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ASCII Media Works Launching Digital Dengeki Mag

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https://www.siliconera.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/dengeki_gao.jpg ASCII Media Works, the Japanese publisher of Gunslinger Girl and Yotsuba!, are set to launch a new digital manga magazine this winter. Titled Dengeki Comic Japan, the magazine will launch on the iPhone and iPad and will later expand to the PC platform.

 

Each issue of the magazine will cost around 500 yen (about $6.00), with the pilot issue being available for free. Current artists whose works will be serialized in the magazine are:

 

  • Masuya Hokasono–Wiseman, Inugami, VOICE, Girlfriends (with Benten Court)
  • Eiji Miruno–Tokyo Flow Chart (IKKI)
  • Rensuke Oshikiri
  • Youichi Abe–Vanilla Spider
  • Chen ShuFen–Blue Note (IKKI)
  • Chie Ogata
  • Tsukiko Iwamura

 

Note: Image from Dengeki Gao’s cover, another of Dengeki’s magazine lines.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.