Karada Sagashi Horror Manga Gets New Series On September 24 – News
Shueishait is Shonen Jump+ online manga service announced on Thursday that Katsutoshi Murase and Welzardit is Karada Sagashi (Body Search) horror manga will have a new manga series titled Karada Sagashi I (Body Search Different) which will launch on the service on September 24. anime screenwriter Harumi Doki (Cyborg 009 Call for Justice, Ultraman, Ghost in the shell: SAC_2045listen)) is credited for the “film script”, while Murase is again credited for the art. Welzard is credited for the original work.
Welzardoriginal mobile phone novel about the all stars site inspired the manga adaptation of Murase. The story centers on Asuka, a high school girl who sees the apparition of a dead student named Haruka, asking Asuka to find his body. As the story progresses, Asuka and her friends try to find the eight pieces of Haruka’s corpse scattered around the school and learn more about the red person hunting them as they do so. The red person chases the students who are alone at school to kill them, and until they walk out of the school gates, the red person will keep appearing in front of them. When the red person kills a student, they scatter the student’s body into eight pieces and assign another person to find the pieces in the school. If Asuka fails to find Haruka’s body, the day will keep repeating itself and she and her friends will keep dying until they do.
Murase drew the manga from September 2014 to December 2017 on Shueishait is Shonen Jump+ website, where it was the first series to garner over 100 million views. Shueisha published the manga’s 17th and final volume in February 2018, and the volumes collectively have over three million copies in circulation. Murase launched the Karada Sagashi Kai sequel manga in January 2018 and completed it in January 2019. Shueisha released the fifth and final volume in March 2019.
The manga inspired a series of animated shorts that debuted on Production GIfrom Tate Anime (now Animated Beans) app in July 2017. The manga also inspired a live-action film adaptation which opened in Japan in October 2021.
Source: Shonen Jump+