Miki Yoshikawa, the manga creator of A Couple of Cuckoos, drew an illustration of Kaguya Shinomiya along with her manga’s Erika Amano. The official Twitter account of Kaguya-sama: Love is War posted it on Tuesday. It will be compiled as one of 26 contributions by creators in the upcoming Kaguya-sama: Love is War‘s fanbook, which is scheduled to be released on December 19, 2022 along with the final, 28th, volume of Kaguya-sama: Love is War.
The illustration features Kaguya Shinomiya (right) and A Couple of Cuckoos‘ Erika Amano (left) in their school uniforms, standing next to each other and holding their hands.
The fanbook is titled Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai Last Koshiki Fanbook Shuchi-in Gakuen Sotsugyo Party~Kaguya-sama wa Iwawaretai~, which translates into Kaguya-sama: Love is War Last Official Fanbook Shuchi-in Academy Graduation Party~Kaguya-sama wants to be congratulated~. The digital edition will compile some illustrations in full color including the one by Miki Yoshikawa, but the physical edition will have them in black and white.
Miki Yoshikawa has been drawing A Couple of Cuckoos manga in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine since January 2020. The series is schedule to release the newest, 15th, volume on December 16, 2022. She is also known as the author of Flunk Punk Rumble and Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, which were also serialized in the magazine with a total of 23 volumes and 28 volumes, respectively.
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Aka Akasaka’s Kaguya-sama Love Is War manga launched in Shueisha’s monthly magazine Miracle Jump in May 2015 but was later moved to Weekly Young Jump magazine in March 2016. The manga inspired a TV anime series with three seasons by A-1 Pictures and several live-action film adaptations. A new anime project Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -The First Kiss That Never Ends- is in the works and is set to have both a theatrical screening and a TV broadcast. Aka Akasaka released a statement regarding the finale of the manga series and announced his retirement as a manga artist along with his future activity to dedicate himself to story writing as an original writer of manga works.
Source: Official Twitter
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