Ever since graduating college, 23-year-old Meiko Inoue has believed in one thing: there is a demon lurking in Tokyo. This evil's presence has made her bored, aimless, and missing the excitement of her youth, leading her to contemplate what she truly seeks from life. Surprisingly enough, when Meiko proposes the idea of quitting her job to her boyfriend, Naruo Taneda, he groggily agrees. Deeply inspired by his half-asleep words of encouragement, Meiko hastily leaves her old life behind, looking to begin anew, with Taneda soon following suit. Together, they look toward their dreams from their college days and decide to revive Rotti, Taneda's old band. As the two stand confidently alongside their old friends with instruments in hand, life throws the most unexpected curveball their way, leaving Meiko and her friends to pick up the pieces of what was shattered. Solanin tells an intimate story about the trials and tribulations of love, loss, and grief centered around people in their twenties who often slip between the cracks of society. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Six minors (16 or 17 years) answering to the nicknames of Joe, Mario, Suppon, Baremoto, Heitai and Kyabetsu are put into a reformatory for offences such as aggravated assault, swindle, flight, etc. Their stay in hell begins immediately. Accommodated by a doctor paedophile, they are placed under the monitoring of a despotic and brutal crew. Companions of cell of certain Sakuragi (called Anchan), the tension flares up between the band of buddies and their new "friend." A brawl breaks out and our six prisoners are done rossés by mysterious young man thanks to his boxing talent. The story will not only follow the lives of these seven characters surviving in their hellish environment, but also their disillusions due to the rejection by the outside world and by their close relations. This is about the extraodinary and invincible friendships between these young men.
In Shinjuku Kabukichou, the biggest sin town in Japan, there are two crazy guys. Ichi is a coward and a wimp, but once he breaks into tears, he turns into a human weapon. With great martial arts skill and a blade hidden in his boots, he butchers a bunch of enemies into mincemeat in the blink of an eye. His arch enemy is Kakihara, a yakuza boss who's tired of everything, including himself. Only when he pierces, cuts, and burns his own and other people's bodies does he feel that he is alive.
In a dystopian nation, a public prosperity law like no other is in effect: The National Welfare Act, in which citizens between the ages of 18-24 are selected to die for their country. Twenty-four hours before a nanocapsule carries out their death, the chosen receive notifications called "Ikigami" from government messengers. The government gives only one ostensible reason for the act’s purpose—to spread the value of life. Kengo Fujimoto is a newly instated Ikigami messenger who is indecisive on his stance of the act. Curbing his hesitation to avoid the watchful eye of the national police, Kengo decides that delivering the Ikigami will help shape his opinion. Ikigami follows how people act knowing that their final hours are upon them. Whether committing acts of kindness or crimes of passion, the chosen's actions have profound impacts on those around them, and it will ultimately lead Kengo to his decision. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Junichi Naruse, an average guy with a passion for art, decides to pursue drawing and painting again. Upon doing so, he meets and falls in love with Megumi Hamura. After they start dating and eventually make the decision to live together, Junichi visits a real estate office. However, while attempting to save a child during a robbery, he is shot in the head. Regaining consciousness a month after the incident, Junichi's miraculous recovery is made possible by receiving a brain transplant from an unknown donor. As time passes, Junichi notices drastic changes to his personality, affecting his relationships as he struggles to maintain them. Gradually approaching the brink of insanity, he attempts to figure out the cause by determining who the donor is before losing sight of his own identity forever. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Meet Mon, a violent killer faithful only to his own eruptive desires, and his timid companion Toshi, a demolition-devil with a fanatical thirst for destruction. Their killing-spree across Japan is destined to intersect the path of the enormous "Higumadon", a mysterious beast on a Godzilla-like rampage from Hokkaido to Tokyo. (Source: KEFI)
Train_Man: Densha Otoko
A hopeless geek, a beautiful woman, and a fast connection--could the Internet be his ticket onto the express train to romance? A real-life thread on an Internet forum sparks a nationwide phenomenon! A nerdy otaku meets a girl on a train and posts an urgent query on the Web. How the heck do you talk to girls? What should he wear on their date? Where should they go? The forum's response was overwhelming, and the thread continued to grow along with their relationship. Eventually published in book form to become a best-seller, the thread spawned a blockbuster movie and hit TV series, as well as this heartwarming manga adaptation of an entire Internet community rooting for love and romance. (Source: VIZ Media)
