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They wanted to die for their own reasons. Juri Mutou is the daughter of a once-famous pianist whose career came to an end after giving birth to her. After a traumatic event she experienced as a teenager, Juri has attempted suicide three times and has come to hate her mother. With her life clouded due to a dark past, her aunt Monica, a member of the clergy, invites her to visit a convict sentenced to death. Yuu is a death row inmate charged with murdering three people, leading to many attempts at ending his own life within his jail cell. He frequently receives letters from Monica, who hopes to help him, but sees this as an act of pity. But when Yuu decides to meet Monica to say that he wants her to stop sending letters, he encounters Juri, a meeting that would change both of their lives. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Ooba Youzou is a troubled soul incapable of revealing his true self to others. A weak constitution and the lingering trauma from some abuse administered by a relative forces him to uphold a facade of hollow jocularity since high school. (Source: MU)
Twenty-three-year-old Masamune Kazama spends his days working a mundane office job and dwelling on the past. Although it has been five years, the young bachelor continues to hold onto his relationship with his past girlfriend, Youko Tsukamoto. Out of the blue, he receives a call from Youko's mother, who informs him that she has passed away in an accident. Furthermore, he learns that Youko has left him with a young daughter, who was raised in secrecy overseas. Stricken with grief, Masamune decides to take in the young girl and raise her on his own. My Girl is a tale of family, loss, and acceptance as Masamune navigates the complexities of daily life as a single father. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
51 Ways to Save Her
Tokyo—a bustling city brimming with technology and culture—is the heart of Japan. It is the center of the country's government, acts as its economic hub, and attracts thousands of people from tourists to businessmen worldwide. All seems well, until a terrifying 8.1 magnitude earthquake brings the city to its knees. The calamitous event destroys schools, hospitals, and other critical national infrastructure—leaving hundreds dead and thousands homeless without food or water. Jin Mishima is a 21-year-old college senior who is caught up in the earthquake. Accompanying him is his old friend, the outlandish gothic lolita Nanako Okano. Together, the two must survive the harsh social and practical realities brought about by the earthquake—in a Tokyo where crime is rife, no person is safe, and only the combined effort of the survivors can end the anarchy of the city's crumbling society. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
In the year 2038, a white light descended on the center of Tokyo and stole the memories of over one million people. The cause of this horrible incident was not determined, and no cure was to be found. The government formed a separate city beneath Tokyo to house and care for the victims of the incident and branded them as "KIDz." Regardless of their age, they truly are like children, and they must be retaught everything they once knew. Noa Ikurumi, who lives in this isolated society, is just taking one day at a time and dreaming of finally being allowed to go back out into the world. But Noa's life will once again change drastically on the day that he is taken hostage by a terrorist with some surprising information about his identity...
Bus Hashiru is a collection of five short stories centered around bus stops. In all your encounters with strangers that take place there, isn't there a chance you might discover something you hadn't had before...? A new take on life, or a lost love—nothing is beyond you. (Source: MU) 1. Karamagari Teiryuujo (Sky-Winding Bus Stop) 2. Sakurachou Teiryuujo (Sakura Street Bus Stop) 3. Wasurenagaoka Teiryuujo (Wasurena Hill Bus Stop) 4. Tenki Yomi (Weather Forecast) 5. Dudleya no Michi (Dudleya Road) 6. Megane Dorobou (The Glasses Thief) 7. Otona no Seifuku (Adult-Uniform) Note: Stories 6 and 7 were serialized in Monthly Melody as part of Nanairo Sekai.
