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Punpun Onodera is a normal 11-year-old boy living in Japan. Hopelessly idealistic and romantic, Punpun begins to see his life take a subtle—though nonetheless startling—turn to the adult when he meets the new girl in his class, Aiko Tanaka. It is then that the quiet boy learns just how fickle maintaining a relationship can be, and the surmounting difficulties of transitioning from a naïve boyhood to a convoluted adulthood. When his father assaults his mother one night, Punpun realizes another thing: those whom he looked up to were not as impressive as he once thought. As his problems increase, Punpun's once shy demeanor turns into voluntary reclusiveness. Rather than curing him of his problems and conflicting emotions, this merely intensifies them, sending him down the dark path of maturity in this grim coming-of-age saga. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Mar 15, 2007
126,335 9.04
As the 20th century approaches its end, people all over the world are anxious that the world is changing. And probably not for the better. Kenji Endo is a normal convenience store manager who's just trying to get by. But when he learns that one of his old friends going by the name "Donkey" has suddenly committed suicide, and that a new cult led by a figure known as "Friend" is becoming more notorious, Kenji starts to feel that something isn't right. With a few key clues left behind by his deceased friend, Kenji realizes that this cult is much more than he ever thought it would be—not only is this mysterious organization directly targeting him and his childhood friends, but the whole world also faces a grave danger that only the friends have the key to stop. Kenji's simple life of barely making ends meet is flipped upside down when he reunites with his childhood friends, and together they must figure out the truth of how their past is connected to the cult, as the turn of the century could mean the possible end of the world. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Sep 27, 1999
77,054 8.96
Kurozuchou, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world. It manifests itself in small ways: seashells, ferns, whirlpools in water, whirlwinds in air. And in large ways: the spiral marks on people's bodies, the insane obsessions of Shuichi's father, the voice from the cochlea in your inner ear. As the madness spreads, the inhabitants of Kurouzu-cho are pulled ever deeper, as if into a whirlpool from which there is no return... (Source: VIZ Media)

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Jan 12, 1998
68,943 8.13
Insecure 35-year-old Hideo Suzuki is forced to work as a mangaka's assistant when his own series fails due to low sales. As he struggles through a mundane life plagued by hallucinations, he comes to realize that his relationship with his girlfriend isn't that great, suspecting that she may be cheating on him with her ex-boyfriend. After confronting her about the possible affair, however, Hideo feels bad about his inquisition and decides to visit her house to apologize. But the world as he knows is about to be overturned. At first, not much seems to have changed, but he soon realizes that society has become a living nightmare, as the horrifying reality of what is taking place around him finally begins to sink in. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Apr 20, 2009
42,818 7.92
Trepanation is the procedure of drilling a hole in the skull. It is said to increase the blood circulation and improve pressure inside the skull. It is also said to bring out a person's sixth sense, the ability to use ESP, see ghosts, move objects with one's mind. This is speculative fiction based on the concept of trepanation.

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Mar 17, 2003
31,795 8.29
Growing older is pretty rough and Kenji is finding out just how hard it can be as life starts wearing down on him. On top of trying to make ends meet running a convenience store he has to care for the niece that his missing sister left in his care. Memories of youth make it easier, until those memories come back to haunt him Picking up directly after the events of 20th Century Boys, it seems like the world is finally out of danger, but the mystery of "Friend" still exists. As the world is threatened again, Kenji must search his memories for any clue about "Friend". (Source: ANN)

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Dec 25, 2006
30,602 8.49
Something in Okinawa reeks, and it isn't long before Tadashi and his girlfriend Kaori realize that the smell is coming from dead fish, which are walking out of the sea. Included one-shots: Volume 2: Daikokubashira Hiwa (The Sad Tale of the Principal Post), Ashura no Dansou no Kai (The Enigma of Amigara Fault)

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Nov 12, 2001
27,609 7.28
On an idyllic vacation island in the southern seas, a young couple is trying to overcome the death of their only son. But for Seiichi Kirishima, the husband, the trip has a different purpose altogether. He plans to kill his wife and dispose of her body deep inside the forest. However, when his plan goes awry and his wife manages to escape, Seiichi follows her into a dark cave, only to find himself trapped inside and soon hunted by a savage creature with an insatiable hunger for human flesh... (Source: Kotonoha)

