Ajin : demi-human. Gamon Sakurai ; translation: Ko Ransom. 1

Sakurai, Gamon.
Call Number: 740.9999 A3125 v.1

High schooler Kei Nagai discovers after surviving a grisly accident that he may be an immortal being known as a "Djin," hunted by the government and secret organizations.

The ancient magus' bride. by Kore Yamazaki. Vol. 1

Yamazaki, Kore.
Call Number: 740.9999 A5415 v.1

Chise Hatori has spent her whole life being passed unwanted from relative to relative, until she finds herself put up for auction to the highest bidder. The skull-headed mage Elias purchases her and takes her on as his apprentice, in a world of fairies, demons, and other creatures.

Assassination classroom. story and art by Yusei Matsui. 1, Time for assassination

Matsui, Yusei, 1981-
Call Number: 740.9999 A8445 v.1

An alien octopus with unfathomable powers blows up half of the moon on a whim and threatens to destroy the rest if a small class of junior high students can't assassinate him. The catch? This monster is the junior high class' new teacher! And he's going to teach them how to assassinate him. Huh?!

Attack on Titan

Isayama, Hajime, 1986-
Call Number: 740.9999 A8835

In a post-apocalpytic world, humanity must hide behind towering walls to keep out the dreaded humanoid Titans, which seek only to devour all human life.

Black butler. Yana Toboso ; [translation: Tomo Kimura ; lettering: Tania Biswas]. Volume 1

Toboso, Yana, 1984-
Call Number: 740.9999 B6275-2 v.1

Set in the Victorian era, this series follows the investigations of Ciel Phantomhive, 13-year-old heir to the Phantomhive estate and the official Queen's Guard Dog. Ciel has formed a Faustian contract with the demon Sebastian in order to find his parents' murderers and have his revenge.

Blue exorcist. Kazue Kato ; [translation & English adaptation, John Werry]. Vol. 1

Kato, Kazue, 1980-
Call Number: 740.9999 B6585 v.1

Rin Okumura is a hot-headed teenager, raised with his younger brother by Father Shiro, an Exorcist. When Father Shiro is killed and the Okumura brothers discover they are actually the half-demon half-human sons of Satan, Rin enrolls in the prestigious True Cross Academy to become an Exorcist himself and learn how to control his demon powers.

A bride's story. Kaoru Mori. Vol. 1/

Mori, Kaoru, 1978-
Call Number: 740.9999 B8517 v.1

Graphic novel that details the daily life of a young woman, Amir, in early 19th Century Turkey

Bungo stray dogs. by Kafka Asagiri ; art by Sango Harukawa. Vol. 1

Asagiri, Kafka.
Call Number: 740.9999 B9423 v.1

Follows the adventures of a crime-fighting detective agency, where each member has a special power!

Cardcaptor Sakura omnibus. by CLAMP. Book 1

Call Number: 740.9999 C2665-2

Ten-year-old Sakura Kinomoto accidentally releases a magical deck of "Clow Cards" from a book she finds in her basement. The defender of the cards, Cereberus, stuck in the form of a winged lion stuffed animal, helps Sakura to capture each of the cards and re-seal them before they can cause havoc. Will Sakura become the Cards' true master?

Claymore. story and art by Norihiro Yagi ; [English adaptation & translation, Jonathan Tarbox]. Vol. 1

Yagi, Norihiro.
Call Number: 740.9999 C6225 v.1

In a world where humans are hunted by Yoma, shape-shifting demons, female warriors known as Claymore, or Silver-Eyed Witches, are the only protection.

Deadman wonderland. story & art by Jinsei Kataoka, Kazuma Kondou ; translation/Joe Yamazaki ; English adaptation/Stan! Vol. 1

Kataoka, Jinsei, author, illustrator.
Call Number: 740.9999 D2786 v.1

Ganta, a teenager, watches as his class is massacred by the "Red Man," a monstrous anomaly. The blame is pinned on Ganta and he is sent to a bizarre amusement park-like prison known as Deadman Wonderland. Ganta must survive the prison and clear his name.

