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Ready Your Reading List for the June Manga New Release Roundup


Ready Your Reading List for the June Manga New Release Roundup

It’s that time of the month again – for manga! There are several new shojo series hitting the shelves, and the Japanese best-selling Attack on Titan is a giant poised to make its move on U.S. shores too. Ready those reading lists, because here are the US/Canada manga releases for June 2012!

Arrangement:
1. Demographic Group (Boys’, Girls’, Kids’, General, Matured Reader)
2. Series Title (Alphabetical), volume # – MM/DD of release – publisher – age rating – notes
* Age rating guide: A (All); T (teen); T+ (Older Teen); M (Mature/Adult)
* Publisher guide: DH: Darkhorse Comics; KC: Kodansha Comics; Viz: Viz Media, includes subsets SB: Shojo Beat, Sig: Viz Signature, SJ: Shonen Jump, SS: Shonen Sunday, and VK: Viz Kids; Yen: Yen Press
* New Series marked by an asterisk (*)

KIDS’ manga (~10 and under)
Pokémon Adventures: Diamond and Pearl/Platinum, vol. 5 – 06/05 – Viz (VK) – A
Voltron Force, vol. 2 – 06/05 – Viz (VK) – A

SHONEN (“Boys’” manga; typically heavy in action, adventure, and camaraderie)
Air Gear vol. 24 – 06/12 – KC- OT
Bleach vol. 40, 41 – 06/05 – Viz (SJ) – T
Bloody Monday vol. 6 – 06/05 – KC – OT
Bokurano: Ours, vol. 6 – 06/19 – Viz (Sig) – OT
Cage of Eden vol. 6 – 06/19 – KC – OT
Gantz vol. 23 – 06/20 – DH – OT
Gon vol. 6 – 06/12 – KC – T
Kekkaishi, vol. 32 – 06/12 – Viz (SS) – T
Naoki Urasawa’s 20th Century Boys, vol. 21 – 06/17 -  Viz (Sig) -OT
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Raising Project vol. 11 – 06/06 – DH – OT ?
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, vol. 9 – 06/05 – Viz (SJ) – T
Slam Dunk, vol. 22 – 06/05 -  Viz (SJ) -T
* Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, vol. 1 – 06/05 -  Viz (SJ) -T

SHOJO (“Girls’” manga; typically heavy in relationship and romance)
* Alice in the Country of Hearts vol. 1, 2, 3 – 06/26 – Yen – T
Arata: The Legend, vol. 10 – 06/12 – Viz (SS) – T
Earl and The Fairy, The; vol. 2 – 06/05 – Viz (SB) – T
* Olympos vol. 1 (single-volume omnibus series) – 06/26 – Yen – OT
* Kitchen Princess Omnibus vol. 1 – 06/05 – KC – T
Kobato vol. 6 – 06/26 – Yen – T
Sunshine Sketch vol. 6 (final Volume)  – 06/26 – Yen – T

GENERAL
* Attack on Titan vol. 1 – 06/19 – KC – OT – SciFi
House of Five Leaves, vol. 7 – 06/19 – Viz (Sig) – OT
Mardock Scramble vol. 5 – 06/19 – KC – OT – SciFi

ADULT (Matured Reader Recommended)
Jormungand, vol. 9 – 06/19 – Viz (Sig) – M
Tenjo Tenge, vol. 7 – 06/19 – Viz (Sig) – M

OTHER
Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, The (Novel) vol. 7 (The Intrigues of H.S.) – 06/19 – Yen – T
Spice & Wolf (Novel) vol. 6 – 06/26 – Yen – T
Witch & Wizard (James Patterson) vol. 2 – 06/26 – Yen – T


2 Responses to “Ready Your Reading List for the June Manga New Release Roundup”

  1. Frank says:

    When will Suzuka volumes 16-18 be published?

  2. i love the story very much..!!! hehe! :-D

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