Vertical Brings Paradise Kiss Back Into Print

One of the best series Tokyopop ever published, Paradise Kiss by Ai Yazawa (Nana), is coming back into print from Vertical, who’s expanding into shojo manga titles. (Ed Sizemore also liked it.)

Paradise Kiss Book 1 coverParadise Kiss re-release cover
The first US editionRe-release Tokyopop cover

Ed Chavez, Vertical marketing director, revealed on Twitter that the books will be reformatted into three 300-page omnibus editions with new translations, new covers, and including color plates. They’re aiming to bring them out in September.


  1. Rivkah La Fille

    Yeay! Fabulous books, and so happy to see them coming out from one of the finest packagers of manga in the US. I wonder if Chip Kidd will be doing the covers for these like he does so many of Vertical’s titles?

  2. […] Vertical comes a re-release of the outstanding Paradise Kiss manga ($16.95 for the first oversized volume). It’s a short […]

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