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Mangaka Nakamura Hikaru Takes a Maternity Leave

by dtshyk
Aug 22, 2011 7:49 AM | 21 Comments
According to Comic Natalie, mangaka Nakamura Hikaru will take a maternity leave and the serialization of Saint Young Men will be suspended for a while. Nakamura said she will be back as soon as possible.

A live action TV drama of Arakawa Under the Bridge has been aired since this July. A live action film will be premiered on February 4th 2012.

Arakawa live action drama official website

Source: Comic Natalie

20 of 21 Comments Recent Comments

Yeah congrats.

Sep 22, 2011 1:41 PM by batonik

arakawa live action series suck a lot...especially the main actor ...

Aug 22, 2011 8:53 PM by freakyfeek

Great for her :D SYM and Arakawa Under the Bridge are great!

Aug 22, 2011 8:06 PM by Mon_Diamond

Wow! Great for her! I hope she enjoys being a mother :)

Aug 22, 2011 5:51 PM by EarthStar

Live action version of Arakawa looks a little scary lol.

Aug 22, 2011 5:01 PM by saxophone15

Congrats to her. I love Arakawa & SYM and I'm sure her child will enjoy them too when he/she grows up.

Aug 22, 2011 3:16 PM by stormgoddess

I haven't watched or read Arakawa, but congratulations to her ^^

Aug 22, 2011 3:01 PM by Kyo-

Congratulations to her! I've always been a big fan of Arakawa, I guess I should try out the Live Action version then, huh. And try out SYM :D

Aug 22, 2011 2:13 PM by Selphie-

StormViruz said:
Didn't know Arakawa Under the Bridge's mangaka was female.

I wonder what's happening in the live action series. lol
Neither I, I'm ashamed O|¯|_

The drama it's interesting kind of what you can expect from an adaptation to live action and Sister looks horrible.

Aug 22, 2011 1:59 PM by K-Shuun

Congrats to her, I've gotta check out the Arakawa and SYM manga soon.

Aug 22, 2011 1:25 PM by chocolaetmaelk

Great author. My congratulations to her!

Aug 22, 2011 1:06 PM by PseudoJord

Amazing congrats !

Aug 22, 2011 12:04 PM by shiningforce

She's such an awesome mangaka.

Best of luck with motherhood, I'm already eagerly awaiting your return.

Aug 22, 2011 11:40 AM by StreetFighter

Sad new for us who read her.
Good new for her ! :)

Aug 22, 2011 11:39 AM by ShiroiRyu


Aug 22, 2011 11:13 AM by Mr_Gutts

Congratulations to her.

Aug 22, 2011 10:44 AM by Shocked

well thats good news, hope she enjoys the rest

Aug 22, 2011 10:26 AM by Neverarine

Didn't know Arakawa Under the Bridge's mangaka was female.

I wonder what's happening in the live action series. lol

Aug 22, 2011 9:31 AM by StormViruz

I guess I should start watching Arakawa Under the Bridge soon. o.O

Aug 22, 2011 9:11 AM by colemanH

What a great news :DD Congrats!!

Aug 22, 2011 9:10 AM by sayami

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