Monthly Magazine Z was a Japanese seinen mixed-media magazine published by Kodansha, mainly aimed at teenage males and hardcore anime/manga fans. As af January 2009, the magazine has been discontinued.
During the magazine's run, a series of Skies of Arcadia mangas were published; the story is loosely based of game. The mangas were illustrated by Itsuki Hoshi, the game's official artist. The first of these mangas were published in October 2000.