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Nami Sano’s Migi to Dali Manga Ends in 7th Volume

posted on 2021-09-04 07:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
7th volume of Nami Sano’s manga ships this winter


Plus-Sized Elf Manga Switches Publishers to Akita Shoten

posted on 2021-09-04 09:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
8th compiled book volume ships on November 19


ANN Review - The Decagon House Murders GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 4th 2021

Drops of God’s Shū Okimoto Recruits Assistants For New Manga

posted on 2021-09-05 01:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga to run every other week in Morning magazine starting around November


Yu Yaubuuchi’s Ao no Iris Manga Goes on Hiatus Due to Author’s Hand Injury

posted on 2021-09-05 03:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Yabuuchi plans to resume series in December


Nichijō’s Keiichi Arawi Listed as Launching New Manga on September 10

posted on 2021-09-05 05:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New manga titled Amemiya-san listed in Gessan magazine


Jujutsu Kaisen Ranks #1 on U.S. Monthly Bookscan August List

posted on 2021-09-05 07:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
19 manga volumes rank in top 20


Jujutsu Kaisen, Demon Slayer, Chainsaw Man, More Rank on NYT September Bestseller List

posted on 2021-09-05 09:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra


Black Clover Manga Takes 1-Week Break Due to Author’s Poor Health

posted on 2021-09-05 11:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins


Hi Score Girl’s Rensuke Oshikiri Listed as Launching New Manga on September 16

posted on 2021-09-05 13:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New manga listed with title Genius in Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine


41st Berserk Manga Volume To Feature Special Edition With Illustration And Drama CD

September 05, 2021 1:46pm CDT
41st volume slated for Christmas Eve release in Japan


Saki Manga Takes 4-Issue Break, Returns in November

posted on 2021-09-05 17:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins


Im: Great Priest Imhotep’s Makoto Morishita Launches Sudachi no Maōjō Manga

posted on 2021-09-05 19:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New manga follows owner of item shop in world that’s too peaceful after demon lord’s demise

Chainsaw Man Manga Gets Novel on November 4

posted on 2021-09-06 04:36 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Sakaku Hishikawa pens Chainsaw Man: Buddy Stories novel


Meguru Ueno Launches Gal-Sen Manga on September 13

posted on 2021-09-06 08:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New manga from Hajimete no Gal author follows sexy “gal” teacher


The Quintessential Quintuplets’ Negi Haruba Puts Sentai Daishikkaku Manga on Hiatus Due to Health

posted on 2021-09-06 10:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series launched on February 3


High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even In Another World Manga Ends on October 1

posted on 2021-09-06 15:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yen Press publishes manga, original light novels in English

Yū Toyota’s Papa to Oyaji no Uchi Nomi Spinoff Manga Ends

posted on 2021-09-07 01:19 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff of Papa to Oyaji no Uchi Gohan manga launched in April 2016


GIGANT Manga’s Final Draft of Last Chapter Has Been Completed

September 07, 2021 3:48am CDT
The Hiroya Oku-created series was already confirmed to be 10 total volumes


Akito Aihara’s New Normal Manga Gets English Release on BookWalker

posted on 2021-09-07 06:24 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga tells story of future where wearing masks becomes commonplace


10 years of skipping One Piece — With Volume 100 out, can fans who took a break come back and enjoy it?

Extreme poverty caused our in-house otaku to miss more than 30 volumes, so is it too late for him to get into One Piece again?

DAYS’ Tsuyoshi Yasuda Launches New Shinsengumi Manga in October

posted on 2021-09-08 01:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga is titled Ao no Miburo


Domestic Girlfriend’s Kei Sasuga Launches 3 1-Shots with Serialization Decided by Reader Vote

posted on 2021-09-08 01:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New 1-shots debut in remaining Wednesdays this month


Kengo Hanazawa: I ‘See no Prospect’ for Resuming Takaga Tasogare Manga

posted on 2021-09-08 09:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about near future Japan with no men launched in July 2018


Awa-Koi’s Kanan Minami Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-09-08 14:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Kaeru Ie ni wa Koi Ga Inai debuts on September 22


Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki Author Teases ‘Big Project’

posted on 2021-09-08 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Yūki Yaku said the project “will definitely surprise everyone.”


