On 8 November, Elex Media’s Twitter account posted the list of books that will be published for the second week of November 2021. The list of new comic book releases for 10 November 2021 includes the first volume of The King’s Beast manga written by Rei Toma and according to the product page on Gramedia.com, the book retails for IDR 40000 (about US$ 2.8).
Here’s the synopsis of The King’s Beast:
“Ajin, a rare creature of half-human and half-animal. They are oppressed and controlled by humans. The King’s Beast tells the story of Rangetsu, a female ajin who disguises herself as a boy and enters the palace as the “servant beast” of the 4th prince, Tenyo. It was all done to kill Tenyo, to avenge his younger brother. When she finally sees the chance to do that, Rangetsu saw Tenyo’s real face which was beyond her expectation.”
Elex Media Komputindo is a comics publisher under the Kompas-Gramedia Group. The publisher releases licensed foreign comics, including manga, and also Indonesian comics. Since 2005, Elex Media also published comics that were intended for mature audiences under the new imprint called Level Comics.
DISCLAIMER: the availability of books at bookstores / agents may differ from the planned schedule, especially for regions outside of Java island. Detailed explanation can be seen at point Q11 in ELEX FAQ. To obtain accurate information regarding the availability of the book, it is advised to contact the Customer Service of your stores of choice for confirmation. For Gramedia bookstores, the contact numbers can be obtained via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Indonesian Anime Times