Had I squeezed in Karakuri Circus in the title, this post would've written itself. :p And yup, same deal with teh Elex side – waiting on synops—and Level artwork—so the Japanese Eden no Ori 2 cover leads in the interim.
[Update] Mkay, now leading with Level's Cage of Eden art.
Eden no Ori vol 2 © Yamada Yoshinobu/Kodansha [Serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine]. Published in Indonesia as Cage of Eden vol 2 by Level Comics
...and decide to cobble together a raft to ferry them off the island. While searching for possible raft material, however, Sengoku and his classmates are attacked by an andrewsarchus. They flee to the ocean, hoping the two-ton, two-meter-high predator wouldn't follow them into the sea.
But who knows what danger lurks in the water?
Sengoku Akira apparently survived the
hockey-masked madman Kodansha Comics' Cage of Eden 2 synops spotlit, but he and the other survivors still have a long way to go before rescue and safety. (Volume 20 of Eden no Ori still talks about trying to get off the island, and volume 21 is already queued up for a 15 February release.)
The second Cage of Eden compiles episodes 5 to 13:
Lord of the Other Side,
Duty for All Lives,
Light & Darkness,
Cry Out and
Pet Shop of Horrors volume 7 preview follows the release list.
Other 30 January 2013 lowlights
Penultimate Ice Forest (volume 11), the return of Karakuri Circus (also with volume 11) and the resumption of bandes dessinées – with a most peculiar Robin Hood (Turk & de Groot's Robin Dubois in Robin: Katakan Dengan Lelucon, originally Robin Dubois: Dites-le avec des gags!) and a young (anti-weapons) Sioux brave (Derib's Yakari: Pengelana Malam or Yakari, Tome 30: Le marcheur de nuit).
- Cage of Eden (Eden no Ori) vol 2 of 20+ by Yamada Yoshinobu
- Ice Forest vol 11 of 12 by Saito Chiho
- Karakuri Circus vol 11 of 43 by Fujita Kazuhiro
- Pet Shop of Horrors vol 7 of 10 by Akino Matsuri
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- Robin: Katakan Dengan Lelucon (Robin Dubois: Dites-le avec des gags!) by Turk & De Groot
- Yakari: Pengelana Malam (Yakari, Tome 30: Le marcheur de nuit) by Derib
Featured ongoing series
Pet Shop of Horrors vol 7 of 10
By Akino Matsuri
In the middle of tracking down a missing baboon, Leon runs into a girl claiming to be Count D's sister. But for some strange reason, the sight of her sends Count D quailing.
What's the deal here? And what does “little sister” want with Count D? Find the answers in Pet Shop of Horrors volume 7.
Other 30 January 2013 snaps
In Ice Forest volume 11, Romain and Yukino come back with a new resolve, and take on the challenging roles of Tristan and Isolde, even as time fast runs out for Ikki.
In the similarly numbered Karakuri Circus, another assassin targets Masaru. The hired executioner this time, knife-specialist Wilma, hired by Masaru's sibs. Over in America, meanwhile, Narumi's bid to destroy the automata...
Still not enuf? Here are the other 30 January 2013 manga
Elex Media: C.M.B. 18 · Fairy Tail 15 · Kamunagara 3 · Q and A 4 · Illusionary Boy 4 · More a Flower than a Flower 6 · Doraemon 18
m&c!: My Sweet Kaicho 15 · Arashi & Doctor by Shiina Dai · Chibi Fairy! 5 · Shaolin Bronze Warrior Ru Fa Cai 1 by Jiu Ba Dao, Khoo Fuk-Long · SATALEX Urban Detective by ICCHI and IIP · Who: Stephen Hawking
Iamque opus exegi,
~niki DBA 30uɐlnɯɐnɥ (花木蘭03)
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