Carlsen – New German Manga!

May 17, 2007

Also new at Carlsen: two new full-length German manga, and collected versions of serials! Melanie Schober was the creator of Raccoon, which came out as part of Chibi Box 1. Y Square PLUS has been running in Daisuki for a while now, and is the sequel to Y Square… with a boys’ love twist! Idol is currently running in Daisuki.
Also of note: you can purchase a limited edition figure of Ju-Jin from Y Square on!

Y Square PLUS – Judith Park
ISBN: 978-3551787415
€6.00 – 200p
Release date: October 1, 2007

The chaos of feelings is spreading. Smart Yagate still can’t save himself from female admirers, but he actually has his eyes on handsome athlete Ra-Myun. He, however, is currently very close to Ju-Jin! Yoshitaka isn’t happy about that at all. Then Ju-Jin’s long-desired first photo shoot ends in a total fiasco… also contains instructions for the Korean card game Hanafuda!

Puppenkrise – René Scheibe
€6.00 – 192p
Release date: January 1, 2008

Doll crisis. Teddy, a teenager, is starting his first job. He wants to become a personal bodyguard, which is why he trains under Alexander. Their first job is to protect the daughter of a rich man, and by a twist of fate, almost all of the crooks in the area are soon after them…

Idol – Stella Brandner
ISBN: 978-3-551-74869-0
€6.00 – 200p
Release date: February 1, 2008

“Sub Four” on a Germany tour. The somewhat klutzy Elle has no money to buy a ticket to a concert of her absolute favorite band! What could be worse for a teenage girl than being so close and yet so far from her crush?! Entirely unexpectedly, Elle’s flatmate Sasha, a model, pulls out two tickets for the concert in Dormund [sic]. Elle can hardly believe her luck…

Personal Paradise – Melanie Schober
ISBN: 978-3-551-78744-6
€6.00 – 196p
Release date: February 1, 2008

In the not-so-distant future, cities are ruled by government-run teenage gangs, and those not part of a gang are branded as outcasts. The quiet and mysterious Julian is one of these outcasts, as is pretty Anna. When Julian saves Anna from being beat up by one of the gangs, trouble starts to stir.


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