Yuki Suetsugu, the creator of the popular manga “Chihayafuru,” which will reach its final episode in the September issue of the serialized magazine “BE LOVE,” released on August 1, has updated his Twitter and finished drawing the manuscript for the final episode. Reported.
On Twitter, he said, “Chihayafuru 247 heads, I finished drawing the manuscript for the final episode.” “The photo is a fruit bouquet prepared by the assistants for the final training camp. I was able to make a fun and fulfilling manuscript until the end. Thanks to everyone kind, wise, and talented. I’ve had a lot of fun for 15 years! “
“Chihayafuru” marks the 15th anniversary of the start of the serialization in 2007. The September issue of the magazine, in which the final episode will be published, appears on the cover page. There is also a congratulatory message from the cast of the last episode, especially a drawn color poster & final episode commemorative article, the animation “Chihayafuru,” and the movie “Chihayafuru.”, The final episode of “Chihayafuru,” the main story of which the fierce battle of the master and queen ranks will be settled, will be published at once with more than 80 pages.
“Chihayafuru” is a youth story about high school students passionate about competitive karuta and depicts the main character, Chihaya Ayase, continuing to grow through competitive karuta with her friends.
Serialization started in 2007 with “BE LOVE,” and the cumulative circulation of comics has exceeded 27 million. In 2016 (two-part work), it was made into a live-action movie starring actress Suzu Hirose 2018. TV animation became a famous work broadcast until the third period (2011, 2013, 19) and is a competitive karuta. The “Chihayafuru Ogurayama Cup,” a gathering of title holders leading the world, has significantly impacted the industry. The 49th volume of the comic will be released on July 13, and the final 50 books will be released in winter.
The author, Yuki Suetsugu, was born in Fukuoka Prefecture. In 1992, he won the 14th Nakayoshi Shinjin Manga Award Honorable Mention for “Romance of the Sun,” and his work was published in “Nakayoshi Special Edition” (Kodansha) and made his debut. In 2007, “Chihayafuru” was serialized in “BE LOVE” (Kodansha). In 2009, he won the 2nd Manga Award 2009 for the same work and became 1st place in the “This Manga is Amazing! 2010” (Takarajimasha) Onna edition.