The Adventures of Duan Surk

English Title: The Adventures of Duan Surk Japanese Title: デュアン・サーク — “Duan Surk” Author: Fukazawa Mishio Illustrator: Otokita Takao Translator: Catherine Barraclough Genre: Fantasy, Adventure Original Run: 1996 – 2011 English Run: 2006 – 2008 Japanese Publisher: MediaWorks English Publisher: Tokyopop Volumes in Japanese: 23 (Completed) Volumes in English: 4 (Discontinued) Japanese Website Synopsis: Duan Surk is a Level 2 fighter who… Read More The Adventures of Duan Surk

The New Kindaichi Files

English Title: The New Kindaichi Files Japanese Title: 金田一少年の事件簿 — Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo — “Kindaichi Case Files” Author: Seimaru Amagi Illustrator: Fumiya Satou Translator: Yuriko Tamaki Genre: Mystery Original Run: 1994 – 2001 English Run: 1996 – 1999 Volumes: 9 English Publisher: Kodansha International (Note: The English volumes were published in Japan, which may make… Read More The New Kindaichi Files

Dirty Pair

English Title: Dirty Pair Japanese Title: ダーティペア — “Dirty Pair” Author: Haruka Takachiho Illustrator: Yoshikazu Yasuhiko Translator: Dana Lewis Genre: Sci-fi, Adventure, Comedy Original Run: 1980 – 2007 English Run: 2007 – 2008 Volumes: 8 English Publisher: Dark Horse Volumes Published in English: 2 (Discontinued) English Website MAL Entry — Forum Synopsis: Charged with keeping the peace and investigating crime… Read More Dirty Pair

Moribito

English Title: Moribito Japanese Title: 守り人シリーズ — Moribito Series — “Guardian Series” Author: Nahoko Uehashi Illustrator: Makiko Futaki, Miho Satake, Yuko Shimizu Translator: Cathy Hirano Genre: Fantasy, Adventure Original Run: 1996 – 2012 English Run: 2008 – 2009 Volumes: 12 English Publisher: Scholastic Volumes Published in English: 2 (Discontinued) Average Price Per Volume: Paperback $8 — Hardcover $17 —… Read More Moribito

Missing

English Title: Missing Japanese Title: Missing 神隠しの物語 — Missing: Kamikakushi no Monogatari — “Missing: Tale of the Spirited Away” Author: Gakuto Coda Illustrator: Shin Midorikawa Translator: Andrew Cunningham Genre: Horror, Mystery, Supernatural Original Run: 2001 – 2005 English Run: 2007 – 2008 Volumes: 13 English Publisher: Tokyopop Volumes Published in English: 2 (Discontinued) Japanese Website MAL Entry… Read More Missing

Faust

English Title: Faust Japanese Title: ファウスト — “Faust” Original Run: 2003 – ongoing English Run: 2008 – 2009 English Publisher: Del Rey Volumes Published in English: 2 (Discontinued) Note from Wikipedia: “Faust is a literary magazine published irregularly by Kodansha since 2003, promoted as a ‘Fighting illustory magazine.’ Square-bound like novels, all volumes have remained in print.… Read More Faust