Weekly Shonen Jump’s popular supernatural comedy manga, Undead Unluck, is getting an anime adaptation by David production. The anime will premiere in 2023.
The announcement was made on the manga’s official Twitter account on Aug 28, 2022.
A new key visual along with a celebratory illustration by the author Yoshifumi Tozuka was also revealed to commemorate the announcement. The visual features the main characters, Fuuko Izumo and Andy.
Additionally, a new PV was also put out as a part of Undead Unluck’s volume 13 release.
Undead Unluck is written and illustrated by Yoshifumi Tozuka. A one-shot chapter was published in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump in January 2019. The manga started its serialization in the 2020 8th issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump on Jan 20, 2020.
Shueisha has compiled its chapters into individual tankōbon volumes. The first volume was published on April 3, 2020. As of July 4, 2022, twelve volumes have been published.
MyAnimeList describes the plot of Undead Unluck manga as:
After reading the conclusion of her favorite manga series, Fuuko Izumo finally feels ready to end her existence. For the past 10 years, Fuuko has been afflicted by a condition that brings extreme misfortune to anyone who touches her. This has had a drastic effect on her surroundings, even inadvertently resulting in the deaths of those around her—including her parents.
As she stands on a bridge above train tracks, Fuuko is touched by a strange man, causing the footing underneath him to break and dropping him in front of an oncoming train. However, when Fuuko finds the man’s corpse, she discovers that his body is regenerating and that he is coming back to life.
The man, whom Fuuko names Andy, is immortal—and like her, he also wishes for death. Initially dismissive, Fuuko eventually decides to team up with Andy to give him the best death possible; but a mysterious organization lurks in the shadows, hoping to take advantage of the duo’s bizarre abilities.
© Yoshifumi Totzuka/Shueisha Undead Unluck Production Committee
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