Honoka's fiance disappeared the day before her wedding, leaving her heartbroken and completely sceptical of men. Oshiro wants nothing to do with women but needs a place to stay. Somehow, they end up living together. Honoka also asks Oshiro to pose as her newlywed husband...
Also includes one shots Pure Love and Springtime Sleep Remedy.
An ordinary high school girl, Seonu Lin is actually a saint holding the 'Jade of Bango', the power of ancient times. On her sixteenth birthday she obtains special eyesight seeing, and goes to school every morning with the harmless and lovely ghosts. One day, however, she has an inspiring dream, and that evening, she encounters a terrible evil spirit. She is shivering in horror, but in the very nick of time a handsome man she had only seen in her dream before hand appears to rescue her. He also releases Lin's 'Jade of Bango' power. His name is In-Mu, who says to her that he is her fiance, as well as her guardian. With other guardians coming to take his place as her fiance, what could possibly go wrong?
Two step-siblings explore an aquarium, while one of the step-siblings thinks of their love for the other.
Imagine, that the roles of whales and humans were swapped. So whales (or whale-like creatures) would be rather small, able to talk and smart. Humans would be large, stupid and hunted by whale-people. Then shake this all in the slightly insane head of Shin
4-koma about the daily lives of Tooru who has just entered the same high school as her best and childhood friend Run-chan, who is now a second year, and her friends Yuuko-chan (whom Tooru bullies cause they meet under bad circumtances) & Nagi-chan (who watches).
A sweet and cute one shot where two friends go for coffee but one craves something sweeter. It starts with a sundae and ends with something sweeter.
A collection of three stories by the mangaka of "Penguin Brothers".
(1) Maasa is a beautiful country girl with suprising strength and character. Wolf is an ambitious young soldier. Wolf instantly falls in love with Maasa's beauty, though their personalities always clash. Battles pulls them apart, though a surprise waits for Wolf after the war.
(2) Lucy runs away from home to escape an unwanted marriage and future. With an unnamed mercenary she meets, Lucy grows and learns the meaning and value of true beauty. Returning to her past, she bravely creates a new future for herself.
(3) The relationships of four students are challenged when one boy receives a confession. His new girlfriend tries to make him into the perfect boyfriend - and tells his female friend to "stay away." Each character grows, changes, and learns a little more about themselves, each other, and their feelings
From Dark Horse:
A vacation fling was completely out of character for old-fashioned Carol, but her attraction to intriguing, older Marius tempted her to break her own rules. The next thing she knew, though, he'd turned up working at her hospital! Does sh
Through the land over the sea, search all over the world you can find out one, a dead ringer for you. But they, both living in the crowd of 6 billion people, never meet as long as attracted each other...
Kazao is happy with his life on Mirai ("Future") I
An art college students moves in Venice to study, she starts to live in her new room, part of an old huge historical mansion and she discovers a new world of secrets linked to her young, mysterious landlord. A gothic romance story and a vampire tale which
From Infinity Studios:
Everyone always says to set high goals for oneself. Sei-Ann, an orphaned young lady who was raised in the care of a noblewoman, does just that when she decides she'll become the prince's bride. With above average looks and ambition
Her entire family likes them. her friends like them, all the girls she knows likes them... but to Suguri, sweets are the worst! Just the mere smell of them induces her to vomit! So what is she supposed to do when she discovers that her crush, Murakami Ken, who supposedly hates them, is obsessed with them? He begs her to not tell anyone of his secret infatuation with sweets because it would ruin his 'manly' image and she agrees as long as he let's her work with him at the famous Igloo Bakery! Love sparks, rivals appear! See how Suguri overcomes her sugary malice in A Love for Sweet Things!
