Berserk

Author: Kentarō Miura
Publisher:
ISBN: 1593072511
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Comic books, strips, etc

Back in the day, Guts the Black Swordsman was a top slayer for The Band of the Hawk, an elite mercenary unit led by Griffith, whose calm demeanor and callow beauty belied his fighting prowess and steel will. While in a king's employ, the attraction between the king's daughter and Griffith and the growing favor of the king towards the Hawk leader raises the hackles of the king's jealous son, who plots to have Griffith summarily assassinated. But if the plot fails, the king's son will likely have to deal with Guts and his titanic broadsword, and the results of such confrontations are rarely pretty ... or easy to clean up.

Berserk Official Guidebook

Author: Kentaro Miura
Publisher:
ISBN: 1506707068
Release Date: 2018
Genre: COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS

Berserk has conquered the worlds of manga and anime, and now comes the essential roadmap to the sprawling Berserk universe, exploring the characters, creatures, settings, and stories of Berserk's first 38 volumes. Profusely illustrated and including never-before-seen art (including an eight-page color section) and author notes by Kentaro Miura, the Official Guidebook is a comprehensive tour through the epic adventure, shocking horror, and graveyard humor that can be only Berserk!

King of Wolves

Author: Buronson
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 159307333X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

"Iba, a bright-spirited young historical scholar, disappears while on a lone expedition to study the ancient Silk Road ... A year later, his girlfriend Kyoko discovers that Iba is not only alive but is a warrior-slave under the reign of Genghis Khan in 13th century Mongokia"--P. [4] of cover.

Jack the Ripper Hell Blade

Author: Je-tae Yoo
Publisher: Seven Seas
ISBN: 1937867714
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The thrilling conclusion to the story of Victorian London's most notorious villain-turned-antihero! It's the end...and the beginning. As the tangled threads of fate tighten around Victor and Mary, Tesla and Lord Weiss, Jimmy and Irene, a new figure appears in the dark London streets. Or rather, a very old one. Who is the vampire Arsene Lupin, and how does his destiny intertwine with those of Holmes and Watson? Learn how this age-old tale of blood, death, and vengeance begane, even as the story winds to a close in the final volume of Jack the Ripper: Hell Blade!

Giganto Maxia

Author: Kentaro Miura
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 9781630087272
Release Date: 2016-03-08
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

100 million years after the Great Destruction, life hangs on in the wastelands with human, demi-humans, and massive creatures fighting for survival. With the Empire of Olympus using colossal beasts to crush their adversaries, only gladiator Delos, mystic Prome, and the titan Gohra they become can hope to stem genocide and heal the shattered Earth! From the immense imagination of Berserk creator Kentaro Miura comes Giganto Maxia, a science-fiction/fantasy manga of titanic proportions!

Vagabond

Author: Takehiko Inoue
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421577445
Release Date: 2015-04-21
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Striving for enlightenment by way of the sword, Miyamoto Musashi is prepared to cut down anyone who stands in his way. Vagabond is an action-packed portrayal of the life and times of the quintessential warrior-philosopher--the most celebrated samurai of all time!

Gantz

Author: Hiroya Oku
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 9781616555887
Release Date: 2015-11-17
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Two teenagers, struck and killed by a subway train, find that their new "lives" are controlled by a sadistic alien.

Japan

Author: Buronson
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1593073321
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Yuka Katsuragi, a beautiful TV news reporter, has attracted the affections of a Yakuza thug, Katsuji Yashima, who travels with his brother all the way to Spain to find her, only to have his affections rebuffed by Yuka. A terrible earthquake hits, and Katsuji, his brother, and Yuka, along with four high-schoolers in Spain on a field-trip, all fall deep underground. While trapped below the surface, they encounter a mysterious old woman who reveals to them prophecies that the wealthy nation of Japan will meet the same demise as the once prosperous city of Carthage. Katsuji and the others insult the old woman, who then sends them to see the world of the future with their own eyes, a future of desolation and death...

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Author: Sijie Dai
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 9780375413094
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Fiction

During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.

Inuyashiki Volume 1

Author: Hiroya Oku
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
ISBN: 9781682330012
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

BEYOND PRIME Ichiro Inuyashiki is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he’s constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he’s done to support them. On top of everything else, his doctor has revealed that he has cancer and it appears that he has little time left in this world. But just when it seems things couldn’t get any worse, a blinding light in the night sky strikes the earth where Ichiro stands. He later wakes up to find himself unscathed, but he soon starts to notice that there’s something…different about himself. However, it turns out that these strange, new changes are just what Ichiro needs to take a new lease on life and now it seems like there’s nothing to stop him from being a hero worthy of the respect that he never had before…unless, that is, there was someone else out there with these same "changes"…

UZUMAKI Vol 3 2ND EDITION

Author: Junji Ito
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421513919
Release Date: 2008-02-12
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

With their town devastated by titanic hurricanes, the citizens of the spiral-haunted town of Kurôzu-cho--including Shuichi, Kirie and her family--find themselves cut off from the outside world. Reporters and rescue teams cross the mountain range into Kurôzu-cho only to find themselves unable to leave. Trapped inside the cursed ruins, the desperate survivors struggle and huddle together, waiting to run into giant snails or worse. The very laws of nature are changed as the spiral sucks them in. And to fight it, or to escape, the last survivors must go to the heart of the horror to witness what may be their evenutal fate...

Black Clover

Author: Yūki Tabata
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 9781421594620
Release Date: 2016-12-06
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Complete chaos has broken out as the Clover Kingdom capital comes under attack by a group of mysterious terrorists. Asta and the other Magic Knights join the fight in order to protect the innocent civilians, but what exactly are the terrorists after? -- VIZ Media

Vinland Saga

Author: Makoto Yukimura
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
ISBN: 9781682337592
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Fighting for a Future -- Thorfinn and his crew are on their way to Greece, the first leg of their expedition to Vinland. Having landed near Bergen, in Norway, Thorfinn is attacked by a bear, only to be saved by a fierce huntress named Hild. While sharing a meal together, Hild recounts how her village and family were massacred many years ago—a story Thorfinn knows quite intimately. Now, Thorfinn must face Hild and his own violent past in order to press forward. As his journey progresses, Thorfinn encounters more factions that do not share his vision, and a war in the name of Vinland may be looming on the horizon.

Claymore Vol 1

Author: Norihiro Yagi
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 9781421547565
Release Date: 2011-07-07
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

A village is gripped by fear and paranoia when a Yoma claims six lives. The Claymore who is sent to slay the creature isn't what the villagers expect at all. In fact, she seems more monster than human. -- VIZ Media

Berserk Style in American Culture

Author: K. Farrell
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780230339149
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Social Science

Focusing on post-Vietnam America, using perspectives from psychology, anthropology, and physiology, this book demonstrates the need for criticism to unpack the confusions in language and cultural fantasy that drive the nation's fascination with the berserk style.