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[Manga Review] The Knight Cartoonist and Her Orc Editor Vol. 1

Volume 1 Synopsis

Yeld, an orc sick of life in his dark-fantasy realm, decides to move to Tokyo and become a manga editor. One day, he’s visited by a full-time armored swordswoman, part-time aspiring manga artist—one who gets practically suicidal whenever her work gets rejected! Between her, a tentacle monster summoned as an assistant, and a slime girl with all kinds of “helpful” manga tools, there’s never been a stranger pack of creators! It’s the most realistic(?) depiction of the manga industry yet!

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[Manga Review] Goodbye! I’m Being Reincarnated! Vol. 1

Volume 1 Synopsis

Yuya Kamigasaki is living the life any high-school boy would dream of: he’s got a house to himself, classes he can sleep through, and a childhood friend next door who grew into a total babe. But when an otherworldly princess with looks to die for shows up in his room and asks him to become the hero that will save her people, how can a guy refuse? That is, until he realizes she’s asked him to get reincarnated, and plans to send him through the great cycle of death and rebirth herself!

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[Manga Review] O Maidens In Your Savage Season Vol. 1

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Volume 1

1 WORD. 3 LETTERS. RHYMES WITH “VEX.” When Kazusa enters high school, she joins the Literature Club, where she leaps from reading innocent fiction to diving into the literary classics. But these novels are a bit more…adult than she was prepared for. Between euphemisms like fresh dewy grass and pork stew, crushing on the boy next door, and knowing you want to do that one thing before you die–discovering your budding sexuality is no easy feat! As if puberty wasn’t awkward enough, the club consists of a brooding writer, the prettiest girl in school, an agreeable comrade, and an outspoken prude. Fumbling over their own discomforts, these five teens get thrown into chaos over three little letters: S…E…X…!

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[Manga Review] Komi Can’t Communicate Vol.1

Volume 1 Synopsis

Timid Tadano is a total wallflower, and that’s just the way he likes it. But all that changes when he finds himself alone in a classroom on the first day of high school with the legendary Komi. He quickly realizes she isn’t aloof—she’s just super awkward. Now he’s made it his mission to help her on her quest to make 100 friends!

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[Manga Review] Alicia’s Diet Quest Vol. 1

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Volume 1 synopsis

Use Slime as an exercise ball! A treasure chest as a stair-stepper! Low-calorie herbs as snacks! Powerful weapons, phenomenal magic, and fierce monsters! The beautiful priestess Alicia will try anything and everything in her struggle to lose weight! Cuz before she can defeat the Demon King, she’s gotta defeat this accursed blubber!

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[Manga Review] Sorry for My Familiar Vol. 1

Volume 1 Synopsis:

When the devil girl Patty finds she’s too weak to summon an animal familiar, she chooses a human instead. His name: Norman Volcanello — an eccentric guy with a dangerous fascination with exotic life forms. As Patty and Norman set out to find her missing father, an offbeat adventure begins!

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[Manga Review] Girls’ Last Tour, Vol. 1

Volume 1 Synopsis

Civilization is dead, but not Chito and Yuuri. Time to hop aboard their beloved Kettenkrad motorbike and wander what’s left of the world! Sharing a can of soup or scouting for spare parts might not be the experience they were hoping for, but all in all, life isn’t too bad…

 

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[Manga Review] Domestic Girlfriend Vol. 1

Volume 1 Synopsis

High schooler Natsuo is hopelessly in love with his cheerful and popular teacher, Hina. However, one day at a mixer, he meets a moody girl by the name of Rui and ends up sleeping with her. Soon after, his father announces that he’s getting remarried to a woman with two daughters of her own. And who shows up in tow, other than both Hina and Rui?! Natsuo’s outrageous new life starts now!

 

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[Manga Review] Cells at Work! Volume 1

cells-at-work-vol-1The human body is a microcosm of activity that is far beyond anything we can imagine. Everything from keeping agents of sickness at bay to healing a small cut is a process that is easy in theory to understand, but probably far from simple. So what would it be like to live the life of a cellular organism? Well, that is what Volume 1 of Cells at Work aims to answer and does so in a most unexpected manner.

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