This year’s 21st issue of Young Animal magazine revealed on Friday that author Satoru Akahori will launch a new manga titled Menhera Samurai (Mental Health Samurai) in the magazine’s next issue on the 12th. Kyūjo Matsumoto will draw the manga.
The manga revolves around an extremely shy and withdrawn samurai in Japan’s peaceful Edo period. He is preoccupied every day with thoughts of harm, and enjoys seeing girls post pictures of every teahouse.
Akahori is most famous for being the lead writer with the Saber Marionette series, as well as penning many anime and novels for the Sakura Wars timeline. He has also written stories for manga such as Sorcerer Hunters, Kashimashi ~ Girl Meets Girl ~ , and Abenobashi: Magical Shopping Arcade.
Matsumoto ended kara Majo wa Mioji (The life of the witch who remains single for about 300 years) with Shigemitsu Harada Cells at Work! Code Black) May 2020.