As described in the manga’s twenty-fourth volume of compilation, written and illustrated by the creative group Flip flops, Darwin’s game, the work has exceeded 6.5 million copies in the cumulative edition. This volume will go on sale in Japan on September 8th.

Darwin's game

FLIPFLOPs started publishing the manga in the magazine Bessatsu Shonen Champion from the publisher Akita Shoten since December 2012. The publisher published the twenty-third anthology on May 7, and from the twenty-second it was said that the literary franchise was in its final phase.

The piece inspired a twelve-part anime adaptation produced by the studios. Nexus, Headed by Yoshinobu Tokimoto and scripts written by Hide Mimaya, published in January 2020. To date, there is no evidence of a second season, the platform Netflix recently added it to its global catalog.

Darwin’s game summary

High school student Kaname Sudou receives an invitation from a classmate to play Darwin’s Game, a mobile game he has never heard of. However, as soon as you open the application, suddenly a green snake will appear on your phone screen and bite your neck, causing you to pass out. When he wakes up in the infirmary with no sign of a snakebite, the school tells him to take the rest of the day off. Although confused by what happened, he dismisses the surreal experience as a hallucination and gets on the train to return home.

Unfortunately, his curiosity overwhelms him and he uses the application again. Since the app appears to be like any other fighting game, Kaname breathes a sigh of relief and decides to start his first match. The pleasant surprise, however, is short-lived when his opponent unexpectedly appears in front of him in the game and tries to chase him down with a knife. As he desperately runs for his life, Kaname realizes that Darwin’s Game is no ordinary game, but a brutal struggle for survival.

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