Munenori Agawa works tirelessly for the female-dominated company Lévres Cosmetics, where he takes a keen interest in his beautiful senior, workaholic Sayako Asou. Due to a series of mishaps, the pair seem to interact more often, much to Munenori's pleasure. However, the appearance of a young girl strains their newfound relationship. Her name is Rena Amami, and despite having the appearance of a middle school student, she is actually 19-years-old. This is due to Progressive Rejuvenation Syndrome, a rare disease that causes to age regression of those it inflicts. The only way for Rena to reverse its effect is to regularly kiss Munenori, as he is one of the few people whose saliva contains the correct enzyme required for treatment. Sakuranbo Syndrome - Cupid no Itazura II is a romantic drama that follows Munenori when he is placed at the center of a complicated moral dilemma, a situation where he must find a compromise between giving Rena her life-saving kisses and remaining faithful to the woman he loves. [Written by MAL Rewrite] Included one-shots: Volume 9: Nijidama Punch Volume 10: Psychic Duo Volume 11: Nijidama Bonbon
White swindlers (shirosagi) are those that cheat people to take their money, red swindlers (akasagi) are those that swindle the opposite sex, and black swindlers (kurosagi) are those that cheat the white and red swindlers. After his family is swindled by white swindlers, Kurosagi sets out to avenge them by becoming a black swindler. (Source: ANN)
This is the story of Nanase Iruke. She's short, tomboyish, and her one joy in life is volleyball. On Iruka's 17th birthday her Volleyball club is disbanded. Feeling somewhat depressed she and her friends from the club take a trip to the beach and discover Beach volleyball. Iruka cant wait to play and rushes to the court only to be told to give up being a player because of her short stature by the local Volleyball Diva. In a rage Iruka challenges her to a match to prove her abilities. It doest look like she has a chance but Iruka has a secret weapon and nobody will ever make fun of her on the beach again....well....Not about her ability to play Volleyball anyway... (Source: MU)
17-year-old high school student Asami Kawakami's friend, Chiharu, has stopped answering her phone and never comes to school anymore. She would rather spend her time playing Portus, an old videogame. There is an urban legend that there is a secret level where a boy appears and asks if you want to go to the other side. If you say yes, you die. When Chiharu cuts her own throat, Asami and the art club teacher, Keigo Sawa, set out to find out the truth behind the legend and Chiharu's suicide. (Source: MU)
Growing up a target of bullying, a senior high student, Shiroishi Hajime, is a skilled karateka, but goes completely weak at the knees with fear when it comes to fighting. Among all this, a power junkie and classmate of Ichi who does nothing but fighting, Akakuma Dai, sets his eyes on Ichi!! When Ichi starts to shed tears, all of a sudden a violent impulse that resided inside him is unleashed!!!! This is the complete collection composing of the prelude to the masterpiece: "Ichi The Killer," and for the first time ever in book form: "Ichi The Killer - The Birth!!" (Source: MU)
“Meet Tsutomu & Birdy - a boy and a girl from opposite ends of the galaxy with absolutely nothing in common. Tsutomu was an ordinary high school student. Birdy’s a maverick Space Federation Officer armed with superhuman strength and - as Tsutomu soon discovers- a devastating energy blast. Now they have one thing in common: Their body. While apprehending an alien felon hiding out on Earth. Birdy accidentally blasted Tsutomu- killing him instantly. Now, Tsutomu must “time-share” his body with Birdy. And when she isn’t yanking him around like a marionette, he’s transforming into a girl in full view of his friends and family! (Source: Tetsuwan Birdy fansite)
Short Cuts is a manga series by Usamaru Furuya, released in two volumes and originally published in Young Sunday magazine. Each volume contains approximately one hundred 'cuts', short comics which typically span only one or two pages. The primary theme of Short Cuts is Japanese kogal and youth culture, which is tackled with a heavy use of visual jokes, black humor and sex comedy.
Ryoko's life used to revolve around track but due to an injury she can no longer follow the path she hoped to. One day while out with her friends, she witnesses two cars racing and gets caught up in the excitement, especially after realizing the one driver is a young woman like herself! When a chance arrives for her to try drifting, she dives right in, even though she's never driven a car before. Suddenly, she has a new passion... and a lot to learn.
