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Deadpool and All Might Join Forces in Latest Deadpool: Samurai Manga Chapter

April 02, 2021 12:49am CDT
The Merc with a Mouth is carried by the World’s No. 1 Hero


The Witch’s Printing Office Manga Ends on April 30

posted on 2021-04-02 11:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Isekai manga about girl trying to find way back home launched in 2017


J-Novel Club Licenses 6 Light Novels, 2 Manga

posted on 2021-04-02 14:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Publisher also launches Pulp imprint with European pulp fiction


Author Peter S. Beagle Wins Legal Battle Over Rights to The Last Unicorn

posted on 2021-04-02 15:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Author now plans to develop projects based on his works under “Beagleverse” brand

My Hero Academia Manga Takes 1-Week Break Due to Author’s Health

posted on 2021-04-03 00:27 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins


Young Magazine the 3rd Magazine Publishes ‘Final Issue Before Renewal’

posted on 2021-04-03 03:03 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Magazine states contents will merge with main Monthly Young Magazine, other publications


The Testament of Sister New Devil Light Novel Series Ends in 13th Volume

posted on 2021-04-03 04:33 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Final volume shipped on March 31

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Manga Briefs Roundup: March-April 2021

posted on 2021-04-04 12:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
29 manga news items from the last month, including news about Revue Starlight, SSSS.Gridman, Asuka magazine, more


Shonen Jump Magazine Launches 2 New Manga as Phantom Seer Ends

posted on 2021-04-04 20:25 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New “coming-of-age school team love story” manga launches next week

Chizuru Celebrates Over 8 Million Copies of Rent-a-Girlfriend Manga

April 05, 2021 5:54am CDT
Manga creator Reiji Miyajima drew a Chizuru illustration for the announcement


Golgo 13 Manga Breaks Guinness World Record for Most Volumes

posted on 2021-04-05 14:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
200th volume shipped on Monday


ANN Review - Those Snow White Notes GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 5th 2021

SSSS.Gridman Anime’s Butler Cafe, Sengoku Period Manga Spinoffs End

posted on 2021-04-06 01:22 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Both manga launched in May last year


Fates Revealed for Manga in Young Magazine the 3rd Magazine

posted on 2021-04-06 06:10 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga move to “new” Shin Monthly Young Magazine, Comic Days website


Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway Novels End in 5th Volume

posted on 2021-04-06 09:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shimesaba began serializing story on Kakuyomu site in 2017; has currently airing anime


Final Attack on Titan Postcards Thank Fans for Reading as Manga Ends

April 06, 2021 10:52am CDT
Hajime Isayama’s series comes to its thrilling conclusion on April 9


ANN Review - Soul Eater The Perfect Edition GN 3

by Nicholas Dupree, Apr 6th 2021

45th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards’ Nominees Announced

posted on 2021-04-07 04:57 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Frieren, Fire Force, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Defying Kurosaki-kun, A Condition Called Love, I Want to Hold Aono-kun so Badly I Could Die, Sweat and Soap among nominees


ANN Review - Sue and Tai-chan GN 1 & 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 7th 2021


ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Manga Anthology Debuts Its Darling Cover Art

April 07, 2021 7:58pm CDT
Check out the MAPPA-made cover housing new Franchouchou manga


How many times has Golgo 13, manga’s greatest assassin, ever laughed? Let’s find out!

In 200 volumes, anime/manga sniper extraordinaire Duke Togo doesn’t laugh much, and when he does, he has some weird reasons.

Manga With Biggest 1st Printings from Kodansha, Shogakukan, Shueisha: 2020-2021

posted on 2021-04-08 15:05 EDT by Alex Mateo
Attack on Titan, Detective Conan, One Piece top respective publisher’s lists


ANN Review - She’s My Knight GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 8th 2021


Shizumu Watanabe’s Tricks Dedicated to Witches Manga Ends

posted on 2021-04-08 17:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra, Alex Mateo
Kodansha ships 3rd volume on April 16, 4th volume on June 17

‘Are You Lost?’ Manga Enters Climax

posted on 2021-04-09 07:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about 4 girls stuck on desert island launched in 2017, inspired 2019 TV anime


Witchcraft Works Manga Enters Final Arc

posted on 2021-04-09 08:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ryū Mizunagi’s romantic comedy manga launched in 2010, inspired 2014 TV anime


The Tale of the Outcasts Manga Ends on April 14

posted on 2021-04-09 09:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Makoto Hoshino launched manga in 2019; Seven Seas releases 1st volume in June


Kodansha Adds More Attack on Titan Volumes to the comiXology Unlimited & Kindle Unlimited Subscription Programs for Limited Time

Apr 9th 2021


Kodansha & Humble Bundle Kick-off the Latest Season of Anime with the Humble Manga Bundle: Spring 2021 Anime Season

Apr 9th 2021


Yuuho Ashibe’s Crystal Dragon Manga Nears Climax

posted on 2021-04-09 10:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Historical fantasy manga by Bride of Deimos author launched in 1981

