Astro Baby manga: A New Sci-fi thriller by Jump Comics

A new apocalyptic sci-fi thriller, Astro Baby manga has just started on Shonen Jump Comics and on Manga Plus. The Soloist in a Cage creator Moriya Shiro is behind this new series. Let’s check out more details about this manga and the next chapter’s release date.

Astro Baby manga
Credit: Shueisha, Moriya Shiro

Thoughts on Astro Baby manga

The latest science fiction thriller “Astro Baby” by Moriya Shiro, author of “Soloist in a Cage,” was fantastic. Even if the scenario of a zombie apocalypse isn’t particularly original, the first chapter succeeded in making it feel new because of its fantastic dialogue and unusual 1950s-like USA backdrop.

When he must choose between the mother and the child, like in the concluding pages of chapter 1, there is a wonderful scene. Reading it in English on Manga Plus is a must!

Epic Science Fiction Survival An enigmatic comet crashed to Earth, triggering a cannibalistic sickness that has quarantined the metropolis. The setting is a tense thriller. Six years later, a young soldier comes back to this village in search of his long-lost love in Astro Baby manga.

Pregnant with the kid of another man is an older woman who is a researcher. However, another disaster strikes this community right before she gives birth. A soldier and an unusual infant are carrying humanity’s destiny.

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In the sci-fi thriller manga, the village of North Hill is put on lockdown as a result of a cannibalistic disease called Cooper’s Disease that has devastated the world. Billy, a North Hill native and soldier, goes back to visit the woman he loves after six long years away.

Astro Baby manga
Credit: Shueisha, Moriya Shiro

Release Date for Astro Baby Chapter 2

The manga, Astro Baby Chapter 2 release date is February 10, 2024, at 12 am JST.

Time ZoneDateTime
Korean Standard TimeFebruary 10, 202412:00 a.m. (KST)
Pacific Standard TimeFebruary 9, 20247:00 a.m. (PST)
Indian Standard TimeFebruary 9, 20248:30 p.m. (IST)
Central European TimeFebruary 9, 20244:00 p.m. (CET)
Australian Standard TimeFebruary 10, 20241:00 a.m. (AST)
Japanese Standard TimeFebruary 10, 202412:00 a.m. (JST)

Where the fans can read Astro Baby manga?

The fans and readers can enjoy, Astro Baby Chapter 2 on Jump Comics and on the Manga Plus app and website.

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