On the official site for the manga written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi, MAO, a promotional video for the release of the sixth compiled volume was posted, released on October 16 in Japan. The video features voice actors Kappei Yamaguchi and Satsuki Yukino, the voices of Inuyasha and Kagome, respectively.
Takahashi began publishing the manga in Shogakukan publisher's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine in May 2019. The publisher published the fifth compiled volume on August 18 in Japan.
Takahashi is one of the most successful mangaka in history, as her works have gained immense popularity both in Japan and abroad, accumulating more than 200 million copies sold. The author has been recognized by the Urusei Yatsura manga in 1980 and by Inuyasha in 2001.
The author also wrote the Ranma 1/2 manga, which inspired an anime adaptation released in 1989 and enjoyed notable success in the Western market.
The story begins when Nanoka Kiba, a high school student, undergoes a near death experience. Because of this, she begins to witness bizarre events that in turn were caused by the clash between two worlds, and she meets a mysterious boy named Mao.
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