[Snippets] GFantasy Issue 07-14


With Summer Anime airings just round the corner, Kuroshitsuji once again held the cover spotlight in the July issue of GFantasy. Yana Toboso’s manga is one of Square Enix’s cash cows. It has been constantly in the spotlight with stage plays, a movie adaptation and a deluge of merchandising resulting from those. Not to mention, a new anime series that’ll be airing in July. One can see why the new anime will return to its roots instead of veering so far off the left field like the ‘huh?’ inducing Season 2 was. I for one is glad that the anime will continue from the middle part of where season 1 left off before it went completely off it’s source material. 😛

Sebastian and Ciel on the cover of GFantasy’s July issue.
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The Return of UraBoku – Story 53 Chapter Snippets


Time for news of UraBoku!

It’s back, back, back. After nearly a year long hiatus, the new chapter is out! I meant to share the latest snippets right after putting up 07-Ghost final chapter. Somehow, things got busier and I had to set it aside. But anyway, we won’t be having such problems this month. So, keep a look out for the newest teasers. This will become a regular feature, taking over the spot from 07-Ghost which had just ended.

To celebrate UraBoku’s come back, Asuka featured the manga on it’s cover of the Oct issue.
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Well, I won’t say that it’s a bumper chapter because Story 53 contained just 45p worth of manga panels. The chapter basically Continue reading “The Return of UraBoku – Story 53 Chapter Snippets”

07-Ghost Kapitel 99 (End) – The way to Seele is….


07-GHOST – THE FINALE

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Hey all! How’s every one in the 07-G fandom doing? As you are all aware, the manga by Yuki Amemiya and Yukino Ichihara has officially ended its run of publication in the Oct 2013 issue of Comic ZeroSum. I’m sure quite a few people who had followed the manga still can’t believe that it’s ending. But yes, it is the end as some of you who have seen earlier spoilers of the final chapter at another site can confirmed. Thus, peeps of the fandom, this closure also means that it will be the last time I’ll post or share anything 07-Ghost. It has been a fun ride sharing the snippets with you all. I will miss the time of the month when I usually bring out the 07-G teasers.

After 07-Ghost, what next …
Just in case some peeps out there think I’m stopping when 07-G ended; I’ll be moving on to other manga titles and one which I’ll be regularly focusing on is ‘UraBoku’. That also means I’ll be back to introduce more manga teasers from ASUKA and Comic ZeroSum. So, it’s definitely not the end of the road for me.  ^_^

But before this post comes to a close, do check out the chapter teasers and my thoughts on it.

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Mag Updates: Asuka Issue 09/13


Let’s get up to speed with some mag updates from the latest issue of 月刊 ASUKA. As I haven’t been posting magazine snippets of late, there had been some new titles that begun serialization recently. I’m sure there are some from the manga fandom that are on the look out for new stuff to read seeing as some popular titles have ended or are going to end soon. So, it is worth checking out what’s new, what’s still ongoing or is on hiatus and what’s upcoming.

ASUKA SEPTEMBER 2013 EDITION

Momochi Himari and Omamori-sama (The Demon Prince of Momochi House) gets the cover spotlight
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07-Ghost Kapitel 98 is the penultimate chapter!


Yes ◕‿◕ it is official. 07-Ghost is finally coming to an end. The last chapter will be out in the October issue of Comic Zero-Sum.

With the penultimate Chapter 98, things seemed to be wrapping up a notch faster than most in the fandom had speculated or anticipated (with some still in denial).  I knew the end is nigh and reckon the manga would end before the year is over. So, that announcement just sort of speaks for itself.

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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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