Tag Archive: manga

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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Manga Review – Shugo Chara Chan!

Shugo Chara Chan! Volume 1

Shugo Chara Chan!
しゅごキャラちゃん!
MIZUSHIMA Naphthalene et al (story/art), Peach-Pit (original story)
Shoujo – 4-koma, comedy, fantasy, magical girl
4 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Amu’s Guardian Characters may be small, but their personalities are not! With each of the eggs having such different interests — not to mention the search for the Embryo –, every day is a big adventure!

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Manga Review – Shugo Chara!

Shugo Chara!
しゅごキャラ!
Peach-Pit
Shoujo – Comedy, fantasy, magical girl, romance
12 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Everyone sees Amu as a cool, confident young girl with a bit of a rebel streak. In truth, Amu is shy, easily flustered, and wants to be more feminine. After wishing to be more like her true self, Amu discovers three eggs have appeared out of nowhere. Before she knows it, she’s boldly confessing to her crush in front of the entire school. What is going on?!

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EXPIRED Anime & Manga Deals: 2019 Party Edition

Happy New Year

We’ve made it to 2019, everybody! So whether you are (or have) celebrated this new year with your friends and family or are just content to binge something, take a look at how all these stores are celebrating the start of 2019. This is the last of the holiday deal roundup-a-thon, as many holiday sales are ending today or tomorrow. So take advantage of these specials before they disappear!

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Manga Review – Comic Party

Comic Party Volume 1

Comic Party
こみっくパーティー
INUI Sekihiko
Shounen – Comedy, drama, harem
5 Volumes (complete)
TOKYOPOP
Out-of-print

Summary:

Kazuki is feeling a bit lost after failing to get into an art college. His friend Taishi decides to drag him to an event — a huge convention full of fan-made comics! Seeing the passion the artists put into their work awakens something in Kazuki. His other friend, Mizuki, however, can’t stand to see him enter a world full of disgusting fanboys.

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EXPIRED Anime & Manga Deals: Christmas Day Edition

Christmas Tree

Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate it, and happy holidays to everyone! I hope that no matter what you are doing and/or celebrating, you have a great day.

If you need to pick up some gifts for yourself, make sure you look at the deals below. Also look at the previous roundup, as many of the sales are still going on but are getting ready to end, including the awesome Sentai Filmworks Sale.

And on to the deals!

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Manga Review – The Seven Princes of the Thousand-Year Labyrinth

The Seven Princes of the Thousand-Year Labyrinth Volume 1

The Seven Princes of the Thousand-Year Labyrinth
千年迷宮の七王子 (Sennen Meikyuu no Nana Ouji)
ATORI Haruno (story), AIKAWA Yu (art)
Josei – Historical, myster
4 Volumes (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Country boy Ewan suddenly finds himself in an ancient, collapsing castle with several famous and talented individuals. They then realize one of them must be selected to serve as the emperor and the others as his advisors. But when one of the eight is found murdered, will any of them even survive to become emperor? And why was Ewan selected anyway?

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