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Manga Planet New Releases (June 1, 2022)

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

 

Attack on Titan: Before the Fall by Hajime Isayama, Satoshi Shiki, Ryo Suzukaze, Thores Shibamoto

(Volumes 16 – 17)

Story Summary:
At last, the fateful day of the expedition arrives. If the Survey Corps doesn’t use its newfangled maneuvering equipment to bring back evidence of a dead Titan, then humanity’s best (and only) option for fighting back will be dismantled forever! The team of untested young recruits only has one shot, and they have to make it count–but the conditions are poor, and there are dark clouds on the horizon…

 

 

Attack on Titan: Junior High by Saki Nakagawa

(Volumes 1 – 4)

Story Summary:
A spinoff series to the number one bestseller in Japan. Eren and Mikasa enter a new school Titan Junior High! However, Eren’s hated Titans for years can he get along with his new (harmless?) classmates? Featuring all of the characters from the main series as you’ve never seen them before, this series is sure to delight fans of Attack on Titan with a human vs. Titan volleyball match, a Titan rock band, and much more!

 

 

Drowning Love by George Asakura

(Volumes 1 – 5)

Story Summary:
“I don’t know what this feeling is… I don’t know what I should do now… all I know is, I want him.” They fight one another, they chase after one another, they capture one another—a turbulent tale of preteens on the brink of self-destruction, masterfully brought to life by George Asakura!

 

 

Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest by Hiro Mashima and Atsuo Ueda

(Volumes 1 – 3)

Story Summary:
A wizard’s job is never done! Get fired up for the official sequel to Fairy Tail, with story and layouts by original creator Hiro Mashima himself.

Natsu, Lucy, Happy, Erza, and the whole Fairy Tail guild are back in action! And they’ve decided to tackle the “100 Years Quest” – a job no one’s dared take on since the founding of the guild more than a century ago. A mysterious town, a baffling spirit, a ghastly new enemy… and a brand new continent to explore. When you’re with real friends, the adventures never stop!

 

 

Gakuen Prince by Jun Yuzuki

(Volumes 1 – 5)

Story Summary:
Joshi High is an elite school that most girls in Japan only dream of attending. Then one day everything changes–the all-girl school goes coed. There’s just one catch: The girls outnumber the boys. So begins a wild, no-holds-barred competition for the boys of the school. Which smart and independent-minded girl will rise above the fray?

 

 

The Knight Cartoonist and Her Orc Editor by Takafumi Sato and Indo So

(Volumes 1 – 2)

Story Summary:
Yeld, an orc sick of life in his dark-fantasy realm, decides to move to Tokyo and become a manga editor. One day, he’s visited by a full-time armored swordswoman, a part-time aspiring manga artist—one who gets practically suicidal whenever her work gets rejected! Between her, a tentacle monster summoned as an assistant, and a slime girl with all kinds of “helpful” manga tools, there’s never been a stranger pack of creators! It’s the most realistic(?) depiction of the manga industry yet!

 

 

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