North American publisher Udon Entertainment has announced that it has resumed its release of Itaru Orikasa, Maki Tomoi, and Kengoro Nishide’s Daigo The Beast: Umehara Fighting Gamers! (Umehara Fighting Gamers!) manga, with the second omnibus volume already available now.
In addition, Udon Entertainment revealed the release dates for the rest of the omnibus volumes. The third volume will ship in December 2021, followed by the fourth volume in February 2022, and the fifth and final omnibus volume in May 2022.
The story of Daigo The Beast: Umehara Fighting Gamers! is described as:
The Daigo The Beast manga explores the real-life events that built the fighting game community, and the strategies and play styles developed by Daigo and his fellow gamers. In Volume 1, Shinya Ohnuki, a gamer with prodigious talent, is drawn into the wild and wonderful world of fighting games after a chance meeting with Daigo. As they face off in iconic games like Street Fighter II, Street Fighter Alpha, and Darkstalkers, an enduring rivalry between Daigo and “Nuki” is born.
Udon Entertainment released the first omnibus volume in November 2017.