This year’s 15th issue of
magazine published on Wednesday the final chapter of
manga, based on the
novel by author
The “epic science-fiction” story centers on a mysterious creature that attacks a peaceful remote island.
Tachibana launched the manga in
in August 2021, with
in charge of story composition.
published the manga’s first compiled book volume in November 2021. The manga’s fifth and final volume will ship on August 18.
novel launched in May 2019.
and Tachibana launched the
manga in 2011. The manga went on an indefinite hiatus beginning in December 2018, due to Sasuga’s recovery from recent health issues.
shipped the manga’s 22nd volume in November 2018 with a bundled anime DVD.
is releasing the manga in North America, and shipped the manga’s 22nd volume in December 2019, and the 21st volume in July 2019 with an anime DVD adapting the manga’s Earth arc.
The first 13-episode television anime series adapting the Annex 1 arc of the manga premiered in September 2014, while the
sequel television anime premiered in April 2016.
streamed both series as they aired in Japan. The manga also inspired a two-episode
series that adapted the manga’s Bugs 2 arc in 2014. The episodes shipped with the manga’s 10th and 11th volumes.
The manga inspired a live-action film that opened in Japan in April 2016.