The a centesimal chapter of Tetsuro Kasahara‘s Atom The Beginning manga revealed last Friday that the manga will go on hiatus until fall, when the manga will enter its new “Tobio Arc.” The a centesimal chapter ended the manga’s current arc.

Atom The Beginning‘s story takes place in Japan after a terrific calamity. There have been two geniuses who dreamed of the long term. One was Umatarō Tenma. The completely different was Hiroshi Ochanomizu. The two labored day and night in robotic evaluation — Tenma to create a “god,” and Ochanomizu to create a “friend.” Thus a robotic, A106, was born from their collaborative friendship. Would A106 truly develop to be a god, or a buddy? The manga and anime inform a prequel story important as a lot as the start of Astro Boy.

Kasahara launched Atom The Beginning in Hero’s Inc.‘s Monthly Hero’s journal in December 2014 as a prequel of Osamu Tezuka‘s Astro Boy manga. The manga moved to Hero’s Inc.‘s Comiplex website in 2020. Tezuka’s son Makoto Tezuka handles the editorial supervision of the manga, and the sequence is in collaboration with Tezuka Productions. Masami Yuuki (Patlabor the Mobile Police, Birdy the Mighty creator) is credited with “concept works” for the sequence. Hero’s Inc. printed the manga’s sixteenth amount on January 5.

The manga impressed a television anime adaptation that premiered in April 2017. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime, and streamed the anime as a result of it aired in Japan on Amazon‘s now-defunct Anime Strike channel. Sentai Filmworks launched the anime on Blu-ray Disc in May 2018.

Sources: Comiplex, Tetsuro Kasahara‘s Twitter account