Shizuku Mizutani is a so-called "study bug" who cares little about her classmates and instead strives to become a successful working person like her mother. However, her world changes when she is bribed into bringing notes to the class delinquent, Yoshida Haru, who had quit school after a violent fight got him suspended. Despite his abrasive introduction, Haru soon becomes convinced that they are friends, even going as far as confessing his love for her. As she spends more time with Haru, Shizuku learns that beneath his rough exterior he has a kind and honest spirit. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
After her mother abandoned her and her father remarried, high schooler Mao Motomiya is left feeling like she doesn't have a place where she belongs. One night, her childhood friend Hiro Nakamura finds her in a shrine eating cheap convenience store food and offers to take her to a restaurant. Their subsequent heart to heart leads to Hiro suggesting that Mao move in with him. To Hiro who has lived apart from his younger siblings all these years after their parents passed away, bringing his family back together in the once-lively Nakamura home begins with the first step of giving Mao a loving place to belong. When Mao reluctantly accepts his invitation, she is surprised at how easy it is to settle in with her longtime friend. Now she must deal not only with mending her relationship with her father and helping the oldest Nakamura brother attain his goal, but also her growing feelings for Hiro. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
After several incidents during her childhood that involved bullying, 16-year-old Mei Tachibana decided that she did not need friends as they would only ever end up hurting her. She is the exact opposite of Yamato Kurosawa—the most popular boy at school. Having dated several girls in their year already, Yamato is a flirt who gets along with everyone he meets. Mei's aloof demeanor immediately catches Yamato's attention, who vows to become her friend no matter what. After a tense situation where Yamato protects her from a stalker at night, Mei believes that she is developing feelings for him. Soon enough, the two teens find themselves in an unlikely relationship together, much to the dismay of Mei and her jealous classmates. As they grow closer, Mei will need to determine whether or not her affection is genuine and if she has the courage to say "I love you." [Written by MAL Rewrite]
The timid and reserved Mitsuki Haruno seeks her dream sociable life at high school. But despite her best efforts, her ineptitude to speak her mind impedes her from befriending anyone. Nonetheless, while working at a cafe one day, she has a fateful encounter with her school's four idolized basketball players—Towa Asakura, Rui Miyamotoi, Ryuuji Tada, and Kyousuke Wakamiya. At first glance, these four heartthrobs come off as arrogant individuals, responsible for invading her cafe's safe haven. Soon after though, as they uphold their promise of keeping her workplace a secret, Mitsuki starts to see them in a new light. Hence begins an improbable friendship between Mitsuki and the boys, as her days of solitude finally comes to an end. However, things aren't always so simple—with her heart waning toward Asakura and the female students green with envy, is there a chance this friendship could blossom into something more? [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Timid but hard-working high schooler Tetsu Misato takes up a job at his father's housekeeping agency, where he finds himself working at the mansion on the hill he always saw as a child. Deep in the back of the mansion lies a garden and a lone building, where the mysterious daughter of the house, Shizu Karasawa, lives in isolation. While cleaning near the building, Tetsu chances upon the enigmatic girl, and when he returns the next day, they quickly get to know each other. Shizu reveals to him that she is confined to the building due to an unknown illness afflicting her, and that she has had no human interaction for years. As they continue to meet, Tetsu's feelings toward Shizu develop—but when he realizes how he truly feels, he is faced with the true nature of her illness. Ohayou, Ibarahime follows Tetsu as he searches for the real Shizu underneath her supernatural condition—both for her sake and for the sake of his own feelings. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Tsutsui Hikari is an otaku, and he mostly avoids social life. Hikari has only one friend at school, who is also a social misfit, and he is mocked brutally by most of his classmates for being creepy and weird. One day, he ends up having to clean the school pool with Igarashi Iroha, who appears to be pretty much everything he hates in real-life girls. She skips school, has a blunt manner, doesn't have female friends, and seems the sort to be promiscuous. However, she is friendly to Hikari, and even stands up to the people who make fun of him. Hikari's bitterness and trust issues lead him to say pretty harsh things to Iroha, but she never dismisses him as creepy. After a while, it starts to look like Iroha may become his first real-life, 3D girlfriend! Will he be able to handle it? (Source: MangaHelpers)
