Akira Hiramoto’s Kangoku Gakuen (Prison School) is set to première its anime adaptation in Japan this summer, Prison School is currently being published in Kodansha’s Young Magazine and has been since February 2011. The website for the Prison School anime opened on Monday with a key visual of the series and a promotional teaser video.
Text: This summer, these guys will finally start to move… Text: Sales have topped 4 million copies! The funniest (probably) school jailbreak comedy in Japan gets an unbelievable TV anime adaptation!! Text: Prison School TV anime begins airing in Summer 2015 Text: Original manga’s volumes 1-16 now on sale!
Yen Press the North American and UK publisher for Prison School will be releasing the first volume of the series in July of 2015:
On the outskirts of Tokyo stands Hachimitsu Private Academy, a storied all-girls boarding school for elite young women full of potential and good breeding. But as the new school year rolls around, one tradition is going out the window: For the first time in the school’s long history, boys are being allowed to enroll. But on the first day of school, only five boys make the cut. Kiyoshi Fujino, one of the lucky few, is thrilled by this discovery, his heart leaping with joy at the thought of being surrounded by all those girls, day in and day out. But little does he know of the shocking fate that awaits him……
The manga is a firm favourite here at Japan Curiosity and we’re eagerly awaiting the release of both manga and anime over here in the west.