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Digital Manga Licenses Itazura na Kiss

Itazura na KissI just recieved a press release from Digital Manga Publishing about a new licensed shoujo manga: Itazura no Kiss!

I’ve heard lots of good things about this series so I’m looking forward to reading it. Also nice to see DMP’s regular manga line-up (ie, not their boys’ love) getting a new addition.

The first volume of this 12-book series is slated for release in November 2009, with the second coming out in March the following year. You can read the full press release here.

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4 Responses

  1. Suzu says:

    That's just awesome! But, the manga was never finished, are they just publishing it as it is?

  2. Lissa says:

    I assume that must be the case, Suzu. I hope they let readers know when they begin publishing it that it doesn't have a ending, persay, instead of getting harrassed about it later.

    While I haven't read it myself, I have heard that despite not having a planned ending, Itazura na Kiss still plays out to the end well.

  3. Suzu says:

    I loved the Anime even if it has some typical Japanese Stereotypes(clumsy girl that can't do anything right but still has a big heart, argh!)and plots that sometimes annoys the hell out of me. But in essence it's a really cute love story.

  4. TBH i hated the anime, i found it weak and uninteresting, and the main characters so annoying i wanted to beat them to death with a soggy french stick.

    Manga is usually better than the anime, so i'll give it a try, but i wont be holding my breath for anything special. Especially with it not having an ending, thats a very bad start to things. Only a few series i've read that didn't have endings, were any good. I can count them on one hand :(

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