Home MANGA NEWS Chiho Saito Concludes Kaguyaden Manga, Begins New Manga on June 28

Chiho Saito Concludes Kaguyaden Manga, Begins New Manga on June 28

In the March edition of
Shogakukan
‘s
Monthly Flowers
publication, the last chapter of
Chiho Saitō
‘s
Kaguyaden
(Bright Night Legend) manga was released. What’s more, Saitō’s
Torikae Baya
manga will feature a new one-shot manga that will be included in the May issue of the magazine, set to be released on March 28. Saitō also has a new manga that will start to be serialized in the August issue of the magazine, which will be released on June 28. The name of this new manga has not been declared by the magazine.

The manga Kaguyaden by Saitō is a reimagining of the “Princess Kaguya” tale. This story follows a gorgeous woman who bravely faces her destiny alone to find out the truth about the “15 Nights of Blood” incident, and to unravel the mystery behind her beloved brother’s death.

Kaguyaden was first introduced in the Monthly Flowers magazine published by Shogakukan in April 2018. The first volume of the manga was also published in a compiled book by Shogakukan in October 2018. The last and 14th volume is expected to be published on March 8.

Saito’s Torikae Baya manga was featured in the Monthly Flowers magazine from July 2012 until November 2017.

Be-PaPas — a team of pros in the industry such as Saito, Yoji Enokido (Bungo Stray Dogs, Star Driver), Shinya Hasegawa (Golden Time, Taboo Tattoo), Kunihiko Ikuhara (Sailor Moon, Yuri Kuma Arashi), and Yūichirō Oguro (Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie) — created the manga and anime Revolutionary Girl Utena simultaneously. Saito’s manga first appeared in Shogakukan‘s Ciao magazine in 1996, and Shogakukan published the entire series in five compiled volumes. North American rights to the manga were acquired by Viz Media, which recently launched a collector’s edition.

The manga’s three one-shot chapters were merged into the Shōjo Kakumei Utena: After the Revolution volume, which was released in Japan in May 2018.

Referenced from: Monthly Flower March issue, Comic Natalie

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