Tag Archive for TokyoPop

Chobits, vol. 1

“Whatever happens, you must remember this: no matter how cute she is, no matter how human she seems, don’t fall in love with her. She’ll just make you cry.” When Hideki Motosuwa finds one of the new “Perscoms” (short for…

Cardcaptor Sakura, vol. 1

Sakura Kinomoto is a cute, bubbly, normal fourth-grader. That is, she was until the day she opened a mysterious old book and awakened a powerful magic. Now she’s a cute, bubbly fourth-grader with a secret mission: to find and capture…

Marmalade Boy, vol. 1

Imagine this: you’re a perfectly normal teenage girl. Your parents go on a cruise. They meet another couple–and fall in love! Divorce is hard enough under normal circumstances, but Miki Koishikawa thinks her parents have gone crazy–they want to keep…

Love Hina, vol. 1

Poor Keitaro Urashima! All he’s ever wanted was to get into prestigious Tokyo University. Well, that and a girlfriend. In fact, the two goals seem to be connected: Keitaro once promised his childhood crush that they’d go to Tokyo U.…

Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz

OK, let me see if I’ve got this straight. Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz is the manga version of a movie based on a show. Taking place after the show’s timeline (and after other Gundam Wing manga titles), Endless Waltz reunites…

Cowboy Bebop, vol. 1

Ba baaa ba badabap. Waa waaaaa. Ba baaaa ba badabap. (insert melodic crooning here) That, my friends, is the only thing I missed in this first volume of Cowboy Bebop –the groovy jazz score that enlivens the anime show is…

Mars, vol. 1

I’ll admit it: up until recently, I knew nothing about manga. In my ignorance, I assumed it was all cute little creatures and cartoon-style battles. Then I read CLAMP’s amazing series, Clover, and my eyes were opened. Mars is another…

Peach Girl, vol. 1

In my mission to educate myself further about manga, I sought out the recent popular titles. First off, a confession: I am not a girly girl. I never have been. I have never read romances and tend to disdain them,…

Angelic Layer, battle 1

A new game has taken Tokyo by storm, drawing girls from all over the city to the Angelic Layer battle arena where players use their minds to control tiny robotic warriors in complicated, deadly fights. New arrival Misaki is enraptured…