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#1458

Jōnetsu Tairiku TV Show: Attack on Titan Manga Enters Final Arc

posted on 2018-11-12 00:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Isayama stated in 2014 that manga will “end in about 3 years”

ReLIFE’s Yayoiso Starts New Manga on November 17

posted on 2018-11-12 08:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga will have new chapter every 2 weeks

Hypnosis Mic Multimedia Project Adds 3 Manga Projects

posted on 2018-11-12 17:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


#1459

That’s good, because the war arc has been disappointing to me.


#1460

Akira Creator Katsuhiro Otomo Continues Work on New Full-Length Manga

posted on 2018-11-13 09:02 EST by Karen Ressler

Beatless Spinoff Manga Ptolemy’s Singularity Ends

posted on 2018-11-13 17:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga set in marine city where humans, robots coexist launched in 2014

Suehiro Maruo’s Tomino no Jigoku Manga Ends

posted on 2018-11-13 19:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about odd twins sold to freak show launched in 2014


#1461

Gou Tanabe’s The Shadow Out of Time Manga Ends

posted on 2018-11-14 02:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga adapts classic H.P. Lovecraft novella

Psycho-Pass SS Anime Film Trilogy Gets Manga Adaptations

posted on 2018-11-14 12:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Natsuo Sai draws all 3 manga, with 1st volume slated for January 25 on 1st film’s opening

Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru Gets New Chapter

posted on 2018-11-14 18:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New 21-page chapter will debut in Kotomi Aoki’s art exhibit from November 21-26

DENPA Book Launch at Anime NYC

Nov 14th 2018

eigoMANGA Has Launched A Free Streaming Service Called ‘Comic Climax’

Nov 14th 2018

Viz Media Announces The Release of Abara: Complete Deluxe Edition

Nov 14th 2018
Striking Dystopian Manga From The Creator Of BIOMEGA And BLAME! Debuts In December


#1462

Coro Coro Comic Gets Mira Coro Comic Sister Magazine

posted on 2018-11-15 00:32 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Main Coro Coro Comic magazine launched in 1977

Satoko and Nada Manga Listed as Ending With 4th Volume

posted on 2018-11-15 03:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series follows Japanese woman, Saudi Arabian woman who are roommates

Scum’s Wish’s Mengo Yokoyari to End Retort Pouch! Manga in December

posted on 2018-11-15 05:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga set at near-future academy designed to combat declining birth rate launched in 2014

Fuyumi Soryo Resumes Cesare Manga After 4-Year Hiatus

posted on 2018-11-15 06:30 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Mars, ES creator’s biographical work about Cesare Borgia launched in 2005

Seven Seas Entertainment to Release All-Ages My Little Pony Manga and Papercraft Book

Nov 15th 2018

Seven Seas Publishes All-Ages My Little Pony Books

posted on 2018-11-15 14:00 EST by Karen Ressler

Vatican Miracle Examiner Manga Adaptation Ends in December

posted on 2018-11-15 16:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Anju Hino’s series based on mystery novels launched in August

Anne Happy Manga Listed as Ending in 10th Volume

posted on 2018-11-15 18:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Cotoji launched series about unlucky girls in 2012


#1463

Akira Hiramoto’s RaW Hero Manga Resumes Serialization

posted on 2018-11-16 01:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Girls und Panzer Gets New Spinoff Manga Set in Count High School

posted on 2018-11-16 03:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Space Battleship Yamato 2199 manga’s Michio Murakawa draws new manga

Ace of Diamond Manga Has ‘Important Announcement’ on November 25

posted on 2018-11-16 03:45 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Kimi to Boku. Manga Resumes After 3-Year Hiatus

posted on 2018-11-16 04:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Comedy manga inspired 2 TV anime seasons in 2011, 2012

Manga Answerman - Why Don’t More Japanese Manga Artists Come to North American Conventions?

