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Ribon issue featuring Ultra Maniac

Ribon is a long-running Japanese shōjo manga magazine published by Shueisha. Ribon's rivals are Nakayoshi and Ciao. It's target audience is young girls roughly 9–13 years old.

Issues contain various stories printed on multicolored newsprint, and are often more than 400 pages long. They are distributed with furoku that range from small toys to colorful note paper and other things, with the characters of various Ribon manga on them. Readers can also send in stamps for mail order gifts (zen-in) in some issues.

The manga series from this magazine are later compiled and published in book form under the Ribon Mascot Comics (RMC) imprint.

Some notable series in Ribon, include Tokimeki Tonight, Full Moon o Sagashite, Kodocha, and Chibi Maruko-chan.

Current titlesEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Animal Yokochō Ryo Maekawa Comedy 2000-12-01 Ongoing
ChocoMimi Konami Sonoda Slice of life, Comedy 2004-03-03 Ongoing

Past titlesEdit

#Edit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
+/- Junkie Yuuya Asahina Romance 2003-07 2003-10
13 Nichi wa Kin youbi Chizuru Enomoto Comedy, supernatural 2003* 2004*
15-nenme Ai Yazawa Romance 1986* 1986*

AEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Ageha 100% Kozue Takeuchi Comedy, romance 2004-07-03 2006-04-03
Aishiteruze Baby Yoko Maki Slice of life, romance 2002-03-02 2004-12-01
Akazukin Chacha Min Ayahana Comedy, magical girl 1991 2000
Anata to Scandal Ayumi Shiina Romantic comedy 1994* 1995*
Andante Miho Obana Drama, romance 2001-05 2002-07

BEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Ballad Made Soba ni Ite Ai Yazawa Romance 1989* 1989*

CEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Cactus's Secret Nana Haruta Comedy, drama 2003-12-29 2005-4-30
Chibi Maruko-chan Momoko Sakura Slice of life 1986-08 1996-06

DEdit

EEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Escape Ai Yazawa - 1988* 1988*

FEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Full Moon o Sagashite Arina Tanemura Magical girl, Romance, Drama 2002-01 2004-06

GEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
The Gentlemen's Alliance Cross Arina Tanemura Drama, Romance 2004-09 2008-06
Gokinjo Monogatari Ai Yazawa Romance 1995-02 1997-10

HEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Himitsu no Akko-chan Fujio Akatsuka Magical girl, Romance 1962-07 1965-09

IEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
I.O.N Arina Tanemura Magical girl, Romance 1997-06 1997-11

JEdit

KEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Kagen no Tsuki Ai Yazawa Mystery 1998 1999
Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne Arina Tanemura Magical girl, romance 1998-02 2000-07
Kaze ni Nare! Ai Yazawa - 1988* 1988*

LEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Love-Berrish! Nana Haruta Romance, slice of life 2005-8-03 2007-04-03
Love Letter Ai Yazawa Romance 1987* 1987*

MEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Marine Blue no Kaze ni Dakarete Ai Yazawa Romance 1990* 1991*
Marmalade Boy Wataru Yoshizumi Romantic comedy 1992-05 1995-10
Mimi o Sumaseba Aoi Hiiragi Romance 1989-08 1989-11
Mint na Bokura Wataru Yoshizumi Romantic comedy 1997-05 1999-12-28
Mistress Fortune Arina Tanemura Romance, magical girl 2008-07 2008-09

NEdit

OEdit

PEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Peter Pan Syndrome Mayu Sakai Romance, Fantasy 2004-12-28 2005-09-03

QEdit

REdit

Romantica Clock

SEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura Arina Tanemura Fantasy, Historical 2008-12-01 2012-12-01
Sally the Witch Mitsuteru Yokoyama Magical girl, Comedy 1966-07 1967
Shiroi Heya no Futari Ryoko Yamagishi Romance, Yuri 1971 1971
Short-Tempered Melancholic Arina Tanemura Romance 1998* 1998*
Suna no Shiro Yukari Ichijo - 1977 1981

TEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Tenshi Nanka Ja Nai Ai Yazawa Romance, Slice of life 1991-09 1994-11
Time Stranger Kyoko Arina Tanemura Magical girl, Romance 2000-09 2001-09
Tokimeki Tonight Koi Ikeno Romantic comedy 1982-07 1994-10

UEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Ultra Maniac Wataru Yoshizumi Magical girl, Romantic comedy 2001-12-28 2003-11-29
Usubeni no Arashi Ai Yazawa Romance, Sports 1992* 1992*

VEdit

WEdit

XEdit

YEdit

ZEdit

Title Author/Artist Genre First issue Last issue
Zekkyō Gakkyū Emi Ishikawa Horror 2008 2015
  • Note: * - asterisk denotes the volume release instead of it's original run in Ribon.