This week

Manga street dates3L Comic: 10.20 · Elex: 10.22 · Level: 10.22 · m&c!: 10.22
Anime (on Animax Asia):
Parasyte –the maxim– simulcast Thursdays, 10pm
Chihayafuru Season 2, 10pm WIB (Mon–Wed)
The File of Young Kindaichi, 1030pm WIB (Mon–Fri)
Bleach Season 7, weekdays, 630pm WIB
Anime (on WakuWaku Japan):
tsuritama [Series Premiere] 23 October 2014, Thursday, 930pm WIB (Mon–Thu)

8.27.2008

Flowers in the Heart 4 of 4, Pure Love Kamikaze Captain 4, Death Note 11, A Heart for Money: m&c! manga for August 2008 Week IV

花の名前 4

Oh, my, we didn't need to wait for September for the finale of Flowers in the Heart (Hana no Namae) after all. Saito Ken-sensei's four-volume shōjo manga concludes before this month draws to a close. (We still have to wait awhile for the ending to The Knockout Makers though.)

As mentioned in the preliminary additionals post, there are more m&c! manga going on sale this week than was originally reported. The most arresting thing—eclipsing even the volume 4 release of Pure Love Kamikaze Captain—is that Kawamura Eri-sensei titles seem to have asploded; there are seven of them out of the 21 tankō releasing (there are a total of 11 standalones and series premieres).

Outside of the Indonesian synopses (which I translated), I haven't lucked onto any more details. Most if not all of the Kawamura Eri-sensei titles, however, seem to be historical shōjo love stories enshrouded with a very thick Romeo and Juliet feuding families miasma and/or engulfed by the flames of internecine strife.

m&c! manga, manhwa, and manhua (2008.08.25)

Release links are hide/unhide. Click for more details and cover scans.

  1. [Premiere] Angel of Life 1 by Aimoto Mizuho
  2. [New] The Buried Anger by Kawamura Eri
  3. Butterfly in Your Thumb (Oyayubihime Infinity) 3 of 6 by Fujieda Toru
  4. オヤユビヒメ∞ 3

    Oyayubihime Infinityオヤユビヒメ∞
    by Fujieda Toru
    Akita Shoten Princess, shōjo
    This volume first published in Japan 2005.02

  5. Cyborg Kurochan Extra Battle (Cyborg Kurochan Bangai Battle) 2 of 2 by Yokouchi Naoki, Uchida Junta [Finale]
  6. サイボーグクロちゃん番外バトル 2

    Cyborg Kurochan Bangai Battle
    サイボーグクロちゃん番外バトル
    by Yokouchi Naoki, Uchida Junta
    Kodansha Comic Bon Bon imprint, shōnen
    This volume first published in Japan 2006.01

  7. Death Note 11 of 13 by Ohba Tsugumi, Obata Takeshi
  8. DEATH NOTE 11

    Death NoteDEATH NOTE
    by Ohba Tsugumi (Asami Yuuko), Obata Takeshi
    Shueisha Weekly Shonen Jump, shōnen
    This volume first published in Japan 2006.05

  9. [New] Flower Bouquet by Kawamura Eri
  10. Flowers in the Heart (Hana no Namae) 4 of 4 by Saito Ken [Finale]
  11. 花の名前 4

    Hana no Namae花の名前 」 by Saito Ken
    Hakusensha Hana to Yume imprint, shōjo
    This volume first published in Japan 2007.11

  12. Ge-Ddong: A Girl With An Ugly Name 5 of 8 by Vin Lee
  13. [New] Haunted White Van by Narushima Yuri
  14. [New] A Heart for Money (Otome no Heart mo Kinshidai) by Usami Tae
  15. オトメのハートも金しだい

    Otome no Heart mo Kinshidai
    オトメのハートも金しだい
    by Usami Tae
    AKA Money is the Key to Win a Girl's Heart
    Shogakukan ChuChu, shōjo
    This volume first published in 2006.11

  16. Impeccable Twins II: Knights of Kangouw 52 by Khu Lung, Cai Jing Dong
  17. The Impeccable Twins II: Knights of Kangouw 51 by Khu Lung, Cai Jing Dong
    AKA Perfect Twins
    Culturecom, shōnen

  18. Koharu Biyori 2 of 5 by Higuchi Nichiho
  19. 小春びより 2

    Koharu Biyori小春びより 」 by Higuchi Nichiho
    Kodansha Betsufure, shōjo
    This volume first published in Japan 2002.04
    Series status: five volumes (2006.12), concluded?

