Sylph (magazine)

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Sylph
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Cover of the first issue of Sylph featuring characters from Majina!. Illustration by J-ta Yamada.
Categories Shōjo manga[1]
Frequency Monthly
Publisher ASCII Media Works
First issue December 9, 2006
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Website Sylph

Sylph (シルフ?, Shirufu) is a Japanese shōjo manga magazine published by ASCII Media Works (formerly MediaWorks) and is sold monthly. The magazine was originally published on December 9, 2006 as a special edition version of MediaWorks' now-defunct Dengeki Comic Gao! under the title Comic Sylph (コミックシルフ?, Komikku Shirufu, normally written as comic SYLPH) as a quarterly publication. On March 21, 2008, with the release of the sixth volume, the magazine was transferred over as a special edition version of ASCII Media Works' shōnen manga magazine Dengeki Daioh. On May 22, 2008, the magazine became independent of Dengeki Daioh and was published as volume one of Sylph as the July 2008 issue as a bimonthly publication. On May 22, 2010, the magazine started to be published monthly. Sylph is one of the few magazines originally published by MediaWorks not under the Dengeki naming line, such as with Dengeki Daioh, and Dengeki G's Magazine, the first of which being Active Japan in 1995 which has been discontinued since 1998.

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Dengeki Daioh Genesis
Dengeki Daioh Genesis (電撃大王GENESIS?) was a shōnen and seinen manga magazine[2][3] featuring only original manga and was first published on January 19, 2010 as a special edition of Dengeki Maoh. The magazine became a special edition of Sylph with the third volume in July 2010. Originally a quarterly, the magazine became a bimonthly publication in July 2011 until its final issue in November 2012.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thompson, Jason (2007). Manga: The Complete Guide. Del Rey Books. pp. 334–335. ISBN 978-0-345-48590-8. 
  2. ^ "発売まで3日! あずまきよひこ先生描き下ろし! 電撃大王GENESIS1号目表紙を大公開!!" [To Be Sold In 3 Days! Kiyohiko Azuma Draws for the Occasion! Dengeki Daioh Genesis Issue 1's Front Cover Release] (in Japanese). Retrieved 2010-02-10. 
  3. ^ "電撃大王Genesis 2010 Winter" [Dengeki Daioh Genesis 2010 Winter] (in Japanese). Retrieved 2010-02-12. 
  4. ^ "Dengeki Daioh Genesis Magazine Ceases Publication". Anime News Network. November 19, 2012. Retrieved November 19, 2012. 

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