News Wandering Son's Shimura to Launch Koiiji Manga in August
posted on 2014-07-22 12:50 EDT
The September issue of Kodansha's Kiss magazine is announcing on Friday that manga creator Takako Shimura will launch a new manga series Koiiji (Love Appetite) in the following issue on August 25.
The story follows a girl named Mame, whose family runs a public bath. She has held on to feelings of unrequited love for her childhood friend for ten years. The title is a pun on "Kuiiji," a word for gluttony.
Fantagraphics is releasing the Wandering Son manga in North America, and the company published the sixth hardcover volume in January.
Wandering Son inspired an 11-episode television anime series from AIC that aired on Fuji-TV's late night Noitamina programming block in 2011. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired. Sweet Blue Flowers also inspired an 11-episode anime series that Crunchyroll streamed as it aired in Japan. Right Stuf licensed the series in 2012 and released it on DVD last year.
Typo fixed, thanks Merida.
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