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The farming life of the author of Fullmetal Alchemist will arrive in the anime Hyakushou Kizoku

A press release from the publisher shishokan announced that the autobiographical manga written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa, Hyakushou Kizoku (The Peasant Noble), will have an anime adaptation. The announcement was revealed during an exhibition event for the manga held at the Tokyo University of Agriculture.

Hyakushou Kizoku

Arakawa began publishing the manga in the magazine A little bit from the publisher shishokan in 2006, and moved it to the magazine wings in 2009 after the cessation of publication of the previous magazine. Arakawa continued to serialize the manga irregularly, while the publisher published the seventh compiled book volume in October 2021 in Japan.

Arakawa is best known for being the author of the multimedia franchise of full metal alchemistwhich was published in the magazine Monthly Shōnen Gangan from the publisher Square Enix between 2001 and 2010, and which inspired two anime adaptations in 2003 and 2009, as well as two OVAs, two animated feature films, and a live-action film, followed by two more films in 2022.

Hyakushou Kizoku Synopsis

The manga follows Arakawa as she works as a farmer in Hokkaido for seven years before becoming a manga creator. Her experience helped her work on her manga Silver Spoon, which focuses on students at an agricultural school. “If there is no water, let them drink cow’s milk,” said the noble commoner proudly.

Font: Mantan Web

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