The Dr. Stone manga series has wrapped up its five-year run.
Written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by the South Korean artist Boichi, the sci-fi manga adventure series ended with chapter 232 in the latest issue of Shonen Jump released on March 6th.
Launched in March 2017, Dr. Stone follows teenage scientific genius Senku Ishigami, who plans to rebuild civilization after humanity was mysteriously petrified for 3,700 years. Chapters from the past month outed a number of secret identities and waged one last mission to save humanity. At the end of chapter 232, Senku Ishigami and his fellow heroes came to terms with their adventure, giving fans a satisfying and emotional conclusion.
Where to read the Dr. Stone manga series
The entirety of the Dr. Stone manga series is available to read on Viz Media. While the final chapter can be read for free on the platform, fans need to sign up for a VIZ account to unlock the complete series. Membership costs $1.99 a month, but Viz Media offers a free seven-day trial.
Dr. Stone chapter 232 can also be viewed for free on Manga Plus.
Dr. Stone anime series
Though the manga is over, the anime adaptation of Dr. Stone is far from over. Debuted in 2019, the first season of the Dr. Stone anime series ran for 24 episodes. It was followed by an 11-episode sophomore run that was released last year. A third season was confirmed at the Jump Festa 2022 event for a 2023 release.
But prior to the anime’s season 3, a television special titled Dr. Stone: Ryusui, which focuses on the character Ryusui Nanami, is scheduled to premiere in July 2022. Interestingly, according to a tweet by Shonen Jump News – Unofficial, the anime special will be accompanied by a bonus manga chapter that will be out on Weekly Shonen Jump.
— Shonen Jump News – Unofficial (@WSJ_manga) March 6, 2022
The bonus manga chapter has yet to be officially confirmed, so it has no exact release date yet.