Digital Manga Inc. Announces New Title Acquisitions at Anime Expo 2006!

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!

The titles include:
1. Loveholic
2. Solfege
3. Alcohol, Shirt and Kiss
4. Seven
5. The Day Which I Became a Butterfly

"In response to our fans, we are trying to increase the variety of titles we release," explains Rachel Livingston, Director of Special Interest Markets, "We have some huge title announcements coming later at Otakon and Yaoi Con 2006. Hopefully everyone will find something they like."

Written and illustrated by: Toko Kawai
Rated 16+; MSRP: $12.95 - March 14, 2007

27-year-old Nishioka is a selfish and irresponsible yet talented young photographer living on his own in the world. Then there's Matsukawa, a man working for an advertisement agency, who infallibly makes Nishioka's work a smash hit. At first glance, these two look like they don't get along, but underneath it all there's actually a burning love for each other.

Written and illustrated by Momoko Tenzen
Rated 16+; MSRP: $12.95 - January 1, 2007

Nana has no memory of his childhood earlier than age 12 when a store owner took him in and named him Nana, meaning no-name in Japanese. Mitsuha is on a quest to find a missing childhood friend. The two meet when Mitsuha ends up crashing at Nana's place at the insistence of a mutual friend. At first Nana loathes the very existence of Mitsuha. However, he gradually warms up to his sincerity and kindness and finds happiness in awakening beside him.

The Day Which I Became a Butterfly
Written and illustrated by Yumeka Sumomo
Rated 16+; MSRP: $12.95 - March 21, 2007

There is a rumor going around school that Mikami can "hear" when onefs death is near. Uka has just turned fifteen, but doesnft know how much longer he'll live. Will the budding love between Mikami and Uka have a happy ending?

From the creator of Same Cell Organism comes a beautiful tale of love and loss.

Alcohol, Shirt and Kiss
Written and illustrated by Kuwabara Yuuko
Rated 18+; MSRP: $12.95 - March 21, 2007

Crushed beneath the weight of lost love, Naru hopes to mend his broken heart by drinking his nights away with fellow detective Kita. The morning after their third night of drinkingc they wake up naked? The cute but rough and wicked couple has arrived!

Written and illustrated by Fumi Yoshinaga
Rated 18+; MSRP: $12.95 - March 28, 2007

Kugayama is a gifted music teacher, but a man with little ambition or desire. Born to a wealthy and prominent family, Kugayama passes his days simply going through the motions and existing. When ex-student, Azuma Tanaka, requests his help in studying for a prestigious music schoolfs entrance exam, his budding youth and enthusiasm invoke a passion in Kugayama that he has never experienced before.

About Digital Manga, Inc.
Digital Manga, Inc. (DMI) specializes in building corporate and cultural bridges from Japan to the Western Hemisphere - specifically through the licensing, importation and preparation of anime (Japanese animation), manga (Japanese comic books) and related merchandise for the North American mainstream and subculture markets. In this capacity, DMI serves as a catalyst for the expansion of Japanese pop-culture institutions into global arenas.