Shiro and Yoshiko are like two ships forever taken in different directions by the wind. Their quest to be together has taken them from Japan to China to Paris to Egypt, where their reunions have been fleeting. And yet, they have pledged to belong to only each other, "If not in life, then in death."

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topSan Jose, CA, July 2007. DrMaster has just announced the publication of Iron Wok Jan volume 25, the continuation of the popular series by author Shinji Saiyjo, Puri Puri volume 2 by Chiaki Taro, and Junk volume 3 by Kia Asamiya.

Iron Wok Jan v25
While Kou and Kiriko are sweating over their dish, attempting to add personality to the bland ostrich meat, Jan pulls out his secret weapon, the magic box. He hangs the meat inside the box and ... it does nothing! What is this box that turns the ostrich meat into black, then white, and back to red? Find out the secret behind Akiyama's magic!

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ANN reports that Viz has confirmed at SDCC 2007 that Shonen Jump will begin serializing Kubo Tite's Bleach starting this November. Viz also announecd that it will release Takehiko Inoue's Slam Dunk in 2008, and a preview of the first chapter will appear in Shonen Jump in December:

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(LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2007) - Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce that Madeleine Rosca's award-winning manga Hollow Fields is going back to press. Earlier this month, Rosca was the only westerner among four winners to be awarded a prize in Japan's first ever "International Manga Award" for her work on Hollow Fields. The initial print run of Hollow Fields was 25,000 copies, which filled orders from the book market, direct market, and Scholastic Book Fairs. However, Hollow Fields is now going back to press to fill a substantial number of back orders.

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From MangaCast comes the Diamond Previews for August 2007, which provides information on new U.S. releases for October/November 2007.

Six New Series Deliver Unique Mix Of Historical Drama, Science Fiction, Award-Winning Comedic Romance and Supernatural Action

San Francisco, CA, July 19, 2007 ??? VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the North American debut of six new manga titles for the Third Quarter of 2007. The new releases are aimed at Teen and Older Teen readers and include TOGARI, GIN TAMA, LOVE*COM, PRETTY FACE, KUROHIME and the full-color Ani-Manga??? for NARUTO??? THE MOVIE: NINJA CLASH IN THE LAND OF SNOW.

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The new comic release list for July 18th 2007 from ComicList, compiled by MangaCast.

animeOnline points out that Shogakukan will be re-releasing manga from Moto Hagio under the "Moto Hagio Perfect Selection" label. Some of the manga to be released under the label include Barbara Ikai and Mesh I & II.

From Icarus Publishing's blog comes a preview (NSFW) of the adult manga coming out in October 2007, based on Diamond Previews for August (Shipping in October 07).

The new comic release list for July 11th 2007 from ComicList, compiled by MangaCast.