GEN Manga Issue 8 out now
Date: 2012 January 14 15:41
Posted by Joe
The good folks from GEN Manga have sent us details of their latest Issue GEN 8.
It features a new story Let's Eat Ramen by Nagumo, the author of the seriesRadio de Go!
The on-line manga publisher distribute their monthly collection of doujinshi using a subscription model. You get to download and keep the PDF file for each issue too.
Press release as follows:
Author of the Doujin Smash Hit Radio de Go! Creates New Manga for GEN!
GEN Manga Announces the Release of Let's Eat Ramen
Let's Eat Ramen appears in GEN 8 and will be available nationwide Jan. 2012!
NEW YORK, NY – GEN Manga Entertainment, Inc. announces the release of Let's Eat Ramen in GEN 8. (GEN 8, 162 pages, black and white, 1.99) will be available Jan. 2012.
Nagumo is the author of the popular series Radio de Go! Making his debut in Manga Time Kirakira Carat in 2007 he has since made waves in the Japanese doujin community with his smash hit Radio de Go! Now Nagumo will be releasing a new original story for GEN Manga titled Let's Eat Ramen.
Let's Eat Ramen is the story of Saeki, a girl who loves ramen noodles. At last, she thinks that she has finally found the perfect ramen shop, but the problem is the shop is completely full of old regulars and she can't get in. Will the timid Saeki ever summon the willpower to reach out and get the ramen that she desperately wants? An indie manga about the finer points of eating ramen noodles from the creator of the radio manga Radio de Go!, brought to you by genmanga.com.
Junji Ohno creates his second sassy new cover for GEN 8. Ohno made his debut at the age 19 in Weekly Shonen Magazine, and has been a regular contributor to numerous weeklies in Japan, such as Weekly Shonen Fang, Comic Bonbon, and Shonen Comic Champion. Ohno's work includes: Shiritsu Justice Gakuen (1998), Hotshot, Axel Rex, and Spider Riders. Junji Ohno is the newest edition to GEN, America's number one source for authentic doujin manga, where Junji will be making his American debut as the new cover artist.
Readers can also find consecutive issues available on Graphicly. Graphicly is available on numerous platforms, including the Nook, iphone, and Android.
GEN stories are published nowhere else in the world. These stories are created by the elusive doujincreators in Tokyo's secret underground circles, otherwise known in the west as independent creators and hard core fans.
Presenting new indie manga circles from Japan, GEN, a monthly publication, will be released in the US and Japan simultaneously. Digital format and print editions for GEN are available now. Based in New York,GEN Manga Entertainment (www.genmanga.com) endeavors to publish new and unseen graphic workfrom Japan, being in the unique position to bring readers work first, more original and untamed manga will be sure to come!
Source: GEN Manga