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Violet Evergarden Anime Film Gets 3 Bonus Novellas for Theatergoers

posted on 2020-09-07 03:56 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens in Japan on September 18

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BL Metamorphosis Manga Ends on September 25

posted on 2020-09-07 07:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kaori Tsurutani’s series follows elderly woman, high school girl on journey through boy’s love fandom

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Miki Aihara’s From Five to Nine Manga Gets Spinoff

posted on 2020-09-07 08:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Elevator Orite Hidari: Five to Nine Next Door manga centers on share house manager

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Kami Imai’s Magaimono Manga Ends in October

posted on 2020-09-07 09:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Supernatural battle manga launched in September 2019

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Yukarism, Yurara’s Chika Shiomi Launches New Manga in October

posted on 2020-09-07 10:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ame no Ori no Siren manga is spinoff of Shiomi’s Key Jack series

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Alice in the Country of Clover: Knight’s Knowledge’s Sai Asai Launches New Manga

posted on 2020-09-07 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nishi Ogikubo Mitsuboshi Yōshadō manga about Ogikubo bar launches on October 6

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Impossibility Defense Manga Ends in 12th Volume in Early 2021

posted on 2020-09-07 12:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about perfect criminal launched in 2013, inspired live-action film in February 2018

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So I’m a Spider, So What? Creator Okina Baba and Illustrator Tsukasa Kiryu

by Kalai Chik, Sep 7th 2020

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Manga Artist Shares Their Story of Having Low Vision

posted on 2020-09-07 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

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Kazu Inabe, Yuu Kuraishi, Kuu Tanaka’s Denjin N Manga Ends

posted on 2020-09-07 15:56 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Story centers on miserable convenience store worker who becomes electric

Monster Musume’s OKAYADO Cancels 12 Beast Manga

posted on 2020-09-08 10:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
OKAYADO describes struggle with anxiety, lack of confidence in manga

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Aki Shimizu to Launch Inugami Re Manga This Fall

posted on 2020-09-08 12:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga is based on Masaya Hokazono’s Inugami manga

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ANN Review - Chainsaw Man GN 1

by James Beckett, Sep 8th 2020

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As the Gods Will’s Akeji Fujimura Launches New Manga

posted on 2020-09-08 17:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
New October manga is part of Tokoshie × Bullet sci-fi project

Yen Press Licenses New Japan Academy Manga About New Japan Pro-Wrestling

posted on 2020-09-09 02:25 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yen Press releases 1st volume with real-life wrestler Tetsuya Naitō as protagonist in October

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Inio Asano’s Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction Manga Gets Experimental 3DCG Short

September 09, 2020 3:10am CDT
Kohta Morie (One Piece “Hungry Days” CM) works on production

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Vampire Miyu: Saku Manga Ends in Next Chapter

posted on 2020-09-09 16:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Narumi Kakinouchi, Toshiki Hirano launched series in 2017

Oreimo Novel’s “Kuroneko if” Story 2nd Volume to be Released on February 10, 2021

September 10, 2020 1:10am CDT
Its manga adaptation illustrated by Airi Mori will be also serialized in Monthly Shonen Ace

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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Series Surpasses 20 Million Copies in Print

September 10, 2020 2:10am CDT
The novel author Fuse: “I will continue to do my best to live up to the expectations of all of you who support the series.”

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Hiromasa Okujima Launches 2 New Manga in November, February

posted on 2020-09-10 06:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Okujima draws “Bad Boys, Happy Home” manga alongside author SHOOWA

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Fruits Basket Another Manga ‘Tentatively’ Ends With 13th Chapter

posted on 2020-09-10 07:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
3rd part of the 13th chapter available now

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Irodori Sakura to Publish Popular Doujinshi Series Albino’s Diary by Tendou Itsuki

Sep 10th 2020

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Irodori Sakura to Publish Works from Doujinshi Author naop

Sep 10th 2020

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Irodori Aqua to Release Doujinshi Work by Namaniku ATK of Nitroplus Fame

Sep 10th 2020

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Yen Press Acquires the Manga New Japan Academy for Digital Release

Sep 10th 2020

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Amanchu! Manga Enters Final Arc

posted on 2020-09-10 16:35 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Kozue Amano’s series launched in 2008, inspired anime in 2016

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School Zone Manga Goes on Break

posted on 2020-09-10 18:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Ningiyau plans to resume series in October

