Bento Bako Weekly: Terra Formars volumes 2-3

Title: Terra Formars Author: Yu Sasuga (story), Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volumes 2 and 3, $12.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shueisha, 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Science fiction, action [Review of volu...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: Color

Title: Color Creators: Eiki Eiki (Millennium Prime Minister) and Taishi Zaou (Princess Princess) Publisher: Digital Manga Publishing, from their Doki Doki line Volumes: Just one; it’s a oneshot.  $12.95 Vintage: 1999 in ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Bonus: Ōoku: The Inner Chambers vol. 4

Title: Ōoku: The Inner Chambers Author: Fumi Yoshinaga Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 4 (ongoing, ten projected) Vintage: 2008 by Hakusensha in Japan, August 2010 by Viz Media (a release rate soon to slow ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Bonus: Viz Media: Shonen Jump Alpha

Shonen Jump Alpha Publisher: Viz Media Starting a few weeks back, the future arrived, as Shonen Jump Alpha was unleashed on our digital shores. How is it? Simply fantastic. In a world of comics quickly becoming digital, Viz Med...
by Drew
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Bento Bako Bonus: Dengeki Daisy volume 10

Title: Dengeki Daisy Author: Kyousuke Motomi Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 10 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2011 by Shogakukan, July 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy, drama [Volumes 8-9 review.] Things ha...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Bonus: May 2012 Previews Manga Highlights

Greetings manga lovers! There’s been some great stuff coming out lately, and you’ll find even more great stuff below. If you’re new to the site or this column, each month I take Diamond’s Previews catalo...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Bonus: Maoh Juvenile Remix volumes 7 & 8

Title: Maoh: Juvenile Remix Author: Megumi Osuga (original story by Kotaro Isaka) Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Sunday) Volume: Volumes 7 and 8 (of 10), $9.99 each Vintage: 2007 by Shogakukan in Japan, October 2011 and December ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Tropic of the Sea

Title: Tropic of the Sea Author: Satoshi Kon Publisher: Vertical Inc. Genre: Fantasy Vintage: 2011 by Kodansha (originally 1990), September 2013 by Vertical Satoshi Kon is best known for his animation work, with Millennium Actr...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: May 2010 Previews

Welcome, manga fans!  It’s time for another look at Diamond’s monthly Previews catalog.  As usual, I’m going to weed through the catalog, note my personal picks, and then make recommendations on what else I ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: January 2011 Previews

Greetings, and welcome to 2011! It’s a new month, and a new month means new manga. So pull out your pre-order forms and let’s get crackin’! Let me do the work for you and pick out some of the best upcoming tit...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Olympos

Title: Olympos Author: Aki Publisher: Yen Press Volume: One-shot (2-in-1), $18.99 Vintage: 2008, 2009 by Ichijinsha, June 2012 by Yen Press Genre: Greek mythology To alleviate his boredom, the god Apollo captures the beautiful ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: Grand Guignol Orchestra vol. 3

Title: Grand Guignol Orchestra Author: Kaori Yuki Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 3 (of 5), $9.99 Vintage: 2009 by Hakusensha, June 2011 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural horror, drama, zombies [Volume 2 review....
by Kristin
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