Takako Shimura Ends Beautiful Everyday Manga in Next Chapter (Updated)

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Manga about 3 stepsiblings launched in 2016

The January issue of Shodensha's Feel Young magazine revealed on December 8 that Takako Shimura will end the Beautiful Everyday manga in its next chapter. The manga will not appear in the February issue, so the last chapter will appear in the March issue on February 8.

The manga centers on Karin, a young woman whose mother is an adult manga creator. When Karin's mother remarries, she gains an older stepbrother who is close to her in age, and a younger stepsister. Her stepbrother Kōichi is handsome but often sexually harasses her. And her stepsister Miki has a brother complex and dislikes her. The manga follows this new family with three stepsiblings in adolescence.

Shimura has been serializing the manga in Feel Young irregularly since 2016. Shodensha published the first volume in June 2018 and the second volume in June 2020.

Shimura is best known for her Wandering Son and Sweet Blue Flowers manga, both of which have inspired television anime series adaptations in 2011 and 2009 respectively. She also drew the original character designs for the Aldnoah.Zero anime and Battery the Animation. She drew a short-run manga for the latter. Fantagraphics Books is releasing her Wandering Son manga in North America, and Viz Media is releasing Sweet Blue Flowers. Seven Seas will release Shimura's Even Though We're Adults (Otona ni Nattemo) manga digitally and in print starting on January 26.

Shimura's Happy-Go-Lucky Days (Dōnika Naru Hibi) manga inspired an anime film that opened in Japan on October 23.

Update on February 8: The manga was supposed to end in the March issue on February 8, but the March issue instead announced the manga will end in the April issue instead. Source: Feel Young March issue

Update on February 13: The official Twitter account for Feel Young revealed on February 12 that the reason the manga did not end in the March issue is because of Shimura's "sudden illness," and the Twitter account will reveal at a later date when Shodensha will publish the final chapter. Source: Feel Young's Twitter account

Source: Feel Young January issue

This article has a follow-up: Takako Shimura's Beautiful Everyday Manga Ends After Delay Due to Author's Illness (2021-05-07 15:00)
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