Unlike ne’er-do-well former vampire Araragi, his two younger sisters Karen and Tsukihi, who attend a private junior high, are little balls of energy and charisma that their peers look up to. That the “ka” in Karen and “hi” in Tsukihi are both written with the character for “fire” isn’t the only reason they’ve come to be known as the Fire Sisters.Karen is the brawn and Tsukihi the brains of a vigilantism that the pair sees not merely as defending justice but as justice itself. They can’t encounter a harmful fad without trying to hunt down a spec... + Read More
The Your Lie in April novel completes the Your Lie franchise by revealing the lives of the cast from perspectives that are rarely seen in the comic or animated tv series. The Sextet’s Etude looks at each of the six characters’ lives individually from the view point of one of their classmates providing an intimate look similar to what a fan would experience. A must read for fans of this beloved series.Kosei Arima was a piano prodigy until his cruel taskmaster of a mother died suddenly, changing his life forever. Driven by his pain to abandon pia... + Read More
The sequel to BAKEMONOGATARI, NISE (Fake Tale) is more of a psychological and emotional look at the mind of now teenage vampire Koyomi Araragi…and his strange homelife.In BAKEMONOGATARI Koyomi Araragi, a third year high school student who has recently survived a vampire attack, finds himself mixed up with all kinds of apparitions: gods, ghosts, myths, and spirits. However, in this sequel NISEMONOGATARI, we pick up right where we left off in KIZUMONOGATARI and follow Koyomi as the psychological twists delve deeper and deeper…Story Locale: Japan
From the James Tripee Award Winning author, Fumi Yoshinaga, comes a casual romance between two 40-year-old men and the many meals they share together.A hard-working middle-aged gay couple in Tokyo come to enjoy the finer moments of life through food. After long days at work, either in the law firm or the hair salon, Shiro and Kenji will always have down time together by the dinner table, where they can discuss their troubles, hash out their feelings and enjoy delicately prepared home cooked meals!Story Locale: Tokyo, Japan
Cardfight!! Vanguard is the latest from the creator of the best-selling comic and trading card game Yu-Gi-Oh! Vanguard skews toward teens, both male and female, and should be a pillar for manga sections as well as comic book stores and board game stores worldwide. The trading card game already has monthly tournaments across the US, Singapore and Southern Europe with more than a hundred-thousand active players.The basis of the hit trading card game and animation franchise, Cardfight!! Vanguard is a modern fantasy tale of trading card playing and... + Read More
Ishimaru, still shrouded in suspicion, leads F Squad on a raid of the CCC’s hideout to get ahold of the list of members, but the CCC turns out to be several steps ahead in this cat-and-mouse game. When Anzai gets caught in the crossfire, Tsukasa has to make a life-or-death decision…Story Locale: Tokyo, Japan
Natural Enchantment Makoto goes to a local cherry blossom festival and happens to encounter someone who has a bone to pick with her sister, Akane. When Akane happens to drop by, she teaches Makoto some new tricks for flying and some easy spellcraft. Their kid cousin Chinatsu is so charmed by the witches’ talents that she makes an unexpected request…Story Locale: Aomori, JapanSeries Overview: High school teen Makoto returns home after six years of witch training to live in a new and slightly funnier world.
Drool-Worthy Denouement As the school year wears on and the warmer months arrive, the boys enjoy the sight of the girls in their softball uniforms and swimsuits. Tsubaki invites Urabe to watch the fireworks from a place that holds special memories for him. Oka describes how she and Ueno first started dating, and Urabe comes clean to Tsubaki’s sister about their relationship. When Urabe “sees” an important event from Tsubaki’s past, she makes him an offer that will bind them together even more closely…Story Locale: Tokyo, Japan
Series: BLAME!, 4PaperbackTsutomu Nihei9781942993803$38.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Jun 27, 2017
Sanakan attempts to destroy the Central A.I., as Mensab and her guardian knight, Seu, fight for the lives of the human residents they promised to protect. After the Central A.I. recklessly attempts to forward the whole of TOHA Heavy Industries, Kyrii and Cibo are left with a precious genetic sample from a very old human being. Wanting to test the genetic sample for signs of the Net Terminal Gene, Kyrii and Cibo make their way through an unofficial megastructure…Story Locale: SPACE!
humdrum conundrums yukko has a depressing doppelganger. tanaka has a secret weapon. mai becomes engrossed in a new best-seller. mio squares off with a strange new vending machine, and a near-death experience creates chaos for a guardian angel…Story Locale: Japan
The investigation into Marie’s suspicious death has been stymied, and Kenzaki, tired of playing by the book, suggests a highly risky ploy to try and get answers about RDS from the very people his unit has worked against. Meanwhile, the Escape Artist organization is showing strain now that their show-stopping hound is in captivity…Story Locale: JapanSeries Overview: Furin is tasked to protect mortals in a world where immortality is the norm. And she accomplishes this because by day she works for the very government agency assigned to terminate t... + Read More
His Grace himself rides, keen to punish the impudent rabble. Witness the historic Battle of Morgarten in a bonus-length volume that concludes this astonishing series.Story Locale: SwitzerlandSeries Overview: It is the 14th Century and as the Swiss begin to initiate their movements toward independence a fortress in the Alps known as the Wolfsmund continues to strike fear amongst the German and Italian communities that dare threaten Hapsburg (Austrian) rule!
A modern dark fantasy tale set in a world full of vampires and vampire hunters full of romance, hope and action that pops off the page through the wonderful art of a debut artist.Unknownst to the general public vampires are rampant in Tokyo. To control and contain them, the government has developed a program to track and treat rogue vamps who decide to pray on the public. But what happens when vampire and man come together in harmony and love? Will the public accept this or will they try to tear such partnerships apart.Story Locale: Tokyo, Japan