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Although admired at school for her amiability and academic prowess, high school student Kyouko Hori has been hiding another side of her. With her parents often away from home due to work, Hori has to look after her younger brother and do the housework, leaving no chance to socialize away from school. Meanwhile, Izumi Miyamura is seen as a brooding, glasses-wearing otaku. However, in reality, he is a gentle person inept at studying. Furthermore, he has nine piercings hidden behind his long hair and a tattoo along his back and left shoulder. By sheer chance, Hori and Miyamura cross paths outside of school—neither looking as the other expects. These seemingly polar opposites become friends, sharing with each other a side they have never shown to anyone else. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Reminiscent of a broken toy box, the mystical Abyss is a terrifying realm home to monstrous creatures called Chains. Most believe it to be only a fairy tale, used to scare children who misbehave. Oz Vessalius, the cheerful and mischievous heir of the noble Vessalius family, is one such individual—until, at his coming-of-age ceremony, the mysterious Baskerville Clan arrives and condemns him to the Abyss for a sin he neither committed nor knows anything about. Oz then forms a contract with Alice, a unique Chain who can take on human form, in an attempt to escape from the Abyss. As Oz struggles to unravel the mysteries behind his sin, the Abyss, and a tragedy from one hundred years ago, he and his companions find themselves confronted by the Baskervilles and ghosts from the past. Meanwhile, his journey back home is plagued by relentless despair. [Written by MAL Rewrite] Included one-shot: Volume 8: Pandora Hearts (pilot)
Tucked away in the English countryside lies the ominous manor of the Phantomhives, a family which has established itself as the cold and ruthless "Queen's Watchdog" as well as the head of London's criminal underground. After a tragedy leaves the Earl and his wife dead, many are shocked when their son, a young boy named Ciel, claims his place as the new Earl of the Phantomhive house. At first, many perceive him only as a child surrounded by a few eccentric servants. But they soon begin to realize that it is foolish to meddle with Ciel and his demonic butler Sebastian. Taking place at the end of the 19th century, Kuroshitsuji follows these two as they face countless mysteries and dangers that plague England and threaten the Queen, uncovering the truth about what really happened to Ciel's parents in the process. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Rumors of the supernatural overrun Kamome Academy, namely the "Seven Mysteries." One of these mysteries is the legend of Hanako-san, the ghost of a young girl residing in the girl's bathroom on the third floor of the old school building, who is said to grant any wish her summoner desires. First-year high school student Nene Yashiro daringly summons Hanako-san in desperate need of love, but the Hanako that appears before her is a boy! After Hanako-kun claims that he has no magical items of use, Nene tries various ways to get noticed by her crush. With her desperation reaching its peak, she gets into trouble after consuming a mermaid scale, which turns her into a fish. Hanako-kun rescues her, binding their fates together in the process; in return for this aid, Nene must become his assistant. Now entangled in the supernatural realm, Nene soon discovers that there's much more to the school's Seven Mysteries than basic rumors. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
In the flashy and restless streets of Tokyo's downtown Ikebukuro district, 15-year-old student Mikado Ryuugamine arrives wide-eyed and ready to inhale the exciting breath of city life. Up until now, his only insight into urban affairs was through an anonymous online group chat, where he found out about Ikebukuro's renowned legend. Known only as the "Black Rider," legend says it is a headless biker rumored to be just a shadow, executing its own justice against criminals. But the district's quirks do not end there; Ikebukuro is swarming with so-called color gangs and their ceaseless conflicts. Among them, a colorless gang known as the Dollars is most noteworthy, as its founder, members, and numbers are all unknown. With odd cliques at every turn and uncanny tales coming to life, humans seem to mix with the supernatural, and Mikado soon dives into the deep sea of Ikebukuro's myths, deceits, and carefully planned out crises—a dangerous world, but possibly one where he belongs. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
All Miharu Rokujou wishes for is a simple life. Unfortunately, he soon learns that he is in possession of a sacred and secret ninja art, the "Shinra Banshou." With this ability, Miharu is more likely to become the king of the hidden world, Nabari, than remain a normal high school student! He must also deal with daily attempts against his life and, ironically, his sensei's efforts to convince him to join the nindo club. Having this "omnipotent" ability will test Miharu's chances of survival, and the world of Nabari is his only hope. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Michiru Kita’s a weak-spirited girl who has a hard time saying what’s on her mind. One day, she notices mysterious, ring-like markings around the necks of two of her classmates, Chika Akatsuki and Shito Tachibana — two boys who miraculously survived a horrible accident six months before. Michiru, possessing the rare ability to see these rings, knows that they warn of impending death. Thinking that, perhaps, she can do something to save her classmates’ lives, she approaches them... but it seems the boys have already made a different kind of deal and garnered themselves a heavy debt (Source: Yen Press)
Manga adaptation of the 1st arc of the Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei series. "Magic" is a product of neither legends nor fairy tales. It has become a technology of reality for nearly a century. Various countries in the world are locked in a race in nurturing "Magicians." Shiba Tatsuya is an honors student without magic capability at First High School, a magic high school along with his sister who happens to the top student among the freshmen. What will happen to him, and how will he live his school life where he is one of the many reserves in the school looked down upon by the chosen magical students? (Source: jCafe24)
Since its creation, Tougenkyou has been a place where both humans and youkai live in peace. However, following the breach of a taboo in an attempt to revive the villainous youkai Gyuumaou, the "Minus Wave" unleashes throughout the land. With this ghastly force at large, the youkai begin to lose their self-consciousness, causing them to devour the townspeople. Tasked by the Three Aspects—the messengers of the heavens—to stop Gyuumaou's resurrection and restore peace, Sanzou Genjou rounds up three old comrades, none of which resemble the definition of ordinary. Being half-human, Gokuu Son, Hakkai Cho, and Gojou Sha are the only youkai with the power and spirituality to withstand the Minus Wave. Despite being skeptical about trusting them due to their mixed blood, Sanzou heads to the west with his companions to eradicate the growing threat. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
High school student council president Hotaru Tachibana—a girl often confused as a boy due to her speech pattern and clothing—is not afraid to fight against injustice. When her friend is supposedly swindled by a host, Hotaru feels compelled to confront the man responsible. He turns out to be her next-door-neighbor, Masamune Matsuoka, who decides that the best way to settle this is to play a "survival game": an imaginary war game where fake guns are used, but the battles are no less real. Despite Hotaru's best efforts, she ends up losing and incurring a large debt due to the resulting damages. Consequently, she is forced to become the third member of Masamune's male-only team "Toy ☆ Gun Gun," joining his friend, Tooru Yukimura, an author of adult manga who dislikes her at first. However, before she even notices it, Hotaru becomes genuinely fond of both the sport and her team members. She chooses to share in their dream of becoming the best survival game team in Japan and winning the famous tournament, Top Combat Game, even if that means hiding her identity as a girl from her teammates. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Umineko When They Cry Episode 2: Turn of the Golden Witch
