News Blade of the Immortal Manga to End After 19 Years
posted on 2012-09-24 12:20 EDT
After 19 years, Hiroaki Samura will end his historical manga Blade of the Immortal (Mugen no Jūnin) in the February 2013 issue of Kodansha's Monthly Afternoon magazine on December 25. The manga launched in the same magazine in December of 1993, and its first 29 volumes have 5 million copies in circulation. The magazine's November issue published the 216th chapter on Tuesday and revealed that the manga will end in the 219th.
Source: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web
Update: More information added.
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