Designer Moribito Gatou Asou to start adapting the show about school lunch in October 2020
Square Enix’s issue of Monthly Big Gangan magazine revealed on Wednesday that the Gatou Asou manga will end in the magazine’s next issue on the 25th.
The original series is set in a high school in 1984, focusing on Yukio Amarida and Gō Kamino. Amarida is a school teacher who hides her secret obsession with school lunches, and hates people who despise the lunch line. He receives a challenge from 13-year-old Gō, who is similarly obsessed with school lunches, but asks for a change from lunch items. The two challenge each other to see who can appreciate the school lunch the most.
The manga launched in Monthly Big Gangan in October 2020. Square Enix published the manga’s first compiled book volume on April 24.
The film premiered in October 2019, and a live-action film premiered in Japan in March 2020.
Asou previously drew the manga for the 009 Re: Cyborg anime in Monthly Big Gangan. Square Enix published six compiled book volumes for the series. Asou also drew the manga adaptation of the movie Genocidal Organ in Kadokawa’s Monthly Newtype magazine. Kadokawa published three volumes for the series. Asou also drew the character designs for the Moribito – Guardian of the Spirit and Occult Academy anime.