Vertical Comics Anime Expo 2019 Announcements

Update: We have corrected the titles that were announced during the panel thanks to the official Kodansha Comics round-up. Some of the digital-only manga titles were initially labeled as Vertical. We apologise for the confusion.

Book publisher Vertical has announced a number of new books during their industry panel with Kodansha Comics over at Anime Expo 2019. The following manga titles acquired below will be released under their Vertical Comics imprint.

Daily Lives of High School Boys

(Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou)


Author & Art: Yasunobu Yamauchi
Published in 2009
Coming to print in early 2020

A Trail of Blood

(Chi no Wadachi)


Author & Art: Shuuzou Oshimi
Published in 2017
Coming to print in early 2020

In addition, the publisher has also confirmed plans to provide audiobook versions for NisiOisin’s Bakemonogatari novels, and currently has the first part of NisiOisin’s Owarimonogatari novels scheduled for October 2019.

That’s all of the announcements revealed during the industry panel on Saturday 6th July 2019. These will be made available for pre-order across multiple retailers over time.

Source: Kodansha Comics x Vertical Industry Panel AX 2019


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