Hasu no Sora Jogakuin School Idol Club
Before embarking on the manga adaptation journey, the Love Live!’s : Hasu no Sora Jogakuin School Idol Club Group (ラブライブ！蓮ノ空女学院スクールアイドルクラブ) had already carved a niche for itself in the virtual idol domain. Comprising six virtual school idols from Hasunosora Girls’ High School, this group was introduced through a smartphone application launched on April 15, 2023. As part of the broader Love Live! multimedia project, these idols entertained audiences as 3D VTubers and voice actresses, extending the vibrant narrative of the Love Live! franchise.
The idols didn’t just limit themselves to virtual interactions. They marked their physical presence in an OPENING LIVE EVENT ~Bloom the Dream~ on June 4, 2023, at Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall, further solidifying their bond with the fanbase. Affiliated with the “Link! Like! Love Live” project and smartphone game, the fifth major installment in the series, their venture was announced as a project centering around “virtual school idols”. They also released their debut album titled Natsumeki Pain, comprising ten new songs and showcasing the collaborative efforts of the idol units.
Announcement Highlights Hasu no Sora Jogakuin School Idol Club
Transitioning to the realm of manga, the official Twitter account for the group unveiled the forthcoming manga adaptation titled *Love Live! flowers-Hasu no Sora Jogakuin School Idol Club. The manga is set to debut in the December issue of Shueisha’s Ultra Jump magazine on November 17, with the artist Tsumumi and Ten Tanaka collaborating on the project.
— つむみ🍻連載中『追放者食堂へようこそ！』『しらないこと研究会』 (@kandumesss) October 22, 2023
Manga’s First Appearance
A tweet from the official account indicated the manga’s first appearance with a cover and center color. This debut in Ultra Jump’s December special issue marks a significant milestone in their journey.
Reactions and Anticipation
The announcement stirred excitement within the community, with fans sharing their anticipation on social media platforms. The hard work over the year in preparing for the manga’s serialization was acknowledged and appreciated.
Involvement of Flag Notes
Flag Notes’ involvement in the scenario production of the Hasu no Sora Jogakuin story has been a notable contribution. Now, with the group being adapted into a manga, their role was highlighted in a tweet. Additionally, Ten Tanaka also shared his production cooperation on the scenario side, earnestly seeking support from the community.
The manga adaptation opens a new chapter for Love Live! Hasu no Sora Jogakuin School Idol Club Group, effectively broadening the scope of the Love Live! franchise. Through their collaboration, various artists and production teams are poised to offer a fresh narrative experience to the fans, thereby enriching the ongoing saga of Love Live!