A special one-shot by Sui Ishida, titled ‘Jack Jeanne: PUPPET,’ has been officially released in the Tonari No Young Jump website on July 22, 2022.
The special one-shot is based on Jack Jeanne, an otome game created by Broccoli along with Sui Ishida. Jack Jeanne: PUPPET was originally written for the Sui Ishida exhibition, in Okayama, Japan (July 16, 2022 -Aug 14, 2022).
The exhibition is themed around Tokyo Ghoul series and Jack Jeanne game.
The plot of Jack Jeanne: PUPPET is described as:
There are two kinds of people. There are two kinds of people: “leading actors” and “mob actors”. I, who enrolled in “Amber,” a group of talented and eccentric people, in order to become a “leading actor” at the Univer Opera School, where many talents gather, was confronted by a new first-year student who attracted all eyes. His name is Tanaka Migichui.
Jack Jeanne game was created by Broccoli along with Sui Ishida, who served as the original creator, original character designer, world designer, illustrator, and insert song lyricist. The game was launched in March 2021 for Nintendo Switch.
Sui Ishida is a Japanese manga artist. He is best known for his dark fantasy series Tokyo Ghoul, a story about a young man named Ken Kaneki who gets transformed into a ghoul after encountering one.
The series ran from 2011 to 2014 in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine, and was later adapted into a light novel and anime series in 2014. The manga was also translated into English where it topped The New York Times Best Seller list in 2015.
A prequel titled Tokyo Ghoul [Jack] was briefly serialized digitally on Jump Live in 2013. In 2014, he began a sequel titled Tokyo Ghoul:re. As of January 2018, Tokyo Ghoul and its sequel have over 34 million collected volumes in circulation.
In 2017, a live-action adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul was released theatrically in Japan. In March 2018, an anime adaptation for Tokyo Ghoul:re began to air with a second season released in October 2018.
In 2016, Ishida created a 69-page storyboard of a manga chapter based on Yoshihiro Togashi’s Hunter × Hunter series. Depicting the past of the character Hisoka, the storyboard was released digitally via Shonen Jump+ on June 2, 2016.