This week

Manga street dates: Elex (4.16) · Level (4.16) · m&c! (4.16)
Hayate The Combat Butler! Cuties, Mon–Fri, 630pm WIB (Animax Asia)

It’s sunny side up manga + anime’s anniversary month!
Happy anniversary to Telor Ceplok, chuu
( ˘ ³˘)❤

Ittoki Otoya birthday card

And, of course, Happy Birthday to Ittoki-kun♥

11.30.2009

Upcoming manga: Red Haired Snow White, Innocent World, Weapon Master, The Fifth Columnist (Elex December 2009 advisory)

Also, C.M.B. volume 11, Q.E.D. 32, One Piece 53, Otomen 8, Alice Academy 12, and the penultimate Fruits Basket (volume 22).

December recap: With the 23 December manga, Elex released 45 titles from this list, or fulfilled 60% of the monthly commitment.

赤髪の白雪姫 1

Akagami no Shirayukihime
© Akizuki Sorata/Hakusensha
Published in Indonesia as
Red Haired Snow White
by Elex Media Komputindo

Seventy-one manga, manhua, manhwa, and homegrown Indonesian graphic novels and one shoujo title—Red Haired Snow White—sticks out like a clichéd thumb.

And no wonder. Because that IS Akagami no Shirayukihime by Akizuki Sorata, one of the sweetest medieval faerie tales around. Kyaaa~! *dies* I approve of Elex bringing Zen to these parts — to our delirious fangirl delight. *Cue more squeeing and swooning*

Now, if only the latest Komikologi got it right and Elex *does* release Akagami no Shirayukihime 1 this month — like it did Takahashi Hiroshi's Worst prequel Crows, or will. (I'm not counting Fantastic Tales, The Real Fake Princess, and Steel Rose as true December premieres because they had been slated to release in November. Sames goes for Library War - Love & War 1, Nephylym 1, The Puppet Master Lin 1, and continuing teases The Familiar of Zero 1 and Kampfer 1 that reappear in this schedule.)

As indicated, the December list embraces two new local offerings: a standalone, The Comic Club, about a couple of college kids on their way to fulfilling manga-ka dreams and the futuristic spy thriller The Fifth Columnist. The intriguingly titled series starring Bishop and Helix is created by one very friendly Andrea Tezumo who styles herself a part-time manga artist, full-time writer/journalist. « Edit: Andrea-sensei sez we have to wait till January for The Fifth volume 1.

Speaking of artists, manga-ka (and doujinka) Kayama Yumi, known mostly for illustrating yaoi, makes it into this month's list with two shoujo titles first published by Kodansha KC Dessert. Apparently subsumed under the Toki wo Kaketa Shoujotachi umbrella, they are: Innocent Love Story幕末純愛伝説~時をかけた少女たち~ 」 and Youth Love Story (Nakumatsu (Bakumatsu?) Seishun Densetsu: Toki wo Kaketa Shoujotachi Shinsengumihen幕末青春伝説 新選組編~時をかけた少女た 」). The stories are set during the days of the Tokugawa shogunate. Innocent Love Story features the geisha Ikumatsu who holds on to the dream of love even in the midst of social unrest, while Youth Love Story tells of the love triangle between Shinsengumi commander Kondo Isami, the geisha Miyuki who would become Kondo's paramour, and Miyuki's younger sister Ko.

Meanwhile, another Kodansha shoujo title, Innocent World, is also slated for release in December. Yamada Daisy's highly introspective school life manga is the latest Nakayoshi Gress! alumnus to come out in tankou. (And yes, that IS its original title; the Kayama Yumi manga is the one that smacks of running out of ideas for titles.) Other Naka graduates have included Kitchen Princess, How to Make a Prince, and School x Fight.

I would've sed the last True!December new series was Zhang Yong Ren's Weapon Master, the five-volume shounen martial arts manhua Shen Qi Wang about Shao Tian's guardianship of a deadly family heirloom, but the cryptic Let's Play! is again advised. The premiere this time, as opposed to the volume 2 reported in November, making that the last.

