Takako Shimura’s 1-Shot Futari de Hitorigurashi Gets Regular Manga Series – News

Bungeishunju printed 1-shot about 2 ladies neighbors every dwelling alone on December 22

Takako Shimura revealed on Twitter on March 21 that the beforehand printed one-shot Futari de Hitorigurashi (Living Alone Together) manga is getting a daily collection, starting within the spring situation of Bungeishunju‘s Bunshun Woman journal that launched on March 21.

The story follows the each day lives of two ladies who’re neighbors dwelling the one life-style.

Bungeishunju printed the one-shot within the journal’s fifth anniversary situation on December 22.

Shimura lately introduced the Koiiji spinoff manga Hatsukoi no Tsugi (What’s Next After First Love). The collection begins serializing in Kodansha‘s Kiss journal on April 25.

Shimura may even launch a brand new manga within the seventieth situation of Shodensha‘s OnBLUE boys-love journal on April 25.


Shimura launched the Awajima Hyakkei manga (pictured at proper) in Ohta Publishing‘s PocoPoco on-line journal in July 2011, however the manga later moved to Ohta Web Comic. The manga’s fourth compiled ebook quantity launched in August 2022. The manga ended on March 15.

Shimura is finest identified for her Wandering Son and Sweet Blue Flowers manga, each of which have impressed tv anime collection variations in 2011 and 2009 respectively. She additionally drew the unique character designs for the Aldnoah.Zero anime, Battery the Animation, and the Overtake! racing anime. She drew a brief-run manga adaptation for the Battery novels. Fantagraphics Books is releasing her Wandering Son manga in North America, and Viz Media is releasing Sweet Blue Flowers. Seven Seas is releasing Shimura’s Even Though We’re Adults (Otona ni Nattemo) manga digitally and in print.

Shimura’s Happy-Go-Lucky Days (Dōnika Naru Hibi) manga impressed an anime movie that opened in Japan in October 2020.

Sources: Takako Shimura‘s Twitter account, Takako Shimura‘s blog

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