General Manga Industry News & Discussion

Tokyopop Highlights Manga & Graphic Novels for 2023 Holiday Season

Nov 12th 2023

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My Love Story!! Manga Returns for 2 New Chapters

posted on 2023-11-13 02:05 EST by Anita Tai
Romantic comedy manga ended in 2016


Yamaguchi-kun Isn’t So Bad Manga Changes to Staggered Release Schedule

posted on 2023-11-13 02:25 EST by Anita Tai
Romantic manga launched in 2019


A Condition Called Love Manga Enters Final Arc

posted on 2023-11-13 04:02 EST by Anita Tai
Manga launched in December 2017


The Greatest Magicmaster’s Retirement Plan - The Alternative - Manga Ends in 10th Volume

posted on 2023-11-13 09:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in 2020


The Flowers of Evil’s Shūzō Oshimi Designs Doku Musume Film’s Character, Launches Spinoff Manga

posted on 2023-11-13 21:00 EST by Anita Tai
Film, Chi-chan manga both launch next year

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Hiroshi Motomiya’s Mukashi Banashi Manga Ends, Launches Mirai Banashi Manga on December 6

posted on 2023-11-14 10:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Mukashi Banashi manga about folk tales launched on July 5


Liar Liar Light Novels To End with 15th Volume

posted on 2023-11-14 14:00 EST by Anita Tai
Haruki Kuō launched series in 2019


The Summer Hikaru Died Manga Gets Light Novel Adaptation

posted on 2023-11-14 15:00 EST by Anita Tai
Novel based on Mokumokuren’s manga ships on December 4


Call of the Night Manga to End with 200th Chapter

Nov 14, 2023 5:54 PM CST
Kotoyama’s vampire slice-of-life series inspired a 2022 anime

Exclusive: Titan Manga Licenses Shadows of Kyoto Manga

posted on 2023-11-15 11:00 EST by Alex Mateo
1st volume ships in English on August 8


Titan Manga Licenses Villain Actor Manga

posted on 2023-11-15 11:30 EST by Anita Tai
Superhero manga launched in July 2022


Exclusive: N. American Comic Publisher Alien Books Enters Manga Market With 5 Manga Licenses

posted on 2023-11-15 13:00 EST by Anita Tai
Fake Rebellion, Endroll Back, Momo: Legendary Warrior, Kerberos in the Silver Rain, Kinryo Rock licensed


Comixology App to Merge with Amazon Kindle

posted on 2023-11-15 16:00 EST by Anita Tai
Comixology app will be discontinued on December 4


Kingdom Manga Celebrates 100 Million Copies in Print With Massive Celebrations

Nov 15, 2023 11:56 PM CST
The series is going all in on celebrations!


Black Jack AI 1-Shot Manga Launches on November 22

posted on 2023-11-16 15:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga is titled “Black Jack Kikai no Shinzō - Heartbeat Mark II”


Uma Musume Pretty Derby Reveals New Manga Adaptation’s Title, Late November Launch

posted on 2023-11-16 17:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Naoki Shibata draws Uma Musume Pretty Derby PisuPisu☆SupiSupi Golshi-chan spinoff gag manga, featuring Gold Ship as kindergartener


Full Line-Up of Free Comic Book Day 2024 Comic Books Announced

Nov 16th 2023
48 comics available during Free Comic Book Day; 36 all-new Silver Sponsor comics announced


She Loves to Cook, and She Loves to Eat Manga to Resume Serialization on December 1

Nov 16, 2023 8:45 PM CST
The 5th volume is set to release on February 15, 2024

The Summer You Were There Manga Ends on December 18

posted on 2023-11-17 03:17 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in May 2020


Golgo 13 Spinoff Manga Gunsmith Dave Returns With New Arc in February

posted on 2023-11-17 03:47 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Golgo 13’s 1st spinoff manga ended “1st season” last year


J-Novel Club Licenses Chivalry of a Failed Knight, Management of Novice Alchemist, 13 Other Titles

posted on 2023-11-17 18:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda(
The Banished Former Hero Lives as He Pleases novels, Butareba manga also licensed


Comikey Announces 2 New Partnerships, More Manga Licenses

posted on 2023-11-17 21:45 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Comikey partners with Digital Entertainment (DMM), Funguild


