Tokyo Tarareba Girls Manga to Get “Season 2” Manga in April 2019

The May 2019 issue of Kodansha’s Kiss magazine has announced that Akiko Higashimura will launch the Tokyo Tarareba Musume Season 2 manga in the magazine’s June 2019 issue, which will ship on April 25, 2019. The new manga will follow the young part-time workers at the library.

Higashimura launched Tokyo Tarareba Girls in Kiss in March 2014 and ended it in April 2017. Kodansha published the ninth and final compiled book volume in July 2017. She later drew three new “side story” chapters in Kiss in 2018.

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Anime and Manga Blog Posts That Caught My Eye This Week (March 22, 2019)

This week’s list includes mecha, manga, an anime fan story, and more!

Astra Lost in Space Wins 12th Manga Taisho Awards

The executive committee for the 12th Manga Taisho awards announced during the awards ceremony that Kenta Shinohara’s Astra Lost in Space (Kanata no Astra) won this year’s award.

The manga was also nominated for the 23rd Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in February 2019, and also ranked at #3 on the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! male readers list in December 2018.

Shinohara launched the manga in May 2016 on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ app. The manga ended in December 2017, and Shueisha published five compiled book volumes for the manga.

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Shinobu Kaitani to Launch New Manga

This year’s 16th issue of Kodansha’s Young Magazine has announced that Shinobu Kaitani will launch a new manga titled Shin Shinchō Kōki – Nobunaga-kun to Watashi (The New Official History of Nobunaga – Nobunaga and Me) in the magazine’s next issue on March 25, 2019.

The magazine teases the manga’s story as focusing on a high school full of delinquents, and its elite class that has clones of famous warlords from Japan’s Warring States period fighting it out.

Kaitani’s other works include Liar Game, ONE OUTS, and Muteki no Hito.

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Captain Manga to Get a New Sequel Series

Cozy Jōkura will launch a new sequel adaptation of Akio Chiba’s Captain manga in the May 2019 issue of Shueisha’s Grand Jump Mucha magazine on April 24, 2019. The sequel, titled Captain 2, will focus on Shigekazu Kondō, who took over the captain role from Igarashi.

Chiba launched the original Captain manga in the February 1972 issue of Shueisha’s Bessatsu Shonen Jump magazine (later titled Monthly Shonen Jump) and ended it in 1979. The story follows middle school student Takao Taniguchi, who transfers from a school famous for its baseball to a no-name school. There, he is chosen as the baseball club captain.

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VIZ Media Expands Its Manga Catalog With Four New Titles

VIZ Media announced a variety of new publishing acquisitions planned for Fall 2019 and Winter 2019-2020 release during the company’s panel event at Seattle’s Emerald City ComicCon.

The latest titles to join VIZ Media’s manga catalog include The Drifting Classroom: Perfect Edition, an all-new deluxe edition of the horror classic. Also announced was An Incurable Case of Love, a mature romantic comedy from the creator of Happy Marriage?!, Maki Enjoji, and A Tropical Fish Years for Snow, a coming-of-age series about a romance that blossoms between a pair of high school girls. Lastly, Jujutsy Kaisen delivers a world of demons and supernatural action from Shonen Jump.

Additional information on each of these titles will be announced in the near future.

The Drifting Classroom: Perfect Edition by Kazuo Umezz
In the aftermath of a massive earthquake, a Japanese elementary school is transported into a hostile world where the students and teachers are besieged by terrifying creatures and beset by madness. The Perfect Edition features an all-new translation with new content and revised story elements in a deluxe hardcover design that reestablishes Kazuo Umezz’s The Drifting Classroom as a timeless horror classic.

An Incurable Case of Love by Maki Enjoji
After witnessing a handsome and charming young doctor saving a stranger’s life five years ago, Nanase Sakura trained to become a nurse. But when she meets the doctor again and they start working together, she finds Kairi Tendo to be nothing like the man she imagined him to be.

A Tropical Fish Years for Snow by Makoto Hagino
When Konatsu Amano’s dad gets a job overseas, she has to leave the Tokyo life she’s always known and relocate to a small seaside town to stay with her aunt. The move also means starting a new school surrounded by complete strangers, and it’s a lot to handle for a shy, anxious girl who has trouble with change. But on the first day of classes, Konatsu meets an older girl who instantly makes her want to form a connection. Konatsu’s introverted tendencies are hard to overcome, but maybe she’s found something worth coming out of her shell for?

Jujutsu Kaisen by Gege Akutami
In a world where demons feed on unsuspecting humans, fragments of the legendary and feared demon Ryoma Sukuna were lost and scattered about. Should any demon consume Sukuna’s body parts, the power they gain could destroy the world as we know it. Fortunately, there exists a mysterious school of Jujutsu Sorcerers who exist to protect the precarious existence of the living from the undead.

Ema Toyama Publishes a One Shot Manga in Comic Yuri Hime Magazine

The May 2019 issue of Ichijinsha’s Comic Yuri Hime magazine has published a one shot manga titled “Nakasete? Sensei” by Ema Toyama. The manga is Toyama’s first work to appear in the magazine. The story focuses on a romance between a student and a teacher.

Toyama’s works include Missions of Love, Aoba-kun’s Confessions, Manga Dogs, I Am Here!, Shugo Chara-chan!, and Pixie Pop: Gokkun Pucho.

Source: ANN