A wrap-around jacket in the 16th volume of the ecchi-comedy manga, Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen) has revealed that the award-winning manga by Akira Hiromoto now has over four million copies printed. The same wrap-around jacket also made an important announcement about the anime adaptation.

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The wrap-around revealed that the anime adaptation will be slated to premiere the summer 2015 season, which will begin this July.

Here is what Yen Press, which distributes the manga’s English version in North America, describes the series:

Hachimitsu Private Academy was a revered and elite all-girls’ boarding school on the outskirts of Tokyo…once upon a time. But with the new school year comes a revision to school policy: Boys are to be admitted into the student body for the first time ever. But on his first day at Hachimitsu, Kiyoshi Fujino discovers that he’s one of only five boys enrolled at the school. Their numbers overwhelmed by the thousand girls in the student body, is it heaven or hell that awaits these five (un)fortunates?!

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With 16 volumes now released and over four million copies now in print, the manga is considered to be very popular in Japan. The manga started serialization in Japan back in 2011 within the pages of Kodansha’s Young Magazine and has already sold over 3.5 million copies as of August 2014. The series is also an award-winning one as it won the Best General Manga during the 36th Kodansha Manga Awards.

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Source: ANN via 0takomu