Summer 2015 Manga Releases

Plus Light Novels and Other Related Goodies released from June through August!

Summer is winding down, and what better way to spend the rest of the season than by going outside in the sunshine and reading your favorite new manga releases! There’s quite a bit to look forward to this season, and we here at Yatta are giving you guys the scoop for the months of June, July, and August. Not only can you pick up some of the most popular manga series being published, but light novels, full-length novels, and art books, too! Let’s get started!


Did you get all your favorites that came out this past June? Now’s the time to make sure! Here’s a list of what was released, grouped together by publisher.

Viz Media

Arata: The Legend Vol. 22 by Yuu Watase
Assasination Classroom Vol. 4 by Yusei Matsui
Blue Exorcist Vol. 13 by Kazue Kato
Deadman Wonderland Vol. 9 by Jinsei Kataoka (story) and Kazuma Kondou (art)

Dogs: Bullets and Carnage Vol. 10 by Shirow Miwa
Dragon Ball 3-in-1 Edition Vol. 9 (vols. 25, 26, & 27) by Akira Toriyama
Food Wars! Vol. 6 by Yuto Tsukuda (story) and Shun Saeki (art)
Fragments of Horror by Junji Ito

Kamisama Kiss Vol. 18 by Julietta Suzuki
Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You Vol. 21 by Karuho Shiina
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Vol. 12 by Shinobu Ohtaka
Master Keaton Vol. 3 by Hokusei Katsushika, Takashi Nagasaki (story) and Naoki Urasawa (art)

Naruto Vol. 70 by Masashi Kishimoto
Natsume’s Book of Friends Vol. 18 by Yuki Midorikawa
One Piece Omnibus Edition Vol 12. (vols. 34, 35, & 36) by Eiichiro Oda
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Vol. 5 by Takaya Kagami (story) and Yamato Yamamoto (art)

So Cute It Hurts!! Vol. 1 by Go Ikeyamada
Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 1 by Sui Ishida
Toriko Vol. 28 by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
Voice Over!: Seiyu Academy Vol. 11 by Maki Minami
Gene Mapper (Novel) by Taiyo Fujii

Yen Press

Bloody Cross Vol. 7 by Shiwo Komeyama
Are You Alice? Vol. 9 by Ai Ninomiya (original story) and Ikumi Katagiri (art)
Love at Fourteen Vol. 3 by Fuka Mizutani
He’s My Only Vampire Vol. 3 by Aya Shouoto
Secret Vol. 2 by Yoshiki Tonogai

Chaika: The Coffin Princess Vol. 1 by Ichirou Sakaki (story) and Shinta Sakayama (art)
Demon from Afar Vol. 3 by Kaori Yuki
Barakamon Vol. 5 by Satsuki Yoshino
Alice in Murderland Vol. 1 by Kaori Yuki

Sword Art Online: Progressive (Light Novel) Vol. 2 by Reki Kawahara (story) and abec (art)
The Isolator (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Reki Kawahara (story) and Shimeji (art)
Pandora Hearts ~Caucus Race~ (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Shinobu Wakamiya (story) and Jun Mochizuki (art)

Kodansha Comics

Fairy Tail Vol. 48 by Hiro Mashima
Say I Love You Vol. 8 by Kanae Hazuki
xxxHOLIC Omnibus Vol. 6 (vols. 11 & 12)
Noragami Vol. 5 by ADACHITOKA

Your Lie in April Vol. 2 Naoshi Arakawa
The Science of Attack on Titan by Rikao Yanagita and Hajime Isayama
Maria the Virgin Witch Vol. 3 by Masayuki Ishikawa
Let’s Dance a Waltz Vol. 2 by Natsumi Ando

Dark Horse

Dark Horse June 2015New Lone Wolf and Cub Vol. 5 by Kazuo Koike (story) and Hideki Mori (art)
The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Vol. 14 by Eiji Otsuka (story) and Housui Yamazaki (art)

Udon Entertainment

Udon June 2015 EvangelionThe Essential Evangelion Chronicle: Side A by We’ve Inc and Gainax


Vertical June 2015Witchcraft Works Vol. 5 by Ryu Mizunagi
A Sky Longing for Memories: The Art of Makoto Shinkai by Makoto Shinkai
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Vol. 10 (Solomon) by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
Ajin: Demi-Human Vol. 5 by Gamon Sakurai

