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Ascendance of a Bookworm

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December 2021

December 1

Arifureta Zero: Volume 5 (eBook)
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December 3

Full Clearing Another World under a Goddess with Zero Believers: Volume 1 (eBook)
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December 2

Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist Volume 4 (eBook)
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My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero’s Volume 3 (eBook)
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December 6

Lazy Dungeon Master: Volume 15 (eBook)
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December 7

Ascendance of a Bookworm Part 3 Volume 3 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781718356092

My Friend’s Little Sister Has It In For Me! Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781718326804

Infinite Dendrogram Volume 14 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781718355132

Reign of the Seven Spellblades Volume 4 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975317249

The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten Volume 3 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975333409

December 9

Private Tutor to the Duke’s Daughter: Volume 1 (eBook)
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Reborn as a Space Mercenary: I Woke Up Piloting the Strongest Starship! Volume 3 (eBook)
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The Most Notorious “Talker” Runs the World’s Greatest Clan Volume 2 (eBook)
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December 10

Goodbye Otherworld, See You Tomorrow: Volume 1 (eBook)
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December 13

Fushi no Kami: Rebuilding Civilization Starts With a Village Volume 5 (eBook)
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Dragon Daddy Diaries: A Girl Grows to Greatness Volume 2 (eBook)
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Dahlia in Bloom: Crafting a Fresh Start with Magical Tools Volume 2 (eBook)
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December 14

The Scum Villain’s Self-Saving System: Ren Zha Fanpai Zijiu Xitong Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648279218

Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation: Mo Dao Zu Shi  Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648279195

Heaven Official’s Blessing: Tian Guan Ci Fu  Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648279171

Magical Explorer Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975325619

Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? Volume 11 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975318451

In the Land of Leadale Volume 4 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975322182

Culinary Chronicles of the Court Flower: Volume 4 (eBook)
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Her Majesty’s Swarm: Volume 4 (eBook)
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December 16

The Emperor’s Lady-in-Waiting Is Wanted as a Bride: Volume 3 (eBook)
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December 20

Der Werwolf: The Annals of Veight Volume 13 (eBook)
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Cooking with Wild Game: Volume 15 (eBook)
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December 21

The Rising of the Shield Hero Volume 22 (paperback/eBook)
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ISBN-13: 9781642731330

Holmes of Kyoto: Volume 7 (eBook)
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Welcome to Japan, Ms. Elf! Volume 7 (eBook)
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Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire ♀ Volume 3 (eBook)
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Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles Volume 17 (eBook)
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Failure Frame: I Became the Strongest and Annihilated Everything With Low-Level Spells Volume 3 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648272653

December 22

Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 4 Volume 4 (eBook)
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December 23

Mapping: The Trash-Tier Skill That Got Me Into a Top-Tier Party: Volume 8 (eBook)
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The NPCs in this Village Sim Game Must Be Real! Volume 2 (eBook)
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Disciple of the Lich: Or How I Was Cursed by the Gods and Dropped Into the Abyss! Volume 2 (eBook)
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December 28

The Hero Laughs While Walking the Path of Vengeance a Second Time Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975323707

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Volume 13 (paperback)
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ISBN-13:  9781648273599

December 30

Infinite Dendrogram: Volume 16 (eBook)
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Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear Volume 8 (eBook)
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January 2022

January 4

Cross-Dressing Villainess Cecilia Sylvie Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975334215

Unnamed Memory Volume 4 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975317164

Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs Volume 4 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648275708

January 6

Planet of the Orcs Volume 2 (eBook)
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January 11

Torture Princess: Fremd Torturchen Volume 7.5 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975325411

Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town Volume 8 (paperback/eBook)
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ISBN-13: 9781975318475

Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki Volume 7 (paperback)
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ISBN-13:  â€Ž9781975333461

Date A Live Volume 4 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975319977

The Most Notorious “Talker” Runs the World’s Greatest Clan Volume 2 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648276392

The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent Volume 5 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648273636

My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero’s  Volume 3 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648276606

Black Summoner Volume 7 (eBook)
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January 12

My Instant Death Ability Is So Overpowered, No One in This Other World Stands a Chance Against Me! Volume 8 (eBook)
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January 13

Adachi and Shimamura Volume 8 (eBook)
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I’m in Love with the Villainess Volume 4 (eBook)
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January 14

I’d Rather Have a Cat than a Harem! Reincarnated into the World of an Otome Game as a Cat-loving Villainess Volume 1 (eBook)
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Chillin’ in Another World with Level 2 Super Cheat Powers: Volume 3 (eBook)
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January 17

Can Someone Please Explain What’s Going On?! Volume 8 (eBook)
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Altina the Sword Princess Volume 12 (eBook)
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How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Volume 15 (eBook)
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January 18

My Happy Marriage Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975335007

Rust-eating Bisco Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975336813

Dragon and Ceremony Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975336936

