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August 2013 New Manga Releases


August 2013 New Manga Releases

Whether your summer’s still going strong and you’ve got a mind to finish long-running series, or your summer’s ticking down and you’re in the mood for new things for a new school year, there’s something on this list for you. Get ready for the US/Canada manga releases for August 2013!

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; Seven Seas: Seas; Vt: Vertical; Viz: Viz Media, includes SB: Shojo Beat, Sig: Viz Signature, SJA: Shonen Jump Advanced, 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: HeartGold & SoulSilver, vol. 1 – 08/06 – VK – A
Pokémon Black and White, vol. 11 – 08/06 – VK – A

SHONEN (“Boys’” manga; typically heavy in action, adventure, and camaraderie)
Alice in the Country of Hearts: The Clockmaker’s Story – 08/06 – Seas – T+
* Battle Angle Alita: Last Order, omnibus vol. 2 – 08/13 – KC – T+
Bakuman, vol. 20 – 08/06 – Viz – T
Bunny Drop, vol. 9 – 8/20 – Yen – T
Cage of Eden, vol. 11 – 08/20 – KC – T+
Certain Scientific Railgun, A; vol. 8 – 08/06 – Seas – T
* Crimson Empire, vol. 2 – 08/27 – Seas – T+
* Dance in the Vampire Bund, Omnibus vol. 3 – 08/06 – Seas – T+
Excel Saga, vol. 26 – 08/13 – Viz Classic – T+
Fairy Tail, vol. 29 – 08/27 – KC – T+
Inu Yasha, Omnibus vol. 16 – 08/13 – SS – T+
Isuwaribito, vol. 9 – 08/13 – SS – T+
* Judge, vol. 1 – 8/20 – Yen – T+
* Kanokon, Omnibus vol. 2 – 08/06 – Seas – T+ – Fanservice
* Kingdom Hearts II, Omnibus vol. 2 – 8/20 – Yen – A
* Magi, vol. 1 – 08/13 – SS – T
Naruto, vol. 62 – 08/06 – SJ – T
Neon Genesis Evangelion, Omnibus vol. 4 – 08/13 – Viz – T+
* No. 6, vol. 2 – 08/13 – KC – T+
Nura, Rise of the Yokai Clan, vol. 16 – 08/06 – SJ – T
Pandora Hearts, vol. 17 – 8/20 – Yen – T+
* Puella Magi Kazumi Magica, vol. 2 – 8/20 – Yen – T+
* Sacred Blacksmith, The; vol. 2 – 08/06 – Seas – T
* Sankarea, vol. 2 – 08/13 – KC – T+
Slam Dunk, vol. 29 – 08/06 – SJ – T
Tegami Bachi, vol. 14 – 08/06 – SJ – T
Toriko, vol. 17 – 08/06 – SJ – T
* Umineko: When They Cry (Turn of the Golden Witch), vol. 2 – 8/20 – Yen – T+

SHOJO (“Girls’” manga; typically deals heavily with relationships and romances)
A Devil and Her Love Song, vol. 10 – 06/08 – DB – T
Kamisama Kiss, vol. 13 – 08/06 – SB – T
Kaze Hikaru, vol. 21 – 08/06 – SB – T+
Kimi ni Todoke, vol. 17 – 08/06 – SB – T
Library Wars, vol. 20 – 08/06 – SB – T+
Wallflower, The, vol. 31 – 08/06 – KC – T+

GENERAL
Gen Manga anthology- late month – T to M – Anthology; genmanga.com

ADULT (Seinen/Josei/Matured Reader)
* Btooom!, vol. 3 – 08/20 – Yen – M
Dorohedoro, vol. 10 – 08/13 – Viz – M
Ikigami, The Ultimate Limit, vol. 9 – 08/20 – Viz – M
* Lone Wolf and Cub, Omnibus vol. 2 – 08/20 – DH – M
* Happy marriage?!, vol. 1 – 08/06 – Viz – M
X, Omnibus vol. 6 – 08/31 – Viz – T+

OTHER
Spice and Wolf, vol. 9 – 8/20 – Yen – Novel
Tiger & Bunny Comic Anthology – 08/13 – Viz – T – Short Story Collection
* World War Blue, vol. 2 – 08/06 – Seas – T – Amerimanga


One Response to “August 2013 New Manga Releases”

  1. Mitzi Giles says:

    Did Chi’s Sweet Home just go away?

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