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ANN Review - I Love You So Much, I Hate You GN

by Rose Bridges, Sep 10th 2020

The Ancient Magus’ Bride’s Kore Yamazaki Launches New Manga Next Year

posted on 2020-09-11 01:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New series launches in spring or summer

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Great Pretender Manga Goes on Hiatus

posted on 2020-09-11 01:44 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Daichi Marui launched manga on June 10

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Bloody Monday’s Kōji Megumi Launches New Manga in November

posted on 2020-09-11 02:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga is based on Shōgo Imamura’s Jinkan novel about historical figure Matsunaga Hisahide

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‘The Girl from the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún’ Manga Ends in 11th Volume in April

posted on 2020-09-11 08:32 EDT by Adriana Hazra
10th volume shipped on Thursday

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Ran the Peerless Beauty Manga Ends in 4 Chapters

posted on 2020-09-11 11:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kodansha Comics publishes “innocent love story” manga in English

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Ryōji Minagawa, Fukurō Izumi’s “Dante” Ocean King Manga Enters Final Arc

posted on 2020-09-11 12:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga set during the 18th century in European Age of Sail debuted in December 2015

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ANN Review - My Senpai is Annoying! GN 1

by Caitlin Moore, Sep 11th 2020

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Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki Fan Is Inspired to Get Buff

posted on 2020-09-11 15:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Light novel author Yūki Yaku shares fan’s 100-day workout journey in viral tweet

Suteki na Kareshi Manga by My Love Story, Aozora Yell’s Kazune Kawahara Ends on October 13

posted on 2020-09-12 02:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
13th compiled volume shipped on July 22

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Dragon Quest: Adventure of Dai Cross Blade Manga Launches on October 1

posted on 2020-09-12 05:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Yoshikazu Amami to draw manga in Saikyō Jump magazine

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Jiro Matsumoto, Yoshio Nagai’s Ichigeki Manga Listed as Ending in 3 Chapters

posted on 2020-09-12 06:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Historical manga about farmer in Bakumatsu era launched in 2016

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ANN Review - Who Says Warriors Can’t Be Babes? GN 1

by Caitlin Moore, Sep 12th 2020

Dark Horse Warns of Possible Release Delays Due to Oregon Wildfires

posted on 2020-09-13 05:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Company stated that several employees have evacuated their residences

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Tite Kubo to Draw Burn the Witch ‘Season 2’ Sequel Manga

posted on 2020-09-13 11:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Volume 1 debuts on October 2 with theatrical anime’s premiere

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Akiko Higashimura’s Yukibana no Tora Manga Ends in 3 Chapters

posted on 2020-09-13 11:10 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Historical manga debuted in March 2015

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Bleach’s Tite Kubo Unveils Draft Pages for Burn the Witch ‘Season 2’ Manga

posted on 2020-09-13 21:42 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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ANN Review - I Had That Same Dream Again Omnibus

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 13th 2020

Shohei Manabe Launches Kujō no Taizai Manga on October 12

posted on 2020-09-14 00:51 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga centers on “guardian of darkness” lawyer in Reiwa era

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Lezhin Comics Releases My Roommate is a Cat Manga in English

posted on 2020-09-14 12:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
1st chapter available to read for free

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ANN Review - Kiki’s Delivery Service Novel

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 14th 2020

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Yen Press Debuts the Poignant Josei Manga My Broken Mariko

Sep 14th 2020

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Dark Horse Books and Sega Partner to Bring You ‘Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-speed-ia’

Sep 14th 2020

ANN Review - Goblin Slayer Novels 9 & 10

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 15th 2020

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Onihei’s Shōtarō Ikenami Launches New Manga

posted on 2020-09-15 16:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series centers on historical Edo-period outlaw Banzuiin Chōbei

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Tomoko Yamashita’s The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window Manga Enters Final Arc

posted on 2020-09-15 17:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Boys Love manga launched in 2013, inspiring live-action film next January

Check Out Vivid Cover Illustrations for Evangelion Manga Collector’s Edition’s First Three Volumes

September 16, 2020 12:10am CDT
The second and third volumes come with autographed colored papers of Rei and Asuka

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Kei Toume’s Kurogane Kai Manga Ends on October 21

posted on 2020-09-16 10:31 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Revival of earlier Kurogane manga launched in 2017

