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Hello fellow brothas and sisthas! Got some good news. I made over 50 Hentai pages! You know characters (mostly chicks), books, and anime. Came from MvC to troll in the battle forums b/c I got nothing to do. Then, I saw the The Hentai Club. Every forum I went to look down on Hentai. AV was my home. Folks were chilled and talked about things and hunting for certain fetishes for fellow bros and sis. Making H pages sort of give something to do. Felt I was actually helping the site. Unlike what I did before. All I did was troll in the forums, post shit in the wrong forums like the RPG forums.

Viva La Hentai 4 EVER!

I owe my thanks to my home bros.

  • Daniel Newton - Neva forgive him for rejecting the small boobs wiki page. That's injustice in the wiki, man. Wikia is freaking strict with Hentai. Cant post a pic of a girl with bulging nipples. that why I love av. AV is lax with Hentai image policy but a brotha cant make a small boobs page. He was the Hentai Dictator who made the Hentai page for us editors.
  • Sonata - Most Chilled Dude in the site who has seen the most Hentai of anybody in the site. His gangsta name - Porno Shogun.
  • Takashichea - Bro's nickname is S & M Samurai because he's the most overworked guy in the site and endured the most abuse by his comrades. I believe he's masochistic inside. Good wiki mod but strict forum mod. Was banned by Taka for insulting a battle user. Bro gave me a second chance. Helped me with Hentai Club so many times. My mission before I get banned again is to make him confess that he loves Hentai.
  • BigHeart711 - Code Name: Vanilla Angel. Funniest bro I ever hanged out with in the forums. Get my jokes better than Taka bro.
  • Dekken - Silent Photographer who gets good images.
  • Whiskers - Onee-Chan - sweetest gal I met in the site and hangs out in the Hentai Club.

Oh shit, title is supposed to be PAGES not Characters.

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Episode 3 of Nanatsu no Taizai portends some pretty great stuff for the series; I mean, just look at that animation. While not quite perfect, I can see the series maintaining Hunter X Hunter level consistency, not only in storytelling but artistic quality.

In which case we just might have stumbled upon the perfect replacement for HXH. Diana is exactly the way I expected her to be, down to her uncharacteristically small voice. And Gilthunder is pretty intimidating for a foe.

Knowing what I know now in the manga makes his actions earlier on in the series so much more interesting to watch, especially taking into account what he had to go through to fight Meliodas.

Speaking of Meliodas, his actions in Episode 3 more or less mimicked his solution to Hendricksen in this week’s chapter, which was basically taking the beating of his life in order to achieve some clever goal. The sins are coming together so much faster than I remember. 

It shouldn’t be too long before my favorite sins, King and Ban, finally emerge.

THE CHAPTER:
The end is here; Meliodas makes a final near fatal move to stop his god-like foe.

MY THOUGHTS:

That was anti-climatic; not Meliodas and Hendy. Elizabeth, it’s been a while (three or four chapters) since she last featured in any substantial manner; which normally wouldn’t be the worst thing to happen for a character.

Except I was pretty hyped about her actually doing something to bring Hendricksen down; so, basically, she transforms, acquires some fancy eye tattoos and now she’s content to just sit back and watch Meliodas take all that punishment?

I am not complaining per say, I am still happy that Elizabeth is going to start playing an important role in events; however I wish they had built upon the momentum of her awakening.

-The Nanatsu No Taizai Story
If Deadly Sins wasn’t a mere 99 chapters old I would have already began talking about the end by now. The story began with a kingdom in peril, the seven deadly sins scattered and hunted for a crime they didn’t commit, and the figures responsible for forcing them into this defensive position planning to execute some nefarious plot even as they enjoyed the adorations of the people.

At the present the Seven Deadly Sins have more or less united (save for Merlin). The Kingdom has or will recognize their role as heroes in protecting them from Hendricksen. The rot within the Holy knights order has been all but extinguished, especially with Dreyfus’ demise.

And we now find ourselves facing the root of all evil in the kingdom; Hendricksen, the one who either started it all or chose to continue in perpetrating an evil plot.

Upon his defeat, which should be soon, Deadly Sins will have wrapped up a large chunk of its story; and that makes one wonder: What’s next?

-The Future
With the deadly sins story all but explored, it might be time to take a step back and delve deeper into the lives of each sin. We have met the fairies, or at least learnt enough about them to have met their kind. We now understand how King ended up on Meliodas’ team.

The focus should then logically turn to the giantess Diana; where did she come from? What happened to her people, and what circumstances brought her to Meliodas?

And then there is Ban’s crazy immortality and whatever secrets Merlin is keeping about the day she helped Hendricksen and Dreyfus frame the Sins. We haven’t even began to scratch the surface of the mystery that is Gowther. Who is he? Better yet what is he? And can he even die?

We learnt a while back that, before coming to the kingdom, Meliodas served under another king and protected a different land. Then things went very wrong. That is a story I can’t wait to delve into.

  Nanatsu no Taizai is far from over. I don’t think we have even began to explore the world of this manga. At the very least, Deadly Sins should last another 100 chapters.

RATING: 6/10, awesome fight.
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These 25 pages flew by so fast, and it wasn’t because I found the material to be all that engaging. In fact it was the opposite. Chapter 342 didn’t strive to do anything new. And if this is the author’s attempt at taking things easy and showing a gradual development in character and abilities, he or she needs to stop.

THE CHAPTER:
Everyone wants to get stronger. Rai reminisces about Muzaka’s last words.

MY THOUGHTS:
Oh who am I kidding, this chapter wasn’t slow. It was boring. No, it was slow and boring, not really worth waiting for over 7 days. The problems that appeared two chapters ago seemed to re-emerge worse than ever this week.

+The Good
There was nothing great or even marginally entertaining about chapter 342. Even the art couldn’t sell me this stale and repetitive material. This being the first manga series and chapter I read in a given week, if Noblesse is portending what is to be expected of upcoming chapters in the next few days I might as well prepare myself for some disappointment.

Okay, fine, M21 looked pretty decent in his new form; you can never fault Noblesse for its art.

+The Bad
Everything. This chapter took 4 pages worth of material and dragged it out over 25 pages; it got quickly irritating watching many of the characters in this chapter basically go round and round in their arguments, repeating themselves over and over again without saying much.

Maybe it is simply the lack of elegance of Manhwa that shined through Noblesse, that tendency by most Manhwa to basically butcher the structure of their dialogue; because Regis’ conversation with Gejutel lasted way too long, and neither noble was actually saying anything new.

And then there was all that panel time wasted on internal dialogue and conversations and wishes about getting stronger. I know this is shonen, but I get irritated when series such as this repeat themes and ideas we have encountered several times before.

