New Manga Will Be Launched In April by Makoto Isshiki

The new manga revealed is titled 13-nichi ni wa Hana wo Kazatte (Hang a Flower on the 13th Day of the Month) by Makoto Isshiki. It will also be a serialized version of a one-shot Isshiki wrote which Big Comic Original Magazine released in March 2019. As for the one-shot, it bears the same title.

In April New Manga Will Be Launched by Forest of Piano Artist Makoto Isshiki

13-nichi ni wa Hana wo Kazatte will be out in the April issue of Shogakukan’s Big Comic Original Zokan magazine, that is according to its previous March release.

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The Plot of Makoto Isshiki’s 13-nichi ni wa Hana wo Kazatte

Naō Matsudaira, a live-in helper, is the focus of the narrative. She is an employee of the Murano family, consisting of the printing shop owner, the widowed master of the house, his four sons, and also their grandmother. The family pays a visit to the graves of their late mother and wife on the thirteenth day of each month. However, on one of these visits to the grave, Matsudaira encounters a trembling cat.

The upcoming serialized manga’s plot will presumably coincide with Makoto Isshiki’s one-shot manga after Shogakukan teased, “What color will the passing of time bring?”

About the Mangaka, Makoto Isshiki

Makoto Isshiki is a manga artist from Japan. Additionally, her best-known series is Forest of Piano. This series had an anime film adaptation and also won the Grand Prize for manga at the 2008 Japan Media Arts Festival.

Hanada Shōnen-shi, which has also had both an anime television series and a live-action film adaptation, won her the 1994 Kodansha Manga Award for general manga.

Makoto Isshiki collaborated with Takashi Nagasaki on Child from the Dark from November 2021 to August 2022. It is based on Nagasaki’s novel Yomi Nemuru Mori -Daigo Shinji no Hakuran Suiri File-. During the manga’s serialization in Big Comic, Isshiki was credited as “Kōsuke Muku,” but she is credited by her real name in the tankōbon.

Makoto Isshiki’s Works apart from 13-nichi ni wa Hana wo Kazatte

Makoto Isshiki debuted the Forest of Piano manga in Kodansha’s Young Magazine Uppers in 1998, and it ran until the magazine’s decline in 2004. The Morning revived the series in 2006 and ended in 2015. In December 2015, Kodansha released the series’ 26th and final volume. In October 2018, Kodansha USA Publishing began digitally releasing the manga.

The anime adaptation of Forest of Piano by Makoto Isshiki debuted on NHK in April 2018. However, the series is only available on Netflix. Netflix released new episodes in Japan immediately after NHK aired them, and the season was also released outside of Japan in September 2018. The second season of the anime debuted in Japan in January 2019. Outside of Japan, Netflix released the season in June 2019.

In April New Manga Will Be Launched by Forest of Piano Artist Makoto Isshiki

In Kodansha’s Morning magazine in May 2020, Isshiki Makoto debuted the ongoing Lady Law to Nanoka no Mori (Lady Law and the Seventh Day Forest) manga. In September 2020, the manga went on hiatus because of Isshiki’s deteriorating health.

Makoto Isshiki’s other works include;

  • Denaoshitoide! – Published by Big Comic Spirits, from 1988 to 1995. It also collected 6 volumes
  • Hanada Shōnen-shi (“The Chronicles of Young Hanada”) – Serialized in Mr. Magazine, and ran from 1993 to 1995. It collected 4 + 1 volumes.
  • Hassuru – Serialized in the Big Comic Spirits, from 1996 to 1997. It amassed a total of 6 volumes.
  • Gyojin-Sou kara Ai wo Komete (“With Love from Gyojin Inn”) – Released in the Shōnen Jump Deluxe, 1998. It only had one volume.
  • And of course, her new 13-nichi ni wa Hana wo Kazatte manga which debuts this year.

Stay tuned for more anime updates!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is one-shot manga?

A One Shot is a single, independent manga that contains anywhere from 15 to 60 pages to tell the full story. One-shots typically have a single chapter, but they can also have many chapters on occasion.u003cbr /u003eOne-shots are frequently published to determine whether a full series will be popular. In Makoto Isshiki’s case, they are also known as pilot chapters. If these Pilot Chapters/One Shots are well-received, a complete series will be serialized.

When is the April issue of the Shogakukan’s Big Comic Original Zokan magazine coming out?

The next issue will be out by the 12u003csupu003ethu003c/supu003e of April. It will contain the new 13-nichi ni wa Hana wo Kazatte by Makoto Isshiki.

Sources: Big Comic Original Zokan’s March issue,, and Wiki

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