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.

ANN reports that Viz has confirmed at SDCC 2007 that Shonen Jump will begin serializing Kubo Tite's Bleach starting this November. Viz also announecd that it will release Takehiko Inoue's Slam Dunk in 2008, and a preview of the first chapter will appear in Shonen Jump in December:

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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.

Del Rey has launched their official Comic-Con manga blog on Active Anime. Currently there are no news announcements, but there are some photos and various stories from Del Rey's staff.

Special Sweepstakes, Daily Giveaways And Previews Of New Video Games Highlight Some Of What's To Come

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 25, 2007 - VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, brings NARUTO NATION??? to the 2007 Comic-Con International as the wildly successful property expands to include new video games, DVDs, manga, and more. To celebrate the launch at the show, VIZ Media and its show partners will hold a variety of special sweepstakes and daily giveaways.

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A round up of SDCC 2007 manga-related news, reports, and more from around the internet, updated constantly, so you don't have to look for them.

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Dark Horse Comics ??? Booth #2615
2007 Signing Schedule!

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 (Preview Night):
6:00 - 7:00 Sergio Aragones: Celebrating 25 years of Groo!
7:00 ??? 8:30 The Artist Within: Greg Preston (Special Book Release Reception ??? Expect Special Guests!)

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Demos of Latest Anime Action Video Games in Booth 4113, Screening of NARUTO??? the Movie, and Two Eisner Award Nominations for NAOKI URASAWA'S MONSTER Highlight This Year's Show

San Francisco, July 18, 2007 ??? VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced a bevy of special events, interactive games, artist appearances, a special theatrical screening, and speaker panels for the 2007 Comic-Con International. Comic-Con is renowned as the nation's largest comic book and science fiction event and takes place July 26-29 at the Convention Center in San Diego, CA. VIZ Media will be located in Booth 4113.

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Del Rey is delighted to be a part of Comic-Con International: San Diego being held from July 26th to July 29th, 2007 at the San Diego Convention Center. We'll be stationed at Booth #1135 throughout the show, bringing you the chance to meet your favorite authors, to win free manga for a year, and all sorts of other fun activities and giveaways.

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With COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO 2007 set to open its doors on July 25, DC Comics unveils its slate of panels. Don't miss your chance to see top comics creators discussing what's coming up in your favorite DC comic books!

Thursday, July 26
10:30-11:30: DC Talent Search Orientation 1
Come hear what DC Comics looks for in artists and how to improve your chances at becoming a working professional. Remember, diversity is the key with DC: DC Universe, Vertigo, WildStorm, Mad Magazine, Minx and more! This extremely informative orientation session will explain how DC's Talent Search works. In order to have your work reviewed, attendance at this orientation session is mandatory - not all attendees are guaranteed a review.

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