GEN Manga is Indie Manga from the Tokyo Underground. GEN Manga was made to give fans an exclusive look at real doujinshi, otherwise known as indie manga, that they had heard about, but until now, unable to get their hands on. In its essence, doujinshi is manga traded among other manga artists. GEN Manga monthly launched with much acclaim in 2011. In 2013 GEN Manga introduced the new Korean underground Manhwa stories to indie manga fans in the pages of its GEN Manhwa monthly magazine.
Now, GEN Manga monthly has returned with an exciting new digital and print publishing schedule for 2014. Here’s what you need to know:
All-new original stories can be read every month exclusively on www.genmanga.com!
Also available, GEN is offering fans access to it’s complete back issues archive, over 2300 pages of real indie manga and manhwa, all in DRM free downloadable PDF format for only $24.00!
Let’s Eat Ramen is showcased in the January 2014 issue of GEN Manga. Let’s Eat Ramen is the story of Saeki, a girl who loves ramen noodles. At last, she thinks that she has finally found the perfect ramen shop, but the problem is the shop is completely full of old regulars and she can’t get in. Will the timid Saeki ever summon the willpower to reach out and get the ramen that she desperately wants? An indie manga about the finer points of eating ramen noodles from Nagumo the creator of the radio manga Radio de Go!
Sorako, GEN Manga’s first print release in 2014 (GN, 152 pages, paperback, $9.95, 978-1939012067), is now in stores nationwide. Sorako lives an ordinary life. And this is an ordinary story. She has friends and family, loves her dog, thinks about life, and occasionally looks for work (kinda). These are the adventures into a typical girl’s life.