Popular shoujo manga Hana Yori Dango
by mangaka Yoko Kamio
will be getting a new series titled Hana Nochi Hare: Hana Dan Next Season
. The story will take place two years after the F4 (a group of four wealthy boys named "Flower Four") graduated, and will feature a new group of characters at Eitoku Gakuen.
The new series will be released digitally worldwide via the mobile app Shounen Jump+ in Japanese and the VIZ Manga App in English (titled Boys Over Flowers Season 2
), as well as in South Korea. It will begin this Sunday, February 15th with 64 pages (some in color) and subsequent chapters will be published bi-weekly. The original 37 volumes of Hana Yori Dango
will also be available to read for free on Shounen Jump+ (in Japanese) until the new series begins. Viz will make a special announcement regarding the series once enough users have shared their article
Hana Yori Dango
is one of the best-selling shoujo manga in Japan of all time, with over 61 million copies sold. It began serialization in Margaret in 1992 and finished in 2008. The manga received a TV anime adaptation
in 1996, as well as numerous drama series and movies in not only Japan, but also in Korea, Taiwan, and even India.
Source: Anime! Anime!
Hana Nochi Hare: HanaDan Next Season