General Manga Industry News & Discussion

Can’t Stop Cursing You’s Kensuke Koba Launches New Manga With Shūmai Kogeta, Omiomi

posted on 2023-01-13 02:43 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Zako Hime-sama wa Ikinobitai! centers on princess who uses guile to avoid grim fate


Yukinobu Hoshino Launches New Munakata Kyōju Manga in February

posted on 2023-01-13 03:04 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series follows titular anthropology professor Munakata as he explores world myths


JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World Manga to End in 7th Volume This Summer

posted on 2023-01-13 03:29 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga adaptation of Ko Hiratori’s novel series launched in 2019


Yen Press Licenses Suzume, Konosuba: Fantastic Days Novels, The Devil Is a Part-Timer! Anthology Manga, More

posted on 2023-01-13 16:07 EST by Alex Mateo
Also: Looks Are All You Need, Secrets of the Silent Witch, Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World: Secret File

Crunchyroll Adds Kaina of the Great Snow Sea Manga

posted on 2023-01-14 05:05 EST by Adriana Hazra


Yen Press Announces Release Date for Mokumokuren’s The Summer Hikaru Died

Jan 14th 2023
A Haunting Tale of Love That Has Captivated the World of Horror Manga


ANN Review - Captain Corinth GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 14th 2023

ANN Review - You Like Me, Not My Daughter?! GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 15th 2023

Kenta Shinohara Does Not Plan on Weekly Serialization After Finishing Witch Watch Manga

posted on 2023-01-16 00:39 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sket Dance, Astra Lost in Space author says he will be ‘physically unable’ to serialize weekly


‘Reincarnated with Level 99 Stats, He Gets to Start Over from Level 1’ Manga Listed as Ending in 4th Volume

posted on 2023-01-16 07:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga adaptation of Mugichatarou Nenjuu’s light novels launched in 2020


The Strongest Swordsman Has Zero Equipment Slots Manga Listed as Ending in 7th Volume

posted on 2023-01-16 08:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Final volume to ship on March 7


Gourmet Spinoff of Shikakenin Fujieda Baian Manga Ends

posted on 2023-01-16 09:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Shikakenin Meshibanashi ~Fujieda Baian Saiban-ki~ ends in February


Arifureta: I Heart Isekai Spinoff Manga Ends

posted on 2023-01-16 15:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Spinoff comedy manga launched in 2017


Shoichi Taguchi Recruits Assistants for New Manga

posted on 2023-01-16 17:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
New manga will publish on Shonen Jump+


The Strongest Middle-Aged Hunter Goes to Another World Manga Listed as Ending in 5th Volume

posted on 2023-01-16 19:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Isekai fantasy manga launched in 2019

Yūshi Kawata, Yukito Manga Duo Launch New Manga in February

posted on 2023-01-17 02:03 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Dare ga Okudera Shō o Koroshita no ka? centers on murder of young boy in rural town


Rei Taki Ends Love-kyo Ecchi Romantic Comedy Manga

posted on 2023-01-17 02:46 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Last Gender author launched manga in December 2020


Tokyo Revengers Spinoff Manga Tōdai Revengers Ends in 6th Volume

posted on 2023-01-17 03:33 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Gag parody manga launched in 2021


ANN Review - Honey Lemon Soda, GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 17th 2023

Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Manga Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2023-01-18 02:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga is inspiring TV anime later this year


Call of the Night, Blue Orchestra, Medalist, Ui×Kon Manga Win 68th Shogakukan Manga Awards

posted on 2023-01-18 10:07 EST by Alex Mateo
Also: Ashita, Watashi wa Dareka no Kanojo


JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Manga Part 9 ‘The JOJOLands’ Teases Picture, Story

posted on 2023-01-18 10:50 EST by Alex Mateo
Manga launching on February 17 follows boy who becomes very rich in subtropical islands


ANN Review - ATOM: The Beginning, Volume 2

by Grant Jones, Jan 18th 2023


Mikey’s Email Address Hidden With Tokyo Revengers’ Final Volume

posted on 2023-01-18 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Solve the puzzle to get a message from Mikey himself


Tokyopop Promotes Marc Visnick to COO and Publisher

Jan 18th 2023
Publishing industry veteran to manage U.S. operations and drive growth for the iconic
graphic novel and manga brand

ANN Review - Fist of the North Star, GN 7

by Grant Jones, Jan 19th 2023


Azuki Adds I Fell for a Fujoshi Manga

posted on 2023-01-19 13:45 EST by Alex Mateo
Toako’s manga debuts in English on February 7


Gonna be the Twin-Tail!! Creator Yume Mizusawa Launches New Manga on January 26

posted on 2023-01-19 22:33 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New KimiToku! manga follows high school girls in tokusatsu club


Ushijima the Loan Shark Manga Gets New Spinoff Manga

posted on 2023-01-19 22:55 EST by Joanna Cayanan
New spinoff manga centers on Ushijima’s younger delinquent days


