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Japan’s Oldest Anime Magazine Animage Gets Digital Edition

posted on 2018-09-14 10:00 EDT by Karen Ressler

Gintama Manga Moves to Jump Giga Magazine

posted on 2018-09-14 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Author Hideaki Sorachi to work on manga’s ending for “a little while longer”

Manga Answerman - How Come Some Manga Are Still Published “Flopped”?

by Deb Aoki, Sep 14th 2018

Naoki Urasawa Launches New Manga in Big Comic Spirits

posted on 2018-09-14 13:59 EDT by Karen Ressler
Teaser visual shows running child

Momoiro Clover Z Idols Find Themselves Drifting in a Strange Classroom

posted on 2018-09-14 14:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
Latest CD single cover art drawn by horror manga creator Kazuo Umezu

Monster Musume Manga Goes on Hiatus Due to Author’s Health

posted on 2018-09-14 15:41 EDT by Karen Ressler
Author does not set return date, plans to focus on recovery


MY love STORY!! Returns for One-Off Manga Installment

September 15, 2018 12:08am EDT / Crunchyroll
60-page special will see the characters in college

ANN Review - Hakumei & Mikochi: Tiny Little Life in the Woods GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 15th 2018

New Sensual Phrase Work Being Prepared by Manga Creator

posted on 2018-09-15 12:32 EDT by Egan Loo
Separate from previously announced Spring 2019 band-training/romance game app


Oh man! I can’t wait!!


Back to the Future Manga by One Punch Man Artist Yuusuke Murata Cancelled

posted on 2018-09-16 00:35 EDT by Egan Loo
Film’s writer Bob Gale would have supervised series, now dropped due to rights issues

Muraji Ends Majutsushi Orphen Haguretabi - Wa ga Mune de Nemure Bōrei Manga

posted on 2018-09-16 06:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
“Episode 3” of Muragi’s Sorcerous Stabber Orphen manga launched in March

Senpai ga Uzai Kōhai no Hanashi Manga’s Promo Video Stars Haruka Shiraishi, Takaya Kuroda

posted on 2018-09-16 13:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


Nokemono to Hanayome Manga by Utena’s Ikuhara Gets ‘New Chapter’

posted on 2018-09-17 02:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Dōkyūsei’s Asumiko Nakamura collaborates with Ikuhara on manga

ANN Review - Dr. Stone GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 17th 2018

Golden Kamuy Goes Silver for Senior Citizens’ Day

September 17, 2018 12:15pm CDT
Satoru Noda recreates popular chapters for special book


Dynamic Chord, Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens Ch. 2 Manga End in October

posted on 2018-09-18 01:20 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Both manga launched in G Fantasy last year

Detective Conan Manga Takes 9-Week Hiatus

posted on 2018-09-18 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Creator Gosho Aoyama to conduct research during break

Tamiki Wakaki’s King of Idol Manga Ends Serialization

posted on 2018-09-18 11:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by The World God Only Knows creator launched in May 2017


ANN Review - Eccentric Master and the Fake Lover Novel 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 19th 2018

Baki-Dou Manga Continues With New Serialization on October 4

posted on 2018-09-19 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Baki franchise’s new series centers on legendary sumo wrestler

Dark Horse Announces Berserk Deluxe and Berserk: The Flame Dragon Knight

September 19, 2018 10:05am CDT
Collect Kentaro Miura’s manga in deluxe hardcover omnibus releases

Maine Pastors Attempt to Remove My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness Manga from Library Display

posted on 2018-09-19 13:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Seven Seas Licenses Naoko Kodama’s ‘I Married My Best Friend to Shut My Parents Up’ Yuri Manga

posted on 2018-09-19 15:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
1-volume manga by NTR creator debuted in Japan this year

Seven Seas Licenses Mythical Beast Investigator Manga

posted on 2018-09-19 16:24 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga adapts fantasy light novel about girl investigator and supernatural bodyguard

Seven Seas Adds Mushoku Tensei: Roxy Gets Serious Spinoff Manga

posted on 2018-09-19 17:23 EDT by Karen Ressler
Seven Seas also publishes Mushoku Tensei manga, light novels


‘My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected’ Novel Series Ends With 14th Volume

posted on 2018-09-20 06:47 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Novels inspired 2 TV anime series

Amuse USA and Z2 Comics Announce Apocrypha: The Legend of Babymetal Limited Deluxe Edition And Tease Details From The Graphic Novel

