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.
Before the following seasons come, let’s enjoy the sequel to Dr. Stone Season 2 and Dr. Stone: Ryusui! 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?
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.
To conclude, the latest anime series ends with Dr. Stone: Ryusui, which corresponds with “Z=89 Adventures” in Volume 11 of the manga series. Let’s start reading the manga series from “Z=90 New World Map” in Volume 11 to go ahead of Dr. Stone: Ryusui.
If you have not watched Dr. Stone: Ryusui and want to follow the season 2 of the Dr. Stone anime, it’s recommended to re-start from Volume 10 Chapter 83. Season 2 finishes with the 35th chapter “Z=35 Prologue of Dr. Stone”, which coincides with Episode “Z=82 Epilogue of Stone Wars (End of Part 2)” and “Z=83 Dr. Stone” in Volume 10 of the manga series.
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 (Upcoming): Volume 11 Chapter 90
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 Dr. Stone: Ryusui and Season 3 is entering the next arc Source of the Petrification Saga.
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 seasons!
▽If you dig the Dr. Stone story deeper, it’s recommended to read the spin-off Dr. STONE Reboot: Byakuya!▽
How about enjoying the rest of the story of the uncompleted anime in manga?
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