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+Anima are rare and mysterious human-like beings capable of transforming their body into the form of an animal, but they are ostracised from society by humans. Cooro, a young orphaned +Anima with the abilities of a crow, struggles to find acceptance and belonging. Having been found on a church altar as a baby, he knows little of his origins and his species despite the poor reputation they receive. Thus, he resolves to search for more of his kind. Together with his newfound companions—Husky, Nana Alba, and Senri—Cooro embarks on a quest to meet other outcasts and discover their place in an unforgiving world. As the bond between the four +Anima grows to become unbreakable throughout their travels, a sense of adventure seems everlasting. However, the group soon realizes that finding somewhere to belong might prove more challenging than previously anticipated. +Anima follows the hardships and adventures of Cooro and his friends as they learn of the difficulties and prejudice experienced by their kin. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Aliens have landed on Earth and are now a normal part of society. These beautiful beings have been given the name "DearS" and are trusted and welcomed by most humans. In order for the "DearS" to learn Earth\'s customs, they are sent to random high schools to "home-stay." When Takeya helps a DearS in his school, she calls him "Master." Thus begins the humorous life of Takeya and his sexy alien follower, Ren, who tries to figure out the wacky customs of this place called Earth! (Source: Tokyopop)
Our Dear Tamura-kun
Komaki Matsuzawa, a mysterious girl who keeps writing "return to her home star" on the paper of her study of career every time. Hiroka Souma, who is the most beautiful girl in the school, and who is also as cold as "tundra". Yukisada Tamura, who is a boy, and who got to make strenuous efforts with rushing around in circle by such two a-bit-wire girls. This is the story of an ordinary boy and two cute girls' amusing twinging moments of love, in the seasons rushes through like comet. (Source: MU)
Kotarou Higuchi is a sixth-grade student who not only has to work hard to get into a good middle school, but he also has to deal with the responsibilities that come with living in an apartment all by himself. One day, while leaving for school, he is greeted with a surprise: an unfamiliar, older girl in a frilly black dress is waiting by his front door, asking to be friends with him! Despite his attempts at ignoring her, the strange girl determinedly follows Kotarou all the way to school and back. Giving in, Kotarou finds out that the strange girl's name is Misha and that she is his new neighbor, supposedly from Heaven to work on becoming a full-time angel. What will become of Kotarou and his life with this "clingy angel"? [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Meet Takeru, an ordinary boy who's always bullied because of his lack of self-confidence. What will happen when one day two mysterious girls show up in his room seeking shelter from a group of blood-thirsty thugs? Discover the changes in Takeru's life after meeting two girls that are definitely more than what meets the eye in Bakuretsu Tenshi. (Source: MU)
After a long absence, the young shaman Samizo Kohei returns from the dead with a prophecy of the apocalypse. Or part of him returns, at least - most of his body has been replaced with the transplanted body parts of his former friends, all retaining their distinctive personalities. He returns to his home in Shinjuku, where he works as a psychic surgeon in an unlicensed clinic. Here he serves as the unofficial guardian of the Shinjuku underground, solving paranormal murder mysteries, with the assistance of an assortment of other bizarre mystics and semi-human allies. Meanwhile, the others wonder exactly what Kohei has become, and whether he has returned to prevent the apocalypse, or to initiate it.
The story takes place in a future where mankind has been defeated by an alien race comprised entirely of females. Having completely taken over the Earth the aliens do as they please, genetically modifying humans for their fancies and needs.
