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'Dr. STONE' manga nears end, reaches climax on March 7

The climax chapter will have 26 pages, more than the usual, including a color page.

By: Jei Beltrano on February 28, 2022 at 18:21 PHT (GMT+8)
PHOTO: Dr. STONE manga

Boichi and Riichirou Inagaki's "Dr. STONE" manga will reach its climax in the upcoming 14th Issue of this year's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine which will ship on March 7 according to the magazine’s latest Issue 13 release. The climax chapter will have 26 pages, more than the usual, including a color page.

The Weekly Shounen JUMP magazine's 13th and 14th issues are featuring Dr. STONE's fifth anniversary celebration and the final issue will consist of the story's final arc climax. It was remembered that the manga entered its final arc last September 21.

Last December 2021, the franchise has been announced to receive a TV special titled 'Dr. STONE: Ryusui' is in production and is scheduled to air in Summer 2022. On the other hand, the previously-announced third season of the anime series has been scheduled for 2023.

More information will be revealed in the future.

About Dr. STONE

The Dr. STONE series is based on the Japanese manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi which has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 2017, with the individual chapters collected and published by Shueisha into sixteen tankōbon volumes as of July 2020. In 2019, Dr. Stone won the 64th Shogakukan Manga Award for the shōnen category.

The manga inspired a television anime series adaptation. The first and second season of the anime is animated by animation studio TMS Entertainment with Shinya Iino serving as the series' director. Yuichiro Kido is in charge of the script while Yuko Iwasa is designing the characters. Tatsuya Kato, Hiroaki Tsutsumi, and Yuki Kanesaka are working for the series' music composition.

The first season of the anime TV series adaptation consisting of 24 episodes aired from July 5 to December 13, 2019.

The second season titled "Dr. Stone: Stone Wars" was aired from January 14 to March 25, 2021 consisting of 11 episodes.

For the third season of the TV anime series, the sequel was previously-announced last March 25. The original cast of the series will also reprise their roles for the third season.

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