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Categories Manga, Shōjo
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 215,000 (2008)
First issue January 2003
Final issue June 2012
Company Carlsen Verlag
Country Germany
Language German
Website daisuki-online.de

Daisuki was a German manga anthology for girls published by Carlsen Verlag.[1][2] It was the first girl’s comics (shojo manga) magazine published outside Asia.[3]


Carlsen began publishing Daisuki in January 2003.[4][5] The company also owned other German manga magazines, Dragon Ball and Banzai.[5]


  1. ^ Pannor, Stefan. "MÄDCHEN-MANGA "DAISUKI" Trendy statt Wendy." Der Spiegel. 24 January 2003.
  2. ^ Federico Zanettin (22 December 2015). Comics in Translation. Routledge. p. 68. ISBN 978-1-317-63991-6. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Janet Ashby (14 August 2003). "Manga culture ignites craze in media markets overseas". The Japan Times. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Asami Nagai (1 March 2003). "Manga influence pervades Europe, North America". The Daily Yomiuri. .
  5. ^ a b Frenchy Lunning (2006). Emerging Worlds of Anime and Manga. U of Minnesota Press. p. 37. ISBN 978-0-8166-4945-7. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 

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