Viz Media Releases Blue Box Manga in English

posted on 2021-04-10 02:05 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Coming-of-age love story will launch in English on April 11


Ougyo Kawagishi’s Noroken no Hime no Overkill Novels Get Manga in August

posted on 2021-04-10 08:05 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Novels about blacksmith, woman with cursed sword launched last year


Re:ZERO Creator’s Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song- Gets Web Manga Adaptation

April 10, 2021 3:30pm CDT
Web manga’s run on MAGCOMI starts today

Chainsaw Man Ranks #1 on U.S. Monthly Bookscan March List

posted on 2021-04-11 06:05 EDT by Adriana Hazra
19 manga volumes including My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer, Attack on Titan, Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun, The Promised Neverland, Haikyu!!, SPY x FAMILY, Jujutsu Kaisen rank in top 20


Chainsaw Man, My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer Rank on NYT April Bestseller List

posted on 2021-04-11 08:05 EDT by Adriana Hazra


Kindaichi Case Files’ Seimaru Amagi, Holiday Love’s Eriza Kusakabe Launch New Manga

posted on 2021-04-11 10:05 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
“Love suspense” manga runs in weekly women’s magazine


Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro’s Build King Manga Ends

posted on 2021-04-11 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga by Toriko author launched in November


Kaitei Manga From 2001 Nights’ Yukinobu Hoshino Enters New Arc Heading Toward Climax

posted on 2021-04-11 15:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about voyages of Zheng He launched in 2018


Wagnaria!!‘s Karino Takatsu, When A Magician’s Pupil Smiles’ Chisaki Kanai Each Launch New Manga

posted on 2021-04-11 23:22 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Takatsu’s new comedy manga will launch on May 12

Osamu Tezuka Characters Get Team Phoenix Crossover Manga by Spanish Artist Kenny Ruiz

posted on 2021-04-12 01:42 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New “space spectacle” manga launches in May


Shiro Moriya Resumes Soloist in a Cage Manga After 2-Year Hiatus

posted on 2021-04-12 04:24 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga went on hiatus in March 2019 due to Moriya’s “sudden illness”


Mikase Hayashi Ends Marriage Purple Manga in 6th Volume

posted on 2021-04-12 08:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about grade school rivals reuniting in high school launched in July 2018


Yukemuri Sniper Reiwaban Manga Launches on May 6

posted on 2021-04-12 09:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yūhō Hijikata, Tadashi Matsumori’s launch new manga about elite hitman


ANN Review - Tamamo-chan’s a Fox! GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 12th 2021


Failed Princesses Manga Ends in 6th Volume

posted on 2021-04-12 16:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
6th volume to ship around September

The Prince’s Black Poison’s Jun Yuzuki Launches New Manga on May 13

posted on 2021-04-13 07:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New romance manga is titled Fiance-sama kara Nigerarenai


Koi wo Shiranai Boku-tachi wa Manga Ends in May

posted on 2021-04-13 08:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by Rainbow Days’ Minami Mizuno launched in June 2018


Aya Shouoto Works on New Project in Bessatsu Friend Magazine

posted on 2021-04-13 09:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins


When We Shout For Love’s Yuka Kitagawa Ends Sekai de Ichiban Itaranu Koi Manga in May

posted on 2021-04-13 10:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Romance manga about antisocial girl, high class guy launched in October


Attack on Titan Finale Leads to Magazine Issue Selling Out & Getting 2nd Printing

posted on 2021-04-13 10:20 EDT by Alex Mateo
Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine’s May issue ships 2nd print run on April 30


BMW Esports Teams Get “Isekai” Manga

posted on 2021-04-13 17:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Japanese artist Acky Bright draws 8-chapter “Heroes of Rivalry” manga

Sakura Wars’ Part II Manga Gets 2 New Volumes After 3 Years

posted on 2021-04-14 07:19 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd part of Ikku Masa’s manga launched in 2009


ANN Review - The White Cat’s Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King’s Lap GN 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 14th 2021


How to Draw Manga Artist Katy Coope Redraws Cover Illustration After Almost 20 Years

posted on 2021-04-14 12:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Coope shares her personal story as ‘HowToDrawMangaRedraw’ hashtag trends


We Must Never Fall in Love! Manga Ends With 9th Volume

posted on 2021-04-14 15:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Final volume ships in November

Black Butler Manga Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary with Special Exhibition

April 15, 2021 9:11pm CDT
The dark fantasy series has printed 30 million copies worldwide

Higasa Akai’s The Royal Tutor Manga Ends in May

posted on 2021-04-16 00:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Comedy launched in 2013, inspired 2017 TV anime, 2019 anime film


ANN Review - Hello, I am a Witch and my Crush Wants me to Make a Love Potion! Novel 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 16th 2021

The Vampire Dies in No Time Manga Goes on 1-Month Hiatus

posted on 2021-04-17 19:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga returns on May 27

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Love and Lies Manga Gets 2 Endings

posted on 2021-04-18 05:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga to take break so author can prepare “marrying Misaki,” “marrying Ririna” routes


