General Manga Industry News & Discussion

Manga Plus, Viz Media Publish Fusai Naba’s Aliens Area Manga

posted on 2022-06-06 02:49 EDT by Adriana Hazra
“Cosmic action fantasy” manga centers on high schooler whose body undergoes sudden change

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Kodansha USA Releases Osamu Tezuka’s Bomba! Manga on June 28, Princess Knight Omnibus This Summer

posted on 2022-06-06 09:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Company released Tezuka’s Apollo’s Song manga on April 19, Ode to Kirihito manga on May 3

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Kodansha USA Releases The Shadows of Who We Once Were, JOY, 5 More Manga in June

posted on 2022-06-06 10:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Also: Golden Gold, Such a Treacherous Piano Sonata, A Nico-Colored Canvas, A Serenade for Pretend Lovers, Burn the House Down

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How DARLING in the FRANXX Inspired a New York Times Bestselling YA Novel

by Kim Morrissy, Jun 6th 2022

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ANN Review - Forget Being the Villainess, I Want to be an Adventurer! Novels 1-2

by Rebecca Silverman, Jun 6th 2022

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Berserk Manga Continues Under Kentarou Miura’s Assistants, Kouji Mori’s Supervision

posted on 2022-06-07 01:06 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga continues on June 24 with 6 chapters planned to end current arc; new arc planned after

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One Piece Manga Takes 1-Month Break as Eiichiro Oda Prepares for Manga’s ‘Final Saga’

posted on 2022-06-07 01:43 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga starts break on June 27, returns on July 25

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Adachitoka’s Noragami Manga is in Final Arc

posted on 2022-06-07 03:35 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in 2010; inspired 2 TV anime series in 2014, 2015

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Kadokawa Launches Comic Alunna Magazine Supplement for Comic Flapper

posted on 2022-06-07 04:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
1st issue of magazine focusing on manga by influencers, online creators launches on July 13

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No Reception Manga’s 1st Part Ends

(posted on 2022-06-07 09:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda(
Manga by Real Account manga creator Okushō launched in 2020

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Astro Boy Manga Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Art Exhibition

June 08, 2022 5:22am CDT
Ozamu Tezuka print installation runs from June 29 - July 05, 2022 in Tokyo

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FEATURE: Every Time Eiichiro Oda Predicted One Piece Will End (as of June 2022)

June 08, 2022 9:48am CDT
A history of every statement from Eiiechro Oda himself

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My Boyfriend in Orange Live-action Film Gets Special Manga Collaboration MV

June 08, 2022 7:25pm CDT
The manga author: “Let me just say one thing now. I love the movie Moekare!”

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Shonen Jump Brings Back Annual App Development Contest After 3 Years

posted on 2022-06-09 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Contest first ran from 2017-2019

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New Humble Manga Manga Bundle: School of Rebels Debuts From Kodansha USA

Jun 9th 2022
Get over $1200 worth of rowdy & rebellious manga series like Tokyo Revengers, Initial D, Grand Blue Dreaming & more for only $35. A portion of the proceeds for this Humble Bundle to go towards supporting The Trevor Project

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Dark Horse Books Presents the Second Edition of the Cult Classic ‘Shinjuku’

Jun 9th 2022
Includes over 100 original paintings by Final Fantasy artist, Yoshitaka Amano!

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Godzilla Singular Point Anime Gets Novel Spinoff on July 26

posted on 2022-06-10 08:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series writer Toh Enjoe returns for novel about Rodan corpses in Nigashio outskirts

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Farming Life in Another World Novels Get 4-Panel Comedy Spinoff Manga

posted on 2022-06-10 09:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yuji’s Isekai Nonbiri Nōka no Nichijō manga launches on July 8

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Fumin Fukyū de Yume to ka Koi to ka Manga Ends in 3 Chapters

posted on 2022-06-10 10:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Izumi Miyazono’s manga about singer, actor having chance meeting launched in June 2021

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D4DJ 4-Panel Spinoff Manga Ends on July 7

posted on 2022-06-10 11:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shirokuma’s spinoff manga launched in September 2020

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The Silent Darkness of Chainsaw Man

by Michael Basile, Jun 10th 2022

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“Momo and Manji” 4 and “Genparo” are Coming to futekiya

Jun 10th 2022

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Deadman Wonderland Duo Reveal Retropolis Scratch Manga

posted on 2022-06-11 03:01 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New battle action manga set in Kyoto launches on July 7

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Yamaguchi-kun Isn’t So Bad Manga Goes on Hiatus for Author’s Childbirth

posted on 2022-06-12 11:10 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kodansha USA Publishing releases Yuu Saiki’s romance manga in English digitally

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ANN Review - Crazy Food Truck GN 1

by Christopher Farris, Jun 12th 2022

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Dr. Stone Manga’s New Chapter Dated

posted on 2022-06-13 01:39 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New 1-shot manga launches in Japan on July 4

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Iwa-Kakeru! -Climbing Girls- Creator Ryūdai Ishizaka Launches Renai Flops Manga Based on Anime

posted on 2022-06-13 03:59 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kadokawa’s original TV anime project launches this year

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ANN Review - Run on Your New Legs GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jun 13th 2022

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American stunned that his Japanese wife literally sees the world differently

2022-06-12T15:00:00Z

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My Dress-Up Darling Manga Cosplay Past 7 Million Copies Printed and Sold

June 14, 2022 9:07am CDT
That’s 3.5 million copies since the anime started in January!

