The original manga ran from 2006-2010, inspired by three television anime
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© Peach-Pit, Kodansha, Kodansha USA Publishing
The November issue of Kodansha’s Nakayoshi magazine revealed on Tuesday that manga artist duo Peach-Pit will launch a sequel to their Shugo Chara! manga in the magazine in summer 2024. Kodansha will also release new merchandise for the manga featuring new illustrations by Peach-Pit later this month.
The duo previously wrote a new short story for the manga in March 2021 to celebrate the duo’s 20th anniversary. anniversary occasion. The original manga ran from 2006 to 2010 and had 12 volumes (including Shugo Chara! Encore!). The manga inspired a 51-episode anime in 2007 and the follow-up anime Shugo Chara!! 2008’s Doki and Shugo Chara! Party! in 2009.
Peach-Pit (Rozen Maiden, Zombie-Loan, DearS) ended Nishina Tesura wa Mitsukaranai (Tesura Nishina Can’t Find It) — the “second season” of the Nishina Tesura manga series — in May 2018.
The duo launched the Rozen Maiden 0 manga in Shueisha’s Ultra Jump magazine in February 2016 and ended it in March 2019. The original Rozen Maiden manga ran from 2002 to 2007 in the magazine Gentosha’s Monthly Comic Birz and continued in Shueisha’s Weekly Comic Birz Young Jump Magazine from 2008 to 2014.
Tokyopop published Peach-Pit’s DearS and Rozen Maiden manga in North America. Publisher Del Rey and Kodansha USA released Shugo Chara! as well as Shugo Chara-chan! and Shugo Chara! Encore!, while Yen Press published their Zombie-Loan manga. All of these brands are inspired by TV anime.
The duo most recently launched a new manga titled Sei Shōnagon to Mōshimasu (My Name is Sei Shōnagon) in Kodansha’s Be-Love magazine in August 2019. The manga focuses on the famous Heian period poet and author. author Sei Shōnagon of The Pillow Book, as well as about court life in the Heian period. Manga is in progress.
Source: Nakayoshi November issue