Sep 20th 2018

Viz Media Announces the Release of Frankenstein: Junji Iro Story Collection

Sep 20th 2018
Beautiful Hardcover Edition Reimagines Mary Shelley’s Classic Monster Story And Includes Six Short Stories And More From Junji Ito

Viz Media Releases My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Film’s Bonus Manga in English

posted on 2018-09-20 10:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kōhei Horikoshi drew 10-page manga about All Might’s past

Hinomaru Zumō Manga Gets 3rd Novel in October

posted on 2018-09-20 12:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
3rd novel in Atarō Kuma’s Hinomaru Zumō Shijūhatte side story novels ships on October 4

Seven Seas Licenses Skeleton Knight in Another World Light Novels, Manga

posted on 2018-09-20 16:31 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga followers gamer who wakes up as skeleton in game world

Seven Seas Brings Love in a Ravaged World with Release of Eve x Eve Yuri Manga for Mature Audiences

Sep 20th 2018


ANN Review 0- The Rising of the Shield Hero Novel 12

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 21st 2018

Manga Answerman - Why Do So Many Manga Artists Avoid Being Photographed?

Jun 1st 2018

Double Decker! Doug & Kirill Anime Gets Manga by Tiger & Bunny’s Mizuki Sakakibara

posted on 2018-09-21 13:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga launches digitally on October 1

Seven Seas Licenses Creature Girls: A Field Journal in Another World Manga Under Mature Reader Imprint

posted on 2018-09-21 16:16 EDT by Karen Ressler
Company also announces adult yuri anthology Eve x Eve

Seven Seas Licenses My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! Manga

posted on 2018-09-21 17:16 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga follows otome gamer reborn into game as villain

Seven Seas Licenses Princess Jellyfish Creator Higashimura’s Autobiographical Manga Blank Canvas

posted on 2018-09-21 18:25 EDT by Karen Ressler
Series ran in Japan from 2011-2015 as Kakukaku Shikajika

This is the House That BL Built: Magazine Uses Hot Guys to Teach Architecture

posted on 2018-09-21 18:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

‘Tokyo Ghoul’ creator opens up

12:15 pm, September 21, 2018 / The Japan News


ANN Review - Escape Journey GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 22nd 2018

Viz Media Licences Snow White with the Red Hair Manga

posted on 2018-09-22 14:11 EDT by Karen Ressler
1st volume of manga that inspired 2 anime series slated for next spring


ANN Review - UQ Holder! GN 10

by Nick Creamer, Sep 23rd 2018


Exclusive: Sample 10 Pages from Eromanga Sensei Volume 1

September 24, 2018 9:05am CDT
Read the manga that inspired the anime adaptation

Goblin Slayer’s Spinoff Serialized Novel Also Gets Manga

posted on 2018-09-24 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Goblin Slayer Gaiden 2: Tsubanari no Daikatana novel, manga both launch in “a few days”

Akiko Higashimura’s Tokyo Tarareba Girls Manga Gets 3 New Chapters

posted on 2018-09-24 12:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New side story chapters will debut 1 chapter per month from October-December

KANTA ON MANGA / Math-themed manga depicts the beauty in complexity

10:51 am, September 24, 2018 / The Japan News

Witch Hat Atelier Manga’s 4th Volume Bundles Coloring Pages, Colored Pencils

posted on 2018-09-24 20:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


The Sneaker Light Novel Magazine’s Special Issue Includes Haruhi Short Story

posted on 2018-09-25 02:11 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Lodoss, Konosuba, more short stories also included in October 31 issue

Tomo-chan Is a Girl! Manga Ends With 8th Volume

posted on 2018-09-25 02:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Seven Seas publishes manga about tomboy who confesses to childhood friend

ANN Review - UQ Holder! GN 11

by Nick Creamer, Sep 25th 2018

The King of Braves Returns in GaoGaiGar/Betterman Web Manga

September 25, 2018 1:05pm CDT
Comicalization of web novel brings back mecha heroes ten years later

The High School Life of a Fudanshi Manga Ends

posted on 2018-09-25 18:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about male yaoi fan inspired 2016 TV anime

8 Translators Fight in “Manga Translation Battle of Professionals” Tournament

September 25, 2018 7:00pm CDT
The winner will be chosen by votes from the users


Pixiv, Ura Sunday Contest Seeks Writers for Women’s Isekai Stories

posted on 2018-09-26 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Mobile Suit Gundam UC Bande Dessinée Prequel Manga Ends Next Month

posted on 2018-09-26 20:15 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga will have run for 1 year

Gifū Dōdō!! Manga Ends on October 25

posted on 2018-09-26 21:15 EDT by Karen Ressler
Final spinoff series of Tetsuo Hara’s manga began in 2014

Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Fans Elect ‘Mikorin’ as Idol Group’s Center

posted on 2018-09-26 22:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Fate/GO Brings Its Count of Monte Cristo to the Manga Page

September 26, 2018 11:10pm CDT
TYPE-MOON compiles popular installments by the artist of Goblin Slayer


Pompo: The Cinéphile Manga Gets Animated Ad

posted on 2018-09-27 00:59 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga’s 2nd volume shipped on Thursday

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Gets Spinoff Manga

posted on 2018-09-27 07:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shizuku Akechi’s spinoff manga centers on Rimuru reincarnated back into salaryman life with slime body

Berserk Manga Gets Live-Action Promotional Video

posted on 2018-09-27 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Video commemorates release of manga’s 40th volume on Friday

GaoGaiGar, Betterman Get Crossover Web Manga

posted on 2018-09-27 17:55 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga adapts novel series that is already running

J-Novel Club Details My Next Life as a Villainess, Apparently it’s My Fault That My Husband Has The Head of a Beast Novel Releases

posted on 2018-09-27 18:55 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Parts of 1st volumes available now with complete volumes launching in December


Berserk Manga’s Live-Action Promotional Video Now Streaming

posted on 2018-09-28 01:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shigeru Matsuzaki plays Guts in video for manga’s 40th volume

Persona 5 Game Gets New Manga in October

posted on 2018-09-28 03:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
P4U2: Ultimax’s Rokuro Saitō to draw new Persona 5 Memento Mission manga

Rising of the Shield Hero Novels Get 4-Panel Spinoff Manga

posted on 2018-09-28 09:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Akagashi draws Tate no Yūsha no to Aru 1-Nichi comedy manga

ANN Review - Erased [Hardcover] GN 5

Sep 28, 2018

A Sneak Peek at All 50 Manga at Shonen Jump’s 50th Anniversary Exhibition!

September 28, 2018 1:00pm CDT
Shonen Jump set up a manga gallery for their 50th birthday with 50 of their top manga!

Manga Answerman - How Come Only Some Manga Use Honorifics?

by Deb Aoki, Sep 28th 2018

Manga Creator Moyoco Anno Offers Coloring Page Set

posted on 2018-09-28 18:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Fist of the North Star: Strawberry Flavor Manga Goes on Hiatus Due to Artist’s Health

posted on 2018-09-28 19:15 EDT by Karen Ressler
Gag manga spinoff debuted in 2013, inspired anime

Get Ready for Gantz G Vol. 2 with Exclusive Sample Pages

September 28, 2018 6:06pm CDT
Next set of collected chapters releases on October 10

Kodansha Comics Adds Forest of Piano, Are You Lost?, Kira-kun Today, Tokyo Revengers, Mikami-sensei’s Way of Love Manga Digitally

posted on 2018-09-28 20:01 EDT by Karen Ressler
Also Princess Resurrection Nightmare manga

Strange+ Manga Ends Serialization Next Month After 16 Years

posted on 2018-09-28 22:15 EDT by Karen Ressler
Slapstick manga inspired 2 TV anime

Fantasy manga gains 2nd life in anime, sequel

10:52 am, September 28, 2018 / The Japan News


Keiko Suenobu’s Life 2 Manga Approaches Climax

posted on 2018-09-01 09:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about female police officer launched in June 2016

JIN, Mahiro Satou’s Kagerou Daze Manga to End in 13th Volume

posted on 2018-09-29 08:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Final volume to ship next spring

Crimson Hero’s Mitsuba Takanashi Launches Otome Tsubaki wa Warawanai Manga

posted on 2018-09-29 10:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New manga to center on 25-year-old woman who works at stationary shop

Jiisama ga Iku Manga Tells Story of Old Man Living in Another World

posted on 2018-09-29 13:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Sgt. Frog Gets New Manga Series to Mark 20th Anniversary

posted on 2018-09-29 15:00 EDT by Egan Loo and Karen Ressler
Chō Keroro Gunsō UC: Keroro Robo Daikessen manga launches next month

Roundup of Newly Revealed Print Counts for Manga, Light Novel Series (September)

posted on 2018-09-29 23:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Re:Zero, Berserk, Kagerou Daze, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Haikyu!!, My Hero Academia, Trinity Seven, more


Danchigai’s Kazusa Yoneda Ends ‘The villain’s prince can’t be in love.’ Manga

posted on 2018-09-30 02:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Romantic comedy about high schooler trying to change his image launched last November

