Final Day to Suggest Vertical Manga Licenses

Eisner Award-winning publisher looks for 2015 suggestions

Vertical, the publisher behind the Eisner Award-winning release of Osamu Tezuka's Dororo, as well as Knights of Sidonia, From the New World, Flowers of Evil, and, coming this week, the Attack on Titan: Before the Fall light novels, are asking consumers to help suggest new manga licenses for release in 2015.


Today is the last day to tell about your buying habits and propose new manga licenses on their survey at


Rules for new manga license suggestions include:

No licenses from publishers:

  • Shueisha
  • Shogakukan
  • Akita Shoten
  • Gentosha

No rescuing manga previously started or released by other North American publishers.

No titles older than 2005

10 volumes or less.

No novel or light novel submissions


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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