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Boku wa Mari no Naka
When Isao Komori moved from the Gunma countryside to the bustling city of Tokyo for college, he believed this to be an opportunity to start his life anew. Yet as months pass, Isao comes to realize that he hasn't made a single friend. Despite the time spent as a serious student, Isao drops out during his sophomore year to become a shut-in, killing time playing video games. Isao's only saving grace is going to his local convenience store every day to see "The Angel of the Convenience Store," a high school girl named Mari Yoshizaki. Though Isao is content watching her from afar without confronting her, one day she turns to meet his eyes. Without being able to remember a thing, Isao awakens in the body of Mari. Unsure of how he found himself inside Mari, or where the young lady he now possesses really is, Isao chooses to continue Mari's life in her place. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Lone Wolf & Cub
Ittou Ogami has very little left to live for. Though once the Shogunate's chief executioner, his name is left in ruins after being framed for treason by the treacherous Yagyuu Clan, seeking to steal his position of power. His misfortune does not end here, however; they culminate in the brutal murder of his entire family, including his wife Azami, with only his child Daigorou still left alive. With dishonor upon his head and his beloved wife in the grave, Ittou takes up a new mantle as an assassin for hire. Alongside his young son, Ittou wanders the country in search of revenge, with only the complete destruction of the Yagyuu Clan on his mind. As he travels the land, the number of his successful assassinations quickly grows, and soon the moniker of "Lone Wolf and Cub" becomes infamous across the land as the choice assassin to get the job done right. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Shortly before the school term is over, a peeping attempt goes wrong and results in middle school student Yuuichi Kanba reconnecting with his childhood friend Makio Fujiyama, a girl who stands taller than the rest of her classmates at 181 cm. After seeing her undress, feelings of affection begin to blossom within Kanba, despite Fujiyama being considered unattractive by both peers and passersby. Kanba asks her out on an impulse and—to his surprise—she says yes. Through school events, fireworks festivals, and more, Kanba juggles gawking at his new girlfriend and keeping their relationship a secret. This is no easy task for the less-than-popular Kanba, as Fujiyama often draws the eyes of all around her. Fuijyama-san wa Shishunki follows the pair as they stumble hand-in-hand through many lighthearted, comedic situations and gradually learn more about young love and each other. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Hoshi Mamoru Inu
Although abandoned as a puppy, Happy now finds himself fit as a fiddle in the care of Miku's family. He plays with the youngster, goes on walks with the effusive Father, and munches on yummy food prepared by Mother. As such, there is no doubt that he is having the time of his life. Unfortunately, when Father develops a chronic disease, the strong familial bonds in the household slowly deteriorate. Little by little, the family grows more disjointed—until there is no one but Happy and Father left. Unable to earn a living in his condition, Father resolves himself and his dog to one aim: to travel to the far south. There may come ups and downs in their adventures, but Happy will always remain man's best friend. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Loose Senki: Old Boy
Drugged and confused, Shinichi Gotou wakes up in a small room inside a private prison. Despite his pleadings, none of the guards will tell him who kidnapped him or why he is being held captive. As the days go by, his forced isolation slowly takes a toll on his sanity. He finds an outlet through training his mind and body for the day he will be able to wreak vengeance. After 10 years, Shinichi is finally free. Once outside, he encounters a much changed world. His long imprisonment ripped him from society and kept him from having the normal life he desired. With nothing to lose, he begins his hunt for the one responsible. However, it seems that the person behind Shinichi's captivity is not done with him just yet, and thus begins a twisted game where only the winner survives. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
The ways of social niceties and fitting in are far too complex for the timid and awkward Kanae Kanai to ever understand. Even so, sweat pooling under her skin and tension coursing through her body, she goes along with her "friends," all in an attempt to avoid being ostracized. But going with the flow is something Kanae does only during the day. By night, she participates in compensated dating, relishing the feeling of being needed by someone. However, even for a girl like her, who is plagued every day by fear and anxiety, there is hope. Despite his overwhelming popularity, Hiroshi Nomura, the ace of the baseball team, remains kind to everyone regardless of clique. While many would shun someone like Kanae upon discovering their situation, Hiroshi does the opposite—he offers his hand to pull her up and his shoulder to cry on. The pits of despair are unfathomably deep, and Kanae might need that helping hand to escape from them. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Yunagi no Machi Sakura no Kuni
Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms
Part 1: Hiroshima, 1955. Ten years after the city was consumed by a scorching flash of light, a woman's soul is still deeply shaken by the earth-shattering explosion that devastated her home and changed her life forever... A family from Hiroshima struggles to come to terms with their survival of the atomic bombing of their city. The protagonist is Minami Hirano, about 20 years of age. Part 2: Set some decades later, the niece of Minami Hirano is bewildered by her father's mysterious disappearances. She and a friend follow him to discover what he is doing. The main theme of this is historic manga concerns the question what impact the war and the atomic bombing had on the most vulnerable. Fumiyo Kôno examines this question in her outstanding book—an award-winning, widely-discussed masterpiece!
