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Assassination Classroom's Yusei Matsui Draws 1-Shot Kendō Romantic Comedy Manga

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

This year's 35th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that manga creator Yusei Matsui (Assassination Classroom) will publish a new one-shot manga titled "F-Ken" (upper left in image below) in the magazine's 36th issue on August 5. The manga will have 45 pages including a color page. The magazine teases that the one-shot will be a romantic comedy story about "youth and conflict" centering on "righteous, hot-blooded kendō" (Japanese martial arts with bamboo swords).

The one-shot is the second of two "big" one-shots that Shueisha is publishing in Weekly Shonen Jump. The magazine published artist Yūsuke Murata's (One-Punch Man, Eyeshield 21) one-shot "Kagaku to Mahō no Kakutōka-tachi" (The Science and Magic Hand-to-Hand Fighters) in the 35th issue on Monday. Korosuke Inu (Ultimate Janken) is credited for the manga's story.

Source: Weekly Shonen Jump issue 35 and magazine's website

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