Akame, armed with the Demon Sword Murasame, is ready for action!

Earlier today, Yen Press announced that they acquired the domestic rights to Akame ga KILL! Zero by Takahiro and Kei Toru. The title is slated to hit retailers in Spring 2016. Yen Press confirmed that they plan a print release for the title.

Akame ga KILL! Zero is a prequel to Takahiro and Tetsuya Tashiro’s Akame ga KILL! manga series. The ongoing title made its d├ębut in Monthly Big Gangan magazine, and currently spans three collected volumes.

Yen Press currently holds the rights to the original Akame ga KILL! manga series, which they began releasing in January. Sentai Filmworks currently holds the rights to the anime adaptation of the series, which is currently airing on Toonami. Crunchyroll is also streaming Akame ga KILL! in its entirety in subtitled format.

Source: Twitter (Yen Press)