Hyouryuu Net Cafe
Drifting Net Café
The newest work from popular artist Shuzo Oshimi serialized in Manga Action is written in a style that brings out the unique traits of both eroticism and pure love. The main character, 29 year old Kouichi Toki, runs into his first love again after stopping inside a net cafe. Just as the two are rejoicing over their reunion, the city outside their net cafe disappears! They are stuck together with an assortment of people that have nothing in common, a band of geeks, gangsters, spoiled kids, ganguro girls, and salarymen. A dynamic love story blooming in a world cut off from reality. (Source: Jmanga)
Kanata and his friend Tokiji are ordinary teenagers in modern Japan. Mysterious deaths have begun to occur in their city, where the victim's head will transform into an animal face and explode. There are rumors about these strange incidents, but one day it happens at Kanata's school. Kanata is caught up in the incident and gains the special ability to "remove his limiter." This allows him to greatly enhance a single ability of his, but after he uses it, another ability will go out of control. He encounters a mysterious, beautiful woman in a black skin-tight combat suit named Shiki. She forces Kanata and Tokiji to become deeply involved in these incidents. Just what is going on? What mysterious organization is behind this!? A world-spanning conspiracy begins to unfold. (Source: Crunchyroll)
Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni
In This Corner of the World
1940s Hiroshima. Suzu, a young bride, leaves her home to join her new husband, a member of the Japanese navy, at a military base in the port city of Kure. Confronted with the challenges of a new life, Suzu must also come to grips with a world at war and her beautiful home collapsing around her. Unwilling to give up hope, Suzu holds on to happiness to persevere through the trials of war. (Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)
This is the story of a terrible crime committed against a 17-old-girl, committed, in part, by 17-year-old boys. Why did such a thing happen? Why was no one able to prevent it? In the beginning, high school boys Hiroki and his friend Takashi are rescued from bullying by a notorious gangster, Miyamoto. At first, they are thrilled to be under his protection, and cheerfully run off anyone who threatens them with the mere mention of Miyamoto's name. Soon, they learn that there is a lot more to being in Miyamoto's gang than just being protected. In return, they're expected to offer loyalty and obedience, or face possibly deadly consequences. This becomes harder as the violence and the crimes they find themselves committing begins to escalate. One night, they kidnap a high school girl, Sachiko. Now Hiroki has two battles to face. Internally, he faces the dissonance between his sense of self-preservation and his conscience. Externally, Sachiko's twin sister Miki, who goes to Hiroki's high school, her parents and the police are searching for the missing girl. Will Sachiko ever return home? What kind of person--or monster--will Hiroki become? (Source: MangaHelpers)
The protagonist, a poor, moody student named Tachi Miroku, was recently recognized as the Best New Writer in a major literary competition, but the stress of living up to his family's goals of him becoming a powerful man has broken him on the cusp of greatness. Despite his tremendous potential, success does not come easy. Alone and without direction, every day is a vicious battle with his past and his moral fiber. He hasn't been to work in four months and his dreams are a total mess filled with abuse, taunting, and the strong smell of blood. And that is just the tip of the iceberg... (Source: JManga)
