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New Manga Shout Out: 5/2/11 - 5/8/11

+ posted by c_k in Shout-Outs on May 9, 2011 07:24

Welcome to the next New Manga Shout Out. With the no-raws/scans rule on MH, you have to work a bit to find these mangas. This week features a disembodied spirit, a new manga by Adachi, and a foreign exchange student. 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~


0 Kara Hajimemashou (0からはじめましょう)
By: TOTO Nemigi

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

Azumaya Kotori was a typical teenage girl who went to school, hung out with friends, and had a crush on a boy. Then, one day, she gets hit by a truck and dies, but her spirit still wanders this dimension. It turns out that the boy Kotori had a crush on, Kusakabe Aruto, is spiritually attuned and can see Kotori even though no one else can. Aruto is able to find out that Kotori is not really dead but just in a coma and her soul, her current form, has escaped from her physical body. To return back to normal, she has to find a way to combine herself together again. In the meantime, Kotori ends up staying under the same roof as Aruto and his family who can also see her. Although the circumstances aren’t ideal, Kotori is delighted and nervous about spending intimate time with her crush.

Thanks go to vyc for the summary.

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Asaoka Koukou Yakyuubu Nisshi - Over Fence
(―浅丘高校野球部日誌― オーバーフェンス)

By: ADACHI Mitsuru

Demographics: Shounen
Status: 1 Chapter (Ongoing)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

Minori is the manager of her high school's baseball club, which has been defunct up until five years ago. Even now, it's a little rough, since there currently are no seniors in the club at all! None of the second year players know why the club closed so many years ago, or about the baseball history all their fathers share...

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko (變態王子と笑わない猫)
By: SAGARA Sou x Okomeken

Demographics: Shounen
Status: 1 Chapter (Ongoing)
Manga Details: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

Yokodera is just like every teenage boy: perversion is in his nature. He can’t help but look up girls' skirts and fantasize about them. However, in his case, every time he does something perverted, it somehow gets turned around and misunderstood as something positive for the community. Sick of being so perverted, he tries to shake free of it by going to a special part of town. On top of a hill, away from the town and at the foot of a large tree, there is a wooden sculpture of a beckoning cat that is said to have special powers. Instead of bringing a wish to the user like a typical beckoning cat, it takes something from the user, and, in Yokodera’s case, his perversion. Still doubtful, he uses the beckoning cat thinking that it couldn’t hurt to try, but, little does he know, his life is about to make a turn to the unexpected.

Thanks go to vyc for the summary.

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Haikyuu (ハイキュー!!)
By: FURUDATE Haruichi

Demographics: Shounen
Status: One-shot (Complete)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

Hinata is full of enthusiasm for volleyball, and he's determined to become the ace of the volleyball team as he enters high school! Unfortunately, due to having too few players and no real teachers, his middle school volleyball team just kind of casually played around. He has no real experience or skill with the game and only has the ability to jump really high and spike the ball. The real first-year ace, the super-serious, highly-skilled, irritable Kageyama, has no patience for clueless Hinata's ambition. Will Hinata be able to find a useful place on his new team?

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Kaibutsu-san (怪物さん)
By: NISHIKAWA Rosuke

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

Tanemura is just a regular high school boy, but when he is assaulted by demons, he is saved by a girl in his same school, Tateeboshi Suzuka. She is a very mysterious girl and no one really knows much about her except for the fact that she is referred to as the shadowy master. Tanemura finds out that she is in fact an exorcist and has been eliminating the demons that plague the town he lives in. The more Tanemura gets involved with Teteeboshi, the more dangerous demons he encounters.

Thanks go to vyc for the summary.

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Mitokon (ミトコン)
By: MAN☆Gatarou

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

In the bizarre fairy tale land of King Mitochondria, there is a mythical Robin Hood-esque thief known as Papan. One day, the princess of the kingdom vanishes! A band of common highwaymen are working outside of town, along with a Papan-idolizing dowser girl who locates treasure for them with a crystal. They attack a wagon that her crystal claims contains valuable treasure, but all they find inside is a tied-up little girl. The girl claims to be the missing princess, but when she gives them the slip, she doesn't seem to be heading towards the castle at all. Is the little girl who she says she is?! And what is the dowser's relationship to Papan?!

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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With Liz (うぃずりず)
By: SATO Yoshimi

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 5 Volumes (Ongoing)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

This 4-koma manga follows the story of Liz, an elementary school foreign transfer student. She comes from an unnamed northern land and speaks Japanese, English, Russian, and her native language. In school, she quickly makes friends with two other girls, Hinoki and Kurosugi. Both her new Japanese friends are mischievous schemers. Hinoki's tricks tend to be obvious and simple, while Kurosugi is smarter and more subtle. The three of them enjoy their daily school life together!

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Yasashiku Shinaide (やさしくしないで!)
By: MATSUYAMA Hanako

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 4 Volumes (Complete)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

Ihara Yuuichi is stepping his foot into the professional world at the age of 24, but he is struggling to fit in. He has never fit in anywhere because of his brutally honest personality, where he can't even tell a white lie to make someone feel better. He promises himself that as the new employee to this company, he will be a different Yuuichi and consider other people’s feelings, but, sometimes, things just don’t go as planned.

Thanks go to vyc 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:
My favorite this week was actually With Liz, the 4-koma. There's something about foreigner-in-japan humor that really makes me laugh. Mitokon gets my "truly bizarre" award for the week. To warn you, it's surprisingly violent, and has a really, really strange plot.
Here's a note from vyc:
Quote:
Nothing really stood out for me this week. Couple comedies and Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko seems the most promising out of the bunch this week.
My opinion:
Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko actually sounds interesting, despite the name although I hope it stays as a nice romance manga. Mitokon sounds pretty cute too. I'm interested in finding out why the 'princess' is running away from home or if the main character got duped. :3



Translated items that need some love/scanlation:
sonsofloki - Young Shima Kousaku: Chapter 1



If you haven't done so already, check out the scanlations of the mangas from previous shout outs which have been recently scanlated: historical action Sengoku Armors (MH link), action fantasy Soukai Kessen (MH link), school life soccer manga Dois Sol (MH link), boxing comedy Buyuden (MH link).


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Comments
#1. by mayoi (Translator)
Posted on May 9, 2011
Hentau Ouji looks interesting with its eroge-like artwork...
#2. by Kaiten (Harasho)
Posted on May 9, 2011
Raws for the new Adachi look great. I hope it gets translated.
#3. by rajin (Banned)
Posted on May 14, 2011
i am also looking forward for ADACHI MITSURU new work

by looking at the picture i knew that this manga belongs to ADACHI

his characters always have same face .

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