The Japanese manga adaptation of the BBC television series Sherlock ended the manga volume “A Scandal in Belgravia” (“Belgravia no Shūbun”), adapted from the first episode of the show’s second season, in the September issue of this year. Kadokawa’s present day is Young Ace magazine last Wednesday.
The second and final volume of the manga will ship this winter.
Artist “Jay.” launched “A Scandal in Belgravia” in February 2017. The first compiled book volume of the series was published in December 2019.
Titan Comics began releasing “A Scandal in Belgravia” as an English-language mini-series in December 2019 and released the first volume in September 2020.
In the BBC series Sherlock, several Doctor Who screenwriters (Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss and Stephen Thompson) take Arthur Conan Doyle’s brilliant but idiosyncratic detective and re-imagine him in modern-day London grand. Benedict Cumberbatch (Atonement, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Fifth Estate, Dr. Strange) and Martin Freeman (The Office, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The Hobbit, The World’s End) Sherlock and his friend Dr. Watson, respectively. There have been four seasons of three 90-minute episodes.
“Jay.” drew the Sherlock : A Study in Pink manga in 2012, adapting the first episode of the BBC show. The second season of the manga adapted the second volume, “The Blind Banker,” in 2013. The third season adapted the third volume, “The Great Game,” which began in December 2014.
Titan Comics completed the six-issue English mini-series of Sherlock : A Study in Pink in November 2016, and published the series in a single volume. The publisher released the Sherlock: The Blind Banker and The Great game, again as six mini-series editions.