NHK General will air on February 27 a dwell broadcast program titled Mucha Man, whereby Kazuo Umezu (The Drifting Classroom) challenges 4 manga artists to create a manga based mostly totally on a theme of Umezu’s choosing. The 4 artists are Tomoki Izumi (Mieruko-chan), Hiroyuki Ohashi (ON-GAKU: Our Sound), Fumiko Fumi (Onna no Ana), and Sun Tonoki.

The artists can have one week to create their manga. Manga artists and judges will decide which of the 4 artists’ created works they want to study. The 4 will then proceed the chosen work, and the cycle will proceed in a relay format for a whole of 4 consecutive weeks.

Mari Yamazaki (Thermae Romae) will current commentary, Bakarhythm can be the MC.

Sources: NHK, Comic Natalie