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Dr. Stone Manga To Be Published By Viz This September

According to Senku’s calculations, there’s a ten billion chance you will check this out.
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Dr. Stone, a Weekly Shonen Jump manga written by Riichiro Inagaki (Eyeshield 21) and illustrated by Boichi (Sun-Ken Rock), will finally see an American release outside of VIZ Media’s digital Weekly Shonen Jump. According to an announcement from ICv2’s Manga Week, Volume 1 is set for launch this September at the price of $9.99, with more volumes to follow.

Beginning in March 2016, Dr. Stone was introduced via unprecedented six-series-debut for the Japanese manga anthology, and was one of three successful “Jump Starts” chosen by fans to run in the American shonen (the other two being romcom We Never Learn and golfing manga RobotxLaserbeam). Taking place in a post-apocalyptic Earth where the human population has turned to stone, high school genius Senku and brawny idiot Taiju miraculously break free after a millennia-long stone hibernation and work together to find a cure for mankind. Paired with Inagaki’s gripping storytelling, Boichi’s rich art and some scientific consultation Kurare Raku, the series continues to enthrall readers across the world.

Will you be picking up Dr. Stone this September? Let us know in the comments below!

Anthony Pelone
Eating, breathing and living video games on a daily basis, Anthony is particularly fond of the Nintendo variety, but is by no means a console warrior. Somewhere in the midst of his obsession with cat pictures, he finds the time to pen about his favorite hobby. Having previously written for over three sites, Anthony remains dedicated to spreading the gospel of EarthBound.

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