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Sōta Sugahara’s 500 Million Year Button Manga Gets Anime Adaptation

June 14, 2022 3:07pm CDT
Would you push the button?

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ANN Review - Ima Koi: Now I’m in Love GN 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Jun 15th 2022

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Cross Infinite World Licenses The Saint’s Belated Happiness, Surviving in Another World as a Villainess Fox Girl!, More Light Novels

posted on 2022-06-15 13:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Also: The Strongest Knight is Actually a Cross-Dressing Noblewoman?!

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Manga Planet and futekiya Bring Back the All-You-Can-Read Manga Subscription Plan for $1.99

Jun 15th 2022
The 1-week plan offers subscribers unlimited access to officially licensed Japanese manga titles in either the Manga Planet or futekiya Libraries

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Bakemonogatari Manga Goes on 3-Month Hiatus Due to Artist’s Health Issues

posted on 2022-06-16 21:34 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Artist strained eyes, lower back while drawing manga, but will continue manga in September

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Cross Infinite World Announces Audiobook Edition for So You Want to Live the Slow Life? A Guide to Life in the Beastly Wilds

Jun 16th 2022

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Kadokawa, Yen Press Launch New Dark Souls Novel on October 25

posted on 2022-06-17 08:32 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Novel based on FromSoftware’s Dark Souls game launches digitally, physically in Japanese, English

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Saint Seiya: Saintia Sho Bangai-hen Manga Launches on July 19

posted on 2022-06-17 12:02 EDT by Alex Mateo
Chimaki Kuori ended Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō spinoff manga last July

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VIZ Media Details Extensive Slate Of Titles For Spring 2023

June 17, 2022 12:47pm CDT
Slate includes titles by authors of Tokyo Ghoul, Chainsaw Man, Jigokuraku among others

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Mushibugyō Author Hiroshi Fukuda Recruits Assistants for New Manga

posted on 2022-06-17 14:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
New manga’s protagonist will be modern day high school student

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Atom The Beginning’s Tetsuro Kasahara Draws Manga Mini-Series

*posted on 2022-06-18 07:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda(
4-chapter manga launches on June 24

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Duel Masters King Manga Ends on July 15

posted on 2022-06-18 09:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shigenobu Matsumoto launched manga in February 2020

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Kouji Seo’s Megami no Café Terrace Manga, Street Fighter Games Reveal Collaboration

posted on 2022-06-18 09:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Seo draws visual featuring characters from his manga, CAPCOM’s game series

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Takahiro’s Hinowa ga CRUSH! Manga Listed as Ending in 8th Volume

posted on 2022-06-18 11:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by Akame ga KILL! author launched in June 2017

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ANN Review - Look Back GN

by MrAJCosplay/Cartoon Cipher, Jun 18th 2022

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Masakazu Yamaguchi’s Furin Shokudō Manga Ends

posted on 2022-06-18 13:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in 2016, inspired 2-season live-action series

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Hiroshi Motomiya Launches Manga About Meiji Statesman Yuri Kimimasa

posted on 2022-06-18 15:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New Takeki Ōgon no Kuni manga debuts on July 6

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Viz Media, Manga Plus Publish Masaoki Shindō’s RuriDragon Manga in English

posted on 2022-06-19 07:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga follows everyday life of dragon girl in Japan

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ANN Review - Town of Pigs GN

by Lynzee Loveridge, Jun 19th 2022

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Chainsaw Man Artist Tatsuki Fujimoto Reveals Cover for “Goodbye, Eri” Manga

June 19, 2022 2:51pm CDT
The one-shot from Shōnen Jump+ goes to print on July 4

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Sacrificial Princess & the King of Beasts Manga Gets Spinoff

posted on 2022-06-20 02:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff manga will launch on August 20

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Renjuro Kindaichi Launches New Manga in Young Gangan

posted on 2022-06-20 03:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Bokura wa Minna *ndeiru slice-of-life zombie manga launches on August 19

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Yuuki Iinuma’s Akago Higan Manga Ends on July 19

posted on 2022-06-20 04:22 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Horror manga launched in July 2020

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Kobo-chan Manga Goes on Hiatus Due to Author’s Health

posted on 2022-06-20 05:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Masashi Ueda launched long-running 4-panel comedy manga in 1982

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Chainsaw Man Manga’s 2nd Part Launches on Shonen Jump+ on July 13

posted on 2022-06-20 05:42 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Also: Tatsuki Fujimoto, Oto Tōda publish new 1-shot on July 4

