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Coco, a humble dressmaker's daughter, has always been fascinated by magic and the witches who cast it, despite the strict precautions they take to hide their methods from the public. However, when Coco takes advantage of a golden chance to spy on the skilled witch Qifrey, she realizes that her favorite picture book was a disguised magic book all along! In her excitement, she immediately starts testing out the various spells. When a spell causes a disaster in her home, Qifrey rescues her just in time and decides to train her, realizing that she is the first lead he has found that could help him track down the Brimmed Caps—a dangerous group of heretics who experiment with forbidden body-altering magic and spread magical artifacts among the commoners. But before Coco and Qifrey can confront the Brimmed Caps, she is going to have to improve her magical skills and learn to get along with Qifrey's other apprentices. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Saint☆Oniisan is slice-of-life or divine-life, tale of Jesus and Buddha as they try to experience the modern world, in this case, Japan. The manga places a funny twist on religion, attitudes, culture and customs in Japan through the eyes of Jesus and Buddha. You see Jesus and Buddha experiencing Asakusa, public baths, theme parks, and the internet. Throughout the manga, we get a little history of their divine greatness only to see their apparent insignificance in modern Japanese society. Suffice to say, before people can recognize that they're actually Jesus and Buddha, people think of them as someone who looks like Johnny Depp or a guy with a button on his forehead. For real.
In a world where vampires have a similar genetic makeup to humans, it is difficult to tell them apart. However, there is a distinct difference: when one of these vampires, called devils by the general public, sees the blood of a human, they completely lose control. Ordinary girl Tsukasa Taira finds herself the object of affection of vampire Shouta Akimura. To avoid hurting her, he has resorted to killing other humans to satiate his bloodlust. However, Shouta treads a thin wire, running the risk of losing control at any time. To neutralize the potential threat, detective Yuuki Anzai swoops in to save Tsukasa from becoming Shouta's next victim. As he takes her home, Tsukasa finds herself enthralled by Anzai, who is a vampire himself. Together, they begin a tenuous relationship that takes them into the depths of a vicious conspiracy, rampant with murder and intrigue. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Sachi's Monstrous Appetite
Cooking has always been one of Makie Funatsugi's greatest skills. In an attempt to confess his feelings for his crush Sachi Mitsuhara, Makie summons the courage to give her a cookie he made. But this is not even the hardest part of his day, as Makie must constantly pretend that all the horrifying, flesh-eating monsters only he seems to see are not real. While Makie has always been able to see them, the creatures have recently been getting larger and more disturbing. When a monster ends up trapping Makie and Sachi after school, they surprise each other by acknowledging the being's existence and the otherworldly nest it created. Morphing into one of these beings herself, Makie's ever-hungry upperclassman reveals that she is a watari—monsters that are attracted to Makie's appetizing scent—and makes quick work of the monster. With Sachi proudly vowing to protect him against numerous watari craving for his flesh, Makie finds that his days will never be the same. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Hiraeth: The End of the Journey
What lies beyond death? Mika, an energetic teenage girl, will soon discover the answer for herself. Struggling to overcome the loss of her best friend, Mika ceases to find meaning in her life and decides to die by suicide in an effort to chase after her friend in death. However, her fate takes an unexpected turn when an immortal human, accompanied by a god, prevents her from dying. After learning about the existence of the afterlife from the god, Mika determines on a new goal: to join the two eccentric individuals on a journey to the world of the dead—in hopes of seeing her best friend once more. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Yutaka Aoi is sweet, sensitive, and loves singing...so much so that he can't help but be brought to tears whenever he listens to beautiful music. He also has a talent few boys have: He can sing soprano. So when Yutaka overhears his middle school's choir group perform, he can't resist joining in. Inspired by the angelic sound of Yutaka's voice, the choir eagerly accepts him into their ranks. But when Yutaka's voice begins to change as he enters puberty, the journey ahead will be one of self-discovery and reflection for not only himself, but also for those around him. (Source: Kodansha USA) Included one-shot: Volume 7: Octave (pilot)
Moyasimon: Tales of Agriculture
Tadayasu Sawaki has a gift: he can see all kinds of microbes, from the ones that ferment sake to everyday bathroom mold. Not only that, but they're not scientifically accurate but instead cute chibi creatures. When he enters an agricultural university and a professor finds out about his gift, he begins to meet new people that help him discover more about his abilities and himself.
