Digital Manga’s Kimagure Orange Road Kickstarter Campaign Ends
Campaign raised US$154,097, achieved all stretch goals to publish all 6 omnibus volumes Digital Manga Inc.‘s Kickstarter campaign to publish Izumi Matsumoto‘s romantic comedy manga Kimagure Orange Road ended on May 10 at 6:00 p.m. EDT. The campaign successfully raised US$154,097 from 938 backers. It achieved all its stretch... Read more
Barakamon Prequel Manga Handa-kun Ends in June
Anime adaptation to premiere in July The June issue of Square Enix‘s Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine announced on Thursday that Satsuki Yoshino‘s Handa-kun manga will end in the July issue on June 11. The series has an upcoming anime adaptation that will premiere in July. The manga is a... Read more
Udon Entertainment Licenses Persona 3 Manga
1st volume of manga adaptation of Atlus RPG slated for September North American publisher Udon Entertainment announced that it licensed Shuji Sogabe‘s manga adaptation of the Atlus role-playing game Persona 3. Udon will publish the first volume in September. Udon describes the manga: Persona 3 follows a diverse group... Read more
Viz’s Shonen Jump to Preview Takuan and Batsu’s Daily Demon Diary Manga
Series by new creator Kentarō Itani to debut same day in Japan Viz Media‘s digital anthology Weekly Shonen Jump announced on Monday that it will begin Kentarō Itani’s Takuan and Batsu’s Daily Demon Diary (Takuan to Batsu no Nichijō Enmachō) manga on May 16 as part of its “Jump... Read more
Killer Killer Manga is Revealed as Danganronpa Spinoff in 3rd Chapter
Sasako Mitomo launched series on March 9 The June issue of Kodansha‘s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine revealed the full title of Sasako Mitomo’s Killer Killer manga on Monday as Danganronpa Gaiden: Killer Killer, revealing the manga as a spinoff of Spike Chunsoft‘s Danganronpa game series, and specifically a spinoff of... Read more
Sket Dance’s Kenta Shinohara Launches Astra Lost in Space Manga
Manga debuts on Shonen Jump Plus app on Monday simultaneously with voice drama This year’s 23rd issue of Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced on Monday that Kenta Shinohara (Sket Dance) is launching a new “space adventure” manga series titled Kanata no Astra (Astra Lost in Space) in Shueisha‘s... Read more
Attack on Titan: Junior High Manga Teases Upcoming Ending
Comedy spinoff that launched in 2012 inspired anime adaptation last year The June issue of Kodansha‘s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine published a new chapter of Saki Nakagawa‘s Attack on Titan: Junior High spinoff manga on Monday along with a note that reads “In just a little bit… the final chapter!!”... Read more
7-volume manga follows woman who falls in love with her company’s married vice president The June issue of Shogakukan‘s Petit Comic magazine revealed on Saturday that Miyuki Kitagawa‘s Seisei Suru hodo, Ai Shiteru manga will receive a screen adaptation. The announcement did not state whether the adaptation will be... Read more
New ‘Takuan to Batsu no Nichijō Enmachō’ Manga Launches in Shonen Jump on May 16
Author Kentarō Itani first published manga as 1-shot last October This year’s 23rd volume of Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced on Monday that Kentarō Itani is launching a new series titled Takuan to Batsu no Nichijō Enmachō (Takuan and Batsu’s Everyday Grade Book) in the magazine’s next issue... Read more
Tokyo Ghoul Ranks #7 on U.S. Monthly Bookscan April List
Attack on Titan, One-Punch Man also rank The sixth volume of Sui Ishida‘s Tokyo Ghoul manga ranked #7 on the Nielsen BookScan’s Top 20 list for April. The first volume ranked #10 and the fifth volume ranked #18. The first volume of the manga had ranked at #9 in... Read more