Loser Yarahata Kanji can't even have a normal conversation with a girl let alone have any kind of relationship with one. But one day a ghost named Aiya appears and declares that he has been tasked with the mission to change Kanji's life. At this rate, the Yarahata name will not live on so Aiya will become a love doctor and coach him on how to develop relationships with girls. The first hurdle comes when he starts a part time job at a convenience store and sees that his co-worker is a hot girl named Yoshizato Saki who also happens to be the store owner's daughter. With the help of Aiya, Kanji, although stumbling along the way, has a conversation with her and builds a relationship. But he has miles to go if he wants to be the kind of person that can date beautiful women. (Source: MangaHelpers)
1. Futagoboshi 2-3. Ittouboshi 4. Hoshi Mamoru Inu
Shirogane no Nina
Shutaro is an unemployed single man who recently returned home from Tokyo. When he opens the door upon his return, he finds a silver-haired girl flapping her skirt in front of a fan. The girl is Nina, his niece, who aspires to be an Akiba Idol. With Nina, Shutaro will have an unforgettable summer break and beyond... (Source: MU)
Shinnosuke Nohara might look like an innocent little kid, but anyone whose dealt with kids know they're anything but innocent. Relentlessly sassing the adults around him, pulling perverted pranks, and driving people to tears with embarrassment, Crayon Shinchan's the "kindergartner from hell," a five-year-old boy whose bodily functions, offensive comments, and outrageous behavior consistently annoy everyone around him. A national phenomenon in Japan, this shocking and hilarious comic celebrates the terrible power of destruction and indecency wielded by toddlers everywhere! (Source: Jmanga)
This is the first time Monkey Punch's original, classic series has been published in the U.S. International man of mystery and master thief extraordinaire, Lupin III comes from a long line of high stakes bandits, all committed to stealing from the rich and giving to themselves. Fortunately, Lupin tends to avoid robbing society's virtuous and, instead, targets some pretty shady characters. Of course, he partners with some pretty shady characters as well: Daisuke Jigen is an ex-mafia hit man who carries himself with a somber demeanor, his trademark black fedora tilted forward to hide his eyes. Goemon Ishikawa is a cipher-like swordsman with samurai-ish overtones who mysteriously fades in and out of Lupin's exploits. Fujiko Mine is the object of Lupin's affections, but, since she is a thief herself, the duo's romance more than occasionally clashes with their competition for big scores. The global police force, Interpol, and in particular the tenacious Inspector Zenigata, long to capture Lupin and his gang. Zenigata's relationship with the eponymous master thief is a complicated one, characterized by mutual respect laced with utter disdain. The two have even worked together when it's served both their interests, but they understand that when the crisis ends, they must resume their former wariness and animosity toward each other. (Source: Tokyopop)
Anata ga Shite Kurenakutemo
Even If You Don't Do It
Michi Yoshino is unsatisfied with her married life. She and her husband, Youichi, get along just fine save for one fact: they haven't had sex in two years. In a romance that has grown stale, Michi wants to rekindle what they once had, but You is indifferent, always pushing it off to another day. As the distance between them grows ever more insurmountable, they drift apart emotionally and become disconnected. Luckily, Michi finds solace in her coworker Makoto Niina, who is in a similar situation with his own wife. Bonding over their shared pain, they give advice and support to each other. The two grow closer, each working to save their own marriage, but is there truly any love remaining to reignite? [Written by MAL Rewrite]
The Walking Cat: A Cat's-Eye View of the Zombie Apocalypse
Long after the zombie apocalypse ends civilization, the survivors do their best to go about their daily lives. On one such day, the survivor Jin happens to save the life of a white cat, who then starts to keep him company. This is their day to day life together as they survive and look for an "island" where Jin's wife may yet still live. (Source: MU)
1970's, Tokyo. Kyouko and Jirou, unmarried, live together. A love story with trouble sadness and tears.