Gordon is a gruff, middle-aged cook running a food truck in a sand-covered wasteland. When he encounters Arisa, a naked girl sleeping in the middle of nowhere, he takes on the unintended traveling companion and her unexpected appetite. Too bad she also has unexpected baggage—an armed militia hot on her tail! Fasten your seatbelts for postapocalyptic cooking and violent mayhem on this crazy food truck road trip! (Source: VIZ Media)
Change the World: Bloodthirsty Killer from Today
Saitou Yuuichi, a young man without prospects, decides to kill himself at the turn of the year. However, a fateful encounter with a stranger named Mitsumune Sakutarou, who is his polar opposite, changes Yuuichi's future in a way he could never have imagined. (Source: Death Toll)
A mysterious man known as "the King of Death" roams the streets of pre-war Shanghai in this action-packed prequel to Fist of the North Star. Shanghai in the 1930s is a dangerous place. Foreign governments and Chinese factions have carved the city into different quarters, each with its own laws and government, and all rife with corruption. As the major powers vie for political control, the streets are left to local gangs. Life is cheap, and death is always near. In days past, one man walked these mean streets battling the forces of evil. He was known only as Yan Wang, "the King of Death." Few knew who he really was, but many knew that he was a master of Hokuto Shinken - Fist of the North Star - a lethal martial art. He disappeared years ago after dispatching the city's worst gangsters, and is now rumored to be in Japan. Various people have come to Japan in search of him, but who will find him first?
Tsuyuno-chan Likes to Show Off
A little boy has an armpit fetish and a high school girl loves male attention and exposing herself so much so that she doesn't care who it is. When she notices that he has stalked her to her basketball game, she decides it wouldn't be bad to indulge him more. (Source: Shinchosha, translated)
A young Taiwanese assassin codenamed "Glass Heart" committed suicide by jumping off a building, and her heart was pierced by a metal fence. Miraculously, her life was saved by heart transplantation. During her recovery she began to experience strange dreams, which led her to Japan looking for the donor of her heart, who happens to be Kaori Makimura, former partner of City Hunter. (Source: MU)
The Tokyo Metro central computer has been cracked! Out of the chaos of wild passengers and a frantic transport ministry, Cloud's story begins. A child prodigy who has grown up into a black hat hacker strives to fulfil his impossible dream of making a kingdom on top of the clouds! But how will he do this and what will the government and police even allow him to try? (Source: MU)
“Cause trouble in Shibuya and I’ll hear everything.” Chiryu Mamoru is the former Shibuya Gang King (Crime Boss). Now he’s protecting the streets of Shibuya as the youngest lawyer in history. With an ear piercing as his lawyer badge and law as his weapon, he works to destroy the nest of evil and protect the people. Introducing one lawyer’s all consuming fight against heresy!! “You can’t protect anything with VIOLENCE… that’s why I choose LAW!!” (Source: Aerandria)
Rei is a ruthless man who is traveling the world in search of a certain someone... But Rei was not always ruthless an uncompassionate, it's vengeance the one who stripped Rei from his humanity, and he won't be able to become a normal human being until that vengeance is fulfilled. Right now, he can only roam the world as a furious lone wolf, a lone wolf who preys on those who oppose him. (Source: MU)
A deeper look at the childhood and history of Jagi, one of the four Hokuto brothers, and an important villain in the original Hokuto no Ken manga. Includes the one-shot: Volume 2: Hokuto no Ken: Ryuuken Gaiden
With their fossils being all that remained, dinosaurs were believed to be extinct due to a meteor striking the Earth long before humanity existed. But in 1946, the secluded Barakan Island was discovered to be home to a few remaining species of these prehistoric beasts. With successful research in genetic manipulation, dinosaurs were brought back to life, bringing about dinomania around the world. However, excitement quickly dwindled following an incident that led to a person's death. Despite the rise and fall of the public's interest over the years, 24-year-old Suzume Suma has always wished to interact with and take care of dinosaurs—an aspiration that allows her to land her dream job as a dinosaur keeper at Enoshima Dinoland. As a result of the incident, the dinosaur reserve is barely managing to keep regular visitors with its low staffing and funding. In addition, Suzume can hardly keep up with her coworkers Karin Kirishima and Kaidou. Regardless of the challenges, Suzume stays determined to bring dinomania back in full force! [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Fist of the North Star: The Silver Saint - Toki's Story
Toki is a former Hokuto practitioner, and his incredible strength coped with his knowledge of the assassin art would be enough to call him devil.... But Toki's kindness and desire to help people prevent them from calling him devil, they instead can only whisper words akin to that of 'savior'. (Source: M-U)
Wataru Mitani's life was as ordinary as any other until he found the new transfer student to his school battling a giant monster in his neighborhood. In search of clues to this, he finds a door to a world called Vision, a fantasy world where magic exists. When Wataru's life starts to crumble around him, he embarks on a journey beyond the door to change the fate that has befallen his family. (Source: Tokyopop)
A Hokuto no Ken sidestory telling the story of Yuria prior to the Hokuto no Ken main story, including the battle between Shin and Juuza.
