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Mahou Shoujo ni Akogarete goes into suspension

There is no doubt that the anime adaptation of “Mahou Shoujo ni Akogarete (Gushing over Magical Girls)” is one of the most popular series of the moment. However, unfortunately this popularity cannot be deposited at the moment in the original manga since It has been announced that serialization will go into an indefinite suspension.

In a press release, the publisher Takeshobo reported the following:

  • «Thank you very much for reading “Mahou Shoujo ni Akogarete”! This month’s update has been canceled due to author Akihiro Ononaka falling ill. We will inform you as soon as serialization resumes and we look forward to your continued support.».
Mahou Shoujo ni Akogarete

And of course, this suspension announcement did not go unnoticed in the comment forums:

  • «Will the original author be okay?».
  • «Are you busy with all kinds of things due to the huge popularity of the anime adaptation? I hope that manga authors continue to take good care of themselves».
  • «Manga authors have a shorter life expectancy. Being without doing anything is not good».
  • «It is not uncommon for the original work to have many interruptions, rough drawings, and fewer pages when it is converted into an anime. So, from the point of view of fans of the original work, it is not that they welcome the anime adaptation with open arms. What they most want to see is the original work».

The anime adaptation has been broadcast since last January 3 and is confirmed with a total of thirteen episodes, while the studios Asahi Production They are in charge of production. For his part, Ononaka began publishing manga through the magazine Manga Life STORY from the publisher Takeshobo in January 2019, where it is still in publication.

Synopsis of Gushing Over Magical Girls

Hiiragi Utena has always admired magical girls and fantasized about becoming a cool heroine who fights evil. So when a doll-like figure approaches her one night, claiming to have a magical power latent inside her, she trembles with excitement. But her colorful dream is quickly cut short in an ironic turn of events when she transforms into a villain.

Uninterested in associating with the forces of evil, she tries to leave when a group of magical girls appear and declare war on her. A battle ensues and Hiiragi soon discovers that she enjoys inflicting pain on others as her true nature begins to emerge. “Mahou Shoujo ni Akogarete” follows Hiiragi in her new life as the leader of the villains, fighting magical girls and unleashing her new sadistic nature.

Fountain: Otakomu


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