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Nodoka Shinomaru's Poco's Udon World Manga Ends With 12th Volume

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga inspired 2016 TV anime

The 11th volume of Nodoka Shinomaru's Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari (Poco's Udon World) manga (seen right) revealed on Friday that the manga will end with its 12th compiled book volume, which is slated to ship in March 2019.

The series follows Sōta Tawara, a 30-year-old man who was the son of an udon shop owner who has passed away. Sōta goes back to his hometown, but finds a strange lost child inside his father's old shop. As Sōta is taking care of him, the child, named Poco, suddenly grows ears and a tail. The manga follows the human Sōta and the tanuki Poco as they start to live together, meet and connect with others, and grow.

Shinomaru launched the manga in Shinchosha's Comic Bunch magazine in 2012. The manga inspired a television anime adaptation by Seiki Takuno (Sekkō Boys, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches) and LIDEN FILMS that premiered in October 2016. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.

Source: Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari volume 11

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