It has been announced that mangaka Osamu Akimoto
will start four new manga series after the end
of his Kochira Katsushikaku Kameari Kouenmae Hashutsujo
) manga series. The new series will be published in Young Jump
, Grand Jump
, Ultra Jump
, and Jump SQ
, respectively. While each series will feature a female main character, it was mentioned that the main character for the series published under Young Jump magazine will be a high school girl.
Osamu Akimoto is widely known for his Kochira Katsushikaku Kameari Kouenmae Hashutsujo
manga, which will end its 40-year long serialization on September 17. The manga, which began serialization in 1976, has received various adaptations, including a 373-episode TV anime adaptation
that was broadcast between 1996 and 2004. The series has also received both TV and movie live-action adaptations. The series recently received the Guinness World Record for most volumes published for a single manga series. A new TV special, titled Ryoutsu Kankichi Saigo no Hi
, will air on September 18.
Source: Buzz Plus