The official drama script of “TouMu” also known as “Musical: Touken Ranbu”, called “Drama Musical: Touken Ranbu: Atsukashiyama Ibun” has gotten its first manga adaptation on the WEC comic website “Tonari no Young Jump”. The serialization will start on September 24, 2021.
This work “Musical: Touken Ranbu: Atsukashiyama Ibun” is based on the official drama script that was released in 2019, and the first manga of “TouMu” will be handled by the author Yamazaki Kyou, known for “Shikeishuu Sousakan: Akutagawa Kai no Jikenbo” and “Penalty School”.
The story takes place on Atsukashiyama, Oshu Hiraizumi, in Bunji 5 Year (1189), and the fast-paced actions on the achievements of the featured Touken Danshi, such as Kashuu Kiyomitsu, Mikazuki Munechika, Kogitsunemaru, Ishikirimaru, Iwatooshi, and Imanotsurugi, will be drawn by Yamazaki.
The manga of “Musical: Touken Ranbu: Atsukashiyama Ibun” will start on September 24, on “Tonari no Young Jump”.
● Title: “Musical: Touken Ranbu: Atsukashiyama Ibun” Manga
● Manga Artist: Yamazaki Kyou
● Original Work: Drama Touken Ranbu: Atsukashiyama Ibun (Script: Mikasono Chuuji)
● Supervision: Musical: Touken Ranbu Production Committee
● Original Idea: “Touken Ranbu Online” by DMM GAMES/ Nitroplus
● Serialization Media: Tonari no Young Jump
● Serialization Starting Date: September 24, 2021 (Friday)
● Serialization Frequency: Every Friday
In AD 2205, the “History Revisionists” started their assault on the past.
In order to prevent any alterations to the history, the Time Government dispatched the “Saniwa” to the past. Then, the “Touken Danshi” with the soul of the sword was bought to live due to the power of Saniwa and they will be involved in the fight to protect history.
Then, a new dispatch order was given to the Touken Danshi by the Saniwa.
The team consists of Kashuu Kiyomitsu as the leader with Mikazuki Munechika, Kogitsunemaru, Ishikirimaru, Iwatooshi, and Imanotsurugi was send to the battlefield on Atsukashiyama, Oshu Hiraizumi, in Bunji 5 Year (1189).
— Bunji 5 Year
Minamoto no Yoshitsune headed toward Fujiwara Clan at Oushu Hiraizumi as he was chased by his brother, Minamoto no Yoritomo.
However, Yoshitsune was cornered by Fujiwara no Yasuhiro due to the pressure of Yoritomo, whose influence is expanding, and committed suicide on the spot.
After the death of Yoshitsune, a fierce battle was revolved around Yoritomo’s army, who took the opportunity to take control of Oushu, and the Fujiwara’s army led by Yasuhiro, took place at Atsukashiyama. Due to the invasion of Hiraizumi, the Fujiwara clan of Oushu was eliminated.
The target of the “History Revisionists” is Minamoto no Yoshitsune.
The alterations that were committed are Yoshitsune, who was supposed to be dead, is still alive, and Benkei joined followed Yasuhiro as they fight against the Yoritomo’s army at Atsukashiyama.
The order of the Touken Danshi was to return the history to the proper order, which is Yoshitsune die due to unnatural reasons and Benkei die according to the correct history…
In the end, what’s the result of this battle…?
(C) Yamazaki Kyou/ Shueisha (C) Musical: Touken Ranbu Production Committee