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Rest easy, brother, your work continues.
—Neath Oum about his late brother, Monty Oum

The RWBY: Official Manga Anthology is a comic adaption of RWBY. It consists of side stories that follow the plot of the show, put together by multiple manga artists. It is being released in a multi-volume format.

VolumesEdit

  • RWBY: Official Manga Anthology: Vol. 1: Red Like Roses - May 19th, 2017[1]
  • RWBY: Official Manga Anthology: Vol. 2: Mirror Mirror - June 19th, 2017[2]
  • RWBY: Official Manga Anthology: Vol. 3: From Shadows - September 19th, 2017[3]
  • RWBY: Official Manga Anthology: Vol. 4: I Burn - October 19th, 2017[4]

Vol. 1: Red Like RosesEdit

Side storiesEdit

Vol. 1: Red Like Roses has a total of 20 side stories.

  • One side story includes Mercury persuading Ruby to dance with him during the Beacon Dance.
  • Another side story is about Weiss asking the rest of her team to search for a shadow entity that she saw in the middle of Beacon Academy. It turns out to be a sleepwalking Nora, whom Ren finds and brings back to their dorm.

ArtistsEdit

  • Sai Izumi (泉彩)
  • Esu
  • Shiki Miou (三枉士騎)
  • Tsukasa (つかさ)
  • monorobu
  • Ritsu Hayami (早見 律)
  • Kuma
  • KaTe
  • Xily (キシリ)
  • Uri (瓜)
  • Sora (宙)
  • Amaya (天谷)
  • MikanUji (みかん氏)
  • Moromoimaru (モロモイマル)
  • KaogeiMoai (顔芸モアイ)
  • Shiguma Koko (此処シグマ)
  • Mate (マテ)
  • Jesper (いえすぱ)
  • Amechan (アメチャン)
  • Sorappane (ソラッパネ)
  • Rojine Kio (汽烏ろじね)
  • Sun Hiura (杼裏 寸)
  • Umiya (海屋)
  • Omutatsu (おむたつ)
  • Assa (あっさー)
  • Meteo (メテオ)
  • Ein Lee

Vol. 2: Mirror MirrorEdit

Side StoriesEdit

Vol. 2: Mirror Mirror has a total of 20 side stories.

  • The first story, "In the Case of the Princess" by Monorobu, involves Weiss thinking back on a moment in her childhood when Winter defended her from their father.

ArtistsEdit

  • shihou
  • Kuma
  • BUZZ
  • Ecru
  • KaTe
  • monorobu
  • Mate (マテ)
  • Ritsu Hayami (早見 律)
  • Amechan (アメチャン)
  • Rojine Kio (汽烏ろじね)
  • Jesper (いえすぱ)
  • EMO
  • Mochiyama (餅山)
  • MikanUji (みかん氏)
  • Tsutanoha (つたの葉)
  • Amaya (天谷)
  • Sora (宙)
  • KaogeiMoai (顔芸モアイ)
  • ryuga
  • Uri (瓜)
  • Assa (あっさー)
  • Sun Hiura (杼裏 寸)
  • Umiya (海屋)
  • Esu
  • Omutatsu (おむたつ)
  • Meteo (メテオ)
  • Ein Lee

Vol. 3: From ShadowsEdit

Side StoriesEdit

Vol. 3: From Shadows has a total of 18 side stories.

  • One side story involves Blake hiding her identity as a Faunus and remembering spending time with Yang during the Vytal Festival Tournament.

ArtistsEdit

  • Jesper (いえすぱ)
  • Mugupo (ムグポ)
  • ryuga
  • Sai Izumi (泉彩)
  • Ritsu Hayami (早見 律)
  • Tsutanoha (つたの葉)
  • Sumiwo (すみを)
  • monorobu
  • Rojine Kio (汽烏ろじね)
  • Natsutarou (ナツたろう)
  • Mochiiyama (餅山)
  • Sun Hiura (杼裏 寸)
  • KaogeiMoai (顔芸モアイ)
  • Oguranpan (小倉んぱん)
  • Sora (宙)
  • Shiguma Koko (此処シグマ)
  • Sorappane (ソラッパネ)
  • MikanUji (みかん氏)
  • Ootsuki (オオツキ)
  • Umiya (海屋)
  • Shiho Sakura (紗倉シホ)
  • Ohitashi (おひたし)
  • Meteo (メテオ)
  • Ein Lee

Vol. 4: I BurnEdit

Side StoriesEdit

Vol. 4: I Burn has a total of 20 side stories.

  • The second story, "Bear, Cat, Dog" by Ritsu Hayami involves Yang attempts to spend time with Blake and Zwei.

ArtistsEdit

  • monorobu
  • Ritsu Hayami (早見 律)
  • Ohitashi (おひたし)
  • Towoji Honojiro (ホノジロトヲジ)
  • Ootsuki (オオツキ)
  • Jesper (いえすぱ)
  • Xily (キシリ)
  • Mochiiyama (餅山)
  • Kometsubu (こめつぶ)
  • Mugupo (ムグポ)
  • Moromoimaru (モロモイマル)
  • MikanUji (みかん氏)
  • Meteo (メテオ)
  • Sun Hiura (杼裏 寸)
  • Natsutarou (ナツたろう)
  • Sora (宙)
  • Tsutanoha (つたの葉)
  • KaogeiMoai (顔芸モアイ)
  • Rojine Kio (汽烏ろじね)
  • EMO
  • Umiya (海屋)
  • Ecru
  • Ein Lee

CharactersEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Each volume shares the same musical theme title of the main characters of Team RWBY:
    • The first volume shares the same name of Ruby's main theme, "Red Like Roses".
    • The second volume shares the same name of Weiss' main theme, "Mirror Mirror".
    • The third volume shares the same name of Blake's main theme, "From Shadows".
    • The fourth volume shares the same name of Yang's main theme, "I Burn".
  • According to Neath Oum's Twitter account on June 17th, 2017, he says he wrote a letter to his brother, but he decided to split up the letter into four parts.[5]
    • After the first volume was released, Homesha released a quote from Neath Oum to his late brother, Monty Oum.[6]
    • After the second volume was released, the second part of Neath's letter to Monty Oum. 
      • "RWBY has been given a Japanese dub, adapted as a game and as a manga and has spread further worldwide."
    • After the third volume was released, the third part of Neath's letter to Monty Oum. 
      • "Though you are no longer with us, your drive and vision inspired many, You will not be forgotten."
    • After the fourth was released, the fourth and final part of Neath's letter to Monty Oum.
      • "P.S. My daughter has become a RWBY fan :) She really likes Blake. ("neko no oneechan")"

Image GalleryEdit

Volume CoversEdit

Cover ImagesEdit

LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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