Yuki is a hearing-impaired university student whose world has been shrouded with silence since birth. She has lived in the same place her whole life, and rarely interacts with others save for her best friend, Rin. During her commute one day, she meets the silver-haired and multilingual Itsuomi, a mutual friend of Rin. Unlike most, Itsuomi is unwavering when he learns of Yuki's impairment; this, along with his experiences abroad, fascinates and touches her. After they part, her fondness of him starts to grow. A new world begins to open for both Yuki and Itsuomi as they learn about each other's different lives. Yubisaki to Renren is a lighthearted, romantic comedy that illustrates the silent life of a university student and how one man sharing his world starts to change her own. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Our Precious Conversations
After Nozomi Aizawa follows her crush, Shirou Azuma, from school all the way to the train station, she finally musters the courage to confess to him. Instead of being a romantic moment, she receives an unexpected response from the boy which progresses into a heated debate between the two. From that point forward, Nozomi and Shirou continue to meet up at the train station and often end up arguing about their opinions on romance or the opposite gender. There is tension in their relationship, but as they carry on with these trivial yet precious conversations, the distance between the two awkward teenagers gradually closes. [Written by MAL Rewrite] Included one-shot: Volume 3: Miracle☆Gift
Due to family circumstances, high school student Miko Sonoda is forced to live at her uncle's boarding house. However, before she can arrive there, Miko is already met with a bad omen: while trying to find the place, she suspects that someone is following her! When her uncle comes to her rescue, the assumed stalker happens to be one of his tenants, leaving Miko embarrassed on her first day. Miko learns that she will be living with five unique adults, including the accused man. Additionally, it turns out that he is Jun Matsunaga, a 27-year-old designer who seems to lose his temper easily. Having made such a humiliating first impression, Miko believes that only a miserable life awaits her. But in the presence of Jun, she comes to realize that living with adults is not so difficult after all—and there may even be enough room for romance. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Serina arrives at school one day to discover her desk has been vandalized—someone's scratched the lyrics to a love song on it...and that someone turns out to be Mizukawa-senpai, a boy who's one year her senior. She wants to get to know him better, but if his frosty demeanor is any indication, she doesn't have a chance! But it seems he might be awkward—not simply mean—and before she knows it, she's asking him out...! With each passing day, her heart races a little faster! (Source: Kodansha Comics USA)
Makoto is suddenly confessed to by her narcissistic childhood friend Kikuchi Reita. Not even just any confession, he stands in the street and publicly says "If you want a boyfriend that badly, I don't mind going out with you." Which was obviously a no, since Makoto has never considered Reita to be a man, especially a man of interest. What will become of her daily life now that Reita insists on her going out with him? (Source: MU)
A Condition Called Love
Hotaru Hinase is a first-year high school student who treasures her family and friends above all else. Unable to understand romance, she decides she will be content living without the experience of falling in love. While Hotaru is spending time at a cafe with her close friend, she witnesses the relentless breakup of a handsome honor student, Hananoi. Encountering him sitting alone in the snow on her way home, she extends her umbrella to him in a gesture of kindness. The very next day, Hananoi appears in Hotaru's classroom, asking her to be his girlfriend. Despite being rejected, Hananoi sticks closely by Hotaru's side, performing selfless acts in hopes of pleasing her. Hotaru begins to feel emotions she had never felt before. Believing that these emotions could blossom into love, Hotaru agrees to date Hananoi. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Momoko is not your average high school girl. In order to support her family (her younger brother and her hospitalized mother), she works as a popular author! But she doesn't write just any books, she pens erotic novels! It's quite an exciting job, but for Momoko, it is one of high stress because, you see... she is a virgin! Fortunately she has a great imagination, and does very well for herself and her family. However, because of the nature of her work she must keep it a secret. Momoko's troubles begin when Inui Ranmaru, a popular super model and new transfer student at her school discovers her secret! In order to keep him from telling, Momoko is his slave!? Included one-shot: Volume 13: Snap Beads
"I can't be loved for who I am—that's what I thought, but somehow he saw through my lies?!" Chitose has always done well wearing her face like a mask: always smiling, always cute. She feels complete whenever she put it on because it's built to hide her unrefined self: no one hates her, and no one makes fun of her. But after meeting a cute boy who is instinctively more annoyed by her mask than her real self, can Chitose change and make people accept her for who she really is? (Source: Otakumole)