Misuzu Hara is a quiet, reserved 24-year-old high school teacher whose world is turned upside down after her friend’s fiancé rapes her. Her attempt to connect with one of her students, himself a victim of sexual trauma, results in an unlikely romance, and the repercussions of these events affect everyone around them in often unpredictable ways. (Source: Kodansha USA)
Following the death of his daughter, Assistant Inspector Hajime Yamada has lost hope in everything, and jobs like closing under-aged prostitution rings don't exactly help matters. But there he meets a girl who looks alarmingly like his late daughter. Her name is Shiori Umino, a runaway girl who's desperate enough to sell herself to escape her house but won't tell anyone why. (Source: MU)
Gion Kenji is short and perpetually pissed off about it. Iwashimizu Sumiaki is tall but timid. Although it's bullies that bring this unlikely pair together on the first day of high school, it's the rugby club that will make them friends. (Source: MU)
1. Akahoshi-kun 2. Suiheisen JPG (Water Horizon JPG) 3. Hiruyasumi (Lunch Break) 4. Dan-kun no Shinpai (Dan-kun's Concerns) 5. Juu (Gun) 6. Musume no Keikaku (The Daughter's Plan) 7. Seijin Bomb Natsu no Hi (Adult Bomb Summer's Day) 8. Tonda Kuruma (The Car That Flew) 9. Kamimura no Sawayaka na Hentai (Kamimura's Exhilarating Abnormality)
Juri Yukawa lives with her NEET father and brother, her retired grandfather, her sister (a single mother) and her young nephew. One day, her nephew and brother are kidnapped for ransom. Having only 30 minutes to meet the demands of the kidnappers, Juri, who realizes there is not enough time to prepare the money, decides to head for their rescue by herself with a knife in hand when her grandfather uses a mysterious stone passed on in the Yukawa family to stop time. In a world where everyone and everything is inert, Juri and her father and grandfather run to rescue the two. But at the kidnappers' hideout, they soon realize they are not the only ones who can move about in this still world... (Source: MU)
Set in a ruined world full of chimerical creatures, where female creatures eat males. Two creatures explore the land: Usagi, the elder sister, protects his brother Mitsuki, a curious chronicler who knows much about the ancient world for having read a multitude of books.
In heaven's Animal Design Department, designers create a variety of new animals daily while contending with the unreasonable requests of their client: God. Funny, interesting, and full of useful information, this series answers questions such as, "Why can't unicorns exist?", "What makes an animal taste delicious?", "What's the most powerful creature in the ocean?", and, "Bird versus snake: who would win?" You won't believe it's a manga series when you read up on the featured animals in the included encyclopedia entries. Heavenly Design Team will make your next trip to the zoo or aquarium 100 times more fun! (Source: Kodansha USA)
Every family has its share of problems, be they big or small. Shino Tadakoro has the perfect high school life, full of romance and friendship. Her biggest problem is her shut-in brother Tamotsu. She stubbornly keeps his existence a secret, telling even her closest friends that she is an only child. Oblivious to Shino's concerns, Tamotsu suddenly declares that he is giving up the shut-in lifestyle. Is there still time? The curtain rises on a tale of family reconstruction! (Source: Kodansha Comics USA)
Milton, who lives in downtown Chicago, is a hardcore otaku. He admires Japan for producing his favorite manga. Gill spent his time in prison, and now he is a comic shop owner with an attitude in the town. Morimoto, a young yakuza called "Rockstar," is a rising star of the yakuza world in Japan. He is addicted to American TV dramas. One day, Milton wins a chance to go to his dreamland Japan.
People differentiate between "normal people" and "strange people." But who decides what can be considered the norm? This story emerged from our world. This story will send your common sense flying. This new book by Miyazaki comes packed full of sensitivity and wonders. Eight short stories that will rise a rainbow in the heart of people who had lived a life of loneliness. Check more info for details.
So Let's Start My Family Again.
