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Manga Planet New Releases (May 11, 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 1 – 5)

Story Summary:
A prequel series to the number one bestseller in Japan. Humanity has learned to live in complacency behind its high walls, protected from the giant Titans. But when a Titanworshipping cult opens one of the gates, a Titan wreaks havoc, consuming the cultists. After the rampage is over, two young Survey Corps members are shocked to discover a pregnant woman’s partially digested corpse  with her baby still alive inside it! What will the fate of this “child of the Titans” be? And how will humanity learn to cope with the Titan threat?

 

 

Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima

(Volumes 36 – 40)

Story Summary:
Natsu has shut out Rogue and Sting, and Fairy Tail catapults to the top of the rankings! But victory brings with it shocking revelations about the origins of Acnologia, the black dragon that nearly destroyed Fairy Tail seven years ago. Meanwhile, the Eclipse Plan nears completion, and the dark side of the Games threatens to spill into daylight…

 

 

Kitchen Princess Omnibus by Miyuki Kobayashi and Natsumi Ando

(Volumes 1 – 3)

Story Summary:
Najika is a great cook and she likes to make meals for the people she loves. But something is missing from her life. When she was a child, she met a boy who touched her heart and now she’s determined to find him. The only clue Najika has is a silver spoon that leads her to the prestigious Seika Academy. Attending Seika will be a challenge. Every kid at the school has a special talent, and the girls in Najika’s class think she doesn’t deserve to be there. But Sora and Daichi, two popular brothers who barely speak to each other, recognize Najika’s cooking talent for what it is magical. Is either boy Najika’s mysterious prince? This volume contains volumes 1 and 2 of Kitchen Princess.

 

 

Princess Resurrection by Yasunori Mitsunaga

(Volumes 12 – 16)

Story Summary:
The adventures of Hime and her blood warrior Hiro continue in Volume 12! Join the group as they confront even more bizarre phenomena, including an island of disappearing girls, and an angry typhoon. Also, check out the sequel to Volume 10 episode, “Princess Deserted House”!! More developments are in store in this parallel world. In “Princess Deserted House 2,” the royal fight to claim the throne has developed in unexpected ways…!!

 

 

The Prince in His Dark Days by Hico Yamanaka

(Volumes 1 – 3)

Story Summary:
PRINCE IN DISTRESS  — A drunkard for a father, a household of poverty… For 17-year-old Atsuko, misfortune is all she knows and believes in. Until one day, a chance encounter with Itaru–the wealthy heir of a huge corporation–changes everything. The two look identical, uncannily so. When Itaru curiously goes missing, Atsuko is roped into being his stand-in. There, in his shoes, Atsuko must parade like a prince in a palace. She encounters many new experiences, but at what cost…?

 

 

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