2017 TBR

I set my GoodReads goal at 750 books this year — but within that number there are also a few specific challenges I’d like to set for myself.

Tezuka Challenge. Read 1 title by Osamu Tezuka every month:

  • Apollo’s Song
  • Astro Boy
  • Ayako
  • Black Jack (Vertical)
  • Black Jack, v. 1 (Viz) (Jan 2017)
  • Book of Human Insects
  • Buddha (Feb 2017 in progress)
  • Dororo
  • Ludwig B
  • Message to Adolf
  • Mysterious Underground Men (Jan 2017)
  • Nextworld
  • Princess Knight
  • Swallowing the Earth
  • Triton of the Sea
  • Twin Knights

 

Author Profile challenge. Read the complete works (or as many works as I have in the collection) of the following artists:

  • Inio Asano
  • Taiyo Matsumoto
  • Yoshihiro Tatsumi
  • Jiro Taniguchi
  • Fumi Yoshinaga

 

Unread manga challenge. Get caught-up or finish reading 2 long-ish series every month that I have read less than 50% of.

  • Battle Royale
  • B’TX
  • Cross Game
  • Dr. Slump
  • Drifting Classroom
  • Gunslinger Girl
  • Harlem Beat/Rebound
  • Haruka Beyond the Streams of Time
  • Hoshin Engi
  • I”S
  • Kaze Hikaru
  • Kindaichi Case Files
  • Kimi ni Todoke (Feb 2017)
  • Loveless
  • Lupin III
  • Mobile Suit Gundam the Origin
  • Monster
  • Nana
  • Naruto
  • One
  • Ooku
  • Parasyte
  • Real (Feb 2017 in progress)
  • Samurai Deeper Kyo
  • Shugo Chara
  • Suikoden
  • Tramps Like Us
  • Vagabond

Read my bookshelves challenge. Every month I will choose one shelf at random that I have to read at least 1 series from. Preference will go to never read titles or titles I haven’t read in the longest time.

1: 2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8: 9: 10: 11: 12 (Dragon Voice): 13: 14: 15: 16: (March 2017) 17: 18: 19: 20: 21: 22: 23: 24: 25: 26: 27: 28: 29: 30: 31: 32: 33: 34: 35: 36: 37: 38: 39: 40: 41: 42: 43: 44: 45: 46: 47: 48:

 

BONUS: A to Z challenge. Read a mostly new-to-me manga series with the first letter of the title from every letter in the alphabet.

A: B: C:

  • D: Dragon Voice (v.1-10) / by Yuriko Nishiyama (Feb 2017)

E: F: G: H: I: J:

K: L: M: N: O: P:

  • Q: QQ Sweeper (v.1-3) / by Kyosuke Motomi (Feb 2017)

R: S: T: U: V:

X: Y: Z:

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