On Friday, the September issue of Shueisha’s Cocohana magazine published the final chapter of Fumi Yoshinaga’s Tamaki to Amane manga.
The magazine teased that a new manga by Yoshinaga will commence in 2024 as well.
Tamaki to Amane launched in Cocohana in November 2022 with an omnibus serialization.
A compiled book volume of the manga will be published on October 23.
The Ooku: The Inner Chambers (Antique Bakery, All My Darling Daughters) manga by Yoshinaga debuted in Hakusensha’s Melody magazine in 2004 and ran till December 2020.
The manga’s 19th and final volume was released by Hakusensha in February 2021, while the last volume’s English translation was released by Viz Media in March 2022.
The manga was awarded the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2009 and the James Tiptree, Jr. Award in 2009.
The 56th Shogakukan Manga Prize in the shjo category, the 5th Sense of Gender Prize’s Special Award, and most recently, the Grand Prize at the 42nd Nihon SF Taisha Awards in February 2022, are among its numerous distinctions.
The manga was adapted into a live-action movie in 2010, a live-action TV show called Ooku: Arikoto Iemitsu Hen in October 2012, and a second live-action movie called Ooku: Eien – Emonnosuke Tsunayoshi Hen in December of that same year.
An animation that debuted on Netflix on June 29 was influenced by the manga.
The What Did You Eat Yesterday? (Kin Nani Tabeta?) manga was first published by Yoshinaga in Kodansha’s Morning magazine in 2007, and on May 23 Kodansha published the 21st collected book volume.
On July 25, Kodansha USA Publishing issued the 20th volume of a compilation book in English.
In 2008, the series received a nomination for the inaugural Manga Taisho Awards (Cartoon Grand Prize) and also received a jury recommendation in the 13th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards in 2009.
The manga was also included in the 2014 and 2016 “Book of the Year” lists published by Kadokawa Media Factory’s Da Vinci magazine for books and manga.
In the 2019 Kodansha Manga Awards’ 43rd Annual Kodansha Manga Awards, the manga was nominated in the General Manga category.
A live-action television series based on the manga debuted in April 2019 and ran for 12 episodes.
During the 57th annual Galaxy Awards in March 2020, it took home the My Best TV Award.
The second season of the live-action adaption will debut in October.
A live-action movie based on the manga had its Japanese premiere in November 2021.