Kosaku Hatanaka is a natural at boxing, but he can't control his voracious appetite. As a result, he has been forced to change his weight, going from flyweight, all the way up to feather weight, something his trainer tells him he doesn't have the frame for. On top of this he accepts challenges from higher weight classes, giving his coach (and himself) constant trouble. Into this picture steps Sister Angela, a novice nun who takes Kosaku on as a personal project, determined to set him on the right path and break his habit of gluttony. Unfortunately, closeness can sometimes breed feelings of affection, which Kosaku begins to develop. Even worse, Sister Angela realizes she's beginning to have the same problems as well.
Tell Me A Lie is about a girl, Terumi Arai, who has the ability to read a person's mind when she looks into their eyes. (Source: MU)
A Keio College (top notch Tokyo college) exam candidate, Touma Inaba, is interupted when a cute young girl, Urara Kasuga, arrives at his hotel room door. She later turns out to be his cousin who he barely remembers from his childhood. Urara, who had felt something special for him (an other-than-cousinly-love), invites Touma to live with her since he has no place to stay other than the hotel room. Before taking the test, Touma meets Meiko Yotsuba, a beautiful, sophisticated woman also trying to get into Keio. Meiko gets into Keio but Touma does not, due to a cold Urara had given him shortly before. Although he did not make it, he pretends he does to earn the respect of Meiko. Touma is caught up in a love triangle with Urara and Meiko, while struggling to keep Meiko believing he's really a Keio student and still be there for Urara at the same time. (Source: ANN)
A man who's still a virgin, has a very very rare disease that only allows him to have sex 7 times in his life. After he's used up all 7 of the chances, he'll never be able to have an erection and ejaculate, which means he will lose his ability to have sex for the rest of his life. So far, he has wasted 2 times while masturbating, so he's left with only 5 more chance to have sex. He has to save those precious bullets, but at the same time he desperately want to lose his virginity. Included one-shot: Volume 4: Senpai no Kanojo to Heya de
After making a serious mistake in his work in Tokyo, talented surgeon Goto Kensuke is invited to take charge of the only clinic on the small island of Yonaguni, Okinawa. It is difficult to get competent doctors to serve on this remote island, and the islanders are now used to traveling for hours via boat for proper medical care. Despite seeming weak and unreliable (he gets very seasick, and does not have a driving license), he wins over the skeptical islanders with his skill and dedication. Some children of the island make a flag for his clinic, but get his name wrong. Thereafter he is known by all as Koto.
A salaryman's life gets turned upside down due to a dramatic tragedy, and now he is going to have a summer adventure the entire city will never forget.
"The stars that don't shine in Tokyo surely do shine in a different town..." Tsutsumi Koutarou, who couldn't be a senior at a college-oriented high school in Tokyo, moves into Himi City, Toyama Prefecture with his distant relatives and spends one school year there. "I wouldn't be able to shine for the rest of my life..." He's hurt, and depressed. However, his encounter with a girl named Nagisa changes his "tomorrow" little by little. Now, Hara Hidenori begins "the sweetest 'starting-over' love story in the world"... (Source: MU)
Okama is a man who has some problems. First off, his name means 'gay' in Japanese. Next, he has the hots for himself dressed as a girl. Finally, he ends up working at a transvestite bar where he has befriended a girl named Miki. This is not an easy matter to solve, because she only knows him as his female counterpart named Catherine. So how is a guy dressed as a girl supposed to come out to a girl as a heterosexual male? To make matters worse, she has a boyfriend who is trying everything in the book to get with her. Enter the exciting world of Okama Hakusho where love comes in many different flavors!
Young Ko is about to learn a new hobby... Ko Higaonna, sharing a moment with his not-quite-girlfriend Satomi, is disturbed to discover a sallow-faced man watching with infrared goggles from the darkness. Ko's sense of privacy is offended, and soon blood is spilled, and the goggles pass into new hands. But the Voyeur remains, and now Ko is his pupil, about to discover what goes on beneath the smiles on people's faces... What goes on in private, in the dark...?
Despite the title this manga has nothing to do with sex, just young people rebelling against the world. The manga is about the adventures of a girl, Kaho. In the first chapter she goes on holiday to Okinawa and falls in love with Yuki, a car-stealing punk. Often considered Kamijo's best work.