Trinity Seven’s Kenji Saito, Nobuhiko Yanai Launch 1-Shot Manga

posted on 2021-09-08 16:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Honо̄ no Majo Hime to Sekiwan no Tomo launched on Thursday


Kentaro Miura’s King of Wolves Manga Gets Re-Serialized in Young Animal Zero Magazine

September 08, 2021 11:57pm CDT
The editorial department wants to introduce people to Miura’s lesser-known works

Young Animal Magazine: No Information to Share on Berserk Manga’s Future

posted on 2021-09-09 11:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga’s 364th chapter published on Friday as creator Kentarou Miura’s last work


Hiroya Oku’s Gigant Manga Ends Serialization on September 24

posted on 2021-09-09 15:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga’s final volume ships in December

All 100 One Piece Manga Volumes Have Each Sold Over 1 Million Copies

posted on 2021-09-10 12:05 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Every volume has ranked #1 since Oricon began posting weekly comic charts in 2008


ANN Review - Otherside Picnic GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 10th 2021


The Idolm@ster Producer Writes Book Decoding the Franchise’s Success

posted on 2021-09-10 12:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Yozo Sakagami’s secret is making everything personal


The Never-Ending Manga: At What Point Should a Series End?

by Stephanie Donaldson & Jacki Jing, Sep 10th 2021


Nozomi Ginyoku’s Yōtō ni Miirareshi Skeleton Story Gets Manga

posted on 2021-09-10 16:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Nobuhisa Tsuruoka launches manga on September 13


Gou Tanabe Launches Manga of H.P. Lovecraft’s The Dunwich Horror

posted on 2021-09-10 16:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga launches on October 12

Kouji Mori Draws 1-Shot Manga About Lifelong Friendship With Kentarou Miura

posted on 2021-09-11 00:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Mori plans to draw longer form of manga someday


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

posted on 2021-09-11 03:48 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins


Boichi Ends One Piece’s Ace Spinoff Manga This Winter

posted on 2021-09-11 05:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga launched last year, runs in One Piece Magazine “mook” series


Dorohedoro Art Exhibition Has Such Sights to Show You

September 11, 2021 5:45pm CDT
The traveling exhibition for Q Hayashida’s manga will be coming to the Ishinomori Manga Museum


Manga Comes Alive in PV for Demon Slayer Art Exhibition

September 11, 2021 7:15pm CDT
See Koyoharu Gotouge’s manga pages in motion in honor of next month’s event

Star Fruit Books Licenses 2 1-Shot Manga For Print, Digital Release

posted on 2021-09-12 03:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Company to release Makiru Momoto’s “Chieko Show,” zaki’s “You’re an Idol”


Azur Lane Queen’s Orders Manga Gets Animated Footage

posted on 2021-09-12 08:32 EDT by Egan Loo
Tsuchii’s spinoff from smartphone game, centering on Queen Elizabeth, Warspite


Ippon Takegushi, Santa Mitarashi’s Candy Flurry Manga Ends in Shonen Jump

posted on 2021-09-12 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Duo launched candy-themed manga in April


Shonen Jump Launches Maporo 3-Gō’s PPPPPP Manga

posted on 2021-09-12 11:12 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Music-themed series launches on Saturday


ANN Review - MAO GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 12th 2021

Glaeolia 2 Anthology, The Sky is Blue with a Single Cloud Manga Collection Nominated for 2021 Ignatz Awards

posted on 2021-09-13 07:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Drawn & Quarterly released Kuniko Tsurita’s manga collection in July 2020


futekiya Licenses Kei Ichikawa’s Blue Sky Complex Series from Tokyomangasha

Sep 13th 2021


Kei Sanbe’s Island in a Puddle Manga Ends on September 28

posted on 2021-09-13 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga’s 5th, final volume will ship on November 22


