Seven Seas Licenses Nirvana Fantasy Manga
Manga by Kagerou Daze author, Mikagura School Suite manga illustrator ships in August Seven Seas Entertainment announced on Monday that it has licensed JIN and Sayuki’s Nirvana manga series. The first single volume is slated to ship on August 8. Yachiyo Hitotose has always strived to be helpful, sacrificing... Read more
To Love-Ru Story Creator: Darkness Is Not the Final Chapter
Artist Kentaro Yabuki says he wants to draw spinoff with Mikan as magical girl To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness manga writer Saki Hasemi commented in the manga’s 18th and final volume on Tuesday that, while To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness is over, and while any future developments haven’t yet been decided,... Read more
Short Twitter Comic on Suicide Gets Expanded Print Edition
Describes artist’s flirtation with suicide, explains thought process Japan’s punishing work culture and historical ambivalence towards suicide have combined to create a high suicide rate for a developed nation. Perhaps that is part of the reason why an eight-page comic about the subject, sketchily drawn but vividly emotional, garnered... Read more
Juvenile Delinquent Manga Asks If Cooking Can Be Path to Top of School Gang
Tetsuya Kakihara stars in commercial Hiromasa Okujima has made a career out of drawing “Yankee” manga, or manga about tough guys and gangsters in school settings. He made his debut with Shout! in 2007, and his manga Akira No.2 was made into a live-action film in 2014. Apparently the... Read more
Seven Seas Licenses In This Corner of the World Historical Manga
Anime film adaptation premiered last year Seven Seas Entertainment announced on Friday that it will release Fumiyo Kono‘s In This Corner of the World (To All The Corners Of The World) manga in North America in one large-trim omnibus volume this fall. Seven Seas describes the story: 1940s Hiroshima.... Read more
Seven Seas Licenses Yokai Rental Shop Manga by Nightmare Inspector’s Mashiba
Manga about supernatural creature rental store coming in October Seven Seas Entertainment announced on Friday that it has licensed Shin Mashiba‘s Yokai Rental Shop (Yōkai Nii-san) manga. The first single volume is slated for October 24, 2017. Seven Seas describes the story: When Hiiragi learns that he has a... Read more
Seven Seas Licenses Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon Manga
Manga by Yōhei Yasumura is 2nd manga adaptation of light novels, ships on November 7 in omnibus volume Seven Seas Entertainment announced on Wednesday that it has licensed Yōhei Yasumura‘s manga adaptation of Tōki Yanagimi‘s AntiMagic Academy “The 35th Test Platoon” light novel series. The company will release the... Read more
Yasuhisa Hara’s Kingdom Manga Has 30 Million Copies in Print
This year’s 19th issue of Shueisha‘s Weekly Young Jump magazine revealed on Thursday that Yasuhisa Hara‘s Kingdom manga has 30 million copies in print. The manga had 28 million copies in print as of January. Hara’s historical manga centers around the slave boy Xin and his dream of becoming... Read more
Shinjirō’s Fate/Zero Manga Ends on May 2
Shinjirō‘s adaptation of Gen Urobuchi‘s light novel series debuted in 2011 The May issue of Kadokawa‘s Young Ace magazine revealed on Tuesday that Shinjirō‘s Fate/Zero manga will end in the next issue on May 2. The manga previously revealed that its 14th compiled book volume would be the last.... Read more
Zettai Karen Children Manga Slated to Return This Summer
Zettai Karen Children manga creator Takashi Shiina said on his official Twitter account on Thursday that he is planning to return from his sabbatical and resume the manga “around summer.” Shiina also posted a character illustration (pictured right) with the tweet. The series is going on hiatus after the... Read more