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Manga Briefs Roundup: March 2018

posted on by Karen Ressler
My Little Monster gets spin-off chapter, BTOOOM! U-18 reveals artist, more

Editor's Note: While our news staff strive to bring as much of the most important manga, anime, and video game news to our readers as possible, we sometimes find that we have news items that we aren't able to publish in a timely manner, and in the end discard them. Most of these news items are ones found in various manga magazines that don't get picked up by other news outlets. In an attempt to help get more of these news items out into the public, we're trying something new by publishing a roundup in one fell swoop. Please let us know what you think in the comments; we'd like to know if readers would like us to continue this kind of intermittent roundup article.

Robico's My Little Monster manga will get a full-color side-story chapter in the June issue of Kodansha's Dessert magazine on April 24.

Source: Dessert May issue, March 24

A Yo-kai Watch: Shadowside manga launched in the May issue of Shogakukan's Coro Coro Comics magazine on April 13.

Source: Coro Coro Comics April issue, March 15

Kenji Hamaoka's new series is titled Appare! Urayasu Tekkin Kazoku. The manga launched in the Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine's 16th issue on March 15.

Source: Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion issue 16 (March 15) and issue 17 (March 22)

Shinchosha's Monthly Comic @Bunch magazine will change its name to Monthly Comic Bunch.

Source: Monthly Comic @Bunch May issue, March 20

Manga duo UME (Takahiro Ozawa and Asako Seo) ended their Omotaseshimashita manga in Shinchosha's Monthly Comic @Bunch magazine on March 20. The manga's third volume will ship on May 9.

Source: Monthly Comic @Bunch May issue, March 20

Zui Nieki will launch a manga adaptation of the KA「」KU「」SHI「」GO「」TO「 novel by Yoru Sumino (I Want to Eat Your Pancreas) in May.

Source: Monthly Comic @Bunch May issue, March 20

The author of the new BTOOOM! U-18 (Btooom! Under 18) spinoff manga will be Hiroki Itō. The manga takes place several years after the Light ending's Friendship arc and follows "NewTuber" KAN.

Source: Monthly Comic @Bunch May issue, March 20

The 10th volume of Shin Shinmoto's Super Seisyun Brothers manga teased that the manga will end with 11th volume.

Source: Super Seisyun Brothers volume 10, March 14

Artist pako, original writer Jun Kumagai, and storyboard writer Daisuke Furuya's Scar-red Rider XechS manga ended on March 20 on Shueisha's Tonari no Young Jump website. The second and final volume will ship on May 18.


Akihiro Itou (Geobreeders) will end his ABLE manga in the May issue of Shogakukan's Sunday GX magazine on April 19.

Source: Sunday GX April issue, March 19

Kazuo Koike and Miki Fujita's Koike Kazuo no Manga Juku manga, which launched in April 2016, ended in Akita Shoten's Champion RED magazine on March 19.

Source: Champion RED May issue, March 19

Mero's TsukiUta manga halted serialization on March 28 due to Mero's health. The second volume will ship on May 25.

Source: Monthly Comic Zero Sum May issue, March 28

Bu-Ta's manga adaptation of Sei Hatsuno's HaruChika light novels entered its final arc on March 26.

Source: Shōnen Ace May issue, March 26

Akame ga KILL! artist Tetsuya Tashiro will launch a new manga titled Kaijin Reijō in the May issue of Square Enix's Gangan Joker magazine on April 21.

Source: Gangan Joker April issue, March 22

A manga adaptation of the Inakunare, Gunjō (Fragile Light of Pistol Star) novel by Sagrada Reset's Yutaka Kōno is debuting in the May issue of Square Enix's G Fantasy magazine on April 18. Ai Uzuki is drawing the manga.

Source: G Fantasy April issue, March 17

Square Enix's G Fantasy magazine launched a digital edition starting with the April issue.

Source: G Fantasy April issue, March 17

Tam-U's manga adaptation of Neko Works' Nekopara game will launch in the July issue of Kadokawa's Dengeki G's Comic magazine on May 30.

Source: Dengeki G's Comic May issue, March 30

This article has a follow-up: Manga Briefs Roundup: June 2018 (2018-07-02 08:00)
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