The December 2018 issue of Square Enix’s Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine has announced that Satsuki Yoshino will end the Barakamon manga in the magazine’s next issue on December 12, 2018. The magazine also revealed that Yoshino will launch a new manga on the same day, but it did not reveal the manga’s title.
Square Enix will also publish the Barakamon manga’s 18th and final compiled book volume on the same day that it ends serialization on December 12, 2018.
Yoshino launched the manga in Square Enix’s Gangan Online magazine in 2009, and the manga has also been running in Monthly Shonen Gangan since 2014. Yen Press released the manga’s 15th volume on March 13, 2018.