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6.19.2008

xxxHOLiC 3, If You Were Here 5, Team Medical Dragon 1, Love & Collage 2: Level Comics 24 June 2008 manga releases

医龍 1 ×××HOLiC 3

Some people have observed that Level Comics's 24 June 2008 release list is surprisingly generous: There are eight manga titles scheduled where there are usually 4 to 6.

I would submit that this seeming windfall is NOT the onset of more Level manga streeting per week. If we revisit previous release schedules, the four extra titles—volume 2 of Level's #3-ranked bestselling manga Love and Collage; volume 12 of the #16-ranked Negima!; the series premiere of Team Medical Dragon; and the third tankō of the #8-ranked xxxHOLiC—were actually scheduled to come out sometime May 2008. So it's probably more a case of Level playing catch up.

Level Comics manga (2008.06.24)

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  1. Fight!! Ippo (Hajime no Ippo) 48 of 84+ by Morikawa Joji
  2. はじめの一歩 48

    Hajime no Ippo 「 はじめの一歩 」 by Morikawa Joji
    Kodansha Weekly Shounen Magazine, shōnen
    This volume first published in Japan 1999.06
    Indonesian version rescheduled from a May 2008 release
    Hajime no Ippo ranked fourth in the Top-selling Level Comics manga list

  3. If You Were Here (Anata ga Ireba) 5 of 8 by Yoshimura Akemi
  4. あなたがいれば 5

    Anata ga Ireba 「 あなたがいれば 」 by Yoshimura Akemi
    Shogakukan Petit Comic, shōjo
    This volume first published in Japan 2004.09

  5. Love and Collage (Ai Kora) 2 of 12 by Inoue Kazurou
  6. あいこら 2

    Ai Kora 「 あいこら 」 by Inoue Kazurou
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shōnen
    This volume first published in Japan 2006.02

  7. Magister Negi Magi (Mahou Sensei Negima!) 12 of 22+ by Akamatsu Ken
  8. 魔法先生ネギま! 12

    Mahou Sensei Negima! 「 魔法先生ネギま! 」 by Akamatsu Ken
    Kodansha Weekly Shounen Magazine, shōnen
    This volume first published in Japan 2005.10

  9. [Premiere] Team Medical Dragon (Iryū -Team Medical Dragon-) 1 of 17+ by Nogizaka Taro & Nagai Akira
  10. 医龍 1

    Iryū -Team Medical Dragon- 「 医龍 」 by Nogizaka Taro & Nagai Akira
    Shogakukan Big Comic Superior, seinen
    This volume first published in Japan 2002.09

  11. Vagabond 22 of 28+ by Inoue Takehiko
  12. バガボンド 22

    Vagabond 「 バガボンド 」 by Inoue Takehiko
    Kodansha Morning KC, seinen
    This volume first published in Japan 2006.02

  13. When You Wish Upon A Star (Hoshi no Furu Machi) 2 of 7+ by Hara Hidenori
  14. ほしのふるまち 2

    Hoshi no Furu Machi 「 ほしのふるまち 」 by Hara Hidenori
    Shogakukan Young Sunday, seinen
    This volume first published in Japan 2006.08

  15. xxxHOLiC 3 of 13+ by CLAMP
  16. ×××HOLiC 3

    xxxHOLiC 「 ×××HOLiC 」 by CLAMP
    Kodansha Weekly Young Magazine, seinen
    This volume first published in Japan 2004.02

Source: Elex Media STO 25 Juni 2008; all manga priced IDR 16,000 except for xxxHOLiC 3 which carries an IDR 17,000 price tag

Highlights

Since there's only one new series debut (much awaited though it is), let's get right to the breakdowns (of the non-nervous variety).

あなたがいれば 5 あいこら 2

By genre
Seinen leads shōnen by one title, and despite there being only one shōjo (If You Were Here or Anata ga Ireba), the Get pledges of this Yoshimura Akemi-sensei title gave CLAMP's xxxHOLiC decent competition. I say this because I did a quick count over at the EMO thread.

By original publisher
It's a tie between Shogakukan and Kodansha. I wouldn't have noted this down except it's usually one or the other. This 4-4 draw, I believe, is the first time that both publishers are sharing the same crown (must be crowded under there).

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5 comments:

Anonymous said...

igh the great one a read a book thanks for your recommanded

huamulan03 said...

You're welcome ^^

dyla said...

where can i download those manga for free in rar?

thanks 4 ur info..

-dyla

huamulan03 said...

@ dyla-san,
Which ones did you mean?

Rahmi said...

do you have naze nani honey???

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