Outer space, the far future.A lone seed ship, the Sidonia, has arrived in the Lem star system, ten centuries since the obliteration of Earth. The massive, nearly indestructible, yet barely sentient alien life forms that continued to pose an existential threat are now aided and abetted by humanity's best scientific mind.
In this action-packed installment, readers are treated to a bit of demi-human ringleader Sato's backstory before being plunged into a breath-taking battle of guns and wits between government forces and the ragtag gang of immortals.
Revered restaurateur Jiro Ono’s (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) extended chat on all things sushi shocked the industry and aficionados alike when it was first published in 1997 and has remained indispensable over the years thanks to his nonchalant revelation of top trade secrets. While first and last things cannot be so easily taught and the Sukiyabashi experience has stayed as unique as he warned with a wink, it is no exaggeration to call this book, finally available in English, the Bible of sushi chefs. Based on countless interviews over an extended p... + Read More
Series: A Cop's EyesHardcoverGaku Yakumaru9781941220573$25.99FICTION May 17, 2016
The horror, of seemingly ordinary people doing horrifying things, can take the eyes of just as seemingly ordinary people to see.Tall, soft-spoken Natsume used to work with troubled kids at a reformatory but resigned mid-career to become a police detective. Those who’ve known him wonder why the gentlest of men, whose vocation had been to have faith in humans, now doubts them professionally. The truths of his path unfold over seven carefully crafted chapters, each of which stands on its own as a short story with the power to move and deligh... + Read More
Series: SeraphSeraph of the End, 2Guren Ichinose: Catastrophe at SixteenPaperbackTakaya Kagami9781942993056$20.95FICTION May 31, 2016
Guren finds his peers treating him in an altogether different manner now that he is a follower of Kureto Hiragi, the exclusive First Shibuya High School's star student and powerbroker. Unbowed at heart, however, the Ichinose heir directs his clan to research forbidden demonic magic in preparation for the apocalypse.
Shino gets engaged to someone unexpected, Shiro’s cooking buddy Kayoko contends with her growing family, and Shiro confronts new challenges as his parents get on in years—and the common thread in each family unit is cooking that comes from the heart. Shiro gets a surprising offer at work, and Kenji comes home with a surprise of his own...
Series: Tokyo ESPTokyo ESP, volume 3PaperbackHajime Segawa9781942993001$16.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Feb 09, 2016
The White Girl is Dead. Long Live the White Girl! Rinka is targeted by The Professor’s minions at school, with life-threatening consequences. Azuma wakes up, alone, on a deserted island, too far to help anyone. After we get a glimpse of The Professor’s past and the true nature of the stone that creates the glowing fish, the terrorist gang’s hijacking of the Diet building (by sending it flying through the skies) further enrages the government, which has already created a detention center for everyone with ESP. The Professor’s ultimate act will ... + Read More
Series: Ninja SlayerNinja Slayer, Part 3Last Girl Standing (2)PaperbackBradley Bond9781941220955$13.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Feb 23, 2016
A rogue ninja fights criminals and other ninjas to maintain order in this lawless region of Japan. The third volume of Ninja Slayer features two stories: Last Girl Standing and New Messenger. Last Girl Standing, one of the longer Ninja Slayer tales, details the friendship of two high school girls in the violent world of Neo-Saitama. Yamato Koki has to accept the ninja within her and take on all warriors before her, leading her toward a series of battles against yakuza clones, ninja video gamers, ninja hip-hoppers . . . and ultimately a ramen-ea... + Read More
Series: NichijouNichijou, 1PaperbackKeiichi Arawi9781942993308$11.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Mar 29, 2016
In this just-surreal enough take on the "school genre" of manga, a group of friends grapple with all sorts of unexpected situations in their daily lives as high schoolers.The gags, jokes, puns, and haiku keep this series off-kilter even as the cast grow and change. Check it out and meet the new ordinary.
Holiday HijinksSeki Claus doesn’t care if you are naughty or nice, cause he’ll be making a stop in his classroom to quietly make reindeer games. But if Rumi Yokoi gets her holiday wish he might get caught in the process.