Ria; She is angel n.5623....She died 2 years ago in a car accident!! On Earth she had a boyfriend named Ji-Hwan...Every day and Night..she went to the Crystal Ball to see Ji-Hwan!! Ria loves Ji-Hwan so much!! In heaven..all the angels..must forget about their past!! But Ria..she really can`t forget about Ji-Hwan!! One Day....she meet Gabrielle-Nim..(ArcAngel)..When he leaves..Gabrielle-nim..leaves his Death Notes behind!! Ria decided to peek into the book...She was really in shock when she saw Ji-Hwan's name listed in the Death notes book!! She went and begged Gabrielle-nim and Michael-Nim!!Michael-Nim..allowed her to gp to earth but..he gave her 3 conditions!!..From there, her journey on Earth begins.........
After she died from an accident, Ria become angel No. 5623. She could not forget her life from when she lived. She misses Ban Ji Hwan, her boyfriend on Earth, day and night.
1 year later, Ria happened to see Ji Hwan's name on the death list, the list of every names who is about to die in 100 days. Ria begged high-ranked angels to let her save Ji Hwan. Ria entered the body of So Hae, a shy girl who is tired of her life, the opposite of Ria's personality. Enduring the bullies from step-siblings of So Hae, Ria did her best to bear everything in order to look for Ji Hwan. But when she found him, Ji Hwan cannot recognize Ria...
A sixteen page seasonal short! Futaba, the loneliest gay student in the world, has a crush on his best friend, Toki. But Toki is straight, and Futaba will never do anything to mess up their friendship...
This is a collection of seven oneshot stories which were already published.
Released so far...
1) A Million Pound Love: a 80 year-old lady asks a 20 year-old playboy to marry her as a last wish, in exchange for one million pounds.
2) A Fairytale Judas
Clarissa is on a mission. The Kingdom of Marik needs a prince, and it's Clarissa's job to see that Jack Brown takes on his rightful position--even if he doesn't want to. Is it just Marik and the king that need Jack, or will Clarissa get her prince, too?
In "A Special Person" a girl envies her too-perfect friend, but loves her despite that. (from Lililicious)
Japan is hit by a series of monumental natural disasters that leave the country fragmented and its people devasted. Follow the lives of its citizens as they deal with massive emigration to refugee camps on the Asian mainland and try to solve the political task of rebuilding their nation.
A Spirit of the Sun is also a retelling and melding of two well-known stories in Japan. The setting is directly lifted from the early '70s disaster science-fiction book and movie "Nippon Chinbotsu," (Japan Sinks) while many of the characters are allegorical to the key players in the Eastern classic "Sangokushi" (The Three Kingdoms). Sangokushi aficionados may discover greater entertainment by watching the characters in A Spirit of the Sun closely to spot these resemblances.
From Kaiji Kawaguchi, the author of Silent Service, Eagle and Zipang (as well as the artist for Confession).
Han Ga-Ram will even outwit the swindler gangs. Everything is solved when she transforms back into her unpopular highschool girl moments... Who would suspect a geek with glasses? There is only MONEY on her mind.. day and night. On the other hand, her other twin Yu Ga-Ram exists unknown to both of them. Unlike her, her sister has to bear the bullying acts of her step sister. The story unfolds when the twins try to escape their fate...
Princess Acacia (name of a flower) of Libya is engaged to the the prince of Hittite. They are madly in love with each other. But Lamec, the young king of Egypt, while conquering Libya (and killing Acacia's parents) falls in love with Acacia. He brought he
Undercover investigator Matsuzawa Tomoya has a blood-stained past and hidden abilities. His new suspect, Kiryuu Yuuki, is one who looks exactly the same as the bloody man who has been in Matsuzawa Tomoya's mind for the past 15 years.
If I could describe it in a few words, I’d say “poetic”, “lonely”, and “deliberate”. There’s a touch of the sadness that comes at the end of summer, the transition into cold and quiet. It feels heavy with undertones. Every word seems delib
From [ RC-SCANS ]:
Han Summer (Yeuh-Reum) and Hyun Moo-Heum are very different from one another. While Moo-Heum is a brilliant, yet stunning son of a CEO of one of the most influential and extensive companies in the world, Summer, on the other hand, is a mediocre-looking girl - a plain Jane, who is just under an inescapable debt of 70 million! And to whom? It is none other than Hyun Moo-Heum! In the midst of this dilemma, a mysterious figure enters and intervenes with their lives. Could he be of any help to Summer or is he destined to make her life more complicated than it already is?
