Nobuyuki Fukumoto manga titles coming to Manga Planet from HighStone

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Manga Planet is happy to announce the upcoming titles by Nobuyuki Fukumoto coming to their library in late June 2020.

The manga platform has been on a roll recently with their new title acquisitions. And they have other publishing negotiations in the works as well.

These Nobuyuki releases come from HighStone Publishing, announced previously at Cloud Matsuri. You can read descriptions of each manga and their tentative release dates below. Like other Manga Planet releases, the first chapters will also be available for free.

Three manga titles by Nobuyuki Fukumoto coming to Manga Planet

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The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa!

legend of the strongest

Release Date: June 22, 2020

Kurosawa is sick and tired of his boring, ordinary life growing old as the less popular site foreman in Anahira Construction. The turning point comes when his 44th birthday comes along, and no one remembers or celebrates with him. Realizing he lived a life without drive or purpose, Kurosawa tries to go past his comfort zone to turn his life around. Will his newfound shenanigans help him or hurt him when he gets caught up in fights with delinquents?

Gambling Emperor Legend Zero

Gambling Emperor Legend Zero

Release Date: June 23, 2020

Gambling genius Zero saves three teenagers from their group suicide attempt and convinces them to work with him, acting as “Robin Hood” and returning swindled money back to their original owners. But when the swindlers themselves catch their ragtag team, one thing leads into another, and suddenly they’re all being invited to Muryo Zaizen’s big tournament – a gambling free-for-all where the stakes are high, and the mortality rate is higher! With nothing but his quick wit, can Zero get out of the competition alive?

Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji

Release Date: June 23, 2020

After getting roped into a former coworker’s debt as his cosigner, Kaiji Ito finds himself stuck with an astronomical amount of debt. The loan shark Endo gives him one last chance – get onboard the gambling boat Espoir and win his freedom back by facing aimless young people in the same situation as him. There’s just one problem – a fate worse than death awaits those who lose on the Espoir.

*Release dates may change without prior notice.

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