by Deb Aoki, Nov 16th 2018

Seven Seas Licenses Restaurant to Another World Light Novel Series

posted on 2018-11-16 16:23 EST by Karen Ressler
Novels inspired anime, manga adaptations

Children’s Picture Book Publisher is Sick of Controversy Around ‘Moe’ Art Style

posted on 2018-11-16 21:45 EST by Kim Morrissy


#1464

Heroine Shikkaku’s Momoko Koda Ends Atashino! Manga

posted on 2018-11-17 04:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga about 2 friends who like the same boy began last year

Akihito Yoshitomi’s Mahō Jogakuen Heiwaiji-bu Manga Ends

posted on 2018-11-17 06:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga’s compiled book volume is slated for February 2019

Oya-san to Boku Manga Returns After Passing of Lead Character’s Real-Life Inspiration

posted on 2018-11-17 10:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Best-selling essay manga about author, his landlady inspired anime short

ANN Review: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Novel 12

by Theron Martin, Nov 17th 2018

Kodansha USA Licenses Cardcaptor Sakura, Tales of Berseria, Fate/Grand Order Manga

posted on 2018-11-17 12:38 EST by Karen Ressler
Cardcaptor Sakura, Princess Jellyfish get collector’s editions

Kodansha Comics Adds Red Riding Hood’s Wolf Apprentice, Crocodile Baron Manga Digitally in December

posted on 2018-11-17 12:47 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Pupa’s Sayaka Mogi launched Red Riding Hood’s Wolf Apprentice in September 2017

Osamu Tezuka’s Erotic Cleopatra Manga Gets Limited Edition Reprint

posted on 2018-11-17 13:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Viz Media Licenses My Hero Academia: Smash!!, Komi Can’t Communicate, Beastars Manga

posted on 2018-11-17 15:01 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Also: Automatic Eve novel

Denpa Licenses Masakazu Ishiguro’s Heavenly Delusion, You Someya’s Pleasure & Corruption

posted on 2018-11-17 15:33 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga by And Yet the Town Moves artist inspired an animated commercial

Yen Press Licenses 7 New Manga, 6 New Light Novels

posted on 2018-11-17 21:41 EST by Karen Ressler
Company to also release yuri anthology book


#1465

Vertical to Release VOFAN Artbook Colorful Dreams

posted on 2018-11-18 05:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Company also reveals new titles, release dates for 2 previously licensed novels

Black Lagoon Manga Resumes in Spring 2019

posted on 2018-11-18 11:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga went on hiatus in August

Attack on Titan Manga’s Final Panel Previewed on TV

posted on 2018-11-18 11:12 EST by Egan Loo
Documentary program shows Hajime Isayama’s work process in manga’s final stretch

Alice & Taiyo Manga Ends in Shonen Jump

posted on 2018-11-18 12:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Takahide Totsuno launched manga on July 2

Yu-Gi-Oh!'s Takahashi Ends The Comiq Short Manga on November 26

posted on 2018-11-18 14:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga launched on October 15

Akira Creator Katsuhiro Otomo Cites Ashita no Joe Creator as Influence

posted on 2018-11-18 15:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Otomo also had some criticism for modern manga in a recent interview in Big Comic magazine

Black Lagoon Manga Gets Animated Ad to Celebrate 11th Volume

posted on 2018-11-18 22:58 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
11th volume shipped on Monday


#1466

Saint Seiya Episode Zero Manga’s 2nd Season Will Run for 2 Chapters

posted on 2018-11-19 00:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New “season” is titled “Saint Seiya Origin” with 2-chapter run in December, January

Hajime Kamoshida’s Rascal Light Novel Series Tops One Million Copies in Print

November 19, 2018 12:10am CST
CloverWorks-animated TV anime adaptation is now streamed on Crunchyroll

‘Kyō, Koi o Hajimemasu’ Gets New 1-Shot Manga in December

posted on 2018-11-19 11:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Original 2008-2011 manga inspired 2 anime DVDs, live-action film

