The entertainment industry was hard hit in the year 2020 due to the pandemic and many anime series were delayed and canceled. There is uplifting news for the fans of manga series as the year 2020 is a year when much old manga series have returned to surprise the fans. The announcements for new manga series have also been made and the fans cannot wait for their favorite mangas to come out and entertain them. One of your favorite manga series called Ushijima the Loan Shark will be returning with an all-new plot and story. The makers have announced a spinoff of the popular series. Let’s get to know more about it.
What was the latest announcement made regarding the Ushijima the Loan Shark?
35th issue of this year’s Shogakukan’s Big Comic Spirits magazine made an exciting announcement regarding the popular manga Ushijima the Loan Shark. The team behind the magazine made an announced on Monday that the popular manga Yu Hayato’s will be coming out with a spinoff manga which will be named Ushijima the Loan Shark: The Legend of Nikumamushi. The anime will be coming out this summer and will entertain the fans with a new twist in the plot.
Why was Ushijima the Loan Shark delayed?
Yamikin Ushijima-Kun and Nikumamushi Densetsu who are the writers of the manga were focusing on their other anime called Nikumamushi. The production of the anime was halted in April 2019. The writers announced the official break and the release got delayed due to the break season.
Yu Hayato made a launch of the spinoff manga and hired the original manga’s writer Shohei Manabe who works for Shogakukan’s Yawaraka Spirits online magazine. Ushijima the Loan Shark: The Legend of Nikumamushi will revolve on Nikumamushi’s life who is the main protagonist of the anime.
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About Ushijima the Loan Shark
Ushijima the Loan Shark is a popular Japanese manga that is written and illustrated by Shohei Manabe. The anime series began serialization in Weekly Big Comic Spirits and has been in the entertainment business since May 2004. The manga released the last chapters in March 2019 and completed publishing 493 chapters. The series has released 46 volumes.
When was the spin-off manga announced?
A spinoff manga that focused on Nikumamushi made its debut in Shogakukan’s Yawaraka Spirits online magazine and published in February 2017. Yu Hayato was responsible for handling the art. Ushijima the Loan Shark has been adapted into various TV shows and also had movie adaptations.
What is the story of Ushijima the Loan Shark?
The story of the spin-off manga will revolve around the life of Kaoru Ushijima who is a loan shark. He offers a cash loan to people illegally. He gives money and loan to people who have no means to attain money lawfully. He charges a 50% interest rate and demands the money to be paid back in 10 days.
Ushijima believes that it is important to taking advantage of people because if you don’t do that you cannot be successful. He lives his life by taking advantage of people and prefers to offer loans to people who don’t have the capacity to return the money. However, makes sure that he is paid back in full. He makes sure to get his money back. He is brutal and harsh to people and forces people to give his money back through all kinds of dirty and harsh means.