There are numerous brand-new Japanese manga series and new chapters of ongoing ones to be released in 2018. Here are my top 13:
13. “Code Geass- Hangyaku no Lelouch”
12. “Nameless Asterism” Volume 1
11. “Lelouch the Home Tutor”
10. Untitled anime by Masashi Kishimoto
9. “That Blue Sky Feeling”
8. New “Shaman King” chapters
Written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Takei, 21 volumes of this manga about the adventures of a shaman named Yoh Asakura were published by Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from June 30, 1998 to August 20, 2004. New chapters will be released in Shonen Magazine Edge in spring.
7. Untitled manga by Nobuyuki Anzai
A new manga by the “Flame of Recca” is on the works. It will premiere in the Sunday S Zokan magazine in spring.
6. Final “ReLIFE” chapter
Written and illustrated by Yayoi Sou, this manga is about an unemployed 27-year-old man named Kaizaki Arata who is offered a drug that can make him look like 17 years old. Its 222nd chapter, which is the last one, will be released in March 2018.
5. “Monster Tamer Girls”
The first installment of the “Godzilla” anime trilogy titled “Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters” premiered in Japan on November 17, 2017. A manga adaptation of the animated film featuring Kurahashi Yuusu’s art will premiere on Shonen Jump + in March 2018.
3. “Fire Punch”
This manga for mature audiences will be available in January 2018. The story of this 2017 Manga Taisho Award nominee revolves around survival amid the snow, starvation and madness caused by the Ice Witch.
Released on January 2, 2018, this volume will start with the return of Shura, Rin and Yukio to the True Cross Academy after dealing with the demons of Shura’s past. This manga features Kazue Kato’s story and art.
This collaborative project of Shonen Sirious Magazine and SNK is the manga adaptation of the fighting game series “The King of Fighters.” Featuring Kyoutarou Azuma’s art, this weekly manga will retell the settings of the 14th installment of the video game series.