Here’s a roundup of new releases on Manga Planet from Kodansha this week!
(Volume 7 – 9)
To rugby fans in Japan, Sugadaira is a holy place, and its annual training camp is one of the biggest events of the year. In Volume 7, the Jinko boys make their pilgrimage to Sugadaira to put their newfound skills to the test against top-tier rugby schools from all over the nation. Right out the gate, they have their work cut out for them; their first scrum is against Tenjiku Technical High School, one of the top eight teams in the highly competitive Osaka region! Are they up to the challenge?!
(Volumes 10 – 12)
Bessatsu Shounen Magazine’s hugely popular story of survival and suspense moves to Weekly Shounen Magazine as a completely brand new series! With the appearance of a strange daruma doll, ordinary life crumbles away in an instant. Even so, live on. Survive. This is the story of the “life” bestowed upon all those who have wished to die. Are you beef or chicken? Live, that’s the only rule.
(Volumes 1 – 2)
The dreams of every high school boy: To have beautiful women fighting over him. The nightmare of every high school boy: Beautiful women trying to kill him? Yuya Kamigasaki is a normal female-form-loving high school boy, until the day that two beautiful princesses come to his world to tell him he’s the hero of theirs. The trouble? Those princesses are on opposite sides, and one is doing everything in her power to keep the other from “reincarnating” him by force!
Yuya Kamigasaki is living the life any high-school boy would dream of: he’s got a house to himself, classes he can sleep through, and a childhood friend next door who grew into a total babe. But when an otherworldly princess with looks to die for shows up in his room and asks him to become the hero that will save her people, how can a guy refuse? That is, until he realizes she’s asked him to get reincarnated, and plans to send him through the great cycle of death and rebirth herself!
(Volumes 1 – 4)
“I’d rather be dead.” Rune Balot was a lost girl with nothing to live for, when a man named Shell took her in and cared for her… until he tried to murder her. Standing at the precipice of death, Rune is saved by Dr. Easter, a private investigator, who uses an experimental procedure known as “Mardock Scramble 09.” The procedure grants Balot extraordinary abilities and now Rune must decide whether to use her new powers to help Dr. Easter bring Shell to justice, or if she has the will to keep living a life that’s been broken so badly. Includes special extras after the story!
(Volumes 7 – 9)
It’s Honoka’s birthday, and Yamato wants to find the perfect gift. Since Yamato is absolutely clueless about shopping for a girl, he recruits the reluctant Suzuka to help him. But Yamato’s plan unexpectedly backfires when Honoka catches a glimpse of Yamato and Suzuka shopping together. Now the jealous Honoka is convinced that Yamato still has feelings for Suzuka. Will Honoka forgive Yamato, or could this be the end of their tumultuous relationship?
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