Elex Media manga, manhua, and manhwa (December 2009 advisory)

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  1. 7 Seeds 15 of 16+ by Tamura Yumi
  2. 7SEEDS7SEEDS 」 by Tamura Yumi
    Shogakukan Flowers and Betsucomi, shoujo
    Volume 15 first published in Japan 2009.04

  3. Alice Academy (Gakuen Alice) 12 of 20+ by Higuchi Tachibana
  4. Gakuen Alice学園アリス 」 by Higuchi Tachibana
    Hakusensha Hana to Yume, shoujo
    Volume 12 first published in Japan 2006.12
    Gakuen Alice published in English by TOKYOPOP (volume 9 released 2009.09.29)
    Serialized in Indonesian in HanaLaLa

  5. Black Butler (Kuroshitsuji) 3 of 8+ by Toboso Yana ✓ [12.16]
  6. Kuroshitsuji黒執事 」 by Toboso Yana
    Square Enix GFantasy, shounen
    Volume 3 first published in Japan 2007.12
    Ongoing English serialization in Yen Plus
    (Black Butler volume 1 street date: 2010.01.26)

  7. Black Butler (Kuroshitsuji) 4 of 8+ by Toboso Yana
  8. Kuroshitsuji黒執事 」 by Toboso Yana
    Square Enix GFantasy, shounen
    Volume 4 first published in Japan 2008.05
    Ongoing English serialization in Yen Plus
    (Black Butler volume 1 street date: 2010.01.26)

  9. Busou Renkin 9 of 10 by Watsuki Nobuhiro
  10. Busou Renkin武装錬金 」 by Watsuki Nobuhiro
    Shueisha Weekly Shonen Jump, shounen
    Volume 9: Boy Meets Battle Girl first published in Japan 2005.11
    Buso Renkin published in English by VIZ Media (10 volumes)

  11. Charming Junkie (Nosatsu Junkie) 16 of 16 by Fukuyama Ryoko [Finale]
  12. Nosatsu Junkie悩殺ジャンキー 」 by Fukuyama Ryoko
    Hakusensha Hana to Yume, shoujo
    Volume 16 first published in Japan 2009.02
    Nosatsu Junkie published in English by TOKYOPOP (six volumes; further publication postponed)

  13. C.M.B. (C.M.B. Shinra Hakubutsukan no Jiken Mokuroku) 11 of 12+ by Katou Motohiro
  14. [New] The Comic Club by Emon & Radit - SL ✓ [12.16]
  15. The Comic Club by Emon & Radit
    Elex Media (Serial Lokal or makita)
    This volume first published in Indonesia 2009.12

  16. Croket! 15 of 15 by Kashimoto Manavu [Finale] ✓ [12.02]
  17. Croket!コロッケ! 」 by Kashimoto Manavu
    Shogakukan CoroCoro Comic, kodomo
    Volume 15 first published in Japan 2006.11

  18. [Premiere] Crows 1 of 26 by Takahashi Hiroshi ✓ [12.02]
  19. Crowsクローズ 」 by Takahashi Hiroshi
    Akita Shoten Monthly Shounen Champion, shounen
    Volume 1 first published in Japan 1991.01
    Related series: Worst (sequel) · Crows Zero (spin-off) · Crows: Busou Sensen Reimeihen (side story)

  20. Cute Children (Zettai Karen Children) 14 of 19+ by Shiina Takashi ✓ [12.09]
  21. Zettai Karen Children絶対可憐チルドレン 」 by Shiina Takashi
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shounen
    Volume 14 first published in Japan 2008.09
    Adapted into anime by Synergy SP (aired from April 2008 to March 2009)

  22. Doraemon Pika-Pika 14 by Fujiko F. Fujio ✓ [11.25]
  23. Doraemon Pika-Pika 15 by Fujiko F. Fujio ✓ [12.16]
  24. Eat-Man 18 of 19 by Yoshitomi Akihito
  25. Eat-ManEAT-MAN 」 by Yoshitomi Akihito
    ASCII Media Works Dengeki Comics, shounen
    Volume 18 first published in Japan 2003.03
    Series initially picked up for English distribution by VIZ Media; dropped after two volumes

  26. Eyeshield 21 v33 of 37 by Inagaki Riichiro and Murata Yusuke
  27. Eyeshield 21アイシールド21 」 by Inagaki Riichiro and Murata Yusuke
    Shueisha Weekly Shonen Jump, shounen
    Volume 33 first published in Japan 2009.01
    Eyeshield 21 published in English by VIZ Media (volume 29 released 2009.12.01)

  28. [Premiere] The Familiar of Zero (Zero no Tsukaima) 1 of 6+ by Yamaguchi Noboru & Mochizuki Nana
  29. Zero no Tsukaimaゼロの使い魔 」 by Yamaguchi Noboru & Mochizuki Nana
    Media Factory Comic Alive, seinen
    Volume 1 first published in Japan 2006.12
    Adapted from the Zero no Tsukaima novel series by Yamaguchi Noboru, illustrated by Usazuka Eiji (18 volumes, ongoing)
    Related: Zero no Tsukaima Gaiden: Tabitha no Bouken by Yamaguchi Noboru & Kon Takuto (side story; three volumes, ongoing?)

