Date: 2014 January 06 16:15
Posted by Joe
The good folks from GEN Manga have sent us details of their latest release. They're back with volume 3 of Let's Eat Ramen. Their GEN Manga monthly indie manga has also returned.
We caught up with GEN Manga a few years ago to hear their thoughts on seinen and indie manga.
Press release as follows:
Author of the Let's Eat Ramen and Radio de Go! kicks off return of GEN Manga monthly!
GEN Manga Announces the Release of Let's Eat Ramen 3!
Let's Eat Ramen 3 and an all-new season of GEN Manga will be available nationwide Jan. 2014!
NEW YORK, NY – GEN Manga Entertainment, Inc. announces the release of Let's Eat Ramen 3 with the return of GEN Manga monthly (one full year of all new indie manga, $24.00) will begin Jan. 2014.
GEN Manga is Indie Manga from the Tokyo Underground. GEN Manga was made to give fans an exclusive look at real doujinshi, otherwise known as indie manga, that they had heard about, but until now, unable to get their hands on. In its essence, doujinshi is manga traded among other manga artists. GEN Manga monthly launched with much acclaim in 2011. I In 2013 GEN Manga introduced new Korean underground Manhwa stories to indie manga fans in the pages of its GEN Manhwa monthly magazine.
Now, GEN Manga monthly has returned with an exciting new digital and print publishing schedule for 2014. Here's what you need to know:
All-new original stories can be read every month exclusively on www.genmanga.com!
Also available, GEN is now offering fans access to it's complete back issues archive, over 2300 pages of real indie manga and manhwa, all in DRM free downloadable PDF format for only $24.00!
"Let's Eat Ramen" is showcased in the Jan 2014 issue of GEN Manga. 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 Nagumo the creator of the radio manga Radio de Go!
Nagumo, the author of "Let's Eat Ramen," is also 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 the 3rd installment in his original new story for GEN Manga titled Let's Eat Ramen.
Sorako, GEN Manga's first print release in 2014 (GN, 152 pages, paperback, $9.95, 978-1939012067), is now in stores nationwide. Sorako lives an ordinary life. And this is an ordinary story. She has friends and family, loves her dog, thinks about life, and occasionally looks for work (kinda). These are the adventures into a typical girl's life. (Author: Fujimura Takayuki)
"Unique and uncensored, to expect the unexpected."
-Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
"A Beautiful Slice of Life Manga."
GEN Manga Entertainment, Inc. is a New York based entertainment company with worldwide publishing and licensing divisions dedicated to its continually growing family of manga and manhwa characters and titles. GEN Manga's properties include multiple stories and countless characters spanning all manga and manhwa genres, all created by underground artists.
GEN Manga's titles are available to the book trade through Diamond Book Distributors. GEN Manga's titles is available to fans through all major retail outlets, including Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com.
Digitally, GEN Manga's titles are available on Iverse's Comic+ app, Apple itunes, kindle, and nook. For more information please visit: www.genmanga.com