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Manga Planet New Releases (February 9, 2022)

Here’s a roundup of new releases on Manga Planet from Kodansha this week!

 

I’m Standing on a Million Lives by Naoki Yamakawa and Akinari Nao

(Volumes 2 – 5)

Story Summary:
The ultra-practical third-year in junior high, Yusuke Yotsuya, is still stuck in this alternate universe where his next quest is to “transport cargo.” While on the journey, he and his party rescue a platoon of soldiers being attacked by monsters who join them on their way. However, the soldiers, who hail from a military power, had actually been on their own journey to publicly execute supposed heretics in their custody―including a child! As if this political dissent and religious conflict weren’t enough to contend with, Yotsuya and the gang then find themselves trapped in the dungeon of an ancient cavern. Yotsuya’s a far cry from the “ideal hero” in this world, so what secret plan will he concoct to get them out!?

 

 

I’m in Love and It’s the End of the World by Taamo

(Volumes 2 – 4)

Story Summary:
Growing up in her pretty, popular twin sister’s shadow, Mahiru Yanase’s always known she’s the other Yanase. She’s a gloomy girl who’s convinced that every time something good happens to her, something bad happens to balance it out. So when Aoi Satomi asks her out just moments after meeting her, she can’t bring herself to believe his feelings are true—even if she does feel herself starting to fall for him. When she finally admits to Aoi that she’s hesitant, he makes a shocking claim: that he first met Mahiru a long time ago! Then he asks her out again and pulls her in for a kiss… Things are moving awfully quickly for Mahiru in Volume 2! What will she do?!

 

 

Kiss Him, Not Me by Junko

(Volumes 2 – 6)

Story Summary:
Hi there! It’s Kae again. When I go to school every day, it feels like I’m walking into a real life dating game. Four of the hottest guys in my school are with me everywhere I go! The school festival is coming up and I’ve been put in charge of making the boys outfits for a cosplay café. Do you know what this means? That’s right, I get to see them all in costume! I have lived for this day, and this day alone. I’m brimming with excitement to go full throttle fujoshi on those boys! But wait! Last night before the festival, Igarashikun was acting kind of weird, wasn’t he? And now, it’s the day of the event and crazy things keep happening to me with these four beautiful boys! My heart won’t stop pounding!

 

 

Peach Heaven by Mari Yoshino

(Volumes 2 – 6)

Story Summary:
One day it’s the erotic possibilities of chocolate; the next it’s fooling around in a hot spring. Momoko just can’t stop daydreaming about sex! It’s part of her job, after all. Here’s volume two of this bold romantic comedy full of obscene mischief. Now that she’s become his slave to keep him from spilling the beans about her career as an erotica author, Momoko gets to see the supermodel Ranmaru in a light that most people don’t. He’s a lousy player who uses his good looks to get all the women he wants just to throw them away when he’s done. But could there be another side of Ranmaru that Momoko doesn’t expect?

 

 

Say I Love You. by Kanae Hazuki

(Volumes 2 – 7)

Story Summary:
It seems like just yesterday, Mei was a prickly loner who never spoke to anyone in her high school class. Now, popular boy Yamato has started calling Mei his girlfriend! She’s not sure how she feels about that… but she’ll have to decide quickly, because this kind of social earthquake is sure to stir up jealousy, and soon Mei faces rivals for Yamato’s affections and her own! PRAISE FOR THE ANIME “Surprises with its honesty, its sensitivity, its quality. Always it is smarter, more poetic, more touching, just plain better than you think it is going to be.” Anime News Network 

 

 

Shugo Chara! by Peach-Pit

(Volumes 2 – 4)

Story Summary:
Cute schoolgirl Amu has a secret: She has three magical companions. Only these enchanted Guardians know who Amu’s true self is, and they’ll do anything to help her unlock her heart! They’re searching for a magic egg, a powerful weapon that could mean trouble in the wrong hands. To find this egg, Amu will have to change her life and finally learn to be true to herself. This volume of Shugo Chara! includes special extras after the story!

 

 

Yozakura Quartet by Suzuhito Yasuda

(Volumes 8 – 13)

Story Summary:
The wave threatening Sakurashin recedes and peace returns to the town, but while Ao and Kotoha carry out their carefree lives, the Demon Hunters prepare to launch their second round of attacks from the shadows! What tricks could their next fearsome foe have in store?!

 

 

 

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