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Ayumi Tachihara’s Manga Maji! Shūjō Kayaku Concludes on August 22

(Last Updated On: August 10, 2023)

In the latest update from Akita Shoten’s Young Champion magazine, the 17th release of this year unveils the impending conclusion of Ayumi Tachihara’s captivating manga “Maji!” The series’ final arc, titled “Maji! Shūjō Kayaku” (Translated as “Seriously! Final Chapter Gunpowder”), is set to reach its conclusion in the upcoming magazine issue scheduled for August 22.

Commencing in January 2020, Tachihara embarked on the manga’s conclusive narrative within the pages of Young Champion. The first compiled volume of “Maji! Shūjō Kayaku” was released by Akita Shoten in November 2020, followed by the third volume on May 18.

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This concluding arc intricately weaves together the tale of Maji and his former mentor Hirakawachi, delving into their initial encounter and their current circumstances. Their bond, unbreakable and profound, lies at the heart of this narrative closure.

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The original “Maji!” manga originally debuted in Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shōnen Champion back in 1987, gracefully reaching its conclusion in 1996.

The complete saga was compiled into an impressive 50 volumes by Akita Shoten. The storyline revolves around Maji!, a youthful figure enmeshed within a Japanese criminal syndicate. Subsequently, the sequel “Maji! II” manga ran from 1998 to 2000.

Ayumi Tachihara’s work on “Maji!” also led to the creation of a three-episode original video anime, which aired from 1990 to 1991.

Beyond “Maji!”, Tachihara’s creative prowess extended to the creation of “Jingi Zero,” a manga introduced in 2012 and concluded in 2017. The predecessor to this, Tachihara’s original “Jingi” manga, embarked on its journey in Young Champion during 1988, concluding in 2002 with an impressive compilation of 33 volumes.

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The subsequent sequel, “JingiS,” was serialized from 2006 to 2012, ultimately yielding 19 compiled volumes published by Akita Shoten.


Source | Young Champion issue 17

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