On Friday, the September issue of Kodansha's Monthly Young Magazine revealed that Ksuke Satake's manga The Witch and the Beast (Majo to Yaj) is influencing an anime adaptation. The announcement made no mention of the anime's format or release date..
Satake debuted the manga in Kodansha's Young Magazine on November 3rd, 2016. In 2021, the manga was transferred to Monthly Young Magazine. On Friday, Kodansha released the manga's tenth compiled book volume. On February 8, Kodansha Comics released the eighth volume in English.
The manga is being published in English by Kodansha Comics, who describes the plot as follows:
Guideau is a feral girl with long fangs and beastly eyes. Ashaf is a soft-spoken man with delicate features who carries a coffin on his back. This ominous pair appears one day in a town controlled by a witch who has convinced the people that she is their hero. But Ashaf and Guideau are wiser. They have grudges to settle, and they will not hesitate to remove anyone who stands in their way...