Archive for January, 2011

Kizuna and Blue Sheep continue!

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Newly arrived to our office and to our Akadot / Yaoi Club store, our January releases are here! The second volume of the deluxe edition of Kizuna proves why it’s a classic. The story grows and matures, trust me — it’s worth continuing. Also arriving today is the third volume of Blue Sheep Reverie, where Kai and Lahti’s love is tested when Lahti’s old lover returns. Also don’t miss out on Love Syndrome and Then Comes Love. Read on for summaries!


12 New Licenses!

Friday, January 28th, 2011

We have previously announced this news on our Facebook and Newsletter, so better late than never to join the blog! We’ve recently just licensed 12 new titles for the Juné and 801 Media imprint, 10 of them from Taiyoh Tosho! Most of these titles have been set for a summer release, so make sure you check out our updated Release Schedule.

Here are the newly licensed titles: The Tyrant Falls in Love volume 6 by Hinako Takanaga, Private Tutor (aka Katekyo!) by Moegi Yuu, Warning! Whispers of Love by Puku Okuyama, A Fallen Saint’s Kiss by You Higashino, An Even More Beautiful Lie by Kei Kanai, Tonight’s Take-Out Night! by Akira Minazuki, A Liar in Love by Kiyo Ueda, Seven Days: Friday-Sunday by Rihito Takarai, Sky Link by Shiro Yamada, This Night’s Everything by Akira Minazuki, Entangled Circumstances by Kikuko Kikuya, and I Give To You by Maki Ebishi.

Answer questions, win any volume(s) of Itazura na Kiss!!

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Continuing our celebration of Itazura na Kiss making it onto YALSA’s Great Graphic Novel for Teens list, we’re having a giveaway! You can win any volume(s) or all of the series, including future releases. It’s a your pick prize! Don’t forget, we’re still selling volume 1 at Akadot for $10. So how do you win?

Answer all of the trivia questions correctly. Should there be more than three correct entries, there will be a random drawing from those correct entries. Three winners will be chosen. Contest ends at noon PDT, February 15th. Limit one entry per household, and no substitutions will be made for the prize. Prizes will be mailed via USPS media mail, winners may have to pay for shipping if you live outside of the United States. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. Finally, send your answers to preview [at]! Please make sure to include your name, e-mail address, and country of residence.

On to the questions…


Itazura na Kiss makes YALSA’S 2011 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list!

Friday, January 14th, 2011


Digital Manga is very proud to announce the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) recognition of Itazura na Kiss in their 2011 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list. A division of the American Library Association, a YALSA committee selects and awards a variety of titles each year to promote young adult literature.