New Manga Releases: February 25, 2014

Here are the new manga releases for February 25, 2014. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

Fairy Tail GN 35
Insufficient Direction: Hideaki Anno x Moyoco Anno GN
Thermae Romae GN 3

New Anime Releases: October 29, 2013

Here are the new anime releases for October 29, 2013. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.

AnoHana: The Flower We Saw That Day Complete Series [Blu-ray/DVD Combo]
Tekkaman Blade II Complete Collection [DVD]
Thermae Romae Complete Collection [DVD]

New Manga Releases: May 28, 2013

Here are the new manga releases for May 28, 2013. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to contact me and let me know.

Air Gear Omnibus GN 1
Are You Alice? GN 1
Black God GN 19
Blood Lad GN 3
BTOOOM! GN 2
The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan GN 4
Disgaea 3: School of Devils GN 1
Durarara!! Saika Arc GN 2
Fairy Tail GN 26
GTO 14 Days in Shonan GN 9
Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix GN 1
Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix GN 2
Love on the Job, Vol. 2
Mardock Scramble GN 7
Omamori Himari GN 10
Range Of Love
Soul Eater GN 14
Thermae Romae GN 2
Umineko When They Cry, Episode 2: Turn of the Golden Witch, Volume 1
Velvet Kiss GN 3

Eisner Award Nominees

The nominees for the 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards have been announced.

Katsuya Terada has been nominated for Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art) for The Monkey King Volume 2.

The following manga have been nominated for the Best U.S. Edition of International Material-Asia award:

Barbara by Osamu Tezuka
20th Century Boys by Naoki Urasawa
NonNonBa by Shigeru Mizuki
Thermae Romae by Mari Yamazaki

Manga Receive Nominations at France’s Angouleme

The 40th annual Angouleme International Comics Festival has announced the nominees for four categories: Best Comic, Best Heritage Comic, Best Youth Comic, and Best Crime Comic.

Three manga titles have been nominated for Best Comic: Mari Yamazaki’s Thermae Romae, Atsushi Kaneko’s SOIL, and Kengo Hanazawa’s I am a Hero.

Kanata Konami’s Chi’s Sweet Home is nominated for Best Youth Comic. Yukinobu Hoshino’s 2001 Nights and George Akiyama’s Anjin San are nominated for the Best Heritage Comic award.

The Angouleme International Comics Festival is taking place January 31-February 3, 2013 in France.

Yen Press Announces New Licenses at Sakura-Con

Yen Press announced at the company’s Sakura-Con panel that it has acquired the licenses for the following manga:

  • Thermae Romae by Mari Yamazaki
  • Anything and Something by Kaoru Mori
  • Umineko no Naku Koro ni
  • Blood Lad by Yuki Kodama
  • Alice in the Country of Hearts: My Fanatic Rabbit by Delico Psyche
  • The Misfortune of Kyon & Koizumi
  • Triage X by Shoji Sato