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Shogakukan Asia Licenses Assassin's Creed: Blade of Shao Jun, Y no Hakobune Manga

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
1st volumes of both manga shipped in August

Shogakukan Asia announced on Sunday that it has licensed the Assassin's Creed: Blade of Shao Jun and Y no Hakobune manga for Southeast Asia.

Shogakukan Asia released the first volume of Minoji Kurata's Assassin's Creed: Blade of Shao Jun (Assassin's Creed: China) in English in August. Shogakukan Asia describes the manga:

1526AD– China is ruled by the Great Ming Empire. Though the empire flourishes, the winds of the new Emperor's political purge are sweeping over the land, and turmoil is brewing, With the decimation of her comrades, Shao Jun has become China's last Assassin. After escaping to Europe, she has now returned alone to her homeland. Her purpose–vengeance, but also…

Kurata launched the manga digitally in Shogakukan's Sunday GX magazine last October. Shogakukan published the manga's second compiled book volume on July 17.

Shogakukan Asia released the first volume of Seimaru Amagi and Eichi Tsuwabuki's Y no Hakobune manga in English in August. Shogakukan Asia describes the manga:

Solve the riddles to escape the rooms of death! Kazuma, a young man who has lost all his memories, finds himself in a strange room with five other youngsters when he wake up. In these rooms, riddles spring up one after another, demanding they be solved within a given time limit- or face certain death! In this mental game of survival, what will be their fate?

Amagi and Tsuwabuki launched the manga in Shogakukan's Coro Coro Comics magazine in March 2015. Shogakukan published the manga's third compiled book volume in June 2019.

Thanks to Kim P for the news tip.

Source: Shogakukan Asia (link 2)


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