When bachelor Daikichi Kawachi attends his grandfather's funeral, he is surprised to find a mysterious young girl alone in the garden. To his astonishment, the shy and reserved girl, named Rin Kaga, is believed to be the illegitimate child of his late grandfather. Due to the shameful circumstances related to the little girl, no one in the family is willing to take her in following her father's death. Infuriated by the coldness extended to an innocent child, Daikichi announces that he will take care of Rin himself, despite his young age, single status, and lack of parental experience. Usagi Drop follows the story of Daikichi and Rin as they try to find happiness and purpose to their fateful meeting. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Helter Skelter: Fashion Unfriendly
Japanese supermodel and fashion icon Liliko leads a posh life, wearing and promoting the biggest brands in the country. She stands at the top of the modeling industry with the beauty she has attained through full-body plastic surgery. However, Liliko's body soon begins to break down due to the extensive surgery she has been through and the medication she has taken. Worse still, her fear of growing old and being rendered useless begins to drive her insane. Helter Skelter is the story of Liliko's struggles to remain in the limelight in a world where people are so easily replaced. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Shinjuurou Mamiya works as an embalmer—a profession seen as "unclean" by Japanese society due to religious traditions and lack of demand for the service. Driven by his passion to preserve the dignity of the deceased, he has resigned himself to the outcast lifestyle that comes with his job. Though his clientele is lacking, he is exceptionally skilled. Shinjuurou does not shy away from opportunities to show off his ability to transform a corpse into a state that makes a loved one believe they are just sleeping peacefully. Shigeshoushi explores the delicate psychological relationships between life, death, loss, and mourning. With each embalming, Shinjuurou brings the inner beauty of the deceased back to life to give their loved ones a chance to properly say goodbye. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
1. Our Vast Loneliness 2. Love Letter 3. All of Sully/Lily 4. Airport 5. Fetish
Momoko Nanase wants to be an illustrator, so it is unclear why she remains at a company that designs materials for pachinko parlors. The work is difficult and unrelated to her aspirations, assignments accumulate quickly, her coworkers range from the eccentric to the perverted, and all-nighters are common if not mandatory. The only times Momoko sees her boyfriend are when she sleeps over at his apartment, leading them to gradually grow apart. He and Momoko's female friends urge her to quit while she is still new and not yet burnt out. But despite having written a resignation letter, she keeps it in her desk drawer and is hesitant to turn it in. One night, Momoko has a rooftop encounter with Masashi Tagaya, who works on the same floor in their building. She confides in him about her intention to quit, only to be told that the people who say that usually end up staying until the end. As time passes, Momoko questions if and when she should leave, as well as whether she wants to know Tagaya better. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
My Androgynous Boyfriend
Wako Machida wants nothing more than to show the world how cute her boyfriend is. Meguru Soma is a stylish boy who loves the "genderless" fashion subculture and can make himself stand out in any crowd. Though their relationship may appear unconventional, Wako and Meguru's shared obsession with makeup and the latest trends is more than enough to bring them together. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
A young man with poor eyesight named Hazuki works part-time in a flower shop and falls hard for the shop-owner Rokka. But what happens when he discovers that residing in her apartment is the spirit of the man she can never forget? (Source: Stiletto Heels)
Even if I can't use magic.
