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News Roundup: Dec. 30-Jan. 5

The Blu-ray version of Revolutionary Girl Utena will be available for purchase in 2017, thanks to Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment. The manga Anata no Koto wa Sorehodo by Ryou Ikuemi is getting the live-action drama treatment, according to an announcement in Shodensha’s Feel Young magazine. According to Anime News Network, “The story follows Mitsu, a woman around the age...

What Yuri on Ice!!!!! Did Right

Here at HOM, both of us were diligently following the fall anime Yuri on Ice!!!!! We decided to do an end of season follow-up joint post about half-way through the anime. We didn’t realize at the time how massive the fan following would become. According to this poll and this poll, it ended up being the most popular anime...

New on Shoujo Shelves – January 2017

New year, new titles. And we have some doozies coming out for 2017!! I want to take a moment to address the “shoujo” aspect of these posts. Originally when I started with them, there was a ton of shoujo titles in the market.  In more recent years, publishers have become more picky with licenses. This has led to a...

Best New Shoujo Manga of 2016

Not as many new series this year as last year. However, many new titles we got are read-worthy for shoujo fans. Just for clarity’s sake, only titles published in print in English are considered. Here’s what we’ve determined are the best NEW shoujo manga of 2016. Yona of the Dawn by Mizuho Kusanagi Synopsis: Princess Yona lives an ideal...
2017 Shoujo and Josei License Announcements
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