Seirou Opera Manga by Black Bird's Sakurakoji Ends in 12th Volume

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
12th volume slated for winter 2020 release

The 11th compiled book volume of Kanoko Sakurakoji's Seirou Opera (Edo Brothel Opera) manga revealed on Monday that the manga's 12th volume will be the last volume. The volume is slated to ship in winter 2020.

The manga entered the "climax" of the story in the ninth volume in August 2018.

Sakurakoji launched the manga in Shogakukan's Betsucomi magazine in January 2015. The manga takes place in the Edo period in the Yoshiwara red light district, and follows Akane, who comes from a samurai family. She has lost her family, and is sold to a brothel in the district. There, Akane learns how to be a courtesan, and becomes entangled with a mysterious man.

Sakurakoji ended her three-volume Last Notes manga in June 2014, after launching the manga in 2013.

Sakurakoji is best known for her supernatural romance manga Black Bird, which also ran in Betsucomi and ended in December 2012. Viz Media published the manga in North America. Viz Media also published Sakurakoji's two-volume Backstage Prince manga in North America.

Source: Seirou Opera volume 11

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