A leak from the social network Weibo assured that the manga was written by Katarina and illustrated by Ryosuke Fuji, Shangri-La Frontier: Kusoge Hunter, Kamige ni Idoman bis su (Shangri-La Frontier: Crappy Game Hunter challenges God-Tier Game), will have an anime adaptation. Since there is no official confirmation on this, it is to be expected in future issues of the magazine. Weekly Shōnen Magazine.

It should be noted that this is not the first time this has been mentioned as the Editor Glenat from France commented during an interview in December 2021 that “They weren’t worried at all about a drop in manga sales since an anime adaptation was on the way“. Considering that leaks like that of trigun It took two years to confirm, so it wouldn’t be a surprise if production had started since then.

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For his part, Fuji began publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine from Kodansha in July 2020. The manga is based on the novel series of the same name written by Katarinapublished through the website Shousetsuka ni Narou since May 2017. Kata also wrote another series of novels, self-published in Weekly Shonen Magazine.

Shangri-La Frontier Summary

Rakurou Hizutome, a high school sophomore, only cares about one thing: finding “crappy games” and beating them up. His gaming skills are second to none and no game is too bad for him. So when introduced to the new VR game Shangri-La Frontier, he does what he does best: max out his performance and skip the prologue to jump straight into the action. But will even a seasoned player like Rakurou be able to uncover all the secrets that Shangri-La Frontier is hiding?

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