Peach Girl's Miwa Ueda Launches New Manga
posted on by Alex Mateo
The February issue of Kodansha's Be Love magazine revealed on Tuesday that Miwa Ueda (Peach Girl) will launch a new manga titled Kaiji to Okan (Maritime Self-Defense Force and Mother) in the magazine's May issue.
Ueda's original Peach Girl shōjo manga ran in Kodansha's Bessatsu Friend magazine from its October 1997 issue through its January 2004 issue. Ueda also published a spinoff manga, Peach Girl: Sae's Story, in 2005. Tokyopop published both the original manga and the spinoff in North America, but split the original manga into two separate series: Peach Girl and Peach Girl: Change of Heart.
Ueda launched the Saredo Itoshiki Otsuma-sama (Even So My Dear Wife) manga in Be Love in July 2020. The manga ended in February. The manga is based on Daisuke Suzuki's novel of the same name. Suzuki's novel launched in 2018. The novel tells the autobiographical story about Suzuki, who worked as a reporter but had a stroke at age 41. The novel follows his rehabilitation and recovery, and his wife, who supported him.
Source: Be Love February issue