The slice-of-life comedy manga has printed 16.7 million copies worldwide
Japanese department store chain PARCO will hold an original art exhibition to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! manga series at its PARCO Museum (Ikebukuro PARCO main store 7F) between April 5 and 22, 2019.
The exhibition's main display items are the author's original drawings from the manga's latest 13th (November 2015 release) and 14th (April 2018 release) volumes. And various valuable materials, such as storyboards, drawing data, and videos to show the manga's production process, will be also available. Visitors will be able to learn how the manga is produced from the beginning to its end. In addition, "Yotsuba&! & Danboard Store" to offer limited merchandise will be opened at the venue. More details including its entrance fee will be announced at a later date.
The slice-of-life comedy manga has been serialized in Ascii Media Works' Monthly Comic Dengeki
Daioh since its March 2003 issue, and has been also released in 24 countries/regions in the world
with 13 different languages. It has printed 13.7 million copies in Japan, and three million copies
outside of Japan.
Event poster visual
Manga's latest 13th and 14th tankobon covers
Source: PARCO press release
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