After 23 Years, The Manga D.N.Angel Is Ending

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Debuting in November 1997, Yukiru Sugisaki’s manga D.N.Angel will draw to a close in the March issue of Monthly Asuka.


The manga tells the story of a schoolboy who transforms into a phantom thief whenever he has romantic feelings about his crush. An anime adaptation was broadcasted on Japanese TV in 2003, and a PlayStation 2 game (pictured) was released that same year.

The manga did go on a break between August 2005 and April 2008, and after a seven-year hiatus in 2011 it resumed monthly serialization in 2018. (You can see the whole timeline of releases here.)

On Twitter, Sugisaki released the cover art for the latest issue of Monthly Asuka and thanked fans for their years of support.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.


WTF! I was just thinking today how I enjoyed this manga back when I was a teenager and wondering what had become of it. Well, here you go. I’m gonna have to dig up my volumes and give it another go.