Release of Hiro Mashima's "Mashima HERO’S" Manga Tankobon Delayed to April 17 Due to Coronavirus

The special edition comes with a rubber strap, a special booklet. and five postcards

The official Twitter for manga artist Hiro Mashima (Fairy Tail, Edens Zero)'s editor announced on February 25 that the release of the tankobon volume of Mashima's ongoing series Mashima HERO'S is postponed for one month to April 17, 2020, due to the effect of the coronavirus outbreak. 


The volume was originally planned to be released in Japan on March 17, 2020. As reported, the manga's current title HERO'S is planned to be changed to Mashima HERO'S this spring in order to rank high in search engine results.


The Twitter post writes:

"The release of 'Mashima HERO'S,' which was set for March 17, has been postponed to April 17, due to the suspension of operations at the production plant and delays in the restart caused by the new coronavirus. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience."




The crossover series HERO'S/Mashima HERO'S featuring the characters from his popular series, Rave, Fairy Tail, and the ongoing Edens Zero, has been serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine since October 2019.


The tankobon volume is set to be released in two editions: the 450-yen standard edition and the 4,500-yen special edition. The latter comes with a rubber strap, a special booklet, and five postcards. Probably, the production of those bonus items in China has been suspended by the coronavirus outbreaks.



"HERO'S" visual:



Source: Hiro Mashima's editor official Twitter


©Hiro Mashima/KODANSHA


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