The September issue of Kodansha magazine Be Love revealed on Friday that Satoru Hiura will launch a new manga titled Saionji-san wa Kaji o Shinai the magazine’s next issue on September 1. The manga focuses on the famous Saionji, who doesn’t do housework, but one day she brings home a younger upper-class man.
Hiura’s Hotaru no Hikari manga series ran in Kiss magazine from 2004 to 2009 and spanned a total of 15 collected volumes. The story is about a 27 year old office worker named Hotaru who is not interested in love. Hotaru’s situation becomes complicated when she suddenly finds herself living with her boss, Seiichi Takano.
Hiura launched the Hotaru no Hikari SP sequel manga in January 2014 and ended the manga in May 2017. Hiura launched another sequel manga series titled Hotaru no Hikari BABY in October 2017 and ended on April 24. The manga’s sixth and final volume was published on July 13.
The manga inspired two live-action television series as well as a live-action film that debuted in 2012. Kodansha Comics is publishing the original manga in English under the title Hotaru’s Way .