Here’s a roundup of new releases on Manga Planet from Kodansha this week!
(Volumes 14 – 16)
A pitcher’s battle! A hitter’s battle! The heated battle against Yakushi comes to its final curtain! The offensive pitcher’s relay of Furuya, Sawamura, and then Kawakami has left Seido with a two run lead with two innings remaining. However, the strong batting lineup at Yakushi continues their fierce assault…! When they get into a dangerous situation, where one hit means a tie game, it’s finally time for Tanba to step onto the stage! With the Ace’s return, the battle for the best 4 comes to its climax!!
“You have a duty to tell them, ‘ready, set, go!’” Under the guidance of their apathetic supervisor, Yoshida, the boys at Kanagawa High prepare for a scrimmage with Todo Daisagami High, a world-class team that took second in the prefectural preliminaries last year. Who’s going to win? And what will it mean for the club’s strained relationship with its reluctant supervisor? Find out in the fourth gripping volume of this classic slice-of-life high school rugby manga!
(Volumes 7 – 9)
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 – 3)
In this world, humanity has been driven underground to live like moles, hiding from the fearsome monsters which roam the surface. The monsters are impervious to every sort of weapon known to man. The only ones with the power to defeat them…are the Ayanashi. One day, in one such underground city, a pair of siblings encounter a mysterious boy covered in wounds. The boy introduces himself as Holo, and in the following days slowly opens up to the pair…until a monster from the surface descends upon the city, laying waste to everything in its path. Holo stands to face the threat, brandishing a flaming short sword attached to his right arm. And so, the story of bringing light back to a world of everlasting darkness begins.
(Volumes 4 – 6)
After joining the track team to impress the gorgeous Suzuka, Yamato falls flat on his face. So now that his plan has backfired, Yamato’s avoiding track practice like the plague. After skipping three days in a row, an out-of-shape Yamato finds himself at the first big track meet of the year. Worse, when a hotshot runner picks on Suzuka, Yamato challenges the creep to a race in front of a huge crowd. Only later does our clueless hero learn that his opponent is none other than the top high-school sprinter in the nation. What has Yamato gotten himself into this time?
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