Del Rey recently acquired Hosana Tanaka's historical action comedy manga, Rappi Rangai
. The title will be translated as Ninja Girl's for its American released.
Synopsis: This story takes place during the civil war in Japan. The tale begins with a mysterious boy disfigured by a horn protruding from his forehead. His life is turned upside down after he saves a wanted female ninja. She then informs him that he is an emperor and she, his servant. Soon several more female ninja appear and the adventure begins. What will happen to him and what kind of weird and wonderful stories lie in front of the small group is for you to find out. -- Edited from Rappi Rangai
This is the first of Hosana Tanaka's works to be published in the United States.