General Manga Industry News & Discussion

Bubble Anime Film’s Manga Ends on May 23

posted on 2022-05-16 03:24 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga adaptation of Wit Studio original film launched on April 22

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The Spring 2022 Manga Guide

by The Anime News Network Editorial Team, May 16th 2022

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The Algorithmic Rise of Isekai Light Novels

by Kim Morrissy, May 16th 2022

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Digital manga distributer releases its top ten ranking of shonen and seinen series for April

2022-05-16T15:00:00Z
Need a little more action, adventure, and spying in your life? Try checking out free sample chapters from one of these current hit series in Japan.

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Atsushi Ohkubo’s Fire Force Manga Finally Prints 20 Million Copies Worldwide

May 16, 2022 8:03pm CDT
TV anime third season and a new mobile game are in the works

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Rintaro Koike, Masayuki Taguchi’s Black Joke Manga Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2022-05-17 08:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga will end in next chapter

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Hypnosis Mic: Before the Battle - Dawn of Divisions Manga Ends on June 17

posted on 2022-05-17 09:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in January 2021

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Fire Force Celebrates Manga Ending With Foldable Newspaper Ad Spelling ‘Hope’

posted on 2022-05-17 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
34th volume shipped on Tuesday

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EXCLUSIVE: Final Neon Genesis Evangelion-The Shinji Ikari Raising Project Omnibus Launches This December

May 18, 2022 8:00am CDT
Omnibus 6 collects volumes 16-18 and closes out the saga

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Love to Lie Angle’s merryhachi Launches Zenbu Kimi no Sei da Manga on June 17

posted on 2022-05-18 11:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New “yuri cosplay comedy battle” series to run in Ultra Jump magazine

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Chainsaw Man, Kaiju No. 8, Spy×Family, More Manga Nominated for Eisner Awards

posted on 2022-05-18 15:34 EDT by Alex Mateo
Also: Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection, Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

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Seven Seas Reveals GL/BL Labels, Licenses The Titan’s Bride, More Manga

posted on 2022-05-18 21:41 EDT by Alex Mateo
Girls’ Love/Boys’ Love labels to include manga, light novel titles

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Golgo 13 Manga Gets 2nd Spinoff Manga in July

posted on 2022-05-19 01:27 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New spinoff teases “well-known” girl as main lead

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Coolkyoushinja’s Futari Bocchi no Otasā no Hime Manga Ends in 5th Volume

posted on 2022-05-19 12:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga ends around chapter 100

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Hirano and Kagiura Manga Temporarily Moves to Quarterly Serialization

posted on 2022-05-19 14:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yen Press licensed manga spinoff of Sasaki and Miyano, releases 1st volume in October

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Mari Yamazaki’s Olympia Kyklos Manga Resumes, Nears Climax

posted on 2022-05-19 15:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga went on hiatus last August

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Irodori Aqua Licenses Isaki Uta Short Stories

May 19th 2022

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Dark Horse Manga Presents the Conclusion of ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion — The Shinji Ikari Raising Project’

May 19th 2022

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Shoko Hidaka’s Anti-Romance Boys-Love Manga Ends

posted on 2022-05-20 03:09 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Seven Seas licensed manga, releases 1st volume in September

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Something’s Wrong With Us Manga Gets 2nd Side Story in July

posted on 2022-05-20 03:38 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
1st “Shinkon-hen: Sakurairo no Renga” side story debuted in December, compiled in 17th volume

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Julietta Suzuki’s Meitantei Kо̄ko wa Yūutsu Manga Ends in June

posted on 2022-05-20 03:43 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about young girl detective launched in September 2020

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Golden Kamuy Manga Wins Japan Cartoonists Association Award

posted on 2022-05-20 05:55 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Taizan 5, Takao Saito, more also win awards

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Dark Horse Licenses Gou Tanabe’s H.P. Lovecraft’s The Shadow Over Innsmouth Manga

posted on 2022-05-20 23:17 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Company will publish entire manga in 1-volume omnibus

