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Mar 5, 2013 10:07 PM

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Mine was a random volume of Inuyasha. It was like volume 5. I bought it when i was like 12. Didn't know what manga was then i just liked Inuyasha and saw a book about it so i bought it.
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Mar 6, 2013 4:23 AM

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It was Host Club, volume.. 6? 7? Can't remember, but it was definitely one of these two.
 
Mar 6, 2013 5:18 AM

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Blue exorcist 1 and 2 i do believe, now own all 8 of the english ones except 3 for some strange reason...

That was around november time i think maybe december, i still don't own much manga but i have around 20 volumes :) IT IS GROWING! xD
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Mar 6, 2013 6:08 AM

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Volume 1 of Dragonball, it's been some years :P
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Mar 6, 2013 7:56 AM

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Bleach volume 1.
 
Mar 6, 2013 1:48 PM

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Death Note (Black) volume 1
Weekly light novel releases (from 20/10/2014)
Bestselling light novel volumes of the year/all time* (and more in the same club).
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Mar 6, 2013 2:21 PM

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I ordered Aqua vol 1 & 2 online simultaneously.
 
Mar 6, 2013 3:08 PM

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Azumanga Daoih Complete Omnibus. Worth the 15 bucks it cost, over 600 pages.
 
Mar 6, 2013 9:03 PM

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Bobobo-bo bo-bobo vol. 5
It looked interesting and I picked it up on a whim.
Impulsive shopping FTW!
 
Mar 7, 2013 4:45 AM

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One Piece Volume 8,
I saw most of the anime back on 4kids, and since I was a kid back then the dub didn't really discourage me lol
 
Mar 7, 2013 5:04 PM
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Fullmetal Alchemist
 
Mar 7, 2013 6:10 PM

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Love Hina Vol. 1 and Marmalade Boy Vol. 1.

I was 15 and Love Hina had boobs, so I gravitated more towards that. Now that I think about it, the majority of my high school manga purchases were dictated by if they had boobs or not.
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Mar 7, 2013 6:16 PM

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure volumes 42-46 back in 2002... Jousuke and Kira were too manly to resist

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Mar 7, 2013 6:17 PM

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Beast Master. Good times.
 
Mar 7, 2013 8:14 PM

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yugioh something vol 5.
 
Mar 9, 2013 11:36 PM

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Inuyasha volume one.
 
Mar 11, 2013 12:16 PM

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Well, first bought manga was Idol Dreams, which has pink pages, but my mom bought it for me at a book fair in my middle school. I didn't know what manga is at the time. I just wanted it because, it looked fun to read and it looked like a comic.
My FIRST manga I bought and saved money for is Beauty Pop volumes 5 and 8. So glad I bought them. I really love the series.
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Mar 11, 2013 1:33 PM

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Seimaden Vol 1 - Not the Crappy CMX release either.
 
Mar 11, 2013 11:19 PM

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For me the guy who ran the shop I went to recommend Full Metal Alchemist. He said people come in all the time for recommendations and he uses that to gauge what they might like in a manga. :D Super cool guy~
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Mar 12, 2013 2:22 PM

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Volume 1 of Ai Yori Aoshi I think...
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Mar 12, 2013 6:03 PM

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Doraemon or Detective Conan i can't remember
 
Mar 13, 2013 1:10 PM

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Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne. Didn't know it was manga, just thought the cover looked interesting. My introduction to anime and manga <3 (not counting pokemon)
 
Mar 13, 2013 2:41 PM

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One Piece Vol. 1-3

I was surprised that they were selling manga in the store. I immediately decided to pay .
 
Mar 13, 2013 7:55 PM

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Can't remember if it was Mars vols. 4 - 6, The Wallflower vol. 1, Shugo Chara vol. 1 or Bleach vol. 1.


"But he who dares not grasp the thorn, Should never crave the rose." — Anne Bronte
 
Mar 13, 2013 9:37 PM

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bakuman vol. 1-2 and soul eater vol. 1
 
Mar 14, 2013 3:33 PM

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Vol. 12 of Fullmetal Alchemist.
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Mar 15, 2013 6:02 PM

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Mine was volume 1 of Naruto, I think. Oh well.
 
Mar 15, 2013 6:20 PM

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Blade of the Immortal Vol. 1

"Your sight, my delight. Will you marry me?"
 
Mar 15, 2013 8:22 PM

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The Gentleman Alliance Cross
 
Mar 15, 2013 9:05 PM

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Blue Exorcist.
 
Mar 15, 2013 9:43 PM

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Beast Master Volume 1.
 
Mar 16, 2013 5:10 AM

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Dragonball vol. 1.
 
Mar 21, 2013 12:27 PM

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Battle Royale Ultimate Edition vol 1 along with Genshiken vol. 9 (yes, I read it online until vol 9, which I then bought and continued buying from vol 1 afterwards xD)


 
Mar 21, 2013 12:32 PM

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It's not the first I "bought" but the first copy of anything I got a physical copy of was volume 1 of GTO when it was first coming out in the US while I was a kid. My mom thought it looked cool and knew I was into "that anime stuff" so she got it randomly.

The first I bought was probably volume 2, and from then I started being a buyfag with what little money a kid could manage to scrape up.
 
Mar 22, 2013 1:22 PM

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Well, for me it would have to be one piece volume 42. Beggining of the Enies Lobby battles so it was an interesting, and some might tell i was pretty late into manga collection game but 40 volumes later im doing pretty good. =)
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Mar 22, 2013 9:00 PM

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Eden: It's an Endless World! vol. 13

At the time I just recently read Eden and I fell in love with it but was sad to find out it doesn't have a active fanbase so I didn't think I could support them somehow but then by chance I saw the newest Eden volume in a manga store and bought it without even giving it a second thought and I have been avidly collecting volumes of my favorite manga's since then ^^
 
Mar 23, 2013 3:46 AM

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Fullmetal Alchemist Vol. 2

I was watching the 2003 anime at the time (which is one of the few anime's our country has aired on TV). I only learned at the volume 7 that the two had differing storylines.
 
Mar 23, 2013 4:25 AM

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Yotsuba&! Vol. 1

After finishing Azumanga Daioh I felt compelled to buy it.
 
Mar 25, 2013 5:31 PM

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I'm not buying.
i'm a pirate!
 
Mar 26, 2013 2:35 AM

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Rurouni Kenshin Vol. 1 (VizBig)

Amazing Shounen, that it is.
I'm a douche. Deal with it.
 
Mar 26, 2013 8:46 AM

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First 2 volumes of Yami no Matsuei.
 
Mar 26, 2013 1:59 PM

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The first volume of Dengeki Daisy :)
 
Mar 26, 2013 2:15 PM

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Disgaea 2, saw it on a shelf at a random F.Y.E. and had to buy that shit. I later found volume 2 somewhere else in another F.Y.E. still on the hunt for those last 2 volumes damn it. This slowly led to my eventual small collection that cost me so far around 400 dollars. I was kinda into anime before this, but really this was what really got me into it for some reason, not sure exactly why though.
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Mar 26, 2013 2:48 PM

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My first was Vagabond viz big 1 a few months ago, i wanted to get into manga and 3 volumes in 1 seemed like a pretty good deal to start out with.
 
Mar 26, 2013 4:29 PM

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Mhm ... i think it was broken blade :D
 
Mar 28, 2013 4:51 AM

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Volume 1 of Pita Ten and Volumes 2 and 5 of Mamotte! Lollipop (I bought them all at the same time.... at a bookstore that closed down....)
I lost Pita Ten and ML 5 D:
 
Mar 28, 2013 7:21 AM

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Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle.
 
Mar 28, 2013 8:20 AM

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Tokyo Mew Mew Vol 1 - it was the first manga I had ever seen before -_-" and it's still on my shelf with my other mangas ;3

 
Mar 28, 2013 10:58 AM
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Akira Vol 1 in german.
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Nov 20, 2013 11:34 AM

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Doors of Chaos vol. 1 ~
 
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