SuBLime, the global yaoi manga publishing initiative between VIZ Media and Japan’s Animate, Ltd. (Animate), provided detailed updates for a variety of brand new and continuing yaoi manga titles during its YaoiCon 2014 panel this past weekend in San Francisco.

SuBLime announced plans to release Eiki Eiki and Taishi Zaou’s Love Stage!! (Rated “M” for Mature) in print starting May 2015 with additional volumes to follow every other month. In this romantic comedy, the protagonist’s family is packed with famous celebrities but Izumi Sena is actually a huge otaku with aspirations of becoming a manga creator.

SuBLime also detailed plans to publish Ginger Honey (Rated “M” for Mature), creator Isaku Natsume’s humorous follow-up to Devil’s Honey (also published by SuBLime), which is set for digital-only release in February 2015.

SuBLime also acquired Tomoko Yamashita’s The Night Beyond the Tricorner Window Volume One (Rated “T+” for Older Teens) and plans to debut the series digitally beginning in March 2015.

In addition to these new releases, SuBLime updated fans about the forthcoming simultaneous, worldwide digital release on October 28, 2014 of Episode 2 of author Rieko Yoshihara and artist Ryo Tateishi’s Into Illusion, the same day it debuts in Japan. Don’t miss the half-manga/half-novel release of this unique and exciting series from the author of Ai no Kusabi – The Space Between.

“YaoiCon 2014 was the perfect setting to announce our latest manga acquisitions, and we know fans are getting excited for these upcoming releases,” says Jennifer LeBlanc, SuBLime’s Editor. “From the acquisition of the highly anticipated Love Stage!! to the simultaneous U.S./Japanese debut of the latest installment of the supernatural, erotic thriller Into Illusion, fans will have a lot to look forward to in coming months!”

YaoiCon fans also cheered the news of the North American debut of Shungiku Nakamura’s The World’s Greatest First Love (Rated “M” for Mature). This romantic comedy about a handsome, single young man discovering his new boss is actually an old flame will debut in print beginning in February 2015.

SuBLime also updated fans on a variety of other ongoing, popular yaoi series. Embracing Love Volume Three is scheduled for print and digital release in August 2015; the final print and digital volume of Hide and Seek Volume Three, is set for release in March 2015; and Starting With a Kiss Volume Three, also the final volume of the series, is scheduled for print and digital release in June 2015.