What You Need to Know:
- It has been revealed today that classic shoujo manga Haikara-san ga Tooru will be getting an anime movie in celebration of the series' 40th anniversary.
- First serialised in Shoujo Friend magazine from 1975 to 1977, Waki Yamato's original work follows Benio Hanamura, a girl from the Taisho era who stands out for her unwillingness to conform to gender roles.
- Details about the new film are yet to be revealed, including the staff and animation studio - all we've got so far is this rather mysterious visual! We'll be back with more information as it's released.
Source: Anime Anime
Benio sounds badass! You go girl, smash those gender roles
It already looks like the art will be really different from the original! I'm excited to see how this turns out!