Every time Yoi Takiguchi so much as lets out a sigh, her female classmates squeal in admiration and awe. She has been dubbed the school's "prince" by virtue of her boyishly attractive appearance and casual disposition. However, she chooses to be indifferent toward the attention she receives and spends her days normally—that is, until the school's other prince, Kohaku Ichimura, waltzes into her life and calls her beautiful. Kohaku is nothing like a prince—he acts thoughtlessly and does as he pleases. But when he compliments her, Yoi feels flustered, and the way he looks at her gets her all nervous. He is the first boy to acknowledge her as a girl, and her attempts to distance herself prove futile as he seems to have set his sights on her. While Yoi keeps telling herself that it is nothing serious, even she cannot completely ignore the stir Kohaku causes in her heart. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Miyu, an ordinary new first-year student who hopes to become a mangaka meets the school's class president who seems to have a hidden side to him. While being pushed around by the cool but private class president, the curtain on Miyu's stormy school life is raised. (Source: MU)
I'm in Love and It's the End of the World
Everything has an equal and opposite reaction. For Mahiru Yanase, this means that if anything good happens to her, misfortune must follow in its wake. This theory has been proven more than true since Mahiru is constantly being compared to her kinder and far cuter twin sister, Mayo. Long accustomed to her own unluckiness, Mahiru is thrown for a loop when she meets Aoi Satomi, a handsome classmate who takes an interest in her! However, when he confesses his feelings soon after meeting, Mahiru knows that this is too good to be true—and something bad is sure to happen as a consequence. However, Aoi's arrival might just be the key to overturning Mahiru's bad luck. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
At school, Eriko Ichimura is a nobody. She looks plain, and her classmates overlook her existence until they need to dump their responsibilities on her. On Twitter, however, she is "Lovesick Ellie," a girl with a vivid imagination who writes posts inspired by her fantasies. Akira Oomi, the object of her fantasies, is the most attractive boy in her school, and everything about him seems to be perfect. Eriko's fantasies take a hit when she accidentally eavesdrops on a conversation between Akira and their homeroom teacher. His true nature is laid bare—he is, in fact, a foul-mouthed and insensitive snob. But when she clumsily forgets her phone at the scene, Akira himself approaches her to return it; however, he has already skimmed through her embarrassing Twitter posts. What Eriko does not expect is him offering to help her realize her fantasies—but only if she stays silent regarding his character. Trouble seems to follow Eriko wherever she goes, and her luck is absolutely the worst... or is it? [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Yukimi is her real name but everyone calls her Bambi. She is the student discipline committee member who locks students out of the school if they're a minute late but herself sneaks cigarette breaks on the roof. Lone wolf (Dhole, Asiatic wild dog) transfer student Tetsu (everyone pronounces it Tooru) Nagasawa who hops the fence after she locks it and breaks her cigarette in half when he finds her on the roof, yet he is a super nice guy to a mother and baby on the train. Bambi already has a boyfriend but will the wolf steal her heart?
Hirahara Tsukasa just moved to Tokyo from Hiroshima, and she's late on her first day of school because she misses the train. But this leads to a chance encounter with four other people in her class, and somehow, the five of them became friends? Crybaby Tsukasa, the sharp-tongued yet soft-hearted Himeno, the understanding Ichihara, as well as Agatsuma and Onda… these five different personalities come together to create a youthful school life story— (Source: Day of the River)
Saki Kudou's father left her family when she was a young girl. Ever since she was betrayed by his promise to return, Saki has always despised liars. Now a high school student, she one day cancels her plans with her best friend to go watch a movie, deciding to see it with her crush instead. Outraged, Saki's friend prevents her from seeing him, saying that he had urgent business to attend to. However, Saki finds out her friend had lied to her, and asks her mother to take her to the movies as soon as possible. On the way to the theater, the two end up in the hospital when they get into a sudden accident. Waking up confused and frightened, she is mentally paralyzed upon her mother's death, but what she finds even harder to process is her newfound ability. Saki finds that those who lie to her appear to be black silhouettes, and she begins to realize there are several liars around her. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Nanami, a first-year high-school student, has a history of failed relationships. When she finally meets her ideal guy is he really who she thinks he is? (Source: Autumn Scans)
Hayama Kao yearns for an existence that would make people notice her. Even in her final year of middle school when she confessed to the boy she liked for three years, he couldn't even recall her name. Now in high school, she is working as a temporary manager of her school's boys volleyball club against her will. Kao's older brother, an alumnus, currently a teacher and the advisor of the club, placed the responsibility on her shoulders to recruit Kuze Nagisa for the volleyball club if she wanted to quit being the manager. Even though silently observing someone as dazzling as Kiryuu in the club is the only redeeming thing about being the manger, Kao's body aches. She is at her limit and wants to quit being the manager. But no matter how much effort she puts on recruiting Kuze she simply cannot convince him to join. Then one day, she notices something that took her breath away. It was bluer than the sky, even bluer than the sea; it was Kuze Nagisa practicing volleyball all on his own. The blue days start from here!
