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futekiya Boys-Love Manga Service Adds 3 New Volumes of Shodensha Titles

posted on 2021-01-10 01:36 EST by Adriana Hazra
‘At 25:00, in Akasaka’, Sneaky Red, Groping in the Dark

Manga Sutra/Futari H Manga Goes on Hiatus Until April Due to Author’s Surgery

posted on 2021-01-11 00:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Author Aki Katsu is currently hospitalized

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Wakako-zake’s Chie Shinkyū to End Takako-san Manga in 6th Volume

posted on 2021-01-11 01:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about woman with perceptive hearing launched in 2014

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La Corda d’Oro Manga Gets ‘What-If’ Endings With 4 Routes

posted on 2021-01-11 02:31 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga debuts in June

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Eiji Ohtsuka’s Yakumo Hyakkai Manga Ends

posted on 2021-01-11 16:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about Japanese folklore scholar Lafcadio Hearn launched in 2007

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Blue Flag Manga Ranks in YALSA’s Top 10 Graphic Novels for Teens

posted on 2021-01-11 17:30 EST by Adriana Hazra
The Golden Sheep, Witch Hat Atelier, 10 more manga make Great Graphic Novels list

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Gunslinger Girl’s Yu Aida Launches New Manga on February 26

posted on 2021-01-11 19:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yūki Aru Mono Yorichire manga centers on immortal girl, warrior who failed to die

The irregular at magic high school Franchise Has 20 Million in Circulation

posted on 2021-01-12 00:02 EST by Alex Mateo
Franchise has 100 volumes of light novels/manga

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Haro Aso’s Alice in Borderland Retry Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2021-01-12 00:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff of manga that inspired Netflix show launched on October 14

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The Fishing is Fine in Kawasemi-san no Tsurigohan Manga PVs

January 12, 2021 7:19am CST
Voice actors Aya Uchida and Mariya Ise lend their talents to videos advertising fishing gourmet manga

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Tokunana Manga Based on Original Anime Ends

posted on 2021-01-12 11:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd volume ships on March 14

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DAYS Soccer Manga Ends on January 20

posted on 2021-01-12 11:50 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Series debuted in 2013, inspired TV anime in 2016

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Yuni’s It’s Personnel! Manga Ends on January 18

posted on 2021-01-12 12:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about co-workers in company HR department launched in 2019

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Akeji Fujimura’s ‘Aishitemasu, Kyōko-san’ Manga Goes on Hiatus, Moves to Digital

posted on 2021-01-12 13:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about “twisted love” launched in 2019

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Shinsengumi Kitchen Diary Promises Tasty Time Travel Adventures

January 12, 2021 12:26pm CST
The new media mix project will include web novels, manga, and an anime

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Redo of Healer Novels Get Spinoff Manga

posted on 2021-01-12 14:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff story centers on world where Kayal forsakes vengeance, runs cafe

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Jun Maeda to Publish New Book on March 23

posted on 2021-01-12 17:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Writer of multiple Visual Art’s/Key visual novels to release Neko Kari Zoku no Naga

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Jujutsu Kaisen Manga’s Circulation Jumped 235% After Anime’s Premiere

posted on 2021-01-12 21:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
From 8.5 million to 20 million in 4 months since October

Shogakukan Launches 5 Isekai Fantasy Manga for Female Readers

posted on 2021-01-13 01:32 EST by Alex Mateo
Manga launch for 5 consecutive days starting on January 18

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Jun Maeda’s New Book Delisted From Kodansha’s Site

posted on 2021-01-13 08:49 EST by Alex Mateo
Neko Kari Zoku no Naga book previously listed for March 23 launch

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ANN Review - Moriarty the Patriot GN 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 13th 2021

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Kata Konayama’s Love Me for What I Am Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2021-01-13 16:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series about non-binary high schooler launched in 2018

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Sk8 the Infinity Anime Gets Spinoff Manga

posted on 2021-01-13 17:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Toriyasu draws comedy spinoff of original skateboarding anime

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Kaiji Series Gets Spinoff Manga About Seiya Ichijō

posted on 2021-01-13 19:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Spinoff of Nobuyuki Fukumoto’s manga launches on January 21

Cells at Work! Code Black Manga Ends on January 21

posted on 2021-01-14 00:26 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff about cells in unhealthy body launched in 2018, has ongoing TV anime

