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|animegirl_10's Book Lists|
|Manga Update! Current Must Reads and Classics (mostly shojo) (51 titles)
I love this library because of their variety on manga ^_^ **You might want to ILL this because the merging of the catalogs didn't work out to smoothly for some manga series. Even if you request on here there's no guarantee you'll get the right volume number. PS all ** mean the same thing
|MUST READ MANGA!!!!!!! (43 titles)
|Sayonara, Zetsubou-sensei. 1 : the power of negative thinking |
by Kumeta, Koji
NEW!!The art is unique and fairly simple. The story line will have you laughing out loud for days. The two that should never meet, the highly pessimistic teacher about to attempt suicide again is stopped by a girl in his class who happens to be the most optimitic person. The classmates all have their special traits as you meet them chapter by chapter. 4+vol. posted Jan 15, 2010 at 8:40PM
|Mixed vegetables. Vol. 1 |
by Komura, Ayumi
The daughter of a pastry chef secretly has a passion for sushi and doesn't want to take over the business. The son of a sushi chef is in love with pastries and doesn't want to go on with his dreams for personal reasons. The two meet in what becomes a complicated situation. 6+vol. posted Jan 15, 2010 at 8:37PM
|Mushishi 8 |
by Urushibara, Yuki
There's no real plot, just a lot of good short ghost stories about mushishi a species not seen by the eyes of normal humans. Follow along with Gin, a mushishi hunter and expert on his journey to discover more mushishi. Strange and eerie. 6+ vol. posted Jan 15, 2010 at 8:33PM
|Papillon. 1 |
by Ueda, Miwa.
NEW!!From the author of Peach Girl, comes the tale of Ageha a twin who's never in the spotlight compared to Hana who has beauty, popularity, and all of the guys. LOTS OF DRAMA INCLUDED 4+ vol. posted Jan 15, 2010 at 8:30PM
|Naruto. Vol. 1, The tests of the ninja |
by Kishimoto, Masashi, 1974-
If you haven't read this already FAIL. Welcome to the world of Naruto where people strive to be the best of the best ninja. The actions scenes are epic, the storyline is new and unexpected, and you're always dying to read the next. LONG SERIES 47+ Vol. posted Jan 15, 2010 at 8:09PM
|High school debut. Vol. 1 |
by Kawahara, Kazune.
Haruna a total tomboy at heart hires Yoh to be her love coach to get her a boyfriend. Yoh agrees execpt on one condition she mustn't fall in love with him! 13+ vol. posted Jan 15, 2010 at 8:07PM
|Nabari no ou. [Vol.] 1 |
by Kamatani, Yuhki
A modern world of ninjas. The art has its ups and downs, the story is somewhat reminiscent of Naruto, so it's up to you and what you think. 2+ vol. posted Jan 15, 2010 at 8:05PM
|Honey and clover |
by Umino, Chika.
You would have never guessed how complicated things could be at art school for 5 friends. The art is different,it's absolutely comical, and somehow there's always a deeper meaning behind all the goofing off. Highly Reccomended 8+ vol. posted Jan 15, 2010 at 8:04PM
|D. Gray-Man. Vol. 14 |
by Hoshino, Katsura
A great shonen read, Allen Walker a boy whose infected by the akuma virus, gets ahold of innocence, a rare and powerful substance used to give the owner supernatural powers to defeat the akuma. As he tracks down the Millenium Earl, Allen uncovers secrets, makes new friends, and finally gets ahold of his elusive master. HIGHLY RECCOMENDED 14+ vol. posted Jan 15, 2010 at 7:59PM
|MeruPuri : Marchen prince |
by Hino, Matsuri
Hino(the mangaka)never disapoints in flawless artwork.It's a short series, 4 volumes. It has magic, fantasy, romance, comedy, and more in store. HIGHLY RECCOMENDED ** posted Jan 15, 2010 at 7:54PM
|Pluto, Urasawa x Tezuka. 001 |
by Urasawa, Naoki, 1960-
What's happening? The 10 most powerful robots are being destroyed, one by one starting with Mont Blanc. Whose behind this? The only clue linking all the deaths are the devil horns appearing on the deceased, and Pluto. Great Sci-Fi thriller. Highly reccomended. 6+ vol. posted Jan 5, 2010 at 4:25PM
|Yozakura Quartet |
by Yasuda, Suzuhito.
