Weekly Manga Releases: April 1, 2014

Topic started by takashichea on April 7, 2014. Last post by takashichea 6 months, 2 weeks ago.
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Welcome to this late Quick Picks. Sorry, I was preoccupied with two major projects like week (Anime Vice's Top 20 Manga Series of 2013 and the Spring Anime 2014 Trailers Guide). All summaries came from Anime News Network. This blog is to promote the official release.

I'll finish last week's manga releases when I finish classes today.

Bleach Vol. 60
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99

With the training not going as planned, Ichigo returns to the World of the Living to reevaluate himself. But when he runs into his father, Isshin, he discovers he has a lot to learn about his mother—and the way she died!

Dictatorial Grimoire Vol. 3
  • Distributor: Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Suggested retail price: $13.99

Grimm Otogi, a farflung descendant of the renowned Grimm Brothers, has always regarded the fairy tales his ancestors concocted as pure fiction. Unfortunately for the introverted half-Japanese teen, he is about to discover that the Grimm legacy is anything but pure... Upon receiving a posthumous letter from the dead father he never knew, Otogi transfers to a new school and moves into an abandoned mansion as part of his inheritance. There, he finds a manuscript that reveals the truth about his ancestors: the Brothers Grimm made a deal with mystical beings known as the Märchen Demons, who now have a claim on Otogi’s life. With a dashing male Cinderella as his guide, can Otogi Grimm unlock the power of the manuscript and stop the fairy tale demons before they destroy him first?

Happy Marriage!? Vol. 5
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99

Rather than having her husband continue to support her feckless father,​ Chiwa accepts a job at Shinjo Sakuraba's startup without telling Hokuto.​ Will Chiwa and Hokuto's newfound wedded bliss last now that she's working alongside her crush from college?​

Dragon Ball [Full Color] - Saiyan Arc (GN 2)
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $19.99
Goku is dead - but his journey is just beginning.​ Now he must travel through the afterlife along the million-kilometer Serpent Road to find Kaio-sama,​ the Lord of Worlds,​ who will teach him martial arts techniques so powerful they're reserved for the gods! And he'd better hurry,​ too,​ because Earth has only nine months until the evil Saiyans,​ Vegeta and Nappa,​ arrive to wipe the planet clean of life.​

While the archdemon Piccolo trains Goku's son,​ Gohan,​ to reach his full power potential,​ the alien spaceships rocket ever closer.​.. bearing a power so awesome that even Earth's six strongest heroes may not be a match for it!

Released in Japan as "Dragon Ball Full Color Comics,​" this trade-paperback sized edition presents Dragon Ball fully in color for the first time!
Hana-Kimi [Omnibus] (GN 8)
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $14.99
Mizuki Ashiya has such a crush on a track star named Izumi Sano that she moves from the U.S. to Japan to enroll in the all-male high school he goes to! Pretending to be a boy, Mizuki becomes Sano’s roommate…but how can she keep such a big secret when she’s so close to the guy she wants?
Library Wars: Love & War Volume 11
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99
In the near future, the federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable. The libraries vow to protect their collections, and with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves--the Library Forces!
Naruto Volume 65
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99
Naruto is a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He’s got a wild sense of humor, but Naruto is completely serious about his mission to be the world’s greatest ninja!

The ninja war approaches its climax as Obito and Madara manage to awaken the powerful beast known as Ten Tails. Standing in their way is Naruto and the Allied Shinobi Forces. However, the entire war may be turned upside down when Sasuke succeeds in doing what many...
Pokemon Black and White Volume 15
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $4.99
How can Black convince a group of bitter Pokemon to trust people again? And how can Trainer Alder convince Team Plasma leader N that the Pokemon League exemplifies the powerful bond between Pokemon and their trainers? Then, it's Black and White together again! Now how will our friends rescue the kidnapped Gym Leaders...?

Plus, meet Cobalion, Virizion, Terrakion, and... Serperior and Samurott?! Not to mention the new rougher and tougher Gigi?!
Sunny Volume 3
  • 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!|| Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for teen audiences.
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99
Thanks to rumors,​ all of Tokyo is terrified of Rikuo,​ and wants him dead! But Rikuo's got other problems too.​ In Shibuya,​ a yokai is turning human girls into monsters.​ And he's got a special spell in store for when Rikuo tries to stop him.​
Toriko Volume 21: Decisive Battle! Shokurin Temple!!
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99
In a savage world ruled by the pursuit of the most delicious foods, it’s either eat or be eaten! While searching for the tastiest foods imaginable, Gourmet Hunter Toriko travels the world with his bottomless stomach, facing every beast in his way.

To capture the elusive Bubble Fruit, Toriko and Komatsu undergo intense training at Chowlin Temple. Toriko struggles to quiet his rumbling stomach and show gratitude for food, but soon a bigger challenge arises—Gourmet Corp. sends sinister new agents to crush the temple. Can Toriko master Honoring the Food in time to save it?
Sweet Rein Volume 2
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99
Sad at the thought of spending Christmas alone, Kurumi Sagara goes out for a walk. While she’s crossing the street, a boy bumps into her, and a rein suddenly appears that binds them together. The overjoyed boy tells her she’s his master and that she’s a Santa Claus. Kurumi dismisses him as a crazy person, but then he transforms into a reindeer?!
Voice Over! Seiyu Academy Volume 4
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99
After days of grueling training at Yamada's special voice acting retreat,​ Hime can finally bring forth her prince voice! Now she's ready to start her next job as a recurring character in an exciting new anime.​ But her first day on the set doesn't go as she'd hoped.​ Why do her costars and the producers seem to hate her when they've just met her?​!
Strike Witches: Maidens in the Sky Volume 2
  • Distributor: Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Suggested retail price: $12.99
In 1939, an enigmatic alien force called the Neuroi launched a widescale invasion of Earth, destroying nation after nation. Humanity’s last hope at survival is to form an international elite fighting force of flying aces known as “Strike Witches!”

Strike Witches are young women with innate magical powers who are equipped with the latest in military technology: Striker Units, which provide the user with a unique array of weaponry that can only be controlled by magic.

Enter a young healer named Yoshika Miyafuji, the newest inductee into the 501st Joint Fighter Wing. Yoshika may be opposed to the military, but if she wants to survive, she better learn quick from veteran ace and strict displinarian, Mio Sakamoto, what it means to be a Strike Witch.
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Finished last week's manga releases.

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