The fifth and latest chapter of Rensuke Oshikiri‘s Pico Pico Shōnen EX (Pico-Pico Boy EX) manga revealed on Thursday on Ohta Publishing Co.‘s Ohta Web Comic site that the manga will end in its next chapter.
Oshikiri debuted the manga in March 2017. The manga series is autobiographical, with Oshikiri using the manga to tell stories and experiences of his life centered around video games in his childhood (the manga’s main character uses Oshikiri’s real name, Ryōta Kanzaki). In the first chapter of the manga, an adult Oshikiri plays on the PlayStation 4 to get away from the inconveniences of life, and also spends time in the famous independent arcade Mikado in Takadanobaba, Tokyo, describing its focus on fighting games, and joining a Samurai Shodown tournament.
Oshikiri (Hi Score Girl, Pupipō!) published the original Pico-Pico Boy manga series in Ohta’s CONTINUE game magazine from 2007 to 2009. The Pico Pico Shōnen Turbo sequel ran on the Poko Poko website from April to November 2011, and the Pico Pico Shōnen Super on the same website from June 2014 to January 2015. Ohta Publishing Co. published one compiled book volume for each series.
JManga previously published part of the original Pico-Pico Boy manga in English.
Source: Ohta Web Comic