Dragon Fairy Tail
The chapters of the manga series Fairy Tail are written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. The first chapter premiered in Weekly Shōnen Magazine on August 16, 2006, which is where the series has continued its serialization since then. Individual chapters have been collected and republished in tankōbon volumes by Kodansha, which released the first volume on December 15, 2006. As of December 2010, 24 volumes have been released in Japan.
The series was licensed for an English language release in North America by Del Rey Manga, which published the first volume of the series on March 25, 2008, and ended its licensing at the 12th volume. Kodansha USA took over and will release the manga starting from the 13th volume starting from May 10, 2011. It has been published in France by Pika Édition who have released 5 volumes as of April 3, 2009, in Spain is published by "Norma Editorial" from March 15, 2008, now thre were released 19 volumes and it's one of the top manga series in Spain. It has also been published in Taiwan by Tong Li, which has released 25 volumes as of May 2011.