News Lily Hoshino's Otome Yōkai Zakuro Manga Gets Anime (Updated)
posted on 2010-03-23 22:11 EDT
A website has launched on Tuesday to announce that an anime adaptation of Lily Hoshino's Otome Yōkai Zakuro supernatural historical manga has been green-lit. The manga runs in Gentosha Comic's Monthly Comic Birz magazine.
Image © Lily Hoshino/Gentosha Comic, Zakuro Production Committee
Update: The official blog of Monthly Comic Birz's editorial team also confirms the anime news. The fourth volume of the manga ships on Wednesday, and the production company Aniplex is listed in the anime's website. [Via Moon Phase]
The story is set in an alternate version of Japan where humans and yōkai (demons) co-exist. The government has established a Ministry of Yōkai and Humans to deal with the incidents that flare up between the two races. The ministry is composed of human representatives, yōkai representative, and one girl named Zakuro with half-human, half-yōkai blood.
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