Historical comedy manga set in the Edo period depicting the Father of the Japanese Police
Kodoani.com – This year’s 28th issue of Kodansha’s Morning magazine revealed on Thursday that Miko Yasu will launch a new manga titled Dull in the magazine’s next issue on June 15.
The historical comedy manga, set in the late Edo period, depicts the Father of the Japanese Police (Kawaji Toshiyoshi). In the crowd hidden in the shadows of history, a samurai who gave up being a samurai risks his life and fights the information war for a greater cause.
Yasu ended the first season of her Police in a Pod (Hakozume: Kōban Joshi no Gyakushū) manga in June 2022, and paused the series to prepare for a new manga.
Yasu launched Police in a Pod in Kodansha’s Morning magazine in November 2017, and Kodansha published the 23rd volume on February 21.
The manga won the Best Synthesis Manga award in the 66th Shogakukan Manga Awards in 2021, and it won the Best Compilation Manga award in the 46th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards in 2022.
The manga has more than 5 million copies in circulation, including digital copies sold.
The manga inspired a television anime that premiered in January 2022. The manga also inspired a live action series that aired from July to September 2021.