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Otaku USA: On The Shelf – October 31, 2012

Otaku USA: On The Shelf - October 31, 2012

Belated Happy Halloween! Only two new volumes of manga were shipped to store shelves this week, but I’m sure both are must-haves for many out there. You can read about them at my weekly On The Shelf article for Otaku USA.

Awkward Silence (Vol. 02) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
The Flowers of Evil (Vol. 03) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]


Otaku USA: On The Shelf – October 17, 2012

Otaku USA: On The Shelf - October 18, 2012

It’s Wed-! … Thursday! Close enough! Yesterday was new comics’ day and while there wasn’t a lot of manga, there were still some worthwhile notables such as a new volume of Viz Media‘s March Story and the first volume of Vertical Inc‘s new series, The Limit.

You can read about all the titles out this week over at my weekly On The Shelf article for Otaku USA.

Kitchen Princess Omnibus (Vol.02) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
March Story (Vol.04) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Tenjo Tenge (Vol.09) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
The Limit (Vol.01) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]


Otaku USA: On The Shelf – October 10, 2012

Otaku USA: On The Shelf - October 10, 2012

So many good books out this week! More Bleach, Devil & Her Love Song, Toriko, Paradise Kiss, Arisa – the list goes on. Weirdly I was already able to buy a lot of these last week, but that’s Diamond Comics for you isn’t it?

You can read more of my specific thoughts and ponderings over at this week’s Otaku USA’s On The Shelf and view the hopefully handy list-only version below:

Arisa (Vol.09) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Bakuman. (Vol.15) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Bleach (Vol.48) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Bleach (Vol.49) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Cage of Eden (Vol.07) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Case Closed (Vol.44) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Dawn of the Arcana (Vol.06) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Devil & Her Love Song (Vol.05) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Drops of God (Vol.05) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Fairy Tail (Vol.21) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Ghost in the Shell (Vol.1.5) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
GTO: 14 Days in Shonan (Vol.05) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Jack the Ripper: Hell Blade (Vol.02) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Jiu Jiu (Vol.02) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Kekkaishi (Vol.34) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Loveless 2-in-1 (Vol.01) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan (Vol.11) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Paradise Kiss (Vol.01) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Pokémon Adventures Platinum (Vol.06) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Skip Beat (Vol.29) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Slam Dunk (Vol.24) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Stepping on Roses (Vol.08) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Story of Saiunkoku (Vol.08) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Toriko (Vol.12) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]


Otaku USA: On The Shelf – October 3rd, 2012

Otaku USA: On The Shelf - October 3rd, 2012

The first volume of Girl Friends is out! At last! I’ve been wanting to read this in English for a long time and I’m thrilled Seven Seas has given us the opportunity. The omnibus format is great too – can’t complain about nearly 500 pages of yuri now can we? Girl Friends is also a special manga for Kuriousity as well with the English adaptation written by our very own, Shannon Fay!

Seven Seas has the bulk of this week’s releases including two other omnibus volumes. You can check out the complete list with more of my stunning commentary at my On The Shelf article for Otaku USA.

Dance in the Vampire Bund (Vol.13) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Girl Friends: Complete Collection (Vol.01) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Pokémon Black & White Box Set [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Venus Versus Virus Omnibus (Vol.03) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Witch Hunter Omnibus (Vols.03-04) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]


Otaku USA: On The Shelf – September 26, 2012

Otaku USA: On The Shelf - September 26, 2012

It’s Yotsuba&! week! So says I, because there’s a new volume of Yotsuba&! out this week and I think that’s plenty reason to celebrate. It’s also the week that we see Digital Manga’s Kickstarter-funded, Barbara. A new Osamu Tezuka is always on my to-buy list. Then there’s a new volume of Tyrant Who Falls in Love – huzzah!

You can read the list of all the books shipping this week at my On The Shelf column for Otaku USA.

