The popular Twitter user “Manga Mogura (@MangaMogura)” shared an update noting that it is possible that the manga written and illustrated by Ai Yazawa, lullaby, have an announcement to give soon. The information is not a leak, and it is mainly based on the fact that the manga has had many commercial movements in recent monthssuch as an upcoming interview, exhibitions, and the announcement of volume reprints in multiple countries.
Yazawa began publication of the manga through the magazine cookies from the publisher Shueisha in May 2000, and entered an indefinite hiatus in May 2009, which to date still persists. Up to that point, the publisher published a total of twenty-one compilation volumes, and the work inspired a 47-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. mad house and released in April 2006 in Japan, followed by two live-action films in 2005 and 2006.
Synopsis for Nana
Setting off from their respective hometowns, two young men with identical names team up in their search for new beginnings. With her heart set on going to Tokyo, Nana Komatsu dreams of a happy love, while Nana Osaki aspires to have a successful music career. The first of hers has a cheerful and friendly character, but her naivety has diverted her romantic life until she meets her reliable boyfriend -Shouji Endo. Undeterred by Shouji’s decision to study in Tokyo, Nana works hard to earn enough money to follow him there.
Meanwhile, his namesake is a lonely punk vocalist whose passionate affair with her band’s bassist, Ren Honjou, comes to a sudden end. Though heartbroken, Nana bravely looks forward and travels to the capital with the ambition of becoming a renowned artist. Shortly after arriving in Tokyo, the girls cross paths again due to an unexpected coincidence that leads them to live under the same roof. As they grow closer, the two strive to support each other as they struggle to carve out a future for themselves.
Font: Mogura Sleeve
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