Near the conclusion Olympia Kyklos by Mari Yamazaki (Thermae Romae)

Near the conclusion Olympia Kyklos by Mari Yamazaki (Thermae Romae)

The Olympia Kyklos manga by Mari Yamazaki (author of remarkable historical works such as Thermae Romae from Star Comics and Plinius from Flashbook), currently being published in our country by the Star Comics publishing house, is about to return from its long break in the next issue. of Shueisha's Grand Jump magazine, which also revealed that the story is drawing to a close. We remind you that the manga has been on hiatus since August last year.

About the Olympia Kyklos manga

Mari Yamazaki launched the Olympia Kyklos manga in Grand Jump magazine in March 2018. Shueisha published the sixth volume of the manga in August 2021 while the anime Extra Olympia Kyklos debuted in April 2020 on Crunchyroll and is available in our country on VVVVID. Star Comics is publishing the manga in our country.

Olympia Kyklos departs from ancient Greece to reach the present day. It begins by telling the story of the Greek painter Demetrius, who illustrates scenes of daily life and sports, myths and legends on the amphorae. Despite being inclined to sport but averse to competition, he is chosen to represent his village in a competition that will decide the fate of his people. Frightened and worried, he hides in a clay pot, which is struck by lightning. Demetrio remains unharmed but, coming out of the pot, he realizes that he was catapulted into the middle of the Tokyo Olympics in 1964. Yes, somehow he ended up in Tokyo in 1964! Of course, Demetrios has no idea what Japan is. What will become of him?

We remind you that the anime adaptation of the manga Thermae Romae Novae, read our review in this article, debuted worldwide on March 28 on Netflix. Also created by Mari Yamazaki, the story tells the journey through time of Lucius, a bathroom designer in the Roman Empire who arrives in today's Japan, where he learns about the culture of Japanese spas.