It has been announced on the official website for Kodansha’s Monthly Fairy Tail magazine that there will be a new magazine, titled as Monthly Fairy Tail Collection, for Hiro Mashima’s (Groove Adventure RaveFairy Tail series. The magazine will launch digitally first on September 1 following a print released on September 17. Each magazine issue will include anime goodies such as a four-episode anime DVD, a special video of Lucy Heartfilia’s voice actress, Aya Hirano, and three pieces of merchandise exclusively designed by the manga author.

The first issue of the upcoming magazine will include a Natsu Dragneel and Happy rubber strap, a Lucy acrylic key chain and a Gray Fullbuster tin badge.

Monthly Fairy Tail Collection Header

Monthly Fairy Tail Collection First Issue Merch

The previous Fairy Tail magazine has 13 issues published for exactly a whole year, since July 17, 2014 to July 17, 2015. Each issue costs 2,759 yen (excluding tax) which is approximately 22 US dollars. The magazine published two spin-off Fairy Tail manga and both ended at the end of the magazine’s printing: Fairy Tail Zero and Tale of Fairy Tail: Ice Trail.

Issue No. 1 of Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine
Issue No. 1 of Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine

Kodansha Comics USA publishes Fairy Tail in individual volumes and currently has 49 volumes released, the 50th volume will be released on September 29, 2015. The publisher will also release the first volume of Fairy Tail: Blue Mistral on August 25, 2015. Crunchyroll simulpubs the manga digitally.

Fairy Tail Volume 49

Source: ANN