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October 2013 New Manga Releases


October 2013 New Manga Releases

Halloween shopping and the fall season are well under way, and there’s a lot of changes in the manga market, too. A majority of books are hitting the market either on the 1st or the 29th, so be sure you don’t waste a trip to the store. Seven Seas is making a move with several new series in several categories; Yen is also throwing out a score of new titles to whet that cosplay appetite just in time for the holidays. Grab your candy and your manga: it’s time for the US/Canada manga releases for October 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)
*Hello Kitty, vol. 1 – 10/01 – Viz – A
Pokémon Adventures: Diamond and Pearl/Platinum, vol. 9 – 10/01 – VK – A
Pokémon Black and White, vol. 12 – 10/01 – Viz – A
*Pokémon Pocket Comics: Black & White – 10/01 – Viz – A

SHONEN (“Boys’” manga; typically heavy in action, adventure, and camaraderie)
Afterschool Charisma, vol. 8 – 10/15 – Viz – T+
Air Gear, vol. 29 - 10/29 – KC – T+
Animal Land, vol. 8 – 10/01 – KC – T+
Bleach, vol. 58 – 10/01 – SJ – T
Fairy Tail, vol. 31 – 10/29 – KC – T+
Haganai: I Don’t have Many Friends, vol. 4 – 10/01 – Seas – T+
Jack the Ripper: Hell Blade, vol. 5 – 10/01 – Seas – T+
*Kingdom Hearts II, vol. 1 – 10/29 – Yen – A
*Magi, vol. 2 – 10/08 – SS – T
Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, The (manga), vol. 16 – 10/29 – Yen – T+
*Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel – 10/29 – Yen – T
*Monster Musume, vol. 1 – 10/01 – Seas – T+
Negima! Omnibus, vol. 8 – 10/15 – KC – T+
No. 6 – 10/22 – KC – T
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, vol. 17 – 10/01 – SJ – T
One Piece (Omnibus), vol. 7 – 10/01 – SJ – T
Pandora Hearts, vol. 17 – 10/29 – Yen – T+
*Puella Magi Oriko Magica, vol. 1 – 10/29 – Yen – T+
Rosario+Vampire: Season II, vol. 12 – 10/01 – SJA – T+
*Tiger & Bunny, vol. 3 – 10/08 – Viz – T
*Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning, vols. 1 & 2 – 10/08 – Viz – T
Toriko, vol. 18 – 10/01 – SJ – T
*Vinland Saga, vol. 1 – 10/08 – KC – T+
Witch Buster, vol. 5-6 – 10/01 – Seas – T – Korean

SHOJO (“Girls’” manga; typically deals heavily with relationships and romances)
A Devil and her Love Song, vol. 11 – 10/01 – Viz – T
*Alice in the Country of Joker: Circus and Liars Game, vol. 3 – 10/01 – Seas – T+
Black Bird, vol. 17 – 10/01 – SB – T+
Bride of the Water God, vol. 14 – 10/23 – DH – T
Dawn of the Arcana, vol. 11 – 10/01 – SB – T
Hana-Kimi (3-in-1), vol. 6 – 10/01 – SB – T+
*Inu x Boku SS, vol. 1 – 10/29 – Yen – T+
* K-On! High School (vol. 6) – 10/29 – Yen – T+
Missions of Love, vol. 5 – 10/22 – KC – T+
*No Matter How I Look at it, It’s You Guys’ Fault I’m Not Popular!, vol. 1 – 10/29 – Yen – T+
Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura, vol. 11 – 10/01 – Viz – T
*Voice Over!: Seiyu Academy, vol. 1 – 10/01 – Viz – T

ADULT (Seinen, Josei, and Matured Reader Recommended)
*Another – 10/29 – Yen – T+
Attack on Titan, vol. 8 - 10/29 – KC – T+
Black Butler, vol. 15 – 10/29 – Yen – T+
Case Closed, vol. 48 – 10/08 – SS – T+
Claymore, vol. 23 – 10/01 – SJA – T+
*Dive in the Vampire Bund, vols. 1 & 2 – 10/01 – Seas – T+
Gantz, vol. 29 – 10/23 – DH – M
*Higurashi: When They Cry (Festival Accompanying Arc), vol. 1 – 10/29 – Yen – T+
Is This a Zombie?, vol. 6 – 10/29 – Yen – M
Real, vol. 12 – 10/15 – Viz – T+
Sankarea, vol. 3 – 10/29 – KC – T+
Triage X, vol. 4 – 10/29 – Yen – M
Uzumaki (3-in-1) – 10/15 – Viz – T+ – Deluxe Edition

OTHER
Art of Akaneiro, The – 10/02 – DH – Hardcover – T
Gen Manga anthology- late month – T to M – Anthology; genmanga.com
My Neighbor Totoro Picture Book (New Edition) – 10/01 – Viz – A
Sailor Moon Box Set vol. 2 – 10/29 – KC – T to T+


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