An anime adaptation of the popular fantasy manga Dragon, Ie wo Kau (Dragon Goes House-Hunting) about the story of a dragon trying to find his perfect lair was announced and is now reportedly in the works. The news broke to fans on the wrap-around jacket band of the most recent tankobon manga volume released today in Japan. Many fans, however, may have seen the news on Twitter first, as the official Twitter account for the manga posted a picture of its fifth volume, along with two Lego statues of the series’ characters, captioned “anime project progressing”. How and when it will be released is still to be announced.
— ドラゴン、家を買う。【公式】 (@dragonhousehunt) October 9, 2019
The manga, drawn by Choco Aya and written by Kawo Tanuki has been published in MAG Garden’s Monthly Comic Garden and free web magazine MAGOMI since 2017 Under the title Dragon Goes House-Hunting however, its official English title on the Japanese edition is Dragon’s House-Hunting. It’s the writer’s and artists’ first break into published manga and in only two years they’ve made quite the name for themselves. The English edition is published by Seven Seas Entertainment. The company introduces the plot summary for Dragon Goes House Hunting’s first volume as below:
“Letty is not very good at being a dragon. Actually, he’s so terrible at it that his dad went and kicked him out of the house! What’s a skittish monster of myth to do in a world where everyone sees him as material for their next suit of armor? Why, find a safe place to call home, of course. With the help of a slightly evil elvish architect, Letty’s quest for the ultimate draconic domicile begins!”