(kodoani.com) Manga adaptation of Yukito Ayatsuji’s classic mystery novel launched in 2019
The fourth volume of the Manga The Decagon House Murders manga revealed that the manga will end in the 5th volume in 2022.
Kodansha’s Afternoon magazine revealed in July that the manga has begun its final season.
Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English and it describes the story:
The manga is based on the best-selling novel The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji! Members of a particular university’s Mystery Club go to a ten-faced house on a remote island… the place just happened to be the scene of a grisly and unrevealed serial killer be solved. Armed with the details of the murder and the key, they set out to dig deeper…but can they believe the “truth” of the case? And more than that… can they trust each other?
The manga launched in Afternoon in August 2019. Kodansha Comics published the manga’s third volume on October 19.
Ayatsuji published the novel in 1987. Locked Room International published an English translation of the novel (translated by Ho-Ling Wong) in 2015.
Kiyohara launched a manga adaptation of Ayatsuji’s horror novel Another in Kadokawa’s Young Ace magazine in 2010, and ended it in 2012. Kadokawa published the manga’s four volumes. Kiyohara also drew the two-chapter Another0 manga in Young Ace in 2012. Yen Press published both the original novel and the manga adaptation in English.
Ayatsuji published the original novel in Japan in 2009. The novel got a 2012 animated film by PA Works, with character designs by Noizi Ito. Ayatsuji published a novel sequel titled Another: Episode S in 2013, and a second sequel titled Another 2001 in 2014.
Kiyohara ended the Tantei no Tantei (Detectives versus Detectives) manga in May 2017. The manga launched in Young Magazine in May 2016.