Mei-chan no Shitsuji DX Manga to End With 20th Volume

posted on 2023-01-19 23:21 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga entered its last arc in February 2022

Wanope Joker Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2023-01-20 02:39 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Satoshi Miyakawa, Keisuke Gotō launched manga based on DC Comics’ Joker in January 2021


Gleipnir Manga Ends With 14th Volume

posted on 2023-01-20 02:49 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga lauinched in 2015, inspired 2020 TV anime


The Ichinose Family’s Deadly Sins Manga Gets Voice Comic Adaptation

January 20, 2023 4:23am CST
Series by Taizan5 is available in English from Viz Media


AnimeJapan 2023 Launches 6th Manga We Want to See Animated Ranking Poll

January 20, 2023 4:55am CST
Find out who the 92 nominees are and how to vote inside!


12 More Boys’ Love (BL) Titles from ShuCream

Jan 20th 2023


Dai Shiina’s Kagayakeru Hoshi Manga Mini-Series Ends in February

posted on 2023-01-20 10:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Mini-series about ordinary girl trying to be a star launched in December


Amazon Lays Off Comixology Staff

posted on 2023-01-20 15:43 EST by Alex Mateo
Amazon to layoff 18,000 of its employees


PEN America Nominates The Tatami Galaxy Novel for Literary Translation Award

posted on 2023-01-20 17:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Emily Balistrieri translated Tomihiko Morimi’s novel into English for release on December 6


INTERVIEW: My Dress-Up Darling’s Head Writer Yoriko Tomita Talks About Manga Adaptation

January 20, 2023 4:00pm CST
We spoke about the difficulties of anime storytelling and making Gojo likable

8 Man vs Cyborg 009 Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2023-01-21 05:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Crossover of classic hero manga launched in July 2020


Comikey Adds 4 More Manga From Coamix

posted on 2023-01-21 09:15 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Tokyo Duel, Keiji’s Kabuki Adventure, Mother Parasite, Shigahime available on service now

Detective Conan Manga Has 270 Million Copies in Circulation Worldwide

posted on 2023-01-22 01:28 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins


Comic Girls Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2023-01-22 03:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Series about 15-year-old manga creator launched in 2014, inspired TV anime in 2018


Fire Emblem Engage Game Gets Manga Adaptation

posted on 2023-01-22 07:15 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga to run in Saikyō Jump magazine, on Shonen Jump+ website


Star Fruit Books, Glacier Bay Books Announce New Manga Acquisitions

January 22, 2023 9:08am CST
Small press publishers reveal a unique assortment of titles


ANN Review - Qualia the Purple LN

by Christopher Farris, Jan 22nd 2023

The Witch and the Beast Manga Goes on 2-Month Hiatus

posted on 2023-01-23 00:58 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Author Kōsuke Satake suffers from poor health


Count Fujiwara’s Suffering’s Mahito Aobe Launches New Manga

posted on 2023-01-23 01:14 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Aobe’s school suspense manga launches on February 22


Kaminaki Sekai no Kamisama Katsudō Manga Gets Spinoff

posted on 2023-01-23 01:37 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Kaminaki Sekai no Onee-chan Katsudō spinoff manga launched in November


NHK World to Air Documentary on Fist of the North Star

posted on 2023-01-23 10:30 EST by Adriana Hazra
Channel airs documentary on Friday-Saturday


Viz Media, Manga Plus Launch Jiangshi X Manga in English

posted on 2023-01-23 11:56 EST by Alex Mateo
Norihiko Kurazono launched Chinese battle fantasy manga on Monday

16th Manga Taisho Awards Nominate 11 Titles

posted on 2023-01-24 03:09 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Onna no Sono no Hoshi nominated for 3rd consecutive year


‘Disguised as a Butler, the Former Princess Evades the Prince’s Love!’ Manga Launches in English

posted on 2023-01-24 07:15 EST by Adriana Hazra
Ni-zuma’s manga launched in Japan in 2020


Tokyopop Appoints Marc Visnick as COO, Publisher

posted on 2023-01-24 08:15 EST by Adriana Hazra
Viskick joined company in early 2022


ANN Review - Natsume and Natsume, GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 24th 2023


Shun Umezawa’s The Darwin Incident Manga Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2023-01-24 14:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Umezawa to recover from illness

12-year-old manga artist wins prize from Weekly Shonen Jump, talent might run in the family

Amazing artwork from elementary school artist who some think is the son of a pro.


Titan Comics’ Kamen Rider Kuuga Manga Translation Differs From Initial Preview

posted on 2023-01-25 13:54 EST by Alex Mateo
Titan Comics: “early draft pages… were translated for marketing purposes”


Kodansha USA Licenses My Home Hero Manga

posted on 2023-01-25 15:18 EST by Alex Mateo
Manga debuts in English digitally on February 28


Mushoku Tensei: Roxy Gets Serious Spinoff Manga Ends With 12th Volume

posted on 2023-01-25 16:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff manga centered on Roxy launched in December 2017


Renta! Announces February Manga Release Dates

Jan 25th 2023


I smell some BS.

