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New Manga Shout Out: 6/17/13 - 6/23/13

+ posted by c_k in Shout-Outs on Jun 24, 2013 07:02

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 an idol group, a notorious criminal king, and a college class teaching otaku culture. 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~


Aka no Sekai (赤の世界)
By: Bikke

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

This volume is a collection of short stories. The title story "Aka no Sekai" features a boys' summer camp out in the country. The main character, Regulus, is reluctantly attending the summer camp, where he shares a room with a cheerful boy named Miran. Soon after arrival, though, some of the other boys begin acting strange, while claiming they want to see the color red. Will Regulus and Miran be able to figure out what is happening before it is too late?

Thanks go to tethydust for the summary.

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Boku Dake no Idol (僕だけのアイドル)
By: KAWAMOTO Takahiro

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

The Himekuri Hime group consists of three members: Matsuzaka Tomoko with her enormous breasts, Chisa the young one, and Yukibe the girl next door. With their manager (who is dating Matsuzaka Tomoko), they strive to become the best idol group in Japan!

Thanks go to DrCoke for the summary.

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Hanzaiou Poponepo (犯罪王ポポネポ)
By: SHOUJI Hiroyuki

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

The one feared by all, "Criminal King Poponepo," has been arrested, but he immediately escapes prison. During his escape, he abducts the main character, Maruki, and implants the IC chip that identifies Poponepo as a criminal into Maruki. Now, Maruki is being arrested as the new "Criminal King." Will Maruki be able to live up to the notoriety of the Criminal King?

Thanks go to DrCoke for the summary.

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Koukaku no Pandora - Ghost Urn (紅殻のパンドラ-GHOST URN‐)
By: SHIROW Masamune x RIKUDO Koshi

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

It is an age when large-scale natural disasters frequently happen all over the world. It is a time when cyborgs and autonomous robots are beginning to appear on the market in technologically advanced nations. Major world powers compete for technology and resources. The divide between rich and poor grows and the future for the poor looks bleak. In this transitional stage, everyone wanders around in a self-indulgent daze and the way out isn't clear... This is the story of how two cybernetically enhanced girls meet in such an era. Koukaku no Pandora is the new action packed manga series by Koshi Rikudo, based on an original story by Masamune Shirow.

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Maka Society (摩訶ソサエティ)
By: MIKI Maki

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

Yoshida is taking a college class on Japanese culture, and he's the only student. When he arrives, he finds that the course is taught by an enthusiastic young professor named Manaka. She is fascinated by modern Japanese culture, and this first volume features her lectures about many properties of the otaku and otaku society.

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Saraba, Yasashii Yuuzuru (さらば、やさしいゆうづる)
By: ARINAGA Ine

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

This volume contains four short stories by Ine Arinaga. In the first story, two friends can see strange creatures every Thursday. These creatures climb onto people, stating their troubles in simple terms. Though they worry about the people around them, there is little they can do to help. Other stories involve situations including a girl who wishes away a boy's face and a box that contains what the person who owns it truly wants.

Thanks go to tethysdust for the summary.

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Strawberry Night (ストロベリーナイト)
By: HONDA Tetsuya x HORIGUCHI Sumio

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

There exists a rumor that an online show only known as "Strawberry Night" showcases a murder show in front of a live audience. When dead bodies were found in lakes around the city, the city police began a full investigation on this online forum. Investigator Himegawa leads her team in searching for the hosts of this deadly "show," but the answers they find may be beyond their imagination.

Thanks go to DrCoke for the summary.

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Tenji to Tenmu - Shinsetsu Nihon Shoki (天智と天武 -新説・日本書紀-)
By: SONOMURA Masahiro x NAKAMURA Mariko

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

In Meiji Era Japan (1884), art scholars Ernest Fenellosa and Okakura Tenshin opened a sealed temple that had been built 1200 years before. Inside, they found many swords and a bodhisattva statue wrapped in cloth. Why was this temple sealed in the first place? The truth lies back in the Asuka Period (645), at a time when there is political tension concerning the power of the Soga clan. Prince Naka no Oe is beginning to set a plot in action against the main branch of the Soga family, targeting Soga no Iruka...

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:
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Here's what DrCoke had to say:
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My opinion:
Strawberry Night sounds like it might be interesting...


Translated items that need some love/scanlation:
myao - Circle Game: Chapter 1
persona_1 - Mahou Shoujo Pretty Bell: Chapter 1
Bomber D Rufi - Nejimaki Kagyu: Chapter 1-5
Eru13 - Ballroom e Youkoso: 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: school life comedy Sweet Magic Syndrome (MH link), romantic mystery Mou Ii Yo (MH link).




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