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+ posted by c_k in Shout-Outs on Jan 23, 2012 10:37

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 the manga industry in the 1980s, a 31 year old host, and an exorcist. 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~


Angel Fake Nisemono Tenshi (エンジェルフェイク偽物天使)
By: MOMOSE Takeaki

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

The Tsukiboshi family has been known throughout the generations for their forward thinking inventions. The youngest inventor of the family is Rikuma, a technology genius who has created countless innovations in his young lifespan. Rikuma receives a gift from his grandfather: the will of Kyunosuke, his ancestor who was the first and best inventor of the Tsukiboshi family. With his two sisters Misato and Miku, Rikuma travels to the so called mansion left in the will. Inside the mansion that literally appears out of thin air, they find a female android prototype named Setsuna. When Rikuma accidentally activates Setsuna, he is unwillingly sent on an adventure to protect the planet from invasion and destruction.

Thanks go to vyc for the summary.

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Aoi Honoo (アオイホノオ)
By: SHIMAMOTO Kazuhiko

Demographics: Shounen
Status: 7 Volumes (Ongoing)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

This is a story set in the 1980s, when the anime and manga industries were on the edge of great future developments. 18-year-old Honoo Moyuru is a student at a fictionalized version of the Osaka University of the Arts, where he bumps into various other students who will become great in these industries (such as the animator Hideaki Anno, of Evangelion). Honoo is determined to make it big as a manga writer, and his friend, a cute girl named Tonko, is supporting him all the way. He plans for his future career as he attends a school overflowing with creative genius! But does he have the skill to make his burning ambition a reality?

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Bouken Erekitetou (冒険エレキテ島)
By: TSURUTA Kenji

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

After her grandfather's death, Mikura chose to continue their island express courier service. With her seaplane and her adventurous cat, Endeavor, she lives life as she chooses. Soon, Mikura becomes very interested in a mysterious island that seems to move around, according to local legend. After some extensive effort to determine the island's whereabouts, she manages to get a brief glimpse of it from the sky. Now that she knows it's real, she's determined to find the island again, no matter what it takes!

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Deban desu yo? Kondou-san! (出番ですよ?近藤さん)
By: SOGABE Toshinori

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

Everything was supposed to change for Kondo Isami in high school. She was known for her impulsive and masculine personality in middle school due to her life being centered around kendo. As the national champion for two years in a row, she was the best, but, as a consequence of that lifestyle, she was no longer attractive to the boys. Vowing to become more girly and refined when she starts attending Seishinkan High School, fate seems to fight against her will until she joins the idol club at school.

Thanks go to vyc for the summary.

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Giragira (ギラギラ)
By: TAKI Naotaka x TSUCHIDA Seiki

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 7 Volumes (Complete)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

Ten years ago, Nanase Kouhei was the top host of the Roppongi district of Tokyo. He gave that life up, though, to become a husband, father, and company man. Now, he has a beautiful wife, Momoko, and a little daughter, Orie, who will be going to school in a few years. They also just bought an apartment and have a large long-term loan to pay off for it.

Then one unfortunate day, Kouhei is laid off from his job. Now he faces the terrifying prospect of caring for his family, when he has no guarantee of finding a decent new job. It's enough to make Kouhei quietly turn back to his previously successful career as a Roppongi district host, and he returns to his old club "Rink." But can a 31-year-old man really make a comeback in such a young man's industry?

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Juujika no Majutsushi (十字架の魔術師)
By: KEI Okazaki

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 6 Volumea (Complete)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

Amano Haruhiko is a highly skilled exorcist and was a member of the Russian exorcist group, "Icon." Now he lives in Hokkaido and is in charge of a small and not particularly successful church. With him is Sister Amelia, who is constantly chiding him about his unseemly attraction to money. However, he still does his work as an exorcist, whenever he is asked. The story begins with a request from a Catholic girl's school headmistress, who is concerned about a monster plaguing her school.

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Kyouran no Qeenaatha (境爛のクインナータ)
By: AKIZUKI Wataru

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

Oumi Sara just moved to the small town of Anamori where her older sister Chisato works as a teacher at Karita Academy. Sara senses her sister might be hiding something from her and what she learns is that Chisato is part of a team called Qeenaatha, who fight against evil supernatural beings that threaten the town. But when Chisato is taken out of commission, Sara becomes the new member of Qeenaatha. She thought making new friends was going to be the worst of her problems, not becoming a costumed heroine.

Thanks go to vyc for the summary.

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Soshite Fune wa Yuku (そして船は行く)
By: Zac'n'Pop

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

In the vast ocean, two female pirates, Mary Lead and Ann Pony, might seem like helpless prey to other pirates. But this pair is known as the pirate crushers because these two beauties can take out and destroy fully manned pirate ships. Mary, the excellent swordswoman, and Ann, the amazing markswoman, are traveling the ocean in search of one man: a man with a certain tattoo on the palm of his hand.

Thanks go to vyc for the summary.

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Zerozaki Soushiki no Ningen Shiken (零崎双識の人間試験)
By: NisiOisiN x SHIOMIYA Iruka

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 1 Volume (Ongoing)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: Chapter 0

Iori is a high school girl who doesn't know what she wants to do with her future, and tends to run away from things. One day, she is attacked by strange dead-eyed people on her way to school, only to be saved by an equally mysterious long-haired man. Later that day, her friend at school, Jion, seems to fall under the same murderous influence. To her surprise, she finds herself capable of defending herself from his violent attack. Afterward, the long-haired man she met in the morning, Zerozaki Soushiki, arrives once more, this time to invite her to become his little sister. What has Iori become involved with, and will she be able to survive this change to her life?

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:
Bouken Erekitetou has some nice art, particularly on the scenery. The story thus far seems really simple, though. Giragira was a pretty interesting story--it's usually girls who are put in that predicament in manga. I liked Juujika no Majutsushi, it's starting out fairly episodic, but with very interesting cases that aren't simply 'monsters'.
Here's what vyc had to say:
Quote:
Deban Desu yo Kondou San - First thing I noticed was the incredibly clean artwork. I liked the plot even though the main character is a girl attempting to be girly. Even guys can read it and enjoy it. Nice balance of sexy/comedy and romance

Soshite Fune wa Yuku - Everybody thinks of one piece when you say pirate manga but this series is just as interesting imo. Must more comedy is integrated into this even in the most serious and tense scenes. I liked it personally.

My opinion:
Deban desu yo? Kondou-san! sounds like it might be a cute read~ Giragira sounds like an interesting concept since I've never really heard of older men as hosts. Zerozaki Soushiki no Ningen Shiken might interest people since it's from the author NisiOisiN, the author of Bakemonogatari and Medaka Box.


Translated items that need some love/scanlation:
myao - Circle Game: 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: slice of life adventure Gaku (MH link).


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Comments
#1. by Googlez_kun (MH's Best Artist)
Posted on Jan 24, 2012
Why do you guys tease us with awesome manga that are not scanlated. D:
#2. by Kaiten (Harasho)
Posted on Jan 25, 2012
Bouken Erekitetou looks sensational. By the mangaka of Spirit of Wonder and Memories of Emanon, both classics.
#3. by c_k (Global Moderator)
Posted on Jan 25, 2012
I tease so that maybe some group will pick it up~~ :)
#4. by Josef K. (The Viennese Pixie)
Posted on Jan 25, 2012
Yeah, I always find myself hoping someone would pick some of these up. xD

Perhaps there are some who have been started among the large number of shout out's that have been posted. Still it is nice to be aware of these hidden gems of the manga world and at least enjoy that they exist. :D

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