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Kenji Saito’s ‘Goodbye! I’m Being Reincarnated!’ Manga Ends on December 6

posted on 2019-11-05 10:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Trinity Seven’s Saito, Parabora launched manga in 2017

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Silver Spoon Manga Ends in 4 Chapters

posted on 2019-11-05 10:04 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga resumed serialization after hiatus on Wednesday

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Youthful attraction at the heart of manga artist’s debut collection

8:03 pm, November 05, 2019 / The Japan News
‘Muchu sa, Kimi ni’ by Yama Wayama

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Bakuon!! Manga Gets Taiwan Spinoff

posted on 2019-11-05 15:46 EST by Alex Mateo
Bakuon!! Taiwan-hen manga launched on Tuesday

Osamu Akimoto’s Black Tiger Manga Moves to Regular Serialization

posted on 2019-11-06 01:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by Kochikame creator launched in December 2017

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We Never Learn Manga Gets 2nd Novel on December 4

posted on 2019-11-06 01:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hamubne pens novel based on Taishi Tsutsui’s romantic comedy manga

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Silver Spoon Manga Author Explains The Reason for Long Hiatus

November 06, 2019 1:10am CST
She has already completed its last four chapters a long time ago

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New Sakura Wars Game Gets Novel on December 19

posted on 2019-11-06 09:14 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ayumu Mugi pens novel based on new game

Invaders of the Rokujouma!? Novels’ Kickstarter Ends With US$165,811

posted on 2019-11-07 01:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Campaign reached all stretch goals

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One Piece Manga Has 460 Million Copies in Print Worldwide

posted on 2019-11-07 02:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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Re:CREATORS Manga Ends in 6th Volume

posted on 2019-11-07 07:51 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga based on original anime launched in April 2017

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Izumi Miyazono’s Ai ni Nante Oborenai Manga Ends in December

posted on 2019-11-07 10:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Everyone’s Getting Married manga creator launched manga in September 2018

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Celsys Sponsors the 13th Silent Manga Audition, ‘Together for Peace,’ Organized by Coamix in Collaboration with UNESCO

Nov 7th 2019

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See Exclusive Pages from Gou Tanabe’s At the Mountains of Madness Volume 2

November 07, 2019 4:00pm CST
Second volume launches on November 20

Kabi Nagata Pens New Autobiographical Manga About Her Hospitalization

posted on 2019-11-08 02:27 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness author tells story of her alcohol dependence

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Arata Primal: The New Primitive Manga Ends

posted on 2019-11-08 02:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Katsutoshi Murase launched manga on February 8 with English version in MANGA Plus

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Cobra Gets New ‘Cobra: Over the Rainbow’ Manga

posted on 2019-11-08 02:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Buichi Terasawa draws new installment in classic manga series

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Manga Plus Adds The Vertical World, ‘East, Into the Night’ Manga

posted on 2019-11-08 02:51 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The Vertical World debuted in Japan on January 10, ‘East, Into the Night’ on October 31

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Elegant Yokai Apartment Life Manga Enters ‘Final Season’

posted on 2019-11-08 03:54 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga launched in 2011, adapts Hinowa Kōzuki’s light novel series

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Dark Horse Comics Promotes Vanessa Todd-Holmes to Vice President of Production and Scheduling

Nov 8th 2019

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1st Doraemon Manga Volume in 23 Years Features 6 Versions of 1st Chapter

posted on 2019-11-08 11:24 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Release marks 50th anniversary of series’ debut

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Shueisha Says Female Jump Editors Need to ‘Understand the Hearts of Boys’

posted on 2019-11-08 15:10 EST by Kim Morrissy
Weekly Shonen Jump has never had a female editor in its 50-year history

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Lum, Creamy Mami, and Orange Road Highlighted in New Studio Pierrot Mook

November 08, 2019 2:16pm CST
Pierrot Daikaibou outlines a trip of the studio’s vintage hits

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ANN Review - Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 8th 2019

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What Naruto Creator Masashi Kishimoto Teaches Us About Rivals

November 08, 2019 4:00pm CST
For the manga great’s birthday, let’s all take a look at our relationships

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J-Novel Club Adds By the Grace of the Gods, The Underdog of the Eight Greater Tribes Light Novel Series

posted on 2019-11-08 23:36 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
1st parts of 1st volume available now for members

ANN Review - Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria Novel 10

by Theron Martin, Nov 9th 2019

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Sneak Preview: Kodansha Comics’ 25th Anniversary Edition of CLAMP’s Magic Knight Rayearth

by Zac Bertschy, Nov 9th 2019

Makoto Yukimura Starts Drawing Final Arc of Vinland Saga Manga

posted on 2019-11-10 05:02 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga creator states final arc will take “several years”

