October 2018 Manga / Light Novel / Book Releases

Autumn’s in full swing in both Japan and the United States! Without further ado, let’s take a look at the list of October 2018 manga releases (plus light novels and books), along with digital downloads!

This month's release dates are the 2nd, 4th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd, 28th, and the 30th. 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!

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October 2

Viz Media Ao Haru Ride Vol. 1 By Io Sakisaka (Author)
Dark Horse Berserk Official Guidebook By Kentaro Miura (Author) Book
Viz Media Bleach Vol. 74 By Tite Kubo (Author)
Viz Media Blue Exorcist Vol. 20 By Kazue Kato (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Captain Harlock: The Classic Collection Vol. 2 [ Hardcover ] By Leiji Matsumoto (Author)
Udon Entertainment Dragon’s Crown Vol. 2 By Atlus (Author), yuztan (Artist)
Viz Media Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma Vol. 26 By Yuto Tsukuda (Author), Shun Saeki (Illustrator), Yuki Morisaki (Contributor)
Viz Media Haikyu!! Vol. 28 By Haruichi Furudate (Author)
Viz Media Kuroko’s Basketball Vol. 14 (Includes Vols. 27 & 28) By Tadatoshi Fujimaki (Author)
Viz Media My Hero Academia Vol. 15 By Kohei Horikoshi (Author)
Viz Media My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Vol. 2 By Hideyuki Furuhashi (Author), Betten Court (Illustrator), Kohei Horikoshi (Draft Writer)
Viz Media Naruto (3-in-1 Edition) Vol. 24 (Includes vols. 70, 71 & 72) By Masashi Kishimoto (Author)
Viz Media Natsume’s Book of Friends Vol. 22 By Yuki Midorikawa (Author)
Vertical Comics Pop Team Epic By Bkub Okawa (Author)
Viz Media The Promised Neverland Vol. 6 By Kaiu Shirai (Author)
Viz Media Takane & Hana Vol. 5 By Yuki Shiwasu (Author)
Kodansha Waiting for Spring Vol. 8 By Anashin (Author)
Viz Media The Water Dragon’s Bride Vol. 7 By Rei Toma (Author)
Viz Media Yona of the Dawn Vol. 14 By Mizuho Kusanagi (Author)

October 4

J-Novel Club Invaders of the Rokujouma!? Vol. 16 [ Kindle Edition ] By Takehaya (Author), Poco (Illustrator), Warnis (Translator) Light Novel

October 8

J-Novel Club How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Vol. 5 [ Kindle Edition ] By Yukiya Murasaki (Author), Takahiro Tsurusaki (Illustrator), ZackZeal (Translator) Light Novel

October 9

Vertical Comics Ajin Vol. 12 By Gamon Sakurai (Author)
Vertical Comics APOSIMZ Vol. 1 By Tsutomu Nihei (Author)
Viz Media Case Closed Vol. 68 By Gosho Aoyama (Author)
SuBLime Coyote Vol. 1 By Ranmaru Zariya (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Himouto! Umaru-chan Vol. 3 By Sankakuhead (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment How to Treat Magical Beasts: Mine and Master’s Medical Journal Vol. 2 By Kaziya (Author)
Viz Media Magi Vol. 32 By Shinobu Ohtaka (Author)
Viz Media NieR:Automata: Long Story Short Vol. 1 By Jun Eishima (Author), Yoko Taro (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Satoko and Nada Vol. 1 By Yupechika (Author), Marie Nishimori (Contributor)
Viz Media Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle Vol. 3 By Kagiji Kumanomata (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Spirit Circle Vol. 5 By Satoshi Mizukami (Author)
Udon Entertainment Street Fighter: The Novel: Where Strength Lies By Takashi Yano (Author), Yusuke Murata (Artist)
Ghost Ship World’s End Harem Vol. 3 By Kotarou Shouno (Author, Artist)

October 10

J-Novel Club Lazy Dungeon Master: Vol. 2 [ Kindle Edition ] By Supana Onikage (Author), Youta (Illustrator), Quof (Translator) Light Novel