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Jun 14, 2010
15,712 7.21
When you look up at the sky, what do you see? A blue sky? Freedom? A hopeful future? The people of Tokyo see none of these. Instead, an ominous alien mothership looms overhead, engulfing the city skyscape. Three years ago, they came. The arrival of the "Invaders" sparked the greatest war humanity had ever faced—one that threatened to end the world. The Japanese government scrambled to fight the Invaders. Weapons were mass-produced, sparking controversy and pacifist movements. That day, everything changed. And yet, nothing has changed. Koyama Kadode and Nakagawa Ouran live their final days like they always have: going to school, playing with friends, and doing what any carefree high school girls would do. As they grow up they come to learn what it truly means to be an adult, in a world where adults seem to be demons who only deceive and destroy. They come to learn the real threat to humanity is not the Invaders, but humanity itself. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Apr 28, 2014
15,101 8.18
1. Yoakemae (Before Dawn) 2. Alfalfa 3-5. Nichiyou, Gogo, 6-jihan. (Sunday, Afternoon, 6:30.) 6. Chou Mousou A-ko no Nichijou to Yuuutsu (The Typical Day and Melancholy of Super-Imaginative A-ko) 7. Kyuujitsu no Sugoshikata (How to Spend a Day Off) 8. 17 9. Subarashii Sekai (What a Wonderful World) 10. Tokyo 11. Sekai no Owari (The End of the World)

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Jun 18, 2005
10,699 7.87
Shuji and Chise are two Hokkaido high school students barely starting a relationship with each other. Then, with no warning, a squadron of bombers from an unknown country destroy the city of Sapporo. All hope is lost when suddenly, the bombers are destroyed by a small red light floating across the sky. At this point, Shuji finds out that the one responsible for eliminating the enemy forces is Chise, who reveals herself as a cyborg engineered for mass-destruction. (Source: ANN)

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Dec 27, 1999
10,087 8.08
Four people meet for a group suicide but their end is a bizarre world that is unheard of. Included one-shots: The Licking Woman, Mystery Pavillion

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?? ??, 2009
10,064 7.33
Shintarou Jagasaki, who is a neighborhood police officer, lives with his girlfriend while working a job that is killing him slowly with annoyance. It looks like he will end up marrying soon and live a boring life with a nuclear family—a grim future for a guy with dreams! One such day, a mysterious monster appeared on the train and he suddenly can shoot with his right hand like Master Buppanatsu, the eggplant mascot of his city!

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Feb 6, 2017
10,022 7.29
The boarding house Maison Ikkoku is home to a strange medley of weird characters, including the young student Yuusaku and the beautiful (and widowed) manager, Kyouko. We follow the efforts of Yuusaku to win Kyouko's affections, with interference from the rest of the tenants. (Source: ANN)

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Oct 14, 1980
8,084 8.24
22-year-old Rin has two major problems; a complex about the tattoo-like birthmark on his butt and a crush on an older woman who thinks of him as her little brother. Rin hasn't allowed any woman to see his naked bottom since an incident when he was seven, which firmly entrenched his shame about his birthmark. When he finds his birthmark may grant him mystical powers over the opposite sex, will he finally be able to use his butt to his advantage? (Source: MangaHelpers)

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Sep 14, 2009
7,162 7.23
Orphaned on the mean streets of Treasure Town, lost boys Black and White must mug, steal and fight to survive. Around them moves a world of corruption and loneliness, small-time crooks and neurotic police officers, and a band of sadistic yakuza who have plans for their once-fair city. Can they rise above their environment? Surreal manga influenced by European comics.

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?? ??, 1993
6,020 8.21
Makoto Tsukimoto (nicknamed Smile) is a quiet high schooler who's been friends with the loud and energetic Yutaka Hoshino (nicknamed Peco) since childhood. They're both in the local table tennis club and both have a natural talent for it, although Smile's personality always prevents him from winning against Peco. The club teacher, however, notices Smile's talent and tries to make him gain some sportive tenacity. (Source: ANN, edited)

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?? ??, 1996
5,461 8.42
A story set in the near future, about a middle-aged loser whose only refuge is a virtual bishoujo game. Takurou, the main character, is a stereotyped, low self esteem, adult male in a dead end job. Because he feels he has nothing to live for, he let himself go, becoming fat, miserable, and lonely. The only shining thing he lives for is the occasional visit to a brothel where his savings will allow him to at least not be completely sexless. This is when, through a real life friend of his, he is introduced to the virtual reality world of "The Unreal." Where, after spending $6000+ on equipment, you can purchase a virtual girlfriend who only thinks of you. Only the girl, Tsukiko, that Takurou purchases, seems to have come with a few defects. (Source: MU)

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Dec 15, 2003
5,284 7.27
A depressing story about how a Japanese family's life goes wrong: an immoral protagonist, her sister who was gang raped before, her alcoholic mother who later devoted her life to a cult, and her father who lost favor with his company... full of sexual content and highly violent. (Source: Prisms)

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Oct 1, 1994
4,665 7.09
This series revolves around a rounin samurai named Senou Souichirou and his young neighbor Kankichi, the son of a carpenter.

