Del Rey has announced the following new licenses:

- "Mushishi" by Urushibara Yuki
- "Kitchen Princess" by Kobayashi Miyuki & Andou Natsumi
- "Shugo Chura" by Peach-Pit
- "Mamotte! Lolipop" by Kikuta Michiyo
- "Parasyte" by Iwaaki Hitoshi (formerly licensed by Tokyopop)

All New Original Manga Series from Eric Wight, Ghost Artist for the Hit Fox TV Series, The O.C., Reincarnates in Stores Valentine'€™s Day 2007

Comic-Con -€“ San Diego, CA (July, 2006)-€” TOKYOPOP, the leader of the global manga revolution, is proud to announce the all-new spirited manga series, My Dead Girlfriend. Created by Ross Manning award winner Eric Wight -€” developer of numerous high-profile entertainment properties for The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Studios, Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox, and Cartoon Network among others -€” My Dead Girlfriend marks Wight'€™s first original series.

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Los Angeles, CA (July 10, 2006) - Broccoli Books has announced the acquisition of two manga titles, Galaxy Angel II and Kon Kon Kokon at Anime Expo 2006.

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ReelArt Studios has licensed with The Nightsky GrimJack Rights and Production Vehicle LLC to create resin statues and busts featuring the characters from the Grimjack comic book series and other intellectual property holdings of the company.

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(LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2006) - Seven Seas Entertainment announced today the debut of three new web manga on Fields, Moonlight Meow, and The Outcast! This exciting new trio of series joins Seven Seas' fan-favorite harem comedy Aoi House, which also appears in Newtype USA each month as an exclusive color 4-panel comic strip.

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ANAHEIM, CA . Manga publisher Go! Comi announced the license of three new series during their panel at Anime Expo. The series are

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Gardena, CA July 3, 2006 - June by Digital Manga Publishing, the industry's largest yaoi publisher, has announced the debut of 5 new yaoi titles!

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Shissou Nikki (Disappearance Diary) by Hideo Azuma, Grand prize winner of the 2005 Japan Media Arts Festival and 2006 Tezuka Award winner, has been licensed by Ponent Mon, and will be distributed in English by Fanfare.

- "We're Crazy for Dogs" by Sakuragi Yukiya

June Manga (DMP):
- "LoveHolic" by Kawai Touko
- "Solfege" by Yoshinaga Fumi
- "Alcohol, Shirt & Kiss" by Kuwabara Yuuko
- "The Day I Became a Butterfly" by Sumomo Yumeka
- "Seven" by Tenzen Momoko

Panini Comics Brazil will be launching Kare Kano by Masami Tsuda in July. The price of the manga has not been announced.