Kodansha Comics has announced that another trio of manga will be joining their English launch on digital platforms February 14th. This includes Tokyo Tarareba Girls, Akiko Higashimura’s follow-up to her best-selling Princess Jellyfish, Yuki Suetsugu’s long-anticipated Chiyahafuru, and Narumi Hasegaki’s shojo romantic comedy Springtime with Ninjas.
According to the newest Oricon sales report, the latest 33rd volume of Yuki Suetsugu's karuta-themed shoujo manga series Chihayafuru sold a very good 163,519 copies in its first week, becoming the top-selling manga of the week ended October 16. Meanwhile, the DVD/Blu-ray set of the second live-action film also did well. Hi the jump for more details.
Sentai Filmworks has announced its acquisition of both seasons of the shoujo anime series Chihayafuru. The anime based on based on Yuki Suetsugu's Manga Taishō Award and the Kodansha Manga Award winning series was directed by Morio Asaka (Cardcaptor Sakura, Chobits, My Love Story!!), with animation production by Madhouse (My Love Story!!, No Game, No Life, One-Punch Man) and was broadcasted in Japan by Nippon TV. More after the jump.