The City, a tiny metropolis of a few hundred sheltered citizens floating serenely on a seemingly random course a few feet above the ground, has long been thought safe from the predation of marauding monsters. It seems like a paradise. A paradise shattered when an invasion of apparent vampire threatens the small haven. While the Vampire Hunter known only as “D” struggles to exterminate the scourge, a former denizen of the city, the attractive Lori Knight, and the brash John M. Brasselli Pluto VIII seize control of the city, lurching it onto a new and deadly course. D’s travails are just the beginning.
Ryo Suzukaze - Attack on Titan: Before the Fall 1.
A prequel series to the number one bestseller in Japan. Humanity has learned to live in complacency behind its high walls, protected from the giant Titans. But when a Titan-worshipping cult opens one of the gates, a Titan wreaks havoc, consuming the cultists. After the rampage is over, two young Survey Corps members are shocked to discover a pregnant woman's partially digested corpse - with her baby still alive inside it! What will the fate of this "child of the Titans" be? And how will humanity learn to cope with the Titan threat?
Watase Yuu - Ceres 7. - Maya
Yuu Watase, the immensely popular writer/artist of the shojo (girls) fantasy smash Fushigi Yugi: The Mysterious Play, has turned her creativity and wry sense of humour to the horror genre with her anime/manga hit Ceres: Celestial Legend. Aya thought she was a normal teenager until she discovered that she can transform into a vastly powerful "heavenly maiden" named Ceres... But Ceres is furious and out for revenge! Hell hath no fury... or, in this case, Heaven, as it's a celestial maiden or "ten'nyo" who's unleashing it! The search for Ceres' hagoromo or "celestial robes" brings the action back to Tokyo - to Miyagi, specifically, where rumours of a spectral white dog ("figuring in the celestial legend!," says Suzumi) prompt a transfer to girls-only high school for Aya, Chidori, and... Yuhi?! Connected to the dog's increasingly frequent attacks is a sweet and popular girl named Maya Hirobe, but why - and more importantly, how - is she involved? Is it possible that Maya is a C-Genome... and doesn't even know it?
Watase Yuu - Ceres 8. - Miori
Yuu Watase, the immensely popular writer/artist of the shojo (girls) fantasy smash Fushigi Yugi: The Mysterious Play, has turned her creativity and wry sense of humour to the horror genre with her anime/manga hit Ceres: Celestial Legend. Aya thought she was a normal teenager until she discovered that she can transform into a vastly powerful „heavenly maiden” named Ceres… But Ceres is furious and out for revenge! No more deception, no more lies - now that Aya and Toc;ya have finally let down all their barriers and come together, that is. But will something else - something outside their love - tear them apart? Miori Sahara seems a nice enough girl - goes to Aya's school, has a lot in common with Aya... looks a lot like Aya, actually. She says she's searching for her missing boyfriend, who's been gone a year now. After an accident robs Tocya of his memories, will Aya turn to Yuhi once Toc;ya goes back to his "real" girlfriend, Miori? A love like Aya and Tocya's is supposed to last forever... has everything that's happened between the two of them this past year been a lie after all?
Watase Yuu - Ceres 9. - Progenitor
Shocked to learn (from Aki, of all people) that the entire "Toya Mizuki" personality is false - a fiction, a cipher without a past of any kind - Toya struggles to find his own identity. If he doesn't know who he is, how can he help Aya? Elsewhere, while Aya recedes into herself, heartbroken and distraught over her separation with Toya, Ceres must deal with a bitter and increasingly mad Miori, who blames Aya for everything. Will Aya emerge and face Miori's accusations... or leave her to Ceres? Later, Aki, still fully possessed by the "progenitor," the forefather of all the Mikage, launches a new scheme to claim Aya... "his" woman.
Norihiro Yagi - Claymore 11. - Kindred of Paradise
In the northern town of Pieta, Clare and a force of Claymores battle a troupe of Awakened Ones to prevent them from advancing south. Their orders are to hold off the evil horde at all costs, while the Organization prepares a secret weapon. Clare and her comrades realize that theirs is a suicide mission. As their friends fall one by one, the warriors band together to make their last stand.
Watase Yuu - Ceres 12. - Toya
The impenetrable haze of Toya's amnesia has always kept his past shrouded in mystery...until now, as his elusive memories begin to return. "There was the island...the girl with the seashell...the name "Mikage."" Toya and the others go into full rescue mode in response to Aki's latest threats, facing gunfire, torture, and even death...but Aya faces life -- new life. The hideous details of Kagami's "C-Project" make what was already an awful situation all but unbearable. How can anyone expect Aya to go on without her love, her life, her other self? "Oh, Toya...."
Watase Yuu - Ceres 13. - Tennyo
Aya Mikage is a seemingly normal high school student until her 16th birthday, when her family imprisons her twin brother and attempts to kill her. She learns she carries the blood of the tennyo (heavenly maiden), and when upset, she will transform into the goddess Ceres. If she is allowed to live, she will bring ruin upon her family.