Himesama Tanuki no Koizanyou
Don't Count Your Tanukis
Riku planned to move to Kyoto, together with his childhood friend Momoka. Instead, his parents have him betrothed to the cuddly Tanuki princess Miyo! She can turn into a woman, but being a human is quite difficult: Miyo cooks scrambled eggs with their peel, washes herself in the washing machine and sometimes nibbles on a grasshopper. But thanks to Momoka, she quickly learns what jealousy is. (Source: Kazé)
A former boys' school recently integrated into a co-ed high school. Shinya Sanada spent the beginning on his high school life in a hospital, so he arrives to what he thought was the boys-only dormitory a month late. What's waiting for him is his former childhood friend, although he's much more womanly than he remembers. Shinya decides to adapt to his new life at school. (Source: MU)
The shogunate installed by the Tokugawa is abiding order, the people live in peace and in a relative prosperity. However, the dark part of the human heart does not cease to arouse their cupidity: it is the ideal doorway for all demons that, by possessing humans, seek to pass into their world. Exorcising these demons is Jonosuke's mission, the master of keys. Known for being the best locksmith of Edo, Jonosuke uses particular locks to put the wicked spirits under lock and key. With the help of the bewitching O-kin, a divine who uses unorthodox methods, Jonosuke is going to meet during his demon hunt some notables of his time which will prove to be precious allies when he'll have to face a plot aimed at the upper spheres of the state. (Source: MU)
TV Bakari Miteru to Baka ni Naru
Watching Fuckin' TV All Time Makes a Fool
1. Nayamanai 2-3. Hidoi Yatsura wa Minagoroshi 4. Kisaku na Ano Ko 5. "Mikata" 6. Benri na Drive 7. Oyogu 8. TV Bakari Miteru to Baka ni Naru
Kimi wa Nazotoki no Ma Chérie
My Dear Detective: Mitsuko's Case Files
During the 1930s, a period of rampant shifts is reshaping Japan's societal structure. Mitsuko Hoshino is a prime example of such change, being the first female detective to ever exist in the country. Despite receiving back-handed compliments on a daily basis regarding her gender and profession, Mitsuko would not change her job for anything in the world and strives to be the best at the Ginza Detective Bureau. At a cafe, Mitsuko meets a handsome young waiter named Saku Yoshida, who requests help to find the owner of a shoe he found. After handling the case, Mitsuko is shocked to find out that Saku has not only been cast off by his wealthy family, but the college student is also now employed by the bureau to be Mitsuko's assistant! While their relationship slowly blossoms, the duo is tasked with solving mysteries side by side in these ever-changing times. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Kentarou, 26 years, is a NEET. At the request of his sister Keiko, the young man plunges into his family past. Kyuuzou Miyabe, his grandfather, was a fighter pilot of the Japanese imperial navy who had fought at the commands of the mythical Japanese fighter aircraft: "Zero." But at the end of the war, he dies in a kamikaze attack. Was he the hero whom everybody claims? Or rather a terrorist? A coward? (Source: French edition)
Mitsuhiko Amano is a middle-aged salaryman who has lost his job and is on the verge of separating from his wife, Sachiko, who will be leaving with their daughter Miyu. Filled with regret and wondering where it all went wrong, Mitsuhiko ends up dying in an accident and reawakens as a teenager. Now a high schooler reliving his past, Mitsuhiko believes this is a second chance to reshape his future and avert his impending misfortune—which means pursuing his high school crush instead of getting together with Sachiko. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Nitogi Amane and Utsuya Madoka first met in middle school. But one tiny, yet fatal mistake ends up costing Amane more than just her seemingly innocent best friend... (Source: Agents of Change Translations)
A playful 11-year-old girl named Haruna has been friends with a quiet boy named Hiroyuki for years. After entering the fifth grade, the two meet one spring day at the park where they have always played together. However, the unexpected occurs, and Haruna later realizes after a sex education class that she has become pregnant. (Source: ANN)
Shin Lupin III
Lupin III: World's Most Wanted
Monkey Punch's classic super-spy, Lupin III, returns in an all-new series of action, adventure and intrigue. Join Lupin and his fellow partners-in-crime, Jigen, Goemon, and Fujiko for a whirlwind, thrill-a-minute world tour filled with bombs and bombshells, lovers and liars, high crimes and misdemeanors, and the rest of the unusual suspects that create the lunacy that is Lupin III. (Source: Tokyopop)
Soumatou Kabushikigaisha is a company that offers a very peculiar service. Customers, after giving their name and birthdate, are led to a room with a single television. A woman then brings them a DVD that they may watch as they desire. This DVD is the record of their entire life, from birth to the present moment. These customers may gain new insight into the events of their lives, and discover truths about the people they encounter that they might never have guessed. The first customer is 43-year-old Sugiura Katsumi, whose daughter and wife have died relatively recently. In reviewing his life, all the happiness, sadness, and terrible mistakes come back to him, and the cause of the series of recent tragic events in his life will become painfully clear. (Source: MangaHelpers)
1-5. Sayonara Nippon 6. East of The Sun. West of The Moon 7-10. Seija ga Machi ni Yattekuru 11. A-sou Satsujin Jiken
Ten no Taka
A manga revolving around two samurais, Hikosaburo "Sky Hawk" and Manzo "Winds Wolf," exiled to United States during 1871-1977 period. They will learn to live with Sioux and will fight with them against Custer.
"The Rikon Club" is a bar managed by a young divorced woman. The story shows the difficulties of being a divorced woman in Japan in 1970's.
