The ceremony to summon the Suzaku has been ruined by Amiboshi, a Seiryu warrior posing as Chiriko. When hope seems lost, Tai Yi Jun appears from a flame and tells Miaka of the Jewel of the Northern God that may be the key to completing the ceremony. But Miaka also learns that to lure the Suzaku, she must be a virgin. Can she bring herself to sever her relationship with Tamahome? A sweeping saga.... Watase has an excellent grasp of characterization. Wizard magazine
Apocalyptic, complex, and infused with magic, X/1999 follows Kamui, a young psychic, as he wrestles with his destiny -- and the world's. Forced into cosmic battle, Kamui must contend with science's latest creation, a genetically engineered psychic.
Hideki is thrilled to have a persocom of his own, the enigmatic Chi. His friends tell him that Chi is a supercomputer. The more time Hideki spends with Chi, the more it feels like an actual relationship. But as Chi's feelings for Hideki intensify, she begins to unlock the secrets of her past, secrets that are better left forgotten.
Series Description: Japanese schoolgirl Kagome stumbles into an ancient well and falls back to 16th century Japan. There she becomes the protector of a feudal village, the master -- and friend -- of Inu-Yasha, a hot-tempered half-demon dog boy; and the caretaker of the magical Shikon jewel that holds back the demonic forces of the past Inu-Yasha and Kagome have a falling out over the wolf-demon Koga -- has Kagome really transferred her affections? Maybe or maybe not, but it's a touchy enough subject for Kagome to leave the past for the present. Now if Inu-Yasha wants her back, he'll have to apologize. Not likely And what does it matter anyway? They're not a couple -- or are they?
Keitaro has finally passed the Todai entrance exam but all is not happily ever after. He finally confesses his love to Naru but her reaction is not what he expected and the rest of the crew lend him their support. However, the greatest help of all may come from his rival Seta who announces his intention to marry Haruka.
The job of a retriever is not a very lucrative one, at least not for Ginji Amano and Ban Mido. Unable to attract even one client, they've ingested nothing but water for the past three days. So dire are their circumstances that they even attempt unsuccessfully to land a date with some girls in the hopes they'll buy the starving duo some hamburgers.
Dueling wizards and celestial warriors are featured in these new releases of two wildly popular manga series. Still trapped in the Universe of the Four Gods, Miaka finds and befriends the seven Celestial Warriors. After surviving a shipwreck, Miaka and the warriors of Suzaku find themselves stranded in Nucheng-Kuo -- a female-dominated state where men are the enemy To compound their troubles, Seiryu Celestial Warrior Soi -- master of lightning -- is hunting the party as well.
Three hundred years ago the Sorcerer Kalutika Maybus sealed the vampire Deshwitat in limbo after killing his fiancee, Lilith. For centuries, Deshwitat's mind calculated revenge while his body slumbered... until now. A band of spiritual investigators has inadvertently broken the seal that binds him and released Deshwitat to the world.