Pre-orders for the special edition with CD will be accepted until May 22
KADOKAWA announced today that the special edition of the upcoming fifth volume of The Reprise of the Spear Hero manga will come with a newly-recorded drama CD as a bonus. Pre-orders for the 1,944-yen (about 17.35 US dollars) edition will be accepted at Japanese bookstores until May 22, and the scheduled release date for both the special and regular editions is August 23. More details such as its story and voice cast will be revealed at a later date.
The manga adaptation of the official spin-off novel to Aneko Yusagi's The Rising of the Shield Hero fantasy novel series, featuring Motoyasu Kitamura who is The Hero of the Spear, has been serialized in Kadokawa's ComicWalker website since August 2017. Based on the character designs by the original novel illustrator Minami Seira, Neet (Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata: Egoistic-Lily) has been working on its illustrations.
Web CM for the manga series
1st and 4th volume covers
Source: KADOKAWA press release
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