Tag Archive for Seven Seas

Monster Musume, vols. 1-2

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Did you know that centaurs, mermaids, and harpies really exist, and they’ve been living in secret in Japan? Monster Musume features a Japanese government that has formally acknowledged the existence of liminal species. To foster goodwill between humans and liminals, Japan…

Love In Hell, Vol. 1

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Hell can be many things: a place of endless horrors and punishment, a black abyss devoid of God’s light, or simply other people. The infernal realm has inspired numerous literary works, comics, movies, and video games. An underground realm occupied by a…

The Clockwork Sky, vol. 1

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In 1895, twelve-year-old Sally is shunted off to her brooding inventor uncle, Erasmus Croach. Escaping his mansion becomes the spunky girl’s top priority and, luckily for Sally, no locks can restrain her for long. Her freedom could give her the…

Mayo Chiki! vol. 1

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Sakamachi Kinjiro, aka Jiro, is a boy with problems. First he walks in on Konoe Subaru, the coolest boy in school, in the bathroom. As if that weren’t embarrassing enough, in doing so he discovers that Konoe is a pervert…

Angel Para Bellum, vol. 1

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One of the most interesting aspects of manga is how western stories end up being transmogrified into something new by Japanese writers and artists. Often the result is a work that will make western audiences feel, well, a little squirmy.…

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…

Blood Alone, vol. 1-6

The vampires in Blood Alone have something called farumek — the ability to hypnotize humans by looking into their eyes. That is how I felt when I first picked up this subtle but addicting tale several years ago, back when it was…

Amazing Agent Luna, vol. 1-7

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For most people, prepping to start high school might mean picking up some new notebooks. For Luna Collins, it means acquiring a family. Genetically engineered by the Agency, a secret government organization, Luna is a super-strong and super-skilled sixteen-year-old, designed…

Amazing Agent Jennifer, vol. 1-2

Jennifer Kajiwara is starting college with a plan. Well, two plans, really. And neither of them is actually hers. Jennifer’s father wants her to study all things economics, the better to run the family business one day. Her mother wants…