The June issue of Leed Publishing‘s Monthly Comic Ran magazine uncovered on April 27 that Kan Takahama‘s Nyx no Lantern (Nyx’s Lantern) manga will finish in two chapters.
On the off chance that the manga does not take any breaks, it will finish with the 50th chapter in the magazine’s August issue on June 27.
“In 1878, as the wave of Western culture spreads through Japan, in Nagasaki, Miyo, a girl orphaned in the Satsuma Rebellion works at a curio shop called Vingt. The dresses, sewing machines, binoculars, boots, and other items acquired at the Paris Exhibition by the proprietor KOURA Momotoshi have aroused her curiosity. Miyo accumulates experience in her job while using clairvoyant ability which she has possessed since she was very young. The story vibrantly depicts a new age that visits a Nagasaki thriving with merchants and prostitutes, centering on Miyo’s changes as she begins to experience feelings for Momotoshi akin to the awakening of love, and Momotoshi’s past, which gradually comes to light. Based on a thorough investigation of the history, things are depicted along with the colorful historical background of the period, and interesting facts about antiques that appear in the work are included as mini-columns. In these ways, the author’s knowledge is well utilized, enhancing the manga’s feeling of reality.”