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Welcome everyone to last week's Quick Picks for the manga releases. I apologize for being late because I had finals.

Please feel free to share your thoughts on what manga releases you're interested in this week. Thank you.


All summaries are from Anime News Network. It's thanks to PikaHyper for uploading the English covers.


There are differences between Comic Book stores, Manga exclusive stores, and online stores with their manga releases.

  • His Favorite Vol. 7 is listed on ANN for May 13. However, Right Stuf, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon for September 9, 2014.
  • Hetalia Axis Powers Vol. 6 is only available on Right Stuf due to Tokyopop's bankruptcy, the manga series will be on Right Stuf's Print on Demand Program. The first print-run of this book, including all pre-ordered copies, will include six full-color pages.
  • Otodama: Voice From the Dead Vol. 2 isn't listed on ANN. Right Stuf has it on May 14 while Amazon has it on May 13.

5-13 Releases

07-Ghost Volume 10
  • Distributor: Viz Media
  • Suggested retail price: $9.99

The paths of one evil god, two rival empires, three unlikely bishops and seven brave ghosts converge in the destiny of Teito Klein, a boy who vows to master a powerful artifact known as the Eye of Mikael in order to lay bare the secrets of the world’s—and his own—murky past. Reuniting Capella with his mother leads to far more intrigue than the tearful reunion Teito and Frau expected. Then, it’s off to a Hawkzile Race that will sneak the duo into District 1’s enemy territory undetected. But even more dangerous than the destination is the blindingly brutal course—and the growing darkness within Frau.

Alice in the Country of Hearts: Love Labyrinth of Thorns Vol. 1
  • Distributor: Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Suggested retail price: $13.99

Explore the stormy romance between Alice and the grim Clockmaker! Unwillingly drawn into the Country of Hearts, Alice decides to make the Clocktower her home. However, the volatile relationship between Alice and Julius the Clockmaker does not make her stay easy. Just when she thinks she’s had enough, other players who vie for Alice’s heart enter the picture: the dream demon Nightmare, and the dashing Ace of Hearts. Who will Alice choose?

Fairy Tail Volume 38
  • Distributor: Kodansha Comics
  • Suggested retail price: $10.99

In the final matches of the Grand Magic Games, a wounded Erza struggles against a sadistic Minerva who can twist space itself, Gajeel sinks into the shadows against a powered-up Rogue, and Laxus faces down impossible odds against Jura, the world's fifth-strongest wizard. But as the Games end, the kingdom prepares for a day Natsu never thought he'd see: the return of the dragons!

From the New World Volume 4
  • Distributor: Vertical
  • Suggested retail price: $10.99

Now twenty-six, Saki and Satoru seem to be well-adjusted adults. While they've never forgotten the cruel fates of their childhood friends, reforming the town's severe ways has been beyond them. Change has a way, however, of crashing in. And in this case, at a time when those within the rope are celebrating their summer festival, change is going to rain on them violently!

Hetalia Axis Powers Volume 6
  • Distributor: The Right Stuf International
  • Suggested retail price: $15.99

Estonia wants to make the Baltic Three a Baltic Duo, the micronations search far and wide for new friends, and Seychelles gets a mysterious visitor from the African mainland! Then the cats of Nekotalia return! The first print-run of this book, including all pre-ordered copies, will include six full-color pages! After the initial print run, this book will move to Right Stuf's Print on Demand program.

Monster Soul Vol. 1
  • Distributor: Kodansha Comics
  • Suggested retail price: $10.99
In the Monster Soul world, a war was waged between humans and monsters, with the monsters falling on the losing end of a treaty. The peace between the monsters and humans is tenuous and monsters are frequently persecuted by humans. As a result, monsters tend to stay away from humans and keep a low profile.

One group of monsters, known as the Black Airs, lives boldy with a purpose: to have fun and take care of each other. They get in to all kinds of trouble with reckless abandon, but as long as they stick together, they'll be all right... probably.
The Seven Deadly Sins Vol. 2
  • Distributor: Kodansha Comics
  • Suggested retail price: $10.99

Princess Elizabeth has recruited Meliodas the Dragon, Sin of Wrath, to help her seek the other Seven Deadly Sins and save the kingdom from war and the grip of the clever Holy Knights. Traveling deep into the forest, the two find the giant Dianne the Serpent, Sin of Envy. But the old friends' reunion is interrupted by the appearance of the slick and lethal Holy Knight Gilsander! Will the trio survive long enough to find the other Sins?

5-14 Releases

Blade of the Immortal - Beyond Good and Evil Vol. 29
  • Distributor: Dark Horse Comics
  • Suggested retail price: $19.99
Habaki and his Rokki-dan thugs turn a seemingly innocent harbor into a port of death - killing everyone who's docked there in case they're working with Anotsu's IttM-ryk crew! And when Manji, Rin, and a desperate Anotsu arrive on the scene? This really is the start of Blade's final battle!
Samurai Executioner Omnibus 1
  • Distributor: Dark Horse Comics
  • Suggested retail price: $19.99
Yamada Asaemon tests swords and performs executions for the shogun. The feared "Decapitator Asaemon" is the last stop for the doomed and often becomes final confessor as well as slayer.

Collects volumes 1-2 and "Hellstick" from volume 3 in an omnibus format.

Adult Graphic Novels

Please be advised the following material is for adults, 18 and over. Please read at your own discretion.

The following Project-H Books are not listed on ANN's May 13 releases. Right Stuf and Amazon has listed these books:

  • Dog X Cat Vol. 4
  • Our Little Secret
  • Fetishisms: Virgins
  • Goddess of the Glass Vol. 2
Dinner at the Shimoedas
  • Distributor: Project-H
  • Suggested retail price: $17.95

My girlfriend is so hot... and her sister and her mom are so hot too! What's a boy to do when I'm invited to to her house for dinner. They are all over me! It's going to be one wild dinner at the Shimoedas...!

Sex Toys
  • Distributor: Project-H
  • Suggested retail price: $17.95

"We all have our kinky fetishes and secrets... What's your favorite sex toy? Can you show us how it works? We all want to have some fun..."

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