Mainichi Manga - Newly Licensed and Released

Levi reading in a chair.

About This Page

This page lists notable manga that have recently been licensed in English or have recently been released to buy. If a manga is listed as a new release, we will probably have a copy of it very soon. Each manga is labeled as either "Newly Licensed" or "New Release" to help distinguish.

Each manga includes:
-Date of license announcement and/or date of release
-English publisher
-Brief summary
-Magazine/s printed in and publisher
-Number of Japanese volumes
-Anime information if there is any

New Release

Release date: November 18, 2014

Devils and Realist volume 3 cover

Devils and Realist volume 3

Licensed by Seven Seas.

From Amazon:
When William's butler Kevin abruptly takes over as campus pastor, William can't understand why he's suddenly given the cold shoulder. Meanwhile, a political conspiracy is brewing, and the Church is rallying to uncover the demonic possession of a member of the British government. When William stumbles upon a secret government conclave, all Hell breaks loose! With the battle for William's soul heating up between the forces of good and evil, can William hope to live a normal life?

Devils and Realist is written by Madoka Takadono and illustrated by Utako Yukihiro. It is serialized in Monthly Comic Zero Sum by Ichijinsha. There are currently nine volumes in Japan. It was adapted into a 12-episode anime in 2013.

Newly Licensed

License announced: August 22, 2014

Karneval cover


Licensed by Yen Press. First volume available March 25, 2015.

From Yen Press:
Nai–a young man who travels in search of another by the name of Karoku, a lone bracelet his only lead. Gareki–a willful young man who earns his daily bread by thieving and picking pockets. Thrown together at an eerie mansion, where they are entrapped and framed, Nai and Gareki are soon hunted down as criminals by national security forces. As they are driven into a corner, before them appears the most powerful defense agency in the country, "Circus"–!!

Karneval is created by Touya Mikanagi. It is serialized in Monthly Comic Zero Sum by Ichijinsha. There are currently thirteen volumes in Japan. It was adapted into a 13-episode anime in 2013.