The 12th Weekly Shounen Jump
issue of the year, which will go on sale on February 22, has announced that the manga Ansatsu Kyoushitsu
will end its serialization in the magazine's 16th issue. That issue is scheduled to be released in March 2016.
The school action series drawn by Yuusei Matsui
has been publishing since 2012. (Debut issue of Weekly Shounen Jump pictured.) It placed first in the 2014 Kono Manga ga Sugoi!
(This Manga is Amazing!) rankings among male readers. The series currently has 17 volumes and more than 20 million copies in print.
's popular Kyoto field trip story was first adapted as an anime special
for Jump Super Anime Tour 2013. A complete TV anime
adaptation with a new production team and voice cast aired in the first half of 2015, and a second season
began airing this past January.
The first of two live-action film adaptations opened in theaters in March 2015, earning 2.77 billion yen as the year's tenth highest-grossing domestic film according to data by the Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan. The second live-action film is scheduled to open in theaters on March 25.