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Aug 7, 2006
4,386 8.38
On a small island somewhere near Japan, three cult members have devoted themselves to the "Deserted Island Program". Calling each other by rank, these people-two men and one women-have been chosen by their superiors to throw off the corrupt influence of modern society and "purify" themselves. But as time passes two of the members begin to give into human desire... (Source: ANN)

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May ??, 1999
4,364 6.89
Shogo Ban, a college student from Fukuoka, likes to cook. Thanks to the owner of the restaurant where he works part-time, he finds himself working at the line of Roppongi's best Italian restaurant, Trattoria Baccanale, and discovers that the real deal isn't quite as easy as he'd thought. The manga follows Ban as he struggles to keep up with the hectic workload and his co-workers, along with issues outside the kitchen like his relationship with his girlfriend Eri, who he left behind in Fukuoka. (Source: MU)

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Dec 6, 2004
3,855 8.00
The story is about how and why a guy goes from a worker at a dead-end job to becoming a boxer. (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 2005
3,845 7.57
You Hinomura was an ordinary Japanese potter when a run-in with a Chinese mafia changed his life forever. Now an assassin for the 108 Dragons, Yo is the perfect killing machine. As a sign for remorse over his victims, he sheds tears after eliminating his targets. Because of this, he is infamously known by the Dragons and every other crime gang as "Crying Freeman." (Source: ANN)

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Mar 31, 1986
3,281 7.09
Taichi Keaton-Hiraga—born of Japanese and British descent. A former SAS agent with remarkable skills in military tactics and archaeology. Keaton is a single father with a part-time job as a world history teacher in Japan. But when certain international issues arise, he is called upon by Lloyd's of London as a special insurance investigator. (Source: ANN)

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Nov ??, 1988
3,260 7.90
A side story based on Solanin. New occupants are moving into Meiko and Taneda's old house.

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Mar 29, 2010
3,259 6.68
A SF/horror manga that takes place in 2200. At a chicken manufacturing company, a certain chicken transforms into a supermutant named Chicken George. And so, a nightmarish journey through a twisted version of the future unfolds. (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 1990
3,138 7.08
In recent years, Japan has become the shining light of Asia—with its noteworthy achievements in the fields of Science and Technology, Medicine and the like. But while there are a great number of rich and successful Japanese people, there are even more who are engaged in a furious struggle simply to earn their day-to-day living expenses... all the while battling with dangerous and money-consuming addictions such as gambling and alcoholism. What will these people do when they require the cash to feed the never-ending desires that are part and parcel of being human? How miserable and dangerous might their lives become if they fall into the fearful traps that are set by black market money-lenders with the sole purpose of ensnaring such weak-willed individuals? Read and find out! (Source: Easy Going Scans)

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May 10, 2004
3,098 7.55
One day the Yakuza comes knocking on the door of the orphaned Umino siblings. The oldest brother has gone into hiding after acquiring a huge debt. Afraid for her brother, Miyuki agrees to take responsibility for the loan. The yakuza wants her to become a ho, Miyuki wants to be a tennis pro. Turns out she used to be a very promising player before her parents died. However, becoming a pro is difficult when friends are few and everybody else conspires to make Miyuki's life hell. (Source: ANN)

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Oct 25, 1993
2,973 7.61
Raizo Fuwa is a 25-year-old salaryman living in a cramped home and working in a crowded office in Tokyo. His hopes for improved conditions are dashed when the new office building his company is supposed to move into is condemned as unsafe because the construction company has been cutting corners. Since the old building is already being demolished, they have no choice but to "temporarily" move the office into Fuwa's new flat. The final complication arrives in the form of the new employee Izumi Hiyama, a high school dropout the boss has promised to take care of as a favor to her family. No landlords are willing to rent to a 15-year-old girl, so she too has to move into Fuwa's home/office. (Source: Wikipedia)

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Oct ??, 1990
2,943 7.80
There is an island where both Japan and Korea unload their most dangerous and violent criminals. It's said that the island has become hell on earth, and anyone left alive there have become demons. The latest drop-off at the island is a very strong, very violent murderer. Will he be able to overcome whatever he might find on this hell island? (Source: MangaHelpers)

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Jun 16, 2008
2,931 7.13
A small five-year-old girl named Subaru no longer has time for friends and play. Why is this? Her twin brother Kazuma is dying...and gradually forgetting everything. Even Subaru. And so the girl visits him every day, talking with him and dancing for him, trying to make him remember her. And he always does by the end of the day. Encouraged by a friend to join ballet classes, the girl does so and falls in love with the dance. (Source: Aerie Scans)

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Dec 13, 1999
2,897 8.07
Chocolat is a mature comedy series about half-orphan Tatsumi Chiyoko whose father was caught in huge debt. Now living with Omugi Matsukichi, an ex-underground king who opened a pastry shop, she gets to know people like Katou Ichigo, an ex-inmate. With people after her father's whereabouts, what will happen to her? (Source: Scum-Scans)

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Oct 25, 1999
2,678 7.46
Tsukasa, Tajima, Katsu, and newcomer Sae, were all members of the Hentai ShonenDai (Perverted Boy's club) at the tender age of 11. But as they grow older, how will each of their lives change? Will they grow apart, or stay true to the (perverted) passions they shared as kids. D-ASH is a story about the adventures these boys will have trying to grow up as fast as they can, being as naughty as possible all the while. (Source: Anime Waves Scanlations)

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?? ??, 1997
2,620 7.48
Inokuma Yawara is just another young high school girl. Well, not quite for Yawara is being raised by her grandfather, 7th dan Judo master Inokuma Jigorou, to be Japan's great hope for the women's Judo competition at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. All the same, Yawara just wants to live a normal life...

