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Fresh Manga Picks for November

Updated: Dec 2, 2022

The Thanksgiving season is officially upon us, which means it's more important than ever to take time for yourself!


We can't think of a better way to unwind from hours of family time than buried in a new manga.


This Thanksgiving, while your Uncle Michael is arguing about football or politics, you can sneak away to Beyond Promised Neverland or the new Demon Slayer light novel.


Order your well-deserved mental vacation in a Build-a-Box or Manga Collectors Box.



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Fresh Picks for November


NEW! Berserk Vol. 41—MIURA'S FINAL BERSERK!

Rating: Mature (18+)
Story and art by: Kentaro Miura
Recommended for fans of: Fantasy, Horror
Read this if you're in the mood for: A final dark fantasy from the mind of the beloved Kentaro Miura

MIURA'S FINAL BERSERK!


Available 11/15/22


The world of manga was devastated by the May 2021 death of Berserk creator Kentaro Miura. But Miura-sensei left behind one final volume to cap his thirty-plus-year commitment to his signature vision, a fitting curtain call for the beloved series, filled with joy, sadness, and laughter.


Though released from the prison of her mind, Casca cannot escape the reminders of the terrors she has experienced. And nothing triggers these harrowing memories more than Guts the Black Swordsman, who faced those same horrors in his relentless quest to see Casca healed. But could the reappearance of a strange, mute boy be the key to bringing peace to Casca's troubled soul?


NEW! Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba—The Flower of Happiness - LIGHT NOVEL

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Aya Yajima
Recommended for fans of: Action-Adventure, Fantasy
Read this if you're in the mood for: A fun addition to the Demon Slayer experience in a light novel format

New light novel series from the creators of Demon Slayer!


Revisit the Demon Slayer Corps in these novels that each contain five tales of love, friendship, and courage!


A mystical flower offers a prosperous future for its bearer. Determined to find the flower for Nezuko, Tanjiro makes a harrowing journey up a mountain—but Inosuke reveals the flower’s true worth. In other tales, Zenitsu recalls the day he battled a demon to save a crying girl, a fortune-teller warns Zenitsu that he’ll die if a girl falls for him, Kanao helps Aoi learn her value apart from killing demons, and when Kimetsu Academy students search for the recipe to win over Mr. Tomioka, Mr. Rengoku ropes them into cooking!


NEW! Kaiu Shirai x Posuka Demizu: Beyond The Promised Neverland

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story by: Kaiu Shirai
Art by: Posuka Demizu
Recommended for fans of: Dystopian, Fantasy, Thriller
Read this if you're in the mood for: A rich collection of short stories that is both dystopian and uplifting

From the creators of The Promised Neverland comes a collection of their best short stories


Includes a special one-shot with the key elements that would later go into their biggest hit and an epilogue that shows what the main characters are up to after the end of the manga series.


A must-read for Promised Neverland fans and newcomers alike!




NEW! Blue Box, Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Kouji Miura
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Sports, School Life, Slice-of-life
Read this if you're in the mood for: A beautiful blend of sports and romance with that perfectly captures high school crushes

A badminton guy falls for a basketball girl. Do these sports-crossed lovers have a chance?


Taiki Inomata loves badminton, but he has a long way to go before he can reach nationals. When Taiki sees upperclassman Chinatsu Kano practicing her heart out on the girls’ basketball team, he falls for her hard. After an unexpected turn of events brings the two closer together, sports might not be the first thing on their minds anymore!


Taiki admires Chinatsu from afar, but he doubts that she sees him in the same way. Yet somehow, he musters up the courage to tell her to never give up on her dreams! After such a bold declaration, will Taiki’s fleeting high school romance finally begin?!


No Matter What You Say, Furi-San is Scary! Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Seiichi Kinoue
Recommended for fans of: Romantic Comedy, School Life, Slice-of-life
Read this if you're in the mood for: A cute, slow-building romantic comedy with plenty of gags

An ordinary high school boy is terrified of his scary-looking (but secretly sweet!) yankii girl classmate in a romantic comedy of crushes and misunderstandings.


Furi Youko definitely looks like a delinquent: she’s got a tough-girl image that wouldn’t be out of place in a gang. When Taira Namito finds himself sitting next to her in his high school class, he’s immediately afraid of her. But as it turns out, Furi’s rough-and-tumble exterior hides a wholesome, totally cute person underneath--and she’s got the hots for Taira. (Not that he has any idea, of course.)


One misunderstanding leads to another in this romantic comedy about a clueless dude and the adorable, slightly terrifying affections of the tough girl by his side!


