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So I’m a Spider, So What?, Vol. 12

By Okina Baba and Tsukasa Kiryu. Released in Japan as “Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?” by Kadokawa Books. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Jenny…

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Manga the Week of 7/28/21

SEAN: The end of July should be quiet, right? Everyone’s on vacation, right? Right? ASH: I actually will be on (a very much needed) vacation! ANNA: Me too!…

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Bookshelf Briefs 7/22/21

A Certain Scientific Accelerator, Vol. 12 | By Kazuma Kamachi and Arata Yamaji | Seven Seas – I was surprised that this is the final volume. It wraps…

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Last Round Arthurs, Vol. 5: Once King & Future King

By Taro Hitsuji and Kiyotaka Haimura. Released in Japan by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Jan Cash. Yeah, that really did…

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Tearmoon Empire, Vol. 5

By Nozomu Mochitsuki and Gilse. Released in Japan as “Tearmoon Teikoku Monogatari” by TO Books. Released in North America digitally by J-Novel Club. Translated by David Teng. The…

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Culinary Chronicles of the Court Flower, Vol. 2

By Miri Mikawa and Kasumi Nagi. Released in Japan as “Ikka Kōkyū Ryōrichō” by Kadokawa Beans Bunko. Released in North America digitally by J-Novel Club. Translated by afm.…

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Pick of the Week: Five Alive

KATE: If you’d told me five years ago that VIZ would be re-issuing Taiyo Matsumoto’s No. 5, I’d have chuckled and thought, “Boy, is this person naïve! VIZ…

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My Friend’s Little Sister Has It In for Me!, Vol. 3

By mikawaghost and tomari. Released in Japan as “Tomodachi no Imouto ga Ore ni dake Uzai” by GA Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by…

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Oresama Teacher, Vol. 29

By Izumi Tsubaki. Released in Japan by Hakusensha, serialized in the magazine Hana to Yume. Released in North America by Viz Media. Translated by JN Productions. Though it’s…

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Altina the Sword Princess, Vol. 9

By Yukiya Murasaki and himesuz. Released in Japan as “Haken no Kouki Altina” by Famitsu Bunko. Released in North America digitally by J-Novel Club. Translated by Roy Nukia.…

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Manga the Week of 7/21/21

SEAN: July continues to exist, despite the best efforts of calendar cancellers. What manga do we have? ASH: A fair bit, it would seem! SEAN: Airship has digital-first…

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Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town, Vol. 6

By Toshio Satou and Nao Watanuki. Released in Japan as “Tatoeba Last Dungeon Mae no Mura no Shonen ga Joban no Machi de Kurasu Youna Monogatari” by GA…

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Pick of the Week: One Cool Cat

SEAN: Gee, what could it be? Moto Hagio? Cute smug-looking cats standing on their back paws? Sign me up for L’il Leo! KATE: I’ve developed a reputation for…

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ROLL OVER AND DIE: I Will Fight for an Ordinary Life with My Love and Cursed Sword!, Vol. 4

By kiki and kinta. Released in Japan as “Omae Gotoki ga Maou ni Kateru to Omou na to Gachizei ni Yuusha Party wo Tsuihou Sareta node, Outo de…

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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Anima, Vol. 5

By Ikuto Yamashita. Released in Japan as “Shin Seiki Evangelion Anima” by Kadokawa Shoten, serialized in the magazine Dengeki Hobby. Released in North America by Seven Seas. Translated…

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My Next Life As a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!, Vol. 9

By Satoru Yamaguchi and Nami Hidaka. Released in Japan as “Otome Game no Hametsu Flag Shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei Shite Shimatta…” by Ichijinsha Bunko Iris. Released…

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Manga the Week of 7/14/21

SEAN: Now that July 4th has come and gone and terrified all our dogs, what manga do we have to soothe us? MICHELLE: My big tabby is also…

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Ascendance of a Bookworm: I’ll Do Anything to Become a Librarian!, Part 4: Founder of the Royal Academy’s So-Called Library Committee, Vol. 1

By Miya Kazuki and You Shiina. Released in Japan as “Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen” by TO Books. Released in North…

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Ascendance of a Bookworm: I’ll Do Anything to Become a Librarian!, Part 4: Founder of the Royal Academy’s So-Called Library Committee, Vol. 1

By Miya Kazuki and You Shiina. Released in Japan as “Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen” by TO Books. Released in North…

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Bookshelf Briefs 7/5/21

Boys Run the Riot, Vol. 1 | By Keito Gaku | Kodansha Comics – This was well-acclaimed when it was first licensed, and it’s not hard to see…

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Bofuri: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, So I’ll Max Out My Defense, Vol. 2

By Yuumikan and KOIN. Released in Japan as “Itai no wa Iya nano de Bōgyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu” by Kadokawa Books. Released in North America by…

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Pick of the Week: Tall Orders

MICHELLE: I don’t know much about Kageki Shojo!!, hence my surprise and delight upon discovering there’s a lot more of it to come. I don’t see how I…

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The Sidekick Never Gets the Girl, Let Alone the Protag’s Sister!, Vol. 1

By Toshizo and U35. Released in Japan as “Shinyuu Mob no Ore ni Shujinkou no Imouto ga Horeru Wake ga Nai” by PASH! Books. Released in North America…

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Loner Life in Another World, Vol. 1

By Shoji Goj and booota. Released in Japan as “Hitoribocchi no Isekai Kouryaku” by Overlap Bunko. Released in North America by Seven Seas. Translated by Eric Margolis. Adapted…

