Indonesian comics publisher Elex Media Komputindo is releasing Katsuki Izumi‘s school comedy manga Club Activities? So What! (Bukatsu, Sukijanakya Dame Desu ka?) in Indonesia. The Twitter account of Elex Media’s editors of comics had first teased the title on 3 April 2020, and it has been included in the list of comic book releases for 18 November 2020. The two volumes of the manga is released by Elex Media as a single book printed on bookpaper, retailing for Rp 70,000 (about US$ 5).
Elex Media’s synopsis of the manga describes the story as follows:
For Nishino, Kubota, and Ohyama a bright youth with benign club manager and passionate club mates is just a pipe dream. These are the three high school football club members’ frank accounts of the “reality” of their club activities.
Elex Media’s editors of comics account have also posted a preview of some pages from the manga:
Inget jaman2 SD-SMP dulu kalo lagi ada les😂🤭
Kalo SMA, pas lagi "cetek-ceteknya" semangat, pas ada kegiatan ekskul paskibra🙈 *ups
"Club Activities? So What!"
(Terbit 18 November'20)
Komik vs Realita😆
— Editor Komik Elex-Level Comics (@comic_lxlc) November 6, 2020
The manga was serialized in Square Enix’s Gangan Online in 2016 and has ended with two tankoubon volumes. The manga has also been adapted into a 10 episodes live action TV drama that aired on NTV in 2018.
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.
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The Indonesian Anime Times