THE CURSE Chise may have stopped the dragon’s rampage, but at a great cost: she has been cursed, and a dragon’s curse is unbreakable! Chise and Elias are visited by Marielle the witch, whose fellow witches claim to know the secret to helping Chise. There’s one catch–in exchange for their aid, Chise must join the witches’ coven.
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Chise Hatori has lived a life full of neglect and abuse, devoid of anything resembling love. Far from the warmth of family, she has had her share of troubles and pitfalls. Just when all hope seems lost, a fateful encounter awaits her. When a man with the head of a beast, wielding strange powers, obtains her through a slave auction, Chise's life will never be the same again. The man is a "magus,"a sorcerer of great power, who decides to free Chise from the bonds of captivity. The magus then makes a bold statement: Chise will become his apprentice-and his bride!
A self-contained novel collection of stories for The Ancient Magus’ Bride! The Ancient Magus’ Bride: The Golden Yarn and The Ancient Magus’ Bride: The Silver Yarn are collections of prose short stories that expand the beloved world and characters from The Ancient Magus’ Bride. In addition to stories by Kore Yamazaki herself, the books include works by prominent authors such as Yuuichirou Higashide, writer on Fate/Apocrypha and Fate/Grand Order, and Yoshinobu Akita, author of Sorcerous Stabber Orphen. Each self-contained volume is a unique and magical addition to any bookshelf.
Frau Faust 5
Author: Kore Yamazaki
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
From the creator of The Ancient Magus' Bride comes a supernatural action manga in the vein of Fullmetal Alchemist! With electrifying art and a gripping story, Frau Faust reimagines the protagonist of the classic tale who makes a deal with the devil as a tenacious female scholar. A century after a scholar made a deal with a devil in exchange for eternal life, the story of Faust has passed into legend. But the real Faust is not a stuffy professorial man, but a woman, still on the run with her homunculus servant. When the magnetic, bespectacled woman passes through a provincial town, she adds a young orphan named Marion, looking for an escape, to her group. The next stop: A church basement, where a disembodied demon's arm lies sealed away, and an officer of the Inquisition name Lorenzo waits to spring a trap for the blasphemer...
The Girl From the Other Side: Si�il, a R�n is an all-new manga series that pulls readers into a magical and enchanting tale about a young girl and her demonic guardian. A haunting story of love and fantastical creatures, The Girl From the Other Side: Si�il, a R�n is a gorgeously-illustrated ongoing manga series that will appeal to fans of The Ancient Magus� Bride . Each volume in the series will be released with a beautifully-textured matte finish cover and will include at least one full-color insert. In a world split between the Inside and the Outside, those living in both realms are told never to cross over to the other side, lest they be cursed. A young girl named Shiva lives on the other side, in a vacant village with a demonic guardian known only as "Teacher." Although the two are forbidden to touch, they seem to share a bond that transcends their disparate appearances. But when Shiva leaves Teacher's care to seek out her grandmother, the secret behind her mysterious living arrangement comes to light.
The Ancient Magus' Bride is an all-new manga series that features a fascinating relationship between a troubled teenage girl and an inhuman wizard. Enter the Magician's Apprentice Her name is Chise Hatori, a penniless orphan troubled by visions. Sold as a slave to an inhuman mage, she is about to begin a strange new life, filled with magic, fairies, and other beings of a fantastical nature.
The Annotated Magus Fans of The Ancient Magus’ Bride are sure to love this in-depth guide to its story. Chapter-by-chapter notes provide insight into the author’s intent and the world of the story, covering mythology, magic, and more. This handbook contains spoilers aplenty, and is meant to enhance the reading experience for the first three volumes of the series. If you’re hoping for a deeper examination of the story of Elias and Chise, look no further!
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO ALL THINGS MAGUS! Supervised by Kore Yamazaki, this must-have tome is packed with essential information about the The Ancient Magus’ Bride manga series, including early sketches and designs, character bios and encyclopedic entries, author interviews, and an amazing array of behind-the-scenes material. Don’t miss your chance to read an early storyboard pitch of the first chapter, which went through seven separate drafts to get to the final version! Color and black and white illustration galleries are also included.
Komugi’s not sure what to expect when her family moves to the remote northern island of Hokkaido, and she starts at a new high school. But she certainly didn’t expect a boy to come up to her and say, "Gee… you smell good, somehow!" That boy is Yu Ogami, and Komugi finds herself strangely drawn to him. But when she sees him in an unguarded moment, she discovers he’s a werewolf! Now she has a choice to make: to keep his secret, or to ask for help and risk angering a wolf-boy?
Yona of the Dawn
Author: Mizuho Kusanagi
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Yona and her friends have taken to calling themselves bandits and have been protecting Fire Tribe villages from cruel government officials. Meanwhile, Kang Tae-jun, the Fire Tribe chief’s second son, goes to Katan Village with orders to eliminate the bandits there. He still believes that he’s killed Yona—but suddenly, he hears her voice! What will happen when they come face-to-face again? -- VIZ Media
Welcome to a world ruled by dragonewts, for fans of The Ancient Magus’ Bride! In a fantastical future ruled by dragonewts, human dominance is a thing of the past. Despite humanity’s extinction, Nid, a young dragonewt with a passion for ancient history, makes a startling discovery: a young human girl who calls herself Juana. Together, the unlikely pair sets out to explore the strange world of the Seven Kingdoms.
Oh My Goddess! Omnibus
Author: Kosuke Fujishima
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
"The demonness Mara descends with a plot to possess the body of Keiichi's little sister, Megumi, which leads Skuld to build a new character, Mini-Banpei RX, to combat their rival. Then, at a mountain resort, the ghost of a long-dead maid takes form, and Mara strikes back by conjuring a trio of killer ninja masters"--
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"Reach out your hand, and your story will begin!" Those words changed young Atsuko "Akko" Kagari forever, sparking in her a lifelong dream of becoming a real witch. Now she's been accepted to the same school as her childhood hero, Shiny Chariot-the prestigious Luna Nova Witchcraft Academy. As the only student to come from a non-magical family, Akko finds herself surrounded by prodigies from around the world, but giving up isn't in her vocabulary. Whether it's making friends, proving the doubters wrong, or just flying on a broom, Akko is going to make her fantasy a reality!