The Star Wars Leia Manga Goes Back on Hiatus

The LINE Manga app has announced that Haruichi’s Star Wars: Leia Ōjo no Shiren (Star Wars Leia, Princess of Alderaan) manga is going back on hiatus “for a little while.” The LINE app will still publish bonus illustrations during the hiatus.

Star Wars Leia, Princess of Alderaan launched on the LINE Manga app in May 2019, and had gone on short breaks multiple times since its launch. The series went on an indefinite hiatus in January 2020 due to Haruichi’s poor physical health, and then returned on May 8, 2021.

Star Wars Leia, Princess of Alderaan adapts Claudia Gray’s Leia, Princess of Alderaan novel, which Disney–Lucasfilm Press published in September 2017 as part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi series.

The story of the manga is described as:

A young Princess Leia spends her days learning the ways of politics, aiding those in need and preparing for the traditional ceremony in which she declares her intention to one day rule Alderaan. But as Leia prepares herself to be named the heir of the throne, she becomes aware of the growing distance between her and her parents, who behind closed doors are leaders of the newly-formed Rebellion. Upon learning her parents’ secrets, Leia must now make a choice between her responsibility to the people of Alderaan and her responsibility to save a galaxy crushed by the rule of the Empire.

Source: ANN

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