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Basara, Vol. 4 by Yumi Tamura
Planet Ladder, Volume 1
Yuri Narushima - 1998
But chaos returns when a mysterious boy tells her of her past as a princess from another world. With her guardian, Kaguya sets out on a journey from world to world to claim her birthright. Courted by some, hunted by others, her destiny is feared by all, for it is her fate to decide which worlds will rule and which shall die.
Not Lives Vol. 1
Wataru Karasuma - 2012
While planning his next project, Shigeru discovers a strange oddity among his stack of research materials—a game disc labeled NOT ALIVE. Absorbing into his body, the disc thrusts him into a strange parallel reality where he becomes the “Player” of a real life video game, one where he controls the mysterious and skilled Amamiya Kyouka as his new female avatar. With rules to learn, other players to combat, and an omniscient GM overseeing the process, will Shigeru’s gaming skills be enough to survive in this brave new digital world?
Sword Art Online: Girls' Ops, Vol. 1
Neko Nekobyou - 2014
The trio of Liz, Silica, and Leafa set out on a quest for a magical ring but immediately run into monsters tougher than they expected. A certain black-clothed swordsman comes to their rescue—but it's not Kirito?! It seems the "game of death" has had lingering emotional effects on everyone, and even the survivors bear scars. But the trio have gotten through tough times before, and they're not gonna let a buffed boss stand between them and their goal! Even if they succeed in finishing the quest, though, will they be able to heal the mysterious sword-wielder's broken heart...? Join Liz, Silica, and Leafa on a new adventure that's all their own!
Bokurano: Ours, Vol. 1
Mohiro Kitoh - 2004
Saving yourself is even harder. One summer, 15 kids innocently wander into a nearby seaside cave. There they meet a strange man who invites them to play an exciting new video game. Sounds like fun, right? This game, he explains, pits a lone giant robot against a horde of alien invaders. All they have to do is sign a simple little contract. The game stops being fun when the kids find out the true purpose of their deadly pact.
The Legend of Mother Sarah: Tunnel Town
Katsuhiro Otomo - 1990
After a terrorist attack, the colonists are forced into exile on the blighted planet below. In the confusion, a young mother is separated from her family and is flung into a bleak, uncertain future. But Sarah will not rest until she finds her children. Katsuhiro Otomo has explored the dark side of the psyche with Domu and the corruption that comes with absolute power in Akira. Now Otomo has set his sights on the enduring power of hope. Welcome to The Legend of Mother Sarah. This volume collects all eight issues this compelling series, one of the finest ever produced.
Gurren Lagann, Vol. 1
Kotaro Mori - 2007
Before he can give it a second thought Simon's dragged into a plot to break through to the surface by the local gang leader Kamina, only to have the ceiling come crashing down on top of them under the weight of a giant monster! It somehow falls onto the boisterous Kamina and cowardly Simon to defend their village, but once they defeat the monster what awaits the duo on the surface world? Get ready for buxom babes, beastmen, and giant mechs as only GAINAX can provide them!
Library Wars: Love & War, Vol. 1
Kiiro Yumi - 2008
The libraries vow to protect their collections, and with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves--the Library Forces!Iku Kasahara has dreamed of joining the Library Defense Force ever since one of its soldiers stepped in to protect her favorite book from being confiscated in a bookstore when she was younger. But now that she's finally a recruit, she's finding her dream job to be a bit of a nightmare. Especially since her hard-hearted drill instructor seems to have it in for her!
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Campus Apocalypse Volume 1
Ming Ming - 2008
But no one ever told Shinji about its secrets... or that he'd find his fellow students Kaworu, Rei, and Asuka out on the streets late at night — fighting with sword, spear, and whip against an enemy that looks very human, but who Kaworu insists are beings called the Angels...
Alice in Murderland, Vol. 1
Kaori Yuki - 2014
Now! Let the "Mad Tea Party" begin!The Kuonji clan, owner of one of the world's top conglomerates, has a tradition: Once a month, family members attend a "Mad Tea Party." But at the latest gathering, the nine Kuonji siblings in attendance are shocked to hear a pronouncement issue from the lips of their mother, Olga-"I'd like you children to now fight one another to the death!"As chaos erupts, Stella, the fourth daughter, loses all reason, and suddenly a whole new Stella, complete with blonde hair and blue dress, comes out to play-!!