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Manga Review: “Yuureina Kanojo to Shinreina Boku” Volume 1

Title: Yuureina Kanojo to Shinreina Boku (Ghost Woman and Psychic Me) Mangaka: 南国ばなな (Banana Nangoku) Publisher / Publication: Kodansha / Itan Demographic: Josei Genre: Supernatural, Gag Comedy, Romance ISBN: 9784063806649 Purchase: Amazon JP / Amazon US / Yes Asia / Kinokuniya US Synopsis: Genji, who’s always wanted to sense and photograph ghosts, deliberately moves into an apartment where a tragedy

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Manga Review: “Kanna to Detchi” Volume 1

Title: カンナとでっち (Kanna to Decchi, Kanna to Detchi (this is the mangaka’s preferred romanization), Kanna and the Apprentice) Mangaka: 餡蜜 (Ammitsu) Publisher / Publication: Kodansha / Bessatsu Friend (Betsufure) Demographic: Shoujo Genre: Slice-of-life, romance, comedy ISBN: 9784063419597 Purchase: Amazon JP / Yes Asia / Kinokuniya US Synopsis: Kanna’s father, who is a carpenter, brings home a live-in apprentice, Katsuhiko. As

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Manga Review: “Koisuru Harinezumi” (“A Hedgehog in Love”) Volume 1 by Nao Hinachi

Title: 恋するハリネズミ / Koisuru Harizumi / A Hedgehog in Love Mangaka: ヒナチなお / Nao Hinachi Publisher / Publication: Shogakugan / Betsucomi ISBN: 9784091362995 Purchase: Amazon JP (third party only) / Amazon US (third party only) / Kinokuniya US / Yes Asia Synopsis: High school girl Kii falls in love with tough-boy Hazuki after witnessing his remorse after he nearly punches

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Manga Review: “Hatsu * Haru” by Shizuki Fujisawa

Title: ハツ*ハル (Hatsu * Haru) (“Adolescent Hearts”) Mangaka: 藤沢志月/ Shizuki Fujisawa Publisher/Publication: Shogakukan / Betsucomi Series Start / Status: July 2014 / 2 Volume ongoing Genre: Shoujo, romance, school life, drama ISBN: Volume 1: 9784091360908 Volume 2: 9784091363992 Purchase: Volume 1: Amazon JP / Amazon US / Yes Asia / Kinokuniya US Volume 1: Amazon JP / Amazon US /

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Manga Review: “Zetsubou Baby” by Hina Sakurada

Title: Zetsubou Baby (絶望ベイビー) (Hopeless Baby) Mangaka: Hina Sakurada (桜田雛) Language: Japanese Publisher/Publication: Shougakukan / Monthly Cheese! Year: Aug 2014 – Feb 2015 Genre: Shoujo, romance, drama, comedy Warnings: There is a near rape scene that I found frightening. It serves the purpose of the story and is portrayed as violence and hate as it should be. ISBN: Volume 1

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