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KODANSHA COMICS

AGAIN GN #9

(W) Mitsurou Kubo (A) Mitsurou Kubo (CA) Mitsurou Kubo

Kinichiro isn't even that bad. It's just that on the first day of high school, his narrow eyes made him look shifty, so people assumed he was trouble. Now it's graduation, and he's looking back on three years with no friends. He never even joined a club. But after a bloody collision and an accidental fall, he wakes up a high school freshman, with the chance to try it all over... again!

$12.99 €12.34

ATTACK ON TITAN BEFORE THE FALL GN #16

(W) Hajime Isayama (A) Satoshi Shiki

From Kodansha Comics. The prequel to the number one bestselling Attack on Titan continues! "Keep Your Friends Close": As the days dwindle before the Survey Corps' last chance at an expedition, the need to train with their new equipment for fighting the Titans is more pressing than ever. But when an accident during training is revealed to be a work of sabotage, it sends shockwaves through the camp. Who is trying to ruin humanity's best chance at stopping the Titans, and why?!

$10.99 €10.44

ATTACK ON TITAN SEASON THREE BOX SET #2

(W) Isayama Hajime (A) Isayama Hajime (CA) Isayama Hajime

Continue your journey outside the walls with the manga that inspired the second half of season 3 of the hit anime Attack on Titan! Includes five books (Vols. 18-22), plus an exclusive book of Attack on Titan short stories never published in English! The Survey Corps has overthrown the Royal Government and swept away the tyranny of the king. The next step: Move to retake Wall Maria, with the help of a newly-discovered metallic ore and Eren's miraculous Titan hardening powers. But as humanity pulls together, its enemies also unite beyond the Walls; now that the Beast Titan has joined Reiner and Bertolt, what havoc will they wreak?

$54.95 €52.20

BOARDING SCHOOL JULIET GN #6

(W) Yousuke Kaneda (A) Yousuke Kaneda (CA) Yousuke Kaneda

On the fair island campus of Dahlia, the student body is split into two rival dorms: The Black Dog House of the eastern nation of Touwa, and the White Cats House of the West. Despite his doting childhood friend and a loyal posse, the first-year leader of the Black Dogs, Romeo Inuzuka, has one big teenage problem: He has a crush on Juliet Persia, the first-year leader of the White Cats! With her own brainiac right-hand man and a powerful crew behind her, the cutthroat Juliet thinks she has no time for misadventures with a hopeless romantic like Romeo. When Romeo meets Juliet one fateful twilight, he thinks he has a shot at love... but is this secret affair really worth dying for?

$10.99 €10.44

CARDCAPTOR SAKURA COLL ED HC #1 (OF 9)

(W) Clamp (A) Clamp (CA) Clamp

Cardcaptor Sakura is one of the all-time classics of the magical girl genre, and the Collector's Edition will be the definitive version of the story, for both long-time fans and readers new to the story. The adventures of the plucky Sakura Kinomoto are as adorably thrilling as ever, as she tracks down the magical Clow Cards and plunges headlong into a world of sorcery beyond anything she could've imagined. Each of the 9 volumes will come with a Clow Card insert; when assembled, all 9 cards form an extra-large illustration. With its new cover art and translation edit, this will be the absolute definitive edition of this shojo classic.

$29.99 €28.49

EDENS ZERO GN #3

(W) Hiro Mashima (A) Hiro Mashima (CA) Hiro Mashima

A young boy gazes up at the sky and sees a streaming bolt of light. The friendly, armor-clad being at his side tells him gently, "That's a dragon." The fact that he's joking isn't important. What's important is the look of wonder on the boy's face... and the galaxy-spanning adventure that's about to take place! Join Hiro Mashima (Fairy Tail, Rave Master) once more as he takes to the stars for another thrilling saga!

$10.99 €10.44

FIRE FORCE GN #16

(W) Atsushi Ohkubo (A) Atsushi Ohkubo (CA) Atsushi Ohkubo

The city of Tokyo is in the grip of a reign of terror! Possessed by demons, people have begun to burst into flame, leading to the establishment of a special firefighting team: the Pyrofighters, ready to roll on a moment's notice to fight spontaneous combustion anywhere it might break out. But the team is about to get a very unique addition: Shinra, a boy who possesses the unique power to run at the speed of a rocket, leaving behind the famous "devil's footprints" (and destroying his shoes in the process). Can the Pyrofighters discover the source of this strange phenomenon and put a stop to it? Or will the city burn to ashes first?

$10.99 €10.44

GHOST IN SHELL DLX RTL HC ED #1

(W) Shirow Masamune (A) Shirow Masamune (CA) Shirow Masamune

This deluxe edition will mark the first time the book has been published in its original Japanese right-to-left format in English. Supervised by the creator, this will be the definitive edition of The Ghost in the Shell. Deep into the twenty-first century, the line between man and machine has been blurred as humans rely on the enhancement of mechanical implants and robots are upgraded with human tissue. In this rapidly converging landscape, cyborg superagent Major Motoko Kusanagi is charged to track down the craftiest and most dangerous terrorists and cybercriminals, including "ghost hackers" who are capable of exploiting the human/machine interface and reprogramming humans to become puppets to carry out the hackers' criminal ends.

$29.99 €28.49

HAPPINESS GN #9

(W) Shuzo Oshimi (A) Shuzo Oshimi (CA) Shuzo Oshimi

The biggest loser in high school goes out one night to return a DVD and gets attacked by a blood-sucking woman. She asks if he wants to die or live. He chooses to live... but he's back in school he finds himself craving blood. When his desire becomes unbearable, and realizes he has climbed onto a female classmate and is trying to bite her neck. He stops himself, but she hugs him close. She asks, "Did you really want me that much?"

