Also: Manga Elevator Orite Hidari Switches to Cheese!
Hot Gimmick author Miki Aihara revealed on Twitter on December 4 that she will launch a spin-off manga to the Honey Hunt series titled Ore wa Idol wo Yametai (I want to give up being an idol) in the magazine Shogakukan’s Cheese! magazine. The issue goes on sale December 22. The Cmoa website is hosting the first three chapters digitally.
Image via Miki Aihara’s Twitter
Aihara also announced the spin-off manga From Five to Nine (Go-ji kara Ku-ji made), Elevator Orite Hidari: Five to Nine Next Door (Left When You Get Off the Elevator: Five to Nine Next Door), which will Switch to Cheese! Start with the next chapter.
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© Miki Aihara, Shogakukan
Viz published Honey Hunt in English and describes the story:
The media was abuzz when news broke that Yura’s famous parents were breaking up. Already used to the daily pressure of being the child of celebrities, Yura exploded in anger at her parents—and her harsh words ended up being broadcast live on national television! When a powerful talent scout heard her passionate declaration, he offered to represent her. The doors of entertainment are now open to this shy wallflower—will she try to become an actress in her own right?
Aihara begins Honey Hunt in Shogakukan’s Cheese! magazine in 2006. The series has been on hiatus since 2009. Shogakukan published the sixth volume in December 2009. Viz published the sixth volume in December 2010.
The manga was serialized in Viz’s Shojo Beat anthology from September 2008 until Viz discontinued publication in July 2009.
Aihara (Honey Hunt, Hot Gimmick, Tokyo Boys & Girls) makes her From Five to Nine (Go-ji kara Ku-ji made) debut in Shogakukan’s Cheese! magazine in January 2010 after publishing a one-shot in 2009 and ending it in March 2020. Shogakukan published the manga’s 16th and final compiled book volume in April 2020. The story of the Elevator Orite Hidari: Five to Nine Next Door series debuted in 2020. Shogakukan published the second volume in October 2022.
Source: Miki Aihara’s Twitter account