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+ posted by c_k in Shout-Outs on Aug 18, 2014 08:33

Welcome to the next New Manga Shout Out. This weekly article introduces you to manga that are new and/or have not been scanlated yet. This week features a boy finding love, a girl taking high ranking officer exams, and a genius girl employed to diffuse nitrogen bombs. Remember, if you like any of the series, favorite them. Don't forget to also thank the various people who feed your manga addiction. ^_^ Translators and Scanlators, please check out these series and see if you can spread some more manga love~

We're still looking for people who know Japanese and want to help write summaries for our manga database and for the shout out. Please PM me if you want to help out. Now onto the series~


Koi ga Saku Koro Sakura Doki - Graceful Blue (恋がさくころ桜どき Graceful blue)
By: Palette x DOKUTA Pepako

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 7 Chapters (Ongoing)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

This manga is based on an adult erogame. The main male character is Asaba Yuma, and the story follows the school life he shares with many girls and his one male friend. These girls include Tsukishima Yuri and her twin sister Hanako, who is in the newspaper club, Yuma's little sister Konami, who likes shogi, and several others. Will Yuma find love in his teenage years?

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Nejimaki Seirei Senki - Tenkyou no Alderamin (ねじ巻き精霊戦記 天鏡のアルデラミン)
By: UNO Bokuto x KAWAKAMI Taiki

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 2 Chapters (Ongoing)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

The Katjvarna Empire and the Kioka Republic are at war, and Katjvarna is currently defending their border against Kioka's attacks. Yatorishino is from an influential family in the empire, and she's taking the high ranking officer exams. To make sure she passes at the top, she's convinced lazy, anti-war, girl-crazy Ikuta to take the exams as well and help her, in exchange for a favor from her family. The first, written test goes as planned, and then they head off on a boat for the next. Unfortunately, the boat sinks, and Yatorishino, Ikuta, some other examinees, and a mysterious, important little girl are stranded behind enemy lines!

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Pact
By: KUJI Shinnosuke

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 1 Volume (Ongoing)
Manga Details: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

A terrorist group has declared independence on the South Pole, and they have placed extremely powerful nitrogen bombs off many coasts. They plan to take revenge on the world, by forcing them to live briefly in fear and then die. The US tragically failed to defuse the bombs. There are three of them off the coast of Japan, set to explode in 10 days. Luckily, the Japanese bomb disposal team has a powerful resource.

That resource is a little genius girl, Machida Machiko. She's looked after by Aranagi Nagito, a trainee bomb defuser. She's made a pact with him, and with the leader of the bomb disposal program, to clear out the bombs and clean up the world. After certain events in their first defusing operation, though, it looks like all they'll have left to use is a defusing program written by Machiko. Will they be able to save Japan and stop the powerful terrorists?

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Note to all scanlators: If you recently started scanlating a new manga series (with about 5 or less chapters released) and would like your manga to be shouted out in the next New Manga Shout Out, then please PM me. Please include:
  1. The name of the manga series
  2. A summary of the series
  3. Publishing Status (+ Number of Volumes/Chapters)

This is what tethysdust said this week:
Quote:
Pact was my favorite this week, though the first volume left some pretty major questions open. It's a very violent story, though, and I'm not sure where the story will go after the 10 days of defusing the bombs around Japan's coast. "Nejimaki..." seems like it could be pretty promising too, with the kids stuck in enemy territory. "Koi ga saku..." was pretty obviously based on a dating sim, so it would be good for people who are into those kinds of stories.

My opinion:
Koi ga Saku Koro Sakura Doki - Graceful Blue - If you like harem-type manga with ecchi thrown in, then this would be a manga you should check out.
Nejimaki Seirei Senki - Tenkyou no Alderamin - If you like a more military-type manga that isn't too realistic, then you may want to read this manga.
Pact - Out of the three, this seems the most interesting to me. Although it's not realistic that a little girl could diffuse the bombs, it may be interesting to see how she does it, and what may become of the other bombs.


Translated items that need some love/scanlation:
myao - Circle Game: Chapter 1
persona_1 - Mahou Shoujo Pretty Bell: Chapter 1
kinlyu - Samurai Flamenco - Another Days: Chapter 1



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