Takuto receives a headset to test out a game that is basically VR Minecraft. While playing, the game suddenly goes on maintenance and the players are unable to log out. They are to survive in the game until the maintenance is over. The thing is, six hours in the real world is half a year in the game and to make things edgy the revival system is no longer active. (Source: MU)
In the future, Btooom has become extremely popular, and the death game is now broadcast across the world. While many people think that it is staged, Kan knows better because his best friend was killed while playing it. Now a popular NewTuber, he vows to reveal the truth by entering the game and livestreaming it to his viewers. [Written by Denji]
This brief resurrection of Go Nagai's Violence Jack character appeared in 8 chapters in the magazine Comic Bunch in 2005 and has never been collected in a single volume. OK, resurrection may be the wrong word since Jack didn't actually die when Nagai ended the original series in 1990 and he also didn't bite it in the 2001 stand-alone short story DEMONS IN A WAR-TORN land. But you get the idea. (Source: deadfrog)
Fist of the North Star: The Conquering King of the Heavens - Raoh's Story
A Hokuto no Ken sidestory telling the story of one of the Hokuto brothers and the main antagonist of the parent story, Raoh.
Juuza is a total rebel who obeys and bows to absolutely no one, and with his terrible self taught fighting style, he has absolutely no one to fear. Juuza once gave up on his true love since he realized blood relation made a relationship impossible... But now that she is dead, Juuza has a thing or two to say to the man who was unable to protect her. (Source: MU)
I'm a Wolf, but My Boss Is a Sheep!
Wolf-man Oogami is a salaryman at a mattress and bedding company whose coworkers are all sheep. Normally, this lone wolf keeps to himself, but his job in this new department is both a blessing and a curse. Oogami has a crush on an adorable sheep-lady supervisor and it appears to be more than just a case of mere puppy-love... (Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)
The story of a group of young otaku forming a company to help others like them in Akihabara.
Task Force for Paranormal Disaster Management
Follow JSDF officers Yoshikazu Yamato and Konoe Sakimori as they face off against monsters of unknown origin that infest the troubled, disputed waters of the East Asian sea and have humans as a preferential prey! (Source: MU)
Haruki Takanashi has dyed hair, piercings, and a lackadaisical attitude. He is the exact type of guy that Azuha, the head of the disciplinary committee, would never associate with in life. He has professed his love to Azuha numerous times, but for some reason, she always flatly rejects him. As it approaches his 49th confession, Haruki realizes time is running out... [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Naruse Gaku likes rock. And he wants to make a career. He rides with his friends Charlie the group. Thus we will discover the daily life of this group.
After the young Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu dismisses the famous Yagyuu Jubei from his position as his fencing instructor, he chooses Jubei's younger brother, Samon as his replacement. Samon is supposedly not as good at swordplay as his brother, but Iemitsu definitely prefers him as a companion. Will the obstacles in the path of Samon and Iemitsu's relationship prove impossible to overcome? (Source: MangaHelpers)
Papa and Daddy's Home Cooking
Sengoku Akira, a chiropractor, knows nothing about raising a child but finds himself in just that position when an ex-girlfriend suddenly entrusts him with their daughter, Airi. Together with his friend Harumi Masahiro—a divorced manga editor with a young son of his own—Akira figures out that the first step to being a good single dad is...knowing how to make good food. How hard can it be? (Source: MU)
1947, South American Amazon. A boy named Tommy, brought up in the jungle, is separated from his father, who is exploring ancient ruins. Before him, the beautiful girl Shanana appears. Having no common sense, the daring and slightly ecchi Shanana startled Tommy. But soon, the two's encounter will shake the world...? (Source: MangaToshokan)
A 2-part one-shot that preceded the Rei Gaiden series Soukoku no Garou, which chronicles Rei's wanderings in the desert to find his sister Airi in the nuclear post-apocalyptic future of Hokuto no Ken.
The story of Ochou, a shinobi who lives under the name of Kochou, a courtesan, in order to hunt other shinobi who have lost their "way."
