Watari-kun’s ****** Is about to Collapse Receives Anime Adaptation

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© Naru Narumi, Kodansha/Kadokawa

In the 10th issue of Kodansha’s Monthly Young Magazine, it was announced that the Watari-kun’s ****** Is about to Collapse manga series will be receiving an anime adaptation. The magazine was released on September 20, 2023, coinciding with the release of the series’ final two chapters. 

More details about the anime production and its format will be announced in the future. The news was also confirmed on the official Twitter account of Monthly Young Magazine

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© Naru Narumi, Kodansha/Kadokawa

The comedy-drama manga is written and illustrated by Naru Narumi (Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles) and was first launched in Kadokawa’s Young Ace magazine on August 4, 2014. It was then moved to Monthly Young Magazine in November 2015. A total of 15 tankoubon volumes were released as of August 18, 2023. 

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© Naru Narumi, Kodansha/Kadokawa

Kodansha USA releases the manga in English and describes the synopsis as: 

Naoto Watari has had his share of struggles: his parents died two years ago, and now he and his sister live at his aunt’s house. There, his desire to protect his sister earned him notoriety as “the guy with the sister complex”—which never mattered to him, as his sister always came first. But when Satsuki, a childhood friend-turned-enemy(?), becomes his school mate, Naoto’s ordinary life is thrown into chaos … and Satsuki may just be the beginning.

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William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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