In the sleeve's sixth volume of the sleeve adaptation of the Light novels Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear, by Sergei, was confirmed that the literary franchise has exceeded 2 million cumulative circulation copies. The count includes both copies of light novels and the adaptations to sleeves and derivatives.
Kumano began the publication of the novels on the Shoutetsuka Ni Narou website in 2014, and subsequently the Editorial Shufu to Seikatsu Sha began its publication on paper in May 2015 with illustrations of 029. The publisher published the sixteenth volume in September 2020 , followed by the tenth seventh on April 16 in Japan.
In addition to the adaptation to manga by Sergei, the work inspired an adaptation to the anime of twelve episodes produced by the EMT Squared Studios, under the direction of Yuu Nobuta and scripts written by Takashi Aoshima, released in October 2020. The production of a second season is confirmed.
Synopsis of Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear
Yuna, a fifteen-year-old girl, begins to play her first Vrmmo game. She has achieved billions of yen in stock, and she is confined to her's house to play without going to school. Today, an important update has come to the game and she gets a super weird and intransferable bear suit. But using it is so embarrassing that she does not dare to equip him, he does not even help the fact that it is only a game. Also, when she responds the survey of satisfaction on the new update and restarts the game, she discovers that she is in a strange forest and she is wearing that. Where I am? A message from God? A different world? If she is wearing the bear suit (which is a powerful object) means that she is invincible, but if she takes away she is just a normal girl. The adventure that Yuna never asked has just started!
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