Vertical, Inc. announced at the company’s Anime Boston 2012 panel that it has licensed Ai Yazawa’s Paradise Kiss manga, and will start releasing volumes of the series in Fall 2012.

The manga revolves around a high school student named Yukari Hayasaka who is discovered by “Paradise Kiss,” a group of up-and-coming fashion school students including Jōji “George” Koizumi. The students transform Yukari into a fashion model, and she discovers a new passion for a future career and potential romance in her personal life.

Paradise Kiss had previously been released in North America by Tokyopop.

Source: ANN