Manga Sitemap - Page 7 2016-09-26

Full Moon O Sagashite by Arina Tanemura - Reviews, Profiles and Fan Sites
When 12-year old Mitsuki must choose between a life-saving operation that will cost her her singing voice or death, two not-so-grim reapers give her a second chance by transforming her into a teen singing sensation. Learn more about this magical shojo manga series by Arina Tanemura, read reviews and character bios and more.

Gakuen Alice Manga by Tachibana Higuchi - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Gakuen Alice, see artwork and learn more about manga creator, Tachibana Higuchi. When Mikan goes to visit her friend at a school for gifted children, she finds out what these 'gifts' really mean at the Alice Academy and that she too might have an

Honey and Clover Manga by Chica Umino - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read reviews, learn about the characters of Honey and Clover and see artwork from this popular shojo manga series by Chica Umino from Shojo Beat Manga / VIZ Media. At an art college outside of Tokyo, five students struggle to make the grade, find love and keep themselves fed on a student budget in Chica Umino’s romantic comedy, Honey and Clover.

Mushishi Manga by Yuki Urushibara - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Mushishi, see artwork and learn more about manga creator, Yuki Urushibara, Described as

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Manga by Hayao Miyazaki - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is a fantasy adventure / eco-fable by Hayao Miyazaki about a peace-loving warrior princess who must save her people from rival tribes, and a toxic, post-apocalyptic earth. See fan sites, reviews and previews of this manga and anime series.

PictureBox Inc. Manga Reviews and Ratings
Read reviews and ratings of innovative graphic novels and manga titles published by PictureBox Inc. Including books by Yuichi Yokoyama, Chris Ware and more.

Seinen Manga Reviews - Ratings and Reviews of Recent Seinen Manga Graphic Novels
Read reviews of the most amazing and addictive seinen manga or graphic novels for men. From martial arts action to wacky fanservice comedies, sports, business manga, sci-fi and fantasy, see how these seinen manga releases stack up against other mature graphic novels for men

Seven Seas Manga Reviews - Reviews of Recently Released Manga from Seven Seas Manga
Read reviews of the latest and most popular manga releases from Seven Seas Entertainment, including Hollow Fields, Kashimashi and more.

Shonen Manga Reviews - Ratings and Reviews of Recent Shonen Manga Graphic Novels
Read reviews of the coolest and most exciting shonen manga or graphic novels for boys. From martial arts action to wacky fanservice comedies, sports, sci-fi and fantasy, see how these shonen manga releases stack up against other graphic novels for guys.

Macmillan Publishing Book Reviews and Ratings
From manga, graphic novels, art instruction books and more, read reviews and ratings of new books from Macmillan and St. Martin's Press.

Fantagraphics Manga Reviews and Ratings
Read reviews and ratings of manga and graphic novels published by Fantagraphics, a leading publisher of graphic novels, comics and manga, including A Drunken Dream and Other Stories and Sake Jock.

Blood+ (Blood Plus) Manga by Atsuka Katsura and Production I.G., Aniplex - Blood+ Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Blood+, learn about creators Atsuka Katsura and Aniplex and see artwork from this vampire manga series from Dark Horse. Saya suffers from amnesia, but as she regains her memories, a horrible truth dawns: she's a vampire slayer who has the power to destroy blood-thirsty monsters.

B.O.D.Y. Manga by Ao Mimori - B.O.D.Y. Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Shojo Beat Manga
Read manga reviews of B.O.D.Y., learn about creator Ao Mimori and see artwork from this shojo manga series from Shojo Beat Manga. Sakura has her eye on Fuji, a cool and quiet classmate. When she finds out that he works at a host club, she's not so sure he's her perfect guy.

Dayan Manga by Akiko Ikeda - Dayan Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Dayan, learn about Dayan characters and see artwork from this children's book series by Akiko Ikeda from Dark Horse. Dayan is a mischievous cat who lives in Wachifield, a magical world where animals walk and talk and live in peace.

Dororo Manga by Osamu Tezuka - Dororo Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Dororo, learn more about creator Osamu Tezuka and see artwork from this classic shonen manga series from Vertical Inc. Hyakkimaru is a wandering swordsman with a dark secret: 48 of his original body parts are now owned by demons, and he must fight these demons to reclaim his humanity.

The Gentlemen's Alliance Cross Manga by Arina Tanemura - Shojo Manga Summary
Read a description of The Gentlemen's Alliance Cross, a high school shojo manga romantic fantasy series from Arina Tanemura, published by VIZ Media / Shojo Beat. Haine, an ex-juvenile delinquent from an upper-middle class family enters an elite private school ruled by the Emperor, the leader of the student council, who just happens to be the boy she's loved since she was a child.

Gin Tama Manga by Hideaki Sorachi - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Gin Tama, a shonen manga series from Shonen Jump Advanced / VIZ Media. See artwork and learn more about manga creator, Hideaki Sorachi. In an alternate version of Japan, aliens have invaded and turned samurai into second class citizens. In this world, Gintoki makes a living by doing odd jobs for even odder human and alien clients.

Haridama Magic Cram School Manga by Atsushi Suzumi - Haridama Magic Cram School Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Haridama Magic Cram School, learn more about creator Atsushi Suzumi and see artwork from this magical adventure shonen manga series from Del Rey Manga. Kokuyo and Harika are childhood friends who meet at a exam cram school for sorcerers. While neither has the natural talent to excel at magic, the pair soon discover that their true power lies in their friendship.

Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time by Tohko Mizuno - Manga Reviews, Profiles, News and Fan Sites
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time, a historical fantasy shojo manga series from Shojo Beat / VIZ Media. Akane is a modern high schooler who gets transported a thousand years back in time. Akane has been chosen to be the priestess of the Dragon God and must find Eight Guardian warriors who will help her to defeat the Demon Clan.

Hell Girl (Jigoku Shojo) Manga by Miyuki Eto - Hell Girl Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Del Rey Manga
Read manga reviews of Hell Girl, learn more about creator Miyuki Eto and see artwork from this shojo manga horror series from Del Rey Manga. Ai Enma is a pretty girl with a scary secret. If someone's done you wrong, Ai will escort that person to hell. The catch? You'll be joining them in the fiery depths when you die.

High School Debut Manga by Kazune Kawahara - High School Debut Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of High School Debut, learn more about creator Kazune Kawahara and see artwork from this romantic comedy shojo manga series by Kazune Kawahara, published by Shojo Beat Manga / VIZ Media. Haruna is determined to find a boyfriend. But after failing miserably, Haruna decides to find a dating coach. Hot guy Yoh agrees to help, on one condition: she can't fall for him.

Hollow Fields Manga by Madeleine Rosca - Hollow Fields Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Hollow Fields, learn more about creator Madeleine Rosca and see artwork from this steampunk-inspired original English language (OEL) manga series from Seven Seas Manga. Young Lucy Stone starts class at Hollow Fields, an ultra exclusive boarding school. What makes it special? Hollow Fields is a school for aspiring mad scientists.

Hotel Africa Manga by Hee Jung Park - Hotel Africa Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Hotel Africa, learn about Hotel Africa characters and see artwork from this romantic shojo manhwa series from TokyoPop Manga. In a desert rooming house, a young woman, her feisty mother and her son run Hotel Africa, a refuge for all kinds of eccentric wanderers and lost souls looking for love, acceptance and redemption.

Iron Wok Jan - Cooking Manga by Shinji Saijyo
Hot tempers, searing hot stoves and the burning desire to win are what fuels the high-intensity cooking manga series Iron Wok Jan by Shinji Saiyo. Read a review of this popular series about the martial art of Chinese cuisine, plus reviews and character profiles.

Japan Ai by Aimee Major Steinberger - Japan Ai Reviews and Related Links
Read book reviews of Japan Ai, learn about author Aimee Major Steinberger and see preview pages from this unique Japan travel diary published by Go! Comi. Animator, doll collector and cosplay enthusiast Steinberger made a pilgrimage to Japan, and shares her experiences in her illustrated travel diary.

J-Pop Idol by Millenni+M and Toko Yashiro - J-Pop Idol Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - TokyoPop Manga
Read manga reviews of J-Pop Idol, learn about creator Millenni+M and Toko Yashiro and see artwork from this shojo manga series from TokyoPop Manga. Three girls win a nationwide talent show, but only one is offered a recording contract. Long simmering tensions boil over and friendships are tested in J-Pop Idol.

Kashimashi: Girl Meets Girl
When a boy gets hit by a spaceship and gets transformed into a girl version of his old self, he/she unexpectedly finds romance with the girl of his dreams who just happens to prefer girls. Read manga reviews and story summaries of Kashimashi: Girl Meets Girl, a yuri manga (girls love) comic from Seven Seas Manga.

Me and My Brothers by Hari Tokeino - Shojo Manga Reviews, Profiles and Fan Sites
When Sakura's grandmother dies, she's left alone in the world, or is she? The heroine of Me and My Brothers comes home one day to find that she's got four half-brothers she never knew she had, including one who loves to cross-dress. Find out more about this shojo manga series by Hari Tokeino from TokyoPop.

