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Super Dash & Go! Light Novel/Manga Mag Posted Online

posted on 2011-10-24 23:25 EDT
Free online version available until November 18; print version debuts October 25

The Japanese publisher Shueisha posted the first issue of the Super Dash & Go! light novel and manga magazine on the Niconico Seiga website on Friday. The magazine featuring light novel-based manga, manga-based light novels, and projects with anime and other media tie-ins is launching in print form on Tuesday. The free online version will be available until November 18.

Shueisha revealed in August that the editors of its Super Dash Bunko light novel imprint were launching a manga magazine this fall. The first issue includes Kaito Shibano's Ben-To another Ripper's night; Tatsuma Ejiri's Papa no Iu Koto o Kikinasai! -Sora-Iro no Hibiki- (Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father! -Sky-Blue Echo-); Manga adaptations of the light novels Campione!, Nina to Usagi to Mahō no Sensha (Nina, the Rabbit, and the Magical Tank), Owa Rande!, and Rokka no Yūsha; and the original works Latin by Enaga Takasato and 1-gatsu no Pluviôse (Pluviôse in January) by Hoshikuzu 7-gō.

The main target audience of the new magazine are male readers from middle school to college. Some of the existing titles in the Super Dash imprint are Kurenai, Mayoi Neko Overrun!, Tatakau Shisho - The Book of Bantorra Tatakau Shisho - The Book of Bantorra, Dragon Crisis!, Ben-To, Yoku Wakaru Gendai Mahō, and Akikan! — all of which have been adaped into anime.


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