Maki Minami and Marimo Ragawa each launch a manga in Melody Magazine – News

Manga will be launched as part of the magazine’s 25th anniversary


The April issue (cover pictured right) of Hakusenshait’s Melody magazine revealed on Monday that Maki Minami and Marimo Ragawa will each launch a new manga in the magazine as part of the magazine’s 25th anniversary. Yūki Fujimoto will also launch a new manga. Hakusensha did not reveal any other details about the manga or its launch date.

Minami started it Komomo Confectionery manga series in Hakusenshait’s Hana to Yume magazine in 2013 and ended the series in December 2014. Viz Media released the fifth and final volume in September 2016. Minami completed it Seiyū ka—! manga in the same magazine in 2013. Viz Media published the series under the title Voice off ! : Seiyuu Academy and released the 12th and final volume in August 2015. Viz Media also released Minami’s HER (Special A) manga in North America.

Special A inspired a 2008 television anime series that Sentai Filmworks released in North America.

Ragawa launched the Those notes of Snow White (Mashiro no Oto) manga in Kodanshait’s Monthly Shonen Magazine in December 2009, and Kodansha published the manga’s 26th volume in December 2021. The manga was nominated for the 23rd Annual Tezuka Osamu Culture Award in 2019. Kodansha comics releases the manga in English. The manga inspired a television anime adaptation which premiered in April 2021. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.

Ragawa serialized the 18 volumes Baby & Me manga from 1991 to 1997. Viz Media published the manga in its shojo beat magazine, and also published the manga in book form. The manga inspired a television anime series from 1996 to 1997 and a live-action Korean film in 2008.

Source: Melody April issue