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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: “Kageno Datte Seishunshitai” (“Even Kageno wants a Lovely High School Life”) Volumes 1 – 4

Title: “Kageno Datte Seishunshitai”/”影野だって青春したい” Mangaka: Yuka Kitagawa / 北川夕夏 Publisher: Kodansha Publication: Bessatsu Friend (Betsufure) Genres: Shoujo, romance, comedy, High School Life ISBNs: Volume 1: 9784063418835 Volume 2: 9784063419047 Volume 3: 9784063419405 Volume 4: 9784063419610 Use the ISBNs to search online bookstores for these books. Volume 1 – 3 are available through third parties on Amazon US under the title

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Manga Review: “Ichireishite, Kisu” (“Bow Down and Kiss” / “My Poison Arrow”)

Title: 一礼して、キス / Ichireishite, Kisu (“Bow Down and Kiss” / “My Poison Arrow”) Mangaka: 加賀やっこ / Kaga Yakko Publisher / Publication: Shogakugan / Betsucomi ISBN: 9784091350831 Language: Japanese Genre /Category: Shoujo, sports, romance Purchase: Amazon JP / Amazon US / Yes Asia / Honto / Kinokuniya US Synopsis: Ann Kishimoto is a third year student who retired from the archery

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Recently Read: "Innocent" by Sakamoto Shinichi

Title: Innocent (イノサン) volume 1 Language: Japanese Mangaka: Sakamoto Shinichi (坂本眞一) Publisher / Publication: Shueisha / Young Jump ISBN:  9784088795652 Purchase: Amazon JP  Synopsis: This series is the fictionalized story of Charles Henri Sanson who was the fourth generation Royal Executioner of France. He served during the reign of Louis 16th. This first volume covers from when he was expelled

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Manga Review: "Black Rose Alice" Volume 1 by Setona Mizushiro

Title: Black Rose Alice Mangaka: Setona Mizushiro Publisher: Viz / Shoujo Beat ISBN: 978-1421571607 Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble Synopsis: LINK First Impressions:  I’ve wanted to read this series for long time, but I’ve never had the patience to deal with Japanese because of the katakana for the non-Japanese names and the complicated story. I’m glad I waited because

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