"Tsukimi Kurashita has a strange fascination with jellyfish. She's loved them from a young age and has carried that love with her to her new life in the big city of Tokyo. There, she resides in Amamizukan, a safe-haven for girl geeks who regularly gush over a range of things from trains to Japanese dolls. However, a chance meeting at a pet shop has Tsukimi crossing paths with one of the things that the residents of Amamizukan have been desperately trying to avoid--a beautiful and fashionable woman! But there's much more to this woman than her trendy clothes! This odd encounter is only the beginning of a new and unexpected path for Tsukimi and her friends." --
THE LONG-AWAITED STORY OF FANGIRLS TAKING ON TOKYO! Special large-size 2-in-1 edition of over 400 pages! "One of the best anime and manga for beginners. Enthusiasm – geeky and otherwise – is power in Princess Jellyfish. Enthusiasm saves the day and paves the road to the future." – Kotaku "Princess Jellyfish’s ambition is simple: to tell a delightful story in a delightful way… It’s a pretty deadly one-two punch." – Anime News Network "Loaded with heart, soul, humor and insight." – About.com STINGING BEAUTY Tsukimi Kurashita has a strange fascination with jellyfish. She’s loved them from a young age and has carried that love with her to her new life in the big city of Tokyo. There, she resides in Amamizukan, a safe-haven for girl geeks who regularly gush over a range of things from trains to Japanese dolls. However, a chance meeting at a pet shop has Tsukimi crossing paths with one of the things that the residents of Amamizukan have been desperately trying to avoid—a beautiful and fashionable woman! But there’s much more to this woman than her trendy clothes! This odd encounter is only the beginning of a new and unexpected path for Tsukimi and her friends. SEE LESS
Soon to be an anime series! "There is a great sense of comedic timing on display here... the comedy is spot on." - UK Anime Network Kae is a secret fujoshi (female manga/anime nerd) who spends all day fantasizing about her male classmates making out with... each other. But when sudden, accidental weight loss makes her popular overnight, the boys start going after her instead!
Talented ten-year-olds Emily, Bella, Chloe and Grace are sick of people treating them like helpless princesses. Science star Chloe Karalis's favourite person in the universe is her grandmother - so she's thrilled when Yiayia comes along for a fab summer holiday with Chloe and her three besties. But when Yiayia goes missing on her daily walk, the foursome know that they're faced with their biggest mission yet. Can they combine their unique talents to rescue their beloved mentor?
From Amanda Lovelace, a poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. The first three sections piece together the life of the author while the final section serves as a note to the reader. This moving book explores love, loss, grief, healing, empowerment, and inspiration.
Narwhal is a happy-go-lucky narwhal. Jelly is a no-nonsense jellyfish. The two might not have a lot in common, but they do they love waffles, parties and adventures. Join Narwhal and Jelly as they discover the whole wide ocean together. A wonderfully silly early graphic novel series featuring three stories. In the first, Jelly learns that Narwhal is a really good friend. Then Narwhal and Jelly form their own pod of awesomeness with their ocean friends. And finally, Narwhal and Jelly read the best book ever -- even though it doesn't have any words...or pictures! Ben Clanton showcases the joys of friendship, the benefits of working together and the power of imagination in the delightful Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea.
TAKE IT OFF Realizing he can no longer control his feelings towards Madarame, Hato decides to give up cross-dressing and BL, cold turkey! As the other Genshiken members watch over Hato with anxiety, Comic-Fest season rolls around again. And with Comic-Fest comes the appearance of Angela, throwing Madarame's world into even greater disarray! As everyone's feelings start to heat up, the unthinkable begins to seem possible...
Hey, Kae here! After confronting my feelings and Mutsumi-senpai reassuring me to take my time, things have calmed down again. Shima-chan and I are super pumped to meet the voice actors of our beloved Akane and Master, but at the event, something shocking happens. It turns out that Akane is none other than my childhood friend, Tah-kun! Though we haven't seen each other in forever, he transfers to my school and asks for my support. I don't see why he can't join in on the fun! The others don't seem too happy, though. Before long, I'm worried, too, because Tah-kun is weak and gets sick almost every day. I'm ready to do whatever it takes to help a friend, but why does everyone else seem so wary of him? Even Mutsumi-senpai is on guard! Is there something I don't know about Tah-kun?
Takao Kasuga is a bookworm. And his favorite book right now is Baudelaire's Flowers of Evil. While the young man may often be seen lost in thought as he rabidly consumes page after page, Takao is not much of a student. Actually when we are first introduced to the middle school teen, we find him sneaking some reading as he receives and F on a recent language exam. Nakagawa is known as the class bully. When she is not receiving zeros she is usually muttering profanities to those around her. While she doesn't care for books or their readers, she does have a thing for troublemakers. Takao may not be one, but having read over his shoulder a few times, she knows he is not very innocent. If anything he is bored and aware of it. Together, by chance, they shake up their entire rural community as Takao tries to break out of his shell in a random moment of passion and affection...not directed towards Nakamura. And contrary to Takao's predictions, the girl he was falling for, Nanako Saeki, responds by eventually accepting the bibliophile for who he is. Or at least, who she thinks he is.
New York Times bestseller! Named by the American Library Association and the New York Public Library as one of the top young adult books of the year! Tsukimi Kurashita has loved jellyfish from a young age. She resides in Amamizukan, a fangirl only-dorm. One evening, at the local pet store, Tsukimi sees a lovely jellyfish in danger! Thankfully, a beautiful - and, most frighteningly, "stylish" - woman comes to the rescue.
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CONFLICT As Nagisa struggles with her boyfriend's attitude toward cosplay, she finally hears back from Hayama. But Hayama refuses to see her in person. Nagisa goes to visit her anyway and discovers a change in her friend. Can she convince Hayama to come back to the world of cosplay?
LOOKS THAT KILL Takeru and Sherdog have once again found themselves in the midst of a mystery! This time, the prime suspect is the beautiful Mayor Takasugi, and with her iron-clad alibi, it looks like she has brains to match her looks. How will they solve the case to reveal the murderous devil that lies behind the angelic face of London's mayor? From the Trade Paperback edition.