October 12

J-Novel Club Clockwork Planet Vol. 4 [ Kindle Edition ] By Yuu Kamiya (Author), Tsubaki Himana (Author), Sino (Illustrator), fofi (Translator) Light Novel

October 14

J-Novel Club I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse Vol. 10 [ Kindle Edition ] By Namekojirushi (Author), Nao Watanuki (Illustrator), Mana Z (Translator) Light Novel

October 16

Kodansha Attack on Titan Season 3 Part 1 Manga Box Set By Hajime Isayama (Author)
Kodansha Battle Angel Alita Deluxe Edition Vol. 5 By Yukito Kishiro (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Boogiepop Omnibus Vol. 1-3 By Kouhei Kadono (Author), Kouji Ogata (Illustrator) Light Novel
Viz Media Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction Vol. 3 By Inio Asano (Author)
Dark Horse Eromanga Sensei Vol. 1 By Tsukasa Fushimi (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Fairy Tale Battle Royale Vol. 1 By Soraho Ina (Author)
Kodansha Fire Force Vol. 12 By Atsushi Ohkubo (Author)
Viz Media Fire Punch Vol. 4 By Tatsuki Fujimoto (Author)
Viz Media Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection By Junji Ito (Author)
Kodansha The Ghost in the Shell: Global Neural Network By Max Gladstone (Author), Alex de Campi (Author), Brenden Fletcher (Author), Giannis Milonogiannis (Illustrator), Dustin Nguyen (Illustrator)
J-Novel Club Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Vol. 11 [ Kindle Edition ] By Ao Jyumonji (Author), Eiri Shirai (Illustrator), Sean McCann (Translator) Light Novel
Viz Media Gyo (2-in-1 Deluxe Edition) By Junji Ito (Author) Digital Edition
Seven Seas Entertainment How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Vol. 2 By Yukiya Murasaki (Author), Naoto Fukuda (Illustrator)
Seven Seas Entertainment Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid: Kanna’s Daily Life Vol. 3 By coolkyousinnjya (Author), Mitsuhiro Kimura (Illustrator)
Udon Entertainment Persona 4 Vol. 8 By Atlus (Author), Shuji SOGABE (Artist)
One Peace Books The Reprise of the Spear Hero Vol. 01 By Aneko Yusagi (Author)
Kodansha To Your Eternity Vol. 7 By Yoshitoki Oima (Author)
Viz Media Tokyo Ghoul Complete Box Set ( Includes Vol. 1-14 with premium ) By Sui Ishida (Author)
Viz Media Tokyo Ghoul: re Vol. 7 By Sui Ishida (Author)
Kodansha Tokyo Tarareba Girls Vol. 3 By Akiko Higashimura (Author)
Viz Media Uzumaki (3-in-1 Deluxe Edition) By Junji Ito (Author, Illustrator) Digital Edition

October 20

J-Novel Club An Archdemon’s Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride Vol. 2 [ Kindle Edition ] By Fuminori Teshima (Author), COMTA (Illustrator), Hikoki (Translato Light Novel

October 22

PIE International grow: The Art of Koyamori By Koyamori (Author) Artbook
J-Novel Club The Unwanted Undead Adventurer Vol. 3 [ Kindle Edition ] By Yu Okano (Author), Jaian (Illustrator), Shirley Yeung (Translator) Light Novel