  30. [Premiere] Fantastic Tales 1 of 5 by Ihuan ✓ [12.02]
  31. Fantastic Tales星月幻境 」 by Ihuan (also Yi Huan)
    Tong Li, shoujo
    Volume 1 first published in Taiwan 2004.07

  32. [Premiere] The Fifth Columnist 1 by Andrea Tezumo - SL
  33. The Fifth Columnist by Andrea Tezumo
    Elex Media (Serial Lokal or makita)
    Volume 1 first published in Indonesia 2009.12

  34. Fruits Basket 22 of 23 by Takaya Natsuki ✓ [12.16]
  35. Fruits Basketフルーツバスケット 」 by Takaya Natsuki
    Hakusensha Hana to Yume, shoujo
    Volume 22 first published in Japan 2007.01
    Fruits Basket published in English by TOKYOPOP (23 volumes) and Chuang Yi (23 volumes)

  36. Godhand Teru 19 of 49+ by Yamamoto Kazuki
  37. GodHand Teruゴッドハンド輝 」 by Yamamoto Kazuki
    Kodansha Shuukan Shounen Magazine, shounen
    Volume 19 first published in Japan 2004.08

    A live-action adaptation starring Hiraoka Yuta (Endo Shoji in the NANA live-action movie and Yano Haruka in Boku wa Imouto ni Koi o Suru) as Teru aired on Tokyo Broadcasting System from 11 April to 16 May 2009.

  38. Golden Days 8 of 8 by Takao Shigeru [Finale] ✓ [12.09]
  39. I Hate You More Than Anyone (Sekai de Ichiban Daikirai) 3 of 3 by Hidaka Banri
  40. Sekai de Ichiban Daikirai世界でいちばん大嫌い 」 by Hidaka Banri
    AKA Akiyoshi Family Series 5
    Hakusensha Hana to Yume, shoujo
    Volume 3 first published in Japan 1998.12
    English I Hate You More Than Anyone published by by CMX (volume 8 released 2009.11.03)

    The rest of the series: 365-nichi no Koibito (Series #1; one volume, released in Indonesia as Pacar 365 Hari) · Owaranai Koi no Tame ni (Series #2; one volume; released in Indonesia as For Endless Love) · Ari no Mama no Kimi de Ite (Series #3; one volume, released in Indonesia as Stay the Same) · Uta wo Kikasete (Series #4; one volume; released in Indonesia as Let Me Hear the Lyric)

  41. Imaginary Beasts (Genjuu no Seiza) 14 of 14 by Akino Matsuri [Finale] ✓ [12.09]
  42. Genjuu no Seiza幻獣の星座 」 by Akino Matsuri
    Also romanized as Genjyu no Seiza
    Akita Shoten Horror Comics Special, shoujo
    Volume 14 first published in Japan 2007.08
    English Genju no Seiza published by TOKYOPOP (eight volumes, dropped)

  43. [New] Innocent Love Story: Girls Who Pass Through Time by Kayama Yumi - Serial Cantik ✓ [12.23]
  44. Toki wo Kaketa Shoujotachi幕末純愛伝説~時をかけた少女たち~
    by Kayama Yumi
    Kodansha KC Dessert, shoujo
    This volume first published in Japan 2003.07
    Published in Indonesia under Elex's Serial Cantik standalone shoujo line
    Related:

  45. [New] Innocent World by Yamada Daisy - Serial Cantik ✓ [12.23]
  46. Innocent Worldイノセント・ワールド 」 by Yamada Daisy
    Kodansha Nakayoshi and Nakayoshi Lovely, shoujo
    This volume first published in Japan 2007.09
    Serialized in Indonesian in Nakayoshi Gress!
    Published in tankoubon under Elex's Serial Cantik standalone shoujo line

