Archive for the ‘One-shot’ 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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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 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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Ryu’s Musings – MM9 (Novel)

Posted on March 18th, 2013 by Ryu Sheng |

mm9_120x180Language: English
Direction: Left to Right
Pages: 285
By: Hiroshi Yamamoto
Publisher: Haikasoru
Type: One-Off, Novel
Genre: Seinen, Action

Synopsis:

Japan is beset by natural disasters all the time: typhoons, earthquakes, and…giant monster attacks. A special anti-monster unit called the Meteorological Agency Monsterological Measures Department (MMD) has been formed to deal with natural disasters of high “monster magnitude.” The work is challenging, the public is hostile, and the monsters are hungry, but the MMD crew has science, teamwork… and a legendary secret weapon on their side. Together, they can save Japan, and the universe!

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Ryu’s Musings – Hush A Bye Baby

Posted on March 2nd, 2013 by Ryu Sheng |

Cover180Language: English
Direction: Right to Left
Pages: 199
By: Yuriko Matsukawa
Publisher: Digital Manga Guild
Type: One-shot
Genre: Romance, slice of Life, shojo

Synopsis:

Sayaka runs into trouble when she and the mysterious boy Reiji become chained together with a pair of handcuffs. She then discovers that Reiji may be involved in some shady dealings. Motorcycle gangs and a terrible accident from Reiji’s past lead the both of them to constant distress. Can Sayaka help Reiji escape a future filled with guilt? Hush-a-bye Baby is a non-stop youthful romance that starts in a convenience store at one in the morning.

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Ryu’s Musings – Angel Heart

Posted on February 2nd, 2013 by Ryu Sheng |

angelheartLanguage: English
Direction: Right to Left
Pages: No Official Page Count
by: Udou Shinohara
Publisher: Digital Manga Guild
Type: One-Shot
Genre: Fantasy, Shojo, Slice of Life

Synopsis:

Peace Pet Rental’s Lag is a robotic dog. He can be pretty slow at times and can’t perform tasks aside from those written in his program, but despite all this, he’s everyone’s favorite dog. Soon, however, he is tackling people’s problems in ways not included in his program, and it seems almost miraculous… Something mysterious has awakened within his heart even though he’s supposed to be a machine with no emotions. What is Lag’s true nature? For those lost in despair and sorrow and those with wounded hearts comes this healing tale of love, kindness, and sacrifice.

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