The October issue of Akita Shoten‘s magazine revealed on Saturday that Satoshi Shiki will launch a new manga titled Casshern R, the manga adaptation of Tatsunoko Production‘s original television anime, in the magazine’s next issue on September 19. Chabo Higurashi is writing the manga’s script.
The manga’s story centers on Tetsuya Azuma, who transforms into Casshern to fight mankind’s enemy Andro and his army.
Tatsunoko Production‘s original anime first aired in Japan in 1973. The anime’s animated video remake released in Japan in 1993, and Kazuaki Kiriya‘s live-action movie remake released in 2004. Streamline Pictures and ADV Films both released in North America, and Go Fish Pictures released the Casshern live-action movie remake.
The anime’s latest remake titled aired in Japan in 2008. Funimation streamed the anime with English subtitles, and also released it on Blu-ray and DVD in North America.
Shiki recently launched the (Demon Princess) manga, the adaptation of Biyori Harunohi‘s original story, in Kodansha‘s magazine in May 2022.
Shiki (, , ) ended the in March 2019.
Seven Seas Entertainment is releasing Shiki’s (-den) remake manga of Osamu Tezuka‘s in English. Shiki launched the manga in magazine in October 2018.
Source: October issue and website