New manga focusing on an ambitious mangaka in 1968 Tokyo
Manga creator Suehiro Maruo revealed on his Twitter account on April 24 that he will be launching a new “multi-volume” manga. Maruo did not reveal the title of the manga, but revealed that the story will follow an aspiring manga creator in 1968 in Tokyo. Maruo also revealed an image of a draft of the manga’s first chapter.
Hiroshi Harada adapted Maruo’s 1984 erotic horror manga Amazing Freak Show ( Shojo Tsubaki ) into an animated film in 1992. The manga also received a live-action film adaptation in May 2017. Blast Books published one volume of the manga in North America. in 1993. Maruo won the “New Artist Award” of the 13th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Awards in 2009, although he has been drawing manga professionally since 1980.
Publisher Gasp finally released Maruo’s The Strange Tale of Panorama Island manga in 2013. The manga was nominated for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award in 2014.
Maruo ended her Tomino no Jigoku ( Tomino the Damned manga) manga in November 2018.