PREVIEWS: APR19

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ARIFURETA FROM COMMONPLACE LIGHT NOVEL #6

(W) Ryo Shirakome (A) Takaya-ki (CA) Takaya-ki

Seventeen-year-old Hajime Nagumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a fantasy world! They're treated like heroes and tasked with the duty of saving the human race from utter extinction. But what should have been any otaku's paradise quickly turns into Hajime's nightmare. While the rest of his class are blessed with godlike powers, Hajime's job, Synergist, only has a single transmutation skill. Ridiculed and bullied by his classmates for being weak, he soon finds himself in despair. Will he be able to survive in this dangerous world of monsters and demons with only a glorified blacksmith's level of strength?

$14.99 €14.24

BRIDE & EXORCIST KNIGHT GN #4

(W) Keiko Ishihara (A) Keiko Ishihara (CA) Keiko Ishihara

Demons have been attracted to Anne her entire life. At age seventeen, she learns that a demon lord wants to marry her and literally drag her into hell! Luckily, she's got a talented young exorcist to keep her safe from the powerful fiend. There's just one issue: the brash exorcist is in love with her, too.

$12.99 €12.34

CERTAIN SCIENTIFIC RAILGUN ASTRAL BUDDY GN #2

(W) Kazuma Kamachi (A) Yasuhito Nogi (CA) Yasuhito Nogi

A particular young woman who attends Tokiwadai Middle School has been quietly participating in the events of A Certain Scientific Railgun. Her time in the background is over; this is her story. Welcome to a world where mysticism and science collide, and supernatural powers are derived from either science or religion. At the heart of this world is Academy City, an advanced metropolis whose population is comprised mostly of students. The majority of students are enrolled in the city's "Power Curriculum Program," where they must learn to master their latent psychic powers.

$12.99 €12.34

CITRUS GN #10

(W) Saburouta (A) Saburouta (CA) Saburouta

Yuzuko Aihara, a high school girl whose main interests are fashion, friends, and having fun, is about to get a reality check. Due to her mom's remarriage, Yuzu has transferred to a new, all-girls school that is extremely strict. Her real education is about to begin. From day one, happy-go-lucky Yuzu makes enemies, namely the beautiful yet stern Student Council President Mei. So what happens when a dejected Yuzu returns home and discovers the shock of her life: that Mei is actually her new step-sister who has come to live with her? Even more surprising, when Mei catches Yuzu off guard and kisses her out of the blue, what does it all mean?

$13.99 €13.29

D FRAG GN #13

(W) Tomoya Haruno (A) Tomoya Haruno (CA) Tomoya Haruno

Kazama Kenji thinks he's a delinquent. He's got the look, the style and the attitude to match-he even has a second-rate entourage of sorts. Deep down, however, Kazama is a goodhearted kid who finds himself and his loyal gang in over their heads when they stumble upon the Game Creation Club. The club's formidable members, Chitose, Sakura, Minami, and Roka, are four girls whom he might actually be attracted to if they weren't so freaking weird. Can Kazama resist the girls' bizarre charms and return to some semblance of a normal, everyday life... or is it "game over" for our hapless hero?

$12.99 €12.34

DREAMIN SUN GN #9

(W) Ichigo Takano (A) Ichigo Takano (CA) Ichigo Takano

Shimana Kameko lives in a home where she feels she doesn't belong. Her mother is dead, her father has remarried, and her six-month-old baby brother takes up everyone's attention. Kameko skips school and runs away to a nearby park where she literally stumbles over a mysterious man in a kimono. The stranger, Fujiwara Taiga, offers Kameko a place to stay-on three conditions. The first condition is that Kameko tell him why she ran away from home. The second is that she fetch the stranger's lost apartment key (he is locked out!). The third condition is... to have a dream. Kameko meets the conditions, moves in, and begins a journey of romance and self-discovery.

$12.99 €12.34

FAIRY TALE BATTLE ROYALE GN #3

(W) Soraho Ina (A) Soraho Ina (CA) Soraho Ina

Kuninaka Aoba is the target of bullies at school and wishes for nothing more than to be on good terms with her classmates. Her wish is granted, but at what cost? Suddenly, she's thrust down a rabbit hole, into a strangely familiar world from children's stories, only this version comes with a dark and gruesome twist. It's kill or be killed, in a fairy tale fight to the finish!

$12.99 €12.34

GRIMGAR OF FANTASY & ASH LIGHT NOVEL #10

(W) Ao Jyumonji (A) Eiri Shirai (CA) Eiri Shirai

Haruhiro awakens to darkness and amnesia, among a group of strangers who can only remember their own names. When they make it into the light, they discover Grimgar, a fantasy world that's like something out of an RPG game. Without apparent skills or knowledge of their surroundings, Haruhiro and his newfound friends band together to form an adventuring party. Only by cooperating, using their wits, and learning new skills can they hope to survive in this dangerous land of monsters and magic.

