Ano ko no, Toriko. Manga Gets New Serialization to Commemorate Film

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New serialization debuts on July 5; film opens on October 5

This year's 14th issue of Shogakukan's Sho-Comi magazine revealed on Wednesday that Yuki Shiraishi's Ano Ko no, Toriko. manga will get a new serialization to commemorate its upcoming live-action film adaptation. The new serialization will start in the magazine's next issue on July 5, where the manga will also feature on the issue's front cover (seen below).

The new chapter will have a color opening page and will have 33 pages.

The film will open in Japan on October 5.

Ryō Miyawaki is directing the film, and Taeko Asano (live-action NANA, Clover, Happy Marriage!?) is penning the script.

The cast includes (from left to right in image above):

The manga centers on three childhood friends in a love triangle. Yori moved back to the countryside, and started wearing glasses and not being noticed by girls. Meanwhile, Shizuku entered the entertainment industry alongside Subaru, and both began working as a model and actor, respectively. But when Yori turns 16, he re-enters their lives.

Shiraishi launched the manga in Shogakukan's Sho-Comi magazine in 2013. Shogakukan published the fifth volume last July.

Sources: Sho-Comi website, Comic Natalie

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