The first tankōbon volume of the manga series Assassin's Creed: Blade of Shao Jun written by Minoji Kurata, was released on 19 February 2020 in Japan, on 11 June 2020 in France, on 1 September 2020 in Germany and 16 February 2021 in the United States. On 6 June, Mana Books released a trailer and preview of the first chapter online.
A gripping manga based on Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China video game, featuring iconic Assassin Shao Jun. Unveil a tale that will engulf the world.
1526 AD—China is ruled by the Great Ming Empire. Though the empire flourishes, the winds of the new Emperor's political purge are sweeping over the land, and turmoil is brewing. With the decimation of her comrades, Shao Jun has become China's last Assassin. After escaping to Europe, she has now returned alone to her homeland. Her purpose: vengeance!
- "Homecoming" (帰還, Kikan)
- "The Assassin Brotherhood and The Templar Order" (アサシン教団とテンプル騎士団, Asashin Kyō-dan to Tenpuru Kishi-dan)
- "Port" (港, Minato)
- "The Slave Trader" (奴隷商人, Dorei Shōnin)
- ISBN 9784091575890; 19 February 2020; Shogakukan; JP paperback
- ISBN 9791035501686; 11 June 2020; Mana Books; FR paperback
- ISBN 9783842062399; 1 September 2020; Tokyopop; DE paperback
- ISBN 9781974721238; 16 February 2021; Viz Media; US paperback
- Assassin’s Creed – Blade of Shao Jun, Band 01. Tokoypop. Retrieved on November 20, 2020.
- Dominguez, Noah (4 September, 2020). Assassin's Creed Manga, Blade of Shao Jun, Hits in Early 2021. Comic Book Resources. Retrieved on September 5, 2020.
- Mana Books (8 June, 2020). Assassin's Creed: Blade of Shao Jun: prépu et trailer!. Mana Books. Archived from the original on June 14, 2020. Retrieved on June 14, 2020.