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Bleach

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Title: Bleach
Author: Tite Kubo

Bleach is an exciting story about an orange-haired teen named Ichigo Kurosaki. Ichigo has been able to see the spirits of those who have passed ever since he was born. He grew to live with this ability, and used it to communicate and help the souls. His life is normal - as normal as it could be - until Soul Reaper Rukia Kuchki walks through Ichigo's wall. Rukia teaches Ichigo about the purpose of Soul Reapers, and about Hollows, souls who have turned evil. When Ichigo's family's lives are in danger, he takes in the power of a Soul Reaper from Rukia Kuchki. Although, something goes wrong during the exchange, causing Rukia to pour all of her powers into Ichigo. Now, IChigo must take over Rukia's duties in the World of the Living, weither he wants to or not.

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Title: xxxholic
Author: Clamp (Mangaka group)

This manga is a serise that  startes off a little strange in the begining of volume 1. Volume 1 is about a highschool boy with the grift to see ghost or anything like ghosts.He wishes that he doesn't have to see paranomal things anymore.The day when he wishes to not see them anymore he passes a fence of a beautiful house.The ghost that was bothering him leaves, but  like by magic he moves forcefully inside the house.Where he meets a women that explains he has come into a shop that grants wishes and she can grant his wish,but he has to pay a price to have it granted. This is a start of something that will change the boys life forever. XXXHOLIC is a heart warming and fun book to read if you love sweet, awesome anime manga series like me.

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Title: Death
Author: Jill Thompson

Death: At Death's Door is a comic about a goddess named Death. In the book Death's brother Dream goes after his lost love and to fight Lucifer. When that all happens, all the dead people come to Death's house. Plus Death and her two sisters catch strageleres. Then after a while the dead all go back to where they came from. The book was really good.

Boredom

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Author: Tsugumi Ōba

This book is a fantastic book for someone who loves suspense, crime novels, and mangas. I thought this book was a great book because it had two of my favorite characters in the book. Anyone who wants to read this should, because it has an interesting saga following it. I really loved this book.

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Author: Kōsuke Fujishima

This book is a good book for someone who likes funny romance. I liked this book, because of all the funny, awkward moments of the main characters Belldancy and Keiicki. I recommend this book to anyone who likes good Mangas. Also, this book has other funny characters that will make you laugh your life out.

WISH
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Title: Wish
Author: CLAMP (Mangaka group)

This has the right mix of fantasy and action that makes me go back and re-read the story all over again. :)

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Author: Nakajo Hisaya

When the pipes in dorm 1 break, dorms 2 and 3 end up with some new roommates. Mizuki Ashiya has to worry even harder about her secret. Ashiya and Sano find themselves being pulled closer together and we find out some secrets about Umeda and his one love. I really enjoy reading graphic novels, they're just all-around fun.

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Author: Natsuki Takaya

This book is a graphic novel. I don't recommend this if you don't think you can read Manga but go for it! This books about a girl who ends up living with her grandfather after her mother dies. Her grandfather's house ends up needing to be remodeled and she needs a place to stay. She ends up staying in these woods in a tent and this family finds her, this family has a great secret they all turn into members of the Chinese Zodiac whenever they come into contact with the opposite sex, whether its hugging or whatever. She has been entrusted to keep this secret, can she do it?

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Author: Eiichiro Oda

One piece. Vol. 2 : Buggy the Clown Author: Oda Eiichiro The Strawhat Pirates meet Buggy the clown, a deadly foe. They defeat him and his crew, then Nami joins up with Luffy and Zolo. 

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Author: Eiichiro Oda

This book is a great intro to a amazing Manga series. This book includes the first multiple TV episodes into one book. It starts out with the main character, Monkey D. Luffy as a 6 year old kid who wishes to join the famous Red-Haired Shanks' pirate crew. He tries multiple times to impress Shanks, and even ends up eating a Devil Fruit. Giving him powers to stretch. Then 10 years later, he starts gathering a crew, including the imfamous pirate hunter, Roronoa Zolo.