On May 22nd, the Twitter user @ 0523_my released an update noting the author's death Kentarou miuraand the fact that Berserk was left unfinished. The publication went viral since its author Black lagoon, Rei Hiroeresponded to this update.

«I did not expect the Berserk author to die. He intended to read the piece in one sitting when it was finished. I also plan to read Black Lagoon in full as soon as it is finished».

As mentioned at the beginning, the author of Black lagoon, Rei Hiroe, replied to this post, pointing out that waiting for a work to end to buy is a bad idea that will affect the original work.

«Cannot say it's bad practice, but if everyone is thinking the same, i.e., "I'll buy this manga as soon as it finishes," sales are likely so low that the work will be stopped before it is properly completed can».

In addition, Hiroe began to publish the manga in the magazine Monthly Sunday GX from the publisher Shogakukan The publisher published the eleventh compiled volume in November 2018. The work inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. Madhouseunder the guidance and scripts of Sunao KatabuchiA second season, also with twelve episodes, was released in October 2006.

Synopsis of the Black Lagoon

The story follows a team of mercenaries known as the "Lagoon Company" who smuggle goods in and around the seas of Southeast Asia. Their base of operations is in the fictional city of Roanapur in Thailand and they transport goods on the Black Lagoon ship. The Lagoon Company works with several customers, but has a particularly friendly relationship with the Russian crime syndicate "Hotel Moscow". The team undertakes a variety of missions in various locations in Southeast Asia, which can include violent shootouts, hand-to-hand combat, and naval battles.

Fountain: Official Twitter account

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