On the island of Rokkenjima, Shannon is a mere servant to the eccentric head of the Ushiromiya family, Kinzou. But Shannon has feelings for George, her master's grandson, although she is quite aware that a relationship between them would never be allowed. Try as she might, Shannon's affections for George grow stronger with each passing day, despite her attempts to deny it. One night, the Millennial Witch of Rokkenjima, Beatrice, takes pity on her: she will use her magic to help George and Shannon realize their love, if Shannon breaks a ritual mirror nearby that is dampening her powers. Eventually, Shannon relents, and to her surprise, her relationship with George begins to blossom. Kanon, another servant, believes that Shannon is being tricked by the witch. As "furniture," Kanon believes they have no right to even consider themselves human, let alone feel emotions like love. However, he soon discovers that one among the family has affection for him: Jessica, Kinzou's granddaughter, and eventually he starts to consider his own feelings toward her. But both Kanon and Shannon's love will be put to the test when the rest of the Ushiromiya family arrives for the annual family conference, and Beatrice enacts a competition for them to find Kinzou's hidden gold. Whoever finds the precious ingots will gain the coveted position of family head, and everyone has their eyes on the prize. But what starts off as a bizarre game soon turns into pure terror, and some of them may not make it out alive. Will the two servants be able to protect the ones they love? [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Higurashi WHEN THEY CRY: Curse Killing Arc
In the village of Hinamizawa, Keiichi Maebara and his friends live their everyday lives peacefully and without incident. Having just moved to the town, Keiichi finds himself with no shortage of new friends. One of the youngest of this group, Satoko Houjou, plays many pranks on her friends and is always cheerful. But behind her smile lies a dark past, filled with personal heartache. Despite all of the tragedy in her life, Satoko is still able to find happiness. Keiichi, who admires her resilient spirit, begins to think of himself as a brother figure and her protector. But when her uncle Teppei returns to town, Satoko begins showing signs of abuse. Keiichi longs to return his friend to her former happy self... so much so, that he starts to consider doing something drastic to keep her safe. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
This work is a story about a boy, Rwanda, whose mother is a vicious murderer, set in England at the end of the 19th century. Rwanda, who has long been confined in the basement, grew up and left the house after a certain incident. Eventually, he arrived at the town and was picked up by a staff member of the nursing home and decided to live in the facility. But peaceful everyday life is only boring for Rwanda... (Source: MU)
Umineko WHEN THEY CRY Episode 6: Dawn of the Golden Witch
Now that Battler's found the truth, he's become the next game master. In order to prove to Bernkastel and Lambdadelta that he understands all of Beatrice's previous tricks, he's built a game board of his own and now has to face off against Erika once again.
In the Bureau of Health and Welfare's Narcotics Control Department, Kai Etou and Haru Kurabayashi are new to their work as crime investigators. Kai is a weak but generous 22-year-old man who cannot hurt others, even if necessary. He becomes a "matori"—a nickname for a criminal investigator in the Narcotics Control Department—to help people break away from drugs. Haru, a hard worker self-aware of his aptitudes, avoids associating himself with Kai since he is useless and empathetic toward everyone. For their first assignment, Haru and Kai must arrest an infamous drug dealer. While at it, Kai gets into a fight with the suspect, triggering a "switch" that makes him ruthless and unstoppable. As Kai and Haru struggle to solve drug-related crimes, they edge closer to unveiling the cause of Kai's behavior and his past. [Written by MAL Rewrite] Included one-shot: Volume 5: Drug Hunter (prototype)
Shun, Kaname, and the twins Yuuki and Yuuta have been friends since kindergarten. It's a little hard to tell if they actually get along or not. But even as high school students, they still hang out together. Recently, they've had a new addition: the half-Japanese transfer student Chizuru, who has started to liven up the group. This manga is about their daily lives, which aren't particularly passionate or exciting. A tranquil and sometimes comedic story of youthful friendship... (Source: MU)
At Millennium Academy, elite vampires are trained to maintain balance in a world where humans and vampires, who possess far greater physical strength than their human neighbors, coexist. When Aldred, the most distinctly un-vampire-like vampire to be found in the entire institution, meets Kei, a human transfer student to the school, their destinies become surprisingly intertwined, and the fate of the world as they know it comes to lie in their hands. Will the unlikely duo be able to break the vicious cycle of blood and chaos that comes every millennium on the ominous night of the Twin Moons? (Source: Yen Press)
Higurashi WHEN THEY CRY: Massacre Arc
In her young life, Rika Furude has witnessed unspeakable tragedy in her hometown of Hinamizawa; she has repeated the month of June in 1983 over and over again, each time ending in disaster. But in each world, the variables leading to tragedy are always different. As the summer resets again, Rika finds herself back in June of 1983 with even less time than usual to set things right. Minagoroshi-hen follows Rika's journey into yet another world, as she tries to fight against her own impending doom as well as that of her friends. However, as she and her friends solve one problem, another pops up in its place, as they inch ever closer towards the true identity of the mastermind behind the countless tragedies in Hinamizawa. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
500 years before the story of Saiyuki, a heretic child with golden eyes is brought into Heaven. He is given into the reluctant care of a minor deity named Konzen, the nephew of the Merciful Goddess Kanzeon Bosatsu. Konzen eventually gives the child the name "Goku." Goku becomes friends with two other minor gods, Marshal Tenpou and General Kenren of the Western Army of Heaven. He also meets a strange little boy who seems to be his own age, the War Prince Nataku. Although Goku is happy in his new home, Heaven is not kind to heretics. There are those who would use Nataku and Goku as tools in an attempt to seize the throne of Heaven, and Konzen, Tenpou, and Kenren may not be able to save them. (Source: ANN)
Rumor has it that on the third floor of Kamome Academy's old building, there exists the spirit of a young girl named Hanako-san in the girls' restroom. It is said that whoever summons Hanako-san is granted any wish they desire. When high school first-year Nene Yashiro discovers her boyfriend's disloyalty, she decides to call upon Hanako-san to enact revenge. To Yashiro's surprise, she comes face to face with a boy instead of a girl! Hanako-kun, bored out of his mind, is delighted to see someone enter. As the third-generation Hanako-san of the Toilet, it is his responsibility to watch over the students of the school—and that includes fulfilling their wishes. However, nothing can be done until someone summons him. Thus, the meeting between a human and a ghost marks the beginning of a curious relationship. [Written by MAL Rewrite] Included one-shot: Itoshi no Living Dead (My Dear Living Dead)
Higurashi WHEN THEY CRY: Beyond Midnight Arc
