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Danganronpa’s Kodaka Writes New Gambler’s Parade Manga

posted on 2018-10-04 03:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Atsushi Nakayama draws art for new manga about high school teacher who hates gambling

Black Jack Spinoff Manga Dr. Kiriko Ends Next Month

posted on 2018-10-04 03:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yūki Fujisawa, sanorin’s manga about Black Jack’s nemesis launched in 2016

Tokyopop Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Disney Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas With Zero’s Journey Graphic Novel Release

Oct 4th 2018

Juni Taisen Manga’s Akira Akatsuki Draws New Boxing Manga

posted on 2018-10-04 09:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Akatsuki collaborates with Atsurō Sakai on new manga slated for November 2 debut

Title, Story, Preview Image Revealed for Ema Toyama’s New Manga

posted on 2018-10-04 10:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Vampire Dormitory manga launches on November 2

Yu Yu Hakusho Gets Special Edition of Shonen Jump on Thursday

posted on 2018-10-04 12:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Special edition contains manga’s last chapter, fan-voted top 10 chapters

Viz Media Licenses Daytime Shooting Star Manga

posted on 2018-10-04 13:17 EDT by Karen Ressler
Also: The Art of Neon Genesis Evangelion: 2007-2017


Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Manga’s Story Reaches Climax in 7th Volume

posted on 2018-10-05 09:14 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Naohito Miyoshi launched manga in August 2015, Viz Media publishes series in English

Kemuri Karakara Launches New Short Laughing Under the Clouds Manga

posted on 2018-10-05 09:33 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Utakata ni Warau manga to launch on November 5

Rosario + Vampire’s Ikeda, Gag Manga Biyori’s Masuda Collaborate on 1-Shot Manga

posted on 2018-10-05 10:17 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

ANN Review - UQ Holder! GN 12

by Nick Creamer, Oct 5th 2018

Manga Answerman - Can those “how to draw manga” books really teach someone how to become a manga artist?

by Deb Aoki, Oct 5th 2018

Yu-Gi-Oh! Manga Creator Kazuki Takahashi Launches Short Manga in Shonen Jump

posted on 2018-10-05 12:50 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The Comiq manga centers on rookie manga creator

Shonen Jump Launches Series of Manga Shorts About Famous Manga Creators as Rookies

posted on 2018-10-05 13:20 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Toriko’s Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro publishes 6-page short on October 15

Kodansha Licenses O Maidens in Your Savage Season, Magus of the Library Manga

posted on 2018-10-05 17:29 EDT by Karen Ressler
Vertical licenses Golden Sheep, “Don’t Mess with Me, Nagatoro” manga, Voices of a Distant Star novel

Square Enix’s Gangan Online Manga Site Marks 10th Anniversary

posted on 2018-10-05 18:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Cromartie High School Manga Returns in ‘Spinoff Sequel’ Manga

posted on 2018-10-05 21:05 EDT by Karen Ressler


Naoki Urasawa’s New Manga Asadora! Has Digital Version for 1st Time

posted on 2018-10-06 02:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga centering on life of woman from postwar period to present launched on Saturday

The List - 7 Spooky Manga for October 2018

by Lynzee Loveridge, Oct 6th 2018

Viz’s Shonen Jump to Publish Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Takahashi’s Short Manga, New RWBY Manga

posted on 2018-10-06 13:41 EDT by Karen Ressler
Both new manga launch this fall

Dark Horse to Release Gou Tanabe’s H.P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness Manga

posted on 2018-10-06 16:40 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Zack Davisson returns from The Hound and Other Stories to translate series with 2-volume omnibus release

My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness Wins Best Manga at Harvey Awards

posted on 2018-10-06 22:23 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Beck’s Harold Sakuishi presented with “International Spotlight Award”


The War of the Worlds Novel Inspires Digital Manga Series

posted on 2018-10-07 17:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


KANTA ON MANGA / A rejuvenating tale of love

10:55 am, October 08, 2018 / The Japan News

Zombieland Saga Anime Gets Manga Adaptation

posted on 2018-10-08 09:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Face the Undead in Exclusive Sample of I Am a Hero Omnibus Vol. 8

October 08, 2018 11:05am CDT
Latest collection hits shelves on November 7

Maria the Virgin Witch Manga Gets Special Chapter in November

posted on 2018-10-08 17:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Chapter centers on Artemis, Priapus

