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Dies irae ~Amantes amentes~ Manga Abruptly Ends

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kazuomi Minatogawa's manga debuted in January 2017

Kazuomi Minatogawa's manga adaptation of Light's Dies irae ~Amantes amentes~ visual novel abruptly ended in the September issue of Kadokawa's Dengeki Maoh magazine on July 26. The issue noted that the manga's serialization ended due to "certain circumstances."

Greenwood, Light's parent company, dissolved in April.

Minatogawa (M3 - Sono Kuroki Hagane/M3 the dark metal manga) launched the manga in Dengeki Maoh in January 2017. Kadokawa published the manga's fourth compiled book volume on March 23.

The original Dies irae -Also sprach Zarathustra- adult visual novel launched for PC in 2007. The Dies irae Also sprach Zarathustra -die Wiederkunft- game with additional scenarios also launched for PC in 2007. The Dies irae ~Acta est Fabula~ and Dies irae ~Acta est Fabula~ -Scharlachrot Grun- games then launched for PC in 2009. Light released the Dies irae ~Amantes amentes~ game fot the PlayStation Portable in June 2012 and for PC in August 2012, and then released a smartphone port for Android and iOS devices. A Switch version debuted last October. The publisher released the Dies irae ~Interview with Kaziklu Bey~ side-story spinoff game in March 2016.

views Co., Ltd. released its English-localized version of Dies irae ~Amantes amentes~ on PC via Steam in June 2017. Light launched a Kickstarter campaign to localize the game in December 2016, and it reached its US$160,000 goal in January 2017.

The game inspired a 12-episode television anime adaptation that premiered in October 2017. Crunchyroll streamed the episodes worldwide outside of Asia. Funimation also streamed an English dub. The anime's additional last six episodes debuted on the AbemaTV streaming service in July 2018. Crunchyroll also streamed the series.

Source: Dengeki Maoh September issue

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