Complex Age

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Complex Age
Complex Age volume 1.jpg
Cover of Complex Age volume one.
コンプレックス・エイジ
(Konpurekkusu Eiji)
Manga
Written byYui Sakuma
Published byKodansha
English publisherKodansha USA
DemographicSeinen
MagazineWeekly Morning
Original runMay 2013 (one-shot)
22 May 2014
4 June 2015
Volumes6 (List of volumes)
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Complex Age (コンプレックス・エイジ, Konpurekkusu Eiji) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yui Sakuma.[1]

The series began as a one-shot published on Kodansha's Weekly Morning seinen manga website in May 2013.[1] The one-shot drew 1.25 million viewers to the website and won a Tetsuya Chiba Prize.[1] It was relaunched on 22 May 2014[1] and ran until 4 June 2015.[2] The manga was licensed for release in North America by Kodansha USA.[3] A comic video adaptation was released on the Morning website alongside the fifth volume in August 2015.[2] The series was compiled into six volumes.[2]

Plot[edit]

The original one-shot focused on Sawako, a married 34-year-old woman with an interest in the Gothic Lolita culture which she tries to conceal from her coworkers.[1]

The 2014 series focused on 26 year old Nagisa Kataura, a cosplaying delivery company employee who also tries to hide her passion from her coworkers.[1][3] She was voiced by Kyōko Narumi in the voice manga.[2]

Volume list[edit]

No.Japanese release dateJapanese ISBNEnglish release dateEnglish ISBN
1 22 August 2014[4]ISBN 978-4-06-388365-714 June 2016[5]ISBN 9781632362483
2 21 November 2014[6]ISBN 978-4-06-388403-66 September 2016[7]ISBN 9781632362490
3 23 February 2015[8]ISBN 978-4-06-388431-913 December 2016[9]ISBN 9781632362506
4 22 May 2015[10]ISBN 978-4-06-388464-714 March 2017[11]ISBN 9781632363282
5 21 August 2015[12]ISBN 978-4-06-388495-113 June 2017[13]ISBN 9781632364289
6 23 September 2015[14]ISBN 978-4-06-388508-812 September 2017[15]ISBN 9781632364685

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Stimson, Eric (9 June 2014). "Manga Depicts the Life of a Cosplayer". Anime News Network. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "Complex Age Manga Inspires Voiced Comic Video". Anime News Network. 21 August 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Kodansha Comics Adds Queen Emeraldas, Complex Age, Forget Me Not Manga". Anime News Network. 25 July 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  4. ^ "コンプレックス・エイジ(1)". Kodansha (in Japanese). Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Complex Age 1". Penguin Random House. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  6. ^ "コンプレックス・エイジ(2)". Kodansha (in Japanese). Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Complex Age 2". Penguin Random House. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  8. ^ "コンプレックス・エイジ(3)". Kodansha (in Japanese). Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Complex Age 3". Penguin Random House. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  10. ^ "コンプレックス・エイジ(4)". Kodansha (in Japanese). Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  11. ^ "Complex Age 4". Penguin Random House. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  12. ^ "コンプレックス・エイジ(5)". Kodansha (in Japanese). Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  13. ^ "Complex Age 5". Penguin Random House. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  14. ^ "コンプレックス・エイジ(6)<完>". Kodansha (in Japanese). Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  15. ^ "Complex Age 6". Penguin Random House. Retrieved 18 December 2016.

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