Edited (2) because Chuang Yi sez TSUBASA 28 of 28 also released on this date.
Edited because it's Bloody Monday: Season 1 volume 7, NOT 6
Vampire Knight: Ice Blue no Tsumi © Hino Matsuri, Fujisaki Ayuna/Hakusensha
Published in Singapore as Vampire Knight: Ice Blue Sin by Chuang Yi
-sama and amakiHaruhi share a Kiss — and Tamaki decides to leave the Host Club forever? What's happening in Ouran (aside from the asplosion of fangirls' squees)? Can't wait to get paws on Chuang Yi's Ouran High Host Club 16 for answers. (And That. Kiss. Can't emphasize it enuf.)
The second shock of the 7.06 release sked, however, remains the Vampire Knight light novel—Vampire Knight: Ice Blue Sin—penned by Fujisaki Ayuna and illustrated with teh usual Hino Matsuri VK pretties. The first side story features Aido (Idol)-sama and one adventurous Zero-centric short,
Season of Transience, set when our vampire hunter was still a trainee.
Vampire Knight: Ice Blue Sin
arouses greed kindles hopes that the other VK light novel, Vampire Knight: Noir's Trap (Vampire Knight: Noir no Wana), won't be too far behind.
Moar synopses (and covers) of Chuang Yi's English manga after the fake cut.
Also, some price slashing going on at CY's online store. Among the 3–for–SGD 12.90 (or SGD 15.90, instead of over SGD 20) bundle sets are Blood+, ZIG ZAG and Fushigi Yugi Genbu Kaiden back issues. Some 16 English manga series are included in the value deal; the number near triples with the participating simplified Chinese series (totaling 43, including PLUTO and Tekken Chinmi Legends). These three-for bundle sets range from SGD 9.90 to SGD 13.90. (Go to the Chuang Yi website for more deets.)
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- Black Lagoon 6 of 9+ by Hiroe Rei
- Bloody Monday: Season 1 volume 7 of 11 + Ver. 0 by Ryuumon Ryou & Megumi Kouji
- Ouran High Host Club (Ouran Koukou Host Club) 16 of 16+ by Hatori Bisco
- Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Adventure (Pokémon DP) 2 of 8 by Ihara Shigekatsu
- TSUBASA Reservoir Chronicle 28 of 28 by CLAMP [Finale]
- [NEW] Vampire Knight: Ice Blue Sin (Vampire Knight: Ice Blue no Tsumi) Novel by Hino Matsuri, Fujisaki Ayuna [Complete]
MSRP: SGD 8.90
After their trip to Japan, the crew of the Black Lagoon winds down back in Roanapur. The R&R doesn't last long — Jane, a counterfeiter on the run from Florida-based gangsters, seeks refuge with the Church of Violence, kicking off a hot pursuit involving some of Roanapur's more colorful guns-for-hire. Later, half a world away in Venezuela, a bomb blast shatters what calm Garcia tries to sway Roberta from seeking vengeance, but the “Bloodhound of Florencia”; will have justice, and woe to anyone who gets in her way!
Volume 6 contains chapters 38-43,
Greenback Jane Parts 1-6 of 6, and 44-46,
El Baile de la muerte Parts 1-3 (to be continued).
MSRP: SGD 8.90
Guided by their instincts and expertise, both Fujimaru and Kano are getting very close to their targets. Life, however, isn't about to throw them an easy victory. Their fortitudes are about to take a blow... a very explosive one!
Meanwhile, Ryunosuke Takagi has unwittingly stepped into the terrorists' trap, and Otoya and Aoi fight desperately to protect him. They dial for help from a friend, but Otoya's sharp intuition is telling him they may have just leapt from the pan right into the fire. As if a virus outbreak and enemy infiltration aren't enough, THIRD-i is facing a new internal crisis. An ignorant, yet obnoxious bureaucrat has been assigned to take over their leadership, and he threatens to undo valuable research that could put them all in grave peril!
MSRP: SGD 8.50
At the Seniors' graduating party, Fate decides to pull the ol' 'accidental kiss' prank on Tamaki and Haruhi! Before they recover from the shock, another surprise hits Tamaki — his grandmother has summoned him to the Suou main residence! That, however, signifies the start of a hectic routine under her authoritarian rule that leaves him with no time for the club. Then the final bomb drops — Tamaki decides to leave the club altogether!
MSRP: SGD 8.90
As they journey through the land of Sinnoh, Hareta and his partner Piplup grow stronger every day—while ruining Team Galactic's schemes and getting into plenty of Pokémon battles along the way!
In Celestic Town, they come across the first major clue to Dialga's whereabouts but discover that Cyrus, Team Galactic's boss, has beat them to it. After battling with Cyrus, Hareta's even more determined to improve his skills as a Trainer. Luckily, he meets just the man to help him do it: Canalave City Gym Leader Byron, one of the toughest teachers in all of Sinnoh. Will Hareta and Piplup be able to pass Byron's test at the Fortress of Steel?
MSRP: SGD 8.90
The clones find themselves in the dream world where they are faced with Yuko... and a choice. They are to be reborn with all their memories intact so that when the crucial point in time is reached again, they may choose their futures. The pair is reunited in the physical world, but their bliss is short-lived as they gradually realise the grim truth about the other Sakura and Syaoran, the illusion of the world they are in, and the painful decision they now have to make.
Volume 28 contains chapters:
The Strongest Magic
The Remaining Providence
The Beginning of the Dream
A Time of Happiness
A Closed Loop
The Power to Believe
The Demon King and the Witch
The Only Proof
The Resurrected World
The Rift Between Time and Space
The World of Beginnings
The World Returned To
MSRP: SGD 12.90
Cross Academy: Behind its gates, humans and vampires share the same halls, separated by Day and Night — a testament to the efforts of one man to promote their peaceful co-existence. Very soon, it will bear witness to a dramatic change in dynasty centuries old in the making. But before that, two stories from the past shall set future events in stone...
In the hours of twilight, an intrepid Day Class girl sneaks into the most forbidden place on campus — the Moon Dormitory of the Night Class students. While these scions of vampire aristocracy do not usually take note of humans, Fuka was warmly received and even invited back among them. Something about her has got the Night Class talking, and when one becomes bewitched by the darkness, there can be no turning back...
Born into a distinguished vampire hunter family, young Zero is destined to follow in the footsteps of his ancestors,. Used to the safety and security of training with his master, the arrival of a senior disciple soon opens his eyes to the harsh reality that is the life of a vampire hunter. Before Cross Academy beckons, this one event shall forever reshape the boy's childhood and turn his eyes jaded to the world.
The rest of the 6 July releases:
Fullmetal Alchemist (钢之炼金术师) #25 by Arakawa Hiromu
GTO Shonan 14 Days #3 by Fujisawa Tohru
The Ravages of Time (火凤燎原/Huo Feng Liao Yuan) #38 by Chan Mou
Kekkaishi (结界师) #29 by Tanabe Yellow
Next Chuang Yi release: 20 July 2010
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