Twenty years ago, a poisonous gas erupted from a nearby swamp and killed thousands of people in the village of Hinamizawa. In the years since the "Great Hinamizawa Disaster," people have avoided the town and prefer to forget that it ever existed. However, on one particular night, five strangers find their way to this abandoned village tucked away in the mountains. In Yoigoshi-hen—a possible future outcome of Tsumihoroboshi-hen—Mion Sonozaki, a former resident of the village, arrives at Hinamizawa's now-dilapidated Furude Shrine, seeking shelter from the rain. Along the way, she meets Akira Otobe, whose friends have disappeared. As they enter the shrine, they find others already there, also taking shelter. But when a murder takes place among them, suspicions run high, and some begin to suspect Mion herself: after all, Mion died in the Great Hinamizawa Disaster 20 years ago. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Continues the story from Superior, about a hero who's aim is to defeat the demon queen while being accompanied by the demon queen herself...
A genius mad scientist once bred a special flower in his quest for eternal youth and immortality, implanting the seeds of this "Premier Rose" in human beings. Housing roses inside their bodies granted the human hosts not only various benefits, but also various side effects, including the need for the roses to feed off of victims. The majority of the test subjects, "Black Roses," were used as living weapons and kept under control by their creator. One subject of the experiment was dubbed a "defective failure" and hidden away. Claudia the "Rose Witch," also called a "Crimson Rose," normally does not need to feed on humans and only does so if she loses her self-control. When the Roses' creator disappeared five years ago, the organization conducting research swiftly rebranded as "Red Rose." Brought out of the shadows, Claudia became Red Roses' primary means to eliminate the suddenly untamable Black Roses. Guarded by the "Thorn," Wilhelm, who shares a blood covenant with her—and working with a special division of Red Rose named "Crimson-Shell"—Claudia must survive betrayal by a suspected traitor within the organization, as well as discover the truth behind a "Jet Rose" who may be leading the Black Roses. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Manga adaptation of the 2nd arc of the Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei series. There are currently nine magic high schools affiliated with the National University of Magic throughout the country. In an effort to address the current limitations, magic high schools are trained to the highest degree, while they are trying to increase the limited pool of instructors. For that purpose, a measure was put in place so as to fuel the student's aspirations through competitions between the 9 magic schools. The largest of these is the summer Nine Schools Competition. It is a nationwide magic high school magic tournament. Every year a selection of magic high school students from across the country meet, putting their pride on the line, and unfold a story of frustration and glory. With a huge crowd including not only government officials and those interested in magic but also businesses, overseas companies, researchers and scouts, this is the greatest stage for magic high school students to shine. This year too, the curtains of that momentous event will be raised again.
Akira Gunji has just started high school, and on the way home, he has a surprise encounter with an old lady who has tentacles spring from her back. It turns out she is a certain type of alien. Amidst the confusion, he meets his classmate Shou Tenkuubashi, who has come to catch her. A tale of extraterrestrial life set in Tokyo! (Source: Square Enix, translated)
The duty of the Twelve Apostles is to seek out and destroy the vampires of this world. Bearing a grudge against vampires and the pure blood who created them, Gil has successfully passed the first two parts of his exam to become one of the Twelve Apostles. For the third and final part of the exam, Gil is assigned a partner named Luna and together they must travel to a nearby town and kill a vampire named Aran. Will he he pass his exam and become an apostle? And who exactly is this girl named Luna? (Source: Fallen Syndicate)
In a world where various plant seeds are cultivated for unique purposes—such as to instantly start fires, create materials similar to rope, or send signals from a distance—rare seeds are sought after. In order to maintain economic and political stability, the National Grainelier Special Education and Research Institute holds exclusive rights to grow and research seeds and also polices the use of seeds that can be ingested by humans. These seeds transform people into "carriers," making them more similar to plants than humans and granting them dangerous powers. Following the death of his mother, Luca Anglade lives alone with his reclusive father Christophe. Both father and son illegally grow seeds, but whereas Luca sells his seeds in order to afford their living expenses, the goal of Christophe's experiments is a mystery. One night, a Grainelier security team arrives and attempts to arrest Christophe. He commands Luca to swallow a handful of seeds and then flee, but Luca is barely able to get a safe distance away before losing consciousness. When he wakes up, he finds himself in the home of his childhood friend, Abel Guivarch, who informs him that two years have passed—but Luca does not appear to have aged a day since that fateful night. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
A royal tutor is the person in charge of a prince's education—a title only given to the most outstanding teacher in the country of Grannzreich. Heine Wittgenstein, an adult with a child-like appearance, is asked by the king to teach four of the five princes, as their former tutors gave up on them. Determined to turn the young men into proper heirs to the crown, Heine accepts the challenging task. When the princes greet Heine, their noble facade falls quickly and each of them shows their true personality: arrogant Leonhard wants nothing to do with tutors; stuck-up Bruno thinks Heine is not qualified for the job; flashy Licht only goes with the flow of his elder brothers; and stoic Kai is indifferent to the matter. However, Heine is set on educating his problematic new students—regardless of how they feel about him. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Durarara!! Saika Arc
The old anonymous group chat consisting of some of Ikebukuro's most peculiar residents receives a sudden addition: Saika, a cryptic user who occasionally pops up and sends messages that make little sense. Although everyone simply discards it as spam, a curious connection between Saika's messages and a recent string of slashing assaults soon forms. Dubbed the "Slasher" by the media, their rampage continues. At the same time, Anri Sonohara is advised to stay away from a teacher with a history of dating minors. Although she now has friends, Anri still suffers from bullying; during one incident, she comes face-to-face with the Slasher, becoming the first person to survive the encounter unscathed. Meanwhile, a reporter following a story about the so-called strongest man in Ikebukuro is viciously attacked by the Slasher. As the number one contender for the title of strongest man, Shizuo Heiwajima sets out on a hunt to find the mysterious aggressor. In his latest uncovering, the infamous information broker Izaya Orihara reveals that the Slasher might just be Ikebukuro's next supernatural threat. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
The Days After the Hero's Return
Kashiwagi Yuuya, a college student, was summoned to a different world as a hero. He's had his fair share of hardships, but with the help of his faithful comrades, he defeated the Demon King and the Evil God and now returns to modern Japan. And then, everything that happened back there was supposed to become just a distant memory... But he's still the invincible hero he was on the other side, with all his spells and items?! (Source: Square Enix)
A Terrified Teacher at Ghoul School!
