In recent times, there is a special manga that has caught the attention of readers in Japan. Is about Tokyo Revengers, which is a work of Ken Wakui, and is published by the publisher Kodansha.
It is fair to say that due to its animated adaptation, which is handled by the studio LIDEN FILMS, this series caught the attention of many. Among them are even colleagues from this mangaka, and one is the creator of Tokyo Ghoul, Sui Ishida.
Tokyo Revengers is at the peak of its popularity
What happens is that recently Ishida shared through one of his accounts on Twitter a drawing that he made of Manjirou ‘Mikey’ Sano, one of the main characters in the series.
Only he did not design it in black and white, as is customary when talking about manga. Actually, it was like when I was doing the covers of the adventures of Ken Kaneki.
Ishida He has a very refined technique in that sense, and it’s like he’s doing a painting.
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So with his style he gave a new presence to this character from Tokyo Revengers. It is certainly a great job on your part. It is in this way that he reflected part of the admiration he has for this work of Wakui.
The fact is that since the premiere of the anime, the manga increased its sales in a very notable way. It has more than 30 million copies sold in Japan, and it is one of the most outstanding Japanese comics of 2021.
Tokyo Ghoul ended a few years ago
Until not long ago, Sui Ishida he was focused on other projects. After finishing with Tokyo Ghoul decided to take a well-deserved break, and left the saga of the ghouls sideways.
He even dabbled in video games, in the same way that Tite Kubo, creator of Bleach. It was until recently that he revealed a new manga in which he works, and which is named Choujin X. The latter is published sporadically through Manga More.
Surely he had a little free time to dedicate a tribute to Manjirou of Tokyo Revengers. What concerns to Ken Wakui, he continues to work with his work.
According to what was announced a few months ago, the final arc of this has already started, but no one knows when the outcome will come.
The only thing you can do is stay tuned. It is likely that with the success that the anime has had, the second season will not take long to be approved.