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October 2012 Manga New Releases


October 2012 Manga New Releases

Are you ready for pumpkins and turning leaves yet? Well, turn over a new leaf and don’t let your manga reading list turn into a pumpkin on October 31—get to your books as soon as they hit the shelves. Here are the US/Canada manga releases for October 2012!

Arrangement:
1. Demographic Group (Boys’, Girls’, Kids’, General, Matured Reader)
2. Series Title (Alphabetical), volume # – release date – MM/DD of release – publisher – age rating – notes
* Age Rating: A (All), T (teen), T+ (Older Teen), M (Mature/Adult)
* Publisher guide: DH: Darkhorse Comics; DMP: Digital Manga Publishing; KC: Kodansha Comics; Viz: Viz Media, includes 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)
Pokemon Adventures: Diamond and Pearl/Platinum, Vol. 6 – 10/02 – VK – A

SHONEN (“Boys’” manga; typically heavy in action, adventure, and camaraderie)
Air Gear, vol. 26 – 10/09 – KC – T+
Bakuman, vol. 15 – 10/02 – SJ – T
Black God, vol. 17 – 10/30 – Yen – T+
Bleach, vol. 48, 49 – 10/02 – SJ – T
Bloody Monday, vol. 8 – 10/16 – KC – T+
Cage of Eden, vol. 7 – 10/02 – KC – T+
Case Closed, vol. 44 – 10/09 – SS – T+
Kekkaishi, vol. 34 – 10/09 – SS – T
Mardoc Scramble, vol. 6 - 10/23 – KC – T+
Negima!, vol. 36 – 10/30 – KC – T+
Nura, Rise of the Yokai Clan, vol. 11 – 10/02 – SJ – T
Pandora Hearts, vol. 12 – 10/30 – Yen – T+
Slam Dunk, vol. 12 – 10/02 – SJ – T
*Soul Eater Not!, vol. 2 – 10/30 – Yen – T+
Toriko, vol. 12 – 10/02 – SJ – T
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s, vol. 3 – 10/02 – SJ – T

SHOJO (“Girls’” manga; typically deals heavily with relationships and romances)
A Devil and her Love Song, vol. 5 – 10/02 – SB – T
Arisa, vol. 9 – 10/02 – KC – T
Black Butler, vol. 11 – 10/30 – Yen – T+
Bride of the Water God, vol. 12 – 10/24 – DH – T
Dawn of the Arcana, vol. 6 – 10/02 – SB – T
*Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan, The; vol. 2 – 10/30 – Yen – T+ – Spin off of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
* Infernal Devices, The: The Manga: Clockwork Angel – 10/30 – Yen – T+ – Based off the books by Cassandra Claire; drawn in Korean Manwha style
* Jiu Jiu, vol 2 – 10/02 – SB – T+
* Kitchen Princess Omnibus, vol. 2 – 10/09 – KC – T
* Loveless, vol. 1 – 10/09 – Viz – T
* Lovephobia, vol. 2 – 10/31 – DMP – T+
Sailor Moon, vol. 8 – 10/30 – KC – T
Skip Beat!, vol. 29 – 10/02 – SB – T
Stepping on Roses, vol. 8 – 10/02 – SB – T+
Story of Saiunkoku, The; vol. 8 – 10/02 – SB – T

GENERAL
Durarara!!, vol. 4 – 10/30 – Yen – T+
Gen Manga anthology issue 16 – late month – T to M – Anthology; genmanga.com
Miles Edgeworth, Ace Attorney: Investigations, vol. 3 – 10/03 – KC – T

ADULT (Matured Reader Recommended)
Gantz, vol. 25 – 10/24 – DH – M
March Story, vol. 4 – 10/16 – Sig – M
Tenjo Tenge, vol. 9 – 10/16 – Sig – M
* Triage X, vol. 1 – 10/30 – Yen – M

OTHER
* Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy, The – 10/17 – DH – NR – Boxed Set


2 Responses to “October 2012 Manga New Releases”

  1. Laura says:

    This manga is really good you should read this book because it has lots of different felling.i nearly cried when I read the volume 3 when Najika talks about Hagio-sensei.

  2. emily says:

    Hey when does volume 9 go in english…?

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