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What Now, TokyoPop? Fate of Unfinished Manga Series Revealed

By May 24, 2011

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When TokyoPop announced that they'd be shutting the doors on their North American manga publishing operations last month, there were a few lingering questions that were left unanswered.

  1. What about the Japanese manga series that were left unfinished?
  2. What about the rights to the original graphic novels that TokyoPop published (and never finished in print), like East Coast Rising by Becky Cloonan, Me2 by Sho Murase and many, many more left in limbo?
  3. What about all the manga that TokyoPop published in the past that's probably in some warehouse somewhere?

Question #3 was answered when TP announced their Garage Sale in early May, and subsequently announced that they'd be holding another blow-out liquidation sale of manga and memorabilia at the AM2 anime con at the Anaheim Convention Center from July 1 - 3, 2011.

Question #2 remains unanswered -- but fans finally got a response to Question #1 on TokyoPop's Facebook page today:

East Coast Rising Vol. 1"Dear Fans:
It's been a while since we've commented on the status of all the titles that are left unfinished or unpublished. Just so you know, we're still reading all of your comments and want to explain a few things."

"Our general absence on Facebook hasn't gone unnoticed, but it's mainly due to the fact that we were looking for answers to all of your questions too! Shutting down a publishing company like TOKYOPOP isn't exactly pulling a plug out of a wall, so please understand that it might take a little bit longer than usual before we get to your questions."

"Secondly, we're very grateful that even in these hard times, our fans still stand behind us. Of course, there are some rants here and there ... but we can't blame you for being emotional; so are we. It means a lot to us to still receive fan mail on a daily base and read all of your comments here in Facebook. It's good to know that even when TOKYOPOP is gone, the community will still remain."

"Thirdly, the unfinished/unpublished titles. What is going to happen to them? To be honest: it's out of our hands now. The licenses belong to the original Japanese creators, so it's up to them what to do with the series. They might pull the plug on some series, or find another publishing company to complete their series. The best thing that you can do is keep supporting the original creators, hoping that they'll here your cries like we did so many years ago."

Hetalia Vol. 2"If you have any questions, we will try to answer as many of them as possible. We're here, we're listening and we're answering ..."

"With love,

So where does that leave you, fans of unfinished series like Hetalia: Axis Powers, Alice in the Country of Hearts, Gakuen Alice, Deadman Wonderland and much more?

If I'm reading TokyoPop's letter correctly, it's up to you to plead your case with the remaining North American manga publishers to pick up these now up-for-grabs titles, and convince them that it'll be worth their while to pick up their now abandoned titles (e.g. that it'll sell enough copies to justify their investment if they spend the time/money to pick up the license to publish it in English again.)

I posed this question on Twitter, but I'll throw it out there again for posterity:  which unfinished TokyoPop series would you most passionately want to see picked up by another publisher? Many of you tweeted a long list of worthy titles like V.B. Rose, Aria, Silver Diamond, Vassalord, Suppli and Future Diary -- but here's your chance to make your case to your fellow fans, and maybe a publisher or two who are looking for your tips on which former TokyoPop manga series matters most to you. Add your comments below, and let's see where this goes.

Image credits: © TOKYOPOP, © Becky Cloonan / TOKYOPOP, © 2008 Hidekaz Himaruya / GENTOSHA COMICS INC.


May 24, 2011 at 3:58 am
(1) animemiz says:

Ahhhh a bitter pill.. I just want to see the conclusion of these..

Junjo Romantica, Deadman Wonderland, Portrait of M & N, Aria

May 24, 2011 at 6:01 am
(2) magnetic_rose says:

i was never a fan of tokyopop since i prefer reading manga in japanese, but i do feel bad for all the fans who relied on them to get their favorite manga translated into english. i hope for all their sakes that a different (better?) publisher picks up where TP left off, and follows through with the project all the way up to the manga’s final chapter.

May 24, 2011 at 4:57 am
(3) non8 says:

I only purchase two of TP series: V.B. Rose and Maid-sama!

I really want V.B. Rose finished – I don’t have many manga, but I hoped that this series would be the first one I would ever complete.
I really want to have the last two volumes. Anyone would want to read the conclusion of their favorite series.

Maid-sama! – I think this series has a big potential of being picked up by some other publisher as it is a very popular series. I hope it will be picked up. I really do…

October 5, 2011 at 10:25 pm
(4) Amanda says:

yeah, since they made kaichou wa maid-sama! in2 an anime, i bet it will get picked up. but i started reading v.b.rose not tht long ago and im at chapter 66, or volume 12. someone better pick tht up cause where chapter 65 or volume 11 left off is such a huge cliff hanger!!!!! its driving me crazy!!!!!!!! and the online scans r only at chapter 60 rt now.

May 24, 2011 at 5:03 am
(5) AstroNerdBoy says:

Sgt. Frog and Gakuen Alice need rescuing badly.

May 24, 2011 at 7:42 am
(6) Robin says:

i kind of hope that a few of the BL manga that blu was publishing plus had on the back burner to publish can get rescued along with hetalia and maid sama as they were ones i was going to start to purchase.

May 24, 2011 at 7:52 am
(7) Noura says:

I want Junjo Romantica, V.B. Rose, Alice in the Country of Hearts, and Gakuen Alice to be license rescued. Also, World’s Greatest First Love: Ritsu Onodera’s Affair by Shungiku Nakamura (creator of Junjo Romantica), which was supposed to debut in July. I hope DMP picks up both this and Junjo Romantica. They are two of my most favorite BL titles.

May 24, 2011 at 9:29 am
(8) Rij says:

Demon Sacred
Shinobi Life
Silver Diamond
Alice in the Country of Hearts

There are others that I’ll miss too, but these five are favourites and I’m incredibly sad about not being able to complete them.

May 24, 2011 at 9:29 am
(9) LG says:

For me, it’s Alice in the Country of Hearts and Future Diary, as well as Loveless (which seems to have been on hold for several years now, and, as far as I can tell, only has one volume that hasn’t yet been published in English – is this series finished in Japan, or on hiatus?). I used to read Gakuen Alice and enjoyed it, so I can sympathize with those that want that one to be rescued, although I don’t think I’d buy it myself.

May 27, 2011 at 5:55 pm
(10) Daeva says:

Loveless is still going in Japan as the volume 10 was released some days ago; the author had said in the past that the series was supposed to end after 15 volumes.

May 27, 2011 at 6:46 pm
(11) LG says:

Thanks for the info, although it makes me even sadder, because it seems so unlikely that another company will grab this series up. Maybe when it’s all done in Japan? I can only hope.

May 24, 2011 at 10:43 am
(12) Amanda Wagoner says:

I would like to see v.b. rose, junjo romantica and love pistols to be finished. I hope that they do get picked up

May 24, 2011 at 11:51 am
(13) Obake says:

Between censorship, bad translations and U.S. manga companies folding, I decided to take control of the situation by learning to read Japanese. I started about 2 1/2 years ago and have not regretted it one bit. I can’t say it hasn’t been hard (kanji yikes!) but it has been rewarding.

May 24, 2011 at 12:01 pm
(14) Izandra says:

I’d love to see VB Rose, Gakuen Alice, Maid-sama, Your & My Secret, The Stellar Six of Gingacho, The Secret Notebooks of Lady Kanoko, and Suppli picked up. I’d also love to see Tramps Like Us reissued, since several of the middle volumes are fairly pricey to pick up. It’s so frustrating since several of these only had 1 or 2 volumes left.

May 24, 2011 at 12:18 pm
(15) Zeether says:

Sgt. Frog is one title I’d like to see reprinted. The other stuff I want to see rescued are Kodansha titles that they had lost beforehand (Initial D, GTO, and Love Hina, the latter of which is already rescued by Kodansha USA)

May 24, 2011 at 12:18 pm
(16) dm says:

Aria, Future Diary, and Fate Stay Night, for me. Those were the only unfinished TokyoPop titles I was following.

May 24, 2011 at 12:29 pm
(17) judi(togainunochi) says:

Vasselord, Togainu No Chi, Deadman Wonderland, Junjou Romantica, Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi (not out yet) and Demon Sacred.
TP has burned me in the past, but I still bought from them. It’s such a shame that Stu Levy didn’t even offer the company up for sale. No one can convince me that this situation could not have been handled better.

May 24, 2011 at 12:33 pm
(18) A Day Without Me says:

As it is on hiatus in Japan, I’m not holding my breath, but I wish Wild Adapter would get picked up by someone else.

May 24, 2011 at 1:30 pm
(19) Becky says:

My top picks that I’d like to see continued:

Alice in the Country of Hearts
Silver Diamond
Junjo Romantica
V. B. Rose
Axis Powers Hetalia
Sgt. Frog
Gakuen Alice
D.N. Angel (volume 14 was scheduled for October…)
and, although Tokyopop seems to have abandoned this one about a year ago, Kyo Kara Maoh.

May 24, 2011 at 1:31 pm
(20) Steve says:

GetBackers all the way! Everything Yuya Aoki does, I pick up without a second thought. I loved both the novels and manga for PsychoBusters and GetBackers was my first manga ever! It holds a special place in my heart and it’s a dream to have my first manga series on my shelf from start to finish.

May 24, 2011 at 1:43 pm
(21) Kris says:

My list is as follows: Silver Diamond, Kyo Kara Maoh, Love Pistols, Junjo Romantica, Sekaiichi Hatsukoi, the third Gakuen Heaven, and Gorgeous Carat L’Esperanza (which they kept putting off.) I’m a very devoted BL reader & the loss of BLU is devastating.

May 24, 2011 at 1:50 pm
(22) Naomi says:

I want to read these in English:

Aria 7-12

Gothic Sports 4-5

Suppli 6-10 + that extra volume

Angel Town by Erica Sakurazawa

The Aromatic Bitters 2 by Erica Sakurazawa

the rest of The Embalmer

the rest of Benjamin’s stuff

Those of you who can’t read Japanese but can read German may want to see http://www.tokyopop.de/ too

May 24, 2011 at 5:40 pm
(23) insaneben says:

What really stings is that they’ve released all twelve volumes of Aria in Germany (as double-volumes, no less).

What I also find funny is that Tokyopop Germany is also the German distributor for titles like Yotsuba&!, Azumanga Daioh, Bakuman, Emma, Maximum Ride, and a whole mess of other titles normally published by Viz, Yen Press and the-late CMX in the U.S. (They even published all 19 volumes of Strawberry 100%… are you listening, Viz?)

