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Naoki Urasawa’s Asadora! Manga Ends 1st Arc, Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2019-01-27 10:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
20th Century Boys, Pluto author launched manga in October

ANN Review - Ojojojo Omnibus 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Jan 27th 2019

Danchi Tomoo Manga Ends on February 4

posted on 2019-01-27 12:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in 2013, inspired TV anime in 2013

Giant Killing Soccer Manga Celebrates 50 Volumes with J-Leaguer Covers

posted on 2019-01-27 19:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Shueisha Launches Free Global MANGA Plus Service

posted on 2019-01-27 20:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Over 30 simultaneously released titles plus 13 completed series in English, with Spanish launch planned

Everything You Need to Know about MANGA Plus by Shueisha

by Kim Morrissy, Jan 27th 2019


Gundam Thunderbolt Gaiden Manga Resumes on February 8

posted on 2019-01-28 01:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff manga went on hiatus last May

New Manga from My Wife is the Student Council President’s Yumi Nakata Reveals Title, February Debut

posted on 2019-01-28 02:30 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
“Puberty romantic comedy” series to run in Monthly Comic Rex magazine

2 More The Irregular at Magic High School Manga Launch in March

posted on 2019-01-28 04:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nobu Aonagi draws Steeplchase-hen, Yuzuki N Dash draws Koto Nairan-hen

Exclusive: Dark Horse Licenses Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Manga

January 28, 2019 11:00am CST
First volume is due out this July

Watch Award-Winning BEASTARS Manga Creator Draw Her Characters

posted on 2019-01-28 20:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


Kemeko Deluxe!'s Masakazu Iwasaki Launches New Series

posted on 2019-01-29 11:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Manga follows mysterious transfer student, unsociable high school boy

Shueisha, DeNA Establish Joint Venture for Digital Entertainment Services

posted on 2019-01-29 14:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Shueisha DeNA Projects launches on February 21

Silver Spoon, My Brother’s Husband Rank in YALSA’s Top 10 Graphic Novels for Teens

posted on 2019-01-29 16:00 EST by Karen Ressler
17 other manga titles make Great Graphic Novels list


Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: Mace of Judgement Artist ROHGUN Launches New Manga

posted on 2019-01-30 01:20 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga adapts Maō Tōbatsu Shita Ato, Medachitakunai node Guild Master ni Natta light novels

Battleship Yamato Prepares for Launch

Jan 29th 2019
‘Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199’ Volume 1, the Reborn Anime Classic Turned Manga, Arrives at Dark Horse!

BEASTARS Manga to Have ‘Important Announcement’ Next Week

posted on 2019-01-30 14:00 EST by Karen Ressler

Watch Fate/Grand Order Epic Remnant Manga Artist Draw for Series Launch

posted on 2019-01-30 14:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Mairimashita! Iruma-kun Manga Has ‘Important Announcement’ Next Week

posted on 2019-01-30 15:00 EST by Karen Ressler

Mamoru Miyano, Hiroshi Kamiya, Tomokazu Sugita Star in Umamichi Oniisan Manga PV

posted on 2019-01-30 17:15 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

SuBLime Licenses Fourth Generation Head: Tatsuyuki Oyamato Manga

posted on 2019-01-30 19:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Spinoff of Minori’s Hand manga also available on Renta! in English

Tenka Hyakken -Shun- Manga Ends

posted on 2019-01-30 21:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about Kitsunegasaki, Miyabi launched in December 2017

Kodansha x Humble Bundle Deal Offers a Ton of Manga for 20 Bucks

January 30, 2019 7:10pm CST
Name your own price for over a thousand dollars worth of manga

Hello Kitty Celebrates Her 45th Anniversary by Special Collaboration with Crayon Shin-chan

January 30, 2019 9:10pm CST
The limited items featuring the two nationally popular characters will be available from February 5


Yokke Kazoku Manga by Bunny Drop’s Unita Listed as Ending With 6th Volume

posted on 2019-01-31 00:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about large family living together launched in 2012

Mob Psycho 100’s Reigen Spinoff Manga to Be 1 Volume Long

posted on 2019-01-31 01:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in March 2018

Vampire Knight Ending Gets ‘Rewrite’ in New Drama CD

posted on 2019-01-31 15:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Gonna be the Twin-Tail!! Novels Approach Finale

posted on 2019-01-31 16:13 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Novel series by Yume Mizusawa, Ayumu Kasuga launched in 2012, inspired TV anime in 2014