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Manga Plus Publishes Kocha Agasawa’s You and I are Polar Opposites Manga

posted on 2022-06-20 08:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Company will publish 3rd chapter on June 26

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How to stop a runaway dog [Manga]

2022-06-19T15:00:00Z

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Tokyo Revengers Gets Spinoff Manga About Keisuke, Chifuyu

posted on 2022-06-20 10:52 EDT by Alex Mateo
Yukinori Kawaguchi launches manga on July 27

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ANN Interview - Ryuko Comic Creator Eldo Yoshimizu

by Andrew Osmond, Jun 20th 2022

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From the Red Fog Manga Ends on July 15

posted on 2022-06-20 14:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga launched in May 2020

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Shaman King Marcos Manga Ends

posted on 2022-06-20 15:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga’s 5th, final volume ships on August 17

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Ano Oni Kyōshi ga Boku no Ane ni Narundesuka? Manga Ends on July 15

posted on 2022-06-20 16:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga based on light novel debuted in August 2020

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Record of Ragnarok’s Lu Bu Spinoff Manga Ends in 7th Volume in December

posted on 2022-06-20 17:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga launched in October 2019

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Interviews with Monster Girls Spinoff Manga Ends in 9th Volume

posted on 2022-06-21 07:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Occult-chan wa Katarenai launched in January 2019; centers on Yoko, Zashiko

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One Piece Film Red Gets Novel Adaptation

posted on 2022-06-21 08:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Jun Esaka returns to franchise to pen novel shipping on August 9

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ANN Review - Island in a Puddle GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jun 21st 2022

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takt op.Destiny Gets Manga Adaptation This Summer in Monthly Comic Alive

June 21, 2022 3:14pm CDT
The Re:ZERO and KONOSUBA manga magazine will host the musical media mix manga

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Warning - contains spoilers. The following article contains discussion of suicide and self-harm.

Why Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Recent One-Shots Are So Universally Resonant

2022-06-22T11:05:00Z
Tatsuki Fujimoto’s one-shots of Look Back and Goodbye, Eri prove why he’s one of the best manga writers of this generation.

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ANN Review - Hikaru in the Light! GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jun 22nd 2022

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Rose of Versailles Episodes Manga’s English Release Delayed to 2023

posted on 2022-06-22 17:30 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Udon Entertainment had previously slated 2-volume omnibus series for launch in late spring 2022

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If My Favorite Pop Idol Made It to the Budokan, I Would Die Manga Surpasses One Million Copies Printed

June 22, 2022 8:46pm CDT
A live-action project has been in development

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INTERVIEW: Boys Run the Riot Author Keito Gaku on Streetwear and Trans Identity

June 23, 2022 11:00am CDT
We interviewed manga creator Keito Gaku about his groundbreaking debut work

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Voting Opens for Next Manga Awards 2022

posted on 2022-06-23 22:00 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Witch Watch, High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku, Dai Dark, I’m in Love with the Villainess, more nominated

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Kounodori: Dr. Stork Manga’s COVID-19 Arc Ends in 3 Chapters

posted on 2022-06-23 22:34 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga arc’s compiled book volume ships on August 23

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The 15 Greatest Romance Manga Of The Decade (According To GoodReads)

2022-06-24T00:00:00Z
We’re using Goodreads ratings to uncover the very best romance manga of the last decade, for fans of a great love story.

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Renta! Announces July Manga Release Dates

Jun 24th 2022

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Cells at Work! White Brigade Manga Ends on July 26

posted on 2022-06-25 05:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Spinoff series about white blood cells launched in October 2020

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My Love Story!!'s Aruko Draws Full-Color Manga in September

posted on 2022-06-25 09:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Aruko ended My Love Mix-Up! manga with Wataru Hinekure on June 13

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The Full-Time Wife Escapist’s Tsunami Umino Launches New Manga in August

posted on 2022-06-25 11:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga tentatively titled Kuroema Chloe et Emma

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ANN Review - Yuri Espoir GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jun 25th 2022

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Inio Asano Launches New Manga This Winter

posted on 2022-06-25 13:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New series will be author’s 1st since ending Dead Dead Demon’s Dededededestruction in February

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Akira Hiramoto, Muneyuki Kaneshiro Launch New Manga on October 14

posted on 2022-06-25 15:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Super Ball Girls manga focuses on beautiful girls in genre-bending story

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Hinowa ga CRUSH! Manga Ends Serialization, Takahiro Launches New Work With Kei Toru

posted on 2022-06-25 21:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Takahiro, Kei Toru launch Gokusotsu Kraken “isekai battle harem fantasy” manga in August

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Takeshobo’s 4-Panel Manga Magazine Manga Life Ends Publication in July

posted on 2022-06-26 12:53 EDT by Egan Loo
Home of Oneechan ga Kita, Poyopoyo, Obatarian, Sparrow’s Hotel, Recorder and Randsell series

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Ya Boy Kongming! Manga Parties Past 1 Million Copies Released

June 26, 2022 8:30pm CDT
The TV anime ended on June 21

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