Confidential Confessions is a shocking new manga series that deals with many of the hard-hitting issues that teens face today. Using emotionally moving story lines and multi-dimensional characters, each groundbreaking volume tackles such topics as teen prostitution, rape, HIV, stalkers, suicide, and sexual harassment. (Source: Tokyopop)
Sakura Yuki and his neighbor, Momo were separated during Yuki's third year of high school because of a certain incident. Yuki thought that they weren't really friends considering that there was a 12-year age gap between him and young Momo. But 10 years later, Momo, now a high school student, becomes Yuki's neighbor once again. Momo is eager to be friends again but Yuki feels differently as he remembers things he buried in his heart long ago. Momo and Yuki battle their past and and present and slowly become closer than ever. (Source: Phoenix Serenade Scans)
Asaki had to be transferred to another school because of the death of her father. Unable to adapt to this new environment while smoking on the roof of the school, she is surprised by a fireman man in charge of a fire drill... As if his shame was not enough, the same boy will have to save her life again?
One day, on a whim, 20-year-old Minato dresses up in her friend's cute high school uniform and goes out briefly into the city. To her horror, she ends up running into her stepbrother, Tooru, who is actually only months younger than her. Since he's cute, and a notorious player, Minato has had to deal with constant jealousy and suspicion from other girls all through their school days. Amazingly, she manages to convince Tooru that she's actually someone who just happens to look a lot like his sister. He is so convinced that he starts trying to date her and, for various reasons, she goes along with it. What started as a simple joke is now evolving into the biggest lie Minato has ever told!
Rika is 19. She loves cosplaying, especially wearing high-school uniforms. On an online dating site, she meets a high school student, Hajime. He turns out to be her ideal guy and she meets him pretending to be still a high school student... Can this kind of relationship work? (Source: MU) Included one-shots: Volume 1: Sundome! (Stop!), Karada no Iinari♥, Tenshi no Yubisaki Akuma no Kuchibiru
"I wonder if just one kiss will be able to change our status quo in our relationship?"
Shuko Kodakamine has dedicated the majority of her life to martial arts. Upon entering high school, she tries to leave her past hobby behind in hopes of becoming more feminine and experiencing love like her peers. One day, Kodakamine nearly collides with the charming Masaki Serizawa who leaves a strong impression on her. It prompts her to ask around about Serizawa, only to learn that he supposedly stole someone else's girlfriend! When he gets into a heated fight with the jealous boyfriend of the taken girl, Kodakamine instinctively protects Serizawa and helps clear up the misunderstanding. Serizawa, anticipating future problems due to his popularity and seeing Kodakamine's strength firsthand, asks her to become his bodyguard. Though it is not the high school life she expected, Kodakamine's time acting as Serizawa's protector allows her to discover different parts of herself, as well as the pleasant sides to the mysterious Serizawa. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
One day middle school student Nishiki, who lives in the countryside, meets high school student Atsumori, who came to visit from Tokyo. When talking with the cool Atsumori, she starts noticing her desire to leave the countryside for Tokyo. But the way to Tokyo is unexpectedly through a marriage proposal?!? (Source: ANN)
Instead of her father, Hina is the one running the duties of the Building Manager in "Apricot House." One day, Hina accidentally destroys the keyboard of room 304's strange resident. Hina is then asked by this strange guy to run errands for him as reimbursement. In truth, the resident of 304 is the charismatic vocalist of a popular band... What will be his true face!? What will Hina think once she sees him sing on stage? (Source: The Paper Dolls Project) Included one-shots: Volume 6: Hyakunen no Hatsukoi. Dokuringo Hime
And Yet, You Are So Sweet
Kisaragi Maaya, 16 years old. The first love confession of her life was a complete rejection. She vowed to "never confess to someone again" until one day, the popular Chigira-kun who was on library duty with her, in order to heal his wound of unrequited love, proposed to her that they "heal each others broken hearts"! Everyday, being healed by Chigira-kun, Maaya starts thinking that she wants to be closer... But, this is just comforting each other's broken heart. Even though she definitely can't fall in love with Chigira-kun-!!? (Source: LemonadeScans)
