The official Twitter account for Mari Yamazaki and Miki Tori’s PLINIVS manga revealed on Tuesday that the manga has entered its final story line.
The manga revolves around the famous Pliny the Elder, an eccentric natural historian, praefectus analyzer in the Roman Navy, philosopher, and bathtub lover.
Yamazaki and Tori launched the manga in Shinchosha’s Shinchō 45 magazine in December 2013. The manga is also serialized on the Kurage Bunch website. Shinchosha published the manga’s 11th compiled book volume on July 8. The manga was nominated for Best Comic at the 46th Angoulême International Comics Festival in 2019.
Yamazaki ended his Thermae Romae manga in March 2013. The series adapted a three-episode anime series in 2012 and two live-action films starring Hiroshi Abe and Aya Ueto. Yen Press publishes the manga in North America, while Discotek licenses the anime in North America. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime with English subtitles and English dubbing. The manga is adapting a new anime series, titled Thermae Romae Novae, which will premiere on Netflix in 2021.
Yamazaki’s Olympia Kyklos manga inspired a television anime series that premiered in April 2020. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired.