Monkey Peak Manga Ends on August 23 (Updated)

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by Kōji Shinasaka, Akihiro Kumeta inspired anime last October

The 2,673th issue of Nihonbungeisha's Weekly Manga Goraku magazine revealed on Friday that Kōji Shinasaka and Akihiro Kumeta's Monkey Peak manga will end in the magazine's next issue on August 23.

The manga centers on a group of pharmaceutical company employees who embark on a mountain-climbing trip together and who encounter tragedy at the hands of mysterious monkeys when they reach the top.

Shinsaka and Kumeta launched the manga in Weekly Manga Goraku magazine in September 2016. Nihonbungeisha published the manga's 11th compiled book volume on Thursday. Shinsaka writes the manga while Kumeta draws the art.

The manga inspired an anime that debuted in the Anime Beans app last October.

Update: The manga's 11th volume on Thursday revealed that the 12th volume will ship in October. The manga has 600,000 copies in print. Source: Money Peak 11th volume

Source: Weekly Manga Goraku issue 2673

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