A leak from Weibo claimed that the manga written and illustrated by Koji Miura, ao no hako (blue box), will have an anime adaptation. This leak came in conjunction with the same one from the manga Sakamoto Daysand although no production details or a scheduled release date were revealed, it should be noted that it is still pending confirmation.
Miura began publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from the publisher Shueisha in April 2021. The publisher published the fifth compilation volume in June 2022, and will publish the sixth on August 4 in Japan. Koji Miura He is also the author of other manga like Sensei, Suki desu. Y Aozora Rubberwhile ao no hako It is based on a one-shot that he published in 2020.
Synopsis for Ao no Hako
Taiki Inomata, a third-year high school student, attends Eimei Academy, an integrated school with a major sports program. Having made the high school badminton team, Taiki tries to attend open practice as soon as possible. But no matter how early he goes, he’s always second to the gym. The person one step ahead of him is Chinatsu Kano, a first-year high school student who has a crush on Taiki. Chinatsu is the rising star of the basketball team, and the difference between her and Taiki couldn’t be greater.
Although Taiki is a decent badminton player, his popularity is nowhere near Chinatsu’s, making it even less likely that his feelings will be reciprocated. However, in a strange twist of fate, he ends up living in Taiki’s house! Wishing to become a worthy rival to Chinatsu, Taiki pursues the same dream as his crush: participating in the Nationals. Taiki begins to train harder than ever, all in order to establish a strong relationship with his new housemate.
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