I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level Volume 11 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975339791

Sword Art Online Progressive Volume 7 (paperback/eBook)
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ISBN-13: 9781975339913

Bungo Stray Dogs Volume 7 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975337117

So I’m a Spider, So What? Volume 13 (paperback/eBook)
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ISBN-13: 9781975339852

Bofuri: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense Volume 4 (paperback/eBook)
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ISBN-13: 9781975323585

The The Irregular at Magic High School Volume 18 (paperback/eBook)
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ISBN-13: 9781975332556

The Saga of Tanya the Evil Volume 9 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975310868

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Volume 14 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648273605

You Call That Service? Volume 5 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975325060

Magical Girl Raising Project Volume 12 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975335441

Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist Volume 4 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648276484

The Strange Adventure of a Broke Mercenary Volume 3 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648274589

Reborn as a Space Mercenary: I Woke Up Piloting the Strongest Starship! Volume 3 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648274695

January 20

Accomplishments of the Duke’s Daughter Volume 4 (eBook)
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Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs Volume 5 (eBook)
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Slayers: Volume 12  (eBook)
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The Great Cleric: Volume 6 (eBook)
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January 21

Endo and Kobayashi Live! The Latest on Tsundere Villainess Lieselotte: Disc 2 (eBook)
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The White Cat’s Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King’s Lap: Volume 6  (eBook)
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January 24

My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! Volume 11  (eBook)
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By the Grace of the Gods: Volume 10  (eBook)
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January 25

Spy Classroom Volume 2 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975322427

Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear Volume 8 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648272974

January 27

She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wise Man Volume 3 (eBook)
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Berserk of Gluttony Volume 5 (eBook)
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The Ideal Sponger Life: Volume 6 (eBook)
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February 2022

February 1

High School DxD Volume 6 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975312350

Baccano! Volume 18 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975321925

The NPCs in this Village Sim Game Must Be Real! Volume 2 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975321925

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Volume 17 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648274640

Disciple of the Lich: Or How I Was Cursed by the Gods and Dropped Into the Abyss! Volume 2 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648275692

February 8

The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt (Hey, How About Treason?) Volume 8 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648275937

February 22

Hazure Skill: The Guild Member with a Worthless Skill Is Actually a Legendary Assassin Volume 3 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975318819

86–EIGHTY-SIX Volume 9 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975339999

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Volume 18 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975335274

Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina Volume 7 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975309664

My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected Volume 13 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975325008

The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat Volume 4 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975334574

Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside Volume 5 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975333423

I’m the Villainess, So I’m Taming the Final Boss Volume 2 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: ‎9781975334079

The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy Volume 5 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975335427

King of the Labyrinth Volume 3 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975333379

Demon Lord 2099 Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975338626

Chitose-kun Is in the Ramune Bottle Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975339050

The Holy Grail of Eris Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975339579

The Vexations of a Shut-In Vampire Princess Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975339494

Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World Volume 8 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975322120

Warlords of Sigrdrifa Rusalka Volume 1 (hardcover)
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ISBN-13: 9781975335137

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (hardcover)
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ISBN-13: 9781975340452

The Otherworlder, Exploring the Dungeon Volume 2 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975319571

The Hero Laughs While Walking the Path of Vengeance a Second Time Volume 2 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975323721

I Kept Pressing the 100-Million-Year Button and Came Out on Top Volume 2 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: ‎ 9781975322366

Durarara!! SH Volume 3 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: ‎ 9781975323486

The Detective Is Already Dead Volume 3 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: ‎9781975325794

The Devil Is a Part-Timer! Volume 21 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: ‎9781975340902

Strike the Blood Volume 20 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: ‎9781975338541

Wolf & Parchment: New Theory Spice & Wolf Volume 6 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: ‎9781975340438

Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! Volume 16 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975342050

Date A Live Volume 5 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975319991

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Volume 13 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975314453

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody Volume 16 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975320843

February 28

So You Want to Live the Slow Life? A Guide to Life in the Beastly Wilds Volume 1 (eBook)
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March 2022

March 11

Reflection of Another World Volume 1 (eBook)
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March 15

Bond and Book: The Long, Long Good-Bye of “The Last Bookstore” Volume 2 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975325718

March 22

Another 2001 (hardcover)
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ISBN-13: 9781975336011

Ishura Volume 1 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975337865

The Haunted Bookstore – Gateway to a Parallel Universe Volume 2 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781648276613

March 29

Solo Leveling Volume 4 (paperback)
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ISBN-13: 9781975319335

March 31

Even Dogs Go to Other Worlds: Life in Another World with My Beloved Hound Volume 1 (eBook)
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April 2022

April 22

Even Dogs Go to OthApocalypse Bringer Mynoghra: World Conquest Starts with the Civilization of Ruin Volume 3 (eBook)
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