The tie-up cells at work manga “Working cells-Psoriasis edition” that spreads the correct understanding of the mechanism of “psoriasis” through “Working cells” was drawn. It will be open to the public on October 21, 2019, for “World Psoriasis Day” on October 29.

“Working Cells-Psoriasis” is a collaboration between Celgene Co., Ltd., a biopharmaceutical company, and the original author of “Working Cells”, along with “World Psoriasis Day”, a message about psoriasis.

Shimizu said, “I first knew that the disease of psoriasis afflicted many people. I hope that the understanding will spread and the suffering will be lost. The working cells will spread the knowledge of psoriasis. I would be very happy if it was useful. “

The drawn tie-up manga is 16 pages in total, and will be released free of charge from October 21st on the website “Psoriasis Partners”, the electronic book site “honto”, and the advertising space in Ikebukuro Station, Tokyo.

Also, from 13:00 on October 21, a booklet will be distributed to the first 2,000 people in the event space at Seibu Railway Ikebukuro Station.

Cells at work Manga Released Details

“Working cells-Psoriasis-” 16 pages free release
(1) Psoriasis Partners
Release date: Monday, October 21, 2019 10: 00-
(2) Electronic store “honto”
period: October 21, 2019 (Monday) 10:00 to July 20, 2020 (Monday) 23:59
(3) Ikebukuro Station Advertising Space
Period: October 21 (Monday) to October 27 (Sunday), 2019
Location: JR East Ikebukuro Station North Exit Outside North Passage

“Working Cell-Psoriasis Edition” or Cells at work Manga booklet distributed to the first 2,000 people
Date: October 21, 2019 (Monday) 13: 00-19: 00 (Closed as soon as it is gone)
Venue: Seibu Railway Ikebukuro Station event space.

Cells at work

“Working cells” is a cell-personified fantasy depicting the inexperienced activities of the body cells centered on red blood cells and white blood cells. 

It has been serialized in “Monthly Shonen Sirius” since 2015, and the total number of series including spin-off works has exceeded 3.5 million. In 2018, it also became a TV anime.

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This work, which is drawn from a novel perspective on the human body, which is the most familiar theme, has gained the support of a wide range of people, from children to adults, and has earned high praise from medical professionals. It has become a hot topic in many corporate tie-up projects.

In this exhibition, the largest ever, we will approach the new appeal of “Working Cells” by displaying about 150 precious manga and original illustrations of color illustrations.

At the venue, there will also be other productions such as a photo spot where you can enjoy the work world more. Products unique to the original painting exhibition and pre-sale goods are also handled.

“Working Cell Genga” Exhibition will be held from October 9th to October 22nd at Matsuya Ginza 8th Floor Event Square. Details of the Aichi venue will be announced later.

The new performance of “Cells at work Manga”, the stage version of “Working Cell” has been decided. The title will be “Body Life Play“ Working Cell ”II” and will be performed at Theater 1010 from September 27th to October 6th.

“Working cell” is based on a manga serialized by Kei Shimizu in “Monthly Shonen Sirius”. It is a story of anthropomorphic cells that are said to have about 37 trillion cells in the human body.

It was made into a TV animation in 2018, and the production of the second phase has also been decided. The stage version was staged in the fall of 2018 as “Internal Life Play“ Cells at work Manga ”” and was well received.

As in the previous work, “In-vivo drama“ Working cells ”” looks at the entire theater, including the stage and audience seats, as “in the body”, and expresses the battle scenes of cell teams and bacteria / viruses, and changes that occur in the body. It is important to watch the live action drama where the audience and the cast come together.

The role of white blood cells (neutrophils) is in charge of Rin Okumura of the stage “Blue Exorcist” series, and Satoshi Kitamura who has representative works such as the role of Yakuken Toshiro in the stage / movie “Touken Ranbu”. 

The role of erythrocytes is Umino Kawamura, who plays the role of Yuka Kanno in the TV drama “Hana nochi Hare -Hanao Next Season”.
(C) Akira Shimizu / Kodansha

Resource – animename.jp