Death note = Desu not. story by Tsugumi Ohba ; art by Takeshi Obata ; translation & adaptation by Pookie Rolf. Vol. 1

Oba, Tsugumi.
Call Number: 740.9999 D2855 v.1

Light is a high school student fed up with the lack of justice in this world, and the pervailing boredom of his life. When a black notebook falls from the sky, with instructions on how to use it, Light is thrust into the world of shinigami, and he quickly begins meting out his own form of justice as Kira. Interpol employs L, a genius detective, to stop him.

Emma. by Kaoru Mori. Vol. 1

Mori, Kaoru, 1978-
Call Number: 740.9999 E545 2015 v.1

Set in Victorian-era England, this series follows the story a maid and a member of the gentry who fall in love, and the societal obstacles in their way.

Fruits basket collector's edition. by Natsuki Takaya. Vol. 1

Takaya, Natsuki, 1973-
Call Number: 740.9999 T136-1 v.1

High schooler Tohru has been living with her extended family ever since her mother died in a car crash. When her family is unkind to her, Tohru strikes out on her own and ends up living in a tent on a certain family's property. That family is the Sohma clan and they live with a curse: all twelve family members are possessed by the spirits of the Chinese zodiac animals...and will turn into those animals if someone of the opposite gender hugs them. When Tohru finds out their secret, she promises not to tell anyone and moves in with them, changing each of their lives one by one.

Kimi ni todoke = From me to you. story & art by Karuho Shiina ; [translation, JN Productions]. Vol. 1

Shiina, Karuho.
Call Number: 740.9999 F9315-1 v.1

Sawako is feared by her classmates because she looks like "Sadako," the dark-haired girl from "The Ring" movies. Despite this, she is a sweet, but extremely shy girl. When her idol and the school's popular boy Kazehaya starts talking to her, she finds herself having to navigate a new world of friends and a blossoming relationship.

Kuroko's basketball : 2-in-1 edition. Tadatoshi Fujimaki ; translation, Caleb Cook. Vol. 1

Fujimaki, Tadatoshi, 1982- author, artist.
Call Number: 740.9999 K9656 v.1

Follows a high school's basketball team on their journey to make it to the national tournament!

Library wars : love & war. story & art by Kiiro Yumi ; original concept by Hiro Arikawa ; [English translation & adaptation, Kinami Watabe]. 1

Yumi, Kiiro.
Call Number: 740.9999 L6975 v.1

In the not so distant future, the Japanese government passes the Media Betterment Act, allowing the censorship of "harmful" materials. Japan's libraries and their local governments create little militias to combat the Media Betterment Act, protecting free speech and the public's access to books, magazines, and more!

Magi. story & art by by Shinobu Ohtaka ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry ; touch-up art & lettering, Stephen Dutro ; editor, Mike Montesa. Vol.1, The labyrinth of magic

Otaka, Shinobu, .
Call Number: 740.9999 M1943 v.1

Aladdin with his friend Alibaba and djinn Ugo is traveling deep within the deserts to find Dungeons for its mythical riches and treasures. Will he find Dungeons and why is Aladdin’s true destiny?

My hero academia. story & art Kohei Horikoshi ; translation & English adaptation Caleb Cook. Vol. 1

Horikoshi, Kohei, 1986-
Call Number: 740.9999 M9955-10 v.1

In a world where 80% of Earth's population manifests super powers by the age of four, middle-school student Izuku must come to terms with the fact that he is part of the measly 20% that don't have powers.

My love story!! Kazune Kawahara, author ; Aruko, illustrator. Vol. 1

Kawahara, Kazune.
Call Number: 740.9999 M9955-9 v.1

Takeo Goda is tall, muscular, and a bit intimidating...plus he doesn't have much luck with girls, because they all end up falling for his best friend Makoto, who is charming. His luck changes when he saves Rinko, a shy girl, from assault on a train, and she falls for him instead of Makoto.

Noragami 1 : stray god

Adachi, Toka.
Call Number: 740.9999 N8227 v.1

In a day and age when gods are forgotten, Yato brides people into "believing" in him by granting wishes, even though he doesn't have a shrine to his name. On his quest to become a famous and important god, he meets a human girl named Hiyori, who's soul has a weird knack of slipping out of her body.