$12.99 €12.34

MAGATSUKI GN #10

VOL 11-13

(W) Hoshino Taguchi (A) Hoshino Taguchi (CA) Hoshino Taguchi

What would you do if you were suddenly tied to an ancient god... who looked like a teenage girl? Yasuke, 15 years old, is about to build up the courage to confess his love to his childhood friend Akari, who's fallen for him, too. There's just one problem: Yasuke's family lives in a Japanese shrine, and when he breaks the shrine's sacred mirror, it triggers a curse, releasing the cute and well-endowed goddess of misfortune, Orihime, into the real world! Now Yasuke can't ever be out of Orihime's sight - if he gets too far away, he dies, and can only be brought back to life with a quick kiss from Orihime!

$24.99 €23.74

MISSIONS OF LOVE GN #17

(W) Ema Toyama (A) Ema Toyama (CA) Ema Toyama

In school, Yukina is a cold and distant girl, while Shigure appears to be a perfect, good-looking guy. But the two of them have a secret, and their extraordinary "love" is about to start! Yukina, under the pen name 'Yupina,' is actually a popular cell phone novelist. When she discovers Shigure's devious womanizing ways, she blackmails him to complete daring 'missions of love' for her to write about. Will these missions give them an opportunity to fall in love with each other?

$10.99 €10.44

NORAGAMI STRAY GOD GN #20

(W) Adachitoka (A) Adachitoka (CA) Adachitoka

Yato is a homeless god. He doesn't even have a shrine, not to mention worshippers! So to achieve his ambitious goals, he's set up a service to help those in need (for a small fee), hoping he'll eventually raise enough money to build himself the lavish temple of his dreams. Of course, he can't afford to be picky, so Yato accepts all kinds of jobs, from finding lost kittens to helping a student overcome bullies at school.

$10.99 €10.44

O MAIDENS IN YOUR SAVAGE SEASON GN #2

(W) Mari Okada (A) Nao Emoto (CA) Nao Emoto

Kazusa was a quiet middle schooler, but she arrived in high school determined to make friends. So (as a huge Harry Potter fan) she decides to join the literature club. When one of the club's icebreakers is "say one thing you want to do before you die," one of the girls blurts out "sex." The prudish club president, the class beauty, and the other nerdy girls' reactions are wildly different. Far from a typical sex comedy, O Maidens in Your Savage Season depicts how these girls challenge and support one another when that word pushes them onto a variety of clumsy, funny, painful, and emotional paths towards adulthood.

$12.99 €12.34

PRINCESS JELLYFISH BOX SET

(W) Akiko Higashimura (A) Akiko Higashimura (CA) Akiko Higashimura

The complete hit manga about geek girls in Tokyo, in a premium collector's box set with exclusive bonus item! Tsukimi Kurashita moves into the Amamizukan to take refuge with other geek girls. But real life has a way of crashing in, even when you're hiding among socially-inept manga artists, history buffs, and doll fanatics. This massive box set includes all nine volumes of the Princess Jellyfish manga, including a full-color illustration gallery, author interviews, extensive cultural annotations, and a look inside the creator's studio.

$179.91 €170.91

SAILOR MOON ETERNAL ED #5

(W) Naoko Takeuchi (A) Naoko Takeuchi (CA) Naoko Takeuchi

The guardians in sailor suits return in this definitive edition of the greatest magical girl manga of all time! Features all-new cover illustrations by creator Naoko Takeuchi, a glittering holographic coating, an extra-large size, premium paper, French flaps, and a newly-revised translation! 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!

$27.99 €26.59

THAT TIME I GOT REINCARNATED AS A SLIME GN #10

(W) Fuse (A) Taiki Kawakami (CA) Taiki Kawakami

As players of Monster Hunter and Dungeons & Dragons know, the slime is not exactly the king of the fantasy monsters. So when a 37-year-old Tokyo salaryman dies and wakes up in a world of elves and magic, he's a little disappointed to find he's become a blind, boneless slime monster. But there are chances for even a slime to become a hero...

$12.99 €12.34

TOKYO TARAREBA GIRLS GN #7 (OF 9)

(W) Akiko Higashimura (A) Akiko Higashimura (CA) Akiko Higashimura

"I spent all my time wondering 'What if?' Then one day I woke up and I was 33." Rinko has hustled her whole life, but one day she wakes up and finds herself a writer of a cheap online soap opera with only two friends (with whom she goes drinking most nights). In a booze-fueled delusion, she swears to get married by the time the Tokyo Olympics roll around in 2020, but it's not going to be a straight line... and there won't be any fairy tale endings!

$12.99 €12.34

WITCH HAT ATELIER GN #2

(W) Karmome Shirahama (A) Karmome Shirahama (CA) Karmome Shirahama

In a world where everyone takes wonders like magic spells and dragons for granted, Coco is a girl with a simple dream: She wants to be a witch. But everybody knows magicians are born, not made, and Coco was not born with the gift for magic. She's resigned to her un-magical life, until a traveling magician passes through her village, and Coco learns what what everybody "knows" might not be the truth. Reminiscent of Studio Ghibli, this lushly-drawn story was voted one of the top 10 manga of the year in 2018 by the Japanese manga industry.

$12.99 €12.34