Viz Media to Launch Shounen-Ai Manga Online Publisher

The Venue – Yaoi-Con, City of Burlingame, California, USA.

The Subject – Yaoi.

The Protagonist – Viz Media.

The Announcement – An entirely new line of manga publishing will be launched by Viz Media. All it will be occupied with is the shounen-ai (boys-love) and yaoi genres. The title of this new digital manga imprint is  SuBLime and it is realized in partnership with two Japanese companies – ANIMATE and Libre Publishing.The manga will be available through the SuBLimeManga.com website. Print versions will be available too, but after a few months’ time.

The Beginning – The first media to be available is the classic yaoi manga by Tarako Kotobuki “Love Pistols”, which tells the story of men who are not exactly as other humans. They have not evolved from monkeys, but other, different animals such as leopards, tigers and more.

Other titles include:

Danna-sama to Mitsugetsuchuu by Haruka Minami

Ousama no Bed by Sakae Kusama

Sweet Pool by Nitro+Chiral

Shizuku Hanabira Ringo no Kaori by  Toko Kawai

Devil’s Honey by Isaku Natsume

Kekkon Zenya by Kou Fujisaki

Adult Teacher wa Osuki? by Kiu Aion

Yokubou no Shizuku  by You Higashino

Announced titles available by SuBLime’s in print versions  are:

Three Wolves Mountain by Bohra Naono

Hachimitsu Darling  by Norikazu Akira

Punch Up  by Shiuko Kano

Aitsu no Dainhonmei  by Suzuki Tanaka

The Spread – Worldwide.

Congrats to everyone who enjoys this genre. Expect more new items from Viz Media as son as they return from the Yaoi-Con.

Source: Anime News Network

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Lulubel
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I lol’d when I read this manga. O.o Sex Pitols, I mean. Guess they’re aiming to a specific audience…

BakaOuji
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Fetishists?!

Lulubel
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I’d rather call then adult yaoi audience…

BrutalMurder
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That’s brave, but I’m sure there’s plenty of market.