1. It's nice to be young. 2. Mahou ga Tsukaenakutemo 3. Paradise! 4. Suginami-ku nite 5-6. Sweet Side
In a sleepy, normal town a few hours outside of Tokyo Onaga lives a normal happy life. Her home life is normal. Her school life is normal. Even her part-time job at the pork bowl joint in the mall is pretty standard. But there is a source of light in her life and they happen to be next door. Will Kawashibara help her life have some meaning? Or will their unique dance end in tragedy? (Source: Denpa)
Beautiful People is a manga comprised of six profound and thought-provoking short stories. 1. Seppakuhime (Princess White Snow) 2. World's End 3. Anti-Telephonica (Electric Angel) 4. Stalker no Onna (The Lady Stalker) 5. Beautiful People 6. Kuuki no Naka wo Nukeru Sora (Blue Sky)
Aoki Kaoru is a 26-year-old woman who has never had a boyfriend. Normally unattached and unmotivated in her own life, Kaoru decides to start up a nail salon as a side business in addition to her regular job as a medical clerk. Although having a severe adversity to physical touch, she is forced to confront that fear when she meets a man who can't help but touch others. (Source: Stiletto Heels)
Maya, who works as a translator, lives with her bisexual former girlfriend, Michiru, and Michiru's son, Yuuta. Residing in the same apartment building is an actor called Nico, who drops by for a visit almost everyday, and knows about Michiru's past. Somewhat like family, and somewhat not, their lives interweave full of warm days. (Source: Stiletto Heels Scans)
Ichiko Izumiya is a young student of English who would like to walk in the footsteps of her father is a translator of trendy American novels. She finally decides to confess to him that she is in love with Eriko, a law student. Ichiko will attempt to live out her homosexuality in peace and will be brought to wonder about the nature of her relationship: is she really homosexual or simply in love with a sensitive being who happens to be of the same sex? (Source: MU)
An art student becomes infatuated with an older woman who serves noodles at the university cafeteria. Little does he know that she has been fantasizing about him herself. Complicating the matter is her past relationship with the student's professor... (Source: Kotonoha)
The daily lives of a 15-year-old orphan and the 35-year-old lady novelist she ends up living with, and what happens when two polar opposite worlds try to "awkwardly" interact. (Source: MU)
Minami Fujii is 27 and works for an advertising agency. Though she puts too much effort into her work, she neglects her love life. A lack of communication and of relations with her boyfriend causes him to leave her. This breakup causes a huge depression in Fujii, one that will make her reconsider her life. To escape from reality, Fujii tries to take refuge in her work. But life is never as easy as we want it to be. When she starts to hang out in the evenings with her colleagues, the young woman will find out that their personalities are marked by the wounds in their life... (Source: Shoujo Manga Maniac)
After a heated argument with her mother, Keito runs away from home without knowing where to go. When she helps an old woman to carry her bags home, the woman offers to put her up in one of her rooms. Keito accepts and starts to pick up the pieces of her life. When she's not drawing her own comic, which features a black jazz singer named Angie, the young woman works at a record shop. That's where she meets and falls in love with Niki, an attractive trumpeter in a funk band. They sleep with each other. Unfortunately for Keito, Niki then explains that she's not interested in a serious relationship, but Keito is not willing to give up that easily... (Source: MU)
Rutsu, a novelist, finds herself caught between her boyfriend and another woman. (Source: Lililicious)
At 6:29 p.m. on October 31 in Maryland, America, a little boy named Alex draws his last breath while still dressed in his Halloween costume. At 12:25 a.m. on the same day in Saxony, Germany, Rite Auer is a child of similar age to Alex who dies alongside him. These two are "twin souls,'' destined to meet before they pass on to the other side. As they travel toward one another, Alex and Rite's souls are strangely drawn in the direction of a few compatible people who are able to see, hear, and interact with them. Alex comes across Haruhi Kurahashi, a woman with a twin sister who sees Haruhi as a rival. On the other side of the world, Rite meets a former doctor by the name of Theo Kloden who currently runs a small homemade jewelry business. The fateful encounters of Alex and Rite with Haruhi, Theo, and others allow them to recover the memories of their past lives and reasons for their deaths as they gradually close the distance between each other. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
These haunting tales of human-like androids, called Dolls, range from romantic to tragic, from comic to ironic, and everything in between. In these stories, dolls have an uncanny way of working themselves into the lives of their masters: A woman develops an unusual closeness to doll that will affect her human family from beyond the grave...A man wants to make his doll into the perfect human lover, but discovers that humans are not perfect...A father buys his son a doll to help him get over the death of his mother. Doll provides a firsthand glimpse into the psychology of the human-doll relationship and examines the question of what it means to be truly human.