Forget Japanese- I might as well start learning how to read German instead.

May 24, 2011 at 9:17 pm
(24) LG says:

Have you bought manga from Germany before? Any advice on where or how is best to buy? I can read German (sort of – with the help of a dictionary, and I probably couldn’t handle anything with specialized terminology, like sports manga), but I’ve never bought anything online not with US dollars and wouldn’t even know how to go about it.

May 25, 2011 at 9:44 am
(25) Naomi says:

Nope, can’t read German myself, I just remembered a bit about Hamburg still going in the PR about what TP’s stopping and then found its german website

May 26, 2011 at 8:14 am
(26) Sebastian says:

Well, the first one coming to mind is of course amazon.de, which you should be able to use directly with any existing amazon.com account (worked for me, the other way around). They also have english help pages. Current shipping to the US seems to be a fixed $20 per order, regardless of the number of items. BTW: new book (and thus comic/manga) prices in Germany are still fixed for all retailers (“Buchpreisbindung”), so you won’t have to look for discounts or differences in price.

June 8, 2011 at 12:25 pm
(27) Naomi says:

Forgot to add: Gothic Sports 4-5 is originally in German. If I could read German then I wouldn’t want to see it in English in order to read it ;)

May 24, 2011 at 3:56 pm
(28) shannon says:

Suppli, Gakuen Alice and Alice in the Country of Hearts

My favorite now out of print tokyopop titles are fruits basket and kimi wa pet(tramps like us)

May 24, 2011 at 4:03 pm
(29) Anna says:

There were a bunch of ongoing series from Tokyopop that I’ll miss, but I’m not sure of the likelihood of anyone picking them up:

VB Rose
Silver Diamond

Another series I’ll really miss is Skyblue Shore. I enjoyed the art and storyline in the first couple volumes very much. Since it isn’t overly long and only a couple volumes were published, it doesn’t seem like it would be too difficult to pick up, and I think it would be popular with actual marketing behind it.

May 24, 2011 at 4:04 pm
(30) powder1984 says:

Probably one of the simplest shojos I’ve ever picked up but out of all the unfinished series I would love to see Happy Cafe be picked up by a different publisher. For me it is a mindless read about a cute girl working in a cafe with two gorgeous male counterparts, from the beginning to the latest volumes available in English there has been so much development in the style and plot of Happy Cafe that I hate for its doors to close prematurely.
Haters gonna hate but when I picked up this series initially it had a Fruits Basket feel to it, and yes I went there!
I wish that in the near future we all will see some titles rescued or finished series given a new life once again :)

May 24, 2011 at 4:04 pm
(31) Carondelet says:

My wishlist:

· Alice in the Country of Hearts
· Vassalord
· Silver Diamond
· Future Diary
· Trinity Blood (the manga and the novels)
· Maria Holic
· Pet Shop of Horrors
· the “Missing” series of light novels

Ugh, too many titles on my bookshelves are weeping over Tokyopop shutting down NA.

May 24, 2011 at 4:06 pm
(32) Izandra says:

Hm, for finished TP series that should remain in print:

Fruits Basket
Paradise Kiss

(Tramps Like Us [because I want to finish it!])

There’s several other series that are good, but I think these are ones that should be read by almost everyone.

May 24, 2011 at 4:07 pm
(33) bybystarlight says:

I would LOVE to see Paradise Kiss reprinted with someone else. The treatment TP gave it (ESPECIALLY compared to the jp version) is ridiculous.
But otherwise, Supli, Aria, and Sgt. Frog, as everyone else has stated. :)

May 24, 2011 at 4:15 pm
(34) Gooby says:

1. Lupin the Third

2. Suppli

3. anything by Erica Sakurazawa

I’m not sure if any publisher will pick these 2 up if they didn’t sell well the first time but, it would be auwsome.

May 24, 2011 at 4:17 pm
(35) lovelyduckie says:

Tokyopop Series to Continue
The Kindaichi Case Files, The Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko, Suppli, The Queen’s Knight, Aria, V.B. Rose, Alice in the Country of Hearts, Pet shop of Horrors: Tokyo and Genjo no Seiza

Other Series
Bride of Deimos, and Pumpkin Scissors

May 25, 2011 at 11:32 am
(36) lovelyduckie says:

I’d also love to see more Swan (formerly CMX)

May 24, 2011 at 4:26 pm
(37) trenna says:

For finished TP series that have been OoP for ages that I’d love to see again are GTO, Please Save My Earth, Tramps Like Us, and Paradise Kiss.

May 24, 2011 at 5:46 pm
(38) insaneben says:

Please Save My Earth was published by VIZ, not Tokyopop.

May 24, 2011 at 4:27 pm
(39) Gooby (again) says:

1. Neko Ramen

2. Smuggler

3. noise

May 24, 2011 at 4:39 pm
(40) Sara says:

For me, I would love to see Gravitation, Fruits Basket, and Loveless reprinted. (Those are the only ones I can think of right now!)

For series I’m reading that I’d like to see continued are Kyo Kara Maoh!, Maid-sama, Hetalia, and Togainu no Chi (if it’s not completed already).

May 24, 2011 at 4:41 pm
(41) outdoorpajamas says:

I would say primarily Silver Diamond, Pet Shop of Horrors, Vassalord and Voice or Noise. I was also looking forward to reading more of Demon Sacred and The Stellar Six of Gingacho. There are other series like The Embalmer, Genju no Seiza and Monochrome Factor, which had no releases for quite some time. I would love to read them but that seems very unlikely.

I can’t imagine a publisher wanting to pick up a series that only has one volume left (like Alice in the Country of Hearts and I think Your and My Secret?) but if that were possible it would be lovely. If not then I suppose I can be a little happy that both are being released in Italian, which is the only other language I can read. >_<

May 24, 2011 at 5:09 pm
(42) cha_maeri says:

It just kills me not to have the third and final volume of The Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko! There was only one left to go, I wish they could have just released it before closing up shop.

When CMX folded last year, they at least finished The Name of the Flower, which I believe also had just one volume left…

Ah, it’s so sad and frustrating!

May 24, 2011 at 5:45 pm
(43) insaneben says:

They also fell one volume short of finishing “Two Flowers For The Dragon”. Despite the fact that one of CMX’s staffers posted a plea on twitter begging for DC Comics not to pull the plug on CMX until the seventh (and final) volume was published, it fell on deaf ears.

May 24, 2011 at 5:27 pm
(44) happyhooker says:

Please finish the following series.
Devil’s Bride Immortal Rain
Never give up
Voice or noise
Love Pistol
Junjo Romantica
Platinum garden
Cute Devil
Demon Scared

May 24, 2011 at 5:47 pm
(45) kireipan says:

Love Pistols
Junjou Romantica
Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi

Please someone rescue Junjou at least, that’s a proven bestseller!

May 24, 2011 at 6:03 pm
(46) insaneben says:

Time for me to chime in.
The one series I’d love to see license-rescued would be Aria. Fantastic artwork plus a laid-back atmosphere and a leisurely-paced plot make it a surefire winner.

(Note to Yen Press: C’mon- you’re already publishing other laid-back series like Sunshine Sketch, G.A. and K-On!!; adding Aria would be a surefire seller.)

(Note to Vertical: Using a more-recent series like Aria would help bring in younger readers. Besides, all of the criteria mentioned above would fit in with the types of books you publish.)

I should also point out that nobody’s mentioned Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase (not that I read past volume 2, but it did fall four volumes shy of completion; that, and not one comment I’ve read since the fall of Tokyopop on any manga blog has mentioned this title).

Also, that comment made on Facebook seemed to sound something like this:

“Sorry, dude- already got your money.
All those titles you wanted to see finished are gone.
The manga revolution is over- I’ve won and am staying put in Japan.
See you at the movies, suckers!”
Love, Stu Levy

May 24, 2011 at 6:06 pm
(47) Mary says:

Do we really think the other manga publishers will notice these posts?

That said-
My top 10 in alpha order? Alice in the Country of Hearts, Junjo Romantica, Kyo Kara MAOH!, Love Pistols, Never Give Up, Peace MaAker Kurogane, Pet Shop of Horrors: Tokyo, Sinobi Life, Skyblue Shore, Trinity Blood.

16 titles I really would like to continue/finish
10 titles it would be great to continue/finish
15 titles it would be nice to continue/finish
22 titles ‘not so important’
63 TP unfinished titles I was following.
Well, my bank account is happy about their closure.
3 of those titles only had one volume left to go.

May 24, 2011 at 6:22 pm
(48) insaneben says:

Mary said:
“Do we really think the other manga publishers will notice these posts?”

Couldn’t hurt to try, I guess.

63 titles, huh? By any chance, would “Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase” have been one of them? (Kidding.)

May 24, 2011 at 8:25 pm
(49) Charmaine says:

Titles I would like to see finished are Junjo Romantic, Love Pistols, Silver Diamond, Vassalord, and Sekai Ichi Hatsukio. I would like to see these titles reissued Tramps Like Us and Fruits Basket.

May 24, 2011 at 8:45 pm
(50) michaelhokama says:

Tokyopop has a long history of leaving series unfinished. Closing and leaving series unfinished just means it’s even less likely that Satisfaction Guaranteed and Dragon Voice and Get Backers (to name a few that I was waiting on for well over a year) gets finished. Somehow I don’t think another publisher would be happy just putting out a few quick omnibi to finish the orphans. Maybe Kodansha, if they were Kodansha series, since I see that Rave Master is getting an omnibus soon.

I was looking forward to Platinum Garden 8 and Love Pistols 6, which were both scheduled after a long gap from the previous volumes. And to other series which were chugging along just fine until they were cut down, like VB Rose and Happy Cafe. I was going to be happy with Hetalia 3 if it had come out (most of the work barring the actual printing was probably done already, right?) and not ask for more.

