Strange+ Manga to End With 20th Volume
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Manga creator Verno Mikawa announced in the omake of the 19th volume of her slapstick detective manga Strange+ that she will end the manga with the 20th volume. The 19th volume shipped on February 24.
The manga centers around a detective agency. The story begins with a teenaged boy named Kō who came to the slums to search for Takumi, his missing big brother who ran away years ago. The brothers reunite, and it turns out that Takumi now heads the Mikuni Detective Agency. Kō wants to bring Takumi back, but he doesn't want go back home himself. So, he starts working at the agency, doing odds and ends.
Mikawa launched Strange+ in Ichijinsha's Monthly Comic Zero Sum magazine in 2002. The series inspired two anime seasons by anime studio Seven in 2014. Crunchyroll streamed both as they aired in Japan.
Mikawa is also serializing her Manga no Mori kara Jōshikōsei manga on Takeshobo's Manga Life Storia website. She ended her Nandemo Shimasu Kara!! manga in August 2017 and her Honban 5 Byōmae (5 Seconds to On Air) manga in February 2017.