Margaret (magazine)

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Margaret
Margaret12-2010.png
Issue 12 cover of Margaret from 2010, featuring Usotsuki Lily by Ayumi Komura, released on May 20, 2010.
Categories Shōjo manga[1][2]
Frequency Weekly (1963–1988)
Biweekly (since 1988)
Circulation 55,000[2] (The Margaret)
46,500[2] (Margaret)
(July-September, 2016)
Year founded 1963
Company Shueisha
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Website margaret.shueisha.co.jp

Margaret (マーガレット Māgaretto?) is a biweekly Japanese shōjo manga magazine published by Shueisha, primarily for girls from 11 to 15 years old, although some stories are read by adult women.

History[edit]

Margaret was first released as a weekly magazine in 1963.[3][4] When manga serialized in Margaret are collected into tankōbon volumes, they are imprinted by Shueisha under their Margaret Comics imprint. Series from the sister publication Bessatsu Margaret are also under the Margaret Comics imprint. Margaret is published on the 5th and the 20th of each month.

In 2009, the circulation was 154,584.[5] Circulation went down to 95,044 in 2010.[6]

Serialized series[edit]

Current[edit]

  • Aishitenai, Kamo. by Risa Hanano
  • Amashi Amairo Amakoiji by Kanon Suda
  • Anagura Amélie by Zakuri Satou
  • Ano Ko ni Koisuru Yamada-kun ni Koishita by Yukari Hosobori
  • Boku ni Hana no Melancholy by Mikko Komori
  • Futsū no Koiko-chan by Nanaji Nagamu
  • Hinadori no Waltz by Mika Satonaka
  • Kanakoi Dōbutsuen by Ame Moritsuki
  • Mei-chan no Shitsuji DX by Rico Miyagi
  • Nanoka no Kare by Saro Tekketsu (story) & Miyoshi Tomori (art)
  • Ore ga Tsukiatte Yaru yo by Mizuki Hoshino
  • Shortcake Cake by Suu Morishita
  • Shushu Koi by Chika Iwa
  • Sugar Ball Diary -Sakataka Nomadabu Ren'ai Nisshi- by Julia Saito
  • Tsubakichō Lonely Planet by Mika Yamamori
  • Yagami-kun wa, Kyou mo Ijiwaru by Saki Aizawa
  • Yura-kun no 10% ni wa Himitsu ga aru by Yumebi Yoshida

Past[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jason Thompson (2007). Manga: The Complete Guide. Del Rey Books. p. xxiii-xxiv. ISBN 978-0-345-48590-8. 
  2. ^ a b c "Girl's Manga" (in Japanese). Japanese Magazine Publishers Association. September 2016. Retrieved November 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ Jason Thompson. Manga: The Complete Guide. Del Ray Books. p. 334. ISBN 978-0-345-48590-8. 
  4. ^ Preston Phro (December 16, 2013). "Girls manga magazine celebrates 50 years with a freaking awesome cover". RocketNews24. Retrieved September 15, 2016. 
  5. ^ "2009 Japanese Manga Magazine Circulation Numbers". Anime News Network. January 18, 2010. Retrieved July 10, 2010. 
  6. ^ "2010 Japanese Manga Magazine Circulation Numbers". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 17, 2011. 

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