The newest manga from the blockbuster creator behind Gantz and Inuyashiki! Don't miss this intense science fiction tale of epic proportions. Rei Yokoyamada, a high schooler whose father works for a film production company, is inspired to create his own short film with his friends. One day, while out to find actors, he spots tabloid-like notices that the adult film star Papico lives in his area. When he takes them down to protect her, he runs into the woman herself. Little does he know that Papico is about to get dragged into a strange, supernatural happening...where she grows to the size of a giant!
BOY MEETS GIRL MEETS THE END OF THE WORLD A chance encounter wound up giving Rei a chance to become the boyfriend of PaPiCo, his favorite porn star—which was already plenty strange. But against the backdrop of a shady website running polls on how the world should end, PaPiCo wound up with the power to grow to truly gigantic proportions. When an equally giant monster descends on Tokyo, threatening the life of Rei and millions more, she springs into action, ready to defend everything she loves!
Second year begins and Daisy, Susan, and Esther have taken their friendship commitment to the next level by moving off-campus. But the keys came with a whole new load of responsibilities. Unwanted suitor visits, a robbery, and Susan living only a few blocks apart from her ex-boyfriend, McGraw, has made the dorms feel like a haven. The girls are in for a dose of reality when they learn that there's more to being an adult than paying your own rent. Eisner Award nominee John Allison (Bad Machinery, Scary Go Round) and illustrator Max Sarin welcome you back to Sophomore year in Giant Days Volume 6, collecting issues #21-24 of the critically-acclaimed series
The day of the battle with the Great One fast approaches. Can Zaryusu unite the lizardmen tribes before they're all wiped from this earth? The Red Eyes have agreed to an alliance, but the Dragon Tusks will be trickier. They prize strength above all else-meaning Zaryusu will need to defeat their chief in combat before they'll even think of hearing him out!
Shoyo Hinata is out to prove that in volleyball you don't need to be tall to fly! Ever since he saw the legendary player known as “the Little Giant” compete at the national volleyball finals, Shoyo Hinata has been aiming to be the best volleyball player ever! He decides to join the team at the high school the Little Giant went to—and then surpass him. Who says you need to be tall to play volleyball when you can jump higher than anyone else? After having overcome the Iron Wall of Date Tech, it’s finally time for Karasuno to have their rematch with Aoba Johsai! Kageyama and Karasuno claimed victory in the practice match, but how will they fare in a real game? Tensions run high when Tohru Oikawa gears up to crush Kageyama once and for all.
Takeo Goda is a giant guy with a giant heart. Too bad the girls don’t want him! (They want his good-looking best friend, Sunakawa.) Used to being on the sidelines, Takeo simply stands tall and accepts his fate. But one day when he saves a girl named Yamato from a harasser on the train, his (love!) life suddenly takes an incredible turn! Now that they’ve been dating for just over six months, Takeo and Yamato finally have their first kiss! Meanwhile, Takeo’s mom goes into labor, and something happens that makes her realize how much Takeo’s grown… There’s also a hint that love might be in Sunakawa’s future…!
A deluxe bind-up edition of Naoki Urasawa’s award-winning epic of doomsday cults, giant robots and a group of friends trying to save the world from destruction! Humanity, having faced extinction at the end of the 20th century, would not have entered the new millennium if it weren’t for them. In 1969, during their youth, they created a symbol. In 1997, as the coming disaster slowly starts to unfold, that symbol returns. This is the story of a group of boys who try to save the world. “My father is the Friend?” Kanna asks as she confronts the grim truth. With a heart full of despair, it will take everything for Kanna to continue the fight against the Friends. Meanwhile, Koizumi and Sadakiyo manage to escape the pursuit of the Dream Navigators, but not for long. Can Kanna, caught in an emotional struggle between her fate and the future of the Earth, step forward and head to the rescue of Koizumi? As our heroes continue their fight against the Friends, longtime secrets are revealed and more of Kenji’s friends reunite. The war against the Friends has reached yet another crescendo…
Rei dreams of becoming a big-ticket film director, but when he stumbles into a chance meeting with a busty adult film star, his high school life takes a turn for the strange. Not only does his favorite porn star like him, she gains the power to grow to an enormous, towering size! Is alien technology to blame? Time travel? The end of the world? All manner of bizarre trouble lies ahead, and a gigantic, gorgeous woman is just the tip of the iceberg!
