DAIGO THE BEAST: UMEHARA FIGHTING GAMERS VOLUME 2 – NOW AVAILABLE

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THE BEAST IS BACK! Daigo The Beast: Umehara Fighting Gamers manga returns with new volume in stores from UDON!
He’s one of the most dominant fighting game champions in the world, a legend in the FGC! But Daigo Umehara started out as just a kid, battling through challengers in Japanese arcades during the golden age of fighting games. Now North American fans can learn how the player became the legend as UDON Entertainment resumes publishing the incredible action-biography manga DAIGO THE BEAST: UMEHARA FIGHTING GAMERS!

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Best known for his aggressive playstyle and nearly psychic ability to predict and counter his opponent’s next move, Daigo Umehara’s many victories and bloodthirsty style have earned him the nickname “The Beast.” In the DAIGO THE BEAST manga, explore the real-life events that built the fighting game community, and the strategies and play styles developed by Daigo and his fellow gamers.’

“We are very excited to be able to complete the epic DAIGO THE BEAST manga series,” said UDON Entertainment’s Publisher Erik Ko. “Daigo is an absolute legend, and watching his matches is mind-blowing. The manga captures that intensity perfectly, and we think fighting game fans and manga fans will be thrilled with the quick releases of the rest of this story.”

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With the newly-released DAIGO THE BEAST Volume 2 now available in bookstores and comic shops everywhere, fans can look forward to Volume 3 in December 2021, Volume 4 in February 2022, and the story’s conclusion in Volume 5 in May 2022.

So follow the legend of ‘The Beast’ in this truly unique mix between incredible action, emotional e-sports battles, and an epic coming of age story in DAIGO THE BEAST: UMEHARA FIGHTING GAMERS!

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AVAILABLE NOW:

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DAIGO THE BEAST: UMEHARA FIGHTING GAMERS! Volume 1
DETAILS: 386pg, 5.75×8.25”, $19.99USD
AVAILABLE NOW!
ISBN: 978-1772940572
Shinya Ohnuki, a gamer with prodigious talent, is drawn into the wild and wonderful world of fighting games after a chance meeting with Daigo Umehara… “The Beast!” An enduring rivalry between Umehara and “Nuki” is born in the heat of battle!

 

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DAIGO THE BEAST: UMEHARA FIGHTING GAMERS! Volume 2
DETAILS: 376pg, 5.75×8.25”, $19.99USD
AVAILABLE NOW!
ISBN: 978-1772940589
In the 1990s, the young Daigo is rising above the fray on the challenging Akihabra arcade beat. But when his singular dedication to gaming faces the resistance of an unforgiving society, conflict begins to brew.

 

COMING SOON:

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DAIGO THE BEAST: UMEHARA FIGHTING GAMERS! Volume 3
DETAILS: 376pg, 5.75×8.25”, $19.99USD
RELEASE DATE: December, 2021
ISBN: 978-1772941876

 

 

 

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DAIGO THE BEAST: UMEHARA FIGHTING GAMERS! Volume 4
DETAILS: 280pg, 5.75×8.25”, $19.99USD
RELEASE DATE: February, 2022
ISBN: 978-1772941883

 

 

 

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DAIGO THE BEAST: UMEHARA FIGHTING GAMERS! Volume 5
DETAILS: 280pg, 5.75×8.25”, $19.99USD
RELEASE DATE: May, 2022
ISBN: 978-1772942170

 

 

 

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