A dark coming-of-age tale where slice-of-life slices back.

This is Punpun Onodera’s coming-of-age story. His parents’ marriage is falling apart. His dad goes to jail and his mom goes to the hospital. He has to live with his loser uncle. He has a crush on a girl who lives in a weird cult. Punpun tries talking with God about his problems, but God is a jerk. Punpun keeps hoping things will get better, but they really, really don’t.

Punpun has finally reunited with the love of his life, Aiko!

But she isn’t as exciting and wonderful as he remembered.

And she doesn’t make him exciting and wonderful.

In fact, he thinks they’re both terribly banal.

And now they’ve done something terrible…

Punpun, what do you do when there’s no way out?

Skip・Beat! Vol. 39

Kyoko finally knows why her mother treated her so coldly when she was a child, and the story is more tragic and full of betrayal than she could have guessed. But hearing the painful truth isn’t a new wound on Kyoko’s fragile soul.

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Queen’s Quality, Vol. 1

The adventures of mind “Sweepers” continue in this supernatural romance! Fumi Nishioka lives with Kyutaro Horikita and his family of “Sweepers,” people who specialize in cleaning the minds of those overcome by negative energy and harmful spirits. Fumi has always displayed mysterious abilities, but will those powers be used for evil when she begins to truly awake as a Queen?

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One Piece (Omnibus Edition), Vol. 21: Includes Vols. 61, 62 & 63

Join Monkey D. Luffy and his swashbuckling crew in their search for the ultimate treasure, the One Piece. As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally ate the Gum-Gum Fruit, an enchanted Devil Fruit that gave him the ability to stretch like rubber.

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