17 years old Yuzuhara Kohane have no interest in skincare and make up. Being called ugly by the beautiful Iori who just happens to be the genius of makeup and scion of a famous cosmetic company. One day, Yuzuwara asked Iori to make her beautiful and received a makeover! She began to take an interest in that little by little. It becomes a beautiful opportunity for love. Makeup Cinderella love story! (Source: The Paper Dolls Project)
Our heroine is girl named Hina-chan. She is in her 20s. Hina has a handsome boyfriend now, but she will always remember her first love, a boy named Itsuki. When other kids would tease Hina, calling her ugly, Itsuki would defend her, and try to cheer her up and make her feel better. He and some of his family eventually moved away, leaving Hina heartbroken. But the memory of her first love will always make Hina feel nostalgic and happy inside. Itsuki’s grandmother still lives next door to Hina, so she still has a connection to him, somehow. One day, Hina has a dream of Itsuki, and she is feeling especially nostalgic about him. She is just mentioning her dream to his grandmother, when they are interrupted by the arrival of a stranger. It is a tall, beautiful woman. Wait a minute… it’s Itsuki! Itsuki is not joking, either. He claims that he is really a woman on the inside, and now he is dressing that way on the outside. And yes, even though Itsuki now lives as a woman, Hina finds herself falling in love all over again, regardless of how Itsuki dresses. But Itsuki sees herself as a woman, and she only loves men. Will Hina end up heartbroken all over again? (Source: MU)
Rune, an "ex"-mermaid, has come out from the ocean to be with the human she's been pining for, Riku, her first love. But as fate would have it, she finds out that she'll never be able to become one with a human...?! (Source: Kodansha Comics)
Love, That's an Understatement
Risa Amakawa is only in high school, but she is extraordinarily self-sufficient. With the tools inside her seemingly bottomless bag, she is prepared for any freak incident that lady luck chooses to throw her way. So when Risa encounters a delinquent—all battered and bruised—on a rainy afternoon, she takes advantage of the power bestowed upon her by her own sense of caution and uses it to help him. What she does not expect is the victim, Zen Oohira, to take a liking to her. Zen checks all the boxes of a typical delinquent; he has an air of nonchalance about him and even owns a motorcycle. Even so, he is oddly cheerful and sweet, going so far as to give Risa a "help coupon" as thanks for her aid in his time of need. When an unforeseen episode forces Risa to redeem her coupon, she realizes that Zen can be far more charming than he lets on. But is she prepared to sacrifice her meticulousness for a carefree gamble on romance? [Written by MAL Rewrite]
When Midori Nanami drops her wallet on her first day of high school, a boy helps retrieve it for her. Midori finds herself too slow to respond to his kindness, and before she can properly thank him, her savior walks away. Later, Midori learns that the boy she owes her gratitude to is Rei Ichijou, one of her new classmates. Shortly after their classes begin, Rei stops showing up along with his friends, Yukinojo Ieiri and Chihiro Goshima. Midori discovers that the three boys are shrouded in shady rumors, but she can scarcely believe any of them. Would a bad person have helped her when they could have simply chosen not to? When a careless slip-up leads to the school chairman finding out about Midori's job that she is not allowed to have, she is given an ultimatum. Either she quits her job and has her scholarship revoked, or she helps out the chairman instead—by persuading Rei and his friends to start attending school again. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Yuuki Tsumire was raised by her single mother, who always told her to keep smiling, no matter what hardships she endured. The two of them were a family, until Tsumire's mother died from illness. Tsumire soon learned that she had a family she knew nothing about: a cold, rich family that disowned her kindhearted mother when she became pregnant. Tsumire now must go live with this family, even though none of them seem to want her there. She doesn't have to switch schools, so she at least has her friends to help her through this difficult time. However, she doesn't have the heart to confide in her friends with even more problems, so she tries to keep it bottled up inside. To her surprise, the Yuuki family lawyer, a young man named Hino, soon becomes her emotional support in this difficult situation. However, Tsumire's reactions to him might mean that she wishes he were something more... (Soruce: MangaHelpers)
Volume 1 1. Time Limit 2. Arashi no Yoru ni 3. Biidama no Hashi Included one-shot: Senpai no Kanojo Volume 2 4. Midorigame wa Yume wo Miru 5. Picnic Hiyori Included one-shot. Futari ni Kakurega
We Must Never Fall in Love!