Megatokyo Manga by Fred Gallagher - Megatokyo Manga Series Profiles and Reviews
In Megatokyo, two American game fanatics find themselves stranded in the anime/manga/gaming capital of the world, Tokyo. Catch up with this funny and addictive comedy/drama, learn about the characters and see artwork from this popular Original English Language (OEL) manga / webcomic series.

Kieli Manga by Yukako Kabei and Shiori Teshirogi - Kieli Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Kieli,learn more about creators Yukako Kabei and Shiori Teshirogi, and see artwork from this supernatural shojo manga series from Yen Press. Kieli is a high school loner who prefers the company of ghosts to humans. Then she encounters Harvey, a soldier who can also see spirits, but for a different reason.

King of the Lamp Manga by Takako Shigematsu - King of the Lamp Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of King of the Lamp, learn more about creator Takako Shigematsu and see artwork from this shojo manga short stories collection from Go! Comi. For his lecherous ways, the King of the Lamp has been sentenced to help a thousand girls find true love. But in return for his services, he demands a little loving from the girls he's supposed to assist.

Love*Com Manga by Aya Nakahara - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Risa Koizumi is the tallest girl in her class. Atsushi Otani is the shortest boy in school. So why does everyone think they're going out? Read a description of the Love*Com (Lovely Complex) shojo manga series, including a story summary, character descriptions and learn more about its creator, Aya Nakahara.

Manga Bible Manga by Various - Manga Bible Reviews, Previews and Related Links
Read manga reviews of Manga Bible, learn about Manga Bible characters and see artwork from this popular religious manga series from Doubleday, Zondervan and other Christian publishers. Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel and Moses all get a manga makeover in several versions of the Manga Bible.

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Read manga reviews of Masque of the Red Death, learn about creator Wendy Pini and see artwork from this original yaoi manga webcomic series from Go! Comi. Loosely based on the short story by Edgar Allen Poe, Wendy Pini's Masque of the Red Death reimagines the story as an erotic, sci-fi fantasy where the passions of two men set off a cataclysm of world-wide proportions.

Minima! Manga by Machiko Sakurai - Minima! Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Del Rey Manga
Read manga reviews of Minima!, learn more about creator Machiko Sakurai and see artwork from this shojo manga series from Del Rey Manga. Ame is a shy, insecure girl who's too afraid to speak up for herself. When a stuffed doll who comes to life at an amusement park, Ame gets a new friend who isn't afraid to speak up for her.

Murder Princess by Sekihiko Inui - Manga Reviews, Profiles and Fan Sites
What happens when a pretty princess bonks heads and trades identities with a rough-and-ready mercenary warrior? You get Murder Princess, a fun, action-filled mix of fantasy and humor from the artist of doujinshi fan favorite Comic Party.

New Engineering by Yuichi Yokoyama - New Engineering Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - PictureBox
Read manga reviews of New Engineering, learn about creator Yuichi Yokoyama and see artwork from this gekiga manga series from PictureBox. In the short stories of New Engineering, armies of men manically run, fight, build and destroy the world around them.

Nora: The Last Chronicle of Devildom Manga by Kazunari Kakei - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read reviews, learn about the characters of Nora: The Last Chronicle of Devildom and see artwork from this popular shonen manga series by Kazunari Kakei from Shonen Jump Advanced / VIZ Media. Nora is a demon who's ticked off his superiors one time too many. Sent to the human world to learn some manners, Nora is now the 'pet' of Kazuma, a hard-nosed, straight-A student.

Ral Omega Grad Manga by Tsuneo Takano and Takeshi Obata - Ral Omega Grad Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Ral Omega Grad, learn more about creators Tsuneo Takano and Takeshi Obata and see artwork from this fantasy adventure shonen manga series from Shonen Jump Advanced Manga / VIZ Media. Isolated in darkness since birth, Ral has a very special relationship with a shadow dragon, Grad. When the Shadow Army threatens the kingdom of Sphaelite, Ral and Grad reveal their true power.

Real by Takehiko Inoue - Real Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - VIZ Signature Manga
Read manga reviews of Real, learn about Real characters and see artwork from this popular sports manga series by Takehiko Inoue from VIZ Signature Manga. Three young men share a love for basketball that transcends their physical and emotional limitations.

Samurai Commando Manga by Harutoshi Fukui - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read reviews, learn about the story and characters of Samurai Commando: Mission 1549 and see artwork from this seinen manga series from CMX Manga. A modern military commander goes back in time and ends up in feudal 16th century Japan. When his actions disrupt history, a second platoon goes back to stop him before he destroys Japan.

Seduce Me After the Show Manga by est em - Seduce Me After the Show Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Deux Press Manga
Read manga reviews of Seduce Me After the Show, learn about creator est em and see artwork from these sexy and stylish boys love manga short stories from Deux Press Manga. A flamenco dancer, an aspiring actor, a painter with artists block and a punk legend who's seen better days. These men burn with a passion to create and for each other.

Slam Dunk Manga by Takehiko Inoue - Slam Dunk Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Shonen Jump Manga
Read manga reviews, learn about Slam Dunk manga characters and see artwork from this popular sports series from Shonen Jump Manga. When high school punk Hanamichi Sakuragi meets a cutie who asks him,

Speed Racer Manga by Tatsuo Yoshida and Various - Speed Racer Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Speed Racer, learn about Speed Racer characters and see artwork from this classic shonen manga series from DMP Platinum and Seven Seas Manga. Follow the adventures of Speed, Trixie, Spritle and Racer X in both the classic and contemporary versions of Speed Racer, a.k.a. Mach Go Go Go!

Sugar Princess: Skating to Win Manga by Hisaya Nakajo - Sugar Princess Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Shojo Beat Manga
Read manga reviews of Sugar Princess: Skating to Win, learn more about creator Hisaya Nakajo and see artwork from this sports shojo manga series from Shojo Beat Manga. On her first trip to a rink, Maya is discovered by a top-notch coach who tells her that she's got natural talent. But is that enough to take her to the top?

Toto! The Wonderful Adventure Manga by Yuko Osada - Toto! The Wonderful Adventure Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Del Rey Manga
Read manga reviews of Toto!, learn more about creator Yuko Osada and see artwork from this shonen manga series from Del Rey Manga. Kakashi is a boy from a small town with a big dream: he wants to see the world. When he hitches a ride on a passing dirigible, Kakashi gets taken hostage by bandits, and his wonderous adventure begins...

Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms Manga by Fumiyo Kouno - Manga Reviews, Characters and Art
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms, a graphic novel from Last Gasp. See artwork and learn more about manga creator, Fumiyo Kouno. Minami is a young seamstress who's haunted by her memories of the war Nanami is Minami's tomboy niece. While decades separate them, the effects of the atom bomb echo across both girls' lives.

Vassalord Manga by Nanae Chrono - Vassalord Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - TokyoPop Manga
Read manga reviews of Vassalord, learn more about creator Nanae Chrono and see artwork from this sexy and sillly vampire manga series from TokyoPop Manga. When devil may care vampire playboy Johnny Rayflo teams up with Charley Chrishunds, a cybernetic vampire hunter, sparks fly in more ways than one.

Anime and Comic Conventions Photo Galleries - Comic Conventions Cosplay Photos
See photos from recent anime and comic conventions, featuring anime and manga-inspired cosplay, artist appearances, publishers booths and events and more. See the crowds, the fun and the scenes from popular conventions and events including Anime Expo, San Diego Comic-Con International and New York Anime Festival.

Naoki Urasawa's Monster - Monster Manga Reviews, Art and Profiles
In Naoki Urasawa's Monster, Dr. Tenma is an talented and idealistic neurosurgeon who moved from Japan to Germany to practice medicine. When he learns that a patient whose life he saved long ago is now a sociopathic killer, Dr. Tenma embarks on a quest to bring him to justice. Read reviews and see previews of this award-winning seinen manga series.

Nana by Ai Yazawa - Manga Reviews, Character Profiles and Artwork
Stylish, romantic and hip, Nana is one of the best-selling shoujo manga series out today. Read story summaries, character profiles, manga reviews, view artwork galleries and learn more about the creator of Nana, Ai Yazawa.

Naruto
Why is Naruto one of the most popular shonen manga in the world? Read story summaries, manga reviews, character profiles, artwork galleries and find out more about Naruto's creator, Masashi Kishimoto.

Prince of Tennis by Takeshi Konomi - Prince of Tennis Artwork, Character Profiles and Reviews
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Switch by naked ape - Manga Reviews, Profiles, News and Fan Sites
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Switch, a crime drama seinen manga series from VIZ Media. See artwork and learn more about manga creator naked ape. Baby-faced rookie Kai Eto joins the Greater Kanto Narcotics Control Division just as a dangerous, highly addictive new drug hits the streets: Dragon Speed.