Namori’s Yuruyuri Manga Gets 10th Anniversary Art Book

posted on 2019-01-31 18:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


Ultraman Manga Goes on 2-Month Hiatus for Author’s Health

posted on 2019-02-01 03:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga returns on April 1

Manga Answerman - What Makes A Great English Translation?

by Deb Aoki, Oct 19th 2018

Yen Press Licenses 6 Manga, 3 Novels, Art Book

posted on 2019-02-01 17:17 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Titles include Do You Love Your Mom?, Reborn as a Polar Bear, Overlord a la Carte, more

Final Seito Shokun! Manga Ends in March

posted on 2019-02-01 20:30 EST by Karen Ressler
Latest sequel to 1977-1984 manga launched in 2011

PriPri Chi-chan!!'s Hiromu Shinozuka Launches New Manga in May

posted on 2019-02-01 23:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shinozuka also ended PriPri Chi-chan!! manga on Friday


ANN Review - After the Rain GN 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Feb 2nd 2019

Roundup of Newly Revealed Print Counts for Manga, Light Novel Series - January 2019

posted on 2019-02-02 14:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins


ANN Review - Yuri Is My Job! GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Feb 3rd 2019

Chairman Kosaku Shima Protagonist is Reborn as Medieval Knight in Manga Spinoff

posted on 2019-02-03 18:45 EST by Kim Morrissy


My Hero Academia Vol. 22 Features Bonus Page by World Trigger Author

February 04, 2019 10:07am CST
Latest volume is now available in Japan

Japan’s Bookstore Employees Rank Top Manga of 2018

posted on 2019-02-04 19:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Also: top 5 isekai manga


Explore the World of Innocent Manga Creator Shinichi Sakamoto in Latest toco toco Episode

posted on 2019-02-05 18:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


Dr. Stone Artist Boichi Ends Origin Manga

posted on 2019-02-06 01:02 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga launched in September 2016

Osamu Tezuka’s The Vampires Inspires New Manga Set in Modern Kyoto

posted on 2019-02-06 16:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Bokutengō’s new manga centers on manga artist who witnesses supernatural battle

Can You Just Die, My Darling? Manga Enters Last Arc in March

posted on 2019-02-06 19:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Furin Shokudō Manga to Have Important Announcement this Month

posted on 2019-02-06 20:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda


My Hero Academia’s Horikoshi is 1st Foreigner to Win Korean Comic Award

posted on 2019-02-07 03:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Horikoshi’s manga inspired 3 anime series, film

Boruto’s Ikemoto: ‘I Hope to Complete Story Within 30 Volumes’

posted on 2019-02-07 04:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Dear Boys Act 4 Manga Gets Digital Prequel Manga

posted on 2019-02-07 05:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga set 2 years before main story

Joshiraku Creators’ Nan kuru Nee-san Manga Ends on February 20

posted on 2019-02-07 08:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about timid man meeting enigmatic girl launched in 2016

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Named Humble Bundle Featured Charity for February

Feb 7th 2019

Manga Readers Pick the Ideal Romantic Couples, Husbands, Wives

posted on 2019-02-07 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Kodansha Comics Adds Tale of Genji, My Sweet Girl, World’s End and Apricot Jam Manga Digitally

posted on 2019-02-07 18:09 EST by Karen Ressler
The Tale of Genji: Dreams at Dawn release to coincide with NYC exhibit

Main BanG Dream! Manga Ends, Raise a Suilen Manga Launches

posted on 2019-02-07 22:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Ryū Shihara draws new RAiSe! The story of my music manga


Majestic Prince Manga Ends in March

posted on 2019-02-08 03:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Multimedia project’s 1st manga launched in 2011, with 2nd manga in 2012, TV anime in 2013

Altair: A Record of Battles Spinoff Manga Tōkoku no Subaru Ends in 7th Volume

posted on 2019-02-08 08:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff manga set in eastern land launched in 2016

Shūzō Oshimi’s Happiness Manga Ends in March

posted on 2019-02-08 10:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by Flowers of Evil, Inside Mari author launched in 2015

LDK Manga Gets New 1-Shot Sequel

posted on 2019-02-08 18:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga follows Aoi, Shūsei, film’s new character Reon

Mazinger Z and Transformers Face off in New Comic

February 08, 2019 6:05pm CST
Six artists team up to bring new story to life

New Sensual Phrase Manga to Be Short Series

posted on 2019-02-08 19:15 EST by Karen Ressler

Shonen Jump Publishes 5 1-Shot Manga for Valentines Day

posted on 2019-02-08 20:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kentaro Yabuki, Tsunehiro Date, Yōkō Akiyama, Masaki Shii, Shinji Wada draw 1-shots