Seriously, this chapter didn’t do anything.

RATING: 3/10, I didn’t think it possible, that I would encounter a Noblesse chapter so devoid of excitement and intrigue that it would bore me; Noblesse chapter 342 actually bored me.
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Welcome to this week of manga releases! Just a bit week shy of Halloween. We have a medium size for today.

I see we have manga series for the recent anime series that came out this year, Witchcraft Works and No Game, No Life. For Witchcraft Works, if you love magic, action, and comedy with a lot of beautiful gals, you should check it out. For folks who love games and shows that put everything in a gamble, No Game, No Life is for you.

Familiar manga series I would recommend No. 6 for dystopic fans, Arpeggio for folks who love a dominating female cast, Animal Land for Zatch Bell fans, and Haganai for comedic/slice of life harem fans.

I would love to hear your recommendations on these series. All comments are welcome. Thank you.

Disclaimer: I'm just promoting the official release and the publishers. I'm not selling you anything. This is to combat piracy and get fans to support the official release. All summaries are from ANN.

Sources

Notes

  • Air Gear 32 is listed by Amazon and Right Stuf on November 11.

Manga Releases

Animal Land Volume 10
  • Distributor: Kodansha
  • Suggested Retail Price: $10.99

To save Riemu, Taroza and his friends continue heading to the top of the Tower of Babel. Stuck in a gladiator-style arena where the exits are only small enough to fit a fraction of the animals, Taroza and the bigger beasts have no choice but to fight their way out. Taroza's power is unleashed like never before, testing the limits of the human body, but will it be enough to defeat the abominable Chimera standing in their way?

Arppegio of Blue Steel Volume 2
  • Distributor: Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Suggested retail price: $12.99

For fans of Attack on Titan comes an all-new science fiction manga epic

In the early 21st century, the majority of Earth’s landmass is submerged due to rising sea levels. Enter the Fleet of Fog, a host of sentient alien battleships of unknown origin who easily decimate earth’s naval forces. Humanity is now on the verge of extinction.

In the year 2039, the stalwart Captain Chihaya Gunzou and his intrepid crew on the Blue Steel fleet may be humanity’s last chance to fight off the alien invaders. The Blue Steel fleet happens to contain a secret weapon that could turn the tide of war: a mysterious I-401 submarine that can transform into a girl.

Haganai Volume 9
  • Distributor: Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Suggested retail price: $12.99

The New York Times bestseller manga about fandom continues!

This is the ninth volume of an ongoing manga series that is sure to appeal to today’s manga fans in the same way The Big Bang Theory appeals to geeks.

Recent high school transfer student Hasegawa Kodaka is pathetically inept at making friends. Kodaka is an outcast, with his natural blond hair which he inherited from his deceased English mother, and his unpleasant, fierce gaze. When he comes across the brash loner Mikazuki Yozora, who typically chats with her imaginary friend, the two outsiders become the unlikeliest of allies.

Realizing that they have no hope of a normal social life, the two rejects decide to form a group called “The Neighbor’s Club” in order to make friends and maybe even learn a thing or two about social skills. As luck would have it, five new members join the club who are more socially awkward than they are. Will these quirky misfits ever make normal friends, or are they all doomed to social failure?

Monster Vol. 2
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $19.99

Dr. Tenma has fallen into a trap set by Johan and is now wanted by the police as a serial killer. While narrowly evading the police dragnet, Tenma pursues Johan in an attempt to prove his own innocence and prevent another murder, edging closer to the Monster by tracing his secret past.

As the only person who knows what Johan is, Tenma searches for Nina, who has been captured by neo-Nazis. His investigation leads him to uncover a horrific fact: the ultra-rightists are conspiring to set Johan up as a second Adolf Hitler!

This omnibus "perfect" edition collects volumes 3-4.

No Game, No Life Vol. 1
  • Distributor: Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Suggested retail price: $12.99

The story of No Game, No Life centers around Sora and Shiro, a brother and sister who are brilliant (but unemployed) gamers whose Internet fame has spawned urban legends all over the Internet. One day, they are summoned by a boy named "God" to an alternate world. There, God has prohibited war and declared this to be a world where "everything is decided by games" - even national borders. Humanity has been driven back into one remaining city by the other races. Will Sora and Shiro, the good-for-nothing brother and sister, become the "Saviors of Humanity" in this alternate world?

No. 6 Volume 9
  • Distributor: Kodansha Comics
  • Suggested retail price: $10.99

THE SKY IS BURNING.

With Rat critically injured protecting him, Shion finally returns to NO. 6. But what he finds there is not the tranquil utopia he left behind, but a city in the grip of panic and chaos. As the “holy city” collapses in on itself, Shion and Rat put will the future of humanity — and their future together — on the line in the shocking final volume of NO. 6!

Sankarea Volume 9
  • Distributor: Kodansha Comics
  • Suggested retail price: $10.99

LIGHTS, CAMERA, RESURRECTION!

Though barely escaping with their lives, Chihiro returns with the rest of his crew to Shiyoh City with newfound hope for Bub and Rea. However, the research that led to Bub’s recovery took its toll on Rea, leaving her with only vague memories of the “boy with the cat-ear hairdo.” But Chihiro will do anything to bring Rea back to normal, and with his camera, some props and a few friends who can carry a tune, he’s going to set the scene for Rea’s big come back!

Sunny Volume 4
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $22.99

What is Sunny? Sunny is a car. Sunny is a car you take on a drive with your mind. It takes you to the place of your dreams. Sunny is the story of beating the odds, in the ways that count. It’s the brand-new masterwork from Eisner Award-winner Taiyo Matsumoto, one of Japan’s most innovative and acclaimed manga artists. Translated by Tekkonkinkreet film director Michael Arias!

The fourth installment of this poignant series focused on the young lives of a group of foster children travels their trajectory from painful yearning to bittersweet belonging.

Vagabond Volume 36
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.95

Musashi continues to battle a different type of foe when he comes to the aid of an orphaned boy and tries to enrich the soil of a barren land. Will he be able to single-handedly take on the forces of nature in the manner that he took on the seventy swordsmen of the Yoshioka dojo? Or will a devastating famine ravage the village?

Witchcraft Works Volume 1
  • Distributor: Vertical
  • Suggested retail price: $12.95

Honoka Takamiya is an average student. Ayaka Kagari, his classmate who sits next to him in class, on the other hand, is the class "Princess". Ayaka is tall, strikingly gorgeous, and has a regalness to her that almost exudes a royal attitude. Despite their proximity in school, over the school year the two have never shared much conversation... until today.

