Rainbow: Nisha Rokubō no Shichinin Manga Gets TV Anime
posted on by Egan Loo
Slice-of-life manga about 7 junior delinquents during and after reform school
This year's 17th issue (released on March 27) of Shogakukan's Weekly Young Sunday magazine has announced that George Abe and Masasumi Kakizaki's Rainbow - Nisha Rokubō no Shichinin (The Seven Boys of Dorm 2, Room 6) manga will be adapted into a television in Spring of 2009. Set in the 1950s, the critically acclaimed story centers around six junior delinquents and their mentor at the Shōnan Special Reform School near Tokyo. The manga follows the boys' lives during their time in the school and the years after they leave. The manga won the Shogakukan Manga Award in 2006 and has sold over 30 million copies over the course of 19 volumes.