Makoto Ojiro’s Insomniacs After School Manga Gets TV Anime and Live-Action Movie (Updated) – Up News Info
Manga about 2 insomniac high school students launched in 2019
The official Twitter account of the Matsumoto branch of the Bunkyōdō bookstore chain posted a photo of the eighth volume of Makoto Ojir’s compiled book Insomniacs after school) (Kimi wa Hokago Insomnia) manga wednesday. The wraparound jacket strip on the volume reports that the manga is inspiring both a television anime and a live-action film.
The manga centers on two insomniac classmates, a boy named Ganta and a girl named Isaki. Both worry about their constant lack of sleep. After a chance encounter in the observatory-turned-school storage room, the two share secrets and begin to have an unusual connection.
Ojiro spear the manga in Shogakukanit’s great comic minds magazine in May 2019. Shogakukan releases the eighth manga volume on Wednesday and plans to release the ninth volume this spring.
The clip of a rock band Macaroni Enpitsu‘s song “Enshin” (Centrifuge) featured manga art in 2019.
Update: ANN has confirmed the announcement of the manga’s eighth volume. The manga has already inspired a “special animation promotional video” to commemorate the release of the manga’s seventh volume in October:
Source: Bunkyōdō Matsumoto Store Twitter Account