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New Manga Shout Out: 3/9/15 - 3/22/15

+ posted by c_k in Shout-Outs on Mar 23, 2015 08:48

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 some college students trapped in an abandoned building, girls stranded on an island and a missile club. 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~

Black Clover (ブラッククローバー)
By: TABATA Yuuki

Demographics: Shounen
Status: 5 Chapters (Ongoing)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: Chapter 1-5
Scanlations: None

Aster and Yuno were abandoned together at the same church, and have been inseparable since. As children, they promised that they would compete against each other to see who would become the next sorcerous emperor. However, as they grew up, some differences between them became plain. Yuno was a genius with magic, with amazing power and control, while Aster could not use magic at all, and tried to make up for his lack by training physically. When they received their grimoires at age 15, Yuno got a spectacular book with a four-leaf-clover (most people receive a three-leaf-clover), while Aster received nothing at all. However, when Yuno was threatened, the truth about Aster's power was revealed-- he received a five-leaf-clover grimoire, a 'black clover' book of anti-magic. Now the two friends are heading out in the world, both seeking the same goal!

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.


Doku Mushi (ドクムシ)
By: YAZU Miscio x AIDA Keito

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 3 Volumes (Ongoing)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: None

A group of very different people wake up together in the sealed environment of an abandoned school building. They include the college students Yumi and Reiji, a cabaret girl named Akane, an occult-obsessed salaryman named Yukitoshi, a punk factory worker named Toshio, an unemployed pedophile named Taichi, and a 9-year-old girl named Michika. The building in which they find themselves has running water, no food, and a timer set for seven days. When they find a cleaver and a hot pot in an upstairs classroom, they begin to guess the intention behind their imprisonment; they're meant to kill and eat one another to survive. In principle, they should be able to survive just by waiting out the seven days in hunger, but nothing is ever that simple...

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.


Duel! (デュエル!)
By: AOI Akira

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 2 Chapters (Ongoing)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: Chapter 1-2
Scanlations: Chapter 1

Shy and dumb, Minori is the typical bullied girl. She witnesses a strong and beautiful fencing figure executed by Alice, who came back from France. Getting shocked and full of excitement, Minori decides to evolve and feels that "I want to change." A story of strong noble girls and youthful chivalry now begins!!


Holy Holy (ホーリーホーリー)

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

A class from an all-girls Christian school are stranded on what seems to be an uninhabited island after a shipwreck. The most admired girl in class, Shouko, keeps everyone's spirits up, while several of the others, including anti-social Torino and her friend Hina, begin to explore. The girls soon find evidence that they are neither alone nor safe on the island...

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.


Missile to Plancktone (ミサイルとプランクトン)
By: TANAKA Romeo x TSUTSUI Taishi

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

Tatsuko Sachi was a stupid girl who remade herself as a 'genius' at a prestigious school in order to be near the boy she liked, Oumi Shouta. When Shouta decided to make a club to build missiles, she then agreed to be vice president. However, Shouta slacks off and leaves most of the work to Sachi. This becomes worse when a child-like girl named Onda Midori shows up, and Shouta spends all his time doting on her. Not even having super powers makes this situation easier to handle. The manga follows with their stories and the stories of the other missile club members.

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.


Yakushoku Distpiari - Gesellshaft Blue (役職ディストピアリ)
By: SENGA Fumitaka x Tellmin

Demographics: Seinen
Status: 1 Volume (Ongoing)
Manga Details Page: Here
Translations: None
Scanlations: Chapter 1-4

In a fantasy world, with slight RPG-like element, the demon king has been revived and it is up to the Subjucators class to find him and slay him before it's too late.

Follow Truza, a young subjucator, on his journey to slay the demon king, who threatens to destroy the world, along with his teammates he makes along the way. However, there is a dark secret that his teammates must never know about the Subjucator class.

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:
Dokumushi was my favorite this week, though I'd have to warn that it is pretty graphic. The idea is not a new one, but the variety of characters make the story interesting. I only had the first two chapters of Holy Holy, but it seems like it has potential. Missile to Plancktone was not really my style. Black Clover seemed like a very standard battle shounen, but the story has been a fun one so far.

My opinion:
Black Clover - If you're in the mood for an fantasy adventure manga, then you would like this manga, despite people comparing it to Naruto...
Doku Mushi - If you like survival-type manga with the chance for the people to turn on each other and possibly resort to cannibalism, then this manga may pique your interest.
Duel - If you're interested in fencing, then you may want to check this out since there's already one chapter scanlated.
Holy Holy - If you like Lord of the Flies/Cast Away but with girls, then you may like this manga.
Missile to Plancktone - If you want to know what it's like to build missiles in a club, then this may be more to your taste...
Yakushoku Distpiari - Gesellshaft Blue - If you like action adventure fantasies, then this manga might be up your alley. Four chapters are already scanlated, so it won't hurt to check it out...

Translated items that need some love/scanlation:
myao - Circle Game: Chapter 1
persona_1 - Mahou Shoujo Pretty Bell: Chapter 1
shadow-skill - Black Clover: 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: romance manga Futari no Renai Shoka (MH link), suspenseful horror Nemuri no Fuchi (MH link).

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