MF Ghost Manga by Initial D’s Shigeno is 1/5 Finished

posted on 2018-10-08 19:00 EDT by Karen Ressler

Moriarty the Patriot Manga Has Project in the Works

posted on 2018-10-08 21:00 EDT by Karen Ressler


Three Leaves, Three Colors Manga to End in 2 More Chapters

posted on 2018-10-09 04:25 EDT by Egan Loo
Comedy about 3 different high school girls inspired 2016 TV anime

Revisions Anime Gets Manga, Novel Adaptations

posted on 2018-10-09 10:03 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Kuro, Jinroku Myōgaya’s manga debuts in November

Nozaki-kun, Oresama Teacher’s Izumi Tsubaki Pens 1-Shot

posted on 2018-10-09 21:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New 1-shot romance manga debuts on October 25


Yu-Gi-Oh! Manga Artist Kicks off New Shonen Jump Project

October 10, 2018 9:10pm CDT
Short series THE COMIQ to be part of magazine’s 50th anniversary celebration


Kengan Ashura Manga Returns With New Arc in 2019

posted on 2018-10-11 02:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga ended on August 9, will receive anime adaptation in 2019

Anime NYC to Host Illustrators Hiroyuki Asada, Range Murata

posted on 2018-10-11 04:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New York convention takes place on November 16-18

Jun Kumagai, Hiroshi Ueda Launch New Satsujin Muzai Manga

posted on 2018-10-11 05:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga centers on young, undefeated, but ostracized female lawyer

Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club Manga Ends on October 20

posted on 2018-10-11 11:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Series about high school cyclists launched in 2011

Free AI Service Will Help You Find Your Perfect BL Manga Match

posted on 2018-10-11 18:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Detective Conan Manga Author Now Accepts Your Questions about Black Organization

October 11, 2018 9:15pm CDT
His answers will be published in the “SDB BLACK PLUS” book this winter

Kodansha Comics Announces All-Ages and Teen Manga for 2019

Oct 11th 2018
Top graphic novel imprint announces Magus of the Library and Witch Hat Atelier

Kodansha Comics to Begin Publishing Yaoi and Yuri Manga in Print

Oct 11th 2018
Top graphic novel imprint announces three titles for Jan. 1, 2019 paper release


Kyō Kara Ore wa!! Manga Gets New Serialization After 20 Years

posted on 2018-10-12 01:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Live-action series adaptation of manga premieres on Sunday

Book☆Walker Global Celebrates Third Anniversary

Oct 12th 2018

Kimi ni Todoke Manga Gets 3rd Spinoff Chapter in March

posted on 2018-10-12 02:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd spinoff chapter debuted on Friday

Darwin’s Game Manga Will Have ‘Super Important Announcement’ on November 12

posted on 2018-10-12 03:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Sekirei’s Gokurakuin Launches New Rokushō! Manga in November

posted on 2018-10-12 04:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga with Japanese mythology theme launches on November 12

Crossover Manga for NisiOisin’s Works Ends Next Month

posted on 2018-10-12 10:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Series showing NisiOisin’s characters in school together launched in 2017

Manga Answerman - Is the Distinction Between Manga And “Manga-Style Comics” Going Away?

by Deb Aoki, Oct 12th 2018

Basara Manga Artist Yumi Tamura Has Big News on November 28

posted on 2018-10-12 16:00 EDT by Karen Ressler

Happy Marriage!?'s Maki Enjōji to End Everlasting Love Manga Soon

posted on 2018-10-12 19:00 EDT by Karen Ressler

Rainbow Days’ Minami Mizuno Pens 1-Shot Manga

posted on 2018-10-12 20:00 EDT by Karen Ressler


ANN Review - The Dark Maidens Novel

by Rebecca Silverman, Oct 13th 2018

Yamaha Launches Manga Campaign to Showcase Japan’s Motorcycles, Saunas

posted on 2018-10-13 13:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


ANN Review - Garrison Girl: An Attack on Titan Novel

by James Beckett, Oct 14th 2018

Chihayafuru Chūgakusei-hen Spinoff Manga Ends in November

posted on 2018-10-14 11:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Spinoff manga follows characters in their middle school years

World Trigger Manga Resumes on October 29

posted on 2018-10-14 22:07 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga will run for 5 issues in Shonen Jump before moving to Jump SQ. in December

‘YOU’ Magazine Series’ Fates Revealed

posted on 2018-10-14 23:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Women’s manga magazine ends serialization


