How long will you stay in the game? The last thing Kei and Masaru remember was being struck dead by a subway train while saving the life of a drunken bum. What a waste! And yet somehow they’re still…alive? Or semi-alive? Maybe it’s reanimated… by some kind of alien orb with a nasty message… “Your lives are over. What you do with your new lives is up to me!” And what this orb called ‘Gantz’ intends to do with their lives is make them play games of death, hunting all kinds of odd aliens, along with a bunch of other ordinary citizens who’ve recently met a tragic semi-end. The missions they embark upon are often dangerous. Many die – and die again! This dark and action-packed manga deals with the moral conflicts of violence, coupled with teenage sexual confusion and angst, and with our fascination with death. Hang onto your gear and keep playing the game, whatever you do; Gantz is unrelenting!

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Golden Kamuy, Vol. 14

Sugimoto and Asirpa finally come face to face with Noppera-bo inside Abashiri prison, but as Asirpa looks into his eyes she realizes he is not her father! In the rush to escape, Anji Toni makes off with Asirpa, leaving Sugimoto and Shiraishi trapped inside, with Hijikata also set to betray them. Making matters worse, they’re all caught between Warden Inudo and his guards, and Lieutenant Tsurumi’s gunboat fleet on the river. With so much serious firepower being deployed, is anyone getting out alive?

Downfall

So what if your first series just ended and you have no idea how to start the next one, your marriage is breaking up, your pure love of manga has been destroyed by the cruel reality of the industry and nothing seems to fill the sucking void inside you…

Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 5

Komi’s friendship quest just hit its first major obstacle—the green-eyed monster! Tadano and a girl named Onemine have been hanging out a lot lately, and Komi doesn’t know how to deal with her sudden flood of jealousy. She can’t explain what’s wrong, so she ends up spying on them from the shadows. Will her creepy peeping lose her a chance at a new friend and push Tadano away?