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Crayon Shin-Chan to Continue in Mag Until November (Updated)

posted on 2009-09-20 11:51 EDT
Late manga creator Yoshito Usui submitted 2 more chapters; anime's future to be decided

The Sankei Sports paper reports that Futabasha's Manga Town magazine will continue serializing the Crayon Shin-chan manga from the late creator Yoshito Usui until its December issue, which will ship in November. Usui had already submitted his art for two more installments. Usui had met with his editors on September 7 and talked with them over the phone two days later, but nothing seemed out of the ordinary at the time. Authorities have determined on Sunday that Usui died from injuries sustained from a fall at Arafune mountain on the afternoon of September 11.

Update: The TV Asahi station said in a public comment that it thanks the creator for all of his achievements in his life and expressed the staffers' "condolences from our hearts." The staffers added that they wish to decide on the future of the television anime series after first discussing with the people involved. The anime series had already been on a previously scheduled break until October 16, but a decision has not been made on whether a new episode will actually air on that date. Source: Sankei Shimbun


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