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Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san Manga Ends in 4th Volume

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga inspired TV anime in October

The pixiv Comic website revealed on Friday that the fourth and final volume of Honda's Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san (Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san) manga will ship in Japan on March 28. pixiv Comic published the manga's 24th chapter on Friday.

Honda launched the manga on the pixiv Comic website in August 2015. Kadokawa brand company Media Factory published the third volume in September 2017. The comedy manga's story centers on a skeleton named Honda who works in a bookstore. Hilarity ensues daily in his work at the shop's manga counter.

Yen Press has licensed the manga and will debut the first volume in English in July.

The manga inspired an anime adaptation that premiered in October. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired.

The manga ranked at #12 on the list of top manga series for female readers in Takarajimasha's Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This Manga Is Amazing!) guidebook in 2016. The manga also ranked at #12 in Japanese online bookstore Honya Club's "Zenkoku Shotenin ga Eranda Osusume Comic 2017" (Nationwide Bookstore Employees' Recommended Comics of 2017) poll in 2017. In addition, the series was nominated in pixiv Comic and Nippon Shuppan Hanbai, Inc's "Web Manga Sōsenkyo" (Web Manga General Election) poll in 2017.

Source: Pixiv Comic

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