Mikage Kasuga, the author of Oda Nobuna no Yabou, has announced through the series’ official Twitter account that his next work will take the theme of “Romance of the Three Kingdoms”. He has also mentioned that this new light novel will be illustrated by Won, the same artist responsible for Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry’s illustration.
The Ambition of Oda Nobuna (織田信奈の野望, Oda Nobuna no Yabou) is a Japanese light novel series written by Mikage Kasuga and illustrated by Miyama-Zero. It was adapted into an anime television series that aired from July 9, 2012 to September 24, 2012.
Sagara Yoshiharu finds himself back in time during the Sengoku era. During his first day, he was about to be killed in a battlefield. He is saved by a man named Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The famous Daimyou, General and Politician who unified Japan and ended the Sengoku era, dies while saving Sagara Yoshiharu. With history completely changed, Sagara Yoshiharu tries to make things right again but it seems that history is taking a different course than the one he learned in his time. Oda Nobunaga, the famed Daimyo is now a brilliant but beautiful young girl named Oda Nobuna. Sagara Yoshiharu decides to replace Toyotomi Hideyoshi by taking his place and serve under the command of Oda Nobuna under the given name “Monkey”. Rewriting history as he goes along.
More information will be available in Dragon Magazine’s March 2018 issue, so I’ll update you guys on more info after my copy arrives. Look forward to Mikage Kasuga and Won’s latest historical love comedy!