Crossplay Love: Otaku x Punk Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Toru
Recommended for fans of: Romantic Comedy, LGBTQ+, Slice-of-life
Read this if you're in the mood for: Suspending your disbelief in a funny and sweet twist on the typical romantic comedy

In this LGBTQ+ high school romantic comedy, a nerd and a delinquent find themselves attracted to each other, but only when they’re cross-dressing at a maid cafe!


Shuumei has a problem: he’s in love with Hana, a girl who works in a maid café. Unfortunately, he’s too embarrassed to go in and talk to her…until he puts on girl’s clothes and transforms himself into Mei. What Shuumei doesn’t realize is that Hana is actually Hanae, an otaku boy who’s more comfortable with people when he’s dressed as a girl!


What’s more, neither of them are aware that they both go to the same school. Appearances can be deceiving in this wacky cross-dressing love comedy!


My Wandering Warrior Existence

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Nagata Kabi
Recommended for fans of: Memoirs, LGBTQ+
Read this if you're in the mood for: A complex, full-color autobiography about the struggle for love and identity

The newest diary manga from the Harvey Award-winning creator of My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness.


After attending a friend’s wedding, Nagata Kabi decides she wants one of her own. That’s not the only thing she wants—she longs to love and be loved. But she has three major problems: she has no partner, no dating experience, and her only sexual encounters are limited to a lesbian escort service.



With the help of a photoshoot, a dating app, and more, the author embarks on a journey to seek the love and happiness she so desperately desires.



Hello, Melancholic! Vol. 01

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Yayoi Ohsawa
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Slice-of-life, GL/Yuri
Read this if you're in the mood for: A slow-burn romance with plenty of music and social anxiety

A coming-of-age yuri manga series about playing music and falling in love with abandon!


Asano Minato is a tall but stooping first-year in high school. Though she’s a killer trombone player, she does everything she can to fade into the background. Despite her best efforts, Minato catches the attention of her bubbly and charismatic senpai Hibiki, who wants Minato to join the mysterious band she’s forming at school. And she won’t take no for an answer!


Will Minato be able to let go of the past and play in a school band again? Can polar opposites harmonize through music? Slow jam your way into this dulcet yuri series!


NEW! Last Gender Vol. 1

Rating: Mature (18+)
Story and art by: Rei Taki
Recommended for fans of: Drama, Slice-of-life, LGBTQ+
Read this if you're in the mood for: A raw, beautiful, and inclusive collection of short stories

Welcome to BAR California, a place for you to reveal your true self.


People of different genders, propensities, and sexual orientations gather at a certain chic bar that’s hidden from the public eye. While some come in search of themselves, others step into the establishment looking for sex and love. There are as many sexualities as there are people, and the patrons’ stories intertwine as they struggle to find happiness.


A bisexual trans woman who’s been hurt by the voices of others wishes she had a “normal” relationship; a married, middle-aged salaryman secretly expresses his female side; and a pansexual cis guy is on the lookout for true love.


NEW! Candy & Cigarettes Vol. 1

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Tomonori Inoue
Recommended for fans of: Action, Crime, Mystery
Read this if you're in the mood for: A solid story chock-full of revenge, assasins, and action

An action-packed, neo-noir revenge thriller from the creator of Coppelion!


When retired cop Hiraga Raizou gets a lucrative gig working for a shadowy government organization, he is in for a rude awakening. The first day on his new job, he comes across a grisly murder and a lone little girl who’s far from innocent. She’s Suzukaze Miharu, an 11-year-old master assassin–and his new partner! The arrangement is simple: she kills, he cleans up and hides any evidence.


Sure, the pay is great, but how much blood is Raizou willing to get on his hands?

NEW! The Summer You Were There Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Yuama
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Gl/Yuri, Drama, School life
Read this if you're in the mood for: An beautiful angsty romance

In this yuri love story by the creator of The Girl I Want is So Handsome!, two high school girls–one a shy writer, the other a social butterfly–try to live out a romance novel.


Shizuku is a shy high schooler who hardly talks to other people. Instead, she loses herself in writing, crafting a novel that she never intends to show anyone. But when her cute, popular classmate Kaori gets her hands on Shizuku’s manuscript, everything changes. Kaori suggests that, in order to give Shizuku material for her next book, the two of them should start dating!


Can this mismatched pair create their own happily ever after?


NEW! The Muscle Girl Next Door


Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Amesuke Ano
Recommended for fans of: Comedy, Romance, Shojo/Josei, Slice-of-life
Read this if you're in the mood for: A sweet, feel-good Rom Com

A boy-meets-ripped-girl love story!


Daria is a college student with a body-image complex as swole as he is skinny. His cool exterior is a shield to protect his soft heart, even though he has a lot of love to give—and he’d love to give it to his crush, Ruby, his gentle giant neighbor. After encouragement from a friend, he might finally get closer to Ruby by…working out with her?! Can Daria find the strength of heart to tell Ruby how he feels?

