Kodoani.com – The fifth volume of the manga Tōdai Revengers (Tokyo University Revengers) of Shinpei Funatsu – spinoff of Ken Wakui’s Tokyo Revengers manga – announced on Tuesday that the spinoff series will end with the sixth volume, which will ship on May 17.
Funatsu launched the spinoff manga on Kodansha’s Magazine Pocket app and website in November 2021. The story follows Michitake, a University of Tokyo graduate student who ends up unemployed and still a virgin. When the guy marries the only love of his life, a graduate of Keiō University, something activates in him and he goes back to the university seven years ago.
Wakui launched the Tokyo Revengers manga in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine in March 2017, and the series ended in November. Kodansha published the 31st and final volume of the manga on January 17th. The manga has more than 70 million copies in circulation. Wakui will reveal a manga special sometime in November 2023, and his Tokyo Revengers Extra spinoff manga will serialize in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine.
Publisher Kodansha USA is releasing the manga in English digitally and in multi-volume format.
A television anime adaptation premieres on MBS in April 2021. Crunchyroll aired the anime as it aired in Japan. An anime sequel to The Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown premiered on January 7 and includes the “Seiya Kessen” (“Christmas Showdown”) portion of the manga.
The manga’s first live-action film, which opens in July 2021, is the No. 1 live-action film in Japan in 2021. The first of two subsequent live-action films is titled Chi no Halloween -Unmei- (Bloody Halloween -Fate-) and will premiere during Japan’s Golden Week holiday this spring. The second movie is called Chi no Halloween -Kessen- (Bloody Halloween -Determining Battle-) and will hit theaters this summer.