On the official Twitter account of the digital magazine ComicWalker It was reported that the manga written and illustrated by Tomoki Izumi, Mieruko-chan, has received an excellent popularity boost thanks to the anime adaptation currently on air. As a consequence, a “large emergency reprint”To meet the demand in bookstores and general stores.
Izumi began publishing the manga through the magazine ComicWalker from the publisher Kadokawa in November 2018. The publisher published the fourth compiled volume in September 2020, followed by the fifth on March 22 in Japan. Regarding the author, he has previously only published the manga Gemini.
The play is inspiring a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. Passion, under the direction of Yuuki Ogawa (FLCL Progressive, Ishuzoku Reviewers, Ooyasan wa Shishunki!) and scripts written by Kenta Ihara (Kyuukyoku Shinka shita Full Dive RPG ga Genjitsu yori mo Kusoge Dattara, Ore dake Haireru Kakushi Dungeon, Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Douchuu), currently being broadcast on the Funimation platform in the West.
Sinopsis de Mieruko-chan
Miko is a typical high school student whose life is turned upside down when she suddenly begins to see hideous and horrible monsters. Despite being completely terrified, Miko goes about her daily life, pretending not to notice the horrors that surround her. She must endure fear to keep herself and her friend Hana out of harm’s way, even if it means coming face to face with the worst. Mixing comedy and horror, Mieruko-chan tells the story of a girl who tries to deal with the paranormal by acting indifferent towards it.
Source: Official Twitter Account
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