Kimagure Orange Road Kickstarter Funds 5th Omnibus Volume

posted on by Kyle Hallmark
Next stretch goal to fund 6th omnibus volume set at US$119,900

Digital Manga Inc.'s Kickstarter campaign to publish Izumi Matsumoto's romantic comedy manga Kimagure Orange Road reached its fourth stretch goal of US$105,900 on Saturday. This will allow the company to publish a fifth 3-in-1 omnibus volume for the manga.

The final omnibus volume will be a stretch goal at US$119,900.

The Kickstarter reached its initial goal of US$34,900 on April 4 to publish the first 3-in-1 omnibus volume, and reached the first stretch goal on April 20 to print the second omnibus volume. The campaign reached the second stretch goal on Monday to print the third omnibus volume, and the third stretch goal on Tuesday to print the fourth omnibus volume.

The campaign updated on Monday, making all of the manga's 3-in-1 omnibus volumes available as add-ons for all backers. Backers can add all planned omnibus volumes of the manga to their pledge in both physical and digital versions with a corresponding cost. The update noted that this change was made to the campaign by request of Matsumoto.

The campaign will end on May 10 at 6:00 p.m. EDT. As of press time, the campaign has raised US$106,820.

Backer tiers range from US$1 to US$1,500, and rewards include: digital or print editions of the manga, bookmarker magnets, a pub glass, USB drives, beach towels, sunglasses, eco bags, wall scrolls, signed soundtrack CDs, stickers, reproduction prints, reproduction shikishi boards, posters, and an artbook.

Other add-on merchandise includes: a set of seven posters; a USB drive; a "beach bundle" that includes a beach towel, sunglasses, and an orange eco bag; a large limited wallscroll; a pub glass; a set of three different stickers, bookmarks, and canvas illustrations. The merchandise add-ons range from US$12 to US$80, and all of the merchandise add-ons are only available to pledges of the US$20-US$170 reward tiers.

Thanks to Daniel Zelter for the news tip.

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