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Kaito’s Blue Flag Manga Approaches Climax

posted on 2019-11-10 10:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
MANGA Plus, Viz Media publish series about “unlikely love quadrangle” in English

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Hiyoko Kobayashi’s Hantsu x Trash Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2019-11-10 10:30 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga inspired 3 OADs in 2015-2016

Kill la Kill Manga’s Ryou Akizuki Launches Princess Principal Manga

posted on 2019-11-11 01:49 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga is based on 2017 steampunk spy action series

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Nanateru’s ‘KanColle: Suihesen no, Fumizuki’ Manga Ends

posted on 2019-11-11 02:06 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nanateru launched manga about Fumizuki, other members of Destroyer Division 22 in May 2018

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Gundam Thunderbolt’s Yasuo Ohtagaki Launches New Manga on December 17

posted on 2019-11-11 06:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Diana & Artemis manga is SF action story about “preserving peace on the moon”

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ERASED’s Kei Sanbe Launches New Manga

posted on 2019-11-11 10:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Mizutamari ni Ukabu Shima series launches on November 26

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Battle Angel Alita: Mars Chronicle Manga Takes 2-Month Break

posted on 2019-11-11 10:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga returns on January 28

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My Hero Academia Ranks #3 on New York Times’ Graphic Books Bestseller List

posted on 2019-11-11 16:30 EST by Alex Mateo

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Amazon Lists English Release of Keiichi Koike’s Heaven’s Door: Extra Works Book

posted on 2019-11-11 17:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Last Gasp Publishing ships short manga collection on April 1

Shunsuke Noro’s Species Domain Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2019-11-12 00:33 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
High school manga with fantasy creatures launched in October 2013

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Karuho Shiina Prepares 4th Spinoff Chapter for Kimi ni Todoke Manga

posted on 2019-11-12 10:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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Seirou Opera Manga Ends, Gets Side Story in December

posted on 2019-11-12 10:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by Black Bird author launched in January 2015

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My Boy in Blue Manga Ends in 4 Chapters

posted on 2019-11-12 10:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Maki Miyoshi’s P to JK manga inspired live-action film in 2017

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Wolf Girl & Black Prince’s Ayuko Hatta Launches New Manga on December 13

posted on 2019-11-12 10:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ima, Koi o Shiteimasu centers on girl interested in scary but kind boy

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Pop Team Epic Creator Teaches Us (and Himself) to Play WIXOSS in New Manga

November 12, 2019 11:10am CST
The book itself can even be used in play… theoretically

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CELSYS Holds Third Annual International Comic and Illustration Contest for Art Students

Nov 12th 2019

As Miss Beelzebub Likes Manga Ends With 12th Volume Next Spring

posted on 2019-11-13 02:16 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
matoba’s manga launched in July 2015, inspired TV anime in October 2018

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Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight Manga Ends With 12th Volume

posted on 2019-11-13 12:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Rin Mikimoto’s series that debuted in 2015 gets live-action film on December 6

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Lovesick Ellie Manga Enters ‘Climax’ in 11th Volume in May

posted on 2019-11-13 12:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Fujimomo’s launched manga in July 2015, with English digital release by Kodansha Comics

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Hakusensha Launches Web Magazine Horror Silky

posted on 2019-11-13 17:00 EST by Alex Mateo
1st issue features new works by Kaoru Ohashi, Ryou Azuki, more

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Is Japan’s biggest “boys” manga magazine really being read by little boys?

November 13, 2019 / SoraNews24
Weekly Shonen Jump’s name might not be entirely accurate, so our in-house fan offers an alternative.

Boarding School Juliet Manga Gets Epilogue Set 7 Years Later

posted on 2019-11-14 12:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
“Volume 0” epilogue bundles with limited edition of manga’s 16th volume

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One Piece Editor Updates on Plans to End Manga in 5 Years

posted on 2019-11-14 21:35 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Editor Takuma Naitō: “If Oda says it will be five years, then it will surely end in five years”

Yugo’s Shuu Akana Launches New Manga About Hijikata Toshizō in December

posted on 2019-11-15 03:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga centers on famous Shinsengumi vice commander in last year of his life

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Viz’s Shonen Jump to Add 9 Digital Manga

posted on 2019-11-15 14:31 EST by Alex Mateo
Viz to speed up Demon Slayer manga releases

