Karneval Vol.13 LE and Pandora Hearts Vol.22 SE – Covers plus Inserts


Wow!!! This blog has seen some better days. It has been on a very long hiatus indeed. Even WP has undergone some changes with the blogging interface that I am only aware of now.  But anyway, though I no longer update stuff like I used to, I haven’t been totally inactive. One can still find me re-blogging and sharing stuff on tumblr.  That said, I thought that I share some recent tankoubon releases here for a change.

Does anyone still follow Karneval and Pandora Hearts? Karneval‘s 13th Volume was released on Apr-25 and Pandora Hearts‘s 22nd Volume was out on Apr-26.  The volumes I’d gotten are both limited editions that came with drama CDs. I haven’t gotten round to ripping the CDs yet but who knows, I might just upload and share them in this post as an update later.

A bit of news before I spam this post with scans of the respective tank releases. It was announced that Pandora Hearts’ next volume (#23) will be its last. Well, that is something which is not unexpected as the manga has been headed towards its climax with all the happenings and revelations coming to light in the last couple of volumes. Let’s hope that we’re getting a good climax of an ending. Of course, Karneval on the other hand, is far from over. So fans of Yogi, Gareki and Nai need not worry. ^_^

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Pandora Hearts Comic Calendar 2014


G R E E T I N G S ! Another year is about to end and signs of this are the deluge of ani-manga Calendars being out on sale. One of the fandoms that I frequently keep up with is “PANDORA HEARTS” as those of you who followed my blog would know. I gotten my copy of Mochizuki Jun’s /Square Enix 2014 Calendar of her beloved manga when I got back from Italy. It’s always nice to come home to something that I enjoy and love. I do miss my ani-manga hobby while I was away. But less of that and more of what I’m going share.

CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO GET A PEEK AT THE 2014 PH CALENDAR SPREAD

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Sharing some UraBoku Updates and Snippets


Fans of Hotaru Odagiri’s manga ‘Uragiri wa Boku no Namae wo Shitteiru’ will be happy to know that their favourite manga is resuming serialization in Gekkan Asuka’s Oct Issue which will come out this month (Aug). To celebrate, the Sept issue of Asuka carries an official announcement plus a brief recap summary of what happened in the previous chapters, just in case us fickle fans suffered from memory loss due to the nearly year long absence of any new chapters. (⌒_⌒;)

Part of a string of stuff that Odagiri-sensei has been doing in the run-up to the resumption of UraBoku, was the recent release of the special collected volume of UraBoku’s play inspired stories plus a short manga that’s related to Toko and Tsukomo Murasame’s childhood. Ayu had meant to share some scanned illustrations from the volume that she’d gotten last month but yeah, she got bitten by the lazy procrastination bug. (ミ´ω`ミ))

Anyway, here are some teasers and volume snippets to satiate your UraBoku cravings until the new chapter dawns upon the fandom at large.

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Pandora Hearts Vol.20 SE and Karneval Vol.11 – Covers plus Inserts


I am seemingly taking my time with things these days in terms of blogging. This is evident in the fact that I’ve yet to post my usual monthly 07-Ghost chapter spoilers. But nonetheless, tBP will stutter on with as much energy that can be accorded to it in my spares.

Once again, we have a couple of volume releases to share and it is the most recent volumes of Pandora Hearts and Karneval.  Pandora Hearts Vol.20 came out on May-27 whereas Karneval’s Vol.11 was released a month earlier, on April-25.

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As one can tell from the pic above, I got myself a copy of Pandora Heart’s Special Edition which featured Gil on the cover plus it came with a teeny weeny Gil figurine. The regular volume has got Oscar-sama on the cover. The copy I bought of Karneval is the regular edition that featured a slightly brighter illustration of Yogi than the SE version (which can be seen here).

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Pandora Hearts Vol.19 – Cover plus Inserts


A little late with my post again but I’m back with some images of Pandora Hearts Vol.19 that featured Alyss on the cover. Yes this is the normal/regular edition. I believe the special edition is with Oz on the cover which someone had posted and shared on LJ earlier on. The SE version also came with a figurine of Oz. Anyway, volume 19 was released on Nov-27 and contained 4 chapters i.e. Retrace 75-78. Plenty of revelations and developments in those chapters if I may say so. Like the manga, then do support the mangaka and publisher by buying the official tankoubon releases.

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A Peek at Pandora Hearts Comic Calendar 2013


Is it the new year already?
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Being a fan of Pandora Hearts and of Mochizuki Jun‘s artwork, I’m always looking forward to the manga publication’s annual calendar releases. Pandora Hearts Calendar for 2013 is now out on sale and I’ve gotten my copy just a day after it was released on Nov-11. I’m happy with Mochi-Jun’s choice of illustrations for the new calendar. It’s worth getting a copy as there are 5 new illustrations along with the ones that were done for the manga chapters and covers published in GFantasy of this year. Once again, I have my picks of favourites from the 12 months of lovely PH art. So, which ones are your favourites? Care to share your picks here? Then, do drop your comments on it after taking a peek of the new PH calendar, courtesy of Ayu.

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UraBoku Vol.10 & 11: Covers plus inserts with extended extras of Story 52


VOLUME RELEASES: 裏切りは僕の名前を知っている 第10巻 & 第11巻

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UraBoku‘s latest tankoubon Vol.11 was released on Oct-25 and I had gotten my copy very recently. Volume 11 covers 4 chapters i.e Story 49 to 52.  However, the tank version of Story 52 is an extended version with additional panels that were not published in the magazine version which I had previously shared in this post. The expanded chapter is 10 pages long. I wonder if Odagiri-sensei will have the extra panels added to Story 53 in ASUKA. Otherwise, it won’t make sense as there’s quite a missing chunk that highlighted the deteriorating condition of Takashiro and the continued conversations between Yuki, Hotsu, Toko and Tsukumo.  So, unless you buy a copy of Vol. 11, you won’t be able to see the extended chapter. But the UraBoku fandom is so lucky because Ayu is sharing those extra pages here, nyah!

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