Indonesian comics publisher Elex Media Komputindo plans to release Yu Hokuo‘s Takahashi-san ga Kiite Iru. (Takahashi-san is Listening.) in Indonesia. On 25 September 2020, the Twitter account of Elex Media’s editors of comics has posted a photo of the manga’s Japanese volumes to confirm that the materials have been sent to the translated, and indicates that the series would start to be released “next year.” Further details about the format, the translated title, and price has also not been revealed yet.

Takahashi-san ga Kiite Iru tells of a popular high school girl named Ena Takahashi, who is usually seen wearing headphones. But instead of listening to music, she actually wears them to eavesdrop on the conversations of her male classmates, the class rep Nara and the plain boy Mikage. She has to keep this creepy hobby a secret to preserve her image. Hokuo began serializing the manga in Square Enix’s Gangan Joker in 2013 and it has finished with eight collected volumes.

Elex Media Komputindo is a comics publisher under the Kompas-Gramedia Group. The publisher releases licensed foreign comics, including manga, and also Indonesian comics. Since 2005, Elex Media also published comics that intended for adult audiences under the new imprint called Level Comics.

The Indonesian Anime Times

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