General Manga Industry News & Discussion


BookWalker Announces The Next Big Light Novels Poll Results

posted on 2018-08-07 21:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge


My Hero Academia Manga Series Hits 16 Million Copies in Print

August 08, 2018 5:30am CDT
Its next 20th tankobon volume is set to be released on September 4, 2018

Gintama Gets Girly for Special Illustration in Magazine Bonus Booklet

posted on 2018-08-08 13:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Rei Furuya Gets in Touch with New Detective Conan Spinoff and Interactive Twitter

August 08, 2018 5:06pm CDT
Get a message from Zero the Enforcer


ANN Review - Girls Kingdom Omnibus 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Aug 9th 2018


ANN Review - Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction GN 1

by Nick Creamer, Aug 10th 2018

Dark Horse Licenses Shinji Kajio, Kenji Tsuruta’s Emanon Manga

posted on 2018-08-10 13:45 EDT by Karen Ressler
Series about girl with 3 billion years of memories slated for May 2019

Readers Pick the Best Boys-Love Manga for Beginners

posted on 2018-08-10 13:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Manga Answerman - Do Foreign Manga Sales Matter to North American Publishers?

by Deb Aoki, Aug 10th 2018

Today’s Cerberus Creator Reveals Source of Pen Name

posted on 2018-08-10 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
“It’s off-putting for a woman to draw boys’ manga, don’t you think?”

Harvey Awards Creates New ‘Best Manga’ Category, Nominates 5 Manga

posted on 2018-08-10 20:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
My Brother’s Husband, My Hero Academia, more nominated for new category

Cells at Work BLACK Spinoff Manga Ends 1st Part

posted on 2018-08-10 22:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd part begins on October 11

Viz Media Launches the New Manga Adventure Series Dr. Stone

Aug 10th 2018
Science Meets The Stone Age In New Shonen Jump Series From The Writer Of EYESHIELD 21

Viz Media Releases the Manga Series Radiant

Aug 10th 2018
Tony Valente’s Supernatural Adventure Series Arrives This September


Kodansha Stops Publishing Nemesis Manga Magazine

posted on 2018-08-11 01:02 EDT by Egan Loo
Hiroaki Samura’s Die Wergelder moves to Shonen Sirius, some titles move online

ANN Review - Black Torch GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Aug 11th 2018


Shirō Yoshida’s Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Manga Ends in 3 Chapters

posted on 2018-08-12 00:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga adaptation of Wit Studio’s original anime launched in May 2016

ANN Review - The Voynich Hotel GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Aug 12th 2018

My Love Story!! Gets Side Story Chapter in September

posted on 2018-08-12 16:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga ended in 2016; inspired 2015 TV anime, live-action film

Lezhin Comics Quietly Rolls Out Netflix Style Website

Aug 12th 2018
Relaunch of site focuses on cleaner interface and better user experience


Trinity Seven’s Kenji Saito, Chako Abeno Launch Witch Order Modern Fantasy Manga in September

posted on 2018-08-13 01:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Saito, Abeno previously collaborated on Trinity Seven: Liese Chronicle spinoff manga

Kaiji Kawaguchi, Shinji Makari Launch New Manga

posted on 2018-08-13 02:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yugo, Zipang creators collaborate for Sagara ~S no Dōsotai~ manga

Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw Manga Gets 2nd Series in September

posted on 2018-08-13 12:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Rei Mikamoto’s original manga ran from 2009-2017, inspired live-action film

New Manga Publishing Company Denpa Launches, Licenses Kaiji, Inside Mari, More

posted on 2018-08-13 13:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Works by Hiroyuki Asada, panpanya, Asumiko Nakamura, Range Murata also licensed

Hiroshi Takahashi’s Jank Runk Family Manga Resumes on August 28

posted on 2018-08-13 15:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga ended 1st part, began hiatus in February

Everyone’s Getting Married Creator Izumi Miyazono Launches New Series

posted on 2018-08-13 16:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ai ni Nante Oborenai centers on new hire with sleazy but talented boss

Sankarea’s Mitsuru Hattori to Launch New Manga

posted on 2018-08-13 18:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kaijū-iro no Shima to debut in September