Came the Mirror & Other Tales

Came the Mirror & Other Tales Manga Cover
Came the Mirror & Other Tales

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Rumiko Takahashi
Recommended for fans of: Fantasy, Supernatural
Read this if you're in the mood for: An eclectic collection of supernatural short stories from a legendary mangaka

An eclectic collection of short stories from master manga artist Rumiko Takahashi, beloved creator of Inuyasha, Ranma 1/2, and Urusei Yatsura!


Five intimate magical-realist tales from manga legend Rumiko Takahashi! A supernatural mirror compels a teenager to draw out and destroy the evil lurking within others. But will his duty destroy him? A has-been manga creator acquires the power to curse his competition. Is it worth it? A pet cat possesses a human—warning, side effects may include partial transmogrification... And more!


Plus, a rare behind-the-scenes autobiographical story about Takahashi’s lifelong love affair with manga (and friendship with manga creator Mitsuru Adachi)!

NEW! Imaginary Vol. 1

Imaginary Vol. 1 Manga Cover
Imaginary Vol. 1

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Niiro Ikuhana
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Drama, Slice-of-life
Read this if you're in the mood for: A gorgeously illustrated tale about childhood friends, unrequited love, and the power of imagination!

A gorgeously illustrated tale about childhood friends, unrequited love, and the power of imagination!

Back when Tasuku was a kid, he harbored a secret: he was in love with his friend Maika. But Maika moved away for school before he could gather his courage and confess. Now, as adults, they’ve reconnected as friends, and being together brings back memories of their shared past.


It was so easy to fantasize about wild things when they were children, but what has become of those fantasies now that they’ve grown up?


LGBTQ+ Stories


NEW! Last Gender Vol. 1

Rating: Mature (18+)
Story and art by: Rei Taki
Recommended for fans of: Drama, Slice-of-life, LGBTQ+
Read this if you're in the mood for: A raw, beautiful, and inclusive collection of short stories

Welcome to BAR California, a place for you to reveal your true self.


People of different genders, propensities, and sexual orientations gather at a certain chic bar that’s hidden from the public eye. While some come in search of themselves, others step into the establishment looking for sex and love. There are as many sexualities as there are people, and the patrons’ stories intertwine as they struggle to find happiness.


A bisexual trans woman who’s been hurt by the voices of others wishes she had a “normal” relationship; a married, middle-aged salaryman secretly expresses his female side; and a pansexual cis guy is on the lookout for true love.

My Wandering Warrior Existence

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Nagata Kabi
Recommended for fans of: Memoirs, LGBTQ+
Read this if you're in the mood for: A complex, full-color autobiography about the struggle for love and identity

The newest diary manga from the Harvey Award-winning creator of My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness.


After attending a friend’s wedding, Nagata Kabi decides she wants one of her own. That’s not the only thing she wants—she longs to love and be loved. But she has three major problems: she has no partner, no dating experience, and her only sexual encounters are limited to a lesbian escort service.



With the help of a photoshoot, a dating app, and more, the author embarks on a journey to seek the love and happiness she so desperately desires.

Crossplay Love: Otaku x Punk Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Toru
Recommended for fans of: Romantic Comedy, LGBTQ+, Slice-of-life
Read this if you're in the mood for: Suspending your disbelief in a funny and sweet twist on the typical romantic comedy

In this LGBTQ+ high school romantic comedy, a nerd and a delinquent find themselves attracted to each other, but only when they’re cross-dressing at a maid cafe!


Shuumei has a problem: he’s in love with Hana, a girl who works in a maid café. Unfortunately, he’s too embarrassed to go in and talk to her…until he puts on girl’s clothes and transforms himself into Mei. What Shuumei doesn’t realize is that Hana is actually Hanae, an otaku boy who’s more comfortable with people when he’s dressed as a girl!


What’s more, neither of them are aware that they both go to the same school. Appearances can be deceiving in this wacky cross-dressing love comedy!

NEW! The Summer You Were There Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Yuama
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Gl/Yuri, Drama, School life
Read this if you're in the mood for: An beautiful angsty romance

In this yuri love story by the creator of The Girl I Want is So Handsome!, two high school girls–one a shy writer, the other a social butterfly–try to live out a romance novel.


Shizuku is a shy high schooler who hardly talks to other people. Instead, she loses herself in writing, crafting a novel that she never intends to show anyone. But when her cute, popular classmate Kaori gets her hands on Shizuku’s manuscript, everything changes. Kaori suggests that, in order to give Shizuku material for her next book, the two of them should start dating!


Can this mismatched pair create their own happily ever after?


For Thrill Seekers


NEW! Black Paradox

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Junji Ito
Recommended for fans of: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Supernatural
Read this if you're in the mood: A dark adventure from Japan's master of horror

Three-time Eisner Award winner Junji Ito’s legendary sci-fi thriller is finally available in English!