Ex-soldier Juzo Inui has one question—who turned him into a cyborg and erased his memories? After the war, cyborg soldiers known as the Extended were discharged. Juzo Inui is one of them, a man whose body was transformed, his head replaced with a giant gun! With no memory of his previous life—or who replaced his head and why—Inui now scratches out a living in the dark streets of the city as a Resolver, taking on cases involving the Extended. Andy Wachowski was the genius who developed the basic theory of Extension technology. But once he saw what became of his creation he turned against it, becoming the leader of the anti-Extended terrorist organization Spitzbergen. Now, in an attempt to control Juzo Spitzbergen threatens Tetsuro. Berühren’s Resolvers Pepper and Gun Slave Unit Seven are after Juzo as well. Juzo has plenty of cases to deal with now—it’s just too bad he’s not getting paid for any of them!
For Rei, the impossible already happened when he met PaPiCo, a gorgeous porn star and the subject of his every fantasy. The fact that she's wound up with the power to grow to truly gigantic proportions is only the tip of an ever-stranger iceberg. The world sees a new anomaly every day, all of them orchestrated by a mysterious website called "E.T.E." It offers its users the opportunity to vote on how the world will end, one disaster at a time. Can Rei's budding, forbidden romance survive this weird apocalypse?
Daisy, Esther, and Susan’s last year at university is getting a bumpy start, with everything strange after Ed’s declaration of love followed by grievous injury, Daisy with nowhere to live, and McGraw and Susan at odds over their new flat! The final year of university is about to start for best mates Daisy, Esther, and Susan, and everything is going completely off the rails. From finding somewhere to live at the last minute, to broken bones, to the looming terror of the adult world, this semester is one you won’t want to miss. John Allison (Bad Machinery, Scary Go Round) and illustrators Max Sarin and Julia Madrigal are our “resident advisors” for this action-packed fall term, which collects Issues #37-40 of the Eisner Award-nominated series.
Excerpt from The Little Review, Vol. 6: May, 1918; The Ideal Giant Fingal looks up toward back of stage, and with immediate concentration makes a sign to Kemp, and kicks the chair back on the other side of the table. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
The award-winning manga of one young man's journey to become the greatest saxophone player in the world. Miyamoto Dai, a student with a taste for basketball, changes his life the first time he sees a live jazz performance. The incredible music strikes a chord deep inside him, and he immediately decides to dedicate himself to the saxophone. He has no skills, no formal training, and no idea what he's up against, but his obsession drives him to play that instrument day after day. Will passion be enough to become the player of his dreams? This award-winning manga from Shinichi Ishizuka, compiled into five omnibus volumes for its English debut, is a pitch-perfect drama about the power of music.
Before Sora and Shiro set foot on Disboard, there was another remarkable duo!! Tet, the One True God, takes a break to amuse himself among the mortals only to collapse on the streets of Elkia. When a familiar face finds him and lends a helping hand, the God of Play regales her with a tale from the Great War about a human man who challenged the world and a strange girl who sought to comprehend the human heart... Let the games begin!
This addition to the best-selling GIANT Encyclopedia series expands the scope of the series by offering complete lesson plans. Written and created by teachers, The GIANT Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans has more than 250 complete lesson plans, covering topics from colors and numbers to seasons and nursery rhymes. Each lesson plan is complete with learning objectives, a circle or group time activity, book suggestions, snack ideas, five learning center activities, assessment strategies, and related songs, poems, and fingerplays. With easy-to-use lesson plans for more than an entire school year, this book belongs on every teacher's bookshelf!
Awesome adventures inspired by the best-selling new Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire video games that pick up where the Pokémon Adventures Ruby and Sapphire saga left off! Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald face a new crisis of epic proportions: a giant meteor hurtling toward the planet! In the heart-stopping finale, Ruby and Sapphire need the help of Gym Leaders, the Frontier Brains, the Elite Four and even former enemies—including their archenemy Giovanni!—to save the world. But it turns out the meteor they’ve been tracking isn’t the only danger hurtling toward their planet! Zinnia holds the key to saving everyone, but she’s down for the count. Who will partner with Ruby and Rayquaza to save the day?!