- Author Bio
The hit comedy manga comes to print by popular demand! Swimsuits! Ramen! Dumb jokes! Beer! Uncomfortable nudity!
With a ticket to the Oumi Women’s University school festival on the line, a fierce competition unfolds between the guys. Who will take the prize and win the right to pick up chicks and/or go to the voice actress concert?! Passionate friendship and way-too-passionate familial love go full throttle in the latest volume of the raunchy SCUBA diving comedy—minus the diving, this time!
Story Locale: Japanese seaside
Series Overview: A boy heads off to college in a seaside town, and stumbles into the Grand Blue Dive Shop - a place full of beautiful female divers, noodle-obsessed jocks, and various other lovable bastards. A tale of coming of age surrounded by beer, bums, and the Grand Blue!
Anime coming July 2018 from the director of Yuki Yuna Is a Hero! and Persona 4!
This raunchy ensemble comedy has long been one of the most-requested titles among the Reddit set, and was a fast hit upon its digital-first release in September 2017.
Author is the creator of Amagi Brilliant Park, a multimedia light novel and manga franchise that became an anime in 2014.
Lovingly-drawn hot women and muscular beach dudes drink their way through their college years against a backdrop of the Japanese seaside.
9 volumes and ongoing in Japan.
Marketing: Targeted social media advertising
Advertising in Diamond Previews
Publicity: Announced to a packed room at New York Comic Con to great online rejoicing
Cross-promotion to bring in digital readers looking to collect the print editions
Promotion at Anime Expo and other summer 2018 conventions
Promotion on Kodansha Comics’s Tumblr (14,600 followers), Facebook (13,100 likes) and Twitter (32,000 followers)…and growing every day
“This whole manga is a joke!…Will remind you of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and even Great Teacher Onizuka.” -Amino Apps
“This manga is hilarious…the drinking jokes, the misunderstandings, the timing and delivery of the comedy is top notch.” -Crunchyroll