The Amazon online retailer is listing the May 25, 2010 release of Miyoko Ikeda
and Michiyo Kikuta
's Yokai Navi Runa
manga from the North American publisher Del Rey
. Amazon's listings do not necessarily indicate definite release plans or dates.
The story centers on Runa Rindō, a fourth-grade elementary schoolgirl. She was abandoned as a baby in front of the Hoshinoko School, and has been raised at the school ever since. One evening, her friend Sae is suddenly kidnapped by mysterious captors. As the "Legendary Child" with a hidden power, Runa must begin her battle to protect the world.
Kikuta has been adapting Ikeda's Yokai Navi Runa
children's book series as a manga in Kodansha
magazine since 2008. The third compiled book volume of the manga series shipped in July. Before this series, Kikuta created the Mamotte! Lollipop
manga series which Del Rey published
in 2007 and 2008. Funimation released
the anime version under the title Save Me! Lollipop
in North America this year.
Amazon also lists omnibus versions of Akinari Nao
and Yuya Aoki
's Psycho Busters
volumes 6-7 (May 25, 2010), Yuki Urushibara
volumes 8-10 (July 27, 2010), Haruka Fukushima
's Orange Planet
volumes 3-5 (September 28, 2010), and Miyuki Etoo
's Hell Girl
volumes 7-9 (October 26, 2010).