So today as class ended, Takamiya was suddenly attacked by a cat-eared witch and her band of bunny-costumed thugs! And if that were not enough of a shock, this average joe would then be saved like a Princess by none other than Ayaka Kagari... a witch herself!

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Welcome everyone to the first Supernatural reviews in this site! I'm doing this to promote the Movies & TV Club and keep the Screened spirit alive. We had a Supernatural discussion, but I wasn't so active due to Anime Vice projects and school. I'll try to keep the reviews on time if I can.

I'm a light reviewer because I believe it help boost the discussion if I just cover a few parts like the good, bad, and bizarre moments. That's my style.

I'll try to post this as regular thread, but I hit flood fail today.

Summary

Beware of Spoilers!

Season 10's first 2 episodes starts us off on three stories that overlap with each other. You got Dean living his life as a demon with Crowley, Sam searching for his brother, and Castiel trying to solve problems with Hannah on the angels.

Good

  • I love the three stories we had. Supernatural has such a big cast. It has potential for spin-offs and such, and we almost had a spin-off series. The way they spotlight the characters this time was great. It was great to see Hannah having character development. She contrasts Castiel because she is an Angel who doesn't understand humans. It resembles Castiel back then. It was intriguing.
  • Brotherly issues build the series. You can't have Supernatural without Dean and Sam arguing and fighting. This isn't too different. Used to be Sam being the antagonist. Now, it's Dean's turn. These brothers dream of a normal, peaceful life, but fate ties them in.
  • Metatron still poses a threat. He's nerdier than Crowley, but he plays a big role. Can't wait to see what he does this season.
  • We got a new character, Cole Trenton. Looking forward to his backstory. Still don't know why Dean killed his father. I assume his father was a human who got turned into a monster back then.

Bad

Well, I don't have one. I'm pretty lax reviewer. If I try to pick something bad, I might enjoy things less. I do notice when folks become over analytical in anime and manga, they won't be satisfied with new shows because all anime and manga recycle tropes and cliches. I do pick out things that are annoying for the bad section. This time, I don't recall any.

Let me know if you have one.

Best Moments

  • Dean singing songs such as Heartbreaker, Imaginary Lover, and I'm too. I remember I first heard I'm too song on a NewGrounds parody video of Kakashi.
  • Crowley holding a picture of Dean and himself smiling with the song, Lonely Girl, playing in the background. It's one of those things that make Crowley one of the best characters for me personally. He got style.

Overall, this season is looking great. Hopefully, Supernatural keeps Hannah. I haven't seen a lot of female angels nowadays. Naomi was a great character who was brutal, but she has her good side. I love the show ever since I got into season 4. I did backtrack to see the other seasons by hitting the public library and renting DVDs. Missed a few episodes here and there from season 4.

Here's the episode preview via CW:

Thank you everyone! I encourage folks to hit the TV club or start some reviews on shows.

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Welcome to this week's DVD/Blu-Ray releases! We are one week before Halloween. It's a bit short selection. I don't mind it because it usually takes 2 hours or less for DVD releases and usually 5 hours for manga releases.

Out of the 5 shows, I only have 2 familiar series and quick two cents on them.

  • Kill la Kill - One of most favorite anime series back in 2013. I admit it was overly hyped and overrated, but it was entertaining. It's not for everyone. If you don't like tons of fan service (this show does take it to extreme with the outfits and Gainax Bounce). If I had to criticize the show, it's that the series is a bit repetitive, and it was more exciting in the beginning than the end. You can bring up deep meanings about its fan service and feminism and red thread or not. This series has potential for it.
  • Sunday Without God - This one is a bit confusing for me to explain especially how the series ended. I did finish the series and will recommend trying the first 4 or 5 episode (the first arc) because it was the best part of the series for me personally because of a certain character who made the show for me, Hampnie. It's about how god abandoned the world, and the dead cannot be put to rest. You have dead people and living people. Not like zombies. Grave Keepers are there to help the dead be at peace. If you like the synopsis, give it a try.

Unfamiliar shows I would try, Bayonetta. I haven't played the game, but I'm interested in the film itself. Using hair as a weapon remind of a lot of anime characters such as Sunny and JasDevi.

I would love to hear your recommendations on these series. All comments are welcome. Thank you.

Disclaimer: I'm just promoting the official release and the publishers. I'm not selling you anything. This is to combat piracy and get fans to support the official release. All summaries are from ANN.

Sources

Notes

  • Bayonetta is only listed on Right Stuf.
  • Kill la Kill Volume 2 is listed on Right Stuf and ANN.

DVD and Blu Ray Releases

Bayonetta: Bloody Fate DVD/Blu-ray (Hyb)
  • Distributor: FUNimation
  • Suggested Retail Price: $34.98

Twenty years after her awakening, Bayonetta is still searching for clues that could help unravel the mysteries of her dark past. Aided in her quest by the clandestine weapon smith Rodin - and his deadly creations: Scarborough Fair - Bayonetta continues to leave a trail of angel corpses in her wake. Her search for answers leads to encounters with a mysterious - and eerily familiar - little girl, a vengeance-obsessed journalist, and a deadly white-haired beauty that seems to know more about Bayonetta than the witch herself.

Special Features: Audio Commentary, Storyboards, Trailers. Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles.

A Letter to Momo (DVD)
  • Distributor: New Video Group
  • Suggested retail price: $19.97

The last time Momo saw her father, they had a fight. Now all she has left to remember him by is an incomplete letter penned with the words "Dear Momo," but nothing more. Moving with her mother to the remote Japanese island of Shio, Momo soon discovers three Yokai living in her attic, a trio of mischievous spirit creatures that only she can see and who create mayhem in the tiny seaside community as she tries desperately to keep them hidden. But these funny monsters have a serious side and may hold the key to helping Momo discover what her father had been trying to tell her.

Ghost in the Shell: Arise (Blu-Ray 1-2)
  • Distributor: FUNimation Entertainment
  • Suggested retail price: $39.98

This set contains Ghost in the Shell: Arise Borders 1 and 2 on Blu-ray and DVD!

Border 1: Ghost Pain

When cyborg hacker Motoko Kusanagi is hired to investigate a devastating bombing, she must fight her way through a maze of phantom memories to unlock her mysterious past – and track down the evil mastermind behind the attacks.

Border 2: Ghost Whispers

Witness the formation of the legendary Public Security Section 9. When a clandestine organization hacks every car in the city, Kusanagi recruits a lethal team of cyber operatives that includes a badass brawler with Special Forces training, an explosives expert, a technology specialist, and a chain-smoking jack-of-all-trades with a sordid past. Together this ruthless gang of enforcers sets out to clamp down on the chaos and make the city safe again.

