Where Does Dr. Stone Anime End in Manga?

Dr. STONE Anime

Dr. Stone is one of the hottest manga and anime series these days. The original manga series just came to the end in March, 2022 while the ongoing anime series hasn’t been completed yet. If you watch the anime adaptation of Dr. Stone, aren’t you interested in what happens to the unpredictable adventure of Senku and his crews?

Dr. Stone began its serialization on Weekly Shonen Jump in 2017, which has been adapted into the anime series since 2019. The second season of the Dr. Stone anime aired with 11 episodes in 2021, followed by the one-shot television special Dr. Stone: Ryusui in the summer of 2022 and the third season in 2023. Then it was announced that the fourth season has already been decided to be produced in the near future.

Before the following season come, let’s enjoy the sequel to Dr. Stone Season 3! Here is the guide to where Dr. Stone anime ends in manga, so that you can understand which volume to read the manga series to enjoy the rest of the story after the anime.

(Photo on top: ©米スタジオ・Boichi/集英社・Dr.STONE製作委員会)

How many volumes does Dr. Stone have?

Dr. STONE Manga Set (Vol. 1-15)
Dr. STONE Manga Set (Vol. 1-15)

Written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi, Dr. Stone started being serialized on Weekly Shonen Jump, the most popular Japanese manga magazine, in 2017 and was just concluded with the 232nd episode in March, 2022, finally. There are 26 volumes in the Dr. Stone manga series (the 26th and final volume published in July, 2022). In addition, there is a spin-off story Dr. STONE Reboot: Byakuya which focuses on Byakuya, the father of Senku.

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They are largely available in English now, translated into English not long after the Japanese editions published.

What chapter does the Dr. Stone anime end on?

After 24 episodes was broadcast with 24 chapters in 2019, the second season of the Dr. Stone anime finished with another 11 chapters in 2021. The television special episode Ryusui followed it in the summer of 2022.

If you have watched all the current chapters and become curious about the following story, you must wonder where to start reading the manga series.

The third and latest season Dr. Stone: New World just aired with 22 episodes in 2023, divided into two parts. To conclude, the third season finishes with the 22nd episode “Beyond the New World”, which covers Volume 16 Chapter 141 to 142.

Let’s start reading the manga series from “Z=143 Ryusui vs. Senku” in Volume 17 to go ahead of Dr. Stone: New World (Season 3).

Dr. STONE, Vol. 17
△Dr. STONE, Vol. 17△

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Season 1: From Volume 1 to Volume 5

Season 2: From Volume 6 to Volume 10

TV Special (Ryusui): From Volume 10 Chapter 83 to Volume 11 Chapter 89

Season 3 Part 1: From Volume 11 Chapter 90 to Volume 14 Chapter 116

Season 3 Part 2: From Volume 14 Chapter 116 to Volume 16 Chapter 142

Season 4: From Volume 17 Chapter 143

It’s also recommended to read from the first volume of the manga to review the original story covering the first part Stone World The Beginning Arc and the second part Stone Wars Arc that correspond to the anime series season 1 and 2.

The new anime part including Season 3 completed Source of the Petrification Saga and is entering the next arc The Truth of the Petrification Saga in the future. The upcoming fourth season of Dr. Stone: Science Future will begin by taking over the first part of The Truth of the Petrification Saga, the New America City Arc.

Continue to explore the grand adventure in the primitive world with Senku and other attractive characters in manga a little earlier than the arrival of the anime’s upcoming season!

Dr. STONE, Vol. 17
△Dr. STONE, Vol. 17△
Dr. STONE, Vol. 18
△Dr. STONE, Vol. 18△
Dr. STONE, Vol. 19
△Dr. STONE, Vol. 19△
Dr. STONE, Vol. 20
△Dr. STONE, Vol. 20△
Dr. STONE, Vol. 21
△Dr. STONE, Vol. 21△
Dr. STONE, Vol. 22
△Dr. STONE, Vol. 22△
Dr. STONE Vol. 23
△Dr. STONE Vol. 23△
Dr. STONE Vol. 24
△Dr. STONE Vol. 24△
Dr. STONE Vol. 25
△Dr. STONE Vol. 25△
Dr. STONE Vol. 26
△Dr. STONE Vol. 26△

▽If you dig the Dr. Stone story deeper, it’s recommended to read the spin-off Dr. STONE Reboot: Byakuya!▽

Dr. STONE Reboot: Byakuya
Dr. STONE Reboot: Byakuya

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When will Dr. Stone Season 4 air?

The third season of the Dr. Stone anime series, which is titled Dr. Stone: New World, aired with the first 11 episodes in Spring 2023. The second half of the third season released another 11 episodes in the autumn of 2023. At the same time as the end of the third season, the production of Dr. Stone Season 4 as Dr. Stone Science Future was announced! While reading the manga, let’s patiently wait for the next anime adaptation to come.

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