Girl Band Perfume Transformed Into Literal Perfume for Manga Issue
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Shogakukan's Weekly Big Comic Spirits announced last month that this year's 40th issue would be all about girl band Perfume. That issue was released on Monday and one of the seven illustrations drawn by the magazine's serialized artists was shared on Comic Natalie the same day.
The art is drawn by Niwa Tanba, the creator of Tokusatsu Gagaga and Tobe!! Luck Rock Girl. It shows all three bandmates wearing actual fragrance bottles.
The features the band on the cover, while inside the "Perfume: Total Power Feature -Past, Present, Future-" includes artwork of the band drawn by seven different manga artists, including Ushio & Tora's Kazuhiro Fujita and Ushijima the Loan Shark's Shohei Manabe. There is also a look back at their performance costumes and gravure photos.
Perfume's newest single "If you wanna" was released on August 30. The band performed the theme song "FLASH" for the Chihayafuru: Kami no Ku and Chihayafuru: Shimo no Ku live-action films last year.
Source: Comic Natalie