Shuu Katayama Launches New Manga Based on Online Occult Stories
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The October issue of Shonengahosha's Young King Ours magazine revealed on Thursday that Shuu Katayama will launch a new manga series titled Nakushita Nanika no Sagashikata (How to Look for Something Lost) in the magazine's next issue on September 29.
The manga will adapt Harumi Fujino's "Nanashi Series" online occult horror stories. The stories center on the protagonist Haru (a pseudonym for the author), and his friend Kyōsuke "Nanashi" Nanashima, who possesses strange powers.
The manga is the first manga adaptation of the "Nanashi Series."
Katayama recently ended the Shishō Series manga on March 30. The manga similarly adapts a series of online occult stories by uni. Katayama launched the manga in Shonengahosha's Young King Ours magazine in 2013. Shonengahosha published the manga's seventh and final volume on July 30. The manga also inspired a comedy spinoff manga titled Shishō Series - Shishō to Boku to, which launched in Shonengahosha's Young King Ours GH in October 2014, and ended in December 2016. Yūga Takauchi drew the manga.
A live-action film, television series, and television anime was planned for the series, but has not yet materialized. At the time of the announcement, Mahiro Takasugi was announced as the "image character" for the anime, which would have been a hybrid of both live-action and anime. Studio Pierrot Plus was the planned studio for the anime, and a promotional video was streamed.
Source: Young King Ours' website