Here’s a roundup of new releases on Manga Planet from Kodansha this week!
(Volumes 1 – 5)
Twin sisters, Arisa and Tsubasa, are separated by their parents’ divorce. The twins secretly exchange letters during their separation. Finally reunited after three years, Arisa asks Tsubasa to pretend to be her and spend a day in her school just for fun. At school everyone seems very nice to Tsubasa (who is pretending to be Arisa) and everything seemed normal… until she finds a strange note in her sister’s shoe locker. When Tsubasa hands over the letter to Arisa, Arisa tries to kill herself. Arisa survives but remains in a coma. The letter read, “Arisa
is a traitor.” Determined to unravel the mystery behind the act and the letter, Tsubasa decides to investigate…
(Volumes 17 – 21)
Tokyo, ravished by the radioactive contamination caused by an accident at a nuclear power plant, is now in lockdown. “COPPELION”, a special unit of the third division of Japan’s Ground SelfDefense Forces made up of three high school girls, genetically engineered to be impervious to radioactivity, is sent into Tokyo; “The City of Death”.
(Volumes 1 – 5)
Danger and action abound after Akira Sengoku and his classmates crashland on a deserted island while flying home from a class trip. The island doesn’t exist on any maps but that’s not even the strangest part: the animals they find on the island are prehistoric beasts that are supposed to have been extinct for thousands of years! Now Akira and his friends are in danger as the island’s residents start eyeing the humans for their next meal. Will they ever solve the mystery of the island and find their way home?
(Volumes 6 – 10)
Hotshot Natsu and his cool rival Gray are fighting to stop a calamity demon from being revived by Gray’s fellow disciple Lyon and Zalty, a master of lost magic. But while they try to defeat the bad guys, the magical ice binding the demon keeps melting. Then a grudge between Fairy Tail and a rival guild turns to all out war! Includes special extras after the story!
(Volumes 6 – 8)
Kako and Kota return to Kota’s hometown over summer vacation. While there, Kota is reunited with his high school classmate, Nishikura. Kota had remembered his high school life as a lonely time, but after running into Nishikura, his feelings begin to change…?! In the meantime, Kako is left to her own devices. But in the end, they head to the beach to spend an overnight stay alone together…!!
(Volumes 1 – 5)
Sometimes, Haru feels like he doesn’t have a purpose. Sometimes, he feels like he’ll never leave the island he lives on, the island of Garage. But, when fate comes a knockin’, he answers the cry. There’s this evil called Dark Bring, it’s wielded by Demon Card. They’re using this power to take over the world. Only one thing can stop it – the four missing rave stones. And now, Haru will find them wherever they lie. He doesn’t ever want to feel that he’s let his people down. He’ll journey all around the world, all the way to Hip Hop Town. Yeah! The all-powerful Dark Stone – a magical stone and ruler of the dark side – awakens after a 50-year respite. When it falls into the hands of the evil Demon Card, the world is in terrible danger. A sacred sword called Rave and its master Shiba are the only defense against the Dark Stone & No. 30196; evil powers. Yet, Shiba loses control over Rave after he is mortally attacked by a Demon Card assassin. With the dark side looming, a boy called Haru may be the world’s single hope of revitalizing Rave and escaping the clutches of evil.
(Volumes 1 – 4)
Nozomu Itoshiki is depressed. Very depressed. He’s certifiably suicidal, but he’s also the beloved schoolteacher of a class of unique students, each charming in her own way: The stalker. The shut in. The obsessive compulsive. The girl who comes to class every day with strange bruises. And Kafuka, the most optimistic girl in the world, who knows that every cloud has a silver lining. For all of them, it’s a special time, when the right teacher can have a lasting positive effect on their lives. But is that teacher Itoshiki, a.k.a. Zetsubousensei, who just wants to find the perfect place to die?
(Volumes 7 – 9)
Revenge is sweet–even for the nuns of the Hori clan who have sworn to avenge their slain sisters. Trained in the lethal samurai arts, they have taken down all but three of the terrible Aizu Seven Spears who were responsible for the slaughter. The women have tracked one, Katô Akinari, to his hideout–but he’s called in some serious support. A deadly showdown is imminent!
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