MangaCast points out a new license from CMX for its Flex Comix line. The new acquisition, a shounen/seinen manga called Fist Shoujo RIKU by Nishino Jyuutarou, will be released in June 2008.

MangaCast points out via this week's PWCW that CMX has licensed two new manga by Yagami Yu (mangaka of Hikkatsu!):

  • Dokkoida!
  • Go West!

In the latest issue of Flipped, David Welsh interviews CMX's Jim Chadwick (Editor) and Asako Suzuki (Director of Manga), who talk about CMX's recovery as well as growth.

Via: Icarus Blog

ANN reports that CMX has announced more manga during its Sunday panel at Comic-Con:

  • A Girl Who Runs Through Time (Toki wo Kakeru Shojo) by Gaku Tsugano
  • Teru Teru x Shonen by Shigeru Takao
  • The Flat Earth Exchange by Toshimi Nigoshi

Also confirmed is that no edits will be made to the newly announced Crayon Shin-chan manga.

From Publishers Weekly's Kai-Ming Cha comes a report on this year's Comic Con. According to the article, CMX has licensed Yoshito Usui's Crayon Shin-chan:

DC's CMX manga line has licensed the Crayon Shin-chan manga. Created by mangaka Yoshito Usui, Crayon Shin-chan is also an anime adaptation that currently broadcasts on Adult Swim. (Funimation announced the anime license at last year's Comicon.)

Many new titles were announced by several publishers at Comic Con 2007:

Yen Press

  • Sundome (sex comedy) by Kazuto Okata
  • Kieli
  • Kaze no Hana by Mizta Ushio

According to Kurt Hassler, Yen Press will not censor any of their titles.

Seven Seas

  • Hayate Cross Blade (yuri) by Shizuru Hayashiya
  • Akatsuki-iro no Senpuku Majo (yuri) by Mera Hakamada
  • Girls Love (yuri light novel)
  • Girls Revolution (yuri light novel)

Also, according to this, Seven Seas' new yaoi line will be called "Bee Line."


  • LEADER'S HIGH by Shindo Arashi

Broccoli Books

  • Nui! by Natsumi Mukai

Last but not least, Check here and here for a big list of mostly non-Japanese titles from Tokyopop.

Some new announcements from manga publishers at Comic-Con International 2007:

  • Viz Media announced "Viz Big," a new line of manga that will pack 3 volumes worth of existing Viz titles into on single volume priced $17.99, complete with new covers and colored illustrations.
  • New manga licenses from Viz:
    - Vampire Juujikai (Fallen Vampire) by Kimura Yuri
    - Monkey High! by Akira Shouko
    - Death Note: Another Note (Novel) by Ishin Nishio (to be translated by Andrew Cunningham)
  • CMX presented its new title Zombie Fairy by Torii Daisuke, a result from their partnership with Flex Comix.
  • Tokyopop showed off a list of OEL titles that will be available on cell phones during their GoComics panel.
  • Udon Entertainment has announced its schedule at Comic Con.

For more news and reports available from the San Diego Comic-Con 2007 News Round Up.

From MangaCast comes news on CMX at this year's AX. CMX confirmed the title Presents from the Queen of Horror by Inuki Kanako, and announced a new policy for treating M rated manga: oversized (A5), shrink-wrapped and sold at $12.95.

Also confirmed was the manga Shirley by Mori Kaoru.

In the latest issue of PWCW, Kai-Ming Cha concludes her 2-Part interview with Go! Comi founders Audrey Taylor and David Wise. Also available is an article from Brigid on CMX's new edition of Gon.

Comic Book Resources has a report of DC Comics at Wizard World Philadelphia, which has some updates on CMX's newest titles:

Titles under the CMX line within WildStorm were also announced, including the manga favorite "Gon" and webcomics sensation "Megatokyo." CMX is also debuting two new horror titles: "Presents" - the story of a girl who travels the country bestowing gifts on those she deems worthy, and "Variante" - a series about a girl who awakes one day to find a deformed arm grafted to her body which forces her to do things beyond her control.