Tag Archive for Yen Press

The Clique

The Clique has been reformatted — manga style. The story is about the sweet, innocent girl, Claire, who starts at a new school, only to have the popular girls make her life a nightmare. Worst part? Claire is staying in…

Soulless: the Manga, vol. 1

Soulless, book one of the Parasol Protectorate series, is a great mash up of steampunk, whodunit, bodice-ripper, and the supernatural. Think Arthur Conan Doyle meets Jane Austen meets Charlaine Harris. Set in Victorian London, Soulless follows our heroine, Alexia Tarrabotti,…

The Innocent

After being executed for a murder he didn’t commit, New York detective Johnny Wright wakes up before an irritable angel and learns he’s been given the chance to earn another shot at life by helping other innocents. But Johnny’s desire…

Laon, vol. 1-6

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Laon is a gumiho – a mischievous nine-tailed fox spirit of extremely ambiguous gender. (If, like me, you’re more familiar with Japanese than Korean mythology, think kitsune.) After Laon loses a bet to powerful Queen Mago, the gumiho is stripped…

K-On!, vol. 1

The high school’s pop music club is about to be disbanded due to a lack of members, but 10th grader Ritsu jumps at the chance to both be a club president and fulfill her dream of being a drummer in…

Darker Than Black

Several years ago, Hell’s Gate appeared in Tokyo, stealing away the stars and replacing them with fakes. These new stars represent contractors, humans who have lost their humanity, gaining supernatural powers and a price to pay each time they use…

Gabby & Gator

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Gabby is an outcast due to her passions for recycling, gardening, playing the tuba, and being a vegetarian. She is alone until a mishap with a bully introduces her to Gator, the ubiquitous alligator-in-the-sewer from contemporary legend. Gator is also…

Witch & Wizard, Volume 1

Witch & Wizard starts with the end, a family waiting to be hung at the gallows, followed by an explanation of how they all got there. Whit Allgood and his sister Wisty are normal teenagers, living with their parents and…

Pandora Hearts, vol. 2

Now that he and Alice have joined forces with the organization Pandora, Oz Vessalius is back to his usual bouncy self. After all, Pandora knows a lot about the Abyss. Maybe the three operatives they’ve met – beautiful Lady Sharon,…

Pandora Hearts, vol. 1

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Fifteen-year-old Oz Vessalius, son of a duke, is about to have his coming-of-age ceremony, but it’s not going to go as planned. At the out-of-the-way mansion where the ceremony is to take place, Oz goes exploring with his sister Ada…

Highschool of the Dead vol. 2

The zombie apocalypse lumbers on in the second installment of Daisuke Sato’s Highschool of the Dead! After prescribing a violent remedy for Rei’s boyfriend’s infection, she and Takashi link up with other survivors and formulate a plan to escape Fujimi…

Highschool of the Dead vol. 1

Highschool of the Dead is the story of teenagers who find themselves thrust into danger after a global pandemic causes the dead to roam the earth, infecting those unfortunate to cross their shambling path. The drama unfolds not unlike Robert…

Black Butler, vol. 1-4

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Black Butler opens by introducing young Ciel Phantomhive, the head of the Phantomhive family and of the Funtom toy and candy corporation, and his butler Sebastian Michaelis. Sebastian is a butler above par. There seems to be nothing he can’t…

Bunny Drop, vol. 1-2

Thirty-year-old Daikichi is a bachelor who lives an ordinary life. But that life changes drastically when he returns home for his grandfather’s funeral. It seems that his grandfather had a young lover no one knew about. The woman is nowhere…