Lesley Aeschliman

New Manga Releases for the Week of May 26, 2015

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This week sees new manga releases from Kodansha Comics, Seven Seas Entertainment, and Vertical Comics.

Air Gear Omnibus Volume 5 mangaAir Gear Omnibus Volume 5 by Oh! Great
Kodansha Comics – MSRP: $19.99 Get it for $15.31!

Air Gear has a focus on inline skating. Itsuki Minami is a delinquent who becomes part of a Storm Riders team that competes in various events. Eventually, Itsuki forms his own team called Kogarasumaru.

Alice in the Country of Clover: Twin Lovers by QuinRose
Seven Seas Entertainment – MSRP: $13.99 Get it for $11.70!

Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum are the “Bloody Twins,” amorous and affable killers who are able to transform themselves into adorable children or suavely handsome adults. As the gatekeepers to the Hatter Mansion, they tried to kill Alice once. Now they are hopelessly in love with her. In this newest adventure, will either Dee or Dum win Alice’s affections, and more importantly, will she survive their screwball courtship?

Cardfight!! Vanguard Volume 6 by Akira Itou
Vertical Comics – MSRP: $10.95 Get it for $9.79!

Cardfight!! Vanguard focuses on a timid middle schooler named Aichi Sendou. But one thing keeps him going during his struggles: a card game known as Vanguard. The series follows Aichi as he battles other Vanguard players and vows to become a stronger player.

A Silent Voice Volume 1 by Yoshitoki Oima
Kodansha Comics – MSRP: $10.99 Get it for $8.28!

Shoya is a bully. When Shoko, a girl who can’t hear, enters his elementary school class, she becomes their favorite target, and Shoya and his friends goad each other into devising new tortures for her. But the children’s cruelty goes too far. Shoko is forced to leave the school, and Shoya ends up shouldering all the blame. Six years later, the two meet again. Can Shoya make up for his past mistakes, or is it too late?

World War Blue Volume 8 by Anastasia Shestakova
Seven Seas Entertainment – MSRP: $12.99 Get it for $11.07!

Queen Crystal of Slovia has been narrowly defeated by the Legendary Hero, Myomut. Instead of offering a helping hand, Crystal’s closest allies have revealed themselves as traitors, intent upon taking advantage of the weakened warriors. Can these two masters of the art of Role-Playing form a partnership capable of defeating Crystal’s false friends? Meanwhile, Tejirov has signed on with the Ninteldan Empire, where he learns of the gravest threat of all: piracy. No nation is safe from those who would seek to gain power without earning it honorably.

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