Can eight teenagers find their way home from 5,000 light-years away?
It's the year 2063, and interstellar space travel has become the norm. Eight students from Caird High School and one child set out on a routine planet camp excursion. While there, the students are mysteriously transported 5,000 light-years away to the middle of nowhere! Will they ever make it back home?!
After crashing on planet Icriss, all seems lost for the crew of the Astra. That is, until they discover another Astra hidden on the planet-and there's a woman in cryogenic sleep inside! Will this new Astra be the ark that saves group B-5 from their despair?
Kenta Shinohara started his manga career as an assistant to the legendary creator Hideaki Sorachi of Gin Tama. In 2006, he wrote and published a one-shot, Sket Dance, that began serialization in 2007 in Weekly Shonen Jump in Japan. Sket Dance went on to win the 55th Shogakukan Manga Award in the shonen manga category and inspired an anime in 2011. Shinohara began writing Astra Lost in Space in 2016 for Jump+.