The Promised Neverland author and artist duo Kaiu Shirai and Demizu Posuka are returning to the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump with a brand new one-shot titled “Shinrei Sashinshi Kono Saburou” in combined issue 36/37 on August 12.
As reported by @WSJ_MANGA, a reliable source of any news related to Weekly Shonen Jump and shueisha’s other jump titles, the one-shot will consist of 45 pages and a color page.
For those who don’t know, an one-shot is basically a short and complete standalone story told within 40-70 pages. All of Jump titles first starts as an one-shot and based on readers response, the series is then lit for a full serialization such a Tite Kubo’s upcoming Burn the witch manga which first appeared as a one-shot in 2017.
About The Promised Neverland
The Promised Neverland is a Shonen manga written by Kaiu Shirai and drawn by Posuka Demizu is Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump. Viz Media is publishing the series in English, digitally and in print.
Manga inspired an anime series by A1 pictures which ran for 12 Episodes in January 2019. A live action adaptation is set to release in December 2020.
The series centers around Emma, Norman and Ray, the brightest kids at the Grace Field House orphanage. And under the care of the woman they refer to as “Mom,” all the kids have enjoys a comfortable life. Good food, clean clothes and the perfect environment to learn – what more could an orphan ask for? One day, though, Emma and Norman uncover the dark truth of the outside world they are forbidden from seeing.