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Shy high school student Riko Izawa aches for a boyfriend but guys just won’t look her way. Then one day she signs up for a three-day trial of a mysterious “lover figurine,” and the next thing she knows, a cute guy is delivered to her doorstep–and he wants to be her boyfriend!
Has Riko died and gone to heaven? The cute guy turns out to be smart, super nice, stylish and a gourmet chef. Plus, he looks like a million bucks…. Trouble is, that’s about what he’s going to cost Riko because she didn’t return him in time.
Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects – and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But when criminals begin dropping dead, the authorities send the legendary detective L to track down the killer. With L hot on his heels, will Light lose sight of his noble goal…or his life?
By day, 14-year-old Yoshimori Sumimura is just a regular kid going to junior high school, but by night he is a “kekkaishi,” or demon-fighter who specializes in generating magical barriers around his prey before making them disappear. His neighbor is 16-year-old Tokine Yukimura, who is also a kekkaishi! Together they share the knowledge of their ancient art and their nights battling beings from the netherworld. Sounds fun, but their families don’t get along, because each believes themselves to be the “true practitioners” of the art of the kekkaishi.
Will Yoshimori and Tokine friendship overcome their families’ ancient rivalry? And will they be able to stop the frog-demon that’s threatening their school?! Their exciting adventures and magical battles begin.
Ouran High School Host Club
In this screwball romantic comedy, a poor girl at a rich kids’ school ends up working for the school’s swankiest club– and gets mistaken for a boy!
Hunny’s little brother, Chika, pays a visit to the Host Club–and immediately starts attacking Hunny, using all his martial-arts prowess against his older brother! Chika seems to be the absolute opposite of his sweets-loving, Bun-Bun-toting sibling, but why is he so angry with Hunny? The Host Club is determined to find out the cause.
Girl Got Game
Kyo Aizawa is a teenage girl who just wants to live a normal teenage life, but her father, who used to be a basketball player and wanted to make it to the NBA, is now determined to live his dreams through his daughter. She finds out that her father registered her as a boy and cooked up a scheme so that she would play on the boys basketball team and become the basketball player he always wanted to be.
The mystery behind the death of his older brother was just the beginning…When 12-year-old Ritsuka discovers a posthumous message from his brother indicating he was murdered, he becomes involved in a shadowy world of spell battles and secret names. Together with the mysterious Soubi, the search to find Seimei’s killer and uncover the truth begins! But in a world where mere words have unbelievable power, how can you find true friendship and happiness when your very name is Loveless?
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