General Manga Industry News & Discussion

World Trigger Takes 1-Month Break Due to Author’s Health

posted on 2022-06-27 05:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga returns on August 4

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One Piece Franchise’s 2-Day Event to Stream in Japanese, English in July

posted on 2022-06-27 14:24 EDT by Alex Mateo
Event commemorating manga’s anniversary streams on July 22-23

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Media Do Adds 20 BL Titles from Kobunsha

posted on 2022-06-28 00:25 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
10 titles already available, with 10 more later this year

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Over 20 years’ worth of One Piece manga is free to read right now

2022-06-28T13:00:00Z
Two of Shueisha’s Japanese digital manga apps are offering free access to 931 chapters of One Piece while the series is on hiatus.

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Transgender Manga Artist Launches Manga Inspired By His Youth

posted on 2022-06-28 12:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Haikei, Seken-sama (Dear Society) manga launched on Shinchosha’s Kurage Bunch service on Tuesday

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Three manga to learn kanji, katakana and old Japanese as recommended by a Japanese teacher

2022-06-27T15:00:00Z

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Chihayafuru Manga Ends on August 1

posted on 2022-06-29 00:50 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
49th volume ships on July 13, 50th volume ships this winter

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Shaman King Faust8 Spinoff Manga Ends

posted on 2022-06-29 01:20 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Aya Tanaka’s adaptation of Shaman King spinoff novel launched in July 2021

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Jump+ Aims to Release All New Manga Series Simultaneously in English After 2023

posted on 2022-06-29 12:19 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga will launch as simulpubs on MANGA Plus app

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Bungo Stray Dogs Franchise Gets New Manga About Osamu Dazai, Chūya Nakahara’s Pasts

posted on 2022-06-29 21:27 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Bungō Stray Dogs BEAST manga artist Shiwasu Hoshikawa draws manga

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Kaguya-sama: Love is War Manga Ends in 14 Chapters

posted on 2022-06-29 22:20 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
3rd anime season based on Aka Akasaka’s manga recently ended

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Hajime Segawa, Takeru Kirishima Both Launch New Manga in Shōnen Ace

posted on 2022-06-30 00:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Segawa draws Monogatari no Kuromaku ni Tensei Shite, Kirishima draws Ryūgoroshi no Brunhilde

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Eromanga Sensei Light Novel Series Ends in Volume 13 in August

posted on 2022-06-30 00:24 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series by Oreimo’s author/illustrator pair launched in 2013, inspired 2017 TV anime

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INTERVIEW: I Think Our Son Is Gay Author Okura Wants to Share the Happier Side of LGBTQ Stories

June 30, 2022 11:00am CDT
Okura talks with us about the importance of quiet, happy LGBTQ stories

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BL Manga Living With Him Author to Hold Japanese/English Bilingual Online Event

June 30, 2022 11:19pm CDT
The event can be viewed for free from all over the world

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J-Novel Club Licenses 10 New Light Novels, 1 New Manga

posted on 2022-07-01 14:31 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
J-Novel Club also announces 7 Sol Press license rescues

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Yen Press Announces Oshi no Ko, Your Forma Manga; Puella Magi Oriko Magica, K-ON! Omnibus Editions; 11 More Titles

posted on 2022-07-01 14:40 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Also: Fruits Basket Another volume 4, K-ON! Shuffle manga, KONOSUBA fanbook, more

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EXCLUSIVE: Kodansha USA Licenses The Yakuza’s Bias, Lovely Muco!, Iruma-kun, More Titles

posted on 2022-07-01 15:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Seraph of the End: Guren Ichinose - Catastrophe at 16, Prophecy, I (:male_sign:) Crossed-Dressed for the IRL (:female_sign:) Meetup, Tsugumi Project also licensed

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EXCLUSIVE: Kodansha USA Releases Desert Eagle, My Wonderful World, 3 More Manga Digitally in July

posted on 2022-07-01 15:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
My Maid, Miss Kishi; Hella Chill Monsters; My Tentative Name also licensed

