Bubble Anime Film’s Manga Adaptation Ends On May 23

Shueisha will ship the manga's second volume on June 3.


The manga adaptation of Wit Studio’s new original anime film Bubble announced on Monday, May 16, 2022, that the manga will end with the next chapter set to release on May 23.

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The first chapter of Bubble manga, consisting of over 50 pages, debuted on Shonen Jump+ app on April 22. The manga’s first volume shipped on May 2. Shueisha will ship the manga’s second volume on June 3.

“Futari Bocchi Sensou” creator Erubo Hijihara is in charge of the manga adaptation.

Tetsuro Araki directed the film at Wit Studio, with Gen Urobuchi’s script and Takeshi Obata’s character designs. The soundtrack was composed by Hiroyuki Sawano.

The film debuted worldwide on Netflix on April 28 and opened in Japanese theaters on May 13. The film had early screenings at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 10, 2022.

Despite many fans not liking the original anime, on IMDb, Bubble anime is rated 6.5 while on MyAnimeList the original anime film is rated 7.41 as of writing.

Netflix describes the anime:

The story is set in Tokyo, after bubbles that broke the laws of gravity rained down upon the world.

Cut off from the outside world, Tokyo has become a playground for a group of young people who have lost their families, acting as a battlefield for parkour team battles as they leap from building to building.

Hibiki, a young ace known for his dangerous play style, makes a reckless move one day and plummets into the gravity-bending sea. His life is saved by Uta, a girl with mysterious powers. The pair then hear a unique sound audible only to them.

Why did Uta appear before Hibiki? Their encounter leads to a revelation that will change the world.

Source: Shonen Jump +

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