Gisou Furin Prologue XOY, December 2017 Writer: Akiko Higashimura On 16 December 2017 online manga site XOY released a preview of a forthcoming romance manga, Gisou Furin (“Disguised Adultery”). The series is written by Akiko Higashimura. Higashimura is best known for two manga series, Princess Jellyfish and Tokyo Tarareba Girls. Both titles concluded in 2017.
Missile Response Manga distributed in Hokkaido Hokkaido Prefectural Government, October 2017 Writer: Manabu Yamamoto This year, North Korea’s regime has, notoriously, tested various types of ballistic missiles, and conducted nuclear tests. Some of those missiles have flown over the Japanese archipelago. Two have flown directly over Hokkaido, Japan’s largest northern island. With each missile launch,
Sakamoto Desu Ga?/Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto Enterbrain/Seven Seas Entertainment, 2012-2015 Writer: Nami Sano “Sakamoto Desu Ga?” is a four-volume, “slice of life” genre manga from Japanese publisher Enterbrain. The manga ran from 2012 April to December 2015. While it did not achieve the levels of commercial success that shonen franchises otherwise tend to achieve
Hotel: Since 2079 Kodansha, 2004/2006 Author: Boichi (Mujik Park) In 2004, South Korean Manhwa artist Mujik Park wrote and illustrated a sci-fi manhwa titled “Hotel: Since 2076” under the nom de plume “Boichi.” The manhwa told the story of an artificially intelligent tower tasked with preserving DNA samples of life on Earth, as the planet