Yuki Shiwasu’s fun romantic comedy Takane & Hana arrives in the U.S. next month in both print and digital editions from VIZ Media’s Shojo Beat imprint.
After her older sister refuses to go to an arranged marriage meeting with elite heir Takane Saibara, high schooler Hana Nonomura agrees to be her stand-in in order to save face for the family. But when Takane and Hana pair up, get ready for some sparks to fly between these two utter opposites!
“TAKANA & HANA is a hilarious romantic comedy about two strong personalities falling for each other in spite of themselves,” says Editor Amy Yu. “We look forward to readers discovering this new series from a fast-rising star in the shojo manga world.”
Creator Yuki Shiwasu began her manga career after winning the top prize in Hakusensha’s Athena Newcomers’ Award in Hana to Yume magazine. She was also the author of Furou Kyoudai (Immortal Siblings), which was published by Hakusensha in Japan.
Takane & Hana hits stores in print February 6. Digital readers can find the series via viz.com and the VIZ Manga App, as well as from the Nook, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comiXology, and Google Play stores. Future volumes of the series will be published in English by VIZ Media on a bi-monthly basis.
Learn more about the Takane & Hanaseries, including future volume releases, on the series page at Viz.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan’s largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
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