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Manga Review – Ace of the Diamond

Ace of the Diamond Volume 1

Ace of the Diamond
ダイヤのA (Daiya no Ace)
TERAJIMA Yuji
Shounen – Sports
7 Volumes of 47 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

At the bottom of the ninth in a tie game, middle schooler Eijun threw a wild pitch and ruined his team’s chances of making the baseball championship. But he still hopes that next year in high school, he can play again with all of his best friends . But when a scout from Tokyo invites him to tour her elite school, Eijun reluctantly goes. Once there, though, he can’t help but wanting to test his skills at this high-level battlefield.

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Manga Review – A Springtime with Ninjas

A Springtime with Ninjas Volume 1

A Springtime with Ninjas
花と忍び (Hana to Shinobi)
HASEGAKI Narumi
Shoujo – Action, comedy, drama, romance
4 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Tradition says Benio must marry whoever steals her first kiss. Because of this, Benio can’t go outside or have friends. When her uncle brings her home a friend, Benio is thrilled — but it’s a guy, not a girl! And a flirtatious one at that!

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Manga Review – Aho-Girl: A Clueless Girl

Aho-Girl: A Clueless Girl Volume 1

Aho-Girl: A Clueless Girl
アホガール
Hiroyuki
Shounen – 4-koma, comedy, ecchi, gag
12 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Yoshiko, a first year in high school, is energetic, cheerful, and loves bananas. And, as her lifelong friend can attest to, she is bananas! While he hopes to get Yoshiko on the right track (and a track that leads away from him), it isn’t easy. Her future may be in doubt, but hey, all Yoshiko needs is her friends!

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Manga Review – Peach Girl NEXT

Peach Girl NEXT Volume 1

Peach Girl NEXT
ピーチガールNEXT
Josei – Comedy, drama, romance
8 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics
Review copy/copies

Summary:

Momo and her boyfriend have been together for 10 years now, but with no wedding in sight, Momo can’t help but feel a little down. But when that proposal finally comes and they’re given a new home to live in as a wedding present, the future seems rosy! That is, until two familiar faces move into the house next door…

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Manga Review – Can I Kiss You Every Day?

Can I Kiss You Every Day? Volume 1

Can I Kiss You Every Day?
毎日キスしていいですか? (Mainichi Kiss shite Ii Desu ka?)
HATSUHARU
Shoujo – Comedy, romance
4 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

As children, Kurumi and Nagio had a secret place where they hung out — and even kissed. Years pass, Nagio suddenly transfers to Kurumi’s school! She can’t help but flustered upon meeting again, as he’s different now. Nagio denies he’s changed much, but Kurumi knows one thing has changed: his more passionate kisses!

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Manga Review – COPPELION

Coppelion Volume 1

COPPELION
コッペリオン
INOUE Tomonori
Seinen – Action, drama, sci-fi, war
26 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

In 2036, three high school girls make their way to Tokyo. But this isn’t a pleasure trip to see the hustle and bustle of the big city. Tokyo is a ghost town, and Ibara, Aoi, and Taeko are searching for survivors of an accident from 20 years ago. But why are these three looking for people, and what happened to Tokyo anyway…?

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Manga Review – Love in Focus

Love in Focus Volume 1

Love in Focus
蓮住荘のさんかく (Renzu-Sou no Sankaku)
NOGIRI Yoko
Shoujo – Drama, romance, slice-of-life
3 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Mako loves photography, and she decides to attend her friend Kei’s high school and boarding house because of the school’s club. On her way to her new home, Mako accidentally takes a picture of a guy, and he turns out to be another resident! But unlike most of the other boarders, Mitsuru seems to dislike pictures…

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Manga Review – Beauty Bunny

Beauty Bunny Volume 1

Beauty Bunny
ビューティー♥バニィ
YOSHINO Mari
Shoujo – Comedy, gender bender, romance
8 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Just when things are going well at her new school, one of Kohane’s classmates calls her ugly! Iori has pro-level makeup skills while Kohane has no interest in beauty treatments. But when Kohane’s in a jam, Iori helps Kohane at the request of his sister. However, the cost for the makeover may be higher than she expected…

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Manga Review – Something’s Wrong With Us

Something's Wrong With Us Volume 1

Something’s Wrong With Us
私たちはどうかしている (Watashi-tachi wa Douka Shiteiru)
ANDO Natsumi
Josei – Drama, mystery, psychological, romance
6 Volumes (ongoing) of 13 Volumes (ongoing)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Thanks to her mom, a live-in confectioner, and Tsubaki, the heir to the shop, Nao develops an interest in making Japanese sweets. But the happy days end when Tsubaki fingers Nao’s mom as his dad’s murderer! Years pass, and Nao’s work leads to crossing paths with a certain someone…

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Manga Review – Beware the Kamiki Brothers!

Beware the Kamiki Brothers! Volume 1

Beware the Kamiki Brothers!
神木兄弟おことわり (Kamiki Kyoudai Okotowari)
ONDA Yuji
Shoujo – Comedy, romance
6 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

After failing a test badly, Iroha definitely didn’t want the most famous guy in school announcing it to the whole class! But while Iroha intended to keep her bad grade a secret, her mom has been keeping one of her own: her fiancé’s sons aren’t 6 and 4 — they’re 16 and 14! And the older is very familiar to Iroha…

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