Are you catching BanG Dream! this season? Are the girls making you motivated to learn an instrument? If you are already watching the Anime, you would definitely not want to miss the manga too.
Written and illustrated by Mami Kashiwabara, BanG Dream! is the story of a girl, Kasumi Toyama, who has always been captivated by the “beat of the stars”. Since then, she’s been searching for something… a spark that’ll excite and thrill her! Following a trail of star-shaped stickers, she soon stumbles upon a Random Star guitar at her school mate’s house! Could this mark the start of something amazing? A sparkling, heart-racing high school life begins for Kasumi as she decides to form a band!
Interesting isn’t it?
Shogakukan Asia Pte Ltd (Shogakukan Asia), a manga and educational books publisher, has announced its acquisition of the English-language publishing rights to Bushiroad Media’s highly popular BanG Dream! manga series.
While the BanG Dream! manga shares the same premise with the hit television anime series currently airing in Japan, the manga provides more comprehensive details to each character and features additional scenes not seen in the anime.
Volume 1 of the BanG Dream! English manga is slated for an end March release, and is expected to go on sale in bookstores in the following six countries: Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand and The Philippines. Shogakukan Asia is also exploring opportunities with overseas partners to release the manga in other territories beyond Southeast Asia.
Since September 2013, Shogakukan Asia has published 95 manga titles and 20 children’s educational titles. Its best-selling manga titles include Detective Conan, Silver Spoon, Doraemon, Future Card Buddyfight and Pokémon.