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Ryu’s Musings – Diabolo v01-v03

Posted on October 27th, 2013 by Ryu Sheng |

Cover180 (1)ISBN-13: 9781613134023
Language: English
Direction: Right to Left
By: Kaoru Ohashi
Publisher: Digital Manga Guild
Type: Series, Manga
Genre: Supernatural, Horror, Shounen

Synopsis:

Volume 01: Something extra-wicked this way comes! Ren and Rai play with fire when they sell their souls to the demon Diabolo to save Ren’s cousin. Diabolo gives Ren the power of ultimate offense and Rai the power of ultimate defense. However, those who fall into the Diabolo’s trap start to go crazy at 17, and at age 18 they reach the point of no return…

Volume 02: When a little girl named Mio wants to save her brother from violent beatings, she turns to Ren and Rai to put an end to the brutality. However, it all might just be a prelude to greater violence. Seventeen-year-olds all around the world have been receiving the same message: “My name is Angel. I’ll save you.” But will this mysterious message really lead to a savior, or to the doom of them all?

Volume 03: Rai has fallen to the Diabolo! Ren ventures forth in an extremely risky effort to save his friend, but standing in his way are the Six Great Spirits. When these spirits converge, the world will be on the threshold of cataclysmic devastation! Is there anyone on Earth who can survive this ultimate struggle between good and evil?

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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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