Fullmetal Alchemist author Hiromu Arakawa has revealed the new title, release date, and artwork for her long-awaited new manga, Yomi No Tsugai.
Kodoani.com – The author’s next manga Fullmetal AlchemistHiromu Arakawa, known as Yomi No Tsugaiand it’ll be out in less than a month.
The new series was revealed today without notice by Shonen Gangan of Square Enix, the magazine that published Arakawa’s most famous work, Fullmetal Alchemist, and will also be hosting a new event. Titled Yomi No Tsugai (roughly translated as “The Crossroads of the Underworld”), the new manga tells the story of a boy named Yuru, who lives a quiet life as a hunter in the forest. . However, Yuru’s life changes, when his twin sister Asa is called to work in the prison of a nearby village, a task that requires her to also be confined within the walls of Yuru. it. Feeling something is amiss, Yuru begins to investigate the mysterious village and rescues his sister., which will be released in less than a month on December 10.
The new series was initially revealed last July with rough illustrations drawn by Arakawa. The announcement of the series comes to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Fullmetal Alchemist’s original publication.
Expectations for the series were high as Arakawa’s Fullmetal Alchemist series was one of the most popular and critically acclaimed manga of the early 2000s. The series was originally published in Shonen magazine. Square Enix’s Gangan from 2001-2010. The series tells the story of brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric, both with an unusual gift for alchemy, the art of transforming one object into another. After their attempt to revive their dear mother goes horribly wrong, the two brothers decide to become state alchemists, serving as soldiers for their country’s government, as they try to find the Emerald Stone. legendary water, a powerful artifact that will allow them to undo the damage they have inflicted.
The series has been adapted into an anime twice: the original series premiered in 2003, and despite being a huge commercial success, many fans criticized the adaptation for going too far. far from Arakawa’s original manga. A second anime, titled Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, was produced in 2009. The second series is a much more faithful rendition of the manga and received a significantly more positive reception from critics.
After the conclusion of Fullmetal AlchemistArakawa worked on the same critically acclaimed Silver Spoon manga, which ended in 2019. Since 2013, she has also done the same with Legend of Arslan, a manga adaptation of the novel series. Yoshiki Tanaka’s fantasy of the same name.