General Manga Industry News & Discussion

Black Clover Manga Goes on Hiatus for Around 3 Months So Author Can Prepare for Final Saga

posted on 2022-04-24 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Tabata, magazine editorial team make decision so Tabata can rest, prepare

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ANN Review - Sakamoto Days GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 24th 2022

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Chi -Chikyū no Undō ni Tsuite- Manga, Natsuko Taniguchi Win Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prizes

posted on 2022-04-24 22:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Izumi Okaya also wins short work prize for 2 manga

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10th Anniversary Haikyu!! One-Shot Manga Chapter Released in English

April 24, 2022 9:46pm CDT
It’s available now on the Shonen Jump and Manga Plus apps

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Chi.: Chikyu no Undo ni Tsuite Wins Grand Prize at 26th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Awards

April 24, 2022 9:50pm CDT
Medieval historical manga concluded last week

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Hiroki Tomisawa, Kentarō Hidano Launch Sugoi Smaho Manga in Shonen Jump on May 9

posted on 2022-04-25 01:47 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New manga centers on protagonist who obtains amazing smartphone

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The Mandalorian, Star Wars: Visions Both Get Manga Adaptations

posted on 2022-04-25 04:39 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kamome Shirahama, other manga creators work on Star Wars: Visions; Yūsuke Ōsawa on The Mandalorian

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World Trigger Manga Goes on Hiatus Until June Due to Author’s Poor Health

April 25, 2022 4:45am CDT
The series won’t be appearing in next week’s issue of Jump Square

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Renta! Announces May Manga Release Dates

Apr 25th 2022

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The Best Light Novels With Horny Energy

by Kim Morrissy, Apr 25th 2022

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Blue Period Exhibition Visuals Showcase Work from Art Students Across Japan

April 25, 2022 9:57am CDT
See manga covers recreated as fine art collages

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ANN Review - Ragna Crimson Volume 4

by Grant Jones, Apr 25th 2022

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Donuts Under a Crescent Moon Manga Ends Serialization in May

posted on 2022-04-25 15:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Yuri manga ends on May 18

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Comikey Launches Mobile App, 5 Square Enix Titles

posted on 2022-04-25 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Rust-Eater Bisco, My Awkward Senpai, The Necromancer Maid, more manga

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Friends from ‘Tokyo Revengers’ manga fully inform Japan’s new adults

2022-04-24T15:00:00Z

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Shigure Tokita’s Don’t Blush Sekime-san! Manga Ends

posted on 2022-04-26 09:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
MANGA Plus publishes series in English

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BookWalker to Release ‘I’ll Never Send a Selfie Again!’ Manga on May 3

posted on 2022-04-26 10:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Full-color digital manga series releases in English

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The Quintessential Quintuplets Manga Gets New Bonus Chapter

posted on 2022-04-26 12:17 EDT by Alex Mateo
Special volume to be distributed to attendees of upcoming anime film

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ANN Review - Sensei’s Pious Lie GN 1

by Lynzee Loveridge, Apr 26th 2022

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Touring After the Apocalypse’s Sakae Saito Launches Super Cub Spinoff Manga

posted on 2022-04-26 14:30 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga centering on character Reiko launches on April 29

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The Quintessential Quintuplets Manga Scores 1 More Chapter for Theatergoers in Japan

April 26, 2022 9:35pm CDT
The chapter will be given out to people to see the film

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My Dress-Up Darling Manga Prints and Sells 500,000 More Copies in Only 2 Weeks

April 27, 2022 12:23am CDT
That’s 6.5 million copies of the manga in the wild!

