Anime News Network is reporting that PictureBox will be publishing Seiichi Hayashi’s Gold Pollen and Other Stories and Yuichi Yokoyama’s World Map Room in Fall 2013.
Gold Pollen and Other Stories will include short stories that Hayashi produced in the 1960’s and 1970’s, including “Red Dragonfly,” “Yamauba’s Lullaby,” and “Gold Pollen.” Manga scholar Ryan Holmberg is working on this collection. ANN is also reporting that Gold Pollen and Other Stories is the first volume in a new “Masters of Alternative Manga” book series, which Holmberg is helming.
World Map Room will ship in either September or October 2013. The release is a softcover volume with a dustjacket, and it will retail for US$19.95.