Indonesian comic book publisher, m&c! has teased in November 2019 that Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen will be released in Indonesia. On Monday (15/6), the official Facebook account of m&c! has posted a picture of the cover of Kaguya-sama first volume, which confirms that the manga will be released in Indonesia with the title Kaguya-sama: Love is War . Detailed information about the specific release date, format paper, and price of the manga has yet to be revealed.
Written and drawn by Aka Akasaka, Kaguya-sama tells about Miyuki Shirogone and Kaguya Shinomiya who are respectively, the president and vice president of the student council at the prestigious Shuchiin Academy. They are considered genius due to having the highest grades among all students. But after spending so much time they started to fall for each other. Unfortunately, both of them are too proud to be the first to confess their feelings. Thus their relationship becomes a competition of love where the first to confess would be the loser.
Akasaka began the serialization of the manga in Shueisha’s Miracle Jump magazine in May 2015 but moved it to Young Jump in March 2016. It has been compiled into eighteen volumes of manga and inspired two spinoff manga series. The manga also has been adapted into two season anime TV series which is first season aired in Winter 2019 and the second season still on going. The anime tv series directed by Mamoru Hatakeyama with A-1 Pictures for the animation production.
Kaguya-sama also has been adapted into a live-action film that has been released on September 2019. The live-action film is directed by Hayato Kawai and the with script written by Yūichi Tokunaga. Japanese actor Sho Hirano played Shirogane in the film while Kanna Hashimoto played Shinomiya.
m&c! is a comics publisher under the Kompas-Gramedia group. Other than publishing manga, the publisher also publishes Disney comics magazines, and books, Hong Kong martial arts comics, as well as Indonesian comics under the Koloni label.
The Indonesian Anime Times