  47. Juvenile Remix (Maou - Juvenile Remix) 3 of 10 by Isaka Kotaro and Osuga Megumi
  48. Maou - Juvenile Remix魔王 JUVENILE REMIX
    by Isaka Kotaro and Osuga Megumi
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shounen
    Volume 3 first published in Japan 2008.02

  49. Kaiser Z 9 of 16 by Uno Hiroshi ✓ [12.09]
  50. Kaizer Z天空の覇者Z 」 by Uno Hiroshi
    Kodansha Shounen Magazine Comics, shounen
    Volume 9 first published in Japan 2000.02

  51. [Premiere] Kampfer 1 of 3+ by Tsukiji Toshihiko
  52. Kämpferけんぷファー 」 by Tsukiji Toshihiko, Tachibana Yuu, and Senmu
    Media Factory Comic Alive, seinen
    Volume 1 first published in Japan 2008.10
    Spin-off of the Kämpfer novel by Tsukiji Toshihiko, illustrated by Senmu (13 volumes, ongoing)
    A 12-episode anime adaptation by Nomad began airing on TBS 1 October 2009

  53. Kungfu Komang 39 of 39 by Park InSeo, Choi San [Finale] ✓ [12.09]
  54. Kunimitsu (Kunimitsu no Matsuri) 23 of 27 by Ando Yuma, Asaki Masashi
  55. La Corda D'Oro (Kin Iro no Corda) 6 of 13+ by Kure Yuki ✓ [12.23]
  56. Kin Iro no Corda金色のコルダ 」 by Kure Yuki
    Hakusensha LaLa, LaLa DX, and LaLa Special, shoujo
    Volume 6 first published in Japan 2006.05
    La Corda D'Oro published in English by VIZ Media (volume 11 released 2009.10.06) and Chuang Yi (seven volumes, ongoing)
    Serialized in Indonesian in HanaLaLa

  57. [Premiere] Let's Play! 1
  58. Libero Revolution! 6 of 13 by Tanaka Motoyuki
  59. Libero Revolution!!リベロ革命!! 」 by Tanaka Motoyuki
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shounen
    Volume 6 first published in Japan 2001.03

  60. [Premiere] Library War - Love & War (Toshokan Sensou: Love & War) 1 of 4+ by Yumi Kiiro & Arikawa Hiro ✓ [12.09]
  61. Toshokan Sensou: Love & War図書館戦争 LOVE&WAR
    by Yumi Kiiro & Arikawa Hiro
    Hakusensha LaLa and LaLa DX, shoujo
    Volume 1 first published in Japan 2008.04
    Library Wars licensed by VIZ Media

    Production I.G's anime adaptation of Arikawa Hiro's Toshokan Sensou novel series aired from April to June 2008 on Fuji TV.

  62. Lum, The Invader Girl (Urusei Yatsura) 17 of 34 by Takahashi Rumiko ✓ [12.16]
  63. Urusei Yatsuraうる星やつら 」 by Takahashi Rumiko
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shounen
    Series re-released in 15 wideban and 18 bunkoban volumes

  64. [Premiere] Nephylym 1 of 3 by Kusakabe Rei
  65. Nephylymネフィリム 」 by Kusakabe Rei
    Media Factory Comic Alive, seinen
    Volume 1 first published in Japan 2007.02
    Nephylym published in English by DrMaster (three volumes, complete)

  66. The New Kobochan (Shin Kobo-chan) 5 of 16+ by Ueda Masashi
  67. Shin Kobo-chan新コボちゃん 」 by Ueda Masashi
    Houbunsha Manga Time Comics, seinen
    Volume 5 first published in Japan 2005.07

  68. The New Kobochan (Shin Kobo-chan) 6 of 16+ by Ueda Masashi
  69. Shin Kobo-chan新コボちゃん 」 by Ueda Masashi
    Houbunsha Manga Time Comics, seinen
    Volume 6 first published in Japan 2005.11

  70. The New Kobochan (Shin Kobo-chan) 7 of 16+ by Ueda Masashi
  71. Shin Kobo-chan新コボちゃん 」 by Ueda Masashi
    Houbunsha Manga Time Comics, seinen
    Volume 7 first published in Japan 2006.05

  72. One Piece 53 of 56+ by Oda Eiichiro ✓ [12.16]
  73. One PieceONE PIECE 」 by Oda Eiichiro
    Shueisha Weekly Shonen Jump, shounen
    Volume 53 first published in Japan 2009.03
    One Piece published in English by VIZ Media (volume 23 released 2009.12.01)

