Japanese “Dragon Ball Super” Manga Volume #17 Releasing in December 2021
Published by 30 October 2021, 11:48 AM EDT

Shueisha and online retailers have listed the seventeenth collected volume of the Dragon Ball Super manga series by Toyotarō as releasing 03 December 2021 in Japan for ¥484 + tax.

Following most previous volumes, the upcoming 17th volume should be set to include Dragon Ball Super manga chapters 73-76.

The Dragon Ball Super “comicalization” began in June 2015, initially just ahead of the television series, and running both ahead and behind the series at various points. The manga runs monthly in Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine, with the series’ seventy-seventh chapter coming last week in the magazine’s December 2021 issue. Illustrated by “Toyotarō” (in all likelihood, a second pen-name used by Dragon Ball AF fan manga author and illustrator “Toyble”), the Dragon Ball Super manga covered the Battle of Gods re-telling, skipped the Resurrection ‘F’ re-telling, and “charged ahead” to the Champa arc, “speeding up the excitement of the TV anime even more”. Though the television series has completed its run, the manga continues onward, moving into its own original “Galactic Patrol Prisoner” and “Granolla the Survivor” arcs. Viz is currently releasing free digital chapters of the series, and began their own collected print edition back in 2017. The English translation’s fifteenth collected volume is due out in January 2022.

The Dragon Ball Super television series concluded in March 2018 with 131 total episodes. FUNimation owns the American distribution license for the series, with the English dub having wrapped its broadcast on Cartoon Network, and the home video release reaching its tenth and final box set last year.

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