Fans have pulled the early news that manga magazine Shonen Sirius is set to announce a MAPPA (Yuri!! on Ice, Garo, Ushio and Tora, Rage of Bahamut) produced adaptation of Shoukoku no Altair, a 2007 ongoing from Kotono Katou, a University of Tokyo graduate with a history degree specializing in Turkey.
Volume 18 hits Japan on January 17th.
Baka Updates describes the series
Mahmut is a young Pasha serving on the council of the Türkiye Stratocracy. The clouds of war are gathering over his country as the threat of the aggressive Empire looms large. With Türkiye’s council split between the warmongers and the pacifists, Mahmut begins his quest to keep the peace at any cost. As he finds himself drawn deeper and deeper in the politics of the ancient world, new enemies and allies surface. Who will prevail? What will Mahmut do if war proves to be inevitable?
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