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Moto Hagio Nominated for 3rd Straight Year for Eisner Hall of Fame

posted on 2022-04-27 05:30 EDT by Egan Loo
4 out of 17 nominees to be inducted during Comic-Con International in July

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Golden Kamuy Celebrates Manga Conclusion with Giant “Snow Comic”

April 27, 2022 12:13pm CDT
100 meter x 70 meter image was constructed with the help Hokkaido-based artist Tomohiro Kajiyama

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Seven Seas Licenses Anti-Romance, Night of the Living Cat, Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari Manga

posted on 2022-04-27 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Also: Let’s Buy the Land and Cultivate It in a Different World

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The Newest Manga App of 2022 Is Here! ~ Mangapon: Daily Comic App! ~

by Mangapon (Paid Advertisement), Apr 27th 2022

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Kodansha Comics Licenses Changes of Heart, This Vampire Won’t Give Up!, When a Cat Faces West, 5 More Manga

posted on 2022-04-27 18:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Also: Oh, Those Hanazono Twins, The Untouchable Midori-kun, Koigakubo-kun Stole My First Time

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Exclusive: Titan Comics’ Titan Manga Imprint Licenses Atom: The Beginning, Kamen Rider Kuuga Manga

posted on 2022-04-28 13:03 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Both manga debut this fall along with new Kamen Rider Zero-One comic

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Golden Kamuy’s Satoru Noda Relaunches Supinamarada! Ice Hockey Manga

posted on 2022-04-28 14:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Noda’s debut work ran from 2011 to 2012 with 6 volumes

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Healer Girl Original Anime Gets Manga Spinoff on May 26

posted on 2022-04-28 14:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff is titled Healer Girl espressivo

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Days on Fes’ Kanato Oka Launches Kenran Bankara Manga

posted on 2022-04-28 16:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga adapts Junpaku Natsume’s Junpaku to Ōgon light novel

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Daily Report About My Witch Senpai Manga Continues With 43rd Chapter

posted on 2022-04-28 17:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga last updated in November 2020; Seven Seas releases manga in English

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Tetsuya Saruwatari Launches Manga Based on Moby Dick

posted on 2022-04-28 17:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ahab 3-issue mini-series launches on June 21

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INKR App Adds Muv-Luv, Muv-Luv Alternative Manga

posted on 2022-04-29 12:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Chapters available for free for INKR Extra users

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ANN Review - Case Files of Jeweler Richard GN 1 & 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 29th 2022

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A Certain Scientific Accelerator’s Arata Yamaji Launches New Manga

posted on 2022-04-29 13:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kaibutsu Shōnen manga launches on May 26

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Daisuke Igarashi Launches Kamakura Bakeneko Kurabu Manga on June 1

posted on 2022-04-29 14:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga debuted as 1-shot last October

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Blood Blockade Battlefront Back 2 Back Manga Gets Continuation in Fall

posted on 2022-04-29 14:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga ends “2nd season,” skips summer season issue

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Oda Cinnamon Nobunaga’s Una Megurogawa Launches New Manga in June

posted on 2022-04-29 15:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ameko Kaeruda’s story also gets manga on May 27

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Jingai-san no Yome Manga Creators Launch New Manga in May

posted on 2022-04-29 16:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yami Maid ga Shihai Suru centers on girl meeting “prince of hell” and beautiful maid

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Spy Classroom Manga’s 1st Part Ends; Manga Adaptations of 2nd, 3rd Novel Volumes Launch in June

posted on 2022-04-30 07:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Benishake draws manga of 2nd novel, Kaname Seu returns for manga of 3rd novel

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Media Do International Expands Library of Japanese Content on OverDrive Digital Reading Platform, Offering 20,000 Titles, Including Exclusive eBooks

Apr 30th 2022
OverDrive’s Golden Week Japanese Content Sale highlights extensive selection of bestsellers, popular fiction/non-fiction, children’s, young adult, and manga titles for libraries and schools globally

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Nejiganameta’s Ladies on Top Romance Manga Ends

posted on 2022-05-01 09:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Seven Seas to release manga in September as part of new Steamship imprint

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Minori Katō’s Animal Crossing New Horizons: Nonbiri Shima Dayori Manga Ends

posted on 2022-05-01 11:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga based on Nintendo’s game launched in December 2019

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Kazue Kato’s Blue Exorcist Manga Resumes Serialization After 9-Month Hiatus

May 01, 2022 7:24pm CDT
Chapter 133 was just released in Jump SQ.