ODD TAXI Manga Licensed by Denpa

Nov 17, 2023 8:47 PM CST
Wolf Pack manga also announced under Kuma sub-label

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Yen Press Licenses 8 Manga, 3 Novels, 3 Audiobooks

posted on 2023-11-18 15:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Bungo Stray Dogs Official Anthology, Days With My Stepsister, Goblin Slayer: A Day in the Life, more


Kodansha USA Reveals English-First Manga The Spellbook Library; Licenses Versus, Pupposites Attract, 8 More Manga

posted on 2023-11-18 19:45 EST by Anita Tai
The Boy I Loved Became the Jaded Emperor, Snow & Ink, more also licensed


Ize Press Announces Six New Manhwa Titles at Anime NYC

Nov 18, 2023 6:09 PM CST
My Secretly Hot Husband and others join Ize Press’ lineup

Yen Press Opens Job Listing for Freelance Light Novel Translators

posted on 2023-11-19 09:30 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins


Azuki to Release Our Aimless Nights, ‘You’re So Sloppy, Hotta-sensei’ Manga in English in Early 2024

posted on 2023-11-19 12:45 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Company also adds 8 more manga available via other services

Star Fruit Books Licenses I’ll Quit Travelling, His Ankle, Virginia Inferno Manga

posted on 2023-11-20 00:47 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Also licenses Clan Under the Moon, The Red Snake


Beast Children’s Kento Terasawa Launches New Manga on November 27

posted on 2023-11-20 01:36 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Green Green Greens youth golf manga launches in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine


Kinnikuman Manga to Return From Hiatus

posted on 2023-11-20 02:08 EST by Anita Tai
Manga entered hiatus on October 15


Fujihiko Hosono Draws ‘Succubus no Tsuma’ 1-Shot Manga

posted on 2023-11-20 02:16 EST by Joanna Cayanan
1-shot manga about chaste wife’s secret publishes on December 5


Publishers Launch Manga Contest with 2 Million Yen Grand Prize

posted on 2023-11-20 16:15 EST by Anita Tai
Shinchosha, Mag Garden, Kadokawa, Kodansha, Square Enix, Shogakukan, Shueisha, Coamix, Hakusensha, Akita Publishing join forces


The Apothecary Diaries Series Surpasses 27 Million Copies in Print

Nov 20, 2023 8:40 PM CST
The romance mystery series is now streamed on Crunchyroll

Free Comic Book Day 2024 Lineup Includes Pokémon Adventures, One Piece, Initial D, Gannibal

posted on 2023-11-21 10:00 EST by Anita Tai
Also available: Splatoon 3: Splatlands, Kaina of the Great Snow Sea, Gatchaman


ANN Review - Kiss the Scars of the Girls, Manga Volume 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 21st 2023


K Manga Announces New Simulpub Title Versus on November 24

Nov 21st 2023
ONE, Kyōtarō Azuma, and bose collaboration will be available starting November 24!


Togashi Yoshihiro Reveals Hunter x Hunter Manga’s Possible Ending in Case He Passes Away

posted on 2023-11-21 20:52 EST by Anita Tai
Manga creator reveals 1 of 4 possible endings


Drawn & Quarterly Licenses Sanpei Shirato’s The Legend of Kamuy Manga for 1st English Release

posted on 2023-11-22 04:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
1964-1971 manga is predecessor to Kamui Gaiden manga published by Viz


ANN Review - One More Step, Come Stand by My Side Manga

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 22nd 2023

Omocat’s Omori RPG Gets Manga Adaptation

posted on 2023-11-23 00:00 EST by Anita Tai
Game launched in December 2020 with Japanese version 1 year later


Manga UP! Adds Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation’s Eris Spinoff Manga

posted on 2023-11-23 10:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Take Higake serialized spinoff from March to October 2022


Even If You Slit My Mouth Manga Ends in Two Chapters

posted on 2023-11-23 22:54 EST by Anita Tai
Manga launched in November 2020

‘I’m a Wolf, but My Boss is a Sheep!’ Manga Ends on December 21

posted on 2023-11-24 00:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shino Shimizu launched manga in September 2020; Seven Seas Entertainment publishes in English


Crayon Shin-chan Manga Tops 148 Million Copies in Circulation Globally

posted on 2023-11-24 01:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda


I Guess I Became the Mother of the Great Demon King’s 10 Children Manga Ends

posted on 2023-11-24 08:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ema Toyama launched manga in April 2019; Kodansha USA releases series in English


Manga Adaptation of Makoto Shinkai’s Suzume Film Ends in December

posted on 2023-11-24 10:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Denki Amashima launched manga in October 2022


