The August issue of Kodansha’s Nakayoshi magazine announced on Friday that Pink Hanamori author will launch Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pitch aqua, a sequel to the Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pitch shoujo manga, in the next issue. magazine on the 3rd. The author revealed that the manga magazine will have a “new green romance” starring his daughter Lucia. The manga will have an opening coloring page and will be featured on the cover of the next issue.
While Hanamori drew the art for the original manga and Michiko Yokote wrote the story, only Hanamori was credited for the new manga.
Hanamori and Yokote serialized the original manga in Nakayoshi from 2002 to 2005. The manga has seven volumes. In the manga’s story, Lucia is a mermaid princess on a quest to find a pearl that she entrusted to a human boy she saved as a young girl. However, she cannot tell the boy that she is a mermaid, or else she will turn into a sponge.
The manga inspired a 91-episode anime from 2003 to 2004.