Kodansha Comics Licenses Ya Boy Kongming!, Police in a Pod, Undead Girl Murder Farce, More Manga

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Also: Saint Cecilia and Pastor Lawrence, Quality Assurance in Another World

Kodansha Comics announced on Thursday new manga titles that will debut digitally in June. The following titles will debut over consecutive Tuesdays in June:

Title: Ya Boy Kongming!

Creators: Yuto Yotsuba (story), Ryo Ogawa (art)

Debut Date: June 1

Synopsis: General of the Three Kingdoms, Kongming had struggled his whole life, facing countless battles that made him into the accomplished strategist he was. So on his deathbed, he wished only to be reborn into a peaceful world… and was sent straight to modern-day party-central, Tokyo! Can even a brilliant strategist like Kongming adapt to the wild beats and even wilder party people?!

Title: Police in a Pod

Creator: Miko Yasu

Debut Date: June 8

Synopsis: Female police officer Kawai had enough of a career she wasn’t even that into and was about to hand in her registration, when the unthinkable happened — she met the new, female director of her station! And after spending a little time with this gorgeous role model, Kawai realizes that maybe she isn’t quite done being an officer after all.

Title: Undead Girl Murder Farce

Creators: Yugo Aosaki (story), Haruka Tomoyama (art)

Debut Date: June 15

Synopsis: The end of the 19th century—a vampire’s wife is murdered, and the detective known as the “cage user” is called in to solve the crime. But there’s more to the detective and the curtained birdcage he carries…after all, when solving a case involving a monster, it might just take one to know one!

Title: Saint Cecilia and Pastor Lawrence

Creators: Hazano Kazutake

Debut Date: June 22

Synopsis: Saint Cecilia is beloved by the townspeople—not only is she elegant and composed, she benevolently shares her wisdom with all who seek it. That is, until the last person has left—at which point she becomes totally hopeless! Only Pastor Lawrence, is keeping the Saint put together enough to do her duties…and though she may test him, it’s all in a day’s work!

Title: Quality Assurance in Another World

Creators: Masamichi Sato

Debut Date: June 29

Synopsis: Nikola is just a village girl working at the inn…until the day dragons invade, and she meets Haga, a scholar of everything around him. He’s a part of an elite society called “Seeker,” created to address a series of maladies plaguing their usually peaceful world. But both Nikola and Haga have secrets they hide…ones that will change each other’s very existence…

Thanks to Link20XX for the news tip.

Source: Kodansha US’ YouTube channel

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