VIZ Media announced that Riichiro Inagaki and Boichi’s Dr. Stone manga is set to release in the U.S. on September 4. VIZ passed along the following statement for the series’ debut:

STONE is written by Riichiro Inagaki (EYESHIELD 21) with art by Boichi. The series is rated ‘T’ for Teens and will be published in print under the Shonen Jump imprint with an MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN. DR. STONEalso launches digitally on September 4th via viz.com and the VIZ Manga App, as well as from the Nook, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comiXology, and Google Play stores. Future volumes of the series will be published on a bi-monthly basis.

In DR. STONE, one fateful day all of humanity is suddenly turned to stone. Many millennia later, high school student Taiju frees himself from the petrification and finds himself surrounded by statues. The situation looks grim—until he runs into his science-loving friend Senku! Together they plan to restart civilization with the power of science!

“DR. STONE blends a compelling story, characters, and richly detailed artwork with real-world scientific principles to form an intriguing new series,” says John Bae, Editor. “We invite readers to discover DR. STONE this September!”

For additional information on DR. STONE and other titles published by VIZ Media, please visit viz.com.

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