The Kadokawa publisher withdrew the listing of volume number 16 of light novels written by Yuu Miyazaki and illustrated by Okiura, Gakusen Toshi Asterisk (The Asterisk War), indicating that it has been delayed. While the publisher has not yet published a new release date, some distributors have listed that it has now been scheduled for the month of June.
It should be noted that this volume was scheduled to be released in March of this year, however, a statement published by the Editorial Seal MF Bunko J noted that it had been postponed indefinitely due to a decline in the health of Illustrator Okiura.
Yuu Miyazaki and Okiura began the publication of these light novels through the Editorial Seal MF Bunko J of the Editorial Kadokawa in September 2012. The publisher published the fifteenth volume in December 2019 in Japan.
In addition, from an adaptation in hand of the hand of ningen, the work also inspired an adaptation to the twelve episodes anime produced by studios A-1 Pictures, under the direction of Kenji Setus and scripts written by Munemasa Nakamoto, premiered in October of 2015. A second season of twelve episodes premiered in April 2016.
Synopsis of Gakusen Toshi Asterisk
Invertia was an astral catastrophe that annihilated many cities in the twentieth century. In response to the economy in decline, the Integrated Empire Foundation was organized to assume world leadership, but the catastrophe also supposed the birth of a new race of humans with special skills: Genetales. At the same time, a special element was found inside the meteor, "Mana", which helped humanity give a technological leap. Rikka, also known as Asterisk, is the city's academy in the water, the larger tournament and battles scenario in the world, which are known as "Festa", including the "Festa of the Star War". The Seidoukan Academy became the fifth highest rank academy in Asterisk and Kirin Toudou became his highest-ranking student. Ayato Amagiri, a Genestella, reaches Rikka with the request of the president of the Student Council of the Seidoukan Academy, Claudia Enfield. During the first day of her as a student in Rikka, he unleashes the wrath of "the witch of the resplendent flames" Julis, and ends up having a duel with her. The biggest battle of the academy begins here!.
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