Seven Seas Entertainment

D-Frag! Vol. 5 by Tomoya Haruno
Girls Und Panzer Vol. 4 by GIRLS und PANZER Projekt (original story) and Ryuuichi Saitaniya (art)
Servamp Vol. 2 by TANAKASTRIKE
Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends Vol. 11 by Yomi Hirasaka (story) and Itachi (art)
Nurse Hitomi’s Monster Infirmary Vol. 2 by Shake-O

Freezing Vol. 1-2 by Dall-Young Lim (story) and Kwang-Hyun Kim (art)
Alice in the Country of Hearts: Junk Box by Quin Rose (original story) and Mamenosuke Fujimaru (art)
Toradora! Vol. 7 by Yuyuko Takemiya (story) and Zekkyou (art)
Non Non Biyori Vol. 1 by Atto



July just came to a close a few days ago. Let’s take a look back and see what came out last month!

Viz Media

07-GHOST Vol. 17 by Yuki Amemiya (story) and Yukino Ichihara (art)
Bleach Vol. 64 by Tite Kubo
Case Closed Vol. 55 by Gosho Aoyama
The Demon Prince of Momochi House Vol. 1 by Aya Shouoto

D. Gray-man 3-in-1 Edition Vol. 7 (vols. 19, 20, & 21) by Katsura Hoshino
Kiss of the Rose Princess Vol. 5 by Aya Shouoto
LBX (Little Battlers Experience) Vol. 6 by Hideaki Fujii
Monster Perfect Edition Vol. 5 (vols. 9 & 10) by Naoki Urasawa

My Love Story!! Vol. 5 by Kazune Kawahara (story) and Aruko (art)
Nisekoi: False Love Vol. 10 by Naoshi Komi
Pokémon Advetures (Emerald) Vol. 29 by Hidenori Kusaka (story) and Satoshi Yamamoto (art)
Pokémon Adventures: Black and White  Vol. 8 by Hidenori Kusaka (story) and Satoshi Yamamoto (art)

Ranma ½ 2-in-1 Edition Vol. 9 (vols. 17 & 18) by Rumiko Takahashi
Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire Vol. 5 by Naoki Serizawa (story & art) and Capcom (concept)
RIN-NE Vol. 18 by Rumiko Takahashi
Skip Beat! 3-in-1 Edition Vol. 11 (vols. 21, 22, & 23) by Yoshiki Nakamura
Sunny Vol. 5 by Taiyo Matsumoto

Terra Formars Vol. 7 by Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenichi Tachibana (art)
Tiger and Bunny Vol. 7 by Mizuki Sakakibara (art) and Sunrise (planning/story)
Twin Star Exorcists Vol. 1 by Yoshiaki Sukeno
World Trigger Vol. 6 by Daisuke Ashihara
Yukarism Vol. 3 by Chika Shiomi

Yen Press

Akame ga KILL! Vol. 3 by Takahiro (story) and Tetsuya Tashiro
Soul Eater NOT! Vol. 5 by Atsushi Ohkubo
Accel World (manga) Vol. 4 by Hiroyuki Aigamo, (art) Reki Kawahara (original story), and HIMA (character design)
Puella Magi Madoka Magika: Homura’s Revenge Vol. 1 by Magica Quartet (story), Kawazu-ku, and Masugitsune (art)
Inu x Boku SS Vol. 8 by Cocoa Fujiwara
Durararara!! Yellow Scarves Arc Vol. 3 by Ryohgo Narita (original story), Suzuhito Yasuda (character design), and Akiyo Satorigi (art)

Black Butler Vol. 20 by Yana Toboso
First Love Monster by Akira Hiyoshimaru
Prison School by Akira Hiramoto
A Certain Magical Index (manga) Vol. 2 by Kazuma Kamachi (original story), Kiyotaka Haimura (character design), and Chuya Kogino (art)
So I Can’t Play H! Vol. 2 by Pan Tachibana (original story), Sho Okagiri (art), and Yoshiaki Katsurai (character design)

Final Fantasy Type-0 Side Story by Takatoshi Shiozawa and Tetsuya Nomura (supervision)
Karneval Vol. 2 by Touya Mikanagi
Kagerou Daze Vol. 2 by Mahiro Satou (art), Jin (Shizen no Teki-P) (original story), and Sidu (character design)
The Devil is a Part-Timer Vol. 2 by Akio Hiiragi (art), Satoshi Wagahara (original story), and 029 (Oniku) (character design)