Harutaka Katou, 1st grade students in Kakegawa high school with the extraordinary ability to jump. After look at his ability, Maiko the volleyball club manager's kept urging him to join as. Finally, Harutaka persuaded to enter the club. However, volleyball club had another star, Yuuta Kaneko! Harutaka upset and trying to show off. But, all of his smash managed to block by Yuuta!! So, what will Harutaka do!? (Source: MU)
Hakukomaru (博光丸) is the name of the fisher ship that seals the cold and dangerous waters of the Russian peninsula of Kamchatka, always followed by an escort of Japanese Army. At board travel the workers who have to catch and tin crabs, hopeless and exploited until unimaginable limits by a cruel patron. It's a fiery critic against capitalism originally written as a novel by Japanese communist party member Takiji Kobayashi.
At the end of the age of shogunates, a great man is given a second chance to restore a crumbling, feudal Japan. Toward the end of the Edo Period, samurai and visionary Sakamoto Ryouma led a revolutionary movement to overthrow the Takagawa Shogunate. Inspired by the Western principle of "all men created equal", he envisioned a modern Japanese government, free of oppressive feudalism. In 1867, he and his close friend Nakaoka Shintaro were assasinated before his dreams could be realized. Tenshou no Ryouma explores the historical alternative-universe where Ryouma is saved through Shintaro's sacrifice. Given this second chance, will Ryouma finally be able to establish a new, modern Japan? (Source: Easy Going Scans)
He awoke in a cold and rustic room. There were only a door and torture devices inside of it. While he could not yet grasp the situation, a number rose to the surface on the back of his right hand. "I know your pain." The young man figured out that pain and the door were linked, and so he could only endure his own suffering. (Source: Shinchosha, translated)
27-year-old nurse Abe Yoriko tries to clear her debt of 240,000,000 yen with the help of investment advisor Kouda Kanichirou, who always fails at love.
Masahiko Mariyama, a small-time businessman, lives a modest life with his wife, two children, and dementia-stricken mother. Then one day, the people disappeared from the town! In the midst of his confusion, he is summoned to a place where he finds seven families and giant dolls. And so begins a compulsory recreational activity. No one is allowed to escape, and the winner will receive a luxurious prize, while the last place winner will be punished. One of them is sacrificed at a family meeting! A life-threatening domestic thriller from Keita Sugawara. (Source: Shinchosha, translated)
Based on the life of Naoe Kanetsugu, best friend of Maeda Keiji.
Restore Garage 251 follows Satomi Yumejirou and his grandson in restoring classic JDM cars, and by doing that, also restoring the heart of their owners.
Fire Investigator Nanase
Firefighter academy student Nanase is a promising rookie fire investigator, still haunted by her parents' fiery death. Three years ago, she saved a man from a burning building; he turned out to be the arsonist responsible for the death of her parents. Now this serial fire-starter has started helping her solve fire-related crimes. Can Nanase reconcile his willingness to help her with his role in her personal tragedy? (Source: Volume 1)
The lives of two street nobodies intersect in an unexpected and ultimately tragic way.
Tasuke Yashiro was blessed with the family gift- a gift he considers a curse- the ability to talk to animals. His father wants Tasuke to continue the family animal counselling and vet service but Tasuke has his eye set on being rich. When Tasuke falls in love with Misato, he thinks he win her heart by adopting the pet dog she can no long keep. Trouble and laughs ensue as more friends, tons of animals, and that cat join Tasuke's life.
A game intended to lure NEET and hikikomori back into society with 100M yen as a prize. Each person have to wear a bracelet sent to them and cross it with other person's in a specified area and time interval. The person who win can keep the watch and try to cross with other person everyday until he become the last person and win. The loser's bracelet will broke and...
Government Crime Investigation Agent Zaizen Jotaro
Absolute power corrupts in all ages and all administrations. This is a never-ending truth. The iron fist of graft in the velvet glove of government-run enterprise continues to expand the power of money-mad politicians and bureaucrats who abuse their authority, deceive the citizens, and line their pockets with financial kickbacks. The newly established Government Crime Investigation Agency (GCIA) vows to prosecute political corruption and uproot the evil that police and the courts have failed to find. The man given the ultimate authority to lead a cavalry against political corruption is government crime investigation agent Zaizen Joutarou!