**ILL it posted Jan 5, 2010 at 4:21PM
|Vampire knight. Vol. 1 |
by Hino, Matsuri
If you're looking for beautiful art, hot vampires, humans, aristocracy in the modern world,love triangles, secrets and total complete twists, READ THIS MANGA! Highly Recommended. 8+ vol. posted Jan 3, 2010 at 10:51PM
|Ouran High School Host Club. Vol. 1 |
by Hatori, Bisco
Haruhi is the scholarship student in a prestihious school, and accidentally breaks a valuable vase belonging to the Ouran Host Club. She has to pay back her debt by also being a host. (yes cross-dressing)The art is sketchy but the story is priceless you'll fall in love with favorites instantly and it's a romantic comedy :) 13+ vol. posted Jan 3, 2010 at 10:49PM
|Paradise Kiss 1 |
by Yazawa, Ai, 1961-
CLASSIC 5 or 6 volume series. Love, life, school, drama, and FASHION. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:51AM
|Ultra maniac. Vol. 1 |
by Yoshizumi, Wataru.
CLASSIC 5 volume series. It's about Nina, a fumbling witch trying to pass her exam to become a full-fledged witch. Nina tries to help Ayu, a fellow classmate whose head over heels over the most popular guy in school. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:50AM
|Shiki tsukai |
by Zeku, Toru.
** ILL it posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:48AM
|Bloody kiss. Volume 1 |
by Furumiya, Kazuko.
NEW! It's simple, short and sweet. Only 2 volumes long. It's about a girl who inherits her grandmother's old mansion. The mansion however isn't vaccant, there have been two vampires living with her grandmother there for ages. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:47AM
|Orange planet. 1 |
by Fukushima, Haruka
NEW! Rui has quite a boy problem. A problem most girls want! There are too many guys in love with her! There's her childhood friend Taro, her older neighbor Eisuke who happens to be her teacher, her current crush, and the boy whom she beleives gave her a teddy bear from long ago to relieve her grief from her parent's deaths. 2+ volumes posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:45AM
|Cherry juice |
by Fukushima, Haruka
**ILL it. 4 Volumes. Minami Misaki is completely in love with his older step-sister, Otome. Otome is in love with his best friend, Amane, or at least that's what she believes. And Amane is also in love with Otome. Who will she choose? posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:42AM
|Wild ones |
by Fujiwara, Kiyo.
**ILL it. 6+ Volumes. Yakuza love story. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:39AM
|Maid sama! Vol. 1 |
by Fujiwara, Hiro.
NEW! LOVE THIS SERIES! Masochistic girl, Misaki is President of her class and really doesn't rely on anyone else but herself. She secretly works at a maid cafe and would just die of embarassment if her fellow classmates found. Too bad the most popular guy in her class found out. 2+ Vol. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:38AM
|Future diary. Volume 1 |
by Esuno, Sakae
NEW! For those of you who like thrillers and suspense like Death Note, here's the manga for you. Yuki is a normal boy living a normal life. He has a strange habit of recording eveything he does on his cellphone like a diary. One day his phone starts recording stuff from the future, and he finds out he's part of some game of survival of the fittest. There are others with different future diaries, and they're all out to get yuki. 4+ Volumes. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:35AM
|Shinobi life. Vol. 1 |
by Conami, Shoko
NEW! I fell in love with this one pretty fast. The art can be suckish at times, but the story is fast-paced and not so cliche shojo story. Benihime, a 17-year-old girl from the present is running away from her consistent kidnappers, when a boy named Kagetora falls out of the sky and on top of her. Turns out he's a ninja from the past, and Beni looks exactly like the princess who he's bound to protect. 2+ Volumes. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:32AM
|Tsubasa 25 |
by CLAMP (Mangaka group)
Tsubasa is about Syaoran, a boy who's willing to do anything to save his beloved Princess Sakura, whose basically dead/ has amnesia. In order to collect her memories that are represented by feathers and are scattered across different dimensions, he must pay a price. She will never remember the bond between them. It's FINALLY complete in Japan and will be done around next year here in the U.S. It's 24+ volumes. The first 10 volumes may seem boring but it's volume 15 that's the climax. Highly Recommended posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:26AM
|Yotsuba&!. 1 |
by Azuma, Kiyohiko.