Hideyuki Kikuchi - Saiko Takaki - Vampire Hunter D 6.
The Nobility have captured a young Frontierswoman named Tae and held her captive for eight years, and her prison - the remote Castle Gradinia - can only be accessed by those brave (or senseless) enough to cross into the no-man's-land known as the Outer Frontier. The mysterious "people finder" Granny Viper has been charged with the recovery of the girl...but can she trust her hired escorts, the notoriously shifty Bullow Brothers? In a race across treacherous terrain, it will be up to D to lead the charge and level all enemies on this rescue mission! "Vampire Hunter D" is famed horror-master Hideyuki Kikuchi's revolutionary tale of a beautiful Hunter and the war he is destined to wage against the bloodthirsty Nobility! D must intervene when the recapture of a young woman kidnapped by the Nobility is waylaid by a band of deviants whose unparalleled cruelty threatens the very lives of the rescue party! Will D make it across a vast desert and out of harm's way in time to save the girl?
Hideyuki Kikuchi - Saiko Takaki - Vampire Hunter D 7.
In a fleeting last breath, a beautiful woman on her deathbed hands a strange gemstone to D and asks that he deliver it to her sister in a remote North Sea fishing village. As D cuts across never-ending expanses of Frontier in search of his seaside destination, he is relentlessly attacked by wave after wave of mercenary and monster ...all employed by the man who murdered the young girl. In order to grant a dying wish, D must find a way to keep this priceless jewel out of everyone's covetous reach, and all without sacrificing his own life!
Norihiro Yagi - Claymore 10. - The Battle of the North
Clare and a group of Claymores are sent to the north to battle a group of Yoma that have banded together under the command of Isley, a powerful Awakened Being. When the warriors arrive, they find their new enemies to be unusually dangerous. They are incredibly strong, well-organized, and seem to have a plan to dominate the entire region. Will the Claymores be able to stop this monstrous army?
Norihiro Yagi - Claymore 9. - The Deep Abyss of Purgatory
Clare and her fellow Claymores Galatea and Jean must battle the Awakened Beings that are holding them captive. In the process, they find their captors' true motive: by torturing the warriors, they want to force them to awaken, and join them in a gathering of Yoma. Will Clare and her comrades be able to defeat the Awakened Beings without becoming one themselves?
Norihiro Yagi - Claymore 8. - The Witch's Maw
Clare's battle with the awakened Ophelia ends with a surprising request from Ophelia. Ominous signs begin to emerge as Clare searches for Raki. Not only are the usually solitary Yoma joining forces, they appear to be preparing for battle. More mysteriously, Clare is taken captive by a male Awakened Being and held in a dungeon with other Claymores. Who are her captors, and what do they want?
Norihiro Yagi - Claymore 6. - The Endless Gravestones
Clare and her fellow Claymores are nearing the end of their strength in their battle against the Awakened Being--a male ex-Claymore who can no longer control his Yoma powers. Not only is Clare the weakest among them, but she has taken the worst of the creature's attacks as well, and yet she may be their only hope in discovering the Awakened Being's.
Norihiro Yagi - Claymore 13. - The Defiant Ones
Audrey and Rachel continue their battle against Riful of the West, and Clare learns some surprising truths about Priscilla, Isley and the struggle for power amongst the Three Great Awakened Ones. Meanwhile, the Organization decides to send Miata and Clarice out on an important mission, but will Clarice be able to keep her unstable young charge in line?
Katsura Hoshino - D.Gray-Man 19.
Following a brutal battle with a Level 4 akuma, Allen seems to be undergoing an odd and disturbing change. Meanwhile, a new breed of Exorcist is introduced at Black Order headquarters and, at Asia Branch, Kanda learns some disturbing things about his own status in the Black Order's Exorcist operations. Needless to say, Allen and his friends are ill prepared to deal with the simultaneous appearance of the servants of the Millennium Earl all over the world!
Katsura Hoshino - D.Gray-Man 18.
It's been three months since Allen Walker's mentor, Cross Marian, pulled his latest disappearing act. Allen and fellow exorcist Kanda now learn of an odd new threat known only as G. G plans to steal a valuable crown from the Louvre, so Allen and Kanda join the local constabulary in trying to prevent the theft. This leads to a surprise discovery that could have no small significance for the future of the Black Order!
Katsura Hoshino - D.Gray-Man 17.
An experimental virus is turning members of the Black Order into zombies! Even Count Krory is infected, driving him to attack Allen and Lavi. It's up to Komui, creator of the virus, to deal with this disaster, but though he knows how to stop it he literally doesn't know where to start. Can he figure it out while also contending with a vengeful spirit eager to see the virus complete its rampage?
Katsura Hoshino - D.Gray-Man 16.
Lenalee is determined to confront a Level Four Akuma that's out to kill Komui, but her only chance is to reclaim her Innocence and synchronize with it. The Level Four is not inclined to wait around and pursues its mission even against the best efforts of Lavi and Kanda. It's left to Allen to hold the line, but it soon becomes obvious he has no hope of doing it all by himself!