The shojo and josei titles are much less in the spotlight than the shonen and seinen, which attract a lot of audiences of all kinds. This does not mean, however, that there are no stories capable of attracting all kinds of people, transcending their target. As also demonstrated by his anime, Chihayafuru is one of these manga.
Born in the last days in 2007 thanks to the intuition of Yuki Suetsugu and the publication in the magazine Be-Love, Chihayafuru is a josei manga that in recent years has been brought on the crest of the wave by the anime available on Crunchyroll, divided into various seasons. The anime has impressed the Italian public to such an extent that the Goen publishing house has thought about it, which has decided to announce Il Gioco di Chihaya in Italian.
As was well known, however, history at home is about to come to an end. Author Yuki Suetsugu had made it clear for a while that there was an ending taking place, and in fact now comes the official announcement. Chihayafuru will end on August 1st 2022 with chapter 247, the last one. In total, the story will consist of 50 tankobons, with the last one being released in Japan next winter and additionally featuring a spin-off. An era then closes for one of the most important manga josei of the Kodansha house.