Tokyo Station Displays Yotsuba&! Manga's Original Manuscript Pages
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! manga is marking the release of the series' 14th compiled book volume, which shipped on April 28, with a display of original manuscripts in Tokyo. The manga's original pages debuted in the ticket area of JR Tokyo Station around the bullet train transfer gates on April 30, and they will remain on display until Sunday.
In the story of the manga's 14th volume, Yotsuba has her first Tokyo experience. The promotion is showcasing more than 30 manga pages attached to large campaign posters. The display focuses on manuscripts for the 14th volume, but it also features a selection of previously published pages.
The manga's 14th volume is the series' first new compiled volume in about 29 months. The manga's 13th volume shipped in November 2015.
The manga follows the everyday lives of a strange little girl named Yotsuba and her father after they move to a new town.
The manga has more than 13.7 million copies in print in Japan. In addition, the series has been published in a total of 13 languages in more than 24 countries and territories, and it has 3 million copies in print outside Japan. Yen Press is releasing the series in North America, and it published the 13th volume in May 2016. ADV Manga previously published the first five volumes of the manga in English in 2005-2007.
Source: Comic Natalie