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Temple manga surpasses one million copies in circulation

In the digital service Comic days It was reported that the manga written and illustrated by Kimitake Yoshioka, Temper (Temple: No One Can Live on Loneliness), has exceeded one million cumulative copies in circulation. The count also includes the initial run of the sixth compiled volume, which will be released on November 17 in Japan.

Yoshioka began publishing the manga through the digital service Comic days from the publisher Kodansha in September 2018. The publisher published the fourth compiled volume in November 2020, followed by the fifth on May 21 in Japan.

Yoshioka is perhaps best known for being the illustrator of the manga. Grand blue, which is written by Kenji Inoue. This manga is published in the magazine Good! Afternoon from the publisher Kodansha since April 2014, and inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios Zero-G, under the direction and scripts written by Shinji takamatsu, released in July 2018. To date there is no indication of a second season.

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Temple Synopsis

Akemitsu Akegami was always told by his father that “no one can live alone” … but he is very determined. After all, his father sure didn’t mean it with the best of intentions, and Akemitsu has no desire to become like that creep. But when a chance encounter with a young woman leaves him with thoughts that are too impure, he decides to do what he must: become a Buddhist monk and renounce worldly customs. But the temple to which he decides to dedicate himself … is it full of women? And is that same young woman there too? What can a man do?

Source: Manga Mogura

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