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Paranoia Agent

From the creative and mind bending imagination of Satoshi Kon (Perfect Blue, Paprika) comes this twisted thriller that dives deep into the psyche of troubled minds. Paranoia Agent is a series of episodes loosely connected by a plot about a…

How to Draw Shojo Manga

The editorial staff of four Japanese manga magazines have compiled a guide for aspiring shojo (girls’) manga creators. They cover the basics of plot, art, supplies, layout, and submission, while using examples from popular shojo manga creators. The biggest problem…

Neko Ramen, vol. 1

When Tanaka-san wanders into a new ramen restaurant in town, he’s stunned to see that the restaurant is owned and operated by a talking cat. But Taisho’s ramen skills leave something to be desired–namely taste and texture! He’s determined to…

U Don’t Know Me

Seyun and Yoojin have remained friends since childhood, even though Seyun’s family had to move away because of financial troubles. As the boys have gotten older, though, their feelings have changed from friendship into something more intense, but neither has…

Deka Kyoshi, vol. 1

Police detective Toyama has been given a tough new undercover assignment: teaching a fifth-grade class! Their teacher was killed under mysterious circumstances and the police believe that the students are in danger as well. Toyama soon discovers that one boy,…

First in Space

Early in the space race, the United States was determined to get data that would prove that man could travel into outer space. Short of actually sending a man in to space, the best way to test this theory was…

Future Lovers, vol. 2

After reading in love with Future Lovers, vol. 1, you can imagine how excited I was to get in volume two. This second volume isn’t as amazingly strong, but it still has realistic feel to it as our loving, but…

Future Lovers, vol. 1

All Kento Kumayaga wants is a family. Raised by his grandparents, the young teacher just wants to meet a nice girl, settle down, and raise children. But the girl he chooses is underwhelmed by his cut-to-the-chase proposal and then, to…

Land of the Blindfolded, vol. 1-9

Kanade can sometimes see a person’s future when she touches them. It’s not always a fun power, but she’s learned to live with it. Her world is tossed upside down, though, when two new students appear at her school. Namiki…

Nephilim, vol. 1-2

Nephilim are a mysterious and beautiful people. One gender by day, at night they reveal their true gender, but anyone who looks at their true form is cursed to die. Imperial soldier Guy stumbles upon Abel, a young Nephilim boy,…

Dark Metro, vol. 1

Deep beneath the streets of Tokyo lays a place most people don’t even think twice about—the subway. But that seemingly innocent transportation network is also a place where life and death intersect. One man, Seiya, is the bridge between those…

Paintings of You

Claudio Verges, rising star in the art world, is enrolling in art college. His classmates are excited about having a genuine genius in their midst, but Claudio is hoping that they won’t find out he’s a fraud. Oh, the paintings…

The Knockout Makers, vol. 1

Toshihiro does makeup. Ryouhei does skin treatments, fitness, and diet. Nobuo does hair. Together they are “The Knockout Makers.” By asking for their help on a special cell phone website only available for 10 minutes at midnight, girls who want…

J-Pop Idol, vol. 1

Mika has always dreamed of achieving stardom with her best friends Kay and Naomi. They even won a nationwide singing contest, but when a record company comes with a contract offer, it’s only for Mika. She’s caught between reaching for…