Grand Blue is a comedy slice-of-life manga series written by Kenji Inoue and illustrated by Kimitake Yoshioka. The manga received an anime adaptation in the summer of 2018. Grand Blue anime has been considered a hit, according to MAL Top 10000. So, if you liked the anime and can’t wait for the next season, you could continue the story in the manga.
The 12-episode season one of Grand Blue anime covered the first 21 chapters of the Grand Blue manga. Therefore, you can start reading the manga from chapter 22, titled A Girl’s Party, volume 6 of the Japanese version.
Inoue launched the Grand Blue manga series in Kodansha’s seinen manga magazine, good! Afternoon. Since then, the manga has been compiled into 18 volumes.
The first season of the anime, animated by studio Zero-G, aired on MBS, TBS, BS-TBS, and AT-X from July 14 to September 29, 2018.
Kodansha began publishing the series in English in 2017 with this synopsis: After moving out on his own to a seaside town, Iori Kitahara makes a college debut he never anticipated. A new chapter of his life unfolds, full of diving with beautiful girls and shenanigans with a gaggle of lovable good-for-nothing! Idiot-expert Kenji Inoue and au naturel authority Kimitake Yoshioka bring you a glorious college tale filled with booze-fueled antics!