A crybaby and timid novice teacher, Abe Haruaki has been appointed to teach—as much to his surprise—in a school full of youkai?! A story which portrays the weird and wonderful daily lives of a coward human teacher and his youkai students.
Manga adaptation of the 3rd arc of the Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei series. The Thesis Competition, an event with as much importance as the Nine School Competition. This competition has the particularity of having its competitors compete to see which one has more mastery on magic theory. However, things may not go smoothly... And "disturbance" may unfold... (Source: MU)
Tomari, a low-level administration worker in Hell, has suddenly been appointed to Enma Hall to be the aide to the King of Hell himself. There, she finds that she will have her hands full, and the King of Hell will keep her real busy, but not in the manner that she initially thought... What's worse, she didn't know what she literally signed up for, courtesy of the King. A contract love comedy unfolds! (Source: MangaDex) Included one-shot: Volume 6: Jigoku no Sata wa Joushi Shidai
When Naoya Toudou is goaded into playing a childish fortune-telling game called "Persona," the last thing he expected was to summon a girl pleading for help. The girl's wails overwhelm Naoya's senses, leading him to awaken in a strange place that exists between consciousness and unconsciousness where a mysterious entity resides. Introducing themselves as Philemon, they grant him the ability to wield a "Persona"—a being that exists as an "other self"—before he wakes up in the school's infirmary. Though Naoya's friends also recall meeting the same entity, they think nothing of it as they head to the hospital to see their sick friend, Maki Sonomura. During their visit, Sonomura disappears in the middle of her surgery and the patients within the hospital suddenly become hostile. Cornered, the group members each call forth their Personas, who fend off the rest of the assailants much to their surprise. Concerned for their friend, the group sets out to find Sonomura all while gathering more information about the ominous situation they are in. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Manga adaptation of the 4th arc of the Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei series.
Durarara!! Yellow Scarves Arc
As Izaya Orihara wildly enjoys holding all the information about Ikebukuro's main players, Mikado Ryuugamine and Masaomi Kida stay by Anri Sonohara's side while she recovers. However, Kida seems to be faking a smile. Enraged by the circumstances that led to Anri's harm and his own helplessness, Kida returns to the world he vowed to never come back to after Izaya interfered with them—the Yellow Scarves gang. Once the Yellow Scarves' leader, Kida knows that many of his old team members may now be a part of the Dollars, but they are losing their trust in the group's misdirected ideals. With the power of the Yellow Scarves' unwavering loyalty behind him, Kida swears to clean up Ikebukuro's streets of all wrongdoers, especially those in support of the recently faced criminal, the Slasher. But his aspirations and determination are put to the test, as Izaya is not the only one powerful enough to stand in his way. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
The story takes place in a world where seven people with unusual powers are crowned as "kings," and revolves around the "bonds" and "fate" between the people involved. (Source: ANN)
The Grim Reaper and an Argent Cavalier
Two hundred years ago, the Grim Reaper discovered that collecting souls could help him attain immortality. Greedy for eternal life, he created Larvae—monsters that aimlessly devour human souls—and scattered them across the globe. Aiming to obliterate the harmful Larvae, Lemuria, the Grim Reaper's sister, established the Argent Cavaliers and the Lemuria sect. Cyan, a knight of the Argent Cavaliers, vowed to protect Lenette Lemuria, the Lemuria sect priestess' granddaughter, when he was little. So when a malevolent force threatens Lenette's safety, Cyan—desperate to save her—gets tricked into making an unfavorable deal with the Grim Reaper. Stripped of his humanity but determined to protect Lenette from future harm, he leaves everything behind to join forces with Jade Lemuria, a Larvae himself. Filled with a strong conviction, Cyan and Jade set out to protect the people they hold dear by eradicating the Grim Reaper once and for all. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Trinity of the Royal Palace
In the Kingdom of Wardell Ceram, a realm rich in flowers and trees, the charming duo of Luca and Sylvain live outside the law. As the Wolf Claws, they are a chivalrous thieves who target those nobles who commit evil deeds. Their deeds bring them to the attention of the Kingdom's Princess, who wants to recruit them for a very special task. (Source: Square Enix)
Ririko Benibana moved to Kaminoshiro in hope of uncovering clues regarding the unsolved death of her father. Although he worked as a detective, his colleagues knew nothing about what led him to frequently visit the town—it seems to be an investigation he was pursuing for personal motives. At first, Ririko is unsure where she should begin her search, and she becomes fixated on the pitch-black clock tower dominating the center of the town. However, when she asks around about it, everyone would rather change the subject than answer her. A day after questioning her new friend Maya Sonomachi about the foreboding landmark, Ririko is called outside by her during a lunch break at school. While clutching a monochromatic checkered card and displaying erratic behavior, Maya abruptly attacks Ririko but is obstructed by another classmate—the aloof Shirou Otori. Though her life may be in danger, Ririko cannot ignore that Otori also carries a dark card, which he refers to as "Malice." Despite subtle differences, both cards strongly resemble the item mailed to her by her father in his final days, and Ririko refuses to accept this as a coincidence. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Cuticle Detective Inaba
Private Detective Hiroshi Inaba is an artificially-created being, formed by splicing the genes of both a human and a wolf, who gains information by tasting and examining people's hair, and pretty much has a hair fetish. He can transform into a more wolf-like form, and also gain special powers and perform different attacks depending on the type or color of hair he eats. Formerly employed by the police and partnered with an officer, he now runs his own private detective agency with the help of his sadistic, cross-dressing secretary Yuuta (often mistaken for a girl), and Kei (a "relatively" normal teenager working part-time at the office. Ogino, the officer formerly partnered with Hiroshi, also often helps out with cases. His arch-enemy is Don Valentino, an evil mastermind goat with a taste (literally) for money, and a variety of messed up but extremely devoted henchman, including gentleman samurai Laurence, who always wears a bag over his head. Most chapters are individual stories revolving around Hiroshi and his friends trying to arrest the Don, always failing miserably.
