After some 27 years of serialization and 33 collected volumes of high-stakes gambling tension, Nobuyuki Fukumoto’s seinen manga about a maverick mahjong master, Akagi, will be coming to an end with the final chapter to be published in February of 2018.
A series of posters announcing the manga’s conclusion will be on display at the 15 major stations of the Japan Railways Yamanote Line from February 13 – 19, 2017. Akagi began serialization in 1992 in Takeshobo’s Kindai Mahjong magazine, and the series has also been adapted into a 2005 TV anime and a 2015 TV drama, both of which are available via streaming on Crunchyroll.
Crunchyroll descibes Akagi as follows:
“Tokyo, 1958. A man seriously gambles at a mahjong parlor. H…
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