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?? ??, 1986
2,552 7.49
The 6 books contains 5 horror stories related to a primary school kid named Sou. Sou has an ability to foresee supernatural events in his dream and even make changes that would eventually happen in the reality. The 5 stories are the Eroded Scissors, the Disappeared Rubber, the Tongue of the Spider Queen, the Black Picture-book and Shadow Dead. All of the scary stories are linked by his unique experience. (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 1986
2,160 7.45
Hatogaya, a man who used to love baseball and gave up on it, gets set up to take the fall for his company and gets sent to prison. A high school principal and his former coach, who's school is about to lose its baseball program bails Hatogaya out, but in exchange for getting him out of jail, he has to coach the school's "not-so-great" baseball team. (Source: Endless Abyss)

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Jan 5, 2004
1,927 7.55
Suekichi goes to university and has, as any Japanese university student, time for hobbies. Things change when he attends his great grandfather's funeral and wakes the next morning in his room with a very sexy girl besides him. His great grandfather has left him a *little* inheritance but there are some conditions. Meanwhile, sexy Aya keeps hanging around and refuses to go away. The beginning of a strange relationship which revolves around suspicions and desire. (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 1989
1,833 6.85
Though no one in school aware of it, Ootaki, a first year high school student, is a big fan of 80's songs and idols. One day, he found out that his classmate that sits next to him, Yakushimaru, have the same interests as him... (Source: Batoto)

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Aug 8, 2016
1,725 7.67
1. Shou-chan 2. Yarou nanka nya Wakarumai! 3-4. Komako 5-6. Neechin 7. Itsumo Issho (Always Together) 8-13. Baka.

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Jul ??, 1990
1,625 7.40
Meet Kanda Taiyou, the new section manager of Hishizaki Commercial. He's smart, young and handsome. To him, life is all about results. He's been successful in his career until he has been framed to a scandal by his co-workers. Now unemployed, he lurks into the streets and collapses in hunger. Luckily, a mysterious girl tries to save him and offers him for a job. Which turns out to be a rundown eroge company! (Source: MU)

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Aug 11, 2014
1,574 6.81
1. Watashi-tachi wa Sanpo suru 2. Sekai no Hate ni wa Kimi to Futari de. Ano Hikari ga Kieru made ni Onegai wo. Semete Bokura ga Ikinobiru Tame ni. Kono Hoshi de. 3. Love Story, Killed 4. Star☆Child

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Jul 19, 2001
1,490 7.21
A society where people have forgotten about ethical taboos and enjoy a life with clones, robots, body rental and drugs. (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 2008
1,438 7.47
1-3. Ore x Yome 4-6. Gyakushu no Ore x Yome

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Dec 1, 2008
1,412 7.03
Youichi is a very serious, stoic young man with a girlfriend and a regular sex life. However, he has never experienced sexual self-gratification. Recently, he's become aware of a book called "Masturbation" at the library he works at—an educated discourse into the history of the sin of Onan and related practices. Finding himself increasingly intrigued by the concepts within, he begins to conduct a series of experiments... Join him as he embarks into a whole new world! (Source: MU)

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Aug 4, 2008
1,379 6.79
Shogo Ban is now a chef at Ristorante Legare. As the Yokohama branch of the Trattoria Baccanale he used to work at, he has been entrusted with the responsibility of head of the pasta section. Rejoin Ban as he struggles to meet the expectations of work and develop his personal relationships. (Source: MU)

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Apr 6, 2009
1,251 7.53
Goshima is a boxer who has held the world championship title for years and never once lost a match—thus earning himself the nickname "Zero." His coach, Araki, describes him as "a flower that blooms only within the ring." But with his 30th birthday approaching, everyone begins to question Goshima's worth. Thus he decides to look for the ultimate opponent to give him his final match. (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 1991
1,229 7.24
Neko no Otera no Chion-san is a romantic comedy about a high school boy named Gen and an older girl, Chion, who is living at his family's temple in the countryside. (Source: ANN)

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May 9, 2016
1,188 7.14
Two manga artists are trying their best to have their work accepted by someone who appears to be their superior. However their latest work has been denied and their superior requests that they should write a manga about a drama where a man protects the peace of the world. The two get together and begin to write a manga about a boy who promises a girl protection! (Source: Mamo)

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?? ??, 2009
1,154 6.78
Okamoto Momone is a first year student at an art school living on her own although she's close to her family. She's studying art to follow in the footsteps of her father, who left his wife and three children (Momo is the youngest) some years back. One day her mother summons her and her siblings home to say that their father has resurfaced, sending divorce papers to their mother. It's a bit of a surprise, but he's been gone a long time and everyone is used to it.

