You Higuri to Begin New Gakuen Heaven Boys-Love Manga
posted on by Kyle Cardine
You Higuri wrote on her blog on October 14 that she will pen a manga adaption of SPRAY's Gakuen Heaven 2 ~Double Scramble!~ game in the December issue of of Libre Publishing's Magazine BExBOY magazine. The December issue will hit store shelves on November 7.
The magazine announced in its November issue earlier this month that Higuri would create the manga. Higuri will provide the art, and Spray is credited with the original story.
The game company released Gakuen Heaven 2 ~Double Scramble!~ for PC on July 11 and a PlayStation 3 and PS Vita port is planned for this winter.
Higuri's first Gakuen Heaven manga, based on Spray's boys-love game of the same name, launched in 2004 and was published in a single compiled volume. Higuri also serialized several character-focused, spinoff Gakuen Heaven manga series. Tokyopop's Blu imprint published Gakuen Heaven, Gakuen Heaven: Nakajima, and Gakuen Heaven: Endou - Calling You. The anime series adaptation produced by Tokyo Kids aired in 2006 and Media Blasters released the series for North America in 2007.
Tokyopop also published Higuri's Gorgeous Carat and Gorgeous Carat: L'Esperanza manga. Digital Manga Publishing released Gorgeous Carat Galaxy, 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. 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.
Higuri is currently serializing Princess Ledalia: Bara no Kaizoku (Princess Ledalia: The Rose Pirate) in Akita Shoten's Princess Gold magazine. Higuri's Babylonia no Shishi (The Lion of Babylonia) manga ended in June.