The June issue of Takeshobo’s Kindai Mahjong magazine distributed a “part 0” of another manga titled Yami Ma no Mamiya (Yami-Mahjong Fighter Mamiya) by Nobuyuki Fukumoto on Wednesday. The manga marks Fukumoto’s freshest work in the magazine, 15 months after he finished his Akagi manga in the magazine in February 2018. The new manga’s story is set 20 years after the completion of Akagi.
Regardless of the marking of the part, the magazine does not affirm if the new manga will have a full serialization. Notwithstanding, the magazine teases toward the finish of the section, “For what occurs straightaway, sit tight for more data!” The magazine records the part with a pleasantry for the new Reiwa time, which began on Wednesday. (“Section 0” in Japanese is “Dai-Rei-Wa.”)
The story rotates around the mahjong betting adventures of Shigeru Akagi. After an outrageous round of chicken one night in 1958, Akagi unemotionally enters a yakuza mahjong parlor to shake the police’s trail. Despite the fact that he is new to the standards of mahjong, his betting instinct spares a little time card shark, Nangou, and awards him a seat at the betting table. As the night advances, the stakes are raised both inside the amusement and for Akagi, who is under the doubt of the nearby policeman, Yasuoka. Be that as it may, Akagi figures out how to overcome Keiji Yagi notwithstanding Yagi’s swindling amid the amusement—and awes the individuals from the betting house.
Madhouse adjusted the manga into an anime TV arrangement titled Tōhai Densetsu Akagi: Yami ni Maiorita Tensai. “Mahjong Legend Akagi: The Genius Who Descended Into the Darkness”. The Akagi anime debuted in Japan on NTV on October 5, 2005, and kept running for 26 scenes until its decision on March 29, 2006.
In September 2013, spilling administration Crunchyroll reported the permitting of the anime in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbeans, and South and Central America.