.hack//Alcor takes place in the online game 'The World'. Nanase is a shy and naive girl belonging to the newbie helping guild 'Canard'. All she wants is to be with Silabus, the guild master whom she has deep admiration for. However, when the guild members are targeted by player killers (or PKs) from the guild Kestrel, will Nanase be able to brave the situation?
From MangaHelpers: It's an age where aliens, monsters and other dangers threaten the Earth, and various heroes have risen to protect it. Supporting these heroes are the human defense forces, of which the sisters Kitajishi Miyuki and Yuri are a part. Specifically, their office is for hero consultation, and they help heroes solve their problems, but they also help evacuation procedures during emergencies. Yuri was formerly an immensely powerful and popular magic girl, but now she helps protect people in a more human way. In their first case, they consult with a hero who has lost his powers, and is trying to find a way to live as an ordinary human. [tethysdust]
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- Chap 17 Dr. Woe, the War Supervillain (4 years ago)
- Chap 16 Arturoman, the Giant Hero (4 years ago)
Four Oneshots compiled into one volume. Kohrogi "Kohrogi" means "cricket" Mitsurugi Kai is a wizard that must pass a test of character. He doubts himself due to his past. His test is to retrieve paper charms by himself. On his way, he meets Kohrogi Orine, a fledging singer who also doubts herself. This oneshot is their journey together to learn about themselves. Noiz dZi:s X-connection2001200
In the big city, drug crimes run rampant. Eto Kai and Kurabayashi Haru are two newcomer investigators who fight against them. In order to save people from modern society; poisoned with drugs, the two turn to face an invisible enemy... From VIZ: Kai Eto may look like a squeaky clean kid, but the Greater Kanto Narcotics Control Division's new investigator hides a violent alter ego and a dangerous past. With his stoic partner Hal Kurabayashi, Kai is assigned to track down and stop the distribution of Dragon Speed, a dangerous new drug. But Ryugen, the syndicate trafficking the drug, is almost impossible to infiltrate. Add street violence and a jurisdiction war with the Meguro Police, and poor Kai is in for some very long days at the office. From Timcanpi: "Switch" is a manga about the Matori, drug cops of the Narcotics Control Dept in Japan. Following a very unconventional plot, we are introduced to different situations the Matori must face throughout their career, through the eyes of a newbie criminal investigator and our main character, Eto Kai. However, as the manga progresses, we gradually begin to realize that Kai isn't all he appears to be. The series, by Naked Ape, is very edge-of-your-seat, and highly recommended for everyone. The story centers around two newbies at the Narcotic Control Department in Japan, Hal and Kai. While struggling against drug dealers, gangs, murderers, psychopaths, mysterious organizations and mad people in general, they have also to deal with their own mysteries, specially Kai. The gentle and caring boy, who suffers together with the drug users and tries his best to stop people from suffering, just turns into a killing machine suddenly in some cases, like the occurrence of a certain event functioned like a switch. What's behind this? Who is he, in fact?
From Tokyopop: Welcome to The World, the most advanced online game ever created. In The World you can be anyone you want to be, act out your adventure fantasies and through teamwork and determination, you can even become a hero. 14-year-old twins Shugo and Rena just won a contest that lets them play as the legendary avatars 'Kite' and 'Black Rose.' Armed with the power of the Twilight Bracelet, the two must discover what is causing rogue monsters to infect The World and carry on the legend of the .hackers.
From Tokyopop: Beings who possess animal-like powers walk among humans in this alternate universe. These mysterious mutants, the Anima, are shunned by society. Four outcasts in particular--Cooro, a boy with crow-like powers; Husky, a fish-boy; Senri, a bear Anima; and a girl named Nana, who wields the power of the bat--search for others like themselves while trying to gain acceptance in a world cruel to anyone or anything that is different.
There was once a hero who vanquished the darkness of the land and liberated the people. He then built a kingdom, and had his descendants rule as kings. Although they had ruled the land for so many years, in reality, political power was being wielded solely by the aristocrats of each region. One day, this seemingly peaceful kingdom was disturbed by the mysterious death of the principal heir to the throne. The sequence of events that this assassination set into motion, would soon come to involve all of those with the right to become the next king...