Toki no Daichi Manga Resumes After 15 Years
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga creator Miyuki Yama launched a continuation of the Toki no Daichi manga on the MediBang! Manga app on Thursday, 15 years after it originally ended in 2002.
The fantasy manga is set in a world years after a young adventurer vanquished the dark lord Diabolos and brought peace to the land. With Diabolos' resurrection, the boy sets out to defeat him again, but has not returned. Now his friend and fellow adventurer Kai sets out to find him and see if what he said is true. Journeying with Kai is Izayoi, a mysterious boy who can communicate with demons, and Jend, a dark elf seeking vengeance against Diabolos for the extinction of his race.
Yama launched the manga in Enix's (now Square Enix) Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine in 1996. The manga has been on hiatus since 2002, when Yama ceased working on the manga due to health issues. Yama launched a Campfire crowdfunding campaign for a continuation for the manga in June, which earned more than double its 8 million yen (about US$70,000) goal. Enix published 10 compiled book volumes for the manga.
The MediBang! Manga app is also offering the first 78 chapters of the manga (the full series before the relaunch on Thursday) for free.
The manga inspired an OVA titled Toki no Daichi: Hana no Oukoku no Majo in 1999.
Source: Comic Natalie