Bolt Crank travels the world as the World's Greatest Mercenary. He got that moniker due to his skills, as well as his ability to eat anything, and then reproduce it in his right hand. During his adventures he meets new friends, as well as his rival Hard. But, his mysterious past with a man named Leon Field comes into play later on when Shadow, a man who can control machines and calls himself Bolt Crank, and Stella, a woman who wants to mechanize every human on the planet, has Bolt going back to an old, unfinished mission he left behind long ago. (Source: ANN)
The story revolves around the protagonist Hirono Hiro, a poor high school boy who draws shoujo manga for his living. One cold Christmas night after meeting a very strange woman in church, his bike gets stolen by another strange girl. He runs after her and finds her collapsed on the street. Her name is Miyamura Miyako and her bag got stolen by a man on a motorbike. Soon after, they start hanging out together, enjoying highschool life and whatnot. Hiro's life is also strongly dictated by Shindou Kei, his childhood friend. (Source: MU)
Inukami: a sacred being with a dog-like appearance that forges a contract with a powerful human tamer to help them eliminate evil monsters and demons. Though Kawahira Keita is the descendent of a long line of Inukami-tamers, he seems to lack the necessary ability and has been forsaken by his family. One day, he meets a cute Inukami named Yoko, who, at first glance, looks graceful, obedient, and beautiful...but upon forging a contract with her, Keita discovers that Yoko is a wild and mischievous Inukami that no one has ever been able to control. (Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)
Pi piru piru piru pi piru pi Along this mysterious melody, an "angel" comes to Kusakabe Sakura-kun's house and beats him to death. Her name is Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan!? From now on the every day fantasies of sakura-kun's life will be replaced by events more strange and interesting than he could ever imagine...
In 1711, a group of alchemists seeking eternal life gathered on a boat to summon the "demon" that held the secret. The demon agreed to give them what they wanted—an elixir of life, the method to create more, and the secret to ending their new-found existence. The following night, alchemists began disappearing, "eaten" by one of their own. Realizing the threat being close together posed, they decided to scatter across the world. Centuries later, in Prohibition-era America, the immortals have come together once again, and the "stupid commotion" (baccano) starts.
During the winter, Yuichi was hospitalized due to hepatitis. Randomly he would try to escape from the hospital but would get beat up by the nurse. One day, he happened to meet Rika, a girl of his age, in the next building. He was fascinated by her beauty, but she was very selfish girl. Although she led him by the nose, he began to be attracted by her. However, when Rika told him about her illness, he knew why she acted so selfish; she didn't have long to live.
In an age of magic and sorcery, the world is divided between those who have supernatural powers and those who don't. Fighting for justice and against black magic and evildoers everywhere are the Sorcerer Hunters: Gateau, Carrot, Chocolat, Mocha, and the rest of the gang. Their quest is to destroy each of the Platina stones- the objects the evil sorcerers use for creating their black magic - in an entertaining mix of farce and adventure. (Source: Tokyopop)
Ai Shiratori is your average junior high school student with a crush on a boy, Hikaru Kamishiro. With a love so rampant and true, and an imagination as wild as any girl's Ai sometimes has rather... ecchi dreams. But none of those dreams could ever prepare her for the reality that came to her in the form of the Archangel Raphael. You see, Hikaru Kamishiro is not your average boy. Hell has plans for him and Heaven isn't about to let those plans come to fruit. While Hell sends their Hell's Apostles to get Hikaru to commit the seven deadly sins and drag him into hell, Heaven sends their secret weapon: Ai. What is Ai's mission? Nothing short of consummating her love with her beloved Hikaru... but wait by consummating you mean... sex?! Can Ai handle the Archangel's request and save her true love? (Source: Manga-Heaven)
Meet Pam Akumachi, an energetic 13-year-old junior high student who has just turned into ...a little devil! One day, when Pam and her friends try to summon the "benign devil," the magic circle goes out of control and Pam is transported to a strange parallel world where angels and devils reside in an uneasy coexistence. (Source: MU)
It all started out with Jain, an old man. Not many people really know his past except for, well, a mafia boss,and a few others. At the beginning of our story, Jain finds a girl, bloody and knocked out on the sidewalk, so, unlike most people, he decided to shelter her in his home. But what is she, and does Jain know what he's doing by feeding, loving, and caring for her? (Source: MU)
Knights is a shonen manga tale about squire Mistletien, called 'Mist' for short. Taking place in a medieval world in which the church and her representatives are burning people en mass on suspicion of witchcraft, Mist and his organization are taking a stand against the church and the 'Saints' who are perpetuating the witch hunts. Mist is feared and hated by the village-folk because of his appearance, wearing a mask to disguise himself and going by the moniker 'The Black Knight.' He travels with Euphemia, a young girl who is as expert with mixing potions and poisons as Mist is with a sword. (Source: MU)
Ten years ago, high-school student Sanpeita dreamed he was engaged to a beautiful girl. One morning, an unknown homely girl suddenly pressed him for marriage. The homely girl was named Kemeko. In order to escape, Sanpeita left for school where Kemeko followed and showed up with an uproar. A larger disturbance was when Sanpeita was targeted by a rice cooker on the school's rooftop. As Sanpeita and his childhood friend Izumi were being attacked by the rice cooker, Kemeko saved them both. What is the girl's true shape!? (Source: Dynasty Scans)
Toko is a shy, awkward girl who hates her summer holidays. They just don't seem to end, and she's right. She is stuck on August 31st. Every day's the same as any other August 31st, except when a new character comes and changes how her whole day goes, and what she learns later on is not what she wanted to know... (Source: MU)
Speed Grapher follows the exploits of former war photographer Tatsumi Saiga, who investigates a secret fetish club for the ultra-wealthy. He tries to photograph the club's "goddess", a 15-year-old girl named Kagura, but is discovered. As he is about to be killed, Kagura kisses him, granting him the ability to destroy anything he photographs. Kagura's body fluids can give people bizarre abilities related to their fetishes or obsessions. The story develops as Saiga aims to grant Kagura's desire (her freedom), while on the run from the Secret club and the Tennouzu Group mega-corporation that operates it. (Source: M-U)
Those Who Hunt Elves
Airi (a talented actress), Ritsuko (a weapons fanatic), and Junpei (a martial arts expert)—find themselves stranded along with Airi's fully functional T-74 military tank. Their only hope of getting back to Japan lies with the hot-tempered Elf leader Celcia's "restoration spell." During the ritual to translate the restoration spell into modern language, transfer and imprint it onto Celcia's body, the spell breaks into fragments and is imprinted onto the skins of other elves. Airi, Ritsuko, Junpei and Celcia set off in search of the spell fragments. (Source: ADV)
Hanatori Suimei, a rounin, came to his aunt's house to study for the next university entrance exam. Turn out the place he will be living in is a kindergarden ran by his aunt. There, he meets Aiko, an 8 year-old girl, Haru, a teacher there, and many other children. How will his relationship with Aiko, with Haru turn out? (Source: MU) Included one-shot: Volume 1: Same Sight: Hoshi wo Tsunageta Omoide
The princess of love, Koiko is given the power to zap people to admire her, but the power will leave her when her time of adulthood and marriage arrives. There was one boy she had never zapped before, Shirou. However, he turns out to be someone different when he didn't show up as he promised. It turns out that he was one of the legendary shadow ninjas. Koiko, heartbroken, runs to find him, only to find new things she never knew about him.
An adaptation based on the series of 3 light novels by Keiichi Sigsawa. Set in a world of a single continent divided by the Lutoni River and Central Mountains into 2 warring countries, Roxche and Sou Beil, the story follows Roxche pilot Allison and her childhood friend Wilhelm in their dangerous quest for a fabled treasure in Sou Beil territory that may end the war between the 2 nations. (Source: MU)
After his mother's death, Kuro Takagi transfers to Yotsuji Private High School where his father is the proprietor. But Yotsuji is no ordinary school. It holds a strange rule of “No students on campus after dark!” On his first day of attendance, Kuro and his classmates inadvertently break the school’s highest protocol and find themselves victims of a faculty zombie attack. Although they manage to narrowly escape, this is but a prelude to more encounters with the undead, especially after Kuro discover his own blood-ties and latent zombie abilities. From there, it's full steam ahead as this dark and intense action/comedy shifts into high gear. (Source: DrMaster)
Based on an ero-game, Prism Palette is Peach-Pit’s (famous for DearS, Zombie Loan, Rozen Maiden and assorted other manga) first publication. It follows the main character, Masaki Shirai, as he spends his days at school, surrounded by beautiful girls. (Source: AT-Translations)
As a lonely girl who draws for fun, Honoka was just a regular student until the day her uncle, Ryuichi, hired her to work as a character designer at his newly created game company. Now thrust into a complex, corporate world, newcomer Honoka begins to learn the ins and outs of the video game industry: the politics involved, each person’s responsibilities, and how a game is put together. It’s a lot to take in, but one thing’s for sure—she’s going to step up her game if she wants to succeed, as putting together a video game is no easy task! A realistic story about what it’s like to work for a video game company. Learn about the gaming industry through Honoka’s eyes. (Source: Broccoli Books)
The Heroes of Galaxy Wars
Rai is a space opera that fuses feudal Chinese and Japanese customs with vast galaxy spanning empires and space-going societies. The story follows the life and times of the samurai Rai, and the quest of several spacefaring factions for control of territory and, of course, the Empire.
After the last world war (2100-2104), the earth has become a desert place to live. Even more : the scarce resources left are destroyed by the ZPT system to clean the earth for the return of the Mars colonists. Louis (the only boy in the gang), Liza, Mill and Wooty, together with the Android Mamet, have accidentally found each other with the same target. They search for the source engine of the ZPT to destroy it and thus stop the useless destruction of the remaining cities and people on earth. In their journey, they have to fight mechanical devices, revolutionary armies and Martians to get to the core of the ZPT engine. (Source: ANN)
In Tokyo, 2002, a young Japanese boy Tatsuaki dares to learn something novel to the most of Japanese: Beijing Opera. One day, he receives a Kouu mask from his master. He tries it on and is instantly transported back to Beijing, circa 1924! So begins Tatsuaki's adventures in treacherous Beijing' grande world of opera. (Source: Fifay.net, edited)
Ken Kurosawa, also known, unfortunately, as Double K. Ken is a savvy street thug with a heart of gold. While he may be a crook, all his earnings go to caring for his ailing sister, Mariko. But Ken's rubbed the wrong people the wrong way and dies rather horrifically in a car bomb. As with Al Simmons, who is referenced several times in this first volume, Double K makes a deal with the devil. He'll trade his soul just to be with his sister again. As with any deal with such nefarious creatures, Ken finds himself "alive" again seven years later. Dressed in a bizarre costume and sporting incredible power, Ken has a new role to fulfill, that of a Hellspawn. A number of questions are raised about Double K's purpose as a Hellspawn and the possible redemption of the wicked. But like the original Spawn the questions are left unanswered in favor of action and comedy. (Source: MU)
Experience the robot maid occupation like you've never seen it before in Hinadori Girl. Support Robot: Sally 001 has just been completed by boy technophile Yoshiki. Yet her "hinadori" or Fledgling personality makes her ill-suited in her role as a maid and leaves Yoshiki very smitten with her. Evil teachers and jealous sisters round this quirky cast of slapstick literature. (Source: DrMaster)
Randou Rino, who is on her own since the death of her mother, transfers to Miyagami Gakuen, on the recommendation of her penpal, Mr. Poppit. Shortly after her arrival, Rino surprisingly becomes a member of the Gokujou Seitokai, the prestigious student council of Miyagami High. Rino learns that Jinguuji Kanade founded Miyagami Gakuen as a place where students can live free from restrictions and that the Gokujou Seitokai was formed to ensure that freedom. The Gokujou Seitokai is divided into the three main divisions: Executive, Assault and Covert plus the Vehicle Squad. Each of its members has her own special ability, such as special fighting techniques or weapons like cards and a yo-yo, or, in Rino's case, a living hand puppet called Pucchan. (Source: Wikipedia)
In Earth's distant future, geomagnetic abnormalities make every day a struggle to survive. The human race faces its greatest threat -- not from aliens, meteors or global warming, but ordinary, every day appliances! With even the most basic of machines going haywire, one man holds the hope of Earth in his hands: karate student Shota, who can beat any appliance into submission with his Repair Blow! Shota is joined in his adventures by the sweet and spicy Momoko, and the street-smart con man Kanji, who each have their own reasons for sticking with the dilligent karate student. Whether it's to chase true love, or make an easy dollar, these two will stay by Shota's side through thick, thin and marauding household machines! (Source: Go! Comi)
Akarii has just joined an all-girls academy in hopes of entering the University Satellite, an elite sports training facility.
After establishing contact with extraterrestrial civilizations, it was found that humans were the only race to develop various sports. The number of alien sports fans grew dramatically, and the most fanatic of them regularly harass stadiums for taking part in a game, or demanding a good show, etc. Finally a treaty was settled, ruling all interferences towards other planets' cultures illegal. Rabbit Force, a group of rabbit-themed henshin girls, became responsible for enforcing the treaty and capturing any offenders. (Source: AnimeCouncil²)
The anime main line story revolves around a second year high school student, Riku Aoba, who has just recently transferred to the holy cross high school, where he notices, upon joining, several unique and funny occurrences, often being the target of a series of events and races administered by the student council and its fun-seeking president. (Source: Wikipedia)
There have been a number of TMNT manga published in Japan which have never been released in the West. Mutant Turtles Gaiden is a collection of short stories drawn and written by Hiroshi Kanno and published by Dengeki Comics.
Naïve 19-year-old Suzuo is in search of a part-time job when he runs into Tanpopo, a girl who is actually a humanoid alien. Claiming that she works for a toy company, she offers him a job testing a costume for the character Dokkoida. But she's really working for the Galaxy Federation Police, an organization looking to test power suits for their own peacekeeping forces. Before he knows it, Suzuo beats up a giant robot and moves into an apartment building with other suit-testers - only none of them know they're all doing the same job! (Source: CMX)
"Young Naomi leaves the Far East to search the New World for the family she's never known. Her search takes her deep into the West—which is a good thing, because the agitated horse that comes into her possession will only run in that direction! Things get more twisted when Naomi interrupts a duel between an outlaw and a bounty hunter—and each of them suddenly believes he is related to her. The outlaw thinks Naomi's his sister and the bounty hunter is convinced he's her dad!" (Source: back cover)
Soon Celcia's 15-years-in-office-annivisary is to be held, and Ritsuko wants to participate. But from her idea of going peacefully into the world of the Elves, a sudden invasion from the Elven world into Jinboumachi, Tokyo begins.
Hasukawa Kazuhito got amnesia so he only remembers the last 5 years of his life. His girlfriend is Aihara Hikaru, who always gets into trouble in her work. One day he receives a letter and meets the girl who said she is Kazu girlfriend before he amnesia. Still confused, Kazuhito is to be sent to future by Makoto, a empoyee of the Culture Department. She tells Kazuhito that his real indentity is Kai, the Legendary member of Nightmare, a illegal organization under the Culture Department. Kazuhito must adapt to his new life. Tokyo was separated from Japan, and he knows nothing about the suspicious organization with young members. And who was Kai?