The Ultimate Mystery: A Girlfriend! Mikoto Urabe is a new transfer student in Akira Tsubaki’s high school class. One day, Akira happens to find Mikoto passed out asleep on her desk after classes have ended. He wakes her and tells her it’s time to go home, and discovers that she has drooled on her desk. He spontaneously reaches out to touch and taste it… and then things start getting really strange. In this surprising and sweet twist on a high school romance story, boy meets girl and they learn about each other’s inner life through their highly ... + Read More
A New Generation of ESPers… Nearly a year and a half after the battle with The Professor where countless glowing fish filled the skies of Tokyo, 20% of the population in the Kanto region are now superhumans. As society grapples with the dramatic changes in the populace, a special ESP Academy is established so superhumans can attend school. Among the students is one Ren Jomaku, a girl who can create blocks of ice—and perhaps something much darker...
Oh My Imouto! Kasumi has never wanted to share her brother with anyone. Suddenly, she awakens in a world where she does not have to. On the surface, this is the perfect world for a little sister like her. But under this sweet facade is something sinister.
Series: Ninja SlayerNinja Slayer, Part 4Atrocity in Neo SaitamaPaperbackBradley Bond9781942993254$13.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Apr 19, 2016
A rogue ninja fights criminals and other ninjas to maintain order in this lawless region of Japan. The fourth volume of Ninja Slayer covers the five-chapter-long story “Atrocity in Neo-Saitama.” By day, the bustling Tokyo suburb of Neo-Saitama is a relatively sleepy community, home to hundreds of thousands of Tokyo's laborers and white-collar staffers. But by night, before all those people return to their homes, Neo-Saitama turns into a world of neon and vice, a megalopolis of debauchery, the home of a syndicate of many murderous, power-wieldin... + Read More
Natsuru Nanao, a 6th grader who lives alone with his mother, strikes up an unlikely friendship with the reserved and driven Rio Suzumura. Natsuru plays hookey from soccer camp that summer, and instead of telling the truth to his mother, he spends all his time with Rio and her kid brother at their rickety house, where a dark secret threatens to upend their fragile happiness.
Series: Chi's Sweet HomeFukuFuku: Kitten Tales, 1PaperbackKonami Kanata9781942993438$11.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10Feb 23, 2016
The New York Times bestselling cartoonist Konami Kanata returns with another delightful collection of all-ages cat comics that feature the feline superstar FukuFuku. A stray kitten, FukuFuku has been adopted into the home of a widowed grandmother, and the two develop a close relationship--all told from the kitten's point of view. Related in eighteen scenarios as a flashback to the kittenhood days of the now-adult FukuFuku, these vignettes will charm readers young and old as they watch this fun-loving, trouble-making feline grow into a lazy and ... + Read More
Series: NichijouNichijou, 2PaperbackKeiichi Arawi9781942993315$11.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS May 03, 2016
Yuuko tries a string of puns that goes very far off the rails. Misato pulls out the big guns when dealing with the maddeningly level-headed Sasahara. The professor adopts a surprisingly chatty cat, and a dog shows up at the right time to lend a paw.
Tsukasa, a college student, is rescued from an attack by a devil, one of many vampires that can blend in among the human population. Anzai, her savior, is a half-devil who exploits his supernatural gifts as a member of a shadowy police task force that specializes in devil-related crime in Tokyo. As Anzai continues to keep guard over Tsukasa, the two quickly forge a tentative bond—one that Anzai fears will test his iron-clad rule of never drinking human blood...
During a protacted civil war that pitted the North against the South, the outnumbered Northerners used dark magic to create monsterous super-soldiers called Incarnates. Now that the war has ended, those Sacred Beasts must learn to make their way in a peaceful society, or face death at the hands of a Beast Hunter.Nancy Schaal Bancroft, the daughter of an Incarnate, turns to hunting the hunter herself. But once she catches up with her quarry, she discovers hard truths about the lives of these Sacred Beasts.
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