The two haven’t done anything yet—their true selves are naive, they are innocent, and they have never thought about something like falling in love, even in a dream. On that day, the delicate, young girl working in the bento shop meets... This is the story about a boy and a girl who, innocent and with no experience in romance, suddenly begins their lives as newlyweds. (Source: Chibi Manga)
In the mid 1900s, the world began to fall to a brutal nation called Shorugoru, and in 1945, Japan surrendered and became an occupied country. Due to the occupying army, the Japanese people's lives have become a living hell, and they live in constant fear of death. One young red-eyed orphan girl, Sara, lives by doing odd jobs for a brothel that caters to the invaders. When she gets in trouble, she meets a strange creature called Kuro, who protects her from the soldiers. She continues to struggle to survive in this horrific new world. (Source: MangaHelpers)
The fourth Lupin III manga series.
Short stories collection from 1976-1979: • Uchuu Patrol Sigma (Space Patrolman Shigema) • Round about midnight • School-boy on good • Cinema club • Tai....kyoo • Wisky go go • Nothing will be as it was • Yume no... • Okasu.. (Source: Mangaupdates)
The story starts off on a deserted island with a woman shouting "I ain't a chick!" while being chased by 100 male perverts in underwear!!! Then it cuts back several hours earlier and we get to see how 'she' got into this situation. It's a desperate struggle of survival on a deserted island between this woman and the different groups of men who are pitted against her, some of whom might turn out to be allies. (Source: MU)
Mylene Hoffman, a beautiful cyborg spy with the codename "009-1" lives in an alternative world where the cold war never ended, continuously on-going for 140 years. The world is split into two factions, the West and the East block. A masquerade of peace between the two is slowly dissipated as the conflict occurs. Through politics, the two factions battle over supremacy over technology to threats of a nuclear attack. Mylene Hoffman, teaming up with three other agent, gets surrounded by deception, chaos and rivalry as she carries out missions assigned by her superiors. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
In a small mountainous village in rural Japan, strange creatures lurk. It's here that young Wataru hears a voice calling out to him. Wandering from his school, he soon discovers a new "friend" that will transform his life forever―or drastically shorten it. Wataru learns of a hidden world of monsters who seek to befriend young children, and together with them enter a horrifying death match. Watch what really happens when kids with no conscience get hold of monstrous friends to do their bidding. (Source: Seven Seas)
Cutie Honey: Tennyo Densetsu
Cutie Honey: the Legend of an Angel
The year is 2005. The police, unable to carry out their work, are asking for help from talented private investigators for the most complex and important work. Among these are Seiji Hayami, who, with the help of her assistant Hisashi Hanyuu, will be involved in cases concerning strange apparitions of monstrous beings, which will eventually lead to a confrontation with the Panther Claw terrorist organization/religious sect, who worship the goddess Zora, under the command of the bestial Sister Jill. Defeating the organization seems impossible, but help is at hand from the android, Cutie Honey. Having seemingly traveled from the 70s to defeat Panther Claw, she resides with Seiko in the form of Hisashi. (Source: Wikipedia)
The third installment of the Lupin III manga series.
1-3, 6. Fukurami Fukuramu 4. Nadenade 5. Owattemiru no mo Warukunai
An alien species wanted to start a revolution against their oppressors, and they think they may have found the power in humanity to accomplish their goals. They discovered that humans have latent superpowers, and so they began to abduct them and awaken their abilities. Unfortunately, the humans' abilities were not very useful for their purposes---at least not until they found the destructive power of #214. #214 is actually a young woman named Hoshi Yumako, who has no interest at all in the aliens' revolution. The abduction and powers have seriously screwed up her life, and all she wants is to be able to live a normal life. Pursued by the aliens, she tries to work part-time and keep her powers from ruining everything. However, she knows she's not the only one out there; she might find allies among the empowered rejects of the aliens' experiments. (Source: MangaHelpers)
Lupin III (2015)
Lupin the Third Italiano
The first chapter portrays the wedding between Lupin and Rebecca as seen in the anime's first episode.
(No synopsis yet.)
Maria is a highschooler during the 70's in Japan. She feels that she don't fit in the actual society and leave her home to travel across Japan. During her travel, she will meet men and women, some of them she will love, looking for her place to be.
A collection of short stories. 1. Colored Pencils 2. Fireworks 3. Marigold (Not Knowing Time) 4. Musical Bbbboooox 5. Indian Summer 6. Lover 7. Winter Moon 8. Lamplight 9. Clockwork Glasses 10. Strawberry City 11. Child of Fish
(No synopsis yet.)