Teshima Hibari is a 14-year-old girl with a body that is more sensual than most girls her age. Her story includes the opinions and reactions of all of the people around her, as well as the actions of her own life. The chapters explore the thoughts and feelings of classmates and adults, men and women. The males often have romantic or sexual feelings for Hibari, while the women sometimes have feelings of inferiority or jealousy. Whether positive or negative, it seems everyone has a reaction to Hibari. (Source: MangaHelpers)
Perverts are people who know the shape of their desires. They have carefully traced those contours like a blind man using both hands to measure the shape of a vase. Colette works in a brothel in early 20th century Paris, an occupation she can't escape. She and the other girls support each other, satisfying the desires of their clients, day in, day out. The one source of hope in her difficult life was her trysts with Leon. But Colette could never be sure if Leon really loved her... The strength of women in their pleasurable confines; the naked desires of the 'amorous gentlemen.' Welcome to a beautiful, bewitching bordello of love and desire... (Source: Crunchyroll)
Collection of 23 stories about love in the everyday life of the Japanese. 1. His Scent 2. Heavy and Pop (♂) 3. Painfully from the Heart 4. Holiday 5. Heavy and Pop (♀) 6. A Place One Likes to Return To 7-8. The Silent Radiance 9. Small and Lovely 10. At the Park 11-12. The Truth Behind Things 13. Almost a Weding Proposal 14. The End of a Friendship 15. My Life: First Example - Chikada 16. Kyoko 17. That Afternoon 18. My Life: Second Example - Sawa 19. My Life: Third Example - She 20. Holiday Part 2 21. Sweet 22. Painful Love III 23. The First Time
How a young woman, romantically and professionally broken, will once again get a taste for life when she leaves the city to live in the countryside... Shino feels totally lost in her life. She goes out with a past work colleague, Masaki, quite macho...and troubles at her work make her leave it. She moves out, takes her independence, moves away from Masaki and settles in a tiny room in an old building of suburbs. On her arrival, she finds a little garden she shares with her neighbours, a couple her own age. And little by little, she feels more and more attracted to the mysterious man who lives next door. (Source: Shoujo Manga Maniac)
A collection of four short stories. Story 3: Chihiro and Chiaki are twins with a special ability; Chihiro sees strange visions triggered by the things around him, but it's Chiaki who, without actually seeing them, knows what the visions mean. The trouble Chiaki has caused by blurting out the truth behind the visions has caused Chihiro to shut himself away to keep the visions from coming. But then, one day, his brother asks him to step outside... (Source: Storm in Heaven)
This autobiographical essay manga centers on Moyoco Anno's married life with her husband, director Hideaki Anno (Neon Genesis Evangelion). The comedic and heartwarming book follows their "otaku lifestyle" and also features an "otaku glossary" with 20,000 words. (Source: MU)
Meme is working part time at a funeral parlor. However, being a bit of an airhead she's having a hard time with her rather strict supervisor Kurokawa. That is until the two of them get to know each other better and learn to come to terms with their pasts.
Kogure-sou is a crumbling old apartment building of just six rooms where four people live. On the first floor are the owner, a very old man who wants to have sex before he dies, and a girl in university who pines in a sad and complicated love. On the second floor are a salary man who finds meaning to his life in spying on the university girl below him, and Mayu whose boyfriend disappeared three years ago. Also involved are the florist from the nearby shop who worries over her husband’s infidelity and Mine who is still troubled by a crime committed a long time ago. What all of them strive for is love, but they all find nothing but pain and bitter disappointments. Do they realize that what heals them is actually the run-down little apartment building and the real human warmth that they share with each other? (Source: Aerandria)
No matter how many times she sleeps with Arai, Negishi realizes that neither her nor Arai's feelings were being conveyed. Their sex felt "like" love, but only feeling "like" something wasn’t the same thing as having it. What is Negishi supposed to do in order to get Arai to understand her true feelings? (Source: MU)
Shigeta, a young woman of 24, spends her days working at Tanaka Books and fretting over her love-life or, more accurately, the lack thereof. The thing is, though, the biggest obstacle between Shigeta and a satisfying relationship seems to be Shigeta herself. When it comes to men, the poor girl has exceedingly poor judgement, exacerbated by her even poorer self-esteem. (Source: Tokyopop)
Hoshi-sensei, a Japanese language teacher at an all-girls school, is at the mercy of his students and colleagues. Students challenge him to their shiritori word games illustrated in their daily notes, convince him to bring a dog into the classroom, and seek his advice on becoming a manga artist, while colleagues drag him along on their rounds to the pub. Matter-of-fact interactions between a cast of unique characters make for an offbeat comedy. (Source: Japan Media Arts Festival, edited)
An older brother who can only embrace sleeping women, a younger sister with a heart condition and prohibited from having sexual intercourse, and the older brother's girlfriend, who watches them quietly from the sidelines. Three people with three different viewpoints. Where will their entangled, distorted thoughts lead them? (Source: Stiletto Heels)
The Onishi family doesn't have a father anymore. They don't have much money. They don't even have a shower. Tenohira Size presents eight stories of a mother and her three children's day-to-day lives in the aftermath of divorce. (Source: MU)
When Aoko was four, a meteorite struck her town. It then rained for twenty days straight, and the crater became what's now known as the Twenty Day Lake. Two decades later, Aoko can't remember the day the meteorite fell, or anything of her life in the town before. And so she dives deep into the lake, searching for that something in her memories that she can't let go of… (Source: MU)
Scarred by domestic violence and the sudden departure of her mother and her younger brother, Satsuki doesn't know how to trust people. Renai Anagram is the story of a young woman's struggles to overcome her past and learn how to accept and value herself. (Source: One Snowshoe)
1. Sweet Lovin' Baby 2. Ame ga Futteita (Rain Was Falling) 3. Koi ni Naranai (Doomed Love) 4. Miyuki 5. Konya Aeru 6. Mata Aeta 7. Juzutsunagi 8. Iwarenakutemo Koishiteru 9. Boku no Chisai Luna
She Is Rolling and Fall in Love.
