News Non Non Biyori Countryside School Comedy Manga Gets Anime
posted on 2013-02-21 09:59 EST
The wraparound jacket band on the fifth volume of Atto's Non Non Biyori manga is announcing on Saturday that an anime adaptation has been green-lit. The slice-of-life comedy is set in a countryside school with only five students total. The nearest bookstore is 20 minutes away by bicycle, a certain "Ju_p" magazine comes out on Wednesdays instead of Mondays, and the video rental store is 10 stations away.
Fifth-grade schoolgirl Hotaru Ichijō transfers from Tokyo to this school and readjusts to the slow life in the country. Her fellow schoolmates are first-year middle schoolgirl Natsumi, second-year middle schoolgirl Komari, first-grade schoolgirl Renge, and Komari's big brother Suguru in the third year of middle school.
Atto launched the manga in Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive magazine in 2009.
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