After getting turned down by the guy she had a crush on for ages, Sakura thought things couldn't get much worse...until she realized that she had been seen! Embarrassed, defeated, and exhausted, the only thing keeping her going was that she was about to meet her cute little step-brother...until it turns out that her "cute little brother" was not only a tall, handsome guy in her class, but he was the one who'd seen her get rejected! Now Sakura has to pretend everything is cool, but with an over-protective "little brother" who sees the best in Sakura, and an aloof crush who starts to take an interest, Sakura's high-school life will be anything but easy! (Source: Kodansha Comics USA)
“I killed my sister. Now I will live as her.” Mischevious Nobara and good-girl Kotori are identical twin sisters. After their father’s death, they lived with their grandmother and mother, respectively, but one day, while they had switched places, Kotori was murdered! Because she was robbed of her most precious daughter, Nobara’s mother’s hair turned pure white! Nobara, who is tormented with guilt, decides to live as Kotori in order to protect her mother…!? (Source: M-U)
Miku met her first love again years after being rejected by him. The innocent girl from the past still exists, but Miku wears her current self like an armour. Will her first love be able to help her find herself again? (Source: Batoto)
Takahashi Kiji is an attractive, popular, student council president, but he and his two closest friends are bored. Kiji comes up with a game, "The Prince Game." The goal is to bring the worst girl ever to his birthday party in a month. Kiji begins trying to romance the friendless, round-shouldered, weepy Asahi Mabi, who has just been through a harsh breakup. To his surprise, Mabi does not immediately swoon into his arms. Instead, she seems to be a human being, with her own thoughts and goals. She is uncomfortably good at seeing through some of his act. Seducing Mabi requires getting to know her, which is dangerous when his intention is for her to end up in tears... (Source: MangaHelpers)
In Asahi's school, there are two types of students: the ones from the elite class and the ones from average one. After an accident in her house, she starts living in the rooms of the elite class, but no one must know, or else she would be expelled. By chance, a black haired guy from the elite discovers her secret... (Source: MU, edited)
When it comes to cooking, Haruka cannot do anything right. She develops a crush on Kurogane-kun who appears to be a nice, shy boy. As Haruka strives to get closer to Kurogane-kun she discovers that not only is he secretly a devil, but he is also known as the household prince! (Source: MU)
Inoue Azusa's classmate, Saito, is extremely good looking, but he has the worst personality ever. For some reason, he started noticing Azusa and gets her in a lot of trouble. Although he's very annoying, Azusa gradually becomes attracted to him. However, Azusa's classmate, Kou, is not only handsome and is the president, but towards Azusa he is...?! (Source: Evil Flowers)
"I wish I can be stronger instead to protect you rather than the other way round..." Nagisa wants to be strong and cool in front of Misaki, but all he managed to do was getting protected instead by Misaki. What can a guy do to win the girl he loves?! (Source: Paperdolls Project)
A chance meeting between a famous idol and a ordinary girl on a snowy surreal day sets the stage for this manga. Depressed and hopeless, Kurashiki Yuuya meets Mayu, whose carefree and live-for-the-moment attitude brings him new hope. In the spur of the moment, Yuuya forgets to ask Mayu's name, and watches as she disappears from his life. Much later, Yuuya comes across Natsume Tougo and their band, Dessert, along with their new performer who is none other than Mayu. Mayu and Yuuya meet again, but Touga is determined to not let her go at any cost! (Source: Vampire Knights)
Saya and Yuuto are childhood friends and lovers. On the day of the entrance ceremony to the school where the two will be attending, Yuuto suddenly becomes handsome?! Moreover, for some reason, they have to keep their relationship a secret...?! (Source: Kodansha, translated)
Oustandly shy beauty Ichika just entered high school, but nobody talks to her, and she has trouble making friends. One day, the rumored "most evil" former delinquent Yuuya Yotsukado talks to her behind the school, and for some reason ended up going to karaoke together... There, he said "I wanted to return something that you dropped," and makes a suggestion that's extremely different from what the rumors say? The after school strategy meetings(?!) in order to fulfill their dreams start now! (Source: Kodansha, translated)
While Mikeno's classmates gush over the radiant and popular Hoshigami-kun, she's trying her best to avoid trouble and get along with everyone. However, Mikeno's peaceful life changes when the wrong Hoshigami-kun asks something from her. (Source: Damn Feels!)
He seduces girls, gets them and then dumps them. He specializes in the one-night-stand. He has no interest in love or romance. Dating someone would be a pain. This terrible guy, Hanada Shintarou, is nevertheless, extremely popular. But then he meets a girl who might just be the one who can change him and his low opinion of women. The only problem is that she despises him!
