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Sakamoto Days Gets New Spin-Off Manga ‘Sakamoto Holidays’

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Yuto Suzuki’s Sakamoto Days is getting a new spin-off titled ‘Sakamoto Holidays‘. This was officially announced in the color page of chapter 168, featured in the Weekly Shonen Jump issue 27.

Sakamoto Holidays will start serializing in Shueisha’s Saikyo Jump’s August issue, which will release on July 4, 2024.

The spin-off will be illustrated by Tetsu Ohkawa, who had served as an assistant on the main Sakamoto Days series.

Sakamoto Days is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yuto Suzuki. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s shonen manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump since November 2020, with its chapters collected in 16 tankobon volumes as of April 2024.

It is simultaneously published in English by Viz Media and the Manga Plus online platform.

An anime adaptation produced by TMS Entertainment is set to premiere in January 2025.

MAL describes the plot of Sakamoto Days as:

Tarou Sakamoto was considered the greatest hitman of all time. Feared by many, he stood at the top of the underground world until he met and fell in love with a woman. As a result, Sakamoto abandoned his life of crime and now works as a convenience store clerk.

Leaving his shady past behind proves more difficult than Sakamoto initially imagined. Many of his former rivals and partners do not believe that he has truly left the business and show up in hopes of taking him out. Barred from killing, Sakamoto must find creative ways to subdue his enemies and prevent them from bringing harm to his family, his store, and the small town he resides in.

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