Hey all, I got a new e-reader specifically for reading MANGA. I'm looking for recommendations for new books! I have a lot of them on kindle so I would rather not repurchase old books. I have all of the Witch Hat Atelier books, Fullmetal, and Scott Pilgrim.
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The Girl From the Other Side
by NagabeIn a land far away, there were two kingdoms: the Outside, where twisted beasts roamed that could curse with a touch, and the Inside, where humans lived in safety and peace. The girl and the beast should never have met, but when they do, a quiet fairytale begins. This is a story of two people--one human, one inhuman--who linger in the hazy twilight that separates night from day.
The Wize Wize Beasts of the Wizarding Wizdoms
by NagabeDeep in the forest lies a mysterious school of magic: Wizdoms, an institution attended by beastmen of all kinds. These studious fantasy creatures have come to live, learn, and perhaps even fall in love in this enchanting space. In this collection of BL stories by master mangaka Nagabe, follow the beauty and surprising humor of magical beasts with human hearts.
Land of the Lustrous 1
by Haruko IchikawaAn elegant new action manga, Land of the Lustrous is set in a far future Earth, where humanity's distant descendants live on in a small group of sexless crystalline beings who must fight off an invasion from the Moon. The young gem Phosphorite can't seem to do anything right. "Phos" has nothing but a big mouth and guts. Cinnabar, a classmate, is a loner, shunned by the other gems because of the toxins emitted from their body. But when they get together, they will learn that they both have an essential role to play in the fight against the Moonfolk, who are intent on coming to Earth to abduct the gem folk and destroy their world. A beautifully-drawn new action manga from Haruko Ichikawa, winner of the Osamu Tezuka Cultural Prize.
Die Wergelder 1
by Hiroaki SamuraWergelder: In Germanic law, the money paid by a murderer or his family to the victim's family in atonement. A mysterious deal goes down on a remote island known as a red light pleasure district. An insane fight between a blonde sniper and an assassin in a Chinese dress brings up questions about who the players are in this deal.
by Haruko Kumota
Sailor Moon 1
by Naoko TakeuchiA new edition of the Sailor Moon manga, for a new generation of fans! Featuring the updated translation and high page count of the Sailor Moon Eternal Edition in a more affordable, portable edition, perfect to go wherever you or the magical guardian in your life want to take it. Teenager Usagi is not the best athlete, she's never gotten good grades, and, well, she's a bit of a crybaby. But when she meets a talking cat, she begins a journey that will teach her she has a well of great strength just beneath the surface and the heart to inspire and stand up for her friends as Sailor Moon! The original Sailor Moon in a new, affordable edition.
Ascendance of a Bookworm
by Miya KazukiFollowing a disastrous encounter with a noble, Myne finally resolves to say goodbye to her family and friends in the lower city, changing her name to “Rozemyne” and beginning her new life as the adopted daughter of Ehrenfest’s archduke. However, her days as an archnoble in noble society are brutal, as she is put through rigorous etiquette and magic training on top of her duties as High Bishop and forewoman. It all proves too much for a weak little seven-year-old girl... Or it would have, had the High Priest not offered her the keys to the temple’s book room as a reward. If she could get her hands on those, she’d be able to read all sorts of precious books! Her name may have changed, but Rozemyne’s passion for books remains the same as she charges into a whole new world! The detailed setting expands as the printing industry grows in size. Here begins Part 3 of this bibliofantasy for book lovers everywhere!
Drifting Dragons 1
by Taku KuwabaraTake to the skies with the scrappy crew of the airship Quin Zaza, as they hunt the fantastical giants that rule the skies of their world... dragons! The daily routine aboard an airborne draking vessel springs to vivid life in this exquisitely crafted tale in the tradition of the lush, transporting fantasy of Hayao Miyazaki. Part travelogue, part imaginary cookbook, and part otherworldly slice of life, Drifting Dragons tells the stories of the Quin Zaza and the colourful band of misfits that makes up her crew.
My Next Life as a Villainess
by Satoru YamaguchiDespite being reborn into the role of the villainess from an otome game, Katarina has successfully graduated from the Academy of Magic and overcome all of the Catastrophic Bad Ends that awaited her. Now she's working at the Magical Ministry with her friends and her reliable and adorable Dark Familiar, Pochi, at her side! Surely there can be nothing but happy days ahead. Not so fast! Turns out there's a sequel to Fortune Lover, and it takes place at the Ministry! If Katarina returns in the game, does that mean that she could face even worse fates than before?! After already meeting one character from the sequel, Dewey the boy genius, Katarina now has to make sure that she doesn't run afoul of Cyrus, the stoic anti-ladies'-man. And if that wasn't enough to deal with, she now has to search for an ancient magical contract! Join Katarina once more in the seventh volume of the popular romantic/catastrophic comedy!
Forget Me Not
by Ellie TerryAstronomy-loving Calliope June has Tourette syndrome, so she sometimes makes faces or noises that she doesn't mean to make. When she and her mother move yet again, she tries to hide her TS. But it isn't long before the kids at her new school realize she's different. Only Calliope's neighbor, who is also the popular student body president, sees her as she truly is--an interesting person and a good friend. But is he brave enough to take their friendship public? As Calliope navigates school, she must also face her mother's new relationship and the fact that they might be moving--again--just as she starts to make friends and finally accept her differences. Ellie Terry's affecting debut will speak to a wide audience about being true to oneself.
by Kel McDonaldDennis Culver delivers seaside high jinks in _Davey Jones and the Mystery of the Monocle Men_, Justin Aclin and Nicol��s Daniel Selma's _S.H.O.O.T. First_ is back in action against secular threats, Kel McDonald takes you on a balloon ride in _Across the Channel_, and Mike Baron and Steve Rude complete their long-running _Nexus_ story "Into the Past"! * Plus, new installments of _Cruel Biology_, _Mister X_, _Integer City_, _The Deleted_, _Miss Cranbourne_, and _Mr. Monster_! "Dark Horse's prestigious anthology series . . . showcases emerging talent alongside some of the greatest writers, artists and cartoonists comics has to offer, as well as promising new and underground talents."ComicsAlliance "Comics' best kept secret trove of great comics."Comic Book Resources