Vertical to Publish Tezuka’s "Apollo’s Song" in June 2007; "To Terra…" in Feb 2007
Independent publisher Vertical, Inc. has announced that they will be publishing a translation of Osamu Tezuka’s Apollo’s Song (Apollo no Uta) in June of 2007. The 500-page graphic novel tells the tale of a young man named Shogo, who is condemned to an eternity of heartbreak by the Goddess of Love because of his own misanthropy. Read the full press release for Apollo’s Song here.
Separately, Vertical also told Toon Zone News that they will release volume 1 of Keiko Takemiya’s To Terra… in February 2007, and that the Aniplex animation studio is developing a 26-episode TV series based on the manga.