Vertical Adds Tetsuya Tsutui's Prophecy Manga
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
North American publisher Vertical, Inc. announced at its panel at Anime Weekend Atlanta on Saturday that it will release Tetsuya Tsutui's Prophecy (Yokokuhan) manga.
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 Shueisha's JUMP Χ magazine from in 2011 and ended last month. The third volume was released in Japan on September 10.
Vertical also announced it will release Shinobu Hashimoto's Compound Cinematics: Akira Kurosawa and I biographical novel. Hashimoto worked with Kurosawa on the films Throne of Blood, The Hidden Fortress and The Seven Samurai. Both filmmakers received the Jean Renoir Award for Screenwriting Achievement from The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) in January.