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Gorgeous Carat's Higuri Launches Pirate Manga Princess Ledalia (Updated)

posted on by Egan Loo
Story of woman raised by pirates from creator of Cantarella, Gakuen Heaven, Ludwig II

The September issue of Akita Shoten's Princess Gold magazine will launch You Higuri's new manga series Princess Ledalia: Bara no Kaizoku (Princess Ledalia: The Rose Pirate) on August 16.

Princess Ledalia: Bara no Kaizoku will revolve around Ledalia, a woman raised by pirates since she was a baby. Her destiny changes when she learns about her secret birthright, and her dramatic adventure begins. The manga will grace the cover of the September issue (pictured in gallery below). The first chapter will have 50 pages and will include a color page.

Go! Comi published the first 10 volumes of the Higuri's Cantarella series in North America, as well as her Angel's Coffin and CROWN series. Tokyopop's Blu imprint published Higuri's Gorgeous Carat, Gakuen Heaven, Gakuen Heaven Nakajima ver., and Gakuen Heaven Endou ver. ~Calling You~ manga, and Tokyopop published her Gorgeous Carat: L'Esperanza manga. Digital Manga Publishing published Gorgeous Carat Galaxy and part of Higuri's Ludwig II manga; Del Rey published Higuri's Night Head Genesis manga; and CMX Manga published Higuri's Seimaden manga in North America.

The September issue of Princess Gold will also bundle the first in a series of three bonus extras for Yasuko Aoike's (From Eroica with Love) Shūdōshi Falco (Brother Falco) manga, a clear bookmark. Aoike had resumed the manga in January.

Update: Higuri posted on her blog on Friday that the new series will run in Princess Gold in every other issue.

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