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Ryu’s Musings – The Strange Tale of The Twilight Demon

Posted on October 10th, 2013 by Ryu Sheng |

demonISBN-13: 9781613136072
Language: English
Direction: Right to Left
By: Midori Hagi
Publisher: Digital Manga Guild
Type: Series, Manga
Genre: Supernatural, Suspense, Shojo 

Synopsis:

Every year, the same ghost story goes around the school: the tale of the Twilight Demon. It is said to be the most terrifying ghost story conceived, yet its every detail is shrouded in mystery. Rumors tell of a girl named Makoto Minase who delved into the story years back and disappeared as a result.

When an unusual young boy researching bizarre phenomenons meets one the story’s victims, he decides that he must discover the truth behind the horror.

This year, however, the ghost story has spread much later than usual… and with a chilling message from the very girl no one has seen in years, Makoto Minase herself.

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Ryu’s Musing’s – Heretic Monk v01

Posted on October 6th, 2013 by Ryu Sheng |

monkISBN-13: 9781613135679
Language: English
Direction: Right to Left
By: Shinji Hiramatsu
Publisher: Digital Manga Guild
Type: Series, Manga
Genre: Action, Seinen, Horror, Supernatural

Synopsis:

“MY NAME IS HERETIC MONK…I CAN SEE YOUR PAST LIFE!”
TO KNOW WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS IS THE DESIRE OF MANY, BUT WHAT IF IT’S THE PAST WHICH DICTATES YOUR DESTINY?
CORRUPT POLITICIANS, CRIMINALS AND TERRORISTS—ALL FALL UNDER THE SCRUTINY OF HERETIC MONK. WITH HIS ABILITY TO SEE INTO EVEN THE DARKEST OF SOULS, HIS BRAND OF JUSTICE IS SWIFT…AND NON-NEGOTIABLE.
“IN THIS WORLD, AFTER ALL, WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND…WE’LL ALL ULTIMATELY BE PUNISHED FOR OUR WRONG-DOINGS.”

Please note this manga is an 18+ due to it’s mature content

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Cover180ISBN-13: 978-1613134191
Language: English
Direction: Right to Left
Pages: 133
By: Nao Yazawa
Publisher: Digital Manga Guild
Type: Series, Manga 
Genre: Seinen, Action, Adventure,

Synopsis:

A biological research station with a greedy, traitorous head researcher. A devastating earthquake. An unprepared government and an unsuspecting populace ring fenced and left to fend for themselves while facing an unknown epidemic. One young man leads a band of children and youths in a daily fight for survival against disease, starvation, and those who seek to prey on the weak. Welcome to the Isolated Zone.

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Nausicaa_hardcover_manga_English_Viz_boxISBN-13: 978-1421550640
Language: English
Direction: Right to Left
Pages: 1104
By: Hayao Miyazaki
Publisher: Viz Media
Type: Series, Complete, Manga, Deluxe Edition 
Genre: Shounen, Action, Adventure, Post Apocalyptic

                                            Synopsis:

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is an epic fantasy tale written and illustrated by legendary Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki, creator of My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle. A modern masterpiece, the entire series is now available in this deluxe box set containing two hardcover volumes with interior colour pages and a bonus poster.

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Ryu’s Musings – Toxic Planet v01

Posted on April 12th, 2013 by Ryu Sheng |

toxicISBN-13: 9780759529281
Language: English
Direction: Left to Right
Pages: 160
by: David Ratte
Publisher: Yen Press 
Type: One Shot
Genre: Shounen, Humour,

Synopsis:

In Sam’s world, pollution is such that everyone is forced to wear gas masks at all times. He lives with a lovely young woman whose face he has not seen in years. Though pollution still poses a few (arguably) negligible problems here and there, Sam finds the state of his world…normal! At the factory where he works, everyone seems resigned to live in such putrid surroundings; “It’s just how things are!” “It’s not dangerous!” they say.

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9781595820723ISBN-13: 9781595820723
Language: English
Direction: Left to Right
Pages: 213
By: Junichi Fujisaku
Publisher: Dark Horse
Type: Series, Novel
Genre: Seinen, Action, Post-apocalyptic

Synopsis:

Since being formed as a shadow peacekeeping organization, Section 9 has faced almost countless adversaries both in the real world and in cyberspace, but none like "The Awakened," a group of terrorists who seem to have the ability to take over the minds and bodies of almost anyone and use them to commit crimes against the state, leaving their pawns unaware of who was controlling them. When Major Motoko Kusanagi is able to capture one of the boys used as a pawn she hacks into his cyberbrain to find out who the ringleader is, but what she discovers will take her and the operatives of Section 9 on a journey deep into the heart of cyberspace, and the answers she finds will shake Section 9 to its core.

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