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The Spring 2022 Light Novel Guide

by Rebecca Silverman & Kim Morrissy, May 21st 2022

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Drawn & Quarterly to Release Yoshiharu Tsuge’s Nejishiki Manga Collection in April 2023

*posted on 2022-05-21 22:49 EDT by Adriana Hazra(
Company to also reprint Shigeru Mizuki’s Kitaro manga in February 2023

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Tokyopop Licenses Nemui Asada’s Loved Circus Manga

posted on 2022-05-21 23:03 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga listed for release on December 6

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Assault Lily Franchise Gets New Spinoff Manga

posted on 2022-05-22 05:10 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Minori Chigusa draws Assault Lily Last Bullet: Secret Garden Sweet Memoria manga

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Nejiganameta Launches New Manga in Young Gangan in July

posted on 2022-05-22 07:10 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Ladies on Top manga creator posts preview image of new series on Twitter

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Fire Force Celebrates Manga’s End With 45.6 Meter Signage in the World’s Busiest Train Station

May 22, 2022 11:28pm CDT
The third season of the Fire Force TV anime is in production

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Rokujō Hitoma no Majo Life Manga Ends in June

posted on 2022-05-23 04:31 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Akitaka launched manga in February 2020

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The Case Study of Vanitas Manga Goes on Hiatus in June

posted on 2022-05-23 04:49 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Jun Mochizuki launched manga in 2015

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Somari and the Guardian of the Forest’s Yako Gureishi Launches New Manga on Gamma+ Website

posted on 2022-05-23 07:26 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New isekai manga to debut in June

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ANN Review - By Your Side: The First 100 Years of Yuri Anime and Manga

by Rebecca Silverman, May 23rd 2022

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Manga Publisher Seven Seas’ Workers Form Union

posted on 2022-05-23 14:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
United Workers of Seven Seas seeks to negotiate better working conditions

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Kana Akatsuki’s Shunka Shūtō Daikōsha Novels Get Manga in July

posted on 2022-05-24 04:14 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nappa Komatsuda draws manga adaptation of novel series by Violet Evergarden author

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Love and Heart’s Chitose Kaido Launches New Manga in June

posted on 2022-05-24 04:24 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Aka no Tachi centers on kendo rivalry between indomitable girl, childhood friend

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SSSS.Gridman Spinoff Manga Gridman Dogma Ends

posted on 2022-05-24 07:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hazumu Sazuka launched manga in April 2021

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Battery Manga Ends

posted on 2022-05-24 10:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga ends on July 23

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Yoshihiro Togashi Teases Hunter x Hunter Manga’s Return with 4 New Chapters

posted on 2022-05-24 10:48 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga has been on hiatus since November 2018

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Haruko Ichikawa’s Land of the Lustrous Manga Returns from Hiatus in June

posted on 2022-05-24 11:20 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga went on hiatus in December 2020

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Spriggan’s Ryōji Minagawa Launches New Manga in June

posted on 2022-05-24 12:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hellhound manga centers on young mercenary encountering battlefield “demon”

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The Rose of Versailles Manga to Hold Its 50th Anniversary Exhibition in Tokyo This Fall

May 24, 2022 11:55pm CDT
Manga author: “Hoping that as many fans as possible will enjoy it.”

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ANN Interview - SPY×FAMILY Manga Editor Shihei Lin

by Kim Morrissy, May 25th 2022

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OPINION: Why Yoshihiro Togashi Is My Favorite Manga Creator

May 25, 2022 1:00pm CDT
The creator of Yu Yu Hakusho, Level E and Hunter x Hunter is truly brilliant

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Detective Conan: Zero’s Tea Time Manga Ends ‘1st Part’

posted on 2022-05-25 15:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
6th volume ships on June 17

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Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san Manga Goes on Hiatus in June

posted on 2022-05-25 16:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about cook in Kyoto geisha lodge launched in 2016, inspired 2021 anime

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Oiko Komaru’s ‘Omae no Toriko ni Narumonka!’ to be Released on futekiya

