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This Week's Releases

posted on 2002-01-30 16:13 EST
This week's anime and manga releases, high lighted by the Cowboy Bebop and Kodocha manga series, and the last volume of Gasaraki.

Manga
Blade of the Immortal #64 Skin (1 Of 2)
Cowboy Bebop #1 (Of 4)
Futaba-kun Change! Vol 7 #6
Island Vol 2 Pkt Tp
Kodocha #1 (Of 5)
Lodoss War Chronicles Heroic Knight #18
Lone Wolf and Cub Vol 17 Will Of The Fang Tp
Magical Journey Pokémon Part 6 Green Jealousy #3 (Of 4)
Marvel Mangaverse Eternal Twilight #1
No Need for Tenchi! Part 12 #6 (Of 6)
Parasyte Vol 9 Pkt Gn
Pokémon Advs Part 6 Agathas Arbok #2 (Of 4)
Ragnarok #1 (Of 4)


Anime
Cleopatra DC
CosPlay Encyclopedia
Dragon Ball Z - Imperfect Cell - Discover
Dragon Ball Z - Imperfect Cell - Encounter
Dragon Ball Z - Majin Buu - Atonement
Dragon Ball Z - Majin Buu - Hatching
Gasaraki 8- To Be a Kai
Madonna
Nadia, The Secret of Blue Water - The Deep Blue Sea
Pokémon - The Johto Journeys - Squirtle Squad (Vol. 49)
Pokémon - The Johto Journeys - Midnight Heroes (Vol. 50)
Ranma 1/2 Rr:Uko's Secret Sauce
Sailor Moon SuperS - Pegasus Collection I

Other interesting releases include Beast Wars: Transformers (Vols. 1 & 2) and a new printing of Usagi Yojimbo Vol 6.

The Cowboy Bebop manga features more stories of the sci-fi/western bounties hunters from the anime series. After the four issue mini series TOKYOPOP will be releasing the Cowboy Bebop manga in collected form.

Gasaraki volume 8 concludes the giant robot series, which raised many eyebrows with its strong grounding in well thought out science fiction, strategy and politics .

Island is an interesting Korean horror manga series about rich and willful young woman, and a handsome sociopath with mystical powers who encounter mythical monsters on an exotic, real island. A description of the first two issues can be found here

Kodocha (originally known as Kodomo no Omocha or “Child's Toy”) is a dramatic comedy about the hyper child actress, who mother is an award winning author. Kodocha is cute, and humorous, but it does not shy away from serious and complex issues.

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