The science fiction manga Astro Baby focuses on a cannibal pandemic
Kodoani.com – The 9th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on Monday revealed that Hiro Moriya will launch a new manga titled “Astro Baby” on the Shonen Jump+ service on February 3.
In the new manga’s sci-fi suspense story, a cannibalistic disease called “Cooper’s Disease” has wreaked havoc across the world. Residents in the remote town of North Hill were forced into lockdown. Billy, a soldier from North Hill, returns to town after six years in search of the woman he loves.
Moriya’s previous manga, “Soloist in A Cage” launched on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ website in September 2018. However, due to health problems, the manga went on hiatus in March 2019 and continued continued in April 2021, ending in June 2021. Shueisha published the manga’s third and final volume in September 2021.