Best of
Seinen

2011

Dr. Frost


Jong-bum Lee - 2011
    We also trust professionals with our bodies. We even trust them with the most meticulous tasks, like decorating our homes and educating our children. Even marriage decisions. We could trust professionals with so many things. However, what about our minds? The story of a genius psychologist, Dr. Frost.

Dogs: Bullets & Carnage, Vol. 6


Shirow Miwa - 2011
    But the outcome of the confrontation is not at all what he expected. The director himself has deep ties to the underground research facility that Giovanni and Heine were raised in, where they were forced to fight over and over again in Einstürzen's hellish experiments. Finally the full story emerges of what happened in that killing field so many years ago.

보지 못하고 듣지 못하고 사랑해 1 [Can't See Can't Hear But Love 1]


Nasty Cat - 2011
    A love story about a manhwa artist who loses his eyesight due to his job, and a deaf woman who falls in love with the artist's manhwa, and then with the artist himself.

Gunslinger Girl Omnibus 2


Yu Aida - 2011
    Seven Seas is pleased to republish Gunslinger Girl in two omnibus editions and will then release all-new individual volumes that have never been published in North America.The Social Welfare Agency: a secret counter-terrorism unit for the Italian government that rescues troubled young girls and turns them into cybernetically-enhanced ruthless killers who do the government’s dirty work. Yet the child assassins are not as heartless as they were programmed to be. Henrietta struggles with her conflicted feelings towards her handler Jose, while fellow agent Triela combats her own inner demons as she strives to remember the girl she once was. Meanwhile, the clash between the Social Welfare Agency and the covert radical group known as the Five Republics continues. As the Five Republics targets one of the Agency’s handlers, the Agency plans its own counter-strike that will pit Triela against the professional assassin and martial arts master known as Pinocchio in a rematch to the death.

My Young Cat and My Old Dog


Cho - 2011
    Here are episodes of a mature dog and an energetic young kitten who will always wait for their owners to give them love and affection.

Tenjo Tenge, Vol. 3


Oh! Great - 2011
    Welcome to Todo High, where the only rule is: get strong or get schooled.Mitsuomi and Maya are now rivals, but once they were close friends. Their lives were changed forever because of one person: Shin Natsume, Maya’s older brother and Mitsuomi’s mentor. Inheritor of the Dragon Eyes and leader of the Supreme Warrior Faction, the charismatic Shin also bears dark and terrible secrets. Struggling under the burden of the immense power he possesses, and manipulated by those who seek to use that power, Shin begins to lose control. Maya and Mitsuomi each have their own ideas for how to deal with his increasingly erratic behavior, but it’s up to Bunshichi to really beat some sense into him!

Legend of the Lady Mirror


Fantasy Turtle - 2011
    While trying to reconcile with her, Ji-Suk meets her look-alike, and that's how this story starts. What will he do when he, too, has a look-alike destined to kill him? And what's the secret So-Hee will never tell?

Thermae Romae II


Mari Yamazaki - 2011
    All Lucius wants is to recapture the Rome of earlier days, when one could enjoy a relaxing bath without the pressure of merchants and roughhousing patrons. Slipping deeper into the warm water, Lucius is suddenly caught in the suction and dragged through the drainage at the bottom of the bath! He emerges coughing and sputtering amid a group of strange-looking foreigners with the most peculiar bathhouse customs...over 1,500 years in the future in modern-day Japan! His contemporaries wanted him to modernize, and so, borrowing the customs of these mysterious bath-loving people, Lucius opens what quickly becomes the most popular new bathhouse in Rome-Thermae Romae!

Jormungand, Vol. 6


Keitaro Takahashi - 2011
    Jonah is a child soldier, born amidst the chaotic conflicts that rage across West Asia, his family lost to a war fueled by weapons supplied by the so-called Merchants of Death--international arms dealers. Despite Jonah's hatred of weapons and violence, he employs both extremely well in the service of high-flying arms dealer Koko Hekmatyar and her band of mercenaries. Their journey through the dark underbelly of the world's arms markets may lead only to damnation, but will Jonah one day make his way back to the light? Only one thing is certain: it's going to be a long, hard road out of hell...With Valmet and Jonah away in Africa, the assassins Dominique, Liliane and Grégoire make their move to wipe out Koko. Meanwhile, Valmet shakes off Jonah's unwanted company and goes after a factory owned by her old enemy, Chan. Valmet means to settle an old score with Chan, now head of the Hong Kong-based conglomerate Taishinhai Consu. Getting to Chan won't be easy, and Valmet would do well to remember the Chinese proverb, "He who seeks revenge should dig two graves."

Superior Day


Team Getname - 2011
    An ordinary man in an unordinary situation. "How superior were you today?" A story of a Killer VS an Assassin and an ordinary man between [it] them.

HIMAWARI SAN


Sugano Manami - 2011
    The bonding of a gentle and warm relationship between a librarian and a high school student.

Jormungand, Vol. 7


Keitaro Takahashi - 2011
    Jonah is a child soldier, born amidst the chaotic conflicts that rage across West Asia, his family lost to a war fueled by weapons supplied by the so-called Merchants of Death--international arms dealers. Despite Jonah's hatred of weapons and violence, he employs both extremely well in the service of high-flying arms dealer Koko Hekmatyar and her band of mercenaries. Their journey through the dark underbelly of the world's arms markets may lead only to damnation, but will Jonah one day make his way back to the light? Only one thing is certain: it's going to be a long, hard road out of hell...CIA European Section Chief George Black has an agent inside Koko’s squad—the ex-Italian Bersaglieri officer code-named R. Though still mystified by Koko, R has come to admire her and her team. When he learns that another CIA paramilitary operations officer named Hex is plotting a rogue operation against Koko, R’s cover and Koko’s and Jonah’s lives are on the line. Spies and arms dealers like to keep things quiet, but their shadowy world is about to explode!

Baketeriya, vol.1


Takahashi Yoshiyuki - 2011
    He's a fighter who's managed against all odds to get into a top university in Kyoto. And he fights to get to the top of the university...literally. At the top of the school clock tower, he meets a strange man named Tsukui who seems to have all the answers. But the answers come with a higher price than he expected.

KLAN 1


Yoshiki Tanaka - 2011
    But soon internal quarrels forced the population apart into four tribes, which then scattered all over the world. Their descendants prospered, including a certain Hidaka, a high school student who would be completely unremarkable if not for his unnatural appetite.However, a British aristocrat, Earl Linford, wishes to subjugate all clans by establishing the supremacy of his own blood. For he can, after all, transform into a lion, the king of the animal reign.That is when Renée, a young woman who can turn into a beautiful wolf, enters the picture and endeavors to return Hidaka to his roots.