Barbara [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Deltora Quest (Vol.08) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
GA: Geijutsuka Art Design Class (Vol.04) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Genshiken Omnibus (Vol.02) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Higurashi When They Cry (Vol.19): Massacre Arc (Pt.01) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Jack Frost (Vol.06) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Miles Edgeworth Ace Attorney (Vol.02) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Omamori Himari (Vol.00) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Raiders (Vol.08) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Tale of the Waning Moon (Vol.03) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Tyrant Falls in Love (Vol.07) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Until Death Do Us Part (Vol.02) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Yotsuba&! (Vol.11) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]


Otaku USA: On The Shelf – September 19, 2012

Otaku USA: On The Shelf - September 19, 2012

It’s manga finale week! Not the end of manga of course (apocalypse!) but the end of a few different series that will all be greatly missed – 20th Century Boys (Viz), Cardcaptor Sakura (DH) and House of Five Leaves (Viz). Filling the gap in our manga buying lives just a bit is the start of Dark Horse’s release of Angelic Layer. This is one of my favourite CLAMP series, so it could definitely warrant a re-buy for me.

You can read more of my thoughts on this week’s releases over at my On The Shelf article for Otaku USA.

And new to my brief postings here on Kuriousity, and for your shopping convenience, a handy list of this week’s releases complete with links* to buy!

20th Century Boys (Vol. 22) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]
Angelic Layer Omnibus (Vol. 01) [Amazon CAN, Amazon USRightStuf]
Attack on Titan (Vol. 02) [Amazon CAN, Amazon USRightStuf]
Berserk (Vol. 36) [Amazon CAN, Amazon USRightStuf]
Cardcaptor Sakura Omnibus (Vol. 04) [Amazon CAN, Amazon USRightStuf]
House of Five Leaves (Vol. 08) [Amazon CAN, Amazon USRightStuf]
Sailor Moon (Vol. 07) [Amazon CAN, Amazon US, RightStuf]

*As a disclaimer, links on the site are affiliation links for Kuriousity with any and all proceeds from them going towards our hosting fees.


Otaku USA: On The Shelf – September 12, 2012

Otaku USA: On The Shelf - September 12, 2012

Loveless returns! The top-note title for this week’s new releases is the ninth volume of Yun Kouga’s Loveless series, which Tokyopop cancelled after releasing the eighth back in 2009. I think it’s really neat that Viz Media made the decision to release the next volume of the series before starting back at the beginning. I’ll be rereading volumes one to eight this week so I can remember everything that’s happened. It’s been so long!

Other must-have-will-buy titles for me this week include Arata (Vol.11) and His Favourite (Vol.01). You can read the full list of titles out this week over at my On The Shelf article for Otaku USA.


Otaku USA: On The Shelf – September 5, 2012

Otaku USA: On The Shelf - September 5, 2012

It’s been a weird couple weeks, and part of that has lead to there being several weeks between my trips to my local comic store (Strange Adventures) to buy new manga. So bizarre! This week will be the tipping point though. A new Tezuka title, Message to Adolf, from Vertical Inc., new Viz Media volumes of Bleach, Bakuman and… a new volume of Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden after three years?!

Sold. You can check out the full list of titles that shipped this week over at my On The Shelf article for Otaku USA.


Otaku USA: On The Shelf – August 22, 2012

Otaku USA: On The Shelf - August 22, 2012

It’s the week of threes! I have three top picks out of the manga this week and all are the third volumes of their respective series – Countdown 7 Days (Vol.03), Replica (Vol.03) and Gate 7 (Vol.03). All three are also some of the best manga eye-candy out there to my tastes right now so I expect lots of oogling will happen tonight. So, so pretty.

For the full list of titles available in stores and retail sites this week, check out my On The Shelf article for Otaku USA.


Otaku USA: On The Shelf – August 15, 2012

Otaku USA: On The Shelf - August 15, 2012

New books! My commentary here on Kuriousity is limited to “buy them!” but it might have something to do with the giant stack of books I bought from the last couple weeks that begs to be read right now. The full list is available as per yay-manga-comes-out-weekly usual over at my On The Shelf article for Otaku USA.


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