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Inio Asano, Kumiko Suekane, More to Start New Manga in Hibana Magazine

posted on 2015-09-13 07:00 EDT
Daisuke Igarashi, Mengo Yokoyari start manga; Gen Urobuchi's light novel gets manga adaptation

This year's October issue of Shogakukan's Hibana magazine announced on Monday that it will debut seven new series in the coming months. These series include:

  • Daisuke Igarashi's (Children of the Sea) Kyō no Ani Imōto (Today's Big Brother Little Sister), pictured top in image above. The tentatively-titled short serialization will debut in the November issue on October 7.

  • Kumiko Suekane's (Afterschool Charisma) Versailles of the Dead, pictured bottom left in image above. The tentatively-titled series starts this winter.

  • Oto Obana's Tsubasa-kun wa Akanukenai, pictured bottom right in image above. The series will debut in the November issue on October 7. Obana was a winner of Hibana's New Face award.

  • Inio Asano's (Goodnight Pun Pun, Solanin, Nijigahara Holograph) Yūsha-tachi (Heroes), pictured bottom center in image above. The series' debut season is not yet scheduled.

  • Eisen Flügel, pictured top right in image above. Anno Nanakamado is drawing the manga based on a light novel by Gen Urobuchi (Psycho-Pass, Fate/Zero, Puella Magi Madoka Magica) and illustrated by Chūō Higashiguchi. The series will premiere this winter.

  • Mengo Yokoyari's (Scum's Wish) Mega Heart, pictured left in image above. The series' debut season is not yet scheduled.

  • An untitled series by Nica Saida, pictured bottom right. The series will begin in 2016.

Shogakukan launched Hibana in March as a monthly replacement magazine for its now-defunct Monthly Ikki magazine. The magazine launched with Q Hayashida's Dorohedoro, Natsume Ono's Futagashira, and Shunju Aono's Slapstick ongoing manga, among others.


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