Tekkon Kinkreet: Black and White by Taiyo Matsumoto - Manga Reviews, Art and Profiles
In Tekkon Kinkreet, a boldly original and touching graphic novel by Taiyo Matsumoto, two orphans named Black and White battle for their place in a city ruled by gangsters and hoodlums. Read reviews, story summaries and character bios, plus view the amazing artwork from the graphic novel that inspired the anime feature film.

Uzumaki Manga by Junji Ito - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
In Junji Ito's horror manga masterpiece Uzumaki, a small Japanese village is gripped by a strange, self-destructive obsession with spirals. Read manga reviews, learn about Uzumaki manga characters, find fan sites and see artwork from this acclaimed horror manga series published by VIZ Signature / VIZ Media.

Vampire Knight Manga - Vampire Knight Manga Profiles, Fan Sites and Reviews
Yuki Cross goes to a very unusual school. The elite Cross Academy has two groups of students: The human day school students and the night school students who are vampires. See a profile of Vampire Knight by Matsuri Hino, plus see fan sites, previews and reviews of this shojo manga vampire romance series.

Voices of Love Manga by Kanae Hazuki - Voices of Love Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Voices of Love, learn more about creator Kanae Hazuki and see artwork from this collection of sexy josei manga short stories from LuvLuv Press / Aurora Publishing. Voices of Love offers grown-up romance for mature readers, including a forbidden relationship between an teacher and her student, and a girl who doesn't know true love.

Walkin' Butterfly by Chihiro Tamaki - Character Profiles, Josei Manga Art and Reviews
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The Walking Man Manga by Jiro Taniguchi - Manga Reviews, Previews and Artwork
In The Walking Man, a seinen manga graphic novel by Jiro Taniguchi, an everyday salary man discovers the simple pleasures of his town as he goes on his daily strolls. Gorgeously illustrated, this simple yet delightful story published by Fanfare / Ponent Mon dazzles the eye and calms the mind. Read reviews and view previews of this manga.

With The Light by Keiko Tobe - Story Summaries, Reviews and Fan Sites
A young mother struggles to understand and help her autistic son in With The Light. Read reviews, profiles of this true-to-life josei manga series from Yen Press and learn more about its creator, Keiko Tobe.

Yotsuba&! Manga by Kiyohiko Azuma - Yotsuba&! Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews, learn about Yotsuba&! manga characters and see artwork from this popular series from ADV Manga. Every day is an adventure when Yotsua's around. She's new girl in town, but sometimes she acts like she's new to Planet Earth.

Yozakura Quartet Manga by Suzuhito Yasuda - Yozakura Quartet Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Del Rey Manga
Read manga reviews, learn more about creator Suzuhito Yasuda and see artwork from this popular shonen manga series from Del Rey Manga. Hime, Ao and Kotoha are three super-powered teens who protect their small town from harm. But when strange things start to happen, the threesome start to wonder if something bigger than they can handle is on the horizon.

Y-Square Manga by Judith Park - Y-Square Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read manga reviews of Y-Square, learn more about creator Judith Park and see artwork from this global shojo manga series from Yen Press. Yoshitake is a dunce at romance. His friend Yagate has all the girls swooning -- trouble is, he's only got eyes for guys. What happens when these two

Zombie-Loan Manga by Peach-Pit - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Mousy Michiru is ordinary in every way except one: She can tell when someone will die just by looking at them. When she meets two handsome classmates who are hunting the evil dead in their spare time, Michiru gets recruited for a life-changing adventure. Read reviews, learn about the characters of Zombie-Loan and see artwork from this supernatural shonen manga series from Yen Press.

Manga Books and Magazines Galleries - Pages and Previews of New Books and Magazines About Manga
See preview pages and cover artwork from new and soon-to-be released books, graphic novels and magazines focused on manga, Japanese fashion, pop culture and films, including Gothic and Lolita Bible, Bat Manga! and more.

Manga Glossary - Definitions of English and Japanese Terms
What's a tankoubon? What does it mean to be a

Manga Artists Interviews - Profiles of Japanese and International Manga Artists and Creators
Meet the artists and creators of your favorite manga and find out how they got their start, what inspires them and get a preview of new and upcoming manga projects that they've got on their drawing board. Read our profiles and interviews with top Japanese and global manga artists including Takehiko Inoue, Arina Tanemura, Svetlana Chmakova, Keiko Takemiya and more.

Manga Editors, Publisher and Authors Interviews - Profiles of Manga Authors, Experts and Publishers
Meet the editors, authors, publishers and manga experts who write, publish and promote manga in America, Japan and beyond. Read our profiles and interviews with top Japanese American and international manga authors, publishers and experts including Dallas Middaugh from Del Rey Manga, Kurt Hassler from Yen Press, manga editor Jason Thompson and more.

Manga Publishers' Official Web Sites - English and Japanese Manga Publishers
Find out more about your favorite manga titles by visiting the official homepages of American and Japanese manga publishers. Get the latest news, release schedules, online manga previews and more from TokyoPop, Dark Horse Manga, VIZ Media and more.

Manga Movie Photo Galleries - Photos and Scenes from Live Action Manga Movies
See scenes from live action movies, TV shows and feature films based on Japanese manga and graphic novels. Photo galleries include information about recent and classic releases based on shonen and shojo manga, including Nana, Death Note, Love*Com and Honey and Clover.

New Manga Preview Galleries - Artwork, Release Dates and Story Summaries for New Manga by Publisher
Preview the latest and upcoming manga and graphic novel releases from top publishers including VIZ Media, Del Rey Manga, TokyoPop, Yen Press and Aurora Publishing. Read story summaries and see release dates for the latest shojo manga, shonen manga, seinen manga and josei manga.

Reading Manga - Manga Collecting - Japanese Comics - Manga Graphic Novels
Why do you have to read manga from right to left? What do the age ratings mean? Discover the answers to these Japanese comics mysteries and get cultural insight into the world of buying, reading and collecting manga.

Types of Manga - Japanese Comics Categories & Genres
Manga has something for everyone: There are comics for boys and girls, men and women of all ages and for all interests. About.com's Manga Guide explains the various types of manga, including shonen and shoujo manga genres and and introduces popular story categories, from educational comics to yaoi manga.

Manga Publishers on Twitter - Twitter Directory for Manga Publishers
See a directory of manga publishers' Twitter accounts, including VIZ Media, Yen Press, Dark Horse, Digital Manga and much more.

Alive: The Final Evolution - Shonen Manga by Tadashi Kawahima and Adachitoka
A worldwide epidemic of a

Antique Bakery by Fumi Yoshinaga
Delicious pastries and delectable guys are the focal point of The Antique Bakery, a yummy yaoi (boys love) manga series by Fumi Yoshinaga. Bite into this culinary comedy and get a taste of this award-winning manga series with reviews, story summaries, artwork and fan sites listings.

Aqua by Kozue Amano - Aqua Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - TokyoPop Manga
Read manga reviews of Aqua, learn about creator Kozue Amano and see artwork from this slice of life manga series from TokyoPop Manga. Akari is an ondine, or gondolier in training on Neo-Venezia, a futuristic yet quaint reproduction of Venice, Italy on the now water-filled planet Mars.

Astro Boy by Osamu Tezuka - Astro Boy Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Dark Horse
Read manga reviews of Astro Boy, learn more about creator Osamu Tezuka and see artwork from this shonen manga series from Dark Horse. Created by a grieving father, Astro is disposed by his creator when he realizes that the robot boy will never grow up. But this robot reject uses his powers for good, as he strives for peace between men and machines.

Black God Manga by Dall-Young Lim and Sung-Woo Park - Black God Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Yen Press Manga
Read manga reviews of Black God, learn about Black God characters and see artwork from this action-packed seinen manga series by Dall-Young Lim and Sung-Woo Park from Yen Press Manga. Keita is an aspiring video game programmer and twenty-something mooch whose life gets turned upside down when he meets a mysterious super-powered girl.

Black Jack by Osamu Tezuka - Black Jack Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Vertical Inc.
Read manga reviews of Black Jack, learn more about creator Osamu Tezuka and see artwork from this medical manga series from Vertical Inc. Tezuka's rogue doctor performs miracles on the operating table, some beyond belief. The innocent and the wicked alike receive his care, but only on his terms and only if they can pay his asking price.

Bleach Manga by Tite Kubo - Manga Reviews, Profiles and Fan Sites
Japanese teen Ichigo Kurosaki has a special talent: he can see ghosts, and through a twist of fate, he becomes a soul reaper, a warrior who navigates between the world of the living and the dead. Read more about Bleach manga and find out why it's one of the most popular manga and anime series in the world.

Cherry Juice by Haruka Fukushima - Story Summaries, Reviews and Fan Sites
In Cherry Juice, teen cuties Minami and Otome stumble over each other's partially-clothed bodies until they figure out that maybe they're meant to be more than just step-brother and step-sister. Read reviews, profiles of this romantic comedy shojo manga series from TokyoPop and learn more about its creator, Haruka Fukushima.

