Media Do International Adds 20+ Digital Manga from Kobunsha

Media Do International Inc. is expanding its manga offerings with more than 20 yaoi/Boys Love exclusive digital manga titles from revered Japanese publisher Kobunsha, available for the first time in English to global readers.

Media Do International Adds 20+ Yaoi Digital Manga from Kobunsha
Cover art courtesy of Kobunsha, Media Do International

The BL/boys love titles were originally published in Japan and English-language editions are being produced by Media Do International. The content is rated for ages 18 and older.

Media Do International Adds 20+ Yaoi Digital Manga from Kobunsha
Cover art courtesy of Kobunsha, Media Do International

The first 10 titles are available in June and include:

  • A Story of Love That I Do Not Know by Sachi Murakami
  • Your Treacle Affects At Night by Sachi Murakami
  • Love Patisserie by Anna Hanamaki
  • My Beloved Lord by Haruka Komusubi
  • Stalemate by Toomi Aoyama
  • Mahjong Parlor of Love by Meteo Hoshiduki
  • Professor Strangelove by Tomoei Sasahara
  • Legend of Mad BL Momotaroh Art by Tomoei Sasahara, Story by Ume Yamada
  • Wolf and Little BL Red Hood Art by Kotaro Kobayashi, Story by Ume Yamada
  • This Onmyoji is Bad News Art by Hiroshi Asagi, Story by Touka Namimaki

Readers are invited to leave reviews on NetGalley for the FREE preview chapters and full eBook releases to be automatically entered for a chance to win an illustrated shikishi artboard, personally autographed by 1 of 3 acclaimed BL manga-ka whose work is being debuted – Haruka Komusubi (My Beloved Lord), Sachi Murakami (Your Treacle Affects at Night) and Tomoei Sasahara (Professor Strangelove).

Media Do International Adds 20+ Yaoi Digital Manga from Kobunsha
Cover art courtesy of Kobunsha, Media Do International

"These titles include works by a cadre of acclaimed creators in the BL manga space and we know each one will delight fans and readers. We are excited to partner with Media Do International to bring readers this content across leading digital reading platforms," says Takashi Endo of Kobunsha's BL Comics Management Team.

Media Do International Adds 20+ Yaoi Digital Manga from Kobunsha
Cover art courtesy of Kobunsha, Media Do International

"BL manga has a fervent fanbase in North America and we are excited to expand our digital catalog with more than 20 new titles from Kobunsha," says Daihei Shiohama, President and CEO of Media Do International. "As the global popularity of manga continues to grow, we are committed to developing our digital manga catalog and expanding our distribution for a diverse range of readers."

Media Do International Adds 20+ Yaoi Digital Manga from Kobunsha
Cover art courtesy of Kobunsha, Media Do International

Free preview chapters of select releases are available now for a limited time on NetGalley. Additional titles will be released later this year.

NetGalley, a division of Media Do International, helps publishers and authors promote digital review copies to book advocates and industry professionals. It's free to register as a Member/Reader on NetGalley.

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About Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh is a filmmaker, screenwriter and novelist. He wrote radio plays for the BBC Radio, “JLA: Age of Wonder” for DC Comics, “Blackshirt” for Moonstone Books, and “La Muse” for Big Head Press. Most recently, he wrote “Her Nightly Embrace”, “Her Beautiful Monster” and “Her Fugitive Heart”, a trilogy of novels featuring a British-Indian private eye published by Atria Books, a division Simon & Schuster.
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