Author: Gabriel Persechino-Forest     Published: September 9th, 2018

Tite Kubo’s Health Problems

It seems writing Bleach took its toll on Kubo, something he only realized after he finished the work. Below is a screenshot of one of Kubo’s interviews:

Kubo Interview Extract

Source: Ashita


Print Count for Manga and Light Novels

  • Golden Kamuy (8 million)
  • Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku (7 million)
  • Kakegurui (4.5 million)
  • Devil’s Line (2.4 million)
  • Kono Oto Tomare! (2.3 million)
  • Seirou Opera (1.85 million)
  • D-Frag! (1.5 million)
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets (700 000)
  • Witch Hat Atelier (700 000)

Note: All of the following numbers are Japan-only totals.

Source: Anime News Network


Manga/Novel Ending Report

  • Chrono Ma:gia – Toki no Shokansha to Shiraha no Hanayome: Fujiko Dosei’s manga adaptation of the digital card game ended its serialisation due to the mangaka’s poor health. A new adaptation, presumably with a new artist, is currently being planned.
  • Gonna be the Twin-Tail!!: Yume Mizusawa’s light novel series will end with its 16th volume on October 18.
  • Honey Days: Chitose Yagami’s manga just published its final chapter.
  • Hundred: Jun Misaki’s light novel series will end with its 16th volume on October 11.
  • Kanata Kakeru: Shin Takahashi’s manga just published its final chapter.
  • Momiji no Kisetsu: Masayoshi Satosho’s manga just published its final chapter.
  • PriPri Chi-chan!!: Hiromu Shinozuka’s manga will end with its 7th volume in spring 2019.
  • The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls Wild Wind Girl Burning Road: Sako Misaki’s spinoff manga will end on November 6.
  • The Promised Neverland: Kaiu Shirai’s manga has now entered its final arc.
  • Yomekura: Taro Chiaki’s manga is ending with its next chapter on October 6.

Source: Anime Land, Akita Shoten’s Monthly Shonen Champion’s October issue, Shogakukan’s Big Comic Spirits’ 40th issue of the year, Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump’s 40th issue of the year, Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday’s 41st issue of the year, Shogakukan Comics, GA Bunko Editorial Department, Shogakukan’s Ciao’s October issue, PriPri Chi-chan!! volume 6 and The Promised Neverland volume 8 cover