Bankrupt

Cybele Shuppan

Japanese: シュベール出版

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A publisher of adult manga. It got bankrupt on April 10th, 2003. A subsidiary company of Leed who specialized in the publication of adult manga. The company was integrated into Leed in April 2003.

Magazine:

Jam Plus Novels

Japanese: Jamプラスノベルズ

Circulation: 2006/06 - 2006/06

Publisher: Shinpusha

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BL and yuri light novels.

Shimanaka Shoten

Japanese: 嶋中書店

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Official Site

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Established on 17/4/1985.
Dissolution of the company started on January 10, 2007.

Publications:
Shimanaka Bunko Series
Island Comics Primo Series
Island Comics Primo SPECIAL Series
Island Comics Primo Select Series
Miscellaneous books, historical books and translation of books.

From ANS (01/20/2007):

Dijima

Japanese: デジマ

Links:

Official Site

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Leaf Shuppan

Japanese: リーフ出版

Links:

Official Site

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On April 9th, 2007 Leaf Shuppan posted an official statement on its homepage announcing that it has filed for bankruptcy on the 9th of April.

According to Icarus Blog:

Yuuhi Publishing, described as a "major publisher of BL novels," has fired off its entire staff without warning...

Penguin Shobo

Japanese: ぺんぎん書房

Links:

Official Site

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Penguin Shobo Declares Bankruptcy, Comic Seed To Cease Publication:

The following excerpt was posted on the blog of Kizuki Akira, author of the manga "Yoiko no Mirai!" currently running in Comic Seed, a free online monthly manga anthology published by Penguin Shobo:

Regarding the Bankruptcy of Penguin Shobo and My Future

Heiwa Shuppan

Japanese: 平和出版

Links:

Official Site

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From ANS:

Heiwa Shuppan Declares Bankruptcy:

Biblos

Japanese: ビブロス

Links:

Official Site

B-Boy WEB - Biblos' manga/magazine site, defunct after Biblos' bankruptcy, and was later revived by Libre Publishing.

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Publishers "Hekitensha," "Biblos" and "Highland" File for Bankruptcy
- Translated by Neuroretardant

Asahi Sonorama

Japanese: 朝日ソノラマ

Links:

Official Site

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The magazine part of Asahi Publishing.

In 2007, Asahi Sonorama was dissolved, and Asahi Shimbun took over the publication of Asahi Sonorama's manga magazines and light novels.

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