Graphic Novels & Manga

February 2014 New Manga Releases


February 2014 New Manga Releases

Love is in the air even if heat isn’t — and even if you’re a proper shonen hero without either of those to your name, there’s certainly a toasty bookstore out there somewhere stuffed with manga waiting just for you. Whether you’re looking for love and adventure, or a little slice of life to call your own, grab a blanket and dig into a brand new manga this February. Is your destined manga on the list?

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
* Available in Print or Digital, marked with a (P) or (D)
* New Series marked by an asterisk (*)

SHONEN (“Boys’” manga; typically heavy in action, adventure, and camaraderie)

Battalion, vol 5 – 02/19 – DH – T – (P) – by Masamune Shirow
Bleach, vol. 59 – 02/04 – SJ – T – (P & D)
Blood Blockade Battlefront, vol. 5 – 02/05 – DH – T+ – (P)
* Blood Lad, vol. 3 – 02/18 – Yen – T+
Cage of Eden, vol. 13 – 02/18 – KC – T+ – (P & D)
* Dragon Ball (Full Color Ed.), vol. 1 – 02/04 – Viz – A – (P & D)
* Dragonar Academy, vol. 1 – 02/04 – Seas – T+ – (P)
Fairy Tail, vol. 35 – 02/25 – KC – T+ – (P)
Hayate the Combat Butler, vol. 23 – 02/11 – SS – T+ – (P)
Inu Yasha, Viz Big Ed. Vol. 18 – 02/11 – SS – T+ – (P) – Final Volume
Jack Frost, vol. 9 – 02/18 – Yen – T+ – Jack the Ripper; Manwha
Magi, vol. 4 – 02/11 – SS – T – (P & D)
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, vol. 19 – 02/04 – SJ – T – (P & D)
Negima! Omnibus, vol. 9 – 02/11 – KC – T+ – (P)
One Piece, Omnibus vol. 8 – 02/04 – SJ – T – (P)
Pandora Hearts, vol. 20 – 02/18 – Yen – T+
* Strike Witches, vol. 1 – 02/18 – Seas – T+ – (P)
Tiger & Bunny, vol. 4 – 02/11 – Viz – T – (P)
Toriko, vol. 20 – 02/04 – SJ – T – (P & D)
Toradora, vol. 6 – 02/18 – Seas – T+ – (P)
World War Blue, vol. 4 – 02/18 – Seas – T+ – (P)

SHOJO (“Girls’” manga; typically deals heavily with relationships and romances)

Alice in the Country of Joker: Circus and Liar’s Game, vol. 4 – 02/04 – Seas – T+ – (P)
Amazing Agent Luna, Omnibus vol. 4 – 02/04 – Seas – T – (P & D)
* Centaur’s Life, A, vol. 2 – 02/04 – Seas – T – (P) – Slice of Life
Devil and Her Love Song, A, vol. 13 – Viz – 02/04 – T – (P & D)
* High School Debut, Omnibus vol. 1 – 02/04 – Viz – T – (P)
Sakurahime: The Legend of Princess Sakura, vol. 12 – 02/04 – Viz – T – (P & D)
* Voice Over!: Seiyu Academy, vol. 3 – 02/04 – Viz – T – (P & D)

ADULT (Seinen, Josei, and Matured Reader Recommended)

* Battle Angel Alita: Last Order, Omnibus vol. 3 - 02/11 – KC – T+ – (P)
* Blood-C, vol. 3 – 02/19 – DH – T+ – (P) – by CLAMP
Bokurano: Ours, volume 10 – 02/18 – Viz – T+ – (P & D)
Btooom!, vol. 5 – 02/18 – Yen – M
* Deadman Wonderland, vol. 1 – 02/11 – Viz – T+ – (P & D)
* Gangsta, vol. 1 – 02/18 – Viz – M – (P)
Happy Marriage?!, vol. 4 – 02/04 – Viz – M – (P & D)
Is This a Zombie?, vol. 7 – 02/18 – Yen – M -
* Judge, vol. 3 – 02/18 – Yen – T+
No. 6, vol. 5 – 02/18 – KC – T – (P & D) – BL
Puella Magi Kazumi Magica, vol. 4 – 02/18 – Yen – T+
* Thermae Romae, vol. 3 – 02/18 – Yen – T+

OTHER

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


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