The December issue of Shonen Gangan released on Friday (November 12) and revealed that the Fullmetal Alchemist creator Hiromu Arakawa’s new manga Yomi no Tsugai will begin on December 10. The magazine has a preview illustration. In the January issue of Shonen Gangan, Yomi no Tsugai will be on the cover.
Fullmetal Alchemist is the most popular manga from Hiromu Arakawa, who will be returning with Yomi no Tsugai after over 10 years. Square Enix publisher’s Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine was publishing the FMA manga from July 2001 up until June 2010. The manga had 27 volumes in total and sold over 80 million copies. The series also received 2 anime adaptations: Fullmetal Alchemist in 2003 and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood in 2009.
In case you don’t know what “Fullmetal Alchemist” is about, you can read the synopsis below:
Edward Elric, a brilliant young alchemist, has lost quite a bit in his twelve years of life. When he and his brother Alphonse tried to revive their mother through the forbidden act of human transmutation, Edward lost his brother as well as two members of her body. However, he managed to save the soul of his brother by embedding her in armor. A year later, Edward has become a state alchemist. He has embarked on a journey in the company of his younger brother to obtain a Philosopher’s Stone. Which is said to expand an alchemist’s ability and open the possibility of recovering the body of his brother and his lost limbs.
We all loved Fullmetal Alchemist, and its creator Hiromu Arakawa’s new manga Yomi no Tsugai already has high expectations!
Source: Monthly Shonen Gangan December issue via Comic Natalie