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Kakegurui’s Writer Homura Kawamoto Launches New Manga

This year’s September issue of Akita Shoten’s Champion RED magazine announced on Monday that writer Homura Kawamoto (Kakegurui) and Zuzu Kamiya will launch a new manga titled Isekai no Hime to no Koi Bakuchi ni, Jinrui no Sonbо̄ ga Kakkatemasu (La Mankind’s existence depends on the love game with Another World’s Princess) in the next issue of the magazine on August 19.

Champion RED
 September issue

The story follows Ryumis (unconfirmed name romanizations), the daughter of the Demon King from another world. Kazuki of the human world is entrusted to her, and if she accepts this duty, she will die, but if she refuses, the world will be destroyed.

Kawamoto and artist Aki Yamaguchi’s new fantasy manga, Isekai Tenseisha Goroshi -Cheat Slayer- (“Killing the People Reincarnated into the Other World -Cheat Slayer-“) was canceled on June 28 after one chapter. The manga debuted on June 9 in Monthly Dragon Age.

Readers of the magazine had noted similarities between the manga’s villains with particular characters in other works. In response, the editorial department re-inspected the manga and determined that there would be problems with the portrayal of characters with such similar similarities as villains and therefore can be considered to be intentionally denigrating particular works. The department apologized to the creators of such works and others involved, and stated that it will pay more attention to avoid similar problems in the future.

Kawamoto and Tōru Naomura’s Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler manga launched in Square Enix’s Gangan Joker magazine in March 2014. Yen Press is releasing the manga in English. The manga inspired a television anime series that ran from July to September 2017 in Japan. The series premiered outside of Japan on Netflix in February 2018. The second season of the anime premiered in January 2019, and Netflix began streaming the series in June 2019. The manga also inspired a 10-episode live-action show. which premiered in Japan in January 2018.. Netflix is ​​streaming the series outside of Japan.

A second season premiered in March 2019, followed by a live-action movie in May 2019. A sequel live-action movie was scheduled to open on May 12 after a COVID-19 delay, but was delayed once again to June 1 due to COVID 19 and the expanded state of emergency in Japan.

Source – Champion RED September issue via Animenewsnetwork


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