‘Dr. Stone’ Manga Is Coming To An End

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Fans of the adventure manga ‘Dr. Stone’ got some sobering news with the announcement that publisher Shonen Jump was bringing the series to an end with chapter 232.

“Sometimes it’s sad to say goodbye, but for souls like Senku, it’s just another step into something greater. The official English Shonen Jump Twitter account announced today that the final chapter of Riichiro Inagaki and Boichi’s popular science manga Dr. STONE ended today with the final chapter already available to read,” Crunchyroll reported on their website.

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Currently, Jump Comics has published twenty-five volumes of the sci-fi adventure. It was also simultaneously published on the website Manga Plus starting in 2019.

You can find the tweet here:

Viz Media currently holds the North American rights for publication of the ‘Dr. Stone’ manga. The first twenty-one volumes are available in the United States.

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MyAnimeList describes the synopsis as follows:

“After five years of harboring unspoken feelings, high-schooler Taiju Ooki is finally ready to confess his love to Yuzuriha Ogawa. Just when Taiju begins his confession however, a blinding green light strikes the Earth and petrifies mankind around the world—turning every single human into stone.

Several millennia later, Taiju awakens to find the modern world completely nonexistent, as nature has flourished in the years humanity stood still. Among a stone world of statues, Taiju encounters one other living human: his science-loving friend Senkuu, who has been active for a few months. Taiju learns that Senkuu has developed a grand scheme—to launch the complete revival of civilization with science. Taiju’s brawn and Senkuu’s brains combine to forge a formidable partnership, and they soon uncover a method to revive those petrified.

However, Senkuu’s master plan is threatened when his ideologies are challenged by those who awaken. All the while, the reason for mankind’s petrification remains unknown.”

The anime adaption was produced by TMS Entertainment.


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