From Red Madness:
"[From the Movie] Country girl Han-kyung's life undergoes a drastic turmoil after she moves to Korea's pulsating capital Seoul to share more time with her beloved mother. It doesn't take long before trouble comes her way in the form of
Onodera Goushi is an highschooler who isn't much noticed in other people's daily life, in a sense,his life feels like it would be the same if he wasn't around, then one day while returning from school he finds himself in a life-death situation and a stran
Arisa is a beautiful, inspired, 15-year-old girl. But there is a history of bad karma for girls born in the Kurumi family since they never live long enough to see their 16th birthday...!?
Description from Viz:
The story A, A' raises a troubling question: How would you feel if your lover died - and was replaced by a clone? Could you recreate your relationship with someone who was physically exactly the same but didn't share any memories of
Ogata Aoi is in her 2nd year of middle school and is the president of the student council. The middle school she attends is one of the best in the country and is called "AAA". Aoi goes there to meet her first love, but after a surprising meeting, she\'s finding out that her first love is a gang leader in the neighbor school, called "CCC" (lowest level). Maybe it\'s only a coincidence that that gang leader and her first love have the same name since they look completely different from each other, but now, Aoi wants to find more about this person....
When a creature attacks the city, a man with strange powers reluctantly stands to fight... but a shadowy government organization has unfinished business with him.
Abara is set in a dystopian world, filled with large structures. The story revolves around creatures known as Gaunas, Gaunas are people who can shape bone like armor and weaponry around themselves through transformation. The transformation begins around the spine and then shapes layered armor.
1) Rough ? Boyfriend (First Part)
2) How? ? Boyfriend (Second Part)
2.5) It Is Difficult to Understand! ? Boyfriend (Extra)
Naoto is Hajime's childhood friend. Naoto may look cute but then again, his attitude gets to everyone's nerves. Even though Naoto's like that, Hajime still has his eyes on him. But, the problem is, Naoto hates homosexuals, so much that he wishes they will become extinct and rot in hell!!
3) All About My Brother (First Part)
3.5) All About My Big Brother (Extra)
Shinji has always loved his younger brother, Haruki more than any older brother should. Yet when he receives an unexpected warning letter demanding payment on a delinquent loan, he is left speechless. With everything Haruki could ever ask for, provided by loving parents, he demands to know what it could be that would cause Haruki to be so greedy and so irresponsible. Can Shinji really handle the truth behind Haruki's unusually selfish actions? or will he give up on Haruki all together?
4) Piano Lesson (First Part)
5) Piano Lesson 2 (Second Part)
5.5) Piano Lesson Variation (Extra)
After his parents divorce, Hara Shuuji left Tokyo to live with his mother and attend the local school. With hopes of starting a new and peaceful school life Shuuji feels at ease when his first day starts out well. That is until a problem arises, a problem named Yoshie Kennichi, who carries the name of a "delinquent" with pride. Shuuji's first impression of Yoshie isn't good, but what's worse, is that his ideals for a peaceful school life are ruined when Yoshie suddenly recognizes him! Shuuji, a new student, has no idea how Yoshie can possible know him and frantically wonders, what in the world is going on!?
Strings of one-shots:
Title story (first published in 2004):
Tanimoto has been pestered by Takatoshi since the 8th grade. 5 years younger, Takatoshi has always been following him around, making him eat gross things and giving him totally useless (someti
Sasshi's world is in disarray. His best gal pal, Arumi, is about to move away, and his Osaka neighborhood is being demolished in the name of urban renewal.
