Fullmetal Alchemist Creator Hiromu Arakawa has launched a new manga, Yomi no Tsugai, in Monthly Shonen Gangan. In November 2021, Hiromu announced the title of the manga. She is one of the best action manga writers in the industry. Since then, fans have been eagerly waiting for her comeback in the industry. Recent announcements have revealed the promo artwork for the series, alongside the plot, and release details. So keep reading ahead to know more about the new project by the creator of Fullmetal Alchemist.
Hiromu Arakawa began her career with Stray Dog in 1998. However, she rose to popularity with Fullmetal Alchemist that ran from 2001 to 2010. The series is arguably one of the best-written manga of all time. It had two anime adaptations, multiple video games, and live-action films. After this, Arakawa created Silver Spoon which ran from 2011 to 2019. Silver Spoon was a slice-of-life manga about a high school student and agriculture. Fans have been waiting for Arakawa’s return to Fantasy-Action genre ever since.
Fullmetal Alchemist New Manga Announced!
Hiromu Arakawa’s artwork is one of the most distinguished things from the Fullmetal Alchemist series. Her work is clean, clear, and distinct in its style, easily recognizable across her series. The promotional artwork for the new manga titled Yomi no Tsugai taps into the same art style. It displays sharp features with the main character, Yuru, having a striking resemblance to Fullmetal Alchemist’s Riza Hawkeye.
Yomi no Tsugai: Plot Details!
A manga’s first chapter usually sets the tone for the whole manga. Fans learn about the central theme, the end goal, and the character’s motivations. Much like how the first chapter of Fullmetal Alchemist sets up the story. Fans came to know about the world of alchemy. They also came to find out about the motivations of the Elric Brothers. Additionally, fans learned the end goal of the manga, which was, to find the philosopher’s stone. Similarly, in Yomi no Tsugai, the first chapter has already set high expectations for the story ahead. So, keep reading further to know more about the release details.
The story follows a blonde-haired boy, Yuru. Yuru and his twin sister, Asa, and live in an isolated village. However, while Yuru lives with his grandmother as a hunter, Asa is imprisoned. This is because of the superstition that twins bring bad luck. One day, Yuru’s village is attacked by modern-day soldiers. And he manifests the power of Tsugai. The story is about Yuru as he travels across the world to solve mysteries about the Tsugai, himself, and his sister.
Yomi no Tsugai: Release Details
Similar to her old work, Fullmetal Alchemist, Yomi no Tsugai shows themes from action, siblings’ love, and supernatural fantasy. The series debuted in Monthly Shonen Gangan on December 10, 2021. So, readers should look forward to a consistent monthly release. However, there is no information about the release date of the English Translation. Thus, fans must continue to wait. We will be sure to update this section. Thus, keep an eye on this corner for more updates.