The Shogakukan publisher announced that in commemoration the launch of the twenty-volume compilation of written manga and illustrated by Kagiji Kumanomata, Maoujoou de Oyasumi (Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle), it was announced that a popularity survey that encompasses the 158 characters shown to date.
The press release writes: «For this voting project, you can not only vote for all the characters you want, but you can also vote in large quantities following the [Official Account] of the" Editorial Department of Shonen Sunday "(@shonen_sunday) on Twitter and tweeking your opinions about the characters. The results will be announced in the magazine Weekly Shonen Sunday, which will go on sale around March 2022. Who vote for the character that is first, will win an original poster signed by Kagiji Kumanomata, for five people! Please vote. (The vote ends at 3:00 pm on November 30, 2021) ».
Regarding the voting system, available in this link, there are three options available. If the user chooses the first, he will give a vote to the character, if he chooses the second (consisting of making a Twitter publication, without following the official Twitter account of the Weekly Shonen Sunday) then 100 votes are added. Finally, if the third is chosen (which consists of making a publication on Twitter and following the Weekly Shonen Sunday) 10,000 votes are added. This process can be done as many times a day as you want.
For its part, Kumanomata began the publication of the manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Sunday of the Shogakukan publisher in May 2016. The work already has more than two million cumulative circulation copies. The work inspired an adaptation to the anime of twelve episodes produced by the Doga Kobo studies, under the direction of Mitsue Yamazaki and scripts written by Yoshiko Nakamura, premiered during the autumn season-2020 (October-December). To date there are no indications about a second season.
Synopsis of Oyasumi Maoujo
Shhh! Princess Syalis is trying to sleep well at night. A long time ago, when people and demons coexist, not in total clear harmony, a demon king kidnapped a human princess and locked her in her castle. Stripped, the princess subjects thought incessantly in a solution ... Until the hero arises to lead the princess rescue mission! While he waits for his bright armor gentleman, what should a prison princess do? Teddy bears with bat wings are not bad, but her cell is very boring! So, she will decide to spend the long hours sleeping, if only she could get comfortable ... if she only did not suffer from insomnia ...
Source: Press release
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