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Takeshi Obata to Start a New Manga Series

by tsubasalover
Nov 6, 2014 2:05 PM | 54 Comments
It was announced that mangaka Takeshi Obata will start a new series which will be about a court mystery, titled Kakkyuu Houtei. He will be working with another writer, Nobuderu Enoki, who received JUMP Treasure's new mangaka award in April 2009. The manga will start in the January 2015 issue, which will be released on December 1, 2014.

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Gakkyuu Houtei on MAL

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A court mystery? Sounds interesting.

Nov 12, 2014 12:46 PM by Deliriant

I'll be looking forward to this.

Nov 10, 2014 7:44 PM by Hinaaa

I'm curious about what Ohba is up to next...

Nov 8, 2014 1:09 PM by VonSchiller

Looking forward to it

Nov 8, 2014 7:26 AM by html

will be waiting with great expectation

Nov 8, 2014 7:24 AM by Mr_Gutts

I like his art but not a fan of that character design.

Nov 8, 2014 2:29 AM by kuniokatou

Interesting. Court mystery from Obata. Unfortunately, I can't stand waiting for ongoing manga, so either I'll have to wait an eternity for the manga to finish, or for some anime to come out.

Nov 7, 2014 5:48 PM by einonymous

I'm fine with Ohba not being involved. I realize this is an unpopular opinion, but I don't think Ohba is very good at writing characters. Obata's a good artist, so I'd be interested in seeing his work with someone else.

Nov 7, 2014 10:16 AM by Wehrmacht

Anything by Takeshi Obata is worthy of attention, I guess. We'll see how it turns out.
I guess this also means there won't be a work done by the Death Note/Bakuman pair soon.

Nov 7, 2014 5:46 AM by Tomislavr7

Court mystery? is it about lawyer or police? well maybe i will read it when it released

Nov 7, 2014 5:46 AM by ChaosSaviour

I would love to see his art again. It should be awesomme.

Nov 7, 2014 2:43 AM by Makuro

Avok said:
Anything from Obata is worth-watching, but I'm expecting a Ohba-Obata work.

Same here :/ Still, this might become the first Manga I will follow while it's still publishing. Who knows.....It looks interesting also.

Nov 7, 2014 2:09 AM by Tengai

Meh, I'd rather hear about the something from Ohba.

The art of Death Note and Bakuman were certainly good, but it's the story that punches you in the face.

Nov 7, 2014 1:34 AM by SheasonDuerulo

Guess Ohba isn't going to be coming out with anything for a while? We'll see. I love Obata's art though. We already know that part is gonna be great.

Nov 7, 2014 1:33 AM by Ando-

Yay! Hope it will b a crime manga xD

Nov 7, 2014 1:29 AM by Frost_Kiss

Hope it delivers.

Nov 7, 2014 1:00 AM by Thimo_

sevki said:
Come on Shujin, work up! Mashiro is getting ahead of you! :/

Ramkec said:
Damn when I read the title I thought my favorite manga duo is back, but its just the art guy.

Nov 7, 2014 12:18 AM by Sopltem

I'm pumped now. I'm sure it's gonna be great!

Nov 6, 2014 11:51 PM by Harrymanhunter

That's pretty exciting :) Looking forward to it, sure it'll be awesome :D

Nov 6, 2014 11:43 PM by KawaiiSenpaii

I can already tell this'll be an epic series. It's Obata-sensei we're talking about here.

Nov 6, 2014 10:25 PM by Vindstot

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