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Someone please explain why Mashima continued Fairy Tail under another title. Why is this under a different name when the 100 Years Quest could also be included in the first Fairy Tail as a different arc?

  • @AkiTanaka ugh i can figure out that but he could just continue? – Isilleyy Nov 14 '18 at 4:18
  • I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is a very basic question that can be answered with a cursory internet web search. – кяαzєя Nov 14 '18 at 5:20
  • @кяαzєя I searched of course but that isn’t the answer that i want – Isilleyy Nov 14 '18 at 5:24
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    @кяαzєя Hi. I might be wrong but I think the OP was not asking what the Fairy Tail 100 Years Quest is but why Hiro Mashima continued Fairy Tail under a new title when he could just continue the main series and include it under a different arc. – W. Are Nov 14 '18 at 5:24
  • This context should be reflected in the body of your question, if the answer does is not what you are looking for. – кяαzєя Nov 14 '18 at 5:26
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From storyline point of view, the whole Fairy Tail story was about the dragon slayers, the magic dragon Acnologia and the black mage Zeref. It has already been completed in the main story. Zeref was defeated by Natsu, so is Acnologia.

The 100 years quest has pretty much a whole different story that has nothing to do with Zeref and Acnologia. Thus, adding it to the main story as a new arc would be awkward because the bridging between the new arc and the previous arc will be very narrow.

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Most likely because he wanted to begin a new manga but planned to return to Fairy Tail after. This probably changed due to the fact that he found someone to continue it for him while simultaneously working on Edens Zero (the new manga).

Despite the title, the series could continue beyond just this quest as in the new manga, new continents, characters, etc., are introduced and the title may have simply been the title he had in mind or simply liked for the sequel.

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Its because Hiro Mashima isnt the one drawing the new comic its a new artist

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    Why would a change in illustrator result to this when Hiro Mashima is still the author? Is this always the case? I'm curious about this so maybe you could elaborate your answer? – W. Are Dec 30 '18 at 13:15

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