Brave10’s Kairi Shimotsuki Launches New Manga in Rusted Armors Franchise

posted on 2021-04-18 06:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Multimedia project also includes stage plays, upcoming anime


Flowerchild’s Warikitta Kankei Desu kara Yuri Manga Resumes, Nears Climax

posted on 2021-04-18 08:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about student, teacher who meet via online dating app launched in 2019


Tokyo Ravens: Sword of Song’s Ran Kuze Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-04-18 11:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kuroiwa Medaka ni Watashi no Kawaii ga Tsūjinai manga gets serialization on May 26


Key’s Jun Maeda Reveals Nekogari Zoku no Osa Novel’s Story, May 19 Release

posted on 2021-04-18 13:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kanon, Air, Clannad writer pens new novel about college student, genius composer


Warning - Review may contain a few spoilers

How Witch Hat Atelier Explores the Joy of Magic

Witch Hat Atelier is a delightful manga about the joy magic can bring, and here’s why you should read it.


Attack on Titan Fans Petition Hajime Isayama to Change the Manga’s Ending

Attack on Titan released its final chapter, and now fans are petitioning author Hajime Isayama to revise the manga’s controversial ending.


So-He- Inaba’s Binbin Fukufuku Nazuna-sama! Manga Ends

posted on 2021-04-18 17:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga about office worker’s meeting with god of poverty launched in 2019


Starving Anonymous Manga Gets Sequel

posted on 2021-04-18 19:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga launched on Kodansha’s Comic Days app on April 8


Naoshi Arakawa Pens Bonus Manga ‘Volume 0’ for ‘Farewell, My Dear Cramer’ Film

posted on 2021-04-18 21:06 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New story set between middle school, high school stories

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Zombie Land Saga Gets 1st Side Story Manga in May

posted on 2021-04-19 03:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Character designer Kasumi Fukagawa draws Zombie Land Saga Gaiden: The First Zombie


Hoero Pen Manga Gets New Story Set During COVID-19 Pandemic

posted on 2021-04-19 08:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga debuts on May 19


Mars Red Manga Enters Climax With 3rd Volume

posted on 2021-04-19 10:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in January 2020, 2nd volume shipped on April 15


Haruhisa Nakata’s Levius/est Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2021-04-19 11:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga inspired Netflix anime in 2019


Attack on Titan, Fullmetal Alchemist Creators Talk Manga in Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine July Issue

posted on 2021-04-19 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Free online Attack on Titan exhibit also announced, as well as new Character Encylopedia book, Full Color edition


Michi Ichiho’s ‘Maо̄ no Kikan’ Short Story Gets Manga Mini-Series

posted on 2021-04-19 14:45 EDT by Alex Mateo
Nori Arashiyama launches manga on April 24


Return to the World of Sui Ishida’s JACK JEANNE in Two New Books

April 19, 2021 1:27pm CDT
Materials Collection and light novel feature more of Ishida’s beautiful artwork


Nao Toyama & Junya Enoki Sing Theme Song for Light Novel Ryoshin no Shakkin in PV

April 19, 2021 8:15pm CDT
The second volume hits Japanese stores today


Ablaze Presents Space Pirate Captain Harlock Cover Reveals for Issue 2 of the New Comic Series Launching in June

Apr 19th 2021
Legendary creator Leiji Matsumoto teams with French artist Jerome Alquié for a new space adventure; 5 variant covers to mark Issue 2’s release on July 7th

Tasuku Karasuma’s No Guns Life Manga Ends in 13th Volume

posted on 2021-04-20 00:48 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Shueisha released 12th compiled book volume on Monday


Magical Girl Site’s Kentarō Satō Works on New Manga

posted on 2021-04-20 02:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda


Ririo, Aya Tsukishima Launch Perfect Crime Spinoff Manga in Late April

posted on 2021-04-20 03:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tsukishima also launches new Anata o, Nomu manga in late May


Stalker Jokers Manga Has 3 Chapters Left

posted on 2021-04-20 04:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Artist Hiroto Ōishi continued manga after author Hiromichi Ōga passed away last year


Final Attack on Titan Manga Volume Comes With Original Drafts in Japan

April 20, 2021 4:55am CDT
The final chapter was released in Japan on April 9


‘86’ Sci-fi War Novels Get Prequel Manga

posted on 2021-04-20 05:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Asato Asato’s novels have currently airing TV anime


Himenospia by Killing Bites’ Shinya Murata Manga Ends

posted on 2021-04-20 06:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by Lord Marksman and Vanadis artist Nobuhiko Yanai launched in 2017


Nyankees Author Atsushi Okada Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-04-20 09:02 EDT by Alex Mateo
Sо̄sei Yūgi manga debuts on April 26


Usogui Manga Gets Spinoff, Batuque Manga Serializes Irregularly

posted on 2021-04-20 10:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Usogui ended in 2017, inspired OVA in 2012


ANN Review - Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection GN

by Lynzee Loveridge, Apr 20th 2021