The official Twitter account for Kodansha magazine Monthly Shonen Sirius revealed on August 5 that Hirokazu Kobayashi and K9 are launching a Shien Bis manga adaptation of the novel King of the Labyrinth (Meikyū no Ō). The manga adaptation debuted in Kodansha’s “Suiyōbi no Sirius” on the Nico Nico Manga website on Monday.
Yen Press is publishing the original light novel and it describes the story:
In the tenth floor boss room of the Sazardon Labyrinth, the mighty dinosaur awakened once more. Unlike its predecessors, slain at the hands of treasure-seeking adventurers, this monster’s primal urges propel it further than ever. Kill. Consume. Grow stronger. The stronger its opponent, the stronger it becomes. Even the seemingly rules of the labyrinth can yield to its indomitable will. No one can defeat this giant monster? Will the minotaur ever meet its duel…?
Shien Bis began publishing the manga on its website “Shōsetsuka ni Narō” (Let’s Become Novelists) in August 2011. Kodansha began publishing the manga as a print novel with illustrations by Shōko Meguro in January 2019. published the third volume in December 2019. Yen Press published the second volume on April 27.