My motto is "continue as you are." What will my precious life become once it starts to change? (Source: Shodensha, translated)
Between the Sheets features the unusual friendship from the nearly inseparable Saki and Minako. Minako carries a fervent torch for the other girl – a passion of which Saki is initially ignorant. But when Minako sleeps with Saki's boyfriend Ken (just to see what Saki sees in him), the true nature of Minako's obsession begins to reveal itself... provoking an understandably strong reaction from Saki. (Source: Tokyopop)
A fortuneteller once told her, "Marry the second man you fall in love with." Medical clerk Miyoshi did just that. However, upon leaving a drinking party, she bumps into her first love, Arishima. Feelings reignite between the two, yet Arishima is married and Miyoshi already has an amicable husband... (Source: Stiletto Heels) Included one-shot: Volume 5: Suika ni Mayonnaise
Her former lover, who is facing a terminal illness, reappears right before her very eyes. Leaving her fiance behind, Maki decides to live with this man, whose days are already numbered... (Source: Stiletto Heels)
A cyber-punkish collection of stories revolving around the theme of the "DOLL" series. 1. Gum no Iranai Kodomo-tachi (Keep Those Condoms Away From Our Kids) 2. Rissa no Tetsu no Hitsugi (The Iron Maiden) 3. Shuuseki Kairo no Himawari (The Sunflower Quality Of An Integrated Circuit) 4. Bara Tessen no Mukougawa (The Other Side of the Rose Wire) 5. Kago no Sakana (Fish Out of Water) 6. Koubutsu-kun (Mister Mineral) 7. Anata wa Ikiteiru (Alive)
Body & Soul is a manga "wellness guide," and also a surprising and touching love story. The initial story of Miku's quest for health precedes a fantastic love adventure, where love appears little by little, and where we don't expect it...
Susumu lives in a small town. One day, when it snows, he meets Yuki, a beautiful woman appeared from nowhere. They move together and get married. Perfect wife, perfect life, until one day he saw another man spying her...
Awed by the beauty and elegance of a one-piece dress in a shop window, aimless university student Nanako Kuwabara leans against the glass to take a closer look at it. Just then, the plain-spoken shop owner Hirata steps out to tell her off for soiling the window he had just cleaned. The atmosphere of the shop and the owner's attitude are all in sharp contrast to the superior quality of the dress, but nothing deters the lovestruck Nanako from trying it on. When Hirata expertly alters it to fit her to perfection, she is over the moon, but she can hardly afford the price he names. Fortunately, she has no reason to worry, for Hirata offers to hire her as a part-timer in exchange for the dress. And what's more, this couldn't have happened at a better time: she is going to graduate soon with no job and no idea what she wants to do. Hirata repeatedly insists that she will be working at the tailoring shop only until she has paid for that dress, but it looks like Nanako might have plenty of reasons to stick around for much longer. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
The girls are sold as prostitutes in the towns that dot the arid desert. Each of them is forced to receive the lusts of men for their own reasons, and each of them fall in love. They have men they are in love with, but prostitutes aren't free to choose who they love. "Love or life, which is more important to you?" "I pick love." "But you can't be in love if you're dead." Is there a way for these women to survive in a world filled with lust and violence? One day, Candy and Susie run from the brothel, seeking the freedom they can never hand. "We are stronger creatures!" Obey your instincts— the voice from within! (Source: MU)
At age 20, Yuko is leading a life without aspirations, what with work as an assistant in a company and her boyfriend Yutaka. Determined to give a new twist to her lifestyle, she accepts Yutaka's offer to work at his side by night as a bar hostess. But Yuko quickly becomes disenchanted: this choice brings her much more trouble than pleasant surprises, leading her to face difficult situations, even dangerous ones. And above all, she doesn't succeed in getting closer to Yutaka who remains elusive and indifferent to her signs of affection. Despite his infidelity, Yuko persists in clinging to that futile and fruitless relationship. Will she react before being unable to break the deadlock? How far will she let herself go?