However, this little neighborhood has some surprises under its concrete -- it's actually a portal
Sugiyama Rika is the Chief of Public Moral in her school and dislikes the school's student body President Jinguuji Kasui. She thinks he's incompetent and an expert at lying. One day a rumor broke out about a myth about love in their old school building, s
Toshiki is a below average student and often the target of ridicule. He accidentally runs into a shop sign and breaks it,
when he enters the shop he finds out it will sell him abilities.. But these abilities don't come cheap.
First-year high school student Yuka happens to see his amazingly handsome neighbor kissing another man. However, he learns that the handsome neighbor is his math teacher. Having fallen in love at first sight, Yuka struggles to attract Gotou's attention, b
Rejected way too many times by good-looking (and unattainable) guys, shy Riiko Izawa goes online and signs up for a free trial of a mysterious Nightly Lover "figure." The very next day a cute naked guy is delivered to her door, and he wants to be her boyfriend!
Has Riiko died and gone to heaven? The cute guy turns out to be sweet, smart, a great cook, and lots more. And he looks like a million bucks, which is what he's going to cost Riiko if she doesn't return him in time...
The story of Skyla's adventures, growth, and love as a young witch in a world where witches no longer exist.
Plot: Japan wields the power of a new form of influenza so lethal that only one person out of a million can survive an infection. Kazuma, a man able to withstand the infection of the unknown virus, "Cherubim [kerubimu]," has obtained the power to save his twin sister from facing the influenza! While Kazuma saves other people's suffering by using his new power, he will also encounter many surprising and painful things... A serious and comedic story of new abilities begins!!
Izumi starts high school on a low note. For some unknown reason, rumors refer to him as the notorious Izumi, a thug who loves to fight. The truth is dramatically different. Izumi is the housekeeper for his widowed father, and spends his after-school free
1-3) Kirakira no Hibi
Every morning high-school student Nanami catches sight of this one surfer he secretly begins to admire. Incidentally, however, it is later on a certain day that they reunite in a classroom! Turns out that this one-year-older senpai, named Shuu, is in fact one who, while characteristically mature, is unsociable to the extent that heâs even notorious for being someone difficult to approach. Even so, for some reason, Nanami becomes the sole person that he can smile at and laugh with, over and over againâ¦ As they repeatedly spend more time together after school, by midsummer, Nanami finds himself receiving a kiss near the seaside?! And so, a story of dazzling first love ensues.
4-5) Kamatte Kawaii Hito
In order to overcome his debilitating fear of cats, Natsumi Hayato goes to visit a cat cafe. But could his reaction to one of the staff he meets there be even more difficult to conquer than his phobia?
Volume 1: Target in the Finder (Finder no Hyouteki).
1) You're my Loveprize in Viewfinder (1st part of the main series, Viewfinder; 3 chapters : You're my Loveprize in Viewfinder, Fixer & an extra, Embrace the Heat of the Night): During a routine journalism assignment, freelance photographer Akihito Takaba is captured by the mysterious Asami, a powerful leader in Japan's underworld society. Asami forces his captive to undergo a night of pleasure and pain never before imagined...
2) Love Lesson (1st part of the Love Lesson series): Ichijou saved Sakurai from a pervert on the bus on the way to the school. But his own intentions were not so pure...
3) Loving Plant (Koi wo Suru Shokubutsu) (1st part of the Koisuru series): Sports stars, Hiyama and Mizuno, find themselves caught up in something bigger than they first imagined when they go out to find out whether or not their fathers are really gay.
4) Risky Society: God Bless My Justice (stand alone) : A rookie to a society of people with supernatural abilities must prove himself (and his love) to his superior.
Volume 2: Cage in the Finder (Finder no Ori)
1) Body Chase (main Viewfinder series; 1 chapter): Takaba helps out the police by infiltrating Asami's flagship club, Sion.
2) Splendor of High Rises (Kourou no Hana) (main Viewfinder series; 4 chapters): the story of Feilong and Asami's first meeting, seven years prior in Hong Kong.
3) Loving DNA (Koi wo Suru DNA) (2nd part of the Koisuru series).
