The 14th issue of this year's Weekly Young Magazine
has announced on Monday that manga authors Yoshinobu Yamada
(Eden no Ori
) and Lynn Okamoto
, Gokukoku no Brynhildr
) will both begin new manga series. Yamada's Satanophany
manga will begin its serialization 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. An illustration drawn by Okamoto (pictured) featuring the two protagonists has also been revealed.
Yamada is known for his Eden no Ori
(Cage of Eden
) manga, which ran for 21 volume in Weekly Shounen Magazine
between November 2008 and January 2013. Kodansha Comics USA has been publishing the manga in English since August 2011. The final volume is set to be released on May 16. His most recent Deathtopia
manga was serialized in bi-weekly magazine Evening
between April 2014 and December 2016 for eight volumes. The series has been digitally published in English by Kodansha Comics USA since January 2017.
Okamoto has been publishing manga since June 2002, debuting with his first major title Elfen Lied
, which ran for 12 volumes in Weekly Young Jump
and concluded in August 2005. His most recent work Gokukoku no Brynhildr
began serialization in January 2012 and ended with 18 volumes in March 2016. Both series received TV anime adaptations in Summer 2006
and Spring 2014
, respectively. 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