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Igarashi launched the manga in Monthly Ikki in 2006, and the fourth compiled book volume shipped in 2009. Viz Media has been previewing the manga in North America on the English Ikki website since 2009, and it published the manga's fourth volume last December.
Naoko Matsushima is also launching a new manga series called Sumire Fanfare in Monthly Ikki on September 24. The story revolves around a fourth-grade girl named Sumire who, despite her parents' divorce the year before, tries to keep a smile on her face and never gives up.
[Via Manga News]