On Monday, Kadokawa announced that Police in a Pod (Hakozume: Kōban Joshi no Gyakushū) comedy manga’s anime adaption has been green-lit for 2022 release. Kadokawa released a teaser trailer and and a teaser visual for the anime. Check it out –
Yasu, the author, drew the below illustration to celebrate the announcement –
Miko Yasu is the author and illustrator of the manga series Police in a Pod. The manga began serialization in Kodansha’s Morning magazine on November 22, 2017. In 2021, it received the 66th Shogakukan Manga Award in the general category and it was nominated for the 45th Kodansha Manga Award in the general category in 2021. As of As of June 23, 2021, the manga has been compiled into 17 tankōbon volumes. As of August 2021, the manga has 2.3 million copies in circulation.
The cast and staff of the series are:
Shion Wakayama as Mai Kawai and Yui Ishikawa as Seiko Fuji.
Police in a Pod centers on female police officer Mai Kawai, who had enough of a career she isn’t really interested in. She was going to retire when the unexpected occurred: she met the new, female director of her station! And after spending some time with this stunning role model, Kawai discovers that she may not be finished as an officer after all.
The manga also inspired drama series of the same name which premiered on July 7 and it is currently ongoing on Nippon TV. Erika Toda portrays Mai Kawai and Mei Nagano portrays Seiko Fuji.
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