Kill la Kill (Blu-Ray) or (DVD) Vol. 2
  • Distributor: Aniplex of America
  • Suggested retail price: $39.98 (DVD), $49.98 (Blu-Ray)

Ryuko Matoi spends her days battling student after student as they continue to aggressively confront her in hopes to raise their own status and living conditions as promised to them by Satsuki Kiryuin. In the midst of all the chaos, Uzu Sanageyama, one of the Elite Four, gets permission to face Ryuko in battle. He corners Ryuko with his super-human vision, but Ryuko manages to fight back! This leads Satsuki to resort to drastic measures as she declares to begin the great "Naturals Election," or "Battle Royale!!"

Now every student at Honnouji Academy must enter an unbelievable ceremony of destruction as they clash to survive for seven whole days to participate in "The King of the Hill Final Battle." There, Ryuko finally comes face-to-face with the formidable Ira Gamagoori!

Contains episodes 5-9. Special Features: Textless Opening & Ending, Web Version Previews. Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles, Spanish subtitles.

Sunday Without God - Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) or (DVD)
  • Distributor: Sentai Filmworks
  • Suggested retail price: $69.98 (Blu-Ray), $59.98 (DVD)

Fifteen years ago on a Sunday, God abandoned the world and closed the gate to Heaven, leaving the souls of humankind trapped in limbo. With the dead unable to rest and the living unable to have children, the world is slowly coming to a halt. The only key to mankind's salvation rests with the Gravekeepers, mysterious beings charged with the task of sending the deceased to their final resting place.

Twelve-year-old Ai, one of the last children in the world, soon finds herself shouldered with the burden of becoming her village's newest Gravekeeper. But beneath the village's unassuming exterior lies a dark secret that is revealed with the arrival of a gun-wielding stranger in black. With her position as a Gravekeeper now uncertain, Ai has no choice but to set out to put the living dead to rest. But in a world where no one can die, is death truly the ultimate blessing?

Contains episodes 1-13. Special Features: Clean Opening Animations, Clean Closing Animations. Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles.

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i was reading a list about really good anime and i found psycho pass and i have seen it every were so i thought it couldn't be a bad idea and it really wasn't a bad idea so watch it sometime and follow me.

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Welcome to the first conclusion to the first Tsundere Tournament in the site! I thank BigHeart711 for making the awesome banner. Upon seeing his banner, I had an idea. You seen polls and Sai Moe where folks vote on characters for their categories. I figured Anime Vice community deserves their own Tsundere Character of the year. Why not, let's do it?

Thanks to everyone who voted. I thank Vapovile for his part in setting up the tournament and randomizing our nominees. He was busy with school, so I carried out the whole tournament.

I welcome any suggestions for next year.

Shana - 1st Place

Shana is a Flame Haze contracted to Alastor, a really powerful Crimsom Lord, that helps her to defeat evil Denizens that come to our world to feed themselfs with human souls.

Haruko Amaya - 2nd Place

She is Takeru Ohyama's busty childhood friend and student at Tenbi Gakuen.

Semi-Finalists

Selnia Iori Flameheart
Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière

Quarter-Finalists

  1. Asuka Langley
  2. Taiga Aisaka
  3. Rin Tohsaka
  4. Saya Takagi
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Well, hello there, it is time for the second edition of KTC! (Yay!) Well then, today I’m going to give short descriptions of the 4, 5 and 6 Heisei Kamen Riders*

But before that let’s speak a bit about the Kamen Rider Franchise, as last time I talked about my experience with it rather than talking about the franchise itself and is for the best that you people get the proper introduction.

Shotaro Ishinomori
Shotaro Ishinomori

Kamen Rider is a series created by Shotaro Ishinomori one of the “Founding Fathers” of Anime and Manga with an immense amount of works and concepts he created as well being inspiration for hundreds of other mangakas. Among this numerous works there was one he wanted to turn into a live-action show. The show was….The Skull Man….he, you thought I was going to say Kamen Rider, didn’t you? Well then, there was a problem.

The Skullman was a bit to violent for a kids show, so Toei asked Ishinomori to alter the character a bit and make it more child friendly. Good ol’ Shotaro quickly recruited the help of a specialist…. His own son. He showed his son a group of different drafts for the main character and his son picked the one who looked like a Cyborg Grasshopper. Thus Kamen Rider was born in April 3 1971, debuting in what now is TV Asashi.

The Skull Man
The Skull Man

Kamen Rider was a smash hit and continued for a whole year, but halfway in the series the main actor (And stuntman) Hiroshi Fujioka, suffered an injury and had to be replaced. Thus Kamen Rider Nigo (2) was born. From 1971 up until 1989 the series ran with little to no interruption, taking new name every time a new rider took the helm and the enemies changed. Theses Riders are called the Showa Riders or Classic Riders and tend to share a lot of elements

Most of the Showa Riders are Cyborgs who transform by shouting Henshin and executing posses. Curiously the first Rider didn’t do the posses or gestures, as his Henshin Belt (Transformation device) was powered by wind and usually was activated when he rode his bike. Most of the Showa Riders also share the iconic Rider Kick as the finishing move, in most iterations an enemy hit by this majestic icon of Japanese culture explodes, except on Manga versions, as without the self-censoring the kicks tend to split enemies in half or punch holes through them.

The last Showa series was Kamen Rider Black RX, a continuation of Kamen Rider Black. But even if the Showa era finished there are 3 more pieces of Rider media, 3 movies in the 90’s to be precise, that are counted inside of the Showa Riders, Shin, ZO and J. We will talk more about them later.

I will explain more about the Showa Riders after I finish with the Heisei, and talking about Heisei…

Kamen Rider 555(Faiz) (2003-2004)

The 4 installment of the Heisei Riders, Kamen Rider Faiz is the obligatory “So bad is good” entry every big franchise has. Our protagonist is Takumi Inui a drifter who stumbles with a girl chases by evil monsters that consume humans as sustenance called the Orphenochs (In my humble opinion the best designed baddies of the Heisei era)

The girl, Mari, is carrying the Faiz Gear, a belt that allows individuals to turn into the really cool Kamen Rider Faiz, yet she can’t use it. Takumi can and defeats the monster. He ends up helping her and defending her as the Orphenochs attack her and the people of the town. Further down the road they meet Masako Kusaka, who holds the Kaixa Gear, another Henshin Belt.

