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Nextworld, Vol. 1 by Osamu Tezuka
Gantz Omnibus Volume 2
Hiroya Oku - 2019
Shocking and explicitly adult, Gantz is not for the kids or the squeamish! Over 650 pages of carnage and craziness!Ordinary Tokyo citizens resurrected from death by a mysterious black orb, the Gantz team is conscripted to fight bizarre, deadly aliens in a game that promises release from the game . . . or oblivion. But the game's purpose is unclear, and the stakes are far greater than survival!
Dominion: Conflict 1
Masamune Shirow - 1997
Welcome to the future of vast bio-constructed cities with crime so severe that the cops drive tanks! For top tank-cop Leona Ozaki (and her trusty tank, Bonaparte), the day-to-day is a tall order already, but when the villainous and sexy (and super-powered androids!) Puma sisters become duly deputized officers of the law and are assigned to "help" Leona catch Urushi-Maru, "The Skyscraper Pirate," things are bound to get out of hand, especially in the midst of a full-on, tank-on-tank streetfight between Leona and a corrupt arms manufacturer bent on getting the city's police tank contract!
Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz
Kouichi Tokita - 1998
After the Gundam pilots defeated Treize, the leader of the shadow society OZ, the Earth Sphere seems on the verge of peace. The pilots long to forget the war, but one helr's claim to power will soon make peace a distant memory.
Trigun Maximum Omnibus, Volume 1
Yasuhiro Nightow - 2012
But the Stampede's many enemies have kept their motors running, and they're back on his trail and determined to bring Vash to ground - hard! And a new crowd of bounty hunters, badasses, and brain-cases are also looking to cash in the astronomical price on his head!Yasuhiro's Nightow's Trigun is a worldwide sensation, and Trigun Maximum Omnibus Volume 1 presents Nightow's signature Trigun series in value-priced editions of nearly 600 pages!Contains Trigun Maximum Volumes 1-3.
Dragon Drive, Volume 1
Ken-ichi Sakura - 2007
She takes him to a secret place where a virtual reality game called Dragon Drive is played. Reiji signs up, gets his own dragon, which ends up being the smallest and weakest in the game! Because of its tiny size Reiji names the dragon Chibi. Right after joining the game Reiji and Maiko are sent to battle a classmate who has as crush on Maiko named Daisuke. Reiji runs from the battle and just when it seems like he can't win his dragon does something impossible! It suddenly powers up and defeats the much larger dragon. Reiji wins and is suddenly addicted to this new exciting game.A staff member of the Dragon Drive virtual reality game named Agent L realizes that there is something incredible about Chibi's performance and invites Reiji and Maiko to a special training room. There she reveals the real purpose of the game is for players to bring out their dragon's true potential. Just then a strange girl riding a dragon appears and takes them to a fantastic magical world. It turns out it this world is in peril of being taken over by an evil group called RI-ON and the only thing that can possibly stop them in none other than Reiji's little dragon! Thus the adventure begins!
Saikano: The Last Love Song on This Little Planet, Vol. 01
Shin Takahashi - 2000
While Shuji and Chise keep trying to nurture their relationship, Chise continues to grow even more powerful as the Ultimate Weapon, and becomes increasingly torn between being a destructive fighting force and remaining an ordinary teenager. What do you do when the girl you love becomes a weapon of mass destruction?
Knights of the Zodiac, Vol. 1: The Knights of Athena
Masami Kurumada - 1986
It begins when they first earn their armor and slowly learn the secrets and responsibilities of being Bronze Saints. Their first battle pits them against the Gold Saints (who represent the 12 major signs of the western zodiac) and the evil Regent that has taken over Athena's Sanctuary. Their second battle is against the Marine Generals (who represent the seven great oceans of the world) of Poseidon, and their final battle is in Hell against the Specters of Hades.
The Drifting Classroom: Perfect Edition, Vol. 1
Kazuo Umezz - 2019
Out of nowhere, an entire school vanishes, leaving nothing but a hole in the ground. While parents mourn and authorities investigate, the students and teachers find themselves not dead but stranded in a terrifying wasteland where they must fight to survive.
Sgt. Frog, Vol. 1
Mine Yoshizaki - 1999
He is also a frog. After his ship crash-lands in the planet earth, he takes shelter in the Hinata household, but the two kids, Fuyuki and Natsume, find him and take away his alien weapons. When his people discover that the Pokopenians are aware of him, Keroro is abandoned - left to fend for himself in this hostile world. But he's not alone - four other pre-invasion agents were are also lurking on Earth. It's invasion of the weird in this wacky comedy hit!Close Encounters of the Green Kind! Sgt. Keroro, commanding officer of Planet Keron's invasion force, has a problem. After blowing his cover and losing his top-secret weapon, the frog-like alien has been cut off from his homeworld. To make matters worse, he's lost communications with the rest of his platoon. Now he has taken cover in the Hinata family household, where in exchange for doing his share of the chores, he gets his own room from which to secretly devise new plans for world domination!
Haikyū!! #0 one shot
Haruichi Furudate - 2011
This later successfully became a series. In the early April of 2011, the Karasuno High School Volleyball Team was famous for its practices in matches. One day, a boy named Shōyō Hinata wants to be part of the team as its ace. Hinata is vertically challenged and the team has poor teamwork, but will they be able to beat the private school, Hanagata Academy, who challenged them to a practice match?
Akira 35th Anniversary Box Set
Katsuhiro Otomo - 1982
In 1988, the manga was adapted into what was at the time the most expensive animated film ever made, which brought Akira's influence out of the manga world and onto the global stage. Today, it remains a touchstone for artists, writers, filmmakers, and fans, retaining all the brutal impact and narrative intensity it had when Otomo first unleashed it onto the world.