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Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Manga Nears Ending

posted on 2021-04-21 03:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga spinoff launched in 2013, inspired net anime in 2018

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Yuu Watase’s Arata: The Legend Manga Returns on May 19, With All-New Chapter Debuting on July 7

posted on 2021-04-21 05:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga went on hiatus in 2015

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Night Head 2041 Anime Gets Novel, Manga Projects

posted on 2021-04-21 05:55 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

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Jujutsu Kaisen Manga Tops 45 Million Copies in Circulation

posted on 2021-04-21 08:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Circulation rose 530% since anime’s premiere 6 months ago

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ANN Interview: Chainsaw Man Creator Tatsuki Fujimoto

by Nicholas Dupree, Apr 21st 2021

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ANN Review - I Hear the Sunspot: Limit GN 3

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 21st 2021

Marvel, Viz to Publish Deadpool: Samurai, Marvel Meow, ‘Secret Reverse’ Manga

posted on 2021-04-22 09:05 EDT by Alex Mateo
Companies release Marvel Meow on October 12, Deadpool: Samurai in February 2022

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ANN Review - Asadora! GN 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 22nd 2021

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Cells at Work! Lady Spinoff Manga’s 1st Season Ends

posted on 2021-04-22 16:01 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga’s 3rd volume ships in Japan on June 23

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ANN Review - Blue Flag GN 7

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 23rd 2021

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Yen Press Licenses 5 Manga, 4 Light Novels for October

posted on 2021-04-23 16:20 EDT by Alex Mateo
Also: KONOSUBA TRPG, Ken Niimura’s graphic novel

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Hiroshi Motomiya’s ‘Boku, Imasu yo’ Manga’s 1st Part Ends

posted on 2021-04-23 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
“Bureaucratic survival lesson” manga launched in August 2020

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Dark Horse Promotes Randy Lahrman to VP of Product Development and Sales and Welcomes Tim Wiesch as VP of Licensing

Apr 24th 2021
Dark Horse Comics Announces its Two New Vice Presidents

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Go Nagai Draws New Chapter for Tezuka’s Barbara Manga

posted on 2021-04-24 01:10 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nagai also starts new manga in Weekly Post magazine

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Ragna Crimson Manga Approaches ‘Final Battle’

posted on 2021-04-24 09:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Daiki Kobayashi launched manga in March 2017; Square Enix Manga & Books publishes in English

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ICv2 Report: 2021 1st Quarter Graphic Novel Sales Rose ‘Dramatically’ Due to Manga

posted on 2021-04-24 11:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga accounted for 80% of graphic novel growth in U.S.

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A Polar Bear in Love Manga Resumes in May

posted on 2021-04-24 21:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Koromo’s manga last had compiled book volume in 2018

Natsume Ono, Aki Amasawa Each Launch New Manga in Kiss Magazine

posted on 2021-04-25 01:26 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Amasawa’s manga launches on May 25, Ono’s manga launches on June 25

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Cosplay Animal’s Watari Sakou Launches New Manga in Dessert Magazine in May

posted on 2021-04-25 03:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga centers on magician living with woman who summoned him

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Viz Media, Manga Plus Publish Candy Flurry Manga

posted on 2021-04-25 07:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
2nd chapter of manga series will release on April 25

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Mikase Hayashi’s Marriage Purple Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2021-04-25 09:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga will end with its 6th volume this summer

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High-Rise Invasion Arrive Manga Ends

posted on 2021-04-25 11:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Sequel manga to High-Rise Invasion launched in July 2019

Renta! Announces May Manga Release Dates

Apr 26th 2021
More new boys’ love/yaoi, shojo and love manga to be released in May.

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Why Seven Seas Altered Its Light Novels

by Kim Morrissy, Apr 26th 2021

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ANN Review - Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs Volume 1

by Grant Jones, Apr 26th 2021

I always wonder if they changed Gu’s name in the Non Non Biyori manga, or if it was change made in the anime.

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Smokin’ Parade Manga by Deadman Wonderland Duo Ends

posted on 2021-04-27 04:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
“Steampunk action” manga launched in 2015; Yen Press publishes series in English

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Sekiro: Hanbei the Undying Manga Author Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-04-27 05:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sekai wa Are de Dekiteiru manga launches on May 27

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Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire Manga Ends on May 25

posted on 2021-04-27 05:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga adaptation of franchise’s 23rd film launched last September

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Chaika - The Coffin Princess Manga Artist Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-04-27 06:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga by Shinta Sakayama launches on April 30

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Suehiro Maruo to Launch New Manga

posted on 2021-04-27 07:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga centers on aspiring manga creator in 1968 Tokyo

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Kei Toume’s Kūden no Himegimi Manga Ends in May

posted on 2021-04-27 07:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Relaunch of previous Toume title under new publisher launched in January 2019

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Dark Horse Comics Appoints New VP of Product Development & Sales, New VP of Licensing

posted on 2021-04-27 08:45 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Company appoints Randy Lahrman as VP of Product Development, Sales; Tim Wiesch as VP of Licensing

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Sample Exclusive Pages from Dangaronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Volume 3

April 27, 2021 2:43pm CDT
The latest collection arrives in comic shops on May 19, other retailers on June 1

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Land, Frieren, Demon Slayer Manga Win Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prizes

posted on 2021-04-27 22:23 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hiroko Nobara’s manga essays also wins short work prize

Well, I guess you would have to hire new guys to figure out why your sales are tanking because you keep cancelling printed editions.

