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Seirou Opera Manga Ends, Gets Side Story in December

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by Black Bird author launched in January 2015

The December issue of Shogakukan's Betsucomi magazine published the final chapter of Kanoko Sakurakoji's Seirou Opera (Edo Brothel Opera) manga on Wednesday. In addition, the manga will have a side story that will appear in a supplement titled "Seirou Opera Memorial Book" with the next issue of the magazine on December 13.

The manga's 11th compiled book volume previously revealed that the manga's 12th volume will be its last. The volume will ship on February 26.

Sakurakoji launched the manga in Betsucomi 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 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: Betsucomi December issue

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