Durarara!! (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Ryohgo Narita (story) and Suzuhito Yasuda (art)
Accel World (light Novel) Vol. 4 by Reki Kawahara (story) and Hima (art)
Log Horizon (Light Novel) Vol. 2 by Mamare Touno (story) and Kazuhiro Hara (art)
No Game No Life (Light Novel) Vol. 2 by Yuu Kamiya

Kodansha Comics

UQ Holder! Vol. 5 by Ken Akamatsu
My Little Monster Vol. 9 by Robico
A Silent Voice Vol. 2 by Yoshitoki Oima

The Seven Deadly Sins Vol. 9 by Nakaba Suzuki
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Vol. 3 Miki Yoshikawa
Fairy Tail Vol. 49 by Hiro Mashima

Dark Horse

Lone Wolf and Cub Omnibus Vol. 9 (two stories from vol. 19, vol. 20, & four stories from vol. 21) by Kazuo Koike (story) and Goseki Kojima (art)
Oreimo: Kuroneko Vol. 2 by Tsukasa Fushimi (story) and Sakura Ikeda (art)
Gantz Vol. 36 by Hiroya Oku
Oh My Goddess! Omnibus Vol. 1 (vols. 1, 2, & 3) by Kosuke Fujishima

Udon Entertainment

Senran Kagura: Official Designs Works by Nan Yaegashi and Marvelous Entertainment
Duel Art: Kazuki Takahashi Yu-Gi-Oh Illustrations by Kazuki Takahashi
Shining Blade & Ark: Collection of Visual Materials by Tony Taka and Sega
Record of Agarest War: Heroines Visual Book by Compile Heart


The Complete Chi’s Sweet Home Part 1 by Konami Kanata
Biogenesis by Tatsuaki Ishiguro
My Neighbor Seki Vol. 3 by Takuma Morishige
What Did You Eat Yesterday? Vol. 9 Fumi Yoshinaga

Seven Seas Entertainment

12 Beast Vol. 2 by OKAYADO
Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn Vol. 1 Masamune Shirow (story) and Koshi Rikudo (art)
A Centaur’s Life Vol. 6 by Kei Murayama
The Sacred Blacksmith Vol. 8 by Isao Miura (story) and Kotaro Yamada (art)

Magika Swordsman and Summoner Vol. 1 by Mitsuki Mihara (story) and MonRin (art)
Kokoro Connect Vol. 4 by Sadanatsu Anda (story) and CUTEG (art)
Arpeggio of Blue Steel Vol. 5 Ark Performance
Magical Girl Apocalypse Vol. 4 by Kentaro Sato



August is finally here! What better way to drown your sorrows with the onslaught of back-to-school sales than by getting lost in a good read. Check out what’s hitting shelves this month!

Viz Media

Assasination Classroom Vol. 5 by Yusei Matsui
Bleach 3-in-1 Edition Vol. 12 (vols. 34, 35, & 36) by Tite Kubo
Deadman Wonderland Vol. 10 by Jinsei Kataoka (story) and Kazuma Kondou (art)
Dorohedoro Vol. 16 by Q. Hayashida
Black Rose Alice Vol. 5 by Setona Mizushiro

Food Wars! Vol. 7 by Yuto Tsukuda (story) and Shun Saeki (art)
Itsuwaribito Vol. 15 by Yuuki Iinuma
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 1—Phantom Blood Vol. 3 by Hirohiko Araki
Kaze Hikaru Vol. 23 by Taeko Watanabe

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Vol. 13 by Shinobu Ohtaka
Maid-sama! 2-in-1 Edition Vol. 1 (vols. 1 & 2) by Hiro Fujiwara
My Hero Academia Vol. 1 by Kohei Horikoshi
Naruto Vol. 71 by Masashi Kishimoto

One Piece Vol. 75 by Eiichiro Oda
So Cute It Hurt!! Vol. 2 by Go Ikeyamada
Spell of Desire Vol. 5 by Tomu Ohmi
Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 2 by Sui Ishida

Toriko Vol. 29 by Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
Ultraman Vol. 1 by Eiichi Shimizu (story) and Tomohiro Shimoguchi (art)
Voice Over!: Seiyu Academy Vol. 11 by Maki Minami
Yu-Gi-Oh! 3-in-1 Edition Vol. 3 (vols. 7, 8, & 9) by Kazuki Takahashi

