This week

Manga street dates: Elex (4.16) · Level (4.16) · m&c! (4.16)
Hayate The Combat Butler! Cuties, Mon–Fri, 630pm WIB (Animax Asia)

It’s sunny side up manga + anime’s anniversary month!
Happy anniversary to Telor Ceplok, chuu
( ˘ ³˘)❤

Ittoki Otoya birthday card

And, of course, Happy Birthday to Ittoki-kun♥

6.06.2011

Defense Devil 4, Topeng Kaca 13 Deluxe, Princess Resurrection 2 (Elex Media 8 June 2011 manga)

Naruto 52, 7 Seeds 17, Shonen Magz 6 and Crayon Shinchan: Jalan-jalan Keliling Dunia have all been postponed to the 15th.

DEFENSE DEVIL 4

Defense Devil © Youn InWan & Yang KyungIl/Shogakukan
[Serialized in Shonen Sunday]
Published in Indonesia by Elex Media

Idamaria opposes Father Selma's plan to accommodate Kucabara and Bichura at the church, but can't stop the priest from allowing the pair to stay. Why does Idamaria so loathe Kucabara? Is it because he's a demon?

The female exorcist will have to continue sucking it up, partnered as she is with Kucabara in training, Wiki explains in its Defense Devil volume 4 summary. And apparently, Idamaria cooperates long enough to produce dark matter and fuel Kucabara's powers.

Defense Devil 4 compiles Judgments 6 through 9: The Key to the Demon World (Parts 3-9), Legato, Night before Departure and Invitation. In conventional numbers, that translates to chapters 28 to 37. [*NOT Elex Media/Shonen Star chapter titles]

Meanwhile, you can find the latest Judgments in Shonen Star, Issue 10/2011 of which also streets on Wednesday. (More on the Indonesian Shonen Sunday below.)

Topeng Kaca 13 of 24+ Deluxe by Miuchi Suzue

Maya plays Puck in the Tsukikage- and Ikkakuju "Midsummer Night's Dream" joint production. Initially, the stage was to have been the Athena, but Athena's management refused to let the play run, forcing the actors to consider the park next door as their outdoor stage. At Hayami Masumi's suggestion, they decide to perform for charity in the hopes of attracting a bigger audience. Pull in enough viewers, and maybe, just maybe, they will be allowed to move to the Athena theater.

New Elex manga: Takkoku!!! by Fukuchi Tsubasa

Takkoku!!! 1 (Elex)

Takkoku!!!
© Fukuchi Tsubasa
Shogakukan
[Shonen Sunday]
Published in Indonesia
by Elex Media

Fukuchi Tsubasa's ping-pong love comedy graduates from Shonen Star serial to tankou.

Before Marunouchi Gaku left his childhood thweetheart Tamano Kako for parts abroad, he promised her that they would date each other when he returned. But when Gaku finally comes home, Japan has already passed the Law of Takkoku, which stipulates that before you can confess your love to another, you must first win a table tennis match against that person.

The thing is, Kako is the number one table tennis athlete in all of Japan and Gaku has never even played ping-pong. What's more, Gaku wants to be the one to confess first.

Can Gaku win a duel against Kako who absolutely refuses to compromise and throw the match?

You already know Fukuchi Tsubasa-sensei, right? The Law of Ueki and The Law of Ueki Plus ring a bell?

Elex also introes another shounen manga, Magi, about a boy and his genie traveling companion, in the latest Shonen Star 10/2011. Magi (Takkoku!!!'s replacement?) is the creation of Ohtaka Shinobu, prolly better known for the seinen harem comedy, Sumomomo Momomo. Find Magi and the rest of the ShoStars huddling (waay) below.

Box sets: Dragon Ball, Done!

The last 12-volume box set of Toriyama Akira's Dragon Ball ships this Wednesday. Each value bundle collecting volumes 31-42 carries an IDR 190,000 price tag.

Elex Media manga, manhwa and manhua (2011.06.08)

  1. Bakeru kun Pika-pika 5 of 5 by Fujiko F. Fujio [Finale]
  2. Bakeru kun Pika-pika 5 (Elex)

    Bakeru-kunバケルくん」 by Fujiko F. Fujio
    Shogakukan Pikkapika Comics, kodomo
    Volume 5 first published in Japan 2007.12

  3. Crayon Shinchan 6 of 50 by Usui Yoshito »Reskedded from 6.01
  4. Crayon Shinchan 6 (Elex)

    Crayon Shin-chanクレヨンしんちゃん
    by Usui Yoshito
    Futabasha Weekly Manga Action, seinen
    Volume 6 first published in Japan 1993.07

    Other languages
    English (partially translated by ComicsOne and CMX), French (J'ai Lu, then, Casterman), Spanish and Catalan (Planeta DeAgostini Comics Spain), German (EMA), Italian ( Panini Comics) and traditional Chinese (Tong Li Taiwan)

    Adaptations
    Shin'ei Doga's anime adaptation, starring seiyuu Yajima Akiko (Shin-chan), ran from April 1992 to December 2010. At least 18 movie sequels have been released between July 1993 and April 2010.