Caught off guard, Tamako, who has no confidence, sex appeal, or romantic experiences, finds herself working for an office full of suspicious people that specializes in designing pachinko parlors. And thus, her days of agony begin to unfold. (Source: Antebellum Scanlations)
"I'm getting married, but don't abandon me. " 70 years after an attempted lover's suicide. A dramatic story that traces the love and life of women, which was not allowed in the times, from Reiwa to the postwar period, looking back at two women whose love was not allowed. (Source: Shodensha, translated)
In a collection of manga short stories, an angel enters the lives of different people in need, granting them the security and piece of mind needed to get through the challenges in their lives.
Collection of inter-linked stories. 1. Kikyo 2. Large Small World 3. Mother Ship 4. Sandwich Blues 5. Go Slow 6. Manimani
HER is a series of character portraits, loosely strung together by everyday circumstances. The story begins with a woman who wants to be loveable - and loved - and who has a fixation on shoes. Her hairdresser's fear of the future is the subject of the second chapter. A schoolgirl whose hair she cuts sees her older female neighbor kissing her female lover goodbye. In the past, the neighbor had a difficult relationship with her mother. The neighbor's lover was rejected by her first love. The couple sitting next to them at the cafe have their own issues. (Source: Okazu)
A romantic story set in show-business and modeling world, Crash reveals the influence played and the links joining the publicity, cinema and TV worlds: as a vector to the image manipulation, that tends too often to dehumanize the top model or actor, reducing him to a simple image in 2-dimension. (Source: ShoujoMagic)
Mitsu is the perfect woman. Looked upon by men as the ideal girl, the perfect lover. Kishi is a bookstore clerk. Mitsu is an art student and one of the store's regular customers. When Kishi falls head-over-heels in love with Mitsu, he soon discovers another side to this seemingly flawless woman. Mitsu's self-destructive tendencies are an emotional hazard that even Kishi's infatuation can't fix. Together, they lose themselves in a world of intense love, drama, and going to the occasional party. But when Mitsu's former lover gives Kishi a warning about her and the meaning of "Dolis," it may already be too late to save her. (Source: Tokyopop)
Odamaki Hana, 17, female, high schooler. Kine Shougo, 38, male, engineer. One day, they suddenly swap bodies. After living in the other's body for a year, they meet again by chance. The man in the girl's body has refined their look and is now a model; the girl in the man's body lost their job and is treated as an amnesiac. The "self" they now encounter has become an entirely different "self." (Source: MU)
Dependent on her boyfriend for seven years, unable to communicate well with others, and lacking self-confidence, Miki feels like a bird trapped in a gilded cage. In the midst of all this she meets callous young man, Kamaya, at her post in the students affairs office. Although Kamaya seems to have no qualms about invading her personal space, he saves her when she's in trouble, and Miki gradually begins to see him in a new light.
