Here’s a roundup of new releases on Manga Planet from Kodansha this week!
Attack on Titan Anthology by Hajime Isayama, Scott Snyder, Gail Simone, Faith Erin Hicks, Tomer Hanuka
The manga megahit Attack on Titan, reinterpreted by some of comics’ top talent! Featuring original stories by a long roster of comic superstars such as Scott Snyder (Batman, American Vampire), Gail Simone (Batgirl), Michael Avon Oeming (Powers), Paolo Rivera (Daredevil, Amazing Spider-Man), Cameron Stewart (Fight Club 2, Batgirl) and Faith Erin Hicks (The Adventures of Superhero Girl)! This unprecedented, full-color collaboration between East and West will be released first in English, making it indispensable for Attack on Titan fans and curious comic fans.
(Volumes 1 – 3)
Chi is a mischievous newborn kitten who, while on a leisurely stroll with her family, finds herself lost. Separated from the warmth and protection of her mother, Chi feels distraught. Overcome with loneliness she breaks into tears in a large urban park meadow., when she is suddenly rescued by a young boy named Yohei and his mother. The kitty is then quickly and quietly whisked away into the warm and inviting Yamada family apartment…where pets are strictly not permitted.
(Volumes 6 – 10)
“I want to be something special to you…” George Asakura masterfully paints the image of inept, fumbling young love. The sixth volume of her opus brings a new look to the tale of self-destructive teens longing for one another, defending one another, and facing off against one another. Faced with nothing but heartbreak, Natsume makes the decision to end things with Kou-chan. But, as the world she built crumbles, the dawn of the new school term forces them together in the same class once more…
The Magic Police can handle any case! A heartwarming police story!! The members of Fairy Tail are now police officers! Rookie cop Lucy has just been assigned to Team Fairy Tail, a special unit of the Magnolia Police Department. Together with its completely over-the-top members, including Natsu, she’ll protect Fiore City from wrongdoers like motorcycle gangs, stalkers, bank robbers, and masked thieves!! The curtain rises on a Magic Police story featuring the all-star cast of Fairy Tail!
(Volumes 6 – 10)
A prince from Rajes, the country of sun and sapphires, arrives in Japan. And what does this handsome prince take interest in, but the simplest girl in all of Joshi High— Rise Okitsu?! “You will help me kill time by becoming my new pet. Don’t you dare bore me,” he tells her, haughtily.
Shugo Chara Chan! by Peach-Pit, NAPHTHALENE MIZUSHIMA, Sakyou, Ema Toyama, Miyuki Eto, Yuriko Abe, Kinomin, Michiyo Kikuta, and Natsumi Ando
(Volumes 1 – 3)
Amu’s beloved Guardians Characters finally nab the spotlight in this new Shugo Chara series! Ran, Miki, and Su explore holidays, exercise, bears, cooking, painting, and more character changes than you can count in these hilarious and lighthearted short stories, told in the vertical 4koma (4panel) comic strip format. Includes special extras after the story!
(Volumes 1 – 2)
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!
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