UDON Entertainment announced today that it has acquired the English print rights to the highly anticipated manga series Summertime Rendering, by author Yasuki Tanaka. Summertime Rendering was originally published digitally on Shueisha’s digital magazine Shonen Jump+ and on the website Manga Plus from 2017-2021. UDON Entertainment’s print edition will utilize a new English-language translation and new lettering, and will begin publishing in 2022.
It was recently announced that Summertime Rendering will receive an anime adaptation directed by Ayumi Watanabe (Space Brothers), and series organized by Hiroshi Seko (Jujutsu Kaisen, Attack on Titan). The adaptation is schedule to stream on Disney+ and other distribution platforms operated by Disney beginning in 2022.
“This will be the first Shonen Jump manga that UDON has published. I am very excited to work with Shueisha on this collaboration,” said UDON Entertainment Chief of Operations Erik Ko. “Summertime Rendering is one of the most engaging manga I have ever read, and I am honored to have the opportunity to bring this amazing story by Tanaka-sensei to English audiences!”
In Summertime Rendering, a tragic incident calls a young man named Shinpei back to his hometown on the remote island of Higotoshima, Japan. But something sinister awaits upon his return, and a chilling sequence of events unfolds that will have dire consequences for Shinpei, for Japan, and for the entire world!