Four people intent on killing themselves meet through the suicide website Black Paradox: Maruso, a nurse who despairs about the future; Taburo, a man who is tortured by his doppelganger; Pii-tan, an engineer with his own robot clone; and Baracchi, a woman who agonizes about the birthmark on her face.


They wander together in search of the perfect death, fatefully opening a door that leads them to a rather bizarre destiny…

NEW! Drip Drip

Rating: Mature (Adults-Only)
Story and art by: Paru Itagaki
Recommended for fans of: Horror, Comedy, Romance
Read this if you're in the mood: A surprisingly funny (and dark) twist on a romantic comedy

A one-shot graphic novel starring very human characters from the unique imagination of Paru Itagaki, creator of BEASTARS!


Whenever Mako Higari comes in contact with something she perceives as dirty, she gets a massive nosebleed. How can she find a loving partner and commit to a meaningful intimate relationship when just touching another person makes her bleed out?



Especially when most of the men she meets are sleazy creeps! Her first challenge might be learning to love herself… Plus, a short story starring Santa Claus as we’ve never seen him before!


NEW! Dandadan

Rating: Mature (17+)
Story and art by: Yukinobu Tatsu
Recommended for fans of: Horror, Supernatural, Thriller
Read this if you're in the mood: To be scared sh!tless

A nerd must fight powerful spirits and aliens all vying for the secret power of his “family jewel,” so who better to fight alongside him than his high school crush and a spirit granny?!


Momo Ayase and Okarun are on opposite sides of the paranormal spectrum regarding what they’ll believe in and what they won’t. Their quest to prove each other wrong leads them down a path of secret crushes and paranormal battles they’ll have to participate in to believe!


Momo Ayase strikes up an unusual friendship with her school’s UFO fanatic, whom she nicknames “Okarun” because he has a name that is not to be said aloud. While Momo believes in spirits, she thinks aliens are nothing but nonsense. Her new friend, meanwhile, thinks the exact opposite. To settle matters, the two set out to prove each other wrong—Momo to a UFO hotspot and Okarun to a haunted tunnel! What unfolds next is a beautiful story of young love…and oddly horny aliens and spirits?


The Liminal Zone - Four stories in one!

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Junji Ito
Recommended for fans of: Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Supernatural, Thriller
Read this if you're in the mood for: Hauntingly beautiful nightmares

Three-time Eisner Award winner Junji Ito presents brand-new nightmares!

What destiny awaits them after the screaming?


After abruptly departing from a train in a small town, a couple encounters a “weeping woman”—a professional mourner—sobbing inconsolably at a funeral. Mako changes afterward—she can’t stop crying! In another tale, having decided to die together, a couple enters Aokigahara, the infamous suicide forest. What is the shocking otherworldly torrent that they discover there?


One of horror’s greatest talents, Junji Ito beckons readers to join him in an experience of ultimate terror with four transcendently terrifying tales.


Look Back

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Tatsuki Fujimoto
Recommended for fans of: Horror, Drama, Thriller
Read this if you're in the mood: A masterfully woven tragedy of personal discovery and loss

A heart-wrenching single-volume story about the struggles of being an artist, from the creator of Chainsaw Man.


The overly confident Fujino and the shut-in Kyomoto couldn’t be more different, but a love of drawing manga brings these two small-town girls together.


A poignant story of growing up and moving forward that only Tatsuki Fujimoto, the creator of Chainsaw Man, could have crafted.



For Hopeless Romantics


No Matter What You Say, Furi-San is Scary! Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Seiichi Kinoue
Recommended for fans of: Romantic Comedy, School Life, Slice-of-life
Read this if you're in the mood for: A cute, slow-building romantic comedy with plenty of gags

An ordinary high school boy is terrified of his scary-looking (but secretly sweet!) yankii girl classmate in a romantic comedy of crushes and misunderstandings.


Furi Youko definitely looks like a delinquent: she’s got a tough-girl image that wouldn’t be out of place in a gang. When Taira Namito finds himself sitting next to her in his high school class, he’s immediately afraid of her. But as it turns out, Furi’s rough-and-tumble exterior hides a wholesome, totally cute person underneath--and she’s got the hots for Taira. (Not that he has any idea, of course.)


One misunderstanding leads to another in this romantic comedy about a clueless dude and the adorable, slightly terrifying affections of the tough girl by his side!


NEW! The Muscle Girl Next Door


Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Amesuke Ano
Recommended for fans of: Comedy, Romance, Shojo/Josei, Slice-of-life
Read this if you're in the mood for: A sweet, feel-good Rom Com

A boy-meets-ripped-girl love story!