  5. Defense Devil 4 of 9+ by Youn InWan & Yang KyungIl
  6. Defense Devil 4 (Elex)

    Defense DevilDEFENSE DEVIL
    by Youn InWan & Yang KyungIl
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shounen
    Volume 4 (chapters 28-37) first published in Japan 2010.03

    Related
    Adapted from the Sunday GX Akuma Bengoshi Kucabara one-shot

    Other languages/serializations
    Serialized in the Indonesian Shonen Star (ongoing)
    English and simplified Chinese volumes (Chuang Yi: English volume 2 released 2010.09 • simplified Chinese #7 per 2011.04)

  7. Fantastic Tales 4 of 5 by Ihuan
  8. 星月幻境 #4 (TW cover)

    Fantastic Tales星月幻境」 by Ihuan
    Tong Li, shoujo
    Volume 4 first published in Taiwan 2005.07

  9. Masked Rider Spirits (Kamen Rider Spirits) 15 of 16 by Ishinomori Shotaro and Muraeda Kenichi
  10. Masked Rider Spirits 15 (JP cover)

    Kamen Rider Spirits仮面ライダーSPIRITS
    by Muraeda Kenichi (Art), Ishinomori Shotaro (Original story)
    AKA The Legend of Masked Riders
    Kodansha Magazine Z, seinen
    Volume 15 first published in Japan 2008.12

    Volume 15 chapters:
    87. Shift
    88. The Shadow's Trump Card
    89. Friend
    90. Garanda
    91. Love
    92. Strength
    *NOT Elex Media titles

    Related series
    Kamen Riders (main story) · Shin Kamen Rider Spirits (sequel) · Kamen Rider Spirits - Uketsugareru Tamashii (adapted from)

  11. New Kobochan (Shin Kobo-chan) 6 of 20+ by Ueda Masashi
  12. New Kobochan 6 (Elex)

    Shin Kobo-chan新コボちゃん」 by Ueda Masashi
    Houbunsha Manga Time Comics, seinen/4-koma
    Volume 6 first published in Japan 2005.11

  13. Princess Resurrection (Kaibutsu Oujo) 2 of 15+ by Mitsunaga Yasunori
  14. 怪物王女 2

    Kaibutsu Oujo怪物王女」 by Mitsunaga Yasunori
    Kodansha Shonen Sirius, shounen
    Volume 2 first published in Japan 2006.05

    Other languages
    English Princess Resurrection (Del Rey: seven volumes per 2009.11), French (PIKA Édition: Princesse Résurrection tome 10 shipped 2010.09), German (EMA)

    Adaptations
    A 26 (24 + 2 Extra) episode anime adaptation by Madhouse that aired April through September 2007 (starring seiyuu Kawasumi Ayako as Hime and Oura Fuyuka as Hiyorimi Hiro) and 2 OAV episodes animated by Tatsunoko (bundled with manga volumes 13 and 14 released 2010.12.09 and 2011.03.09 respectively) with a different voice cast (Hayami Saori as Hime and Irino Miyu as Hiro)

  15. Rinne (Kyoukai no RINNE) 5 of 7+ by Takahashi Rumiko
  16. Rinne 5 (Elex)

    Kyoukai no RINNE境界のRINNE
    by Takahashi Rumiko
    AKA Circle of Reincarnation Rinne
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday, shounen
    Volume 5 first published in Japan 2010.09

    Volume 5 chapters:
    39. The Hot Secretary's True Identity
    40. Rich Girl
    41. Just a Simple Thanks
    42. Soul Eater King
    43. The Unopenable Bookshelves
    44. Roses and Soy Sauce
    45. The Cursed Track Star
    46. I Don't Want Him to Know
    47. The Haunted Cedar
    48. Yo-Yo Memories
    *NOT Elex's chapter titles

    Other languages/serializations
    English RIN-NE (VIZ Media: five volumes released as at 2011.03 • volume 6 street date: 2011.07.12; serialized in ShonenSunday.com: latest chapter 89 A Black Cat's Life live per 2011.03.17) and Chuang Yi: volume 5 per 2011.04), French (Kazé Editions: tome 5 per 2011.03), German (EMA Band 4 shipped 2011.04 • Band 5 street date: 2011.09) and traditional Chinese (Sharp Point Press 境界之輪迴 6 per 2011.04)

