Yen Press Adds Two New Madoka Magica and K-ON! Manga

At a New York Comic Con 2012 panel, the North American manga publisher Yen Press announced  that it had acquired new titles for some of the most popular manga series’ available. Two of the licensed titles are spin-offs of the Puella Magi Madoka Magica series, Puella Magi Oriko Magica (by Kuroe Mura) and Puella Magi Kazumi Magica: The Innocent Malice (by Masaki Hiramatsu and Takashi Tensugi). 

 Also included are K-On! Highschool and K-On! College (by Kakifly).

Yen Press will also be publishing the bishonen manga Are You Alice?, a Soul Eater art book and volumes 5 to 7 of Highschool of the Dead in a colour omnibus edition.

The North American publishers have also revealed that they will be collaborating with Square Enix to produce digital English-language editions of Black ButlerSoul Eater and Pandora Hearts; these digital titles will be available worldwide from Winter 2012.

New York Times Releases Best-Selling Manga List

Not sure what to read next? Here’s the list of the top ten current manga reads, taken from the United States in the week ending July 28.


 

1. Black Butler, Vol. 10 – Yana Toboso                      RRP: £7.99

 

 


 

 2. Pandora Hearts, Vol. 11 – Jun Mochizuki             RRP: £7.99

 

 


 

3. Alice in the Country Of Clover: Cheshire Cat Waltz, Vol. 1 – QuinRose and Mamenosuke Fujimaru                     RRP: £9.99 

 

 


 

4. Finder, Vol. 6 – Ayano Yamane                           RRP: £8.92

 

 


 

5. Naruto, Vol. 57 – Masashi Kishimoto                RRP: £6.99

 

 


 

6. Soul Eater Not!, Vol. 1 – Atsushi Ohkubo         RRP: £7.99

 

 


 

7. Durarara!!, Vol. 3 – Ryohgo Narita                     RRP: £7.99

 

 


 

8. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Volume 5 – Kenji Kuroda       RRP: £7.03

 

 


 

9. Sailor Moon, Vol. 6 – Naoko Takeuchi                RRP: £7.99

 

 


 

10. Highschool of the Dead, Vol. 7 – Daisuke Sato                     RRP: £9.99