Daria is a college student with a body-image complex as swole as he is skinny. His cool exterior is a shield to protect his soft heart, even though he has a lot of love to give—and he’d love to give it to his crush, Ruby, his gentle giant neighbor. After encouragement from a friend, he might finally get closer to Ruby by…working out with her?! Can Daria find the strength of heart to tell Ruby how he feels?

NEW! Blue Box, Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Kouji Miura
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Sports, School Life, Slice-of-life
Read this if you're in the mood for: A beautiful blend of sports and romance with that perfectly captures high school crushes

A badminton guy falls for a basketball girl. Do these sports-crossed lovers have a chance?


Taiki Inomata loves badminton, but he has a long way to go before he can reach nationals. When Taiki sees upperclassman Chinatsu Kano practicing her heart out on the girls’ basketball team, he falls for her hard. After an unexpected turn of events brings the two closer together, sports might not be the first thing on their minds anymore!


Taiki admires Chinatsu from afar, but he doubts that she sees him in the same way. Yet somehow, he musters up the courage to tell her to never give up on her dreams! After such a bold declaration, will Taiki’s fleeting high school romance finally begin?!


No

NEW! Romantic Killer, Vol. 1 - FULL COLOR!

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Wataru Momose
Recommended for fans of: Shojo, Romance, Comedy, Drama
Read this if you're in the mood for: A fun and quirky gamer trying—and failing—to avoid romance at all costs

When gamer Anzu gets transported to a world of hot guys, it’s like she’s in a dream…someone else’s dream!


High schooler Anzu Hoshino has a great life. Every day she plays video games, pigs out on snacks, and pets her beloved cat. But this blissful existence is turned into a confusing mess when a magical creature transports her to an altered reality bereft of her favorite things. Now she’s stuck with hot guys instead! How can she possibly survive in such an awful world?!


Anzu must play along in this altered reality before she can return to her normal life, so she begrudgingly makes friends with Tsukasa Kazuki. He, unfortunately, happens to be one of the hottest and most popular guys at school, and what’s worse, she realizes that he might not even be that bad of a person!


Hello, Melancholic! Vol. 01

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Yayoi Ohsawa
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Slice-of-life, GL/Yuri
Read this if you're in the mood for: A slow-burn romance with plenty of music and social anxiety

A coming-of-age yuri manga series about playing music and falling in love with abandon!


Asano Minato is a tall but stooping first-year in high school. Though she’s a killer trombone player, she does everything she can to fade into the background. Despite her best efforts, Minato catches the attention of her bubbly and charismatic senpai Hibiki, who wants Minato to join the mysterious band she’s forming at school. And she won’t take no for an answer!


Will Minato be able to let go of the past and play in a school band again? Can polar opposites harmonize through music? Slow jam your way into this dulcet yuri series!


Restart After Coming Back Home

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Cocomi
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Slice of Life, BL/Yaoi
Read this if you're in the mood for: A touching romance about the journey to self-discovery

The touching Boys' Love romance that inspired a live-action film!


Hotheaded Kozuka Mitsuomi left his home in the country for a sophisticated life in Tokyo. Unfortunately, at age 25, he’s fired from his job and returns home in disgrace. As he tries to rediscover himself, he meets Kumai Yamato, a man about his age who was adopted into his community while Mitsuomi was away.




The sweet and even-tempered Yamato is hiding his own pain, and as the two men connect, they start a journey together.

Monotone Blue

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Nagabe
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Slice of Life, School Life, BL/Yaoi
Read this if you're in the mood for: An surprisingly subtle and realistic love story with a twist

The critically acclaimed creator of The Girl From the Other Side and The Wize Wize Beasts of the Wizarding Wizdoms returns with this gorgeous Boys' Love/BL tale about animal boys falling in love.


Hachi the cat finds most things monotonous, especially high school. But when Aoi the lizard–a quiet, high-achieving transfer student–arrives, Hachi catches a glimpse of a more colorful life.


If Hachi can help Aoi open up, unlocking new feelings in the process, maybe life won’t be so dull after all.

Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible, Vol. 1 - Soon to be an anime!

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Nene Yukimori
Recommended for fans of: Romantic Comedy, School Life, Shojo
Read this is if you're in the mood for: A high school wallflower who is thrust into the spotlight thanks to a charismatic social butterfly

Junta Shiraishi blends into the background so much that even his classmates fail to spot him.


His goal is to make the most of his high school years, but that pesky invisibility gets in the way…until Nagisa Kubo notices him! Kubo’s playful teasing kicks Shiraishi out of his comfort zone and begins a friendship—or maybe something more?


When Kubo sits next to Shiraishi in their first year of high school, Shiraishi’s nonexistent social skills get a boost. Speaking up in class is only the beginning for Shiraishi—soon Kubo forces him to be noticed at school, at the bookstore, and all around town. Shiraishi’s once-lackluster life isn’t so dull anymore!

