19 Manga Rank on Young Adult Library Services Association’s 2019 List of Graphic Novels for Teens

The American Library Association’s (ALA’s) Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has released its 2019 list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens. Gengoroh Tagame’s My Brother’s Husband and Hiromu Arakawa’s Silver Spoon ranked in the Top Ten graphic novels this year.

The 19 manga included on the list are:

  • My Brother’s Husband GN 2 by Gengoroh Tagame
  • Silver Spoon GN 1-4 by Hiromu Arakawa
  • The Bride Was a Boy GN by Chii
  • Again!! GN 1-5 by Mitsurou Kubo
  • Ao Haru Ride GN 1-2 by Io Sakisaka
  • Black Torch GN 1-2 by Tsuyoshi Takaki
  • Flying Witch GN 3-6 by Chihiro Ishizuka
  • Frau Faust GN 1-3 by Kore Yamazaki
  • The Girl From the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún GN 3-5 by Nagabe
  • I Hear the Sunspot: Theory of Happiness GN by Yuki Fumino
  • Laid-Back Camp GN 1-3 by Afro
  • Nameless Asterism GN 1-2 by Kina Kobayashi
  • The Promised Neverland GN 2-6 by Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu
  • Spirit Circle GN 1-5 by Satoshi Mizukami
  • Star Wars: Lost Stars GN 1 by Claudia Gray and Yūsaku Komiyama
  • Sweet Blue Flowers GN 1-4 by Takako Shimura
  • To Your Eternity GN 1-5 by Yoshitoki Ōima
  • Waiting for Spring GN 3-8 by Anashin
  • your name. GN 2-3 by Makoto Shinkai and Ranmaru Kotone

Source: ANN

Kodansha Comics’ Announcements at New York Comic Con

Kodansha Comics has announced during its panel at New York Comic Con that it has licensed Mitsurou Kubo’s Again!! manga. The company will begin releasing the series in print in February 2018.

The company will also begin releasing Akiko Higashimura’s Tokyo Tarareba Girls (Tokyo Tarareba Musume), Kenji Inoue and Kimitake Yoshioka’s Grand Blue Dreaming (Grand Blue), and Yoshitoki Ōima’s To Your Eternity (Fumetsu no Anata e) manga in print. Grand Blue Dreaming and Tokyo Tarareba Girls are scheduled to be released in Summer 2018, and To Your Eternity is scheduled for 2018. Kodansha Comics has been releasing all three manga digitally.

In addition, Kodansha Comics will release a box set for Yoshitoki Ōima’s A Silent Voice manga in Fall 2017, as well as a complete box set for its Deluxe Edition releases of the Ghost in the Shell, Ghost in the Shell 1.5, and Ghost in the Shell 2 manga in November 2017.

Source: ANN