Witch Hat Atelier Kitchen
During the day, teachers spend all of their time helping their apprentices. But when the children are asleep, the night is theirs to do as they please. Qifrey and his friend Olruggio especially look forward to when this time arrives; for them, the witching hours are meant to create unique and delicious meals for everyone in the atelier to enjoy. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
26 year old Rihito Hoshino is a very shy guy who is even nervous about being handed change by a woman at a convenience store. In order to get used to women and grow as a man, he mustered up the courage to make a reservation with a rental girlfriend! But what came was a slightly weird girl, Tsukita-san! Tsukita-san is going above and beyond what he expected, and Hoshino-kun is getting overwhelmed. (Source: Kodansha, translated)
She, Her Camera, and Her Seasons
Akari is a third-year student who has spent her high school career sticking to the straight and narrow...but her attention is caught by Yuki Sendo, the short-haired, standoffish girl in her class who seems to buck the trend. Akari can't seem to stop seeking Yuki out, and her feelings rapidly develop into something more than girlish friendship. But Yuki seems to have eyes only for her childhood friend, Rintaro Kagawa...who himself seems to have feelings for Akari. It's a mess...and one that threatens to grow even messier as Akari navigates between what she wants and what's expected of her... (Source: Kodansha USA)
Matsutaka Nanako is a normal university student, who happened to enroll in Abnormal Physiology Seminar. She tries to keep her mental state sound, but other abnormal classmates start to influence her personality... (Source: MU)
The manga is made of different short stories linked together by the mysterious boy with no particular name. The boy travels in different times and places, trading with different people, letting them to have a glimpse of their future or past or the secret of others, and bet to see if they can change their fate. (Source: SCX-Scans)
Takaki Hatano is a third-year in high school who can't wait to become a "real adult." One day, he passes by a café and finds himself mysteriously drawn to the proprietress, a mysterious woman who seems to be hiding a secret sadness. Through her, through coffee, and through his encounters with the other café patrons, he begins to taste the bittersweet feelings of love and growing up. (Source: Kodansha, translated)
Soviet interstellar fleet is heading to a new world for humans to settle. Our protagonist has a goal. He is doing his best to become a part of the ruling class on the yet to be colonised planet while his peers are having fun in the Simulated Reality. But something wrong happens on the way there. (Source: MangaDex)
Small Nozomi and Big Yume
High schooler Nozomi Koiwa wakes up and discovers she's lost her memories...and a whole lot of height. Now the size of a soda can, she flees from a feline assault into the disgusting den of Yume Okubo, a drunken shut-in NEET who's terrified of people and hasn't been outside for months. Between falling beer cans and deadly insect traps, Nozomi survives long enough to convince the airheaded Yume that she's a figment of her imagination who's come to save her from hitting rock bottom...all while investigating how she ended up funsized. But despite their differences—height, brains, and otherwise—each half of this quirky combo might just be what the other needs! (Source: Kodansha USA)
Welcome to Neijima island—home to a girl who hopes to keep her friend from moving away; destination of an author hoping to be inspired for her next book; and above all, sacred land to a "god of fortune"—but will that god really bring what the people around it want? (Source: Kodansha USA)
Miyuki Sanada had just been going through the motions until one night she came across a certain late-night anime that made her feel true passion for the first time in her life. She was so impressed by the production that she decided to become an animator herself! But was that really such a good idea? Harsh lessons and even harsher financial realities await as Miyuki strives to make her dream come true. (Source: J-Novel Club)
Wife: Ichiko Aihara. Husband: Otoya Aihara. Married for seven years, they get along well, but sexless and without children, they agree to see other people. Otoya has an affair with Mitsuki, and Ichiko is aware of it. Looking at Otoya in a state of bliss with Mitsuki, Ichiko begins to change, too... Peko Watanabe tells a story of lies and truth—whether or not you ever want to get married, the real life of this thirty-something couple might give you some second thoughts about that institution we call marriage! (Source: Kodansha Comics USA)
The story is set in an alternate world with 20th century-like technology, during a great war between the alliance of the Grand Duchy (Russia that never formed) and the Empire (Poland-Lithuania that never fell into ruin) on one side, and the Republic (the Ottoman Empire that never fell apart) on the other. Lieutenant Martina M. Mayakovskaya is a new officer in the Grand Duchy Logistics Corps. It's a branch of the armed forces responsible for transportation and supply that is looked down upon by the rest of the military as "paper soldiers". Martina's assignment is supposed to be a comfortable desk job dealing with stamping paperwork, but for some reason wherever she goes, she ends up in the middle of combat. Also, what's that eight-legged pseudoweasel that she adopted as a pet (or it adopted her?), and is it just a coincidence that it seems to be saving her from harm every time? (Source: MU)
