On the cover of this year's 10th issue of LEED Publishing's Comic Ran Twins magazine, it was announced that the manga written by Yoshio Nagai and illustrated by Jiro Matsumoto, Ichigeki, will come to an end within three chapters.
Matsumoto and Nagai began publishing the manga in Comic Ran magazine in April 2016, and later moved publication to Comic Ran Twins magazine from the same publisher, LEED Publishing. The publisher published the sixth compiled volume on May 15 in Japan.
In the fourth compilation volume of this manga published in December 2018 in Japan, the production of a live-action film adaptation was announced, however, this production never saw the light. In this regard, the reasons behind the cancellation or indefinite postponement of this adaptation were never specified.
Synopsis of Ichigeki
The story is based on the novels written by Yoshio Nagai, "Bakumatsu Ichigeki Hissatsutai." The story centers on Ushigorou, a peasant with a small body but an affiliated mind and intelligence, who joins the special forces in conjunction with other peasants.
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