Volume 3: One Wing in the Finder (Finder no Sekiyoku)
1) Naked Truth (main Viewfinder series; ch1-5: The Japan arc): Feilong returns to Japan, setting up an explosive situation that will take him, Takaba, and Asami across countries to resolve the events set in motion seven years in the past.
2) Love Surprise (1st part of the Love Prize series): A light oneshot side story to the Viewfinder series taking place New Year's Eve with a very drunk Takaba.
3) Baked Sweet Glasses (stand alone): Cute underwear salesman has his heart set on making a tough sale.
4) Koi wo Suru Baby Leaf (3rd part of the Koisuru series): The story of how the fathers met.
Volume 4: Prisoner in the Finder (Finder no Ryoshuu)
1) Naked Truth (main Viewfinder series; ch6-10: The Hong Kong arc).
2) Takaba's Wonderful Day (2nd part of the Love Prize series): Asami sees photographer Takaba on a shoot and takes him on a drinking date. Another light sidestory to the Viewfinder series.
Volume 5: ?
1) Naked Truth (main Viewfinder series; ch11-13: ? arc).
2) Naked Truth - Zero (main Viewfinder series).
3) Takaba Akihito's Graceful Summer Holiday (3rd part of the Love Prize series).
4) School Ghost Story (Gakko no Kaidan) (2nd part of the Love Lesson series).Â
From September Scanlations:
With a father whoâ€™s a singer, a mother whoâ€™s a movie star, and an older brother Shougo whoâ€™s the lead vocalist for the super-popular band â€˜The Crusherzâ€™, Sena Izumiâ€“an otaku college studentâ€“is the only dull one born into this super famous and talented family. He loves â€œMagical Girl LalaLuluâ€ and is working hard to become a mangaka, but one day he winds up appearing in a TV commercial he just canâ€™t turn down. There, heâ€™s reunited with Ichijou Ryouma, the super-popular young actor he costarred with on a project ten years prior.
Shunpei and Fumi are best friends and neighbours. One day, Fumi tells Shunpei he might be gay and has agreed to go out with another guy in school. Shocked at this sudden confession (but very accepting), Shunpei questions Fumi about all sorts of things regarding his newly-discovered homosexuality - subtly aware that he's disappointed that Fumi picked someone else over him - and, upon meeting the boyfriend, cannot take that Fumi chose someone who was more or less normal... like Shunpei!
NOTE: Chapter 5 and 6 of volume 1 are extras of Otona Keikenchi.
Red River is about a fifteen-year old Japanese girl named Yuri Suzuki, who is magically transported to Hattusa, the capital of the Hittite Empire in Anatolia. She was summoned by Queen Nakia who means to use Yuri as a human sacrifice. Yuri's blood is the key element needed in placing a curse upon the princes of the land so that they will perish, leaving Nakia's son as the sole heir to the throne. - from wikipedia
From Canis Major Scanlations:
When the President got into an accident, Shirotani Tadaomi met Kurose. On their very first meeting, Kurose could tell right away that Shirotani is Mysophobic and said that it’s pretty bad while suggesting it would be better to consult a doctor about it. Shirotani was left perturbed by the encounter. Who is Kurose? And how was he able to tell Shirotani’s condition?
After failing the entrance exams to her school of choice, Hiyo Osora gets an acceptance letter from SM Academy. But she didn't even apply or take its exam! When she arrives, there's something amiss -- all the students are... monsters!? And the head of the student council says he's her fiancé right before he sprouts giant black wings! What strange fate brought Osora to SM Academy, and what supernatural fate awaits her after this!?
*Volume 9 contains an extra story called Kitakubu.
Namu goes to a school where all the elites gets idolized by the 'non-elites'. From models to computer geniuses, these students make tons of money on their own! Because the school gates are always crowded by screaming fans of these elites, it is difficult for Namu to get to class on time. One day, however, a new transfer student helps Namu out in her morning predicament. Guess who gets categorized as an elite almost immediately?
