There may not be a whole of actual stuff coming in this week, but there are some pretty exciting titles. I think this time I’m going to start with a new title instead of your awaited favorites first. This week sees the release of Natsume Ono’s first series, (her previous books “Not Simple” and “Ristorante Paradiso” were one-shots), Gente. Ms. Ono is obviously a fan of languages and, it would seem, food. In this spin-off of Ristorante Paradiso you’re welcomed into Casetta dell’Orso, a quaint little restaurant in the heart of Rome. The food’s delicious, but the handsome staff of bespectacled gentlemen is the real draw. Follow these dashing men home and witness their romances, heartaches, hopes and dreams.
And I feel I have to report on the release of the first official Gossip Girl Manga: For Your Eyes Only. Written by Cecily Von Ziegesar, and Illustrated by HyeKyung Baek. The original Gossip Girl cast returns in a re-imagination of their high school days when Blair and Vanessa become unlikely roommates! Continue reading