The wraparound band on the 14th volume of Kumano
's Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear
(The Bears Bear a Bare Kuma
) light novel announced a television anime adaptation for the series on Tuesday. An official website for the anime series also opened, revealing a special illustration by 029
Fifteen-year-old Yuna prefers staying home and obsessively playing her favorite VRMMO to doing anything else, including going to school. When a strange new update gives her a one-of-a-kind bear outfit that comes with overpowered abilities, Yuna is torn: the outfit is unbearably cute, but too embarrassing to wear in-game. But then she suddenly finds herself transported into the world of the game, facing down monsters and magic for real, and the bear suit becomes the best weapon she has! (Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)
Kumano began writing
the comedy fantasy novel on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website in October 2014. Shufu to Seikatsusha published the first volume with illustrations by 029 (Hataraku Maou-sama!
, Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de
) under its PASH! Books imprint in May 2015. Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear
has a cumulative 600,000 copies of its volumes in circulation.
began serializing a manga adaptation
in Comic PASH!
web magazine last March. The third volume went on sale on August 30.
Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the light novel in English in October 2019 and plans to publish the first volume on June 9.
Official website: https://kumakumakumabear.com/
Novel special site: https://pashbooks.jp/series/kuma/
Source: LN News
Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear