News Tetsuya Tsutsui's Prophecy Manga Gets Film Adaptation, Spinoff
posted on 2014-04-07 17:30 EDT
The cover page for Tetsuya Tsutsui's new series Yūgai Toshi, which will begin in the May issue of Shueisha's Jump X [Kai] magazine on Thursday, includes an announcement that Tsutsui's previous series Prophecy (Yokokuhan) will get a film adaptation.
The manga revolves around the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Cyber Crime Division in there pursuit of a criminal arsonist. One day, a man with a newspaper mask publishes a video online of a food processing factory set ablaze. The division labels the arsonist "Newspaper Man" and tries to discover the motives behind his crimes.
The series launched in Jump X magazine from in 2011 and ended last August. The third volume was released in Japan on September 10. Vertical, Inc. licensed the series for North America.
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