My Wife Has a Developmental Disorder
About a girl who wants to be a gourmet chef and ends up working as the Prime Minister's chef. ---- "There are political ideals of what's on the table. Therefore, the food served in all residences has a meaning, and we must appreciate the message..." Play in the shade of the political "food" under the consul emphasis on the role of Prime Minister Ato. We had about 60 years back in residence cook! Like visiting the prime minister's official residence in quenched intent thoughtful people to cook for guests, to assist in policy ... was named to such a big role, 25-year-old young woman chef Ichiki walnuts. Or can she answer the great expectations of the Prime Minister Ato? (Source: MU)
22-year-old Kawaguchi Ryouko is joining the working world as a concierge at the famous Tokyo Quincy Hotel. She's working under the famous chief concierge Mogami Hai, who is an expert at knowing or figuring out exactly what customers need. Ryouko is eager to become a fantastic concierge herself, and help the lives of everyone who stays at the Quincy Hotel run more smoothly! (Source: MangaHelpers)
Comedian, Sano Youhei, is aboard an airliner when it is hijacked by terrorists. In an act of bravery, he helps stop the terrorists and helps land the plane safely. It is an event that drags him into a conspiracy much larger than a single hijacking of an airliner.
After their first sex, his girlfriend broke up with him as she was a lesbian that was attracted to his feminine face. And the only way for him to continue their relationship is to have sex while cross-dressed. (Source: MU) Included one-shots: Volume 1: Koimonogatare: Tsumi to Batsu to Koi Volume 2: Koimonogatare: Kuruu Hana Volume 3: Koimonogatare: Naked
Kitao Taro had a chance to attend court hearing while he was tasked to supervise the maintenance of air condition in a court. After his first hearing, he was fascinated by the realism he felt during the hearing and became a fan.
Mysterious girl visits Sakura Shuuji's workplace, a bar in Christmas eve. After several times of visits, that mysterious girl not comeback again to the bar. But then Shuuji meets her again near a homicide location. After that, several related events occurred around Shuuji and that Girl.
Kokindaichi Kotaro just recently got accepted to work at the Hanasaki Detective Agency and can’t wait to get real work experience as a Private Investigator. Headed by a young beautiful woman named Hanasaki, her crew of detectives is nothing you would expect. They spend a majority of their times doing nothing and fooling around with no real case to work on. Kotaro tries to learn as much as he can, but the unprofessional work atmosphere makes it really hard. Just when he's about to give up, he sees what amazing potential each member of the agency has. (Source: M-U)
Since the end of World War II, rumors of a mysterious assassin that even the Yakuza are afraid of, have long struck fear throughout Tokyo's underworld. According to legend, this assassin moonlights as a Ramen street vendor, and is willing to take out his targets for the super low fee of 500 yen—the price of a bowl of his legendary "Tenchuu Ramen." With the war being so long ago though, could it just be an old legend, or has this assassin passed down his art to a younger generation...? (Source: MU)
The story contrasts the life of two doctors, former classmates and now both associate professors at Naniwa University Hospital in Osaka. The brilliant and ambitious surgeon Goro Zaizen stops at nothing to rise to a position of eminence and authority, while the friendly Shuji Satomi busies himself with his patients and research. (Source: Wikipedia)
Set in the 19th century, Moeyo Ken follows the life of Toshizou Hijikata, vice-commander of the Shinsengumi.
High school girls in Saitama. What do you think?
A BBQ place based in Kyushu aims to satisfy their customers with the juicy white meat!
Tooru Muranishi: The Naked Director
Miquiztli II: Reaper Of The Sun
Yosuke Ejima was gravely injured in a bus hijacking incident involving the mafia. He inherited the power of the Aztec priests to "rip hearts out" and resurrected as a special A-class assassin. By using this power, Yosuke took his beloved wife back from the mafia and should have been living a happy life, but...?! (Source: Media Do International/Beaglee)
Adapted from Sawai Kujira’s story about a Japanese man arrested in Cambodia. (Source: MU)
Galaxy Travel Worth of the Baron
Possessed of aristocratic blood but bereft of money, the impoverished Baron Miharco travels the galaxy in search of his ideal woman, attended by his robot valet Lampachika. This is the ballad of his itinerant travels, and of the adventures that await him! (Source: Shinchosha, translated)