Mashle: Magic and Muscles Manga Starts Final Arc in 12th Volume

posted on 2022-05-02 02:13 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Hajime Kōmoto launched manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in January 2020

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OverDrive Adds New Manga, Japanese Content from Media Do

posted on 2022-05-02 07:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Sale offers titles at 25% to 50% discount to libraries from April 29 to May 5

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Avengers-Level Manga Creators Boichi, Hiro Mashima, Chuya Koyama Team Up for Doctor Strange Collab

May 02, 2022 5:49am CDT
Three manga creators, three Stranges, one multiverse

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Comikey to Release ‘Starting Today, We’re Childhood Friends’ Manga in English

posted on 2022-05-02 15:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Midori Obiya’s manga about girl who wants childhood friend launched in April 2021

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Break Blade Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2022-05-02 15:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Yunosuke Yoshinaga only done with 2nd phase of 4-phase, 140-page chapter

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Miyuki Mitsubachi Launches New Manga This Summer

posted on 2022-05-02 16:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Creator’s Cheeky Brat manga ended on January 27

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ANN Review - Man and His Cat GN 5

by Rebecca Silverman, May 2nd 2022

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Gurihiru, Samuel Sattin’s Kickstarter for New Unico Manga Launches

posted on 2022-05-02 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Campaign for new book based on Osamu Tezuka’s original manga runs until June 2

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Exclusive: INKR Adds 14 Simulpub Manga from Kodansha USA

posted on 2022-05-03 10:29 EDT by Alex Mateo
EDENS ZERO, Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, Space Brothers, Shangri-La Frontier, more

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ANN Review - My Love Mix-Up! GN 2 & 3

by Rebecca Silverman, May 3rd 2022

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ShuCream Releases Akabeko’s Nectar, 2 More Manga in English

posted on 2022-05-03 15:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Also: Osamu Moriya’s The Man Who Shattered My World, Keri Kusabi’s Wails of the Bound ;β2

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Golden Kamuy Manga Celebrates Conclusion With Hokkaido Snow Art

posted on 2022-05-04 08:30 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Manga ended on Thursday

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Hajime Isayama Draws Tribute Illustration For SPY×FAMILY Official Fanbook

posted on 2022-05-04 09:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Kazue Katō, Amyū, Yoshiyuki Nishi, Yūji Kaku, other manga artists also contribute

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Shōwa no Gurazeni Manga Ends 2nd Part, Returns in August

posted on 2022-05-04 12:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Also: Gurazeni Dai League-hen returns with second part on May 19

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Naoki Shigeno Launches New Manga About Ishida Mitsunari’s Wife

posted on 2022-05-04 12:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ishida Mitsunari no Tsuma wa Taihen manga launches on June 3

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ANN Review - Anyway, I’m Falling in Love with You GN 1-2

by Rebecca Silverman, May 4th 2022

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New Record of Ragnarok Manga Volume To Be Released On Mangamo

May 4th 2022
Mangamo first to release the newest official English volume of the hit series

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Kakegurui’s Homura Kawamoto Launches New Manga on May 20

posted on 2022-05-04 13:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga is titled Bakumatsu Tobaku Barbaroi

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Show-ha Shoten! Manga Author’s Novel Inspires Manga

posted on 2022-05-04 14:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Keiga Ōsawa draws manga of Akinari Asakura’s Rokunin no Usotsuki na Daigakusei novel

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Rensuke Oshikiri’s Geniearth Manga Ends in July

posted on 2022-05-04 15:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga may continue if 3rd volume sells well