May 24, 2011 at 9:01 pm
(51) Hirsch says:

For me I’d want the following to be rescued:

1) Aria
2) Deadman Wonderland
3) D.N Angel
4) Future Diary
5) Gakuen Alice
6) Hetalia Axia Powers
7) Junjou Romantica
8) Loveless
9) Love Pistols
10) Neko ramen
11) Peace Maker Kurogane
12) Pet Shop of Horrors
13) Ratman
14) Saiyuki
15) The Secret Notes of Lady Kanako
16) Silver Diamond
17) Skyblue Shore
18) The Stellar Six of Gingacho
19) Suppli
20) Vassalord
21)Wild Adapter
22) World’s Greatest First Love( a.k.a Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi ~Onodera Ritsu no Baai)
23) You Will Drown in Love

As for the ones that never made it into print but were supposedly going to:

1) Ame Nochi Hare
2) Brave10
3) Chibisan Date
4) Flat
5) Totsugami

Reprints if possible:

1) Ai Yori Yoshi
2) Fake
3)Fruits Basket
4) Happy Mania
5) His and Her Circumstances
6) Chibi Vampire ( a.k.a Karin)
7) Noise
8) Paradise Kiss
9) Planetes
10) Tramps Like Us( a.k.a Kimi wa Pet)
11) X-Day
12) More Clamp stuff of course:)

If there a miracle exists, about 90-100% of these titles will be rescued..

May 24, 2011 at 10:08 pm
(52) hikaru says:

I was only collecting two Tokyopop titles as of it’s closure, one being Alice in the Country of Hearts which is sure (I hope!) to be relicensed and Red Hot Chili Samurai which will never be relicensed. Not too sad about Red Hot Chili Samurai, but definitely want Alice to be picked up by someone.

If any manga publisher decides to rescue Silver Diamond (which I have not yet read) I would pick it up, read the wiki entry and it sounds really really interesting. Long though.

May 24, 2011 at 10:42 pm
(53) Silarial says:

The one Tokyopop series that I would really like to see continue is Maid-sama. It’s a fun shojo series that is rather popular, so I hope a publisher decides to pick it up. I think the series would be a great fit for the Shojo Beat line by Viz, for instance.

I’d also love to see someone pick up the light novel series Gosick; this series may be a good fit with Yen Press since their company has had success in the past with publishing light novels.

May 24, 2011 at 10:50 pm
(54) Alex Hoffman says:

I’m actually doing a series of Tokyopop (and CMX) license rescue requests at Manga Widget, but my picks are mostly Tokyopop’s new shojo lineup + Suppli:

The Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko
Skyshore Blue
The Ginkacho Stellar Six
Happy Café

I would also like to read V.B. Rose. The first volume was a lot of fun, I am sad I came to the series so late.

May 24, 2011 at 11:03 pm
(55) inter4ever says:

For me, it is mainly light novels. It would be fantastic if someone would continue The Twelve Kingdoms and Full Metal Panic novels. For manga, Ecole du Ciel, which has 2 more volumes left in Japanese for now.

May 24, 2011 at 11:09 pm
(56) qwrty says:

tactics! =/

May 24, 2011 at 11:28 pm
(57) Kat says:

I’ve got a list of unfinished stuff I’d love to see finished. If any company picked these up, I’d buy them in an instant and probably buy up a ton of other series from them out of sheer gratitude. A bunch haven’t even been mentioned here, even by the people saying their titles haven’t been mentioned yet, so my hopes aren’t that high. But in case any publisher wants a lot of my money:

Black Knight
Element Line
Elemental Gelade
Good Witch of the West
Junjo Romantica
Pavane for a Dead Girl
Peace Maker Kurogane
Trinity Blood

And if anyone wants to publish some light novels and make me love them even more, I’d love to see Good Witch of the West, Full Metal Panic, Slayers, and Trinity Blood.

May 25, 2011 at 12:06 am
(58) nice&toasty says:

Hopefully Vertical will pick up Cyborg 009. Few manga publishers can top Vertical’s love for print and their awesome cover designs IMO, and I think this is a title that deserves it.

Oh, and as unlikely as it most probably is, some of the Yuriko Nishiyama stuff. I’m not a frequent buyer of Tokyopop titles, but Dragon Voice was the very first manga I ever bought. They dropped the license right after putting out the second last volume. FFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUU-!

May 25, 2011 at 2:21 am
(59) Cate says:

Titles I would like to see finished is You Will Drown in Love by Hinako Takagana. I really love this series and I would like to have hold of my hand it very much the last volume in English.

May 25, 2011 at 2:43 am
(60) Ruki says:

For me, the unfinished series by TP I would like to get picked up are:

Junjo Romantica
Happy Cafe
Love Attack
Charming Junkie (Notsatsu Junkie)
Alice in the Country of hearts
Cactus Secret

Most of these series were my favourites and I would hate to see them just disappear =(. Alice in the country of hearts and cactus secret are only missing one more volume and they would be complete >__<.

May 25, 2011 at 11:16 am
(61) Deb Aoki says:

FYI ! Cactus’s Secret was published (and completed) by VIZ Media’s Shojo Beat imprint:

May 25, 2011 at 5:01 am
(62) geri_chan says:

Way too many to list! But my top picks would be:

Tokyo Pet Shop of Horrors
Genju no Seiza
Peacemaker Kurogane
V.B. Rose
Junjo Romantica
Tea for Two
Silver Diamond
Lagoon Engine
D.N. Angel
Happy Cafe
Skyblue Shore
Red Hot Chili Samurai
Stellar Six of Gingacho

In “the just one volume left category”:

Saiyuki Reload
Alice in the Country of Hearts
The Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko
Satisfaction Guaranteed
Dragon Voice

And two OEL titles that were dropped one volume shy of completion. (I’m still bitter that TP wouldn’t return the rights to the authors so that they could publish the final volumes on their own if they wished!)

Steady Beat

May 25, 2011 at 6:30 am
(63) Sebastian says:

The three most important series for me are:

* V.B. Rose
* Ratman
* Skyblue Shore

I’d also like to continue:

* Portrait of M & N
* The Stellar Six of Gingacho

I’d want those too, but I can get them in French or German instead:

* Aria
* Maid-sama!

May 25, 2011 at 9:45 am
(64) fiven says:

I like still buy:
-Silver Diamond
-Monochrome Factor

May 25, 2011 at 11:42 am
(65) Izandra says:

I’m going to sneak some CMX titles here, just in case the manga publishers are reading this:

Emma (reissue)
From Eroica w/ Love (rescue)
Apothecarius Argentum (rescue; for god’s sake, this ended on a cliffhanger!)
Swan (rescue)

May 25, 2011 at 3:05 pm
(66) Apple says:

Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli Suppli.

Did I mention Suppli?

There are only ten volumes. It was halfway there!! And it was popular enough that after getting so many requests, Tokyopop pulled it off the back-burner and put out another volume.

If anybody is reading this out there in publisher-land: SUPPLI.

May 25, 2011 at 3:36 pm
(67) Izandra says:

I really hope the manga publishers realize their audience is growing up and a lot of them would like some of the more mature titles (not hentai manga, just manga with more mature themes). I still read stuff with high school students (I enjoy sports manga), but I really like the occasional older-audience titles like Suppli, Tramps Like Us, Emma, ParaKiss. Vertical seems to be going this way, but more with horror/SF, and not the more romantic stuff.

May 30, 2011 at 12:39 pm
(68) Apple says:

Agreed!!! I used to buy tons of manga when I was in high school, but now I’m 26 and I want more manga about people my age. I don’t buy nearly as much manga now because it’s all set in high school/for teenagers, and while I don’t mind that they cater to that demographic I would really like some mature/”grown-up” manga as well. VIZ is putting out a lot of titles that I really like (Gente, What a Wonderful World!, All My Darling Daughters), but it’s not enough. I want more :D

May 25, 2011 at 4:47 pm
(69) Kisuke says:

Personally I agree with all of the comments above and think a lot of toykopop series need to be finished
And these are the series I would want to have be finished
Future Diary
The Stellar Six of Gingacho
Saving Life
And others

Even tho Toykopop was a big hit, everyone didn’t notice when Brocoli books closed their US publishing company
Those series like Disgaea 2, Coyote Ragtime Show amd others were also left unfinished and waiting to be republished

None the less its sad when companies close there doors

May 25, 2011 at 5:36 pm
(70) TeddyBearShine says:

I sure hope that Alice in the Country of Hearts, Grand Theft Galaxy and Undertown are picked up by Shonen Jump and are re-published from start to finish here in North America as those were my favorite TokyoPop manga reads.

May 25, 2011 at 6:39 pm
(71) erin says:

I like to see more of Shinobi Life!

May 25, 2011 at 7:02 pm
(72) badzphoto says:

I’d like to add 2 manhwa: “I.N.V.U” and “The Queen’s Knight” to the list.

May 25, 2011 at 9:39 pm
(73) Stephanie B says:

Of unfinished gotta have ‘em all series, the only two I have from Tokyopop are Maid Sama! and Shinobi Life. But I really want to see the end of them both.

Just in case, though, I’ll be learning Japanese.

May 26, 2011 at 5:20 am
(74) Orakel says:

Granted I just skimmed the comments here, but absolutely no love for Momo Tama??? Wow. I guess I’ll have to put it at the top of my list then, so:

1. Momo Tama
2. Vassalord (yes, I’m a fan of Kurono-sensei)
3. Hetalia: Axis Powers, of course
4. Anything by Takagana-sensei
5. Basically everything under the Blu imprint, for that matter!
6. Peace Maker Kurogane (please refer to #2)
7. And one more time for good measure: Momo Tama!!! ^_^

May 26, 2011 at 8:33 am
(75) Allt says:

The series that I most want to see rescued would be Silver Diamond. This is a funny and enjoyable series with lovely art and I really hope some publisher will pick it up.

Next would be Future Diary, which sadly only had one volume left to go till completion, and I would love to see Sex Pistols continued as well; this series is simply hilarious!

May 27, 2011 at 11:19 am
(76) Sarasusa says:

I personally concur with the enthusiastic backers of Silver Diamond, Loveless, Junjou Romantica and (please!) Sekaiichi Hatsukoi and Tactics.

I loved the manhwa Honey Mustard but am afraid the problem there is that the manhwaga herself gave up on the series.

I know this is an extreme long shot, but I’d also love to see the OEL series Steady Beat and Off*Beat completed. On behalf of my nephew, I would also love to see the Warriors manga picked up by someone.

For re-issue: Vampire Game and Demon Diary.

