The martial arts-themed series has 30 million copies in print
It is officially confirmed in the May 2015 issue of Kodansha's Monthly Shonen Magazine published today, April 6, that Masatoshi Kawahara's long running martial arts-themed manga Shura no Mon's second arc Shura no Mon: Daini Mon will end its serialization with two more chapters. It was announced in the last page of this month's episode.
The manga features the protagonist boy Tsukumo Mutsu who is the current successor of the Mutsu Enmei Ryu style which has one thousand undefeated history. The first arc Shura no Mon was serialized in the magazine from 1987 and 1996, then compiled in 31 tankobon volumes.
After 14-year hiatus of the main story (Kawahara intermittently wrote the prequel series Mutsu Enmei Ryu Gaiden: Shura no Toki during the period), the long-awaited second arc Shura no Mon: Daini
Mon finally started its serialization on the November 2010 issue. The latest 16th volume is scheduled to
be released on April 17. The series has 30 million copies in print in total.
"Shura no Mon: Daini Mon" 1st and 16th volume covers
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