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

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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

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A Condition Called Love Manga Enters Final Arc

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Titan Manga Licenses Villain Actor Manga

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

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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

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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

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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!

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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”

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Kinnikuman Manga to Return From Hiatus

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

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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

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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

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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

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

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 21st 2023

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 24th 2023

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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Reign of the Seven Spellblades Manga Ends

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

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

by Grant Jones, Nov 27th 2023

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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

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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

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Renta! Announces December Manga Release Dates

Nov 27th 2023

November 28, 2023: Winners announced

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

Nov 28th 2023

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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

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ANN Review - Horror Collector: The Faceless Kid Novel

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 29th 2023

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

Nov 29th 2023

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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