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Maya Miyazaki's Gokujyo— Manga Gets TV Anime in 2012

posted on 2011-09-27 02:38 EDT
"Silly, slightly risque" comedy set in high school girls' dormitory

This year's 20th issue of Shueisha's Super Jump magazine is announcing on Wednesday that a television anime adaptation of Maya Miyazaki's Gokujyo—. ~Gokurakuin Joshi Kōryō Monogatari~ manga will begin airing in early 2012.

The "silly, slightly risque" comedy is set in the halls of a high school girls' dormitory where there are no rules and anything goes. A beautiful girl named Minami Kurihashi transfer to the girls' high school Gokurakuin ("Gokujyo") from Los Angeles, and she plans to rule Gokujyo with her cuteness as her weapon. However, a girl named Aya Akabane confounds Minami's plans on her first day there, and Minami deals with the unpredictable life on this campus.

Miyazaki launched the manga in Super Jump in 2009, and Shueisha published the fifth volume of the manga in July. Super Jump happens to be ending next month, but Gokujyo—. ~Gokurakuin Joshi Kōryō Monogatari~ will continue in a new magazine called Grand Jump in November.

Another manga from the same creator, Miyazaki Maya Daizukan, already inspired an anime, and Miyazaki's Holy Knight is also getting a video anime project.

Update: More background and story information added.

Source: 0takomu


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