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Oh! My Konbu Manga Returns After 30 Years

posted on 2021-01-14 03:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Gourmet manga sequel by creators Yasushi Akimoto, Takahiro Kamiya brings back Konbu as middle-aged man

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Mohiro Kitoh’s Nōryoku: Shujinkō Hosei Manga Ends

posted on 2021-01-14 07:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about average guy who gains power to become protagonist at life launched in November 2019

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Mamisu Arizawa Publishes Inukami! Novels’ Sequel Work

posted on 2021-01-14 08:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Arizawa publishes sequel in new WiZH publishing company comprised of GoRA creator group members

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Murenase! Seton Gakuen Manga Only Has ‘A Little More’ to Go

posted on 2021-01-14 09:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Animal-themed romantic comedy manga launched in 2016, inspired 2020 TV anime

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My Hero Academia Ranks at #1 on U.S. Monthly BookScan December List

posted on 2021-01-14 10:05 EST by Adriana Hazra
16 manga volumes including Demon Slayer, Uzumaki, Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun, Remina, Attack on Titan, Tokyo Ghoul, Death Note rank in top 20

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My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer, Attack on Titan Rank on NYT Bestseller January List

posted on 2021-01-14 11:05 EST by Adriana Hazra
Junji Ito’s Remina manga also makes list

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ANN Review - Berserk of Gluttony Light Novel Volume 1

by Theron Martin, Jan 14th 2021

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Ikigami Creator Motoro Mase’s Nenkin Ningen Hitomoji Manga Ends

posted on 2021-01-14 17:00 EST by Alex Mateo
4th volume launches in late March

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Shueisha Responds After One Piece Editor Gets Spotted With Pirated Adult Manga Viewing History

posted on 2021-01-14 17:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
He had inadvertently touched the link while surfing the net, claims Shueisha

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Gift Plus Minus Manga Author Aims to End Series This Year

posted on 2021-01-14 18:00 EST by Adriana Hazra
Manga debuted in 2015, inspired anime in 2018

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Trinity Seven: Anastasia Holy Story Spinoff Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2021-01-14 19:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Series launched in September 2019

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Ritz Kobayashi’s Mahjong Manga Saki Reaches 10 Million Copies in Print This Month

January 14, 2021 6:00pm CST
The 15th anniversary exhibition will be held in Ikebukuro from January 22 to February 7

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Wataru Murayama’s Alcafus Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2021-01-14 23:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Isekai story debuted in July 2018

You Higuri Launches Manga Adaptation of Harlequin Romance

posted on 2021-01-15 00:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Manga of Abby Green’s A Christmas Bride for the King novel debuted on January 9

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Saki Manga Franchise Has 10 Million Copies in Circulation

posted on 2021-01-15 01:35 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
7 new books debut for franchise this month

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Beauty and the Feast Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2021-01-15 02:55 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Square Enix to release Satomi U’s romantic comedy manga in English

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Matinee to Soiree Manga Enters Climax

posted on 2021-01-15 05:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Megumi Osuga’s manga about rookie stage actor living in shadow of brother’s career launched in 2016

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Blue Spring Ride’s Io Sakisaka Launches New Manga on February 13

posted on 2021-01-15 06:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sakura, Saku manga centers on girl looking for boy who helped her

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My Boy in Blue’s Maki Miyoshi Launches New Manga on February 13

posted on 2021-01-15 07:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yoru no Shita de Machiawase manga centers on friendless girl meeting handsome guy from another world

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ANN Review - I Reincarnated as Evil Alice, So the Only Thing I’m Courting is Death! Novel 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 15th 2021

Seven Seas Licenses Sarazanmai Anthology Manga

posted on 2021-01-16 01:26 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Collection releasing in June to feature short stories based on Kunihiko Ikuhara’s 2019 anime

Aya Tsukishima, Ririo’s Perfect Crime Manga Ends, Gets Spinoff

posted on 2021-01-17 02:54 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Coolmic website publishes manga in English about woman who has affair with boss

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Japanese Fans Rank the Manga Series They Want to See End Before They Do

January 17, 2021 2:36am CST
Who wouldn’t want to finish the stories of their favorite characters!