May 27, 2011 at 6:38 pm
(77) Amy says:

Please, some great publisher, pick up these unfinished titles!
The Queen’s Knight
Happy Cafe
Your & My Secret
My Heavenly Hockey club
Shinobi Life
Love Attack
Alice in the Country of Hearts
Maid Sama

May 27, 2011 at 7:54 pm
(78) Jim says:

If I were a manga publisher, I would look at these:

Fate Stay Night: classic franchise still being supported with new material from the original creators and other companies. See how fast any Saber figure sells out? There’s a clue.

Deadman Wonderland: still ongoing in Japan and with a new anime series in support; good future potential and only a couple omnibuses to redo TPs releases.

Maid Sama: anime being released and manga is on-going; popular shojo title whose fan-base has yet to peak. You’re not on the downward slope with this one.

Suppli: lots of earlier-gen manga fans have grown up and are looking for something mature. This needs to be properly introduced to them. A good pick for any company looking to make inroads with an older audience.

Future Diary: not just one volume left; there is supplemental material, as well as new anime to support the title. A whole new fan base will be generated who missed the manga the first time around.

Shinobi Life: a good addition to anyone’s shojo portfolio; series is on-going and has both an historical and action element missing in many shojo titles. This is not focused on the same old boring high school formula.

If any publishers are reading this: there’s still money to be made in these titles; grab them before someone else does.

May 28, 2011 at 3:48 am
(79) Rahlon says:

I would love it if Viz picked up Aria, they tend to put out quality prints!

May 28, 2011 at 5:35 am
(80) Chargone says:

i’d like to see iD_entity (or Yurika as every other version is apparantly called) finished. so far as i can tell/am aware, Tokyopop cancled it some time ago… one volume before the end of the first major arc. that is some Terrible planning right there…

the french version was ahead and, last i checked, still ongoing (though that was a while ago). when i was reading scans of it most of the scans were from translated from the french editions. (easier than learning Korean, i guess.) you’d think that if there was a large enough audience to justify it in the french speaking world, then the (to the best of my knowledge) much larger english speaking world Should contain enough people who want to read it, no?

not that this has anything to do with them shutting down, i suppose, but it was the only thing published by tokyopop that i ever bought, so the whole thing was particularly annoying.

come to think of it, it was one of the first manga series i bought at all.

May 30, 2011 at 6:01 am
(81) dareka says:

I have only bought one series from Tokyo Pop, and that’s “Your and My Secret.” And since I haven’t really seen anyone else mention this series, I doubt it will be picked up by another company. *sigh*

I have this nasty habit of liking series that will never be finished in America. (Case Closed, Kodocha, Your and My Secret…).


June 1, 2011 at 11:45 pm
(82) vanessa says:

Kodocha by Miho Obana? Was btoh excellent at completed with 10 volumes. I have it in my collection. But i will so second Your and my secret.

June 9, 2011 at 10:11 am
(83) dareka says:

I meant the anime, which funimation only brought over and dubbed half of. I haven’t read the manga, but I should.

Yay! Someone else for Your and my Secret! I actually don’t read very much manga, but I have read that series like 4 times! I love it!

May 30, 2011 at 9:53 am
(84) Yoichi says:

I hope Gakuen Alice gets picked up; I’m totally hooked on it and I’d hate to not know how it ends. Hetalia as well! Not to mention Tachibana Higuchi’s Portrait of M and N. There are just so many series that I’ve wanted to read ): It’s so sad; I’ve been buying from Tokypop for as long as I can remember.

May 30, 2011 at 4:03 pm
(85) Ellie says:

I would be happy if all of TokyoPops titles would be rescued but above all I would love to see Maid-sama published by Viz, as someone else stated it would be a good edition to Shoujo Beat, but Its such a good Manga which I want complete!!

I hope all the titles get published, so much good manga! :D

May 31, 2011 at 4:43 am
(86) Sarah says:

My list would be…

Kyo Kara Maoh! manga AND light novels
Pet Shop of Horrors Tokyo
D N Angel
Hetalia Axis Powers
Satisfaction Guaranteed
Monochrome Factor

May 31, 2011 at 5:18 am
(87) Sarah says:

Oh! I forgot Kingdom Hearts II ! :(

May 31, 2011 at 9:47 am
(88) sgl says:

I’m actually going to make a plea for the Twelve Kingdoms novels to get picked up. I believe we still have a few more out there and while there are some publicly available translations, I want nice hardcovers with illustrations if possible T_T.

May 31, 2011 at 10:49 am
(89) BA says:


May 31, 2011 at 3:34 pm
(90) Steve Shea says:

I’ll miss Embalmer most, and it probably won’t get picked up. Sigh. Another reason to learn Japanese.

May 31, 2011 at 10:49 pm
(91) Saiyana2 says:

Aggh I can’t believe it is happening I love my manga and I’ll die if I don’t get to read the end of Silver Diamond!! please someone pick it up.
I’m too old to try and learn to read Japanese!!!

May 31, 2011 at 10:55 pm
(92) Danielle says:

Shocked that nobody wants to see BECK finished.. :(

June 1, 2011 at 1:23 pm
(93) SarahC says:

Maid Sama
Alice in the Country of Hearts
Shinobi Life
Happy Cafe
Platinum Garden
Trinity Blood
Kare Kano: His and Her Circumstances

June 2, 2011 at 6:29 pm
(94) Vera says:

The most important manga published by TP (and the only one I read by them) to me is Hetalia. I really hope that either another publishing company picks it up ASAP! or that I finish learning Japanese just to read it. I need my Hetalia!

June 3, 2011 at 1:24 pm
(95) Saeton says:

Silver Diamond, Happy Cafe, Petshop of Horrors, Genju no Seiza, so many others I want to see finished. Im going to be heartbroken if none of them are picked up. Even Alice. Sigh~

June 3, 2011 at 5:53 pm
(96) Kirsten says:

My list:

Happy Cafe
V.B. Rose
Maid Sama
Junjo Romantica
Shinobi Life
Your & My Secret
Hetalia Axis Powers
Neko Ramen

And please keep Fruits Basket in print!

June 3, 2011 at 5:56 pm
(97) Kirsten says:

My list would include:

Happy Cafe
V.B. Rose
Maid Sama
Junjo Romantica
Shinobi Life
Hetalia Axis Powers
Neko Ramen
Your & My Secret

And please keep Fruits Basket in print!

June 4, 2011 at 12:52 am
(98) Hikari says:

List of manga in order that I not only want, but NEED relicenced. If I can’t finish them, I may die. ._.

1. Junjou Romantica!!!!!!
2. Loveless!!!!!!!
3. Hetalia

I absolutely LOVE Junjou Romantica and Loveless. If they aren’t taken by another company, I’ll be miserable for the rest of my life. T-T
And two manga that I haven’t read, but had planned on reading:

1. Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi!!!!!
2. Maid-sama

I’ve seen a lot of people commenting with these titles, so I hope, hope, hope they’ll be picked up.

June 4, 2011 at 1:25 am
(99) Jennifer says:


Vassalord, Immortal Rain
(and ohmg so may more!)

June 4, 2011 at 6:49 pm
(100) MystRivin says:

My list

Trinity Blood (including the light novels?)
Togainu no Chi
Pet Shop of Horrors: Tokyo
Junjou Romantica
Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi (was really looking forward to this one T.T)
Gakuen Alice
Alice in the Country of Hearts (and for the record, there are spin off series that would be nice to have picked up as well like ‘Clover no Kuni no Alice’.)

June 5, 2011 at 10:47 am
(101) Mashū says:

I am relatively new to buying manga so I just began buying series like Hetalia, Alice in the Country of Hearts, Trinnity Blood and Aria and then was disappointed that I may never be able to finish reading these series. They are all amazing and popular series which I think need to be completed as there is a high demand for those books (especially hetalia!!)

June 8, 2011 at 5:16 pm
(102) Natalie says:



That is all…Thank you

June 10, 2011 at 8:30 pm
(103) dark_tenshi17 says:

I would love to see Satisfaction Guaranteed finished. It had 1 volume left and it’s been 2 or 3 years since the last translated volume came out.

The ones I would love to see finished: Trinity Blood, Togainu no Chi, Hetalia, Tactics, DN Angel (which they finally started publishing again after 6 freaking years and only 2 volumes were published, and I think that’s it off the top of my head.

I think their answer is very weak. It says basically ‘we don’t want to hear about it, go cry to someone else.’

June 12, 2011 at 4:54 pm
(104) Anonymous says:

I would really like it if another company decided to continue Maid Sama! It is one of my favorite manga and I was expecting vol. 9 to come out at the end of May…I just learned the news today when I decided to check out why Maid Sama! was still “temporarily out of stock” on the Chapters website when it was supposed to come out on May 31st…
I’m really really sad especially because I was so looking forward to read it this summer! I was waiting for school to finish to buy it and read it, but…
I just really hope another company picks it up!

June 13, 2011 at 10:32 pm
(105) Kim says:

Please someone pick up Future Diary, Aion, and Ratman. These are the few I can think of that really effect me. This stinks TokyoPop had some of the best manga.

June 15, 2011 at 8:20 am
(106) Ellie says:

I’d like to see these titles rescued:
Alice in the Country of Hearts
VB Rose
The Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko
Gakuen Alice
Pet Shop of Horrors (Tokyo)
Junjou Romantica
Sekaiichi Hatsukoi
Chibisan Date
Sky Blue Shore
Saiyuki Reload

Publishers – if you’re reading this, I promise I will buy these titles if you rescue them!

June 24, 2011 at 12:31 am
(107) serena says:

please am begging please save all the new release all of them but the ones i would like to see rescue the most are
Junjou Romantica
Sekaiichi Hatsukoi
i fell in love with them when i heard you were shutting down my heart sank please please am begging please save Junjou Romantica and Sekaiichi Hatsukoi ill even get down on the floor and beg please save them and other releases two PLEASE

June 24, 2011 at 12:37 am
(108) serena says:

please am begging please save all the new release all of them but the ones i would like to see rescue the most are
Junjou Romantica
Sekaiichi Hatsukoi
i fell in love with them when i heard you were shutting down my heart sank please please am begging please save Junjou Romantica and Sekaiichi Hatsukoi ill even get down on the floor and beg please save them and other releases two PLEASE
please rescue them please don’t let this poor fan down

June 26, 2011 at 1:33 pm
(109) sklm says:

companies like viz or yen would be fools not to pick up titles like hetalia, maid sama, loveless etc. Its a licence to print money surely,look at the response here

July 1, 2011 at 10:10 pm
(110) hajime-kun09 says:

I’d like to see these titles rescued:

Alice in the Country of Hearts

Deadman Wonderland

Fruits Basket

Gakuen Alice

Trinity Blood

Kingdom Hearts II

Kingdom Hearts

Hetalia – Axis Powers

July 2, 2011 at 4:56 am
(111) ano says:

nobody has said Skip Beat, but I also agree with Silver Diamond.

