Posts Tagged ‘Vertical Inc.’
 

 

Bento Bako Weekly: My Neighbor Seki volumes 1-2

Title: My Neighbor Seki Author: Takuma Morishige Publisher: Vertical Comics Volume: Volumes 1 and 2, $10.95 Vintage: 2011 by Media Factory, 2015 by Vertical Genre: Comedy, slice-of-life High school student Rumi Yokoi has a very...
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: 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...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Insufficient Direction

Title: Insufficient Direction Author: Moyoco Anno Publisher: Vertical Inc. Volume: One-shot, $14.95 Vintage: 2005 by Shodensha, 2014 by Vertical Genre: Slice-of-life, comedy First off, this delightful collection of shorts chron...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: What Did You Eat Yesterday volume 1

Title: What Did You Eat Yesterday? Author: Fumi Yoshinaga Publisher: Vertical Inc. [THANK YOU VERTICAL] Volume: Volume 1 (of at least 7), $12.95 Vintage: 2007 by Kodansha, March 2014 by Vertical Genre: Food, yaoi, slice-of-life...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Helter Skelter

Title: Helter Skelter Author: Kyoko Okazaki Publisher: Vertical Inc. Volume: One-shot, $16.95 Vintage: 2003 by Shodensha (serialized 1995-96), 2013 by Vertical Genre: Drama, 18+ (for sex, drugs, suicide, nudity) Helter Skelter:...
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...
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Bento Bako Lite: Message to Adolf part 1

Title: Message to Adolf Author: Osamu Tezuka Publisher: Vertical Inc. Volume: Part 1, $26.95 (HC) Vintage: 1983-1985 by Bungei Shunju, August 2012 by Vertical Inc. Genre: Historical drama, historical fiction, WWII Message to Ad...
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Bento Bako Weekly: GTO:14 Days in Shonan volume 1

GTO: 14 Days in Shonan volume 1 Publisher: Vertical Inc. Story and Art: Toru Fujisawa [Editor’t note: I really wanted to have my Anime Fest write ups start up today, but I’m still sick. Fell sick immediately after ...
by Drew
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Bento Bako Weekly: Sakuran

Title: Sakuran: Blossoms Wild Author: Moyoco Anno Publisher: Vertical Inc. Volume: One-shot, $16.95 Vintage: 2003 by Kodansha, Ltd., July 2012 by Vertical Genre: Period drama Kiyoha is a high ranking courtesan in the Edo-era pl...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: 5 Centimeters per Second

Title: 5 Centimeters per Second Author: Makoto Shinkai, with art by Yukiko Seike Publisher: Vertical Inc. Volume: One-shot (omnibus), $18.95 Vintage: 2010 by Kodansha, June 2012 by Vertical Inc. Genre: Drama, romance, slice-of-...
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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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