LINE Corporation has announced that 22-year-old Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber will make a guest appearance as himself in the upcoming episode of Eishun Fukuboshi‘s Hardboiled Kid Cosmo-kun manga that has been available on its LINE Manga service for smartphones. The service was launched in April 2013 and has offered over 100,000 titles provided by more than 100 publishers. The app has been downloaded over 13 million times.
The comedy series is one of LINE Manga’s original titles that have been offered in full color, and has already had two tankobon volumes. Its story centers on four-year-old kid Cosmo-kun who has a “hard-boiled” way of thinking, but still has to go to the kindergarten. The episode featuring the encounter between Cosmo-kun and the international superstar will be available from August 9.
Tankobon 1st and 2nd volume covers
Source: press release