TRASH, vol. 1

Mild-mannered Will Anderson lives an ordinary, if privileged, life with his beloved cousin Kate and his uncle–who happens to be a mafia kingpin. Tough-talking Guy Hooks works for Trash Company, an odd-jobs business that happens to be a front for…

Sexy Voice and Robo

Nico Hayashi wants to be a spy when she grows up . . . or maybe a fortune-teller. She gets practice in by working for a phone-sex hotline, pretending to be older than she is and analyzing the characters of…

ROD (Read or Die), vol. 1

Librarians kick butt. I live with one of them, so I should know. I also know that many people tend to underestimate Librarian-kind – their physical prowess, their dedication to the job, their cunning, their focus, their ability to do…

Her Majesty’s Dog, vol. 1

Ayame and Hyoue are the couple in class known for their PDA – Ayame cannot stop kissing Hyoue. Of course, there’s more to this couple than meets the eye: Ayame is a medium, raised in a remote mountain village, and…

Witch Class, vol. 1

We all know what happens to little girls in fairy tales who wander off the path: they usually end up as somebody’s lunch. When middle-schooler Dorothy follows a mysterious boy into the woods on the way to school, she finds…

The Good Witch of the West, vol. 1

Fantasies may be a dime a dozen in girls’ manga, but every once in a while a title full of floating flowers and magic surprises you. The Good Witch of the West (which, in case you’re wondering, has nothing at…

A Recipe for Gertrude, vol. 1

Possessed mannequins. Evil gingerbread men. Animate patchwork dolls. All these and more prowl the creepily cute landscape of Nari Kusakawa’s The Recipe for Gertrude. In this modern fantasy, an unlikely romance blossoms between high schooler Susugi Sahara and an unusual…