Shinya Minami ‘s Woodpecker Detective’s Office ( Kitsutsuki Tantei-dokoro ) manga ended in this year’s June issue of Kodansha ‘s Monthly Young magazine on Thursday.
The second and final volume of the manga will be released on August 19.
Minami launched the manga in the 3rd issue of Young Magazine in May 2020. The manga moved to Monthly Young Magazine after the 3rd issue published the final issue. The manga’s first compiled book volume shipped on February 19.
The novel’s story is set in 1909 during Japan’s Meiji period, revolving around fictional versions of real-world poet Takuboku Ishikawa and linguist Kyousuke Kindaichi, the two of whom are acquaintances. know in real life. In the novel, Takuboku runs a private detective agency to support his family. The two begin to investigate an alleged case of ghosts appearing at the Asakusa Jūnikai building, also known as the Ryōunkai.
The novel has an anime adaptation that premiered on April 13. Crunchyroll is streaming the series worldwide outside of Asia as it airs.
Kei Ii published the first edition of the novel in a regular tankōbon format through Tokyo Sogensha in 1999. Tokyo Sogensha re-released the novel in a smaller bunko format in 2008.