December 1, 2021
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Moto Hagio's Poe Clan Manga Gets New Series in 2022

  • October 30, 2021
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Moto Hagio's Poe Clan Manga Gets New Series in 2022

Latest series ends in 2nd volume on November 10


The December issue of Shogakukan‘s Flowers magazine revealed on Thursday that Moto Hagio‘s Poe no Ichizoku (The Poe Clan) manga will get a new series in 2022.

Shogakukan will publish the second and final book volume of Poe no Ichizoku: Himitsu no Hanazono (The Poe Clan: The Secret Garden), the latest arc of the manga, on November 10. The manga launched in May 2019, and the end of the first chapter announced a hiatus for the manga. The manga resumed in June 2020. Shogakukan published the manga’s first volume in November 2020.

Hagio launched the Poe no Ichizoku Unicorn series in Monthly Flowers in May 2018, but it went on hiatus in July 2018 and returned in March 2019. The manga ended its run with the fourth chapter May 2019, and the one compiled volume shipped in July 2019.

The original The Poe Clan manga is a fantasy series that depicts several short stories revolving around a young vampire named Edgar who has lived for over 200 years. The series is set in Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries. Shogakukan published the manga’s five compiled volumes from 1974 to 1976.

Hagio wrote two new chapters for the manga titled “Poe no Ichizoku: Haru no Yume” in Monthly Flowers in May 2016 and May 2017. A compiled book volume for the new chapters shipped in July 2017.

The manga has inspired a live-action television series, as well as a stage play adaptation by the famous all-female musical theater troupe Takarazuka Revue.

Fantagraphics Books is releasing the original manga in English. The company has released other manga titles by Hagio, including Otherworld Barbara, Heart of Thomas (Thomas no Shinzō), and A Drunken Dream and Other Stories. Viz Media previously released Hagio’s A,A’ and They Were Eleven manga in English. Denpa will release her Lil’ Leo (Leo-kun) manga in English. Denpa will also re-release They Were Eleven in English.

Source: Flowers December issue


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