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The king of insects will sweep you off your feet!

Created by Tomohiro Hasegawa | MoreLess about Moriking

Shota Aikawa loves bugs. His sister, Shoko, hates them. One summer, Shota takes on the responsibility of raising Moriking, a rhinoceros beetle. But when the larva emerges from its pupa as an attractive man with a horn and crown on his head, Shota’s summer becomes a lot more interesting! And Shoko’s a lot more miserable…

Tomohiro Hasegawa was born on July 31, 1990. In 2012 he participated in Shonen Jump’s Golden Future Cup with the one shot, Koi no Cupid Yakenohara Jin (Love’s Cupid Jin Yakenohara), which was later serialized in 2013. His second series, Spring Weapon No. 1, was published in 2016. His third series, Moriking began serialization in 2020.

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Digital Only Moriking, Vol. 2

Moriking, Vol. 2

Rivals show up to challenge Moriking for the title of king of the forest. The Aikawa family is just along for the ride as Moriking takes on a great purple emperor butterfly in one ridiculous contest after another! Shoko’s part-time job offers a reprieve from the insectoid madness—wait, does another new coworker of hers have antennae?

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