eal early for a change. The Week III m&c! manga and manhwa, not my post; my post is late. You probably already went to Gramed and browsed (this being the long, Indonesian independence weekend), if not bought these titles that were expected to come out 18 August but were seen sneaking in from Saturday, in some areas even streeting as early as the 15th.
Still, I'd like to blab some (more) about m&c!'s new series and standalones that initially had me stumped. First off, I was right in presuming that m&c! meant Cynical Orange 1, NOT Cynical Orange 2 (that was scheduled for sale in the third week of August).
Secondly, new manga and manhwa make up 64 percent of the total weekly releases (there's only one finale— volume 2 of Hayate's Soul). It's worth noting that nearly all are from Shogakukan, serialized either in ChuChu or Ciao. I translated selected synopses; they're after the refresher manga, manhwa, and manhua list.
Release links are hide/unhide. Click for more details and cover scans.
- [Premiere] Between Two Hearts (Hitohira no Koi ga Furu) 1 of 3 by Yabuuchi Yuu
- [Premiere] Blizzard Axel 1 of 12 by Suzuki Nakaba
- [Premiere] Charm Angel 1 of 5+ by Mori Chikako
- [Premiere] Cynical Orange 1 of 9 by Yoon JiUn
- [New] Go! Go! Ichigo (Shoujo Shounen - Go! Go! Ichigo) by Yabuuchi Yuu
- H2O 3 of 7 by Hwang SookJi
- Hayate's Soul (Taishou Kakutou Rouman: Shippuu no Ten) 2 of 2 by Matsuba Hiro [Finale]
- Long Hu Men (Oriental Heroes) 151 by Tony Wong Yuk Long
- [New] Love Whisper by Kawamura Eri
- Miracle Ball 4 of 10 by Nagatoshi Yasunari
- Pedang Mahadewa: Ksatria Langit (Weapons of the Gods) volume 42 by Tony Wong Yuk Long
- [New] Say You Love Me (Sukitte Senwa Nakya Gurechauzo) by Jinna Mai
- [New] The Secret Prince in My Ring (Kusuriyubi Hime) by Takamiya Satoru
- [New] To Get Him in 10 Days (Koi wa, Hitotsu Yane no Shita de...) by Usami Tae
Source: m&c! What's New (4 August 2008 update)
My translation of the m&c! synopses. I really shouldn't quit my day job. Le sigh.
Between Two Hearts
Hitohira no Koi ga Furu by Yabuuchi Yuu
Much needs to be said, but nothing is spoken. This is what Haruru's heart whispers to her, worsening Haruru's unease in the company of Nagi, her first boyfriend. Ironically, that same heart pounds fiercely when she's with another boy.
by Suzuki Nakaba
With elder brothers as brilliant as his, Fubuki Kitazato might as well resign himself to accepting his family's lack of attention. But his fate of being forever ignored changes when Fubuki discovers figure skating. Goodbye, less than stellar days!
by Mori Chikako
Star Angel Ami's assignment is to reunite a grandfather with his grandchild. Before she can do so, she first has to defeat a cruel guardian of the lake, an enterprise that just might demand her life as payment.
by Yoon JiUn
Hwang HyeMin is the idol of the boys in her school, which prompts the girls to give her the cold shoulder, if not outright bully her. HyeMin endures the intimidation because of her crush on JeongHyun; however, it turns out that JeongHyun doesn't like her! At this point, playboy Jang MaHa appears before HyeMin, declaring his liking for her, and supplying HyeMin with a convenient target.
Go! Go! Ichigo
Shoujo Shounen - Go! Go! Ichigo by Yabuuchi Yuu
Anzu discovers that her very pretty new neighbor Ichigo, who loves wearing skirts and ribbons in her hair, hides a Very Big Secret.
by Kawamura Eri
Plenty of palace courtiers want Ukyo, an intelligent and assertive woman of strong opinions, but she declines their advances. She makes an exception only for one man, with whom she shares a unique relationship.
Say You Love Me
Sukitte Senwa Nakya Gurechauzo by Jinna Mai
Inoue likes Kaoru, but ever since the day Inoue knocked him out, he's been too understandably embarrassed to face her. Inoue hatches a plan to get Kaoru to speak to her again—a scheme that calls for a beauty makeover, complete with wig. Will Inoue succeed in winning Kaoru's heart?!
To Get Him in 10 Days
Koi wa, Hitotsu Yane no Shita de... by Usami Tae
First year senior high student Umi is in love with Ryu, her childhood friend and neighbor. She goes to his house everyday, just so she can see him. One day, Umi learns that Ryu has decided to move into an all-male dorm. Desperate, Umi begs her aunt, the manager of Ryu's dorm, to help her out.
The Secret Prince in My Ring
Kusuriyubi Hime by Takamiya Satoru
A lot of guys are crazy over Hinaki but she rejects every last one of them. After all, she has her own secret prince, one who only appears when Hinaki kisses a magic ring...
~niki DBA huamulan03 (花木蘭03) who won't get the Takamiya Satoru-sensei manga (again), despite the bishies on the cover
manga, manhwa, manhua, m&c!, shoujo, shounen, soonjung, shounen, Blizzard Axel, Charm Angel, Cynical Orange, H2O, Hitohira no Koi ga Furu, Kusuriyubi Hime, Koi wa Hitotsu Yane no Shita de, Long Hu Men, Miracle Ball, Shippuu no Ten, Shoujo Shounen - Go! Go! Ichigo, Sukitte Senwa Nakya Gurechauzo, Weapons of the Gods