ANN Review - Captivated, by You GN

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 13th 2021


Right Stuf, Tokyopop Offer Reprint of Aria Manga in Masterpiece Edition

posted on 2021-09-13 12:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Collector’s edition will receive ‘final’ reprint if each volume gets 900 preorders


Kentarou Miura, Studio Gaga’s Duranki Manga Ends

posted on 2021-09-13 12:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga gets compiled book volume on December 24


J-Novel Club Adds 4 New Light Novels, 1 New Manga

posted on 2021-09-13 16:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
New licenses include Private Tutor to the Duke’s Daughter, Full Clearing Another World under a Goddess with Zero Believers


ABLAZE Announces Retail Partner Barnes & Noble to Stock New Crueler Than Dead Manga Series

Sep 13th 2021

Otoko Juku Gaiden: Date Omito Manga Ends

posted on 2021-09-14 09:15 EDT by Alex Mateo
10th, final volume ships on September 29


Work of Zelda Manga Duo Akira Himekawa on Display at Original Painting Exhibition in Kyoto

September 14, 2021 8:46am CDT
The event will be available for fans to visit from September 18 to December 26


Junji Ito Launches Genkai Chitai Season 2 Manga

posted on 2021-09-14 10:58 EDT by Alex Mateo
1st season ended in February


Yuruyuri Manga Creator Namori Draws Fanart of VTubers, Anime Idols, and More

posted on 2021-09-14 18:45 EDT by Choo Sum Lee


Toei Animation Makes Promo Videos for Senya Mihagi’s Novels

posted on 2021-09-14 12:11 EDT by Alex Mateo
Video previews Tanabata no Yoru ni Okaeri novel, Tokimori no Last Dance sequel to Popin Q


ANN Review - I Will Cook with My Fluffy Friends Novel 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 14th 2021


eigoMANGA Releases A New Chapter To The Vanguard Princess Comic Series

Sep 14th 2021

Latest Poe Clan Manga Arc Listed as Ending in 2nd Volume

posted on 2021-09-15 02:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd volume ships in November


ANN Review - Ragna Crimson Volume 3

by Grant Jones, Sep 15th 2021


Delicious in Dungeon Manga Nears Climax

posted on 2021-09-15 13:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga’s 11th volume shipped on Wednesday


Seven Seas Licenses 3 Manga, 1 Light Novel Series

posted on 2021-09-15 16:50 EDT by Alex Mateo
Magic Artisan Dahlia Wilts No More, Wicked Trapper: Hunter of Heroes, X-Gender, more

Manga PLUS Editor Yuta Momiyama Claims Manga Sales Will Be Split Evenly Between Japan and Overseas in 10 Years

September 16, 2021 2:15am CDT
Momiyama works on the Manga PLUS team alongside being a Jump+ editor


ANN Review - The Sky is Blue with a Single Cloud GN

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 16th 2021


That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Gets Remade as Children’s Books

posted on 2021-09-16 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Simplified 3-part version of light novel’s 1st volume shipped on Wednesday under Micro Magazine’s new Kanade Bunko imprint

JoJo Creator Hirohiko Araki’s ‘Cool Shock B.T.’ Gets Sequel One-Shot from NISIOISIN and Posuka Demizu

September 17, 2021 9:29am CDT
The story is set 60 years after the original short story


Kochikame Manga Gets 4-Page 1-Shot Chapter on September 27

posted on 2021-09-17 11:07 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
1-shot celebrates 201st volume debuting on October 4


NisiOisin, Posuka Demizu Collaborate for 1-Shot Sequel for Hirohiko Araki’s Mashōnen B.T. Manga

posted on 2021-09-17 11:13 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
51-page full-color 1-shot sequel of Jojo’s creator’s first serialized manga debuts on October 19


Monogatari Series: Second Season Audiobooks Continue Audiobook Release Campaign On Amazon Audible in Japan