An apprentice shinigami (Japanese Death God), Risky, is determined to take Moe's life. However, Risky is magically joined with an apprentice angel, Safety, so Risky turns into Safety whenever someone says something nice. As an apprentice shinigami can only take someone's life when that person is really depressed, Risky has quite a problem taking Moe's soul, while dealing with Safety, who often cheers Moe up. (Source: ANN)
Haunted Junction centers around Saitou High School - a school where both students and spirits roam the halls - and the Student Council that tries to keep things running smoothly for all of them: Haruto Houjou, the studius son of a Christian pastor; Kazumi Ryuudou, the girl-crazy son of a Buddhist monk; and Mutsuki Asahina, the daughter of a Shinto priest with a thing for boys (that are half her age). Although many of the spirits occupying the halls - and depths - of Saitou are good-natured, there are many that aren't. In order to rid the school of its evil spirits and dangerous demons, the Student Council employs the help of seven distinct spirits within the school (each based on common myths and ghost stories in Japanese schools) that can be summoned by the use of seven special badges which Haruto holds. [Source: www.little-voodoo.net]
One of the firsts Yuu Kinutani stories. A girl named Tika, that has a great, mysterious, power is involved in the cruel battle for egemony between 3 great kingdoms.
Koromo, the protagonist, cosplays at school after it is announced that there is no dress code. She is constantly looking for a better and better cosplay.
Our story is set in another world, parallel to ours. We meet Pastel, an orphan girl, 18 years old, who lives with a group of adventurers in a small house. She is highly respected by her friends as her intelligence and honesty are extraordinary. Living in the house with Pastel, we meet Clay,Trapp, Kitton, Knoll, Whitey, a baby dragon; and Rumy, an infant sorcerer. Together this odd group become involved in many mysterious adventures from treasure hunting, to searching for a missing person, to challenging a riddle, to many more unexpected quests.
Yuuya's summer life is overturned by 4 girls, 2 of which possess special powers and small wings that occasionally appear on their wrists.
A manga related to Ginga Sengoku Gunyuuden Rai, in which Ryuuga Rai was a hero of the period after the collapse of the Sacred Galaxy Empire. Rai has now forged a new empire, and has ushered in an era of peace. With his Empress Reila, he has heirs to continue his legacy. However, a group of pirates has been threatening the peace of the empire. This group of pirates is led by a powerful young man who claims to be the child of Masamune, and who has been raised by barbarians. The young pirate does not know the identity of his father, but he is determined to exceed him and to bring down the empire. Ryuga Rai must find some way to deal with the situation, both to protect his empire and because he knows that he is actually the young rebel's father... (Source: MangaHelpers)
When Yasuharu bought a limited edition version of a debating simulation game, the last thing he was expecting was a beautiful video game girl named Popomi to burst out of his TV and invade his life! Too make matters worse the only thing Popomi seems to do is sit around Yasuharu’s house all day, drink beer, read manga, and cause mass havoc! Yasuharu’s peaceful life of playing video games quickly turns into a rampaging 500 pound gorilla as more video game characters come into his life. Who in the world is fixing Yasuharu’s house each time Popomi destroys it with one of her rampages? You’ll just have to read Popo Can to find out! (Source: Infinity Studios)
Sometimes in life, we have to stop what we're doing to ask ourselves, "Why does such and such have to be like this?" The world of Katsuo Nakane's Hurrah Sailor, deals with this question, as Konika, Ichino, Mareta, Shoya, and Ensign Kurie find themselves stranded on a planet whose inhabitants have developed virtually no technology at all. The Two United Empires and the Federation Kingdom have been at war for centuries and entire galaxies have been turned into war zones. With neither side ever achieving a decisive victory, the conflict has been dragging on so long that both sides have even forgotten the reason why the war originally started. But now, for Konika of the Federation Kingdom, and the others from the United Empire, they must put aside their differences to find a way off the planet together. During this process, they find that perhaps there are no differences between them, and some of them begin to wonder if they wouldn't be better off not returning to the war. (Source: Infinity Studios)
The manga is set after the events of the game and further expands upon its back-story.
Nekomi is a truant girl who doesn't have any friends. She does have magical powers though: she can bring anything with ears to life! Using her "ear" powers, she turns her toys real to become her friends. Nekomi no Kurashi follows Nekomi on her the daily misadventures with her new servants.