Kodoani.com – Eri Sakai will launch a new manga titled “Tsubame wa Modotte Konai” (The Swallow Won’t Return), based on the novel of the same name by Natso Kirino. The manga will begin appearing in the next issue of Cocohana magazine on February 28.
The novel’s story focuses on Riki, a 29-year-old woman who left her job as a caregiver in her hometown of Hokkaido to work at a hospital in Tokyo. However, this job brought her financial problems and she decided to take on a well-paying side gig, becoming a surrogate at an assisted reproductive technology clinic.
Natso Kirino’s novel was published in March 2022 and won the Yoshikawa Eiji Award for outstanding popular fiction.
Eri Sakai posted an announcement photo on her Twitter account to share information about the launch of the new manga.