Spirit of Wonder's Tsuruta Draws Sasurai Emanon Manga
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Artist Kenji Tsuruta (Spirit of Wonder, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi) has launched his manga adaptation of Shinji Kajio's Sasurai Emanon novel in the December issue of Tokuma Shoten's Monthly Comic Ryū magazine on October 18. The title character of the Emanon science fiction novels is a mysterious girl who holds 3 billion years of memories — dating from when life began on Earth until now. Tsuruta already adapted the first Emanon novel, 1983's Omoide Emanon, before tackling this adaptation of the second novel from 1992.
The same December issue also bundled a booklet with six science fiction manga short stories that Yoshiki Takaya (The Bio-Booster Armor Guyver, Hades Project Zeorymer) created under his pen name Morio Chimi. The January issue (on sale on November 19) will have a "special big poster extra" from Masamune Shirow (Ghost in the Shell, Appleseed). Dark Horse published Tsurata's Spirit of Wonder manga in North America.