Three-Time tennis Grand Slam Champion, Naomi Osaka is all set to make her mark in the world of manga. Kodansha's shojo magazine Nakayoshi recently announced on Twitter that a new manga starring Naomi Osaka will launch in its February issue, which releases on December 28, 2020. The manga, "Unrivaled Naomi Tenka-ichi" will be drawn by Futago Kamikita (manga artist group best known for the manga adaptations of the Pretty Cure franchise) and overseen by Naomi's sister Mari Osaka.
Naomi Osaka also expressed her excitement about the manga on Twitter saying:
"Growing up reading manga/watching anime was something that bonded me and my sister immensely so this is really exciting for both of us," Osaka tweeted sharing a picture of the character with pink and purple hair holding a tennis racket.
Osaka is currently the reigning champion of the U.S. Open and the #3 ranked female tennis player according to the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).