Also, 3+2 moar manga, including (finally) The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya volume 8 and latest simplified Chinese editions of guess without hovering over »these links. (Felt the pressure, so extended remix of the earlier list. Thank Cyan-san for the NikBabble™ commencing naaw~)
07-GHOST © Amemiya Yuki, Ichihara Yukino/Ichijinsha [Comic Zero-Sum]
Karneval © Mikanagi Touya/Ichijinsha [Comic Zero-Sum]
Trinity Blood © Kyujyo Kiyo & Yoshida Sunao/Kadokawa Shoten [Asuka]
Published in Singapore by Chuang Yi
Teito journeys without and within — both treks leading to the same place where memories dwell in 07-GHOST 7; Gareki faces his worst fears in Karneval 3; and Esther comes between a terrorist and her revenge target in Trinity Blood 13.
To find out what's up (or down) with Haruhi and Kyon and the SOS Brigade, Ikari Shinji and his dad, and Special A's Kei × Hikari, scroll down to Chuang Yi's full-length previews (excerpted after the lists).
- 07-GHOST 7 of 11+ by Amemiya Yuki, Ichihara Yukino
- Karneval 3 of 7+ by Mikanagi Touya
- The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu) 8 of 13+ by Tsugano Gaku
- Neon Genesis Evangelion (Shinseiki Evangelion) 12 of 12+ by Sadamoto Yoshiyuki
- S.A 16 of 17 by Minami Maki
- Trinity Blood 13 of 13+ by Kyujyo Kiyo & Yoshida Sunao
[Release links are hide/unhide. Click for more details.]
- DEFENSE DEVIL #7 of 8+ by Youn InWan & Yang KyungIl
- D.GRAY MAN #20 of 21+ by Hoshino Katsura
Chuang Yi previews
SRP: SGD 8.90
Teito's journey to the Land of Seele takes him to the next destination – The Fifth District – where more of Teito's long buried memories begin to resurface, and a difficult decision awaits him when a mother Fyulong comes to claim Mikage back. Back in the church, Teito's comrade Hakuren also faces a tough decision when he is summoned back to the Empire to serve as tutor to the princess. Will Hakuren's life be dedicated by his father's wishes again, or will his own calling show him the right path to take?
SRP: SGD 8.90
All of Gareki's fears and suspicions appear to be morphing into a very real nightmare. His entire family has fallen victim to a cowardly but devious monster who has had his sinister grasp on them from their childhood. Now, he has finally shown himself and all hell is breaking loose. Can Yogi bring the situation under control? Back at the enigmatic Round Table of Z, the faceless government officials continue to debate about the fate of Nai, and the meeting concludes with an ominous sentence for the boy...
SRP: SGD 8.90
In a world without HARUHI, KOIZUMI and his class have vanished, MIKURU is a complete stranger, and NAGATO is just an ordinary girl. When the SOS BRIGADE doesn't exist, what will Kyon do without an ALIEN, TIME TRAVELLER and ESPER in his life? Will alternate worlds find common ground?
SRP: SGD 8.50
With the demise of the last Angel, the threat against mankind has finally been averted... or has it? Backed by their own government, former allies turn against NERV, targeting the elimination of the Eva units and their pilots. Meanwhile, SEELE and Gendo Ikari both seek to accomplish their ulterior motives in the midst of the chaos, and the truth about the Human Instrumentality Project is finally revealed to Shinji. The survival of the world and all that is in it hangs precariously in the balance, as Humans now fight against their own...
Neon Genesis Evangelion 12:
Father and Son collects Stages 77-83:
Father and Son,
Enemy from the Sky,
The Last Instruction and
Concord (Heart and Heart, Echoing Together) [*NOT Chuang Yi's chapter titles]
SRP: SGD 8.90
Hikari promises Kei to stay away from Iori, but it's hard to ignore Iori's pleads for help, especially when he says the 'magic words'! Hoping to make progress in his relationship with Hikari, Iori asks her to grant him a wish if he ever becomes first in school. Confident that she is the only one who will beat Takishima, Hikari takes on his challenge, only to find out that dire consequences await her. How will Takishima deal with the ploy by Iori to win Hikari? And who will Hikari eventually choose...?
The penultimate S.A 16 compiles chapters 88 through 95.
SRP: SGD 8.90
Visiting Albion as the 'Lady-Saint' at the invitation of the ailing Queen Bridget, Esther is kidnapped by a terrorist with a bone to pick with her bodyguard, Colonel Mary Spencer, but escapes only to come across her first real clue pointing to her origins...Back at the Palace, Esther and Abel are acquainted with the political intrigue surrounding the succession of the Throne of Roses, and Abel happens upon Londinum's darkest secret. With the arrival of the Pope, conspiracies kick off into full swing, with potentially fatal consequences...
Sure, I could've included the DEFENSE DEVIL #7 cover here, but since CY's last D.GRAY-MAN (#19) came out February 2010, while the most recent DEFENSE DEVIL #6 streeted six weeks ago, you can understand why I chose to spotlight D.GRAY-MAN #20 here. (No, me fangirling Kanda had nothing to do with it.)
In D.GRAY-MAN #20:
Call of Judas, behold how Kanda first befriends Alma and learn the truth behind the
Second Exorcists, artificial apostles Central manufactured by transplanting the minds of deceased Exorcists into new bodies. (That blurb comes from Wiki, which also lists the chapters 189 through 193 titles:
Call of Judas,
The Fruitless Garden,
Memory of Love,
The Revealed Apostles and
Meanwhile, in DEFENSE DEVIL #7,
The crew pass by a gas station where two demon tribes are fighting over oil. Kucabara resolves the matter after threatening to light a match and setting them all on fire. You go, Kucabara! (And he does, too, in Judgments 30 to 39 AKA chapters 58-67:
Operation Gasoline Hustle,
Shugurl and Jupiter,
The Sky Rock,
To Win Without Fighting,
“Y”’s Past and
Samus. (Needless to say, the summary and chapter titles also c/o Wiki.)
Next Chuang Yi release
3 May 2011 (Tuesday)
Iamque opus exegi,
~niki DBA 30uɐlnɯɐnɥ (花木蘭03)
Mistress of Adoxography who reminds you to continue praying for and supporting Japan
Cover images and source summaries used here for reference are © their respective intellectual rights holders. No infringement intended.