A timid girl who would rather stay quiet than challenge her peers. A popular boy who tries his hardest to live up to other people’s expectations. A strange boy who is content to stay in his little bubble. And the summer that will change their lives. (Source: MU)
Effeminate man vs unpopular girl. For those who hate themselves, this is a love (?) comedy about conquering self-consciousness. "Men don't like me," "I have no confidence," "I'm boring"... A girl with low self-esteem goes to a mixer and meets the love of her life... But, wait, he's just a nosy effeminate man?! With the help of Koyanagi, the pretty-faced man, Fujiko's quest for self-acceptance starts! (Source: Shodensha, translated)
When two gal pals go on road trip, anything can happen! Sayumi and Hide are two friends cursed with the same fate: They're both stuck in dead-end relationships, and neither can find her way out. When they decide to hit the road and go to Hide's country home for the summer, they learn loads about love, life, and each other. Aromatic Bitters follows the lives of two women with nothing left to lose but their inhibitions. (Source: Tokyopop)
Kaoru has second sight: he sees things other people can't. At the funeral of a murder victim, he runs into two people. One is out for vengeance, and the other is the murderer... (Source: Lovely Strange Dark)
Chiyoko Kubota used to love hot chocolate. Whenever she had a nightmare, her beloved father would use his chocolatiering magic to create delicious cups of cocoa. However, he vanished one day and never returned; now those blissful days are long gone. Twenty years later, Chiyoko hates the sickeningly sweet taste of chocolate as it only serves to resurface bad memories. However, after her mother passes away, the store which her father used to run is reopened by a woman who seems to know Chiyoko, and the chocolate she makes is just like that of Chiyoko's father. Could this woman and the bittersweet nostalgia of her chocolates hold the secret of her father's disappearance? On the path of self-discovery, Chiyoko learns the importance of moving on from the past, rekindling old passions, and the unbreakable bonds of family. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
The 28-year-old ballet dancer Kiwako is not longer satisfied with her live and is thinking about ending her carrier as a professional, from which she even can't make a living and has to work in a bar to make ends meet. Then she would be able to do all the thing she couldn't until now, like smoking cigarettes, eating sweets and falling in love. She meets her neighbour, a 52-year-old college professor for German Language. Much to her surprise she falls in love with him and after her spontaneous confession a complicated love story unfolds, where Kiwako learns that in times you hate the person you love. (Source: Tsukikagescans)
When Yukiya's family begins to fall apart, who is the one that will save him?
Girl friends in the hell.
Set in modern-day Tokyo, Sweet Cream and Red Strawberries is a series of vignettes, presented as episodes in the lives of four women. Touko and Chihiro are roommates in a one-bedroom apartment. Akiyo pines after her college friend while making a living as a prostitute. Suzuki lives alone and wanders through her daily estoutine wondering about love. Except for Touko and Chihiro, the characters in these stories don't intersect. Instead, their lives unravel independent from one another in isolated sections of the city. Themes like emotional strength reoccur throughout the book as the women suffer from jealousy, loneliness and unrequited love. Despite their close quarters, Touko and Chihiro keep their feelings to themselves, quietly coming undone behind their calm smiles. (Source: Publishers Weekly)
Will I Be Single Forever?
Mami is 36 and unmarried, and the entire world seems to be telling her she must be miserable. But is she? Does she really need a ring on her finger to be happy when she has a job she loves and friends who support her? A collection of interconnected stories that explores the hazards and joys of unmarried life through the eyes of three single ladies. (Source: VIZ Media)
1. Hako no Naka no Omoide 2. Yume ni mo Mitai 3. Konya Au Hito 4. Hana ga Saku Hi 5. Shiroi Ito 6. Aru Fuufu no Kiroku 7. Midnight Blue
A spin-off of the 3am Dangerous and Terrible Zone series. Features a premonition of love visiting Wajima - the salesman - along with the details of Domoto and Mano's break-up and the current lives of Momoko and Tamako. (Source: Stiletto Heels)
A short story about a girl and her strange relationship with the rain.
The story follows Ichi Isahaya and Makuhito Masaki, who were part of a school event called "Gene Bride," in which genetic information is matched to create a student couple for a day. (Source: ANN)
Only Just Married
Akiba Okado is 27 years old and has one conviction: she will never get married. However, one fine day, a strange marriage proposal is offered to her: Shin Momose, an editor, wants to marry her not out of love, but because he needs the title of "groom" for some obscure reason... Akiba ends up accepting and a very unusual marriage begins... Could what was supposed to be a simple arranged marriage lead to a real romantic relationship? (Source: Shodensha, translated)
This volume collects six short stories by Yamagata Satomi about girls between the ages of seven and sixteen and how these girls deal with the challenges of growing up, such as parental abandonment, the misunderstandings of teachers and other students, and nascent sexuality.
