Suehiro Maruo‘s An Gura (an abbreviation for “underground”) manga concluded its first half inside the March drawback of Kadokawa‘s Monthly Comic Beam journal on Friday. The journal revealed that the second half will launch in early summer season 2022.

Maruo had revealed in April 2021 that was is launching a model new “long form” manga.
The manga then debuted inside the journal’s December drawback on November 12.

The manga is about inside the 60s, on the height of every Japan’s post-war monetary enhance, and the protests in direction of the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty. In the midst of revolutionary underground Tokyo subcultures, similar to avant-garde theater and the parents movement, a part-time extreme schooler boy named Migeru Mizuki makes an try to show right into a manga creator.

Hiroshi Harada tailor-made Maruo’s 1984 erotic horror manga Mr. Arashi’s Amazing Freak Show (Shojo Tsubaki) into an anime film in 1992. The manga moreover impressed a live-action film adaptation in May 2017. Blast Books printed the manga’s one compiled amount in North America in 1993. Maruo gained the “New Artist Prize” of the thirteenth Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prizes in 2009, although he has been drawing manga professionally since 1980.

Last Gasp Publishing launched Maruo’s The Strange Tale of Panorama Island manga in English in 2013. The manga was nominated for the 2014 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards.

Maruo ended his Tomino no Jigoku (Tomino the Damned) manga in November 2018.

Source: Monthly Comic Beam March drawback and journal’s website