Sui Ishida, creator of Tokyo Ghoul has debuted a brand new manga called CHOUJIN X and it’s really something!
Here’s the synopsis:
Azuma Higashi is a rather popular boy. Although he may be somewhat small, he has good fighting skills, a strong sense of justice, and his grades are at the top of his class. This is the opposite of Tokio Kurohara, his friend who does not listen in class and is simply a bystander while Azuma fights. Nonetheless, these two childhood friends’ bond is strong, no matter how different they may be.
The two live in Yamato Prefecture, an incredibly ordinary district with some areas destroyed by Choujin. Choujin are humans with dangerous supernatural powers, often the cause of the surrounding destruction. Whilst on their way back home, Tokio and Azuma encounter a Choujin, who threatens to kill them. Having no chance of escape, Tokio and Azuma make a crucial decision: to become Choujin.
With these new powers acquired, Tokio can no longer be the bystander he once was, now entrapped in a world where fighting is unavoidable.
The first chapter started out ok, wasn’t expecting much but as it progressed it gradually unfolded a darker narrative! It’s hard to say if this story will fall short like Tokyo Ghoul but if he’s learned anything from it, then we might be in for one hell of a trip.
Truth be told, based on the artwork, I feel the passion and love already being poured into this series, I can already feel the passion and love being poured into this series. The two main characters with Azuma being my favorite! That young man is always ready for a fight. Tokio on the other hand seemed like a shy yet loyal friend. I didn’t care much for him but I gotta respect his loyalty to take an unknown serum with his friend.
This world is going to be interesting to explore!