Key's Rewrite, Little Busters! Get New Manga
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The October issue of Kadokawa's Dengeki G's Comic magazine revealed on Tuesday that manga creator ZEN will launch the Rewrite:SIDE-TERRA and Little Busters! Last of Refrain manga in the magazine on September 30. Both manga are based on Visual Art's/Key's visual novels.
Rewrite:SIDE-TERRA will be based on the story as told in the currently airing television anime adaptation of Visual Art's/Key's Rewrite visual novel. The manga's first compiled book volume will ship on September 27, ahead of the manga's magazine serialization debut.
Little Busters! Last of Refrain centers on Riki and Rin as they discover the secret of their world. The manga's first compiled book volume will ship on September 27, ahead of the manga's magazine serialization debut.
Rewrite has had four manga adaptations before Rewrite:SIDE-TERRA, including Rewrite: Side-B by Sakana Tōjō, Rewrite: Side-R by Shūichi Kawakami, Rewrite: Okaken e Yōkoso!! by Mirura Yano, and Rewrite: Okaken Blog by Yayoi Hizuki. The series has also produced a number of different manga anthologies featuring manga from many different authors.
ZEN has previously illustrated four previous manga adaptations of Little Busters!, including Little Busters! Ecstasy: Saya Tokido School Revolution, Little Busters! Ecstasy: Sasami Sasasegawa Black Cat Fantasia, Little Busters! Ecstasy: Kanata Futaki My Minroud, and Little Busters! End of Refrain. The franchise has had 14 manga adaptations (not counting this newest one) and spinoffs in total, and also has several anthology manga as well.