Rintarou is bothered by the throbbing of his heart caused by his tutor, Kaede for unknown reasons. One day, Rintarou finds out that he's actually in love with Kaede when he was receiving H punishment! But, without knowing Kaede's feelings, Rintarou became anxious and--?! Little sadistic home tutor x natural high school student's afterclass love..
Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by walling themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest of giants.
Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a giant in over 100 years. Teenage boy Elen and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a super giant that appears out of thin air. As the smaller giants flood the city, the two kids watch in horror as their mother is eaten alive. Elen vows that he will murder every single giant and take revenge for all of mankind.
Nominated for the 4th Manga Taisho Awards (2011).
The world is full of mysterious "things," but life keeps on going peacefully because no one can see them--except Misao. Harada Misao has the special power to see these "things," but she doesn't tell anybody and tries to continue leading a happy high school life. Though she's jealous of her friends who have boyfriends, she's just like a normal teenage girl as she keeps having dreams about a boy she met when she was younger who has the same power as she does.
Her mundane life suddenly changes when goblins try to eat her, and her old friend Kyo comes back to protect her from them. Then, she finds out that she is personally being sought out as goblin food and that Kyo is a goblin, too. Will she still marry him like they promised when they were children, based on her faith in him that he has no bad intentions towards her? Will she even be safe at school now that Kyo has become her new homeroom teacher? Her exciting teenage life is just about to begin. (Source Serenus-Dreamers)
Ayase Yukiya is a university student whose cousin Tetsuo Ishii betrays him and sells him in an auction to settle his heavy debts. Ayase is bought by Somuku Kanou for 1.2 billion yen. The reason behind Kanou doing this is Kanou remembers Ayase from four years ago, when Ayase, a stranger, helped him. Now Kanou wants to keep Ayase close to him in order to protect him, and uses the 1.2 billion debt to force Ayase to live with him. As Ayase is still a student and does not have a job, he is forced to sell his body to Kanou for 500 000 yen a time.
Junjou Romantica: Takahashi Misaki is suddenly having some unexpected and odd problems. What started as a need for some college entrance exam tutoring has somehow led him to being romanced by a suave older man who also happens to be his big brotherâ€™s best friend. Confused by all of his brand new emotions, Misaki struggles to deal with his suddenly very odd life. And if that wasnâ€™t enough, his suitor, Usami Akihiko, has plenty of issues of his own. A man-child who decorates his room in giant teddy bears and toys, Usami is a famous novelist who also writes steamy boysâ€™ love novels on the side. When Misaki cracks open one of these books and reads sentences like â€œUsami licks every inch of Misakiâ€™s hot bodyâ€â€¦well, letâ€™s just say that all hell breaks loose.
Junjou Egoist: Kamijou Hiroki is a broken man, consumed by unrequited love for his childhood friend, Usami Akihiko (the boys' love novelist). Along comes Kusama Nowaki, whose name "Nowaki" means "typhoon", an orphan working his way through life since middle school. Like the typhoon he is named for, he whirls into Hiroki's life and heart, blowing all resistance away before him.
Junjou Terrorist: As fate would have, Miyagi You (the professor that Kamijou Hiroki works for as an assistant professor) and Takatsuki Shinobu, Miyagiâ€™s bossâ€™ son AND his ex-wifeâ€™s younger brother, would cross paths. Shinobu, who says whateverâ€™s on his mind, tries to break into Miyagiâ€™s world, saying things like, â€œits destiny!â€ While the 18 year-old tries to invade Miyagiâ€™s world, the 35 year-old still harbors a deep-rooted love for his late teacher. Being the Terrorist he is, Shinobu breaks down the walls that Miyagi has caged himself in, dramatically changing the Professorâ€™s heart and demanding Miyagi take responsibility and face destinyâ€¦
Junjou Minimum tells the story of Usami and Hiroki's past, showing how they met and how Hiroki's un-requited love came to be. There are also a chapters about Misaki's past.
