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12.06.2010

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 7, RINNE 4, 07-GHOST 5 (Chuang Yi 7 December 2010 English manga)

Edit Added Aphorism 4 that Chuang Yi sez is included in this release sked.

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 7 (Chuang Yi)

Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu
© Tsugano Gaku
Kadokawa Shoten
[Shonen Ace]
Published in Singapore as
The Melancholy of
Haruhi Suzumiya

by Chuang Yi

Haruhi Suzumiya has disappeared. Or has she? Or is Kyon simply looking for the SOS BRIGADE chief in the wrong place?

As Kyon busies himself searching, the Alien, the Time Traveler and the Esper continue to battle the sneaky Computer Research Society in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya manga volume 7, releasing tomorrow.

Chuang Yi also releases its latest English 07-GHOST (volume 5) in which Teito and Hakuren find adversity aplenty on the Bridge of Tribulations, RINNE 4 that introduces us to Rinne's deadbeat dad Sabato and the evil Damashigami Company which he heads, as well as simplified Chinese editions of Kaichou wa Maid-sama! #10 and Naruto #53.

Chuang Yi English manga (2010.12.07)

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  1. 07-GHOST 5 of 10+ by Amemiya Yuki, Ichihara Yukino
  2. 07-Ghost07‐GHOST」 by Amemiya Yuki, Ichihara Yukino
    Ichijinsha Comic Zero-Sum, josei
    Volume 5 (chapters 24-29) first published in Japan 2007.11

    Awards
    Double-first prize, 3rd Zero-Sum Comics Grand-Prix

    Related series
    07-GHOST CHILDREN (side story; one volume)

    Other languages
    Alternative English 07-GHOST (Go! Comi; 7 volumes, dropped), French (Asuka éditions tome 2 per 2010.12.09)

    Adaptations
    Studio DEEN's 25-episode anime adaptation aired in Japan from April through September 2009, starring seiyuu Mitsuki Saiga (Teito Klein), Namikawa Daisuke (Mikage) and Hayami Sho (Ayanami). Since the anime ended, limited edition genteiiban have been bundled with the DVDs.

    Audio drama: The 07-Ghost: Kamisama ni Todoku Koibumi drama CD was released in Japan in 2007. The second 07-Ghost: Seventh District shipped February 2009.

  3. Aphorism 4 of 6+ by Kujō Karuna
  4. Aphorismアホリズムaphorism」 by Kujō Karuna
    Square Enix Gangan Wing and Gangan Online, shounen
    Volume 4 first published in Japan 2009.10

    Other languages
    Simplified Chinese (also published by Chuang Yi; 杀戮箴言 #3 released 2010.09.07)

  5. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu) 7 of 12+ by Tsugano Gaku
  6. Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱
    by Tsugano Gaku, Tanigawa Nagaru and Itou Noizi
    Kadokawa Shoten Shonen Ace, shounen
    Volume 7 first published in Japan 2008.12

    Other languages
    Alternative English The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (Manga) (Yen Press volume 7 released 2010.10 • volume 8 street date: 2011.03.29) and traditional Chinese (Kadokawa Media Taiwan)

    Related
    Adapted from the Suzumiya Haruhi light novel series written by Tanigawa Nagaru and illustrated by Itou Noizi, the same wellspring of the Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu anime TV series (April to July 2006 and April to October 2009 [TV 2009 renewal]) and the February 2010 Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu movie, all produced by Kyoto Animation and starring seiyuu Hirano Aya (Suzumiya Haruhi), Sugita Tomokazu (Kyon), Goto Yuko (Asahina Mikuru), Chihara Minori (Nagato Yuki) and Ono Daisuke (Koizumi Itsuki).

    Spin-off manga: Nagato Yuki-chan no Shoushitsu by PUYO, serialized in Young Ace (two tankoubon compiled as at 2010.11)

    Audio dramas: At least four drama CDs have been released: SOS Dan Radio Shibu Bangai Hen CD (Volume 1: 2006.07, Volume 2: 2006.09; Volume 3: 2006.12) and Sound Around (2007.01)

  7. RINNE (Kyoukai no RINNE) 4 of 6+ by Takahashi Rumiko
  8. Kyoukai no RINNE境界のRINNE」 by Takahashi Rumiko
    AKA Circle of Reincarnation Rinne
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shounen
    Volume 4 (chapters 29-38) first published in Japan 2010.06

    Other languages/serializations
    Alternative English RIN-NE (volume 4 per 2010.09 • volume 5 street date: 2011.03.08; serialized in ShonenSunday.com; latest chapter 77 live per 2010.12.08), French (Asuka éditions tome 4 ships 2010.12.02), German (EMA Band 3 ships 2010.11), traditional Chinese (Sharp Point Press 境界之輪迴 4 per 2010.09) and Indonesian (Elex Media; volume 2 shipped 2010.11)

¹ Source: Chuang Yi Coming soon advisories (English and Simplified Chinese) per 6 December 2010
² Links like this are commercial Amazon search and/or product links (other language versions).

Chuang Yi previews

07-GHOST 5 of 10+ by Amemiya Yuki, Ichihara Yukino

ISBN: 978-981-4297-91-2
SRP: SGD 8.90

The second part of the clergy examination brings Teito back to the Bridge of Tribulations, where he and Hakuren must face their greatest fears head on. While Hakuren sails through his exam with relative ease, Teito struggles with the enemy within himself. However, the real trial is what awaits him after the exam, now that the Barsburg Empire is out to capture the vessel to the 'Eye of Mikhail'. To regain his memories, Teito must journey on to the land of Seele... and leave the sanctuary of the Church behind...

Volume 5 contains chapters:
24. Light and Dark
25. Setting Off
26. Antwort
27. Slave Trader
28. The 6th District
29. Housen House

Aphorism 4 of 6+ by Kujō Karuna

ISBN: 978-981-4323-406
SRP: SGD 8.90

Aphorism 4 (Chuang Yi)

With Rokudō prematurely out of the picture, Tomonaga's reign of tyranny now goes uncontested, as he sets out to crush the remaining students opposing him. Struggling with the loss of their friend, Hinata seeks the help of his elder sister who runs the administration, while Hirasaka and the others steel themselves to fight without Rokudō by their side. Amid the chaos, Rokudō's spirit awakens in an alternate world and comes face to face with a stranger who is all too familiar among his friends...

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 7 of 12+ by Tsugano Gaku

ISBN: 978-981-4323-25-3
SRP: SGD 8.90

The Computer Research Society has challenged the SOS BRIGADE to a computer game showdown! However, the nerds have the game rigged in their favour! Can NAGATO, KOIZUMI and MIKURU play fair and still secure their leader a win? While impossible victories are only to be expected with an ALIEN, TIME TRAVELLER and ESPER onboard, the present world they know of is set to drastically change when their leader HARUHI suddenly vanishes without a trace! Has KYON already lost the game?

RINNE 4 of 6+ by Takahashi Rumiko

ISBN: 978-981-4323-59-8
SRP: SGD 8.90

RINNE 4 (Chuang Yi)

After a mysterious encounter in her childhood, Sakura Mamiya gained the powers to see ghosts. Now a teenager, she just wishes the ghosts would leave her alone! Then one day she meets Rinne Rokudo, a boy who is far more than what he seems. While suffering from a cold, Rinne gets a visit from a very strange doctor. The surprise house call leads Rinne, Sakura and Tsubasa to a confrontation with Sabato, Rinne's deadbeat father and president of the evil Damashigami Company! The stage is set for an all-out father-son battle in the afterlife.

Volume 4 contains chapters:
29. Negative
30. President
31. Damashigami Company
32. Inauguration Ceremony
33. Kyuketsukasha
34. Handprint
35. You Don't Disapprove of That?
36. Ageha, The Shinigami
37. Sister's Whereabouts
38. Bride Screening

Chuang Yi simplified Chinese manga (2010.12.07)

会长是女仆 #10 (Chuang Yi) 火影忍者 #53 (Chuang Yi)

Kaichou wa Maid-sama! © Fujiwara Hiro
Hakusensha [LaLa]
Naruto © Kishimoto Masashi
Shueisha [Weekly Shonen Jump]

As noted above, simplified Chinese manga streeting Tuesday include: Kaichou wa Maid-sama! (会长是女仆) #10 of 11+ by Fujiwara Hiro and Naruto (火影忍者) #53 of 53+ by Kishimoto Masashi.

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