Loveless, vol. 1

To be perfectly clear: Loveless is not an easy manga to understand. Within the first volume alone readers will encounter murder, loneliness, willing sacrifices, inherited responsibility, physical abuse, crushes, and virtual battlefields. The characters are close-mouthed and reluctant to reveal…

Promethea, vol. 1

“If she did not exist, we would have to invent her.” Imagine a strange, futuristic version of our world. Instead of Hello Kitty, the most popular figure for t-shirts and billboards is a weeping gorilla, the mayor of New York…

Southpaw

Southpaw is a left-handed boxer who also happens to be a tiger. Unfortunately, his crooked robot manager arranges for Southpaw to lose matches so that he can win bets on the tiger’s opponents. But Southpaw can’t stand for such underhanded…

FLCL, vol. 1

Naota is a lonely boy living in the town of Mabasa, a perfectly normal place where nothing out of the ordinary ever happens. Due to this lack of excitement, Naota’s older brother, a talented baseball player, has decided to go…

FLCL, vol. 2

The plot thickens as Naota’s father writes a story in his magazine about the mayor of Mabase’s supposed affair, and as a result all the residents of Mabase find out about it. Ninamori, the mayor’s daughter and president of Naota’s…

Brigadoon, vol. 1

Growing up without her parents is hard for Marin, especially in 7th grade where having the right clothes and family count for a lot if you want to be popular. However, living with her adopted grandparents and a host of…

Ark Angels, vol. 1

It’s no coincidence that Shem, Hamu, and Japheth share the names of the biblical Noah’s sons. These three girls have the monumental task of traveling through time to collect pairs all of the endangered and extinct species and preserve them…