OK, who remembers where Goong last left off? Let's see some hands. Well...? I'm waiting...
Goong © Park SoHee/Seoul Cultural Publishers
[First serialized in Wink]
Published in Indonesia as Goong [Palace Story] by Gramedia/m&c!
LOLz. Don't worry if you need a refresher on what Shin×ChaeKyeong were last up to. Comes with the territory of waiting over a year for releases xD. In any case, I come bearing the Goong [Palace Story] 23 blurb—what? Sometimes I need to shamelessly plug :D
Yul's Monarchy Domination Plan crashes and burns as the King finally reveals past indiscretions. Fearful of what a desperate Yul might do, ChaeKyeong leaves Shin behind at the villa that was supposed to be her "prison." As fate would have it, ChaeKyeong runs straight into...
Next To You vol 5 of 8+
By Namba Atsuko
When the pain of her unrequited love for Kyousuke tops unbearable, Nina finds solace in Miyake's gentleness. And when Miyake invites her out—for the first and last time—Nina resists letting Miyake go...
Miyake×Nina shippers, knock yourselves out. *looks in Lina-chan's direction* :D
Eight Tonari no Atashi volumes have been published in Japan as of October 2011. The ninth JP tankou streets the day before Valentine's.
- My Kingdom (Ore-sama Kingdom) vol 4 of 6+ by Yagami Chitose
- Next to You (Tonari no Atashi) vol 5 of 8+ by Namba Atsuko
- Goong [Palace Story] vol 23 of 27 by Park SoHee
- Idol's Love Story (Idol School of Noble's Story) vol 11 of 15 by Han YuRang
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- Cold Heart (Kare wa Tsumetai Furi o Shite) by Hoshimori Yukimo
- Glasses Boys' Lovers (Maruhi Megane Danshi Kurabu) by Kawamaru Shin | Rated: 9/10♡
- Goodbye but I Love You (Sayonara demo Aishiteru) by Yagami Rina | Rated: 6/10
- Honey Love (Mitsukoi Honey) by Yagami Rina
- Invincible Lover (Muteki Kareshi) by Konno Risa | Rated: 7/10
- I've Loved You Since So Long (Zutto Suki datta Kuse ni) by Kayoru
- Just Love Me! (Yacchimaina!!) by Shiiba Nana | Rated: 9/10♡
- Let Me Kiss You (Sono Kuchibiru, Itadakimasu) by Shiraishi Yuki
- Love Arrow (Purikyuu) by Motomi Kyousuke
- Love at Sakura Dormitory (Sakura Kanzume) by Morita Yuki | Rated: 6/10
- Love Class (Renai Kyoushuujo) by Ayumi Rin | Rated: 5.75/10 and 7/10
- Love Deco by Jinna Mai
- Love is Sweet ♥ (Vampire no Okiniiri) by Kumaki Eri
- Love Letter (Hidari Te no Love Letter) by Chiba Kozue | Rated: 6.75/10
- Love Love Nurse by Misaki Aya
- Love Me (Renai Joujou) by Aikawa Saki
- Love Remedy (Otona no Okusuri) by Kohara Yuko
- Love Samurai (Love Samurai Yuika) by Aoi Michiru
- Love Tricks (Koakuma 7 JS no Tame no Atarashii Renai Kyouka) by Ibuki Kaede, CHOCHO
- Love Under The Blue Sky (Tengoku kara Miteita Umi) by Sakurai You/Blues Yoshi
- Moon Love's Secret (Koitsukiyo no Himegoto) by Taamo
- My Devilish Love (Let's Akumateku Kyoushitsu) by Shiumi Saki | Rated: 8/10♡
- My Summer Love (Taiyou ga Yonde Iru!) by Shibano Yuka
- Princess Love Secret (Ojousama no Himitsu) by Shiraishi Yuki
- Rokka-chan's Love (Rokka-chan no Koi) by Fujita Nimi
- Rokka-chan's Love: Another Story (Rokka-chan no Koi: Okawari!) by Fujita Nimi
¹ Sources: m&c! (release schedule and artwork/synopses).
² All manga and manhwa, including restocks, are priced at IDR 16,500, except Idol's Love Story 11 (IDR 19,900). Manhua Long Hu Men: The Next Battle 5 carries an IDR 85,000 SRP.
³ are commercial Amazon search and/or product links (other language versions).
A paparazzi exposé, incriminating photos a certainty, shoots down any chance Lang Land and Ian had at keeping their relationship under wraps. How will their parents take it, especially their mom who's the ult in Ian possessive?
More importantly, how will Psycho!Ian turn this glitch into his advantage?
I speculate that the sm*t promised in Idol's Love Story 10 will remain just that — a promise, destined for unfulfillment, not only because Lang Land and Ian's 'rents get confirmation of the sibcestuous relationship, but also because Lang Land's ex, Jang Gun, is the May I run interference? cover of volume 11 :P
Other 1 February 2012 highlights
- My Kingdom vol 4 by Yagami Chitose: Nono's excitement over the school beach excursion turns to despair, after finding out only students with good grades can go. Nono received embarrassing marks in all subjects, bar none.
Still not enuf? Here are the other 1 February 2012 manga and manhwa
Elex Media: Kekkaishi 12 · V.B. Rose 9 · Piano Hutan 20 · 19 Nineteen by Inoue Yumiko, Han KyungMi · Dodge Fighters 10 of 10 | [Paket] Value sets: Ouran High School Host Club Vols. 1–8 · Maria Holic Vols. 1–3 · Golden Days Vols. 1–8 of 8 · English School Wars Vols. 1–2 of 2 · Hell Girl Vols. 1–9 of 9 · Kämpfer Vols. 1–2 · Legend of Nereid, Vols. 1–10 · Mixim 11 Vols. 1–2
Note: Possibility of Ouran High School Host Club Vols. 1–8 and Hell Girl Vols. 1–9 postponement to 2012.02.22
Level Comics: xxxHOLiC 15 · Blood Alone 4 · Until Death Do Us Part 10 · Magister Negi Magi 29 · Karakuri Circus 8 · New Comic Bomber 9 · Red River 12 · Sky of Love 9 · Haruka 17 V15 · Ranko the Governor 2 · Officer Monju 11 | [Paket] Value sets: Life Existence, Vols. 1–3 of 3 · Miso-Com Vols. 1–5 · Zipang Vols 1–6
Iamque opus exegi,
~Niki C. DBA 30uɐlnɯɐnɥ (花木蘭03)
Mistress of Adoxography
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