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Archive for the ‘Manga’ Category

*NEW VENUE, NEW TIME* Film Club – K33 – 4th October @ 12pm

Posted by LibeRaCe on October 2, 2012

**New for Term 1**


image from spirited away film

Get your FREE tickets for the first screening of the new lunch time film club in Coleg Llandrillo, Rhos Site.

WEDNESDAY 4TH OCTOBER @12.00 in K33, Bodnant Building

Miyazaki’s Spirited Away – Part2

Ask at the main Library issue desk for more details. Limited numbers of tickets available. 

ID cards & tickets for Part 1 will be valid for the Part 2 screening on 4th October!

See reviews of this film here

See a trailer on YouTube here

Learn more about the creator here and here


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Embassy of Japan – Manga Jiman Competition

Posted by LibeRaCe on June 19, 2009

japan emb comp pict

The manga must be between six and eight pages and refer to the ‘sun’ in some way. Entrants must be UK residents and aged fourteen by 1st January 2010. The closing date is the 25 September.

See details of the fantastic prizes here. Have a look at previous winners work – click on the embassy’s book cover to view the pages. Contact for further details.

Good Luck!





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Graphic Novels

Posted by LibeRaCe on June 2, 2009

The Book Palace hold an excellent selection of graphic novels and Manga, including British items like 2000AD, Bryan Talbot, Alan moore , Classic Graphic Novels and a host of other stuff from all over the world.


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Dr Mel Comics

Posted by LibeRaCe on May 11, 2009

Mel Gibson is a comic sholar who runs training events about comics and graphic novels. Her website offers links that help with the development of graphic novel and manga collections in libraries.

Dr MelThe Write fantastic website also contains some useful links and resources covering the genre of Science Fiction and Fantasy.

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New York Times Graphic Novel Best Seller List

Posted by LibeRaCe on March 5, 2009

What is wrong with the word comic?


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Classic Manga

Posted by loki1966 on February 22, 2008

If you want to look into classic Manga, take a look at this –

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Manga – New Stock Review VI for Volume 2’s!!!

Posted by LibeRaCe on February 19, 2008    Kare Kano – Vol.2

Yukino decides that she wants to confess her feelings to Soichiro. She’ll need all of the analytical skills she has to figure out just how to do it. But, does he still love her after he’s seen what she’s really like? And, will she even get a chance to see him at all when they’re both so busy with the school sports festival?


jpojpojp     Magical Miracle – Vol.2

Merleawe has left her hometown and moved to Viegald to attend the magical school to become a wizard. One day, on the way to her school, she bumps into Vaith who is the follower of the wizard master, Sylthfarn who is currently missing. Vaith thought she was Sylthfarn and brings her to the castle where the followers of the master wizard gather.

 See the Library Reading Area Wall Display for more titles – more info available from TokyoPop and Amazon

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Manga – New stock Review V for Volume 2’s!!!

Posted by LibeRaCe on February 19, 2008    Faeries Landing – Vol.2

Ryang and Gigi, Ryang’s 3rd evil affinity, take center stage as their relationship hits high drama. Can Fanta calm the turbulent waters rippling between Ryang and Gigi? It also looks like Fanta has some problems of her own!


jojpjpj    Loveless – Vol.2 – 16+

Ritsuka mourns the loss of his older brother Seimei, and endures the physical abuse of his mother, who has lost control of her emotions now that her eldest son is gone. While attempting a second visit to Ritsuka’s house, Shinonome is confronted by a new, more powerful duo of assassins, Natsuo and Yoji, codenamed Zero. Soubi arrives to rescue Shinonome, and squares off against Zero alone…

bjshf   Vampire Doll – Vol.2

Guilt-Na-Zan is a vampire aristocrat who was sealed into a cross by Kyouji’s ancestor more than 100 years ago. Now Kyouji has revived him – although he was resurrected as a doll and can only transform into his real figure when he sucks blood from Kyouji’s sister Tonae.


See the Library Reading Area Wall Display for more titles – more info available from TokyoPop and Amazon

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TokyoPop – Rising Stars of Manga III – Results

Posted by LibeRaCe on December 8, 2007

Click on the link above and go to the winners of this years RSOM – read through the entries and let us know if you want to get the book in April ’08!!!

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Manga – New Stock Reviews IV

Posted by LibeRaCe on November 13, 2007

They’re back …………

Cowboy Bebop – Vol.2

Its Rachel.M.Kuzuki’s big break. She’s following the Bebop crew for a TV special – but will it be worth all the woolongs when she realises the gang are all in this for themselves??

Eden – Vol.2  16+

Elijah’s quest to find his mother continues, leading to a violent meeting with the Propater. Cuzco city is threatened with attack but tension between the freedom fighters themselves is mounting……

More Vol.2 of your favourite manga to follow – check back with the blog to find out

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