Stan Lee & Hiroyuki Takei's Karakuridouji Ultimo Coming

Topic started by GMan on Dec. 28, 2008. Last post by GMan 6 years, 2 months ago.
Post by GMan (282 posts) See mini bio Level 11
Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei put out the prologue chapter of their manga waaaay back in April.  Things are set for the full series to be published in the March issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine.  It will ship in Japan on February 4, 2009.  Viz did print an English translation of Shonen Jump last August but have not announced plans to publish the entire series, yet.

It should be a given that it will be translated pretty quickly.  The fact that this is a combination of Japanese and American work, fans of both mangas and comics will be checking this out.  I know I will be.

The story deals with two robots, Ultimo and Vice created a thousand years ago.  One was good and the other evil.  They awaken when the world begins its final world war.
Post by Zorn (131 posts) See mini bio Level 7
Thanks for the information, seems interesting i may check this out when it's out in Feburary.
Post by Black_Rose (1,204 posts) See mini bio Level 11
To be honest the concept sounds crappy as hell. But i'll hold my judgement until i read it
Post by Resonate (625 posts) See mini bio Level 7
Yeah, I figured the same thing, and having read Shonen Jumps preview, Im not all that impressed, but hey, my mind could change once Ive seen where he goes with it. I personally wish he had chosen another manga artist to represent his work, like Takeshi Obata (Death Note) or something

But oh well....
Post by Kuro (559 posts) See mini bio Level 6
I thoroughly enjoyed the preview. I am rate excited.
Post by SilverZeo (58 posts) See mini bio Level 11
Stan Lee writting a Manga, this maybe the most awesome manga yet!
Post by GMan (282 posts) See mini bio Level 11
Kuro said:
"I thoroughly enjoyed the preview. I am rate excited."
Do you still have the preview?  Maybe you could start the character pages here?
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