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Bento Bako Weekly: The Heroic Legend of Arslan volume 1

Title: The Heroic Legend of Arslan Author: Yoshiki Tanaka (original story), Hiromu Arakawa Publisher: Kodansha Comics Volume: Volume 1, $10.99 Vintage: 2013 by Kodansha Ltd., August 2014 by Kodansha Comics Genre: Fantasy The He...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Black Rose Alice volume 1

Title: Black Rose Alice Author: Setona Mizushiro Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2008 by Akita Publishing, August 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural, romance, vampires, horror Vampire Knigh...
by Kristin
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Anime Fest 2014: The Cosplay

Well, I promised you some cosplay pictures, so even though I’m a little late with them, here are your cosplay pictures! This isn’t all the cosplay I saw or photographed, just my favorites. You can find a full album ...
by Kristin
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PR: Viz Media to Deliver Same Day as Japan Digital Premieres of Shonen Jump Manga

    VIZ MEDIA’S “JUMP START” INITIATIVE TO DELIVER ENGLISH DIGITAL PREMIERES OF BRAND NEW WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP MANGA SERIES ON THE SAME DAY OF JAPANESE DEBUT Digital Publishing Campaign Eliminates Time And Distanc...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Time Killers

Title: Time Killers Author: Kazue Kato (Blue Exorcist) Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump Advanced) Volume: One-shot (short story collection), $14.99 Vintage: 2011 by Shueisha, September 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural, ac...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: In Clothes Called Fat

Title: In Clothes Called Fat Author: Moyoco Anno Publisher: Vertical Inc. Volume: One-shot, $16.95 Vintage: 2002 by Shodensha, 2014 by Vertical Genre: Drama, josei Just a note here: this book is about a woman struggling with bo...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Midnight Secretary volume 7

Title: Midnight Secretary Author: Tomu Ohmi Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 7 (final), $9.99 Vintage: 2009 by Shogakukan, September 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Romance, supernatural [Volumes 4-6 review.] [Editor's...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Spell of Desire volume 1

Title: Spell of Desire Author: Tomu Ohmi (Midnight Secretary) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1 (of 5), $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shogakukan, August 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Romance, supernatural (witches, magic) ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Terra Formars volume 1

Title: Terra Formars Author: Yu Sasuga (story), Ken-ichi Tachibana (art) Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 1, $12.99 Vintage: 2011 by Shueisha, July 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Science fiction, horror Originally ...
by Kristin
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From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays

FFGtGR: The Shadowman and Kindaichi Returns!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, no.178 Welcome back ya’ll to our all-ages column here, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! Readers who’ve been with us over the years know I like to mix it up often in this column...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Les Miserables (Manga Classics)

Title: Les Miserables Author: Adapted by Crystal Silvermoon and Stacy King; art by SunNeko Lee; original story by Victor Hugo Volume: One-shot omnibus, $19.99 (paperback; also available in hardcover) Publisher: Udon Entertainme...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Monster volume 1 (Perfect Edition)

Title: Monster Author: Naoki Urasawa Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 1, Perfect Edition (2-in-1), $19.99 Vintage: July 2014 Genre: Mystery, horror, psychological thriller Dr. Tenma has it all. He’s a s...
by Kristin
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