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Mangamo Licenses Kamisama Death Game, Guardian Angel: The Games Bring Girls Together 3 More Manga

posted on 2022-07-01 16:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Also: Yonezawa-san Is Done Being Human, I Don’t Understand What My Sister’s Friend Is Thinking

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Comikey Adds Cagaster, The Banished Villaness’ Husband, Pocha-Meshi Manga

posted on 2022-07-01 16:34 EDT by Alex Mateo
Also: HQ manga by Osamu Tezuka

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Denpa Licenses panpanya’s Fish Society Manga

posted on 2022-07-02 14:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Book collects panpanya’s short manga

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Seven Seas Licenses Raven of the Inner Palace, The Invisible Man and His Soon-to-Be Wife, 10 More Titles

posted on 2022-07-02 17:20 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Also: Rise of the Outlaw Tamer and His Wild S-Rank Cat Girl, ‘Why Don’t You Eat Me, My Dear Wolf?,’ I’m in Love with the Villainess Spin-Off: She’s so Cheeky for a Commoner, more

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Tokyopop Reveals 4 More Manga Licenses, Return of ‘Rising Stars of Manga’ Contest

posted on 2022-07-02 21:27 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Company adds SCRAMBLUES, My Coworker Has a Secret, more

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That Time Dark Horse Almost Licensed Attack on Titan & Rose of Versailles

posted on 2022-07-03 22:00 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Michael Gombos shares “embarrassing (manga) licensing stories” at AX panel

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Dark Horse to Reprint Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt Manga

posted on 2022-07-03 22:17 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

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Kadokawa Releases I’m Quitting Heroing Manga Digitally on BookWalker

posted on 2022-07-04 00:46 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Digital release exclusive to BookWalker, with 1st 3 volumes already available

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Winning Students of International Comic/Manga School Contest Selected 1,317 Schools in 90 Countries and Regions Participated

Jul 4th 2022

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Two New Boys’ Love (BL) Licenses from futurecomics

Jul 4th 2022

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Kadokawa’s Comic Alive Magazine Gets Comic Alive+ Website for 16th Anniversary

posted on 2022-07-04 09:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Website will republish some manga, will take 4 manga from main magazine, includes 2 new manga

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World’s End Harem: Fantasia Academy Manga Ends on July 17

posted on 2022-07-04 10:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Okada Andō’s manga spinoff of World’s End Harem: Fantasia launched in May 2020

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takt op. Destiny Anime Gets Manga on August 26

posted on 2022-07-04 11:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kino draws manga with new story viewpoint based on Anna Schneider

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Azuki Releases ‘Turning the Tables on the Seatmate Killer!,’ More Manga in August 2022

posted on 2022-07-04 13:45 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Company also releases My Dear Detective: Mitsuko’s Case Files manga in August, Invisible Parade anthology

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Mitsuboshi Colors’ Katsuwo Launches New Manga

posted on 2022-07-05 03:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Post-apocalyptic zombie manga centers on girls Aki, Haru, Natsuki searching for Aki’s father

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Senko’s ‘My Sister, The Cat’ Manga Ends

posted on 2022-07-05 06:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in December 2019, Seven Seas to publish 1st volume in January 2023

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RWBY: Ice Queendom Anime’s Manga Adaptation Launches

posted on 2022-07-05 07:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kumiko Suekane launched manga in Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh on June 27

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Kamen Rider Breaking News From Anime Expo 2022

Jul 5th 2022
New Kamen Rider comic series

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Ultraman Gets Crossover Comic Book Mini Series With Marvel

posted on 2022-07-05 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain Marvel fight kaiju in the Ultraman universe

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Following Anime Expo 2022 Success, Japanese Multidimensional Music Project Arcanamusica Makes Manga Debut This Summer

