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StoneBot Comics, the licensee of Shotaro Ishinomori, Toshiki Inoue, and Hitotsu Yokoshima‘s Kamen Rider Kuuga manga, gave a press release on Twitter on Thursday relating to the variations between preview pages from the primary two volumes from April 2022 and the ultimate product.

StoneBot Comics acknowledged that it partnered with Titan Comics‘ new imprint Titan Manga for the manga launch. For preproduction in early 2022, it designed promotional pages for distributors and social media by its Argentinian sister firm OVNI Press. OVNI translated the promotional pages from Japanese to English utilizing the type of the Argentinian launch. Nonetheless, StoneBot Comics determined to go in a distinct route with the precise English launch to “make the ebook look extra much like present manga localizations.” The corporate acknowledged that it and Titan Comics will work on “delivering an version the followers could be pleased with.”

© Hitotsu Yokoshima, Toshiki Inoue, Hero’s Inc., Titan Comics

ANN had turn out to be conscious that the preview pages supplied by Titan Manga for Kamen Rider Kuuga didn’t replicate the precise remaining product and have been completely different within the remaining product. ANN reached out to Titan Manga, which supplied the next remark:

In response to fan dialogue on-line relating to the current manga releases of Kamen Rider Kuuga Volumes 1 and a pair of, we wished to handle some factors which were raised and supply readability. We admire the followers bringing this to our consideration.

In April 2022, early draft pages (three pages for Quantity 1 and 4 pages for Quantity 2) have been translated for advertising and marketing functions, as we wished to get the paintings out as quickly as potential for the followers. These should still be circulating on the net. The precise translation for the printed books (accredited by Titan and licensors) have been labored on by two extremely revered translators within the enterprise.

We’re thrilled to be releasing such a beloved franchise as Kamen Rider Kuuga to English-language audiences, and worth the followers’ feedback.

Titan Manga licensed the manga and revealed preview pages for Kamen Rider Kuuga and Osamu Tezuka, Tetsuro Kasahara, and Masami Yuuki‘s ATOM: The Starting manga in April 2022.

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© Hitotsu Yokoshima, Toshiki Inoue, Hero’s Inc., Titan Comics

Titan Manga printed the primary quantity of Kamen Rider Kuuga on November 8 and the second quantity on January 10.

Titan Comics launched its new Titan Manga imprint in March 2022 when it introduced a launch of a director’s lower version of Takashi Okazaki‘s 1999 Afro Samurai seinen manga on July 26.

Penguin Random Home describes Kamen Rider Kuuga:

Kamen Rider Kuuga is a manga adaptation of the well-known Japanese TV drama collection of the identical identify, centered across the first incarnation of the Kamen Rider hero for the Heisei Period (the start of the twenty first century). This manga goes past the bounds of a traditional adaptation and redefines its hero for contemporary audiences, increasing its universe and connecting it to different incarnations of the bug-eyed hero in a very approachable approach for brand spanking new readers who haven’t encountered a Kamen Rider story earlier than. It’s an ideal place to begin for anybody who desires to know why Kamen Rider is so beloved by folks world wide.

Artist Hitotsu Yokoshima launched the manga, the third one primarily based on the live-action Kamen Rider Kuuga tv collection, in Hero’s Inc.‘s Month-to-month Hero’s journal in November 2014. Toshiki Inoue, one of many scriptwriters for the live-action collection, writes the scripts for the manga, and producer Shinichiro Shirakura (Gekijōban Kamen Rider 555: Paradise Misplaced) plans the collection.

The manga moved to the Comiplex web site when Month-to-month Hero’s ended publication in October 2020. The twentieth compiled ebook quantity within the collection shipped in Japan on September 29.

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The “Kamen Rider fiftieth Anniversary and Past” panel on the Comedian-Con Particular Version occasion final November had introduced that StoneBot Studios can be publishing the manga in English.

The Kamen Rider Kuuga tv collection aired from 2000 to 2001. The collection was Toei‘s first new Kamen Rider collection following the passing of creator Shotaro Ishinomori, and it marked the start of the Heisei-era Kamen Rider collection. Shout! Manufacturing facility TV is streaming the collection on-line.

Supply: StoneBot Comics’ Twitter account