  74. Otomen 8 of 9+ by Kanno Aya
  75. Otomenオトメン(乙男) 」 by Kanno Aya
    Hakusensha Bessatsu Hana to Yume, shoujo
    Volume 8 first published in Japan 2009.07
    Otomen published in English by VIZ Media (volume 4 released 2009.11.03) and Chuang Yi (six volumes, ongoing)

    A live-action Otomen aired from 1 August to 3 November 2009 on Japan's Fuji TV. The renzoku drama reunited actors Okada Masaki (Asuka) and Kaho (Ryo). Okada-san and Kaho-san previously appeared in the 2007 movie, Tennen Kokekkou or A Gentle Breeze in the Village. Okada-san (also Sekime Kyogo in Hana-Kimi Ike-para) played Osawa Hiromi, boyfriend of Tennen Kokekkou's lead Migita Soyo (Kaho-san).

  76. Ouran High School Host Club (Ouran Koukou Host Club) 8 of 15+ by Hatori Bisco ✓ [12.23]
  77. Ouran Koukou Host Club桜蘭高校ホスト部 」 by Hatori Bisco
    Hakusensha LaLa, shoujo
    Volume 8 first published in Japan 2006.04
    Ouran High School Host Club published in English by VIZ Media (volume 13 released 2009.11.03) and Chuang Yi (as Ouran High Host Club; 15 volumes, ongoing)
    Serialized in Indonesian in HanaLaLa

  78. Pandora Hearts 4 of 10+ by Mochizuki Jun ✓ [12.16]
  79. Pandora HeartsPandora Hearts 」 by Mochizuki Jun
    Square Enix GFantasy, shounen
    Volume 4 first published in Japan 2007.12
    First licensed by Broccoli Books but dropped, Pandora Hearts is now published in English by Yen Press (volume 1 street date: 2009.12.15)
    Ongoing English serialization in Yen Plus

  80. The Pitcher (Nanto Magoroku) 71 of 71+ by Sadayasu Kei ✓ [12.02]
  81. Nanto Magorokuなんと孫六 」 by Sadayasu Kei
    Kodansha Gekkan Shounen Magazine, shounen
    Volume 71 first published in Japan 2009.08

  82. [Premiere] The Puppet Master Lin (Kairaishi Lin) 1 of 9+ by Wada Shinji ✓ [12.16]
  83. Kairaishi Lin傀儡師リン 」 by Wada Shinji
    Akita Shoten Mystery Bonita, shoujo
    Volume 1 first published in Japan 2006.09

  84. Q.E.D. (Q.E.D. Shomei Shuryo) 32 of 34+ by Katou Motohiro
  85. Q.E.D. Shomei ShuryoQ.E.D.証明終了 」 by Katou Motohiro
    Kodansha Magazine E-no (formerly Magazine GREAT), shounen
    Volume 32 first published in Japan 2009.01
    AKA Wonder Little Detective (Tong Li, TW, Traditional Chinese)

  86. [Premiere] The Real Fake Princess 1 of 5 by Ihuan ✓ [12.02]
  87. The Real Fake Princess真假公主 」 by Ihuan (also Yi Huan)
    Tong Li, shoujo
    Real Fake Princess published in English by DrMaster (five volumes)

  88. [Premiere] Red Haired Snow White (Akagami no Shirayukihime) 1 of 3+ by Akizuki Sorata
  89. Akagami no Shirayukihime赤髪の白雪姫 」 by Akizuki Sorata
    Hakusensha LaLa DX, shoujo
    Volume 1 first published in Japan 2007.12

  90. The Ruler of Nabari (Nabari no Ou) 5 of 12+ by Kamatani Yuhki ✓ [12.16]
  91. Nabari no Ou隠の王 」 by Kamatani Yuhki
    Square Enix GFantasy, shounen
    Volume 5 first published in Japan 2006.10
    Nabari no Ou published in English by Yen Press (volume 2 released 2009.10.27)
    Ongoing English serialization in Yen Plus

  92. Ruler of The Land (Yul Hyul Kang Ho) 46 of 50+ by Jeon KeukJin and Yang JaeHyun ✓ [12.23]
  93. Yul Hyul Kang Ho열혈강호 」 by Jeon KeukJin and Yang JaeHyun
    AKA Yul Hyul Gang Ho or Yulgang
    Daiwon C.I. Young Champ, seinen
    Volume 46 first published in Korea 2008.03
    Published in English by ADV Manga

