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Yone Sawata's Acro Trip Shōjo Comedy Manga Listed With Anime

posted on by Egan Loo & Joanna Cayanan
Story of otaku girl whose obsession with real-life magical girl leads her down dark path

The Rakuten Books retail site's listing for the January 2023 issue of Shueisha's Ribon magazine reports that Yone Sawata's Acro Trip manga is getting an anime. Sawata teased on their Twitter account about an announcement on December 1 (the January issue's release date) at midnight (November 30 at 10:00 a.m. EST)

The comedy centers on Chizuko Date, an otaku girl who lives in a city in Niigata Prefecture. Chizuko is obsessed with Berry Blossom, the magical girl who protects the city. However, Chroma — the leader of the local evil organization Fossa Magna — is inept and weak, so hardly anyone else cares about Berry Blossom and Chroma's frequent battles anymore. Chizuko vows to shine a light on the magical girl's exploits — and this fervent desire takes this seemingly shy middle school girl down a dark path filled with strange folks ...

Sawata launched the manga in 2017 in Ribon magazine, and the series is ending in the magazine's January 2023 issue. Shueisha published the manga's fourth volume on February 25.

Source: Rakuten Books

This article has a follow-up: Acro Trip Shōjo Comedy Manga's Anime Confirmed for 2024 TV Airing (2022-11-30 10:17)
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