  20. [New] Mirror of Spring Water by Kawamura Eri
  21. The Prince of Tennis (Tennis no Oujisama) 36 of 42 by Konomi Takeshi
  22. テニスの王子様 36

    Tennis no Oujisamaテニスの王子様
    by Konomi Takeshi
    Shueisha Weekly Shonen Jump, shōnen
    This volume first published in 2007.01

  23. Pure Love Kamikaze Captain (Jun'ai Tokkou Taichou!) 4 of 10+ by Seino Shizuru
  24. 純愛特攻隊長! 4

    Jun'ai Tokkou Taichou!純愛特攻隊長!
    by Seino Shizuru
    Kodansha Betsufure, shōjo
    This volume first published in Japan 2006.05
    Licensed for North American distribution as Love Attack by TOKYOPOP

  25. [New] The Red Valley by Kawamura Eri
  26. [New] Story of a Princess (Ni no Hime no Monogatari) by Izumi Kaneyoshi
  27. 二の姫の物語

    Ni no Hime no Monogatari二の姫の物語
    by Izumi Kaneyoshi
    AKA The Story of the Second Princess
    Shogakukan Betsucomi, shōjo
    This volume first published in 2006.04

  28. [New] Tsujitori by Kawamura Eri
  29. [New] Twilight in Winter by Kawamura Eri
  30. [New] The Wind of Love in the War by Kawamura Eri
  31. Yokohama Shopping Blog (Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou) 7 of 14 by Ashinano Hitoshi
  32. ヨコハマ買い出し紀行 7

    Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou
    ヨコハマ買い出し紀行 」 by Ashinano Hitoshi
    Kodansha Afternoon, seinen
    This volume first published in 2000.02

mangazines (2008.08.25)

  • Cherry no. 26 (Shogakukan Sho-Comi, Ciao, Flower anthology)

Source: m&c! What's New (4 August 2008 update) and Angelzon.com

selected synopses

Angel of Life
by Aimoto Mizuho

Excited that she's that much closer to her dream of becoming a nurse, second year nursing student Saito Hina starts her internship. She soon discovers that nursing encompasses not just treating sickness, but also learning about the personal problems that afflict her wards. Her first patient faces the possibility of dying at a young age—how will Hina cope?

Haunted White Van
by Narushima Yuri

I thought the rumor that you can become smarter by riding in a white van without a driver was just that—a rumor. But I actually saw that mysterious van that goes around, searching for I know not what—something that the spirit controlling the van lost.

Mirror of Spring Water
by Kawamura Eri

Yoshitaka, son of Kiso no Yoshinaka loves Oohime, but his love for the daughter of Minamoto no Yoritomo seems destined for tragedy when a feud between the two families forbids Oohime from approaching Yoshitaka.

Story of a Princess
Ni no Hime no Monogatari by Izumi Kaneyoshi

"Two birds soar off into the heavens. A pair of branches entwines..."
Despite war, the bond shared by two remain fast. As circumstances worsen, which path will they choose to tread?

A Heart for Money
Otome no Heart mo Kinshidai by Usami Tae

Sixteen year old Kotori's motto is that as long as you have money, you will be happy. One working hard for the money day, Kotori meets her paternal grandfather who was supposed to have died three years previously. Kotori's grandfather, apparently obscenely rich, tells Kotori that she will inherit his wealth if she can find a fiancé in Yashiro High.

Flower Bouquet
by Kawamura Eri

Kikuno and Yosuke love each other, but obstacles prevent them from being together. Will they be strong enough to find happiness?

The Buried Anger
by Kawamura Eri

As war threatens to consume a nation, a spark of rage reaches flash point. Will time succeed in extinguishing this flame or will it lead to a conflagration?

The Red Valley
by Kawamura Eri

Fifteen year old Itsume is an orphan, but thanks to Hikimaru, the man she loves, she finally feels the warmth of family. Itsume's happiness, however, is short-lived when Hikimaru goes off to war.

The Wind of Love In The War
by Kawamura Eri

The country calls forth its able-bodied men to fight in a war and Nobunaga answers the summons. He leaves behind wife Oichi and three daughters. Will Nobunaga ever return?

Tsujitori
by Kawamura Eri

The Heian period, which saw the rise of the samurai class that would later usher in Japan's feudal era. In a time supposedly of safety, tranquility, and peace, a pair of faithful retainers, Yasunaka dan Uzuki, labors to unite their master with his princess whose family contests the union.

UP NEXT
Either Elex or Level Comics manga for the first week of September

~niki DBA huamulan03 (花木蘭03) who's not so much interested in the Kawamura Eri manga nor the titles you have to buy to qualify for m&c!'s Independence Day Surprise (grand prize 2x Yamaha Mio) as much as Jyu Oh Sei—which she hasn't gotten yet, despite hounding two Gramedia branches now

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