Shugo Chara! ran in the shoujo magazine Nakayoshi from 2006-2008. It was brought to the states by Del Rey in 2008. In 2008 it won the Kodansha Manga Award for best children’s manga. An inspiring story of realizing a heart’s desire and saving dreams, Shugo Chara! charms with its adorable characters, vivacious images, and meaningful message.
Not a huge collection at 12 volumes – it’s a vividly animated manga with a well developed and inspiring story.