Tales of Reincarnation in Maydare: This World's Worst Witch
In the world of Maydare, where great magicians pull the strings of fate, there lived the "Scarlet Witch." She was condemned as the most wicked of them all. Makia is a descendant of that fabled "worst witch." Lately, Makia has been having dreams about a high school girl named Kazuha Oda... who turned out to be the person Makia was in her previous life! However, it so happened that Kazuha was murdered by a mysterious stranger... (Source: Square Enix)
Rayet, codenamed Scuro, works as an assassin for the infamous group Scarlet. His sole job is to assassinate other assassins as part of the "clean up team". Sick of taking lives, Rayet attempts to leave Scarlet. With the help of a fortune teller named Juki and his assistant Ritsuna, Rayet may just succeed. However, Scarlet doesn't intend to let him leave alive. (Source: MU)
The second year has started! Mikihiko has been promoted to Course 1, Tatsuya has entered the new Magical Engineering Course, and trouble is brewing between Saegusa Mayumi's younger twin sisters and 1st year representative Shippou Takuma, a member of the 18 Assistant House's Shippou Household.
Durarara!! Re;Dollars Arc
Known for his short temper, Shizuo Heiwajima sends a whole biker gang from Saitama to the hospital. Their leader, the strong and handsome womanizer Chikage Rokujou, comes to Ikebukuro to settle the score. However, Shizuo is not his only target; he and his gang intend to also take revenge on the Dollars, who have apparently been wreaking havoc in Saitama. While Masaomi Kida is gone, Mikado Ryuugamine runs into an unusual problem. His new junior, Aoba Kuronuma, effortlessly finds out about the Dollars' leader and insists on befriending Mikado. Although Mikado tries to distance himself from the Dollars following the advice of an anonymous user—who he assumes is Kida—their online chat's newest member shares unsettling stories of the gang being violent, which makes it difficult to ignore. Meanwhile, Celty Sturluson goes on a job for yakuza member Haruya Shiki. In her absence, Shizuo is attacked by a young girl who refuses to explain the reason behind it. As Shinra Kishitani tries to help, a mysterious Russian pair shows up with but one goal: to kidnap the strange girl. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Tachibana Ritsuka is a female 2nd year high school student who attends Shikou Academy in Shikou Town. She enjoys her school life while living with her mother Maria, but one day, that balance falls into ruin when she discovers several of her attractive male classmate are demons. (Source: ANN)
The foolish living things, the humans, who carry darkness in their hearts lost the light from their eyes. Deep inside the darkness, they lose sight of the way. Crushed in their despair the humans, one day, meet the 'hotaru' which carries a faint, warm light. The hotaru provided the humans with the light, and started to live alongside them. But in this ugly and blood-stained world, the hotaru's number started to decrease day by day. Yet, the humans wanted the light and started to hunt the hotaru. For money they would throw away the life of the hotaru. Nemu, a hotaru who has lost her light, makes a contract with a abandoned baby, Haibane. Haibane seeks to find a way to gain back Nemu's light. (Source: MU)
In a certain town exists a laboratory named "King Lab" that houses genius scientists who have way too much time on their hands. One day, the culprit of a series of murders arrives at the King Lab and a strange dark comedy begins to unfold... (Source: MangaHere)
When his best friend, Daichi Shijima, signed him up for Nicaea, Hibiki Kuze thought nothing of the bizarre "dead face delivery site" that tells its users when and how their friend will die through a "death clip." On their way home from their mock entrance exam, the premonition comes true when a subway train derails and crushes them underneath. In the darkness, Hibiki is presented with two choices: to live or to die. When he chooses to live, Nicaea downloads a demon summoning app onto his phone. Upon waking up, Hibiki is relieved to see that Daichi and their classmate Io Nitta have somehow made it out of the accident unscathed. They soon find that all of Tokyo is in disarray following a massive earthquake. As the trio tries to locate their families amidst the chaos, a strange creature falls from the sky right in front of them and blows up, killing and injuring a large crowd of people. With nowhere to run, Hibiki decides to use the demon summoning app and calls forth a demon to take out the otherworldly being before it can cause further harm. Hibiki's unusually powerful demon catches the attention of JP's—a secret government research organization that appears to understand the current situation. It is there that Hibiki learns that humanity has seven days to defeat invaders known as the "Septentriones" in order to prevent the world from being eroded away. Having defeated the first one already, he must now join forces with the other fated "Devil Summoners" to repel the threat. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
The planet of Salami is almost identical to planet Earth. Judging from the appearance, there's nothing different from Earth... Except... The sense of beauty is VERY different. Aimi is an orphan living with her step-mother and step-sisters, and she is what we consider as being beautiful, but what THEY consider as ugly. Yet, that doesn't end the story. Just by an accident, Aimi stumbles upon Earth and meets Kyou Naruse, a self-centered person or someone called.... "The Narcissist." Our very own Cinderella Story... [except for the fact that Aimi's sense of beauty is ALSO different] or not. (Source: The Little Corner)
After falling into the ocean, Wataru Toyoumi, finds himself reincarnated in another world! Armed with a skill to allow him to summon boats, he plans to get rich and live a happy life aboard his very own luxury liner. (Source: Square Enix, translated)
Assistant Teacher at a Girls Magic Academy
Lou Brandel is a magician who possesses talents that can only be found in one person every few thousand years. One day, he saves the beautiful and noble young woman, Fran. As the principal of Magical Girls Academy, she appoints him to work there with her! His "interesting" life of being a powerful magician teacher now begins! (Source: Square Enix)
Shiro and Kuroh are not the only ones who go to high school. Instead, the members of Homra (including their leader Suoh) and the members of Scepter 4 attend school together. The students are sometimes lax, but at other times, they are hot-headed. (Source: ANN)
