‘Hōkago Teibō Nisshi’ Manga to go on Hiatus Due to Flooding in Mangaka’s Area!

On July 6, it was announced on the official Twitter account of Akita Shoten‘s Young Champion Retsu magazine that Kosaka Yasuyuki‘s Hōkago Teibō Nisshi” (Diary of Our Days at the Breakwater) manga will go on hiatus starting with the eighth issue on July 21.

The recent heavy rains and flooding in the southern Kyushu region have impacted Kosaka, and while he is not injured, he is currently unable to continue writing.

The Twitter account also posted a message of support for the victims of the ongoing heavy rains and flooding in the southern Kyushu region.


Additionally, the official Twitter account for the Hōkago Teibō Nisshi manga and anime posted a message of support focusing on Ashikita, Kumamoto, Kyushu, the real-world town where the story is set.

Southern Kyushu is experiencing its heaviest rainfall in decades, leading to extensive flooding and landslides. Japan’s Meteorological Agency issued an emergency warning due to heavy rains for parts of Fukuoka, Saga, and Nagasaki prefectures. Evacuation orders are in place for parts of Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, and Oita. Authorities in Kumamoto reported on Monday that 44 people were confirmed dead, one was without vital signs, and 10 were missing.

The TV anime adaptation of the manga is set to restart its broadcast on July 7. The anime premiered on April 7 but the broadcast was delayed due to the spread of COVID-19. The fourth episode was originally scheduled for April 28, but will now premiere on July 28.

Sources: Hōkago Teibō Nisshi‘s Twitter account, ANN, NHK World (link 2link 3), Young Champion Retsu‘s Twitter account (link 2) via Ota-Suke


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