Tag Archive for VIZ

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…

Ultra Maniac, vol. 1-5

Reserved, but popular Ayu Tateishi wants to catch the eye of Tetsushi, the boy she secretly likes. But when she comes to the aid of awkward Nina Sakura, the new girl in school, her peaceful life is quickly thrown into…

Millennium Snow, vol. 1

Chiyuki, a seventeen-year old heart patient, has been hospitalized for what will probably be the last time, when she meets Toya, an eighteen-year old vampire who has sworn off drinking blood. It is during their eighteenth year that vampires generally…

Kaze Hikaru, vol. 1-3

I have a weakness for stories about cross-dressers. There, I ve said it. Hana-Kimi? Check. Ouran High School Host Club? Check. Tenshi Ja Nai? Check. Love em all. Combine that with my love of historical romance and how could I…

Kare First Love, vol. 1

“Guys don’t make passes at girls who wear glasses”, right? But all you have to do is take of her glasses and then she’s one hot chick. Ugh. As a glasses wearer, I hate those kinds of stories. I think…

The Cain Saga, vol. 1

Earl Cain Hargreaves is one strange duck. A member of the British aristocracy, this teen lives with his manservant, Riff, collects strange and rare poisons, and spends his off hours solving gruesome crimes, often perpetrated by people he knows or…

Black Cat, vol. 1-2

A former assassin has turned his back on killing for hire and now travels trying to bring justice to the people he meets. No, it’s not Rurouni Kenshin; it’s Black Cat! Though the back stories of both series are similar…

Beauty is the Beast, vol. 1-5

Eimi Yamashita’s parents relocate for work, so she decides to move into the girl’s dorm at her school. But living in the dorm is very different and she has to learn to deal with having a roommate, managing her money,…

Angel Sanctuary, vol. 1

There has always been something odd about Setsuna Mudo. When he fights, the sight of blood makes him want to kill his opponent. His wounds always heal instantly. His mother hates him enough to divorce his father and move away,…

Aishiteruze Baby, vol. 1

Being a parent is hard, especially when you’re seventeen! Kippei is a playa and is happy that way, but one small girl might be his undoing. When his cousin Yuzuyu is left with his family after her mother’s disappearance, Kippei’s…

Yakitate!! Japan, vol. 1

Kazuma Azuma has a mission: he’s out to create a national bread for Japan! Almost every other country around the world has a signature bread, but the Japanese people prefer their native rice to bread. After visiting a bread shop…

Sexy Voice and Robo

Nico Hayashi wants to be a spy when she grows up . . . or maybe a fortune-teller. She gets practice in by working for a phone-sex hotline, pretending to be older than she is and analyzing the characters of…

ROD (Read or Die), vol. 1

Librarians kick butt. I live with one of them, so I should know. I also know that many people tend to underestimate Librarian-kind – their physical prowess, their dedication to the job, their cunning, their focus, their ability to do…

Hot Gimmick, vol. 1

Remember back in high school when you would convince your mother that you were *cough* much too sick to *cough* go to school and as soon as she left for work you would *cough, cough* turn on Days of our…

Hot Gimmick, vol. 2

After much prompting, Hatsumi confesses her feelings to Azusa and he kisses her. While she blushes with happiness, the look on Azusa’s face is cold. Ryoki, furious upon learning that Azusa and Hatsumi are now a couple, tries to tell…

Hot Gimmick, vol. 3

Hatsumi arrives at a party thrown by Azusa only to discover she has been set-up. Azusa has told his friends that Hatsumi is ready, willing and up for grabs. It turns out Azusa wants Hatsumi to feel the same sense…