Saki Manga to Go on Hiatus Until October 2018

This year’s 15th issue of Square Enix’s Young Gangan magazine has announced that Ritz Kobayashi’s Saki manga will go on hiatus from the 17th to the 20th issues. The manga will resume in the magazine in the 21st issue, which will ship on October 19, 2018. The series had previous two month breaks from July to September 2017, and from October to December 2016.

The manga is described as:

Saki’s never been a big fan of mahjong. A lifetime of being forced to play with family at holidays (and losing her money as a consequence…) has left a foul taste for the game in her mouth. When she’s convinced, though, to play a game with her classmates, she discovers that not only has fending off her family left her with an uncanny ability for the game but, more surprisingly, that it can even be fun.

Is this revelation enough to cleanse Saki’s distaste for the game? Can her classmates convince her to join their club, or is there just too much baggage to make it worth her while?

Kobayashi launched Saki in Young Gangan in 2006, and Yen Press is publishing the manga in English.

Source: ANN

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