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New Manga Steals Readers Hearts

Viz Media has released a new series from Arina Tanemura, the creator of much-loved titles such as Full Moon, The Gentleman’s Alliance Cross, and Sakura Hime. Phantom Thief Jeanne  is about magical girl Maron Kusakabe, a regular high school girl by day, and phantom art thief at night! She steals paintings from private art collections that are possessed by demons, and seals them away before they can eat human hearts. But she has competition! Phantom Thief Sinbad has appeared and is trying to steal all the paintings before her.

This series is a short five volumes and is rated for teens. It was originally released by CMX Manga but has since fallen out of print. Viz Media’s editions feature a new translation as well as color pages and new covers by Tanimura. The series will also be available in digital on all the popular platforms for $6.99 while print volumes will be $10.99, and will come out every other month.

Phantom Thief Jeanne is a great addition to any teen or graphic novel collections. Readers who enjoy Tanemura’s titles or other magical girl books such as Sailor Moon and Card Captor Sakura will want to check out this title.

Lori Henderson About Lori Henderson

Lori Henderson is a mother of two teenage daughters and an avid reader. She blogs about manga at her personal blog Manga Xanadu as well as contributing and editing for Manga Village. She blogs about all things fandom (mainly Doctor Who) at her other personal blog Fangirl Xanadu. She's been at it so for over 5 years now and counting!

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