Light Novel

Libre Shuppan and MediaWorks are launching a new yaoi light novel label titled B-Prince Bunko on April 7th.

According to the report, publication planning and editing will be handled by Libre Shuppan, while ASCII MediaWorks will handle publishing and the novels will be sold through Kadokawa Group Publishing.


Gardena, CA, March 19, 2008 - Digital Manga Publishing, one of the industry's most innovative manga licensing and publishing companies, has announced the debut of five new novels under its Jun?? imprint for Fall 2008!

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MangaCast reports several new licenses from DMP:

  • fafner by Ubukata Tow (light novel)
  • KNIGHTS by Murao Minoru
  • Red Angel by Tateno Makoto

Seven Seas has announced that it will be giving out light novels to anime/manga-related blogs that are willing to review their titles:

[...] if you have your own anime/manga-related blog or write reviews for an anime/manga website, then we'd like to send you one of these three titles in exchange for a review!

We have 25 slots available:
10 for Ballad of a Shinigami,
5 for Pita-Ten, and
10 for Strawberry Panic