Sugita had taken break because of medical therapy
Kei Sugita teased on Twitter on Thursday that their Chōyaku Hyakunin Isshu: Uta Koi historic josei manga sequence would return. Sugita had revealed that that they had taken a break because of medical therapy. Earlier than Thursday, Sugita had not posted on Twitter since January 2016.
The manga tells a “super-loose interpretation” of the Hyakunin Isshu anthology of poems that have been written between the seventh and thirteenth centuries in Japan. The anthology options 100 romantic poems from 100 totally different poets reminiscent of The Story of Genji’s Murasaki Shikibu. The poems are additionally used as the idea for the standard Japanese card recreation karuta.
The manga debuted in August 2010. Media Factory revealed the manga’s fourth compiled e book quantity in Might 2014.
The manga impressed the Utakoi tv anime, which premiered in July 2012. Crunchyroll streamed the anime.
Sugita additionally wrote the spin-off Uta Hen manga in Media Manufacturing facility‘s Monthly Comic Gene manga anthology, which premiered in April 2016.
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