  94. School Rumble 5 of 22 by Kobayashi Jin ✓ [12.09]
  95. School RumbleSchool Rumble 」 by Kobayashi Jin
    Kodansha Shuukan Shounen Magazine, shounen
    Volume 5 first published in Japan 2004.06
    School Rumble published in English by Del Rey (volume 13 released 2009.09.29)
    Sequel: School Rumble Z (one volume, complete)

  96. [New] Sersan Keroro Black - Edisi 24 Jam Pleton Keroro (Keroro Gunsou Black: Keroro Shoutai 24 Jihen) by Yoshizaki Mine ✓ [12.02]
  97. Keroro Gunsou Black: Keroro Shoutai 24 Jihen
    ケロロ軍曹Black ケロロ小隊24時編 」 by Yoshizaki Mine
    Kadokawa Shoten Asuka Comics Ace
    This volume first published in Japan 2006.11

    Other Keroro "color" side stories:
    Keroro Gunsou Pink: Pretty Heroines Hen
    Keroro Gunsou Green: Keroro Shoutai 5 Ninshuu Shuuketsuhen
    Keroro Gunsou Red: Hyper Maniacs Hen
    Keroro Gunsou Yellow: Keron Kyoui no Meca

  98. [New] Sersan Keroro Yellow (Keroro Gunsou Yellow: Keron Kyoui no Meca) by Yoshizaki Mine ✓ [12.09]
  99. Keroro Gunsou Yellow: Keron Kyoui no Meca by Yoshizaki Mine
    ケロロ軍曹Yellow ケロン驚異のメカ
    Kadokawa Shoten Asuka Comics Ace
    This volume first published in Japan 2006.11

    Other Keroro "color" side stories:
    Keroro Gunsou Pink: Pretty Heroines Hen
    Keroro Gunsou Green: Keroro Shoutai 5 Ninshuu Shuuketsuhen
    Keroro Gunsou Red: Hyper Maniacs Hen
    Keroro Gunsou Black: Keroro Shoutai 24 Jihen

  100. SORA - The Wingless Duck (Ahiru no Sora) 12 of 25+ by Hinata Takeshi ✓ [12.02]
  101. Ahiru no Soraあひるの空 」 by Hinata Takeshi
    AKA Sora's Sky
    Kodansha Shuukan Shounen Magazine, shounen
    Volume 12 first published in Japan 2006.06

  102. SORA - The Wingless Duck (Ahiru no Sora) 13 of 25+ by Hinata Takeshi
  103. Ahiru no Soraあひるの空 」 by Hinata Takeshi
    AKA Sora's Sky
    Kodansha Shuukan Shounen Magazine, shounen
    Volume 13 first published in Japan 2006.09

  104. [Premiere] Steel Rose 1 of 7 by Lai Ann ✓ [12.02]
  105. Steel Rose钢铁玫瑰 」 by Lai Ann (also Ryan)
    Tong Li, shoujo
    Volume 1 first published in Taiwan 2005.03
    Sequel to Ingènuo

  106. A Story of Heroes (Heroes) 29 of 37 by Choi Mir - Daiwon C.I. ✓ [12.09]
  107. Sweet Lollipop Return! (Modotte! Mamotte! Lollipop) 6 of 6 by Kikuta Michiyo [Finale] ✓ [12.23]
  108. Modotte! Mamotte! Lollipopもどって!まもって!ロリポップ
    by Kikuta Michiyo
    Sequel to Mamotte! Lollipop
    Kodansha Nakayoshi, shoujo
    Volume 6 first published in Japan 2008.04
    Serialized in Indonesian in Nakayoshi Gress!

  109. Tale of the Sea King (Kaiouki) 36 of 42+ by Kawahara Masatoshi ✓ [12.02]
  110. Kaiouki海皇紀 」 by Kawahara Masatoshi
    Also romanized as Kaikouki
    Kodansha Gekkan Shounen Magazine, shounen
    Volume 36 first published in Japan 2008.06

  111. Tokkyu!! 6 of 20 by Komori Yoichi & Kubo Mitsuro ✓ [12.09]
  112. Tokkyu!!トッキュー!! 」 by Komori Yoichi & Kubo Mitsuro
    Kodansha Shuukan Shounen Magazine, shounen
    Volume 6 first published in Japan 2005.04
    Serialized in Shonen Magz

