Note: The synopsis has been updated.
VIZ Media has confirmed that they’ll be releasing the first volume of Assassin’s Creed: Blade of Shao Jun, a manga from Minoji Kurata based on the popular video game series, next year. Kurata originally launched the manga under the name Assassin’s Creed: China in Sunday GX magazine in October 2019, and it was then compiled and released in Japan this summer.
1526 AD—China is ruled by the Great Ming Empire. Though the empire flourishes, the winds of the new Emperor’s political purge are sweeping over the land, and turmoil is brewing. With the decimation of her comrades, Shao Jun has become China’s last Assassin. After escaping to Europe, she has now returned alone to her homeland. Her purpose: vengeance!
Blade of Shao Jun is set to be available in the United States on February 16, 2021.