Archive for the ‘Manga’ Category

Ryu’s Musings – Oh My Goddess Omnibus Vol01

Posted on September 24th, 2015 by Ryu Sheng |

24467Language: English
Direction: Right to Left
By: Kosuke Fujishima
Publisher: Dark Horse
Type: Series
Genre: Drama, Seinen, Romance

Synopsis:

College student Keiichi Morisato thought it was a prank when a strange, beautiful young woman appeared in his dorm room one night. But his unexpected visitor is literally a goddess from heaven, Belldandy, come to grant him any single wish of his choosing. When Keiichi wishes for Belldandy to stay with him forever, it’s the beginning of a complicated, cosmic saga of comedy and romance that makes for one of manga’s greatest love stories!

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Series of the Month – Aquarion Evol vols01-03

Posted on September 2nd, 2015 by Ryu Sheng |

Language: English
Direction: Right to Left
By: Shoji Kawamori (Story) Aogiri (Art)
Publisher: One Peace Books
Type: Series
Genre: Drama, Josei, Mech

Synopsis:

 

Twelve thousand years after Genesis of Aquarion on the planet Vega, Amata Sora meets Mikono Suzushiro. Together, part of the organization Neo-DEAVA, they must defend their planet from relentless invaders attacking from Altair, a sister planet devoid of females. These two unexpected heroes, along with other young men and women, known as Elements, pilot massive robots called Aquaria, in defense of their planet, in a battle against malicious assailants trying to abduct woman from their home planet.

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What’s in the box!

Posted on May 18th, 2015 by Ryu Sheng |

So, a few weeks ago was my Birthday (April 29th) when i was asked what i wanted i replied with a simple, surprise me. Which she did by getting me nothing Open-mouthed smile However this Friday and Saturday gone, several parcels arrived from america with some rather amazing contents.

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So what’s in the box! Not everything sadly, there was a few volumes missing that should be arriving in the next day or so. Though Yen Press have broken my heart, the Log Horizon and No Game No Life novels won’t be coming as they’re out of stock. So now i’ve got to try and recover the funds from america, so i can buy them here in the UK. Need to sit down with the missus and explain she should only buy from america under certain circumstances, and never for new releases.

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Ryu’s Musings – Arpeggio of Blue Steel vol 01

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by Ryu Sheng |

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Title: Arpeggio of Blue Steel
Direction: Right to Left
By: Ark Performance
Language: English
Publisher: Seven Seas Entertainment
Format: Book
Type: Manga,Series
Genre: Seinen, Adventure

Synopsis:

In the early 21st century, the majority of Earth’s landmass is submerged due to rising sea levels. Enter the Fleet of Fog, a host of sentient alien battleships of unknown origin who easily decimate earth’s naval forces. Humanity is now on the verge of extinction. In the year 2039, the stalwart Captain Chihaya Gunzou and his intrepid crew on the Blue Steel fleet may be humanity’s last chance to fight off the alien invaders. The Blue Steel fleet happens to contain a secret weapon that could turn the tide of war: a mysterious I-401 submarine that can transform into a girl.

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Ryu’s Musings – Jormungand vol1-11 (complete)

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by Ryu Sheng |

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Title: Jormungand
Direction: Right to Left
By: Keitaro Takahashi
Language: English
Publisher: Viz Media
Format: Kindle/Book
Type: Manga,Series
Genre: Seinen, Adventure

Synopsis:

Jonah is a child soldier, born amidst the chaotic conflicts that rage across West Asia, his family lost to a war fuelled by weapons supplied by the so-called Merchants of Death–international arms dealers. Despite Jonah’s hatred of weapons and violence, he employs both extremely well in the service of high-flying arms dealer Koko Hekmatyar and her band of mercenaries. Their journey through the dark underbelly of the world’s arms markets may lead only to damnation, but will Jonah one day make his way back to the light? Only one thing is certain: it’s going to be a long, hard road out of hell…

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Ryu’s Musings – Eat for Your life vol01

Posted on January 18th, 2014 by Ryu Sheng | 3 Comments

Cover180eISBN: 9781613135655
Language: English
Direction: Right to Left
By: Shigeru Tsuchiyama
Publisher: Digital Manga guild
Type: Series, Manga
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Shonen, Slice of Life, Sports

Synopsis:

Mantarou Ohara’s salary can’t keep up with the amount of money he spends on food. He doesn’t just eat his meals, he savors every mouthful and travels Japan in search of new flavors to excite his taste buds. But when a serious lack of funds causes him to choose between living off noodles or entering an eating competition, it seems that the life of this gourmet is about to change…

Will the guidance of a mysterious stranger turn Mantarou from a food lover into a professional competitive eater? Or will his passion for the perfect recipe be his downfall…?

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