Tomoko Ninomiya is a professional mangaka and the director of the 'Institute of investigation of drunk people.' She and her fellows are addicted to alcohol and want to study to effects on themselves, but they always drink too much and do nothing related to the study.
The diary about Ayame's easygoing and aggresive days.
The manga centers on Ayame and Tsubaki, who are researchers at a lab in the biology department of T University. Ayame is a "returnee." He does things at his own pace and is a "dinosaur otaku," and Tsubaki is his older colleague who is an enthusiast of studying the skeletons of birds and dinosaurs. The manga follows their slightly strange romantic relationship. (Source: ANN)
A collection of Yamashita Tomoko's oneshots published in Feel Young and flowers. 1) Utsukushii Mori 2) Mirror Ball Flashing Magic 3) don't TRUST over TEEN 4) blue 5) Itsuka Anata no Fushigi no Oppai 6) Karen 7) Ebony Olive
She Is Not Good At Cleaning Every Day
Even though this is a story from the recent past...a man who suddenly appeared in my room seems to be "Hikaru Genji." Yes, the one from the Heian period, the insanely popular young nobleman who is the main character of "Genji Monogatari." At first I thought he was a suspicious guy in cosplay, but after I had bashed him over the head with a metal bat, I decided to watch over him for a little bit. Soon he became like a parasite, and if he weren't so elegant and shy... Everyday life has become fun. He started posting waka and such on Twitter, and soon he had lots of followers. That guy really likes women. But he hasn't laid a finger on me. Oh! But it's not as if I want him to! Well, I really don't know why, but it seems as if a gorgeous NEET has come to live with me...? (Source: Shodensha, translated)
Miyako's Night Tales
Twenty-six-year-old Keiichi just got out of his dreadful former job, so it’s no surprise that the sight of his abusive ex-boss still makes him run for the hills—and right into a strangely horror-themed bar. There, he meets Miyako, a kimono-clad beauty who lets him air out his grievances, and her quiet charm and love for horror stories has Keiichi so smitten that he wishes he can meet her again. But will he still want to be around her even after finding out the real reason behind her kindness that night? (Source: Fantasista Inc.)
Twenty-nine-year-old Haruko's world collapses when her fiance suddenly tells her he's leaving her. Although encouraged by family and friends, who are kindly consoling, she still feels suffocated. Sensing her need to get away, Asano—a classmate from Tokyo—suggests that she comes to live in the city as well. Life for Haruko, who had hit rock-bottom, is about to restart! (Source: Stiletto Heels)
Jo is your average manga artist slash divorcee, a dime a dozen in Japan. At least that's what he'd like the outside world to believe. But his editor Nichika knows his terrible secret, a secret which she threatens to expose unless he puts a ring on her finger. What is Jo to do when he is still deeply traumatized by a past divorce? Why, marry her of course! After all, don't people say to "Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer?" (Source: Stiletto Heels)
1. Chameleon Army 2-3. Yoru no Ouji-sama (The Prince of the Night) 4. Nagisa ni Matsuwaru Etcetera (And etc. the Summer Vision with Nagisa) 5. X-Girl no Chi wa Sawagu (X-Girl: When Her Blood Tingles) 6. Tokyo Banbee Jump 7. Cinnamon Girl (The Girl Tastes Cinnamon)
Momota Taichi (17) first wore a skirt one summer day. As a model student, with an older girlfriend, his sudden action disrupts the peace of his classmates and teachers. The only one who finds it fun is his classmate Shirai-san, known for being a bit odd.
Sukuna Hikona is a realistic manga about japanese young women's hectic life.
A manga about the family of a boy with an Oedipus complex. (Source: Tokyopop)
What can I say When I meet you?
Manga written by Nemu Youko after she'd given birth to her daughter in 2018, published eight months later. It reflects on her own experience of pregnancy through lives of fictional couple Kiri and Muchan, two people in their 30's with already established routines, careers, and comfortable everyday dynamic, who after years of half-hearted discussions and tiptoeing around the subject find themselves expecting a child. (Source: Mangadex)
An OL (office lady) with a broken heart decides to visit her childhood friend in hopes of staying overnight only to find a man living in her friend's house as her "roommate". (Source: Stiletto Heels)