Titan Comics’ new imprint Titan Manga confirmed with ANN on Thursday that it has licensed Osamu Tezuka, Tetsuro Kasahara, and Masami Yuuki‘s ATOM: The Beginning manga and Shotaro Ishinomori, Toshiki Inoue, and Hitotsu Yokoshima’s Kamen Rider Kuuga manga. As part of Titan Comics’ partnership with Stonebot, the company will even launch a model new comic assortment based on the Kamen Rider Zero-One assortment that may debut in fall/winter 2022. Brandon Easton (Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy: Siege) is writing the comic. Titan Manga unveiled cowl art work and pages for the first two volumes of every manga.

ATOM: The Beginning

Kamen Rider Kuuga

Titan Manga will ship the first volume of ATOM: The Beginning on October 11 and the second volume on December 13. The agency will publish the first volume of Kamen Rider Kuuga on November 8 and the second volume on January 10, 2023.

Titan Comics launched its new Titan Manga imprint on March 22 when it launched a launch of a director’s decrease model of Takashi Okazaki‘s 1999 Afro Samurai seinen manga on July 26.

Penguin Random House describes ATOM: The Beginning:

ATOM: The Beginning is an genuine manga based on the God of Manga Osamu Tezuka‘s world-famous assortment Astro Boy. It works every as a prequel to the distinctive assortment, telling the tales of the builders of the factitious intelligence which may lastly give begin to the enduring Atom, and as a stand-alone sci-fi manga regarding the turbulent lives of two robotic engineering faculty college students and their latest revolutionary endeavor: the unassuming however insanely sturdy A106, or “Six.”

Tetsuro 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 web page in 2020. Tezuka’s son Makoto Tezuka handles the editorial supervision of the manga, and the gathering is in collaboration with Tezuka Productions. Masami Yuuki (Patlabor the Mobile Police, Birdy the Mighty creator) is credited with “concept works” for the gathering. Hero’s Inc. revealed the manga’s sixteenth amount on January 5. The manga is on hiatus and may enter its new “Tobio Arc” upon returning this fall.

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.

Penguin Random House describes Kamen Rider Kuuga:

Kamen Rider Kuuga is a manga adaptation of the well-known Japanese TV drama assortment of the an identical title, centered throughout the primary incarnation of the Kamen Rider hero for the Heisei Era (the beginning of the twenty first century). This manga goes previous the bounds of an ordinary adaptation and redefines its hero for modern audiences, rising its universe and connecting it to completely different incarnations of the bug-eyed hero in a very approachable means for model new readers who haven’t encountered a Kamen Rider story sooner than. It’s an excellent begin line for anyone who needs to know why Kamen Rider is so beloved by people everywhere in the world.

Artist Hitotsu Yokoshima launched the manga, the third one based on the live-action Kamen Rider Kuuga television assortment, in Hero’s Inc.‘s Monthly Hero’s journal in November 2014. Toshiki Inoue, certainly one of many scriptwriters for the live-action assortment, writes the scripts for the manga, and producer Shinichiro Shirakura (Gekijōban Kamen Rider 555: Paradise Lost) plans the gathering.

The manga moved to the Comiplex website when Monthly Hero’s ended publication in October 2020. The nineteenth compiled e e-book amount throughout the assortment shipped in Japan on March 29.

The “Kamen Rider 50th Anniversary and Beyond” panel on the Comic-Con Special Edition event closing November had launched that StoneBot Studios might be publishing the manga in English.

The Kamen Rider Kuuga television assortment aired from 2000 to 2001. The assortment was Toei‘s first new Kamen Rider assortment following the passing of creator Shotaro Ishinomori, and it marked the beginning of the Heisei-era Kamen Rider assortment. Shout! Factory TV is streaming the gathering on-line.

Source: Email correspondence, Penguin Random House‘s website (link 2)