Weekly Manga Releases: 12/18/2013

Topic started by takashichea on Dec. 18, 2013. Last post by takashichea 1 year, 3 months ago.
Post by takashichea (16,591 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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Hello everyone, welcome to this week's manga releases! One of the manga series I'm looking forward to read is Summer Wars. Are there any manga series that you guys and gals are dying to read? Sorry, I did a Sankarea pun. I haven't started Sankarea, but it looks interesting.

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This Week's Manga Releases

Are You Alice? Volume 3

  • Distributor: Yen Press
  • SRP: $11.99
  • Rightstuf: $8.99
  • Amazon: $7.19

Alice tags along on a little excursion with the Queen of Hearts, hoping to prove his loyalty and thereby gain entrance to Caterpillar Lane. Though initially Alice strongly opposed the cruelty of the Queen's murderous methods, he is surprised to find himself hesitating when the Queen moves to kill three children who defied royal orders. How long can Alice forsake his true self?

Bloody Cross Volume 1

  • Distributor: Yen Press
  • SRP: $11.99
  • Right Stuf: $8.99
  • Amazon: $9.35

Half angel, half demon, Tsukimiya must drink pure demon blood to stave off the curse that will eventually claim her life. When she meets an angel named Hinata, he's eager to team up with the half-blood to take down a vampire that has been attacking humans. Tsukimiya is surprised to find that Hinata is a capable partner, but when the vampire is slain, it is Hinata who claims its demon blood, leaving Tsukimiya to be taken by the curse. In a last-ditch effort to save herself, Tsukimiya tries to drink Hinata's blood, now mixed with the vampire's pure demon blood. But in taking the blood that will save her, Tsukimiya has also transmitted the curse that will kill her. Hinata and Tsukimiya now share the curse... and they're running out of time.

Dorohedoro Volume 11

  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • SRP: $12.99
  • Right Stuf: $9.74
  • Amazon: $10.00

Caiman finds his true face, and the person who cursed him is revealed, shaking the world to its foundation! The severely injured Nikaido's heath is draining perilously. Meanwhile, En may just possibly have met his match. What drives him? A dark secret known to none save En himself...

Pandora Hearts Volume 19

  • Distributor: Yen Press
  • SRP: $11.99
  • Right Stuf: $8.99
  • Amazon: $7.33

The truth of the being known as Oz Vessalius is exposed to Pandora, which has been captured by Leo and the Baskervilles. Amidst the warped tragedy that plays out mercilessly, the one who has lost everything catches a glimpse of the ridiculous fairy tale contrived by one man. The forbidden box has just been opened... What will be found within?

Sankarea: Undying Love Volume 4

  • Distributor: Kodansha
  • SRP: $10.99
  • Right Stuf: $8.24
  • Amazon: $7.08

A strange foreign doctor warns Rea that her "turbid period" is approaching... and that it will bring with an insatiable desire to eat Furuya's flesh! Realizing she may not have much time left to live as a sane, normal girl, Rea works as hard as she can to enjoy her first, and maybe last, summer festival with Chihiro. But is it already too late for them both?!

Summer Wars Volume 2

  • Distributor: Vertical
  • SRP: $14.99
  • Right Stuf: $11.21
  • Amazon: $11.65

Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He's good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time hanging out in the all-powerful, online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has - until the girl of his dreams, Natsuki, hijacks him for a starring role as a fake fiancee at her family reunion. Things only get stranger from there.

Sunshine Sketch Volume 7

  • Distributor: Yen Press
  • SRP: $16.99
  • Right Stuf: $12.74
  • Amazon: $10.75

With the seniors staring their college entrance exams straight in the face, the underclassman of the Hidamari Apartments are reminded that their own graduation is just a short time away. The girls have grown close during their time as neighbors and classmates, and even if life leads them along different paths, the bonds of their friendships will not be so easily broken... But there's still plenty of time for building fun memories before the seniors graduate! The girls' daily lives carry on, full of the warmth, gentleness, and happiness that can be found just where they've always been - at the Hidamari Apartments!

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Volume 17

  • Distributor: Yen Press
  • SRP: $13.00
  • Right Stuf: $9.74
  • Amazon: $8.22

One weekend, when Kyon reaches the usual SOS Brigade rendezvous spot, he is met not by his fellow club members but instead by Sasaki, an old friend from middle school. Haruhi isn't thrilled to find Kyon already waiting when she arrives (who's going to buy drinks?!) and is even less thrilled by his attractive female friend!

Until Death Do Us Part Volume 5

  • Distributor: Yen Press
  • SRP: $18.99
  • Right Stuf: $14.24
  • Amazon: $14.89

Caught in Wiseman's trap and besieged on all sides by snipers and drug-crazed attackers, Mamoru is saved only by the arrival of Haruka and a stroke of good fortune. Frustrated by his own helplessness, Mamoru abandons the Element Network to further hone his skills. He can't rely on luck alone if he wants to survive his next encounter with Wiseman...

Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Raising Project Volume 13

  • Distributor: Dark Horse
  • SRP: $9.99
  • Right Stuf: $7.49
  • Amazon: $8.80

Plot development? In MY The Shinji Ikari Raising Project? It's more likely than you think! SEELE's frustrations with Gendo's plans leads their agent inside the school to abduct Shinji and place him under their mental control... which means Rei and Asuka must put aside their own rivalry long enough to join forces and rescue him!

Post by takashichea (16,591 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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I used the wrong cover for Sankarea. Comixology had the Japanese cover while labeling it incorrectly, "adult manga." Below is the correct Japanese manga cover. I will try to post the correct English cover soon.

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