The series' 13th and final volume ships on September 27
The story of cute girls making cute games at Eagle Jump will be coming to end on August 27 when the final chapter of Shotaro Tokuno's NEW GAME! manga publishes its final chapter in the monthly Manga Time Kirara Carat magazine.
This news has been a long time coming, with it being reported in March that volume 13 would be the final volume of NEW GAME!, but today in the August issue of Manga Time Kirara Carat (which was released to stores today) we finally got the announcement of when the final chapter would be published, the final volume will be released, and a brand new art book will be released on the same day.
English cover of the first volume
The final chapter of NEW GAME! will be in the September issue of Manga Time Kirara Carat (releasing on August 27), the 13th, and the final, volume of NEW GAME! will be released in stores in Japan on September 27th alongside an art book based on the series. NEW GAME! launched in Manga Time Kirara Carat back in the March 2013 issue, and went on to inspire a two-season anime adaptation that kicked off in 2016. You can watch both seasons with the English dub on Crunchyroll, which describes it as such:
After graduating high school, Suzukaze Aoba joins Eagle Jump, the game company that developed Fairies Story, the game she obsessed over as a kid. On her first day as a working member of society, Aoba heads to work swaying in a packed, morning rush hour train. She manages to get to the office building all right but hesitates, wondering if it was really okay for her to take that last step and go inside. That's when a senior member of staff, Toyama Rin, shows up at work and safely leads Aoba inside the offices of Eagle Jump.
Source: Comic Natalie
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