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Manga Planet Chapter Updates: May 2020 Week 2

Don't miss releases with this list of chapter updates for Week 2 of May 2020!

Hello from Manga Planet! The weather’s starting to get really hot in Tokyo, but that hasn’t stopped us from putting out tons of new chapter releases! Here are the chapter updates in Manga Planet on Week 2, May 2020. Don’t forget – Manga Planet is FREE for all until May 31!

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Doctor Mordrid by Masaya Hokazono

Dr. Mordrid journeys to investigate an ancient gold tablet, only to be met by an empty town…

Story Summary:
The year is 1897, the era of the Wild West. Doctor Mordrid may be the scientific community’s outcast, but his unique skills as an archaeologist specializing in occult cases are second to none and begrudgingly recognized by most. With his trusty animal sidekick Kim and more than a few (mechanized) tricks up his sleeve, Doctor Mordrid sets forth to investigate incredible happenings on the American Frontier.


Inugami Kai by Masaya Hokazono

Chapter 51: The Rampant Malevolent God –
Akiko tries to reason with her father. Has she truly given up on their plans, or…?

Chapter 52: Set In Motion –
A great terror descends over the town, and there may be no one left to stop it.

Story Summary:
A story of a dog and a boy but not in the ways one may think. The only things the dog Inugami knows about himself and his past are his abilities to heal quickly, grow blades from his back, and that someone somewhere once told him to watch over humanity. Being surrounded by humans who yearn to capture his powers for their own ulterior motives makes him question what use there is in protecting such a terrible species…until he stumbles upon the young man Fumiki in an abandoned building and becomes his friend.


Stories of Andromeda Galaxy by Keiko Takemiya

Chapter 15 –
With the humans on a losing side of a one-sided battle, what else can Jimusa and Afulu become?

Story Summary:
In one corner of the Andromeda Nebula lies the planet Astria, where the peace of its Cosmoralia Empire has been shattered by autonomous machines which can take over people’s consciousness. On opposing sides of the coin are successor to the throne Prince Jimsa, now part of the resistance, and Affle, his long lost twin sister. As fate brings them together, it also draws them closer to their climactic fight alongside the female cyborg warrior Il.


Chilling Messages by Masaya Hokazono

Haunted Tours, Cont. – interview with the Author Part 2
Haunted Tours, Cont. – Ghost Notes #2
Hokazono-sensei tells us about when he started getting interested in horror.

Story Summary:
A collection of four-panel comics where Masaya Hokazono talks about the toils and travails of being a horror manga artist. In this light-hearted romp through his day job, he tackles things such as reader-submitted ghost stories, the terrors of social media disapproval, hospital experiences, real fake psychics, and what may be the scariest things of all – his fellows in the horror manga industry!


Ragna Chronicles by Masaya Hokazono

A Metal Whale’s Dream –
Spurred on by vague promises of treasure, the boys find a way to return a flying whale to its sky.

Story Summary:
On the planet Raguna, there is a music festival. With Leader at its helm, the musical group “Karriot” is brought to life by Gaia’s organ, Freya’s guitar, Seiichiro’s mandolin, and Nathaniel’s pipe…but his pipe isn’t just any ordinary pipe! The legend says of the Clausel pipe that “If you play the pipe on the night of Pavana, the moon shall be alight as the stars dance in delight.” But what does this mean, exactly…? In Masaya Hokazono’s sci-fi fantasy done in the style of legends, these mushroom man friends encounter falling stars, destroyed moons, and the cycle of life, death, and rebirth itself!


GAIRA – Confidential Records of Mythical Beasts by Syufo Itahashi

Chapter 26 – Final Battle! The Top Floor of Ball Tower –
The time has come for the new generation of the Raijyoukai to fight. How much further can they go?

Story Summary:
In an alternate 2019, against the backdrop of Kyoto, the Culture Capital, Mobile Warrior Monks, JSDF Special Forces Group members and mad scientists alike are all in search of the mysterious Gaira Factor, sealed away in an underground temple. Only the Gaira Six Poets, a group of genetically enhanced humans led by “pipe walker” Zenkyo, can have a chance of standing in their way. A futuristic cult classic predating the cyberpunk boom in Japan!


MAOMAO! by bomi

Chapter 9 + 10 –
Mao-chan’s supposed to take over the human world…but does she still even want to?

Story Summary:
A demon lord has been summoned to the mortal realm, and she plans to make this strange realm bend to her will! But how is that possible when her powers are weakened and she’s stuck in this tiny body? It seems like she’ll have to stay over at this Yamada guy’s place in the meantime – wait, Yamada doesn’t want her to? Psh, as if he had a choice!


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