Aria Will Return in November

In contrast to my pessimism, it looks like Aria Book 5 will appear after all. (An earlier offering of the book was cancelled at the beginning of the year.) Brigid got an email from Tokyopop Marketing Director Marco Pavia saying that volume 5 will be out in November. Of course, plans (and the economy) might change by then, but for now, watch for the September Previews catalog for ordering information.

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  1. Yay!

  2. Great, now bring back Beck and give Kindaichi to somebody who will promote it. ;)

  3. OMG! Aria is coming back! If it gets cancelled again, I might have to form an angry mob.

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