Bento Bako Weekly: Phantom Thief Jeanne volume 1

Title: Phantom Thief Jeanne Author: Arina Tanemura Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $10.99 (it’s a bit thicker than standard volumes since it’s condensing 7 into 5) Vintage: 1998 by Shueisha, Marc...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Bonus: Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee volume 7

Title: Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee Author: Hiroyuki Asada Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump) Volume: Volume 7 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2006 by Shueisha in Japan, November 2011 by Viz Media Genre: Fantasy, steampunk, adventure [Pr...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: July 2010 Previews

It’s that time again!  Diamond’s July 2010 Previews catalog hit the stores last week, and as usual I have combed through the pages to find you the best manga (anime, figures, various related) items for the month. ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: Clan of the Nakagamis

Title: Clan of the Nakagamis and Clan of the Nakagamis: The Devil Cometh Author: Homerun Ken Publisher: Digital Manga Publishing (Juné) Volume: Two volumes make up this series, $12.95 each Vintage: 2005 by Biblos in Japan (fir...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Bonus: Black Butler volumes 6 & 7

Title: Black Butler Author: Yana Toboso Publisher: Yen Press Volume: Volumes 6 and 7 (ongoing), $11.99 each Vintage: 2009 by Square Enix in Japan, July 2011 and October 2011 by Yen Press Genre: Victorian, black comedy, drama, s...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Mobile Suit Gundam: Thunderbolt Vol 1

Title: Mobile Suit Gundam: Thunderbolt Publisher: Viz Media Writer and Artist: Yasuo Ohtagaki Volume: Volume 1, $14.99 Original Concept: Hajime Yatate and Yoshiyuki Tomino Since it’s debut in 1979, Mobile Suit Gundam has been...
by Eric
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Bento Bako Lite: In the Walnut vol. 2

Title: In the Walnut Author: Toko Kawai Publisher: Digital Manga Publishing (Juné) Volume: Volume 2, $12.95 Vintage: 2007 by Libre Publishing Co., September 2010 by Digital Manga Genre: Yaoi, romance, art, drama For an introdu...
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: Gunslinger Girl omnibus volume 4

Title: Gunslinger Girl Author: Yu Aida Publisher: Seven Seas Entertainment (gomanga.com) Volume: Volume 4 (contains volumes 9-10, ongoing), $16.99 Vintage: 2007 and 2008 by ASCII Media Works, March 2012 by Seven Seas Genre: Dra...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: Harlequin Highlights 7

If you surf on over to Digital Manga Publishing’s eManga website, where you can read digital copies of manga titles (by buying points to spend on buying or renting them), you’ll find a section of the site under the name “...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Vampire Knight disc 1

Title: Vampire Knight Publisher: Produced by Studio Deen, licensed by Viz Media Volume: Disc 1 (episodes 1-4, of 13), $19.98 Vintage: April – July of 2008 in Japan, licensed in 2009 by Viz Media; the first disc was releas...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Kekkaishi volume 32

Kekkaishi volume 32 Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Sunday) Story and Art: Yellow Tanabe [Editor’s note: Casually slipping in one of Drew’s back up reviews, because it was my birthday and I wanted to be lazy. Because ...
by Drew
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