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Bento Bako Weekly: Library Wars Love & War vols 10-11

Title: Library Wars: Love & War Author: Kiiro Yumi (original story by Hiro Arikawa) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volumes 10 and 11, $9.99 Vintage: 2012, 2013 by Hakusensha; 2013, 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Drama,...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Gangsta. vols 2-3

Title: Gangsta. Author: Kohske Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volumes 2 and 3, $12.99 Vintage: 2011 (+) by Shinchosha Publishing, 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Action [Volume 1 review] A group of several brutally murde...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Meteor Prince volume 1

Title: Meteor Prince Author: Meca Tanaka Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2013 by Hakusensha, January 2015 by Viz Genre: Romantic comedy And I’m back! This time with a new manga from Viz ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Shion of the Dead

Shion of the Dead Publisher: Manga Box Story and Art: Takashi Muroyoshi Step right up, step right up, one and all! It’s comedic, yet somehow slightly ecchi-feeling, manga time! Maybe you are sick of moe! Maybe this new ha...
by Drew
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Bento Bako Weekly: Sgt. Frog volume 1

Sgt. Frog Volume 1 Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Select line) Story and Art: Mine Yoshizaki A few years back there was a viral video swimming around on the interwebs that was of me lying on my side on my couch, lazily dancing (yes,...
by Drew
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BBW: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part I: Phantom Blood Vol.1

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part I: Phantom Blood Vol.1 Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump Advanced) Story and Art: Hirohiko Araki [Editor’s note: Drew is taking over for me a bit this month while I get some reading do...
by Drew
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Bento Bako Weekly: Assassination Classroom volume 1

Title: Assassination Classroom Author: Yusei Matsui Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen  Jump Advanced) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shueisha, December 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Action, comedy Class 3-E is filled with misf...
by Kristin
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BBB: My Grandpa’s Stories Can’t Be This Weird!

My Grandpa’s Stories Can’t Be This Weird! Publisher: Manga Box Story and Art: Kazuhiro Urata Domu Saito is your average 5th grader. Like any 5th grader, he’s getting to that age where he has trouble falling as...
by Drew
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Bento Bako Weekly: Millennium Snow volume 4

Title: Millennium Snow Author: Bisco Hatori Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 4 (final), $9.99 Vintage: 2014 by Hakusensha, December 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural romance [Volume 3 review.] Most of last v...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: The Garden of Words

Title: The Garden of Words Author: Makoto Shinkai (story), Midori Motohashi (art) Publisher: Vertical Comics Volume: One volume, $12.95 Vintage: 2013 by Kodansha, 2014 by Vertical Genre: Slice-of-life, drama Akizuki likes to sk...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Spell of Desire volume 2

Title: Spell of Desire Author: Tomu Ohmi Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 2, $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shogakukan, November 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Romance, supernatural [Volume 1 review.] [Editor’s note: K...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: E-Robot

E-Robot Publisher: Viz Media Serialized in: Shonen Jump Story and Art: Ryohei Yamamoto If I could give one manga a catch phrase to slap on the back of printed editions that I think would sell like hot cakes in English, it woul...
by Drew
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