According to AoD, several new manga are found listed under Viz on Simon & Schuster:

Note the titles have not been confirmed by Viz.

Source: AoD

NETCOMICS, the New Jersey-based offspring of Seoul's Ecomix, has earned a reputation for bringing high-quality Korean comics (manhwa) to the English-speaking market. This July, the publisher will release on their website cm0 and Three Times Before the Kiss, their first Japanese manga titles. Already catering to international consumers, NETCOMICS will now also be a vehicle for international authors.

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From MangaCast comes a round up of the new licenses announced during this year's Anime Expo. A few previously unmentioned license include:


  • .hack//XXXX by Matsuyama You
  • Asian Beat by Mizuki Hakase
  • Other Side of the Mirror by Jo Chen

Also, MangaBlog points out a forum post from Dark Horse assistant editor Samantha Robertson, which states that Endo Hiroki's EDEN is not on the verge of being dropped.

June 30 2007 - Long Beach, CA - Go! Comi announced five major new manga licenses at its Anime Expo industry panel this weekend. Chief among these is KAMISAMA KAZOKU, the story of a high school student struggling to have an ordinary life and to romance the girl of his dreams, with one major problem: his interfering parents are gods! This shonen series is based on the highly popular anime from Toei, which aired last year in Japan.

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According to AMN's (via animeOnline) Media Blasters Panel Report, Media Blasters has licensed several new manga, as well as new titles under its Kitty Media imprint:

Media Blasters:

  • Aiken Volumes 7-12
  • Roses of the Rhine
  • I Want to be Naughty
  • Return to Scandalous Seiryo University 2

Kitty Media:

  • Fuyu no semi
  • Okane ga Nai (No Money)
  • Gakuen nana Fushigi (from the character designer of Bible Black)
  • Haru wo Daiteteta

ANN reports that Tokyopop has licensed the sci-fi/shoujo manga Jyu Oh Sei by Natsumi Itsuki.

From MangaCast comes the news that Dark Horse is on the verge of dropping Endo Hiroki's EDEN.

From Yaoi Suki comes a huge list of new BL licenses announced during Anime Expo from 801 Media and June Manga.

animeOnline reports that eigoManga will release a manga adaptation of Peter S. Beagle's The Last Unicorn sometime in the summer of 2008.

AoD reports (via ANN) that Dark Horse has made numerous license announcements at Anime Expo:

  • Bride of the Water God by Mi-kyung Yoon
  • Ghost Talkers Daydream by Sankichi Meguro
  • The Color of Rage (Colored) by Kazuo Koike and Seisaku Kano
  • A Wind Named Amnesia by Hideyuki Kikuchi(previously reported but not officially announced)
  • Blood+ by Asuka Katsura
  • Blood+ Adagio by Kumiko Suekane
  • Blood+ Yakou Joushi by Hirotaka Kisaragi
  • Blood+ (Novel)
  • Blood+ Russian Rose (Novel)
  • Gantz by Hiroya Oku

From MangaCast comes news on CMX at this year's AX. CMX confirmed the title Presents from the Queen of Horror by Inuki Kanako, and announced a new policy for treating M rated manga: oversized (A5), shrink-wrapped and sold at $12.95.

Also confirmed was the manga Shirley by Mori Kaoru.

At Anime Expo 2007 DrMaster announced two new licenses:

  • Phantoms by Yasushi Suzuki
  • Metro Survive by Yuki Fujisawa

Also confirmed was that Yasushi Suzuki's Purgatory Kabuki will be added to their lineup.

MangaBlog and Yaoi Suki both point to several new licenses from Aurora Publishing and its yaoi imprint Deux:

Aurora Publishing:

  • Flock of Angels by Shoko Hamada
  • Nightmares for Sale by Kaoru Ohashi


  • Hate To Love You
  • I Shall Never Return by Kazuna Uchida
  • Spring Fever by Yugi Yamada