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“Himouto! Umaru-Chan” Manga Is Going To End

Sankaku Head’s 2013 cute comedy manga series of lazy and dual persona Umaru Doma is announced to conclude with three more chapters. Sankaku Head revealed the ending of manga in the 47th issue of Weekly Young Jump magazine, certainly to end in the 50th issue of the magazine. Also through the announcement, the magazine asked fans to wait for further news on the series.

The series follows Umaru Doma, a high school girl who lives with her elder brother Taihei. At school, Umaru appears to be the ideal student with good looks, top grades, and a lot of talent. Once she gets home, however, she transforms into a lazy, junk food-eating otaku who spends her time lying around, playing video games, and constantly depending on her older brother, much to his dismay. Over the course of the series, Umaru’s alternative personalities help her become friends with her female classmates Kirie Motoba, who has a reputation of glaring at people; and Sylphynford Tachibana, her competitive school rival; both of whom turn out to be little sisters of Taihei’s coworkers.

Himouto! Umaru-chan began serialization in Shueisha’s seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Jump on March 14, 2013. It has been collected in nine tankōbon volumes. An alternative version was serialized for two chapters in Shueisha’s monthly magazine Miracle Jump in 2012. The first season of anime is adapted on Jul 9, 2015, is aired Japan with the second season titled Himouto! Umaru-chan R is currently airing from October 8, 2017.

A spin-off focused on Nana Ebina, tentatively titled “Akita Imokko! Ebina-chan” that will run on Niconico Seiga website and other platforms after ranked first on the website’s popularity poll. Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that they will release the manga in English. A PlayStation Vita sister-raising simulation game titled Himōto! Umaru-chan: Himōto! Ikusei Keikaku by FuRyu was also released on December 3, 2015.

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