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Kiss (キス, Kisu) is a monthly Japanese josei manga magazine published by Kodansha, with a circulation reported at 81,870 in 2015.[3] The magazine is headquartered in Tokyo.[4]

Kiss
Kiss josei manga magazine.png
CategoriesJosei manga[1][2]
Frequencymonthly
Circulation77,417[2]
(July-September, 2016)
Year founded1992
CompanyKodansha
CountryJapan
Based inTokyo
LanguageJapanese
Websitekisscomic.com

Contents

History and profileEdit

Kiss was first published in 1992[4] as a monthly magazine, and later switched to a bimonthly release until early 2013 when it switched back to a monthly publication.[5]

Currently running manga seriesEdit

  • Ariori Haberi (ありをりはべり) (June 25, 2009) (issue 13, 2009)
  • Isshoni Sounan Shitai Hito (一緒に遭難したいひと) (Shinobu Nishimura) (July 10, 2009) (issue 14, 2009)
  • Ohitori-sama Monogatari (おひとりさま物語) (September 10, 2008) (issue 18, 2008)
  • Hey Pitan! (おいピータン!!, Oi Piitan!!) (Risa Ito) (1998)
  • Kamihasaibu ni Yadoru no yo (神は細部に宿るのよ) (March 25, 2009) (issue 7, 2009)
  • Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu (逃げるは恥だが役に立つ) (Tsunami Umino) (November 9, 2012)

SeriesEdit

  • Princess Jellyfish (海月姫)
  • Tokyo Tarareba Musume (東京タラレバ娘)
  • Kiss & Never Cry (キス&ネバークライ)
  • QB Karin - Keishichou Tokushu SP-ban (QBかりん 警視庁特殊SP班)
  • Kekko Kenkou Kazoku (ケッコー ケンコウ家族)
  • SatoShio
  • Shikoujo (小煌女 (海野つなみ)
  • Jonasanpo (ジョナ散歩)
  • Natural (ナチュラル)
  • Nekosama no iunari (ネコ様の言うなり)
  • Noda to Moushimasu (野田ともうします。)
  • Nodame Cantabile (のだめカンタービレ)
  • Hanahaki Otome (花吐き乙女)
  • Barashoku no Seisen (バラ色の聖戦)
  • Hige no Ninpu (ヒゲの妊婦)
  • Uni Family (ひゃほ〜♪ ウニファミリー)
  • Honya no Mori no Akari (本屋の森のあかり)
  • Poketto no Naka no Kiseki (ポケットの中の奇跡)
  • Mikake no Nijuuboshi (見かけの二重星)
  • 30-kon miso-com (30婚 miso-com (米沢りか)
  • Yama Ari Taniori (ヤマありタニおり)
  • Rain (ライン)
  • Working Pure (ワーキングピュア)
  • Wonderful Life? (ワンダフルライフ?)
  • Tokyo Alice (東京アリス)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jason Thompson (2007). Manga: The Complete Guide. Del Rey Books. p. xxiii-xxiv. ISBN 978-0-345-48590-8.
  2. ^ a b "Women's Manga" (in Japanese). Japanese Magazine Publishers Association. September 2016. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  3. ^ Japanese Magazine Publishers Association Magazine Data (April-June 2015), "Josei Manga". Retrieved 29 October 2015.
  4. ^ a b John E. Ingulsrud; Kate Allen (3 February 2010). Reading Japan Cool: Patterns of Manga Literacy and Discourse. Lexington Books. p. 21. ISBN 978-0-7391-3507-5. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Kiss Josei Manga Magazine Goes Monthly". Anime News Network. 10 February 2013. Retrieved 4 March 2013.

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