ANN Review - The Ancient Magus’ Bride GN 9

by Nick Creamer, Nov 19th 2018

Viz Media Announces New Publishing Acquisitions at Anime NYC 2018

Nov 19th 2018
Latest Titles Set For Publication In 2019 Include The Hilarious Spin-Off Series MY HERO ACADEMIA: SMASH!!, New Manga Series KOMI CAN’T COMMUNICATE, And More


#1467

J-Novel Club Launches Online Manga Reader, Licenses 5 Manga Titles

posted on 2018-11-20 13:30 EST by Karen Ressler
Seirei Gensouki, Infinite Dendrogram, How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom manga editions included

SteveS Manga About Apple Co-Founders Gets Kickstarter Campaign for English Translation

posted on 2018-11-20 17:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Tokyo Otaku Mode already translated volume 1, posted for free

Late Ghibli Animator Makiko Futaki’s Picture Book Gets Collector’s Edition

posted on 2018-11-20 18:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


#1468

Dragon Ball Super Manga Launches ‘Galactic Patrol Prisoner Arc’ Next Month

posted on 2018-11-21 02:10 EST by Karen Ressler
New arc expands beyond events of anime, skips Broly film

Jigoku Sensei Nube Neo Manga Ends on December 5

posted on 2018-11-21 02:35 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sequel manga about Nube teaching alongside Kyōko launched in May 2014

Gundam Thunderbolt Manga Resumes on December 14

posted on 2018-11-21 12:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Artist Yasuo Ohtagaki’s tendon inflammation put series on hiatus in September

Radiation House Manga Has Important Announcement in December

posted on 2018-11-21 19:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda


#1469

Upotte!'s Tennouji, sola’s Abeno End Kiko of Valkyrie Manga

posted on 2018-11-22 01:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about humanity’s secret war against divine beings launched in November 2016

Takao Saito, Akira Miyagawa’s Survival Remake Manga Ends ‘1st Series’

posted on 2018-11-22 02:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Miyagawa launched manga remake in 2015

Daisuke Watanabe’s Gedō no Uta Manga Has Important Announcement on November 26

posted on 2018-11-22 03:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

O-Parts Hunter’s Seishi Kishimoto Ends Mad Chimera World Manga

posted on 2018-11-22 16:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga about brother & sister in chimera world launched in April 2017

Mika Yamamori Ends Tsubaki-cho Lonely Planet Manga’s Main Story in 13th Volume

posted on 2018-11-22 17:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga about poor girl working as housekeeper for reclusive novelist began in 2015

Kengan Ashura Manga’s New Arc Launches on January 17

posted on 2018-11-22 23:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman


#1470

Cycomi Manga App Ends Publication of 40 Titles

posted on 2018-11-23 01:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
4 Granblue Fantasy spinoffs, 4 Rage of Bahamut spinoffs leave service

Scum’s Wish’s Mengo Yokoyari to Publish 1-Shot Manga in February

posted on 2018-11-23 08:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Wandering Son’s Takako Shimura Launches New Manga in Spring 2019

posted on 2018-11-23 10:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Shimura ended Koiiji on Saturday

The Water Dragon’s Bride Artist Rei Tōma Launches New Manga in January

posted on 2018-11-23 11:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Author’s new 1-shot manga debuted on Saturday

Manga Answerman - How Can I Preserve My Aging Manga Collection?

by Deb Aoki, Nov 23rd 2018

The Full-Time Wife Escapist Manga Resumes in January

posted on 2018-11-23 12:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga about couple in marriage of convenience ended last year

Yuki Kure Draws La Corda d’Oro Collaboration 1-Shot

posted on 2018-11-23 13:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New 1-shot brings together characters of 1st, 3rd games

Holiday Gift Guide 2018 - Books & Manga

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 23rd 2018

Rainbow’s Masasumi Kakizaki Ends Tōjūshi Bestialious Manga

posted on 2018-11-23 14:00 EST by Karen Ressler
“Historical spectacle” manga has had several installments since 2011

