Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

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If some video games are adapted from manga or comics and vice versa, the combination of the two allows you to immerse yourself a little more in the universe offered by these two media. Between Star Wars and Demon Slayer, here is a selection of what not to miss during the month of January 2021.

The manga novelties of January 2021

Granblue Fantasy Vol.8

Granblue Fantasy is a manga scripted by Makoto Fûgetsu (designer of Re: Zero) and drawn by COCHO. It takes up the story of the eponymous mobile game, released in 2014 in Japan. The plot takes place in a fantastic universe, where the population lives on heavenly islands. We follow the journey of Gran, a teenager in search of the mysterious island of stars evoked by his deceased father. While his native island of Zinkenstill is attacked by the Empire, he will meet Lyria, a young girl with extraordinary powers.

  • Available January 6, 2021
  • Get Granblue Fantasy Vol. 8 from Amazon or the FNAC

Final Fantasy – Lost Stranger Vol.6

Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

Final Fantasy – Lost Stranger is a manga drawn by Itsuki Kameya and written by Hazuki Minase. This is the first manga of the license with the original story. It features Shogo and his sister Yuko, employees at Square Enix and dreaming of working on the Final Fantasy saga. After an accident which costs them their lives, Shogo and Yuko are propelled into the universe of the license. Strangers lost in an unknown place, they will have to survive in a world much more hostile than at first.

  • Available January 7, 2021
  • Get Final Fantasy – Lost Stranger Vol. 6 on Amazon or the FNAC

Ni no Kuni – The Heir of the Light and the Cat Prince Vol. 2

Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

Ni no Kuni – The Heir of Light and the Cat Prince is a manga drawn and written by Ran Kuze in collaboration with Level-5 (Ni no Kuni: Revenge of the Heavenly Witch, Ni no Kuni 2: Rise of a New Kingdom). We follow the story of Tasuku, a high school student taking care of his little brother after the loss of their parents. One evening, when he comes home from his kendo (sword) class, a stranger tries to assassinate him at his home. As he tries to protect his younger brother, an inter-dimensional portal will appear, teleporting him to the magical world of Ni No Kuni.

  • Available January 7, 2021
  • Get Ni no Kuni – The Heir of Light and the Cat Prince Vol. 2 at Amazon or the FNAC

Demon Slayer Vol.15

Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

Demon Slayer is a manga drawn and written by Koyoharu Gotouge. Taking place at the start of the 20th century, the story follows Tanjiro Kamado’s journey. Coming back from the market in the next town, he discovers that his entire family has been murdered by a demon. Only Nezuko, his younger sister, survived the attack but turned into a demon. Therefore, Tanjiro will begin a journey to find a vaccine capable of returning his sister to her human form. A video game adaptation for the PS4 is currently in development.

  • Available January 13, 2021
  • Get Demon Slayer Vol. 15 from Amazon or the FNAC

Pokémon – The Great Adventure – Sword & Shield Vol. 1

Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

Pokémon – The Great Adventure – Sword & Shield is a manga drawn by Yamamoto Satoshi and written by Hidenori Kusaka. It takes place in the region of Galar (reminiscent of Great Britain), where we follow the story of Arnold, a young boy who had just moved to the region. As he spots a giant Pokémon, it almost falls off a cliff, but is saved by Sword and Shield, two trainers. This encounter will mark the start of Arnold’s journey, since it will allow him to obtain his very first Pokémon.

  • Available January 14, 2021
  • Get Pokémon – The Great Adventure – Sword & Shield Vol. 1 at Amazon or the FNAC

Other manga to follow in January 2021

  • Yô-kai Watch Vol.18 (January 6)
  • Fire Force Vol. 17 (January 7)
  • My Hero Academia Vol.27 (7 janvier)
  • One-Punch Man Vol.22 (14 janvier)
  • Gleipnir Vol. 8 (January 22)
  • Sword Art Online – Ordinal Scale Vol.5 (22 janvier)
  • Re: Zero – Chronicles The Amorous Ballad of the Demonic Blade Vol. 1 (January 29)

New comics for January 2021

Spider-Man: The Last Fight

Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

Spider-Man: The Last Fight is a comic book written by Mark Millar, and drawn by Terry Dodson and Frank Cho. It is a version reissued by Panini under the label “Must Have”, a collection of essential superhero adventures according to the publisher. In Spider-Man: The Last Fight, one of Peter Parker’s enemies learns the true identity of the Spider-Man, and kidnaps Aunt May. Spider-Man will have to face several opponents before he gets his hands on the troublemaker.

  • Available January 6, 2021
  • Get Spider-Man: The Last Fight on Amazon or the FNAC

Star Wars – Path of Destiny (1)

Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

Star Wars – The Path of Destiny is a comic strip written by Charles Soule and Greg Pak, and drawn by Jesus Saiz and Raffaele Lenco. It takes place just after the events of the 1980 film, The Empire Strikes Back. The Rebel Alliance has just suffered a crushing defeat against the Empire. Han Solo, betrayed by Lando, is delivered to the enemy as Luke Skywalker learns the truth about his family origins.

  • Available January 6, 2021
  • Get Star Wars – The Way of Fate (1) on Amazon or the FNAC

Halo: Collateral Damage

Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

Halo: Collateral Damage is a comic book written by Alex Irvine and drawn by Dave Corsland. It tells the story of the Great War, the biggest conflict of the interstellar age. The latter pitted the UNSC (United Nations Space Command) against the Covenant Alliance, an extraterrestrial religious empire. We follow the first battles of the Spartan project (which includes the Master Chief), responsible for discovering the intentions of the Alliance in a mining station.

  • Available January 21, 2021
  • Get Halo: Collateral Damage on Amazon or the FNAC

World of Warcraft 3: Breath of War

Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

World of Warcraft 3: Breath of War is a comic book written by Walter Simonson and illustrated by Mike Bowden, Jon Buran and Pop Mahn. It is a reissue of the World of Warcraft series published between 2008 and 2009 in the form of comics and comic books. It tells the story of Lo’gosh, an amnesic human in search of his past.

  • Available January 27, 2021
  • Se procurer World of Warcraft 3 sur Amazon or the FNAC

Injustice – The Gods Are Among Us – Complete Year 2

Mangas, comics: The releases not to be missed in January 2021

Injustice – The Gods are among us is a comic book written by Tom Taylor. Following the murder by his own hands of his pregnant wife, Superman turns into a totalitarian tyrant. He established diktats aimed at preserving peace: individuals who did not respect them were hunted down, then imprisoned … or even killed. From then on, an alliance of villains as well as superheroes was formed to overthrow the regime imposed by the Man of Steel.

  • Available January 29, 2021
  • Get Injustice – Complete Year 2 on Amazon or the FNAC

Other comics to follow in January 2021

  • Avengers 11 (January 6)
  • Spider-Man 11 (January 6)
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (January 6)
  • Star Wars: Secrets of the Galaxy (January 13)
  • Avengers T03 (January 20)
  • Star Wars: Republic Era (January 20)
  • Minecraft 2 (January 27)

Brent Dubin
Brent Dubin, known as the Gaming Giant among Globe Live Media staff, is the chief Gaming Reporter for Globe Live Media. Having attended all the major events of Gaming around the World, he is sure to give you exactly the update related to gaming World you are looking for.