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Cover artwork for Shojo Beat Magazine October 2008 issue by Matsuri Hino, published by VIZ Media

Shojo Beat October 2008

© Matsuri Hino / VIZ Media LLC

About This Magazine:

One of the only manga magazines focused on shojo series, Shojo Beat features several popular series, including Honey and Clover and Vampire Knight plus articles about fashion, cooking, crafts, music and Japanese pop cuture in an anthology format geared toward tween and teenage girls.

Official Web Site:


Viz Media, LLC
San Francisco, California USA

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Newstand price: $5.99 US / $7.99 CANADA
Subscription price: $34.99 / 12 issues

Comics Series Featured:

  • Vampire Knight by Matsuri Hino
  • Honey Hunt by Miki Aihara
  • Crimson Hero by Mitsuba Takanashi
  • Honey and Clover by Chica Umino
  • Haruka: Beyond The Stream of Time by Tohko Mizuno
  • Sand Chronicles by Hinako Ashihara

Columns & Articles:

  • Reader contests and giveaways
  • Fashion & beauty tips
  • Style profiles and interviews
  • Craft projects and how-to's
  • Japanese culture & trends report
  • Spotlight on Japanese celebrities
  • Manga drawing lessons
  • Fan art galleries
  • Recipes
  • Video game reviews
  • Spotlight on new shojo manga titles
  • Readers Poll
  • Horoscopes


Bonus Gifts may include posters, calendars, stickers or CDs

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