The Daily Life of a Middle-Aged Online Shopper in Another World
The story of a middle aged man doing whatever he wants with the power of 1-click online shopping! Kenichi, a single man in his 40s, is transported into another world for no apparent reason. As he tries to escape a dangerous forest teaming with monsters, he realizes he has the power to access to a huge online store. By using this power to exchange goods he found in this new world for cash, and then buying modern ones off the internet, he was able to quickly create a very popular business. However, his goal is to have a slow and leisurely life. Instead of growing his business even more, he decides to settle down and live off of the power of Jeff Bezos. The mail order life of a middle aged man in other world begins now! (Source: MU)
At the beginning of A Link to the Past, a young boy named Link is awakened by a telepathic message from Princess Zelda, who says that she is locked in the dungeon of Hyrule Castle. As the message closes, Link finds his uncle ready for battle, telling Link to remain in bed. However, Link ignores his uncle's command, and after his uncle leaves, follows him to Hyrule Castle. When he arrives, he finds his uncle seriously wounded. Link's uncle tells Link to rescue Princess Zelda from her prison, giving him a sword and shield. Link navigates the castle and rescues Zelda from her cell, and the two escape into a secret passage through the sewers that leads to a sanctuary.
Kai Kudou is part of an elite organization of psychics known as Ashurum. Kai is sent on a mission to take custody of other unregistered illegal psychics in the city of Gald. However, he strays from his companions and is taken in by Yuuki Tokugawa, an odd-job-man who is currently working for the guerillas that are in opposition to Ashurum. As Kai spends more time with Yuuki and his mysterious sister Asuka, Kai starts to wonder what Ashurum's purpose is - are they trying to protect the psychics or control them? (Source: Broccoli Books)
Stahn Aileron was a typical country-boy looking to become a great adventurer, until he stowed away on an airship that got attacked by monsters. Searching for a weapon to defend himself with, he discovers in the ship's cargo area a magical sentient blade, a 'Swordian', named Dymlos that only he can seem to hear the voice of. In this chance meeting, Stahn is thrust into a quest revolving around the missing 'Eye of God', teaming up with other 'Swordian Masters' to travel the world and chase down the thieves.
Seri, a somewhat directionally challenged girl, went to Umeda for a job interview. Finding herself completely lost, she stumbles across a slightly opened door and decides to try her luck. She takes the stairs behind the door, emerging on a peculiar street half an hour later. Unknown to Seri, she has just mistakenly entered a place far more dangerous than she could ever imagine. (Source: Fallen Syndicate)
Ever since the School Island Incident, in which the four Kings were involved, the Silver Clansman, Kuroh Yatogami and Neko were on their search for their master Shiro. Unable to find any leads to Shiro, the two were in a gloomy mood until they ran into Homura members, Rikio Kamamoto and Anna Kushima, who were apparently being chased by someone... (Source: Official Movie Pamphlet)
Disney Twisted-Wonderland: Book of Heartslabyul
Yuuken "Yuu" Enma is an average Japanese high school student preparing for an upcoming kendo tournament. On the night before the competition, however, a black carriage crashes into him. When he regains consciousness, Yuu finds himself at Night Raven College—a premier academic institution in the magical world of Twisted Wonderland. Only a chosen few with exceptional magical talent are admitted into the school, so it is a mystery how a human with no magic ability ended up here. Although Yuu desires to return home, it is easier said than done. While the school's headmaster searches for a way to send him back, Yuu is assigned manual labor around the campus. But due to the chaos at the school's entrance ceremony following his arrival, Yuu has a target painted on his back as far as Heartslabyul dorm leader Riddle Rosehearts is concerned. Yuu meets and befriends Heartslabyul freshmen Ace Trappola and Deuce Spade; yet soon after, Ace and Deuce land in a situation that results in their expulsion. As the pair seek to redeem themselves, Yuu accompanies them on their perilous mission to fix school property. However, forgiveness does not come easily from the "Crimson Tyrant" in charge of Heartslabyul, who may have an ulterior motive behind his strictness. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Araki Susumu, a salaryman who has been working ceaselessly without caring for his family, loses consciousness on his birthday and is reincarnated in another world as "Tidus," the son of a couple named Dee and Tin. Regretting his previous life, Tidus begins to work on the development of his village from an early age to live happily with his family this time. Taking advantage of his father's position as head of the village, he teaches the children around him how to write and creates new special products from the blessings of nature. However, some forces want to take advantage of his success... "I hope and pray that the ones around me will be happy." To make his family happy this time, the boy starts his life a second time. This is the story of a young boy who starts his second life to make his family happy. (Source: Shousetsuka ni Narou, translated)
Rebecca Miyamoto is a child genius with a PhD from Columbia University, and she is starting as a high school teacher. The students love to tease her from day one, and she doesn't behave much better. Now we follow this class as they strive to get better grades and cope with their new teacher
Based on the classic Famicom game, the manga centers around Marth, who was sent off his attacked homelands of Altea by his sister. A few years later he is returning to regain his home with the aid of his allies.
In modern Japan, where history has strangely overlapped with reality. There, seven "Kings" with great superpowers existed. Along with their clansman to whom they shared their own power with, the kings each formed clans. Order bound by blue, red flames that cause chaos, irregularities that shine in white, and reforms branched off into green. The Kings, each with their own abilities, now... With "jungle" once again jumping back into action, the fates of the various Kings are brought together.
