Popular comedy biology manga series Cells at Work!, created by Akane Shimizu, ended its run in Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Sirius today with the release of the March 2021 issue. The final two-part story looked at the new coronavirus and its internal effects on the body from the perspective of the characters in the series. The 6th and final volume of Cells at Work! will be released in Japan on February 6.
— 月刊少年シリウス編集部 (@shonen_sirius) January 26, 2021
TV anime adaptations of Cells at Work! season two, and its spin-off series Cells at Work! CODE BLACK, are both currently airing on Japanese TV with streams around the world from Funimation and their partners. Crunchyroll streamed the first season of Cells at Work!, describing it as much:
This is a story about you. A tale about the inside of your body… According to a new study, the human body consists of approximately 37 trillion cells. These cells are hard at work every day within a world that is your body. From the oxygen carrying Red Blood Cells to the bacteria fighting White Blood Cells, Get to know the unsung heroes and the drama that unfolds inside of you!
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