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Tomohiro Hasegawa’s Moriking Manga Ends

posted on 2021-01-17 10:00 EST by Adriana Hazra
Gag manga debuted on April 13

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Shonen Jump Magazine Launches 4 New Manga Including Works by Assassination Classroom, Astra Lost in Space Creators

posted on 2021-01-17 19:19 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Yusei Matsui’s Nige Jōzu no Wakagimi manga launches on January 25

As of the beginning of January, unless Kentaro and Saki decide to make a third series, I already have read it…

Yami…

:sob::sob::sob:

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Of the one’s I am currently reading, probably Tales of Wedding Rings (Keikon Yubiwa Monogatari)

Magical Sempai Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2021-01-18 00:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
AZU’s manga launched in 2016, inspired 2019 TV anime

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Hell’s Paradise Manga Ends on January 25

posted on 2021-01-18 01:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yūji Kaku’s manga about ninja on quest to find elixir of immortality launched in 2018

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Jukaimura Manga Based on Ju-on Director’s Upcoming Film Ends in February

posted on 2021-01-18 02:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga based on film launched last November

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Eden Anime Gets Manga Adaptation

posted on 2021-01-18 02:35 EST by Adriana Hazra
Manga adaptation by Tsuyoshi Isomoto launches on February 16

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Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Creator Launches New Manga in February

posted on 2021-01-18 10:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga based on Hiroshi Shiibashi’s earlier “Iwamoto-senpai no Suisen” 1-shot manga

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ANN Review - Blue Flag GN 5

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 18th 2021

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Chainsaw Man, Teasing Master Takagi-san, Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction, More Win 66th Shogakukan Manga Awards

posted on 2021-01-19 14:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Duel Masters, Chocolat no Mahō, Yuzuki-sanchi no Yon Kyōda also win

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ANN Review - Asadora! GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 19th 2021

Watch as Shueisha Counts All the ‘Oi’s’ From the Gintama Manga

January 20, 2021 12:46am CST
Can you guess how many there are in the 77 volume manga series

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Yen Press Licenses 3 Light Novels, 5 Manga

posted on 2021-01-20 06:50 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Includes The Detective Is Already Dead, Captivated, By You, Farewell to My Alter

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ANN Review - Days of Love at Seagull Villa GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 20th 2021

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Koushi Tachibana Reunites With Date A Live Illustrator Tsunako for Next Work

posted on 2021-01-20 17:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Creator team plans spring launch

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The Voynich Hotel’s Seiman Douman Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-01-20 18:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Vivarium de Chōshoku o launches on February 19

Nagabe Delivers Final Manuscript for The Girl from the Other Side Manga

posted on 2021-01-21 04:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga’s final volume ships on April 10

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Nobuaki Tadano Ends Oni no Mataoni no Amo Manga

posted on 2021-01-21 07:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about huntress tracking down mountain god to rescue friend launched in September 2017

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Go Nagai’s Violence Jack Gets New Manga by Yū Kinutani

posted on 2021-01-21 08:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Violence Jack 20XX manga launches on February 19

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Final Fantasy XIV Game Gets Saki Mahjong Collaboration Manga

posted on 2021-01-21 09:22 EST by Alex Mateo
Saya Kiyoshi’s Saki to Final Fantasy XIV launches on Friday

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Saki Manga Creator Confirms Pink-Haired Nodoka Haramura is LGBT

January 21, 2021 8:33am CST
Ritz Kobayashi confirmed the news on her website

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ANN Review - A White Rose in Bloom GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 21st 2021

After 24 Years, Yukiru Sugisaki’s D.N.Angel Manga Series Ends

January 22, 2021 1:36am CST
The manga inspired a TV anime series in 2003

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Jujutsu Kaisen Takes 15 of Top 16 Spots in Weekly Manga Sales Ranking

posted on 2021-01-22 05:05 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga jumped from 8.5 million copies in circulation in October to 20 million by January 13

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Viz Media to Publish Yusei Matsui’s New Manga in English

posted on 2021-01-22 13:00 EST by Adriana Hazra
Nigejozu no Wakagimi debuts in Shonen Jump on January 25

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MediBang Allegedly Pays Manga Translators 120 Yen Per Page

posted on 2021-01-22 14:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

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Masahiro Totsuka’s New Material Puzzle Manga Nears Climax

posted on 2021-01-23 06:05 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga’s 1st new serialization in 9 years launched in May 2018

