Kentaro Yabuki's New Manga Launches in Shonen Jump+ in January
posted on by Bayleigh Baker
The January issue of Shueisha's Jump SQ magazine is revealing on Monday that Kentaro Yabuki will launch his planned new manga on Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ website and app in January. Shueisha will reveal more information on December 16 at the Jump Festa 2018 event.
The December issue of Jump SQ. magazine revealed on November 4 that Yabuki (To Love-Ru -Trouble-, To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness, Black Cat, Mayoi Neko Overrun) would launch a new project.
Yabuki revealed in the 18th and final volume of the To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness manga (pictured at right) in April that he thought his next work would not be related to To Love-Ru. To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness manga writer Saki Hasemi commented in the same volume that while any future developments haven't yet been decided, the 18th volume was "not the final chapter" of To Love-Ru.
The To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness manga ended on March 4, although Shueisha published two bonus spinoff chapters in the May and June issues of Jump SQ. The manga is a sequel of the first To Love-Ru -Trouble- series, and it launched in Jump SQ. in 2010. Seven Seas Entertainment is releasing both manga in English.
Yabuki also wrote and drew the Black Cat manga, which inspired a television anime adaptation in 2005-2006. Viz Media released the original manga in English. He also drew the manga adaptation of Tomohiro Matsu's Mayoi Neko Overrun light novel series, but the manga ceased publication suddenly in 2011.