Those Who Hunt Elves’ Yu Yagami Launches Manga of Orphen’s Comedy Spinoff Novels

posted on 2018-08-14 03:10 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Majutsushi Orphen: Mubō-hen manga adapts 13-novel comedy spinoff

ANN Review - Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria Novel 6

by Theron Martin, Aug 14th 2018

One-Punch Man Ranks #2 on U.S. Monthly Bookscan July List

posted on 2018-08-14 21:01 EDT by Alex Mateo
Dragon Ball Super, My Hero Academia: Vigilantes, My Hero Academia, Attack on Titan, Berserk, Tokyo Ghoul:re, Tokyo Ghoul also rank


Weekly Shonen Jump: In grip of midlife crisis, or still a big draw?

August 15, 2018 at 11:35 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Inio Asano Resumes Yūsha-tachi Manga for Limited Run

posted on 2018-08-15 02:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Asano published 2 chapters of manga in Hibana in 2015, 2016

ANN Review - The Promised Neverland GN 3

by Nick Creamer, Aug 15th 2018

I Want to Eat Your Pancreas Novel Gets Sequel Novel as Theater Bonus

posted on 2018-08-15 11:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Chichi to Tsuioku no Dareka ni novel debuts with September 1 film

The Genius Adaptations of Tomihiko Morimi’s Novels

by Kim Morrissy, Aug 15th 2018

Otoko-Zaka Manga Begins Next Arc on August 18

posted on 2018-08-15 19:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Saint Seiya’s Kurumuda to relaunch series on Shonen Jump+


Alim, tri-Ace, Shueisha Launch Mist Gears Project With Manga, Novel

posted on 2018-08-16 09:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

ANN Review - That Blue Sky Feeling GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Aug 16th 2018

Viz Media Licenses Fullmetal Alchemist: The Complete Four-Panel Comics

posted on 2018-08-16 13:59 EDT by Karen Ressler
Book slated for spring 2019

Tell Your Family You Eloped with Kenjirou Hata’s Newest Manga Bonuses

posted on 2018-08-16 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge


Alice in Murderland Manga Ends Serialization Next Month

posted on 2018-08-17 00:32 EDT by Karen Ressler
Angel Sanctuary’s Kaori Yuki launched manga in 2014

The Irregular at Magic High School: Raihōsha-hen Manga Ends in 7th Volume

posted on 2018-08-17 01:07 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga’s 6th & 7th volumes both slated for summer 2019

Tonikaku Cawaii Celebrates Manga Volume Two with Teaser Video

August 17, 2018 8:27am CDT
Voice unit Earphones handles the narration for promo hyping up the latest work from author Kenjiro Hata

ANN Review - Tokyo Alice GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Aug 17th 2018

Rei Hiroe’s Black Lagoon Manga Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2018-08-17 14:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
11th compiled book volume ships in November

Manga Answerman - Why is Summer the Season for Spooky Stories in Manga?

by Deb Aoki, Aug 17th 2018


… Wait, they had a manga called Alice in Murderland?




Osamu Tezuka’s Dororo Manga Gets Remake in October

posted on 2018-08-18 00:08 EDT
Attack on Titan: Before the Fall manga’s Satoshi Shiki draws new manga

Saint Seiya Episode Zero Mini-Series Manga Gets 2nd Season in December

posted on 2018-08-18 00:32 EDT
Saint Seiya prequel to center on conspiracy brewing under the shadow of Saga, Kanon

ANN Review - Accomplishments of the Duke’s Daughter GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Aug 18th 2018

Chikara Sakuma’s Megalobox Manga Ends

posted on 2018-08-18 15:10 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga adaptation of April anime series launched in February

Bloody Monday Artist Publishes Manga Based on “Urban Legend”

August 18, 2018 10:20pm EDT / Crunchyroll
Volume 1 of This Man goes into print


ANN Review - Defeating the Demon Lord’s a Cinch (If You’ve Got a Ringer) Novel 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Aug 19th 2018

Gintama Manga Ends in 5 Chapters

posted on 2018-08-19 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hideaki Sorachi’s long-running action-comedy began in 2004, inspired anime, films