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Denpa Licenses Hideki Ohwada’s The Men Who Created Gundam, Moto Hagio’s Lil’ Leo Manga

posted on 2019-11-15 23:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Also: F/GO Chaldea Scrapbook, Baby Bear’s Bakery manga licensed

Kakushigoto Manga Has ‘Little Bit Left’

posted on 2019-11-16 00:14 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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New Seven Days War Manga Ends on December 13

posted on 2019-11-16 00:20 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Aoko Sasaki launched manga based on upcoming December 13 anime film on August 16

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Kaitō Shōnen Jokers Manga Ends in December

posted on 2019-11-16 00:53 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Latest entry in Fudeyasu Takahashi’s Mysterious Joker manga series launched in 2017

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New Pocket Monsters Anime Gets Manga

posted on 2019-11-16 01:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Machito Gomi draws manga based on new anime

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Kōichirō Hoshino Launches Variety Show Manga Collaboration in December

posted on 2019-11-16 02:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga collaborates with How Do You Like Wednesday? Hokkaido variety show

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ANN Review - The Strange Tale of Panorama Island

by Lynzee Loveridge, Nov 16th 2019

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Square Enix Manga & Books Licenses 5 Manga, 1 Novel

posted on 2019-11-16 14:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ragna Crimson, The Apothecary Diaries, Beauty and the Feast, more licensed

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Game Center Arashi’s Best Selection Compilation Book Includes First New Chapter in 35 Years

posted on 2019-11-16 14:00 EST by Kim Morrissy

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ANN Review - Bungo Stray Dogs: Another Story - Yukito Ayatsuji vs. Natsuhiko Kyogoku GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 15th 2019

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Yen Press Adds Bestia, Carole & Tuesday, 11 More Manga/Novels

posted on 2019-11-16 17:30 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Titles include Restaurant to Another World manga; High School DxD, High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even in Another World! novels

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J-Novel Club Licenses 13 Light Novel Series, Reveals Print Editions for Sexiled, My Next Life as a Villainess

posted on 2019-11-16 21:30 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Titles include Teogonia, The Economics of Prophecy, Tearmoon Empire

Jujutsu Kaisen Manga Gets 2nd Novel in January

posted on 2019-11-17 10:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga will also have important announcement on November 25

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Dr. Stone Manga Takes 1-Week Break

posted on 2019-11-17 11:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins

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Love Live! Sunshine!! Units Get Gravure Photos for 5 Consecutive Weekly Young Jump Magazine Issues

posted on 2019-11-17 12:00 EST by Kim Morrissy
First issue will launch on November 28

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Kodansha Comics Announces 12 Digital Manga Licenses, 4 Manga Print Releases

posted on 2019-11-17 12:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Vertical announces 4 manga/novel releases

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Viz Licenses Venus in the Blind Spot, Splatoon Squid Kids Comedy Show Manga

posted on 2019-11-17 19:09 EST by Alex Mateo
Viz to release Venus in the Blind Spot manga in fall 2020, Splatoon Squid Kids Comedy Show in summer 2020

‘Manga Planet’ Manga Subscription Service Launches With Toward the Terra, My Favorite Carrera, More Series

posted on 2019-11-18 03:42 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Service also features manga by Masaya Hokazono, Fumi Shimomura

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Miyuki Abe’s Hakkenden Manga Enters ‘Climax’

posted on 2019-11-18 06:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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Fortune Quest Fantasy Light Novel Series Ends After 30 Years

posted on 2019-11-18 07:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series launched in 1989, inspired manga, OVA, TV anime adaptations

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Kin-iro Mosaic/KINMOZA! Manga Ends in 4 Chapters

posted on 2019-11-18 12:01 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Yui Hara’s series launched in April 2010

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Square Enix Announced NieR:Automata Novel For Fall 2020

Nov 18th 2019
Release Dates for Nine Previously Announced Manga Also Revealed

Saint Seiya Origin Manga Resumes on December 19

posted on 2019-11-19 00:02 EST by Alex Mateo
Manga’s 1st 2 chapters ran from December 2018 to January 2019

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Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun Manga Switches to New Captain Tsubasa Magazine Next Spring

posted on 2019-11-19 10:11 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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Interview with Mantra, A Manga Translation System and Reading Site Poised to Become “The Netflix of Manga”

2019-11-18T15:00:00Z

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ANN Review - Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma GN 31 & 32

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 19th 2019

Shin’ichi Sakamoto’s Innocent Rouge Manga Ends in 4 Chapters

posted on 2019-11-20 00:20 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about historical figure Charles-Henri Sanson launched in 2013