One-punch man. by ONE and Yusuke Murata. Vol. 1

ONE, 1986-
Call Number: 740.9999 O5855-8 v.1

An average-looking guy, who's a hero for fun, is able to take out any enemy with the single punch! But his appearance keeps others from taking him seriously, so he must climb very slowly up the ranks of the Hero Association.

Orange : the complete collection. story and art by Ichigo Takano; translation, Amber Tamosaitis; adaptation, Shannon Fay; lettering and layout, Lys Blakeslee. 1

Takano, Ichigo, .
Call Number: 740.9999 O635-2 v.1
In a two-volume bittersweet manga of high school friendship and love, Naho receives a letter from her future self,10 years in the future, with things to do. She ignores the advice at first, but when the letter begins to describe things before they happen, she begins to take heed, especially when the advice focuses on Kakeru, the cute new transfer student. This is volume 1.
 

Pretty guardian : Sailor Moon, [Naoko Takeuchi ; translator/adapter, William Flanagan]. 1

Takeuchi, Naoko.
Call Number: 740.9999 S1325 v.1

Middle schooler Usagi Tsukino is the last person you would expect to be a Pretty Guardian fighting for Love and for Justice. But when a mysterious talking black cat named Luna tells Usagi she's a Sailor Guardian and must help the other Sailor Guardians find Princess Serenity of the Moon Kingdom, Usagi is thrust into a centuries-old conflict with the existence of the entire universe at stake! No pressure!

Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story

Watsuki, Nobuhiro.
Call Number: 740.9999 R9485

Taking place during the 11th year of Japan's Meiji Period (1870s), this story follows the adventures of Himura Kenshin, an assassin formerly known as Battosai, as he seeks to atone for the evils of his past. He helps Kamiya Kaoru at her dojo, having vowed never to kill another man again, but faces from his past are following him, trying to turn him back into Battosai again.

Seraph of the end. story by Takaya Kagami ; art by Yamato Yamamoto ; storyboards by Daisuke Furuya ; translation, Adrienne Beck ; touch-up art & lettering Sabrina Heep. 1

Kagami, Takaya, 1979-
Call Number: 740.9999 S4815 v.1

A strange epidemic kills every adult on Earth and vampires emerge from the shadows to enslave what remains of humanity. Yuichiro manages to escape and joins a vampire-hunting military force. He must learn to fight monsters with his fellow cadets as he seeks to rescue his best friend from the clutches of the vampires.

A silent voice. by Yoshitoki Oima. 1

Oima, Yoshitoki.
Call Number: 740.9999 S5825 v.1

An ongoing manga series about high schooler Shoyo, a bully who has now been isolated and shunned, and Shoka, a deaf girl, as they possibly learn to be friends. In elementary school the bullying of Shoka by Shoyo and his friends went too far. This manga is not an easy read, but tells a beautiful story about the difficulty of growing up.

 

Sword art online : aincrad

Kawahara, Reki.
Call Number: 740.9999 S9797-5

In 2022, gaming has advanced far enough that Virtual Reality games are fully supported. The hottest game to hit the market is the MMPORG "Sword Art Online." Once inside, though, players find themselves trapped in the game...and the only way out is to beat it. If you die in the game...you die in real life. This first arc of the series follows the players Kirito and Asuna as they work their way through the game's dungeons to the final boss battle...and to freedom, if they can survive.

Yona of the dawn. story & art by Mizuho Kusanagi ; English adaptation, Ysabet Reinhardt MacFarlane ; translation, JN Productions ; touch-up art & lettering, Lys Blakeslee. 1

Kusanagi, Mizuho, 1979-
Call Number: 740.9999 Y5548 v.1
In this epic manga, Yona is the only princess in her kingdom. Doted on by her father, protected by Hak, her guard, she is love with Soo-Won. All things get turned around when Soo-Won usurps the throne, kills her entire family, and Yona escapes with the aid of Hak. This is an epic story page turner of a story.
 

Yotsuba&!

Azuma, Kiyohiko.
Call Number: 740.9999 Y665

There is nothing quite as joyful and fun as Yotsuba. She is a little girl that gets into so much trouble, at the store, meeting new people while living with her dad.