We’ve done a much-needed update of our graphic novel section, including loads of new manga. It’s currently on display in the library, but here’s a summary of the new titles to get you started! Some are entirely new series, and some are the newest additions to existing series.

Attack on Titan
Hajime Isayama

New volumes: 15, 16, 17

“For the past century, what’s left of mankind has hidden in a giant, three-walled city, trapped in fear of the bizarre, giant humanoids known as the Titans. Little is known about where they came from or why they are bent on consuming human-kind, but the sudden appearance of an enormous Titan is about to change everything.”

Call #: GRA F ISA

Norihiro Yagi

“In a world rife with deadly creatures called “youma”, a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organisation that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability to destroy these creatures. Considered a rogue for picking up a stray child & almost losing herself to her youma side by “Awakening”, she is constantly assigned rather dangerous missions.”

Call #: GRA F YAG

Tokyo Ghoul
Sui Ishida

“Ghouls live among us, the same as normal people in every way — except their craving for human flesh. Ken Kaneki is an ordinary college student until a violent encounter turns him into the first half-human half-ghoul hybrid. Trapped between two worlds, he must survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers.”

Call #: GRA F ISH

One-punch man
*Recommended by Miss Yates and Miss Mileto*

New volumes: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

“Every time a promising villain appears, Saitama beats the snot out of ’em with one punch! Can he finally find an opponent who can go toe-to-toe with him and give his life some meaning? Or is he doomed to a life of superpowered boredom?”

Call #: GRA F ONE

Taiyo Matsumoto

“What is Sunny? Sunny is a car. Sunny is a car you take on a drive with your mind. It takes you to the place of your dreams. Sunny is the story of beating the odds, in the ways that count. It’s the brand-new masterwork from Eisner Award-winner Taiyo Matsumoto, one of Japan’s most innovative and acclaimed manga artists.” – Booktopia

Call #: GRA F MAT

Assassination classroom
Yusei Matsui

New volumes: 4, 5, 6, 7

“The students in Class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Junior High have a new teacher: an alien octopus with bizarre powers and unlimited strength, who’s just destroyed the moon and is threatening to destroy the earth – unless they can kill him first!”

Call #: GRA F MAT

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