A scan of the upcoming 44th issue of Weekly Shounen Jump
magazine, to be released on Monday, revealed that manga authors Tsugumi Ohba
and Takeshi Obata
, known for their work on Death Note
, will start a new manga series titled Platinum End
. The series will debut in the December issue of shounen magazine Jump SQ
, officially releasing on November 4. A special feature will premiere the beginning of the story in the 45th issue of Weekly Shounen Jump magazine on October 5.
Obata has been publishing manga under Shueisha's Shounen Jump label since 1998, debuting with his first major title Hikaru no Go
. The pairs' most notable works are Death Note
, which ran from December 2003 to May 2005, and Bakuman.
, which ran from August 2008 to April 2012. Both series received TV anime adaptations in 2006 and 2010, respectively.
Source: Scan via ANN
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