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YS Special

Japanese: YSスペシャル

Circulation: 2008/09 - 2009/01
Release Date: Monthly; 25th

Publisher: Shogakukan

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A special issue of Big Comic Spirits. After the suspension of "Young Sunday", a special issue of "Big Comic Spirits" was introduced that's titled "YS Special". Many manga that used to be serialized in "Young Sunday" continued serialization in this magazine. Its first issue was released on September 25th, 2008. The magazine ended with the release of the fifth issue (released on January 24th, 2009), and all of its manga serials ended in this issue.

Yome to Shuutome Deluxe (Yome to Shuutome DX)

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Japanese: 嫁と姑デラックス (嫁と姑DX)

Cost: 650 yen

Publisher: Kuroda Shuppan Kyou Bunsha

Yome to Shuutome Scandal

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Japanese: 嫁と姑スキャンダル

Cost: 590 yen
Release Date: 14th

Publisher: Take Shobo

Links:

Official Site

Yome to Syu Document

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Japanese: 嫁と姑ドキュメント

Cost: 562 yen
Release Date: Monthly; 7th

Publisher: Take Shobo

Links:

Official Site

You

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Japanese: YOU(ユー)

Cost: 350 yen
Release Date: Bi-weekly; 1st & 15th
Circulation: 1980 - ?

Publisher: Shueisha

Links:

Official Site

Magazine Info

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Was called Lady's Comic YOU (レディースコミックユー) when first launched in 1980.

Youkoso Mama Tomo Jigoku e

Japanese: ようこそママ友地獄へ

Circulation: 2011/08 - ?
Release Date: Quarterly; 4th

Publisher: Bunkasha

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A special issue of Katei Mystery magazine.

Young Ace

Japanese: ヤングエース

Size: B5: B5
Release Date: Monthly; 4th
Circulation: 2009/07 - ?

Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten

Links:

Official Site

Kadokawa Shoten's magazine page

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A special issue of Shounen Ace magazine. Its first issue was released on July 4th, 2009. The magazine is described as "Magazine for people who never give up reading Comic!", and the cover of the first issue describes the magazine as the birth of the elder brother magazine of Shounen Ace. Some manga that were serialized in the defunct seinen manga magazine Comic Charge continued their serialization in this magazine. The magazine aims at the readers that graduated from reading Shounen Ace, and the male readers who keep reading manga. Its main target readership are males in their later half of their twenties to their thirties (roughly aimed at 25 to 40 year old males). The magazine's keywords are bishoujo, gag and action.

Young Animal

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Japanese: ヤングアニマル

Cost: 300 yen
Release Date: Bi-weekly; 2nd & 4th Friday
Circulation: 1992 - ?

Publisher: Hakusensha

Links:

Official Site

Young Animal Arashi

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Japanese: ヤングアニマル嵐

Release Date: Monthly; 1st Friday
Circulation: 2000/03 - ?

Publisher: Hakusensha

Links:

Official Site

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A special issue of Young Animal magazine.

Young Animal Platinum Arashi

Japanese: ヤングアニマル プラチナ嵐

Size: B5
Circulation: 2010/08 - ?

Publisher: Hakusensha

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A special issue of Young Animal magazine. It specializes mainly in gravure and DVD, and contains a few manga. Its first issue was released on August 26th, 2010.

Young Animal Zoukan Island

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Japanese: ヤングアニマル増刊あいらんど

Cost: 680 yen
Release Date: Irregular publication
Circulation: 2004/04 - ?

Publisher: Hakusensha

Links:

Official Site

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A special issue of Young Animal. Its first issue was released on April 27th, 2004.

Young Champion

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Japanese: ヤングチャンピオン

Cost: 320 yen
Release Date: Bi-weekly; 2nd & 4th Tuesday

Publisher: Akita Shoten

Links:

Official Site

Y-Champ - Young Champion's official cell phone site.

Serialization:

  • Battle Afro
  • Busu no Hitomi ni Koi Shiteru
  • German World Cup×Let's Hit It!!
  • Hermes
  • Ikasete! Banbina♥
  • Kaikou no Mori
  • Love Junkies
  • Mozuku, Walking!
  • Nayamanse
  • Oyome ni Oide!
  • Shinsengumi Mokushiroku
  • Sekai wo Shire!
  • Tsuki to Tomago
  • SCHOOLMATE
  • SUNdoME

Young Champion Otoko

Japanese: ヤングチャンピオン漢

Circulation: 2008/09 - ?

Publisher: Akita Shoten

Links:

Official Site

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Young Champion special issue. Its first issue was released on September 30th, 2008.

Young Champion Retsu

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Japanese: ヤングチャンピオン烈

Cost: 390 yen
Release Date: Bi-monthly; 3rd Tuesday
Circulation: 2006/06 - ?

Publisher: Akita Shoten

Links:

Official Site

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Special issue of Young Champion. First issue released on 6/20/2006.

Young Comic

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Japanese: ヤングコミック

Cost: 300 yen
Release Date: Monthly; 10th

Publisher: Shounen Gahosha

Links:

Official Site

Young Dokan

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Japanese: ヤングドカン

Cost: 500 yen
Circulation: 2007/01 - ?

Publisher: Akebono Shuppan

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Manga and gravure magazine for males.

Young GanGan

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Japanese: ヤングガンガン (formerly ガンガンYG)

Size: B5
Cost: 290 yen
Release Date: Bi-weekly; 1st & 3rd Friday
Circulation: 2004/12 - ?

