Black Clover: Quartet Knights Game Gets Manga Adaptation
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
This year's 44th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that the Black Clover: Quartet Knights game is getting a manga adaptation. The manga will be titled Black Clover Gaiden: Quartet Knights, and it will launch on the Shonen Jump+ website and app on October 7. The manga will adapt the main scenario from the game. Yumiya Tashiro is drawing the manga, and Yūki Tabata is credited with the original work. Bandai Namco Entertainment is supervising the manga.
The game launched in the Americas and Europe for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam on September 14. The game launched in Japan for the PlayStation 4 on September 13. The third-person magic shooting game allows for four-vs.-four matches, and players can make their own teams to participate in cooperative battles and face off against rivals.
Yūki Tabata launched the original manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in February 2015, and the manga has more than 4.8 million copies in print. Viz Media is publishing the series digitally and in print in North America.
The television anime adaptation premiered in Japan in October 2017, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series in Japanese with English subtitles. Funimation began streaming the show's English dub in October 2017. The anime will continue on past its originally planned 51 episodes. The show debuted on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block in December 2017.
Source: Weekly Shonen Jump issue 44