Disappearance Diary by Hideo Azuma - Disappearance Diary Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Fanfare - Ponent Mon Manga
Read manga reviews of Disappearance Diary, learn about creator Hideo Azuma and see artwork from this slice of life manga series from Fanfare - Ponent Mon. When the pressures of being a professional manga artist got to be too much, Azuma resorted to drastic measures: he decided to run away from his life and become homeless instead.

Fever by Hee Jung Park - Manga Reviews, Profiles, News and Fan Sites
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Fever, a shojo manga series from TokyoPop. See artwork and learn more about manga creator, Hee Jung Park. Since the suicide of a classmate, Hyung-in feels an overwhelming sense of alienation, anger and frustration that she can barely keep inside. Then she meets Kang-dae, who invites her to a place called

Gimmick! by Youzaburou Kanari and Kuroko Yabuguchi - Gimmick! Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - VIZ Media
Read manga reviews of Gimmick!, learn about creator Youzaburou Kanari and Kuroko Yabuguchi and see artwork from this seinen manga series from VIZ Media. Kohei Nagase specializes in visual effects for films, bu he doesn't stop there. Nagase uses his talent for illusions to help people in miraculous ways.

Manga Sutra (Futari H) by Katsu Aki - Manga Reviews, Profiles, News and Fan Sites
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Manga Sutra (Futari H), a sexually explicit manga series from TokyoPop. See artwork and learn more about manga creator Katsu Aki. Newlyweds Makoto and Yura discover that they're both virgins, and they've both got a lot to learn about the fine art of getting it on.

Pumpkin Scissors by Ryotaro Iwanaga - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read reviews, learn about the characters of Pumpkin Scissors and see artwork from this new seinen manga series from Del Rey Manga. In a country recovering from a bitter civil war, The Imperial Army Section III, a.k.a. Pumpkin Scissors is charged with uncovering and defeating corrupt nobles and soldiers who exploit innocent civilians.

Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning Manga by Kyo Shirodaira and Eita Mizuno - Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites
Read story summaries, character bios, reviews for Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning, a shonen manga series from Yen Press. See artwork and learn more about manga creators Kyo Shirodaira and Eita Mizuno. 10th grader Ayumu Narumi can solve mysteries that leave adults twice his age stumped. But he's haunted by the disappearance of his older brother and his tie to the mysterious

2008 About.com Manga Readers Polls - Best Manga Lists - Best Shoujo, Shonen, Seinen and Josei Manga of 2008
What were the best manga released in 2008? About.com Manga readers made their picks and chose the year's best new manga series and manga books in shojo, shonen, seinen/josei, international and yaoi manga.

2009 About.com Manga Readers Polls - Best Manga Lists - Best Shoujo, Shonen, Seinen and Josei Manga of 2009
What were the best manga released in 2009? About.com Manga readers made their picks and chose the year's best new manga series and manga books in shojo, shonen, seinen/josei, international and yaoi manga.

2011 About.com Manga Readers Choice Awards – Best Manga Released in 2010 Selected by About.com Readers
What were the best manga released in 2010? About.com Manga readers made their picks and nominated the year's best new manga series, one-shots and art books in 10 categories.

2012 About.com Manga Reader's Choice Awards - About.com Readers Choose the Best New Manga of 2011
About.com Manga readers were asked to nominate and vote for their favorite new manga series, one-shot and digital-only manga released in 2011 for the About.com Manga Readers' Choice Awards. There are 10 categories, including Best New Manga, Best Shonen Manga, Best New Shojo Manga, and Best New International Manga.

Apollo's Song Manga by Osamu Tezuka - Manga Reviews, Profiles and Art
In Osamu Tezuka's manga graphic novel Apollo's Song, Shogo is a young sociopath whose disdain for love incurs a curse from the gods: He is doomed to fall in love and lose his beloved over and over again in various lifetimes. Read a reviews and see previews of this bold and surreal graphic novel for grown-ups by the godfather of manga.

Blue Manga by Kiriko Nananan - Yuri Manga Reviews, Art and Profiles
Spare and elegant, Blue by Kiriko Nananan is a sensitive, minimalist take on yuri manga. Read reviews of this girls love manga graphic novel, and profiles of its creator.

Manga Characters A-Z List - Manga Character Profiles & Bios
Meet the characters of today's most popular shoujo and shonen manga series. From Fruits Basket to Naruto, read bios and learn about their personalities, relationships, strengths, weaknesses and even their birthdays in About.com's A-to-Z directory of popular manga characters.

Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata - Profiles, Art and Reviews
If you could kill anyone, anywhere by just writing their name in a notebook, would you? Take a look inside the pages of Death Note, the supernatural shonen manga thriller, read reviews, learn about the characters and see artwork from this popular series from Shonen Jump Advanced / VIZ Media.

Emma by Kaoru Mori - Story Summaries, Reviews and Fan Sites
Set in Victorian England, Emma is a romantic shojo manga series by Kaoru Mori about a sweet and shy maid who falls in love with the eldest son of a wealthy family. Read reviews, character profiles and find fan sites for this charming historical manga series.

Flower of Life by Fumi Yoshinaga - Flower of Life Manga Reviews, Characters, Art and Fan Sites - Digital Manga Publishing
Read manga reviews of Flower of Life, learn about creator Fumi Yoshinaga and see artwork from this high school comedy manga series from Digital Manga Publishing. Yoshinaga turns the high school on its ear by putting together a mismatched group of students who share one thing: a love for manga.

History of Manga - History of Japanese Comics
Want to know more about the origins of manga, or Japanese comics? About.com's guide explores manga's beginnings from humorous scroll painting and the influence of Disney animated cartoons in post-war Japan to the unique east-meets-west fusion of art, drama, humor, action and dynamic storytelling that is manga today.

Japanese & American Manga Magazines & Anthologies
Discover the manga magazines and anthologies from Japan, the U.S. and Europe. Find out the difference between Shonen Jump and Nakayoshi and other comics collections and learn more about the Japanese comics publishing system.

2007 About.com Manga Readers Polls - Best Manga Lists - Best Shoujo, Shonen, Seinen and Josei Manga of 2007
What were the best manga released in 2007? About.com Manga readers made their picks and chose the year's best new manga series and manga books in shojo, shonen, seinen/josei, international and yaoi manga.

Del Rey Manga Pulls Plug on X-Men Misfits Vol. 2?
This weekend at the Museum of Cartoon and Comic Art Festival in New York City, a fan approached comics creator Raina Telgemeier's table. After congratulating

What Now, TokyoPop? Fate of Unfinished Series Revealed
When TokyoPop announced that they'd be shutting the doors on their North American manga publishing operations last month, there were a few lingering questions

Interview: Tsuneo Goda - About Manga
Read an interview with animator Tsuneo Goda, the creator of Domo, everyone's favorite raging brown… something of NHK, Nickelodeon and 7-11 Slurpees fame.

Interview: Tsuneo Goda - Page 2 - About Manga
Animator Tsuneo Goda answers all your questions about Domo in this interview. Page 2.

Interview: Madeleine Rosca - About Manga
With the latest volume of her award-winning global manga series due in the stores, we interviewed Madeleine Rosca , the artist, author and creator of Hollow Fields. In our conversation, we talked about what inspired her to create her steampunk adventure story and the low-down on what it's like to be a manga artist from Down Under.

Interview With Manga Creator Madeleine Rosca
With the latest volume of her award-winning global manga series due in the stores, we interviewed Madeleine Rosca , the artist, author and creator of Hollow Fields. In our conversation, we talked about what inspired her to create her steampunk adventure story and the low-down on what it's like to be a manga artist from Down Under. Page 2.

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Cool New Manga for Grown-up Graphic Novel Fans - About Manga
See a recommended reading list of adult manga titles, featuring classic, new releases, popular, bestselling and outstanding manga for mature readers and the grown-ups who love graphic novels. From the hardboiled action of Dogs and cyberpunk romance of Clover to the rock and roll raunchiness of Detroit Metal City, there's lots of great graphic novels for grown-ups.

2012 About.com Manga Readers' Choice Awards - About Manga
Nominate your favorite new manga series, one-shot and digital-only manga released in the 2012 About.com Manga Readers' Choice Awards. Send in your choices for the best new manga in ten categories, including Best New Shojo Manga, Best New Shonen Manga and more. Nominations will be accepted from January 18 – February 15, 2012. Voting runs from February 22 - March 21, with the winners announced on March 30, 2012.

Best Continuing Manga of 2011 - About Manga
See my picks for 2011's best continuing manga series, including Cross Game, One Piece, Kimi ni Todoke and 20th Century Boys. Also see my choices for best under-appreciated gems and the worst manga of the year.

Best Continuing Manga of 2011 - About Manga
See my picks for 2011's best continuing manga series, including Cross Game, One Piece, Kimi ni Todoke and 20th Century Boys. Also see my choices for best under-appreciated gems and the worst manga of the year.

