Xin nian kuai le! Happy New Year!
The seventh volume of Sand's Chronicle (砂時計 Sunadokei) by Ashihara Hinako-sensei is already available from Indonesian publisher Elex Media. The shoujo slice of life, comedy/drama series AKA Sand Chronicles has the distinction of winning the 50th Shogakukan Manga Award and adapted into a live-action TV series and a movie (set to be released 2009).
Meanwhile, volume 13 of Nakajo Hisaya-sensei's Hana-Kimi (花ざかりの君たちへ Hanazakari no Kimitachi e), released under Gramedia's Level Comics as For You in Full Blossom, is also due out 6 February 2008. Likewise included among the Level imprint releases is the first of Ogawa Yayoi-sensei's two-volume josei comedy/drama, Baby Pop (ベイビーポップ).
Azumanga Daioh(あずまんが大王) by Azuma Kiyohiko | volume 4 of 4
Dark Venus Libration by Erik - Trible Studio
Drive My Car by BayuIndie
Flash of Wind (風光る Kaze Hikaru) by Watanabe Taeko (Shogakukan) | volume 21 of 23+
Ghost Sweeper Mikami (GS美神 極楽大作戦！ GS Mikami Gokuraku Daisakusen!!) by Shiina Takashi (Shogakukan) | volume 21 of 39
Midori's Days (美鳥の日々 Midori no Hibi) by Inoue Kazurou (Shogakukan) | volume 2 of 10
Mr. Fullswing (Ｍｒ．ＦＵＬＬＳＷＩＮＧ) by Suzuki Shinya (Shueisha) | volume 10 of 24
Ranma 1/2 (らんま１／２) by Takahashi Rumiko (Shogakukan) | volume 24 of 38
Sand's Chronicle (砂時計 Sunadokei) by Ashihara Hinako (Shogakukan) | volume 7 of 10
Tale of The Sea King (海皇紀 Kaiouki) by Kawahara Masatoshi (Kodansha) | volume 17 of 35
Trinity Blood (トリニティブラッド) by Kyujyo Kiyo & Sunao Yoshida (Kadokawa Shoten) | volume 9
Yakitate Japan (焼きたて!!ジャぱん) by Hashiguchi Takashi (Shogakukan) | volume 2 of 26
Yureka by Son, Hee Joon & Kim Youn | volume 7
Yotsubato by Ukyo Ayane | volume 5
NB: All volumes, except Drive My Car (IDR 13,500), retail for IDR 12,000 apiece.
NEW SERIES Baby Pop ((ベイビーポップ)) by Ogawa Yayoi (Kodansha) | volume 1 of 2
Fight! Ippo (はじめの一歩 Hajime no Ippo) by Morikawa Jyoji (Kodansha) | volume 41 of 83+
For You in Full Blossom by Nakajo Hisaya (Hakusensha) | volume 13 of 23
Nurse Aoi (Nsあおい NS' Aoi ) by Koshino Ryou (Kodansha) | volume 4 of 18+
Togari (トガリ) by Natsume Yoshinori (Shogakukan) | volume 3 of 8+
NB: Retails for IDR 13,500 each.
~niki DBA 花木兰03 who will be back with Elex/Level's 13 February 2008 manga release schedule