This yr’s fifth topic of Akita Shoten‘s Young Champion Retsu journal revealed on Tuesday that Rintaro Koike and Masayuki Taguchi‘s Black Joke manga is approaching its climax throughout the journal’s subsequent topic on May 17.

The manga is prepared on the fictional Neon Island in Tokyo Bay, a spot the place taking part in and prostitution has been legalized. There, gangs vie for administration of the underground monetary system. The story amenities on TD Hot Spring Hotel, the island’s sole Japanese-style leisure facility.

Koike and Taguchi launched the manga in Akita Shoten‘s Young Champion journal in 2008, and the gathering moved to Young Champion Retsu in 2011. Akita Shoten revealed the manga’s tenth compiled information amount in July 2020.

Koike was the distinctive writer for the Hurrah! Sailor PlayStation 2 sport, which inspired Katsuwo Nakane‘s manga adaptation of the similar title. Infinity Studios and ComicsOne beforehand revealed the manga in English.

Taguchi might be best recognized for the manga adaptation of Koushun Takami‘s Battle Royale novel. The manga ran in Young Champion from 2000 to 2006, and Tokyopop revealed the complete manga in English. Tokyopop moreover revealed Taguchi’s Lives manga. Media Blasters revealed Taguchi’s Baron Gong Battle manga.

Source: Young Champion Retsu topic 5