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Manga street dates3L Comic: 10.27 · Elex: 10.29 · Level: 10.29 · m&c!: 10.29
Anime (on Animax Asia):
Chihayafuru Season 2, 10pm WIB, Mon–Wed[Season finale] 29 October 2014, Wed
Bleach Season 7, 630pm WIB, Weekdays
Parasyte –the maxim– simulcast 10pm WIB, Thursdays
The File of Young Kindaichi, 1030pm WIB, Weekdays
Anime (on WakuWaku Japan): tsuritama, 930pm WIB, Mon–Thu

1.25.2011

Bambino 8, Psychometrist Eiji 18, Jepang Tenggelam 9 (Level Comics 26 January 2011 manga)

Also, the Smurf ROMIC/BD Olimpiade Smurf

Psychometrist Eiji 18 (Level Comics)

Psychometrer Eiji © Ando Yuma & Asaki Masashi
Kodansha [First serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine]
Published in Indonesia as Psychometrist Eiji by Elex Media/Level Comics

Would've liked to lead with Bambino!'s Ban (who now has to master dolce, but pastry chef Oda won't let him touch anything, much less attempt a dessert on his own), but I was late requesting for a cover. So Eiji it is. In any case, the word for Eiji and Ryoko this Level manga release is Cannabis. What exactly does Cannabis have to do with Ikushima who appears before Eiji? Find out in Psychometrist Eiji 18, streeting this Wednesday.

Jepang Tenggelam 9 of 15 by Komatsu Sakyou & Ishiki Tokihiko

It's All Green! for Project A—the plan to stop Japan from sinking further—as support pours in from all quarters. Well, almost all; D Project discovers a fatal flaw in the scheme that could actually lead to a larger catastrophe and scrambles to prevent further tragedy.

Level Comics manga (2011.01.26)

  1. 3x3 Eyes 35 of 40 by Takada Yuzo
  2. LC: 3x3 Eyes 35

    3×3 EYES3×3EYES」 by Takada Yuzo
    Kodansha Weekly Young Magazine, seinen
    Volume 35 first published in Japan 2000.12

    Other languages
    English 3x3 Eyes (Dark Horse Comics; till volume 8), Korean (Young Movie Comics), French (Pika Édition; 40 volumes), Spanish (Planeta DeAgostini Comics; dropped), Italian (Editions Star Comics) and German 3x3 Augen (Carlsen Comics)

    Awards
    Best Shounen Manga, 1993 Kodansha Manga Awards

    Adaptations
    Two anime OAVs starring seiyuu Tsujitani Kouji (Fujii Yakumo) and Hayashibara Megumi (Ayanokouji Pai)

  3. Bambino! 8 of 15 by Sekiya Tetsuji
  4. LC: Bambino! 8

    Bambino!バンビ~ノ!」 by Sekiya Tetsuji
    Shogakukan Big Comic Spirits, seinen
    Volume 8 first published in Japan 2007.04

    Volume 8 chapters:
    77. バッテレ(たたき刻む)
    78. ロアテーレ(回転させる)
    79. テンペラトゥーラ(温度)
    80. コンキッリア(貝殻)
    81. クレアーレ(創造する)
    82. フォンデンテ(溶ける)
    83. スコンジェラーレ(解凍する)
    84. アッサジャーレ(味をみる)
    85. メレンダ(おやつ)
    86. フルッラーレ(泡立てる)
    87. マルチーレ(腐敗する)1

    Awards
    Best Seinen/General Manga, 53rd Shogakukan Manga Awards (tied with Kuromaru- & Natsuhara Takeshi's The Black Swindler/Kurosagi)

    Related series
    Bambino! Secondo (sequel; six volumes per 2011.02.26)

    Adaptations
    An 11-episode live-action adaptation starring Matsumoto Jun (Shogo Ban) and Kitamura Kazuki (Yonamine Tsukasa/Yona-san) aired on NTV from April to June 2007. The TV series reaped four awards at the 53rd Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Actor (Matsumoto Jun), Supporting Actor (Kazuki Kitamura), Best Director and a Special Award.

  5. Jepang Tenggelam (Nihon Chinbotsu) 9 of 15 by Komatsu Sakyou, Ishiki Tokihiko
  6. LC: Jepang Tenggelam 9

    Nihon Chinbotsu日本沈没
    by Komatsu Sakyou, Ishiki Tokihiko
    AKA Japan Falling, Japan Sinks
    Shogakukan Big Comic Spirits, seinen
    Volume 9 (chapters 71-79) first published in Japan 2007.12

    Related
    Based on the award-winning disaster novel by Komatsu Sakyou, also adapted into film and live-action TV.

