January 2020 Manga / Light Novel / Book Releases

Nothing’s better than celebrating the new year with some new things to read! Let’s take a look at the list of January 2020 manga / light novel / book releases!

This month's release dates are the 3rd, 5th, 7th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 18th, 20th, 21st, 25th, 26th, 27th, and the 28th. You can either click on one of the dates to be taken to that section, do a page search by publisher, or scroll ’til your heart’s content!

Want to see more? Check out our previous manga release articles!

Note: some covers may not be final.

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January 3

One Peace Books Rules for Success: How to Live Happily By Mitsu Emig

January 5

J-Novel Club There Was No Secret Evil-Fighting Organization (srsly?!), So I Made One MYSELF! Vol. 2 (NOOK Edition) By Hagane Kurodome Light Novel

January 7

Seven Seas Entertainment Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor Vol. 8 By Hitsuji Tarou
J-Novel Club Animeta! Vol. 2 By Yaso Hanamura
Viz Media Anonymous Noise Vol. 18 By Ryoko Fukuyama
J-Novel Club An Archdemon’s Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride Vol. 3 By Fuminori Teshima Light Novel
Seven Seas Entertainment Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest Zero Light Novel Vol. 2 By Ryo Shirakome
J-Novel Club Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 1 Vol. 3 By Miya Kazuki Light Novel
Viz Media Black Clover Vol. 19 By Yuki Tabata
Yen Press Chio’s School Road Vol. 7 By Tadataka Kawasaki
Yen Press Chio’s School Road Vol. 7 (NOOK Edition) By Tadataka Kawasaki
Viz Media Daytime Shooting Star Vol. 4 By Mika Yamamori
Viz Media Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Vol. 10 By Koyoharu Gotouge
J-Novel Club Der Werwolf: The Annals of Veight Vol. 6 (NOOK Edition) By Hyougetsu Light Novel
Viz Media Dr. STONE Vol. 9 By Riichiro Inagaki
Seven Seas Entertainment Dungeon Builder: The Demon King’s Labyrinth is a Modern City! Vol. 1 By Rui Tsukiyo
Kodansha Grand Blue Dreaming Vol. 9 By Kimitake Yoshioka
Viz Media Haikyu!! Vol. 36 By Haruichi Furudate
J-Novel Club In Another World With My Smartphone Vol. 18 (NOOK Edition) By Patora Fuyuhara Light Novel
Viz Media An Incurable Case of Love Vol. 2 By Maki Enjoji
J-Novel Club Infinite Dendrogram Vol. 4 By Sakon Kaidou Light Novel
Viz Media Kaguya-sama: Love Is War Vol. 12 By Aka Akasaka
Seven Seas Entertainment Magic User: Reborn in Another World as a Max Level Wizard Vol. 1 By Mikawa Souhei Light Novel
Seven Seas Entertainment Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Vol. 4 By Rifujin na Magonote Light Novel
Seven Seas Entertainment My Room is a Dungeon Rest Stop Vol. 1 By Tougoku Hudou
Viz Media The Promised Neverland Vol. 13 By Kaiu Shirai
Viz Media Snow White with the Red Hair Vol. 5 By Sorata Akiduki
Udon Entertainment Street Fighter Classic Vol. 4: Kick it into Turbo By Siu-Chong
Yen Press Sword Art Online Vol. 18: Alicization Lasting By Reki Kawahara Light Novel
Yen Press Sword Art Online Vol. 18: Alicization Lasting (NOOK Edition) By Reki Kawahara Light Novel
Kodansha Tales of Berseria Vol. 2 By Nobu Aonagi
Kodansha Tales of Berseria Vol. 2 (NOOK Edition) By Nobu Aonagi Digital Edition
Udon Entertainment Telegenic!: Atsushi Nishigori Animation Works By Atsushi Nishigori Artbook
Seven Seas Entertainment Tomo-chan is a Girl! Vol. 6 By Fumita Yanagida

January 11

J-Novel Club Demon Lord, Retry! Vol. 2 (NOOK Edition) By Kurone Kanzaki Light Novel
J-Novel Club Otherside Picnic Vol. 2 (NOOK Edition) By Iori Miyazawa Light Novel

January 12

J-Novel Club The Economics of Prophecy Vol. 1 (NOOK Edition) By Norafukurou Light Novel
J-Novel Club If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord Vol. 9 (NOOK Edition) By Chirolu Light Novel

January 13

J-Novel Club Infinite Stratos Vol. 11 (NOOK Edition) By Izuru Yumizuru Light Novel
J-Novel Club Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles Vol. 8 (NOOK Edition) By Yuri Kitayama Light Novel

