EarthBound Gets Official Manga Anthology With Inio Asano, Robico, More Artists
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A new manga collection of stories inspired by the EarthBound (Mother) RPG series will hit store shelves in Japan on June 12. Pollyanna: "Mother" Official Comic will include works by artists Inio Asano, Keiichi Arawi, Masakazu Ishiguro, Minoru Toyoda, Taiyo Matsumoto, Robico, Radio Wada, and more. A total of 35 creatives contributed to the comic release and the Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun YouTube account is streaming a preview of some of the art inside.
The comic collection will go on sale first at Hobo Nichi Store site followed by a wide release at additional retailers on June 25. The compendium is part of Hobo Nichi's ongoing Mother Project. The book's title Pollyanna refers to a reoccurring song in the Mother game series.
Mother 2, known in the U.S. as EarthBound was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1994.
Source: Comic Natalie