Comikey Is Releasing the Starting Today, We’re Childhood Friends Manga in English

Comikey has announced the launch of Starting Today, We’re Childhood Friends by Obiya Midori—a popular manga from Shinchosha.

All-new comics are now available to read on the Comikey website, as well as the company’s iOS and Android app.

Comikey will be providing English translations for the officially-licensed comic from Shinchosha, bringing the manga to an English-speaking audience for the first time.

Starting Today, We’re Childhood Friends
By: Obiya Midori
Publisher: Shinchosha
Summary: Transfer student, Yuzuki Kaede wants to have a childhood friend. She forms a friendship with her next-door neighbor and classmate Aida Kouhei, beginning the everyday story of two childhood friends.

This marks the second English release of a manga from Shinchosha; the first being Girl Crush by Tayama Midori.

The company plans to release chapters weekly and aims to catch up with the Japanese release schedule, after which it will switch to a simultaneous publication schedule.

Comikey first announced the partnership with Shinchosha in July 2021, and followed that announcement with the release of Girl Crush in August 2021. Additional releases for new comics are planned to follow shortly.

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