Tag Archive: supernatural

Manga Review – The Demon Prince of Momochi House

The Demon Prince of Momochi House Volume 1

The Demon Prince of Momochi House
百千さん家のあやかし王子 (Momochi-san Chi no Ayakashi Ouji)
SHOUOTO Aya
Shoujo – Romance, supernatural
4 Volumes (ongoing) of 8 Volumes (ongoing)
Viz Media

Summary:

Orphan Himari suddenly inherits a house. She heads to her new home, ignoring warnings about a curse from the Omamori-sama. Instead, Himari is shocked to find a naked guy and his two friends living in her house! Aoi and the other two want her to leave, but Himari isn’t going to let them or the scary rumors chase her away.

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Manga Review – Mushishi

Mushishi Volume 1

Mushishi
蟲師
URUSHIBARA Yuki
Seinen – Supernatural, drama, adventure, mystery
10 Volumes (completed) [7 volumes + 1 omnibus]
Del Rey / Kodansha Comics USA
Out-of-print

Summary:

Ephemeral creatures known as mushi inhabit the world. Some mushi try to lure unsuspecting humans to an early grave; others provide help to the living. Ginko is a wanderer who works as a mushishi, a person whose job is investigating and solving mysteries involving mushi.

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Manga Review – Chibi Vampire: Airmail

Chibi Vampire: Airmail

Chibi Vampire: Airmail
かりん airmail 影崎由那短編集 (Karin Airmail Kagesaki Yuna Tanhenshuu)
KAGESAKI Yuna
Shounen – Comedy, romance, supernatural, mystery, horror
14 Volumes (complete)
Tokyopop / Viz Media
Out-of-print

Summary:

A young girl’s college-age neighbor is crying up a storm. A fortuneteller tries helping a young man search for his girlfriend. A nun and a young man bond over manga. Another young man finds out his first crush is his classmate’s mom. As all these people find out, life is strange.

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Manga Review – Chibi Vampire

Chibi Vampire Volume 1

Chibi Vampire
かりん (Karin)
KAGESAKI Yuna
Shounen – Comedy, romance, supernatural, drama, mystery
14 Volumes (complete)
Tokyopop / Viz Media
Out-of-print

Summary:

Karin is from a family of vampires. But unlike the rest of her family, Karin can walk around in the day and gives blood to humans instead of sucking it from them! She has been protecting her secret for years, but her “normal” life is turned upside down when a boy, Kenta, transfers to her school and accidentally sees her biting someone.

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Unlicensed Spotlight – Nekota no Koto ga Ki ni Natte Shikatanai.

Nekota no Koto ga Ki ni Natte Shikatanai. Volume 1

Nekota no Koto ga Ki ni Natte Shikatanai.
I’m So Interested in Nekota That I Can’t Help Myself.
猫田のことが気になって仕方ない。
OUTA Rie
Shoujo – Comedy, mystery, romance, supernatural
7 Volumes (ongoing)
Shueisha (Ribon)

Summary:

Mikiko (aka Mikki) has transferred schools once again. The sixth grader isn’t interested in making deep friendships since she’ll be with these classmates for only a year. But Mikki is shocked to see her new seatmate is a boy with a cat-head! Strangely enough, everyone else sees Nekota as a good-looking boy. What’s going on?

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Manga Review – Kokoro Connect [Redux]

Kokoro Connect Volume 1

Kokoro Connect
ANDA Sadanatsu (story), Cuteg (art)
Shounen – Drama, comedy, romance, supernatural, gender bender
5 Volumes (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

The five members of the Student Cultural Society (three girls, two boys) spend their days hanging out and writing a school newspaper. One day, two members announce they switched bodies the previous night. The others think it’s a joke until they start swapping bodies, too. Do they really know enough about each other to pretend to be one another?

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Manga Review – Blue Exorcist

Blue Exorcist Volume 1

Blue Exorcist
青の祓魔師 (エクソシスト) (Ao no Exorcist)
KATO Kazue
Shounen – Action, adventure, supernatural, comedy, drama
14 Volumes (ongoing)
Viz Media

Summary:

Rin is a school dropout who is always getting into fights. His twin brother, Yukio, and their guardian Father Fujimoto constantly worry about Rin’s future. One day, Rin starts noticing some strange bugs swarming about and a human with horns threatening him. In danger, he suddenly releases fire from his body. Now Rin’s life will never be the same.

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Manga Review – Chrono Crusade

Chrono Crusade Volume 1

Chrono Crusade
クロノ クルセイド
MORIYAMA Daisuke
Shounen – Action, adventure, historical, sci-fi, supernatural, romance, comedy, drama
8 Volumes (complete)
ADV Manga
Out-of-print

Summary:

Despite the U.S.’s prosperity in the Roaring 20s, dark forces still cause chaos. Sister Rosette works as an exorcist, but she often ends up causing more destruction than demons. Fortunately she has her partner, Chrono, with whom she shares a deep bond despite the Order’s objections. (more…)

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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