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Manga 'High Score Girl' Gets Reprint, Resumes July 2016

by arsonal
May 22, 2016 9:56 PM | 11 Comments
Square Enix has announced that Rensuke Oshikiri's manga series High Score Girl will resume serialization in the eighth issue of Big Gangan magazine of 2016, which will go on sale on July 25.

The series was previously placed on hold due to a criminal complaint dated May 26, 2014, from video game company SNK Playmore alleging copyright infringement on its titles. The complaint was withdrawn in August 2015 after a settlement was reached by both parties. Square Enix withdrew all previous copies of High School Girl and will reprint the first five volumes of the manga under the title High Score Girl Continue.

The five volumes of High Score Girl Continue and a new sixth volume of High Score Girl will go on sale at the same time as the resumption of serialization on July 25. Production on the anime adaptation was halted at the time of the copyright complaint.

Source: Square Enix, Mantan Web

11 Comments Recent Comments

Yes, we definitely need the anime production to start again >:O

May 25, 2016 10:06 PM by Olem

I really hope the anime adaptation is still coming for this.

May 25, 2016 4:12 PM by KashKetchum

Finally news on this.

May 23, 2016 3:50 PM by Infatuate

SNK realized they can't beat SE in video game sales, so they resorted to suing SE-published manga instead. What a pathetic move by SNK.

May 23, 2016 4:09 AM by ColdBlackTeaFan

Yes finally! It's been so long! I am also looking forward for the anime adaptation!

May 23, 2016 3:09 AM by tetrix1993

what about anime adaptation? no new news? is it canceled?

i love this series back than... but long rhiatuse make me totaly forgot about this... time to re-read...

May 23, 2016 3:06 AM by Kuma

Hopefully this'll cause the anime to finally get made now that all the legal issues seem to be dealt with (otherwise this wouldn't even be happening, right?).

May 23, 2016 1:01 AM by Atavistic

Anime adaption? Very nice :3

May 23, 2016 12:15 AM by Robiiii

Seems like I've been waiting forever for this to get adapted.

May 22, 2016 11:47 PM by ZachM

Now to wait fo dat re-anime adaptation
Oh yee baby

May 22, 2016 10:03 PM by Mkim

Good news, been really enjoying this series even with its irregular releases.

I hope the anime (announced quite awhile ago) also resumes production soon.

May 22, 2016 9:56 PM by Stark700

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