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Manga the Week of 7/7/21

SEAN: July! Manga! Too hot to be glib! ASH: So, so hot in so, so many places. SEAN: Airship, in print, has the debut of Accomplishments of the…

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Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!: The Crimson Magic Trials

By Natsume Akatsuki and Kurone Mishima. Released in Japan as “Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o!” by Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated…

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The Detective Is Already Dead, Vol. 1

By nigozyu and Umibouzu. Released in Japan as “Tantei wa mou, Shindeiru” by MF Bunko J. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Taylor Engel. Sometimes…

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Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire, Vol. 1

By Hayaken and Nagu. Released in Japan as “Eiyu-oh, Bu wo Kiwameru tame Tensei su. Soshite, Sekai Saikyou no Minarai Kisi ♀” by HJ Bunko. Released in North…

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Pick of the Week: Detectives, Brides, and Linguists

SEAN: What’s that, you say? A new light novel series that isn’t a) a fantasy, b) an isekai, or c) a high school romcom? And it’s highly acclaimed?…

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Sword Art Online, Vol. 22: Kiss and Fly

By Reki Kawahara and abec. Released in Japan by Dengeki Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Stephen Paul. After the cliffhanger for the last…

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Villainess: Reloaded! Blowing Away Bad Ends with Modern Weapons, Vol. 1

By 616th Special Information Battalion and Wuhuo. Released in Japan as “Doushitemo Hametsushitakunai Akuyaku Reijou ga Gendai Heiki wo Te ni Shita Kekka ga Kore desu” by K…

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Super Cub, Episodes 1-12

Written by Toshizō Nemoto, directed by Toshiro Fujii for Studio Kai. Based on the light novel written by Tone Kōken and illustrated by Hiro, published in Japan by…

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Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online: 4th Squad Jam: Finish

By Keiichi Sigsawa and Kouhaku Kuroboshi, based on the series created by Reki Kawahara. Released in Japan by Dengeki Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated…

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Re: ZERO ~Starting Life in Another World~, Vol. 16

By Tappei Nagatsuki and Shinichirou Otsuka. Released in Japan by MF Bunko J. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Jeremiah Borque. Fans of this series…

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Manga the Week of 6/30/21

SEAN: The end of the fiscal year! What books are just barely part of their publisher’s 20-21 financials? Airship has an early digital title: Loner Life in Another…

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The Ideal Sponger Life, Vol. 3

By Tsunehiko Watanabe and Jyuu Ayakura. Released in Japan as “Risou no Himo Seikatsu” by Hero Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by MPT. Ideal…

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Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!, Vol. 13

By FUNA and Itsuki Akata. Released in Japan as “Watashi, Nouryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne!” by Earth Star Novels. Released in North America by Seven…

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Pick of the Week: Summer of Sadako

ASH: One interesting trend of late has been the release of manga inspired by the Ring franchise. Granted, there have been new film installments produced relatively recently, so…

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Bookshelf Briefs 6/20/21

As Miss Beelzebub Likes, Vol. 12 | By Matoba | Yen Press – When you have a main couple as innocent and naive as this one, it’s going…

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Fushi no Kami: Rebuilding Civilization Starts with a Village, Vol. 4

By Mizuumi Amakawa and Mai Okuma. Released in Japan as “Fushi no Kami: Henkyou kara Hajimeru Bunmei Saiseiki” by Overlap. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated…

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Guide to the Perfect Otaku Girlfriend: Roomies and Romance, Vol. 1

By Rin Murakami and Mako Tatekawa. Released in Japan as “Dousei kara Hajimaru Otaku Kanojo no Tsukurikata” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club.…

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Manga the Week of 6/23/21

SEAN: June staggers on, despite all efforts to stop it. ASH: That it does. SEAN: Airship has print releases of Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear 6 and Classroom of…

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Reincarnated as the Piggy Duke: This Time I’m Gonna Tell Her How I Feel!, Vol. 1

By Rhythm Aida and nauribon. Released in Japan as “Buta Koushaku ni Tensei shita kara, Kondo wa Kimi ni Suki to Iitai” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in…

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Outbreak Company, Vol. 18

By Ichiro Sakaki and Yuugen. Released in Japan by Kodansha Light Novels. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by Kevin Steinbach. (This review discusses the ending…

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I Refuse to Be Your Enemy!, Vol. 6

By Kanata Satsuki and Mitsuya Fuji. Released in Japan as “Watashi wa Teki ni Narimasen!” by PASH! Books. Released in North America digitally by J-Novel Club. Translated by…

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Pick of the Week: You Are Already Picked

SEAN: Barring an unforeseen crossover between Fist of the North Star and Ooku, I suspect Manga Bookshelf is going to be leaning one way or the other this…

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The Emperor’s Lady-in-Waiting Is Wanted As a Bride, Vol. 1

By Kanata Satsuki and Yoru Ichige. Released in Japan as “Koutei-tsuki Nyokan wa Hanayome Toshite Nozomarechuu” by Ichijinsha Bunko Iris. released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated…

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Girls Kingdom, Vol. 3

By Nayo and Shio Sakura. Released in Japan by GL Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by Philip Reuben. This series, in general, should not…

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Manga the Week of 6/16/21

SEAN: We’re having a heat wave! A manga heat wave! ASH: I certainly much prefer one of those things over the other. SEAN: Airship has two debuts. The…

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The Devil Is a Part-Timer!, Vol. 19

By Satoshi Wagahara and 029. Released in Japan by Dengeki Bunko. Released in North America by Yen Press. Translated by Kevin Gifford. (I discuss the climax of the…

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