On the official Twitter account for the manga by Kenji Inoue and illustrated by Kimitake Yoshioka, Grand BlueIt has been announced that the work has more than six million copies in circulation, collected in the 16 compilation volumes published to date.
Inoue and Yoshioka started publishing the manga in the magazine Well! afternoon from the publisher Kodansha April 2014. The publisher released the fifteenth collated volume on May 22nd and the sixteenth on November 20 in Japan.
The piece inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. Zero-Gunder the guidance and scripts of Shinji Takamatsu, released July 2018. So far there is no sign of a second season.
Synopsis of Grand Blue
Iori Kitahara is just starting his academic year at the university. He moves into his uncle's dive shop, Grand Blue. He awaits the college life of his dreams, full of beautiful girls and good friends. But things are not going exactly according to plan. He meets a group of students who immediately force him to participate in their alcoholic activities. Although initially unwilling, Iori quickly gives up and becomes the party's life.
Unfortunately, this earns her the contempt of her cousin Chisa Kotegawa. Iori still promises to fulfill his ideal college life, but will things go according to plan this time?
Source: Official Twitter account
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