The 14th issue of this year's Weekly Young Magazine
announced on Monday that manga authors Yoshinobu Yamada
(Eden no Ori
) and Lynn Okamoto
, Gokukoku no Brynhildr
) will both begin new manga series.
manga will begin in the 15th issue of the magazine on March 13, and Okamoto's Parallel Paradise
manga will launch in the 16th issue on March 18. The first chapter of Parallel Paradise
will consist of a colored cover and 40 pages. The issue also revealed an illustration drawn by Okamoto (pictured) featuring the two protagonists.
Yamada is known for his Eden no Ori
(Cage of Eden
) manga, which ran in Weekly Shounen Magazine
from November 2008 to January 2013. Kodansha Comics began publishing the manga in English in August 2011 and will release the final volume on May 16. His most recent Deathtopia
manga was serialized in bi-weekly magazine Evening
between April 2014 and December 2016. Kodansha Comics began digital publication of the mgna in English in January 2017.
Okamoto debuted with his first major title Elfen Lied
in Weekly Young Jump
in June 2002 and concluded it in August 2005. His most recent work Gokukoku no Brynhildr
(Brynhildr in the Darkness
) ran in the same magazine between January 2012 and March 2016. Both manga received television anime adaptations in Summer 2006
and Spring 2014
Okamoto is currently penning the story for Kimi wa Midara na Boku no Joou
manga, which debuted in Miracle Jump
in August 2012 and subsequently moved to Weekly Young Jump in November 2013. As of 2015, the series has been serialized on an irregular basis.
Source: Comic Natalie