On the official page for the manga written and illustrated by Ken Akamatsu, UQ holder!It has been announced that the plant has more than 3.6 million copies in circulation.

Akamatsu started publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Magazine from the publisher Kodansha in August 2013 and moved it to the magazine Bessatsu Shonen magazine in 2016 when it is still in publication. The publisher published the twenty-third volume on July 23.

The piece inspired a three-episode anime adaptation in OAD format produced by the studios. J.C. Employee, Led by Youhei suzuki, released September 2017. A second season of twelve episodes premiered in October of the same year.

Synopsis of the UQ owner!

Touta Konoe, Negi Springfield's grandson, strives to leave his village and live a new life in Shin-Tokyo, whose tower structure rises into space. When he is fatally wounded by a bounty hunter who is following the life of his guardian Yukihime, he discovers that he has been transformed into an immortal vampire by Yukihime, the 700-year-old vampire Evangeline A.K. McDowell.

The three of them take another boy named Kuromaru with them and go to a place on the outskirts of Shin-Tokyo where Yukihime runs a secret society of immortals known as the "UQ Holders".

Source: Mogura manga

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