Back in November we reported on Rurouni Kenshin author Nobuhiro Watsuki being convicted for possession of child pornography, and now his Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc manga is preparing to return. Read on for more.
According to Yomiuri Shimbun, Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department pressed charges against 47-year-old manga artist Nobuhiro Watsuki, best known for his internationally popular Rurouni Kenshin series, today for possession of child pornography. Hit the jump for more details.
Coming in September 4th, Rurouni Kenshin manga returns to Japan in Jump SQ magazine and abroad in Viz's Weekly Shonen Jump. With a week to go before the return of the Kenshin Gumi, all those other fan-favorites teased in the announcement, and the new additions from The Ex-Con Ashitaro spin-off, the hype is already spreading internationally.
Rurouni Kenshin Hokkaido Arc had been slated for an indefiite "summer" kick off in manga magazine Jump Sq. With this week's release of the September issue, that launch is getting pinned down. Nobuhiro Watsuki's hit historical action manga is back, picking up where the The Ex-Con Ashitaro left the wandering swordsman and his crew, with the October issue, out September 4th. More after the jump.
In time for travel home at the end of the Golden Week holidays, ads for manga were displayed at transit hubs like Shinjuku Station. There was The Promised Neverland, Kimetsu no Yaiba, and, what was really grabbing visitors, Rurouni Kenshin Hokkaido, planned to run in Jump Sq. this summer. Get a look after the jump.