For the right price, no secret is safe! In the grimy motels and smoky back rooms of Tokyo, three men -- professional Cho, talented but unpredictable Ken, and clueless apprentice Smile -- have set up business as VOYEURS, INC., using the latest surveillance equipment and oldest crooked tactics to expose the peccadilloes, perversions and crimes of corrupt and powerful men. (source: Manga traders)
It started with a brutal beating at a pachinko parlor, and now Bakune Young -- maniac, moron or mastermind -- has taken Japan's biggest crime boss as a hostage as Step One of his plan to rule the world! Soon, yakuza, police, hapless detectives and Bakune's former gym teacher collide as Bakune holes up with his hostage in Osaka Castle, and the manly men of the Japanese mob vow to do anything to rescue their boss! Can Russian-roulette-playing police chief Sorigami salvage the situation with his highly trained army of human robots? Will Johnson Membodeath, the ninja, stop the madness by killing everyone in sight? Savage satire of the action-violence manga genre! (Source: MU)
X-gene is about a few chosen people, whose DNA contains genes from certain unique animals that can turn them into that animal and receive its attributes. What makes this game even more deadly is that they can kill and consume other X-genes?(as they are referred as in the manga) powers and use it for themselves. But they need to hurry, for only one can enter the ark.
Karito Tate is a bodyguard who takes on various jobs to protect VIPs using martial arts, various firearms, or high-tech gadgets. He is not allowed to kill, but only to protect with his right arm. (Source: MU)
Highschool Sexual Bad Boys and Girls Story
When Shizuka comes back after 13 years, the courageous Kosuke that she hopes to find has grown into a perverted total coward. But then again, she had changed a lot too, growing into a true brawling queen. (Source: JanKenPon Scanlations)
Story about Makoto Osawa, a university student on the regatta (rowing) team. He and his friend have dominated the intercollegiate competition for the double scull. Along with his friend's girlfriend (and team manager) Misao , the team has dreams of participating in an Olympic competition. But his friend's death in a racing accident leaves Makoto broken up, and he has to deal with pulling himself together as well as facing the trials of love and friendship. (Source: MU)
The School of Water Business
Mizushoubai (water business) is the term for Japan's night life activities, such as fuuzoku (similar to prostitution but none of the illegal bits), hosting and managing (entertaining at bars), and kyabakura (night clubs). Recently, it was decided that a high school should be founded to educate the youth in these area where they'd previously had no such guidance: the School of Water Business, "Mizushou", located in Tokyo's Shinjuku ward. The story is from the perspective of a teacher, Tanabe Keisuke, who was transferred there to help teach that school's first generation of students. (Source: MU)
Haruhei Sakura entered in an exam school, then he fell in love with a girl who also goes to the same school. She is the daughter of a millionaire, but queerly works a part-time job in a cabaret. He wishes her to quit her job and hope she will be intent on studying for the entrance examination of college with him.
If you come by this girl, you better be extremely careful - nobody knows what kind of prank she will play the next moment! She practically lives to cause mischief! (Source: MU)
Pretty little Mai Hyodo is a high school freshman who just couldn't look any cuter in her high school "sailor" uniform. But Mai's dream is to restore the Kanto Hyodo Gang, a crime family headed by her late father. And with Tetsu, her father's ex-lieutenant, she's "doing what it takes" to restore the organization to its former standing. (Source: MangaUpdates)
The end of the Edo period, the Bakumatsu (between 1853 and 1867), was an era of uncertainty and chaos, a time when the line between right and wrong was indistinguishable. During this era, Hijikata Toushizou, determined to live by his own rules, led his reformed Shinsengumi--formerly a ragtag group of mercenaries that became the elite Samurai fighting force of the shogunate--to glory. This is the story of his life. (Source: MU)
Shiina Atsushi, a Japanese-American boy, lives in Japan during WWII. He comes across a Chinese girl, collapsed among the debris of a collapsed building, with a strange glowing symbol on her back. She claims she's from another world that has been destroyed. As she attempts to leave, the military arrive and demand she go with them. Who is this mysterious girl? What will young Atsushi do? (Source: Entropy)
The lead character, Mao Ran, a person of Chinese origin born and raised in Japan, has been trained in the secret martial art of her family by her drunken lecherous grandfather. Her grandfather has promised her that he'll tell her what happened to her parents to encourage her to train and fight. Without her knowledge, her grandfather signs her up to participate in a televised martial arts competition between female martial artists known as "Prime Mat". (Source: MU)
Houshi Saito, is a 25 years-old "cherry boy" whose wife had run away from him on their wedding day. One day, a beautiful girl called Momoka Kiyozumi came to him, and confessed that she fell in love with him at the first sight on that wedding day. At the same time, he was employed to an English conversation school called "PEACH". Run by a woman called Chieri Sakura, his job was to get an "extension contract for the lessons via falling in love with the female students and have sexual relationships". With the world filled with women and lust opened in front of him, Houshi's life went on... (from Baka-Updates)
The sequel of AEGIS in the dark. How can Tate Karito beat Butterfly?
