Manga adaptation of Natsuya Semikawa’s Isekai Izakaya light novel “Nobu” launched in 2015
Kodoani.com – Kadokawa’s Young Ace Magazine March issue announced on Friday that the manga Otherwordly Izakaya “Nobu” (Isekai Izakaya “Nobu”) by Virginia Nitōhei – adaptation of Natsuya Semikawa’s light novel series of the same name – will continue on hiatus from the next issue of the magazine so the authors can adjust the serialization schedule. . The manga will continue to run in the magazine’s June issue on May 2.
Nitōhei launched the manga with original character designs by Kururi in Young Ace magazine in July 2015. Kadokawa published the manga’s 16th volume in December.
Udon Entertainment licensed the manga and published the tenth volume in English in March 2022. The company describes the manga:
A Japanese-style tavern called “Nobu” exists in an alley behind the fictional medieval European city of Eiteriach. Its customers? A pair of lazy soldiers, a spoiled heiress, a tough tax collector, and so on. When the citizens of this strange world sit down to enjoy some unfamiliar Japanese food, troubles arise. their troubles will disappear…
The curtain opens to this otherworldly diner and the gourmet imagination is about to open inside!
Semikawa launched the original novel series on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō (Let’s Be Novelists) website in 2012. Takarajimasha began publishing the manga in print with illustrations by Kururi in 2014.
The novels have adapted a 15-minute anime series that premiered in April 2018.
The novel also inspired a 10-episode live action film, which premiered in May 2020. The second part of the series is titled Isekai Izakaya “Nobu” Part 2: Majo to Daishikyō-hen (The Witch Chapter and the Archbishop) premiered in May 2022. The second season also featured a special episode titled “Shinobu to Eva no Himitsu no Gokujō Sweets-hen” (Shinobu and Eva’s Super Candy Secret), which was released. aired right after the first episode of season two.
The third installment of the series titled Isekai Izakaya “Nobu” Part 3: Kōtei to Oilia no Ōjo-hen (The Emperor and Princess of Oilia Arc) premiered in Japan on January 13.