Magazine Manga Contest Participants Get ‘Jump SQ. Master Bible’ by Popular Creators

posted on 2018-08-19 15:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Fate/Extella Spinoff Manga Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2018-08-19 16:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Fate/Ikustella manga spinoff launched on March 6

‘We Never Learn’ Manga to Have Important Announcement Next Week

posted on 2018-08-19 21:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda


Haruto Ikezawa’s Noah’s Notes Manga Ends

posted on 2018-08-20 00:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in Weekly Shonen Jump on March 12

KANTA ON MANGA / Meals from wartime carry on in present-day dining

10:51 am, August 20, 2018 / The Japan News

Manga Anthology Gets to the ‘Meat’ of It, Literally

posted on 2018-08-20 13:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Mom Is Calling in New Light Novel Promotional Videos

August 20, 2018 8:05pm CDT
Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? enlists Ai Kayano for video project


Ryo Hanada’s Devils’ Line Manga Ends in 4 Chapters

posted on 2018-08-21 01:40 EDT
Manga launched in 2013, inspired TV anime in April

Sneak a Peek at the Maho no Tabitabi Audio Drama CD

August 21, 2018 11:06am CDT
Volume 8 of the fantasy light novel series hits bookstores in Japan in November


Citrus Yuri Manga Gets Citrus Plus Spinoff in Winter

posted on 2018-08-22 07:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Saburouta’s main Citrus manga ended on August 18

Nicole Fujita Headache Medication Commercials Get Manga Version

posted on 2018-08-22 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Ace Attorney Gets New Manga Series in V-Jump Magazine

posted on 2018-08-22 16:01 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga begins serialization on September 21

[New Life+] Manga Resumes Following Original Light Novel Author’s Controversy

posted on 2018-08-22 20:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Next update slated for September 22


Itsuwaribito’s Iinuma Launches Manga of Novel by Cheeky Angel’s Nishimori

posted on 2018-08-23 00:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Pair’s previous Nanimo nai Kedo Sora wa Aoi manga also based on novel

Viz Media Announces the Award-Winning 20th Century Boys in a New Perfect Edition

Aug 23rd 2018
A Deluxe Version Of Naoki Urasawa’s Acclaimed Series About A Group Of Boys Trying To Save The World From Destruction

Ema Toyama Launches New Manga in November in Nakayoshi Magazine

posted on 2018-08-23 09:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Missions of Love author also pens 1-shot in magazine’s October issue

Gang King Manga Enters ‘Climax’ in 32nd Volume in February 2019

posted on 2018-08-23 10:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga moved to Evening magazine, started “last spurt” in December

Naoki Yamamoto’s Red Historical Manga Ends

posted on 2018-08-23 12:15 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Red Saishūshō Asama Sansō no 10-hiai centers on final days of United Red Army

Raise wa Tanin ga Ii, Senpai ga Uzai Kōhai no Hanashi Take Top Prizes at Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Awards

posted on 2018-08-23 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
Dr. Stone takes 2nd in print category

New from No Starch Press: The Manga Guide to Cryptography

Aug 23rd 2018
Decode the mysteries of cryptography with latest in the Manga Guide series

Girls’ High’s Oshima Ends Shitamachi Sentō Kazoku With 4th Volume

posted on 2018-08-23 23:02 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga about family running a bathhouse launched in 2017


Seirou Opera Manga by Black Bird’s Sakurakoji Enters Climax

posted on 2018-08-24 08:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga follows Yoshiwara-district courtesan in Edo period

Hi Score Girl Manga Ends on September 25

posted on 2018-08-24 11:24 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Series about boy, girl playing 90s arcade games launched in 2010

Gundam’s Yoshikazu Yasuhiko Launches ‘Final New’ Manga Series

posted on 2018-08-24 12:15 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Inui to Tatsumi -Siberia Shuppei Hishi- centers on two young men in Siberian Intervention

Absolute Duo Manga’s Shinichirou Nariie Launches New Manga

posted on 2018-08-24 13:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
New manga continues adaptation of Sono Mono, Nochi ni… light novels

Manga Answerman - Why Don’t More Manga Publishers Use Kickstarter?

by Deb Aoki, Aug 24th 2018

Comics Subscription Service InkyPen Announced for Nintendo Switch

posted on 2018-08-24 18:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Service launching this November to include manga