The official site for Weekly Shounen
magazine has announced that Shinobu Kaitani
's new manga, titled Muteki no Hito
, will start serialization in the combined fourth and fifth issue of the magazine, to be released on December 22. The first chapter will consist of a colored cover and 66 pages. The story features the characters Mizuki Murata, who lost his emotions in a car accident, but in return gained an extremely good memory, and his rival Junbei Sonokawa. It will be the first manga in 10 years to have relations to the mahjong game and be serialized in Weekly Shounen magazine.
Shinobu Kaitani is the author of both One Outs
and Liar Game
. The former, which was serialized in Business Jump
magazine between November 14, 1998 and August 15, 2006 with a total of 20 published volumes, received a 25-episode anime adaptation
in 2008. Liar Game
ended on January 22 of this year with a total of 19 volumes, after being serialized in Young Jump magazine since February 17, 2005. Shinobu Kaitani is also the recipient of the 42nd Tezuka Award for his manga Mou hitori no boku
. His other notable work includes Sommelier
, which was serialized in Manga Allman
magazine in 1995.
Muteki no Hito