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Unlicensed Spotlight – Blade Girl ~Kataashi no Runner~

Blade Girl ~Kataashi no Runner~ Volume 1

Blade Girl ~Kataashi no Runner~
Blade Girl ~One-Legged Runner~

ブレードガール ~片脚のランナー~
SHIGEMATSU Narumi
Josei – Drama, romance, slice-of-life, sports
2 Volumes (ongoing)
Kodansha (Be Love)

Summary:

Sixteen-year-old Rin has not gotten used to having an artificial leg. But when she’s taken to a sports complex, she sees a whole team of people racing with a strange device in place of a foot. When she meets Kazami, a maker of these blades for running, Rin finds herself drawn to the world of competitive running…

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Manga Review – Assassination Classroom [Redux]

Assassination Classroom Volume 1

Assassination Classroom
暗殺教室 (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu)
MATSUI Yusei
Shounen – Action, sci-fi, comedy, drama
21 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

To students at Kunugigaoka Junior High, being sent to Class 3-E is almost a fate worse than death. But the students in 3-E know all about death: they’re tasked with killing their teacher to save the world! Their target and teacher, an octopus-like being, has incredible abilities that make him seemingly unkillable. But his greatest skill may be teaching a class of “losers”!

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EXPIRED Anime & Manga Deals: Presidents’ Day Edition

President's Day

Well, to many of my friends here in the US, it’s mid-winter break. While Presidents’ Day sales have become synonymous with mattress sales for some reason (why???), I’m sure you’re more interested in the anime-related deals below.

Also, many of the Valentine’s Day specials are still valid, so check that roundup out if you’ve missed it. It includes some hot prices on anime at Amazon/Best Buy.

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EXPIRED Anime & Manga Deals: International Customs Day Edition

World Globe Flags

From the World Customs Organization website:

“The WCO is dedicating 2019 to the swift and smooth cross-border movement of goods, people and means of transport, with the slogan ‘SMART borders for seamless Trade, Travel and Transport.'”

I know I appreciate my imports from Japan not being stuck in customs! And if some of you international visitors order from some of these sites for today’s deals, I hope your purchase isn’t held up either!

To the deals!

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