New Acquisitions from 2008 NYCC

A round-up of new acquisitions announced during this weekend's NYCC:

Yen Press:

  • Bamboo Blade by Igarashi/Totsuka
  • Higurashi no Naku Koro ni by Ryuukishi ZeroNana
  • Nabari no Ou by Kamatani Yuuki
  • Soul Eater by Atsushi Ohkubo
  • Sumomomo Momomo by Oohashi Shinobu

Dark Horse:

  • Clover by CLAMP


  • Swallowing the Earth by Tezuka Osamu

Del Rey:

  • Gakuen Prince by Jun Yuzuki
  • Samurai 7 by Mizutaka Zuhou
  • Sayonara Zetsubou-sensei by Kouji Kumeta
  • The Case of the Dragon Slayer (novel) by Kouhei Kadono


  • Bureiko Lullaby by Nemoto Takashi
  • New Engineering by Yokoyama Yuuichi
  • Heta Uma by King Terry
  • Tokyo Zombie (original Japanese version) by Hankuma Yuusaku

*The English translated version of Tokyo Zombie will be released by Last Gasp this summer.


  • Quest for the Missing Girl by Taniguchi Jiro

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Tokyo Zombie

There's some misinformation going around about Tokyo Zombie... It's actually being published by Last Gasp (not PictureBox) and will likely be premiered at SDCC.

The info regarding TZ has

The info regarding TZ has been updated :)

Dark Horse has "Clover"?

TokyoPop licensed "Clover" way back when. Did the rights expire, and now Dark Horse is re-releasing it? I'm surprised that no one else has commented on this. o_o