Tag Archive: mystery

Manga Review – Tokyo Babylon

Tokyo Babylon Omnibus 1

Tokyo Babylon
東京 BABYLON
CLAMP
Shoujo – Supernatural, boys’ love, mystery, psychological, tragedy
7 Volumes / 2 Omnibuses (complete)
Tokyopop / Dark Horse

Summary:

Despite being only 16, Subaru is the head of his clan of onmyoji users. He uses his abilities to defeat and heal the evil spirits haunting Tokyo. Subaru is supported by his twin sister Hokuto as well as Seishirou, a veterinarian and heir to a rival clan who proclaims to be in love with Subaru.

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Manga Review – Yukarism

Yukarism Volume 1

Yukarism
ゆかりズム
SHIOMI Chika
Shoujo – Romance, supernatural, action, comedy, gender bender, mystery
4 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Yukari is only in high school, but he is renowned for his novels about the red light district of old Tokyo. Yukari doesn’t do research for his books; he writes about his past life. After meeting a new classmate, Yukari’s consciousness slips back in time to his past self: a high-level courtesan.

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Unlicensed Spotlight – Shion no Ou

Shion no Ou Volume 1

Shion no Ou
Shion’s King
The Flowers of Hard Blood
しおんの王
KATORI Masaru (story), ANDO Jiro (art)
Seinen – Mystery, sports, drama, psychological, gender bender
8 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha (Afternoon)

Summary:

After her parents are murdered, four-year-old Shion is adopted by a shogi player and his wife. However, the trauma has caused Shion to be mute. The years pass, and Shion finds herself walking down the path of becoming a professional shogi player. But could her parents’ murderer also belong to the world of shogi?

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Manga Review – Tears of a Lamb

Tears of a Lamb Volume 1

Tears of a Lamb
ひつじの涙 (Hitsuji no Namida)
HIDAKA Banri
Shoujo – Romance, comedy, psychological, mystery
7 Volumes (complete)
CMX
Out of print

Summary:

Kyosuke moves into a new apartment, but his neighbor, a classmate named Kei, suddenly requests to be let into his apartment! Kyosuke just wants to be left alone and refuses to let this crazy girl get her way. But why does Kei want to come over? And why did Kyosuke move into there in the first place?

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Manga Review – Honey Blood

Honey Blood Volume 1

Honey Blood
蜜味ブラッド(Mitsu Aji Blood)
MITSUKI Miko
Shoujo – Romance, drama, supernatural, mystery
3 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

High school girl Hinata’s new neighbor is the author of a popular vampire novel. The kimono-wearing Junya seems to take an interest in her, but what is even more shocking is that Junya and the vampire in his stories seem to have striking similarities…

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