Yasuo Ohtagaki, who is the mangaka behind the Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt and Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Gaiden manga series, is getting to work on a new project. The manga will be based on the 1980s anime Fang of the Sun DOUGRAM. Original director Ryousuke Takahashi is involved as a supervisor for the project.
Anime News Network, which reported on it, further said, “The color manga is titled Get truth Taiyō no Kiba Dougram, and it will launch as a web manga in Shogakukan’s eBigComic4 manga website on May 28.”
The story involves a colony world known as Deloyer and the harshness of its ruler, Donan Cashim. A group of rebels come together stand up to him.
In addition to this and his Gundam work, Ohtagaki is the mangaka for the Moonlight Mile series.
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