Read a review of Domo The Manga, a kids manga series by Clint Bickham and Rem, Sonia Leong, Lindsay Cibos and Jared Hodges based on the characters created by Tsuneo Goda from TokyoPop.
Read a review of Only One Wish, a shojo manga one-shot by Mia Ikumi from Del Rey Manga. If you send a text message on a school stairs landing at midnight, you just might get a visit from a witch who'll grant you just one wish – but be careful what you wish for...
Shy and mousy Michiru is the class doormat. But she has a supernatural ability to see when someone's death is imminent. Her power scares her, but she soon meets two handsome and mysterious classmates who are undead 'bounty hunters,' trying to pay off their zombie-loan. Read a review of Volume 1 of this shonen manga series by Peach-Pit from Yen Press.
Read a review of Black God Volume 3, a seinen manga series by Dall-Young Lim and Sung-Woo Park from Yen Press. After witnessing the shocking death of a young doppleliner, Keita is shaken to his core. But when he meets Excel and Steiner, a powerful human / mototsumitama duo from Europe, he discovers that his deceased mother may have a sinister connection with a rogue mototsumitama in Okinawa.
Read a review of Black God Volume 2, a seinen manga series by Dall-Young Lim and Sung-Woo Park from Yen Press. Black God Volume 2 introduces readers to Mikami and Shingo, an older mototsumitama / human duo. At first, Kuro is thrilled to meet a fellow mototsumitama, but her happiness is short-lived as she discovers that the streetwise Mikami is an assassin for hire, and her next target is Akane, Kuro and Keita's dearest friend.
Read a review of Black God Volume 1, a seinen manga series by Dall-Young Lim and Sung-Woo Park from Yen Press. Keita is an otaku and aspiring game programmer who thinks nothing of mooching off money his long-suffering friend Akane. But his so-called normal life comes to a screeching halt when he meets a girl with superhuman fighting abilities who enters into a pact that ties their destinies together in unexpected ways.
Read a review of Gimmick! Volume 1, a seinen manga series by Youzaburou Kanari and Kuroko Yabuguchi from VIZ Media. Kohei Nagase is a gifted special effects artist who can create monsters and eye-popping movie illusions with just a flick of his spatula. Movie magic is his specialty, but sometimes his skills allow him to help others in unbelievable ways.
Read a review of Blank Slate Volume 1, a shojo manga series by Aya Kanno from Shojo Beat Manga / VIZ Media. Zen is an impossibly handsome assassin who has the skill and nerves of steel to kill anyone, anytime. But one thing that eludes Zen is any memories of his past, and a greater sense of purpose for his death-dealing ways.
Read a review of Vassalord Volume 1, a Vampire manga series by Nanae Chrono from TokyoPop. Johnny Rayflo is a rakishly handsome vampire playboy. Charley Chrishund is a cybernetic vampire hunter from the Vatican who just happens to be a vampire himself. When these two join forces to hunt down evil bloodsuckers, it's anyone's guess what will happen next.
Read a review of Tantric Stripfighter Trina Volume 1, a original English language manga series by Ken Faggio and Fernando Furukawa from TokyoPop. Trina Devi saw her tribe killed off by mercenaries. Now the last of the Tantric Strip Fighters is out for revenge.
Read a review of Phantom Dream Volume 1, a shojo manga series by Natsuki Takaya from TokyoPop. Tamaki Otoya is the latest in a long line of Shinto shamans who protect humans from vengeful spirits and help tormented souls find peace. With help from his girlfriend Asahi, and guidance of his mother, Tamaki battles restless and dangerous souls while trying to come to terms with his powers and responsibilities.
Read a review of Orange, a Chinese manhua series by Benjamin from TokyoPop. Orange is an angry, alienated teen living in modern day China. Disappointed by her parents, friends and so-called boyfriends, she decides to end it all by throwing herself off a building. But before she can end it all, Orange meets Dashu, a mysterious older man who encourages her to find a reason to live.