Masako is one of the reasons this show has such a reputation. Creepy Bastard falls short to describe Kusaka; he is such a douche a whole meme holiday was dedicated to him, Kaixa Day (9/13). His antics are what make the series really bad, as nobody seems to notice he is more evil than the villains and way creepier, but it also makes the series unintentionally hilarious.

You need to watch the series to believe it.

Kamen Rider Blade (2004-2005)

Kazuma Kenzaki, member of B.O.A.R.D an organization that hunts Undead, is betrayed by his partner, Kamen Rider Garren and must find out the reason while keep the good fight against the Undead and saving people. A “neutral” Undead, Kamen Rider Chalice is also in the mix to make this cluster fuck even more difficult.

I only saw the first 14 episodes of this series. I don’t recommend it, is too damn dramatic, trying to make a really big deal out everything without any moment of character development or comedy to lighten things up. The acting is also sub-par and the designs of the suits and enemies are overcrowded with details.

Kamen Rider Hibiki (2005-2006)

Hibiki (Yes, no last name) is a member of Takeshi, a secret organization that studies and hunts Makamou (Creatures similar to Japanese Yokai, like Kappa, Bakeneko and etc) He can turn into an Oni (Yes, not a Kamen Rider) who uses pure sound, usually with a Taiko Drum, to destroy this monsters.

This series is the least Kamen Rider-ish of them all. Possibly because it was based in a non-Kamen Rider original idea Ishinomori had before he died. Hibiki is peaceful, shifts the battlefields from cities to the country side and is drenched in Japanese folklore. Hibiki could be one of the best series if not for a gross mistake Toei did.

As Hibiki wasn’t selling enough toys, even if it had even better ratings than its predecessor, the production them was fired and replaced, retooling the series halfway through, adding moronic characters, ignoring plot points and removing powers from Hibiki or the Makamou deemed to be “Scary” to children by Parents Associations.

From being a really “Metal” Rider, spewing jets of fire and releasing claws to slash down enemies Hibiki was softened, removed the tranquility and altered the story. The series finale was not well received to say the least. Yet this was a lesson Toei didn’t forget and never repeated the same mistake.

ALL HAIL MATSUDA!!
ALL HAIL MATSUDA!!

Hibiki, even with its failings is a great series, mostly because of KENJI MATSUDA…. Who I will talk more next time. This series has a really good cast, a shared protagonism between them, cool practical effects and really cool designs for the Oni. Killing enemies by piercing an electric guitar and pulling a face melting solo is epic (See it here)

Well that’s it for today, I’ll do one next weekend.

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Hello guys my name is Hana i am from greece.....

so i have a question for u....

Do u like pandora heart???

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Hello everyone, I'm one of the wiki editors of the Fate wiki project. I have to make an announcement for the image galleries. In case, there are other Fate wiki editors out there. Since I'm the person who writes the wiki archives, it's my job to know as much as I can about our wiki editors and their projects. This is a cooperative wiki editing community. I know all of our wiki editors, solo or team, work together pretty well.

I'll be cleaning the galleries and reorganizing them each day. It's more convenient for me to do huge wiki requests and sweeps in multiple sittings.

Image Galleries

For the images, I'm going to transfer my images in chronological order. The first two were already done by previous wiki editors. I will run a check through for them.

  1. Fate/stay Night original series
  2. Fate/stay Night Unlimited Blade Works film
  3. Fate/zero
  4. Fate/kaleid season 1 and then 2
  5. Fate/stay Night Unlimited Blade Works anime series

In the Wiki Editing 101: Naming Image Galleries and Organizing Images, most wiki projects would use Anime Caps as their main image gallery. However, for extensive wiki projects who has franchises with long episode lists (such as Shonen series) and multiple story arcs and franchises with different anime remakes and spin-offs, it's best to divide the anime caps for the story arcs (for Shonen series) or by series (franchises that have remakes and spin-offs).

I'll make separate image galleries for each anime series. I have worked on Fate/zero, Fate/kaleid, and now FSN UBW anime series wiki projects' episode summaries and dealt with tons of images: deleting dupes and replacing small images.

Profile Portraits

Using Daniel Newton's project, Building a Better Wiki: Perfect Profile Portraits! [+ tutorial], I have to be careful with default images. Various Fate characters appear in main Fate series, Fate/zero series, and the spin-off series. I have to delegate profile portraits.

  • Fate/zero - Any Fate/zero exclusive characters and characters who are of the main cast.
  • Fate/stay Night and UBW - Any Fate/stay night exclusive characters and characters who are of the main cast
  • Fate/kaleid - Fate/kaleid exclusive characters

Exceptions: Gilgamesh, Kirei Kotomine, and Saber These characters appear in both Fate/zero and Fate/stay night routes.

That's all of the announcements in the wiki project for this franchise.

Please let me know if you have any questions or any suggestions.

Thank you.

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Roa P. O. V.

I ran as fast as I could, holding Luffy's hand and laughing all the way. My emerald green flying in the breeze behind me. " Go, go, go!" I yelled at Luffy to which he just laughed and pulled me into a bridal style carry towards the harbor. I pointed to a large dark ship and he grinned. In seconds, we slammed into the deck after whooshing through the air.

I hollered in exhilaration before standing and looking around. I stiffened in awareness of peering eyes and then, a rough kick was delivered to Luffy in the face. I looked over in shock immediately drawing my single long sword I had won from Mihawk, the yoru. I locked eyes with a well dressed blonde with an odd swirly eyebrow. Staring at it almost transfixed me, but I shook it off with minor odd embarrassment. His voice was softly gruff. "What are you two doing on this ship? This is the Dark Lady, not a welcome home ship to any nearby pirates. So spill, what are you doing here?" I opened my mouth to talk but was interrupted by Luffy.

"We want to join you guys! " I looked at him suddenly and glared in a mixture of rage and shock before sighing. 'Great.... Just great...'

Luffy P. O. V.

I grinned at my statement in pure friendliness. The man in front of me snorted and then broke out into laughter before sighing. " Alright, your in. I'm Sanji the first mate, the captain is off with Axel in town. You'll meet them later. Get yer ass in the lounge.... Uh.. "

I smiled wider and answered, " Luffy. Future Pirate King. And this is my best friend Roa, works best swordswoman. "

He nodded and continued on his rant, " Well Luffy, you and the ever so lovely Roa-Schwan need to get in the lounge. " I looked at him curiously, and gave him my best confused puppy look. He facepalmed and started pulling me inside the ship by my arm. I laughed childishly as Roa thrust her sword in front of Sanji's path. She made an uncommital grunt and glared at the first mate until he let go.