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Magical Sempai Manga Gets Isekai Spinoff on November 22

posted on 2019-11-20 00:50 EST by Alex Mateo
Shotan to launch Isekai Senpai ー Tejina Senpai wa Kono Sekai de mo Ponkotsu na Yō Desuー manga

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Takeshi Nogami’s Shidenkai no Maki Approaches Climax

posted on 2019-11-20 01:20 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about high school aerial combat launched in 2013

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ANN Review - Greatest Demon Lord is Reborn as a Typical Nobody Novel 1: The Myth-Killing Honor Student

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 20th 2019

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Book☆Walker Launches New Affiliate Rewards Program

Nov 20th 2019

Kodansha Wins 160-Million-Yen Lawsuit Against 3 Pirate Site Admins

posted on 2019-11-21 01:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Admins of Haruka Yume no Ato “leech site” previously found guilty of copyright infringement

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All Out!! Rugby Manga Ends

posted on 2019-11-21 10:39 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Shiori Amase’s series launched in 2012, inspired anime in 2016

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‘My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected’ Manga to End Soon

posted on 2019-11-21 17:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga adaptation of Wataru Watari’s high school drama series launched in 2012

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Planet With’s Satoshi Mizukami Launches New Manga in January

posted on 2019-11-21 18:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Saihate no Sorte launches on Mag Comi website on January 20

65th Shogakukan Manga Awards’ Nominees Announced

posted on 2019-11-22 00:36 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Super Mario-kun, How much heavy dumbbells can you lift?, Jujutsu Kaisen, more nominated

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Shibuya Goldfish Manga Takes 1-Issue Break, Returns for Final Arc in January

posted on 2019-11-22 03:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hiroumi Aoi’s horror manga about giant killer goldfish launched in 2016

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The Fall 2019 Light Novel Guide

by Lynzee Loveridge, Nov 22nd 2019

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Kingdom, Terraformers, Snack Basue Manga Artists Design Their Own Gundams

posted on 2019-11-22 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Designs were published in Weekly Young Jump’s 51st issue commemorating Gundam’s 40th anniversary

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Vertical Licenses Weathering With You Anime Film’s Manga

posted on 2019-11-22 16:55 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Company to debut manga in summer 2020

Fairy Tail City Hero Spinoff Manga Ends

posted on 2019-11-23 01:02 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Ushio Andō launched manga re-imagining characters in police force in October 2018

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Marvel, Tsuburaya Productions Partner to Release Ultraman Comics Starting in 2020

posted on 2019-11-23 01:52 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Companies to announce creative teams for comics at a later date

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Peko Watanabe’s 1122: For a Happy Marriage Manga Approaches Climax

posted on 2019-11-23 07:02 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins

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Taboo Tattoo’s Shinjirō Ends Kamen Rider Amazons Spinoff Manga

posted on 2019-11-23 09:02 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga launched in March 2018

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Rom Com Manga Yankee-kun to Hakujou Girl Gets Voice Comic Video

November 23, 2019 7:47am CST
Uoyama’s love story about a delinquent and a visually-impaired girl is serialized in Kadokawa’s ComicWalker website

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The Detective is Already Dead Wins 15th Annual MF Bunko J Light Novel Rookie Award

November 23, 2019 8:33am CST
Romantic comedy mystery novel by Nigojuu and Umibouzu hits book stores in Japan on November 25th

Eromanga Sensei’s Manga Spinoff About Elf Yamada Ends

posted on 2019-11-24 02:21 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Spinoff series by Suzu Yūki launched in July 2018

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Robico’s Our Precious Conversations Manga Ends in December

posted on 2019-11-24 07:45 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga by My Little Monster creator launched in 2015

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Yui Kamio Lets Loose, Double Taisei Manga Both End in Shonen Jump

posted on 2019-11-24 10:15 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Viz Media, Shueisha both publish manga in English

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Beast Children, Tokyo Shinobi Squad Manga Each to End in 3rd Volume

posted on 2019-11-24 10:30 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Viz Media, Shueisha both publish manga in English

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The Promised Neverland Manga Takes 1-Week Break

posted on 2019-11-24 11:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins

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Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer Film’s Manga Adaptation Reaches Climax in December

posted on 2019-11-24 11:30 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins

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Hi Score Girl Gets Spinoff Manga About Koharu Hidaka in December

posted on 2019-11-24 21:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
As a school teacher in her 30s in 2007, Hidaka faces critical choice

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Demon Slayer Is Shueisha’s 2nd Highest-Selling Manga After One Piece in 2019

posted on 2019-11-24 23:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Demon Slayer sold 10.8 million volumes in November 2018-2019, while One Piece sold 12.7 million

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