A scan of Jump SQ
's September issue, to be released on August 4, revealed that the fifteenth volume of To LOVE-Ru Darkness
will bundle a new OVA, which will be released on January 4. Consisting of two episodes, the OVA will run for a total of 25 minutes. One episode, titled Ghost Story Kowai no wa Ikaga
(How about something scary?
), will adapt a side-story from volume nine. The second episode, titled Clinic Sunao ni Narenakute
(Without becoming obedient
), will adapt chapter 38. Director Ootsuki Atsushi
and character designer Oka Yuichi
will reprise their staff positions.
The original manga series, To LOVE-RU
is written by Saki Hasemi
and illustrated by Kentarou Yabuki
. It began publishing in Weekly Shounen Jump
in April 2006 and finished in August 2009, with eighteen compiled volumes. Its sequel, To LOVE-RU Darkness
began publishing in 2010. Volume 13 was released on April 3 and was ranked 9th
in Oricon's manga charts, selling 116,381 copies in its first week.
To LOVE-Ru Darkness
received its first TV anime adaptation
in 2012 and finished with 12 episodes. The series also received six OVAs
, bundled with volumes 5–9 and 12–13. The second season
of To LOVE-Ru Darkness
is currently airing.
Source: Scan via ANN
To LOVE-Ru Darkness 2nd OVA