Manga ‘Shoukoku no Altair’ Ends Serialization

Manga ‘Shoukoku no Altair’ Ends Serialization

Kotono Katou‘s Shoukoku no Altair (Altair: A Record of Battles) manga ended its 17-year serialization in Shounen Sirius‘s January 2024 issue on Saturday.

Katou began serializing the action fantasy manga in Shounen Sirius in July 2007. Kodansha shipped the 25th volume in March 2022. The 26th and final volume is scheduled to be released in Spring 2024. Kodansha USA licensed the manga for digital publishing in English in 2017 and released the 25th volume in September 2022.

MAPPA produced a 24-episode television anime in Summer 2017. The anime is streaming on Amazon Prime with English subtitles.

Shoukoku no Altair won the 41st Kodansha Manga Awards in the Shounen category.


For generations, the Turkiye Devleti and the Balt-Rhein Empire have stood in stern opposition to each other. Then one night, when an imperial minister is found assassinated, the two nations are plunged into a potentially explosive situation. As the generals of Turkiye’s council cry for war, Mahmut comes to discover the devious truth behind the assassination. Thus the young pasha’s battle for his country, peace, and trust in his fellow man begins! (Source: Kodansha, edited)

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