A scan from the 19th issue of Young Animal
magazine, to be released on September 25, has announced that 3-gatsu no Lion
will receive a TV anime adaptation as well as a live-action movie. Previously, a music video
collaborated with the band Bump of Chicken was released on December 8.
The manga is both written and illustrated by Chika Umino
, who is known for her work with Hachimitsu to Clover
(Honey and Clover
). 3-gatsu no Lion
has been serialized since July 2007 and has 10 volumes in print. Its 11th volume will be published on September 25.
The series has won both the Manga Taisho Award
in 2011 and the 35th Kodansha Manga Award
under the general manga category. Recently, the series charted #29 in Oricon's yearly rankings
, selling a total of 1,060,179 copies.
Source: Scan via ANN
3-gatsu no Lion