It's funny, cute, and random. For fans of Azumanga Daioh! posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:23AM
|Fullmetal alchemist. 1 |
by Arakawa, Hiromu, 1973-
While trying to revive their dead mother using a ritual known as alchemy, brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric pay with their bodies. Al losing his entire body and is now a soul in an empty suit of armor, and Ed who lost his arm and leg. Now they're trying to discover ways to retrieve their bodies from the gate, the Philosopher's Stone.MUST READ I believe 18+ Volumes? posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:22AM
|Beauty pop |
by Arai, Kiyoko.
Another 10 Volume series, this one's all about make-overs. Yes it sounds boring and cliche, but it's actually quite interesting. Kiri's a skilled hair stylist that works her "magic" on people who are having tough situations. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:18AM
|Kitchen princess |
by Ando, Natsumi.
Najika is a girl with an absolute sense of taste, is on a mission to find her flan prince, who saved her from drowning at her parent's funeral. Her only clue is a spoon with a crest on it. Her exceptional culinary skills lands her a place at a well-known school with a crest that's the same as the spoon. Medium length 10 volume series. Includes actual recipes in the back. Highly Recommended posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:16AM
|Zodiac P.I. |
by Ando, Natsumi.
CLASSIC. A shojo detective manga, that has kinda oldish art, but still pretty good. Lilli uses her magic ring to use astrology to solve crimes and mysteries in hopes of finding her missing mother. ** Short series only 4 volumes posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:13AM
|Love Hina. Vol. 1 |
by Akamatsu, Ken.
CLASSIC! Keitaro Urashima, a complete loser whose failed his entrance exams twice, is attempting to fufill a promise he made to a girl a long time ago. "If two people who love each other go to Tokyo U they'll live together forever." His parents kick him out after seeing the results of his mock exams, and he gets stuck managing an all-girls dormitory, to pay for prep school. It's decent sized, 14 volumes and all. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:10AM
|Negima. 1 |
by Akamatsu, Ken.
If you love Love Hina, you'll love this even more. This manga is very long a good 24+ volumes long. And is about an 10-year-old boy named Negi Springfield who wishes to train as Wizard. His "assignment" is to teach a class at an all-girls school. Each girl is different from the next and the art is beautiful. Highly Reccomended. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:07AM
Holic is a sister series of Tsubasa. Meaning they coincide with one another. It's about a guy named Watanuki who comes to Yuko's shop. Yuko's shop is known for granting wishes for a price of course. This series is full of supernatural stories about ghosts, superstitions, and hituzen. Highly Reccomended. posted Jan 1, 2010 at 12:02AM
|Magic Knight Rayearth. Volume 1
3 girls fates are tied together as they transport from tokyo tower to the magical land of cephiro. There they search to meet the pillar.They are the knights of cephiro to help protect cephiro. posted Apr 3, 2008 at 12:31PM
|Cardcaptor Sakura : being the first part of her adventures as Master of the Clow
This is the series to read before tsubasa.. Sakura can't seem to use the clow cards anymore. She finds out that she has to use her new power to transform the cards.Also Syaoran tries to get his feelings across to Sakura posted Apr 3, 2008 at 12:28PM
|Chobits. Volume 1 of 8
Cute love story about a guy named, Hideki and his persocom(human computers/robots) Chi. Sure Chi is cute, but there's something else about her.... posted Apr 3, 2008 at 12:26PM
|Di Gi Charat. Vol. 1
Really funny series, it doesn;t really have a plot, but it does have random nonsense!!! posted Apr 3, 2008 at 12:24PM