Then on we went inside. We sat down and began chatting happily with Sanji as if nothing happened. Over the next two hours, we ate Sanji's snacks and found out he was also the crews official cook. We met the captain Silvia and a really weird tall guy who reminded me of a demon cat. And finally, we were assigned to rooms. As I am now, its 9:00pm and I am writing by candlelight. Crap. The candles going out. Well, I hope we have fun here, me and Roa. After all, its not fun being Pirate King without a crew.

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I awoke slowly in what appeared to be a kitchen. Usually a comforting sight but not when it wasn't mine. I looked around and spotted the oddest pair of people I'd seen in awhile. Asleep at the table was a woman who had standard brunette hair and olive skin garbed in green. And staring at me from across the room was a very tall man with pale skin, blood red spiked back long hair, and glowing green cat like eyes garbed in a black cloak with a hood.

I cleared my throat to get his attention and asked somewhat rudely, "Oi! Demon! Where am I, who are you, and why am I here?!" He then pulled off the most tiger like growl I had ever heard and held up his hand, a fireball atop each fingertip. He grinned wide and sauntered over to me. " I want you, your on the Delta Pirates ship, and I am Axel. Got it memorized?" I quickly nodded and he grinned wider. "Good. Now,..." Heyo stopped mid sentence and traced a finger(from his unlit hand) through my tousled blond hair and then along my forehead. "Can you cook?"

Taken a back at the question, I stammered out a "O-of course! I'm one of the world best!" He grinned wider at this. "Your name, boy?" With a cocky smirk I stated, "Black Leg Sanji. Cook of the sea. At your service." He nodded and chuckled before burning through my ropes and setting me free. Then, the girl stood up and walked over to be in front of me. 'She was faking being asleep to spy!' She tossed her hair behind and off her shoulder before smiling gently and standing next to Axel. "Well then, you will be my cook, im your captain Silvia. This here vessel is the Dark Lady. You got all that? Better hope so." She then proceeded to walk out of the kitchen.

I turned to Axel and smirked. "So, how did she get you to join?" He looked away and answered nonchalantly, "Join or die. And my goal is to serve her until I find something very important to me. How about you? What's your goal now that you're one of us?" I hesitated before leading him to the table and sitting down across from him.

"Well.... Have you ever heard of

... The All Blue? "

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I portaled into the shadow of the small shop near the ship yard. I breathed heavily and held back a few whimpers of pain. My current situation you ask? I just got stoned for being accused of being Satan. I had barely escaped with my heartless life in tact. I had gashes all over and a twisted ankle. Joy. I limped as fast as I could to the ship yard. I found a large vessel that would do perfectly for a hiding spot. I portaled into it and ended up landing in what appeared to be a lounge. I turned around at the faint sound of....... Blades sliding on leather. 'Shit. I can't summon my chakrams or fire.'

In front of me was a woman of Standard appearance...... But I could smell her scent. It was hear less like mine. I smiled and held my arms out in indifference. As I looked at her I realized a very important lesson. All woman hate intruders, no matter the intention. How do I know that? The moment I spoke she threw knives into my chest. Fucking lovely eh? I hit the ground hard with a thud, my glazed emerald eyes closing and giving in to the spreading darkness.

I awoke on a metal table almost completely stripped save my black leather pants. Luckily, my natural body temperature of 142 F kept me from getting cold, but my head was throbbing. I looked up to see the girl from earlier glaring at me. I smiled and introduced myself, "Heyo! I'm Axel, got it memorized? By the way, its very rude to throw knives at people. And you look really angry! You need to turn that frown upside down missy." I giggled at my own joke, though I am not sure what it was. She snarled and began her angry speech to me.

"Why are you here? On my pirate ship!? " I simply couldn't stand her being mad at me! So, I did the most rational thing. I lied. " I wanna join yer crew silly! " She looked me over for a moment before smiling.

" Alright, fine. If you can still say and think that in the morning when the drugs wear off. Your in. You have a lot of gall to tempt me if you don't. " I smiled wide and giggled again." Yeah! "She just shook her head at me and walked away. Suddenly, I felt the drugs and the headache take over again, and it all faded to black.

I awoke the next morning staring the woman face to face. I smiled sheepishly and chuckled awkwardly. She nodded in return and with sudden awkwardness she asked, " Will you... Um, join my crew? " I nodded happily." Sure, ain't much else to do. Sounds like fun anyhow. "

With a smile she helped me up and said," Then welcome to the Delta Pirates. I'm your captain, Silvia. " I just nodded again. 'Well, at least I have a home this time around.'

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I ran through the streets as fast as I could. Drenched in sweat from the distance and exertion, I stopped at the docks and waved down the lead foreman. He nodded in my direction and pointed behind him revealing my beauty, my ship.

I walked aboard and admired her through and through. 4 rooms with 8 beds per room, 3 bathrooms, a large kitchen, a giant look out tower and observation house at the top, a large dining room, and tons of other rooms yet to be found and explored. I looked around the lounge by the kitchen before sitting down at the counter and sighing. "I'm filthy. Might as well try out the new luxury bath." I set my small bag of belongings on the floor and walked down the hallway leading to a large bathroom. Porcelain counter tops and gold/pearl decor. What a dream it was. I wasn't even sure I was awake yet. I was just so happy to have finally bought her.

I closed the door behind me and started to strip. I peeled off the green long coat first, then after unbuckling the straps took off my brown leather corset leaving the knives in their straps on the darn thing. Then I removed my camo tank top underneath and carefully slid off my black shorts and removed my black combat boots.

I looked into the mirror and sighed running my fingers through my long brown hair. I observed myself as a once over. Waist length brown hair, piercing green eyes, soft olive skin, and with proud smirk to boot "I ain't too bad for a souless street rat huh?" That being said, I slipped into the bath I had drawn prior to disrobing. I sank down to where only my face was above water and began to think about a name for the ship.

'This ship is my self in a way..... So it should resemble me in title'. As soon as I thought that, images from my past flashed before me. Tifa having her heart ripped out by the devil, my bleeding body atop the cliffs, my life as a souless, my self forcing men to die by boiling their blood. With a sigh and a nod, I smirked.

"Dark Lady. After all, that's what I am." I chuckled at my own joke and leaned back. "Now, to find a crew worthy enough...... To serve the queen of the living demons.... This will be fun". I licked my lips gently in anticipation of the future. "I promise Tifa....... No one will stand in my way of bringing you back".

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I sit here now by candlelight, writing now what will be my first and last journal entry. For death is upon me, well. In this life anyhow. I am the Demon of Devotion. Well, until die. I am the guardian of those who show true loyalty towards there leader. I have betrayed a friend of mine alas, so I am sentenced to rebirth at moon lights brightest hour.

