Are you eagerly awaiting the next installment of Shibatarian? In this Japanese manga series, you’ll follow the unusual friendship between Hajime Sato and Shibata.
Meet Hajime Sato:
Hajime Sato was just an ordinary boy, but he had a mind that was anything but ordinary. He hated following the crowd and thought of everyone else as fools. He knew he was different and wanted to forge his own path.
The Bizarre Encounter:
One day, Hajime stumbled upon a buried boy beneath a plum blossom tree. Only the boy’s face was visible, and the rest of his body was buried. This boy’s name was Shibata, and Sato decided to help him out. He asked Shibata how he ended up in such a strange predicament. Shibata revealed that he was practicing for a play under the plum blossom tree when a group of bullies came along and buried him there.
A Night of Friendship:
After this peculiar encounter, Sato and Shibata struck up a conversation that lasted the entire night. Sato learned that Shibata was an introverted person who spent most of his days without any friends. Sato’s presence was like a ray of sunshine in Shibata’s life, and they quickly became friends.
Movie Nights and More:
The two friends spent their days together, often watching movies at Shibata’s enormous house that resembled a castle. Their bond grew stronger with each passing day.
The School Festival and a Plan:
When the school festival approached, Shibata and Sato decided to create a movie for the cultural event. Shibata crafted an incredible plot for the movie, which Sato found to be the best he had ever read. However, their plans took an unexpected turn when the school decided to showcase a soccer play instead, leading to Shibata and Sato being shunned by their classmates.
Shibatarian Series Details:
Shibatarian is a Japanese manga with genres like Drama, Horror, Shounen, Fantasy, Supernatural, and Mystery. It was first released in 2023 and is licensed by Shueisha. You can read it in the Shounen Jump+ magazine and the English version is licensed by MangaPlus.
Chapter 12 Recap:
In the previous chapter, Sato and Hinata manage to escape from Shibata when he hesitated to harm them. They believe that Shibata is a good person who needs help, so they head to their school to search for clues about how Shibata died.
Chapter 13 Release Date:
Prepare for Shibatarian Chapter 13, which is expected to be released on Thursday, September 21, 2023. Don’t miss out on this intriguing story!