Needless' Kami Imai Launches Magaimono Gag Battle Manga on September 6
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The September issue of Kodansha's Young Magazine the 3rd announced on Tuesday that manga creator Kami Imai (Needless, Infinite Dendrogram) is launching the new manga Magaimono in the magazine's next issue on September 6. The issue teased Magaimono as a gag battle manga where magic may be behind the strange phenomena in everyday life.
Imai has been drawing an adaptation of Sakon Kaidō's Infinite Dendrogram light novel series on Hobby Japan's Comic Fire website since 2016. The fifth compiled book volume shipped on June 27. J-Novel Club is publishing both the original novels and the manga adaptation digitally in English. The novels are inspiring a television anime adaptation.
Imai's Needless manga launched in Shueisha's Ultra Jump magazine in 2004 and ended in 2013. Shueisha released 16 compiled volumes and one prequel volume 0. The series received a 24-episode anime adaptation in 2010. Sentai Filmworks released the anime in North America.
Sources: Young Magazine the 3rd issue 9, Kami Imai's Twitter account