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Cardfight!! Vanguard Spin-Off Manga Announced

A spin-off manga based on the Cardfight!! Vanguard franchise was recently announced.  The spin-off manga titled, “Another Vanguard: Seido no Asuka,” will launch in the January issue of the Monthly Bushiroad magazine, which will be released on Friday. The manga continues the events that was featured in the Cardfight!! Vanguard SS (Shooting Star) manga, which was featured in the Monthly Bushiroad magazine earlier this year.  The manga was written by Haruha Misukoshi and was composed by Kabuto Chujo.                


Mobile Suit Gundam UC Bande Dessinée Prequel Manga Released

Recently a new prequel manga for Gundam Unicorn launched in the December issue of the Monthly Gundam Ace magazine.  The manga is titled,  “Mobile Suit Gundam UC Bande Dessinée Episode: 0,” and is written by Kouzo Oomari.  Mobile Suit Gundam UC Bande Dessinée Episode: 0 takes reference from “The Postwar War” (Sengo no Senso) short story that was featured in the 11th volume of the original Mobile Suit Gundam UC novels.   The manga focuses on the Neo Zeon remnants as they steal the Sinanju Stein mobile suit. The manga’s character illustrations were designed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and Hajime Katoki worked on the mechanical designs. The original Mobile Suit Gundam UC Bande Dessinée manga seriesRead More


Kodansha to Publish Mazinger Z Alter Ignition Manga

Kodansha has recently confirmed that they will be publishing the Mazinger Z spin-off one-shot manga, Mazinger Z Alter Ignition.  The single volume will be released on December 20.  Mazinger Z Alter Ignition was written by Yu Kinutani and was originally launched on the Dynamic Planning’s official website on May 19.   A separate manga series titled, “Mazinger Z Interval Peace,” by Takahiro Ozawa, also launched in the Monthly Young Magazine on the same day. The manga showcases an alternate take on the events featured in the original Mazinger Z manga series. The original manga series focuses on a high school boy named Koji Kabuto and his powerful robot called the Mazinger Z.  He faces offRead More


Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker’s Memory One Shot Manga Announced

The recent issue of the V Jump magazine has announced that Naoki Akimine will be launching an one shot manga based on the Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker’s Memory video game.  The manga will be published in the January issue of the magazine, which will be released on November 21.  Fans in Japan will know that Naoki Akimine also worked on the manga adaptation of the Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters anime series, which launched in the magazine on September 2016.  The manga concluded in August 21 this year.  


Saint Seiya: Next Dimension Manga Continues Next Spring

The recent issue of the Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine has announced that the next chapter for Masami Kurumada’s Saint Seiya: Next Dimension – The Myth of Hades will will return “around next Spring.”  The magazine also announced that another project by Kurumada will be released in the January issue of Champion RED, which will be released on November 19.  Masami Kurumada’s Saint Seiya: Next Dimension – The Myth of Hades manga series serves as a prequel to the original Saint Seiya manga series.  The series features the previous “Holy War” that took place during the 18th Century between Athena and Hades alongRead More


Viz Media Licenses 2 Pokémon Sun & Moon Manga

Viz Media has announced at New York Comic Con 2017 that they have licensed two new Pokémon Sun & Moon Manga titles. The first manga series is the Pokémon Sun & Moon (Pocket Monsters Special Sun Moon) manga series by Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi Yamamoto.  The second title is Pokémon Horizon: Sun & Moon by Tenya Yabuno.  They have also licensed the Pompom Pokémon craft book. The Pokémon Adventures (Pocket Monsters: Special) manga series’ Sun/Moon arc debuted in the CoroCoro Ichiban! magazine on November 21, 2016. Viz Media will be releasing the first volume of the arc in Spring 2018. The Pompom Pokémon craft book will be released in Summer 2018.  The craftRead More


Kodansha Comics to Release Complete Rave Master Manga Series Digitally

Kondasha Comics has updated their official Website with an announcement that they will be releasing the entirety of the Rave Master manga series digitally.  As a part of their Fairy Tail conclusion celebration the 35 volume run of the manga will be released on BookWalker, comiXology, Crunchyroll, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook on October 3.  Those who are interested can pre-order their copies via the various digital platforms. For those who are unaware Rave Master is a manga series created by Hiro Mashima who also worked on the Fairy Tail manga.  The Rave Master manga series was published in the Weekly Shonen Jump MagazineRead More


Mobile Suit Gundam Walpurgis Manga Announced

It was recently announced in the September issue of the Gundam Ace magazine that a new Gundam manga series titled, “Mobile Suit Gundam Walpurgis,” will be launching in the next issue of the magazine.  The next issue of the magazine will be released on August 26.  The manga will be illustrated by Hiyon Katsuragi and written by Reiji Kaito. ANN provided a story synopsis for the manga series. The story takes place in Universal Century 0089. The magazine describes the manga’s protagonist Mashiro Oaks as a high school student on Side 2 Colony “Olympus.” He gets the high score on a gameRead More


Viz Media Announces Splatoon Manga Release

Viz Media has updated their official twitter page with an announcement that they will be releasing the Splatoon manga series. The manga series will be released later this year.  No other details are confirmed so stay tuned for updates. Announcement: SPLATOON, the manga series inspired by the hit Nintendo game makes it's debut late 2017! Join the Turf War!🦑 pic.twitter.com/kmOGQJaMf7 — VIZ Media @ SDCC (@VIZMedia) April 21, 2017  


Doctor Strange Prequel Manga One-Shot to Launch In Weekly Shonen Magazine

It has recently been revealed that Doctor Strange will be receiving a prequel manga one-shot to promote the Japanese premiere for film on January 27, 2017.   The prequel manga will be called “, Doctor Strange: Episode 0,” and it will launch in the 52nd issues of the Weekly Shonen Magazine on November 22.  The manga will feature some of Stephan Strange’s previous endeavors before the events of the film.   The manga will be illustrated by manga artist Haruichi.  He stated that the while the film was enjoyable, he hopes that his manga one-shot will also be enjoyable asRead More