  113. Touch 23 of 26 by Adachi Mitsuru
  114. Touchタッチ 」 by Adachi Mitsuru
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shounen
    Volume 23 first published in Japan 1986.07

  115. Treasure Gaust (Treasure Gaust: Shijou Saikyou no Hanta) 2 of 6 by Katsumi Naoto ✓ [12.23]
  116. Treasure Gaust: Shijou Saikyou no Hanta by Katsumi Naoto
    トレジャーガウスト 史上最強のハンタ
    Shogakukan Corocoro Dragon Comics, shounen
    Volume 2 first published in Japan 2007.04

  117. Trigun Maximum 12 of 14 by Nightow Yasuhiro ✓ [12.09]
  118. Trigun Maximumトライガン・マキシマム 」 by Nightow Yasuhiro
    Shonen Gahosha Young King Ours, seinen
    Volume 12 first published in Japan 2006.07
    Trigun Maximum published in English in North America by Dark Horse Comics in cooperation with DMP (14 volumes) and Chuang Yi (two bunko volumes, concluded)

  119. Trigun Maximum 13 of 14 by Nightow Yasuhiro
  120. Trigun Maximumトライガン・マキシマム 」 by Nightow Yasuhiro
    Shonen Gahosha Young King Ours, seinen
    Volume 13 first published in Japan 2007.11
    Trigun Maximum published in English in North America by Dark Horse Comics in cooperation with DMP (14 volumes) and Chuang Yi (two bunko volumes, concluded)

  121. Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle 12 of 28 by CLAMP ✓ [12.16]
  122. Tsubasa RESERVoir CHRoNiCLEツバサ 」 by CLAMP
    Kodansha Shuukan Shounen Magazine, shounen
    Volume 12 first published in Japan 2005.10
    Tsubasa published in English by Del Rey (volume 25 street date: 2010.01.26) and Chuang Yi (24 volumes, ongoing)
    Serialized in Indonesian in Shonen Magz

  123. [Premiere] Weapon Master (Shen Qi Wang) 1 of 5 by Zhang Yong Ren ✓ [12.09]
  124. Shen Qi Wang神器王 」 by Zhang Yong Ren
    Tong Li, shounen
    Volume 1 first published in Taiwan 2004.08

  125. Western Shotgun 33 of 38+ by Park MinSeo ✓ [12.02
  126. Western Shotgun웨스턴 샷건 」 by Park MinSeo
    AKA Blazin' Barrels (TOKYOPOP, discontinued)
    Daiwon C.I., Comic Champ, sonyun
    Volume 33 first published in Korea 2008.06

  127. Wild Life 2 of 27 by Fujisaki Masato ✓ [12.02]
  128. Wild Lifeワイルドライフ 」 by Fujisaki Masato
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shounen
    Volume 2 first published in Japan 2003.06
    Serialized in Indonesian in Shonen Star

  129. Yakitate!! Japan 15 of 26 by Hashiguchi Takashi ✓ [12.23]
  130. Yakitate!! Japan焼きたて!!ジャぱん 」 by Hashiguchi Takashi
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shounen
    Volume 15 first published in Japan 2004.12
    Yakitate!! Japan published in English by VIZ Media (volume 20 released 2009.11.10)
    Serialized in Indonesian in Shonen Star

  131. [New] Youth Love Story (Nakumatsu Seishun Densetsu: Toki wo Kaketa Shoujotachi Shinsengumihen) by Kayama Yumi - Serial Cantik
  132. Nakumatsu Seishun Densetsu: Toki wo Kaketa Shoujotachi Shinsengumihen幕末青春伝説 新選組編~時をかけた少女た 」 by Kayama Yumi
    Kodansha KC Dessert, shoujo
    This volume first published in Japan 2004.05
    Published in Indonesia under Elex's Serial Cantik standalone shoujo line

  133. Zig-Zag (ZIG☆ZAG) 9 of 9 by Nakaji Yuki [Finale] ✓ [12.02]
  134. ZIG☆ZAGZIG★ZAG 」 by Nakaji Yuki
    Hakusensha LaLa, shoujo
    Volume 9 first published in Japan 2008.12
    ZIG*ZAG published in English by TOKYOPOP (three volumes, on hiatus) and Chuang Yi (nine volumes)

NOTE
(1) Source: Komikologi December 2009 issue
(2) Links like this are Amazon.com search and/or product links (commercial), in case you're interested in another language version.

