Kodoani.com – Akita Shoten announced that the manga “Plus-Sized Elf” (Elf-san wa Yaserarenai) by author Synecdoche will be adapted into an anime and is expected to be released this year. Ayasa Itō will take on the role of Elfuda in the anime.
The “Plus-Sized Elf” manga began serialization on Wani Books’ Comic Gum website in December 2016 and has now published its seventh volume in October 2020.
The manga took a half-year break in May 2021 to transfer from publisher Wani Books to Akita Shoten, then resumed publication in May 2021. After Akita Shoten’s Dokodemo Young Champion magazine ended in October 2021, In 2021, the manga continued to be published under a new name at Akita Shoten, and began reprinting from the first volume in June 2022.
Naoe-kun, a massage therapist, is about to return home on an ordinary day when he is faced with a rather special patient. This girl, with emerald eyes, pointed ears and familiarity with living in the forest, has all the ingredients to be described as an “ELF”. However, the strange thing is that she is not like other elves – her body is toned and healthy.
It turns out, this beautiful girl left her elf world to explore the human world, but her greatest passion is snacks. This has led to weight gain and now she is facing this difficult problem. Can Naoe-kun help this lovely girl lose weight and maintain a healthy figure?