Disclosure: Three former Crunchyroll employees are among the founders of Azuki.
Digital manga subscription service Azuki revealed three new manga licenses during its Anime Expo 2022 industry panel today. The next titles to make their way to Azuki are Bachi Miyako’s manga adaptation of Aresanzui’s romantic comedy light novel series Turning the Tables on the Seatmate Killer!, Natsumi Ito's mystery period piece My Dear Detective: Mitsuko's Case Files and Invisible Parade, a collection of manga shorts by painter and indie comic artists MISSISSIPPI (Tsukiko and the Satellite and other stories).
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First up on Azuki's website and app is Invisible Parade (from Glacier Bay Books), the first few chapters of which are available now with more to be added in the coming weeks.
Both Turning the Tables on the Seatmate Killer! and My Dear Detective: Mitsuko's Case Files will launch this August, and new chapters will be released each week until Azuki catches up with the Japanese release and switches to a SimulPub schedule.
Turning the Tables on the Seatmate Killer! synopsis:
Yuuki Narito’s new seatmate Yui Takatsuki is the notorious “Seatmate Killer,” who strings guys along before breaking their hearts. But Yuuki’s so clueless he might be immune to her charms! And so begins a fierce competition between two seatmates in this hilarious rom-com.
My Dear Detective: Mitsuko's Case Files synopsis:
Mitsuko is Japan’s first female detective in the turbulent 1920s! When a handsome college student shows up with a new case, he ends up assigned as her new assistant. Join Mitsuko and Saku as they solve cases, explore the changing cultural landscape of early Showa-era Japan, and maybe grow a little closer along the way in this fashionable mystery series.
Source: Press release
Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine and the Editor-in-Chief of Sci Fi Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.
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