This year's 6th issue of Sho-Comi
magazine released on Tuesday has released a new one-shot chapter for Chie Shinohara
's Sora wa Akai Kawa no Hotori
manga. This is to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the magazine, as well as the 16th year since the first publication of the series. The one-shot chapter is another story connecting to the fifth volume and centers around Prince Zannanza, one who regards Kail as his full-brother, and his journey on marrying his betrothed Ankhesenamen, the Queen of Egypt.
Sora wa Akai Kawa no Hotori
is a supernatural romance manga serialized in the bimonthly Sho-Comi shoujo magazine from 1995 to 2002. Shogakukan has published 28 compiled manga volumes and has circulated 16 million copies in print. The manga has spawned eight drama CD adaptations between 1997 to 2003 and five novels penned by Shinohara that was published between 2007 to 2010. The series won the 46th Shogakukan Manga Awards under the Shoujo category in 2003. A live-action stage adaptation based on the manga by Soragumi of Takarazuka Revue Company is also set to perform this March to June.
VIZ Media has published the manga in English as Red River
from 2004 to 2010.
Source: Comic Natalie