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Japan’s Health Ministry Posts Cells at Work! Manga’s COVID-19, All-New Vaccine Chapters for Free Globally

posted on 2021-04-28 00:09 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
To stream as motion comics in Japanese, English, Hindi

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Kadokawa Corporation Acquires U.S. Publishing Company J-Novel Club

posted on 2021-04-28 13:31 EDT by Alex Mateo
Kadokawa intends to strengthen e-book, light novel businesses in English market

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Jank Runk Family Manga Returns from Hiatus on May 11

posted on 2021-04-28 19:00 EDT by Alex Mateo

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Osamake Novel Offers “Episode 0” Booklet to Celebrate Reaching One Million Copies

April 28, 2021 10:00pm CDT
The Doga Kobo-produced TV anime series is simulcast on Crunchyroll

Eromanga Sensei Manga Ends on May 27

posted on 2021-04-29 01:35 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
rin’s manga adaptation of Tsukasa Fushimi’s light novels launched in 2014

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‘Not Lives’ Manga Creator Wataru Karasuma Ends ‘Kakuregami’ Manga Abruptly

posted on 2021-04-29 09:13 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Suspense manga launched in February 2020 but ends due to ‘various circumstances’

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Alice in Borderland’s Haro Aso, Shirō Yoshida Launch Noyu Girl ‘Outdoor Comedy’ Manga in August

posted on 2021-04-29 09:37 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Girl tours hot springs in comedy by Aso & Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress manga artist

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Mizu Sahara’s Okashiratsuki Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2021-04-29 20:25 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about softball player with secret launched in March 2018

Kōhei Horikoshi Confirms My Hero Academia Manga Still Heading Towards His Planned Ending

posted on 2021-04-30 15:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga’s 31st volume launches this summer

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Kodomo no Jikan’s Kaworu Watashiya Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-04-30 16:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga about monster marriage advisor debuts on May 25

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Tohyo Game Artist Tatsuhiko Ends Hotomeku Kakashi Manga

posted on 2021-04-30 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga’s 2nd volume ships on June 25

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Wakako-zake’s Chie Shinkyū Launches New Manga on May 21

posted on 2021-04-30 22:13 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Mikako 72-sai about 72-year-old widow discovering husband’s social media account

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Our Last Crusade Manga Artist okama Launches New Manga in May

posted on 2021-04-30 22:27 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
B Made Koi wa Ai Makase… centers on unpopular high school guy trying dating app

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One Room of Happiness Spinoff Manga Ends With 4th Volume

posted on 2021-05-01 11:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Seikai no Tantei manga about detective Hijiri Matsubase launched with 1st volume in 2019

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ANN Review - Blue Lock GN 1 & 2

by Rebecca Silverman, May 1st 2021

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Ai Okaue’s Guilty Manga Enters Final Arc

posted on 2021-05-01 17:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga inspired live-action TV series that premiered on April 2

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Hana Kagami, Kotoko Ichi’s Stellar Witch LIPS Manga Approaches Climax

posted on 2021-05-01 19:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga about girl who turns into witch launched in October 2019

Tatsuhiko Takimoto’s Welcome to the NHK Novel Gets Sequel

posted on 2021-05-02 07:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Original 2001 novel about shut-in inspired manga, TV anime adaptations

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QUIZ: Can You Tell Which of These Light Novel Titles are Made Up?

May 02, 2021 10:00am CDT
Quiz your knowledge for Get Caught Reading month!

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ANN Review - SUPER HXEROS GN Volume 1

by Grant Jones, May 2nd 2021

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Pumpkin Night Manga Goes on Hiatus Until July

posted on 2021-05-02 13:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hiatus gives time for artist Nao Kurebayashi to catch up to writer Masaya Hokazono’s story

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Get Up! Get Live! Manga Ends

posted on 2021-05-02 15:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga of comedy franchise launched last August

Demon Slayer, Hozuki’s Coolheadedness, Promised Neverland, Hinamatsuri Manga Nominated for Seiun Sci-Fi Awards

posted on 2021-05-03 01:05 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Toriko Gin’s Kimi wo Shinasenai tame no Storia manga also nominated

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Rail Wars!, Irregular at magic high school Novels; Gundam Factory Yokohama Nominated for Seiun Sci-Fi Awards

posted on 2021-05-03 01:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Aritsune Toyota’s Nihon Anime Tanjõ nonfiction book also nominated

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Star Wars Rebels Manga Goes on Hiatus, Star Wars Leia Manga Returns From Hiatus

posted on 2021-05-03 03:21 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Star Wars Leia manga went on hiatus in January 2020 due to author’s poor health

