"Cells at Work!" Manga Gets Anime CM for Its 5th Volume Release

Akane Shimizu's anthropomorphized cells-featured series will have over 1.3 million copies

To promote the release of its next 5th tankobon volume in Japan on August 9, Kodansha's official YouTube channel has posted a 60-second animated CM for Akane Shimizu's Hataraku Saibou/Cells at Work! manga. Its 30-second version was also introduced during the special program that was aired before the first episode of the TV anime Welcome to the Ballroom last night. The 30-second version CMs will be aired each week during the TV anime's broadcast. No production staff and voice cast members are officially announced.





The manga author posted an illustration of the blood red cell girl saying "Will I be Animated...!?"



The anthropomorphized human cells-featured manga series has been serialized in Kodansha's Monthly Shonen

Sirius since the magazine's March 2015 issue, and according to the magazine's official Twitter, the manga will

have 1.3 million copies in print as of the release of its 5th volume. The special edition of the volume comes with 

an acryl keyholder of the Natural killer cell or the Dendritic cell. 



1st and 2nd volume


3rd and 4th volume 


Source: Kodansha press release, "Hataraku Saibou" official Twitter, Monthly Shonen Sirius


© Akane Shimizu/Kodansha


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