  17. [Series Premiere] Takkoku!!! 1 of 6 by Fukuchi Tsubasa
  18. Takkoku!!! 1 (Elex)

    Takkoku!!!タッコク!!!
    by Fukuchi Tsubasa
    Shogakukan Shonen Sunday Super, shounen
    Volume 1 (episodes 1-7 + omake) first published in Japan 2009.09

  19. Topeng Kaca Deluxe (Glass no Kamen) 13 of 24+ by Miuchi Suzue
  20. Topeng Kaca 13 Deluxe (Elex)

    Glass no Kamenガラスの仮面 白泉社文庫
    by Miuchi Suzue
    Hakusensha Bessatsu Hana to Yume, shoujo
    Bunko volume 13 first published in Japan 1994.09

    Related
    Glass no Kamen tankoubon

    Adaptations
    Three anime and two seasons of a live-action drama

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Box sets (2011.06.08)

  • [Box set @ IDR 190,000] Dragon Ball, Vol. 31-42 (of 42) by Toriyama Akira

Mangazines (2011.06.08)

  • Shonen Star 10/2011 (Indonesian Shonen Sunday)

¹ Sources: Elex STO 8 June 2011 (release schedule) and Komikologi and/or Gramedia Shop (synopses, unless indicated otherwise).
² All GN retail for IDR 16,500 except Bakeru kun Pika-pika 5 and The New Kobochan 6 (IDR 15,000 each); Crayon Shinchan 6 (IDR 21,800); and Topeng Kaca 13 Deluxe (IDR 24,000). The Dragon Ball Volumes 31-42 box set is priced at IDR 190,000/set. Shonen Star 10/2011 retails for IDR 30,000/issue.
³ Links like this are commercial Amazon search and/or product links (other language versions).

Featured

Princess Resurrection 2 of 15+ by Mitsunaga Yasunori

Two mutual foes rule the night: the werewolf and the vampire. For vampires, the most enticing blood—and one that confers immortality—flows from the veins of royalty. Reiri, a womanizing senior at Hiro's school, craves such a delicacy.

The rest of the ongoing series

  • Crayon Shinchan 6 by Usui Yoshito: Shinchan's entire family is sucked into another dimension in which the Masked Hero really exists and Swimsuit Aliens try to take over the world. The Masked Hero is powerless against the enemy, and only one who can beat the ETs is...Shinchan?!
  • Fantastic Tales 4 by Ihuan: Xin Moyi manages to spirit Linglong away from the Moyue school, but now Linglong doesn't recognize him. They search for an antidote to combat the poison in Linglong's body and a new journey begins, one that takes them to the city of Han, hosting an oiran contest. To get close to Emperor Hei, Linglong disguises herself as a contestant. Meanwhile, Xiao Xuan meets a beautiful girl he thinks is an oiran, little realizing that she is really...
  • Rinne 5 by Takahashi Rumiko: Rinne is forced to woo Sakura so that he can inherit his father's Damashigami Company. In the midst of the flurry, a young shinigami girl Ageha appears and falls for Rinne. What's this? A love triangle!?

Mangazine: Shonen Star 10 ☆ Magi by Ohtaka Shinobu

Shonen Star 10/2011

[Magi]
© Ohtaka Shinobu
Shogakukan
[Shonen Sunday]

As mentioned above, Ohtaka Shinobu's Magi begins its serial run in Shonen Star 10/2011.

Aladdin wanders the desert with his loyal genie of the lamp, helping people in distress and busting crime.

Eight Magi - The labyrinth of magic tankou have been released in Japan. The manga currently serializes in Shonen Sunday.

Meanwhile, the Indonesian version have these manga in its current line-up:

Still not enuf? Here are the other 8 June 2011 manga and manhwa

Level Comics: GTO 3 · Perfect Girl Evolution 24 · Gurren Lagann 1 by Mori Kotaro · Giant Killing 4 · Dolls of God 3 · Smurf - Dokter Smurf · Johan & Pirlouit - Serangan Pasukan Gagak

m&c!: Love So Life 4 · Crab Kiss 3 · Crazy Girl Shin Bia 2 · Ugly Duckling Become Swan 13 of 13 · Idol's Love Story 3 · Meet the Banchou 6 · Perfect Love Project 3 · S.O.S. After School Kohaku Naoto · My Devilish Love by Shiumi Saki · Secret 7 · Petualangan Hebring: Si Jagoan Lokal Baru by Main Studios Production (KOLONI) · Who? Barack Obama by Ahn, Hyeong-mo and Studio Chung Bi · Who? Oprah Winfrey by Ahn, Hyeong-mo and Studio Chung Bi · Pedang Maha Dewa fore story V: God of the Gods 1 by Tony Wong

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

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