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Black Clover Gets Gag Manga Spinoff

posted on by Karen Ressler
Series begins in February

This year's eighth issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced on Monday that Yuki Tabata's Black Clover will get an official spinoff gag manga titled Asta-kun Mahōtei e no Michi (Asta's Journey to Wizard King). The manga will launch on February 2 in the March issue of Shueisha's Saikyo Jump magazine. The artist, Setta Kobayashi, posted the magazine's preview on Twitter.

Tabata launched the manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in February 2015. Viz Media is publishing the series digitally and in print in North America.

A television anime adaptation premiered in Japan on October 3, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series in Japanese with English subtitles. Funimation began streaming the show's English dub on October 29. The show debuted on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block in December. The anime will have 51 episodes.


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