Titan Manga (the new imprint from Titan Comics) has announced a new partnership with Stonebot to publish the Kamen Rider Kuuga and Atom: The Beginning manga series. The partnership will also include a brand-new originated Kamen Rider Zero-One comic series.
The partnership kicks-off on October 11, 2022 with the releases of Atom: The Beginning Volume 1 – an original manga series based on the God of Manga Osamu Tezuka’s world-famous series Astro Boy, which has spawned multiple anime adaptations, video games, and more. Atom: The Beginning is a sci-fi manga about the turbulent lives of two robotics engineering students and their latest revolutionary project: the unassuming yet insanely strong A106, or “Six.”
Based on the original concept and story by Tokusatsu legend Shotaro Ishinomori, Kamen Rider Kuuga marks the return of a classic manga character adapted for the 21st century that’s sure to surprise both new and veteran fans alike.
Kamen Rider Kuuga goes beyond the bounds of a normal adaptation and redefines its hero for modern audiences, expanding its universe and connecting it to other incarnations of the bug-eyed hero in a completely approachable way for new readers who haven’t encountered a Kamen Rider story before. Volume 1 is due to hit stores on November 8, 2022.
“We are so excited to be working with Stonebot,” said Titan Publishing Director, John Dziewiatkowski. “We have a successful history with manga publishing, but this new partnership will bring the imprint to new levels.”
Titan will also publish a new, originated comic series based on the Tokusatsu TV series Kamen Rider Zero-One (currently on Shout! Factory in the United States). Written by Brandon Easton, this series is due to launch in Fall/Winter 2022.
Kamen Rider Kuuga and Atom: The Beginning are the latest announcements from Titan Manga (new imprint from Titan Comics) which also recently revealed a new “directors cut” edition of Afro Samurai – launching in July 2022. This follows recent Titan Manga smash-hits Sherlock Holmes (adaptation of the hit BBC show) and Eldo Yoshimizu’s Ryuko Volume 1 and Volume 2, Gamma Draconis and Hen Kai Pan.