Crunchyroll Manga Adds The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer, Kippo to Catalog
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Media service Crunchyroll announced on Sunday that it added Satoshi Mizukami's The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer and Hiroshi Tanaka's Kippo manga series. The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer's catalog is available now in all territories except Japan, South Korea, Lebanon, Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Switzerland, Algeria, and Morocco. The back catalog of Kippo is available now in all territories except Japan, South Korea, Lebanon, Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Switzerland, Algeria, and Morocco. Crunchyroll begin simul-publishing chapters of Kippo soon.
Crunchyroll describes The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer's story:
Asamiya Yuuhi was an ordinary college student... until the day a lizard showed up and asked him to help save the world. The next thing he knows, he's been given a ring and special powers, plus an enemy stalking him. However, he's saved in the nick of time by the girl next door, Samidare, who's planning... WHAT kinds of things?! This is an unconventional story that mixes ordinary life with the bizarre and supernatural!
Mizukami launched the series in Shonengahosha's Young King magazine in April 2005, and the publisher released the 10th and final compiled volume in November 2010. JManga had previously released five volumes of the manga digitally before the company ended service in May. Seven Seas will begin publishing the two-in-one omnibus volumes on November 4.
Tanaka (Bad Boys, Megami no Oni) launched Kippo in Shonengahosha's Young King magazine and the publisher released the first compiled volume in December 2012. Crunchyroll describes the story:
An irreplaceable "spot..." and the greatest friends in the world!
Just when it seems like peaceful everyday life will continue forever, disaster strikes, and that's when these men move to protect what matters most to them! A compilation of stories about the legendary boys of Hiroshima!