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Gunsmith Cats: Burst, Volume 1
Kenichi Sonoda - 2005
Regular American girls wiho own a gun shop, and might have dabbled in prostituion, respectively. And who happen to be a crack shot and an explosives expert, respectively. These might be odd skills for American girls, but these two happen to be Chicago’s top bounty hunters. Rally can shoot the trigger off a gun from a good distance, and May genrally wreaks havoc with explosions and cuteness. And together, with some very useful friends and associates, they make up the Gunsmith Cats. Burst finds our ladies back at work, back in action, and... back in trouble. Now presented in the favored Japanese, right-to-left fomat, Gunsmith Cats: Burst aims to please.
Lupin III, Vol. 1
Monkey Punch - 1967
Over the 35 years since the first installment of Lupin's exploits appeared in print in Japan, the franchise has spun off a total of 3 separate manga series (comprising dozens of volumes) and hundreds of animated TV episodes, theatrical features, and original video productions. Take a healthy dose of James Bond, add a splash of The Thomas Crown Affair, filter through the warped prism of Mad magazine... stir throughly... and multiply by about 12... the resulting cocktail might just begin to capture the irrepressible lunacy of Lupin III.
Mamoru Hosoda - 2009
Natsuki’s family, the Jinnouchi clan, dates back to the Muromachi era, and they’ve all come together to celebrate the 90th birthday of the spunky matriarch of the family, Sakae. That’s when Kenji discovers his “summer job” is to pretend to be Natsuki’s fiancé and dance with her at the birthday celebration. As Kenji attempts to keep up with Natsuki’s act around her family, he receives a strange math problem on his cell phone which, being a math genius, he can’t resist solving. As it turns out, the solution to the mysterious equation causes a hijacking of the social networking site through which most of the world's social and business traffic flows.
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!
Ral & Grad, Volume 1
Tsuneo Takano - 2007
With the castle walls collapsing and their doom within sight they are persuaded to let loose a boy who himself has a Shadow within him. Released from his black cell a teenager who has never laid eyes on the opposite sex, he meets his beloved teacher face to face and discovers there are differences between men and women, differences he deems worth fighting for!
Spirit Circle, Vol. 1
Satoshi Mizukami - 2012
Other than that, you might assume he’s a perfectly normal junior high school student. When new transfer student Kouko Ishigami comes to school, Fuuta falls head over heels in love with her. But while she wants nothing to do with him, the ghost that trails behind her is another story. Just when Fuuta thinks he may have won Kouko over, she catches a glimpse of the strange birthmark beneath the bandage on his cheek and denounces him as her mortal enemy.By the creator of Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer comes an all-new saga of spirit battles, mysterious curses, and reincarnations that span across ancient history and the far-flung future.
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!
Air Gear, Vol. 1
Oh! Great - 2003
He’s the toughest kid at Higashi Junior High School, easy on the eyes but dangerously tough when he needs to be. Plus, Itsuki lives with the mysterious and sexy Noyamano sisters. Life is never dull, but it becomes dangerous when Itsuki leads his school to victory over some vindictive Westside punks with gangster connections. Now he stands to lose his school, his friends, and everything he cares about. But in his darkest hour, the Noyamano girls come to Itsuki’s aid. They can teach him a powerful skill that will save their school from the gangsters’ siege–and introduce Itsuki to a thrilling and terrifying new world.
Sword Art Online: Phantom Bullet, Vol. 1
Reki Kawahara - 2014
Meanwhile, there's a new VRMMO game sweeping the world's gamers-Gun Gale Online. When a mysterious player wielding an item he calls the "Death Gun" claims to be responsible for real-world deaths, Kazuto is recruited to enter the game to investigate, bringing an end to his hard-won peace!
Durarara!! Saika Arc, Vol. 1
Akiyo Satorigi - 2012
Ikebukuro, Tokyo-a neighborhood where twisted love prowls!!A series of street slashings in Ikebukuro begins to connect total strangers:A teenage girl with no personality of her own; a beat writer for a third-rate tabloid; a teacher suspected of harassment; an informant based in Shinjuku...and a headless rider straddling a pitch-black motorcycle!!Meanwhile, the slasher continues to terrorize the night, all in search of..."him"!?