Lesley Aeschliman

New Manga Releases for the Week of July 28, 2015

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

The Complete Chi's Sweet Home Omnibus Volume 1 manga coverMy “Pick of the Week” goes to Vertical Comics’ first omnibus volume of Chi’s Sweet Home.

The Complete Chi’s Sweet Home Omnibus Volume 1 by Konami Kanata
Vertical Comics – MSRP: $24.95

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, she 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.

The other releases coming out this week are:

Fairy Tail Volume 49 by Hiro Mashima
Kodansha Comics – MSRP: $10.99

Fairy Tail’s managed to stop the resurrection of END, the most powerful demon in the Book of Zeref, and with it comes victory over Tartaros! But the dragon of darkness Acnologia is still fighting the Fire Dragon King, Igneel, and to make matters worse, Zeref the Black Wizard himself appears before Natsu. With this crucial confrontation still playing out, Guild Master Makarov makes a critical decision. And with it, Natsu, Lucy, and everybody else take a first step into a brand new chapter of their adventure,

Magical Girl Apocalypse Volume 4 by Kentaro Sato
Seven Seas Entertainment – MSRP: $12.99

The nightmare continues on for Kogami Kii and the other survivors as they find their world still under fire from the horrific magical girls and their devastating wan attacks. While Kii and Kaede flee the city in a helicopter, the pair detours the flight to the hospital to save their friends. Seemingly a safe place, many people have taken refuge at the hospital. But blood will flow when the magical girls arrive to offer some healing of their own.

Oh My Goddess! Omnibus Volume 1 by Kosuke Fujishima
Dark Horse Comics – MSRP: $19.99

College student Keiichi Morisato thought it was a prank when a strange, beautiful young woman appeared in his dorm room one night. But his unexpected visitor is literally a goddess from heaven, Belldandy, come to grant him any single wish of his choosing. When Keiichi wishes for Belldandy to stay with him forever, it’s the beginning of a complicated, cosmic saga of comedy and romance.

Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Volume 3 by Miki Yoshikawa
Kodansha Comics – MSRP: $10.99

While on a school camping trip, Ryu is confronted by Nene Odagiri with photos of Ryu in a compromising position. Ryu has to somehow get those photos from Nene or forever be labeled as a pervert, and as always, the key to solving his predicament begins with a kiss. But this time, Ryu’s quest to save his reputation results in more questions than answers and eventually leads to the discovery of a new witch at Suzaku High. With a new witch in the mix comes more puzzles for the Supernatural Studies Club to solve, but will the alluring mystery of this witch and her new power be too much for them to handle?

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