Yaoi and Yuri Manga for GBLTQ Readers - About Manga
See a recommended reading list of yaoi and yuri manga as selected by the panelists at the Gay for You? Yaoi and Yuri Manga for GBLTQ (Gay, Bisexual, Lesbian, Transgender, Queer) panel at New York Anime Festival 2010. Chris Butcher, Scott Robins, Alex Woolfson, Leyla Acker, Erica Friedman and moderator Robin Brenner selected 20 titles worth recommending to gay readers and gave reasons why these books are noteworthy.

Yaoi and Yuri Manga for GBLTQ Readers - About Manga
See a recommended reading list of yaoi and yuri manga as selected by the panelists at the Gay for You? Yaoi and Yuri Manga for GBLTQ (Gay, Bisexual, Lesbian, Transgender, Queer) panel at New York Anime Festival 2010. Chris Butcher, Scott Robins, Alex Woolfson, Leyla Acker, Erica Friedman and moderator Robin Brenner selected 20 titles worth recommending to gay readers and gave reasons why these books are noteworthy.

2009 Readers Poll: Best New Shonen Manga - About Manga
We asked About.com Manga readers to choose their favorite new shonen manga series for 2009. See our top 10 nominees, including and see the readers' choice winner for the best new manga of 2009.

2009 Readers Poll: Best New Korean Manhwa - About Manga
We asked About.com Manga readers to choose their favorite new Korean manhwa title for 2009. See our top 10 nominees, including and see the readers' choice winner for the best new manga of 2009.

Blue Exorcist Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Blue Exorcist Volume 1, a shonen manga series by Kazue Kato from Shonen Jump Advanced / VIZ Media. Scrappy Rin Okumura and his studious twin brother Yukio both grew up under the care of Father Fujimoto. But upon turning 15, Rin discovers a secret that has been kept from him since birth: he’s the half-human/half-demon son of Satan. After a brush with the demon lord, Rin swears to battle his father by becoming an exorcist.

High School of the Dead Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of High School of the Dead Volume 1, a seinen manga series by Daisuke Sato and Shouji Sato from Yen Press. When zombies invade their high school, a mismatched group of students and teachers must find a way to band together to stay alive against an ever-increasing hoard of the blood-thirsty undead.

LIVES Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of LIVES Volume 1, a seinen manga series by Masayuki Taguchi from TokyoPop. When a meteor shower decimates the Kanto region of Japan, the survivors discover that their city lives have been transformed into a savage world where humans have been transformed into blood-thirsty monsters, and the only law is kill or be killed.

Ayako - About Manga
Read a review of Ayako, a seinen manga epic by Osamu Tezuka from Vertical. As the youngest daughter of the Tenge family, Ayako has been locked away for most of her life to keep the family's secrets secret. But as she grows up, her family's dysfunctional hierarchy begins to crumble.

House of Five Leaves Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of House of Five Leaves Volume 1, a seinen manga series by Natsume Ono from VIZ Signature / VIZ Media. Akitsu Masanosuke is an unemployed samurai who's timid to be an effective bodyguard, but too proud to take any work that he considers to be beneath him. But he may regret this decision after he's hired by a band of outlaws.

Qwaser of Stigmata Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Qwaser of Stigmata Volume 1, a seinen manga series by Hiroyuki Yoshino and Kenetsu Sato from TokyoPop. Mafuyu Oribe is a student at the St. Mihailov Academy, but nothing has prepared her to be in the middle of a battle between supernatural warriors called Qwasers who gain their powers by breastfeeding from buxom girls.

Hetalia: Axis Powers Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Hetalia: Axis Powers Volume 1, a yonkoma manga series by Hidekaz Himaruya from TokyoPop. Oh history… so dull and boring – that is, until you re-imagine the various nations of the world as very cute boys with country-specific personality quirks. Take a look at the Axis Powers of WWII: Germany's a hard-ass, Japan is shy, and Italy is a pasta-loving buffoon.

Bakuman Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Bakuman Volume 1, a shonen manga series by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata from Shonen Jump / VIZ Media. 14-year old Moritaka loves to draw, but it's not until his classmate Takagi approaches him that he even considers pursuing a career as a manga artist. Together, the two boys begin pursuing their dream of becoming professional comics creators – but are they up to the challenge?

Chinese Manhua, Comics and Graphic Novels - About Manga
See a list of Chinese comics or manhua in English, by Chinese creators and artists, including stories both contemporary and historic-themed stories, including Remember, The History of the West Wing and Wild Animals.

Romeo x Juliet - About Manga
Read a review of Romeo x Juliet, a shojo manga one-shot by William Shakespeare, GONZO x SPWT and COM from Yen Press. Shakespeare's tragic tale of two teens in love gets a swashbuckling, sci-fi twist, thanks to anime studio GONZO and manga artist COM.

Peepo Choo Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Peepo Choo Volume 1, a seinen manga series by Felipe Smith from Vertical. Milton is an American otaku in Chicago who dreams of visiting Japan, the home of the anime and manga that he loves. But Milton's in for a surprise when he wins a trip to Japan and finds himself on a collision course with a homicidal yakuza mobster, an assassin and a bikini model with a violent streak.

Animal Academy Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Animal Academy Volume 1, an all-ages manga series by Moyamu Fujino from TokyoPop. Neko Fukuta flunked almost all of her high school entrance exams and is left to attend the only school that would accept her, Morimori High. But Morimori is filled with special students: they're all animals who can take on human form.

Black Bird Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Black Bird Volume 1, a shojo manga series by Kanoko Sakurakoji from Shojo Beat Manga / VIZ Media. Misao has been able to see yokai or demons since she was young. But now that she has turned 16, she's now the object of desire of a bevy of demons who want to marry her or eat her. Her only hope is Kyo, a childhood friend who is also a demon.

Domo The Manga - About Manga
Read a review of Domo The Manga, a kids manga series by Clint Bickham and Rem, Sonia Leong, Lindsay Cibos and Jared Hodges based on the characters created by Tsuneo Goda from TokyoPop.

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Volume 1, a shonen manga series by Nagaru Tanigawa and Gaku Tsugano from Yen Press. Headstrong and pretty, high school student Haruhi Suzumiya tends to get her way, whether anyone else around her likes it or not. But what she doesn't know is that she has the power to disrupt the universe, and a group of espers, aliens and time travelers have enrolled in her school to keep an eye on her.

2008 Readers Poll: Best New Original English Language Manga - About Manga
We asked About.com Manga readers to choose their favorite new Original English Language manga series for 2008. See our top 10 nominees, including Yokaiden, In Odd We Trust and Yokaiden, plus the see the readers' choice winner for the best new Original English Language manga of 2008.

Rosario + Vampire Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Rosario + Vampire Volume 1, a honen manga romantic comedy by Akihisa Ikeda from Shonen Jump Advanced / VIZ Media. Tsukune is a mediocre student who failed all his high school entrance exams, but when he enters the only school that will accept him, he discovers that he's the only human student in a class full of demons and werewolves, including a cutie-pie vampire who loves him, and his

Blank Slate Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Blank Slate Volume 1, a shojo manga series by Aya Kanno from Shojo Beat Manga / VIZ Media. Zen is an impossibly handsome assassin who has the skill and nerves of steel to kill anyone, anytime. But one thing that eludes Zen is any memories of his past, and a greater sense of purpose for his death-dealing ways.

2010 Comic-Con Best and Worst Manga Panel - About Manga
A panel of five manga critics gathered at San Diego Comic-Con 2010 to give their picks for the best and worst manga for 2009 – 2010. See which titles topped the list for best manga for teens / all-ages and best manga for grown-ups, which manga got dissed as the worst, and which upcoming and unlicensed titles are on their most wanted list.

Manga Sutra (Futari H) Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Manga Sutra (Futari H) Volume 1, an adult manga series by Katsu Aki from TokyoPop. Newlyweds Makoto and Yura discover that they're both virgins, and they've both got a lot to learn about the fine art of getting it on.

Orange - About Manga
Read a review of Orange, a Chinese manhua series by Benjamin from TokyoPop. Orange is an angry, alienated teen living in modern day China. Disappointed by her parents, friends and so-called boyfriends, she decides to end it all by throwing herself off a building. But before she can end it all, Orange meets Dashu, a mysterious older man who encourages her to find a reason to live.

Maid Sama! Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Maid Sama! Volume 1, a shojo manga series by Hiro Fujiwara from TokyoPop. Misaki is strong and smart, so it's little wonder that she became class president at the formerly all-boys Seika Academy. But what her classmates don't know is that their stern, boy-hating president moonlights at a maid café. Much to her horror, Misaki is seen in her frilly maid costume by the one boy who doesn't fear her, Takumi.

Goth - About Manga
Read a review of Goth, a horror manga one-shot by Otsuichi and Kendi Oiwa from TokyoPop. Yoru Morino and Itsuki Kamiyama look like normal, albeit somber high school students. But what their classmates don't know is that both Yoru and Itsuki share a dark fascination with death, specifically grisly murders.