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Feb 6, 2006
1,117 7.16
Now you too can learn the secrets! This mock-instructional tome is actually a hilarious parody in graphic-novel form of those books which seek to advise one on "how to draw manga". Now even a completely untalented, artistically uninclined novice such as yourself can learn what it takes to properly use a pen, create characters, license ancillary rights for anime and toy manufacturing, and become rich, famous, and sexually potent beyond one's wildest dreams. (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 1989
1,061 7.28
After the events of Subaru, the ballet dancer Miyamoto Subaru works in a German ballet company. However, after using pneumonia as an excuse to cancel at the last minute on her company's tour of Japan, she is forced to accept the damage she has done to her professional career. As she struggles with her sense of self-worth, she meets Nico, an amazing, handicapped ballet dancer. Nico lost his vision, in addition to his ballet partner and lover, in a tragic accident. Will Subaru be able to reach out to him, and help him to once again dance with a partner? In doing so, will she be able to find her own place in this world?

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Aug 6, 2007
1,046 8.21
Kaoru, a single woman in her thirties, meets a magical frog that gives her the chance to live as a housewife. A really cute short story about being happy with the life you have. (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 2006
1,031 6.83
Eighteen-year-old Koreeda Kazuki is a genius hacker whose only real skill lies with computers. Into his aimless life steps Sakai Daisuke, a wealthy man who makes him a proposition he finds impossible to refuse: that he will become Koreeda's investor on the condition that Koreeda use his abilities to help him "conquer the world." In cyberspace where national borders hold no meaning, thus begins the story of two modern-day adventurers who stand against crime on a global scale. (Source: MU)

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Mar 4, 2013
1,012 7.23
The story revolves around Tsunashi, the child of royalty who was left behind in the lost kingdom of Karan. He is expected by those around him to awaken his great powers that sleep within him in order to revive the kingdom—but rather than fighting, Tsunashi enjoys playing in the world of books. However, he must become serious soon, as a new army is threatening to invade Karan. (Source: ANN)

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May 19, 2014
1,012 6.47
Shigeo is a high strung elementary school student living with his mother. His only concern is getting ahead in life by doing well in school. He despises his father Hanao(who is separated from them), who's an idealistic free spirit and kid at heart infatuated with the sport of baseball. Shigeo's mother forces Shigeo to take time to visit his father and so begins Shigeo's lessons that there's more to life than excelling academically (courtesy of his very childish father). From Mangascreener

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?? ??, 1991
987 7.45
Everyone wants a fresh start in high school and that applies ten fold for Toujima Asahi. She hopes that she can create a new image of coolness at Futatsuzaka High School; a school that used to be all girls until recently, which explains the female population being 5 times that of the male and the extracurricular activities being female oriented. Change isn’t as easy as Asahi thought and she is introduced to Maharu, a strong minded girl, and to Naginata, a sport similar to kendo. Asahi realizes that Naginata is what she needs in order to become a new person, as the sport allows those who are not the most athletic to shine even on a national level. (Source: MangaHelpers)

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Jan 24, 2011
907 7.01
In a faded little rural town, Kaworu lazily lives out his days. Until the day his destiny strikes, and he meets an angel. Just moments later, they quickly take off... Together, away from this reality! (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 2006
882 7.16
Salvors are men responsible for towing wrecked ships and handling the cargo. They are different from rescue teams as they usually ask for money before offering help. Nanba Rintarou's father was the owner of such a company, but Rintarou really hated the way they operate and decided to work in a proper rescue team. However, Rintarou's father died right after Rintarou completed his training. In his will he asked Rintarou to take over his company. What's worse is he left his son a debt of 1.5 billion yen...

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Jul 5, 2004
851 7.70
Around the offices of Tozai News, Shiro Yamaoka has a reputation for being over-blunt, under-ambitious, and generally an all-around slacker. So why has he been given the important job of coming up with the "Ultimate Menu" to celebrate the newspaper's 100th anniversary? Because he possesses qualities his other colleagues don't: an exquisitely discerning palate, an encyclopedic knowledge of food and drink, and a masterful touch in the kitchen. (Source: VIZ Media) This series is on hiatus.

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Sep 30, 1983
802 7.47
Akiyama first came across seeing Hana in the corner of the television screen when some nameless female kick-boxer was being interviewed. Since then, he was smitten and went to all three of her matches, but then all of a sudden, she stopped competing and he became at a loss as to what to do. But then he runs into her by accident on the street on his way home from work and discovers that this woman, who wants to become the world champion, is far more complicated than he could have ever imagined… (Source: MU)

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Dec 6, 2010
771 6.63
Two elementary school pupils, a girl named Marine and a boy named Satoru, fall in love and are blessed with a rather unorthodox child which happens to be a robot. This robot is called Shingo and the story recounts how its mind develops and how it travels the world in pursuit of its 'parents' whom it has never had a chance to meet.

