The Promised Neverland Gets Comedy Spinoff Manga in January
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that Shūhei Miyazaki will launch Oyakusoku no Neverland, a comedy spinoff manga based on Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu's The Promised Neverland manga, in the Shonen Jump+ app on January 11. In addition, novelist and writer Otaro Maijo (Biorg Trinity, The Dragon Dentist, Disco Detective Wednesday) and artist Arata Momose are launching a manga titled Kono Koi wa Kore Ijō Kirei ni Naranai (This Love Isn't Going to Get Any Cleaner) in the app on December 25.
Shirai and Demizu launched The Promised Neverland manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in August 2016, and the series has entered its final arc as of September. Shueisha shipped the manga's 11th compiled volume on November 2. The manga has more than 7 million copies in print worldwide, with more than 4.2 million copies in print in Japan.
The anime adaptation will premiere on January 10.
Source: Weekly Shonen Jump website