Square Enix's twice-monthly magazine Young Gangan (out the first and third Friday) is teasing that the issue out September 2nd will feature a major announcement concerning Ritz Kobayashi's school girl mahjong manga Saki. Since the 2006 series and its 2011-13 Side A spin-off were adapted into 2009, 2012, and 2014 manga, fans have speculated/hoped that the news might be about another anime.
This week's release of the June issue of Big Gangan is announcing plans for Toki, the spin-off to Ritz Kobayashi's schoolgirl mahjong manga Saki. The new series debuts in the July issue of the magazine, out June 25th, with Mekimeki Oukoku illustrating and Ritz Kobayashi writing/supervising. More after the jump.
Square Enix has posted a 100-second preview for the upcoming OAD of Saya Kiyoshi's four-panel parody manga Saki Biyori, which is inspired by Ritz Kobayashi's mahjong-themed manga Saki. The disc will be bundled with the 3,980-yen limited edition of the 14th volume of the original series. Check the clip after the jump.
The blend of mahjong action and high school drama of Saki - The Nationals is making its way to PS Vita in Japan, as announced during a recent Niconico special broadcast. There's currently not much info on the game itself, including developer and publisher, but it's due out sometime around summer 2015. Hit the jump for more.
Moe mahjong gets nice home video packaging as Saki Achiga-hen episode of side-A is set to be collected in a Blu-ray box hitting Japan on March 18th. The 16 episode 2012/2013 series will be presented in a box with art by character designer Masakatsu Sasaki and special booklet, along with new OVA short "Kuro's Birthday" and a Nendoroid figure of Teru Miyanaga. Get a look after the jump.