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10 New Manga Series You Should be Reading - March 2021 AniRadio+ Digest

Written by: Kristina Isabel | Published on: March 11, 2021 at 5:31 PM PHT (GMT+8)

They say time flies fast when you’re having fun. As we’re relatively sure you’ve had your fair share of fun with manga you just finished reading while waiting for other sequels, you may also be probably in search for new series to indulge yourselves in. Let us help you out by recommending some of our early in the year picks of fresh-from-the-press Volume 1s available on both print and digital English copies!

 

From the publisher of Assassination Classroom, Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen, Tokyo Ghoul, The Way of the Househusband, and other renowned mangas to date, Viz Media acquired these from Shogakukan:

1. THE KING'S BEAST

The King’s Beast (Ou no Kemono)

Creator: Rei Tōma

Genre: Fantasy, Gender Bender, Martial Arts, Mystery, Romance, Shoujo, Supernatural

Publication Date: January 24, 2019

Release Date (English): February 2, 2021

Synopsis:

The world shared by humans and ajins (those who are half beast and half human) is not paradise. On the contrary, humans rule over ajins with strictness and contempt, using them at their own convenience: men as soldiers for their special powers and women as prostitutes, downgraded to the lowest rank. To change that destiny, Kogetsu serves the king under the guise of a man.

2. ZOM 100: BUCKET LIST OF THE DEAD

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead (Zombie ni Naru Made ni Shitai 100 no Koto)

Creators: Haro Aso, Kotaro Takata

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Horror, Mature, Seinen, Supernatural

Publication Date: 2018

Release Date (English): February 16, 2021

MAL Rating: 7.57

Synopsis:

After three years of working for a black company, Akira was exhausted both mentally and physically. But one morning, what he saw on his usual way to work was nothing but a town full of zombies. How will the former company slave, Akira, live his life in a world that has completely changed overnight?

 

From Kodansha, the publisher of Attack on Titan, Fairy Tail, and The Seven Deadly Sins; available in digital and print:

3. THOSE NOT SO SWEET BOYS

Those Not So-Sweet Boys (Amakunai Karera no Nichijo wa)

Creator: Yōko Nogiri

Genre: Harem, Romance, School Life, Shoujo

Publication Date: 2019

Release Date (English): February 16, 2021

Synopsis:

Midori drops her wallet on her first day of high school, but her new classmate Ichijo swoops in to help. She wants to thank him, but he’s part of a tight-knit trio and none of them are ever in class! Rumor has it that they all got expelled for acting up, and studious Midori’s actually at risk of expulsion, too… In order to help support her family, she has a part-time job, which is against the school rules. When the chairman of the school board catches her leaving work, he says he’ll let it go—but only if she’s up to the task of bringing the three boys back to school. Well, why not? It’ll be a piece of cake…right?


4. A SIGN OF AFFECTION

A Sign of Affection (Yubisaki to Renren)

Creator: Suu Morishita

Genre: Romance, School Life, Shoujo, Slice of Life

Publication Date: July 24, 2019

Release Date (English): February 23, 2021

MAL Rating: 8.09

Synopsis:

Yuki is a typical college student, whose world revolves around her friends, social media, and the latest sales. But when a chance encounter on a train leads to her meeting friend-of-a-friend and a fellow student Itsuomi-san, her world starts to widen. But even thought Itsuomi-kun can speak three languages, sign language isn’t one of them.


Also available in digital and print, Haru’s Curse.


5. STAR-CROSSED!

Star-Crossed! (Oshi ga Watashi de Watashi ga Oshi de)

Creator: Junko

Genre: Comedy, Romance, School Life, Shoujo, Slice of Life

Publication Date: June 13, 2019

Release Date (English): February 16, 2021

Synopsis:

Azusa lives for only one man: Chika-kun, of the idol group Prince 4 U. But when she accidentally dies trying (and failing) to save him, she can’t believe her luck-to be in literal Heaven with the man she loves! But never one to lie, God says this one is on him, and sends them both back to continue their lives but there’s just one little problem. Their souls have been sent to the wrong bodies! And not only that-they can switch back and forth by kissing?


And as for the digital debutants: Boss Wife, A Girl and Her Guard Dog, My Dearest Self with Malice Aforethought and How Do You Do, Koharu.

 

Yen Press’ releases on the 23rd of February:

6. LOVE AND HEART

Love and Heart (Koi to Shinzou)

Creator: Chitose Kaidou

Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance, Shoujo

Publication Date: 2017

Release Date (English): February 23, 2021

Synopsis: