Tuesday, June 25

Manga ‘Houseki no Kuni’ Concludes Serialization

Haruko Ichikawa’s Houseki no Kuni (Land of the Lustrousmanga will end in the June problem of Afternoon on April 25, according to the May problem launched on Monday. The 108th and last chapter will conclude the manga’s almost 12-year-run.

Ichikawa started the action dream manga in Afternoon in October 2012. In spite of 2 hiatuses, from December 2020 to June 2022 and from October 2023 up until resuming on February 24, the manga has actually maintained a devoted following. Kodansha released the 12th volume in November 2022 (imagined above).

The series influenced a 12-episode tv anime by 3DCG animation studio Orange, airing in Fall 2017. Sentai Filmworks certified the anime series and streamed it on Amazon’s now-defunct streaming platform Anime Strike. HIDIVE later on included the title to their brochure for North American streaming. The business likewise launched the anime on home video with both English subtitles and dub in May 2019.

Kodansha USA certified the manga in English in October 2016 and delivered the 12th volume on August 22 in 2015. The manga has actually likewise been released in several foreign languages, consisting of Spanish, German, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, and Chinese.

Houseki no Kuni put tenth in the male readers’ department in the 2014 Kono Manga ga Sugoi! rankings, and was chosen for the 8th Manga Taisho Awards.

Far back, Earth was struck by 6 meteorites, developing 6 moons and leaving an only island in their wake. Those who might not make it to the island sank to the bottom of the ocean, where, in time, they gradually turned to crystal. As numerous centuries passed, 28 of these taken shape lifeforms, called the Lustrous, increased from the depths and lived on the island. Led by the smart Kongou-sensei, they need to protect themselves versus the apparently boundless variety of Lunarians, residents of the moons who look for to collect their important bodies for crafting weapons and precious jewelry.

Houseki no Kuni Around Phosphophyllite, a young gem about to turn 3 hundred years old. Awkward, very delicate, and having no noticeable skill, they are among the weakest gems around, not able to assist in the battle versus the Lunarians in any significant method. As the fight with the transcendent intruders raves on, they quickly find out that power comes at an expense that no one ought to have to pay. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

Manga main website: https://afternoon.kodansha.co.jp/c/housekinokuni.html
Publication authorities X (Twitter): @afternoon_manga

Source: Comic Natalie

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