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Shibuya Goldfish Manga Ends in 11th Volume

posted on 2021-01-23 07:05 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Yen Press publishes horror manga in English about massive frenzied fish

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Kabuto Kodai’s Remake of Mikoto Yamaguchi’s Shinigami-sama ni Saigo no Onegai o Manga Ends

posted on 2021-01-23 08:05 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about murderer haunted by vengeful dead sister launched in March 2019

Let’s Make a Mug Too Anime Gets New Manga Adaptation

posted on 2021-01-24 02:26 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Anime promoting city of Tajimi premieres in April

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O-Parts Hunter’s Seishi Kishimoto Draws 1-Shot, Launches New Shonen Manga This Year

posted on 2021-01-24 03:01 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New Monster no Isha manga centers on bonds between boys, monsters

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The Full-Time Wife Escapist’s Tsunami Umino Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-01-24 07:05 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New manga details travel stories of 2 women

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My Hero Academia Ranks at #1 on U.S. Annual BookScan 2020 List

posted on 2021-01-24 09:05 EST by Adriana Hazra
15 manga volumes including Demon Slayer, Uzumaki, Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun, Tokyo Ghoul rank in top 20

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Kazu Kakazu’s Our Blood Oath Manga Ends in Shonen Jump

posted on 2021-01-24 10:15 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about vampire siblings launched on September 14

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ANN Review - Wandering Witch - The Journey of Elaina Novels 1-3

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 24th 2021

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14th Manga Taisho Awards Nominate 10 Titles

posted on 2021-01-24 23:42 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
SPY×FAMILY, Mizu wa Umi ni Mukatte Nagareru nominated again

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Nariaki Narita’s Abyss Rage Manga Ends on February 4

posted on 2021-01-25 06:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in 2018, debuted in English alongside MANGA Plus service in 2019

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Kinoko Higurashi Launches Kū Neru Futari Sumu Futari Sequel Manga

posted on 2021-01-25 07:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga picks up from previous story with Ritsuko, Shūichi now at 35 years old

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Magical Girl Special Ops Asuka Manga Ends on February 25

posted on 2021-01-25 08:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about military magical girls launched in 2015, inspired 2019 TV anime

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Renta! Announces February Manga Release Dates

Jan 25th 2021
More new boys’ love/yaoi, shojo and love manga to be released in February.

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English Release Decided for Latest “100-Shiin no Koi+” Title “My Lady Juliet” Coming to “Love 365: Find Your Story” on Jan 22th (Fri)

Jan 25th 2021

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Redo of Healer Author: English Light Novel Translation Was ‘Refused’ By An Overseas Publisher

posted on 2021-01-25 12:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
‘We tried to publish the English version, but it was refused by an overseas publisher.’

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My Hero Academia Dominates the U.S. Graphic Novel Charts for 2020

January 25, 2021 3:04pm CST
The other series closest to the top is Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer

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ANN Review - Man and His Cat GN 3

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 25th 2021

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Print Market in Japan Decreases Only 1% in 2020, Partly Due to ‘Demon Slayer Boom’

posted on 2021-01-25 17:30 EST by Alex Mateo
Physical publishing industry’s smallest per-year decline since 2006

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Jujutsu Kaisen Manga’s Circulation Jumps by 5 Million More Copies in 13 Days

posted on 2021-01-25 21:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga now has 25 million, up over 290% since anime’s October premiere

Kodansha Licenses 7 New Manga by Jet Kusamura, Marimo Ragawa, Fly, More

posted on 2021-01-26 00:42 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Including Shaman King: Marcos, Those Snow White Notes, Chasing After Aoi Koshiba

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Akane Shimizu’s Medical Manga Series Cells at Work! Ends Today

January 26, 2021 1:25am CST
The last story in the series has revolved around the coronavirus

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Maybe’s Tales of Wedding Rings Manga to Continue ‘For Just a Little Longer’

posted on 2021-01-26 12:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series launched in 2014; Crunchyroll, Yen Press publish manga in English

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Kanan Minami’s Awa-Koi Manga Gets Special Chapter

posted on 2021-01-26 14:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series ended on December 5

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MediBang Responds to Allegations Regarding Low Translation Pay Rates

posted on 2021-01-26 14:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
‘The 120 yen unit price per page is only an initial starting price, and the lowest rate we offer.’

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ANN Review - My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! Novel 8

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 26th 2021