NEW! The Summer You Were There Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Yuama
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Gl/Yuri, Drama, School life
Read this if you're in the mood for: An beautiful angsty romance

In this yuri love story by the creator of The Girl I Want is So Handsome!, two high school girls–one a shy writer, the other a social butterfly–try to live out a romance novel.


Shizuku is a shy high schooler who hardly talks to other people. Instead, she loses herself in writing, crafting a novel that she never intends to show anyone. But when her cute, popular classmate Kaori gets her hands on Shizuku’s manuscript, everything changes. Kaori suggests that, in order to give Shizuku material for her next book, the two of them should start dating!


Can this mismatched pair create their own happily ever after?


The Two of Them Are Pretty Much Like This, Vol. 1- One left in stock!

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Takashi Ikeda
Recommended for fans of: Romance, GL/Yuri, Slice of life, Josei
Read this if you're in the mood for: A tranquil slice-of-life about two ordinary women in love

From the creator of Whispered Words! Enjoy this new slice-of-life girls love manga about two women in the creative industries and their shared romantic life in their apartment.


Thirty-two-year-old scriptwriter Sakuma Ellie and twenty-two-year-old rookie voice actress Inuzuka Wako are roommates with a strictly professional relationship. Or at least, that’s what they tell everyone.



In fact, they’ve been living as a couple in Ellie’s apartment for the past year, spending delightful, tranquil days together.

NEW! Imaginary Vol. 1

Imaginary Vol. 1 Manga Cover
Imaginary Vol. 1

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Niiro Ikuhana
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Drama, Slice-of-life
Read this if you're in the mood for: A gorgeously illustrated tale about childhood friends, unrequited love, and the power of imagination!

A gorgeously illustrated tale about childhood friends, unrequited love, and the power of imagination!

Back when Tasuku was a kid, he harbored a secret: he was in love with his friend Maika. But Maika moved away for school before he could gather his courage and confess. Now, as adults, they’ve reconnected as friends, and being together brings back memories of their shared past.


It was so easy to fantasize about wild things when they were children, but what has become of those fantasies now that they’ve grown up?


For Fantasy Lovers


Came the Mirror & Other Tales

Came the Mirror & Other Tales Manga Cover
Came the Mirror & Other Tales
Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Rumiko Takahashi
Recommended for fans of: Fantasy, Supernatural
Read this if you're in the mood for: An eclectic collection of supernatural short stories from a legendary mangaka

An eclectic collection of short stories from master manga artist Rumiko Takahashi, beloved creator of Inuyasha, Ranma 1/2, and Urusei Yatsura!


Five intimate magical-realist tales from manga legend Rumiko Takahashi! A supernatural mirror compels a teenager to draw out and destroy the evil lurking within others. But will his duty destroy him? A has-been manga creator acquires the power to curse his competition. Is it worth it? A pet cat possesses a human—warning, side effects may include partial transmogrification... And more!


Plus, a rare behind-the-scenes autobiographical story about Takahashi’s lifelong love affair with manga (and friendship with manga creator Mitsuru Adachi)!


NEW! Kaiu Shirai x Posuka Demizu: Beyond The Promised Neverland

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story by: Kaiu Shirai
Art by: Posuka Demizu
Recommended for fans of: Dystopian, Fantasy, Thriller
Read this if you're in the mood for: A rich collection of short stories that is both dystopian and uplifting

From the creators of The Promised Neverland comes a collection of their best short stories


Includes a special one-shot with the key elements that would later go into their biggest hit and an epilogue that shows what the main characters are up to after the end of the manga series.


A must-read for Promised Neverland fans and newcomers alike!




Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon, Vol. 1

Three half-demon, half dog princesses ready for action
Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon, Vol. 1
Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Itaru Kinoshita, Shin-ichi Fujiwara
Recommended for fans of: Action-Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural
Read this if you're in the mood for: A mystical fantasy adventure that spans multiple realms and species

The beloved fantasy adventure Inuyasha continues with the next generation of demon hunters!


Can the three teenage daughters of demon dog half-brothers Inuyasha and Sesshomaru save their parents, themselves, and both realms from the menace of the seven mystical Rainbow Pearls?


Living in the present day isn’t easy for Sesshomaru’s daughter Towa. She can’t remember where she came from, must conceal her mysterious powers, and is either worshipped or feared by girls she just wants to be friends with. But she has no way of returning to her own time until one day…a demon attacks and she is transported to feudal-era Japan.


There Towa, her twin sister Setsuma, and her cousin Moroha—Inuyasha’s daughter—have a mission bestowed upon them by the mystical Tree of Ages. With only vague memories of their past to guide them, the three young women set out to find their parents, heal a rift in time, and fulfill their royal destiny...