Akabane accidentally discovers that his classmate Sumomo is one of the Japafive Rangers. He is then recruited as one of the Japafive Rangers but things don't go very smoothly. It's not serious, feels more like a gag parody more than anything else.
Umizaru, the Sea Monkey, is about the Maritime Safety Agency. The main character is Daisuke Senzaki age 19, a newbie navigation officer aboard the Nagare. He has a trauma from the past and hates to over look at lives he could save even if it means risking his own. See what kind of troubles arise and how Daisuke moves from just a navigation officer to an Umizaru! (Source: MU)
One night, young Gen Minahiro escapes from a reformatory with only one witness: the moon. Years earlier Gen, now nicknamed Don-chan, spends his days with Tetsuya. The two are inseparable and enjoy themselves playing with Don-chan's ability to guess people's thoughts and portray them through drawings. Then comes the day when they meet their mysterious foreign neighbour Mr Coldman, and his sickly daughter Emi. They quickly become friends and, beneath a benevolent moon, Don-chan promises to portray her every year for her birthday. Years later, a terrible event radically changes their lives...
A story about two people who share the same room right from the day they first meet.
Ryuuichi is a high school student tired of living in a small town with small people. He'll do whatever he can to get money, power, and women. (Source: MU)
If people who turn into animals really existed in the modern world, how would they behave? This book gives some realistic, yet unexpected, answers. Nobody is a complete good guy or bad guy; every character is a complex figure, and even the bad guys have some very good reasons for what they do. Leo is an innocent caught in the midst of it all, but nothing like the "helpless killer" stereotype of American werewolf movies. He is a person in control of his own powers, trying to decide what to do with his life now that so much has changed.
Ryouma Sakamoto is a coward and a crybaby who is a daily victim of bullying from the neighborhood children. To top it all off, his poor educational performance earns him a one-way ticket out of his cram school. But beneath the clumsiness and faults lies an equally strong and kind heart. Upon the murder of his mother his kindness becomes his strength and he decides that he wants to become stronger.
Stars a female college student with a pretty intense sex drive who has an "H mode" not unlike Rena from Otogi no Machi no Rena, though with a great twist: she's only able to enjoy the sex when she has no romantic feelings for the partner. She used to use her sister's pet dog as her sexual outlet, but the dog has recently died, and being a penniless college student, she can't really afford to buy a new one for herself... which is where the gutless, dorky guy who has a crush on her comes in. He's looking for a girlfriend, but she only sees him as the replacement for her dog; hijinks and sexy times ensue. (Source: jCafe24)
Ever since he was a child, Tachibana Hideo has wanted to become a superhero like in the TV shows he watched. After he graduated from high school, he got into the Kantou Films School to chase this dream. In the summer beforehand, he managed to get a part-time job as a costumed villain for a "Crashman" heroes live show. Unfortunately, he got a little too into it, kicked the heroic "Crash Pink" in the face, and got himself fired. As he later discovered, Crash Pink was his future classmate and aspiring actress, Mutou Sakurako! Livid that he'd dare damage her precious face, she insisted that he make up for the injury, mostly by putting up with her constant efforts to torment him. But as they spend time together, could something much sweeter than mutual annoyance be growing between them? (Source: MU)
A boy (Takuya) meets a girl (Satsuki), both 17 years of age, and they fall in love. When she discovers his fetishes, Satsuki brands Takuya a hentai (pervert) and leaves him, only to be drawn back by the power his fetishes give her over him. (Source: Wikipedia)
The Fugitive Lawyer, Makoto Narita
The human suspense story follows a lawyer named Makoto Narita who is wanted for crimes he did not commit. Narita now helps people in trouble, even as he searches for the person who committed the crimes for which he was framed. (Source: MU)
Story about a group of high school delinquents.
When the siren sounds, light must be kept on... In this new-style thriller, siren rings out, islanders are transformed completely, and nightmares multiply! Another world of games and films is made into manga! (Source: Shougakukan)
Ryou Katase is a high school student who has always been treated as an errand boy by his juniors on the baseball club. He has always been an unpopular guy and people even often mistakenly call his name. His life however is forever changed when Nagano, a female classmate who happens to be his high school crush, lends him Weezer's first album and when he meets Yomogida, a wild, insane, and unpredictable guy who asks him to form a band.
"I like to play baseball. Throwing the ball out, hitting, running the bases, and then catching it. Around a ball, the players in baseball moving...I like this simple exercise. Then say why I do not know how to answer that, but I heard that they were still in my infancy when my mother, regardless of how powerful cried, brought me to watch baseball practice at a nearby high school athletic field..."
Revolves around a group of high school delinquents who unaccountably fight on behalf of various strangers that they befriend in a single meeting. In this story they come to the rescue of Okamoto Kanako who can't believe that Uehara Ayako, Kanako's tutor, really committed suicide. (Source: MU)
Shirahase Ayumu is a shy junior high school trumpeter. He isn’t the popular kid, and he has trouble speaking with other people, but when he has that trumpet he feels on top of the world. One day when playing alone in a park after running away from a social function he spots a girl playing the French Horn, whom he can’t keep up with. After entering high school, he discovers that this girl is Seryuu Yuriko, a fairly gifted musician who has attempted repeatedly to give it up because her mind enters a sort of fugue state when she plays, and she doesn’t remember what she does when it happens. She’s big and tough and sexy and angry all at once – can Ayumu bring her to just enjoy music? (Source: Animeraider)
For the search of the Mars Exploration Corps, astronaut selection test begins.
Daiba Kakeru has always felt like he entered a new world whenever he ran. Tiring himself out by running would cause something like a runner’s high and his five senses would go into overload, causing them to be hyper sensitive. He would be able to notice tiny details, hear ridiculously faint or far sounds and his body’s reaction time would be incredibly quick. Kakeru has had a crush on his classmate Natsume for months now and he's finally able to ask her out, only to find out that she ran away from home that same night. But Kakeru picks up on the subtle clues left behind and realizes Natsume was kidnapped. With the help of his resourceful science teacher Nezu Michiko, Kakeru uses his love as a motivation and hyper senses to track down Natsume. (Source: MangaHelpers)
Pet shop owner's daughter Chika Tokorozawa spends every waking hour with her dog, Rin Tin Tin, who repays her love by watching over her while she sleeps. (Source: Anime Vice)
Jinnai Hanzou, proprietor of the secondhand shop "JIN", has resolved himself to tend to the worries and troubles of the people that surround him while developing great food that defies common sense. The culinary concept he puts forth is "cheap, easy, and good for your body".
Touching and emotional story of Cakes's journey...
Legend says the Trail is where the gods and monsters dwell, as well as a passage for dead souls. Anyone who wanders into the Trail would be devoured...
The high school cheer squad might sound like sissy stuff. However, as Hiroshi Fujishiro finds out, it's anything but. Join the Kanazakigumi as they flaunt their manliness and sense of justice while braving a villainous principal, stalkers, drug dealers, yakuza and even star in an adult film. Nothing is beyond their abilities. The only question is; with all this going on, how do they find time to cheer?
After finishing high school in Nagano, "Rise Mart" supermarket employee Amano Miharu signs up for her company's former top-tier girls' softball team. But with their glory a mere memory and the team's direction changing hands, they're in rough shape and on the brink of a league demotion. Hoping to turn things around, the company has placed the team under the coaching of Ichijou Yukiteru, whose skills once took his team to Koushien. Working together, a team that once took softball lightly will gradually awaken their passion and aim to win the Japanese League!
The plot centers around a boy named Morio who has the IQ of a 6-year-old and his childhood friend who tries to get him to fit into society. (Source: Wikipedia)
The story follows a group of monks who practice a deadly form of close-quarters combat during the Sengoku era.