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Maken-Ki! Romantic Comedy Manga's New Anime Launching

posted on by Egan Loo
Hiromitsu Takeda's school fighting manga already inspired TV anime, orignal anime DVD

The October issue of Fujimi Shobo's Dragon Age magazine is announcing on Friday that a new anime adaptation of Hiromitsu Takeda's Maken-Ki! manga is launching.

The story revolves around Takeru Ōyama, a boy enrolled in an elite school where the girls (and boys) fight with mysterious items called Maken. The student body includes the enigmatic girl Kodama, a girl named Inaho who calls herself Takeru's fiancée, and his childhood friend Haruko.

The manga already inspired a television anime series last year, as well as original anime DVD. Funimation licensed the television series for streaming and home entertainment releases in North America.

Source: Amazon via Manga News

Update: The wraparound jacket band on the ninth volume of the manga reveals that Takeda is supervising the entire anime project. [Via IEEE802.11]


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