According to an article on the Japanese portal XTREND titled "The scientific manga «Dr. Stein “is a success. Interview with the upstream authors about their writing strategies", The manga of Riichiro inagaki and illustrated by Boichi, Dr. Stonehas more than eight million copies in circulation.

Inagaki and Boichi started publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly shonen jump from the publisher Shueisha in March 2017. The publisher published the 16th compiled volume on July 3rd and the 17th on September 4th.

The piece inspired a 24-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. TMS Entertainment, Headed by Shinya Iino and scripts from Yuichiro KidoThe production of a second season has been confirmed and the premiere is scheduled for January 14, 2021 in Japan.

Synopsis of Dr. Stone

One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, the Taiju school student wakes up and finds himself in a world full of statues. You are not alone, however; Your science-loving friend has been working for a few months and has a big plan in mind: Kick-start civilization with the power of science!

Source: XTREND

© Boichi (著), 稲 垣 理 原著 (原著) / SHUEISHA 集 英 社


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