Thunderbolt Fantasy is Getting a Manga

Friday, July 15th, 2016

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Gen Urobuchi (left) and Yui Sakuma (right) posing with puppets from Thunderbolt Fantasy

The high-flying puppet show is now getting a manga drawn by Yui Sakuma, known for creating the manga Complex Age. Furthermore, Sakuma will be working closely with Gen Urobuchi, who is the script writer and supervising editor for the Thunderbolt Fantasy show. The manga will premiere July 21 in both Kodansha’s Morning and D Morning magazines.

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Thunderbolt Fantasy is a collaboration between Nitroplus (character designs), Good Smile Company (modeling advisor), and PILI Multimedia Inc. (a Taiwanese hand puppet company known for creating dramas). Along with Urobuchi being the chief supervisor and script writer, Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan, Xenoblade Chronicles X) is composing the soundtrack. The TV series premiered on July 8 and is available for streaming on Crunchyroll.


About Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper graduated Ball State University with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in Professional Writing. Originally joining Operation Rainfall as an anime news writer, he also writes gaming news and dabbles in reviews. His one true love in life is Xenosaga, and he prays daily for a fourth game.