On the cover of this year's 11th issue of the magazine LaLa from the publisher Hakusensha It turned out that the manga was written and illustrated by Yuki Midorikawa, Natsume Yuujinchou, will have a new animated project that will be released in Japanese theaters in spring 2021. Further details will be announced on September 24th.

Midorikawa began publishing the manga in Hakusensha Verlag's LaLa magazine in January 2005 and has so far published 25 compilation volumes. The work inspired six seasons of an anime adaptation that added 74 studios-produced episodes in total. Brain base (1-52) and studies Shuka (53-74) from July 2008.

In addition, the franchise inspired an animated film called Natsume Yuujinchou Film: Utsusemi ni Musubuthat was released in Japanese theaters on September 29, 2018.

Synopsis by Natsume Yuujinchou

The story revolves around Natsume, a boy who has seen yōkai since childhood. Unfortunately, people dislike him and there isn't much affection between him and the youkai.

One day he inherits a Yuujin-Chou ("Book of Friends") from his grandmother. The book is full of contracts his grandmother made to catch various youkai. As they appear, Natsume tries to rescue them or help them, even if many of them seek revenge on him.

Source: ANN

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