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Anne Happy Volume 6

Still a middling volume, even with... a random tornado?Title: Anne Happy Genre: Comedy Publisher: Houbunsha (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer: Cotoji Serialized in: Manga Time Kirara Forward Translation: Amanda Haley Original Release Date:...

By Krystallina on Sep 19th, 2017

The conclusion of a bloody, violent chapter in Swiss and Austria history is one that makes it bad (but good) that Wolfsmund's finally at its end.Title: Wolfsmund Genre: Enterbrain (JP), Vertical Inc. (US) Creator: Mitsuhisa Fuji Serialized in:...

By Justin on Sep 15th, 2017

This is a neat manga that tells a simple, yet complex, story from the perspective of an abandoned cat. Title: She and Her Cat Genre: Drama Publisher: Kodansha (JP), Vertical Comics (US) Story/Artist: Makoto Shinkai, Tsubasa Yamaguchi Serialized...

By Justin on Sep 14th, 2017
Kakeguri volume 1

What do you have to lose in games of chance? Everything, it turns out.Title: Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler Genre: Drama Publisher: Square Enix (JP), Yen Press (US) Story/Artist: Homura Kawamoto, Toru Naomura Translator: Matthew Alberts Serialized...

By Helen on Sep 14th, 2017

The return of Hiroyuki to the West is a good one, as his latest title stars characters who aren't smart, with its leading lady a new level of NOT SMART. Title: Aho-Girl: A Clueless Girl Genre: Comedy, 4-Panel Publisher: Kodansha (JP, US) Creator:...

By Justin on Sep 13th, 2017

The start of a bigger adventure makes this a must-read volume of The Devil is a Part-Timer!.Title: The Devil is a Part-Timer! (Hataraku Maou-sama!) Genre: Comedy Publisher: ASCII Media Works (JP), Yen On (US) Writer: Sataoshi Wagahara Character...

By Krystallina on Sep 11th, 2017
First Love Monster Volume 7

Unless you don't mind spending your time and money on two pages of actual entertainment, you can skip this volume of First Love Monster.Title: First Love Monster (Hatsukoi Monster) Genre: Drama Publisher: Kodansha (JP), Yen Press (US) Story/Artist:...

By Krystallina on Sep 8th, 2017
Horimiya Volume Eight

A normally strong series falters in this volume.Title: Horimiya Genre: Drama, Slice of Life Publisher: Square Enix (JP), Yen Press (U.S.) Creators: Hero (Story), Daisuke Hagiwara (Artist) Translator: Taylor Engle Original Release Date: July...

By Helen on Sep 7th, 2017
The Girl From The Other Side

Its tranquil surface hides dark depths. Title: Siúil, a Rún: The Girl from the Other Side (Totsukuni no Shoujo) Genre: Fantasy Publisher: MAG Garden Corporation (JP), Seven Seas (US) Artist/Writer: Nagabe Serialized in: Monthly Comic...

By Helen on Sep 6th, 2017
Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun Volume 8

Group dates, affection cards, and sidebars oh my!Title: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun (Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-kun) Genre: Comedy Publisher: Square Enix (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer: Izumi Tsubaki Serialized in: Gangan Online Translation: Leighann...

By Helen on Sep 5th, 2017