A 4-koma manga about the life of the best killer of Japan. (Source: MangaUpdates)
Boy meets Girl!! Kazuo, a ronin aiming to get into a distinguished college of music, meets a girl who loves baseball. Her name is Uta Naruse, the piano prodigy who can play Debussy as if it were nothing! Manga may be a soundless way of storytelling, but your heart will be filled with beautiful music!! (Source: Crunchyroll)
Yamazaki Ryouhei is a cool twenty-three-year-old, with an extremely high sex drive. A smooth talker with the lady killing eyes and a winning smile, we follow him in his never-ending search for the perfect woman. When Yamazaki catches the eye of the beautiful senior editor, Oda Yuki, you know he's not just going far, he's going all the way. He lucks into a job at Potato Boy magazine that seems just made for him, but just how far can you get if your only hobby is looking at naked women? Now he's aiming for the top, turning Potato Boy magazine into one hell of a publication. No one expected things to get so hot, so quickly, but Yamazaki knows what he wants and he knows how to get it. Don't think he will take no for an answer! (Source: AnimeNfo)
In an era of space travel, there is a small restaurant in Jupiter's orbit named after its owner, Motoka. People coming to or leaving the stars come through her small restaurant, and she always has something to serve that speaks to her customers' hearts and memories. Some may say that the universe itself conspires for the curious encounters to happen at the tiny asteroid, it being in the proverbial fringe between the pale blue dot and the space beyond for the travelers, who while visiting find answers that they may have not been looking for, but whose questions lingered in silent vigilance, ever present in the back of their minds. (Source: MangaHelpers)
Of the major causes causing the collapse of modern medical care, the lack of anesthesiologists is most severe. At times serious and at times comical, this story of university hospital anesthesiologist Hanaoka Hanako realistically depicts her every day work and life. While she faces the struggles of hard work, low pay, and sexual harassment, Hanako is ready every day to administer anesthesia. (Source: Jmanga)
Gau-chan to Issho
Yui Kawahara is a 30-year old office lady with a lot of worries on her mind. She finds comfort in her strange "pet," Gau.
Since the death of his father, Kai Ikki has changed. Everything about his current life bores him. He yearns to change the scenery that surrounds him. While trying to escape his boring life and running through the woods, he meets a man that changes his life forever. This man is part of the Japan Defense-Forces. Now, the only thing Ikki wants to do is to join the defense forces. Will he be able to fulfill his destiny and survive the treacherous training that awaits him? (Source: MangaHelpers)
1. Kazoku 2. Sukatto Sukkiri 3. Sakai Sanchi no Yukie-chan 4. Suzume ga Chuu 5. Highway★Star 6. Tenmou Kaikai so ni shite Morasazu 7. Tsuya no Ato Saki 8. Seisou 9. Ashita no Yakusoku 10. Sayonara no Omiyage
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Unattractive 40-year-old NEET Tagami on a certain night on Metropolitan expressway meets beautiful woman, Aiko-san. That unexpected meeting changes Tagami's life completely... By the request of Aiko's, Tagami transforms himself into "Suppleman," a lovely technician that heals women with just love.
Wakabayashi-kun ga Nekasetekurenai
Wakabayashi-kun won't let me nap.
Susumu is a high school history teacher who is constantly sleep-deprived due to his next door neighbors in his apartment building having loud, continuous sex every night. The only time he can find time to sleep is during afternoon break at his school. But Ikuno Wakabayashi, a first-year nurse's aid who is drawn to him, always finds some way to get in the way of his much needed rest.
Nakahara Daisuke loves train stations and station bentos. On his tenth marriage anniversary, his wife Yuko gives him a trip around Japan. He boards the Blue Train special express Fuji on a delicious trip. First stop: Kyushu! (Source: Jmanga) This is an up-to-date documentary type of manga featuring introduction and commentary on signature Ekiben (Train Station Bento) around Japan. It also introduces rail attractions along the way.
