VIZ Media announces the release of Moriarty The Patriot, which is a manga by Ryosuke Takeuchi that’s based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The series is illustrated by Hiakaru Miyoshi. VIZ will release the first volume of the series on October 6, 2020 with an MSRP of US$9.99.
In the late 19th century, Great Britain rules over a quarter of the world in Moriarty the Patriot. Nobles sit in their fancy homes in comfort and luxury, while the working class slaves away at their jobs. When young Albert James Moriarty’s upper-class family adopts two lower-class orphans, the cruelty the boys experience at his family’s hands cements Albert’s hatred of the nobility he was born into. He asks the older of the two boys—who has a genius mind and a killer instinct—to help him rid the world of evil, starting with Albert’s own family.
Ryosuke Takeuchi was born November 20, 1980, in Hyogo, Japan, and is a manga artist and writer. He got his big break in 2011 with ST&RS, his first serialized Weekly Shonen Jump series. He later did the storyboards for All You Need Is Kill.
Hikaru Miyoshi is a manga artist whose previous work includes Inspector Akane Tsunemori, which was based on the Psycho-Pass anime.
Takeuchi and Miyoshi began collaborating on Moriarty the Patriot in 2016.