Publisher: Square Enix

Links:

Official Site

Publication Info

Reviews - Reviews of each issue and their serializations.

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Launched on 2004/12/03 as a special seasonal issue of Shounen Gangan under the name Gangan YG. On 2004/11/15 it was transformed into Young Gangan.

Young Judy

Circulation: 1997/02 - 2003/08

Publisher: Shogakukan

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Judy special issue.

Young Jump (Monthly)

Japanese: 月刊ヤングジャンプ

Cost: 350 yen
Release Date: Monthly; 3rd Tuesday
Circulation: 2008/05 - 2010/08

Publisher: Shueisha

Links:

Official Site

s-manga.net's magazine website

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Weekly Young Jump special issue. The first issue was released on May 1st, 2008. The September 2010 issue (released on August 12th, 2010) was its last issue. The magazine was revived as Miracle Jump magazine.

Young Jump

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Japanese: 週刊ヤングジャンプ

Cost: 290 yen
Release Date: Weekly; Wednesday
Circulation: 1979 - ?

Publisher: Shueisha

Links:

Official Site

Young King (Monthly)

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Japanese: 月刊ヤングキング

Size: B5
Cost: 380 yen
Release Date: Monthly; 19th
Circulation: 2006/10 - ?

Publisher: Shounen Gahosha

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Official Site

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Bi-weekly Young King's sibling magazine.

Young King

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Japanese: ヤングキング

Cost: 270 yen
Release Date: B-weekly; 2nd & 4th Monday
Circulation: 1987 - ?

Publisher: Shounen Gahosha

Links:

Official Site

Young King Ours

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Japanese: ヤングキングアワーズ

Cost: 500 yen
Release Date: Monthly; 30th
Circulation: 1993 - ?

Publisher: Shounen Gahosha

Links:

Official Site

Serialization:

  • Excel Saga
  • Geobreeders
  • Hellsing

Young King Rookies

Japanese: ヤングキングルーキーズ

Circulation: 2011/07 - ?

Publisher: Shounen Gahosha

Young Love Comic aya

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Japanese: Young Love Comic aya

Cost: 600 yen
Release Date: Monthly; 8th

Publisher: Ohzora Shuppan

Links:

Official Site

Young Magazine (Monthly)

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Japanese: 月刊ヤングマガジン

Size: B5
Cost: 350 yen
Release Date: Monthly; 2nd Wednesday
Circulation: 1999 - ?

Publisher: Kodansha

Links:

Official Site

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A sister magazine of Weekly Young Magazine. Started in 1999 as Bessatsu Young Magazine (別冊ヤングマガジン), which was a bi-monthly publication which used to be published between the 15-20 of every even month, but with the release of Bessatsu Young Magazine number 36 on October 16th, 2009, it was the last to be put on the market. On December 9th, 2009 the magazine got renewed, it became a monthly publication, and its title was changed to "Monthly Young Magazine" (月刊ヤングマガジン). The release date of Monthly Young Magazine is the 2nd Wednesday every month.

Young Magazine

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Japanese: ヤングマガジン

Size: B5
Cost: 280 yen
Release Date: Weekly; Monday
Circulation: 1980/06 - ?

Publisher: Kodansha

Links:

Official Site

Young Magazine Uppers

Japanese: ヤングマガジンアッパーズ (ヤングマガジンUppers)

Cost: 260 yen
Release Date: Bi-weekly; Tuesday
Circulation: 1998/04 - 2004/10

Publisher: Kodansha

Links:

Official Site

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Started on April 1st, 1998 with its release being the first and third Wednesday of every month. Later on its release was changed to the first and hird Tuesday of every month. Its last issue was released on October 19th, 2004.

Young Sunday

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Japanese: 週刊ヤングサンデー

Size: B5
Cost: 300 yen
Release Date: Weekly; Thursday
Circulation: 1987 - 2008/07

Publisher: Shogakukan

Links:

Official Site

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Used to be bi-weekly, became a weekly magazine after 1995 issue 23 (11/22). Its last issue was released on July 31st, 2008. Many manga will continue serialization in "YS Special" magazine.

Young Sunday Zoukan

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Japanese: ヤングサンデー 増刊

Size: B5
Cost: 300 yen
Release Date: 3 times a year; Jan, May, Aug
Circulation: 2004/01 - 2008/01

Publisher: Shogakukan

Links:

Official Site

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Young Sunday special issue.

Young You

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Japanese: ヤングユー

Cost: 360 yen
Release Date: Monthly; 8th
Circulation: 1986/05 - 2005/10

Publisher: Shueisha

Links:

Official Site

Past Serialization:

  • Honey and Clover

Young You Colors

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Japanese: ヤングユーカラーズ

Cost: 500 yen
Release Date: Bi-monthly
Circulation: 2003/01 - 2005/08

Publisher: Shueisha

Links:

Official Site

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Each magazine is numbered a different color verde, blu... These titles are for younger audiences but from josei mangaka.

Yuri Shimai

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Japanese: 百合姉妹

Cost: 880 yen
Release Date: Quarterly
Circulation: 2003/07 - 2004/11

Publisher: Magazine Magazine

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Defunct after 5 issues.

Yuu

Japanese: 幽

Release Date: Twice a year (June and December)
Circulation: 2004/06 - ?

Publisher: Media Factory

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Ghost stories speciality magazine. It's the first literary magazine in Japan that specializes in ghost stories. Contains: novels, manga, gravure, discussions, interviews, columns, ... and their theme is ghost stories.