I am putting down my life's story as a human and a demon until this very moment. So that I may never truly forget my journey in this immortality. I must say that when I read this again, I will certainly have a roller coaster on the way of reading it. Got it memorized?

I'll start at the very beginning, as a human. I was a frail and shy child named Lea Murphy. Son of the wealthiest family in royal garden, I was indulged with anything I could ever want..... Except love. My parents hated me for my weakness. So, I spent my life doing anything to make them love me, I lived in constant abuse and beatings at every turn for 15 years. Until, my father went to far......

He took our chakrams, the family symbol and weapons of protection and drove them through my chest and throat. Killing me violently, painfully, and slowly. Though, I still loved him and blamed myself for my own demise.

I awoke engulfed in flames, yet I didn't burn. I felt comforted and.... Loved. I had been reborn a fire demon. My body aged in the human appearance of a 23 year old. I was in a forest out side of my town of home. I was myself, older yes, In all but a few ways.

I had a red pelted firery tail and matching cat ears, also with a new enhanced set of senses, I felt powerful. Nearby me was the chakrams that had ended my old life and begun my new one. I took them and they disappeared from my hands, but I sensed them dwelling within my soul. Waiting to protect me. I smiled wide at this new life greeting it head on.

I spent the next 600 years helping those who were loyal to those they loved achieve the love they so needed and so not to follow mine own path. I loved to help these people, and I soon began to cherish certain people I met. Two of those people who did know each other were a man of 23 named Isa, and a young boy of age 7 named Zoro. I truly loved those two. And I made sure to visit them each and every day.

Until, Isa fell Ill. I tried everything I could, but nothing I knew to do would help. He was doomed to die. And I told him so, his response was that he wanted to join me as a demon and live with me forever. I of course said yes, and he and I became even more inseparable. But, I lost the will to leave isa and in doing so abandoned Zoro without explanation.

I felt awful, but isa had finally passed and as promised I met his soul in the crossroads to turn him but... He looked at me in hatred saying that he knew that I would leave him. I told him I hadn't and I changed his soul to a demons. He came back and then left the village, I grew angry and in this anger, I renounced my love and loyalty to isa by killing his wife. The other demons weren't pleased. They let me say goodbye to Zoro and wiped his memory, then brought me here. That said, we have arrived at the present. I must now say farewell to this life and hello to the next one.

Also, I am so sorry Zoro, Isa. I'll miss you......

Good bye.......

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Its my first official day of work for the young earl, and i'm so excited. I practically skipped down the stairs from my room and into the lounge. I nervously preened myself, fixing my hair, fur, and my kimono in good placement. I stood at attention when the other servants walked in wearily and almost dead on their feet. I held in my chuckles as best i could and looked up suddenly in alertness as Sebastian-Niichan walked in. He was in good attire and as alert as could be. It was to be expected though. He was "One hell of a butler.". I chuckled at my own thought of my brother favorite saying.

He clapped loudly and cleared his throat as he dished out our daily chores and duties. Mey-Rin was to clean the halls and the bedrooms, Bard was to make some breakfast and then clean up the kitchen, and Finny and I were to watch over the young master. It came to all of our great surprise when he told us, but he was going to be gone almost all day on errands. He almost never left the manor for very long unless the master was by his side. We all nodded in understanding and with that, Sebastian strided out fluidly out the hallway and only to my ability of hearing. He used his demon speed to rush out of the house.

So, over the course of today me and finny got to do all of the following:

* Help the young master get dressed

* Make A LOT of tea and snacks throughout the day

* Helped the the earl with his various different lessons

* Read to him and played chess

* Finny kept Lizzy busy while i helped young master with his manners

*and the most interesting part was at the end of the day, when i had to put master to bed by myself. (Finny also being a child still, he went to bed the same time as young master)

I had helped him get dressed into his night clothes, i had brushed his hair and teeth, and gave him warm milk before helping him into the large queen sized bed. I had shut the lights off except for the last candle, and i turned to wish him good night i saw what i never thought i would. I saw the master smiling in his sleep. I smiled in amusement and thought, ' this must be what Sebastian meant by Ciel being amusing.'. I then gently walked out of the room and defused the last flame atop of the last candle. As i made my way back to my own room, i smiled warmly having done well. I passed Sebastian on the way to my room and he gently scruffed my hair between my ears in satisfaction. He said, "You've done well for a first day.".

I am so happy to be here!

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Is there really anything to Noblesse beyond its gorgeous art?

Yes, there is a lot more to Noblesse than the impressive looking panels, chief amongst which are the great characters. But here’s the thing; if the art was all Noblesse had to offer, I would probably still read it.

Chapter 341 was just, wow. I don’t know what the heck the authors have going for them that no one else does, but Manhwa shouldn’t look this good. With the way the action scenes played out in the latest chapter of Noblesse I might as well have been watching the anime, one page at a time.

THE CHAPTERS:
Lunark and Keitan face off against the newcomers as both teams gear up to undertake their mission to capture Muzaka. RK4 continues its grueling training, that much more determined to protect their master from his own power.

MY THOUGHTS:
I love shonen manga, especially action oriented shonen manga, and Noblesse is like an overdose of shonen battle manga. The action sequences just get better with each new chapter and arc. Thinking on it, if Noblesse ever gets animated it just might end up losing this quality of art.
+The Good
Noblesse is great when its goofy, especially when it is smattering these funny elements in between the serious moments. Truth be told that is one area where the series can get campy, whenever the story gets too serious and rather clumsily attempts to display the suffering of its characters, especially for one another that results.

The last two chapters, these two chapters and the next few chapters are most likely going stick with the training; and I don’t mind, shonen gets good when allowing us to see just what our heroes must go through to get stronger.

IN Noblesse’ case its mind crushing pain as Takeo and group expose themselves to the dark spear and its soul and body consuming abilities, even as M21 confronts Karius in a fight to the death.

Where the scenes in the lab with Frankenstein managed to remain light, allowing our heroes’ personalities to shine through their anguish, M-21’s material took a more serious tone, specifically regarding M-21’s willingness to suffer for the sake of his comrades.
Again, typical shonen tropes that I none the less love reading within the Noblesse context.
+The Great
Okay I can’t emphasize enough just how great chapter 341 looked; the Noblesse secret lies, not in its crisp clean lines and backgrounds, but the way it infuses atmosphere into its scenes through subtle yet dramatic elements.

It makes for a more animated result, and Noblesse felt like it was running on all cylinders with that last chapter, especially the way it represented fluidity and motion.
+What mattered?
Well, nothing. And that is my problem. Chapter 340 was a whole load of unnecessary and very circular conversations; with characters wasting several panels saying absolutely nothing. This was most ostensible with the werewolves, with several their boisterous words and egotistical replies.

