A press release from the editor Shueisha reported that the manga was written and illustrated by Satoru Noda, Golden Kamuy and the manga written and illustrated by Aka Akasaka, Kaguya-sama: love is war ((Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen), will have digital color editions of some previous compilation volumes on June 1 in Japan. Specifically:

  • Volumes from the first to the tenth of Golden Kamuy.
  • The seventh through nineteenth volumes of Kaguya-sama: love is war.

Noda started publishing the manga through the magazine Weekly young jump from the publisher Shueisha since August 2014. The publisher published the twenty-fourth compiled volume in December 2020, followed by the twenty-fifth on March 18 in Japan.

The work inspired a three-season anime adaptation that has produced thirty-six episodes and four OVAs to date Geno Studio Headed by Hitoshi nanba and scripts written by Noboru Takagi. The three seasons, each with twelve episodes, premiered in Japan in April 2018, October 2018 and October 2020.

Synopsis of Golden Kamuy

In the early 1900s, Saichi Sugimoto searched relentlessly for gold in Hokkaido after the Russo-Japanese War. Nicknamed "Sugimoto the Immortal" for his death-defying actions in combat, the former soldier seeks fortune to fulfill a promise he made to his best friend before he was killed in action: to protect his family care, especially for his widow, who needs treatment abroad for her visual impairment. One day a drunk guy tells Sugimoto the story of a man who murdered an Ainu group and stole a fortune in gold. Before the police arrested him, he hid the gold somewhere in Hokkaido. The only clue to his location is the coded card he tattooed on the corpses of his cellmates in order to receive a piece of the treasure in case they escaped and found it.

Sugimoto doesn't think much about the story until he discovers the drunk's corpse with the same tattoos that are described in the story. But before he can collect his thoughts, a grizzly bear approaches the man's cause of death, Sugimoto, who is determined to finish his meal. He is rescued by a young Ainu named Asirpa, whose father turned out to be one of the Ainu killed. With Asirpa's hunting skills and Sugimoto's instinct for survival, the two agree to team up and find the hidden treasure: one to regain what was rightly from their village and the other to grant their friend's dying wish.

Fountain: Manga Mogura

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