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JIN, Mahiro Satou's Kagerou Daze Manga Enters Climax

posted on 2018-03-29 04:15 EDT by April
12th volume slated for this fall

The 11th volume of JIN and Mahiro Satou's Kagerou Daze manga revealed on Tuesday that the manga is entering its climax. The volume also announced that volume 12 will ship this fall. Additionally, the wraparound jacket band on the volume revealed that the manga series has more than 4.3 million copies in print.

JIN's Kagerou Project began as a Vocaloid song series that JIN wrote and composed in 2011. JIN launched the Kagerou Daze light novel series in May 2012, with illustrations by Sidu. Kadokawa published the eight and final volume on December 29.

Satou launched a manga adaptation of the novels in Kadokawa's Monthly Comic Gene magazine in June 2012.

The series inspired a 12-episode television anime adaptation titled Mekakucity Actors in 2014. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan. A short anime film titled MX4D Kagerou Daze -in a days- opened in Japan in November 2016. Sidu, the illustrator of the novels and music videos, made her directorial debut with the film.

Yen Press publishes both the light novel series and manga in North America. The company published the novel series' seventh volume on July 25, and will publish manga's ninth volume on April 17.


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