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Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Side P3, Vols 1 + 2

June 16, 2016 Leave a comment

PersonaQP3Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Side: P3, Vols. 1 + 2
Created by Atlus, manga by So Tobita
Kodansha Comics
Rating: Teen (13 +)

So Tobita’s Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Side: P3, Vols. 1 + 2 is an adaption of the similarly titled Atlus game featuring a crossover between the two most popular installments of their Persona game franchise. Focusing on the Persona 3 characters, this two volume manga sees the characters trapped in a mysterious world with no choice but to delve into the bizarre Alice in Wonderland styled maze in the hope of finding a way back to their own world.
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Fairy Tail: Ice Trail, Vols. 1 + 2

June 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Fairy Tail: Ice Trail, Vol. 1Fairy Tail: Ice Trail, Vols. 1 + 2
by Yuusuke Shirato, created by Hiro Mashima
Kodansha Comics
Rating: Teen (13 +)

Are you a fan of Hiro Mashima’s Fairy Tail and wondered what Grey, the resident ice mage, was like as a kid? If so, then Kodansha Comics has the manga for you! From Yuusuke Shirato and Hiro Mashima comes Fairy Tail: Ice Trail, a two volume story about the Grey’s childhood adventures as he sets out on the path that ultimately leads him to Fairy Tail!
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Mysterious Girlfriend X, Vol. 1

May 31, 2016 1 comment

Mysterious Girlfriend X, Vol. 1Mysterious Girlfriend X, Vol. 1
by Riichi Ueshiba
Vertical Comics, 404 pgs
Rating: Not Rated

When new girl, Mikoto Urabe, arrives in Akira Tsubaki’s high school class things start to get weird. Soon Akira finds himself in a relationship with the mysterious Urabe. From Riichi Ueshiba comes the adult romantic comedy, Mysterious Girlfriend X, Vol. 1, the manga behind the 2012 anime series of the same name.
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Legend: The Graphic Novel and Prodigy: The Graphic Novel

May 24, 2016 Leave a comment

Legend: The Graphic NovelLegend: The Graphic Novel and Prodigy: The Graphic Novel
Original story by Marie Lu, adapted by Leigh Dragoon, art by Kaari and Caravan StudioPenguin/
Penguin/Putnam
Rating: Not Rated

Sometime in the future the United States is hit with a series of disasters which destroys much of the east coast. From it’s ashes rise two rival powers, the Republic and the Colonies. Day and June are two teenagers in the Republic on opposite sides of the law. Day, an infamous rebel fighter and June, a military prodigy soon find their paths crossing as they’re forced to ally with each other against the powers that be. The two must decide who to trust and attempt to navigate the web of lies and conspiracies if they any hope of surviving and getting unraveling the secrets looming over both their lives. Based on the popular young adult novel series by Marie Lu, Legend: The Graphic Novel and Prodigy: The Graphic Novel adapt the first two volumes of The Legend series thanks to the talents of Leigh Dragoon, Kaari and Caravan Studio.
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Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1

May 13, 2016 Leave a comment

Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1
by Akiko Higashimura
Kodansha Comics, 376 pgs
Rating: Teen (13 +)

From Akiko Higashimura comes the story of Tsukimi Kurashita and the women of the Amamizukan, a communal home for fujoshis. Tsukimi and her friends live quiet lives dedicated to the objects of their obsession until Tsukimi brings home Kuronosuke, a pretty, stylish person! The arrival of the crossdressing Kuronosuke is only the start of things, and soon the socially awkward group is embroiled in a struggle to save their home! All this and more in Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1.
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the gods lie

April 17, 2016 Leave a comment

the gods lie.the gods lie
By Kaori Ozaki
Vertical Comics, 216 pp
Rating: Not Rated

After an argument with his new soccer coach, 6th grader Natsuru skips out on Summer soccer camp and ends up spending time with his classmate Rio and her younger brother. The two quickly bond, but as the Summer draws to a close their bonds will be tested. Kaori Ozaki’s the gods lie is a single volume tale about Natsuru, Rio, friendship and the pains of growing up.
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Attack on Titan: Special Edition, Vols. 16 + 17

March 28, 2016 Leave a comment

Attack on Titan, Vol. 17Attack on Titan: Special Edition Vols. 16 + 17
by Hajime Isayama
Kodansha Comics
Rating: Teen (16 +)

After years of teasing, slowly dropped hints, vague suggestions and fan theories, revelations regarding the history of the world, the nature of the Titans and more abound in Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan: Special Edition, Vols. 16 + 17! There’s so much going on within these two volumes that they’re almost exhausting to read. Long held suspicions are confirmed while the Survey Corps have their showdown with Kenny the Ripper’s special Anti-Maneuvering Gear squad. Meanwhile Eren and Krista are confronted with revelations about their families and a choice that could leave one of them dead.
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