Saki franchise exceeds 10 million copies in circulation

Saki franchise exceeds 10 million copies in circulation

The popular manga series written and illustrated by Ritz Kobayashi, Saki, which will celebrate its 15th anniversary of publication this year, will publish seven new books simultaneously in Japan on January 22, including the picture book “Saki Art Collection: Ritz Kobayashi illustrations ". As a result, the franchise has exceeded 10 million cumulative copies in circulation. The seven books in question include:

  1. El vigésimo primer volumen recopilatorio del manga Saki.
  2. El libro de ilustraciones “Saki Art Collection: Ritz Kobayashi illustrations”.
  3. El séptimo volumen recopilatorio del manga spin-off de Aguri Igarashi, Saki Achiga-hen episode of Side-A.
  4. El primer volumen recopilatorio del manga spin-off de Sakurako Gokurakuin, Saki re:KING’S TILE DRAW.
  5. El séptimo volumen recopilatorio del manga spin-off de Meki Meki, Toki.
  6. El décimo tercer volumen recopilatorio del mana spin-off de Aguri Igarashi, Shinohayu the Dawn of Age began.
  7. El primer volumen recopilatorio del manga spin-off de Meki Meki, Someya Mako no Jyansou-meshi.
Saki franchise exceeds 10 million copies in circulation

Furthermore, Kobayashi began publishing the manga in Square Enix publisher's Young Gangan magazine in February 2006. The publisher published the 20th compiled volume on March 25.

The play inspired a 25-episode anime adaptation produced by GONZO studios in collaboration with Picture Magic, directed by Manabu Ono and scripts written by Tatsuhiko Urahata, released in April 2009. Subsequently, the franchise inspired more spinoff manga that also had their own own animated adaptations.

Saki Synopsis

Saki has never been a fan of mahjong. A lifetime of being forced to play it with her family at parties (and wasting her money accordingly…) has left her with a bad taste in her mouth when she stumbles upon the game. However, when he decides to play a game with his friends, he discovers that all those defeats against his family have given him great skill in the game, and he even has fun playing! Will this revelation be enough to undo Saki's rejection of mahjong ? Will her classmates be able to convince her to join the mahjong club? Or would it be a hopeless action? If you are looking for the best manga about mahjong, then you are watching it right now.

Source: Official Twitter Account

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