Punch Line TV Anime Gets Manga This Fall
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The September issue of Kadokawa's Dengeki G's Comic magazine revealed on July 30 that the magazine will publish a manga adaptation of MAGES.' original Punch Line television anime this fall. Illustrator Ginichi will draw the manga.
The magazine stated that the manga will take place after the anime and will serve as a sequel. The anime's scriptwriter Kōtarō Uchikoshi wrote the original idea for the story. The magazine also unveiled the character designs for protagonists Yūta Iridatsu and Mikatan Narugino.
The 12-episode Punch Line anime series premiered in April on Fuji TV's Noitamina programming block. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired, and Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime for select digital outlets and home video release in North America.
The magazine also revealed that the previously announced Chaos;Child manga will debut in the magazine in fall.
A manga adaptation of Hajime Kamoshida's (The Pet Girl of Sakurasou) Seishun Buta Yarō wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume o Minai (That Bastard Pig of Youth Doesn't See the Bunny Girl Upperclassman's Dream) light novel series will launch in the magazine in fall. Illustrator Tsugumi Nanamiya will draw the series. The magazine previews the character designs for Kaeda Azusagawa, Sakuta Azusagawa, and Mai Sakurajima.
Five manga will transfer to Dengeki G's Comic after Dengeki G's Festival Comic magazine published its last issue in June. Yūki Takami's Ro-kyu-bu Halftime, Ponkotsu Works' Chōkō Sennin Haruka (Beat Blades Haruka), and Gō Yabuki's Tōshin Toshi III manga series will all relaunch in the magazine's October issue on August 29. Sōsuke Miyashiro's Appare! Tenka Gomen manga will relaunch in the magazine's November issue on September 30. Hirofumi Naruse's Sengoku Rance will relaunch in the magazine, but a release date is undecided.