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Manga 'High Score Girl' Resumes Publication

by Snow
Aug 26, 2015 10:37 AM | 10 Comments
The official site of Square Enix announced that Rensuke Oshikiri's manga High Score Girl will resume publication after being on an indefinite hiatus since August 2014. The manga and its anime adaptation received copyright violation charges by game developer SNK Playmore for using characters from video game series, such as King of Fighters, Samurai Showdown, and other games without proper permission. According to the press release by Square Enix, these charges have been dropped in relation to the manga resuming its publication. There is currently no additional information about the anime adaptation.

High Score Girl is a manga written and illustrated by Rensuke Oshikiri. It has been serialized in Big Gangan magazine since 2010, and there are currently five volumes published. In 2013, it was announced that the manga would receive an anime adaptation.

Source: Square Enix

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Thank god. The violation was just stupid from the beginning.

Aug 30, 2015 11:06 PM by onesnowyday_

Great news...this is such a great manga and i'm glad i'll get to read more of it.

Aug 28, 2015 9:38 PM by Leiss

I have been itching to read this,Im glad the anime might happen.

Aug 27, 2015 10:11 PM by sleepyclouds

i've been wanting to read it since they said it was good. but its hiatus sent me off. finally! now i have a reason to read it.

Aug 26, 2015 8:24 PM by raviel_ken

That's great news! I was wondering why the anime had not been made, so it was a copyright issue.

Heard that SNK had been doing badly lately. Maybe it sue against Square Enix to at least get some compensation. But if SNK won the case, fans might get angry and go against them. So it is good that the case was resolved.

Aug 26, 2015 2:09 PM by tetrix1993

Hopefully this paves the way for that anime adaptation to be able to happen at long last.

Aug 26, 2015 11:36 AM by Atavistic

That explains why Nendoroids from this manga are being made.

I wouldn't mind the anime being adapted though.

Aug 26, 2015 11:23 AM by Hoppy

Still waiting for the anime.

Aug 26, 2015 11:21 AM by Chibi-Alice

It's kinda nice when the first you hear of an interesting manga is it coming off hiatus. At least you know then there will be content to read.
(much preferable to the alternative)

Also shit it starts with a Street Fighter reference, I'm in.

Aug 26, 2015 10:52 AM by StreetFighter

This is good news~

I enjoy the manga and hopefully, this will get the anime in production and launching soon.

Aug 26, 2015 10:52 AM by Stark700

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