Koujirou Shindou. Cabinet Office Director-General for Policy Planning, is at Haneda Airport for a business trip. While the plane is on the runway, a giant structure suddenly appears out of thin air. The plane carrying Shindou and 251 passengers is taken undamaged inside the giant structure. After everyone disembarks, a man who looks like an ordinary human being shows up. He assures those from the plane that they're not in any danger. Shindou asks him to identify himself and explain the situation. Then the outside of the structure is displayed on a large screen, and at the same time, every passenger's cell phone starts ringing all at once. On each cell phone screen is a message from this man, to every one of Japan's citizens: "I, Yaha-kui zaShunina, hereby notify you that I am going to intervene in Japan's internal affairs." What is this young man's goal? And will Shindou manage to become an intermediary between Japan and the Anisotorons...? (Source: ANN)
Kage no Matsuri is a short story about a young man's encounter with a oni girl. The oni witnesses an act of simple kindness on the man's part and chooses to invite him to a secret yokai festival deep in the forest. (Source: Rem)
Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow
In the future, robots are more than machines. Autonomous "cyber-persons" with A.I. brains are now part of society, interacting with humans while developing their own culture. In fact, they may be surpassing humans, as biological homo sapiens have begun to die out and give way to robo sapiens. But are humans truly disappearing, or are robots becoming the newest form of humanity? (Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)
A spin-off of the movie with completely original storyline. In the aftermath of a devastating world war, Deunan Knute and Briareos are scraping by a living as mercenaries in a ruined New York City. Deunan dreams of finding the technological utopia known as Olympus, though Briareos isn't so sure it exists. They soon cross paths with a mysterious girl and her cyborg bodyguard who claim to be on an important mission for Olympus and that they are fleeing a team of highly advanced cyborg mercenaries who will stop at nothing to ensure that they fail.
SURVIVE, THEY SAID. HAVE HOPE, THEY SAID. The world is no longer what it used to be. Shojo—ferocious, ape-like creatures who feed on humans—roam the land, and anyone who's bitten becomes infected with the same mysterious virus. Humanity has resisted by building aerial cities and forming special units called Guards to fight back. Among them, a young man with a blank stare battles without regard for his life—Minami. People call him a messiah, but their only hope has a constant death wish and defends them day in and day out simply because he still breathes... (Source: Kodansha USA)
Life as a lady can be tough, but life IN a lady is that much tougher. From periods to pregnancies, it can be an emotional ride...especially when you're the size of a cell. Thankfully, Macrophage, Killer T, Helper T, and White Blood Cell are joined by a host of hard-working allies equipped to deal with the daily struggles of lady life in this female-focused spin-off of Cells at Work! (Source: Kodansha USA)
Included one-shots: Volume 1: Skyscraper Blues Volume 2: Old Sightseer Blues
A fable depicting a nice, simple village and the unforeseen consequences of reaching for change. (Source: The End Scanlations)
Devils' Line II [Trigger]
The manga is about Amane Miyakata, a doll maker, and the miraculous story of her seven boy dolls. (Source: ANN)
10 years ago, around 7.6% of the human population was afflicted with a new disease that changed them into the dead. That disease was nicknamed "border." Though they were still living, they were objectively corpses. In a world where the boundary between life and death is shaking, a high school detective and a girl afflicted with border face work together. (Source: Kodansha, translated)
An unprecedented fantasy anthology project by various mangaka.
Not everyone wishes for a peaceful afterlife... least of all Bonzo Scalobania, whose dearest wish is to find a case for a skeleton detective like him to solve! Along with his unreliable assistant, Vampy Vinegret, and zombie frenemy/bounty hunter Nero Lichman, Bonzo swears to solve the problems of Limbo City! But does it still count if the problems he's solving are ones of his and his friends' own making?? A wacky, weird, heartwarming tale for the undead in us all. (Source: Kodansha USA)
Atsuko Asao and Iwaki Kouhei have known each other for nine years and have been living together for five of those years. Everything seemed to be going well for their relationship until Kouhei suddenly discovers that he's going to be a father. (Source: Stiletto Heels)
To control his daimyo lords, the shogun orders them to move back and forth from their provincial home and the capital, where they must spend half their time. The story follows the long journeys of the daimyo Kumada's family between the family's Okayama home in southwestern Japan and their second home in the capital. (Source: ANN)
"No money, no job, unpopular. Because I'm useless at best, I'll become a himo!" Himo is a term for a man who doesn't work and is financially dependent on the women he goes out with. The curtain rises on Akiko Higashimura's himo-man training dojo! (Source: ANN, edited) This series was put on hiatus due to online criticism of the subject matter.
