Vertical had two new licenses to announce at Genericon last Friday: Kyoko Okazaki’s Pink and Tōru Oikawa’s From the New World, an adaptation of the novel by Yūsuke Kishi.
Johanna Draper Carlson looks at the new shoujo titles announced by Viz, two of which are rated 18+, and wonders if they will be closer to josei than shoujo.
The Manga Bookshelf bloggers discuss this week’s new manga, and Melinda Beasi and Michelle Smith chat about some recent releases in their Off the Shelf column. And Travis Anderson has a license request: He wants to see the return of The Kindaichi Case Files.
Reviews: Ash Brown looks at a week’s worth of manga reading at Experiments in Manga.
Katherine Hanson on vol. 7 of Aoi Hana (Yuri no Boke)
Anna on vols. 1 and 2 of Barrage (Manga Report)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 4 of A Bride’s Story (Comics Worth Reading)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 1 of BTOOOM! (Comics Worth Reading)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 7 of A Devil and Her Love Song (Comics Worth Reading)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 3 of Limit (Comics Worth Reading)
AstroNerdBoy on vol. 4 of Love Hina (omnibus edition) (AstroNerdBoy’s Anime and Manga Blog)
Laura on vols. 1 and 2 of Missions of Love (Heart of Manga)
Sean Gaffney on Neon Genesis Evangelion: Comic Tribute (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Derek Bown on last week’s issue of Shonen Jump (Manga Bookshelf)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 30 of The Wallflower (A Case Suitable for Treatment)