$13.99 €13.29

HARUKANA RECEIVE GN #4

(W) Kei Murayama (A) Kei Murayama (CA) Kei Murayama

When high schooler Haruka moves to Okinawa, she finds herself enamored with the beach right outside her front door and resolves to form a volleyball team with her cousin, Kanata. However, because she's so short, Kanata gave up on volleyball ages ago. Can Haruka get her to take up the sport again in time for the junior tournament?

$12.99 €12.34

HIMOUTO UMARI CHAN GN #6

(W) Sankaku Head (A) Sankaku Head (CA) Sankaku Head

In public, Umaru Doma appears to be the perfect high school student: hard-working, refined, and totally responsible. But the minute she gets home to her older brother Taihei - and dons her famous hamster hoodie - she devolves into the ultimate bratty little sister! She's happy to roll around all day in an otaku cloud of games and junk food while her exhausted older brother takes care of everything in the house. In this hilarious comedy about family, friendship, and the nonsense we put up with (from the people we love), Umaru and Taihei will find a way to make it work!

$12.99 €12.34

MISS KOBAYASHIS DRAGON MAID GN #8

(W) Coolkyoushinja (A) Coolkyoushinja (CA) Coolkyoushinja

Miss Kobayashi is your average office worker who lives a boring life, alone in her small apartment, until she saves the life of a female dragon in distress. The dragon, named Tohru, has the ability to magically transform into an adorable human girl (albeit with horns and a long tail!), who will do anything to pay off her debt of gratitude, whether Miss Kobayashi likes it or not. With a very persistent and amorous dragon as a roommate, nothing comes easy, and Miss Kobayashi's normal life is about to go off the deep end!

$12.99 €12.34

MUSHOKU TENSEI JOBLESS REINCARNATION LIGHT NOVEL SC #2

(W) Rifujin na Magonote (A) ShiroTaka (CA) ShiroTaka

An unemployed otaku has just reached the lowest point in his life. He wants nothing more than the ability to start over, but just as he thinks it may be possible...he gets hit by a truck and dies! Shockingly, he finds himself reborn into an infant's body in a strange new world of swords and magic. His identity now is Rudeus Greyrat, yet he still retains the memories of his previous life. Reborn into a new family, Rudeus makes use of his past experiences to forge ahead in this fantasy world as a true prodigy, gifted with maturity beyond his years and a natural born talent for magic. With swords instead of chopsticks, and spell books instead of the internet, can Rudeus redeem himself in this wondrous yet dangerous land?

$13.99 €13.29

MY NEXT LIFE AS A VILLAINESS GN #1

(W) Satoru Yamaguchi (A) Nami Hidaka (CA) Nami Hidaka

When a woman is reborn into an otome video game as the villainess, how can she play to win? At the age of eight, Katarina, a girl of noble birth in another world, has an accident that unlocks her memories-of playing an otome game that's exactly like the life she's living now. There's one problem: she realizes that she's playing the role of the villainess, and only bad endings await her! What will it take for her to "break the game" and live a happy life?

$12.99 €12.34

MYTHICAL BEAST INVESTIGATOR GN #1

(W) Koichiro Hoshino (A) Keishi Ayasato (CA) Keishi Ayasato

A lushly illustrated manga about a girl and her mysterious protector, sure to appeal to fans of The Ancient Magus' Bride and The Girl From the Other Side: Si il, a R n! In a dangerous land where fantastical creatures exist, humans must live beside dragons and other supernatural monsters. That's where Mythical Beast Investigators like Ferry come in. Ferry might look like a young girl, but she has extensive knowledge of magical creatures and dreams of creating peace between humankind and monsters. With her otherworldly bodyguard Kushuna by her side, Ferry will work to calm any conflict, no matter where that takes her!

$12.99 €12.34

NEW GAME GN #6

(W) Shoutarou Tokunou (A) Shoutarou Tokunou (CA) Shoutarou Tokunou

Aoba Suzukaze may look like a middle schooler, but she's actually a character designer fresh out of high school. Not only is she working for the company that put out one of her favorite games, she also gets to spend her days modeling and creating characters. Follow her adorable shenanigans in this 4-panel slice-of-life as she learns the ropes of the industry and gets to know her co-workers.