With The Light Volume 1 - About Manga
Based on the true-life experiences of parents raising autistic children, With The Light (Hikari to Tomoni) tells the story of Sachiko, a young mother and her struggles to understand autism and her autistic son, Hikaru. Read a review of With The Light Volume 1, a josei manga graphic novel by Keiko Tobe from Yen Press.

Blue by Kiriko Nananan - About Manga
Spare and elegant, Blue by Kiriko Nananan is a sensitive, minimalist take on yuri, or girls love manga. Read our review to learn more about this decidedly different Japanese graphic novel from Fanfare / Ponent Mon.

Warcraft: Death Knight - About Manga
Read a review of World of Warcraft: Death Knight Volume 1, an original English language manga one-shot based on the World of Warcraft MMROPG by Dan Jolley and Rocio Zucchi from TokyoPop. World of WarCraft gamer and blogger Jimmy Blocksom takes a look at this WarCraft manga and sees if it lives up to the excitement of the online fantasy-adventure universe.

Nightschool: The Weirn Books Volumes 1 & 2 - About Manga
Read a review of Nightschool Volumes 1 & 2, an original English language manga series by Svetlana Chmakova from Yen Press. In this series from the creator of Dramacon, readers are plunged into a fantasy world where teenage witches and vampires may wield fearsome powers of darkness, but they still have to go to school.

Ultimo Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Ultimo Volume 1, a shonen manga series by Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei from Shonen Jump Manga / VIZ Media. Ordinary high school guy Yamato visits an antique store looking for a gift for a girl. What he finds instead is Ultimo, a mechanical boy who seems to know Yamato from another life.

not simple - About Manga
Read a review of not simple, a seinen manga one-shot by Natsume Ono from VIZ Signature / VIZ Media. Ian is a lost soul, searching for his long-lost sister. Along the way, he meets a novelist who becomes so fascinated by the heartbreak and bad breaks that Ian has endured all these years, he tells Ian that his next book will be about him – but will his book have a happy or tragic ending?

Deadman Wonderland Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Deadman Wonderland Volume 1, a shonen manga series by Jinsei Kataoka and Kazuma Kondou from TokyoPop. After a mysterious man in red murders Ganta's classmates, the confused teen is sentenced to death and incarceration at Deadman Wonderland, a twisted theme-park prison.

Biomega Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Biomega Volume 1, a seinen manga series by Tsutomu Nihei from VIZ Signature / VIZ Media. In the year 3005 A.D., a mysterious virus has infected a city's inhabitants, transforming most of them into mutant zombies. Humanity's last hope may depend on Zoichi Kanoe, a lone warrior on a motorcycle and a young girl who is has an unusual reaction to the virus.

Soul Eater Volume 1 & 2 - About Manga
Read a review of Soul Eater Volume 1 & 2, a shonen manga series by Atsushi Ohkubo from Yen Press. Maka and her scythe Soul Eater are just two of many teenage teams at the Death Weapon Meister Academy, all seeking to harvest 99 human souls and one witch's soul to become a powerful scythe worthy of the god of Death.

Black Butler Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Black Butler Volume 1, a shonen manga series by Yana Toboso from Yen Press. Sebastian is the utterly unflappable and completely competent butler in service to young Ciel Phantomhive, the heir and head of the household of the Phantomhive toy manufacturing empire. But are there darker reasons for Sebastian's almost inhuman ability to serve?

Alice in the Country of Hearts Volumes 1 & 2 - About Manga
Read a review of Alice in the Country of Hearts Volumes 1 & 2, a shojo manga series by QuinRose and Soumei Hoshino from TokyoPop. Alice in the Country of Hearts is a grown up remix of Lewis Carroll's tale, except all the denizens of Wonderland are hot hunks who want to seduce Alice… if they don't kill her first.

Blood Honey - About Manga
Read a review of Blood Honey, a yaoi manga one-shot by Sakyou Yozakura from BLU Manga / TokyoPop. Akabane is a nurse who just happens to be descended from vampires. Mayuzumi is a blood donor who enjoys giving blood so much, he actually gets turned on by it. Naturally, their complementary fetishes bring these two unlikely souls together for some bloodletting and blood-getting.

Twilight The Graphic Novel Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Twilight The Graphic Novel Vol. 1, a original English language manga series by Stephenie Meyer and Young Kim from Yen Press. Bella Swan moves to a sleepy small town in the Pacific Northwest. There, she falls for her mysterious classmate Edward Cullen, a teen who just happens to be a vampire.

Remember - About Manga
Read a review of Remember, a Chinese manhua series by Benjamin from TokyoPop. Two Chinese comics creators try to stay in love while dealing with the pressures of asked to compromise their artistic vision within the rigid structure of the Chinese publishing industry.

Bokurano: Ours Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Bokurano: Ours Volume 1, a seinen manga series by Mohiro Kitoh from VIZ Signature / VIZ Media. While on a seaside outing, a group of kids meet a man who asks them if they'd like to play a game, where each will take turns controlling a giant robot to battle space aliens. It all sounds cool, until they realize that this game has very high stakes.

Zombie-Loan Manga Profile and Story Summary - About Manga
Michiru is a shy high school girl, with a very special gift: She can see rings around a person's neck that indicates their imminent death. While this ability frightens her, Michiru soon meets two handsome and mysterious classmates who not only understand her ability, they find it very useful to pay off their supernatural debt. Read a description of Zombie-Loan, including a story summary, character descriptions and learn more about the creators of the Zombie-Loan manga, Peach Pit.

Yotsuba&! Manga Profile and Story Summary - About Manga
Read a description of Yotsuba&! (Yotsubato), an all-ages slice of life comedy series by Kiyohiko Azuma. Read a story summary, character descriptions and learn more about the background of this award-winning manga series from the creator of Azumanga Daioh.

Spice and Wolf Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Spice and Wolf Volume 1, a seinen manga series by Isuna Hasekura and Keito Koume from Yen Press. Traveling merchant Kraft Lawrence meets Holo, a wolf girl who just happens to be a village's harvest god. As Holo joins Lawrence on his travels, the merchant finds that this wily and sexy wolf has got a thing or two to teach him.

Uzumaki Manga Series Profile and Story Summary - About Manga
In Uzumaki, a small Japanese village is gripped by a strange obsession with spirals. Junji Ito's horror masterpiece offers a series of short stories that describe the bizarre fates of the villagers, each story more inventive and horrifying than the last. Read a description of the Uzumaki manga series, including a story summary, character descriptions and learn more about its creator, Junji Ito.

Nabari no Ou Volumes 1 & 2 - About Manga
Read a review of Nabari no Ou Volumes 1 & 2, a shonen manga series by Yuhki Kamatani from Yen Press. Miharu has the potential to be the most powerful ninja, ever. Too bad he can't be bothered to care about his innate talent, much less the all-out war that's brewing between the world's most powerful clans.

Introduction to Shojo Manga - About Manga
About.com's Manga Guide introduces you to the best shojo manga or Japanese comics for girls. With profiles of popular series including magical Sailor Moon to sexy and sophisticated Nana, our introduction takes a look inside the romantic, stylish and humorous world of shojo manga and explains why comics aren't just a guy thing anymore

2010 New International Manga Series and One-Shots - About Manga
See a list of all the new International manga series, one-shots and art books released in 2010 by Yen Press, VIZ Media, TokyoPop, Udon Entertainment, Del Rey Manga and much more.

AX Alternative Manga Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of AX Alternative Manga Volume 1, a seinen manga anthology, edited by Sean Michael Wilson and compiled by Mitsuhiro Asakawa from Top Shelf Productions. From one of Japan’s most boldly original manga magazines comes a hefty collection of short stories that will challenge your assumptions of what manga can be. It’s bold, beautiful, revolting, challenging, disturbing, sexy and funny, sometimes all at the same time. Be prepared to have your mind blown.

Kobato. Volumes 1 & 2 - About Manga
Read a review of Kobato. Volumes 1 & 2, a josei series by CLAMP from Yen Press. Hanato Kobato is the new girl in town, and she's here on a mission: she must heal broken hearts so that she too can get her dearest wish granted.

Butterflies, Flowers Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - About Manga
Read a review of Butterflies, Flowers Volumes 1-3, a josei manga series by Yuki Yoshihara from Shojo Beat / VIZ Media. Choko Kuze comes from a once-wealthy family that has fallen upon hard times. At her first office job, she gets assigned to work under Masayuki Domoto, a handsome, but strict and slightly strange supervisor. To her surprise, she finds that Domoto was once her servant when she was a child.

Slam Dunk Manga Profile and Story Summary - About Manga
Read a description of Slam Dunk, a basketball manga by Takehiko Inoue, including a story summary, character descriptions and notable facts about this shonen manga series. Learn more about Inoue-sensei and the numerous awards and accolades that he received for this influential graphic novel.

Top 10 Manga Reviewing Tips - About Manga
As the manga guide / editor for About.com, I get to read and write about a lot of manga. Along the way, I've learned a few things about the in's and out's of manga reviewing. Here are 10 tips for manga reviews that have worked well for me.