January 14

Viz Media Case Closed Vol. 73 By Gosho Aoyama
Yen Press Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? Vol. 2 By Dachima Inaka
Seven Seas Entertainment Himouto! Umaru-chan Vol. 8 By Sankakuhead
One Peace Books Hinamatsuri Vol. 6 By Masao Ohtake
Kodansha Hitorijime My Hero Vol. 6 By Memeco Arii
Viz Media The Homestuck Epilogues: Volume Meat / Volume Candy (Hardcover) By Andrew Hussie
Kodansha If I Could Reach You Vol. 3 By tMnR
Viz Media The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Vol. 6 By Akira Himekawa
SuBLime Liquor & Cigarettes By Ranmaru Zariya
Viz Media Persona 5 Vol. 1 By Hisato Murasaki
Viz Media Radiant Vol. 9 By Tony Valente
Viz Media Splatoon Vol. 8 By Sankichi Hinodeya
Viz Media Star Wars: The Legends of Luke Skywalker: The Manga By Akira Himekawa
J-Novel Club The Underdog of the Eight Greater Tribes Vol. 1 (NOOK Edition) By Washiro Fujiki Light Novel
Seven Seas Entertainment Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! Vol. 2 By Take
Kodansha Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Vol. 21-22 By Miki Yoshikawa
Yen Press Yowamushi Pedal Vol. 13 By Wataru Watanabe
Yen Press Yowamushi Pedal Vol. 13 (NOOK Edition) By Wataru Watanabe Digital Edition

January 18

J-Novel Club Kobold King Vol. 1 (NOOK Edition) By Syousa. Light Novel

January 20

J-Novel Club Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 2 Vol. 2 (NOOK Edition) By Miya Kazuki Light Novel

January 21

Seven Seas Entertainment Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest Vol. 5 By Ryo Shirakome
Viz Media BEASTARS Vol. 4 By Paru Itagaki
Viz Media Black Lagoon Vol. 11 By Rei Hiroe
Kodansha Cells at Work! Code Black Vol. 3 By Shigemitsu Harada
Viz Media Children of the Whales Vol. 14 By Abi Umeda
Yen Press A Certain Magical Index Vol. 20 By Kazuma Kamachi
Yen Press Hatsu*Haru Vol. 10 By Shizuki Fujisawa
J-Novel Club Her Majesty’s Swarm Vol. 1 (NOOK Edition) By 616th Special Information Battalion Light Novel
Kodansha I’m Standing on a Million Lives Vol. 5 By Naoki Yamakawa
Yen Press Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria Vol. 10 By Fujino Omori
Yen Press Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria Vol. 10 (NOOK Edition) By Fujino Omori Digital Edition
Yen Press Karneval Vol. 9 By Touya Mikanagi
Yen Press Karneval Vol. 9 (NOOK Edition) By Touya Mikanagi
Viz Media Levius/est Vol. 2 By Haruhisa Nakata
Seven Seas Entertainment Magical Girl Site Vol. 11 By Kentaro Sato
Viz Media No Guns Life Vol. 3 By Tasuku Karasuma
Seven Seas Entertainment Nurse Hitomi’s Monster Infirmary Vol. 10 By Shake-O
Yen Press Nyankees Vol. 5 (NOOK Edition) By Atsushi Okada Digital Edition
Yen Press Overlord: The Undead King Oh! Vol. 2 By Kugane Maruyama
Yen Press Overlord: The Undead King Oh! Vol. 2 (NOOK Edition) By Kugane Maruyama Digital Edition
Kodansha Sailor Moon Eternal Edition Vol. 7 By Naoko Takeuchi
Kodansha The Seven Deadly Sins Vol. 36 By Nakaba Suzuki
Kodansha The Seven Deadly Sins Vol. 36 (NOOK Edition) By Nakaba Suzuki Digital Edition
Seven Seas Entertainment Sorry for My Familiar Vol. 6 By Tekka Yaguraba
Yen Press Strike the Blood Vol. 14 By Gakuto Mikumo Light Novel
Yen Press Strike the Blood Vol. 14 (NOOK Edition) By Gakuto Mikumo Light Novel
Yen Press Teasing Master Takagi-san Vol. 7 By Soichiro Yamamoto
Ghost Ship To Love Ru Darkness Vol. 14 By Saki Hasemi
Viz Media The Way of the Househusband Vol. 2 By Kousuke Oono

January 25

J-Novel Club Altina the Sword Princess Vol. 2 (NOOK Edition) By Yukiya Murasaki Light Novel

January 26

J-Novel Club How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Vol. 12 (NOOK Edition) By Yukiya Murasaki Light Novel

January 27

J-Novel Club Record of Wortenia War Vol. 4 (NOOK Edition) By Ryota Hori Light Novel

