Now that 2011 has begun, it's a good time to look at the coming attractions you can expect to see in the manga section of your favorite comics shop or bookstore this year. To get you started, here's the 2011 New Manga Preview Gallery, featuring 82 new series and one-shots from TokyoPop, VIZ Media, Kodansha Comics, Yen Press, Digital Manga Publishing, Seven Seas Manga, Drawn & Quarterly, Vertical and much more.
Notable picks include several spanking new series and one-shots from TokyoPop, including:
- The Sacred Blacksmith by Isao Miura and Koutaro Yamada - May 2011
- Butterfly by Yu Aikawa - March 2011
- Crimson Snow by Tomoki Hori - March 2011
- Maid Shokun! by Akira Kiduki and Nanki Satou - May 2011
- Kamfer by Toshihiko Tsukiji and Yu Tachibana - May 2011
- Chibisan Date by Hidekaz Himaruya (creator of Hetalia) - June 2011
- Sekaiichi Hatsukoi: Onodera Ritsu no Bai by Shungiku Nakamura (creator of Junjo Romantica) - June 2011
- Diary of a Crazed Family by Akira and Eshika/Shogo - June 2011
- Brave 10 by Kairi Shimotsuki - August 2011
- Totsugami (Foreign Gods) by Misaki Saitou - August 2011
I'll be updating this gallery all year as more titles are announced and confirmed, so you'll always have an easy spot to look for new and notable releases.
Also, if you missed it, you can check out my picks for the 25 most anticipated manga of 2011. After looking at all of the manga posted in these gallery pages that represent new releases between now and Fall 2011, which books are you most looking forward to reading? Add your comments below!
Image credits: © Isao Miura, Koutarou Yamada / MEDIA FACTORY