Media Release — SuBLime, the global yaoi manga (graphic novel) publisher, thrilled fans during its packed panel discussion at the recent YaoiCon 2012 with the announcement of eleven new manga (graphic novel) titles the imprint plans to release throughout 2013.
The forthcoming new titles are rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers. Select releases will be offered as either print-only editions with an MSRP of $12.99 U.S. / $14.99 CAN, or as digital-only releases with an MSRP of $5.99 (U.S. / CAN). Other titles will be made available in both formats.
For digital releases, the $5.99 purchase price will offer readers digital access to two versions of each manga volume on www.SuBLimeManga.com – a downloadable PDF that is viewable on any enabled eReader device and computer or via the embedded online manga viewer found on the web site.
New Print and Print+Digital Titles:
EMBRACING LOVE Vol. 1 2-In-1 Edition, by Youka Nitta · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers · Available In Print And Digital April 2013
SLEEPING MOON Vol. 1, by Miyamoto Kano · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers · Available In Print Only June 2013
BLUE MORNING Vol. 1, by Shouko Hidaka · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers · Available In Print Only May 2013
FALSE MEMORIES Vol. 1, by Isaku Natsume · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers · Available In Print And Digital July 2013
From the creator of DEVIL’S HONEY, also published by SuBLime
HIDE AND SEEK, by Yaya Sakuragi · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers · Available In Print Only July 2013
Sequel to BOND OF DREAMS, BOND OF LOVE, also available from SuBLime
SPIRITUAL POLICE Vol. 1, by Youka Nitta · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers · Available In Print And Digital October 2013
New Digital-Only Titles:
THE RAVISHING OF THE CROWN PRINCE, by Wang Yi & Feng Nong · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers · Available January 2013
Taiwanese creator and artist
SWORD AND MIST, by Hayate Kuku · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers · Available February 2013
THE MATCH SELLER, by Sakae Kusama · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers · Available March 2013
From the creator of THE BED OF MY DEAR KING, also published by SuBLime
EGOISTIC BLUE, by Mio Tennohji · Rated ‘M’ for Mature Readers · Available April 2013
BOYS, BE AMBITIOUS!, by Saburo Nagai · Rated ‘T+’ for Mature Readers · Available May 2013
“Fans will have plenty to look forward to from SuBLime in 2013 with a wide array of new titles we’re scheduling for release,” says Jennifer LeBlanc, Editor, SuBLime. “As our library continues to expand, we hope that readers will enjoy a diverse and growing selection of unique stories and characters by some of the most prominent creators and authors in the yaoi genre that will be available worldwide from SuBLime. Stay tuned as we look forward to releasing more information on each of these exciting forthcoming titles closer to their release dates!”
For up-to-date news and release information, please visit the SuBLime website at SuBLimeManga.com, or follow SuBLime on Twitter at @SuBLimeManga and Facebook at facebook.com/SuBLimeManga.
SuBLime is a global yaoi manga publisher, and is a partnership between VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, and Japan’s Animate, Ltd. (Animate). This bold, global publishing initiative will present English-speaking fans everywhere with a broad selection of high quality titles. SuBLime will offer titles digitally worldwide available at SuBLimeManga.com, with many available in Download-to-Own format, and selections in print also available in English-language editions worldwide.