News Hakushaku to Yōsei Light Novels Adapted into Manga Also
posted on 2008-05-19 04:49 EDT
The June issue (released on May 17) of Shueisha's Cobalt shōjo fiction magazine has announced that the Hakushaku to Yōsei (The Count and The Fairy) historical fantasy light novels will be adapted as a manga. Set in Victorian-era England, the light novels follow a 17-year-old named Lydia Carlton whose fascination with fairies led to her nickname, the "Fairy Doctor." While sailing to London, Lydia encounters Edgar J.C. Ashenheart, the Count of the Blue Knights, and joins him on his search for the sword of his family lineage.
Asako Takaboshi illustrated Mizue Tani's original novels, but newcomer Ayuko will be drawing the manga version. The manga premieres in the October issue of The Margaret magazine, which will go on sale on August 24. In February, Shueisha confirmed that an anime version has also been greenlit.