Kessen no Kuon, the new series by Yoshino Matsuoka, started being serialized in the 35th issue of Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine, which came out on 2 August 2017.
The series tells the strange action story of Kuon, who has the strength to kill ‘Tatari’, monsters who eat dead people, and of a high school girl who has no inspiration in life called Mikoto. Mikoto is from a family which is well known for performing exorcisms. She got the request to perform one, but she can’t see the Tatari because she has no inspiration. And that’s why she is going into the mountains, to find the ‘Tatari killer’. There she meets the mysterious anime otaku and coffee junky Kuon…
Furthermore, on the main page it says that the ‘first magazine heroine selection’ is starting the last round.
The candidates are: Rui Tachibana from Domestic Girlfriend, Nanako Yukishiro from Senryuu Shojo, Fuuka Aoi from Fuuka, Natsu Takasaki from Baby Steps and Misaki Hoshino from Hoshino, Me wo Tsubutte. How to vote will be explained in the magazine. On another note, the series August Outlaw by Daisuke Miyata and Rakuraku Shinwa by Tsubaki Tarou will come to an end with this issue.