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Seven Seas Licenses World’s Fastest Level Up! Light Novels, My Sister, The Cat, More Manga

posted on 2022-05-04 16:39 EDT by Alex Mateo
Also: No Longer Human…In Another World, The Knight Blooms Behind Castle Walls, Gap Papa

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UNICO: AWAKENING Kickstarter Fully Funded in First 24 Hours

May 04, 2022 4:55pm CDT
The campaign for the reimagined manga is now at over $63k

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Marimo Ragawa’s Those Show White Notes Manga Ends in 3 Chapters

posted on 2022-05-05 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about playing shamisen inspired TV anime in April 2021

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ANN Review - Transcendent One-Sided Love of Yoshida the Catch GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, May 5th 2022

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Chainsaw Man, Jujutsu Kaisen, Spy×Family Rank on NYT May Bestseller List

posted on 2022-05-05 15:00 EDT by Alex Mateo

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328-foot manga art made by foot in snow field to celebrate end of Hokkaido-set Golden Kamuy【Video】

2022-05-06T02:00:00Z
A special goodbye to Sugimoto and Asirpa.

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The Legend of Dororo and Hyakkimaru’s Satoshi Shiki Launches New Manga

posted on 2022-05-06 05:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga based on Biyori Harunohi’s Akuma Kōjo story launches on May 26

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futekiya Licenses 7 Boys’ Love (BL) Titles from Shusuisha

May 6th 2022

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Goblin Slayer Manga Artist Launches hololive Virtual YouTuber Fantasy Manga

posted on 2022-05-06 11:41 EDT by Alex Mateo
Goblin Slayer’s Kōsuke Kurose launches manga on Saturday

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Hatenkō Yūgi/Dazzle Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2022-05-06 13:15 EDT by Alex Mateo
Final chapter launches in July

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ANN Review - Bungō Stray Dogs: Woof! GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, May 6th 2022

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Yen Press Announces Acquisition Of Sasaki and Miyano Spinoff Hirano and Kagiura

May 06, 2022 12:02pm CDT
Spin-off launches in October

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Sorry For My Familiar Manga Ends on June 7

posted on 2022-05-06 15:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga debuted in January 2016

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Viz Media Adds Super Smartphone Manga on May 8

posted on 2022-05-07 04:24 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Series follows high school student with phone that can search for anything on Earth

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Rei Taki’s Last Gender Manga Ends

posted on 2022-05-08 04:05 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kodansha USA Publishing to release manga in English starting in October

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Kurikaramaru’s The Abandoned Reincarnation Sage Manga Ends

posted on 2022-05-08 06:05 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kodansha USA began releasing manga in English last month

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Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs Spinoff Manga Launches in June

posted on 2022-05-08 08:05 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Noko Ōmi draws manga spinoff about kindergarten

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SPY x FAMILY Manga Exceeds 350 Million Reads, 17 Million Volume Copies Released in Japan

May 08, 2022 9:30am CDT
The anime adaptation of the domestic espionage manga streams on Crunchyroll

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Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie Manga Reveals Her Coolness in Over 3.5 Million Copies Released

May 08, 2022 9:26pm CDT
The anime adaptation is streaming on Crunchyroll each week

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Paranormal Manga Dandadan Finds Over 1.4 Million Manga Copies Released

May 08, 2022 9:57pm CDT
The English version is available on Shonen Jump and Manga Plus

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Shin Takahashi, Kosuke Hamada, Hiroshi Noda, More Launch New Manga in Big Comic Spirits

Update on May 9, 2022 / posted on 2021-12-06 09:15 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Masaru Miyazaki, Osamu Uoto also launch new manga

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SPY x FAMILY Manga Reports in More Than 18 Million Copies Printed and Sold in Japan

May 09, 2022 5:15am CDT
The anime adaptation streams on Crunchyroll every Saturday

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Interview: Unico: Awakening Writer Samuel Sattin

by Dawn H., May 9th 2022

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New Book Compiles Around 1,400 Kinnikuman Techniques

posted on 2022-05-09 11:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Find out how the wrestling moves work—even the superhuman ones

