It has been confirmed that Io Sakisaka’s Ao Haru Ride shojo manga series will end with the final chapter in the March 2015 issue of Shueisha’s Bessatsu Margaret. This issue is scheduled to be published in Japan on February 13, 2015.
The manga has been serialized in the monthly Bessatsu Margaret magazine since the February 2011 issue. The 12th tankobon volume was release in Japan on December 12, 2014, and as the end of the last year, the total print of the tankobon has reached 9.3 million. A 12-episode anime adaptation, which streamed on Crunchyroll under the English title, Blue Spring Ride, was produced by Production I.G and aired in Japan from July to September 2014. A live-action adaptation of the manga, directed by Takahiro Miki, was released in Japan on December 13, 2014; as of this writing, the film has grossed 1.4 billion yen and has become one of the most successful live-action film adaptation of a shojo manga.