Go Nagai’s Barbara Manga Ends on November 10 (Up to date)
This 12 months’s twentieth problem of Shogakukan‘s Huge Comedian journal revealed on Friday that Go Nagai‘s new brief manga for Osamu Tezuka‘s Barbara manga will finish within the journal’s subsequent problem on October 25. The manga’s one compiled ebook quantity will ship on November 30.
Nagai and Dynamic Manufacturing firm launched the manga in Huge Comedian on Might 10.
Digital Manga Publishing held a Kickstarter crowdfunding marketing campaign in 2012 to fund an English launch of the unique Barbara manga. Digital Manga describes the collection’ story:
Barbara opens with well-known writer Yosuke Mikura wandering the packed tunnels of Shinjuku Station, the place he makes a wierd discovery: a drunk lady, her rags caked in mud, who can quote French poetry. Her identify is Barbara. He takes her house for a shower and a drink, and earlier than lengthy Barbara has made herself into Mikura’s shadow, saving him from egotistical delusions and jealous enemies. However simply as Mikura isn’t any saint, Barbara isn’t any benevolent guardian angel, and Mikura grows obsessive about discovering her secrets and techniques, tangling with thugs, sadists, magical curses and legendary beings – all of the whereas questioning whether or not he himself remains to be sane.
The manga impressed a live-action movie adaptation that premiered on the thirty second Tokyo Worldwide Movie Pageant in November 2019. The movie is a world co-production between Third Window Movies, Japan’s TheFool (River’s Edge), and Germany’s Speedy Eye Films (Ruined Coronary heart). Tezuka’s son Macoto Tezka directed the movie, and the mission marked his first time directing a live-action movie adaptation of considered one of his father’s works.
The movie additionally screened just about on the twenty fourth Fantasia Worldwide Movie Pageant in Montreal in 2020, and it opened in Japan in November 2020.
Tezuka’s unique manga ran in Shogakukan‘s Huge Comedian journal from 1973 to 1974. Digital Manga’s English launch of the manga was nominated for an Eisner Award in 2013.
Nagai debuted as a manga artist in 1967 with Meakashi Polikichi and went on to create many basic and genre-defining works, together with Cutie Honey, Devilman, Mazinger Z, and Harenchi Gakuen. In recent times, he has continued to pen new spinoffs, akin to his ongoing Devilman Saga manga. He has additionally serialized the autobiographical Gekiman! manga concerning the creation of his numerous notable titles.
Replace: Whereas the preview for this 12 months’s twenty first problem of Huge Comedian had said that the manga would attain its conclusion in that problem on October 25, the twenty first problem as a substitute said that the manga will finish within the twenty second problem on November 11. Supply: Huge Comedian problem 21
Supply: Huge Comedian journal’s web site