Jul 5th 2022

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Marimo Ragawa’s Those Show White Notes Manga Ends on August 5

posted on 2022-07-06 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about playing shamisen inspired TV anime in April 2021

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ABLAZE Launches the New Shonen Manga Series – ‘BLITZ’

Jul 6th 2022
A high school student competes to become a chess champion in the new series featuring Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov

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‘86’ Manga Adaptations of 1st 2 Light Novels Arcs Canceled

posted on 2022-07-06 23:22 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Both manga were on hiatus since 2021 due to Motoki Yoshihara, Hakuya Yamasaki’s health issues

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Masahiro Itosugi’s Gyaku Isekai Tensei Shite Kimowota ni Natte Shimatta dai Majutsushi Del Rey Curtis no Fujōri na Nichijō Manga Ends in August

posted on 2022-07-07 13:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Aki Sora author launched manga in 2021

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Idumi Kirihara, Satoru Akahori Launch New Manga on Friday

posted on 2022-07-07 13:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga is titled Fw: Zombienes Regina

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Ai Yazawa Gets Art Exhibition This Month, But Says NANA Hiatus Will Continue

posted on 2022-07-07 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
“It’s been a long time since NANA went on hiatus. I am sorry that I still cannot restart the serialization.”

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Welcome to the Ballroom Manga Goes on Hiatus, Temporarily on Irregular Serialization

posted on 2022-07-07 15:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Creator Tomo Takeuchi currently overworked preparing for manga’s volumes, unrelated work

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Manga Duo Naked Ape Launch New Shōnen Psycho Manga

posted on 2022-07-07 15:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga centers on brother & sister becoming targets of murderous stepbrother

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Tokyo Revengers Manga Tops 65 Million in Circulation Worldwide

posted on 2022-07-08 06:23 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga has 7 million copies in circulation outside of Japan

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2channel Founder Hiroyuki Nishimura Stars In New Isekai Web Manga

posted on 2022-07-08 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero’s Manga Resumes Following Creator’s Recovery from Cancer

posted on 2022-07-08 14:45 EDT by Alex Mateo
Hiroyuki Aigamo was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in December 2020

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The King of Fighters Shingo Side Story Manga Ends with 2nd Volume

posted on 2022-07-08 16:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
2nd volume shipped on Thursday

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Tokyo Revengers Manga Has Punched Past 65 Million Copies Worldwide

July 09, 2022 12:16am CDT
The next TV anime is scheduled for January 2023

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Cells at Work! Code Black’s Shigemitsu Harada Launches New Manga in August

posted on 2022-07-09 05:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Why the hell are you here, Teacher!?'s Soborou draws new manga titled Love and Peace

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Saizō Harawata, Zunta Launch New Tensei Colosseum Manga in August

posted on 2022-07-11 04:39 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Battle Game in 5 Seconds author, The Exo-Drive Reincarnation Games artist collaborate

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The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious Manga Ends in 3 Chapters

posted on 2022-07-11 14:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
34th chapter launched on Friday

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Parallel Paradise Manga Nears Climax

posted on 2022-07-11 15:06 EDT by Alex Mateo
Elfen Lied creator Lynn Okamoto launched manga in March 2017

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86 -Fragmental Neoteny- Prequel Manga Ends in 3rd Volume

posted on 2022-07-11 16:03 EDT by Alex Mateo
Takuya Shinjо̄ launched manga in April 2021

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Anime VAs Send Congratulatory Messages for The Duke of Death and His Maid Manga’s Completion

July 11, 2022 11:48pm CDT
TV anime second season is now in the works for a premiere in 2023

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Stage S, Kiruru Kill Me Manga Both Go on Hiatus

posted on 2022-07-12 04:48 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Stage S might return “in the next few days”

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Santa Inoue’s Zange Manga Season 2 Ends, Gets 3rd Season

posted on 2022-07-12 05:04 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd season launched on February 8

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Golgo 13 Manga Franchise Has 300 Million Copies in Circulation

posted on 2022-07-12 05:27 EDT by Adriana Hazra
1st compiled volume of manga ships on September 30