Yen Press

Barakamon Vol. 6 by Satsuki Yoshino
Gou-dere Sora Nagihara Vol. 4 by Suu Minazuki
The Devil is a Part-Timer High School! Vol. 1 by Satoshi Wagahara
High School DxD Vol. 6 by Hiroichi (art), Ichiei Ishibumi (original story), and Zero Miyama (character design)
Emma Vol. 2 by Kaoru Mori
Rust Blaster Vol. 1 by Yana Toboso

Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (Manga) Vol. 2 by Kunieda (art), Fujino Omori (original story), and Suzuhito Yasuda (character design)
Puella Magi Homura Tamura ~Parallel Worlds Do Not Remain Parallel Forever~ Vol. 1 by Magica Quartet (original story) and AFRO (art)
Ani-Imo Vol. 4 by Haruko Kurumatani
BTOOOM! Vol. 11 by Junya Inoue
Trinity Seven Vol. 2 by Kenji Saitou (story) and Nao Akinari (art)

A Certain Magical Index (Light Novel) Vol. 4 by Kazuma Kamachi (story) and Kiyotaka Haimura (art)
Sword Art Online Vol. 5: Phantom Bullet (Light Novel) by Reki Kawahara (story) and abec (art)
Black Bullet (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Shiden Kanzaki (story) and Saki Ukai (art)

Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (Light Novel) Vol. 4 by Fujino Omori (story) and Suzuhito Yasuda (art)
Spice and Wolf Vol. 15 by Isuna Hasekura
The Devil is a Part-Timer (Light Novel) Vol. 2 by Satoshi Wagahara (story) and 029 (Oniku) (art)

Kodansha Comics

Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle Omnibus 5 (vols. 13, 14, & 15) by CLAMP
Cage of Eden Vol. 18 by Yoshinobu Yamada
Noragami Vol. 6 by ADACHITOKA
Attack on Titan Vol. 16 by Hajime Isayama
Attack on Titan Vol. 16 Special Edition (comes with playing cards) by Hajime Isayama

Attack on Titan: Before the Fall Vol. 5 by Satoshi Shiki (art), Ryo Suzukaze (story), Hajime Isayama (original concept), and Thores Shibamoto (character designs)
The Wallflower Vol. 35 by Tomoko Hayakawa
Say I Love You Vol. 9 by Kanae Hazuki
Let’s Dance a Waltz Vol. 3 by Natsumi Ando

Fairy Tail Blue Mistral Vol. 1 by Hiro Mashima (story) and Rui Watanabe (art)
Inuyashiki Vol. 1 by Hiroya Oku
Your Lie in April Vol. 3 by Naoshi Arakawa
Maria the Virgin Witch Exhibition by Masayuki Ishikawa

Dark Horse

The Art of Satoshi Kon by Satoshi Kon
The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Omnibus Edition Vol. 1 (vols. 1, 2, & 3) by Eiji Otsuka (story) and Housui Yamazaki (art)


Witchcraft Works Vol. 6 by Ryu Mizunagi
Ajin: Demi-Human Vol. 6 by Gamon Sakurai
Attack on Titan: The Harsh Mistress of the City, Part 1 (light novel) by Ryo Kawakami (story), Range Murata (art), and Hajime Isayama (original concept)

Seven Seas Entertainment

Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto Vol. 1 by Nami Sano
Dragonar Academy Vol. 7 by Ran (story) and Shiki Mizuchi (art)
Devils and Realist Vol. 6 by Utako Yukihiro (story) and Madoka Takadono (art)
Monster Musume Vol. 7 by OKAYADO
Evergreen Vol. 2 Yuyuko Takemiya (story) and Akira Caskabe (art)

Alice in the Country of Hearts: White Rabbit and Some Afternoon Tea Vol. 1 by QuinRose (original story) and Mamenosuke Fujimaru (art)
Clay Lord: Master of Golems Vol. 2 by Jun Suzumoto
Citrus Vol. 3 by Saburouta
Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer Vol. 7-8 by Satoshi Mizukami
Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace Vol. 1 by Tatsuo Sato (original story) and Chibimaru (art)


With all of the manga, light novels, and books being released this summer, there’s certainly plenty to read! Take a break from watching anime or gaming and check out a few of these titles; there’s bound to be something that you like!



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