Also, a couple of manhua and highly diversified restocks
Bleach © Kubo Tite/Shueisha [Serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump]
Published in Indonesia by Gramedia/m&c!
Now turned into a berserker hollow, Ichigo attacks Ulquiorra until he is stopped by Uryū just before delivering the final blow, relates Wiki in its Bleach, Vol. 41 summary. After some You can't be a Hollow! and You're alive?! protestations from Ulquiorra-sama and Ishida-kun,
Hollow Ichigo suddenly appears behind Ulquiorra, grabbing one of his arms and ripping it off. (That last quote comes from Bleach Wiki's
Bleach 41: Heart—which has Espada Yammy Llargo as the cover boy (>.<)—compiles chapters 350 through 358:
The Lust 4,
The Lust 5,
The Lust 6,
Tyrant of Skulls,
The Colossus of Fear and
King of the Clouds.
Moving on from Shirosaki —
Asyu believes that he loves only Princess Aris, but when Nuri is hurt, he fears he is going to lose her. Has Asyu undergone a change of heart? Princess Aris, too, harbors feelings for...?
Meanwhile, the deadline for appointing the princess's consort looms. Whom will the Princess pick?
Choices, choices... :D
New m&c! manga
m&c! rolls out shoujo standalones Just Love Me! by Shiiba Nana, Miracle Kiss by Nashizuki Uta and Naughty Boyfriend by Shiraishi Yuki. Resident TC critic Lina-chan snap reviews all three; I'm featuring 9 of 10 ♥,
Just Do It! Just Love Me! up here. Look for Ghosts hate kisses?? Miracle Kiss and Appearances Deceive Naughty Boyfriend after the release list.
Yacchimaina!! © Shiiba Nana
Published in Indonesia
as Just Love Me! by m&c!
Chisa is dating Rio, *the* fangirl idol of her school. But princely Rio hides [not anymore –Ed.] a secret: he is a Yakuza scion. So aside from spending days bodyguarded by The Real Scary, Chisa is dragged into an inter-clan power struggle. This so incenses normally gentle Rio that he turns him into...
...prolly not as much of a berserker as Hollow Ichigo :D
Rio×Chisa spans two stories: the antho namer
Just Love Me! and
Rio's Yakuza mentor Ban also get his own side story,
Fantasy Lollipop. Omnibus closer
Baby, Let's Dance features a Yakuza's daughter instead of son — Ai who dreams of a prince but lands...Sousuke who is, to put it mildly, a little out there. (Thanks, for the snap synops, Lina-chan ^^)
Other Shiiba Nana manga published by m&c!: Kiss Me After School!, Gorgeous Twins, Prince Romantica and The Underground Kids. Latest is My Egoist Teacher ♥, originally Sensei wa Egotist. If/when m&c! licenses Nana-chan's Sensei wa Sadistic (first published in Japan 2010.08), I wonder what m&c! will title it?
Imma also wait for the Bishies galore! Ookamitachi no Shiikuho (JP release: 2011.02); the
Boarding House, Childhood Friends Love Share (2010.05); and Bishounen Moraimashita, starring a bishounen butler (2008.06).
BTW, can anyone confirm whether m&c! has already published Animal Jungle (2007.11 vintage)? I can't find it in m&c!'s site (which sports a yummy new look ^^.) And since I've turned this sub-section into Shiiba Nana-sensei's backlist list, might as well mention Akuma na Kare to Ikenie Tenshi that, based on its original 2005.08 street date, is prolly Sensei's debut tank.
☂ [RE-STO]: Noted the Restocks heterogeneity at the top because we get the gamut from sports manga and AMERO comics (the Dive!! series by Mori Eto & Ikeno Masahiro and Alber CG/Sebastien Celimon's Hand 7) to Chinese historical manhua (Li Zhi Qing & Zhuang Han Bo's Fu and Dragon) to the usual shoujo romances, whether from Japan or homegrown (How to make a Princess by Izumi Asuka and Flower Rhapsody! by Christy).
- Bakugan Battle Brawlers 17: Light in the Dark by Sega Toys/Spin Master/Bakugan Project [IDR 27,500]
- Bleach 41 of 50+ by Kubo Tite
- [Premiere] Just Love Me! (Yacchimaina!!) by Shiiba Nana
- [Premiere] Miracle Kiss (Ghost wa Kiss o Kirau) by Nashizuki Uta
- [Premiere] Naughty Boyfriend (Akuma de Koibito.) by Shiraishi Yuki
[Release links are hide/unhide. Click for more details.]
