Tag Archive for TokyoPop

Snow, vol. 1

The dreaded Warmongers are burning their way across the galaxy and nothing is going to stand in their way. Their latest creation, the Ghost of Destruction, is a weapon of such terrifying power that whole planets crumble when it is…

Rose Hip Zero, vol. 1

You know how every hardboiled cop you’ve ever seen on television “doesn’t need no partner,” and “works alone”? Well, imagine how Officer Kyoji Kido feels when he finds out that not only does he have to take on a new…

R.I.P.: Requiem in Phonybrian

Transylvanian Rose, an angel who descends to Earth to cleanse souls so that they can enter heaven, is bored. Every day is the same and has been for all eternity. When she sees a cute guy kill himself she decides…

Queens, vol. 1

Manga and manhwa for girls are filled with pretty boys and cute boys and boys who look great dressed as girls. But is that really what girls want? Pil-Hyun Jung is one of those pretty boys–his eyes are large, his…

Peppermint, vol. 1

Hey is an average teenage girl who has an above average crush on the hot teen singer EZ. Luckily for her, he goes to her school and he’s very friendly to her, always asking her to help him practice lines…

Mugen Spiral, vol. 1

The whole schoolgirl contending with a renegade demon has been done many times in manga, and while Mugen Spiral doesn’t really do anything too new with the premise, snide dialogue spices up the shojo frothiness enough to make it a…

King of Thorn, vol. 1

Kasumi opens her eyes, but no matter how surreal and impossible the waking world seems, it’s not a nightmare she can escape from. The Medusa virus, an illness that quickly and painfully killed the infected by turning them into stone,…

The Embalmer, vol. 1

Mihara is best known for her Goth-loli fashion and exploring the uneasy and increasingly intimate relationships between people and technology. With The Embalmer, she takes on a different kind of relationship: the dead and the living they leave behind. Shinjyurou…

Blank, vol. 1

It’s a walking mailbox! It’s a talking stone wall! No! It’s Blank, nameless, international man of mystery and superspy extraordinaire. Or maybe not quite. Our man Blank suffers from amnesia, exacerbated by a severe case of cluelessness and social awkwardness.…

Beyond the Beyond, vol. 1

Futaba is a sixth grade boy without a care in the world, despite being the baby of his family (and therefore the recipient of much nagging from his older siblings) and proclaiming himself abnormally short and clumsy for his age.…

Afterlife, vol. 1

Forget everything you’ve ever heard about what happens after death. There is no heaven; there is no hell; there isn’t even oblivion. There is only the Afterlife, a horrible wasteland of nothingness filled with every human being who ever lived.…

X-Kai, vol. 1

The hero of Asami Tohjoh’s moody crime drama X-Kai is a florist by day and an assassin by night. It may be an odd combination, but it does give our plant-loving protagonist a reason to mark his targets by bringing…

Yubisaki Milk Tea, vol. 1

Fashion-lovers know that the magic of clothes and makeup is their ability to turn us into someone else for a while. 15-year-old Yoshinori (Nori for short), discovers this unexpectedly when he agrees to fill in for his beautiful older sister…

BLAME!, vol. 1

Somewhere in the bowels of the earth the remnants of human society eke out a tenuous existence in the gloom of a post-post-apocalyptic world. Ages ago, humanity reached such heights of technical and industrial skill that their buildings and cities…

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…