The following publisher and light novel labels will be added:
News Corp, the parent company of HarperCollins, acquired Harlequin Enterprise in 2014. Harlequin, a Japanese subsidiary of Harlequin Enterprise, got its name changed to "HarperCollins Japan" on July 1st, 2015.
A romance, magic, and fantasy teens love light novel label. Publishes adaptations of web novels from the "Shousetsuka ni Narou
" (小説家になろう) website, and original works. The label started on February 1st, 2016 with the release of two light novel volumes. One to three light novel volumes will be released on the 1st of every month.
Release Date: Monthly; 1st
Circulation: 2016/02 - ?
interest: teens love
Vanilla Bunko Miel
Love romance light novel label that's aimed at the otome. The label is described to be packed with sweetness (Miel is the word for honey in French). The label started on March 3rd, 2016 with the release of two light novel volumes.
Circulation: 2016/03 - ?
interest: teens love, otome
The existing "Vanilla Bunko" will also be added under this new publisher (well, new publisher name). As for "Harlequin Lovesick", for now all publications under this label were published before July 1st, 2015, and so the label will not be added under the new publisher name (until new publication comes out under the new publisher name).