Aria the Scarlet Ammo

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English Title: Aria the Scarlet Ammo
Japanese Title
: 緋弾のアリア — Hidan no Aria — “Aria the Scarlet Ammo”
Author: Chugaku Akamatsu
Illustrator: Kobuichi
Translator: Sai Higashi
Genre: Action, Comedy, Supernatural
Original Run: 2008 – ongoing
English Run: 2013 – 2014
Japanese Publisher: MF Bunko J (Media Factory)
English Publisher: Digital Manga
Volumes in Japanese: 22 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 2 (Discontinued)
Average Price Per Volume: Kindle $8

Synopsis: Tokyo Butei High School— A special school where armed detectives, also known as “Butei”, receive education as well as training. Kinji Tohyama, a sophomore, has a unique body that can initiate an ability called “hysteria mode” when it is stimulated a certain way. He tries to keep it a secret but all his dreams of living the life of an Average Joe get shattered when he becomes a victim of a bombing incident and meets Butei High “Assault” department elite, Aria H. Kanzaki.

Volume 1
Amazon – eManga Store
Released September 30, 2013 — ASIN: B00FK8MZ9G

Volume 2
Amazon – eManga Store
Released May 29, 2014 — ASIN: B00KNETQSA

Note: English editions of Aria the Scarlet Ammo are currently available only in digital ebook formats.

Reviews of Aria the Scarlet Ammo
Bryce’s Blog: Vol 1Vol 2
Ryu’s Musings: Vol 1

Anime Adaptation
MAL Entry — 12 episodes — April 2011 – July 2011
Hulu (streaming)Funimation (streaming)AmazonRightStuf
Note: Adapted volumes 1 to 3 of the light novel series

Manga Adaptation
MAL Entry — Published September 2009 – ongoing? (English ebooks by Digital Manga)
Amazon — Barnes and Noble

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