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.
In an epic battle, King Phelios defeats the Vampire King Duzell, but both monarchs are mortally wounded. As the two lay dying, Duzell prophesies that the two will meet again after their death, and vows that he will be triumphant. At least half the prophesy is proven true when Duzell is resurrected 100 years later, as a baby wildcat who is rescued and adopted by Ishtar, who just happens to be the great-granddaughter of his nemesis, King Phelios. Ishtar is a playful girl with an iron will and a penchant for pranks, a trait that distresses her caretaker, Sir Keld, and the dashing, but often bumbling, imperial guard, Captain Darres. Ishtar is not, however, the reincarnation of Phelios, leaving the now feline Duzell to continue his quest for revenge...with the surprisingly cooperative Ishtar as his companion
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.
The girls enter their senior year and Miss Yukari speaks ill of Tomo in this third volume. It marks the return of the sports meet, where Sakaki, Osaka, Kagura and the others compete in categories like the three-legged race and beanbag tossing, while Chiyo-chan races to find an idiot for the scavenger hunt.
When Keitaro, in a desperate effort to go into seclusion and study for entry exams, volunteers to take over running his grandmother's hotel, his plans are ruined when he discovers that the hotel is actually an all-girls dormitory. The good news is, Naru can no longer pick on Keitaro for having flunked the college entrance exams 3 times in a row.
Naraku's weapon against Inu-Yasha is a beautiful wind-witch named Kagura, who not only has incredible powers but also seems to be an extension of the enigmatic Naraku himself. Soon, Kanna and Inu-Yasha's brother Sessho-Maru join the fray, with shocking consequences.
Just when Shuichi Shindou's rock star dreams seem to be coming together, everything falls apart. First, his gifted guitarist Hiro quits the band to concentrate on his studies. Then his new manager wants to take Shuichi off keyboards so all he'll do is sing, and Shuichi finds himself constantly berated by the band's producer.
In the latest volume of this popular mix of science fiction and teenage romance, best friends Miaka and Yui search for the last of the Seven Warriors. In a twist neither anticipates, Miaka watches as her beloved Tamahome renounces her and kisses Yui.