Dr. STONE is one of the most out-there manga and anime series around right now. It takes place hundreds of years from now, after everyone in the world had been turned to rocks in a mysterious apocalyptic event. High school Science, prodigy Senku, is one of the first to revive. He sets out to rebuild the world from scratch with his friends, taking it from the Primitive Age to the Industrial Age and towards a new Digital Age with the resources available. Creators Riichiro Inagaki and Boichi have created a gleeful, joyful, sprawling saga filled with mystery, sheer, geeky love of Science and Competence!
Shonen Jump announced a special promotion with chapters 1-7 and 60-70 free to read on Shonen Jump for a week starting today so that fans can read from the beginning or where the anime is now!
Did you Get Excited about the last Dr. STONE episode? Read the manga! We're making Chapters 1–7 and 60–70 FREE for everyone to read for a week. Read from the beginning or where the anime is now! https://t.co/59pWtMg8lD pic.twitter.com/PBcDpgfp8D
— Shonen Jump (@shonenjump) February 12, 2021
This is to promote the imminent publication of the spinoff one-volume manga prequel story about Senku's father, an astronaut on the International Space Station, when the apocalyptic event hit the Earth. Fans can read the manga in preparation for the standalone side story, Dr. STONE Reboot: Byakuya coming out March 2nd, featuring his father, Byakuya, on the International Space Station. This is the story of the crew as they try to survive as the only humans who remain flesh and blood!
"Join Senku's father Byakuya on his adventure in space as the world turns to stone!
One fateful day, all of humanity turned to stone. Many millennia later, Taiju frees himself from the petrification and finds himself surrounded by statues. The situation looks grim—until he runs into his science-loving friend Senku! Together they plan to restart civilization with the power of science!
Learn what happened when the world turned to stone in this special side story to Dr. STONE. As Senku and his friends are being turned to stone, his father Byakuya is on the International Space Station. This is the story of the crew as they try to survive as the only humans who remain flesh and blood!"