SUMMERTIME RENDERING: COVER REVEAL & PRE-ORDERS!

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UDON ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES

SUMMERTIME RENDERING
COVER REVEALS, HARDCOVER EDITION
& SIMULTANEOUS RELEASES!

Summertime Rendering complete series now available for pre-order!

MARCH 3, 2022: UDON Is proud to reveal the next step in its publishing plan for the hit supernatural mystery manga Summertime Rendering, by Yasuki Tanaka, including revealing the format, covers, and release schedule for the title. The title will debut in May, 2022, in close proximity to the anime adaptation, scheduled for release in April, 2022.

“We wanted to do something that had never been done in manga before,” said UDON Chief of Operations Erik Ko. “I love the story of Summertime Rendering, Tanaka-sensei has created such a compelling and unique mystery. With every chapter I finished I immediately wanted to start the next one! We think fans will feel the same way, and we hope this unique publishing plan will make fans, readers, and collectors very happy.”

Get ready for one of the most ambitious and unique manga release schedules in history!

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Summertime Rendering Will Be Released As Six Omnibus Editions

  • Collecting the original 13 volumes of the Japanese edition into 6 English-language omnibus editions, which will contain all of the material from the Japanese editions, including author notes, color pages, and bonus material!

Summertime Rendering Will Receive both Hardcover and Softcover Releases

  • Fans will be able to collect the series in their preferred format, as all six omnibi will receive both hardcover and softcover editions, released in close proximity to one-another.

Summertime Rendering Volumes 1, 2, and 3 will receive simultaneous hardcover-edition release in May, 2022!

  • It’s true! The first half of the Summertime Rendering story will be published simultaneously, with volumes 1, 2, and 3 releasing in hardcover in May, 2022.

Summertime Rendering Volumes 4, 5, and 6 will receive simultaneous hardcover-edition release in July, 2022!

  • The second half of the complete Summertime Rendering story will be published simultaneously as well, with volumes 4, 5, and 6 releasing in hardcover on July 2022.

Softcover editions will be released monthly beginning in May!

  • The softcover editions of Summertime Rendering will release monthly, beginning with volume 1 in May, 2022. The series will conclude in softcover in August, 2022.

The series has received a new translation and new lettering

  • UDON’s edition of Summertime Rendering features a new translation and localization, and new lettering too! Plus some great surprises still to be revealed…

About Summertime Rendering:

After tragedy strikes the life of a young man named Shinpei, called back to his hometown on the remote island of Hitogashima, But something sinister awaits him on the island, and a chilling sequence of events unfolds that will have dire consequences for Shinpei, for Japan, and for the entire world!

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 by Jocelyne Allen and new lettering and new lettering by Janice Leung, Phil Christie, and Jeannie Lee. 

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 scheduled to stream on Disney+ and other distribution platforms operated by Disney beginning in April 2022.

PRE-ORDERS NOW OPEN

Pre-order your copies of Summertime Rendering now! We strongly encourage fans who want a first-printing hardcover edition to preorder to help ensure they get one!

Please note: Ordering pages for these books will contain some spoilers for the series. We’ve tried to edit them out of our descriptions below.

Summertime Rendering
Volume 1 Hardcover

By Yasuki Tanaka
$24.99, Color and B&W, 352 pages
978-1772942385

Hearing the news of the passing of his childhood friend Ushio, Shinpei returned to his hometown on the remote island of Hitogashima to attend her funeral. Little does he know that it is the beginning of a summer full of mystery and horror! No one is prepared for the time-twisting adventures ahead that defy life and death!

Pre-order: Amazon – Barnes & Noble – Book Depository – Chapters/Indigo

FOLLOW THE LINKS TO SEE ALL SUMMERTIME RENDERING PRE-ORDER INFO!

 

Manga License Announcement: SUMMERTIME RENDERING by Yasuki Tanaka!

Summertime Rendering to receive anime adaptation streaming on Disney+

Official Press Release:
MANGA ACQUISITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Yasuki Tanaka’s SUMMERTIME RENDERING to be published by UDON Entertainment in 2022

Series will receive anime adaptation streaming on Disney+

TORONTO, CANADA (2021/12/07) – 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!”

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ABOUT 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!

ABOUT UDON Entertainment
UDON Entertainment is a publisher of manga, graphic novels, and original and translated art books. The publisher’s best-known projects include works based on top anime properties including Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kill la Kill, FLCL, Yu-Gi-Oh! and Robotech, and top video game properties including Street Fighter, Mega Man, Monster Hunter, Dark Souls, Persona, Bayonetta, Bloodborne, and many more. Find UDON Entertainment’s books wherever great books are sold, and on www.UDONentertainment.com.

Image: Summertime Rendering Volume 1 Japanese Edition Cover. Not Final Cover for English Release.
©Yasuki Tanaka 2017. First published in 2017 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.