NHK television revealed that the anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Aiko Koyama, Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san, will premiere on the NHK World service in February 2021, followed by a television broadcast in autumn 2021. .
The adaptation was announced at the end of March this year, however, to date no production details or members of the voice cast of this project have been revealed.
Koyama has been publishing the manga in Shogakukan publishing house's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine since December 2016. The publishing house published the twelfth compiled volume in December 2019, and the thirteenth on March 12. The work recently surpassed 700,000 copies in circulation and won the 65th Shogakukan Publisher's “Manga Award” in the “Shonen” category in 2019.
Synopsis of Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san
Inside the streets of the geisha district of Kyoto, lives a 16-year-old girl named Kiyo. After failing the test to become a "Maiko", a geisha apprentice, she will start working as the local cook. This is the story of your daily life.
Source: Comic Natalie
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