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Stan Lee & Hiroyuki Takei's Karakuridouji Ultimo Coming

Karakuridōji Ultimo set for the March issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine.

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.
Zornon Dec. 28, 2008 at 12:37 p.m.
Thanks for the information, seems interesting i may check this out when it's out in Feburary.
Black_Roseon Dec. 28, 2008 at 12:37 p.m.
To be honest the concept sounds crappy as hell. But i'll hold my judgement until i read it
Resonateon Dec. 28, 2008 at 12:56 p.m.
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....
Kuroon Dec. 28, 2008 at 7:42 p.m.
I thoroughly enjoyed the preview. I am rate excited.
SilverZeoon Jan. 2, 2009 at 8:58 p.m.
Stan Lee writting a Manga, this maybe the most awesome manga yet!
GMan staff on Jan. 3, 2009 at 1:52 p.m.
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?

Dig Deeper into Hiroyuki Takei

Creator of the Shaman King manga. Currently he teamed up with Stan Lee to create a new manga called Ultimo.

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