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Slam Dunk Volume 11

Slam Dunk Volume 11
May 19, 2011
Lori Henderson

Shoyo’s ace, Fujima, drops himself into the lineup and quickly helps his team retake the lead from Shohoku, and despite …Read the Rest

Amnesia Labyrinth volume 1

Amnesia Labyrinth volume 1
May 5, 2011
Katherine Farmar

Manga authors’ notes are usually self-deprecating and full of “oh God this is awful I can’t bear to look at …Read the Rest

Inuyasha Volume 56: Manga Movable Feast

Inuyasha Volume 56: Manga Movable Feast
April 27, 2011
Lori Henderson

The demon Naraku’s true intentions are finally revealed! Then, Kagome is swallowed up by the Meido. Is she finally beyond …Read the Rest

One Fine Day Volume 2-3

One Fine Day Volume 2-3
April 19, 2011
Lori Henderson

With No-Ah’s childhood friend/tormentor added to the mix, all sorts of new adventures are brewing at the green-roofed house. Nanai …Read the Rest

Replica volume 1

Replica volume 1
April 13, 2011
Katherine Farmar

Manji the bodyguard is known as the Red Dog because of his red hair and fierce temper. When he runs into a boy named Kal fighting the dangerous creatures known as “toys”, Kal tells him to keep away because he’s no match for them — but Manji takes that as a challenge. Soon he’s swept into the battle between the creator of the toys and the mysterious group known as “Cards”.

Mizuki Episodes 1-2

Mizuki Episodes 1-2
April 6, 2011
Lori Henderson

Mizuki just wants to be a normal teenage girl, however, she has one problem. Whenever she gets angry she transforms …Read the Rest

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Volume 1

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Volume 1
April 1, 2011

I had high hopes for Shonen Jump’s latest series, Nura, Rise of the Yokai Clan. Unfortunately, things don’t always go …Read the Rest

Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko Volume 1

Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko Volume 1
March 30, 2011
Lori Henderson

A surprisingly fun title with great characters and good stories and just the right touch of that magic feeling.

The Beautiful Skies of Houou High Volume 1

The Beautiful Skies of Houou High Volume 1
March 28, 2011
Katherine Farmar

A perfect inversion of Maria+Holic (i.e. a girl in a boys’ school rather than a boy in a girls’ school), with added conspiracies and shenanigans; extremely silly and very funny indeed.

Disappearance Diary

Disappearance Diary
March 25, 2011

Is it possible to look at a horrible life experience in a completely positive way? Hideo Azumi takes a shot …Read the Rest