July 2, 2011 at 4:22 pm
(112) Bereisgreat says:

Deadman Wonderland really deserves to be continued…

July 6, 2011 at 1:04 am
(113) madi-san says:

I just have to add my plea for Trinity Blood (especially the LIGHT NOVELS!) and Saiyuki Reload. The only two series I was collecting from TP, but two of my favorites!

July 10, 2011 at 2:20 am
(114) Teresa says:

Saiyuki Reload! FOR THE LOVE OF GOD!! Only one volume left. Of course, I’d LOVE to see the other Saiyuki books get published too

Saiyuki Gaiden
Saiyuki Reload Blast

but if I could have one wish, it would be to finish off Saiyuki Reload! I’ve been dying to know how Reload ends. Saiyuki is my absolute favorite manga. I’m very sad about TokyoPop’s shut down because they were working on getting Reload volume 10 published. So I would love for someone to finish it up for us Saiyuki fans!

July 15, 2011 at 10:47 am
(115) Karlijn says:

Ahhh, at last some answers… Well, I was already planning on sending out some emails ;) List of manga I really want to see picked up are:

Hetalia – Silver Diamond – Vassalord – Portrait of M&N – Devil’s Bride – Genjuu no Seiza – Kyou Kara Maoh – Momogumi Plus Senki – Monochrome Factor

And well, lots more actually!!

July 20, 2011 at 9:01 am
(116) JD says:


July 23, 2011 at 10:02 pm
(117) shannon says:


July 26, 2011 at 12:52 pm
(118) KanameGirl says:

This indeed is very sad news! I will miss you Tokyopop! Thank you so much for all the wonderful mangas you have traslated into English for me to enjoy! I hope some publisher will pick up all the unfinished series, like Alice in the Country of Hearts and many others, for us fans left in the dark :-(

July 27, 2011 at 11:51 pm
(119) MVMN says:

Silver Diamond for all that is good and holy in this world! @A@ It’s a long series, but let me tell you it is worth every penny!!

July 27, 2011 at 11:55 pm
(120) MVMN says:

And Vassalord, Love Pistols, and Hetalia! How could I forget about those?

July 30, 2011 at 4:22 am
(121) Chili con Nama says:

Luckily, for me, most of the licenses Tokyopop’s losing that I’m interested in are going to other publishers (like Love Hina and CLAMP titles).

However, I’d like to see DNAngel and Elemental Gelade (or Erementar Gerad) finished, the latter of which ended at 18 volumes and only had 12 released in the US. I don’t think either will get picked up, though, mainly because DNAngel has an irregular publishing schedule in Japan due to an infinite amount of creator hiatuses, and Elemental Gelade is pretty obscure.

Heaven knows both could use an updated translation and release, though…

August 7, 2011 at 3:14 am
(122) Lucius says:

I am very saddened by this. Tokyo Pop was the first publisher I bought manga from and they supplied most of the manga that I have in my possession today. Its disheartening to hear that some of my favorites may never be completed.

If there was one series I would want to complete, above all, it would be Loveless. Never before have I been so captivated by a series and no other can take its place in my heart.

August 8, 2011 at 4:15 pm
(123) LadyAri says:

Gakuen Alice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I want these to be rescued as well:


Alice in the Country of Hearts

Maid Sama

I haven’t read those three but I really wanted to.

August 8, 2011 at 8:27 pm
(124) SaiyukiLover says:

For the love of all that is good in the world, please finish the Saiyuki series! I’ll die if I can’t read the rest of Saiyuki Reload Blast! D’:

August 9, 2011 at 4:35 pm
(125) Meggie-chan says:

I want to see Maid-Sama continued so badly :( I have the entire anime and the first 4 volumes of the manga, but since it is getting really popular I’d like to see it continue :( I want to see more Usui and Misa-chan!!!

Also, I would like a publisher to continue distributing the Fruits Basket series because I love it so much :( (the 3-in-1 volumes was a great idea). And I loved Alice in the Country of Hearts, it’d be worth it to see it finished since the movie will be releasing in Japan this year.

August 17, 2011 at 7:30 pm
(126) Yoru says:

I was very sad to see Tokyopop closing down their US branch, even here in Sweden we went into despair over this matter, wondering what would happen next…


The mangas I would like too see finished is probably:

- Togainu no Chi

- Silver Diamond

- Loveless

- Monochrome Factor
- Trinity Blood
- Junjou Romantica
- Sekaiichi Hatsukoi

And I hope someother company will take all this manga and publish it so everybody can enjoy! :D

August 18, 2011 at 12:33 am
(127) CPrrcy says:

I just got into Demon Sacred recently and I definitely want it to be finished since it’s already complete in Japan. Others include D.N. Angel, Maid-sama, and Shinobi Life. Those are some of the main ones that I’m gunning for since they are all so amazing!!! I was crushed when I found out tokyopop was gone. My soul cried up. Although these series were my favorites, I hope all of the series not completed are taken up for the fans that need to see them finished.

August 21, 2011 at 3:14 am
(128) Arugula says:

V.B. Rose and Alice in the Country of Hearts…there were only 2 volumes left of the former, and as for the latter, its been a long time since I’ve found a new manga that I enjoyed so much. I’m really depressed and hope they get picked up again in the U.S.

These are the third and fourth manga series’ that I collect whose publishers have shut down and have been discontinued. Its really awful. ):

August 27, 2011 at 10:11 am
(129) Honeebee says:

I really hope someone picks up Pet Shop of Horrors Tokyo. That’s such a great series, and Matsuri Akino has put so much time and effort into it. I know it has a pretty decent fan base, so I’m sure it’ll do well.

I really want to see Alice in the Kingdom of Hearts and Loveless completed too. Again, they’re fantastic series. In the case of “Alice”, I haven’t seen a new manga that I enjoyed quite as much as this one.

August 29, 2011 at 2:03 am
(130) Vampire-Kameko says:

My boyfriend would die if Future Diary was never finished! Dx And I would probably cry and cry if Alice in the Country of Hearts, Deadman Wonderland, Maid-Sama, VB Rose, Aion, Your & My Secret, and Loveless were discontinued!!! D,=


September 1, 2011 at 1:53 am
(131) I hate tokyopop says:

What the h#ll tokyopop! You should have finshed Tsukoyomi moon phase years ago but you stopped a few volumes short and now you’re going out of business. I’m glad your gone. Hope somebody else picks it up, but I doubt it.

September 4, 2011 at 8:48 am
(132) kelly says:

Definitely Gakuen Alice(Alice Academy), Portrait of M & N and V.B Rose, these are the mangas which bring me te most joy and happiness. Other important thing is to support the mangakas but we can’t do it without the publishers help. I think that many other readers are happy to read their favorite mangas like I am. . .So please save as many mangas as possible so the readers hearts will be once again full of happiness and joy.

September 5, 2011 at 7:01 pm
(133) naomi o neill says:

personally speaking i have read up on tokyopops situation and have come to terms with it althought i would like to input on mangas i believe other publishers would pick up based on the manga they already published.these include the mangas i recommend for anyone.

so for example yen + i believe the mangas that would be worth picking up for them would definately be deadman wonderland as they already do a few good dark manga and also because i think of it as one of the most popular due to the anime and the individuality of it althought then again this manga would also suit the new kodansha us branch based on the new mangas they ve brought over after taking over delrey .

however a manga yen + should definately pick up is are you alice ? due to the facts of which it is a brilliant manga with an attractive and different “AAWL” based designs as well as the dark side exspecially with the fact that alice and wonderland is a hugely loved base and growing even more popular with the new darker games like alice: madness returns and movies .

yen + would also benefit due to the fact that it already has alice and wonderland inspired manga like pandora hearts and that has create as far as im concerned a large enough crowd of fans which if you’ve seen on places like mangafox already read “are you alice?” partly cus the main character looks kinda like an older vers of oz which is part of the attraction for pandora hearts fans for this manga .

as for other mangas like maid sama since shojo beats been taken down and im not sure who else would take very romcom manga it’d have to go to kodansha or yen + really

September 11, 2011 at 12:08 am
(134) Joanna says:

I want Kaichou Wa Maid sama to still be publish to North America :’(

I really want the complete set on my case!

I really hope any publisher pick it up!

September 12, 2011 at 7:17 pm
(135) Tiffany says:

I only want 2… D.N.Angel & Chronicles of the Cursed Sword

I swear Chronicles is a hidden gem, I never see anyone talk about it, but it’s an awesome series and Tokyopop only released about 2/3 of it, grr! Granted, it’s a long series, but still.

I wish they would have released the last few volumes of Samurai Deeper Kyo themselves so my collection would actually match, but oh well, at least Del Rey took up their slack. I have a lot of Tokyopop series, but haven’t started any new ones in a few years, so most of mine are actually complete.

September 18, 2011 at 11:57 pm
(136) yukitsukihana says:

SOOOO many TokyoPop titles I need to see finished.
DNAngel, Silver Diamond, Hetalia, Alice in the Country of Hearts, Togainu no Chi, Gravitation, .hack, Loveless…
Pleeeease won’t someone pick them up?

October 4, 2011 at 8:05 am
(137) Douglas B Hull says:

This is a pain (sucks) , I didnt get any notice of the closing (in US Army) the sale was done and gone by the time I knew. Now on amazon the next book is going for 88+ dollars ( compaines that knew before fans) It is a small series called Samauri Harem – took till now for me to find out whats up – major problem series finished with Vol. 15 toko pop left off with vol. 8 . The DVD only had 12 Eposoids. so like so many things never finished.

October 5, 2011 at 10:12 pm
(138) Amanda says:

V.B. Rose, Love Attack, Me & My Brothers, Love Hina. (I’m not sure if some of these are completed or not….^_^;; )

October 10, 2011 at 12:38 am
(139) Ambar V says:

I would love to see Shinobi Life, Happy Cafe, Princess Ai (the second series), and Hetalia: Axis Powers all to be finished and picked up by some other publisher.