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

posted on 2022-07-12 12:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
SPY×FAMILY, Jujutsu Kaisen, Demon Slayer, Wotakoi, Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun, Death Note Short Stories, Deadpool: Samurai, My Hero Academia also rank in top 20

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Chainsaw Man, Spy×Family, More Rank on NYT June Bestseller List

posted on 2022-07-12 13:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra

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Akiko Higashimura’s Do You Remember Me? Manga Launches on Tapas

posted on 2022-07-12 15:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
20 chapters launched on Monday

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This Japanese manga about the Joker raising a Baby Batman is so good, and approved by DC

2022-07-13T02:00:00Z
f you haven’t read this manga yet, you should!

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Chihayafuru Manga Holds Official Image Song Contest to Commemorate Its Completion

July 13, 2022 12:20am CDT
Participants of any nationality, gender, and performance style are welcome

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ANN Review - Lost Lad London GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jul 13th 2022

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One Piece, Detective Conan Creators Will Sit Down For Landmark Joint Interview

posted on 2022-07-13 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump publishes 1st part on July 25, Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday publishes 2nd part on July 27

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ANN Review - MonsTABOO GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jul 14th 2022

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Netflix’s Sex Education Series Gets Manga

posted on 2022-07-15 05:48 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
John Tarachine draws manga launching on Friday

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ANN Review - Seaside Stranger: Harukaze no Étranger GN 3

by Rebecca Silverman, Jul 15th 2022

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Soccer Manga BLUELOCK Reaches A Milestone of 10 Million Copies in Print

July 15, 2022 8:25pm CDT
Its TV anime adaptation will arrive on Crunchyroll in October 2022

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ANN Review - Apple Children of Aeon, GN 1-3

by Rebecca Silverman, Jul 16th 2022

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‘Arya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian’ Light Novels Get Manga

posted on 2022-07-17 02:54 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Saho Tenamachi draws manga adaptation debuting on Magazine Pocket app in October

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Yūhō Hijikata, Akio Tanaka’s Reverse Edge Manga Ends

posted on 2022-07-17 04:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga went on hiatus in 2018 after Hijikata’s death, resumed in March

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Duel Masters Win Manga Announced

posted on 2022-07-17 05:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga debuts on August 12

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Jump Festa 2023 to Spread Its Manga Fun Again This December

July 17, 2022 6:06am CDT
The next event will once again be held at Makuhari Messe

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ANN Review - Nightfall Travelers: Leave Only Footprints, GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jul 17th 2022

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The Many Ways Tail of the Moon Stands Out From Other Historical Romance Manga

2022-07-17T23:00:00Z
Historical romances manga are few and far between. Keep reading to discover why Tail of the Moon stands out from other historical romances.

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Heart Gear Manga Returns from Hiatus on August 17

posted on 2022-07-18 02:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga went on hiatus in May 2020 due to author’s poor health

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Black Channel Short Manga Breaking The Wall Ends

posted on 2022-07-18 02:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga launched in June

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RuriDragon Manga Takes 1-Week Break Due to Author’s ‘Sudden Illness’

posted on 2022-07-18 11:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga will be back in issue 34 of magazine out on July 25

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One Piece Creator Eiichiro Oda Shares Message Ahead of Series’ Return Next Week

July 18, 2022 10:05am CDT
The One Piece manga has been on hiatus since June 27

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Toshiki Inoue, Taro Chiaki Launch Despair Memory Gundam Sequel Manga on July 29

posted on 2022-07-18 13:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga takes place in new post-war world where Gundam is seen as enemy of peace

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Gap Papa’s Utakata Launches New Manga in August

posted on 2022-07-18 14:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga Milk Chocolate is serialized version of author’s previous strips

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Noyu Girl Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2022-07-18 15:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Haro Aso, Shirō Yoshida launched manga in August 2021

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