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Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw Manga Gets 2nd Series in September

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Rei Mikamoto's original manga ran from 2009-2017, inspired live-action film

The September issue of Kadokawa's Comic Beam magazine revealed on Friday that Rei Mikamoto will launch a second Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw manga series titled Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw refresh (seen left in image below) in the magazine's next issue on September 12.

The original manga centers around Geeko Nokomura, who is in a lone struggle to confront her classmate Nero Aoi. Nero turned all of their classmates into zombies. To get to her, Geeko cuts down all of her former classmates.

Mikamoto launched the original manga in Comic Beam magazine in 2009 and ended it in March 2017. Kadokawa published the manga's 13th and final compiled book volume in the same month.

A live-action film adaptation premiered opened in Japan in 2016.

Dark Horse Comics published the first six volumes of Mikamoto's Reiko the Zombie Shop manga in North America. Reiko the Zombie Shop was adapted into a three-part live-action video series in 2004. Mikamoto's Kyonyū Dragon manga was also adapted into a live-action movie in 2010. Funimation released the film in North America in 2011.

Mikamoto launched the Iron Ghost no Shōjo (Iron Ghost Girl) manga in Comic Beam in July 2017 and ended it on July 12 this year. Kadokawa published the manga's second and final compiled book volume on August 9.

Source: Comic Beam September issue and Twitter account

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