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2010 Detective Conan: The Lost Ship in the Sky Anime Film Gets Manga

posted on 2018-08-25 03:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
14th film in film series features terrorist incident aboard airship

Takahiro, Kei Toru’s Akame ga Kill! Zero Manga to End in 10th Volume

posted on 2018-08-25 06:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Prequel manga launched in 2013

Shōjo Manga Predicted 2018’s Japanese High School Baseball Championship 34 Years Ago

posted on 2018-08-25 16:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


Iris Zero Fantasy Manga Resumes in September

posted on 2018-08-26 09:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Digital Manga publishes series about people with superpowers in English

ANN Review - Me, a Genius? eBook 1

by James Beckett, Aug 26th 2018

Erotic Manga Artist Who Left Company Describes Poor Pay, Rejection

posted on 2018-08-26 12:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Tsutomu Takahashi’s Neun Manga Has ‘Important Announcement’ on September 3

posted on 2018-08-26 13:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins


Irregular at Magic High School’s ‘President Election Arc’ Manga Approaches Climax

posted on 2018-08-27 06:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Yuzuki N Dash launched manga on April 27

Masamune-kun’s Revenge Manga Gets New Spinoff Series in September

posted on 2018-08-27 07:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Short series to tell “after stories” of characters

My Wife is the Student Council President’s Yumi Nakata Launches New Manga in Winter 2019

posted on 2018-08-27 09:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
My Wife is the Student Council President manga ends serialization

Shomin Sample Manga Ends in September

posted on 2018-08-27 09:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga adapts original light novel series that inspired anime in 2015

ANN Review - My Hero Academia GN 14

by Nick Creamer, Aug 27th 2018

Swiss Internet ‘Pervert’ Melonpan’s 66 Pounds of Dōjin Confiscated by Customs

posted on 2018-08-27 14:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Marmalade Boy Little Manga Ends Next Month

posted on 2018-08-27 16:05 EDT by Karen Ressler
Sequel series launched in 2013

Naoki Urasawa Draws 1-Shot in Monthly Spirits Magazine in September

posted on 2018-08-27 20:05 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga related to late musician Kenji Endō, the inspiration for Urasawa’s 20th Century Boys protagonist

Viz Media Announces New Shojo Manga Series Ao Haru Ride

Aug 27th 2018
From the Creator of STROBE EDGE Comes a New Popular Romance Series Debuting Early This Fall


Load Up on Carbs with Manga Noodle Anthology

posted on 2018-08-28 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Galaxy Express 999 Web Manga Depicts Tetsurō, Maetel’s Chats

posted on 2018-08-28 21:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Maco-Ching Ishihara draws The Gentetsu 999 manga

Global Yaoi Manga Publisher SuBLime Releases Ogeretsu Tanaka’s Escape Journey

Aug 28th 2018
Love Is Rekindled In New Series ESCAPE JOURNEY Available This Fall


Twin Star Exorcists Spinoff Novel Gets Manga Series Adaptation

posted on 2018-08-29 01:40 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tenen Jakko novel by Hajime Tanaka focuses on Seigen and Yukari

12 Manga Magazines Have Ended In 1st Half of 2018

posted on 2018-08-29 20:10 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Low circulation, proliferation of smartphones cited as reasons

Sublime Delivers New Forbidden Supernatural Love Series Coyote

Aug 29th 2018
A Werewolf And A Human Fall In Lust (Love?) In The New Series From VOID Creator


Liar! Uncover the Truth App Gets Manga

posted on 2018-08-30 04:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launches on September 10

Shuu Katayama Launches New Manga Based on Online Occult Stories

posted on 2018-08-30 09:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nakushita Nanika no Sagashikata manga launches in September based on Harumi Fujino horror stories

ANN Review - Chio’s School Road GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Aug 30th 2018

Oya-san to Boku Manga Goes on Hiatus After Lead Character’s Real-Life Inspiration Passes Away

posted on 2018-08-30 14:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Best-selling essay manga about author & his landlady inspired anime short

Japan’s Readers Pick 20 Horror Manga to Keep You Up at Night

posted on 2018-08-30 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

‘And you thought there is never a girl online?’ Manga Ends in September

posted on 2018-08-30 16:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga adapts light novels that also inspired anime


Slayers Novel Original Series’ Long-Awaited 16th Volume Set for Release on October 20

August 31, 2018 2:20am CDT
The 29-year-old fantasy light novel series has printed more than 20 million copies

Kodansha Comics to Release Peach Girl NEXT, The Walls between Us, Ao-chan Can’t Study! Manga Digitally

posted on 2018-08-31 05:40 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
3 new manga to launch in September

Manga Answerman - Digital, Print or Both? How Do Manga Publishers Decide?

by Deb Aoki, Aug 31st 2018

Sgt. Frog Manga Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Shibuya Tower Records Exhibit

posted on 2018-08-31 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy


Grand Blue Dreaming Artist Kimitake Yoshioka Launches Temple Manga

posted on 2018-09-01 04:30 EDT
Series centers on young man who turns to priesthood to rid himself of lecherous thoughts

Roundup of Newly Revealed Print Counts for Manga, Light Novel Series (July-August)

posted on 2018-09-01 12:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Witch Hat Atelier, Devils’ Line, Wotakoi, Kakegurui, Golden Kamuy, D-Frag!, more

Ribon Magazine Honors Momoko Sakura With Chibi Maruko-chan Booklet

posted on 2018-09-01 16:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Rikei ga Koi ni Ochita no de Shōmei Shite Mita Manga Collaborates With Glasses Brand

posted on 2018-09-01 17:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

ANN Review - My Monster Secret GN 11

by Nick Creamer, Sep 1st 2018


Haikyu!! Manga Gets Claymation Short for Jump Special Anime Festa 2018 Event

posted on 2018-09-02 11:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Masayoshi Satosho’s Momiji no Kisetsu Manga Ends in Shonen Jump

posted on 2018-09-02 12:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Shogi manga launched on May 14

Neun Manga’s ‘Important Announcement’ is Change in Publishing Schedule

posted on 2018-09-02 13:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Saikano’s Shin Takahashi Ends Kanata Kakeru Manga

posted on 2018-09-02 13:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Author launches new work about university ekiden race in 2019

ANN Review - Black Clover GN 12

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 2nd 2018


Ro-Kyu-Bu! Writer Launches Gothic & Lolita Ping-Pong Novel

posted on 2018-09-03 13:59 EDT by Karen Ressler
New novel ships in Japan on Friday

Denpa Licenses Today’s Menu for Emiya Family Manga

posted on 2018-09-03 17:17 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga is inspiring ongoing net anime

1st Banner of the Stars Novel in 5 Years Debuts

posted on 2018-09-03 18:59 EDT by Karen Ressler
Sci-fi series’ 6th volume ships on Wednesday in Japan

J-Novel Club and Crunchyroll Announce Partnership for Super Fan Pack Subscription

Sep 3rd 2018
Subscribers to Crunchyroll’s Super Fan Pack will get full access to J-Novel Club included!

KANTA ON MANGA / A look at the divide and conquer world of cells

10:52 am, September 03, 2018


Final Gonna be the Twin-Tail!! Light Novel Volume Listed in October

posted on 2018-09-04 01:10 EDT
Novel series by Yume Mizusawa, Ayumu Kasuga launched in 2012, inspired TV anime in 2014

Crunchyroll Manga Announces Talentless Nana, One Room of Happiness, and YanOta

September 04, 2018 12:33am EDT
3 titles from Square Enix with more on the way

Hunter x Hunter Manga Returns From 5-Month Hiatus on September 22

posted on 2018-09-04 11:50 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Series went on hiatus on April 9

Fall in Love Like a Comic’s Chitose Yagami Ends Honey :heart: Days Manga

posted on 2018-09-04 16:10 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yagami to launch new manga in December

Cross Infinite World Licenses emeth: Island of Golems Novel

posted on 2018-09-04 20:10 EDT by Karen Ressler
Story by Final Fantasy Type-0 novel writers will have new art in English

Blade Dance of Elementalers Anime VAs Reunite for New Drama CD

September 04, 2018 9:15pm CDT
Yu Shimizu’s fantasy light novel series has printed more than 2 million copies


Review - Dawn of the Mapmaker: The Surveyor Girl and the Forbidden Knowledge eBook 1

by Theron Martin, Sep 5th 2018

Contents Announced for 1st TezuComi Tribute Magazine

posted on 2018-09-05 13:15 EDT by Karen Ressler
Atsushi Kaneko, Enokids, more pen tributes to Osamu Tezuka

Modomu Akagawara’s Anitomo Manga Ends on September 20

posted on 2018-09-05 15:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in 2015, inspired live-action series, film