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Tesla Note Artist Kōta Sannomiya Draws Blue Lock Spinoff

posted on 2022-05-09 12:00 EDT by Alex Mateo

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Jank Runk Family Manga Ends 3rd Part, Reveals 4th Part

posted on 2022-05-09 14:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga’s 3rd part launched in April 2020

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Tawawa on Monday Manga Goes on Hiatus Until June 20

posted on 2022-05-09 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga faced controversy in April

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Oh!Great’s Bakemonogatari Manga Volumes to Come With Redrawn Illustrations from Shaft’s Promotional Trailer

May 10, 2022 7:20am CDT
The promotion starts in Japan on May 17

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MyAnimeList to Hold 2nd English Web Novel Contest “MAL x Honeyfeed Writing Contest (2022)”

May 10th 2022
Last Year’s Contest Was a Great Success with over 800 Entries!

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Manga’s Growth In Popularity Is Here To Stay, Industry Leaders Predict

by Madeline Dunnett, May 11th 2022

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46th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards’ Winners Announced

posted on 2022-05-11 09:53 EDT by Alex Mateo
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Nina the Starry Bride, Police in a Pod win

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BookWalker Global Adds Audiobooks from Yen Press

posted on 2022-05-11 10:26 EDT by Alex Mateo
Sword Art Online, Overlord, The Saga of Tanya the Evil, more

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ANN Review - SPY×FAMILY GN 7

by Rebecca Silverman, May 11th 2022

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Seven Seas Licenses Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid: Fafnir the Recluse, My Secret Affection, Polar Bear Café, More Manga

posted on 2022-05-11 16:52 EDT by Alex Mateo
Also: Backstabbed in a Backwater Dungeon, Ex-Yakuza and Stray Kitten

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The Best Romance Manhwa With Female Protagonists Who Overturned The Story After Reincarnation

2022-05-12T01:50:00Z
Destined to die a fruitless and tragic death? No chance - these reincarnated female manhwa protagonists won’t leave their lives in fate’s hands.

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Kadokawa’s Bookwalker Offers Manga on War & Peace for Free for Donation Drive in Japan

posted on 2022-05-12 09:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Free manga include The Unwomanly Face of War, Barefoot Gen

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Exclusive: Blade Runner: Black Lotus Anime’s Sequel Comic Book Mini-Series Reveals Preview Pages, June 15 Release

posted on 2022-05-12 09:54 EDT by Alex Mateo
Nancy Collins, Emid Balam launch 4-issue mini-series

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Rozen Maiden Manga Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Lavish New Covers

posted on 2022-05-12 11:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
First two collector’s edition volumes will ship on May 18

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Kindaichi Case Files Gaiden Spinoff Manga Ends Limited Revival Run

posted on 2022-05-12 12:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga’s revival run launched on March 2

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Irodori Sakura Licenses Loving Living VR: A Jobless G.I.R.L.'s [Guy IRL] BL Manga

posted on 2022-05-12 14:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga launches digitally in May

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

posted on 2022-05-12 15:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga takes all 20 spots on monthly list

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Spy x Family ranked No. 2. What was No. 1? Japanese manga app’s ranking for April 2022

2022-05-12T15:00:00Z

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My Love Mix-Up! Romantic Comedy Manga Ends in June

posted on 2022-05-13 02:51 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Wataru Hinekure, Aruko launched manga in 2019

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ANN Review - My Brain is Different: Stories of ADHD and Other Developmental Disorders GN

by Caitlin Moore, May 13th 2022

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My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Spinoff Manga Ends in Next Chapter on May 28

posted on 2022-05-13 23:35 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga centering on unofficial heroes protecting their city district launched in 2016

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Debate: “Leashes make kids look like pets!” Manga artist’s genius rebuttal wins praise online

2022-05-12T15:00:00Z

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