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Kodansha’s Shonen Magazine Edge To Cease Publication

Kodansha's Shonen Magazine Edge September issue

The official website of Kodansha’s Shonen Magazine Edge and its September issue, which was released on Aug 17, 2023, had an important announcement to share with all its readers.

Kodansha's Shonen Magazine Edge September issue
Shonen Magazine Edge’s September 2023 issue cover

It was revealed that Shonen Magazine Edge will cease publication with the release of its November issue releasing in Oct 17 2023.

The staff expressed their gratitude to all the authors that published their works in the magazine, and the readers for their unwavering support.

To all the talented authors who gathered under the banner of “Edge,” and to all our dedicated readers who enthusiastically embraced the distinctive manga works featured in the magazine, we express our deepest gratitude. Your unwavering support has meant the world to us, and we extend our heartfelt thanks.

It was also revealed that all the ongoing works of the magazine will be transferred to various other platforms tailored to suit each works, including Kodansha’s comic app “Magazine Pocket”. Further details regarding the transfer will be announced in the pages of the final issue of the magazine.

Checkout the full statement below:

Dear Readers,

We sincerely thank you for your continuous support and readership of “Shonen Magazine Edge.”

We have an important announcement to share with all of our readers. “Shonen Magazine Edge” will cease publication after the release of the November issue, scheduled for October 17, 2023.

To all the talented authors who gathered under the banner of “Edge,” and to all our dedicated readers who enthusiastically embraced the distinctive manga works featured in the magazine, we express our deepest gratitude. Your unwavering support has meant the world to us, and we extend our heartfelt thanks.

Several ongoing series will continue to be serialized in various mediums, including Kodansha’s comic app “Magazine Pocket,” tailored to suit the essence of each work.

Regarding the details of the transition to new platforms, we will announce them in the pages of the final issue, the November edition.

We kindly ask for your continued affection and support for each of the series.

Until the final issue, we humbly ask for your ongoing support and readership.

Sincerely,
The Editorial Team of Shonen Magazine Edge

Shonen Magazine Edge, which aimed to showcase edgier works within the Magazine Group, was launched in September 2015.

Source: Official Website

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