  7. Over Rev 16 of 31 by Yamaguchi Katsumi & Team 39
  8. LC: Over Rev 16

    Over Rev!オーバーレブ!
    by Yamaguchi Katsumi & Team 39
    Shogakukan Young Sunday, seinen
    Volume 16 first published in Japan 2001.02

    Volume 16 chapters:
    171. マイステージ
    172. 涼子、焦る!!
    173. 最後のチャンス
    174. それぞれの寂しさ...
    175. MR2が、好きっ!
    176. エロ教師の思惑...
    177. 負ける喜び
    178. 涼子の、リベンジ!?
    179. 秀明のガチンコ
    180. 秘密のテクニック
    181. 裸の女王様!?
    182. 嵐の前の“殴り合い”

  9. Psychometrist Eiji (Psychometrer Eiji) 18 of 25 by Ando Yuma & Asaki Masashi
  10. LC: Psychometrist Eiji 18

    Psychometrer EijiサイコメトラーEIJI
    by Ando Yuma & Asaki Masashi
    Kodansha Weekly Shonen Magazine, shounen
    Volume 18 first published in Japan 1999.09

    Other languages
    French Psychometrer Eiji (Kana/Dargaud; 25 volumes), simplified Chinese (Chuang Yi Singapore 感应少年 Eiji 25 volumes), traditional Chinese (Tong Li Taiwan)

    Reissues
    Re-released in 12 bunko volumes (2003.06 to 2003.11)

    Adaptations
    The live-action renzoku alternatively known as Simply Psychic ran for two seasons on NTV (January to March 1997 and October to December 1999). A one-episode, 45-minute anime OAV Eiji was released in August 1990.

  11. Restore Garage 251 v12 of 33+ by Tsugihara Ryuji
  12. LC: Restore Garage 251 v12

    Restore Garage 251レストアガレージ251
    by Tsugihara Ryuji
    Shinchosha Comic Bunch, seinen
    Volume 12 first published in Japan 2004.09

  13. Sky of Love (Koizora) 2 of 10 by Haneda Ibuki, Mika
  14. LC: Sky of Love 2

    Koizora: Setsunai Koi Monogatari
    恋空~切ナイ恋物語~」 by Haneda Ibuki & Mika
    Futabasha Comic Mahou no iland, shoujo
    Volume 2 first published in Japan 2007.09

    Related
    Based on the best-selling coming of age/romance novel written by Mika (two volumes published by Starts Publications), originally posted on the cell phone website "Mahou no iLand."

    Adaptations
    Loosely adapted into a movie (2007.11.03 premiere), starring Aragaki Yui as Mika and Miura Haruma as Hiro, and a six-episode live-action series on TBS from August to September 2008 with Mizusawa Erena as Mika and Seto Koji as Hiro.

Level Comics European comics (2011.01.26)

  • Smurf - Olimpiade Smurf (Les Schtroumpfs olympiques, tome 11) by Peyo

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¹ Sources: Elex STO 26 January 2011 (release schedule) and Komikologi and/or Gramedia Shop (synopses, unless indicated otherwise)
² GN are priced at IDR 18,500 each except 3x3 Eyes 35 and Over Rev 16 (SRP: 19,500 each) and Restore Garage 251 volume 12 (IDR 20,000). Smurf - Olimpiade Smurf retails for IDR 30,000/issue.

The other Level manga at a glance

  • 3x3 Eyes 35 (Takada Yuzo): Priests managed to recover Pai and Kali from the hands of Kaiyanwan's minions as Yakumo battles with Benares. Pai and Yakumo reunite, but when word reaches them of Kaiyanwan's appearance on the moon, Kali forces Yakumo to bring her there. What will happen to Yoko who's trailing Kaiyanwan?
  • Over Rev 16 (Yamaguchi Katsumi & Team 39): Ryoko thinks her newest opponent nothing more than a spoiled and annoying beauty. That is, until she finds out exactly why the Nude Queen seeks male attention.
  • Restore Garage 251 v12 (Tsugihara Ryuji): Mochizuki and Makabe covertly investigate a member of parliament suspected of corruption. Lamentably, after uncovering evidence of shady dealings, Makabe gets into an accident and suffers from amnesia. Fifteen years pass and Yoda asks Yumejiro to restore Makabe's favorite GTO, in an effort to restore the latter's memory. Can Yumejiro successfully restore the automobile and help Makabe?
  • Sky of Love 2 (Haneda Ibuki): Mika, who valiantly overcomes various obstacles, even violence against her person, just to be with Hiro, finds out that she is carrying Hiro's child. Hiro wants to raise the baby, but runs afoul of Mika's parents who oppose the union. What will Hiro do? Will the couple be able to melt the hearts of Mika's parents?

UP NEXT: More 26 January 2011 manga and manhwa

m&c!: Love is Everywhere Valentine manga and light novels: KOLONI: Cinta Sang Fashionista by Archie The Redcat/Gita Juwita/Bijou · Princess Gal Paradise 1 by Wao Akira · Takoyaki Princess by Mizuho Rina · Ijime No Need to Cry and Ijime Undefeated Guts by Takeuchi Masami/Igarashi Kaoru
The Story of Wang Fenglei 8 and KOLONI local comics: · Be Boys (Revisi) by Van · The Butterfly Ink by Wina Oktavia/Annisa Fadilla Yusuf · My Premium Girl by H-San · Renee Sang Penyihir-Somme de Chat by KuDu · See You by Bob Raigen

other 26 January 2011 manga and manhwa

  • Elex Media: C.M.B. 14 · One Piece 56 · With My Brothers 10 · A Story of Heroes 34 · Crayon Shinchan 50 · I Hate You More Than Anyone 5 · Kome Si Belang 2 · Legend of Nereid 14 · Natural Honey Dormitory 6 · Ruler of the Land 51 | BOX SETS: Eyeshield 21 volumes 1-10 and 11-20 and One Piece volumes 21-30 and 31-40 | Shonen Star 2/2011

Iamque opus exegi,
~niki DBA 30uɐlnɯɐnɥ (花木蘭03)
Mistress of Adoxography

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