More new titles announced at NYCC 07:

Yen Press:
- Spiral - Bonds of Reasoning by Kyou Shirodaira/Eita Mizuno
- Zombie Loan by PEACH-PIT
- Black God by Dall-Young Lim/Sung-Woo Park
- Alice in Deadlines by Ihara Shiro

Del Rey:
- Aventura
- Pumpkin Scissors
- Psycho Busters
- Shiki Tsukai

Del Rey also announced a Complete Guide to Manga, a guide book to all the manga released in the U.S.

- Two Flowers of the Dragon by Kusakawa Nari
- Venus in Love by Nakaji Yuuki
- Tears of a Lamb by Hidaka Banri
- King of Cards by Tateno Makoto
- I Hate You More than Anyone by Hidaka Banri

Also, Bandai has announced that it will release its Witchblade manga in June 2007.

- MangaCast

From MangaCast and ANN comes more reports of new manga licenses announced at NYCC:

Dark Horse
- Oh! My Goddess - First End (Novel) by Yumi Touma

Go! Comi
- Lamp no Ou-sama by Shigematsu Takako
- Hikkatsu! by Yagami Yu
- Kanna by Kirishima Takeru
- Love Master A by Hashimoto Kyouko

Viz Media
- Dragon Sword and Wind Child by Ogiwara Noriko
- Muhyo and Rosie's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation by Nishi Yoshiyuki

BLU Manga
- Takumi-kun Series by Ooya Kazumi/Gotou Shinobu

The winners of the first American Anime Awards has been announced at NYCC, and Fruits Basket won the award for best manga. Winners in other categories can be found here.

From ANN comes the New York ComicCon 2007 Tokyopop Con Report, which mentions the release dates of some of TP's titles, as well as some new series:

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Several new titles were announced by VIZ Media at New York Comic-Con:

- Uzumaki
- Togari
- Portus
- Hoshin Engi
- Gin Tama
- Pretty Face
- Strawberry 100%
- Millennium Snow
- Yurara
- Love Com

Source: ANN

According to the ICv2 Graphic Novel Conference at this year's New York Comic-Con, graphic novels are outselling the traditional comic periodical format. "Based on our latest analysis, graphic novels passed comic periodicals in 2005 and held that lead in 2006," said ICv2 President Milton Griepp.

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Illusion TV and have officially announced their plans for the New York Comic Con 2007, which include holding the premiere after party event of the year!

Illusion ( will be covering the entire New York Comic Con event with combined commentary from three of their television lineup favorites, Midtown Comics Live, Comic Book Club and PopCultureShock TV. Crews will be on the floor at all times bringing viewers the coolest action from the East Coast???s largest pop culture convention.

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Legendary comic creator Wendy Pini ("ElfQuest") will be appearing at manga publisher Go! Comi's panel at New York Comic Con to announce a major new project, which she describes as "darkly exciting and adult oriented." The panel will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 24th. Wendy will be joined by her husband, Richard Pini, for an autograph session at Go! Comi's booth (#564) at 3:00 PM immediately after the panel.

According to the latest entry on Vertical's blog:

Vertical is holding a panel on the future of manga, Sunday Feb 25 from 3-4pm. All attendees are automatically entered to win the first four volumes of Buddha and Volume 1 of To Terra...

The New York Comic Con has announced the finalists for its first-ever American Anime Awards. The finalists for the "Best Manga" category are:

  • Bleach
  • Death Note
  • Fruits Basket
  • Naruto
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days