망가 author Hiro Mashima has announced on his Twitter account on Friday that the final TV 아니메 series of Fairy Tail will air in 2018. The 망가 will 게시하기 its final chapter on July 26.

Fairy Tail has been serialized in Weekly Shounen Magazine since 2006 and currently has over 60 million copies in print worldwide. The series won the 33rd Kodansha 망가 Award for shounen 망가 and also the 일본 Expo Award in 2009. It has inspired multiple 아니메 adaptations; including a 175-episode TV series, a 102-episode sequel, two OVA series, two 아니메 films, several spin-off manga, and a side story novel series.

Prior to becoming defunct, Del Rey 망가 published the first 12 volumes of the 망가 in English in North America. Kodansha Comic USA resumed its publication with the 13th volume in 2011. FUNimation Entertainment licensed the 아니메 for North American distribution and has been releasing the series on Blu-ray and DVD since 2011.

Source: Hachima Kikou