San Jose, CA, April 2007. DrMaster Publications Inc. has just announced the publication of Puri Puri, volume 1, an uproarious comedy about the trials and tribulations of a wannabe priest at an all-girls' school by debut author Chiaki Taro.

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Hobby Japan has announced that it will release manga series based on Queen's Blade in Japan. The first series, titled Queen's Blade Bitoshi Gaiden, will be released in April. The manga will be fully colored and come with an accompanying drama CD. A Queen's Blade manga anthology will also be released in late April. Other accessories such as mousepads and figurines are also being planned.

Source: ICv2

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

DRAGON DRIVE, MILLENNIUM SNOW, SHAKUGAN NO SHANA, HOSHIN ENGI and YURARA offer unique stories for readers of all ages

San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2007 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the debut of five highly anticipated manga series for the second quarter of 2007. The new releases include DRAGON DRIVE, MILLENNIUM SNOW, SHAKUGAN NO SHANA, HOSHIN ENGI and YURARA.

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The new comic release list for April 4th 2007 from ComicList, compiled by MangaCast.

DMP has announced that it has acquired Fumi Yoshinaga's shoujo manga Garden Dreams, and plans to release it on 10/24.

Also announced was that volume 1 of Megami DX, "A collection of pin-ups and full-color illustrations from popular anime series," will be released on 10/31.

Via: ANN

According to a news post on Aurora Publishing's website, the manga publisher will release Chihiro Tamaki's Walkin' Butterfly later this summer:

Walkin' Butterfly" is the story of the metamorphosis of Michiko, set in the world of Japanese high fashion. As a tall girl, Michiko has never fit in??? literally. She has always felt different and she can't accept herself. Her height is matched only by her complex about it. While delivering pizzas at a fashion show she is mistaken for a model and thrust on stage. Mihara, the show's designer, confronts her and tells her that she can't walk down the catwalk because she doesn't know her true self. From that moment on, Michiko is determined to find her place in the world as a model, and as a young woman. Can she find the inner strength to undergo a spectacular transformation? Is Michiko up to the challenge? Just try her. "Walkin' Butterfly" is as chic as a Tokyo catwalk.

Via: MangaCast

MangaCast posts a press release from Broccoli Books, which states that the manga Coyote Ragtime Show from ufotable (story) and tartan check (art) will be released on June 27th:

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Panini Comics Brazil has announced that it plans to release Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto in Brazil. Also, according to issue 42 of the magazine Wizmania, Panini will finally release Samurai Executor in Brazil this May, and Astro Boy later this year.

Cartoon Network Latin America has recently acquired 52 episodes of the Naruto anime.

Source: Papo de Budega

According to a press release posted on MangaCast, Broccoli Books will be releasing Koge-Donbo's latest manga Kon Kon Kokon on June 13th, 2007.