Today during Viz Media’s panel at San Diego’s Comic Con International that they will be releasing print volumes for Nobuaki Enoki and Takeshi Obata’s (Death Note, Bakuman.) mystery shounen manga, Gakkyuu Houtei (School Judgement). The first volume is planned to be released on February 2016.
Nobuaki and Takeshi released the manga under Shueisha’s Shuukan Shounen Jump magazine on December 1, 2014. The manga ended on May 27, 2015 with 22 chapters total and 3 planned compiled volumes. Currently there are two Japanese volumes of the manga. The first volume was released on May 1, 2015, the second is planned to ship on July 3, 2015. The third volume is slated to be published on August 4, 2015.
Viz Media published the manga digitally for weekly release last December.
It’s official! Gakkyu Hotei: School Judgment joins the Weekly Shonen Jump lineup! More delicious Obata Sensei art for your eyes to eat up!
— Shonen Jump (@shonenjump) December 15, 2014
Synopsis of Gakkyuu Houtei from Viz Media:
As problems continue to plague the elementary school system, a new solution is enacted in the form of the School Judgment System! Now the young students themselves will be responsible for solving the issues that befall them! But are they up to the task?