1-3. Soba ni Itemo Ii n da ze 4. Sureta Hoshi to Raspberry 5. Madoka na Tsuki to Encore
I've Fallen in Love with an Alien
Tomonaga Kairi is the top student in his year and and a skeptic when it comes to the universe. But one day, he accidentally gets involved with the eccentric Nanbu, president and only member of the Space Research Club. What will happen to Tomonaga when she tries to get him to join her club before it gets abolished...!? (Source: ShoujoHearts)
Kiriko has always been overshadowed by her older sister Eiko. Eiko is cute, smart, and extremely popular unlike Kiriko. This manga is about Kiriko leaving her sister's shadow. Although this sounds like a typical manga, the manga-ka enjoys switching to different manga styles to show extreme expressions and actions of the characters. Seishunchuu is a very cute and funny manga! (Source: Impossibility)
You are the One I Am Destined to Fall in Love.
Yuki Honda came to Tokyo for college two years ago without making much of a social life in that time. Hoping to meet someone new, she goes to a club for the first time with her college friend Sanae. There she meets Iori, a boy who made a lousy first impression on her. (Source: Natalie, translated)
A compilation of 6 sweet stories about finding love and learning how to keep it. 1. Karada no Iinari♡ [Sakou Watari] 2. Oni Kare: Oni Kyoukan Kareshi [Tsukishima Haru] 3. Himitsu no Kin-chan [Iwashita Keiko] 4. Shuuren: Onna wo Suteta Joshikousei, Nara Kyoto e Iku [Monou Yuki] 5. Love+Clothes [Tada Manami] 6. Himikoi: Time Limit [Robico]
Midori moves from Tokyo to start her senior year of high school in Sendai. She saved her childhood friend Aa-chan from teasing, but the class boss, Erena, stirs up a revolt and makes her the new target. Midori can't bear the never-ending torment and personally takes her own life. Midori gets a second chance at life, choices and revenge though. This is Momochi Reiko's first challenge at a time warp story! (Source: Forbidden Garden Scans)
The story focuses on the life of Gou, a wife of the second Tokugawa shogun Hidetada. Gou was the third daughter of the daimyo Azai Nagamasa, who was married to the sister of Oda Nobunaga. One of Gou's older sisters was the wife of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, while the other married the daimyo Kyogoku Takatsugu. (Source: jCafe24)
A continuation of the gripping and cutting-edge Confidential Confessions, this series deals exclusively with the seedy underbelly of the sex industry. Using emotionally moving storylines and multi-dimensional characters, here is a shocking look into the hard-hitting issues that teens face today. Enlightening without being preachy, Confidential Confessions speaks to teens in a heartfelt, authentic way. (Source: Tokyopop)
Mitsu is a girl who dedicated her youth to the junior high school track team; however, she retires after suffering from an injury. One day, her bag, which she dearly treasured, fell onto the train tracks. A boy then suddenly risks his life to retrieve her bag. Having missed her chance to say thank you, she finally meets him again in high school. Despite her efforts to thank him, the boy constantly gives Mitsu the cold shoulder... This is a love story about an honest, straightforward girl and a cold, popular boy. [Written by Sun]
Kimari Haneno, 15-years-old. This spring, she enrolled at Shikano Academy's Special Communication department. But on the day of the entrance ceremony, this Communication Department is sentenced to getting abolished. Kimari however, who followed the footsteps of her deceased brother, doesn't want this department to vanish! And so, she starts to act out of character! But what should she do!? Only the president of the all male Normal Department student council holds out a helping hand to her. And he has secret plans to capture the headmaster?! (Source: ChibiManga)
The two step-brothers that were the inspiration for Hoshino's BL essay back in middle school have returned to the city after a long absence, and they even moved in next door to her. Hoshino quickly befriends the younger of them, but how will she compete against a mutual brother complex?
Kazura has her first high school boyfriend, a cute guy named Iwasaki who likes her very much. When he takes her to see her favorite band perform live, she meets the band's cool, attractive vocalist. The next day at school, she discovers a secret: the sexy vocalist is none other than her teacher, who seems totally uncool in his daytime appearance! What will she do about her boyfriend, her teacher's secret, and her growing attraction to him? (Source: MangaHelpers)
Because you're always by my side.
1. Natsu no Yoru, Kimi to Kawaru. 2. Mou Ikkai Yonde 3. Sono Senaka ni Oitsukitai. 4. Omoide no Tsuzuku Saki 5. Datte Kimi wa, Osananajimi.
Tsunayoshi is the brother of Misao but they are not related in blood. Former delinquent, and max doting Tsunayoshi is bit embarassing to Misao but in the spur moment of danger he can lay his life on the line for his sister. This is the story of dangerous love between the unrelated sibling.
