The third volume of Moyashimon author Masayuki Ishikawa's Junketsu no Maria (Chaste Mary) is out this in Japan this weekend. In addition to a limited edition with special "British" and "French" hard cover picture book, goodies include the announcement of an upcoming anime adaptation.
The 2008 series good! Afternoon, follows a witch whose hatred of conflict leads her to use her magic to protect a neighboring village from the battles of Hundred Year War between Britian and France, despite the danger it poses to her being discovered by both human and heavenly forces.
cosplayers from volume 2 launch
Ishikawa getting into the spirit.