January 28

Yen Press Aoharu x Machinegun Vol. 16 By Naoe
Yen Press Aoharu x Machinegun Vol. 16 (NOOK Edition) By Naoe Digital Edition
Kodansha Cardcaptor Sakura Collector’s Edition Vol. 3 (Hardcover) By Clamp
Seven Seas Entertainment The Dungeon of Black Company Vol. 4 By Youhei Yasumura
Yen Press Final Fantasy Lost Stranger Vol. 4 By Hazuki Minase
Yen Press Final Fantasy Lost Stranger Vol. 4 (NOOK Edition) By Hazuki Minase Digital Edition
Yen Press Goblin Slayer Vol. 9 By Kumo Kagyu Light Novel
Yen Press Goblin Slayer Vol. 9 (NOOK Edition) By Kumo Kagyu Light Novel
Yen Press The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious Vol. 1 By Light Tuchihi
Yen Press The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious Vol. 1 (NOOK Edition) By Light Tuchihi Digital Edition
Yen Press High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even in Another World! Vol. 6 By Riku Misori
Yen Press High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even in Another World! Vol. 6 (NOOK Edition) By Riku Misori Digital Edition
Yen Press Horimiya Vol. 13 By HERO
Yen Press Horimiya Vol. 13 (NOOK Edition) By HERO Digital Edition
Yen Press I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level Vol. 1 By Kisetsu Morita
Yen Press I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level Vol. 1 (NOOK Edition) By Kisetsu Morita Digital Edition
Yen Press Im: Great Priest Imhotep Vol. 1 By Makoto Morishita
DENPA Books Inside Mari Vol. 8 (NOOK Edition) By Shuzo Oshimi Digital Edition
Yen Press A Sister’s All You Need. Vol. 6 By Yomi Hirasaka Light Novel
Yen Press A Sister’s All You Need. Vol. 6 (NOOK Edition) By Yomi Hirasaka Light Novel
J-Novel Club Kokoro Connect Vol. 8 (NOOK Edition) By Sadanatsu Anda Light Novel
Kodansha Living-Room Matsunaga-san Vol. 1 By Keiko Iwashita
Seven Seas Entertainment Magika Swordsman and Summoner Vol. 12 By Mitsuki Mihara
Yen Press Murciélago Vol. 13 By Yoshimurakana
Yen Press Murciélago Vol. 13 (NOOK Edition) By Yoshimurakana Digital Edition
Seven Seas Entertainment My Monster Secret Vol. 19 By Eiji Masuda
Yen Press No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys’ Fault I’m Not Popular! Vol. 15 By Nico Tanigawa
Yen Press No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys’ Fault I’m Not Popular! Vol. 15 (NOOK Edition) By Nico Tanigawa Digital Edition
Kodansha The Quintessential Quintuplets Vol. 7 By Negi Haruba
Udon Entertainment The Rose of Versailles Vol. 1 (Hardcover) By Ryoko Ikeda
Yen Press The Saga of Tanya the Evil Vol. 9 By Carlo Zen
Yen Press The Saga of Tanya the Evil Vol. 9 (NOOK Edition) By Carlo Zen Digital Edition
Ghost Ship Saki the Succubus Hungers Tonight Vol. 1 By Mikokuno Homare
Seven Seas Entertainment SCP Foundation: Iris Through the Looking Glass Vol. 1 By Akira Light Novel
Yen Press Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san Vol. 3 By * Honda
Yen Press Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san Vol. 3 (NOOK Edition) By * Honda Digital Edition
Udon Entertainment Stravaganza Vol. 2 By Akihito Tomi
Udon Entertainment Street Fighter V Vol. 2: Rise up By Ken Siu-Chong
Yen Press Toilet-bound Hanako-kun Vol. 1 By AidaIro
Seven Seas Entertainment Toradora! Vol. 9 By Yuyuko Takemiya Light Novel
Yen Press Torture Princess: Fremd Torturchen Vol. 3 By Keishi Ayasato Light Novel
Yen Press Torture Princess: Fremd Torturchen Vol. 3 (NOOK Edition) By Keishi Ayasato Light Novel
Yen Press Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina Vol. 1 By Jougi Shiraishi Light Novel
Yen Press Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina Vol. 1 (NOOK Edition) By Jougi Shiraishi Light Novel
Yen Press The World’s Strongest Rearguard: Labyrinth Country’s Novice Seeker Vol. 1 By Towa
Yen Press The World’s Strongest Rearguard: Labyrinth Country’s Novice Seeker Vol. 1 (NOOK Edition) By Tôwa Digital Edition
Ghost Ship Yokai Girls Vol. 9 By Mikokuno Homare
Ghost Ship Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs Vol. 8 By Tadahiro Miura
Yen Press Zo Zo Zombie Vol. 6 By Yasunari Nagatoshi
Yen Press Zo Zo Zombie Vol. 6 (NOOK Edition) By Yasunari Nagatoshi Digital Edition
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