Thursday, August 23, 2012
Like Graphic Novels? Try Manga
Crescent Moon #1
Mahiru Shiraishi is haunted by images of the Descendent of the Princess in a disturbing recurring dream. There, she meets members of the Lunar Race, a group of vampires, werewolves and vixens who need Mahiru's help to recover their power source that was stolen a thousand years ago in an incident involving the princess. In this howling sci-fi adventure, Mahiru will forge a camaraderie that will determine the fate and of the Lunar Race for all of the dream world!
Alichino by Kouyu Shurei
Beautiful creatures called "Alichino" grant any wish to those who find them--but at a price! A young lady searching for an Alichino wants to bring her brother back to life. She meets Tsugiri, a handsome young man who she thinks is an Alichino. While Tsugiri turns out to be a mere mortal, he does have a mysterious connection with these rare creatures--a connection that brings him and those around him grave danger!
Broken Blade by Yunosuke Yoshinaga
Broken Blade #1
Rygart Arrow is the only one in his world who lacks the inherent ability to power up quartz, the energy source that makes all of the machines run. Good thing the King and Queen of his country of Krisna happen to be old college friends! But so is Zess, the leader of the army of mechs invading Krisna. As usual, Arrow feels useless in the face of battle, until he comes across a powerful, ancient battle suit that no one else can run. His natural affinity for the suit's operating mechanism may just turn Arrow into the most important player of all.
Fushigi Yugi, the Mysterious Play: Priestess
Miaka Yuki is suddenly spirited into the world of a book, The Universe of the Four Gods. There she becomes the preistess of the god Suzaku, and is charged with finding all seven of her Celestial Warrior protectors.
Higurashi When They Cry: Curse Killing Arc by Ryukishi07
Higurashi When They Cry #1
The dark mysteries of Hinamizawa village unfold anew in the Curse Killing Arc! After a short trip to the city, Keiichi Maebara returns to the small mountain hamlet where he is welcomed with a fresh batch of pranks from Satoko and the rest of his school friends. Satoko may be the youngest of the group, but she always puts on the biggest smile. Who knew her upbeat attitude masked a terrible tragedy - a year ago her older brother, her only family, vanished without a trace. Keiichi's glad to step in and act as her big brother figure, but he can't shake the nagging questions about her real brother's disappearance. Transfer student? Teenage runaway? Or could it be...Oyashiro-sama's curse?