As previously reported, Q.E.D. iff and 100 Days Left!! are among the new titles Indonesian comics publisher Elex Media Komputindo plans to release in Indonesia in 2021. In the weekly list of new comic book releases, the first volumes of the two titles have been scheduled to be shipped on 24 February 2021. Book retailer book retailer Gramedia’s online shop lists the first volume of Q.E.D. iff with the retail price of IDR 40,000 (about US$ 2.9) while 100 Days Left!! retails for IDR 45,000 (about US$ 3.2)
Q.E.D. iff is the continuation of Motohiro Katou‘s Q.E.D. manga in Shounen Magazine R, after the cancellation of Shounen Magazine Plus where the first manga series was serialized. The main character is Sou Touma, a boy who has graduated from MIT at a young age, but decided to enroll in high school in Japan to know what it feels to be a high school student. In Japan, he often gets involved to investigate cases together with his friend, and athletic girl named Kana Mizuhara. The first manga series is collected into 50 volumes, while Q.E.D. iff is still ongoing and has been collected into 16 volumes at the time of this writing.
Elex Media confirmed in September 2020 that the translation for Q.E.D. iff had been ongoing. Previously, Elex Media had also published the first Q.E.D.manga series.
Kokone Nata‘s 100 Days Left!! (Hyakunichikan!!) tells about Shuto, a high school boy who has to take care of a five year old girl named Chiho for three months while his parents and the Chiho’s mother travel abroad together. The manga was serialized in Shueisha’s Tonari no Young Jump website and finished in 4 volumes.
Elex Media first teased 100 Days Left!! in mid-October 2020, and confirmed later that month that translation, editing, and cover designs for all volumes of the manga have been pending for approval from the Japanese publisher, though the books will not be released simultaneously. It has also been confirmed that the book will be printed on book paper and sneak peek of the Indonesian translation has been posted in early December.
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 mature audiences under the new imprint called Level Comics.
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