Breaking News In Manga-Genshiken Season 2 Manga To Be Released On September 4th!!!!!

February 6, 2012

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Hello and greetings fellow otaku,

Now for all you Genshiken fans out there, I advise you to sit down before reading this because you will be in for the surprise of your life.

Kodansha Comics USA has recently announced that they will be publishing the Genshiken Second Season manga for U.S. release on September 4, 2012!!!!! The manga will continue where the original manga left off as with the second season of the anime series.

The manga was originally introduced in Japan back in 2010 and that Kodansha has plans to release the first three volumes as an omnibus collection in Japan in May.

Overall I am excited to see this finally coming to the states. I have read the entire first season manga and watched both seasons of the anime. Hopefully this manga will live up to fans expectations. Thus I definitely need to track down the entire first set of the manga to refresh my memory as well as re-watch the anime this summer to get me pumped for the release. But that’s just me LOL!!!!

But as always, stay with AFC for more information on this breaking news story. So until next time, remember that there is a ton of great anime and manga out there. All you have to do is find it. Ltrs.

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Breaking News In Manga-Sailor Moon Manga To Return This September and New Digital Manga Titles!!!!!

March 19, 2011

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Hello and greetings fellow otaku,

We have a lot of interesting developments in the manga world today, so here are some of the top stories that you definitely need to know.

First off, Kodansha USA Publishing has just announced that they are getting ready to re-release one of the most popular manga series know to anime fans around the world, Sailor Moon!!!!! Originally published in Japan in 1992 and published five years later in the U.S., Sailor Moon has gained pop culture status all around the world. Some examples in the U.S. include the song “One Week” by the band “Barenaked Ladies” and the popular book series “The Princess Diaries” written by Meg Cabot.

The re-release of the series will be published in a bi-monthly format and will consist of twelve volumes with new cover art and detailed translation notes. Kodansha also announced that they will also be publishing the prequel to the series entitled “Codename: Sailor V”.  At the moment, Kodansha has not set a date as to when the first volume of the re-release will be published.

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On the digital front this week, Digital Manga Inc. has recently announced three new titles that they will be adding in the coming weeks. These new titles include Only Serious About You Vols. 1 and 2, Mr. Tiger and Mr. Wolf and Lovephobia Vol.1. for more information on these new licenses, you can check out Digital Manga Inc.’s blog by clicking on the link below.

Digital Manga Inc.’s Official Blog

http://www.digitalmanga.com/blog/

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And finally on a few un-related notes, Viz Media is joining the effort to help those who were affected in last Friday’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Viz is planning on donating money to three charitable organizations including Save The Children, AmeriCares, Architecture for Humanity and Artists Help Japan. To learn more about these organizations and to donate, click on the link below to read the press release from Viz Media.

Viz Media Press Release-Tsunami and Hurricane Relief Efforts

http://www.viz.com/content/viz-media-donates-japanese-earthquake-and-tsunami-aid-and-recovery-efforts

AMM 2011 Update

And finally on the AMM 2011 front, it has been officially declared that Yomi will be advancing to the next round after a triple overtime battle with Tomo. We will have more information on this story and exclusive highlights for you tomorrow.

And as always, stay with AFC for the latest development on these breaking stories. So until next time, remember that there is a ton of great anime and manga out there. All you have to do is find it. Ltrs.