Blackguard 1

Rating: Older Teen (16+)
Story and art by: Ryo Hanada, creator of Devils' Line
Recommended for fans of: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Dystopian
Read this if you're in the mood for: A dark apocalyptic fantasy

SURVIVE, THEY SAID. HAVE HOPE, THEY SAID.


The world is no longer what it used to be. Shojo—ferocious, ape-like creatures who feed on humans—roam the land, and anyone who's bitten becomes infected with the same mysterious virus.


Humanity has resisted by building aerial cities and forming special units called Guards to fight back. Among them, a young man with a blank stare battles without regard for his life—Minami. People call him a messiah, but their only hope has a constant death wish and defends them day in and day out simply because he still breathes...


Ghost Reaper Girl, Vol. 1

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Akissa Saiké
Recommended for fans of: Fantasy, Action-Adventure, and Supernatural
Read this if you're in the mood for: A supernatural adventure starring exceptionally creepy spirits and two very attractive leads


Chloé has dreamed of leading a glamorous life as an actress ever since she was little. But being the ripe old age of 28 might be working against her, and her spontaneous displays of violence aren’t helping either!


Not all hope is lost, however—she might be perfect for the role offered by a mysterious and charming new man in her life. Can Chloé become the Ghost Reaper Girl and take down the evil spirits that have escaped from Hades?


Dungeon People, Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Sui Hutami
Recommended for: Fantasy and Adventure
Read this if you're in the mood for: A mysterious adventure full of mosters and traps

Searching for her lost father in a fantasy dungeon, master thief Clay meets the dungeon’s caretaker to learn its secrets in this intriguing new manga.


An unexplored dungeon, filled with monsters and traps. An expert thief, searching for her lost father. When Clay delves into the dungeon deeper than any adventurer has ever gone, she is offered a job by the dungeon’s caretaker! Now, instead of exploring, Clay must learn how to interview new monsters, set traps and position slimes around the dungeon. Will this new career path bring her any closer to finding her father?


Magic Artisan Dahlia Wilts No More, Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Hisaya Amagishi, Megumi Sumikawa, and KEI
Recommended for fans of: Fantasy, Isekai/Another World, Shojo/Josei
Read this if you're in the mood for: Transporting to another world of second chances and magic

A woman reincarnated in a new world decides to use her talents to craft magical tools!


Reincarnated in a fantasy world, Dahlia immerses herself in the art of crafting magical items. Using knowledge from her old life and the skills her new father has taught her, she invents specialized tools, finding pleasure in everyday activities. Dahlia won’t hang her head in misery like she used to. She’s determined to enjoy her second chance at life!


Yakuza Reincarnation, Vol. 01

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Takeshi Natsuhara and Hiroki Miyashita
Recommended for fans of: Comedy, Fantasy, Isekai/Another World
Read this if you're in the mood for: A hilarious reincarnation tale of honor and prophecy

An isekai like no other! When a tough old gangster wakes up in the body of a fantasy world princess, he decides to teach this new world the meaning of yakuza honor!


Ryu may be getting on in his years, but the aging gangster is still hellbent on defending his turf when some young toughs ambush him and he wakes up in a fantasy world! Not only that, he’s in the body of this world’s princess! Is he the one that the ancient prophecy spoke of? Ryu might be out of place in this fantasy realm, but he may also be the only one who can save it!


Sheeply Horned Witch Romi, Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Yoichi Abe
Recommended for fans of: Romance, Fantasy, Supernatural
Read this is if you're in the mood for: An offbeat post-apocalyptic love story

In this offbeat dark fantasy by Yoichi Abe, two strange classmates fall in love in a transformed post-apocalyptic world.


The world has changed: everyone has fallen into a deep slumber, except a bunch of sheep, a sheep-horned witch, and her senpai. And now monsters are closing in! Why are the only people still awake two teenagers snarled up in a tangle of complicated emotions? Find out in this beautifully illustrated, unique dark fantasy!


Nightfall Travelers: Leave Only Footprints, Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Tomohi
Recommended for fans of: Mystery, Supernatural, Fantasy
Read this if you're in the mood for: A beautiful story of solving urban mysteries, exploring simple truths, and building longlasting friendships

Two girls explore their haunted hometown in this beautifully illustrated manga.


High schooler Ninamori Akane is assigned by the newspaper club to report on local places that are rumored to be haunted. She asks the new transfer student, Amemura Fujino, to join her, and together they discover the simple truths behind the spooky stories. Their friendship grows as they explore their town of labyrinthine paths and endless stairways.


Urban exploration is best done at dusk!


For Feel Good Fans


Sakamoto Days, Vol. 1

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Yuto Suzuki
Recommended for fans of: Action-Adventure, Comedy, Shonen, Fantasy
Read this if you're in the mood for: The hilarious come-back story of a former hitman turned family man

Kill some time with former hitman Taro Sakamoto!