There is also a short 4 chapter story entitled Junjou Mistake/Mystique. This is set 10 years before the beginning of the other stories and follows RyÅ«ichirÅ Isaka (the executive director of Marukawa Publishing Company- which publishes Usami Akihikoâ€™s works) and his secretary, Kaoru Asahina. The two were playmates when they were young, after RyÅ«ichirÅ's father took the Asahina's in and employed them. Over the years, RyÅ«ichirÅ came to love Asahina, but he believes it to be in vain as he is convinced Kaoru is in love with his father. Unbeknownst to Isaka, Asahina harbors feelings for him in return.
This story is consisted of three primary stories:
and Junjo TerroristÂ
A lighthearted romantic comedy that lampoons the adult film business, the mainstream media, and the natural vanity of actors while exploring the earliest stages of a brand new relationship.
This manga has been removed at the request of its publisher (Libre Shuppan).
From September scanlations:
17-year-old Kaidou Haru isn’t too happy to be spending his summer vacation in the wilds of Canada with his eccentric, estranged mother, but when she saddles him with civilizing his new adopted brother, 8-year-old wild child Ren, he takes up the mantle with aplomb, gradually learning to navigate the boy’s unruly demeanor and fostering a close bond that prompts him to invite Ren to come live with him in Japan once he graduates, hoping Ren can experience what it’s like to have a real family. But falls from such heights of happiness usually give way to the deepest depths of despair…
Sick of feeling like he’s riding on his parents’ coattails, Onodera Ritsu quits his father’s publishing company (where he was a literature editor) and gets a job at Marukawa Publishing--only he ends up getting stuck in the crazy shoujo manga department, which happens to be populated entirely by male editors. Plus--the editor-in-chief happens to be none other than his old flame from high school!
Also included among the various volumes are storylines following two of Ritsu’s fellow editors: Hatori and his longtime friend (and mangaka he’s in charge of) Chiaki, as well as Kisa and the attractive bookstore employee he has his eye on, Yukina. An extra novel follows salesman and longtime friend of Takano’s, Yokozawa, as he’s swept off his feet following a harsh breakup by attractive widower and single father Kirishima.
This series is loosely connected to Junjou Romantica (by the same author), as characters such as Usami Akihiko and Sumi Ryouichi are mentioned a few times as authors, and Isaka Ryuichirou is a recurring character. Yokozawa's partner, Kirishima, also shows up as Takahashi Misaki's boss in Junjou Romantica. Trying to spot the connections is an adventure of its own!
\"My fingers are definitely sweet!\" High school student Matsushima has been wanting to open up his heart to his best friend, Mashita, so when Mashita comes right out and says that, he sends Matsushima\'s heart reeling. He hadn\'t planned on confessing, but with Mashita\'s insinuating behavior, will Matsushima be able to hold his feelings back?
Tsubaki is a girl who loves making her younger sister's hair pretty every morning, but she doesn't think that kind of style suits herself! The day of her High School Beginning Ceremony, after she failed in being the top student (who usually makes the ceremony speech), she finds herself sitting next to the actual top student of the first years, the worst, rudest guy ever, Kyouta. She ends up cutting his hair on purpose because of the awful things he says to her. Kyouta demands that Tsubaki pays him back with her body, but Tsubaki fixes his hair instead--making it even shorter!
After that, Kyouta unexpectedly kisses Tsubaki and swears that he'll take away all her firsts.
1-2) Don't be Cruel, Please & Don't be Coldhearted, Please
“In exchange for me keeping your secret, take off your pants.” Maya saw Nemugasa’s sudden impulse to cheat (like on a test). In return for keeping silent, Maya makes various demands, but… The bookworm Nemugasa and the playboy Maya’s perversions, impatience, and pure-hearted love.
3) Houkago no Himitsu
Sequel to one of the side stories in Tsuyogari. Shiba Keisuke still loves his friend Aki and gets in trouble for daydreaming about him during class. They still desire to go further in their relationship, but when it comes to figuring out who should be on top, it's time to play rock-paper-scissors!
4) Wagamama mo Aishite
Daijuu is a popular guy with a really moody and selfish boyfriend, Kan. Unfortunately, Kan's selfishness drives them to fighting, and to Kan wanting to be in control of their relationship, leaving Daijuu to try to take control as well.
5-6) Pantsu de Ojama & Sailor Fuku wo Nuganaide
Soramoto is bothered by the fact he's wearing briefs when he goes home with his sex-fiend boyfriend, Hoshina. The reason for his embarrassment? Not too long ago he made fun of Hoshina for wearing briefs despite being a high school student, and has a great fear of being picked on for the same thing.
From Yen Press:
Just a stone’s throw from London lies the manor house of the illustrious Phantomhive earldom and its master, one Ciel Phantomhive. Earl Phantomhive is a giant in the world of commerce, Queen Victoria’s faithful servant…and a slip of a twelve-year-old boy. Fortunately, his loyal butler, Sebastian, is ever at his side, ready to carry out the young master’s wishes. And whether Sebastian is called to save a dinner party gone awry or probe the dark secrets of London’s underbelly, there apparently is nothing Sebastian cannot do. In fact, one might even say Sebastian is too good to be true…or at least, too good to be human…
Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he's casting her out now that he's famous! Kyoko won't suffer in silence--she's going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz!
Mizutani Shizuku is the type of person who only cares for her own grades. But when she accidentally delivers the lesson notes to Yoshida Haru, Haru becomes convinced they are friends.
Haru turns out to have a very innocent personality, but who would've thought that Haru would actually confess to Shizuku?
A cold-hearted girl x super troublemaker romance with a fresh new perspective,
Yoshioka Futaba has a few reasons why she wants to "reset" her image and life as a new high-school student. Because she's cute, she was ostracized by her female friends in junior high, and because of a misunderstanding, she couldn't get her feeling across to the one boy she has always liked, Tanaka-kun.
Now in high school, she is determined to be as unladylike as possible so that her friends won't be jealous of her. While living her life this way contentedly, she meets Tanaka-kun again, but he now goes under the name of Mabuchi Kou. He tells her that he felt the same way as she did when they were younger, but now things can never be the same again. Will Futaba be able to continue her love that never even started from three years ago?
People are starting to act very odd around Norio. This average, normal boy is suddenly getting a lot of unwanted romantic attention and he canï¿½t figure out why! A broken leg and a fall down the stairs into the arms of a handsome stranger set off the beginnings of an explanation, and it is one Norio never could have possibly imagined. Soon a whole new world opens up for Norio, revealing a secret society of special people evolved from animals other than monkeys. This society has a complex structure and its members are ranked by rarity and desirability, and it turns out that Norio is a particularly rare breed and his DNA is in much demand! How will he survive in this modern jungle where heï¿½s suddenly the prey? (Note: This manga (in english) is licenced to BLU. Thus no uploading are allowed.)
Fujishima Takara goes to high school and will start living in a dorm because he has lost all his family except for his father, who's always away for his work. Takara has to share a room with Hosaka Kiyomine. Living together isn't easy, and many rows ensue. Kiyomine is very introverted, while Takara is just the opposite. At first the two get on each other's nerves because of those differences. But things turn towards friendship and later on,towards love?
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HyoYi is a poor girl with a scholarship to one of the most exclusive private schools, attended only by kids from the richest families. Strong and resilient, HyoYi fights to protect her mentally handicapped brother whose illness makes him a target for bullies and beatings. Then she meets MinHa, who unexpectedly winds up making an agreement to protect the siblings. Bound together by their unusual arrangement, HyoYi and MinHa gradually learn what it means to love, one step at a time....
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Plot: Chibana Manabu has a habit of closing his eyes and counting to three whenever he finds himself stressed out, whether it's about his drag-queen father or the feelings he's harboring for his childhood friend. Kaji Hiroto is carefree and enjoying his days with Chibana, hoping they'll last forever and maybe even turn into something even more eternal. But lack of communication and a fear of rejection can only lead downhill.