Monday Manga #1

30 Nov

I’ve been a fan of anime’ ever since I was a kid. Most anime’ are based on original manga (comics) by Japanese artists (mangaka). However, in the past couple of years, I’ve stopped viewing anime’ and have read manga exclusively because of the following reasons:

The storyline in the anime’ can deviate from the original manga plot especially if the story can’t catch up with the production. In the Philippines, if you don’t have cable subscription to the Animax or Hero channels, you can’t be updated with the latest anime’ episodes. Episodes are available online but I find that browsing through online manga with English translations is faster. So, in an effort to share this hobby with you, starting this week, I’m going to provide updates on my favorite manga reads, and provide links to good scanlations.

All images are properties of their respective artists.

Kateikyoushi Hitman Reborn by Akira Amano

Chapter 267: Collision

Gokudera vs Zakuro

Chapter 268: Single Strike

The Varia, led by Xanxus

Led by Xanxus, the Varia arrived just in time to aid Gokudera and company, who were about to lose to the combined forces of Bluebell and Zakuro. Elsewhere, in a moment of extreme danger, Rambo has released his special box weapon. It seems the little shrimp isn’t so weak after all!

Gantz by Hiroya Oku

Chapter 308: Collision with the Unknown

Aliens have invaded Kei and Tae-chan's high school

The alien invasion has already killed thousands of people in the world. Now, they are right in front of Kei and Tae-chan’s school. How will they survive this impossible threat to their lives? Only Kei’s determination to protect his girl can push him to fight back.

Hajime no Ippo by George Morikawa

Chapter 875: Unquestionable Genius

Ippo charges toward Woli

Ippo has not been able to land a single punch on Woli ever since their fight started. He’s getting desperate but Mr. Kamogawa advises him to just charge forward.

Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima

Chapter 161: Crushing Evil and Spreading the Truth

Natsu vs Zero for a final attack

Chapter 162: I’m Here for You

Nirvana is finally destroyed

The mages of the light are victorious against the threat of Nirvana. However, their joy is short lived, as they are forced to part with newfound friends.

Bleach by Tite Kubo

Chapter 383: Too Early to Trust

Yami falls as Byakuya and Kenpachi face each other to fight

At first, it seems that Yami has been defeated by Byakuya and Kenpachi. But he was actually still alive and angrier than ever. Meanwhile, in the human world, Shinji Hirako cradles Hiyori Sarugaki’s lifeless body. She was struck down by Aizen and Shinji prepares to avenge her.

Tenjou Tenge by Ito Ogure

Chapter 129

Souichiro stepping on the dignity of his mortal enemy, his own father

In the realm of Souichiro’s consciousness, he and his allies attacked Souhaku Kago simultaneously and have overpowered him. However, the thousand year battle is not over yet, and the price of victory is precious blood.

Detective Conan by Gosho Aoyama

Chapter 713: Vermilion Bird

Conan was knocked out by Kaitou Kid!

Chapter 714: White Tiger

Conan still hasn't woken up, but the detective boys are getting closer to the answer of the mystery

Chapter 715: Black Tortoise

The mystery has finally been solved.

Conan regains consciousness and has figured out Kaitou Kid’s disguise. Can they succeed in catching the Magician of the Night and retrieve the amber treasure? Find out in the final chapter of the Kirin’s Horn Arc.

One Piece by Eiichiro Oda

Chapter 565: Oars’ Road

The live broadcast of the immense battle between pirates and marines has been cut off.

The battle between the pirates allied to Whitebeard and the Marines of the World Government continue to battle for Ace’s life. His execution has been hastened and the only road to safety may be the barely conscious body of his faithful friend, the giant Oars.

Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto

Chapter 473: Brother

The Hachibi's life hangs by a thread

Almost all of Killer Bee’s chakra has been absorbed by Samehada. As Kisame readies for a final blow, the arrival of a powerful brother disrupts him.

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