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Review: Genkaku Picasso, vol. 1-3

Hikari only has one friend – Chiaki. Otherwise his classmates only stop ignoring him long enough to give him the nickname Picasso – because he draws constantly – before going back to forgetting about him. But when Hikari and Chiaki…

Library Wars: Love & War, vol. 1-4

In the future, the Japanese government passes strict laws regulating the content of books. These laws allow them to collect any books deemed unsuitable. In response, librarians form their own military groups to fight back and protect citizens’ right to…

Bakuman, vol. 1-3

Average, ordinary Moritaka Mashiro has always assumed that he’ll have an average, ordinary life–finish high school, go to college, become a businessman. Sure he enjoys drawing, but that’s not a skill you can build a life with. But when top…

Maoh: Juvenile Remix, Vols. 1-4

What would you do if you were the only person who knew a beloved savior was really a devil? Would you stand up or would you turn away, saying “This is not my problem”? That is the dilemma facing Ando,…

Seiho Boys’ High School, vol. 1-2

The young men who attend Seiho Boys’ High School are smart, funny, interesting…and completely frustrated by the lack of girls! With the nearest action fifty miles away, how are they supposed to survive for three whole years? And if by…

The Adventures of Taro, vol. 1-2

Taro is a young man who loves to draw. He has created an entire world called Doodledum within the pages of his sketchbook. But now Doodledum is threatened by King Crossout and his Eraser-of-Doom. The Wise Magician gives Taro a…

Grand Guignol Orchestra, vol. 1

The world has gone mad, with people infected by a virus which turns them into zombie dolls. There is one group who travels through the land fighting the zombies–The Grand Guignol Orchestra, led by the singer Lucille. But the members…

Dengeki Daisy, vol. 1

Teru’s older brother died, leaving her an orphan. But he didn’t leave her alone. Before his death, he arranged for a friend of his–the mysterious man called “Daisy”–to be on call through Teru’s cell phone. Teru tries not to worry…

Natsume’s Book of Friends, vol. 1

All his life Takashi Natsume has been able to see things that others cannot. Since his parents died after he was born, Takashi has spent his life being shipped from relative to relative, with all of them too scared of…

Tegami Bachi, vol. 1

In a land without a sun, people live in one of three cities: the rich Akatsuki, brightly lit by an artificial star; the middle-class Yuusari, in perpetual twilight; and the poor and dark Yodaka. Traveling between those cities are the…

Honey and Clover: Uncut Box Set 1

Yuta Takemoto has recently enrolled in art college in Tokyo. He’s gradually getting used to his classes, to his schoolwork, and to the ancient apartment complex where he now lives. But when a new student enrolls at the same college,…

Ôoku, vol. 1

In Japan in the 1600s, a pox-like plague begins to hit the men and boys of the country. Women and girls are not affected by it and by the time the plague stops, the population of men numbers one-fourth that…

Solanin

Technically Asano’s Solanin is a seinen (men’s) comic, but the ideas explored in it will speak to both genders and a wide range of ages. The story revolves around Meiko and her boyfriend Taneda, who live in a small apartment…

Captive Hearts, vol. 1

Megumi Kuroishi’s father is a butler, but Megumi’s never had to worry about working. The Kogami family his father worked for disappeared in China years ago and all their wealth was left to Megumi’s family. So he’s a carefree student…right…

We Were There, vol. 1

Nana is excited about starting high school, but making friends and getting along proves to be harder than she expected. Things are further complicated when she meets Yano, a boy everyone likes. At first Nana thinks he’s kind of a…

Real, vol. 1

Two young men—Nomiya, a high school dropout haunted by an accident he caused, and Kiyoharu, a cancer survivor who lost a leg to the disease—find themselves altered by the sport of wheelchair basketball. Nomiya is just looking to keep playing…

Cowa!

Paifu is a happy-go-lucky young monster. Half-vampire, half-werekoala, he lives with his mother in a town of mostly monsters. Most of his days are spent getting into trouble with his best friend, Jose, who is a ghost. But when the…

Zombiepowder, vol. 1-4

Gamma Akutabi, a mysterious man with a black metal hand, wanders a Wild West-like desert world looking for the 12 Rings of the Dead, magical items that are the source of Zombiepowder, which can reanimate the dead and give eternal…