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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…

Kingdom Hearts II, vol. 1

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In 2002, Disney and video game publisher Square Enix teamed up to create a fanfiction writer’s dream. Kingdom Hearts introduced Sora, a boy swept up in an adventure across different worlds occupied by characters from Disney animated films and Final…

Kaze Hikaru, vols. 1-21

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When her father and older brother are murdered by political rebels, fourteen-year-old Tominaga Sei vows vengeance. Taking the sword skills her brother taught her, she disguises herself as a boy named Kamiya Seizaburo and journeys to Kyoto where she joins…

Codename: Sailor V, volume 2

Codename: Sailor V is to Sailor Moon what the Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie is to the Buffy the Vampire Slayer television series. It’s almost there, has many of the same elements, but doesn’t have quite the same oomph that…

Codename: Sailor V, volume 1

Many Americans got their first taste of anime through the television show Sailor Moon. Due to the popularity of the television show, the now defunct U.S. publishing division of Tokyopop released the manga in 1998 to American audiences. Over the…

Cardcaptor Sakura Omnibus, vol. 1-2

Cardcaptor Sakura tells the story of fourth grader Sakura. She has the task of re-collecting the scattered “Clow” cards, after discovering an old book in her dad’s library and awakening the book’s guardian Kero-chan. These cards contain and control dangerous…

Real, vol. 1

Two young men—Nomiya, a high school dropout haunted by an accident he caused, and Kiyoharu, a cancer survivor who lost a leg to the disease—find themselves altered by the sport of wheelchair basketball. Nomiya is just looking to keep playing…

Kitchen Princess, vol. 1-3

Najika is excited to be attending prestigious Seika Academy, where she hopes to find the mysterious boy who saved her life just after she was orphaned.  However, if all she can do is cook, will she be able to fit…

Kaze Hikaru, vol. 1-3

I have a weakness for stories about cross-dressers. There, I ve said it. Hana-Kimi? Check. Ouran High School Host Club? Check. Tenshi Ja Nai? Check. Love em all. Combine that with my love of historical romance and how could I…

Flower of Life, vol. 1

This series has many of the same elements as Yoshinaga’s other works–quirky plot twists, deep emotion, offbeat humor, and beautiful artwork. But this series is not one of her boy’s love titles, so don’t expect romance from the relationship between…

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…

Paradise Kiss, vol. 1

Yukari Hayasaka doesn’t know what she wants out of life. Dutifully trying to fulfill her mother’s expectations, she tries to overcome her apathy and pass the entrance exams that will get her into a properly prestigious college. Despite her doubts,…

Paradise Kiss, vol. 2

At Paradise Kiss, Yukari has discovered a world outside her prep school walls. She becomes more and more involved with the group as George’s design for the Yaza Arts fashion show takes shape. Yukari is starting to discover her beauty,…

Paradise Kiss, vol. 3

Is Yukari finally in control of her life, or is her life just out of control? The question haunts Yukari even as she discovers a new sense of self-worth in her first modeling job. While Paradise Kiss has become a…

Paradise Kiss, vol. 4

The Yaza Arts fashion show is finally here, and Yukari is about to make her runway debut modeling George’s creation. The Paradise Kiss team have worked feverishly to be ready in time, with Yukari trying to balance school and fashion.…