After 12 Years! New ‘Boys Over Flowers’ Series ‘Boys Over Flowers Season 2’ to Start Serialization from Feb. 15

After 12 years, a new series of the popular shoujo manga Boys Over Flowers titled Boys Over Flowers Season 2 (Hana Nochi Hare ~ Hanadan Next Season) was announced to start serialization in the manga magazine application Shonen Jump + from Feb. 15. In accordance with this new announcement, Shonen Jump + also started distributing all volumes of Boys Over Flowers free of charge from Feb. 10. This is a limited time offer. The series can be accessed until 8:00 a.m. Feb. 15.

Boys Over Flowers is a shoujo manga by Yoko Kamio that was serialized in Shueisha’s Margaret between 1992 and 2003. The total number of volumes published exceeds 61 million and its anime and live-action drama adaptation received favorable reviews as well. It is a huge hit popular throughout the world, supported by the fact that even Taiwan and South Korea made a live-action drama of the series alongside the Japanese adaptation. Boys Over Flowers Season 2 closes up a hiatus of approximately 12 years in the Boys Over Flowers series. The story takes place at Eitoku Academy two years after the bishounen quartet F4 graduated. Readers can expect a love comedy revolving around a new generation of characters.

The first chapter, set to release on Feb. 15 on Shonen Jump +, comes in a great volume of 64 pages including color pages. It will be released bi-weekly following the first chapter. Moreover, Viz Media is releasing an English version in English-speaking countries and regions––with North America at the center––under the name Boys Over Flowers Season 2 on its website Viz Manga ( simultaneously with its Japanese counterpart. The first four chapters will also be featured on the online digital magazine Weekly Shonen Jump ( There will also be developments in South Korea and China, where the original series was very popular. These versions will be released in the near future.

Shonen Jump +

Boys Over Flowers Season 2
Coming out every second Sunday on manga reading application Shonen Jump + beginning Feb. 15

Boys Over Flowers Full Series Free Distribution
Distributor: Shonen Jump +
Distribution Period: 8 a.m. Feb. 10 (Tue), 2015 – 8 a.m. Feb. 15 (Sun), 2015
Volumes 1-7: 8:00 a.m. Feb. 10 (Tue) – 8:00 a.m. Feb. 11 (Wed)
Volumes 1, 8-14: 8:00 a.m. Feb. 11 (Wed) – 8:00 a.m. Feb. 12 (Thu)
Volumes 1, 15-21: 8:00 a.m. Feb. 12 (Thu) – 8:00 a.m. Feb. 13 (Fri)
Volumes 1, 22-29: 8:00 a.m. Feb. 13 (Fri) – 8:00 a.m. Feb. 14 (Sat)
Volumes 1, 30-37: 8:00 a.m. Feb. 14 (Sat) – 8:00 a.m. Feb. 15 (Sun)

Source: animeanime
Source article written by Katsunori Takahashi

© Yoko Kamio, Leaf Production / Shueisha Inc.
© Yoko Kamio, Leaf Production / Shueisha Inc.
© Yoko Kamio, Leaf Production / Shueisha Inc.
© Yoko Kamio, Leaf Production / Shueisha Inc.

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