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Puyo’s Sarara Urushiha Is Not Into Romance Manga Ends

posted on 2021-05-03 05:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga by The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan author launched in 2018

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ANN Review - I’m the Catlords’ Manservant GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, May 3rd 2021

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Plus-Sized Elf Manga Changes Publishers, Goes on Half-Year Hiatus

posted on 2021-05-03 15:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga to return this fall under new publisher

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Velveteen & Mandala’s Jiro Matsumoto Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-05-03 16:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
beautiful place gun-action manga debuted on Friday

Kia Asamiya Draws New Compiler Manga This Fall

posted on 2021-05-04 01:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Original Compiler manga inspired 2 OVA adaptations

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Yen Press Announces Yen Audio Imprint with 5 Novel Audiobooks

posted on 2021-05-04 12:20 EDT by Alex Mateo
Sword Art Online, Overlord, The Miracles of the Namiya General Store, The Saga of Tanya the Evil

Full Cover for Final Attack on Titan Manga Volume Unveils What Could Have Been

May 05, 2021 3:24am CDT
The final volume releases in Japan on June 9

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Japanese fan artist kid redraws entire collected volume of Attack on Titan manga【Pics】

2021-05-05T15:00:00Z
Awesome art project took a long time.

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ANN Review - Days on Fes GN Volume 1

by Grant Jones, May 5th 2021

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Cutie and the Beast Manga Ends with 4th Volume

posted on 2021-05-05 13:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga launched in January 2019

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Amanchu! Manga Ends on May 10

posted on 2021-05-05 17:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga entered final arc last September

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Golden Kamuy Manga Enters Climax

posted on 2021-05-06 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga’s 277th chapter debuted on Thursday

Grand Blue Dreaming Manga Goes on 1-Month Hiatus Due to Creator’s Hospitalization

posted on 2021-05-07 00:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga returns next month after creator recovers

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Takako Shimura’s Beautiful Everyday Manga Ends After Delay Due to Author’s Illness

posted on 2021-05-07 15:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga’s 3rd, final volume ships around summer

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ANN Review - Maison Ikkoku Collector’s Edition GN 3

by Caitlin Moore, May 7th 2021

Ken Akamatsu’s UQ Holder! Manga Ends in 9 Chapters

posted on 2021-05-08 05:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sequel manga to Negima! launched in 2013, inspired 2017 TV anime.

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Kakegurui’s Homura Kawamoto Launches New Manga in June

posted on 2021-05-08 07:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga centers on killer of people reincarnated from another world

  • looks like someone has had enough of Isekai lol

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Kimi wo Shinasenai tame no Storia Manga’s Side Story in June

posted on 2021-05-08 09:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Side story manga launched in January

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Honda’s From Sick Planet With Love Manga Ends, Gets Sequel This Winter

posted on 2021-05-08 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga’s compiled book volume ships on August 16

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Yajikita Gakuen Dōchūki F Manga Starts Final Arc

posted on 2021-05-08 13:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga debuted in December 2015

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Children of the Whales Comedy Spinoff Manga Ends in June

posted on 2021-05-08 15:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kujira no Kora wa Sajō ni Manabu! manga launched in April 2018

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Naoki Serizawa’s Saru Lock Spinoff Manga Saitō Chroncle Approaches Climax

posted on 2021-05-08 17:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Saitō Chronicle manga launched last November

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Slow Damage: Clean Dishes Spinoff Game Gets Manga

posted on 2021-05-08 19:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Spinoff game launched on April 27

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est em Launches New The King’s Ear Manga

posted on 2021-05-08 21:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Omnibus story about bar that trades in secrets launched on Friday

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Izumi Miyazono Reveals Title, Story Details for New Manga

posted on 2021-05-08 23:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Fumin Fukyū de Yume to ka Koi to ka centers on adult content actor

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Ai Mai Mi Manga Ends in 11th Volume This Summer

posted on 2021-05-09 02:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga ended serialization on Manga Life Win website on Thursday

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Manga Duo Naked Ape Launch New Manga on June 5

posted on 2021-05-09 06:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Bokura no Sennen to Kimi ga Shinu Made no 30-ka Kan manga is part of larger media project

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My Hero Academia Ranks #1 on U.S. Monthly Bookscan April List

posted on 2021-05-09 08:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra

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My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer, 3 More Manga Rank on NYT May Bestseller List

posted on 2021-05-09 10:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra

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ANN Review - Sachi’s Monstrous Appetite GN 1

by Caitlin Moore, May 9th 2021

Kaiten Books Update

May 10th 2021

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Tokyo Revengers Manga Adds 6 Million Copies to Meet 670% Sales Jump After Anime’s Debut

posted on 2021-05-10 11:28 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga now has over 14.5 million copies in circulation as it sells 2.4 books a second

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Next Manga Awards 2021 Opens Nomination Submissions

posted on 2021-05-10 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
English website opened on Friday, submissions open until May 21

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Viz Media, Manga Plus Publish New Choujin X Manga by Tokyo Ghoul’s Sui Ishida

posted on 2021-05-10 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Superpowered battle action manga is now available on services