October 13, 2011 at 3:49 am
(140) Enigma says:

Please get .Hack back! I want to see //Link get finished as i am following that series’ manga form.

Also, could you try getting the novels that never made it here, suck as //Epitaph of the Twilight and //ZERO?

October 15, 2011 at 12:02 am
(141) Don'tWorryAboutIt says:

V.B. Rose, Gakuen Alice, Maid-Sama, and Alice in the Country of hearts is what I bought from TokyoPop.

I want to say more… but it might turn into a rant against TokyoPop. So, that’s all I have to say.

October 15, 2011 at 12:14 pm
(142) Dark_Gryphon says:

Titles I would like to see finished:

The Qwaser of Stigmata
Battle Vixens
Samurai Harem: Asu No Yoichi
PhD: Phantasy Degree
Battle Club(Stage Two)

November 13, 2011 at 12:33 pm
(143) Christina says:

TTATT my dear gakuen alice serries DX does that mean ill have to read the rest of the serries online rather than collecting the books!!? TTATT
Bring gakuen alice bak!!!!!
TAT i own all 14 volumes and couldnt get the rest of the serries because they were no longer for sale on chapters idigo along with many of my fave tittles!!


November 15, 2011 at 4:07 pm
(144) hurting unit says:

I feel ashamed I haven’t realized Tp went down till now :( that’s what I get for being broke and not wanting to tempt myself with awesomeness I can’t have :( the ones i would like to see finished foremost is Dazzle, dN Angle Phantasy degree, cross( could never find the ending books so I’m not sure if they were finished or not). Does anyone know where i could possibly find a good publisher besides viz? It would be fantastic of you :)

November 15, 2011 at 7:50 pm
(145) AuraJ says:

I’m super sad that TP closed down, but I don’t think I realized until today (when I was shopping for the holidays) what the implication of that would be. No more Maid Sama? My group of friends legitimately worshiped that series. I couldn’t be sadder.

November 21, 2011 at 7:30 pm
(146) Hae says:

Oh man, I’m hoping badly somebody picks up Gakuen Alice! I’ve been reading it since I was in 5th grade, I own all 16 that were published! D’:

November 22, 2011 at 5:41 pm
(147) Jesse says:

I REEEEAAAAALLLY want to see Shinobi Life picked up. I usually steered clear of Tokyopop, but I found I really enjoyed this series. It encorporated everything that draws me to a book; time travel, mystery, romance (and, I must admit, the ninjas are awesome too haha :) )

Another one I’d love to see picked up is Alice in the Country of Hearts–love that series as well :)

November 22, 2011 at 7:15 pm
(148) Jesse says:

Ah! I forgot! Demon Sacred!! That was HAS to be continued!
(My life is!)

1) Shinobi Life
2)Demon Sacred
3)Alice in the Country of Hearts

There are excellent series and NEED NEED NEED to be continued!! Gotta be or I’ll die. (okay, overexaggerated, but STILL!!!) PLEASE! Someone continue these great series!!! T.T

November 22, 2011 at 7:17 pm
(149) Jesse says:

God, I’m tired.
*That series HAS to be continued
**My list is!
***These are excellent series . . .

November 23, 2011 at 7:37 pm
(150) Silver says:

I would really like them to finish:
Silver Diamond (my all time favorite!!)
Alice and the Country of Hearts
Kyo Kara Maoh, and all the other ones.
Don’t let them disappear! Please hear our cry!

November 25, 2011 at 7:33 pm
(151) manga says:

Good news for Alice in the Country of Hearts fans — Yen Press picked up the license to publish all six volumes of Alice in the Country of Hearts (including Volume 6, which TokyoPop never got around to publishing). You’ll see them in double-sized omnibus editions beginning in June 2012.

Also, Seven Seas Manga picked up two Alice in the Country of Clover series: the one-shot Alice in the Country of Clover: Bloody Twins, and Alice in the Country of Clover: Cheshire Cat Waltz, which’ll be out in July 2012.

November 26, 2011 at 12:22 am
(152) Kandace says:

For me, I just reaaaally hope that Genju no Seiza gets finished. I’m more of an anime girl, but Genju no Seiza isn’t an anime. D:

November 26, 2011 at 7:57 pm
(153) Louise says:

My votes are for Genju No Seiza, Silver Diamond, and Junjo Romatica. Club 9 from Dark Horse not getting the volume treatment for the last two volumes makes me sad :(

December 1, 2011 at 9:28 pm
(154) real3 says:

I would like to see Maid Sama and The Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko as well as it’s sequel, Koi Dano Ai Dano, picked up. There may be only one volume left of The Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko, but the sequel has gathered many fans already and as such would guarantee them buying the precursor. As for Maid Sama, it rules! I have no doubt it would easily become one of the best sold manga series for a publisher!

December 1, 2011 at 11:01 pm
(155) darkangelx says:


And also:
-Gakuen Alice
-Monochrome Factor (they abandoned this series! they just stopped at the 4th book and poof! MORONS!)

December 2, 2011 at 10:49 pm
(156) Olivia says:

D.N.Angel DEFINITELY should be picked up!! I need to see the end of this series or my life will not be complete -.-
Once Yukiru Sugisaki starts it up again in Japan, hopefully some of the other North American manga publishers will get their acts together, buy the rights, translate the two volumes we’re missing out on over here, and continue the series regularly!!

December 4, 2011 at 1:52 am
(157) MissBee says:

I can’t say how much I’ve been loving Vassalord and was pretty devastated to find out that TokyoPop was shutting shop. I have been searching for volume 3, and am now kicking myself I didn’t buy it when I had the chance. But of course, worse than that is that the series might never continue! With all my heart, I can only hope that it may be one of the titles someone else decides to publish. Oh, TokyoPop :( You made my world just that extra special.

December 5, 2011 at 8:10 pm
(158) Luberry says:

I really really really want to see Hetalia get finished (Axis Powers Hetalia)

December 7, 2011 at 1:28 pm
(159) Nicole says:

I would like to see Platinum Garden finished. I have the 7 volumes that were released in English. I just need the other 8 to complete the story.

December 7, 2011 at 9:04 pm
(160) Phoenix says:

Alice in the country of hearts, Maid-sama, VB rose… the list goes on…

December 8, 2011 at 8:52 am
(161) Orange says:

Aww….my Gakuen Alice will be left hanging…

December 17, 2011 at 3:59 am
(162) Amici says:

I love Shinobi Life!

I hope it gets picked up and published again.

December 20, 2011 at 8:46 pm
(163) Neko says:

I would love love love to get TRINITY BLOOD light novel (ranobe) series finished! As I’ve already bought all the translated volumes, would be great to hear the end of the story.

My home country hasn’t started publish the series, so tokyopop was my only source.

Thank you for hearing my voice!

December 24, 2011 at 8:36 am
(164) Chloe Morales says:

Please save Gakuen Alice, i have all the volumes. I was going to get volume 16 but it not selling anymore. Please save it , i never know how it ends! ): </3

December 27, 2011 at 11:18 pm
(165) bri says:

I would be devistated if Vassalord was discontinued. i just re-read the 4 copies i own, nd was just looking to buy the 5th tody but discovered all this drama and now have no idea what will happen to the series or the others i love.

December 28, 2011 at 9:15 pm
(166) ahsfire says:

I had 16 titles I read from Tokyopop
Deadman Wonderland
Happy Cafe
Fate/Stay Night
Maid Sama
Your and My Secret
NG Life
Samurai Harem
Neko Ramen
Saving Life
Witch Artemis
Some were just starting and others were close to the finals or had some to go

January 6, 2012 at 9:51 pm
(167) Emorie says:

Saiyuki Reload

January 22, 2012 at 8:35 pm
(168) Namire says:

Seriously I completely agree.

I am collecting Satisfaction Guaranteed and fruits basket.

While I have found lots of fruit basket that I can still buy. I can not FIND ANYTHING past vol 7 for Satisfaction Guaranteed which really made me mad.

If anyone knows where I can get vol 8-10 please PLEASE email me at nmrivera06@fullsail.edu


January 24, 2012 at 8:19 pm
(169) Polka-dots says:

I can’t believe this! Now how am I supposed to find out what happens in Gakuen Alice! :(

January 31, 2012 at 7:42 am
(170) KrypticNinja says:

I dont know a lot of TokyoPop manga apart from my favourites which are

- Future Diary
- Gakuen Alice
- Alice in the country of hearts

And im sure there are many more i havent yet discovered but at this point in time as long as those are re-made I and many others will be happy.

Darkhorse comics are re-making the Cardcaptor Sakura series so other publishers do listen to us and they will pick up the unfinished / unpublished manga if their is a demand for it :) So please keep pushing for them to remake your favourite manga and they will hopefully listen :D

January 31, 2012 at 11:10 am
(171) Anna says:

Seriously!?, what’s going on with Junjou Romantica? We (the mega-fans) have been more than patient. I particularly own the mangas and both seasons on DVD.
Talk about support!.. We have given the writer and the publisher all of the support that they needed and that we can give them. If you google search, you can see all of the links where people are crying (like me) for Junjou Romantica amongst other anime/manga that have yet to be concluded.
What about the APPRECIATION that the authors should be showing their fans?.. They’ve got us buying their products, yet, we make one small request and it cannot be given to us?
Can the producer just let us know when we can expect the next few seasons of Junjou Romantica and other animes that have yet to be released/published/created, regardless of consumers requests, please?
I stand in support among other fans out there who would like entertainment from the best producer in the whole wide world.

February 2, 2012 at 1:08 am
(172) Sarah says:

I am dying to read the rest of the Silver Diamond series, as well as Alichino, Monochrome Factor, Kyo Kara Moah and most defiantly Vassalord.

February 2, 2012 at 3:59 pm
(173) Ashley says:



PLEASE someone save Junjou Romantica, Sekaiichi Hatsukoi, and Silver Diamond!!!! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE someone pick these stories up!!! I’m seriously begging!!! ESPECIALLY SILVER DIAMOND!!!