May 25th 2022

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Armed Girl’s Machiavellism Manga Ends in June

posted on 2022-05-26 10:01 EDT by Alex Mateo
Series debuted in March 2014

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Yoshihiro Togashi Is Already Twitter’s 2nd Most-Followed Manga Artist

posted on 2022-05-26 10:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Togashi created account on Tuesday to tease Hunter x Hunter’s return

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Kindaichi Case Files 30th Anniversary Manga Bundles NFT

posted on 2022-05-26 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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Mujirushi Shimazaki Launches New Elio to Denki Ningyō Manga on June 3

posted on 2022-05-26 15:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Mori Kuroi draws short mini-series adventure manga set in steampunk near-future

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Tezuka’s Dororo Manga Gets Japanese-S. Korean Vertical Comic Remake

posted on 2022-05-26 16:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launches simultaneously in Japan, S. Korea in December, with global plans later

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Renta! Announces June Manga Release Dates

May 26th 2022

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Dark Horse Comics Promotes Cara O’Neil to Senior Director of Marketing

May 26th 2022

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Moto Hagio’s Poe Clan Manga Debuts New Series

posted on 2022-05-27 03:38 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New arc titled “Ao no Pandora” takes place in Munich in 2016

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Tsukumo Asakusa’s Dracula Yakin! Manga Adaptation Ends

posted on 2022-05-27 04:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd manga volume based on Satoshi Wagahara’s light novels ships on June 22, 3rd volume on July 23

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Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island Film Gets Prequel Manga in Gundam Ace Supplement

posted on 2022-05-27 04:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Magazine issue with prequel manga ships on June 24

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Jun Esaka, Takahide Totsuno Launch New Manga on June 10

posted on 2022-05-27 08:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New ‘she is beautiful’ manga is based on Esaka’s previous short story

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Blade of the Immortal Deluxe Volume 8 Cover Revealed

May 27, 2022 8:00am CDT
Latest hardcover omnibus collection arrives in February 2023

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ANN Review - Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End GN 3-4

by Richard Eisenbeis, May 27th 2022

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Akiko Higashimura Puts Bishoku Tantei Akechi Goro Manga on Hiatus, Launches New Manga

posted on 2022-05-27 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Higashimura to launch Gintarō-san Otanonimousu manga

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Final My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Manga Chapter Goes Live in English

May 27, 2022 3:06pm CDT
You can now read the full series via the Shonen Jump app!

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Crossbone Gundam X-11 Manga Enters Climax

posted on 2022-05-27 18:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Yūichi Hasegawa debuted manga in June 2021

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Comikey Adds Yukiya Kamikawa, Gorogoromikan’s The Princess of Blue Roses Manga

posted on 2022-05-28 01:01 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Company also adds all localized titles from Manga ONE to its app

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Karneval’s Touya Mikanagi Launches Luce and the White Contract Manga on June 28

posted on 2022-05-28 03:35 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New manga centers on older sister with no parents who receives sudden strange request

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Digital Manga Service Azuki Licenses Mai Matsuda’s Hikaru in the Light! Manga

posted on 2022-05-28 14:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Company to also add When Pink Rain Falls 2 manga from Star Fruit Books

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J-Novel Club Licenses 5 Manga, 5 Light Novel Series

posted on 2022-05-28 20:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Tearmoon Empire, Oversummoned, Overpowered, and Over it!, Rebuild World, more

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Seven Seas Releases Statement on Workers Union

posted on 2022-05-29 01:41 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Company does not voluntarily recognize union, prepares to move forward with union election

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Police in a Pod Manga Ends 1st Part in June, Goes on Hiatus So Author Can Launch New Work

posted on 2022-05-29 02:21 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga inspired TV anime in January, live-action show last year

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Yūji Kaku’s Ayashimon Manga Ends

posted on 2022-05-29 11:01 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Supernatural yakuza story launched in November 2021

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ANN Review - Kageki Shojo!! GN 3-5

by Caitlin Moore, May 29th 2022

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Yuka Nagate’s Gift Plus Minus Manga Ends in 26th Volume

posted on 2022-05-29 14:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga’s serialization has “a few” chapters left

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Kan Takahama Ends О̄gishima Saijiki Manga in June

posted on 2022-05-29 16:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
3rd work in Kan Takahama’s “Nagasaki Trilogy” launched in November 2019

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Father comforting his baby uses situation to sneak in a remark; “Why didn’t I think of that?”