Goodnight Punpun Creator Inio Asano Holds 1st Art Exhibition in December

posted on 2018-10-15 00:00 EDT / ANN

Shogakukan Promotes Sunday Webry Service With Comedian Dance Videos

posted on 2018-10-15 10:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

ANN Review: My Hero Academia GN 15

by Nick Creamer, Oct 15th 2018

100% Pascal-sensei School Comedy Manga Ends

posted on 2018-10-15 11:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Creator Yūji Naga prepares next work


Kakegurui, Denpa Kyōshi Creators Work on New Chrono Ma:gia Manga

posted on 2018-10-16 20:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga launches in Weekly Shonen Sunday on October 31


ANN Review - Tokyo Ghoul:re GNs 5-7

by Rebecca Silverman, Oct 17th 2018

Exclusive: Preview the 7th Blade of the Immortal Manga Omnibus

October 17, 2018 1:05pm CDT
Next omnibus collection hits shelves on November 14

Arpeggio of Blue Steel’s Sea Glass ‘Tribute Manga’ Ends in November

posted on 2018-10-17 16:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Comedy manga centering on Takao in Hakodate launched last November

Fish-Faced Idols Keep Things Fresh in Dorukan Manga

posted on 2018-10-17 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

My Hero Academia Manga Creator Corrects New Chapter’s Typos via Twitter

posted on 2018-10-17 20:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

‘Important Announcement’ for Shin’ichi Sakamoto’s Innocent Rouge Manga is Artbook

posted on 2018-10-17 22:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins


Kodansha’s Comic Days App Gets New Subscription Tier for 13 Magazines

posted on 2018-10-18 00:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shonen Magazine, Dessert, Bessatsu Friend, Nakayoshi, more added

Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time 6 Manga Approaches Climax

posted on 2018-10-18 04:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tohko Mizuno’s manga adaptation of game launched in 2015

Saga of Tanya the Evil Writer Carlos Zen Launches New Manga with Ten Ishida

posted on 2018-10-18 06:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Strange Lessons by Professor Terror manga launched on Thursday

Boarding School Juliet Manga Anthology Includes Chapters By Tiv, Zekkyō, Puyo, More

posted on 2018-10-18 13:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge


Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Ranks #3 on U.S. Monthly Bookscan September List

posted on 2018-10-19 10:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
11 manga rank in top 20

Manga Answerman - What Makes A Great English Translation?

by Deb Aoki, Oct 19th 2018


ANN Review - My Brother’s Husband GN 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Oct 20th 2018

Hideo Azuma’s Hizashi Bishōjo Manga Illustrations Get Reprint

posted on 2018-10-20 17:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Sardine Collaboration Casts Golgo 13 as Bar Owner

posted on 2018-10-20 19:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


Atsushi Kaneko “First” Exhibition “Search and Destroy”

Oct 21st 2018

Honda’s Hoshitonde Manga Gets TV Ad to Celebrate 1st Volume’s Release

posted on 2018-10-21 14:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


Fairy Tail City Hero Spinoff Manga Launches on Friday

posted on 2018-10-22 01:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ushio Andō draws spinoff of Fairy Tail manga

Shion no Oh’s Jiro Ando Launches New Manga

posted on 2018-10-22 02:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shiro Kyotō manga based on Toyoko Yamasaki’s 1965 novel

World Trigger Anime Celebrates Manga’s Return with Newly-Drawn Visual

October 22, 2018 4:30am CDT
All night screening events will be held in Tokyo and Osaka on December 7 and 8

Akira Hiramoto’s RaW Hero Manga Takes 1-Issue Break Due to Author’s Health

posted on 2018-10-22 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Yoshiaki Sukeno Works on Final Chapter of Twin Star Exorcist’s Tenen Jakko Spinoff Manga

posted on 2018-10-22 12:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Adaptation of novel launched on September 3

Chairman Kosaku Shima Protagonist Becomes Morning Manga Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief

posted on 2018-10-22 14:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Saitama Gun Range Hopes to Attract New Enthusiasts With Manga

posted on 2018-10-22 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Banana Fish Manga Giveaway!

October 22, 2018
Contest ends on 10/31 23:59 EST


ANN Review - Satoko and Nada GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Oct 23rd 2018

Supernatural Everyday Comedy Manga “Ayakashiko” Gets Audio Drama

October 23, 2018 11:07am CDT
Main cast revealed for CD included as a bonus with the Japanese special edition of Volume 6 of Hijiki’s manga

Say ‘I Love You’.'s Kanae Hazuki Prepares New Manga Series

posted on 2018-10-23 19:20 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga creator working on 4 chapters before serialization