All-Rounder Meguru’s Hiroki Endo Ends Soft Metal Vampire Manga in December

posted on 2018-11-23 15:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about girl who meets vampire boy in world ruled by vampires launched in 2016

Korea’s Largest Illegal Manga Website Shuts Down

posted on 2018-11-23 16:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Marumaru began “service maintenance” on Tuesday

ACCA’s Natsume Ono Launches New BADON Manga in January

posted on 2018-11-23 17:00 EST by Karen Ressler
House of Five Leaves, Ristorante Paradiso unveils new manga at art exhibit

Magical Angel Creamy Mami Anime Gets Megumi Spinoff Manga

posted on 2018-11-23 18:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Ami Mitsuki’s series launches on Comic Tatan on December 21

Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! Reveals 2019 Series Ranking

posted on 2018-11-23 20:01 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sabikui no Bisco, Honzuki no Gekokujō top lists

Get Ready to Binge 1,300 Pages of the Best of Golgo 13

November 23, 2018 8:06pm CST
Takao Saito’s classic get free web release for 50th anniversary


#1471

Major 2nd Baseball Manga Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2018-11-24 00:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Creator Takuya Mitsuda’s physical condition recently worsened

Death Mark Game Gets Manga, Novel Adaptations

posted on 2018-11-24 02:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Both adaptations launch in February

Cotoji’s Anne Happy Manga Ends Serialization

posted on 2018-11-24 12:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga inspired anime in April 2016


#1472

Teto Tachitsu’s A Certain Idol Accelerator Manga Ends

posted on 2018-11-25 07:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
4-panel comedy spinoff of A Certain Scientific Accelerator manga launched in 2015

Between the Sky and Sea Manga Ends

posted on 2018-11-25 09:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Bekkōrico launched manga in November 2017

Hunter x Hunter Manga Goes Back on Hiatus in December

posted on 2018-11-25 10:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Series returned from last hiatus in September

Inio Asano’s Dead Dead Demon’s Dededededestruction Manga Resumes on December 10

posted on 2018-11-25 13:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Hakusensha’s New Harem Magazine Announces Debut Titles

posted on 2018-11-25 15:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Digital magazine to launch with spinoff manga for Nana to Kaoru, Usotsuki Paradox, more on November 29

Shonen Jump Magazine Launches 3 New Manga in December

posted on 2018-11-25 21:36 EST by Karen Ressler
Fire Punch’s Fujimoto begins new series on December 3

Synopsis of Sword Art Online: Alicization DVD/Blu-ray Bonus Novel “Distant Journey” Revealed

November 25, 2018 11:30pm CST
The latest TV anime installment has been streamed on Crunchyroll


#1473

The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan 4-Panel Gag Manga Ends on December 26

posted on 2018-11-26 02:45 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Parody series launched in 2007, inspired anime shorts

ANN Review - Shortcake Cake GN 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Nov 26th 2018

A Certain Magical Index’s Touma, Misaka Top Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2019 Character Poll

posted on 2018-11-26 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done! and 86 illustrator Shirabii tops the illustrator poll.

The Fall 2018 Manga Guide

Nov 26th 2018

Rensuke Oshikiri’s Pico-Pico Boy EX Manga Resumes

posted on 2018-11-26 15:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Autobiographical manga by Hi Score Girl creator launched last year

Preview Pages from Artist Yoshitaka Amano’s Illustrated Biography

November 26, 2018 2:04pm CST
Beyond the Fantasy celebrates 50 years of amazing art

World Heroes Fighting Game Gets Manga

posted on 2018-11-26 17:15 EST by Karen Ressler
1992-1995 Neo Geo series will have DLC character in SNK Heroines

Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2019 Releases Statistics on Web Novel and e-Book Readership

posted on 2018-11-26 17:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Viz’s Shonen Jump to Preview Chainsaw Man by Fire Punch’s Fujimoto

posted on 2018-11-26 18:15 EST by Karen Ressler
New round of Jump Starts begins next week