Yorochien Kids’ Magazine Bundles Entire Gacha Machine

posted on 2018-09-05 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

My Neighbor Seki’s Morishige Ends Voiradi Manga in October

posted on 2018-09-05 19:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Short series about voice actress launched in June 2017

Hakase Ends Love Concierge Manga, Launches New Series

posted on 2018-09-05 20:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda and Karen Ressler
New “Myth Police 24 Hours” manga adapts free browser game

Japanese Pub Chain Offers Cells at Work Manga Spinoff Compilation

posted on 2018-09-05 20:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

New Lupin III Digital Art Book Brings Line Art to Life

September 05, 2018 6:51pm CDT
E-SAKUGA lets you scroll through sketches and unused materials


Hiroki Yagami Launches New Dear Boys Act 4 Basketball Manga in October

posted on 2018-09-06 02:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga centers on Shōnan Dai Sagami High School characters with new protagonist

Seven Seas Expands ebook Availability to Kobo, iBooks, Google Play

posted on 2018-09-06 03:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire’s Serizawa Launches Saru Lock Reboot Manga

posted on 2018-09-06 03:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga about lockpicking genius launches in October; manga previously inspired live-action film, series

Hiromu Shinozuka’s PriPri Chi-chan!! Manga Ends With 7th Volume

posted on 2018-09-06 04:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga inspired 2017 anime series

The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls Wild Wind Girl Burning Road Manga Ends on November 6

posted on 2018-09-06 06:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff of manga focusing on Takumi Mukai launched in March

eigoMANGA Is Developing A Streaming App for iPhone and Android Devices

Sep 6th 2018

Chrono Ma:gia Manga Ends Due to Author’s Health, New Manga Adaptation Planned

posted on 2018-09-06 09:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga went on hiatus in July due to author’s health

Hyouge Mono’s Yoshihiro Yamada Launches New Short Manga

posted on 2018-09-06 11:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Edo-period historical manga based on Shōtarō Ikenami’s novels

Puri Puri Manga’s Taro Chiaki Ends Yomekura Manga

posted on 2018-09-06 13:25 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga about boy in class full of bride candidates launched in 2015

Hana Yume Ai Web Magazine Details Lineup

posted on 2018-09-06 16:25 EDT by Karen Ressler
1st issue features new series by Meca Tanaka, Nanpei Yamada, more

SLAM DUNK New Edition Monopolizes Top Six on Japan’s Weekly Manga Sales Chart

September 06, 2018 9:10pm CDT
All the 20 cover illustration are newly drawn by the original manga author

Viz Media Launches Juni Taisen: Zodiac War Manga

Sep 6th 2018
New Series Based On The Hit Novel That Depicts 12 Supernatural Fighters Locked In A Deadly Battle Debuts Next Month

Viz Media Releases Nier:Automata: Long Story Short Novel Based on Hit Video Game

Sep 6th 2018
New Book Expands On The War Between Machines And Humanity


Haruka Takachiho’s New Dirty Pair Novel Coming This Year

September 07, 2018 12:10am CDT
Illustrations are confirmed to be drawn by the original illustrator Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Nodoka Shinomaru’s Poco’s Udon World Manga Ends With 12th Volume

posted on 2018-09-07 02:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga inspired 2016 TV anime

Bloom Into You Yuri Manga Gets Side Story Novel

posted on 2018-09-07 03:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hitoma Iruma pens novel centering on Sayaka Saeki slated for November 10

Manga University x Crunchyroll “Manga Cookbook Vol. 3” Special Edition

Sep 7th 2018

Answerman - Since When Can Publishers Other Than Viz Publish Jump Titles?

by Deb Aoki, Sep 7th 2018

1st Dirty Pair Novel in 11 Years Slated for This Year

posted on 2018-09-07 20:59 EDT by Karen Ressler
Haruka Takachiho writes new novel with art by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Cross Infinite World Licenses Square Enix Novels’ emeth: Island of Golems

Sep 7th 2018

KANTA ON MANGA / Misguided young people embraced violent ideology

10:31 am, September 07, 2018 / The Japan News


Star Ocean anamnesis Smartphone Game Inspires Web Manga

posted on 2018-09-08 05:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The Devil is a Part-Timer!'s Satoshi Wagahara writes new manga based on game’s “Episode 2” story

Light Novel Series ‘Hundred’ Ends in 16th Volume in October

posted on 2018-09-08 07:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
School battle series inspired 12-episode TV anime in April 2016