2008 About.com Manga Readers' Polls - About Manga
2008 brought us lots of great new manga, so I asked About.com readers to choose their favorite manga in several categories, including Best New Shojo Manga, Best New Shonen Manga and much more. See the nominees, and see who'll win the readers' choice award for the Best New Manga of 2008.

Anime Expo 2009: 7 Reasons Why OEL Manga Falters in the U.S. - About Manga
While it was fascinating to see Q&A's with manga artists like Yun Kouga, Yasuhiro Nightow and Takashi Okazaki, quite possibly the most intriguing panel

2008 Preview: 20 Hot New Manga - About Manga
What are the hottest new manga to come in 2008? See About.com's Manga picks for the most wanted new graphic novels, books and magazines due to hit the stores this year, including Gantz, Ral Omega Grad, Papillon and more.

2007 Readers Poll: Best New Shonen Manga - About Manga
We asked About.com Manga readers to choose their favorite new shonen manga series for 2007. See our top 10 nominees, including new titles from TokyoPop, VIZ Media, Go! Comi and Yen Press, including Gin Tama, Aventura, Brave Story and more.

Introduction to Age Ratings - About Manga
Manga has something for everyone -- but not all manga is suitable for all ages. Our list breaks down the comics content ratings used by U.S. publishers, and provides examples of popular manga titles in each group.

Libraries Are Not The Same as Manga Scanlation Sites - About Manga
Librarian and author Robin Brenner breaks down four reasons why reading manga from a library is not the same as reading illegal scanlations. When fans have protested the closure of sites that hosted scanlated or pirated manga, many protested that they didn't see the difference between reading manga scanlations online and borrowing and reading manga from a library. Brenner explains why this manga myth deserves to be busted. Page 2.

Libraries Are Not The Same as Manga Scanlation Sites - About Manga
Librarian and author Robin Brenner breaks down four reasons why reading manga from a library is not the same as reading illegal scanlations. When fans have protested the closure of sites that hosted scanlated or pirated manga, many protested that they didn't see the difference between reading manga scanlations online and borrowing and reading manga from a library. Brenner explains why this manga myth deserves to be busted.

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6 Tips To Get More Manga in Your Local Library - About Manga
Want to get more manga added to your local library's collection? Librarian and author Robin Brenner shares 6 simple ways to help nudge your local librarian to get hip to the manga tip.

Manga reviews, previews, profiles and ratings - About Manga
Read reviews and recommendations of the latest and greatest manga and manga-style graphic novels. Learn more about the different kinds of manga, including shojo, shonen, seinen, josei, yaoi and yuri manga, age ratings for manga and how to read manga in the traditional right to left style.

Vertical Inc. Publisher Profile - About Manga
Profile of online manga publishing company Vertical Inc.. Includes address, web site, editorial focus, and popular current titles.

Nana by Ai Yazawa - Series Profile and Story Summary - About Manga
Stylish, romantic and hip, Nana by Ai Yazawa is one of the best-selling shojo manga series out today. Read story summaries, character profiles and learn more about Nana artist, Ai Yazawa.

JManga Publisher Profile - About Manga
Profile of online manga publishing company JManga. Includes address, web site, editorial focus, and popular current titles.

Yaoi Press Publisher Profile - About Manga
Read a profile of name of yaoi / boys love manga publishing company Yaoi Press. Includes address, web site, editorial focus and popular current titles, plus recent news items about Yaoi Press.

Del Rey Manga Publisher Profile - About Manga
A division of U.S. publishing giant Random House working in partnership with Kodansha, Del Rey Manga publishes English-language editions of Japanese manga. See more information about this company, plus a list of their bestselling titles.

TokyoPop Publisher Profile - About Manga
Profile of manga publishing company TokyoPop. Includes address, web site, editorial focus and popular current titles.

Aurora Publishing Publisher Profile - About Manga
Profile of name of josei and yaoi manga publishing company Aurora Publishing, its Japanese parent company, Ohzora Publishing and its yaoi imprint, Deux Press. Profile information includes address, web site, editorial focus and popular current titles, including

Fruits Basket Volume 1 - About Manga
Read a review of Fruits Basket manga Volume 1 by Natsuki Takaya, a popular shoujo manga series published by TokyoPop. Find out how Tohru meets the Sohma family, moves in with them and learns their strange secret.

SuBLime / VIZ Media at YaoiCon 2011 - Part 1 - About Manga
Read a transcript of the SuBLime / VIZ Media panel at YaoiCon 2011 in Burlingame, California. Find out what editors Leyla Aker and Jennifer LeBlanc had to say about this new boys' love publishing partnership with Animate and Libre publishing and how they're aiming to change how BL manga is made available to fans worldwide.

SuBLime / VIZ Media at YaoiCon 2011 - Part 1 - About Manga
Read a transcript of the SuBLime / VIZ Media panel at YaoiCon 2011 in Burlingame, California. Find out what editors Leyla Aker and Jennifer LeBlanc had to say about this new boys' love publishing partnership with Animate and Libre publishing and how they're aiming to change how BL manga is made available to fans worldwide. Page 2.

SuBLime / VIZ Media at YaoiCon 2011 - Part 2 - About Manga
Read an interview with SuBLime editors Leyla Aker and Jennifer LeBlanc. Find out what they had to say about this new boys' love publishing partnership with Animate and Libre publishing, and how their digitial publishing strategy just might change how manga is made available worldwide.

SuBLime / VIZ Media at YaoiCon 2011 - Part 2 - About Manga
Read an interview with SuBLime editors Leyla Aker and Jennifer LeBlanc. Find out what they had to say about this new boys' love publishing partnership with Animate and Libre publishing, and how their digitial publishing strategy just might change how manga is made available worldwide. Page 2.

Shojo Beat Manga Magazine Profile - About Manga
Profile of Shojo Beat, a monthly shojo manga magazine for girls, published in the U.S. by Viz Media. Includes information about manga series featured, regular columns and its editorial direction.

Love Full of Scars - About Manga
Read a review of Love Full of Scars, a yaoi manga series by Psyche Delico from NETComics. Kanda and Uesaka are a pair of teenage delinquents. Uesaka is a goodhearted lug. Kanda an irritable brawler who constantly kicks the crap out of him. After their endless schoolyard fighting leads to a confession of love, they finally hook up.

Otaku USA Magazine Profile - About Manga
Profile of Otaku USA, a monthly anime, manga, video game, film and Japanese pop culture magazine published in the U.S. by Sovereign Homestead Magazine Publishing / Sovereign Media. Includes information about regular columns, Otaku USA's editorial focus and subscription information.

PULP Manga Anthology Magazine Profile - About Manga
Profile of PULP, a monthly manga anthology magazine, published in the U.S. by Viz Media. Includes information about manga series featured, regular columns and its editorial direction.

Interview: Jason Hoffs - About Manga
Read an interview with Jason Hoffs, Head of Productions at VIZ Productions, as he talks about the upcoming live action feature film based on Bleach by Tite Kubo, now in production at Warner Brothers.

Interview: Jason Hoffs - About Manga
Read an interview with Jason Hoffs, Head of Productions at VIZ Productions, as he talks about the upcoming live action feature film based on Bleach by Tite Kubo, now in production at Warner Brothers. Page 2.

Introduction to Shonen Manga - About Manga
Geared for teen and young adult males, shonen manga, such as Naruto, Bleach and One Piece capture readers' attention with their exciting stories and dynamic characters. About.com's manga guide introduces you to this immensely popular style of comics that is winning the hearts of comics fans worldwide.

Osamu Tezuka Manga Artist Profile - About Manga
Considered by many to be the father of modern manga, Dr. Osamu Tezuka created numerous memorable characters and stories in his 43-year career in Japanese comics. Read about his life, his most notable creations and accomplishments.

Interview: Svetlana Chmakova - Page 2 - About Manga
About.com interviewed Svetlana Chmakova at the 2007 New York Anime Festival, as Dramacon Volume 3 was released and her next series, Night School was announced. With so much accomplished and so much on the horizon for this global manga creator, we spoke with Chmakova about Dramacon, her favorite manga and her plans for her next series, Night School. Page 2.

Interview: Svetlana Chmakova - About Manga
About.com Manga interviewed Svetlana Chmakova at the 2007 New York Anime Festival, as Dramacon Volume 3 was released and her next series, Night School was announced. With so much accomplished and so much on the horizon for this global manga creator, we spoke with Chmakova about Dramacon, her favorite manga and her plans for her next series, Night School.

Interview: Svetlana Chmakova - Page 3 - About Manga
About.com interviewed Svetlana Chmakova at the 2007 New York Anime Festival, as Dramacon Volume 3 was released and her next series, Night School was announced. With so much accomplished and so much on the horizon for this global manga creator, we spoke with Chmakova about Dramacon, her favorite manga and her plans for her next series, Night School. Page 3.

