After the countdown started on January 1, Square Enix's web comic site Gangan Online today revealed that a new TV anime adaptation of Hiroyuki Eto's fantasy gag manga series Mahojin Guru Guru (Magical Circle Guru Guru) is in the works. The news was also reported on the latest February 2017 issue of Square Enix's Monthly Gangan manga magazine released today in Japan.
The author Eto posted his message in the first page of the newest 51st chapter of the manga sequel series Mahojin Guru Guru 2 that is now available on Gangan Online, saying "So many projects are planned this year, I have nothing but anticipation for the new TV anime!!"
The original Mahojin Guru Guru manga series ran in Monthly Shonen Gangan from 1992 to 2003, then compiled in 16 tankobon volumes that printed 12 million copies in total. It was adapted into two
TV anime series, the 45-episode Mahojin Guru Guru in 1994-1995 and the 38-episode Dokidoki
Densetsu Mahoujin Guru Guru in 2000.
The manga's sequel series Mahojin Guru Guru 2 has been serialized on Gangan Online since November
2012, and its newest 7th tankobon volume is scheduled to be released on January 21, and the voice cast
of the two protagonists for the new TV anime, Nike and Kukuri, will be revealed on the wrap-around band
for the volume.
— 「魔法陣グルグル」公式 (@magical_grgr) January 12, 2017
"Mahojin Guru Guru 2" 1st and 7th volume covers
Source: Gangan Online, "Mahojin Guruguru" official Twitter
© 2017 Hiroyuki Eto/SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.