#1474

Author: Magical Girl Site Manga to Continue for ‘A Little Bit Longer’

posted on 2018-11-27 01:50 EST by Karen Ressler
Author to share “big surprise” by end of year

The Demon Prince of Momochi House Manga Heads Toward Last Arc

posted on 2018-11-27 02:20 EST by Karen Ressler

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Manga Tops Book Walker’s Digital Sales Ranking of 2018

November 27, 2018 2:15am CST
Last year’s champion “KonoSuba” novel drops to third place

Main Cast Revealed for “I like OPPAI best in the world!” Audio Drama CD

November 27, 2018 10:08am CST
Third volume of “slighty foolish yuri comedy” manga by Wakame Konbu hits bookstores in Japan on March 27, 2019

Which Goku Battle Truly Smashed? Shueisha Wants to Know Your Fav

posted on 2018-11-27 13:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Class is in Session with an Exclusive Danganronpa 2 Manga Preview

November 27, 2018 1:04pm CST
Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair volume 1 launches on December 12

Manga Life Momo Magazine Ends Publication

posted on 2018-11-27 16:30 EST by Jennifer Sherman
4-panel manga magazine launched in 2003

English Translation of STEVES, a Manga Depicting the Founders of Apple, Now on Kickstarter

Nov 27th 2018


#1475

Pastel Memories Game Gets Manga in December

posted on 2018-11-28 19:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game’s anime adaptation premieres on January 7

Tokyo Court: YouTube Must Help Regulate Text Manga Spoilers

posted on 2018-11-28 20:40 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Shogakukan: Account shared just dialogue text from Ushijima the Loan Shark manga

Terraformars Manga Goes Back on Indefinite Hiatus After 3 Weeks

posted on 2018-11-28 22:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Co-creator Yū Sasuga recovering from recent health issues


#1476

Koji Hasegawa’s Louie the Rune Soldier Manga Ends

posted on 2018-11-29 00:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
5th volume of manga adaptation of Ryo Mizuno novels ships on January 15

Poe Clan Unicorn Manga Resumes in March 2019

posted on 2018-11-29 03:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in May, went on hiatus in July

Real Account’s Okushō Writes New Manga With Artist MGMEE

posted on 2018-11-29 07:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Gesen no Kanojo centers on 2 people who meet in arcade

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Reflection THE COMICS Manga Ends in December

posted on 2018-11-29 08:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Companion manga to Magical Lyrical Nanoha Reflection film launched in December 2017

Toshiya Wakabayashi who created Tsuredure ChildrenKanako’s Life as an Assassin

posted on 2018-11-29 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Series: 2018

posted on 2018-11-29 21:32 EST by Egan Loo

Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Volume: 2018

posted on 2018-11-29 23:27 EST by Egan Loo

Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Series: 2018

posted on 2018-11-29 23:57 EST by Egan Loo


#1477

Top-Selling Light Novels in Japan by Volume: 2018

posted on 2018-11-30 00:15 EST by Egan Loo

Monster Musume Manga Releases New Chapter

posted on 2018-11-30 11:30 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Creator OKAYADO hopes to release next chapter as soon as possible

The Fall 2018 Light Novel Guide

Nov 30th 2018

Hajime Isayama Reveals His Struggles to Draw the End of Attack on Titan

posted on 2018-11-30 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Manga Answerman - How Many Manga Magazines Are There In Japan?

by Deb Aoki, Nov 30th 2018

Kyoto Manga Contest Offers Cash Prize, 1-Year of Tea Ceremony Lessons

posted on 2018-11-30 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Megane Mihoshi’s Love Tyrant/Renai Bōkun Manga Ends on December 5

posted on 2018-11-30 17:00 EST by Karen Ressler

Jouji Nakata Brings the Charm to Old Man and Cat Manga Promo

posted on 2018-11-30 19:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge