Blue Period, the award-winning painting manga by Tsubasa Yamaguchi, is getting an anime adaptation which will air this year.
Staff and cast details are currently unknown, but a main visual was released.
Blue Period began serialization in 2017 in Kodansha’s Gekkan Afternoon magazine. There are currently eight tankobon volumes, with the ninth volume releasing on January 21. The manga won the Manga Taisho Grand Prize in 2020.
Kodansha describes the manga as:
A manga about the struggles and rewards of a life dedicated to art. The studious Yatora leaves a dry life of study and good manners behind for a new passion: painting. But untethering yourself from all your past expectations is dangerous as well as thrilling…
Source: Blue Period website