October 23

Kodansha Aho-Girl Vol. 9 By Hiroyuki (Author)
Viz Media élDLIVE Vol. 7 [ Kindle Edition ] By Akira Amano (Author) Digital Edition
Kodansha Fairy Tail: Lightning Gods By Kyouta Shibano (Author), Hiro Mashima (Creator)
Vertical Comics The Flowers of Evil – Complete – Vol. 4 By Shuzo Oshimi (Author)
Dark Horse Gantz G Vol. 2 By Hiroya Oku (Author), Keita Lizuka (Illustrator), Matthew Johnson (Translator)
Seven Seas Entertainment Harukana Receive Vol. 2 By Nyoijizai (Author)
J-Novel Club Infinite Stratos Vol. 4 [ Kindle Edition ] By Izuru Yumizuru (Author), CHOCO (Illustrator), Mike Langwiser (Translator) Light Novel
J-Novel Club Kokoro Connect: Kizu Random [ Kindle Edition ] By Sadanatsu Anda (Author), Shiromizakana (Illustrator), Molly Lee (Translator) Light Novel
Seven Seas Entertainment Machimaho: I Messed Up and Made the Wrong Person Into a Magical Girl! Vol. 1 By Souryu (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Made in Abyss Vol. 4 By Akihito Tsukushi (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Magical Girl Apocalypse Vol. 16 By Kentaro Sato (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Nameless Asterism Vol. 3 By Kina Kobayashi (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Plus-Sized Elf Vol. 1 By Synecdoche (Author)
Viz Media Pokémon Adventures (Emerald) Vol. 26 [ Kindle Edition ] By Hidenori Kusaka (Author), Mato, Yamamoto, Satoshi (Illustrator) Digital Edition
Viz Media Pokémon Adventures (Emerald) Vol. 27 [ Kindle Edition ] By Hidenori Kusaka (Author), Mato,Yamamoto, Satoshi (Illustrator) Digital Edition
Viz Media Pokémon Adventures (Emerald) Vol. 28 [ Kindle Edition ] By Hidenori Kusaka (Author), Mato,Yamamoto, Satoshi (Illustrator) Digital Edition
Viz Media Pokémon Adventures (Emerald) Vol. 29 [ Kindle Edition ] By Hidenori Kusaka (Author), Mato, Yamamoto, Satoshi (Illustrator) Digital Edition
Yen Press Pokémon Adventures (FireRed and LeafGreen) Vol. 23 [ Kindle Edition ] By Hidenori Kusaka (Author), Mato,Yamamoto, Satoshi (Illustrator) Digital Edition
Viz Media Pokémon Adventures (FireRed and LeafGreen) Vol. 24 [ Kindle Edition ] By Hidenori Kusaka (Author), Mato, Yamamoto, Satoshi (Illustrator) Digital Edition
Viz Media Pokémon Adventures (FireRed and LeafGreen) Vol. 25 [ Kindle Edition ] By Hidenori Kusaka (Author), Mato, Yamamoto, Satoshi (Illustrator) Digital Edition
Kodansha Real Account Vol. 9-11 By Okushou (Author)
Kodansha That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Vol. 8 By Fuse (Author), Taiki Kawakami (Illustrator)
Seven Seas Entertainment There’s a Demon Lord on the Floor Vol. 6 By Masaki Kawakami (Author)

October 28

J-Novel Club Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest Vol. 8 [ Kindle Edition ] By Ryo Shirakome (Author), Takaya-ki (Illustrator), Ningen (Translator) Light Novel