Sanpei's wife, Otsuu, recently passed away and his son, Shirou, offers Sanpei to live at his place with his daughter-in-law, Reika, and granddaughter, Nona. Ever since Sanpei married Otsuu, she has taken care of him and Sanpei has never learned how to cook, clean and other household chores. After going through his late wife's belongings, Sanpei finds a book that she was writing that records all the things she was doing for him. Things from recipes and how to do household chores to dealing with the family that he has never really connected with. Now with the help of the late Otsuu's book, Sanpei learns how to do all the things she did for him and start making connections with the closest family members he has. Most readers might not be able to directly understand Sanpei's struggles of losing a wife after so many decades. However, you may have a grandparent that experienced that kind of tragedy and Sansanroku will help you put yourself in their shoes. A very heartwarming manga. (Source: MU)
Edo period, a young draftsman, Sutehachi, arrives at Katsuhika Hokusai' s house, the genius of the print and his daughter O-ei. If the boy's passion for drawing does not give way to that of the master, haunted just like him by the passion of the print, he is also very attracted by the world of pleasures. (Source: Seirindo Seirin)
Kazuki Suwa is a first-year high school student. Every day after school, he goes home and plays video games. His Mother does not approve and asks him to choose a club in high school. But Kazuki does not really have any skills or talents. But then he meets Nanako Kunii, the club president and only member of Research Dutchoven Club, a club where Nanako focuses its research on the use of Dutchoven. A story in which love and gastronomy will make good bedfellows.
Tonarimachi no Catastrophe
Catastrophe of the Neighboring Town
(No synopsis yet.)
Tobaku-senpai Nani Kakeru?
What does Tobaku Senpai bet on?
The "gambling and love" comedy follows a high school girl who loves to make bets and a high school boy who hates making bets. (Source: ANN)
Criminals gather from all over the country in South Naniwa Prison. Every year on Christmas Eve, the men secretly gather inside the prison to compete. Everyone looks forward the excitement of the annual New Year's dish “Food” Battle! Who will win the coveted New Year's dish? (Source: JManga)
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As a new prison guard assigned to death row, Oikawa Naoki faces condemned criminals every day, trying not to make a connection with men he knows are doomed to die. In the course of his duties, he strikes up a unlikely friendship with inmate Mitsuru Watase, a man sentenced to die for the revenge murder of the man who killed his parents, and slowly begins to wonder about the necessity of the death penalty and the meanings of concepts like repentance and forgiveness. Based on close and careful research, this thought provoking work tackles the serious theme of the “capital punishment system” head-on, from the view of both those who execute others and those who are executed. (Source: JManga)
The manga is about ten-year-old Chie, "the most unfortunate girl in Japan," who manages her family diner while her unemployed yakuza father and her mother are separated. This sounds really depressing, but it's actually a very funny comedy. (Source: MU)
Shimoneta de Kangaeru Kakumon will convert academic study from all times and countries into dirty jokes.
We encounter a very impoverished woman who ekes out a living by answering SNS posts offering money for sexual favors. She lives in a net cafe, often eats only one meal a day, has trouble speaking to people and is considered ugly in appearance. Shuuji is a slacker college kid who spends his nights doing amateur video broadcasts, but he is running out of material, which he needs to attract viewers and ad money. One day he meets the woman at a certain fast-food chain, who becomes unraveled after realizing she doesn't have enough money to maintain her already penurious lifestyle. At long last Shuuji has found his toy—a toy he and his viewers are free to break at any time.
After an embarassing encouter, Kouji is surprised to learn that two women have moved into the male populated bachelor dormitory where he lives. Now he must attempt to adjust his life and studies to handle the distraction caused by the new tenants. (Source: Solaris-SVU)
Suzune reunites with an old classmate from middle school, Mayumi Takayanagi, using a social media app. As Mayumi confides to Suzune about her accumulating frustrations with her married life, Suzune takes the opportunity to... (Source: Manga Action)
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Kazuya is a 28-year-old divorced salaryman, who is convinced by his boss one night to go with him to a massage parlor. He does and meets a pretty young woman named Nagisa. He takes her card but loses it when his aunt makes him help clean up the house in the front of the complex they live in so that a new resident can come live with them. Of course, it's Nagisa, and her 5 children; from toddler to teenager. Her husband has died and she's doing everything she can to support these kids. Oh, and one more thing. She's only 21 years old, and may have never even consummated her marriage! (Source: MU)
Japan in the sixties, Sumire, a twenty-year-old woman, works as a saleswoman in a department store. She refuses to depend on a man to live and sees her own body as a weapon to create herself a place in society. A contract to guarantee her freedom, to fight against this machismo that hinders women. But can one protect oneself from human nature and one's own feelings? (Source: Editions Kana, translated) Included one-shot: Volume 4: Kita e Kaerou
A few days ago the eighth Tokugawa had inherited the shogunate in the midst of an unstable political situation, a striking man entered Edo. He had a shocking beauty eyes, and was so handsome that seemed to have come from an engraving. It was Kainage Mondo, the new poison taster newly employed by the family of the shogun. However, some Koga ninja had hatched a plot to attack the lives of Yoshimune and Mondo.