Battle Spirits Double Drive Project Kimaira-hen Manga Ends, 2 New Manga to Launch

posted on 2019-02-08 21:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Magazine teases news for upcoming sequel anime


Arata Primal: The New Primitive Manga Launches in English on Manga Plus

posted on 2019-02-09 01:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Karada Sagashi’s Katsutoshi Murase launched manga on Friday

Trinity Seven: Seven Days Spinoff Manga Ends

posted on 2019-02-09 02:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
“Slapstick romantic comedy” manga spinoff of Trinity Seven launched last August

Hiota no Kanojo ga Ore no Motteru Eroge ni Kyōmi Shinshin Nandaga… … Manga Ends

posted on 2019-02-09 10:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga based on light novel series about otaku, beautiful girl’s relationship launched in 2016

Kaori Ozaki’s The Golden Sheep Manga Ends This Month

posted on 2019-02-09 12:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga from The God’s Lie, Immortal Rain creator launched in 2017

Tokyo Manga Bookstore Comic Takaoka to Close After a Century of Service

posted on 2019-02-09 16:45 EST by Kim Morrissy

Cardfight!! Vanguard G Stride Generation Manga Ends

posted on 2019-02-09 18:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga launched in 2015


Irregular at Magic High School: Plan to Assassinate Tatsuya Saiba Light Novels Get Manga

posted on 2019-02-10 05:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Yuyu Ichino draws manga in Monthly Comic Alive magazine

Black Panther and Sweet 16 Manga Reaches Climax

posted on 2019-02-10 10:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Pedoro Toriumi’s romantic comedy manga launched in 2015

From Five to Nine Manga Nears Climax

posted on 2019-02-10 12:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about relationship between English teacher, Buddhist monk launched in 2010

ANN Review - Hitorijime My Hero GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Feb 10th 2019

Exclusive: Take a Peek Inside the Gantz G Manga’s Final Volume

February 10, 2019 6:45pm CST
Third collection hits shelves courtesy of Dark Horse on February 27


Young Black Jack Manga’s Story Approaches Climax

posted on 2019-02-11 12:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Prequel to Osamu Tezuka’s manga inspired anime in 2015

ANN Interview: Weekly Shonen Jump Editor-in-Chief Hiroyuki Nakano

by Kim Morrissy, Feb 11th 2019

Viz Licenses Junji Ito’s No Longer Human Manga

posted on 2019-02-11 14:48 EST by Karen Ressler
Ito to attend Toronto Comic Arts Festival in May

Crowdfund Hopes to Turn NEET Manga Character Into Virtual Idol

posted on 2019-02-11 17:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


ANN Review - Apparently it’s My Fault That My Husband Has The Head of a Beast Novels 1-2

by Rebecca Silverman, Feb 12th 2019


Legendary Mangaka Go Nagai Draws Cover for Mazinger Z, Transformers Cross-over

posted on 2019-02-13 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

ANN Review - Woof Woof Story: I Told You to Turn Me Into a Pampered Pooch, Not Fenrir! Novel 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Feb 13th 2019


Dorohedoro Author Q Hayashida Illustrates Bloodborne Comic Cover

February 14, 2019 7:03am CST
Bloodborne: The Death of Sleep arrives in Japan on February 18

Book☆Walker to Offer Simulpubs from Kodansha Comics Starting February 12, 2019

Feb 14th 2019

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Humble Bundle Announce a Limited-time Collection of Must Read Comics

Feb 14th 2019

Viz Licenses The Way of the Househusband, Cats of the Louvre, No Guns Life, Levius Manga

posted on 2019-02-14 14:28 EST by Karen Ressler
4 manga slated for fall

SuBLime Licenses Yarichin Bitch Club Boys-Love Manga for November Release

posted on 2019-02-14 20:25 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga inspired original anime DVD in September

Mangaka, Scriptwriter, DJ Daisuke Nishijima Launches Idol Project

posted on 2019-02-14 22:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


Laid-Back Camp Manga Moves From Magazine to New App

posted on 2019-02-15 00:39 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Houbunsha’s new Comic Fuz app launches this spring

Manga Answerman - Which forgotten or underappreciated manga do you think deserve a big splashy omnibus rerelease?

by Deb Aoki, Feb 15th 2019

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Novels, Manga Win Bookwalker 2018 Award

posted on 2019-02-15 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Overlord and Goblin Slayer win runner-up awards.

Seven Seas Licenses Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! Manga

posted on 2019-02-15 16:34 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga about buxom, teasing underclassman debuts in September