Retailer HMV is showing the cover of the 10th issue of Akita Shoten‘s Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine, which announces that Paru Itagaki’s BEASTARS manga will get a television anime adaptation. The magazine will ship on Thursday.
The cover also announces an anime adaptation of Osamu Nishi’s Mairimashita! Iruma-kun manga. The magazine teased an important announcement for both manga last week.
Paru Itagaki launched the Beastars manga in Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine in September 2016. Akita Shoten published the 11th compiled book volume on November 8 and will publish the 12th volume on Friday. Viz Media has licensed the series for North America
The manga takes place in a world of carnivores and herbivores, where there is a lot of hope, love, and anxiety. Regoshi is a wolf who is a member of Cherryton Academy’s drama club, and even though he’s a wolf, he’s very sensitive. The manga follows the adolescent life of Regoshi and many other animals.
The manga won the 11th Manga Taisho awards in March 2018. The series also won a New Face Award at the 21st Japan Media Arts Festival Awards in March 2018, and also ranked at #2 on the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! male readers list in December 2017.