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Kodansha USA Adds Phoenix Wright, Monster Hunter, Deltora Quest

posted on 2010-12-11 23:48 EST

Kodansha Comics, the manga imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing, announced on Sunday that it will release the following titles in English next summer:

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
Written by Kenji Kuroda, illustrated by Kazuo Maekawa
June 2011 (Volume 2 in August 2011)
[Del Rey published a different Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney manga anthology series]


Monster Hunter Orage
Hiro Mashima
June 2011 (Volume 2 in August 2011)


Deltora Quest
Makoto Niwano (original novels by Emily Rodda)
July 2011


Mardock Scramble
Yoshitoki Ōima (original novels by Tow Ubukata)
August 2011


Animal Land
Makoto Raiku
August 2011


Bloody Monday
Written by Ryō Ryūmon, illustrated by Kōji Megumi
August 2011


Cage of Eden
Yoshinobu Yamada
August 2011



Kodansha Comics is also republishing the following titles which were previously licensed by other companies:

Until the Full Moon
Sanami Matoh
July 2011
[Formerly a Broccoli Books license]


Gon
Masashi Tanaka
August 2011
[Formerly a CMX Manga license]


Kodansha Comics will take over the following titles which were licensed by Del Rey Manga:

Kodansha USA had previously revealed that it will release Yu Kinutani's manga version of the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex anime franchise.

[Via Anime Almanac, Kuriousity]

Update: More background information and images added.

This article has a follow-up: Del Rey to Continue Publishing xxxHOLiC, Other Manga (2010-12-14 17:01)

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