ANN Review - Love Me, My Knight GNs 1-2

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 8th 2018

New York Review Comics Publishes Collection of Tadao Tsuge Manga

posted on 2018-09-08 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Slum Wolf book shipped on August 28

Initial D’s Keisuke Appears in MF Ghost Manga

posted on 2018-09-08 14:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Sayonara Mini Skirt Manga’s Live-Action Videos Preview 2nd Chapter

posted on 2018-09-08 17:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


ANN Review - School of Horns GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 9th 2018

The Promised Neverland Manga Enters Final Arc

posted on 2018-09-09 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga’s TV anime adaptation to have advanced screening at Jump Special Anime Festa event

Back Street Girls Manga Ends on September 15

posted on 2018-09-09 11:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga inspired ongoing TV anime series; Kodansha Comics publishes manga in English

Kimi wo Shinryakuseyo! Manga Ends in Shonen Jump

posted on 2018-09-09 12:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Kazusa Inaoka launched manga about alien on May 21

Attack on Titan High School Alternate Universe Manga Gets Drama CD

posted on 2018-09-09 18:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Shonen Jump Magazine Launches 2 New Gag Manga on September 15

posted on 2018-09-09 23:26 EDT / ANN
Newcomers Yūshin Kuroki, Seiji Hayashi previously published 1-shots for Shonen Jump, Shonen Jump+


ANN Review: So I’m a Spider, So What? Novel 3

by Theron Martin, Sep 10th 2018

Answerman - How Do Manga Based On Original Anime Get Made?

by Justin Sevakis, Sep 10th 2018

Viz’s Shonen Jump to Preview Teenage Renaissance! David, I’m From Japan Manga

posted on 2018-09-10 13:36 EDT by Karen Ressler
2 gag manga to debut next week

The Promised Neverland Readers Put Faith in Emma in Popularity Poll

posted on 2018-09-10 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Crows Manga’s Tribute Project Continues With Fist of the North Star: Strawberry Flavor Crossover

posted on 2018-09-10 18:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


Prison School’s Akira Hiramoto Launches New Manga on September 25

posted on 2018-09-11 04:40 EDT
Tentatively titled RaW Hero manga in Evening magazine

ANN Review - Shortcake Cake GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 11th 2018

My Hero Academia Takes 9 Spots in Top 20 U.S. Bookscan List for August

posted on 2018-09-11 20:10 EDT by Karen Ressler
Dragon Ball Super, Tokyo Ghoul:re, RWBY, One Piece, One-Punch Man also rank


Mega Man 11 Game Gets 26-Page Manga by NT Warrior Manga Artist

posted on 2018-09-12 01:05 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ryo Takamisaki previously drew MegaMan NT Warrior manga

Dorohedoro’s Q Hayashida Launches New Manga Series Next Spring

posted on 2018-09-12 01:35 EDT by Karen Ressler
Dai Dark manga teased with “space, planets, epic adventure”

ANN Review - The Promised Neverland GN 4

by Nick Creamer, Sep 12th 2018

Terraformars Manga Goes Back on Hiatus, Returns in November

posted on 2018-09-12 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga recently resumed in April after year-long hiatus

Kimi ni Todoke Manga’s 2nd Spinoff Chapter Debuts Next Month

posted on 2018-09-12 21:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
1st spinoff chapter debuted on April 13

The World God Only Knows Creator’s King of Idol Manga Ends With 6th Volume

posted on 2018-09-12 22:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about cross-dressing boy who goes to idol school launched in May 2017


Baki Manga Has Important Announcement on September 20

posted on 2018-09-13 00:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Rokurou Ōgaki’s Shinobino Manga Ends With 6th Volume

posted on 2018-09-13 03:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about last living shinobi by The Unlimited - Hyōbu Kyōsuke manga artist launched in July 2017

New Saint Tail Manga Launches on Thursday

posted on 2018-09-13 05:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kaitō Saint Tail girls! manga by Shiki Yamori set some years after original Saint Tail vanished

Gundam Thunderbolt Manga Goes on Hiatus Due to Artist’s Health

posted on 2018-09-13 11:35 EDT by Egan Loo
Yasuo Ohtagaki dealing with inflaming surrounding tendons

Hifumi’s Shijūshichi Taisen Manga Takes Top Prize in Web Manga General Election

posted on 2018-09-13 14:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
Uramichi Oniisan, Oji-sama to Neko round out top three

Japanese Publisher Prepping for 2nd Christian Light Novel Competition

posted on 2018-09-13 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge