Asuka Masamune is a boy who loves all things cute, fluffy, sparkling, and sweet, much to his mother's dismay and horror. Due to an incident surrounding his father leaving the family, Asuka was pressured into abandoning his hobbies in favor of kendo, judo, and karate. Resigning himself into living his life as someone who exudes manliness, he becomes the nationally ranked captain of his school's kendo team. Unfortunately, Asuka finds himself falling back on his old interests after crossing paths and falling in love with transfer student Ryo Miyakozuka. Ryo is the exact opposite of Asuka. She has no interest in cooking, sewing, nor anything else that is "girly" in nature; however, she has a fierce kick and an equally tough attitude to match. Seeing this as the perfect opportunity to collect material for a shoujo manga he is secretly publishing, Asuka's friend, Juta Tachibana, convinces Asuka to befriend the girl. As the relationship between the two begins to blossom, so does Asuka's true nature as an "otomen." [Written by MAL Rewrite] Included one-shots: Volume 10: Glass no Otomen: Sen no Kamen wo Motsu Otomen Volume 11: Love-Tic
In this grim and realistic take on classic fairy tales, Prince Ludwig, a female corpse collector, is ordered by his father to find himself a wife more suitable than the women he often brings into the castle. Along with his servant Wilhelm, they travel across the land in search of fair maidens from classic stories in hopes of finding Ludwig a wife. (Source: Aerandria Scans)
Attended by children of nobility, the renowned Souseikan Academy has two main courses—the lord and lady class and the butler class, commonly referred to as the L class and B class respectively. Following the death of her parents, Ryou Himura's grandparents, who come from a declining distinguished family, enroll her into the L class. On her first day, Himura gets lost on the school grounds and encounters Hakuou Kanzawa, a popular student from the butler class. Unfamiliar with school norms, she introduces herself to Hakuou in an unusual manner, leaving a strong impression on him. Catching his interest, they develop a friendship that evokes the envy of all the other girls. Despite unknowingly making enemies, Himura is determined to accomplish a certain goal and begins to acquaint herself with the various aspects that go into becoming a lady with the guidance of her new friend. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Maya Kitajima is a good-for-nothing girl with a passion and talent for acting. After watching a play only once, Maya can immediately perfectly imitate the performance word-by-word. This talent leads her to one day be discovered by Chigusa Tsukikage, a once-famous actress who performed and owned the rights to the play called "The Crimson Goddess." Considered to be a legendary play, The Crimson Goddess attracts the attention of many, including Masumi Hayami, a wealthy businessman who is also a secret admirer of Maya. Another one interested in the play is Maya's rival, Ayumi Himekawa, a gifted individual whose veteran parents trained her in acting since childhood. Glass no Kamen follows Maya and Ayumi as they climb their way through the relentless world of entertainment, overcoming intense training and challenges to become actresses worthy of playing the role of The Crimson Goddess. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Grand Guignol Orchestra
Havoc strikes medieval Europe as many people suddenly turn into horrifying man-eating dolls called Guignols. The disease is seemingly incurable, and the epidemic is so unstoppable that any remaining Guignol bodies must immediately be burned to prevent its spread. Despite it all, a traveling music troupe called the Grand Orchestra roams around the land. Its three members consist of the beautiful virtuoso Lucille, the hotheaded gun enthusiast Kohaku, and the orchestra's quiet car driver, Gwindel, who has a soft spot for hedgehogs. After arriving in the town of Touissant at the request of the local Lord Heliodor, the group receives scrutiny from its residents for not being conscripted to stop the Guignols. In particular, the lord's music-hating, disabled son, Elestial, seems to detest the group. Despite the hostility, the orchestra continues with its planned concert while investigating both the suspicious circumstances and Elestial's apparent disdain as his fate continues to intertwine with the group's adventures. [Written by MAL Rewrite] Included one-shot: Volume 5: Camelot Garden
Based on the novel by Kaminaga Manabu. Shinrei Tantei Yakumo (Psychic Detective Yakumo) tells a story about a college student, Saitou Yakumo, who was born with different eye colors. His red left eye gave him the special ability to see ghosts and spirits. He believes ghosts and spirits are bound to earth because of a certain 'cause' and simply by eliminating that 'cause', those spirits will rest in peace. Being asked for help by Ozawa Haruka, together they began the investigation. (Source: Fateful Encounters) Included one-shot: Volume 1: Mail x Tomodachi
Rion is on a mission to find her missing friend Shihoko. Her only two clues are a card given to her by Shihoko and a confession that her best friend was in love with a vampire. Thus she heads down to a club filled with pretty male escorts whom she insists are vampires... (Source: MU)
Zen's unearthly charm attracts a veritable rogues gallery. A bounty hunter becomes obsessed enough to become his new partner, while the daughter of a general treats him like some sort of guru. But when he meets a mysterious doctor who may know him from the past, Zen learns that the secret of his lost memory is definitely more sinister than saintly. (Source: VIZ Media)
"You're lying." Sixteen-year-old Kanoko Urabe knows that someone is lying if she can hear the strange, echoing sound of clanging metal in their voice. As a young and overly honest child, she would point out the lies of other villagers, and was ostracized as a result. She is eventually forced to leave her hometown and tries to find a place for herself in the city of Tsukumoya in 1920s Japan. In a chance encounter, Kanoko meets Souma Iwai, a gifted but penniless detective. After she is forced to demonstrate her ability, he expresses appreciation for what she can do and agrees to take her in, asking the girl to be his assistant. The Iwai investigation firm soon makes a name for itself helping clients by solving cases with Souma's sharp wits and Kanoko's power. In the process, Kanoko's life is enriched by the various people she encounters in her investigations. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Yakou Hoshino has the ability to create barriers made of water. He then lends his powers to a ‘ghost buster’ company led by a woman named Rasetsu. Though Rasetsu has mysteries of her own including the fact that she’s cursed by an evil spirit, and that she’s the spitting image of Yakou’s guardian ghost.
Yukari, at the tender age of 17, is a renown Edo period novelist who claims visions of Yoshihara during the Edo period gush from his heart. After meeting Mahoro, a girl he swears he knows and has met before, Yukari finds himself falling asleep and waking up in the Edo period as an Oiran. The past and present collide in this time traveling romance. (Source: Omari's Sister)
Akagi Erika is a classical literature teacher at a high school. One day, she scolds a male student, Usami Rento, for wearing perfume to school. However, she later finds out that the sweet scent isn’t from perfume but from incense that’s soaked into the kimono he wears, for Usami Rento is actually a famous kabuki actor playing female roles. Erika watches a performance of Usami’s out of curiosity, and finds herself gradually drawn to this strange student... (Source: Aerandria)
1) Kaine Shinogu awakens from a coma in a hospital only to find out that his black hair has turned red and long. he looked exactly as his famous rock group vocalist twin brother - Kaine. Kaine was part of a group called Endorphines. Apparently someone tried to kill the two brothers off. However in a car accident Kaine died on the spot while Shinogu was in comatose state. in order to let Endorphines continue, their manager forced Shinogu to take over his brother's place, hoping no one will know the difference. Or will they? Kaine's best friend Die already started to suspect the fake-Kaine. meanwhile, one by one the fans of Endorphins began to commit suicide after listening to their latest CD. Die and 'Kaine' decide to investigate and are determined to find the truth. 2) Magical Mystery Tour 3) Tokei Jikake no Orenji Bakudan (The Orange Time Bomb) Takumi and Kai are members of the popular band, Orange. When rumors of Kai going solo start to spread, tension rises - Will they be able to stop what’s happening? What’s the mystery behind Takumi’s sunglasses? Who’s this strange girl that shows up claiming she wants to marry Takumi? What are Kai’s true feelings? 4) Tokyo Top (Source: M-U)
It's the 1920s and Mariko, age 16, is married to a man 30 years her senior. She is honestly happy to be his wife and really excited to board the Orient express in Turkey on their honeymoon trip. But her life takes a rapid turn when her husband is discovered dead after the first night on board... And that's only the start of Mariko's great adventure. (Source: Aerandria Scans)
Erika Klause entered Rosenstolz Academy in hope of finding her brother who was separated from her when they were still children. She had forgotten what he looked like, and the only clue leading to him is a piece of ribbon which they had agreed to meet with. Upon entering the school, what welcomed her were 3 new girl friends, the five Strahl (king's scholars) candidates, and a ton of rumor-making classmates. What possibly could go wrong at looking for a brother? And how will Erika's relationship with Orpherus, Eduard, Naoji, Ludwig and Camus turn out, now that she was chosen as one of the Strahl secretaries? (Source: Kagami Scanlations)
In an alternate-universe Meiji era Japan, Misono Kimiyori, a fourteen-year-old boy from an impoverished noble family, begins to work in the Palace to alleviate his family's debts. There, he encounters the Girl Emperor, Akiko. This meeting is the start of an interesting new relationship.
A romantic comedy with a distinctly Japanese flavor. Next-door neighbors Chiro and Ritsu have been best friends since childhood. Ritsu, the eldest son of a family of traditional nichibu dancers, is thrust into the public eye as his career takes off, and his growing fame begins to test the pair’s friendship. And now the twist: when a wish made at a shrine actually comes true, Chiro and Ritsu find themselves inhabiting each others’ bodies. A further complication arises because Ritsu is not just a dancer, he is a famous onnagata, or female impersonator, popularly known as the “Courtesan Prince.” (Source: MU)
Prince Lui's travels continue, together with his servant Wilhelm and the witch Dorotea. This time the sea takes them to a small island country a lot like Japan, where he is destined to meet with the princess of the oldest Japanese fairy-tale – Kaguyahime! (Source: Aerandria)
Due to some unusual circumstances, Yutaka, a popular university students, often called a miser, raised by his strong sister, is an acquaintance of Rika, the owner of a host club. And then he meets Ritsu, the number 1 host at that club, and Kirishima, a lawyer who’s also a customer who adores Ritsu…?! (Source: Aerandria)
From Esthetique: Non-chan has never been able to catch up to top stylist and childhood friend Shuu. Following in her father's footsteps, Non trains hard at the Jisen Sougou Beauty School. Clumsy and headstrong, will Non-chan be able to triumph as a hair stylist and find love along the way?
On her first day of high school, Ichihara Yui is helped by someone she assumes is a teacher, but when she gets to class she finds out he is in the seat next to her. Itsuka Daisuke was born at the end of the Showa era and he has returned to experience the high school life he never had, even though he is ten years older than all the other students. Yui takes up the task of helping him fit in so they can enjoy the springtime of their youth together. Included one-shot: Irotoridori no Sekai
Once, there was an island where it was always spring... ...An island somewhere in the South Seas, with green forests and wide lakes. And mountains, let us not forget the mountains. Tall mountains with deep roots, filled with one of mankind's most precious treasures: diamonds. The name of this island is Malynera, and its king is only a child. Patalliro the 8th, King of Malynera, is ten-years-old. From the day he was born, everyone knew he was... unusual. He is a hyper boy, with flashes of genius, moments of thoughtless cruelty, and the ability to make a bad pun out of anything. Smart, but only a child and so he often does very stupid things. Patalliro! is his story. He lives in a world very similar to our own, but where the bizarre is commonplace. He manages to get into all kinds of trouble, from international terrorists, to space aliens, to accidental time-travel. His first challenge as king is to stay alive, when a group called the International Diamond Syndicate decides that they want control of the Malynera diamond mines. This is how he meets Bancoran, who was assigned to be his bodyguard during a trip to Britain. It's also how they meet Maraich, who was one of the assassins sent by the IDS. Patalliro is almost always accompanied by his army of Tamanegi ("Onions," so-called because of their onion-shapped wigs). The Tamanegi all wear identical masks, wigs, and glasses, and are known only by numbers. They are Patalliro's protectors, but protect the world from him just as much as they protect him from the world. (Source: cathion.net)
Many stray cats are living at a certain tea house that dates back to the pre-war days. There is one young boy who wants to befriend them. Because the mother cat suddenly disappeared, Shiloh, along with the other cats locked themselves inside Awara-ya. Seeing as he is the only one who is domesticated, he decides to become the parent for these stray cats. (Source: Intercross) Included one-shot: Sora Moyou (Skyscape)
This tale follows the adventures of Alice and Rin's son, Ren. This series was originally planned as a one-shot, but due to popular demand, it became a series.
Motsumoto Ichi, who studied earnestly to be admitted to the same high-school where his first love Tomo-chan attends, came to “Rise Apartment” to meet her after 11 years but...? Showered with the affection of Ryou*heart* School life & Living together!! It also includes an unpublished work about dance and romance “Diamond”!! (Source: Esthétique)
She dreams what any normal woman dreams: Find a good man and get married. There's only one hitch. She has absolutely zero talent in being a housewife! Determined to overcome this problem, she enrolls in classes to learn. The only problem is her teacher turns out to be a man and a younger one at that! (Source: Aerandria)
In a certain village, in a certain cave, lies a young girl that has been sacrificed. A certain mysterious man comes to her rescue... (Source: MU)
Tomo is a highschool girl who lives in a town by a beach. One day she gets harassed on a bus, but is rescued by one of her classmates. Afterwards, he drops his keys, and the key ring has the same stone as one given to Tomo by a boy during her childhood. Is he the same person? Tomo believes the sea can bestow treasures on people, and she may about to be proven right in ways she couldn't imagine. (Source: Tokyopop)
It's about a girl who falls in love with her little brother. She thinks it's bad but the two of both learn, they are not blood related. (Source: Lover's Dream)
"Chaos" is a trading card game that is very popular at Manami's school. Trying to learn more about it herself, she purchases a beginner's set, only to discover that it contains "Sahgan, The Mighty Sorcerer," the rarest card in the game. Now every other player is out to win the card from her. But Sahgan himself begins to visit Manami in her dreams, offering her advice on how to win. (Source: CMX)
Serika is your typical high school girl. She loves reading books, likes romance, and has the ability to knock a guy flat out with her fist. She imagines herself as one of those heroines she reads in books, a shining maiden waiting for her prince. But what happens to her dream when the prince she has been waiting for is not only younger than her, but also smaller? Will the princess accept the chibi prince? (Source: MU)
Jewel and Canary are twin brother and sister. One day they had a fight. Will they be able to make up? (Source: Aerandria Scans)
Azuraito, an orphan taken in by a group of traveling entertainers, has always been able to see spirits that others can't. When he was four, two traveling doctors, who seemed to have the same ability he had, healed one of their troupe members. They left, but people who seemed to either be them, or be exactly like them, showed up seven years later. This time, they joined the troupe as two entertainers, Rebi and Sando. Rebi and Sando were kind of mysterious, and held themselves a bit away from the rest of the troupe, but Azuraito was determined to get to know them. Through his relationship with them, he hopes to learn much more about his abilities and the supernatural part of the world that they both experience. (Source: MangaHelpers)
A regular high school boy has to take care of three vampire kids. And they're hungry.
With her mother passing away and her father disappearing, leaving behind a large sum of debt, Iwase Yuuki suddenly lost a home to return to. And then begins her strange and poor lifestyle with two hot guys: Ai, the landlord of the boarding house with whom she finally finds, “Love* Forever…”; and then there is Yumeji, her university classmate… (Source: Aerandria [edited])
Collection of 3 short stories, the first two are Please Save My Earth related, but they are standalones and spoiler free: * PSME-Things Accidently Left Behind * PSME-BIRTH * Cibi-01 no YaYaYa!
Four years have passed since Boku wo Tsutsumu Tsuki no Hikari. Ren has grown up and is now in 6th class of elementary school. While he is coping with emotional issues over being a Kiches, brooding over his one sided love and not being able to see his "Guardian Angels" anymore as the only one in his family, a mysterious girl appears before him and later in dreams before Rin and the other reincarnations from the Moonbase, trying to get their Moonbase passwords...
Far East Juvenile Prison High School
Falsely charged with murder, Tsubaru Aoi ends up in a special school for child criminals. Tsubaru vows to knuckle down and graduate as soon as possible, but the students have other ideas... (Source: Tokyo Otaku Mode)
A boy becomes an employee at a very unusual host club where they solve mysteries.
A parody of 19th-century romance, starring an eccentric Indian prince Rashanu (who also appears as a supporting character in Patalliro!).
The story is set at an academy ruled by quiz bee elites, where protagonist Hina has a fated reunion with someone from her childhood. (Source: ANN) Included one-shot: Volume 4: Amemiya-san to Muchi
Wataru, who has nowhere to go after his track-and-field dream gets torn apart, stumbles upon an old movie theater wandering about and carelessly breaks the movie projector... Together with the bewitching, handsome manager Shuuhei and the young boss, Rinne, he vows to fill the empty theater! Connecting people one by one with movies, a warm comedy about humanity opens its curtains! (Source: Purrfect Scans)
In the middle of searching for his ideal Lady X, Kanbayashi Toshihiko, a young popular writer meets a popular teenage artist, Kawamoto Kirika. Together they solve a lot of cases and go through many things. With Kirika's help, will Kanbayashi find his Lady X? One-shot included in the books: Tenshi to Yuurei (volume 1), Remix (volume 3), Otome Shinkaron (volume 5), Digital Kankei (volume 6), Nobara (volume 7), Anemone Meikyuu (volume 9), Akinomiyajima Satsujin Jiken (volume 10), Last Child (volume 11), Heart Poisoner (volume 12), Hikari no Naka no Darkness (volume 13), Madonna Complex (volume 14), Nise Acacia no Mahoutsukai (volume 15), Masquerade - Kyosoku no To (volume 16), Koenaki Utahime (volume 18), Zutto, Yume o Mite iru (volume 19), Toraware no Utahime (volume 21)
The story centers on a single father raising his daughter Akari. The father holds a secret that he must never let Akari find out. (Source: ANN)
The series focuses on Saitou Hajime and Hijikata Toshizou of the Shinsengumi, the police force from the Bakumatsu era that spelled the end of the shoguns' rule over Japan. The new story is set in the Aizu region of northern Japan. (Source: ANN)
A cute little shoujo centered around three guys and their love troubles. (Source: MU)
Set in the Baroque Spanish royal palace, a court painter is set to draw a portrait of His Majesty at the Minister's recommendation. However, while watching the royal art collection, he finds a woman who breaks a picture with a short sword. (Source: MU)
Koga is an ordinary boy who is in love with the beautiful and popular Himejima, adored by all. However, the real face of Himejima is completely different. He is really a boy who likes to stir up jealousy between the boys and envy from the girls. (Source: Hakusensha, translated)
The manga centers on Yoshino, a girl who enacts a ritual to curse the arranged marriage partner that her father set her up with. However, something goes wrong, and instead she summons the "Black Tea Prince" Sakura. Sakura once served Yoshino's great-great-grandmother Yae. (Source: ANN)
After sneaking into the English viscount Crawford's mansion, the legendary burglar Cat Tail destroyed furniture with a value of more than 1.8 million yen. However, she is caught by the house's butler, Lucien Marquis... Will this mark the start of a love story between a thief and a servant? (Source: Amazon)
Kasuga Koharu is a small "runty" type of girl, who is forced to join "The Guardian Rose", by the clubs directer for her prestigious school. "The Garden Rose" is a group that tends to the rose gardens on the grounds. Curiously, Koharu goes to see the garden, but is surprised to see in the garden, a popular and smart young man dressed like a prince. His name is Jordan Kiriya, and sexual intentions are sure to ensure! (Source: M-U)
Rei, a young high schooler gets a strange mail on her new cell phone. An infinite symbol. When she opens it, a young boy magically appears and tells Rei that she must grade his performance as king. Now, this young boy, Rouel, is under the care of her and her younger brother, Ichita. So what adventures will begin from opening this mail? (Source: MU)
Komako is just barely getting by in her special advancement classes when she suddenly meets a man (teacher?!) in women’s clothing, Shou Mitake, and gets invited to his Tea House Association for like-minded individuals!... (Source: Tokyo Otaku Mode)
A story set in the Taisho era (1912-1926), about a tomboyish girl who secretly adores cute things and Takarazuka (an all-female acting troupe).