Godzilla: Planet of Monsters Manga Ends

posted on 2018-09-30 04:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga launched on Shonen Jump+ app in March

Shitei Bōryoku Shōjo Shiomi-chan Manga by Midori Days’ Inoue Ends in October

posted on 2018-09-30 06:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about crime boss who undergoes plastic surgery to become young girl launched in May 2016

LoveR Dating Sim Game Gets Manga

posted on 2018-09-30 08:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Daisuke Kazuwo draws manga based on Tarō Minoboshi’s character designs

Ryo Ikuemi Launches New Manga Next Spring

posted on 2018-09-30 12:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Pops, Cousin author also published new 1-shot on Wednesday

Ai Takahashi’s Ōedo Yōkai Kawaraban Manga Ends in October

posted on 2018-09-30 13:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga based on novel series by Elegant Yokai Apartment Life’s Kōzuki launched in 2013

Tsuchii’s Noble Witches Manga Ends

posted on 2018-09-30 15:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga adaptation of Strike Witches spinoff novel series launched in May 2017

Goro Taniguchi, Akihiko Higuchi’s ĀTRAIL Manga Ends on October 26

posted on 2018-09-30 17:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
1st manga series by Code Geass director Taniguchi launched in October 2015

Black Clover: Quartet Knights Game Gets Manga Adaptation

posted on 2018-09-30 19:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Yumiya Tashiro will launch manga on Shonen Jump+ app on October 7

Akimine Kamijyō Ends Kobayashi Shōnen to Futei no Kaijin Manga on October 6

posted on 2018-09-30 21:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga adapts Japanese mystery writer Rampo Edogawa’s short stories


ANN Review - Tokyo Ghoul:re GN 3 & 4

by Rebecca Silverman, Oct 1st 2018

Revue Starlight, Angel’s 3Piece Manga Both End on October 30

posted on 2018-10-01 11:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Angel’s 3Piece adapts light novel series by Ro-Kyu-Bu! author

In This Corner of the World’s Fumiyo Kouno Draws 1-Shot Manga About Physicist Lise Meitner

posted on 2018-10-01 20:30 EDT by Karen Ressler

Manga comics turn gray - but spirited - along with readers

Oct. 2, 2018 05:05 am JST / Japan Today

Shin’ichi Sakamoto’s Innocent Rouge to Have ‘Important Announcement’ on October 17

posted on 2018-10-02 13:55 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Wrap Your Mind Around an Exclusive Mob Psycho 100 Manga Sample

October 02, 2018 1:02pm CDT
First volume of ONE’s series hits shelves on October 24

Fall in Love Like a Comic’s Chitose Yagami Launches New Manga in November

posted on 2018-10-02 15:55 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Koi Suru Maison manga centers on dormitory for middle schoolers

Tokimeki Tonight Gets 2 New Chapters About Birth of Ranze and Makabe’s Son

posted on 2018-10-02 18:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Classic shojo series began in 1982, inspired anime

Voices of a Distant Star Manga’s Sahara Draws New Bus Hashiru 1-Shot

posted on 2018-10-02 21:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Omnibus series will get new edition in November

NANA’s Ai Yazawa Draws Historical Men’s Fashion for New Book

posted on 2018-10-02 21:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge


Wakako Zake, Arte, Kamakura Monogatari, OL Visual Kei Manga Launch Digitally in English

posted on 2018-10-03 00:42 EDTby Rafael Antonio Pineda
1st volumes of each manga launched on Tuesday from Media Do

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord Light Novel Series Has 2 Million Copies in Print

October 03, 2018 2:15am CDT
Its 12-episode TV anime adaptation is now available on Crunchyroll

Radiant, Twin Star Exorcists Creators Hold Joint Talk Event in Kyoto

posted on 2018-10-03 14:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Evangelion: Legend of the Piko-Piko Middle School Students Manga Creators Start Original Series

posted on 2018-10-03 18:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Super no Oniisan manga about supermarket workers begins in December

Umaru-chan’s Sankaku Head to Launch New Manga in November

posted on 2018-10-03 21:30 EDT by Karen Ressler

Crunchyroll Manga Launches One Room of Happiness, Plus 3 More Square Enix Simulpub Titles

October 03, 2018 7:00pm CDT
Also added Talentless Nana, YanOta, and Lofty Flower, Fall for Me!!

Cure Black, Cure White, and Shiny Luminous Also Return in Hugtto! PreCure Manga

October 03, 2018 8:15pm CDT
The twin manga artist have been working on the PreCure manga adaptations for 15 years