Akita Shoten

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Akita Publishing Co., Ltd. (株式会社秋田書店 Kabushiki-gaisha Akita Shoten?) is a Japanese publishing company established on 10 August 1948 in Chiyoda, Tokyo. Its main editorial target has always been teenagers (shōnen and shōjo), and it currently publishes mostly manga. The current president is Sadami Akita.


Male-oriented manga magazines[edit]

  • Weekly Shōnen Champion (週刊少年チャンピオン Shūkan Shōnen Chanpion?)[1] – each Thursday
  • Bessatsu Shōnen Champion (別冊少年チャンピオン Bessatsu Shōnen Champion?) – the twelfth of each month
  • Monthly Shōnen Champion (月刊少年チャンピオン Gekkan Shōnen Chanpion?) – the sixth of each month
  • Champion Red (チャンピオンRED Chanpion Reddo?) – the nineteenth of each month
  • Champion Red Ichigo (チャンピオンREDいちご Chanpion Reddo Ichigo?) – the fifth of every even month
  • Young Champion (ヤングチャンピオン Yangu Chanpion?) - each second and fourth Tuesday of the month
  • Young Champion Retsu (ヤングチャンピオン烈 Yangu Chanpion Retsu?) - the third Monday of every even month
  • Play Comic (プレイコミック Purei Comikku?) - each second and fourth Thursday of the month
  • Golf Comic (GOLFコミック Gorufu Komikku?) - the first of every month

Female oriented manga magazines[edit]

  • Princess (プリンセス Purinsesu?)
  • Princess Gold (プリンセスGOLD Purinsesu GOLD?)
  • Petit Princess (プチプリンセス Puchi Purinsesu?) - the fifteenth of every even month
  • Mystery Bonita (ミステリーボニータ Misutarī Bonīta?) - the sixth of every month
  • Suspiria Mystery (サスペリアミステリー Sasuperia Misutarī?) - the twenty-fourth of every odd month
  • Elegance Eve (Eleganceイブ Eregansu Ibu?) - the twenty-sixth of every month
  • for Mrs. (フォアミセス Foa Misesu?) - the third of every month
  • for Mrs. Special (for Mrs. スペシャル for Mrs. Supesharu?)
  • Love Max (恋愛 MAX Rabu Makkusu?) - the sixth of every odd month
  • Love Cherry Pink (恋愛チェリーピンク Ren'ai Cherī Pinku?) - the sixth of every even month
  • Desir SP (デジールSP Dejīru Supesharu?) - the twenty-eighth of every even month
  • Hitomi (ひとみ Hitomi?) - stopped

Other magazines[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2009 Japanese Manga Magazine Circulation Numbers". Anime News Network. 18 January 2010. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 

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