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New Shoujo Manga Magazine for Boys

posted on 2004-02-27 13:58 EST
Market for male-oriented shoujo expected to grow

The Japanese Publisher Futabasha has established a new monthly magazine called "Comic High" that consists entirely of a large collection of shoujo style manga aimed at boys.

According to a report in Animaxis, many individuals in the manga industry predict this new magazine will cause a growth in the popularity of this style of male-oriented "girls' comics".

Some of the titles that will be serialized in Comic High! include:

Gakuen Houtei ("School Court")
Iinchou O-te wo Douzo ("Class President, Give Me Your Hand")
Joshi Kousei - Baka Gundan ("High School Girls - Army of Idiots")
Kodomo no Jikan ("Kids' Time")
Kogyarukan
Ningen wa Tobu Koto ga Dekinai ("Humans Can't Fly")

This article has a follow-up: Comic High Suspends Publication (2004-08-14 14:17)
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