A quiet young woman deals with a supernatural housemate. (Source: Mangadex)
Technology leads to a continuous evolution of violence. This age of chaos gave birth to heroes. In a not-too-distant future Japan, Akira, a high school student, has an uncertain future and begins to give up on his dream of studying robotics in college. Meanwhile, Tom Rock, CEO of the global robotics company Rock Inc., is trying to put into place plans he's had in preparation for years. The fighter "Automaton" was developed to bring salvation to a world that has started to go crazy! The two of them meeting is the beginning of this story! (Source: Kodansha, translated)
A hardworking career woman who never married died alone, found in a miserable state. Her niece, Yamaguchi Narumi (35 and single), who was hit hard by the news shifted from looking for marriage to preparing for her death. She decided that the only way to die alone without bothering anyone and die better is to live the same way. (Source: MU)
Identity in the Small World
Elf Yu Tsukaraba is about "Elf Yu" (Elf Hot Bath), a mobile hot spring bath that washes away all fatigue and dirt if an adventurer soaks in it. Yufu, the sole head of the hot spring, eagerly puts adventurers in the bath to heal them. (Source: ANN)
The Chidori Art School, where boys studying drama gathered in 1935. Keitaro Chidori, a boy who makes the hardest efforts than anyone, toward the dream of wanting to stand in the middle of the stage and to become a star, and a freshman who holds a secret, Mugizushi, who appeared before him. The story of fighting over "talent" now rings the opening bell. (Source: Kodansha, translated)
An Older Sister and a Younger Sister
One day, a man who admires his magician grandfather but who choose the steady path of a salaryman for himself meets a lone boy at a client's casino. He sees the boy's wonderful card sense, and realizes that he has the skills of a magician. As it turns out, this boy was trained in magic by the man's deceased grandfather. Though astonished by this strange connection, the man feels an overwhelming desire to develop the boy's skills further. But the boy is much younger than he, so he has to be very circumspect about it…
Aiming for the Ace
The story of a girl cursing destiny and a girl who believes in miracles, in the worst era of Europe. (Source: MU)
Set in Los Angeles, two troubled young men support each other and seek hope in the future. Earl collects the recipes for the cake shop his late mother left behind, while Randy got involved with a group of thieves and can't escape. (Source: MangaDex)
The Champion Heiko Case Files
Material Puzzle: A World Magician Without God.
All over Japan, throughout the land, innumerable pieces of traditional pottery have been popping up. And the ones who have given a unique flair to every piece are known as the Yakimon! In place of his absent father, the university student Clay Endou must take charge of the "Homura Pottery House." There, he comes across four unique people who are collectively known as the Yakimon: Imari, Bizen, Kutani, and Mino. One tiresome piece, a second tiresome piece, the Yakimon seem to be fooling with him. Even so, Clay is committed to reviving the once-glorious art of pottery. Naturally, the road to this is riddled with challenges! (Source: Kodansha, translated)
The story is set in the '70s during television's Golden Age, and centers on a boy who lives in the countryside with his family who runs a hotel. A certain event leads him to Tokyo. (Source: ANN)
Despite his rough looks, a 63-year-old rose farmer secretly loves all super girly things!
One day, Toruko, an ordinary housewife, discovers that her husband Wataru is having an affair. In order to quench her own thirst, she calls on a male escort, Shoji. Toruko becomes addicted to her relationship with the young man, but the dreamy good times do not last long. (Source: Kodansha, translated)
Michikusa Yoriko Weekend Camping-car Life
The manga centers on three individuals connected from a 26-year-old past. Yukari and Akane were best friends in high school, and Yukari was herself in love with a teacher named Imai. 26 years later, with all three having drifted apart, Imai has become a sculptor, and his new work that depicts a young girl strikes Akane as resembling Yukari from her high school days. When Akane reconnects with her old best friend, painfully nostalgic memories slowly transform into sins. The relationship of these three in the present slowly unravels the past. (Source: ANN)