Rook from Yu-Gi-Oh! SEVENS gets own manga
On Friday, Shueisha's V Jump October issue revealed Yu-Gi-Oh! SEVENS, the new addition to the franchise, will be getting a new manga in the magazine in its November issue starting from September 19th. The manga illustrations will be handled by Tasuku Sugie and Masahiro Hikokubo will be writing the story. The manga is titled, 'Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens: Rook! Bakurrtsu Hadō Den!!' which translates to Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens: Rook! Legend of Exploding Military Rule!!
This manga is the second manga adaptation of the series. Previously, Megumi Sasaki launched a comedy spinoff manga titled 'Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens: Boku no Road Gakuen (My Road Academy)' in the September issue of Shueisha's Saikyō Jump magazine on August 4th.
ANIME PLOT :
The anime follows a protagonist in elementary school for the first time in the franchise. It has a new "Rush Duel" rule and the premise is a town of Gōha in the future. Yūga Ōdō, a fifth-grade student, loves both inventions and dueling. His classmate Took is a self-proclaimed "number one duelist at Gōha 7 Elementary School". Gakuto is the school's student council president whereas Romin is Yuga's classmate.
The new anime was created as a commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Franchise. The series was announced by Konami with a teasing phrase, "the history of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Anime series will change".