Description : Be it Momotaro's former loyal comrades idolizing him, a gossip journalist (cat) out to slander him, or an idiotic idol who knows nothing about him, Hozuki-sama's cool-headed relations leaves everyone with a chilled heart. And now, he hosts a sadistic sports festival in order to whip the wimpy Hell wardens into shape! Of course, his relationship with Heaven's resident Chinese medicine man, Hakutaku, is as hairy as ever!
Description : Here there be dragons--this notation was often made on ancient maps to indicate the edges of the known world and what lay beyond. Heroes who ventured there were only as great as the beasts they encountered. This encyclopedia contains more than 2,200 monsters of myth and folklore, who both made life difficult for humans and fought by their side. Entries describe the appearance, behavior, and cultural origin of mythic creatures well-known and obscure, collected from traditions around the world.
Description : Japanese folklore abounds with bizarre creatures collectively referred to as the yokai ― the ancestors of the monsters populating Japanese film, literature, manga, and anime. Artist Toriyama Sekien (1712–88) was the first to compile illustrated encyclopedias detailing the appearances and habits of these creepy-crawlies from myth and folklore. Ever since their debut over two centuries ago, the encyclopedias have inspired generations of Japanese artists. Japandemonium Illustrated represents the very first time they have ever been available in English. This historically groundbreaking compilation includes complete translations of all four of Sekien's yokai masterworks: the 1776 Gazu Hyakki Yagyō (The Illustrated Demon Horde's Night Parade), the 1779 Konjaku Gazu Zoku Hyakki (The Illustrated Demon Horde from Past and Present, Continued), the 1781 Konjaku Hyakki Shū (More of the Demon Horde from Past and Present), and the 1784 Hyakki Tsurezure Bukuro (A Horde of Haunted Housewares). The collection is complemented by a detailed introduction and helpful annotations for modern-day readers.
Description : Terrorists, Murder, Redemption Paramedic Dean Flynn works every day to heal the creatures of myth and legend in Elk City. When a human hate group declares war on his patients, Dean, with his angel girlfriend, and the vampire lord of Elk City, must work with all the forces of good to fight the terrorists hidden in their midst. Using magic, prophecy, and all his paramedic skills, Dean fights to save his patients, even after being framed for murder. With his lifelong dreams shattered and taken away from him, can Dean find a way around the obstacles in his path? Will he have the strength to make the choice when the time comes to fulfill his destiny? Enter the world of "Extreme Medical Services" with the third book in the exciting urban paranormal fantasy series. Join up with Dean. Click to download "The Paramedic's Choice" now.
Description : As the soul of the samurai, the sword is famously both the symbol and the instrument of Japanese military prowess. Less known, at least in the West, is its role as a fashion accessory or status symbol. And more than the weapon itself, it was the sword's metal fittings that reflected the complexities of samurai life, from codes of honor to flamboyant leisure - and that remain among the most sophisticated and accomplished metalwork ever created. Lethal Elegance presents 150 of these remarkable sword fittings, and is one of the few books in a Western language to focus on their styles and techniques. It discusses the visual effects achieved with different alloys, the evolution of fittings following changes in warfare, the symbolism of motifs, and standards for connoisseurship. Nearly all these fittings were once owned by trained swordsmen, and the weapons they ornamented could surely inflict fatal wounds. But their extraordinary variety and beauty also reveal them as wonders of self-expression and personal style.
Description : Demon Attacks, Mortal Enemies, and a Shared Quest! Paranormal paramedic Dean Flynn doesn't know he's being hunted by demons. Demon hunter Jaz Errington hunts the creatures he heals? In this case, opposites do not attract. When paramedic and hunter are thrown together on a quest to rescue a kidnapped angel, who also happens to be Dean's missing girlfriend, sparks fly. Throw in a powerful teenaged witch to join the quest, and they have a recipe for disaster, not a rescue. Join the hunt with "The Paramedic's Hunter," book 4 in the Extreme Medical Services series. Follow the continuing tale of paranormal paramedic Dean Flynn and series newcomer Jaz Errington as they take on the forces of evil in Elk City. Click and buy "The Paramedic's Hunter" now!
Description : From the three-headed elephant Airavata to the Tibetan Yeti, this coloring book features 40 unique, detailed, full-page designs of mythical creatures and beasts from around the world. Accompanying each hand-drawn illustration is a short text with their stories. Color with this bestiary of a book to meditate, learn, and experience many cultures! This coloring book has been thoughtfully laid out with additional pages in between designs to allow markers and pens to be used without any bleed-through to the other illustrations. Featuring such amazing creatures as: Three-headed elephant Airavata Transformed spider Arachne One-hundred-eyed peacock Argus Panoptes Baby Basilisk Flower-faced owl Blodeuwedd Hungry Bunyip Soul stealing Cat Sith Poisonous Catoblepas Guardian lion Chinthe European Dragon Sleeping wolf Fenrir Green man Ghillie Dhu Gold-Digging Ant King of birds Griffin Dream thief Hakutaku Seahorse Hippocampus Many-headed serpent Hydra American Jackalope Japanese demon Kappa Giant sea Kraken Hybrid fairy Lauma Man-eating Manticore Parrot-headed Mboi Tu'i Beautifully barnacled Mermaid Nine Tailed Fox Infinite snake-like Ouroboros Flying horse Pegasus Fiery Phoenix Butterfly-winged Psychai Arthurian Questing Beast Feathered serpent Quetzalcoatl Musical goat-legged Satyr Riddling Sphinx Mighty Thunderbird Underwater Panther Peaceful Unicorn Dancing light Will-o-the-Wisp World Turtle Sun dwelling crow Yatagarasu Tibetan Yeti
Description : When the world changed once and for all… In 2043, aliens arrived in huge numbers and attacked Earth. A war was waged and millions died but not in vain. The armies from all nations joined hands and finally succeeded in defeating the aliens after a fateful battle which came to be known as the Great War! The old nemesis returns… Thirty years later, the aliens enter the solar system to invade Earth again. There’s only one way to defeat them once and for all. A space organization named Space Patrol has a plan but who’ll embark on this life-threatening mission? Desperate situation calls for Desperate measures….. There’s only one person on the planet who can hope to pull this off. His name is Drake Stryver and he’s a retired pilot who’d fought in the Great War. Space Patrol recruits him to lead this mission. Will he be able to defeat the aliens again and protect Earth? Read on to find out…