September 17, 2021 10:52am CDT
Anime cast members selected to read additional volumes in series


ANN Review - Doughnuts Under a Crescent Moon GN 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 17th 2021


Manga Plus Editor Says the Service Is Growing Fast, But Translation Costs Are High

posted on 2021-09-17 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Yūta Momiyama predicts even split in 10 years between Japanese, overseas manga readership as machine translation technology improves

To Love Ru Manga Celebrates 15th Anniversary with 1st Ever Exhibition in Tokyo

September 18, 2021 4:33am CDT
Co-creator Kentaro Yabuki drew a visual for the announcement


Duel Masters Gets New Isekai Manga Focused on Rule Variants

posted on 2021-09-18 06:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Isekai Tensei Sengen Duel Masters Ha manga debuted on Friday


Tesla Note Manga Reaches Halfway Point by 4th Volume

posted on 2021-09-18 08:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
4th volume ships in October


1st Touken Ranbu Musical Gets Manga Adaptation

posted on 2021-09-18 10:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kyō Yamazaki draws manga debuting September 24


Viz Media, Manga Plus Publish PPPPPP Manga in English

posted on 2021-09-18 22:49 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Story about pianist septuplets premiered on Friday

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Freezing Authors Launch New Manga in October

posted on 2021-09-19 01:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Final volume of duo’s Ponkotsu Megami no Isekai Sōseiroku manga ships on October 8


Shio Usui’s Doughnuts Under a Crescent Moon Manga Ends in 4th Volume

posted on 2021-09-19 03:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Seven Seas releases yuri manga in English


High Rise Invasion Artist Takahiro Ōba Launches New Manga With Author Hajime Inoryū

posted on 2021-09-19 05:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New “revenge drama” manga launches on September 25


Ciao Deluxe Magazine Launches 8 New Manga in November

posted on 2021-09-19 07:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
An Nakahara, Akira Wao, Meme Iwaoka, more launch manga


Akeji Fujimura’s Tokoshie x Bullet Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2021-09-19 09:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga based on multimedia project launched in October 2020


Drawn & Quarterly Publishes Murasaki Yamada’s Talk To My Back Manga

posted on 2021-09-19 13:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
368-page book will ship in July 2022


ANN Review - Sword Art Online Audiobook 1

by Kim Morrissy, Sep 19th 2021

Finish Freezing first, darn it.

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Magic of Stella Manga Ends in 3 Chapters

posted on 2021-09-20 00:40 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in 2013, inspired 2016 TV anime


ANN Review - Fist of the North Star Volume 2

by Grant Jones, Sep 20th 2021


Ryo Hanada Ends Blackguard Manga, Prepares New Series

posted on 2021-09-20 16:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Blackguard’s 5th, final volume ships in December


Monkey Peak -The Rock- Manga Ends on September 24

posted on 2021-09-20 17:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Kōji Shinasaka, Akihiro Kumeta launched manga in November 2019


Comics Publisher ABLAZE Details New Artbook & Manga Releases For December

Sep 20th 2021
ABLAZE Highlights DRAGON UNIVERSE and FAIRY UNIVERSE Artbooks and Cagaster manga Box Set for December Release

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Fujihiko Hosono Launches New Manga About '60s Student Protest Movement

posted on 2021-09-21 02:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Koi to Gebaruto manga launched on September 19


Shaman King: The Super Star Manga Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2021-09-21 03:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga creator Hiroyuki Takei puts manga on hiatus due to being busy with other work


Wise Man’s Grandchild SS Spinoff Manga Ends With 3rd Volume

posted on 2021-09-21 04:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Slice-of-life comedy spinoff of Kenja no Mago light novels launched in 2019


Glaeolia 2 Anthology Manga Wins 2021 Ignatz Award

posted on 2021-09-21 07:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Collection of indie manga won award for “Outstanding Anthology” category


Star Fruit Books Publishes Sangatou’s grin grin grin Manga

posted on 2021-09-21 08:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga is available for pre-order