roster using countless magical items. Posuka joined the game’s art team as monster designer. Last year, Konami recruited a limited number of participants for a closed beta, which the company is now using to prepare for the game’s official launch later this year.
Posuka has been working as an illustrator for manga and light novels since 2013. In 2016, they collaborated with writer Kaiu Shirai to create the dark fantasy manga The Promised Neverland, which later received an adaptation Popular two-season anime from CloverWorks (Spy x Family). The plot revolves around Emma, Norman and Ray, three highly intelligent children living together at a mysterious orphanage called Grace Field House. For unknown reasons, the three children received special treatment from staff. However, when Emma and Norman take their first steps outside, they discover the grim truth behind their carefully sheltered existence. Weekly Shonen Jump serialized the manga from August 2016 until its conclusion in June 2020.
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CloverWorks’ The Promised Neverland anime series premiered in January 2019 and received rave reviews. However, fans had mixed feelings about the series’ next installment, which many felt was unnecessary after dealing with the emotions of Part 1. After completing The Promised Neverland manga, Demizu Posuka is currently illustrating Beyblade X, a children’s manga inspired by Takara Tomy’s popular Beyblade toy line. Written by Homura Kawamoto (Kakegurui) and Hikaru Muno (High Card), the series debuted in CoroCoro Comic in May 2023.
Manga Promised Neverland is available in English on VIZ Media. CloverWorks’ anime adaptation is currently available to stream on Hulu and Crunchyroll.
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