Ichimiya Tsubasa is a 3rd year jr. high school student who just lost his single mother in a tragic accident. At her funeral, his relatives superficially fight over who will take him in, even though, it's obvious that they just want his inheritance rights. Suddenly, a mysterious guy appears, claiming to be his mother's secret second husband, but how is that possible when he is only 3 years older than Tsubasa...?? Note: Also included in Vol. 2 is a one-shot titled "Devilish" about two princes from hell and a human girl who accidentally sees something she shouldn't have.
"If 90 out of 100 cases are scientifically explained, the remaining 10 persist as mysteries surpassing human knowledge." When a story about the supernatural takes reporter Alyssa Thompson into the Dark Night Forest, she and her co-worker Nick are accosted by strange forces. Are the culprits mere-men, or something more sinister? As Alyssa seeks the truth behind a series of weird and unnatural mysteries, she repeatedly crosses paths with the enigmatic Chevalier Bayard Gran d'Or and his strange young companion, Pineau Rouge. Will they lead her to the 10 percent of cases that are truly supernatural? And how does Chevalier always know where she is and what her heart secretly desires? (Source: DMG) Included one-shot: Volume 2: Shiranami Souichirou
Tsubasa's life changes when she suddenly got fired. To fulfill her life's needs along with her cat, she recklessly applies in a gorgeous and famous uniform-designing company. With no knowledge in fashion, the company's director and designer decides to train her hard! (Source: MU)
Puppy dog Inunomi has been living very happily with his loving master Yoshiya, who has a knack for understanding animals extremely well. One day, Yoshi-kun tells him that he must give him away to a good friend named Miryou. Before Inunomi can understand why, Yoshi-kun disappears and Inunomi finds himself with another owner, who has an allergy to dogs and is actually a thief...?? Note: Also included in volume 1 of this series is a one-shot titled "Boku ga Ninpu datta Koro" about a pregnant couple facing the possibility of a life-threatening birth.
High school girl Suzuki Mirai loses consciousness from getting involved in a road traffic accident. She wakes up in a world 400 years later, where the dragons rule. Having received the dragon Aira's heart for a transplant, Mirai has to live as a Dragon-Person. (Source: MangaUpdates)
Momo Momose has been able see things that other people can't from a young age. Although she was supposed to lead a normal high school life, a beautiful young man dressed in Heian era clothing suddenly appeared...!? (Source: Hakusensha, translated)
Meikyuu Series or commonly known in Japan as Kyou & Ippei Series is a long running detective manga with 4 main characters trying to solve the cases that they have to get involves. Instead of number of the volume, each volume of the manga has its own name.
In the Touring Express Tokubetsu-hen series: 1. Honey Violette 2. Reconquista 3. Jipangu 4. Orient EXP. 5. Hermitage EXP. 6. Nefertiti EXP. 7. Tango EXP.
He was my love at first sight in the convenience store. "Sure, once it's summer, I can go out with you," he said. Summer love? Wouldn't it be exhilarating?! Yes, it is certainly exciting in many ways... Maybe with a few tears. (Source: Torico)