As always, here are the January releases in Germany. It’s a very nice “genre” mix and consists of titles beloved worldwide; possibly because there are nine seinen manga released this month. Furthermore, there are two very appealing, more mature shounen titles like: Welcome to NHK and Blood+. ALSO, THE HANDBALL WORLD CUP STARTED!

Seinen
Black Lagoon Volume #7 (Carlsen)*
Ikkitousen Volume #12 (Carlsen)
Biomega Volume #1 (Egmont)*
Eden Volume #17 (Egmont)*
Gunslinger Girl Volume #9 (Egmont)*
xxxHolic Volume #12 (Egmont)
20th Century Boys Volume #21(Panini)
Strain Volume #2 (Schreiber & Leser)

Shounen
Blood+ Volume #3 (Carlsen)
E’s Otherwise Volume #4 (Carlsen)
Hikaru No Go Volume #18 (Carlsen)
Hunter X Hunter Volume #21 (Carlsen)
Kekkaishi Volume #7 (Carlsen)
Monster Collection Volume #5 (Carlsen)
Shaman King Volume #29 (Carlsen)
Welcome To The N.H.K. Volume #1 (Carlsen)
Fullmetal Alchemist Volume #12 (Panini)
Mahou Sensei Negima! Volume #20 (Egmont)
Air Gear Volume #5 (Heyne)
Bleach Volume #31 (Tokyopop)
Gintama Volume #11 (Tokyopop)
Ichigo 100% Volume #16 (Tokyopop)
The Prince of Tennis Volume #26 (Tokyopop)
Zombie Powder Volume #4 (Tokyopop)

Josei
Darling wa Namamono ni Tsuki Volume #3 (Tokyopop)
Hot Dinner (Tokyopop)

Shoujo
Charming Junkie Volume #10 (Carlsen)
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de Volume #10 (Carlsen)
Kaichou wa Maid-sama! Volume #1 (Carlsen)
Love Cupid (Carlsen)
Ludwig Kakumei Volume #4 (Carlsen)
Ouran High School Host Club Volume #12 (Carlsen)
Vampire Knight Volume #5 (Carlsen)
Aozora Pop Volume #1 (Tokyopop)
Hell Girl Volume #3 (Tokyopop)**
Love Berrish! Volume #3 (Tokyopop)
Bokutachi wa Shitte Shimatta Volume #1 (Egmont)
Destination Heaven Chronicles Volume #11 (Egmont)
Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne – Perfect Edition Volume #5 (Egmont)
Love Celeb Volume #4 (Egmont)
Sora wa Akai Kawa no Hotori Volume #15 (Egmont)
Shishunki Miman Okotowari Kanketsu Hen Volume #4 (Egmont)
Tenshi Ja Nai!! Volume #5 (Egmont)

Shounen Ai
Gakuen Heaven Volume #2 (Carlsen)
Romance – Amakute Kiken no Himitsu (Carlsen)
Silver Diamond Volume #9 (Carlsen)
Finder Volume #3 (Tokyopop)

Global Manga
Benjamin: One Day (Tokyopop)
Freche Mädchen – Freche Manga! Volume #2 (Tokyopop)
Gothic Sports Volume #4 (Tokyopop)
Pink Diary Volume #5 (Tokyopop)
Vampire Kisses: Blood Relatives Volume #2 (Tokyopop)
WarCraft: Legends Volume #2 (Tokyopop)
Warrior Cats Volume #2 (Tokyopop)

Total:
Seinen: 8 (+2) | Shounen: 16 (+1) | Josei: 2 (+2) | Shoujo: 17 (+6) | Shoujo Ai: 0 (-) | Shounen Ai: 4 (-6) | Global: 7 (+5) | Art-books: 0 (-) = 54 (+9)
Carlsen: 20 (+5) | Egmont: 12 (-) | Heyne: 1 (-) | Panini: 2 (-) | Schreiber & Leser: 1 (+1) | Tokyopop: 18 (+3)

* are on my shopping list
** I’m not sure whether this volume was actually released or not

– Not included are: Novels & Magazines!