According to March issue of Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine, it was announced that Ritz Kobayashi and Aguri Igarashi’s slice-of-life-game manga series Saki Achiga-hen episode of side-A will end this coming March.
Series was first released in Monthly Shonen Gangan on August 2011 as a spin-off of the original Saki manga. It became an anime series last year with on-going special episodes.
Original Saki manga series will still continue in Young Gangan magazine.
The Achiga Girls’ Academy in Nara once defeated regional mahjong powerhouse Bansei High School. It advanced into the national team semifinals but lost to the eventual champion, and the mahjong club was later disbanded. Six years later, elementary school student Shizuno Takakamo befriends transfer student Nodoka Haramura. The two eventually enter Achiga Girls’, but Nodoka transfers out of the school in the second year. When Shizuno sees Nodoka on television the following year as the national middle school individual mahjong champion, she decides to revive Achiga’s mahjong club.