New on Shoujo Shelves – November 2015

More shoujo titles to fill up your bookshelf out this month. New series from Arina Tanemura “Idol Dreams” debuts. Final volume of “Yukarism” by Chika Shiomi as well. Here’s all the shoujo and josei manga being newly released for the month of November 2015.

Ani-Imo 5

Anim-Imo, vol. 5

Quite by accident, Youta and Hikaru have finally returned to their original bodies. It should be a happy event, but just because they’ve reverted back to normal doesn’t mean their brother-sister relationship can so easily return to the way it once was. Hikaru is adamant not to lose the momentum she’s gained over the past few weeks, but Koizumi is equally resolved to see Hikaru as only his sister. Now that she’s back in her own body and not his, though, it’s impossible for him not to notice how attractive the whole Hikaru really is…

Story and art by Haruko Kurumatani.

Release Date: November 17, 2015


Black Rose Alice, vol. 6

Flash-forward to modern-day Tokyo. Alice has been living with the vampires for a few years, and while she pays lip service to the idea of choosing a propagation partner, she’s no closer to a decision now than when she first entered the mansion. But recent events are forcing her to abandon her happy interlude and make the final, fatal judgment…

Story and art by Setona Mizushiro.

Release Date: November 3, 2015

Are You Alice 10

Are You Alice, vol. 10

When Lewis Carroll took in a little black cat for Alice Liddell, he most likely never imagined that it would be the sole witness to his final throes of madness. Nor could he have fathomed just how much a cynical alley cat could make of his discarded characters. So spins the tale of how the Cheshire Cat came to be – and how he may yet come to be Lewis Carroll’s undoing.

Story by Ai Ninomiya and Art by Ikumi Katagiri.

Release Date: November 11, 2015

Bride's Story 7

A Bride’s Story, vol. 7

As Mr. Smith continues his journey to India, he is welcomed into the home of a wealthy tradesman and his wife, Anis. Custom dictates that, as a woman, Anis is not permitted to meet their visitor face-to-face, but even so, she counts herself blessed to live in such a beautiful estate and be married to a man who devotes himself solely to her. Still, one cannot help but long for the companionship of another person when one’s closest friend is a reluctant Persian cat. In her loneliness, Anis visits the public bath house and discovers a place where she feels immediately free among her fellow sisters.

Story and art by Kaoru Mori.
Release Date: November 17, 2015

A Centaur's Life 7

A Centaur’s Life, vol. 7

Himeno is a sweet, shy girl, who, like many teens her age, struggles with the trials and tribulations of attending high school. The difference is she’s a centaur; but she’s not alone. In fact, all of her classmates are supernatural creatures, sporting either horns, wings, tails, halos, or some other unearthly body appendage. Yet despite their fantastical natures, Himeno and her best friends-the dragon-winged Nozomi, and Kyoko with her spiraled horns-are down-to-earth, fun-loving teenagers who grapple with issues of life and love in a mostly normal daily school setting.

Story and art by Kei Murayama.

Release Date: November 3, 2015

Chi's Sweet Home 12

Chi’s Sweet Home, vol. 12

Chi is a mischievous newborn kitten who, while on a leisurely stroll with her family, finds herself lost. Overcome with loneliness she breaks into tears in a large park meadow, where she is rescued by a young boy named Yohei and his mother. The little kitty is then quickly and quietly whisked away into the warm and inviting Yamada apartment…where pets are strictly not permitted.

Story and Art by Konami Konata.

Release Date: November 3, 2015

Give to the Heart 5

Give to the Heart, vol. 5

After ransoming her body to save her father’s life, Sooyi finally escapes the Water King and returns to her town of Hasoomal. Yet, Sooyi’s memories of her torrid affair with Ganok continue haunting her.

The epic saga continues in volume 5 of Give to the Heart.

Story and art by Wann.

Release Date: November 11, 2015

Idol Dreams 1

Idol Dreams, vol. 1 **New Series**

At age 31, office worker Chikage Deguchi feels she missed her chances at love and success. When word gets out that she’s a virgin, Chikage is humiliated and wishes she could turn back time to when she was still young and popular. She takes an experimental drug that changes her appearance back to when she was 15. Now Chikage is determined to pursue everything she missed out on all those years ago – including becoming a star!

Story and art by Arina Tanemura.

Release Date: November 3, 2015

Inu Boku 9

Inu X Boku Secret Service, vol. 9

At first, the residents of Ayakashi Hall are baffled by the discovery of a time capsule containing letters in their own handwriting, apparently from their future selves. But Natsume’s ability to see beyond confirms the truth, and he is overwhelmed by the future he glimpses. The others aren’t sure they want to know the full extent of what is to come when it has so obviously rattled Natsume and their later selves. Even with that knowledge, what can they do differently to face the Night Parade of a Hundred Demons?!

Story and art by Cocoa Fujiwara.

Release Date: November 11, 2015

Kiss of the Rose Princess 7

Kiss of the Rose Princess, vol. 7

High school student Anise Yamamoto is the “Rose Princess” of four handsome Rose Knights. On the night of the academy foundation gala, a Rose Knight steals Anise’s first kiss! Before Anise can come to terms with this, the Gray Rose has already laid a trap for her and her Rose Knights.

Story and art by Aya Shouoto.

Release Date: November 3, 2015

Maidsama 3-4

Maid-Sama!, vol. 3-4 omnibus

When Café Maid Latte plans a slew of themed events like “Maid Rangers Day” and “Little Sister Day,” Misaki surprisingly struggles with playing the “little sister”! Later, more shenanigans erupt at the café… Misaki is usually up to any challenge, but how will she handle things when a pretty idol called Aoi decides to make Usui hers?

Story and Art by Hiro Fujiwara.

Release Date: November 3, 2015

My Little Monster 11

My Little Monster, vol. 11

Media: Graphic Novels
Page Count: 208
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Themes: School Life
Age Rating: 14+
Release Date: 11/10/2015
Dimensional Weight: 0.5 Pounds

Story and Art by Robico.

Release Date: November 11, 2015

Oresama Teacher 19

Oresama Teacher, vol. 19

Hayasaka is losing his memories! It’s a stressful situation, but he doesn’t really remember his friends in the Public Morals Club, so he doesn’t have anyone to turn to for help. When he gets suspended for fighting, he decides there’s no reason to go back to Midorigaoka. But Mafuyu and Yui aren’t going to give up on their friend, even if they have to travel deep into the mountains to a house full of dark secrets to find him!

Story and art by Izumi Tsubaki.

Release Date: November 3, 2015

Silent Voice 4

A Silent Voice, vol. 4

Once upon a time, Shoya was terribly cruel to Shoko, his elementary school classmate who couldn’t hear. To make up for his past sins, Shoya has devoted himself to repaying the debt of happiness he owes. So when Shoko faces a romantic setback, Shoya assembles some familiar faces from their past for a trip to the amusement park that may just change things for Shoya, too.

Story and art by Yoshitoki Oima.

Release Date: November 3, 2015

Yukarism 4

Yukarism, vol. 4 **Final volume**

Seemingly afflicted by Yumurasaki’s fatal illness of the past, Yukari begins to get very sick in the present day… Meanwhile, Mahoro vows to kill Satomi before he can kill Yukari (as she believes he killed Yumurasaki in the past)! Are these three fated to repeat their tragic connection?

Story and art by Chika Shiomi.

Release Date: November 3, 2015

What series will you be picking up?


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