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Viz Adds Devil and Her Love Song, Earl and the Fairy

posted on 2011-07-25 11:15 EDT
Also plans Bleach character book & box sets for Pokémon, Zelda, FMA manga

The North American manga publisher Viz Media announced at its Comic-Con International panel on Friday that it will release A Devil and Her Love Song (Akuma to Lovesong) manga and The Earl and the Fairy (Hakushaku to Yōsei) manga under its Shojo Beat imprint next year. Viz will also publish a new Bleach character book next March, as well as manga box sets for Pokémon - Diamond and Pearl Adventures (October), The Legend of Zelda, and Fullmetal Alchemist.

A Devil and Her Love Song (Akuma to Lovesong)
By Miyoshi Tomori 
13 volumes (complete)
Japanese release: Shueisha's Margaret magazine, 2006-2011
North American release: February 2012 -
The manga follows Maria Kawai, a girl who is expelled from the prestigious St. Katoria Girls' School and transfers to the Totsuka School. Her brutally honest words and manners isolate her from the rest of her classmates. However, her saving grace may be Yūsuke Kanda and Shin Meguro, the two boys who can take her sharp tongue.


The Earl and the Fairy (Hakushaku to Yōsei)
By artist Ayuko and light novelist Mizue Tani
4 volumes (ongoing)
Japanese release: Shueisha's The Margaret magazine, 2008 -
North American release: March 2012 -
Set in Victorian-era England, the light novels and the manga they inspired follow a 17-year-old named Lydia Carlton whose fascination with fairies led to her nickname, the "Fairy Doctor." While sailing to London, Lydia encounters Edgar J.C. Ashenheart, the Blue Knight Count, and joins him on his search for the sword of his family lineage. An anime aired in 2008 after the manga launched.


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