February 7, 2012 at 5:55 am
(174) rain_song says:

For Tokyopop to close without even attempting to finish some of the manga series that had only a few volumes reamaining was just downright rude to us fans. I sincerely hope that some other US publishing companies will hear the cries of us fans and pick up some of the titles Tokyopop abandoned. For me, the essentials are:

1. Tactics (Sakura Kinoshita and Kazuko Higashiyama
2. Togainu no Chi (Suguru Chayamachi) (I so need to know what happens next)
3. Peace Maker Kurogane ( Nanae Chrono)
4. D N Angel ( Yukiru Sugisaki)
5. Hetalia Axis Powers (Hidekazu Himaruya)
6. Vassalord (Nanae Chrono)
7. Maid – Sama! ( Hiro Fuijwara)

there’s more – can’t think of them at the moment…
and also: THANK YOU Yen Press for picking up Alice in the Country of Hearts!

February 7, 2012 at 8:36 am
(175) Est Niloc says:

It really sucks that all this happened… people are gonna hav collections cut off… I really hope that Maria Holic, Princess Ai, Battle Vixens, Battle Club, and Rozen Maiden can continue… so keeping my fingers crossed that another publishing company will take them up!!!

February 11, 2012 at 5:01 am
(176) meru-chan says:

i really want v. b. rose finished. it’s shojo, therfore will have a happy ending…i just want the volumes in my hands. loveless is another as well as demon sacred, trinity blood, zone-00, qwaser of stigmata! six titles i really, really want to go back in print because i liked them so much!
has any one made a heartfelt plead to viz? they run shonen jump so they definitely aren’t going anywhere!

February 13, 2012 at 12:49 pm
(177) Heiri-chan says:

I want Maid Sama to continue. I’ve read it all online, but it always feels so much better to actually own it. I really hope it gets picked up by someone else, as I’ll deffinitely buy it!

February 18, 2012 at 3:30 pm
(178) Amy says:

Please save both VB Rose and Alice in the Kingdom of Hearts. I really them since I started reading them a year ago. There’s only two more books to VB Rose and one more book for Alice in the kingdom of hearts, pllease, I want to own those three books.

February 19, 2012 at 3:32 am
(179) Krowa says:

This sucks.
I’m SURE someone has to pick it up again, these manga’s were so popular to English readers. I resort to manga websites to read a lot of manga that isn’t and most likely will never be translated to english, but I buy the ones I love and have been translated to english.
I pray someone picks up Vassalord atleast.

February 24, 2012 at 7:27 am
(180) Judy says:

I really hope they’ll pick up Pet Shop of Horrors: Tokyo , Silver Diamond, Shinobu Life and Maid Sama again.

March 6, 2012 at 8:02 pm
(181) shadow says:

i really hope for scanlations of . hack epitaph of twilight or at least a website that sells it worldwide so i can read it i live in norway by the way

March 14, 2012 at 9:03 pm
(182) JENN says:

Silver Diamond

I bought every volume published in English & now I simply want to know how the stories end. I’d prefer to own but if that’s not possible at least finsh scanlating them.

March 14, 2012 at 9:03 pm
(183) JENN says:

Silver Diamond

I bought every volume published in English & now I simply want to know how the stories end. I’d prefer to own but if that’s not possible at least finish scanlating them.

March 21, 2012 at 2:49 pm
(184) Daisy says:

Trinity Blood (Love it!)

Gakuen Alice (Read most chapters in one night and want more)

Hetalia Axia Powers (Just started loving it and i am sad that its no longer there…)

March 22, 2012 at 2:12 pm
(185) Zen says:

deadman wonderland

March 22, 2012 at 7:08 pm
(186) FairyMagpie says:

Well I know for a fact loveless has been picked up by VIZ.

I’d like to see,

Future Diary
Kyo Kara Moah

And I’d like to get see some series be picked up else where that I never got a chance to look at most of the ones mentioned.

March 27, 2012 at 10:45 pm
(187) Momo says:

I’m dying for Saiyuki Reload and Junjo Romantica. It would have been nice to get the other Saiyuki series in English as well.

April 5, 2012 at 7:28 pm
(188) Charls and Irene Nickerson says:

VBRose and Maid Sama please both are great seires and my Daughter and I would buy them in a heart beat

April 5, 2012 at 9:43 pm
(189) kyo maki says:

I WANT TO FINISH GAKUEN ALICE! ;’o I never knew that tokyopop closed down. Gakuen Alice is really good I hope someone picks it up, it was one of the first animes and mangas i acually watched. I stayed up 48 hours to read up to where it about stopped online. now i know it will not continue until someone picks it up. Please save it.

April 6, 2012 at 7:02 am
(190) Lissy says:

Fate/Stay Night most definitely needs to be picked up. I have no doubt Hetalia will because people are buying it now even though the lowest price currently is $30 for the English print. Fate/Stay Night still has a market. I have friends who envy my collection and are constantly asking where to buy volume 12 because I don’t have it. Sadly this series remains unfinished because it is being dropped. There is a market for it so it is worth saving!

April 6, 2012 at 4:18 pm
(191) Briana says:

there are only two titles I want to be finish. zone-00 and trinity blood drawn by kiyo kyujyo also the novels of trinity. Though I thing the novels will most likely never be finished I still have some hope left for the manga version.

April 7, 2012 at 11:20 am
(192) Rhianna says:

There are 2 series i really hope to be continued, V.B.Rose
V.B.Rose was the first manga i ever read, it touched me and i currently own all the volumes that are out however it is incomplete. i was hoping it would also be the first manga series that i would complete. I read them chapter after chapter until my parents had to take them away from me because i was reading them one after the other again and again

April 8, 2012 at 12:13 am
(193) Grace says:

I really wanted to finish
-Alice the country of hearts
-The stellar six of gingacho
-Hetalia:Axis Powers
-Deadman Wonderland
-Future DIary
-Charming junkie

April 13, 2012 at 2:25 pm
(194) Tina says:

It would be great to finish off the last book on fate/stay night vol 12 so that everyone will be relieve to have the last book and also to finish off vb rose as well since no one would like to have incomplete books sitting in their room not able to read them over and over again.

April 15, 2012 at 1:35 am
(195) phil says:

There must be some way to publish all the unfinished series; to leave them unfinished is just wrong! No one wants to have a series that’s incomplete, would you?

April 19, 2012 at 1:56 pm
(196) Cyra says:

I was sooo happy when Your and My Secret came out with TP because it had been licensed with ADV at first and they stopped. Then TP picked it up and then it SHUT DOWN??? What on Earth?!! I love this series and can’t believe it’s been discontinued AGAIN. This is the only series I’ve had trouble with collecting. I wonder if Del Rey will be willing to pick it up???

April 28, 2012 at 2:22 am
(197) BullaX says:

I’m so sad:(I was reading my favorite D N Angel.I never got to finish it I only made it to volume 15.I want to know what’s gonna happen.how they gonna finish the manga

April 28, 2012 at 2:30 am
(198) Dbzgirl12 says:

I want to finish d n angel,I love it!!!!stop at volume 15.I want to know what happen with daisuke nd riku,oh nd hiwatari.theres must be a way!!!!!

April 30, 2012 at 8:02 am
(199) CrimsonFlower says:

I am a big OTAKU.
If you asked me what my favorite series is, honestly I wouldn’t be able to answer that question. I love a lot of manga, way to many to list them all on here.
So when I found out Tokyo Pop closed down I could feel my heart crumble. My worst night mare had come true. The only question I couldn’t stop repeating over and over in my head was “What will happen to all the manga I love!?” I know they had no other choice and I know if another publishing company decides to take over any [if all] the series they are taking a big risk, considering they don’t know if they will be able to make a big enough profit from the series. However with that being said I do hope that there will be a company that would be willing to take on all the series that we all came to love. I do not want to see any series end up being dropped, they are all amazing, I simply can not get enough of manga / anime.

April 30, 2012 at 4:55 pm
(200) ggaray says:

I want finalize: Fate/Stay Night!!!

May 2, 2012 at 11:23 pm
(201) Lsal45 says:

started shinobi life and really wanna read the ending. someone save it please. and someone pick suzuka back up. for the love of god it is such a bummer to see manga’s finished in every other language but english. why oh why do we feel the need to drop projects before they are finished?? as a fan….its absolutely killing me.

May 3, 2012 at 11:09 am
(202) Crimson-Tangerine says:

Gakuen Alice please :c I’ve been trying so hard to collect every volume of it and now I’m stuck waiting for Volume 17-26. Volume 27 was scheduled for June this year, too. TT^TT

May 12, 2012 at 5:18 pm
(203) ravenlockheart says:

ive been reading tokyopop for a long while and i just read book 1 of me2 and i really want to read book two.
when tokyopop went down manga sellers in the us started going out of business just like shonenjump. it all is making me mad and sad at the same time it just makes me cry tears of an otaku

May 12, 2012 at 10:26 pm
(204) Photosynthesis says:

Vassalord and Junjou Romantica!! It makes me sad to see a manga not get finished anyways, but these two will kill me if they don’t get finished!!

June 2, 2012 at 11:59 am
(205) Miri says:

The rest of Gakuen Alice has to be published…Its such an amazing series, it would be such a huge, huge waste if volumes 17+ don’t get released in English :/


June 8, 2012 at 8:57 pm
(206) sarah says:


June 9, 2012 at 4:20 am
(207) Kat says:

VB Rose and Maid Sama please, though it would be nice to see all incomplete series finished!

June 10, 2012 at 3:05 pm
(208) Natalia says:

It’s such apity that they closed. How am I going to find out what happens next in Gakuen Alice? Or Tactics? Or The Good Witch of the West? That one is such a tease. It has a single volume left!

June 10, 2012 at 6:53 pm
(209) manga says:

Good news for fans of several ‘abandoned’ TokyoPop titles: many are now available on JManga.com. Good Witch of the West, Your and My Secret, Animal Academy, Tactics, and Monochrome Factor are now being released online, so you’ll be able to read the final volumes of these series very soon.

June 11, 2012 at 1:58 pm
(210) youngsamuai25 says:

i think that we all agree that the mostly main ones we want to save are:

V.B.Rose and Alice in the country of Hearts.

There are tons of other mangas that i read but to me these two stand out. i really hope they get picked up by someone like Shojo Beat and get finished and reprinted. They are such amazing mangas!!!!!
My heart relies on them!

