Lesley Aeschliman

New Manga Releases for the Week of March 17, 2015

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This week sees new manga releases from Dark Horse Comics, Kodansha Comics, Seven Seas Entertainment and VIZ Media.

Attack on Titan Volume 15 manga coverAttack on Titan Vol. 15 by Hajime Isayama
Kodansha Comics – MSRP: $10.99
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Hange’s interrogation of a Military Police squad has revealed that Krista is the true heir to the throne. The Corps quickly moves to enthrone her as queen, but a homicidal MP leads a squad that abducts Eren and Krista and throws the Corps into disarray.

Kokoro Connect Vol. 3 by Anda Sadanatsu
Seven Seas Entertainment – MSRP: $12.99
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For the past month, five students at Yamaboshi Academy have been swapping bodies, learning each other’s secrets, and becoming even closer because of it. But when Iori, has a serious accident, it threatens to tear them apart. As Iori lies in a hospital bed, the others are faced with a horrible choice: let Iori die in her own body, or swap her out and have one of them die in her place.

Master Keaton Vol. 2 by Hokusei Katsuhika and Takashi Nagasaki
VIZ Media – MSRP: $19.99
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Taichi Hiraga Keaton has a degree from the University of Oxford’s master’s program in archaeology, but he abandoned further studies due to tight finances. Because combat didn’t suit his nature, he left the SAS and is now an exceptional insurance investigator. Equipped with a strong body and a keen intellect, Keaton is about to solve the most difficult cases ever seen.

My Little Monster Vol. 7 by Robico
Kodansha Comics – MSRP: $10.99
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Shizuku’s mother gives her advice about having it all, success in studies and success in love: all it takes is effort. But it’s not only Shizuku who exerts the effort. Oshima reaffirms her love for Haru, and Natsume continues her hopeless assault on Mitchan’s heart. And Yamaken struggles to overcome his own arrogance to make an earnest attempt at prying Shizuku away from Haru.

Oh My Goddess! Vol. 47 by Kosuke Fujishima
Dark Horse Comics – MSRP: $12.99
Buy Oh My Goddess! [Aa Megami Sama] – Vol.47 (Afternoon KC Comics) Manga on Amazon!

Belldandy’s father Tyr has demanded a miracle out of a mortal – to win the hand of his divine daughter in marriage, Keiichi has five minutes to reach her by racing his bike over an unearthly course where failure means the end for a mere fragile human. But if Keiichi Morisato was an ordinary man, he wouldn’t have already won the extraordinary love of the goddess Belldandy.

Servamp Vol. 1 by TanakaStrike
Seven Seas Entertainment – MSRP: $12.99
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When a stray black cat named Kuro crosses Mahiru Shirota’s path, the high school freshman’s life will never be the same again. Kuro is, in fact, no ordinary feline, but a servamp: a servant vampire. While Mahiru’s personal philosophy is one of non-intervention, he soon becomes embroiled in an ancient, altogether surreal conflict between vampires and humans.

The Seven Deadly Sins Vol. 7 by Nakaba Suzuki
Kodansha Comics – MSRP: $10.99
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The Seven Deadly Sins were once an active group of knights in the region of Britannia, who disbanded after they supposedly plotted to overthrow the Liones Kingdom. Their supposed defeat came at the hands of the Holy Knights, but rumors continued to persist that they were still alive. 10 years later, the Holy Knights staged a coup d’état and captured the king, becoming the new, tyrannical rulers of the kingdom. The third princess, Elizabeth, goes on a journey to find the Seven Deadly Sins and enlist their help in taking back the kingdom.

Strike Witches: One-Winged Witches Vol. 2 by Humikane Shimada and Projekt Kagonish
Seven Seas Entertainment – MSRP: $12.99
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The war against the Neuroi seems endless. For a young rookie Witch who is just learning to use her magic to protect her homeland and the people she loves, magical power can seem boundless. But all things must come to an end. The Isle of Wight Detachment helps fight a pivotal battle that proves to be a major turning point in the war against the Neuroi, but unfortunately, one Witch must come to terms with the loss of her magic and everything that loss entails.

Terra Formars Vol. 5 by Yu Sasuga
VIZ Media – MSRP: $12.99
Buy Terra Formars, Vol. 5 on Amazon!

As the various teams try to make their way to Annex 1, Team 5, made up of Germans and South Americans, comes under ferocious attack by the Terraformars. The team leader, Adolf, struggles to survive against all odds. The American and Japanese members of Team 1 have their own battles to fight against an enemy that keeps coming, keeps adapting and won’t stop until all the humans are dead.

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