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A Penguin's Troubles Gag Manga for Children Gets Anime

posted on 2008-02-15 05:21 EST
Yūji Nagai's work appears in Shogakukan's Monthly Coro-Coro Comic magazine

The March issue (released on February 15) of Monthly Coro-Coro Comic magazine has announced that Yūji Nagai's A Penguin's Troubles (Penguin no Mondai) manga will be animated. This children's gag comedy title deals with the everyday life of a penguin named Kinoshita Beckham. Beckham happens to go to Kirikabu Elementary School with humans and crave "Mac" hamburgers and fries.

The website for Monthly Coro-Coro Comic hosts a free online excerpt of the manga. The site is also streaming a commercial for the magazine's March issue. The commercial includes animation of A Penguin's Troubles' characters, although its art style may not reflect the upcoming animation project.

Source: Saishin Anime Jōhō


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