$13.99 €13.29

OUR DREAMS AT DUSK SHIMANAMI TASOGARE GN #2

(W) Yuhki Kamatani (A) Yuhki Kamatani (CA) Yuhki Kamatani

The beloved coming-out and coming-of-age manga about a broad LGBT+ community. Not only is high schooler Tasuku Kaname the new kid in town, he's also terrified that he's been outed as gay. Just as he's contemplating doing the unthinkable, Tasuku meets a mysterious woman who leads him to a group of people dealing with problems not so different from his own. In this realistic, heartfelt depiction of LGBT+ characters from different backgrounds finding their place in the world, a search for inner peace proves to be the most universal experience of all.

$12.99 €12.34

PRECARIOUS WOMAN MISS BLACK GENERAL GN #4

(W) Jin (A) Jin (CA) Jin

It's not easy being a supervillain when you're crushing hard on your superhero nemesis. Miss Black General is the evil executive of the secret organization RX and dreams of world domination. Problem is, Brave Man, the hero that gives her warm fuzzies, is set on thwarting all of her dastardly plots. To make matters even more complicated, Miss Black General has a habit of misinterpreting Brave Man's counterattacks as flirtation. This slapstick comedy puts a romantic twist on the age-old battle of good vs. evil!

$12.99 €12.34

SATOKO & NADA GN #2

(W) Yupechika (A) Yupechika (CA) Yupechika

A charming fictional manga about the friendship between a Japanese woman and her Muslim roommate! Satoko, who is Japanese, has a new roommate in America: a Saudi Arabian woman named Nada, who practices Islam and wears a hijab. While under the same roof, Satoko and Nada learn how to live together with very different customs and still have all the fun young women crave! Through mutual respect and the hilarious adventures of their daily life, Satoko and Nada prove that friendship knows no borders.

$12.99 €12.34

SKELETON KNIGHT IN ANOTHER WORLD GN #1

(W) Ennki Hakari (A) Akira Sawano (CA) Akira Sawano

Reborn as a heroic...skeleton?! A brand-new isekai fantasy manga series, based on the light novels! One day, a gamer played video games until he fell asleep... and when he woke up, he found himself in the game world-as a skeleton! Equipped with the powerful weapons and armor of his avatar but stuck with its frightening skeletal appearance, Arc has to find a place for himself in this new, fantastical land. All his hopes for a quiet life are dashed when he crosses paths with a beautiful elven warrior, setting him on a journey full of conflict and adventure.

$12.99 €12.34

SORCEROUS STABBER ORPHEN GN #2

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(W) Yoshinobu Akita (A) Muraji (CA) Muraji

With spell and sword in hand, the classic fantasy hero returns in an all-new manga series! While studying as a sorcerer at the most prestigious institute for magic in the land, an arcane accident sees Orphen's oldest friend, Azalie, transformed into a horrifying monster. When the sorcerers' academy decides to cover up the accident instead of trying to fight the curse, Orphen takes matters into his own hands. He forsakes his position and even his own name, departing on a wanderer's quest to gather the knowledge and artifacts necessary to make Azalie human again. Adventure and danger await in this brand-new adaptation of the fan-favorite Orphen franchise!

$12.99 €12.34

TOMO CHAN IS A GIRL GN #4

(W) Fumita Yanagida (A) Fumita Yanagida (CA) Fumita Yanagida

High school tomboy Aizawa Tomo finally manages to tell her childhood friend Jun that she's got a crush on him. Unfortunately, her confession goes right over his head; he didn't even realize she was a girl until middle school, and even now, Jun still thinks of her as a bro! How can Tomo-chan possibly convince Jun otherwise to win his heart?

$12.99 €12.34

TORADORA LIGHT NOVEL #6

(W) Yuyuko Takemiya (A) Yasu (CA) Yasu

Takasu Ryuuji has learned the hard way that appearances can be deceiving; his unintentionally sharp gaze and aggressive features give him the air of a delinquent thug, putting his chances at making new friends, let alone a girlfriend, next to zero. Just when he thinks the stars are aligned in his favor, he unwittingly crosses the most feared girl in school, Aisaka Taiga, making her into his arch enemy. To top it off, Taiga has moved in right next door to Ryuuji and happens to be Minori's best friend! Can this school year possibly get any worse?

$13.99 €13.29

ULTRA KAIJU ANTHROPOMORPHIC PROJECT GN #3

(W) Pop (A) Shun Kazakami (CA) Shun Kazakami

The sidesplitting gag manga that reimagines the monstrous kaiju from Ultraman as adorable high school girls! When evil aliens arrive on Earth seeking its destruction, it's up to the planet's kaiju monsters to save the day! But things aren't exactly as you'd expect.... These kaiju may be adorable young women, but they're no less ready to kick some alien butt!

$12.99 €12.34