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Miko Mitsuki’s Teito Hatsukoi Shinjū Manga Ends on November 15

posted on 2020-09-16 11:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Honey Blood creator’s Taishō-era romance ships final volume in winter

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Song of the Hanging Sky’s Toriko Gin Ends Kimi wo Shinasenai tame no Storia Manga

posted on 2020-09-16 13:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New spinoff manga launches in January 2021

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ANN Review - Soul Eater The Perfect Edition GN 1

by Nicholas Dupree, Sep 16th 2020

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ANN Review - Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 17th 2020

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Viz Media, Manga Plus Add High School Family, Our Blood Oath Manga

posted on 2020-09-17 18:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
New chapters of both series debut on Friday

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga to Top 100 Million Copies in Circulation

posted on 2020-09-18 04:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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The Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya Light Novel Graces Us With Its Newly Announced Cover

September 18, 2020 4:38am CDT
Haruhi shares the cover with Tsuruya for the first light novel in 9 years!

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Newest tool to help Japanese people learn English: An all-English isekai light novel

2020-09-18T16:15:00Z
Fantasy tale provides best of both worlds with a story that students both can and will want to read.

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ANN Review - A Man and His Cat GN 1 & 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 18th 2020

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Seven Seas Licenses A Tale of the Secret Saint Light Novels, Manga

posted on 2020-09-18 17:06 EDT by Alex Mateo
Light novel series launches in October 2021; manga launches in November 2021

Shohei Manabe, Hirokazu Fukuda’s Pickup Manga Ends ‘1st Part’

posted on 2020-09-19 04:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Artist Hirokazu Fukuda works toward new serialization

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Hitomi Takano’s My Boy Manga Ends in October

posted on 2020-09-19 05:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Vertical releases manga in English

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Kanan Minami’s Awa-Koi Manga Ends

posted on 2020-09-19 06:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Shōjo manga launched in 2016

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tMnR’s If I Could Reach You Manga Reaches Climax in October

posted on 2020-09-19 07:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kodansha Comics began releasing manga in English in September 2019

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Seven Deadly Sins: Seven Days Manga Artist Yō Kokikuji Launches New Manga

posted on 2020-09-19 11:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Story centers on siblings who bond over cooking on Wednesdays

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ANN Review - The Misfit of Demon King Academy GN 1 & 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Sep 19th 2020

Glacier Bay Books Announces En chan, Glaeolia 2 Licenses

posted on 2020-09-20 07:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Company released 1st volume of Glaeolia collection in May

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Star Fruit Books Licenses Keshi Kuraibe’s Vasilisa! The Wise Princess and Other Classic Folktales Manga

posted on 2020-09-20 08:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Company also licenses Yoko Miyako’s 36-page 1-shot manga “Look Into My Eyes”

New Haruhi Suzumiya Novel Volume’s Cover Art Previewed

posted on 2020-09-21 01:55 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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Akihiro Itou’s Wilderness Manga Resumes in 2021

posted on 2020-09-21 11:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in 2000, went on hiatus after Itou lost use of right hand

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ANN Review - I Don’t Know How to Give Birth! GN

by Lynzee Loveridge, Sep 21st 2020

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Change the Future with Cross Infinite World’s Acquisition of Reset! The Imprisoned Princess Dreams of Another Chance! Light Novel Series

Sep 21st 2020

Beastars Manga Ends in 3 Chapters

posted on 2020-09-23 11:15 EDT by Alex Mateo

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ANN Review - The Legend of Dororo and Hyakkimaru Volume 1

by Grant Jones, Sep 23rd 2020

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The Promised Neverland Artist Draws Illustration for Fashion Magazine Cover

posted on 2020-09-23 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
8 manga artists also draw latest fashion for ‘Power of Manga’ feature

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Sample Exclusive Pages from Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles Vol. 2

September 23, 2020 2:00pm CDT
Second volume is out in comic shops today, everywhere else on October 6

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You Got Me, Sempai! Manga Ends in October

posted on 2020-09-23 15:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kodansha Comics publishes manga digitally in English

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Our Dreams At Dusk’s Yuhki Kamatani Launches New Manga in October

posted on 2020-09-23 16:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hiraeth wa Tabiji no Hate manga begins with immortal man, god meeting girl who wants to die

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Cross Infinite World Licenses Reset! The Imprisoned Princess Dreams of Another Chance! Light Novel Series

posted on 2020-09-23 19:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Kei Misawa, poporucha’s series launches digitally on January 14