Manga madness!

Until Death Do Us Part Omnibus (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 1: Includes Vol. 1 & 2 (Until Death Do Us Part #1)
by Hiroshi Takashige, DOUBLE-S (Illustrator), たかしげ 宙

Haruka is a young girl who is able to predict the future with incredible accuracy–an ability that has made her a target. When she is kidnapped, Haruka uses her power to seek out someone who can help her, fixing upon a blind man amid the crowded streets of Tokyo. Though a seemingly odd choice, Haruka’s powers have not led her wrong, as her chosen protector draws a sword from his walking stick and deftly takes out her captors. Knowing she will always be pursued for her gift, Haruka begs the mysterious swordsman to keep her safe… “until death do us part. Summary from Goodreads.

by Kitajima Yukinori, Yuuki Kodama (Illustrator)

In this world, there are people known as “Minimum Holders” who are capable of specific “small miracles.” A government funded elite academy trains these Minimum Holders in order for them to reach their maximum potential and serve national interests. Once, a student, of great potential named Nice, dropped out. He started a private investigator team with an assistant named Hajime and seemed content solving cases for his clients (which often involve Minimum Holders). A top student of the academy, Murasaki, has been tasked with bringing Nice back. Murasaki bristles at the claim that Nice has a higher potential than he does, but he ends up involved in Nice’s detective activities…  Summary from Goodreads.
The Breath of Copernicus #1 by Asumiko Nakamura

The story takes place in a circus in Paris in the 1970’s. Much is made of the romance of the circus atmosphere, of flying through the air on a trapeze etc. We’re talking about Old World riffs on the romance and tawdriness of the ring. There are no elephants in tutus walking on their hind legs in this circus; but there are slit-eyed jugglers, daring death-loving trapeze artists and sad Pierrot clowns; though the Pierrot clown – our hero, Torinosu (a.k.a ‘Bird’s Nest’) does have a false red nose. Summary from Goodreads.

World Trigger by Daisuke Ashihara


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