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New Releases for 4/20/11

April 23, 2011

It’s a good, hefty list this week. Bandai shows up with the next volume of their Code Geass: Knights series. DMP has some non-yaoi for people to check out, including the latest Itazura Na Kiss, and Udon has the next volume of Silent Mobius. And then there’s the list of Signature books from Viz and a slue of titles from Yen. It looks like the pocket-book is going to take a beating.

The List:

BANDAI ENTERTAINMENT
Code Geass Knight Volume 3 GN, $10.99

DIGITAL MANGA PUBLISHING
Beautiful Skies Of Houou High Volume 1 GN, $12.95
Countdown 7 Days Volume 1 GN, $12.95
Itazura Na Kiss Volume 5 GN, $16.95 **Weekly Pick**
Replica Volume 1 GN, $12.95
Treasure Volume 2 GN (resolicited), $12.95 **Weekly Pick**
Yellow II Volume 2 GN (Of 3)(resolicited), $6.95 **Weekly Pick**

KODANSHA COMICS
Akira Volume 6 GN (Kodansha Edition), $29.99

UDON ENTERTAINMENT
Silent Mobius Complete Edition Volume 4 GN, $14.99

VIZ MEDIA
House Of Five Leaves Volume 3 TP, $12.99
Kingyo Used Books Volume 3 GN, $12.99
March Story Volume 2 TP, $9.99 **Weekly Pick**
Mistress Fortune Volume 1 GN, $9.99
Naoki Urasawa’s 20th Century Boys Volume 14 GN, $12.99

YEN PRESS
Black Butler Volume 5 TP, $11.99
High School Of The Dead Volume 2 GN, $13.99
Higurashi When They Cry Volume 12 GN (Eye Opening Arc Part 2), $11.99
Jack Frost Volume 5 TP, $11.99
Kieli Volume 4 Long Night Beside A Deep Pool GN, $11.99
Laon Volume 5 GN, $11.99
Maximum Ride The Manga Volume 4 TP, $12.99
Omamori Himari Volume 3 GN, $11.99
Pandora Hearts Volume 5 GN, $11.99
Spiral The Bonds Of Reasoning Volume 15 TP, $11.99

The Picks:

Alex’s Pick: Another expensive week for me! I absolutely have to have the fifth volume of Itazura na Kiss from DMP, and I’ve been wondering about Countdown 7 Days and Replica since they were announced – I will probably splurge on DMP this week, and pick up the latest volume of 20th Century Boys next week.

Amy’s Pick: Though I love Sebastian and will already snagged my copy of the latest volume of Black Butler my pick this week is the second volume of Treasure. Being a two-part series I am excited to see how this story will unfold, especially since at the end of previous volume the plot and storyline where beginning to pick up some momentum.

Justin’s Pick: I will definitely look at least one book from every publisher this week (unless I’ve already got it, Kodansha…). The toss-up for me is between 20th Century Boys and the second Yellow series. With manga retail being what it is these days, I feel like the Urasawa book will be available months from now, but my local shops are ordering minimums on less well-known or niche titles. So, Yellow 2 it is, if I want to buy it in the store!

Lori’s Pick: While I love Black Butler, and can’t wait to read the end of Spiral, Viz has got my attention this week with their Signature titles. House of 5 Leaves and Kingyo Used Books are must buys for me, but I’m really looking forward to the second volume of March Story. I really enjoyed the first and am really looking forward to see where the next will go.

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