Taro Sakamoto was once a legendary hit man considered the greatest of all time. Bad guys feared him! Assassins revered him! But then one day he quit, got married, and had a baby. He’s now living the quiet life as the owner of a neighborhood store, but how long can Sakamoto enjoy his days of retirement before his past catches up to him?!


Time has passed peacefully for Sakamoto since he left the underworld. He’s running a neighborhood store with his lovely wife and child and has gotten a bit…out of shape. But one day a figure from his past pays him a visit with an offer he can’t refuse: return to the assassin world or die!


Dinosaur Sanctuary, Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Itaru Kinoshita, Shin-ichi Fujiwara
Recommended for fans of: Science Fiction, Slice of life, Historical Fantasy
Read this if you're in the mood for: A touching slice-of-life about a rookie zookeeper's attempt to save dinosaurs from extinction

This richly detailed manga tells the story of a rookie zookeeper caretaking dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes, sure to delight a dinosaur lover of any age.


Dinosaurs are alive! In 1946, a remote island was discovered where dinosaurs never went extinct. Through breeding and genetic manipulation, dinosaur populations increased and dino-mania reached a fever pitch worldwide...until a certain terrible incident occurred. Afterward, dinosaur reserves like Enoshima Dinoland fell on hard times. Enter Suma Suzume, a kindhearted rookie dino-keeper! Can she be the one to save Dinoland from extinction?


My Deer Friend Nokotan, Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Shikanoko Nokonoko Koshitantan
Recommended for fans of: Comedy, Monster Girls, School Life, and Slice of Life
Read this if you're in the mood for: An endearing high school friendship with a comedic monster twist

Girl meets elk-girl—and chaos ensues!


No one knows Torako used to be a delinquent. All of her classmates only know her as the perfect student. But everything changes when Nokotan, a transfer student with antlers, enters her life. Antlers aren’t the only thing strange about Nokotan. Her deer nose can sniff out Torako’s secret past!


Whether it’s at school or the zoo, chaos follows this doe-eyed girl’s every step. Torako has so many questions! Is Nokotan a deer, a girl, or something in-between?


The Weakest Tamer Began a Journey to Pick Up Trash, Vol. 1

Rating: Teen (13+)
Story and art by: Honobonoru500, Tou Fukino, Nama
Recommended for fans of: Adventure, Fantasy
Read this if you're in the mood for: A heartwarming fantasy turning trash into treasure

A heartwarming fantasy isekai tale about a girl who embarks on a journey with her new friend–a humble slime.


When Ivy learns she’s “starless,” she knows her life is over. Without stars, she can’t use her Tamer skill to subdue even the smallest of animals. So she flees into the forest, where she befriends a lowly slime named Sora—the one creature she can tame. Together, this unlikely pair begins salvaging other people’s rubbish in an attempt to turn their lives around!


For Adrenaline Fans (Action-Adventure)


NEW! Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba—The Flower of Happiness - LIGHT NOVEL

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Aya Yajima
Recommended for fans of: Action-Adventure, Fantasy
Read this if you're in the mood for: A fun addition to the Demon Slayer experience in a light novel format

New light novel series from the creators of Demon Slayer!


Revisit the Demon Slayer Corps in these novels that each contain five tales of love, friendship, and courage!


A mystical flower offers a prosperous future for its bearer. Determined to find the flower for Nezuko, Tanjiro makes a harrowing journey up a mountain—but Inosuke reveals the flower’s true worth. In other tales, Zenitsu recalls the day he battled a demon to save a crying girl, a fortune-teller warns Zenitsu that he’ll die if a girl falls for him, Kanao helps Aoi learn her value apart from killing demons, and when Kimetsu Academy students search for the recipe to win over Mr. Tomioka, Mr. Rengoku ropes them into cooking!

NEW! Thus Spoke Rohan Kishibe, Vol. 1- Four stories in one!

Rating: Older Teen (15+)
Story and art by: Hirohiko Araki
Recommended for fans of: Action-Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural
Read this if you're in the mood for: A new bizarre adventure

A spinoff of the smash-hit JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series featuring everyone’s favorite manga artist, Rohan Kishibe!


JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is a groundbreaking manga famous for its outlandish characters, wild humor, and frenetic battles, and this spin-off featuring the popular Rohan Kishibe continues the tradition!


Debuting in the same deluxe hardcover format as the hit JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga is a standalone series featuring everyone’s favorite manga artist, Rohan Kishibe! Rohan has freed himself of Josuke Higashikata, but that doesn’t mean his life is going to be easy! No, now the supernatural has come knocking, and Rohan must contend with an all-new level of bizarre adventure….