Luca, a devil who entered a school for Angels, made a contract with a strange angel Haniel, and became a knight of the school. On a mission to stop the prophecy of a “great catastrophe,” he cannot leave the school and instead has to cooperate with others, like Lilith, an angel with red wings to figure out just what is in store for them. (Source: Aerandria)
Mikage is a transfer student who lost of all his memories. At the new class, what awaited him isn't dreams, friendship, or hope, but his teacher's "commands"... This is a forbidden school story that cannot be found anywhere else!! (Source: Intercross)
In the corner of a certain town, there is a tea shop where the master, Tsukasa, obtains and cares for plants from the depths of hell.
Mamiya Chihiro, a poor student afflicted with the ability to see ghosts, is stalked by a Youkai who wants to hire him to work at his restaurant. (Source: MU)
The world has been destroyed and twisted due to the actions of one man—at least, that's what Dextera has been told. With grotesque monsters roaming everywhere, he is ordered by the Archangel of the Church of Melct to purify the mad god who dwells in the Neuro Tower; only then can Dextera atone for his sins... (Source: anime-planet)
Samurai Flamenco is a comedy and drama about Masayoshi Hazama, a man who becomes a superhero by himself without superpowers or technology, and Hidenori Gotou, a cop who finds out Hazama's true identity and thus constantly gets in trouble thanks to the superhero. (Source: ANN)
At first glance, the Fukuoka city seems like a peaceful one, but under the surface, crime is running rampant. The city's Hakata ward is home to the professionals of the underworld: professional killers, detectives, informants, professional revenge seekers, those skilled in torture, and more. And according to urban legend, even a "killer of professional killers" exists in the city. When stories of the men in the underworld are told, a "professional killer murder" appears. (Source: ANN)
Father Olivier of the Vasaria order is having an religious crisis and has decided to seek out the evil beast god G (whose name we cannot speak) who is rumoured to be able to grant wishes. Along his journey, he meets a mysterious girl called Ohri, who claims to be a sorceress from G's island, who is returning home. Since they were both heading for the same place, they decided to journey together. However, Father Messiah of the Vasaria Order is infuriated that Olivier has left the order to seek out an evil god. And has swallowed his pride to engage the services of Suzu, a Dark Elf, to capture Olivier and return him to the order. (Source: MU)
19th century England. Christmas Day. A young thief, Salt, and his partner-in-crime Pierre come across a strange-looking traveller with a penchant for sweets. The only thing of value Salt finds in the traveller’s bag is an odd compass, so he steals it – only for monsters to come after him a few hours later! Why are they after Salt? And what does the traveller want with him?? It’s a fantastic winter tale of magic! -From Kokoro no Oasis scans-
Noel Christonbel is Santa Claus no. 29. He and his reindeer, Rudolf (in human form) visit children on Christmas day and give them presents - whatever they ask for. However, what happens when one of the children they meet doesn't want anything... and instead feels he should die? (Source: MangaUpdates)
I'm the Catlords' Manservant
Izumi Yukihara, high school second year. His life is completely average-until a series of misfortunate events turn his life upside down. As if losing his parents weren't enough, he's saddled with their massive debt and forced to relocate to a new residence. On the bright side, the owners of his new residence offer him a chance to repay his debt...by serving cats?! (Source: Yen Press) Included one-shot: Volume 2: Toritsuita Onryou ga Kawaisugite Shiawase desu (The Vengeful Ghost That Haunts Me Is So Cute, I Might Die of Happiness)
The heroine has been picked as the judge in a contest to pick Tokyo's "#1 High School Student" in a kokuhaku taikai, or (love) confession tournament.
David Douglas wishes he'd never been born. What's the point of a slum boy enduring a miserable existence and ending up on death row? Victoria Frankenstein, a thirteen-year-old medical doctor, offers him a change of fate. Together they can help people and prove the worth of Victoria's invention, the Electric Coffin. After David becomes Eins, what kind of life will this second chance offer? (Source: Square Enix)
When Hiiragi learns that he has a half-brother he's never met, he decides to meet the man…but is shocked by what he discovers. Hiiragi's newfound older brother is inexplicably covered in bandages from head to toe, and runs a mysterious pet shop that sells rare animals. Behind the counter of this strange place is an even more shocking secret: customers in-the-know can rent out yokai creatures to perform supernatural deeds, as long as they're willing to forge a contract written in blood. (Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)
The Taishou era didn't end in 15 years, but went on for another 25. In order to protect her waning family, a girl resolves to marry a man she doesn't even know the name of. However, just before the marriage was to take place, the girl's younger brother mysteriously committed suicide by self-immolation and was found holding an old book in his hands. Appearing before the bewildered young girl was the "Imperial Library Intelligence Asset Management Bureau," more commonly referred to as "Fukurou." According to these men, there exists "Maremono," which are books that greatly affect their readers. On top of that, ever since the incident involving the girl's younger brother, she unwittingly gains the ability to see "Auras" (the sentiments of the Maremono which manifest as bright lights and are usually invisible to humans). It was as though fate were trying to drag the young girl in its flames. And then, even though apprehensive, the girl chooses to venture outside her bird cage. Jealousy, hatred, scorn, compassion, and love. What awaited the girl was the darkness of betrayal that had already begun to bewitchingly inlay the imperial capital. Toyed by and swayed within that darkness, will the young girl finally reach the truth after her struggles, or...? (Source: MAL News)
In an old, isolated castle in the south of France lives a tiny witch named Lulu. When she meets a man named Camillo, Lulu's everyday life begins to change little by little... (Source: Yen Press)
I, Otaku: Struggle in Akihabara
Meet closet "otaku" Sota, a seemingly normal high school student with a secret obsession for the dog-eared anime character Papico. During one fateful trip to Akihabara, Sota’s life takes an unexpected turn when the crazed owner of a collectibles shop forces Sota to "come out" in all his fanboy glory. (Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)
Being the child born between Stahn and Rutee, two of the 'four heroes' who had saved the world from crisis a few years ago, the young boy, Kyle, has inherited his father's golden locks, indigo blue eyes and a straight forward characteristic. Day after day, Kyle spent his time longing to become a hero and to experience an adventure of his own, just like his parents. One day, along with Loni, who he had considered to be his brother, Kyle went to the depths of the forest and found a gigantic lens inside an ancient ruin. In his first adventure, Kyle had an encounter with a mysterious girl. Who is the hero the girl is searching for? (Source: Boku-Tachi Scanlations)
It’s exam time at Lumieria Magic School and apprentice witch Killey is busy studying. Her familiar Nica offers to take care of the house during the exams…will this clumsy familiar find a way to help his mistress? (Source: The Zero Alliance)
In the center of the world lies the human kingdom of Radiata. People throughout the land sing of its glory. Sharing the world with the humans are the fairy creatures. Dwarves, elves, goblins, and others all lead their different lives. Although they are not exactly friends, humans and nonhumans live side-by-side in harmony. In a small village, a young man named Jack lives with his sister. Dreaming of becoming a great knight like his father before him, he ventures forth one day to join the famous Royal Radiata Knights. But the fragile peace between humans and fairy creatures threatens to shatter... where exactly does Jack's destiny lie? This is Jack's Side of the story. Based on the homonymous game.