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?? ??, 1982
689 7.41
Taku Maezawa, an engineering student, and Hisashi Iguma, a robotics specialist, create the concept of "demokratia": 3000 people randomly recruited on the web who will decide by vote the actions and behavior of the android Mai. Included one-shots: Volume 2: Robot, Smoke

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Aug 19, 2013
650 7.49
1. Blue 2. Hypochrist Mutreefuzz 3. Nandattenda 7 Days 4. 197X 5. Hageshii Ousama 6. Kibou no Tomo 7. Zubizuba

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Dec 10, 1991
639 5.90
There lives a man who has lost his memory and can't remember where he's from, and who he is, including his name. He just goes by the name Matsumoto and the one and only thing he remembers is how to play soccer. However, the one thing he does remember, he does exceptionally well, even better than the professionals. He sells his ridiculous soccer skills to teams and guarantees them goals and, even more important, wins. As he travels from city to city, country to country playing for money, he hopes that he regains his memory. (Source: MU)

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Nov 8, 2007
635 7.37
Niwa, a college student of architecture, is moving into his deceased grandfather's house. He didn't know the man very well, but the house is conveniently close to school, and his grandfather was actually the architect who designed it. There's something unsettling about the house, though, and while he's wandering around, Niwa finds a mysterious old photograph of some girl who isn't his grandmother. Later, he goes along with his friend Akira to take drawings of another old house that's going to be demolished. As he meanders through this old house, he has a somewhat supernatural and startling experience. Are these feelings and occurrences a result of the souls of the buildings themselves, as Akira suggests? Or is there some even deeper mystery to Niwa's uncanny experiences? (Source: MangaHelpers)

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Feb 1, 2010
625 7.09
The mountain gods have sent down a punishment to the people of Japan. An owl by the name of Minerva. All who fall under this owl's gaze die, their eyes spurting out blood. One man stood up to the owl, a famous hunter by the name of Uhei, however just as he was about to loose the finishing bullet, he was interrupted by the American army taking the owl into their care for study. Thirteen years later, an American warship crashes into a Tokyo harbor, and all the men on board are dead, their eyes bleeding. The owl has been freed, and it now rampages throughout Tokyo, killing at random and in mass amounts. The American government has decided that only Uhei, the man who nearly killed the beast before, can help them. So they send the Delta Force and CIA out to see just how the bird can be brought down... (Source: MU)

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Dec 11, 2006
622 6.91
The one-shot opens with two slightly different members of a yakuza group talking together at a family restaurant. The yakuza group is in the middle of a dispute, and some members visit a young man named "Damiyan" who has a mysterious power. (Source: ANN)

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Oct 31, 2016
615 6.50
(No synopsis yet.)

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?? ??, 1994
614 6.46
Minayoshi Yuu is trying to help his mother, Touko, who was once a national idol, recover from a strange "ailment." For her, he will do anything, even if it means finding a way to go back in time and erase the pain from her mother's past in order to bring her back to normal in the present. (Source: MU)

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Jul 31, 2017
595 6.56
Olympic track star. MIT whiz-kid. Adored by the beautiful co-ed's. Revered by classmates and teammates alike. Yuu was sitting on top of the world. That is, until the evil seductress Payetta, leader of an outlaw gang of boozers and brawlers, kidnaps Yuu at knifepoint and steals him away to her hideout. He learns he's actually the son of Gilgamesh, the legendary founder and ruler of the ancient yet highly advanced civilization of Agarti. The history lesson doesn't stop there, though. Payetta claims to be the granddaughter of Adolf Hitler and wants to share her maniacal dreams with Yuu and the new dystopia she plans to create! (Source: Amazon)

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Oct 23, 1989
576 6.34
Rintarou is deeply judgmental of women, and hates that his dad has been cheating on his mom with a female neighbor. He does not want to be like his dad, and his thoughts are full of gendered sexual slurs towards his female classmates. The only exception is the most modest girl in his class, Yatsugi Azusa. A mosquito-borne disease seems to be spreading around among the women in his city, whose symptoms are fever and extreme sexual aggressiveness. Will he and Azusa make it through the epidemic? (Source: MangaHelpers)

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Apr 27, 2015
575 6.26
After two years of being dormant inside Tsutomu Senkawa, an accidental encounter with their old nemesis violently wakes Birdy up. With Birdy kicking evil's ass once again, the dark secrets of the experiments conducted by the "Agni" corporation are slowly revealed. They seem to be dabbling with human body enhancement, creating what they call "beast men," to combat the alien invasions related to Birdy. (Source: MangaHelpers)

