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Viz Media's SuBLime Imprint Licenses The Boy Can't Help It, VOID, Coyote, Escape Journey Manga

posted on 2017-10-08 00:45 EDT
Series from Tei Hidou, Ranmaru Zariya, Ogeretsu Tanaka

Viz Media's SuBLime Manga imprint announced at its industry panel at Yaoi-Con on Saturday that it has licensed the following manga titles:

Author: Tei Hidou
Title: The Boy Can't Help It (Ano Ko wa Sore wo Gaman Dekinai)
Digital-only one-shot release in April 2018
Frontier Works published the original one-volume manga in July 2016 in Japan.

Author: Ranmaru Zariya
Title: VOID
Digital-only one-shot release in November
Libre Publishing released the one-volume manga in Japan last year.

Author: Ranmaru Zariya
Title: Coyote
Print and digital release, volume 1 in July 2018
Frontier Works published the manga's first volume in Japan in December 2016.

Author: Ogeretsu Tanaka
Title: Escape Journey
Print and digital release in September 2018
Libre Publishing released the manga's second volume in Japan in November 2016

SuBLime is also releasing the first volume of Tsuta Suzuki's A Strange and Mystifying Story manga in November. Digital Manga Publishing's Juné imprint previously published the first three volumes in North America. SuBLime revealed in February that it has licensed the series.

The SuBLime staff members also stated at the panel that the company can't license Miyuki Abe's Super Lovers manga, stating "it's a content issue - we can't make it work in [the United States]." The staff also said regarding Shungiku Nakamura's Junjo Romantica manga, "it's up to 20 volumes now — it's just too long."

SuBLime staff member comments via Deb Aoki.


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