Suggesting titles to publishers?

Takei Daloui

Great Teacher
Well, Tower Of God has a physical book coming now in Guess. That got quietly announced. Guess I can start suggesting the other webtoon stuff I read for them. There's some good ones out there.
 

RadFemHedonist

Thousand Master
Does anyone know which publisher would be most likely to license Bitter Virgin if anyone did? I'd really love to own a physical English release of that as it was IMO an absolutely excellent series?
 

Takei Daloui

Great Teacher
Would be nice to see some more Webtoons printed, personally I'd like to see some romance ones :D
Same. There's a few I'd like to see, such as See You In My 19th Life and I Love Yoo. Both are pretty good series I find.
Additionally I'd like to see Death is the only ending for the villainess is a good series if you ever read it. The art is brilliant with that.
 

Demelza

Adventuring Alchemist
AUKN Staff
It would be nice if that was more of an option, although keep in mind that Seven Seas have done this before since they used to publish print editions of some of J-Novel Club's LNs (before they moved into print themselves and still publish the initial titles they picked up) and that didn't lead to a huge amount of these kinds of deals happening. Tokyo Revengers is the first since then I think.
 

setokaiba

Kiznaiver
I'm also curious, can a different publisher print a series if it is currently printed in a different language by another publisher? For example, I love a lot of Tokyopop titles that they have published in German/French but don't seem to want to bring into English for some reason. Publishers are REALLY active at printing German/French titles that I sometimes feel English is neglected in comparison... Can I suggest them elsewhere?

Edit: I think so, because actually I was looking at German Tokyopop releases and they have one that is printed in English by Shojo Beat (An Incurable Case of Love) but would like to hear any confirmation if possible.

Their shojo selection at https://www.instagram.com/tokyopop_iloveshojo/ is sooo good, and other publishers in those languages have titles like Coffee & Vanilla or Honey x Honey Drops which I really want.
 
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Demelza

Adventuring Alchemist
AUKN Staff
I'm also curious, can a different publisher print a series if it is currently printed in a different language by another publisher? For example, I love a lot of Tokyopop titles that they have published in German/French but don't seem to want to bring into English for some reason. Publishers are REALLY active at printing German/French titles that I sometimes feel English is neglected in comparison... Can I suggest them elsewhere?

I think so because most if not all the English publishers don’t have branches that cover the other regions like French and so forth, I think as far as licenses go it’s all completely separate market to market. The most important thing is always which English publishers have relations with which Japanese publishers, since that’s usually what defines what they have any access to license. :)
 

setokaiba

Kiznaiver
I think so because most if not all the English publishers don’t have branches that cover the other regions like French and so forth, I think as far as licenses go it’s all completely separate market to market. The most important thing is always which English publishers have relations with which Japanese publishers, since that’s usually what defines what they have any access to license. :)
Thank you, that's great! That opens up a few of the titles I really want. There are also the ones that are being held in digital-only by other English companies that I don't know if they might see print like the Kodansha issue, except unfortunately these companies are strictly digital-only so there's not even a glimmer of hope unless another company gets rights to print them (looking at you, Renta...)
 
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