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 Bonus: Millennium Prime Minister vols. 3&4

Title: Millennium Prime Minister Author: Eiki Eiki (Color) Publisher: Digital Manga Publishing (Doki Doki) Volume: Volumes 3 and 4 (completed), $12.95 each Vintage: 2000 by Shinshokan in Japan; volume 3 in January 2010 and volu...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Berserk

Title: Berserk Author/Director: Kentaro Miura (mangaka), Naohito Takahashi (series director) Studio/Licensor: OLM (anime production), Dark Horse (manga), Anime Works/Media Blasters (anime) Episodes/Volumes: 25 anime episodes, 3...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Bonus: Wolf God vol. 1

Title: Wolf God (KamiinuxBlood) Author: Ai Tenkawa Publisher: Digital Manga Publishing (Doki Doki) Volume: Volume 1 (ongoing), $12.95 Vintage: 2007 by Shinshokan, July 2010 by DMP Genre: Fantasy, supernatural, romance (shoujo) ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: My First Cosplay

I’ve been wanting to try cosplaying for quite some time. But aside from not really having the guts, the skills, or the materials, I don’t attend a lot of conventions. I don’t do well in compressed crowds. Howe...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: Kamen volume 1

Title: Kamen Author: Mihara Gunya Publisher: GEN Manga Volume: Volume 1, $9.95 (print), $1.99 (digital) Vintage: March 2012 by GEN Manga Genre: Fantasy, drama A mysterious man wakes up in the middle of a field with a strange ma...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun volume 1

Title: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Author: Izumi Tsubaki (Oresama Teacher) Publisher: Yen Press Volume: Volume 1, $13.00 Vintage: 2012 by Square Enix, November 2015 by Yen Press Genre: 4-koma (four panel gag strip), comedy ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: Skip Beat! 22 & Vampire Knight 11

Another double feature today! This time it’s a double dose of shoujo. Both titles are published by Viz Media on their Shojo Beat line. Title: Skip Beat! Author: Yoshiki Nakamura Volume: Volume 22 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage:...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: Jormungand vol. 5

Title: Jormungand Author: Keitaro Takahashi Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 5 (ongoing), $12.99 Vintage: 2008 by Shogakukan in Japan, November 2010 by Viz Media Genre: Action, adventure A series intro from t...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: My Love Story volume 5

Title: My Love Story Author: Kazune Kawahara (story), Aruko (art) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 5, $9.99 Vintage: July 2015 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy [Volume 4 review.] The school sports meet is ove...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Honey Blood volume 1

Title: Honey Blood Author: Miko Mitsuki Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1, $9.99 Vintage: 2009 by Shogakukan, October 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural romance, vampires Something strange is going on in Hin...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Lite: Ai Ore! Love Me volume 6

Title: Ai Ore! Love Me Author: Mayu Shinjo Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 6, $9.99 Vintage: 2009 by Kadokawa Shoten, August 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Romantic comedy, gender bender [Volume 5 review.] It’s...
by Kristin
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