Record Of Ragnarok To Get Spinoff Manga Focusing On Jack The Ripper

The spinoff will be released on Oct 25, 2022.

Record Of Ragnarok

Monthly Comic Zenon magazine’s November issue revealed on Sep 24, 2022, that Record Of Ragnarok manga is getting a new spinoff manga that will focus on Jack the Ripper. The manga will be titled Record of Ragnarok Mystery – The Case Files of Jack the Ripper (Shūmatsu no Walküre Kitan – Jack the Ripper no Jikenbo).

It will be published in the December issue of the magazine releasing on Oct 25, 2022. The spinoff manga will be illustrated by Keita Iizuka.

Record Of Ragnarok

Record of Ragnarok is a Japanese manga series written by Shinya Umemura and Takumi Fukui and illustrated by Ajichika. It began in Coamix’s (formerly also published by Tokuma Shoten) seinen manga magazine Monthly Comic Zenon in November 2017. It was licensed in North America by Viz Media in June 2021.

The first volume was released on May 19, 2018. As of September 20, 2022, sixteen volumes have been released.

A spin-off manga titled Shūmatsu no Valkyrie: Ryo Fu Hō Sen Hishōden began in Monthly Comic Zenon on Oct 25, 2019, and has six volumes released as of June 20, 2022.

An original net animation for Record of Ragnarok by Graphinica premiered on Netflix in June 2021.

Season 2 of the anime is set to premiere worldwide on Netflix in 2023, and will include new characters Hercules, Jack the Ripper, Tameemon Raiden, and Buddha.

Plot of Record of Ragnarok is described as:

Every 1000 years, the Gods’ Council assembles to decide the fate of humanity. After 7 million years of human history, the gods come to the decision that humans are irredeemable and must go extinct. However, the valkyrie Brunhilde proposes to give humanity one last chance to prove their worth and the gods agree to hold the battle of Ragnarok, a tournament with 13 notable humans from across history against 13 of the most powerful gods engaging in duels to the death. Humanity will be spared if their side achieves 7 victories in the competition. To even the odds, each human is granted the assistance of a valkyrie who transforms into a powerful weapon tailored for their user’s combat style called “Volund”, at the risk of losing her life if the user is killed.

Source: ANN

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