The Hiroya Oku-created series was already confirmed to be 10 total volumes
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Hiroya Oku, the manga creator for GIGANT, confirmed on his Twitter account today that he has handed in the final draft of the last chapter of the series to his editor. Oku had previously confirmed that the series will only run for ten volumes, and with the ninth volume released in Japan on August 30, it seems the ending of the series is close.
GIGANT、最終回原稿は渡してありますが 雑誌掲載は まだまだ継続中でございます。よろしくお願いします。— 奥 浩哉 (@hiroya_oku) September 7, 2021
"I have already handed in the final draft of GIGANT, but the story is still being published in the magazine. Thank you for your continued support."
GIGANT is serialized in the monthly Big Comic Superior magazine with 9 volumes of the series currently released. Seven Seas Entertainment releases the series in English, with the sixth volume set to be released on October 12. The publisher describes the series as such:
Rei Yokoyamada, a high schooler whose father works for a film production company, is inspired to create his own short film with his friends. One day, while out to find actors, he spots tabloid-like notices that the adult film star Papico lives in his area. When he takes them down to protect her, he runs into the woman herself. Little does he know that Papico is about to get dragged into a strange, supernatural happening…where she grows to the size of a giant!
Source: Hiroya Oku on Twitter
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.