Mangazines (December 2009)

HanaLaLa 45/2009 ✓ [12.23]

Highlights of the Indonesian Hana to Yume and LaLa:

Other regular series: Alice Academy by Higuchi Tachibana · Arakure by Fujiwara Kiyo · Darling by Uno Ayumi · Dragon's Fiancé (Ryuu no Hanawazurai) by Kusakawa Nari · La Corda D'Oro by Kure Yuki · Mr. ERMINE - Si Penguasa (Okojo-banchou) by Uno Ayumi · Ouran High School Host Club by Hatori Bisco · Perjalanan Keliling Dunia Mr. ERMINE (Shokoku Manyu Okojosan) by Uno Ayumi · Skip Beat! by Nakamura Yoshiki · Sugar Princess by Nakajo Hisaya · Vampire Knight by Hino Matsuri · V.B. Rose by Hidaka Banri · With My Brothers (Oniichan to Issho) by Tokeino Hari

Nakayoshi Gress! 75/2009 ✓ [12.02]

Regular Nakayoshi series: AAA (Triple A) by Fukushima Haruka · Arisa by Ando Natsumi · Coz We're Not Children (Kodomo ja Nai kara!) by Seta Haruhi · Ghost Navi Runa (Youkai Navi Runa) by Kikuta Michiyo & Ikeda Miyoko · Hell Girl (Jigoku Shoujo) by Etoo Miyuki & Jigoku Shoujo Project · I am Here! (Koko ni Iru yo!) by Toyama Ema · Love Honor by Yamada Daisy · Ogawa & Team Saito (Ogawa to Yukai na Saitoutachi) by Sakyo · Pangeran Kacamata (Megane Ouji) by Mizukami Wataru · Shugo Chara! by PEACH-PIT

Shonen Magz 66/2009 ✓ [12.09]

Kodansha shounen (and seinen) titles in serialization: BECK by Harold Sakuishi · Fairy Tail by Mashima Hiro · Ghost Doctor (Youkai no Oisha-san) by Satou Yuuki · Kindaichi Case Files by Sato Fumiya · Kungfu Boy Legends (Tekken Chinmi Legends) by Maekawa Takeshi · Sanzoku Ou by Sawada Hirofumi · School Rumble by Kobayashi Jin · Tokkyu!! by Komori Yoichi, Kubo Mitsurou · Tribal 12 by Osada Yu-Ko · Tsubasa RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE by CLAMP · Vinland Saga by Yukimura Makoto

Shonen Star 60/2009 ✓ [12.16]

Shogakukan Shonen Sunday titles in serialization: Detektif Conan (Meitantei Conan) by Aoyama Gosho · D-LIVE!! by Minagawa Ryouji · Dr. Koto Shinryoujo by Yamada Takatoshi · InuYasha by Takahashi Rumiko · Katsu! by Adachi Mitsuru · Kekkaishi by Tanabe Yellow · Kurozakuro by Natsume Yoshinori · Look Up! (Miagete Goran) by Kusaba Michiteru · MÄR by Anzai Nobuyuki · Wild Life by Fujisaki Masato · Yakitate!! Japan by Hashiguchi Takashi

I posted a separate list of the manga legacies from the previous months as a coda. (I expect some of those titles to also get a December street date.)

Screencap C.M.B. (Baka-Updates Manga, 2009.11.30)

~niki DBA huamulan03 (花木蘭03) who is still tickled pink that the C.M.B. synopsis over at Baka-Updates Manga (pictured left) was excepted from this blog (I'm glad to have contributed in my own little way.)

UP NEXT

Level Comics December 2009 manga (Upcoming)
Premiering Wilderness by Ito Akihiro · Fugitive Lawyer Makoto Narita (Toubou Bengoshi Narita Makoto) by Takada Yu · Full Moon Honeymoon by Hara Chieko; Continuing Nurse Aoi (volume 10) · Fight!! Ippo (volumes 72 and 73)

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

i like red haired snow white the best!
shirayuki is too cool.
i like her the badly.
to pure and innocent and brave.
i want to become like her, so strong and honest.

rara

huamulan03 said...

@rara-san,
It's heartwarming when manga can set a good example, ne? Ganbatte! ^^

Tesia said...

do you know who is the publisher for red haired snow white?

huamulan03 said...

@Tesia-san,

This particular Red Haired Snow White edition is published in Indonesia (in Indonesian) by Elex Media Komputindo. ^^

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