mysteries and thrillers

Until Death Do Us Part, vol. 2

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As the second volume of Until Death Do Us Part opens, blind swordsman/ex-criminal Mamoru and his allies in the Element Network have successfully protected tween psychic Haruka from her would-be kidnappers. However, the vigilantes have little time to rest on their…

Pandora Hearts, vol. 1

Pandora Hearts, vol. 1 needs you to keep up. You will be introduced to a new world, a huge cast, and a mysterious dimension with its own set of rules that aren’t explained until a third of the way through…

7 Billion Needles, vols. 1-4

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Antisocial high-schooler Hikaru just wants to be left alone. But when she skips out on a class-trip dinner for a solitary walk on the beach, she attracts the attention of what she at first believes to be a shooting star…

Arisa, vol. 1-3

Twin sisters Arisa and Tsubasa look alike, but couldn’t be more different. Tsubasa is known as the Demon Princess to her classmates. She’s as tough as nails and, even if she does have good intentions, often acts without thinking. Arisa…

Young Miss Holmes: Casebook 1-2

It’s late 19th-century England and 10-year-old Miss Christie spends her days in the company of maids and governesses while her parents are away in India. While she considers herself a proper lady, she also proves to be a problem for…

Durarara!!, vols. 1-2

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Fifteen-year-old Mikado Ryuugamine has grown tired of his quiet, uneventful life in his hometown. So, when his childhood friend Masaomi Kida suggests he transfer to the latter’s high school in Tokyo’s vibrant Ikebukuro district, Mikado jumps at the chance to…

The Innocent

After being executed for a murder he didn’t commit, New York detective Johnny Wright wakes up before an irritable angel and learns he’s been given the chance to earn another shot at life by helping other innocents. But Johnny’s desire…

Dengeki Daisy, vols. 2-6

As high-schooler Teru wrestles with whether or not to acknowledge what she does and doesn’t know about her mysterious friend and protector Daisy, whom she’s never “officially” met in person, and the cranky young school janitor Kurosaki who has drafted…

Psyren, vol. 1

Teen-aged Ageha Yoshina’s life could be called pretty simple. He likes to fight, no matter the reason. So for a modest fee of 10,000 yen he’ll take on just about any cause for the chance to crack some heads. Unfortunately…

Review: Amnesia Labyrinth, vol. 1

Souji returns home after a year at boarding school to find his brother missing, his sisters as mysterious and aloof as ever, and three teens from his school murdered. He has reason to believe that the three things are connected,…

Maoh: Juvenile Remix, Vols. 1-4

What would you do if you were the only person who knew a beloved savior was really a devil? Would you stand up or would you turn away, saying “This is not my problem”? That is the dilemma facing Ando,…

Dengeki Daisy, vol. 1

Teru’s older brother died, leaving her an orphan. But he didn’t leave her alone. Before his death, he arranged for a friend of his–the mysterious man called “Daisy”–to be on call through Teru’s cell phone. Teru tries not to worry…

King of Thorn, vol. 1

Kasumi opens her eyes, but no matter how surreal and impossible the waking world seems, it’s not a nightmare she can escape from. The Medusa virus, an illness that quickly and painfully killed the infected by turning them into stone,…

After School Nightmare, vol. 1

In After School Nightmare, Setona Mizushiro (creator of X-Day) has created an irresistible mix of real life drama and fantasy laced with horror. Ichijo Mashiro has clung to the illusion that he is a normal freshman, going to a normal…

After School Nightmare, vol. 2

In After School Nightmare Volume 1, Mashiro Ichijo found himself forced to participate in a mysterious after-school class: a class where students meet in dreams to battle in strange forms that represent their true nature. In the dream world, Mashiro…