A young woman's desperate flight from her would-be captors leads her directly into the path of Madam Rose--or, more accurately, Madam Rose's car. While the accident has delivered the girl from her pursers, the impact has left her with no memory of who she is. Now in the care of the Primavera family, "Rapunzel" has found a new home with the Wild Dogs, a trio of former street urchins in Wayne's employ. Bit by bit, "Zel" discovers more about her former self as she settles in with her new friends, even as relations between the Japanese and Chinese in District 23 become increasingly tense... (Source: Yen Press)
Kotetsu Miyasaka, a first-year high school student with an exceptional talent for kendo, shares his passion for the sport with his younger brother, Yayoi. Having always lived in Kotetsu's shadow, Yayoi enrolls in a different school than his sibling, where he now attends school with second-year kendo prodigy Chihiro Kawase. But with an important kendo tournament around the corner, Chihiro threatens Yayoi to tamper with his brother's shinai—a wooden sword used for kendo—to ensure Chihiro's victory. When Yayoi fails to comply and comes home with bruises, Kotetsu, brimming with rage, challenges Chihiro to a fight using steel swords. However, amid the scuffle, Kotetsu traverses through time to the Bakumatsu era, the final years of the Edo period. Unsure of who is friend or foe, Kotetsu is taken into custody by Souzou Sagara, the head of a band of roushi. Seeking Kotetsu's strength, Sagara asks him to join his group and change the world together. As if life in the Edo period were not chaotic enough, Kotetsu is met with familiar faces of his own era but with completely different identities. As he joins forces with Sagara, he must survive in this perilous era while contributing to the history of ancient Japan. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
A rootless mercenary meets the Crown Prince of a certain country. This meeting just might be a ray of light in the darkness for the supernatural war that will soon begin to tear the land apart. (Source: MangaHere)
The arc follows volumes 17-19 of the original novel series.
Himari Akeno can't wait to start high school! Even though she's parting ways with her twin sister, Mio, Himari's enthusiasm to start this new chapter of her life is palpable—that is, until a traumatic incident sends her home to hide in her room...Watching Himari's dreams shatter is more than Mio can bear, especially when her sister still longs for an ordinary student life. Determined to see her twin get back out into the world, Mio "catches a cold" and convinces her sister to fill in until she "recovers." As long as the shy, introverted Himari can pull off impersonating the bubbly, energetic Mio, nothing could go wrong...right? (Source: Yen Press)
16-year-old Nanakusa is spending his mundane life on "Stairway Island" where he found himself "discarded" along with around 2000 other people, all missing the memories of the time just before they arrived there. The name of the island originates from the long stairway running through the island and extending up to the summit of the mountain where the witch who rules the island is said to live. The only way to leave the island is by finding what was lost. Yet, Nanakusa doesn't wish to leave this stagnant island. He enjoys his life there. That is until Manabe Yuu, his childhood friend appears in front of him and turns his new life upside-down. Why did Manabe, the world's most optimistic person, get discarded, and who is the witch behind all these mysterious occurrences? Follow Nanakusa and Manabe as they uncover the true nature of Stairway Island. (Source: Manga Rock)
The K: Dog & Cat manga takes place after the first season of the television anime series, and focuses on the new character Kizuna in a quiet story.
Once upon a time in the forest there lived two wolf brothers. The younger brother was very weak and was a crybaby. He couldn't attack the humans who were their prey. the older brother who couldn't watch his younger brother anymore, trained him everyday in order to make him stronger. But those days were about to be changed by a twister girl named Little Red Riding Hood. (Source: MU)
Based on the Super Famicom game, Fire Emblem 5 features the son of Prince Quan (from FE4), Leif, fighting to regain the land of Leonster from the forces of Grannvale. At his side are the Fiana Militia lead by Evyel and his knight and father figure, Finn. A twist of events at the finally start the steps in which Leif will finally begin his journey to regain Leonster... (Source: The English Fire Emblem Documentary)
One day, as Suzuri was walking past a river, she suddenly saw a HUGE peach slowly flowing! Due to the fact she has not eaten since the start of her journey, she decided to just conclude the huge peach was a god sent and did the most logical thing anyone would have done—eat it. However, just as she had her first bite, a young male jumps out of the peach! And before Suzuri knows it, she's the 18th master to Momo who could do anything that Suzuri commands! What kind of danger would they encounter on their journey as they face a god that goes by the name Kyuui? And what dark secret does Momo have!? (Source: Sakura-Crisis)
Lerew lives in a small fishing village on the coast, and trades with a young boy called Einstein for medicine for his father. But one day, while attempting to fish in a dangerous area, Lerew is thrown overboard and attacked by sharks. However, even with his body mangled beyond recognition, he still doesn't wish to die... (Source: MU)
How to Create a God
Koharu is in training to become a warrior goddess, but lately she's been restless. Being raised in a Goddess Palace means she's never seen men before, and like most 15-year-old girls, she has a keen interest in them. After finally escaping to the outside world, her superiors agree to let her stay there under supervision. But a showdown with Yusemi, the evil force that Koharu is destined to face, looms. (Source: RebelliousArt)
Average young girl Kazuki Suou lived a peaceful life with older brother Masaki. That is, until she met Shirou Kusanagi, a boy with secret knowledge of her past, and the dark contract Kazuki was a part of in a former life. (Source: Cinderella Story)