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PR: Animate USA – February 2012 Releases for Amazon Kindle


TOKYO, JAPAN – February 21st – Animate U.S.A., Inc. is pleased to bring you four new releases this month in February. The month may be shorter, but we’re not holding back on our releases! This month brings with it three new installments of continuing series and a brand new one-shot story from Kou Yoneda. Youka Nitta’s yakuza romance story, “Kiss Ariki,” continues this month, as well as a bonus story to Shiuko Kano’s popular “Play Boy Blues.” These two stories, along with Kou Yoneda’s “Kanjou Spectrum,” are all exclusive to the Kindle. And Naduki Koujima’s next chapter of “Selfish Love” also debuts on the Kindle this month. Be sure to check them out and get your monthly yaoi fix from Libre Publishing!

For more information, go to www.animate-world.com and www.libre-pub.co.jp Your love for Youka Nitta doesn’t have to stop with Kiss Ariki! Check out her website nittayouka.com for recent news, comments, wallpapers, and more. You may not be able to read anything by Yamane Ayano this month from us, but be sure to stop by yamaneayano.com to see updates, artwork, and author commentary! Support your favorite authors by visiting their websites!

February 2011:

Youka Nitta – “Kiss Ariki – Episode 7” KINDLE EXCLUSIVE!!!
Kou Yoneda – “Kanjou Spectrum” KINDLE EXCLUSIVE!!!
Shiuko Kano – “P.B.B. Play Boy Blues – Bonus Episode” KINDLE EXCLUSIVE!!!
Naduki Koujima – “Selfish Love Vol.2 Part 4” KINDLE DEBUT

“Kiss Ariki – Episode 7” by Youka Nitta

Tohru, the son of the Suki clan, was born so beautiful that when he rides in a crowded train, he’s likely to be groped. One day, amid whispers of who will succeed the Suki clan, a rumor surfaces about an illegitimate child of the clan’s boss!

“Kanjou Spectrum” by Kou Yoneda

Even if you’re in a crowd of people wearing identical uniforms… Even if I can only see your back from far away… You are the only one that I’ll never fail to recognize. My gaze is always yearning for you. I had already fallen for your before I realized it. Teenage love doesn’t need a reason.

” P.B.B. Play Boy Blues – Bonus Episode” by Shiuko Kano

A series of short stories about Shinobu and Junsuke’s relationship. A collection of 4koma stories, from a flashback to their lives five years ago to Yukata Day at the Host Club. See how their love continues to grow and show itself in new ways, and more! Take a break from the main story and spend a little time laughing and saying “aww” at these cute side stories.

“Selfish Love Vol.2 Part 5” by Naduki Koujima

The Unexpected Climax! Orito, the President of the Honors Society, won’t take “no” for an answer. He refuses to stop pursuing the affections of Ryuuya, the Vice President. After all, according to Orito, the Vice President is supposed to be his “right hand man.” The advances keep escalating, and Ryuuya’s honor is at stake! Will he remain pure and defiant, or will he give in to Orito’s strong and sensuous game of love?

About Animate U.S.A., Inc.

From North to South, it’s by far the largest anime store chain in Japan! It’s the go-to place for any anime/manga fan! Character goods from anime, manga, game, comics, art supplies… You name it! All anime/manga-related merchandise is available! Additionally, you can find original Animate goods, specials, etc. Furthermore, we have special events such as autograph sessions, panel discussions, campaigns, and more! Come to Animate filled with ‘Dreams’ and ‘Hope’!! See http://www.animate-world.com/ for more information.

About Libre Publishing Co., Ltd.

The biggest BL publisher in Japan. The company name “Libre Publishing Co., Ltd.” is taken from the Latin base “Lib” which can mean “Book” or “Liberty.” Such is the aim of our company, to be able to share this love of “books” and “freedom” by the unique contents of the works that we offer, for the enjoyment of our readers. See http://www.libre-pub.co.jp/ for more information. (in Japanese)

For further inquiries regarding this matter, please feel free to contact us at the following:
Regarding titles: rights@libre-pub.co.jp
Regarding Kindle Releases: ebookinfo@animate.co.jp

We would once again like to take this opportunity to thank you for reading our books and for your continued support.

About the Author:

Lissa Pattillo is the owner and editor of Kuriousity.ca. Residing in Halifax, Nova Scotia she takes great joy in collecting all manners of manga genres, regretting that there's never enough time in the day to review or share them all. Along with reviews, Lissa is responsible for all the news postings to the website and works full time as a web and graphic designer.

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