In conjunction with the release of the film, Shōnen Champion Comics published a one-shot prequel manga titled Crows Explode Gaiden, written by Takahashi Hiroshi with art by Tetsuhiro Hirakawa.
For the list of characters that appeared in the Crows Explode series, click here.
A month after Takiya Genji's graduation, the battle for supremacy at Suzuran begins. Transfer Student Kaburagi combats Kagami Ryohei for the coveted top spot, sparked a brewing inter-school conflict with Kurosaki Industrial.
This manga showcase Kaburagi at Takiya Commerce before he was transferred to Suzuran.