Ubisoft And Viz Media Partner For Assassin's Creed Manga

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While the next gen Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla recently launched on multiple platforms, fans of the series may be thirsty for some new content while waiting for another new game. Ubisoft is producing some more Assassin’s Creed stories, but in manga form, as the production company has partnered with Viz Media to create Assassin’s Creed: Blade of the Shao Jun.

Hitting stores on February 16, Blade of Shao Jun spins out of Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China, extending the game’s story. Creator Minoji Kurata takes readers back to the Great Ming Empire where Emperor Jiajing created a period of turmoil thanks to a political purge. The Brotherhood only has one assassin still around, Shao Jun. Check out some of the interior pages from the book below.

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“The story reveals details of Shao Jun’s present-day descendant, LisaHuang, a research subject testing a machine called the Animus,” reads the official synopsis for the manga. The Animus allows Lisa to relive Shao Jun’s memories through powerful simulations; thinking this is behavioral therapy, Lisa is unaware that Dr. Kagami is using her and Shao Jun’s memories to discover the location of the mysterious box treasure. The fate of the mysterious box is now in the hands of both the past and present!”

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