They seemed to have used a machine translation then did very little to no clean up. Now appear to be trying to blame a translator who most are thinking does not actually exist.

Like a lot of these companies that pop up from time to time. Make a on purpose mistake and instead of admitting to it then making it right. Would rather take a bath on future sales. Maybe they think people are dumb.


Singer Soraru’s First Novel Gets Manga Adaptation

posted on 2023-01-26 13:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Usotsuki Majo to Hai Iro no Niji novel gets manga adaptation


Bakemonogatari Manga Ends, New Ikusamonogatari Novel Debuts

posted on 2023-01-26 14:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga ends in 22nd volume on May 17, same day as new novel


StoneBot Comics Provides Statement on Kamen Rider Kuuga Manga’s Translation Differences from Initial Preview

posted on 2023-01-26 15:15 EST by Alex Mateo
StoneBot Comics, Titan Comics to work on "delivering an edition the fans can be happy with


Comic Solmare’s Grand Prize 2023 Announces Winners

posted on 2023-01-26 17:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Kureha and Jun Togashi’s Oni no Hanayome wins grand prize


Muv-Luv Alternative Manga Super Bundle 4 is Now Available on Steam

Jan 26th 2023


The Reprise of the Spear Hero Spinoff Manga Ends

posted on 2023-01-26 21:17 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in August 2017 with final volume slated for this March


Shonen Jump + & Avex Entertainment’s PROJECT COMUC Releases New Video “ANTIHERO”

January 26, 2023 7:06pm CST
Nasuo Age’s one-shot manga “Happy Happy Endorphin” is available online


Read I’m a Villainess to be Poisoned, so Why am I Being Adored? Chapters 1 - 5

posted on 2023-01-26 23:00 EST

Renji Fukuhara’s The Invincible Shovel Manga Ends

posted on 2023-01-27 00:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Adaptation of Yasohachi Tsuchise, Yūki Hagure’s light novels launched in September 2019


Trinity Seven’s Kenji Saito Launches New Light Novel

posted on 2023-01-27 03:10 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Majo no Kaiden wa Te o Tsunaide novel launches in March with art by Puraco


Yen Press Licenses You Can Have My Back BL Light Novels

posted on 2023-01-27 13:57 EST by Alex Mateo
1st volume launches in July


J-Novel Club Adds 10 Light Novels, 4 Manga

posted on 2023-01-27 20:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda, Crystalyn Hodgkins
Bookworm short stories, Reincarnated Mage with Inferior Eyes, A Pale Moon Reverie, more licensed


Moke Yuzuhara’s Adachi and Shimamura Manga Resumes in February

posted on 2023-01-27 23:44 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga based on yuri novel series went on hiatus in August

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Comikey Licenses The Cursed Prince’s Servant Manga

posted on 2023-01-28 00:15 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Yuki Shibamiya launched shōjo manga in Hana to Yume in March 2020

Samurai Girl Real Bout High School’s Sora Inoue Launches New Manga

posted on 2023-01-29 05:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Inoue launches Boku no Kanojo wa Sasuga desu. manga on Tuesday


Witch Watch Manga Gets Collaboration Chapter With Sket Dance

posted on 2023-01-29 10:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins


SUPER HXEROS’ Ryōma Kitada Launches New Manga on Shonen Jump+

posted on 2023-01-29 10:02 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga centers on college student who can return to high school life in his dreams

Given Manga to End on March 30 with ‘Important Announcement’

posted on 2023-01-30 01:41 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Boys-love manga that launched in 2014 inspired TV anime, anime film, OVA


Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Side Story Manga Launches in Spring

posted on 2023-01-30 03:28 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Side story set years after Vanadis Incident


A Wild Last Boss Appeared! Manga Resumes Serialization

posted on 2023-01-30 04:31 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga went on hiatus in 2021


Blue Exorcist Manga Takes 2-Month Break

posted on 2023-01-30 07:21 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga resumes in April

Japan’s Publishing Market Sees 1st Overall Sales Decrease in 4 Years

posted on 2023-01-31 02:37 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Digital manga sales see 8.9% rise


Saga of Lioncourt Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2023-01-31 04:07 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga about cancer patient reincarnated in world resembling medieval Europe launched in 2019


I Shall Survive Using Potions! Novels Get Spinoff Manga

posted on 2023-01-31 05:16 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Potion-danomi de Ikinobimasu! Hanano to Lotte no Futari Tabi spinoff manga launched on Monday


Hana Yori Dango Manga Gets Artful 30th Anniversary Exhibition

January 31, 2023 9:42am CST
Browse more than 250 original and newly-drawn items this spring


ANN Review - Oshi no Ko, GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 31st 2023