Read a review of the Me and My Brothers Volume 1 by Hari Tokeino, a new shojo manga series published by TokyoPop. When Sakura's grandmother dies, she's left alone in the world, or is she? She comes home one day to find that she's got four half-brothers she never knew she had, including one who loves to cross-dress.
Read a review of Manga Sutra (Futari H) Volume 1, an adult manga series by Katsu Aki from TokyoPop. Newlyweds Makoto and Yura discover that they're both virgins, and they've both got a lot to learn about the fine art of getting it on.
Read a review of Maid Sama! Volume 1, a shojo manga series by Hiro Fujiwara from TokyoPop. Misaki is strong and smart, so it's little wonder that she became class president at the formerly all-boys Seika Academy. But what her classmates don't know is that their stern, boy-hating president moonlights at a maid café. Much to her horror, Misaki is seen in her frilly maid costume by the one boy who doesn't fear her, Takumi.
Read a review of J-Pop Idol Volume 1, a shojo manga series by Millenni+M and Toko Yashiro from TokyoPop. Mika, Kay and Naomi win a nationwide singing contest, but discover that the record companies don't want to sign them as a group, they just want Mika as a solo artist. Mika must then decide between her friendship with Kay and her dreams.
Read a review of Hotel Africa Volume 1, the first installment of a shojo drama series by Hee Jung Park from TokyoPop. In the Utah desert, there's a rooming house called Hotel Africa, where tales of love, longing and redemption are told. A young boy named Elvis watches in wonder as these lost souls try to find their way in the lonely desert.
Read a review of Goth, a horror manga one-shot by Otsuichi and Kendi Oiwa from TokyoPop. Yoru Morino and Itsuki Kamiyama look like normal, albeit somber high school students. But what their classmates don't know is that both Yoru and Itsuki share a dark fascination with death, specifically grisly murders.
Read a review of Gakuen Alice Volume 1 by Tachibana Higuchi from TokyoPop. A girl enters an exclusive academy and struggles to fit in while staying true to herself. This sounds familiar, but Gakuen Alice puts a new twist on the term 'gifted students' by giving the kids and teachers mysterious powers and telling a tale with an unusual mix of light comedy, magical fantasy with a hint of dark drama.
Read a review of Fever Volume 1, the first installment of a shojo drama series by Hee Jung Park from TokyoPop. Since the suicide of a classmate, Hyung-in feels an overwhelming sense of alienation, anger and frustration that she can barely keep inside. When she meets a friendly but mysterious boy on the bus, she spills her heart out to him. He then invites her to a place called Fever where "there are lots of kids like her."
Step-siblings Minami and Otome are in love, they just don't know it yet. See what happens when two co-ed cuties who just happen to live together find that their close relationship as brother and sister is about to get even closer in Cherry Juice Volume 1. Read a review of Volume 1 of this shojo manga series by Haruka Fukushima from TokyoPop.
Read a review of Aqua Volume 2, the second volume in a charming slice of life manga series by Kozue Amano from TokyoPop. Now that Akari has earned the rank of journeyman undine, she discovers the simple pleasures of the long summers on Aqua.
Read a review of Aqua Volume 1, a sweet slice of life manga series by Kozue Amano from TokyoPop. Akari is a female gondolier or undine in training on the planet Aqua, a terraformed version of Mars that is now 90% water and looks a lot like Venice, Italy. As Akari learns the ropes from her fellow undines, she discovers the simple pleasures of life in Neo-Venezia.
When a ghostly nude girl shows up in his bedroom begging for help, Kakeru's life takes a swift left turn into the world of the Psychics. As Kakeru tries to help a band of runaway psychic teens battle a shadowy government organization, he discovers that he might have special abilities of his own. Read a review Psycho Busters Volume 1, a new shonen manga series by Yuya Aoki and Akinari Nao from Del Rey Manga.
What happens when a pretty princess bonks heads and trades identities with a rough-and-ready mercenary warrior? You get a fun, action-filled mix of fantasy and humor from the artist of doujinshi fan favorite Comic Party. Read our review and see if it's worth a look.