An ICv2 Release.  ICv2 is pleased to announced that it has launched its annual Manga Week event, sponsored this year by VIZ Media, Yen Press, Tokyopop, ABLAZE, and Saturday A.M.  During Manga Week, ICv2 will feature special manga content, including market reports, tips, news, and interviews.

"Manga sales have been increasing for the past few years, but 2021 was phenomenal," ICv2 Publisher Milton Griepp said in a statement accompanying the announcement. "There is no question that it has become a linchpin of the American comics market, and understanding this important category is more important than ever before. We’re proud to continue our tradition of devoting a week to in-depth coverage of manga, and we want to thank our sponsors, VIZ Media, Yen Press, Tokyopop, ABLAZE, and Saturday A.M. for their support."

Watch ICv2 every day during Manga Week for more on what's happening in this critical segment of the graphic novel market.

Here's the full linked list of Manga Week articles:

News and Features
U.S. Manga Sales More than Doubled in 2021
ICv2 Interview: VIZ Media Vice President Publishing Sales Kevin Hamric
ICv2 Interview: Yen Press Deputy Publisher & Editor in Chief JuYoun Lee 
Top Manga Franchises - Fall 2021
Yen Press Announces Four New Manga Licenses
Most Efficient Manga Series for Retailer Shelves
ICv2 Interview: Tokyopop Founder and CEO Stu Levy
Manga Pick Hits – May 2022
Full Year 2021 NPD BookScan - Top 20 Manga
Full Year 2021 NPD BookScan - Top 20 Manga with Actual Sales
Seven Seas Licenses 'Spriggan,' 'Diary of a Yokohama Shoping Log' Manga
Manhwa in America, Part 1: JuYoun Lee of Yen Press
Manhwa in America, Part 2: Stu Levy of Tokyopop
Manhwa in America, Part 3: Rich Young of Ablaze
Udon Announces Aggressive Release Schedule for 'Summertime Rendering'

Review: 'Space Pirate Captain Harlock' HC
Review: 'Lady Murasaki's Tale of Genji: The Manga Edition' TP (Manga)

Sponsored Content
Yen Press Presents: 'Bungo Stray Dogs: Wan!' (Yen Press)
TOKYOPOP's Silver Anniversary Marks a Year of Festivities (TOKYOPOP)
ABLAZE's Bestselling 'The Breaker' Manhwa Omnibus Series Continues! (ABLAZE)
The Quarto Group Introduces Saturday AM Trading Cards for Manga Pre-Order Incentive! (Saturday AM)