We’ve got two more cons to go to this Fall, so I thought it was about time I did a summer con season license wrap up.
Vertical is currently working on a number of long-ish series -
- Gundam the ORIGIN (currently at 6 of 12)
- What Did You Eat Yesterday (currently at 5 of 9+)
- Knights of Sidonia (currently at 10 of 13+)
- Cardfight!! Vanguard (currently at 3 of 7+)
And we’ll be launching a few new series this Fall/Winter
- Witchcraft Works (October 2014)
- AJIN - demi-human - (October 2014)
- Garden of Words (October 2014)
- Prophecy (November 2014)
- My Neighbor Seki (January 2015)
…so our manga side is kinda set for most of Spring 2015. So instead most of our new licenses are prose; with a new manga title and an art-book, as well.
From the top left:
- Dream Fossil: The Complete Short Stories of Satoshi Kon
- BioGenesis and other Stories by Tatsuaki Ishiguro
- A Sky Longing for Memories: The Art of Makoto Shinkai
- Eternal Zero a novel by Naoki Hyakuta
- Nan-Core a novel by Mahokaru Numata
Expect to start seeing these next spring.
I am keeping my fingers crossed that we’ll be able to announce one or two more titles at either AWA or NYCC.
(Note: this is the version of A Sky Longing for Memories that Vertical will be publishing. The version that other websites have been posting is not the edition we will be covering. Our version is landscaped not vertical.)