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Junk: Record of the Last Hero: Volume 1 by Kia Asamiya
The Unpaid Intern
Patrick Hurd - 2015
But unknown to her, the program was on its last leg, and a working sample needed to be shown soon or the funding would dry-up. So the head of the program did what any mad scientist would do in such a situation… used his unpaid intern, Katie, as his guinea pig; tricking her into unknowingly ingesting several mass-producing, self-sufficient, self-powering nanites. After successfully forming a physical and psychological bond with the nanites, and becoming the corporation’s most valuable asset, Katie found herself the subject of brutal, inhuman testing. But now, to escape, Katie will have to rely on the nanites’ vast database of knowledge and uncanny adaptive abilities, along with the advanced strength and speed gifted her by their inclusion into her system.
My Hero Academia, Vol. 1
Kohei Horikoshi - 2014
With no chance of ever getting into the prestigious U.A. High School for budding heroes, his life is looking more and more like a dead end. Then an encounter with All Might, the greatest hero of them all, gives him a chance to change his destiny…
Gantz Omnibus Volume 4
Hiroya Oku - 2019
Visually spectacular, shockingly violent, and singularly horrifying, Gantz is a relentless fever dream of consummate skill and fiendish imagination. This value-priced omnibus collection features 680 pages of havoc and horror!Kei Kurono's work as a Gantz alien fighter is a hellish nightmare, but his life as a high-school student is looking up, with a new ladylove opening his heart. But when his beloved is threatened by a Gantz-obsessed schoolmate on a shooting rampage, Kei must face the murderous student without his Gantz suit for protection!Collects Gantz individual volumes 10, 11, and 12.
MegaMan NT Warrior, Vol. 6
Ryo Takamisaki - 2005
But living in cyberspace isn't always fun and games. High-tech crimes and pesky viruses are always a big problem for the authorities. Thank gookness for MegaMan and his NetOperator, Lan Hikari. Together, they do their best to keep their hometown safe from being permanently deleted.But now a strange and dark aura has surrounded all of DenTech City. The Dark Forces have arrived and they're making a bid to destroy the brick-and-mortar megalopolis. Just when things look their worst, MegaMan suddenly and unexplainably appears. What the heck is going on?! Everyone knows the Net Warrior can't exist in the real world. Has MegaMan's network transmission gone completely phooey?
Ajin: Demi-Human, Vol. 1
Gamon Sakurai - 2013
Instead, he may be a mysterious, almost immortal being, granted not only the powers of rejuvenation, but the abilities to see supernatural beings. Scared, he runs away, and is aided in his escape from society by his friend. Unfortunately for Kei, the manhunt is on and he will soon be caught within a conflict between mankind and others like him as they prepare to fight a new war based on terror.
Gunslinger Girl Omnibus 3
Yu Aida - 2011
Petrushka is given an impossible trial-by-fire mission, together with her handler Alessandro, to prevent an assassination attempt. How can she prove she's got what it takes when she may not even survive her very first mission?
Angelic Layer, Vol. 1
CLAMP - 1999
Twelve-year-old Misaki just discovered Angelic Layer, and she's already captivated by the game. But building a winning Angel takes money and experience, and Misaki's short on both counts. With the help of a crazy scientist and a very special Angel of her own, she'll give it her all to win the Angelic Layer crown.
Mobile Suit Gundam: THE ORIGIN, Volume 1: Activation
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko - 2013
The experimental RX-78 Gundam mobile suit is scheduled to be transported to Federation command in Jaburo, deep within the Brazilian jungles. Unfortunatley, before the transporter would arrive, the Federation would come under attack from Zeon. With few resources available against the Zeon's most mobile mechs, Federation forces strike back using their new weapon, the mobile suit Gundam.Caught in the crossfire is a young teen named Amuro Ray. Not willing to see innocent people die like this, Amuro crawls into the cockpit of the closest machine around him. Whether it be a tank, jeep or jet, he was going to use it to help stop this slaughter. And what he happened to slide into was another Gundam. Having never operated a machine like this, what are the chances he can do anything to repel an experienced squad of mech-piloting invaders? Volume 1 includes an essay from Hideaki Anno, director of the hit anime Neon Genesis Evengelion.Color pages from Yas. And an essay from Kadokawa Publishing Executive Shinichiro Inoue.
Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga, Vol. 2
Jiro Kuwata - 2015
Nearly fifty years after it was originally published in Japan, the famed Batman manga is now fully translated and available to English-speaking readers in its entirety for the first time! Dive into these beautiful, timeless stories written and illustrated by the legendary manga creator Jiro Kuwata.
Avengers: The Avengers Assemble
Thomas Macri - 1969
are faced with a foe no single person can defeat. So Fury sets out to bring together Earth's Mightiest Heroes and form the Avengers! Join Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye as they battle the Asgardian trickster known as Loki, who plans to unleash a dangerous and powerful force upon the Earth. If Loki succeeds, the world as we know it will change forever-for the worse. Can the Avengers work together and rescue mankind from this vile villain's cruel grip? Or will Loki disassemble this new team and become ruler of Earth?
Kieli, Vol. 1
Yukako Kabei - 2006
It's an odd ability for a 14-year-old girl, and it makes her a bit of an outcast at her boarding school. Her only friend, in fact, is the (semi-) departed spirit of a girl who used to inhabit her room. That is until the two encounter a young man who appears to share Kieli's "gift." It doesn't take long to discover, though, Harvey is an altogether different sort of creature - one of the infamous Undying, the reanimated corpse of a dead soldier. Could it be that in this cursed fellow Kieli has finally found a kindred spirit? Throwing in her lot with this strange, soulless man and his possessed radio, she means to find out...
Zombie Powder: The Man With the Black Hand
Tite Kubo - 2000
Soon, Elwood is caught up in Gamma's quest for the most precious objects in the world, the Rings that might give new life to Elwood's sister...or make Gamma even harder to kill than he is already. But to get eternal life, they'll have to put their own lives on the line...and look down the barrel of the gun of the only man who is Gamma's equal...