2022-05-29T15:00:00Z

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Fusai Naba, Masaoki Shindō Each Launch New Manga in Shonen Jump in June

posted on 2022-05-30 01:07 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Naba’s Aliens Area launches on June 6, Shindō’s Ruri Dragon launches on June 13

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Spy×Family Manga Has 21 Million Copies in Circulation

posted on 2022-05-30 02:51 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga more than doubles in circulation in last 12 months

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Ryō Suzuri’s MADK Manga Listed as Ending on June 30

posted on 2022-05-30 12:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Viz Media’s SuBLime imprint publishes boys-love manga in English

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ANN Review - New York, New York Omnibus 1

by Rebecca Silverman, May 30th 2022

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Mother of the Goddess’ Dormitory Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2022-05-31 09:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga inspired TV anime series in July 2021

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ANN Review - Summer Time Rendering GN 2

by Erica Friedman, May 31st 2022

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‘Will You Still Pledge Me Your Faithful Love?’ Manga Listed as Ending in 8th Volume

posted on 2022-05-31 13:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga launched on Mecha Comic website in June 2019

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Akissa Saiké’s Ghost Reaper Girl Manga Goes on Hiatus Due to Author’s Health

posted on 2022-05-31 17:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Latest manga from author of Rosario + Vampire launched in July 2020

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Tokyo Interstellar Immigration, Paranoia Cage Manga Launch in English

posted on 2022-05-31 19:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
New manga localization company VAST Visual publishes both manga in English digitally, physically

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ANN Review - When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace Novel 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jun 2nd 2022

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Mari Yamazaki’s Olympia Kyklos Manga Ends in 3 Chapters

posted on 2022-06-03 08:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga returned from nearly 10-month hiatus on Wednesday

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Naoki Urasawa’s Printed Manga Have 140 Million Copies in Circulation Worldwide

posted on 2022-06-03 09:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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Coppelion’s Tomonori Inoue Launches New Manga on June 10

posted on 2022-06-03 11:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manatsu no Grey Goo manga is “likely” to be sci-fi

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ANN Review - From the Red Fog GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jun 3rd 2022

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Chise Ogawa Launches New Vs. Love Manga on June 7

posted on 2022-06-03 12:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga teased as yankee love story

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The Rokudo Rounds Manga Ends Abruptly, Author Hints at Continuation

posted on 2022-06-03 14:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kodansha Comics licensed manga for digital release

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Yen Press Licenses Tomohiko Morimi’s Fox Tales Short Story Collection

posted on 2022-06-04 01:23 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Company to release book in hardcover, digital in November

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ANN Review - Tomorrow, Make Me Yours GN

by MrAJCosplay/Cartoon Cipher, Jun 4th 2022

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Kei Sanbei Ends For the Kid I Saw in My Dreams Manga in July

posted on 2022-06-05 03:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
ERASED author launched revenge series in July 2017

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Spy×Family Ranks #1 on U.S. Monthly Bookscan May List

posted on 2022-06-05 07:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Death Note Short Stories, Berserk, Chainsaw Man, Jujutsu Kaisen, Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun, One Piece, more rank in top 20

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Spy×Family, Death Note Short Stories Rank on NYT June Bestseller List

posted on 2022-06-05 09:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra

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Irodori Sakura Licenses Evanescent by Indie Author Me

Jun 5th 2022

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Irodori Sakura Licenses Steamy Love and Too Darn Irresistible by Tomo Oshima and Towa Oshima Duo

Jun 5th 2022

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Protect Me, Shugomaru! Manga Ends in Shonen Jump

posted on 2022-06-05 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Daiki Ihara’s series debuted on November 22

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Hidetaka Tenjin to Attend Comic-Con, Enters Publishing Collaboration with Udon Entertainment

posted on 2022-06-05 15:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Udon Ent. will reveal details of collaboration during panel July 20-24 event

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