Interview: Jason Thompson - Page 3 - About Manga
As editor for Dragon Ball, One Piece and Shonen Jump magazine, Jason Thompson spent the better part of the last decade in the center of the manga universe. With his new book, Manga: The Complete Guide, Thompson shares his insights about the wide world of manga. Read our interview with Thompson and get his take on where manga's been, where it's at now and where it's going from here. Page 3.

Interview: Keiko Takemiya - About Manga
Legendary artist, author and educator Keiko Takemiya has been creating and innovating in the world of manga for over 40 years. Read our interview and discover Takemiya-sensei's take on being a female artist in the Seventies, her role in the creation and evolution of boys love / yaoi manga, and her feelings about the new anime version of To Terra released in 2007.

Interview: Keiko Takemiya - Page 2 - About Manga
Legendary artist, author and educator Keiko Takemiya has been creating and innovating in the world of manga for over 40 years. Read our interview and discover Takemiya-sensei's take on being a female artist in the Seventies, her role in the creation and evolution of boys love / yaoi manga, and her feelings about the new anime version of To Terra released in 2007. Page 2.

Interview: Jason Thompson - Page 5 - About Manga
As editor for Dragon Ball, One Piece and Shonen Jump magazine, Jason Thompson spent the better part of the last decade in the center of the manga universe. With his new book, Manga: The Complete Guide, Thompson shares his insights about the wide world of manga. Read our interview with Thompson and get his take on where manga's been, where it's at now and where it's going from here. Page 5.

Interview: Yoshihiro Tatsumi - About Manga
Read an interview with manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi, the creator of A Drifting Life and Good Bye. Tatsumi-sensei was the special guest at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2009 and impressed fans with his forthright recollections of manga's early days, and his rapid-fire sketches. Tatsumi chatted with Adrian Tomine, and answered a few follow-up questions at the end of TCAF, recalling his times with Tezuka and how both manga legends inspired and competed with each other.

Interview: Yoshihiro Tatsumi - Page 2 - About Manga
Read an interview with manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi, the creator of A Drifting Life and Good Bye. Tatsumi-sensei was the special guest at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2009 and impressed fans with his forthright recollections of manga's early days, and his rapid-fire sketches. Tatsumi chatted with Adrian Tomine, and answered a few follow-up questions at the end of TCAF, recalling his times with Tezuka and how both manga legends inspired and competed with each other. Page 2.

Interview: Yoshihiro Tatsumi - Page 3 - About Manga
Read an interview with manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi, the creator of A Drifting Life and Good Bye. Tatsumi-sensei was the special guest at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2009 and impressed fans with his forthright recollections of manga's early days, and his rapid-fire sketches. Tatsumi chatted with Adrian Tomine, and answered a few follow-up questions at the end of TCAF, recalling his times with Tezuka and how both manga legends inspired and competed with each other. Page 3.

Interview: Yoshihiro Tatsumi - Page 4 - About Manga
Read an interview with manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi, the creator of A Drifting Life and Good Bye. Tatsumi-sensei was the special guest at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2009 and impressed fans with his forthright recollections of manga's early days, and his rapid-fire sketches. Tatsumi chatted with Adrian Tomine, and answered a few follow-up questions at the end of TCAF, recalling his times with Tezuka and how both manga legends inspired and competed with each other. Page 4.

Interview: Yoshihiro Tatsumi - Page 5 - About Manga
Read an interview with manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi, the creator of A Drifting Life and Good Bye. Tatsumi-sensei was the special guest at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2009 and impressed fans with his forthright recollections of manga's early days, and his rapid-fire sketches. Tatsumi chatted with Adrian Tomine, and answered a few follow-up questions at the end of TCAF, recalling his times with Tezuka and how both manga legends inspired and competed with each other. Page 5.

Interview: Jason Thompson - Page 4 - About Manga
As editor for Dragon Ball, One Piece and Shonen Jump magazine, Jason Thompson spent the better part of the last decade in the center of the manga universe. With his new book, Manga: The Complete Guide, Thompson shares his insights about the wide world of manga. Read our interview with Thompson and get his take on where manga's been, where it's at now and where it's going from here. Page 4.

Interview: Yuna Kagesaki - About Manga
Japanese manga artist Yuna Kagesaki made her first visit to an American anime convention at Sakura-Con 2008. At two panel appearances, Kagesaki-sensei answered questions from moderators and from her fans in the audience. See what she had to say about her life as a manga-ka, the Chibi Vampire manga and anime, her impressions of her American fans and her plans for her next projects.

Interview: Yuna Kagesaki - Page 2 - About Manga
Japanese manga artist Yuna Kagesaki made her first visit to an American anime convention at Sakura-Con 2008. At two panel appearances, Kagesaki-sensei answered questions from moderators and from her fans in the audience. See what she had to say about her life as a manga-ka, the Chibi Vampire manga and anime, her impressions of her American fans and her plans for her next projects. Page 2.

Interview: Jason Thompson - About Manga
As editor for Dragon Ball, One Piece and Shonen Jump magazine, Jason Thompson spent the better part of the last decade in the center of the manga universe. With his new book, Manga: The Complete Guide, Thompson shares his insights about the wide world of manga. Read our interview with Thompson and get his take on where manga's been, where it's at now and where it's going from here.

Interview: Jason Thompson - Page 2 - About Manga
As editor for Dragon Ball, One Piece and Shonen Jump magazine, Jason Thompson spent the better part of the last decade in the center of the manga universe. With his new book, Manga: The Complete Guide, Thompson shares his insights about the wide world of manga. Read our interview with Thompson and get his take on where manga's been, where it's at now and where it's going from here. Page 2.

Interview: Moto Hagio - About Manga
Read an interview with Japanese manga creator Moto Hagio, the artist and author of A Drunken Dream and Other Stories. Over her 40 year career as a comic creator, Hagio has created numerous dark, deep and memorable manga stories, ranging from gender-bending sci-fi and epic tragedies touching upon taboos like incest and fratricide, to touching family dramas and a humorous tale about a cat who wants to be human.

Interview: Moto Hagio - Page 2 - About Manga
Read an interview with Japanese manga creator Moto Hagio, the artist and author of A Drunken Dream and Other Stories. Over her 40 year career as a comic creator, Hagio has created numerous dark, deep and memorable manga stories, ranging from gender-bending sci-fi and epic tragedies touching upon taboos like incest and fratricide, to touching family dramas and a humorous tale about a cat who wants to be human. Page 2.

Interview: Moto Hagio - Page 3 - About Manga
Read an interview with Japanese manga creator Moto Hagio, the artist and author of A Drunken Dream and Other Stories. Over her 40 year career as a comic creator, Hagio has created numerous dark, deep and memorable manga stories, ranging from gender-bending sci-fi and epic tragedies touching upon taboos like incest and fratricide, to touching family dramas and a humorous tale about a cat who wants to be human. Page 3.

Interview: Moto Hagio - Page 4 - About Manga
Read an interview with Japanese manga creator Moto Hagio, the artist and author of A Drunken Dream and Other Stories. Over her 40 year career as a comic creator, Hagio has created numerous dark, deep and memorable manga stories, ranging from gender-bending sci-fi and epic tragedies touching upon taboos like incest and fratricide, to touching family dramas and a humorous tale about a cat who wants to be human. Page 4.

Interview: Moto Hagio - Page 5 - About Manga
Read an interview with Japanese manga creator Moto Hagio, the artist and author of A Drunken Dream and Other Stories. Over her 40 year career as a comic creator, Hagio has created numerous dark, deep and memorable manga stories, ranging from gender-bending sci-fi and epic tragedies touching upon taboos like incest and fratricide, to touching family dramas and a humorous tale about a cat who wants to be human. Page 5.

Fruits Basket Manga Profile and Story Summary - About Manga
Read a description of the Fruits Basket, including a story summary, character descriptions and learn more about its creator, Natsuki Takaya. One of the most popular shojo manga released in the U.S., Fruits Basket is a 23-volume fantasy/romance/soap opera about an ever-cheerful high school girl and a very wealthy family with a strange curse. 13 members of the Sohma family are possessed by the animal spirits represented in the Chinese zodiac.

Manga Review: Is Soul Eater Fun, But Pointless? - About Manga
Back in 2008, when Yen Press first announced that they had picked up the license to publish Soul Eater by Atsushi Ohkubo, I remember that the fan reaction

Manga Review: Is Bakuman Sexist or Misunderstood? - About Manga
After Death Note finished its 12th and final volume, many manga fans wondered what creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata would do for their next series.

8 Harlequin Romance Comics Debut on eManga.com - About Manga
As previously announced at Yaoi-Con 2009, Digital Manga has added Harlequin romance graphic novels to eManga.com, their online manga rental service. And just

Print On Demand (POD) Publishing - About Manga
What is print on demand (POD) publishing? Print on demand allows for printing relatively small quantities of a book or comic with a shorter turnaround time than traditional offset printing. This makes this option very attractive for self-publishing graphic novels and comics.