January 2022 Digital Debuts

We’re back once again and ready to reveal the first digital series debuts of 2022. January’s releases include some unique isekai stories like, It’s That Reincarnated-as-a-Virus Story, as well as stories of dealing with balancing fame & school like, My Idol Sits the Next Desk Over!, and Zatsuki: Make Me a Star. All these debuts and more are coming soon but a sneak peak check out the info and preview links below.

And, as a reminder, these new digital debuts will be available upon release across all our participating digital vendors including Bookwalker, comiXology, Kindle, Apple Books, Google Play, Nook, Koboizneo, MyAnimeList and more!

To see what other new releases will be available in January 2022, and other months take a look at our Manga Release Calendar!


My Idol Sits the Next Desk Over!
Story by Tetsu Tsutsui, Art by Koyubi Sugawara

Release Date: January 4, 2022 

Chiro-chan is a world-class idol…at least, to Sakiko Manaka, your run-of-the-mill hard-core idol fan. So when Chiro—real name Chihiro—ends up sitting next to her in school, Sakiko’s world is turned upside-down, and all her brain cells vanish. After all, how can she concentrate when her absolute fav is just inches away?! But she needs to be on her A-game, because she may not be the only one who is totally gaga for Chihiro…

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I Was Reincarnated with OP Invincibility, so I’ll Beat ’em Up My Way as an Action-Adventurer
Story by Asa Rokushima, Art by Koutarou Sekine,
Original Character Design by kisui 

Release Date: January 11, 2022 

After his untimely death, Haruto was reincarnated by the Goddess with a skill that makes it so he will never take damage. With a god-tier skill like that, what other choice does he have than to start his career as an unstoppable, untouchable adventurer? And with two gorgeous twin beauties at his side, how can he lose?

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It’s That Reincarnated-as-a-Virus Story 
Art by Pirota, Story by Kalaku Yuki

Release Date: January 11, 2022 

A virus researcher was reincarnated into another world…as the virus itself? The virus holds incredible power, but it’s transmission may just be a matter of life or death!

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The Lines that Define Me 
Story by Hiromasa Togami, Art by Atsunori Horiuchi 

Release Date: January 18, 2022

Sosuke Aoyama is a college student adrift on his own…until a chance meeting with suibokuga artist Kozan Shinoda brings him into the world of India-ink painting. But though he finds connection with the art and Shinoda himself, there’s more to both the art world and Shinoda’s family than Sosuke realizes…

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Zatsuki: Make Me a Star  
Story by Takumi Mochizuki, Art by Yui Sakuraba

Release Date: January 25, 2022

Aoshima and Shijima—one star on the fall and one on the rise, and both only in high school. Both know the rush that fame can provide, and both know how easy it is to rip away. But what neither knows is the affect they’ll have on each other…

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