Takano Ichigo‘s sci-fi romance manga Orange announced on Friday, Feb 25, 2022, that the 7th Volume of the manga will be released on April 12, 2022, 5 years after the end of its serialization in 2017.
Takano stated that “Volume 7 will be the true final volume.”
The story of Volume 7 will revolve around the theme of “living” representing normal everyday life led by the characters.
In addition, the Orange franchise will hold an original art exhibition from March 26 to April 10, 2022, to commemorate the start of the manga serialization 10 years ago.
The exhibition will focus on the world view of Orange, and sell event-limited goods and copies of original drawings.
Furthermore, on March 24, 2022, the total box version, Orange Complete Box, comprising of Volumes 1 to 6 will be released for sale. The box will also contain 8 postcards and space for accommodating Volume 7 after its release.
Additionally, the web version of the Monthly Action magazine, Web Action will provide 1 volume of the manga for free starting from today till March 11, 2022.
Orange is a Japanese romance manga series written and illustrated by Ichigo Takano, aimed at the shōjo and seinen demographics. It was first serialized in 2012 in Bessatsu Margaret manga magazine and later in Monthly Action.
It has been compiled into 6 volumes as of 2017. Its chapters are published online in English by Crunchyroll and in print by Seven Seas Entertainment. It is also published in France by Akata, in Poland by Waneko, and in Spain by Ediciones Tomodomo.
A live-action film adaptation of the same name was released on Dec 12, 2015. An anime television adaptation started to air in July 2016.
A spin-off to the manga began serialization on March 25, 2016, in the Monthly Action magazine published by Futabasha. An anime theatrical film, titled Orange: Future, premiered in Japan on November 18, 2016.
Source: Comic Natalie