Jagaaan Manga by As the Gods Will's Muneyuki Kaneshiro Ends with 14th Volume
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The 13th compiled book volume for Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Kensuke Nishida's Jagaaan manga revealed on Friday that the manga will end with its 14th volume this fall.
The manga entered its "final battle" last November.
The manga centers on Shintarō Jagasaki, a police officer who is bored with his job and domestic life, currently living with a girlfriend, and living a life headed toward marriage and settling down with a family. His life takes an immediate turn for the interesting when a monster appears on a train, and he suddenly gains the power to shoot with his right hand.
Kaneshiro previously wrote the Kami-sama no Iu Toori (As the Gods Will) manga with artist Akeji Fujimura in Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine from 2011 to 2012. They then launched a sequel series titled As the Gods Will: The Second Series (Kami-sama no Iu Toori Ni) in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine in 2013. The manga ended in December 2016. Crunchyroll simultaneously published chapters online along with the Japanese release, and Kodansha Comics released the 21 compiled volumes digitally.
Kami-sama no Iu Toori inspired a live-action film directed by Takashi Miike in 2014. FUNimation Entertainment released the film on home video in North America. Kaneshiro and Fujimura launched a manga titled Grashros in Kodansha's Young Magazine in July 2017, and the manga ended with the fifth volume in October 2018.
Nishida launched a spinoff manga of Kengo Hanazawa's I am a Hero manga titled I am a Hero in Nagasaki in Shogakukan's Yawaraka Spirits online magazine in March 2017, and ended it in October of the same year.
Source: Jagaaan volume 13