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Oct 11, 2008
551 7.67
The manga deals with the "light and darkness" of the 16th-century London actor, playwright, and troupe manager known for the four great tragedies Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, and King Lear, as well as Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, and other masterpieces. (Source: ANN)

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Dec 21, 2009
531 6.90
A new interpretation of Yamamoto Shuguro's period novel Chiisakobee, transplanting the Edo era in the original with a modern setting. A young carpenter, Shigeji, who lost his parents and his father's building company called Daitome in a fire, swears to himself he will rebuild the company according to the words of his father, Tomezoh, "What is important for people throughout the ages is humanity and strength of will." He hires Ritsu, who has no place to go, as an assistant at Daitome. Some children from an orphanage, who lost their home, also show up at Daitome. The beaded young carpenter's decision to take over his family's business is a drama filled with the milk of human kindness. (Source: MU)

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Sep 3, 2012
521 7.83
The story follows Hikari Shirochi, an ordinary high school boy whose hobbies are games and PC-modding. In the first chapter, mysterious phenomena occur to his body, which conducts static electricity unusually well. (Source: ANN)

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Dec 8, 2014
439 6.40
White swindlers (Shirosagi) are those that cheat people to take their money, red swindlers (Akasagi) are those that swindle the opposite sex, and black swindlers (Kurosagi) are those that cheat the white and red swindlers. After his family is swindled by white swindlers, Kurosaki sets out to avenge them by becoming a black swindler.

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Jun 5, 2008
427 7.65
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Shibuya, Tokyo. An illegal skateboard race "13 Nights" is held once a year. 14-year-old Masato dies during the race. He was one of the last eight students at Udagawa Middle School. His former classmates couldn't cope with his death nor understand what lies behind it. Then, all of a sudden, Eito appears, who looks just like Masato and tries everything to discover the truth behind Masato's death. Note: This manga was canceled after about 25% of volume 4 was completed. The epilogue consists of an alternative ending for it.

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?? ??, 2000
424 6.61
Tales of a high school calligraphy club. Yukari Ooe, a boy who returns to Japan from Canada, finds himself joining his new high school's calligraphy club; without enough students, the tiny club is in danger of being abolished. (Source: ANN)

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Dec 7, 2006
395 7.37
Nakamura Kano is an office lady with a secret... she's a "TokuOta," a tokusatsu otaku, who is obsessed with live action dramas of heroes, monsters and robots. She lives her life by the code of the tokusatsu heroes, and constantly imagines them to help her through difficult situations. But this isn't easy when all of her co-workers think that people who like anime and other childish things are weird, and they keep trying to make her socialize. (Source: MU)

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Aug 11, 2014
387 7.03
Yuuji Kitano, a college athlete newly graduated from his university, got a job in a big sports equipment corporation. He soon finds out that he is surrounded by numerous obstacles: gets involved in corporation politics of high level executives; lacks of trust from capable female coworkers; being rotated, promoted, and demoted all around; last but not least, a tough HR manager who's also his landlord. However, no matter how difficult the situation is, he is always optimistic and diligent, and his positive attitude not only motivates people around him but also touches the hearts of his female colleagues. (source: Anime News Network)

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Aug 30, 1993
378 7.44
Taking place in the year 1937 on the eve of World War II, the story involves a mysterious spy training organization known as the "D Agency." The organization is established by Lieutenant Colonel Yuuki from the Imperial Japanese Army. His ideals lead him to recruit people beyond military academy graduates and personnel, while training them to become skilled agents in arts of manipulation. These agents would become a specialized team to conduct operations. One such antihero agent, under the name Jirou Gamou, goes on a harrowing mission to uncover secret documents titled "Black Notes," while battling forces from within and without his own ranks.

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Nov 17, 2014
329 7.09
On a wharf on Tokyo Bay is a small gallery named Gallery Fake. The owner of the gallery, Fujita Reiji, was once a curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He was a learned curator with remarkable memory, keen aesthetic sense, great skill in restoration of paintings, and knowledge of many languages, so he was called "the Professor." However, because of trouble in the workplace, Fujita was forced to quit the museum. Now he is an art dealer who sells paintings, authentic and fake alike, at extraordinary prices. His motto is, "One without aesthetic sense can't help being cheated out of his money. And, by being deceived, one may learn to distinguish the real one from the counterfeit." However, Fujita is not a villain. He truly appreciates art and the artists who spent their lives to create it. He is not someone who just earns money by selling fake paintings. Sometimes he takes paintings from a wicked politician who considers art only as a means of exchanging bribes. Sometimes he tries to restore destroyed paintings. Readers get to like him for his passion and true love for art. He often touches the lives of those he encounters, and people are attracted to him in spite of himself. (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 1992
319 7.54
Jun's 18th birthday has been selected by family tradition to be the day that her husband is chosen. Many high-class families have come to try to marry into the physically and economically powerful Asuka dynasty, but Jun is not interested. With her servant Kratta in tow, she runs away from the groom-choosing party. (Source: MU)

