The curtain is set to fall on Yū Kinutani’s Violence Jack 20XX this month! The November issue of Kodansha’s Monthly Young Magazine revealed that the popular horror-action manga will be ending on November 19, and its final chapter will consist of 70 pages.
First launched in February 2021 Violence Jack 20XX was inspired by the 1973 horror cult classic Violence Jack by Go Nagai. It features the same story as the original, which takes place in a distant, violent future.
The original manga has a chilling premise, centering on a violent world where all hopes are lost. After a massive earthquake hit the Earth, what’s left of humanity must find their ways to survive in a lawless post-apocalyptic society. The remaining population was divided into the weak and the strong, with the latter group mainly consist of killers and rapists.
Amid all the blood and violence, the inhabitants of a ruined city miraculously uncovered beneath the rubbles a mysterious strong yet violent being, whom they call Violence Jack. Desperate to survive, the people then start turning to the titular antihero for help in fighting against the strong groups that abuse them.
Yū Kinutani, the creator of Violence Jack 20XX isn’t a neophyte in the gore scene. Prior to the launch of the manga, Kinutani has already drawn numerous popular dark series, including the Amon – Devilman Mokushiroku: The Darkside of The Devilman, Devilman Mokushiroku: Strange Days, and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.
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