Dr. Stone (Japanese: ドクターストーン Hepburn: Dokutā Sutōn) is a Japanese manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi, serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 6, 2017, with the individual chapters collected and published by Shueisha into ten tankōbon volumes as of April 2019. Viz Media licensed the manga in North America. Shueisha began to simulpublish the series in English on the website and app Manga Plus since January 2019. An anime television series adaptation by TMS Entertainment premiered on July 5, 2019.Plot: One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he’s not alone! His science-loving friend Senku’s been up and running for a few months and he’s got a grand plan in mind—to kickstart civilization with the power of science!