If not for Takeo’s funny scenes chapter 340 would have been a total waste; and actually it was, because the chapter felt long and yet nothing whatsoever happened, or at least not anything of note.

Chapter 341 was an action fest, so that’s something. The panels tried to remain relevant to the training theme, so much so that none of the 24 pages felt wasted, which is good. As far as story progression is concerned, M-21 has finally transformed, which means we might be done with this training business very soon.

And he looks a lot like Muzaka.

RATING: 6/10, I could have done without chapter 340; even as a means of introducing new villains, that was a lot of wasted words.
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This week's manga releases is normal size. Last week was super size! I love Deadman Wonderland, Magi, and Case Closed.

  • Deadman Wonderland is for those who can tolerate brutal violence with cool powers you see in Shonen shows. It's not for the light hearted folks.
  • Magi is a fun Shonen series with Fairy Tail fan service level that has a bit of a dark side which deals with slavery and racism.
  • Case Closed - I only seen the anime. I love it for its mystery cases and lots of romance angst.

Unfamiliar series - I still have Flowers of Evil on my to read list. It's one of the dark horse anime series back in 2013.

I would love to hear your recommendations on these series. All comments are welcome. Thank you.

Disclaimer: I'm just promoting the official release and the publishers. I'm not selling you anything. This is to combat piracy and get fans to support the official release. All summaries are from ANN.

Sources

Notes

  • Bride of the Water God Vol. 16 isn't listed on ANN. Right Stuf and Comic Stores have it listed this week. Amazon has it on Oct. 28.
  • ANN listed Magical Girl Apocalypse last week while Right Stuf has it this week.
  • Raqiya Vol. 1 and 2 are not listed on Right Stuf while ANN and Amazon has it for this week.

Manga

Ajin: Demi-Human Vol. 1
  • Distributor: Vertical
  • Suggested retail price: $12.95

High school student Kei Nagai is struck dead in a grizzly traffic accident, but immediately revives to learn that he may not be like every other human. Instead, he may be a mysterious almost immortal being granted not only the powers of rejuvination but the abilities to see supernatural beings.

Scared, Kei runs away, and is aided in his escape from society by his friend. Unfortunately for Kei, the manhunt is on and he will soon be caught within a conflict between mankind and others like him as they prepare to fight a new war based on terror.

Bride of the Water God Volume 16
  • Distributor: Dark Horse
  • Suggested Retail Price: $9.99

Life as a mortal is horrifying and hazardous for the former water god Habaek! His fragile human form has been cursed by a jealous goddess, and his vengeful mother - unaware of his sincere love for Soah - seeks to kill his human bride! While his mother wishes to pull Habaek back into the realm of the gods, another goddess simply wants to see Habaek and Soah suffer on Earth. And other envious humans and gods bring further problems to our star-crossed lovers!

Case Closed Volume 52
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99

The Metropolitan Police set up a sting operation to catch a criminal who's threatened to kill a bride and groom. But before anyone can say, "I do," Conan realizes the killer is already in the wedding party...

Then, the Junior Detective League tries to solve a murder in a room where everything's a little topsy-turvy. And Rachel and Serena find a man stabbed to death at the site of a romantic scene from their favorite TV drama. Which of the hopeful lovers leaving red handkerchiefs at the scene is really a murderer?

Deadman Wonderland Volume 5
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99

With their leader captured, Scar Chain's uprising is thwarted by the Undertakers. Ganta seeks training so he can learn to use his Branch of Sin powers, even though doing so will draw him further into the deadly plots brewing inside the prison. The final battle between Scar Chain and the Undertakers is coming, but who really wins when one of them loses?

Magi Volume 8
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99

Alibaba's old friend Cassim has fallen to evil and transformed into a Dark Djinn that threatens everyone in Balbadd. The battle rages, and even Sinbad struggles to hold his ground as he fights alongside Alibaba against Cassim and Judar. And on the sidelines, even more enemies wait for their chance to pounce. Without Aladdin and Ugo, the forces of darkness seem to have the upper hand...

Raqiya: The New Book of Revelation Volume 1
  • Distributor: One Peace Books
  • Suggested retail price: $12.95

A truck driver loses control in the Nevada desert and leaves one family dead in an explosive crash. But there is a sole survivor, Luna Hazuki, who makes a pact with a mysterious demon to regain the happiness that was robbed from her. Seven years later she is still living with the family that was supposed to be dead. But little does Luna know that the pact she made will lead to the Apocalypse and the end of the human race. A truck driver loses control in the Nevada desert and leaves one family dead in an explosive crash. But there is a sole survivor, Luna Hazuki, who makes a pact with a mysterious demon to regain the happiness that was robbed from her. Seven years later she is still living with the family that was supposed to be dead. But little does Luna know that the pact she made will lead to the Apocalypse and the end of the human race.

Raqiya: The New Book of Revelation Volume 2
  • Distributor: One Peace Books
  • Suggested retail price: $12.95
Say I Love You. Volume 4
  • Distributor: Kodansha Comics
  • Suggested retail price: $10.99

FEAR AND BEAUTY

Surviving the first major battle in her relationship with Yamato Kurosawa, Mei feels her ties with her first-ever boyfriend are deeper than ever. But then a budding model with her eyes on Yamato moves into town, and draws the photogenic Yamato into the world of photo shoots and fashion. Now Mei has to grapple with the painful pangs of jealousy, and a creeping fear that she might be left alone yet again...

The Flowers of Evil Volume 11
  • Distributor: Vertical
  • Suggested retail price: $10.95

Bookworm Takao falls in love with Nanako, but he cannot express his feelings through words. Instead he secretively acts out in a heat of passion, which creates a huge scandal in his school. There is one person who knows his true nature, and this girl will do anything to nurture what this Charles Baudelaire hides.

Adult Releases (NSFW)

  • Amazon and Right Stuf listed Blue Morning for this week while ANN did not.
Blue Morning Volume 5
  • Distributor: Viz Books
  • Suggested Retail Price: $12.99

Still reeling from Katsuragi's confession, Akihito attends Marquise Moriyama's evening ball. There he comes face-to-face with his late father's half brother, Naotsugu. Though Katsuragi arranged the meeting with the intention of helping both Akihito and the Kuze family name, Akihito decides against giving the family over to Naotsugu, bringing Akihito to the unsettling realization that he may not fully trust Katsuragi.

Meanwhile, Katsuragi meets with Marquise Moriyama and boldly demands recompense for all that he has done.

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