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May 15, 1983
316 5.50
As a teacher forgets his student’s name, chaos and hilarity ensue. (Source: MU)

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?? ??, 2005
312 5.28
A collection of short stories: 1) Boketsu 2) Taikutsu na Tsuki 3) Johnny kara no Dengon 4) Round Girl 5) Nade-shiko 6) Chinpa 7) Jinsei Kaya no Soto (Kari)

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Nov 30, 2012
303 6.36
Marta is a friendly, happy Portuguese girl who lives in Japan. She loves Portuguese food and often breaks into dance. The story begins when an uncertain delivery man brings a package of Portuguese ingredients to Marta's apartment, where she is hanging out in a swimsuit. (Source: MangaHelpers)

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Aug 6, 2012
288 6.65
Murakami Shou has been putting years of blood and sweat into G&G Gold, a large banking company. He came up from nothing, worked insanely hard and now lives very comfortably, even having Rei, the hottest girl in the company, as his girlfriend. But all that starts to slip away when Kirishima Joe comes into the company. With his handsome looks, impeccable style, calm demeanor and well endowed manhood, Joe has been upstaging Shou in every aspect of his life. And when Joe takes Rei away from him, Shou snaps and takes any measure to destroy Joe's life. But Joe has a secret that makes him hard to break. (Source: MU)

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Dec 18, 2006
273 6.14
A story about a pair of lovers and the cycle of life.

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Aug 4, 2014
271 6.40
Satsuki Takatsuji wants a new start in high school, but she has trouble speaking and doesn't have the talents to join any clubs. Just when it seems like her new life is over, she meets two girls who are starting a rap battle club and is blown away by how easily they're able to express themselves.

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Jul 24, 2017
269 N/A
Keisuki Ibaraki is not a man to be trifled with and the pornography company, G.P.X., makes a grave mistake when they kidnap his high school sweetheart, force her to do unspeakable acts and then make her commit suicide. Keisuki is now on a mission of vengeance and will stop at nothing until he vindicates the memory of his dead girlfriend. Travel with him through the jungles of Brazil as he exacts his revenge, one by one, on the unsuspecting murderers. However, hot on his trail, is the pure-as-white reporter, Yuko Kusaka, sniffing out any kind of story that will gain her recognition. Keisuki confronts her and the ensuing Karate battle tests their wills, as well as Yuko's purity. Sit back, relax and let the sultry Brazilian weather lull you into a trance as you traverse through this action packed story!

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Jan 15, 1982
268 6.97
(No synopsis yet.)

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Jan 22, 2007
245 6.60
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Pi is a constant that defines a circle. It is never ending and to Sawaki Yumeto, it is a majestic number that has a direct relationship to his other favorite thing, boobs. One day, he realizes that there is a mystic relationship between pi and the perfect breasts. He conducted research and did calculations to determine what the perfect breasts are but he needed more raw data. Yumeto used to be unpopular and ugly, but to further his quest, he shed blood, sweat and tears to change his appearance and style to that of a handsome young man. When Tamura Jun, a classmate that has been absent for the majority of the school year, returns, Yumeto realizes that she might have the perfect boobs that he has been searching for. But getting to them is going to be harder than he could possibly imagine. (Source: MU)

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Sep 9, 2002
241 7.24
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Akagi Gunma is a young, impetuous, and rash teenager who decides to move to the big city to fulfill his dream of racing a Formula One car. The story follows how this simple farmer boy from the country moves on to the city in pursuit of his dreams. (Source: ANN)

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?? ??, 1986
218 7.63
When a local volcano erupts, the depopulated town of Kanematsu suddenly thrives as a hot-springs resort. High-school student Tomiyama, a cool character, can't accept this dramatic transformation, while his friend Sakurajima enthusiastically embraces it. This is the story of how their friendship is affected by changes in their town. The freely-drawn, casual style the manga brings to its portrayal of the shifting emotions of high-school boys has earned it many fans. (Source: MU)

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Mar 16, 2012
198 7.03
Shin Machima is a novel author whose novels don't sell. He lives together with five women. Why do the women pay a million yen to him every month? (Source: ANN)

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Nov 16, 2015
175 N/A
This is the story of Kyoko, a young Japanese woman who is raped by a group of American soldiers. A young African-American soldier rescues her, and as their relationship evolves, she falls in love with him. When he is killed, she begins a quest to avenge his murder.

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?? ??, 1996
169 6.27
This manga is deemed to be one of the works that initiated the "irrational" or "unreasonable" gag comic genre where the reason of its funniness cannot be explained by logic and traditional sense of humor, which made this title very popular among teens and early twenties at that time. One of the most popular characters that appeared in Uturun Desu was "the otter," Kawauso-kun. (Source: Wikipedia)

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Feb 6, 1989
156 N/A