posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd part of Ikku Masa‘s manga launched in 2009
Kodansha is listing an eighth and ninth volume for Ikku Masa‘s Sakura Taisen Dainibu (Sakura Wars Part II) manga, both slated for a June 17 release. The two volumes will be the first new volumes for the manga in three years, since the seventh volume shipped in July 2018.
The manga is the second part of Masa’s manga adaptation of the original Sakura Wars game. The second part launched in Kodansha‘s Magazine Great supplement in 2009.
The first part of the manga launched in 2003, and had nine volumes. Kodansha Comics published seven of the volumes in English.
Sega released the Shin Sakura Taisen game for the PlayStation 4 in Japan in December 2019. Sega of America released the game under the title Sakura Wars in the West in April 2020. The television anime adaptation of the game premiered in April 2020. Koyori Noguchi is drawing a manga adaptation of the game that launched in September 2019.