June 22, 2012 at 10:19 pm
(211) Damian says:

i think that the creators should finish IMMORTAL RAIN because it only needs only like 1 more volume with about 6 or 7 chapters to finish it and it is the b est book i have ever ever EVER EVER have read!!!! it will be worth it there is probably loads of people who read this book and they will agree so all i ask is to give IMMORTAL RAIN a finishing Vvolume or finishing chapters to volume 11 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

June 22, 2012 at 10:24 pm
(212) Haklin says:

IMMORTAL RAIN should be continued its close to the finish so I HOPE A PUBLISHER WOULD LIKE TO FINISH THIS SERIES IT ONLY NEEDS ONE MORE VOLUME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(;

June 25, 2012 at 11:21 pm
(213) ally newton says:

I would like to see these titles finished in English! Gakuen Prince,Skyblue Seashore,Maid Sama,Happy Cafe,Stella 6 Of Gingacho ,Kyo Kara Maoh!Hope you guys see this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

July 11, 2012 at 11:53 pm
(214) Flicky says:

Sgt Frog! I definitely need that continuing, it’s definitely my fave manga by far, and there is a pretty big fanbase for it. Obviously not as popular as titles like Hetalia: Axis Powers (which, for the sake of my friend’s dad’s bank account, needs re-licensing (they’ve rocketed in price since TokyoPops closure)), but fir the sake of all the dedicated fans out there, such as myself, I just really hope it gets re-licensed. Don’t leave us hanging, publishers!!

July 16, 2012 at 4:48 pm
(215) LeTaylen says:

I am seriously very sad to hear about the US branch from Tokyopop.
I would atleast love to see these mangas released:

Junjou Romantica

Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi

They are my favorite and i support them till then end…

July 16, 2012 at 8:13 pm
(216) valerie says:

My wish list and would pay almost any price:

Queen’s Knight
Junjo Romantica
Never Give Up
Black Knight
Voice or Noise
Sky Blue Shore
Demon Sacred

July 27, 2012 at 7:32 pm
(217) Nadine says:

Togainu no chi.

July 28, 2012 at 11:55 am
(218) Shellpop says:

I want the last 2 volumes of v.b.rose to be published!!!!

August 17, 2012 at 4:15 am
(219) Mirai Nikki!! says:

They NEED to finish future diary!! It’s the best anime ever!!

September 8, 2012 at 1:32 am
(220) totesanimegamer says:

desperate saving for Alice in the Country of Hearts, .hack, and Hetalia. .hack is so underappreciated when its awesome. please get these saved and try watching .hack. ^^

September 8, 2012 at 2:11 am
(221) totesanimegamer says:

.hack and hetalia….poor .hack. it needs to be saved. alice in the country of hearts was saved! :p its now published 7-Seas manga and called Alice in the Country of Clover. i did some research. ^^

September 8, 2012 at 2:13 am
(222) totesanimegamer says:

u gotta be kidding me?…future diary was made by tokyo pop?! well it needs major saving its epic

September 11, 2012 at 10:28 am
(223) Nik says:

Around 13 of my series are tokyopop but the one that kills me most is DN Angel. I need this series to be finished. I started reading it since I got into manga 7 years ago and if its never finished there will be this gian t hole in my heart. I am not content with digital copies, I want a print copy!

DN Angel Please!

September 15, 2012 at 5:37 am
(224) Jade says:

Please, please, please, from the bottom of my heart, please rescue these mangas:

1)Gakuen Alice(I have 16 Vol. I want all of ‘em…*cries*)
2)Shinobi Life(A MUST.A MUST)
3)Maid-sama!(I only have 2 vol..Meow)
4)Alice in The Country of Hearts(This manga’s amazing!It’s a waste if it’s left hanging!)

Save them!PLEASE! :’(

September 19, 2012 at 8:15 pm
(225) Syao2Sak says:

I want them to finish Silver Diamond and Junjou Romantica. If possible license Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi as well!!!!

September 21, 2012 at 12:10 pm
(226) Metoria says:

I want Aria by Kozue Amano to be finished! I love Kozue Amano’s Work! I’d love to have Amanchu by Kozue Amano to be translated someday too. I sure wish that Aria would be finished though. The Anime has been released in America before the books were finished being published!

September 24, 2012 at 10:37 am
(227) Tigermink says:

I miss shin pet shop of horrors, love pistols, junjou romantica, voice or noise and if it comes off hiatus wild adapter and tactics.

September 30, 2012 at 12:51 pm
(228) Karurie says:

How about the Saiyuki series?

October 10, 2012 at 1:36 pm
(229) Jayme says:

Deadman Wonderland
Alice in the Country of Hearts
Future Diary

are my TOPTOPTOP manga that I want to be continued ):

I also don’t want an omnibus collection of AITCOH….

October 19, 2012 at 3:06 am
(230) wolfmoon says:

D N Angel!! please

October 25, 2012 at 7:36 pm
(231) Athena says:

D N Angel 14 & 15!

October 30, 2012 at 9:29 am
(232) Carrie C. says:

Please, save:

1. Trinity Blood
2. Axis Powers Hetalia
3. Vassalord

It has been a dream of my friend Macy and I to own the complete Trinity Blood series and Hetalia series. Please, rescue these manga!

November 1, 2012 at 11:25 pm
(233) SilverJaguar says:

Kyo kara maoh! I want to see this one piced up! Please!

November 10, 2012 at 3:46 pm
(234) Everdeen12 says:

I really hope that Deadman Wonderland and Future Diary will get their complete series!
Future diary only has the last 2 volumes to go!!!

November 14, 2012 at 2:10 am
(235) aura says:

the good witch of the west .
v.b. rose

November 18, 2012 at 2:14 pm
(236) Kay says:

Wow. Am I just oblivious that I was completely unaware of this? I’ve spent more money on manga than is reasonable, considering I have car and apartment payments… My list of manga to finish:
-Alice in the Country of Hearts
-Loveless (seriously, will this *ever* be finished??)
-Silver Diamond
-V.B. Rose
-Immortal Rain
And then there’s one that I’m not sure if it was ever published completely in English:
-Tramps Like Us


November 20, 2012 at 3:07 pm
(237) David says:

EXTREMELY want to read Aria

November 24, 2012 at 9:55 pm
(238) Sofika says:


January 3, 2013 at 1:20 pm
(239) Bunyz-696 says:

First of all I’ll be honest and let everyone know that I’m very picky about any manga that I buy because I don’t normally read books more than one time but I LOVED Suppli and Ratman! There one of my favorite manga’s ever! I would read them again and again!!

#1 Ratman


Please someone make it happen!!

January 6, 2013 at 6:41 am
(240) Dominique says:

TokyoPop sucked!
Anyway, I would like to see the rest of the “Princess Ai: Prism of the Midnight Dawn” books published, as well as all collected in an omnibus edition. Maybe Yen Press can do that, like they did with “Azumanga Daioh” (which originally belonged to ADV Films)?
Please, Courtney, D.J. Milky! Do something!!

January 11, 2013 at 11:49 pm
(241) Carrie says:

Since TokyoPop is back. Will they take back any of the unfinished series. There are a few I want to know the ending to.

Silver Diamond, loveless, maid-Sama, and more.

The translated ones online are somw what incomplete, and sometimes translated differently.

I miss the feeling of reading the paper backs in hand. I hope the licencing on the seriesget picked up soon.

January 16, 2013 at 5:02 am
(242) serenitycaila says:

When will silver diamond Volume 15 will be released? I only read the Silver Diamond’s Volume 14 on the internet. I hope you featured and release the manga Volume 15. It’s really is a awsome and comical genre.

January 19, 2013 at 6:59 pm
(243) xMoonangel says:

i just wanted them to do more junjou romantica, mirai nikki and at least of managed to get the first volume of sekai ichi hatsukoi out! i heard they were starting to but then they closed down before they went on sale.. awwh i love sih.. more then junjou Dx oh well.. thank god for mangafox -.-

January 29, 2013 at 12:56 pm
(244) Koizumi says:

id like to see the Elemental Gelade series translated in english and the other edition of it Flag of bluesky completed

January 31, 2013 at 9:46 pm
(245) StageName says:

Junjo Romantica
I love it to much to not want to own it.

February 1, 2013 at 2:07 pm
(246) sam says:


February 14, 2013 at 11:56 pm
(247) Anonymous says:

You must be living under a boulder if you’ve not realized that Yen Press picked up Alice in the Country of Hearts AND Loveless a while ago. They even licensed all the Alice spin-offs, and have published quite a lot of them already. They released the original series in 3 omnibus volumes since TokyoPop managed to get 5 volumes out before dying. (Which sucks if you had all five like me.) The spin-offs are being released in normal-sized volumes. There’s also beautiful colour inserts, which Yen is known for. Loveless got the same treatment. Everything TP already released they re-released in omnibus volumes (2 volumes packaged as one), and everything after that has been coming out in single volumes. They’re already caught up and volume 11 is due out soon-ish. 07-Ghost (from GoComi, another publisher that shut down) also got picked up. XD

Yen will probably pick up Maid-Sama eventually. Silver Diamond is a maybe. As for the rest, I don’t think so. Secretly hoping they’ll take Happy Cafe. They might… Especially since that series is finished already.

February 16, 2013 at 3:06 am
(248) Anonymous says:

I would love Portrait of M & N to be finished, especially since there are only two volumes left. I hope someone takes it up even though it isn’t all that well known because I really like it.

Gakuen Alice (Tachibana Higuchi is a talented author) and Maid-Sama would be nice ones to be continued, hopefully at least Maid-Sama will be since it’s quite popular.

It’d be nice if some of the more popular series got reprinted too, like Fruits Basket which I really like but isn’t really avaliable for purchase anymore.

I feel really bad especially for people following long running series with only a few volumes left. I hope someone will try to take them on and finish them. At this rate it’ll just be easier to learn to read Japanese…

February 20, 2013 at 8:07 pm
(249) Dexis says:

Please someone pick Dazzle (Hatenkou Yuugi), I’ve been waiting years for the next volume to come out – which hasn’t happened yet. I’d really love to have the rest of the Dazzle manga in book form.

February 27, 2013 at 8:12 am
(250) Ariel says:

Still hoping for Silver Diamond to get rescued. Togainu no chi, Tactics and Junjo Romantica as well.

March 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm
(251) Neokitty says:

I hated Tokyopop for never finishing series
Queens knight only had a few volumes to go and they stopped it before they went under

If any other publisher is listening
Queens knight
Your and my secret

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