Here’s a roundup of new releases on Manga Planet from Kodansha this week!
(Volumes 1 – 4)
A hapless young man is released from prison with nothing to his name, but he knows exactly what he wants: to train in the art of rakugo comedic storytelling. After seeing an unforgettable performance from one of Japan’s greatest masters, Yakumo Yurakutei VIII, during his time in jail, he will settle for nothing less than to become apprentice to the best. Yakumo, notorious for taking no students, is persuaded to take him on, and nicknames him Yotaro—the fool. Yotaro has no formal training or elegance, but something about his charisma reminds Yakumo of someone from his past.
(Volumes 1 – 2)
After a battle with an evil demon, an entire village is laid waste. All perish, except for one boy. Keeping his master’s teachings close to his heart, this lone survivor sets out on a journey westwards in search of new sights and unimaginable power. The boy’s name: Gray Fullbuster. For the first time, experience Gray’s childhood adventures, and follow him down the path that will lead him to Fairy Tail!
(Volumes 1 – 3)
In the afterlife, there exists Heaven and Hell. Hell consists of the Eight Greater Hells and the Eight Cold Hells, which are further divided into 272 subdivisions. Spearheading the seemingly endless, multifarious affairs in this gargantuan Hell is but one Fierce God, King Enma’s first aide, Hozuki. Between this cool-headed sadist and his colorful band of peers, every day is a riot in Hell! And though this book might make Hell seem like a happening place, please try to behave during life!
(Volumes 4 – 6)
Kakushi Goto works hard to raise his daughter Hime, even as he hides his job as a manga artist from her. Between parent visitation day at school and tons of outings on the weekends, the days are just packed…but it looks like the Goto household will have a new member of the family soon?! The new developments come fast and loose…and in the color pages, another “sensei” makes an appearance!
(Volumes 6 – 10)
Now that Akari’s back, Yasuke’s situation is back to normal—but Yasuke asking Orihime out on a date is guaranteed to shake things up. Akari and the other rivals for Yasuke’s attention naturally decide to tail the two on their date, but seeing Yasuke and Orihime getting along so well is more painful than Akari expected. And what’s going to happen when Orihime notices Akari’s feelings…?
(Volumes 6 – 10)
The web-originated 4-panel rom-com’s latest omnibus, packed with countless characters’ frustratingly bittersweet feelings! This time with more never-before-seen content!
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