- The Impeccable Twins Final Chapters 18 of 20:
Dalang Iblis (bagian ketujuh)by Khu Lung, Cai Jing Dong (Culturecom) [IDR 19,900]
- Pedang Maha Dewa - Future 2 of 6 by Tony Wong (Jade Dynasty) [IDR 95,000]
- Dive!! 1 of 5 by Mori Eto & Ikeno Masahiro
- Dive!! 2 of 5 by Mori Eto & Ikeno Masahiro
- Dive!! 3 of 5 by Mori Eto & Ikeno Masahiro
- Dive!! 4 of 5 by Mori Eto & Ikeno Masahiro
- Dive!! 5 of 5 by Mori Eto & Ikeno Masahiro [Finale]
- Fu and Dragon 1 of 2 by Li Zhi Qing/Zhuang Han Bo [IDR 18,500]
- Fu and Dragon 2 of 2 by Li Zhi Qing/Zhuang Han Bo [Finale] [IDR 18,500]
- Flower Rhapsody! by Dwiyani Christy collab. with Gabby [IDR 12,500]
- Hand 7 No. 1 by Alber CG - Sébastien Célimon
- Hand 7 No. 2 by Alber CG - Sébastien Célimon
- Hand 7 No. 3 by Alber CG - Sébastien Célimon
- How to make a Princess (Himegimi no Tsukurikata) 1 of 2 by Izumi Asuka
- How to make a Princess 2 of 2 by Izumi Asuka [Finale]
- I Love You, Sensei! (Sensei Datte Otoshigoro ♥) by Konno Risa
- I Still Love You (Wagahai wa Yome de aru) by Taamo
- Innocent Revenge (Junjou Shippegaeshi) by Hazuki Rei
- Jin Gai by Nakamura Rie
New m&c! manga continued
Ordinary school girl Yuu has always been shunned by guys because she sees ghosts; Gloomy Kazuma, meanwhile, is lurved by ghosts. Youdathunk: MFEO (Made For Each Other) and yes, the two accidentally kiss, with the upshot that the spooks haunting Kazuma vanish. Kazuma then proposes that Yuu become his Contract Girlfriend, there to be kissed and handily exorcise spirits.
What will happen when Yuu falls for Kazuma?
They live Happily Even After, The End. :D
The End is actually not the key charm point of the ghost-bustin'
Miracle Kiss nor the other stories making up Nashizuki Uta's debut tankoubon:
Husband From The Future,
Masked Love and
Love Condition. The Japanese summary hints at
strange erotic overtones, but Lina-chan gets right to the ♡ of it with the Ghost wa Kiss o Kirau, first serialized in Cheese!, an 8 of 10 ♥.
After Miracle Kiss, Nashizuki Uta-sensei went on to publish Minami no Shima no Love Hunter (JP release: 2010.04) and then the Imperial Tokyo romance Ojousama no Ayakashi Yuugi (2010.11). She also published a smut one-shot in Cheese! titled
Okitsune no Hanayome or “Bride of the Fox God” in 2009.
Rinko can't refuse anyone who asks for help, thus netting her the nickname, ‘Ohito yoshi baka.’ Only childhood friend Itsuki refrains from calling Rinko ‘The Dope who's Too Good to be True,’ but he does toy with her using his deadly angel's smile to hide incredible mischief.
Additions from Intercross's Akuma de Koibito. description [excerpted by Baka-Updates Manga]. Intercross also IDs the other story pair in Naughty Boyfriend: the Housekeeper/Jerk Boss
That's the Rabbit's Forest and
Because, It's Love, which starts with a mop...and a handkerchief.
I mentioned Akuma de Koibito. when m&c! published Shiraishi Yuki-sensei's Catwalk Romance back in May. So I will mention the other Sho-Comi compiles I'm waiting for: the
Reverse Harem, Animal Transformation, Cat Girls Bokura no Himitsu wo Kyouyuu shiyou ka? (includes the
Colorful Shounen to Monochrome na Atashi and
Itoshi no Hime-chan one-shots; JP release: 2011.05); the
Childhood friends, Tomboy, Twins Love Zipper (2010.11); the megane,
live in lover, tutor Maruoka-san Chi no Kyouikugakari (2010.05); and the yummy Sono Kuchibiru, Itadakimasu (includes the
Narabuna Kiken!! one-shot; 2009.12).
Still not enuf? Here are the other 15 June 2011 manga
- Elex Media: Durarara!! 2 · Naruto 52 · Q.E.D. 36 · 7 Seeds 17 · Wild Life 17 · Ghost's Doctor 5 · Undead by Inoue Kazurou · Go Go Hachiyo! by Kanechiku Junko · Hyde & Closer 6 · Vinland Saga 4 · Palette of 12 Secret Colors 4 · Culdcept 5 · Stand Up! 2 · Blooming Youth 3 · Dear Boys Act 3 volume 6 · Crayon Shinchan: Jalan-Jalan Keliling Dunia by Usui Yoshito · Kariage kun, Volumes 1-10 and 11-20 box sets · Shonen Magz 6/2011
- Level Comics: Tokyo 23 Vol. 1 of 3 by Arashida Takeshi and Hashimoto Eiji · Daydreaming 2 · Half an Apple 11 · Ice Forest 7 · Historie 6 · Jio 16 · Hikayat Genji 9 · Jormungand 3 · The Ravages of Time 10 · Go Go Hanasaki Detective Office 4 of 4 · Officer Monju 7 · Marsupilami - Ekor Marsupilami and Marsupilami - Menangkap Marsupilami by Franquin · Boule & Bill - Empat Musim · Yakari dan Hantu Kayu
Iamque opus exegi,
~niki DBA 30uɐlnɯɐnɥ (花木蘭03)
Mistress of Adoxography
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