Four Manga Make the NY Public Library’s 2023 List of Best Books for Teens

posted on 2023-11-24 11:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Akane-banashi, The Summer Hikaru Died, Love’s in Sight!, The Moon on a Rainy Night make list


Comics, Manga Publisher Drawn & Quarterly’s Workers Form Union

posted on 2023-11-24 12:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Union seeks to be in more active dialogue with employer regarding working conditions, salaries


ANN Review - Phantom Thief Red: A Brand-New Heist for a Brand-New Red Novel

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 24th 2023


SPY×FAMILY Code: White Film Gets Novel Adaptation

posted on 2023-11-24 13:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Novel gets release on same day as film’s opening in Japan


Tohki Iwai’s Vibration Man Manga Ends

posted on 2023-11-24 15:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga about high school boy awakening his “special power” launched on April 20


Takako Shimura’s Awajima Hyakkei Manga Resumes on November 27, Ends in 3 Chapters

posted on 2023-11-24 17:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga about girls in opera music school debuted in July 2011


‘Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun’ Kalego Spinoff Manga Launches in December

posted on 2023-11-24 19:47 EST by Anita Tai
Manga will serialize simultaneously with main title


Yū Hokuō’s Mitsudomoe Seitokaichos Manga Ends in December

posted on 2023-11-24 22:00 EST by Anita Tai
Comedy manga launched in December 2022


The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten Achieves 5 Crowns at Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2024

Nov 24, 2023 7:10 PM CST
The 12-episode TV anime is available on Crunchyroll


MonsTABOO Artist TALI Draws New 1-Shot Manga

posted on 2023-11-24 23:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga Action publishes “Kanashimi wo Atsumeru Shōjo” 1-shot manga on December 19


Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! Reveals 2024 Series Ranking

posted on 2023-11-24 23:33 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten is 1st title to top 5 lists

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Hamachi Yamada Draws ‘Yoru no Kemono’ 1-Shot Manga

posted on 2023-11-25 14:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
1-shot manga about “beast” targeting scarred humans published on Tuesday


Slasher Maidens Manga Enters Final Battle

posted on 2023-11-25 16:00 EST by Anita Tai
Action manga launched in April 2018

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The Blue Period Manga Goes on Hiatus Until Spring 2024

posted on 2023-11-26 11:00 EST by Anita Tai
Series launched in June 2017


ANN Review - How to Treat a Lady Knight Right Volume 1 Manga

by MrAJCosplay, Nov 26th 2023

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Dark Gathering Manga Goes on 1-Month Hiatus

posted on 2023-11-27 06:47 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga goes on hiatus starting December 4 for “schedule restructuring”


Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Manga Officially Ends on December 1

Nov 27, 2023 6:54 AM CST
19 million copies of the entire series is in print


Reign of the Seven Spellblades Manga Ends

posted on 2023-11-27 09:00 EST by Anita Tai
Manga adaptation launched in 2019


ANN Review - Fist of the North Star, Volumes 9-10

by Grant Jones, Nov 27th 2023


Masamune-kun no Revenge Engagement Manga Ends on December 26

posted on 2023-11-27 16:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Hazuki Takeoka, Tiv’s latest manga launched on April 26


The Crafty Mage: Frontier Settling Made Easy Manga Get English Release

posted on 2023-11-27 18:00 EST by Adriana Hazra
Can’t Stop Cursing You, ACCA 13-Territory Inspection Department also launch on Manga UP! Global


Renta! Announces December Manga Release Dates

Nov 27th 2023

November 28, 2023: Winners announced


“Purple Pill: Short Stories by Keiichi Tatsumura” Released on November 24, 2023

Nov 28th 2023


Detective Conan Manga Goes on Hiatus for 30th Anniversary, 27th Film’s Title & Date Revealed

posted on 2023-11-28 19:48 EST by Anita Tai
Hyakuman Doru no Michishirube debuts on April 12

A Beginner’s Guide to Manhwa

Nov 29, 2023 11:00 AM CST
From A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special to Solo Leveling and True Beauty


ANN Review - Horror Collector: The Faceless Kid Novel

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 29th 2023


Top 50 Best-Selling Digital Manga and Light Novels on Book☆walker in 2023 - Isekai Light Novels Strike Again

Nov 29th 2023


Titan Manga Licenses Isekai Manga My Name Is Zero

posted on 2023-11-29 22:14 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hana Shinohara’s manga ran in 2014