MAPPA and Crunchyroll announced today that they are producing an anime television series adaptation of Park Yong Jae’s The God of High School Webtoon series. Crunchyroll also unveiled the series key video and teaser clip. In addition, the anime series character designer Akita Manabu and director Park Sunghoo also shared illustrations to celebrate the announcement.
Park Yong Jae debuted God of High School on Naver Webtoon on 8 April 2011. The series is the first webtoons to receive an English translation at the launch of Line Webtoon app and website in July 2014.
The God of High School is about a 17-year-old martial artist from Seoul, South Korea. At the start of the webtoon, Jin Mo-Ri is in the midst of a fist fight proclaiming himself to be the best fighter. A blonde haired man in a suit then appears and invites him to a martial arts event called “The God of High School.” Mo-Ri only agrees to fight when the blonde haired man knocks him out in one punch.