JoJo, Attack on Titan Anime Writer Yasuko Kobayashi Releases New Manga E! News UK

Saki Nonoyama draws for Danzai Lock manga


anime screenwriter Yasuko Kobayashi and artist Saki Nonoyama have launched a new manga titled Danzai Lock (Six quarters of punishment) in Kodanshait is Comic strip days Tuesday app. Kobayashi writes the story, while Nonoyama draws the art.

The manga takes place in a world where, regardless of the circumstances, anyone who kills someone is themselves sentenced to death. Death row inmates are imprisoned in the “six prison districts”, where a strange economic system has emerged. One day, a steam train sends a new batch of prisoners to one of these quarters, as it does every day. A man named Yūshin, who calls himself a chaplain and wears priestly attire, also arrives and encounters a man who carries a sword called Kunoji.

Kobayashi has already written the story for the Takeru Witchblade manga, based on the Witch Blade animated series, of which she was also the head writer. Kobayashi also wrote the Kamen Rider Amazons Gaiden: Hotarubi manga. Kobayashi has been writing anime scripts since 1996 with Jigoku Sensei Nube. His most recent works include JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (2012-2021), The attack of the Titans (2013-2019), kakeguruiand Dororo.

Source: Comic Book Days