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Rin-Ne 11 by Rumiko Takahashi
Buso Renkin, Vol. 1
Nobuhiro Watsuki - 2004
monster sword fight! Buso Renkin is the story of teenager Kazuki Muto, who dies trying to save a girl who was being attacked by an eerie monster. The next morning, however, Kazuki is left wondering whether it was all a dream. Lo and behold, the girl, the monster, and his death are all real! The girl, Tokiko Tsumura, was actually trying to slay the homunculus (a beast that can take the form of humans, and whose main source of food is people), but Kazuki got in her way. To revive Kazuki, Tokiko replaces his heart with a "kakugane," an alchemic device that allows him to summon a lance with which to fight the monsters. It turns out that Tokiko is a member of the Alchemist Warriors, an organization sworn to protect the world from the diabolical creatures. Soon, Kazuki joins Tokiko in her quest to terminate the sinister being that creates and controls the homunculus.Talk about being at the wrong place at the wrong time! High school student Kazuki Muto had no clue what he was in for when he rescued damsel in distress Tokiko from a monster known as a "homunculus." Disguised as humans--who actually eat humans--homunculi are malevolent creatures that affix themselves to people's brains, and once fully grown, the only thing that can annihilate them is a weapon called Buso Renkin !Follow the adventures of Kazuki after he discovers that it was actually Tokiko who saved his life by implanting a kakugane--an alchemical device that transforms into a buso renkin--to replace his heart!
Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs, Vol. 1
Tadahiro Miura - 2016
If Kogarashi can use his spirit abilities to banish the ghost that haunts the inn, he can even live there rent-free! But when the ghost, a beautiful teenage girl named Yuuna, appears before him, Kogarashi takes pity on her and is suddenly not so sure about the exorcism. Will he help save Yuuna from becoming an evil spirit? And what supernatural secrets do the other boarders hold?
Today's Cerberus, Vol. 1
Ato Sakurai - 2014
Now a teenager, he finds himself unable to enjoy anything, but the three-headed dog is back in human form -- or more accurately forms -- to fix all that!Turns out that the three heads of the mythical guardian to the gates of the underworld are actually unique individuals, and each a pretty young girl at that! With his new roommate(s) leading the charge, can Chiaki experience the happiness that has so long eluded him?
In/Spectre, Vol. 1
Chashiba Katase - 2015
When she was a child, she was kidnapped by spiritscalled yokai, and returned missing one leg and one eye. Since then, she has been able to communicate with otherworldlyforces, both benevolent and dangerous. Kotoko is alone in her power until she learns that the crush she's watched from afar, Kur, has had his own encounter with yokai! As if being touched by the supernatural wasn't enough, Kur 's personal life is also in shambles. With their shared experiences and understanding, Kotoko and Kur form a partnership to deal with mysteries, from ancient demons to the ghost of an idol. But for a girl who's used to dealing with spirits, winning love might prove to be the bigger challenge!
My Monster Secret Vol. 1
Eiji Masuda - 2013
When Asashi falls in love with the enigmatic Shiragami Youko from his class, he decides to confess to her before she, and everyone else, can read his feelings like an open book. There’s just one problem–Asashi stumbles upon her secret, and it’s a lot bigger than his! Youko is, in fact, a vampire, and if the school finds out, she’ll disappear from his life forever.
Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 1
Julietta Suzuki - 2008
So when a man she's just saved from a dog offers her his home, she jumps at the opportunity. But it turns out that his place is a shrine, and Nanami has unwillingly taken over his job as a local deity!Nanami has all kinds of new responsabilities she doesn't understand, dangers she's unaware of, and a cranky ex-familiar who's... actually pretty hot. What's a new-fledged godling to do?Reads R to L (Japanese Style).For T audiences.
Twin Star Exorcists: Onmyoji, Vol. 1
Yoshiaki Sukeno - 2013
The pair are dubbed the "Twin Star Exorcists" and learn they are fated to marry...Can Rokuro escape both fates?When Rokuro's best friend Ryogo goes missing, Rokuro is forced to ask Benio for help to enter Magano, the realm of the evil Kegare, to rescue him!
My Pathetic Vampire Life Vol. 1
Rose Ishikawa - 2014
To make matters worse, being a vampire means he's weak during the day, and he's too grumpy to be popular with girls, so in every one of these freshman years, Koide inevitably winds up at the bottom of the social ladder. But somehow this year - his 134th - he winds up friends with a bunch of popular bros. Could this be the year that Koide actually, finally get to enjoy high school? Sink your teeth into the daily misadventures of a reluctant vampire.
Nabari No Ou, Vol. 1
Yuhki Kamatani - 2004
But his quiet existence is shattered when the Grey Wolves of Iga, a powerful ninja clan, attempt to kidnap him in broad daylight. Only then does Miharu discover that the ultimate power of the hidden ninja realm — a power that can do both great good and great harm — is sealed within his body. As battles erupt among rival ninja clans seeking to control him, Miharu must overcome his apathy and learn the ways of the ninja if he wants any shot at survival!
Psycho Busters 1
Akinari Nao - 2007
This could be any boy’s dream come true, but there’s something strange afoot. It turns out that the girl is on the run from a shadowy government organization intent on using her psychic abilities for its own nefarious ends. But why does she need Kakeru’s help? Could it be that he has secret powers, too?
Fruits Basket Ultimate Edition Volume 1
Natsuki Takaya - 2007
Now her ordinary high school life is turned upside down as she's introduced to the Sohma's world of magical curses and family secrets. Discover for yourself the Secret of the Zodiac and find out why Fruits Basket has won the hearts of readers the world over!
Arina Tanemura - 2008
She works for PSI, a secret government agency that fights aliens. She’s in love with her partner Giniro, but PSI won’t allow operatives to get involved. Just when Kisaki thinks she may be getting closer to Giniro, she finds out she is to be transferred to California!
That Wolf-Boy is Mine!, Vol. 1
Yoko Nogiri - 2015
But on her first day of school, the school heartthrob Yū Ōgami blurts out, "You smell good!" Despite the hijinks, Komugi tries to adjust to her new school, but it’s not long before she stumbles across Yū dozing off under a tree. When she attempts to wake him up, he transformed…into a wolf?! It turns out that Yū is one of many other eccentric boys in her class year–and she’s the only one who knows their secret…!