"In order to get up on stage, you need to be special." Hikaru Ogino spends her days singing oldies in her family's bath house, but when her best friend Ran—a former idol—invites her to try out for an "idol survival camp" together, it'll put her talents to the test. Can Hikaru outshine the competition and make her stage debut, or will she fall flat? Witness the birth of a new star in this exciting story about chasing your dreams! (Source: KiraKira Media)
At a certain late-night convenience store, an old man who was a little unreliable, but a little reliable, had a part-time job. (Source: MU)
Megumi is a biographical manga about Megumi Yokota's final days in her home town in Japan. On November 15, 1977 she was kidnapped by North Korean spies and was never recovered. Her fate remains unknown.
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Hoichiro Ohma works in an office. Everybody knows him as a silent, humble man. Even his girlfriend, Nanase, doesn't suspect that he could be something more, but he is. When a person dies as a victim of murder; when someone kills himself with a curse on his lips; when someone's death needs to be judged, he is there, for he is a Judge Of Darkness. Following the Laws Of Darkness, with a book made of human skin and an unusual parrot, he pronounces judgement over living criminals that would otherwise go free. (Source: ANN)
This story set in the Edo period, tells the love story of a young samurai who is in search for his beloved girlfriend.
Mysterious boss, leader of a criminal organization plays with cats while bossing around his henchmen and dodging assassins.
Crescent Moon Marching
To escape the stress of city life, high school, and her overbearing mother, Mizuki runs away from home to spend spring break with her aunt. But her future is looming and she still has no idea what she's interested in... until she crosses paths with Akira, a high school trumpet player who introduces her to the world of marching band! (Source: KiraKira Media)
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A manga about modern Japan where anomalies known as 'hizumi' or 'twists' appear and mix together objects. After a high school delinquent, middle school nerd, cat, and flea end up fusing together, they embark on a quest to learn more about the anomaly. (Source: Mangadex)
Nobuo Matsuri, heir to the Matsuri Shinobi clan, was raised as a living weapon, an instrument of death who lived and breathed the art of the blade...until the day he fell in love. Now, years later, he's an unattractive thirty-something salaryman, married with kids, bullied at work, and general all-around screw up. Even worse, his old clan regularly still sending assassins to kill him for forsaking the old ways - and his family for leading him astray. Luckily, he still has his ninja skills, and ninjutsu is the art of deception! (Source: Jmanga)
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1. Himitsu Sentai Momoider (Secret Combat Troops Momoider) 2-4. Unhappy! 5. ○○ Ra no Cooking Elegy (Elegy for the Errors of Cooking) 6-9. Itoshi no Dutchoven Girl (Dutchoven Girl of Love) 10. Uncharted: El Dorado no Hihou (Uncharted: The Treasure of El Dorado)
The story centers on the titular bar, its bartender, and the two regular customers who drop by the bar. Every story focuses on a different character who will come to the bar to share his or her problems while drinking. Each story is a stand-alone story. (Source: ANN)
1-3. Aki no Hi wa Tsurubeotoshi 4-6. Hamburger
A story combining baseball and banditry in a truly unusual fashion.
Nomura Moeko's family has been shaken by the death of her older brother. Not very long afterward, Moeko's father makes the decision to take the son of one of his acquaintances into his home. Kiichi is a year younger than Moeko, and Moeko's father intends for the boy to become Moeko's little brother. Moeko doesn't dislike Kiichi, but it is difficult for her to deal with her new 'replacement' brother while she is still coming to terms with her grief. Kiichi, newly come from Tokyo, enjoys his new rural life by the ocean despite the obvious problems of his new family. Of course, life goes on, and as Moeko and Kiichi go to middle school and spend more time together, maybe the slow forging of their relationship will help their new family to be able to heal. (Source: MangaHelpers)
Naomi Kosugi is an unremarkable girl in all aspects, but she sports blonde hair that invites the wrath of her HR teacher, Ryuuhei Hoshida, a large and rough guy who often threatens to beat up his students. But Naomi takes in all of Hoshida sensei's yelling and threats with a smile and seems to invite more with her actions. (Source: MU)
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