October 30

Seven Seas Entertainment The Ancient Magus’ Bride Supplement I By Kore Yamazaki (Author) Book
Kodansha Animal Land Vol. 14 By Makoto Raiku (Author)
Yen Press Anne Happy Vol. 8 By Cotoji (Author)
Yen Press Aoharu X Machinegun Vol. 13 By Naoe (Author)
Kodansha Battle Angel Alita: Holy Night and Other Stories By Yukito Kishiro (Author)
Yen Press Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody Vol. 5 By Hiro Ainana (Author), Ayamegumu (Artist)
Yen Press Demonizer Zilch Vol. 5 By Milan Matra (Author)
Yen Press The Devil Is a Part-Timer! Vol. 12 By Satoshi Wagahara (Author), Akio Hiiragi (Artist)
Seven Seas Entertainment Dreamin’ Sun Vol. 8 By Ichigo Takano (Author)
Yen Press Durarara!! RE;DOLLARS Arc Vol. 3 By Ryohgo Narita (Author), Aogiri (Artist)
Yen Press A Certain Magical Index Vol. 15 By Kazuma Kamachi (Author), Chuya Kogino (Artist)
Yen Press Gabriel Dropout Vol. 5 By UKAMI (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Vol. 8 By Ao Jyumonji (Author), Eiri Shirai (Illustrator)
Yen Press Hakumei & Mikochi Vol. 2 By Takuto Kashiki (Author)
Kodansha Happiness Vol. 8 By Shuzo Oshimi (Author)
Yen Press Hatsu*Haru Vol. 3 By Shizuki Fujisawa (Author)
Yen Press High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even in Another World! Vol. 1 By Riku Misora (Author), Kotaro Yamada (Artist), Sacraneco (Artist)
Kodansha Hiro Mashima’s Playground By Hiro Mashima (Author)
Udon Entertainment Infini-T Force Vol. 3 By Ukyou Kodachi (Author), Tatsuma Ejiri (Artist)
Yen Press Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria Vol. 5 By Fujino Omori (Author), Takashi Yagi (Artist), Kiyotaka Haimura (Artist), Suzuhito Yasuda (Artist)
Yen Press Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler – Vol. 7 By Homura Kawamoto (Author), Toru Naomura (Artist)
Yen Press Kiss and White Lily for My Dearest Girl Vol. 7 By Canno (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Mononoke Sharing Vol. 3 By coolkyousinnjya (Author)
Yen Press Murciélago Vol. 8 By Yoshimurakana (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment My Monster Secret Vol. 13 By Eiji Masuda (Author)
Yen Press No Game No Life Vol. 7 [ Kindle Edition ] By Yuu Kamiya (Author) Light Novel
Seven Seas Entertainment Nurse Hitomi’s Monster Infirmary Vol. 8 By Shake-O (Author)
Yen Press Prison School Vol. 11 By Akira Hiramoto (Author)
Yen Press Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Vol. 8 By Tappei Nagatsuki (Author) & Shinichirou Otsuka (Artist) Light Novel
Yen Press A Bride’s Story Vol. 6 [ Kindle Edition ] By Kaoru Mori (Creator) Digital Edition
Yen Press A Bride’s Story Vol. 7 [ Kindle Edition ] By Kaoru Mori (Creator) Digital Edition
Yen Press A Bride’s Story Vol. 8 [ Kindle Edition ] By Kaoru Mori (Creator) Digital Edition
Yen Press A Bride’s Story Vol. 9 [ Kindle Edition ] By Kaoru Mori (Creator) Digital Edition
Yen Press Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts Vol. 3 By Yu Tomofuji (Author)
Yen Press The Saga of Tanya the Evil Vol. 4 By Carlo Zen (Author), Chika Tojo (Artist), Shinobu Shinotsuki (Artist)
Yen Press Sekirei Vol. 6 By Sakurako Gokurakuin (Author)
Yen Press Shibuya Goldfish Vol. 2 By Hiroumi Aoi (Author)
Yen Press Silver Spoon Vol. 5 By Hiromu Arakawa (Author)
Yen Press So I’m a Spider, So What? Vol. 4 By Okina Baba (Author), Asahiro Kakashi (Author)
J-Novel Club Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: The Wayward Journey Vol. 2 [Kindle Edition] By Yoshinobu Akita (Author), Yuuya Kusaka (Illustrator), Andrew Hodgson (Translator)
Yen Press Spirits & Cat Ears Vol. 7 By Miyuki Nakayama (Author)
Yen Press Taboo Tattoo Vol. 12 By Shinjiro (Author)
Yen Press Teasing Master Takagi-san Vol. 2 By Soichiro Yamamoto (Author)
Ghost Ship To Love Ru Darkness Vol. 7 By Saki Hasemi (Author), Kentaro Yabuki (Artist)
Yen Press Triage X Vol. 16 By Shouji Sato (Creator)
Seven Seas Entertainment True Tenchi Muyo! Vol. 2 By Masaki Kajishima (Author), Yousuke Kuroda (Author) Light Novel
Yen Press Val x Love Vol. 4 By Ryosuke Asakura (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Versailles of the Dead Vol. 1 By Kumiko Suekane (Author)
Seven Seas Entertainment Yokai Rental Shop Vol. 4 By Shin Mashiba (Author)
JY Zo Zo Zombie Vol. 1 By Yasunari Nagatoshi (Author)
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