The official web site of Kodansha‘s Morning two journal introduced on Tuesday that Kamome Shirahama‘s Witch Hat Atelier manga is getting an anime adaptation. A particular website opened and unveiled a teaser video:

Shirahama drew an illustration to commemorate the anime’s announcement:

The web site will reveal extra particulars together with the published premiere at a later date.

The manga’s story facilities on Koko, a woman who lives in a bit village, and who has all the time dreamed of changing into a wizard. But being born with out magical aptitude meant that she might by no means turn out to be a wizard, and will by no means hope to witness magic’s spark. She gave up on her dream. But someday, a touring wizard named Kiefley got here to her village, and she or he occurred to see him performing magic.

Shirahama launched the manga in Morning two in July 2016. Kodansha revealed the manga’s ninth compiled e-book quantity in July 2021. Kodansha Comics started releasing the collection in English in April 2019.

The manga has over 2.5 million copies in circulation worldwide.

The collection was nominated for the Best Comic award at Angoulême International Comics Festival in January 2019. The manga was additionally nominated for the eleventh Manga Taisho awards in 2018. The collection ranked within the high 10 on the listing of the very best manga for male readers within the 2018 version of Takarajimasha‘s Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This Manga Is Amazing!) guidebook. The manga ranked on American Library Association’s (ALA’s) Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens listing in 2020. The collection gained Best Manga on the Harvey Awards in October 2020.

Sources: Morning Two, Kamome Shirahama‘s Twitter account