Crowd-funding marketing campaign for English launch of Shibamoto’s self-revealed manga ends on September 30
Manga artist Shō Shibamoto launched a crowdfunding marketing campaign on Wednesday to fund the manufacturing of chapters 10 to fifteen of his self-revealed net manga series Flower Knight Dakini. The marketing campaign has earned US$3,578 of its US$4,103 (transformed from yen) purpose as of press time, and can finish on September 30.
Shibamoto launched a earlier Kickstarter marketing campaign in March 2019 to fund the English launch of chapters seven to 9 of the manga. The marketing campaign reached its purpose in its first three days and ended in April 2019.
Shibamoto launched a Kickstarter marketing campaign to fund an English model of the primary six chapters of the manga in March 2018. The marketing campaign surpassed its purpose, and the English launch debuted for Kindle in August 2018.
Shibamoto posted the primary chapter of Flower Knight Dakini (Hana no Kishi Dakini) in April 2017 and the fifteenth and most up-to-date chapter on August 14. Shibamoto describes the story:
The major characters are Eiden, an aspiring painter who received caught up in the nice destruction brought on by the Sky Golems and might’t paint anymore due to the shock…and Dakini, a mute warrior with mysterious preventing skills on a mission to defeat the golems. While touring collectively to problem the menace that threatens their world, they face their traumas and their previous whereas pursuing their mission and hopes.
Simona Stanzani is translating Flower Knight Dakini. Stanzani beforehand translated Shibamoto’s Pandemonium -Wizard Village-, which ran concurrently in Japanese and English on Shogakukan‘s now-defunct Ikki-Para webcomics web site.
The story of Flower Knight Dakini is linked to Pandemonium -Wizard Village- and Shibamoto’s Tsunousagi manga, which Shogakukan additionally revealed.
Shibamoto debuted as a manga artist in 2008, after his quick story “Baku” gained the seinen manga division of Shogakukan‘s 62nd Newcomer Comic Grand Prize. He had beforehand earned a jury advice for self-revealed manga on the 2007 Japan Media Arts Festival Awards. In addition to Tsunousagi and Pandemonium, Shibamoto drew the Yo-kai Watch Koma-san ~Hanabi to Kiseki no Jikan~ and Yo-kai Watch Koma-san ~Tamaki to Nagareboshi no Tomodachi~ manga.
Sources: Email correspondence, Kickstarter