Mangaka Osamu Akimoto
has announced that his manga Kochira Katsushikaku Kameari Kouenmae Hashutsujo
(abbreviated as Kochikame
) would end its 40 years of serialization on the 42nd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shounen Jump
magazine, which will be releasing on September 17th. The final volume, which will be its 200th volume, will also be shipped on the same day.
The manga started its serialization on September 1976. It has received 373 episodes long TV anime adaptation
with several specials and movies, as well as live action TV and movie adaptations. The previously announced new TV anime special
titied Ryoutsu Kankichi Saigo no Hi
will air on September 18, 2016.