The Springtime of My Life Began with You
Shirohara is a very shy and introverted girl. One day she is challenged to confess to the most popular boy in class, a guy named Takasago. Shirohara overcomes her fears and confesses, but the boy does not understand that it is all the result of a challenge and takes it seriously... (Source: MU, edited)
Like a fish out of water, Rinri was forced out to the city from her comfortable life in a tiny island by her own mother. A fated encounter. A new life. Of learning new things and experiences. How would this story unfold under the stars?!
1. Koi no Mizu Kudasai 2. Mikko wa Senpai no Usagi-chan 3. Yankee-chan wa Hoshi wo Miru 4. Futari no Toshokan, Himitsu no Ondo 5. Majo Minarai no Koi
To keep her brother in high spirits and always smiling, high schooler Ayaka Tachibana answers a casting call to play out a villainous role on a local hero show. However, her hero counterpart Shun Kazama, is solely motivated by the job's pay. As they cross paths with differing values, can these two come to an understanding?
A story about a teenage girl whose life has become a living hell because of her alcoholic father. Her mother seems to love her little brother better than her and she feels a lot of pressure because of the circumstances of her family. She's definitely more grown-up than the rest of the girls in her class. She lately feels some sort of connection with one of the bad guys in school, who has been showing kindness to her younger brother lately. He takes both of them to the zoo after the father breaks his promise due to being hungover. (Source: momiji_mii) Included one-shot: Kawaii Kanojo (Cute Girlfriend)
Tsubasa, 18, boyfriend-less, and who just failed her college entrance exams gets a job tutoring the son of her mother's superior. He's handsome, smart and perfect boyfriend material but he just so happens to be younger than her. So, she plans to make him into the perfect man! She then makes a list of qualities he should have but what happens when the one person who isn't supposed to see it sees it? Tricks her into something? And then uses it to blackmail her? Read and find out! (Source: MU) Included one-shot: Gyakkyou Girl
Rin had quit calligraphy after her mother's death. Then upon seeing the calligraphy of a high school calligraphy masters, Uchida Dougen, she started learning again. Rin entered the same school as Dougen and the current calligraphy club or more like Dougen fan club. When the student council president announced that the club would be disbanded, Rin had to take action to keep the club going. Dougen, who had come to support the president, ended up joining the club because Rin's word sparked his interest. Unbeknownst to her, Dougen is somewhat of a playboy. What will become of Rin and her beloved Calligraphy club? (Source: MU)
Yakko has always lived in the shadow of her model/actress younger sister, Yuno. So when she's surprised on her 17th birthday by super-popular actor Araki Shigaraki, she assumes he's looking for Yuno... until he declares his love for Yakko?! Not only that, he'd declared his love for her before... but now, as then, she doesn't believe him! But he's determined, and if she won't see him as a boyfriend, maybe she'll see him as a pet...?! (Source: Kodansha Comics USA)
Getting Closer to You
For Kaho, a man's muscles are all that matters. She's sports-agnostic, type-agnostic—all she cares about are that those abs, pecs, biceps and delts look good. She thinks she's found her perfect Muscle Prince in Natsume-senpai...that is, until he finds out what a muscle-freak she is. But instead of ridiculing her, he instead suggests she becomes manager of the basketball team—the one he just so happens to be on? For a muscle-lover like Kaho, there's nothing to lose...and everything to gain. (Source: Kodansha USA)
1. Cosplay☆Animal [Sakou Watari] 2. Yokubari na Ka-ra-da: Zenra Drive [Minazuki Ren & Kohaku Kana (story draft)] 3. Ran's Pub e Ikou! [Masaki Souko] 4. Momoiro Heaven! [Yoshino Mari] 5. Atashi no Oresama [Sugata Uri]
Mami has just 14 days before she graduates, which means she has 14 days to confess to her crush, Harutaka-kun, before she moves away and never sees him again. Saya Yagi's one wish is to hear "that's delicious," from her boss, Ogami-kun. Hitsuji has somehow become entangled with older brother's friend, Shiro-sempai, who swears he needs her next to him to get a (totally innocent...) good night's rest. Usami can't seem to shake her troublesome younger classmate...until she finds maybe she didn't want to lose him after all. Read all four of their sweet love stories in the Four Kisses, in Secret short story collection! (Source: Kodansha Comics USA)
Volume 1 1. First Love Fast 2. Eden 3. Persona 4. First Kiss Fast Volume 2 1-2. First Night 3. Everlasting 4. Cold Blood
The plot takes place in a small town made up of many hills and slopes where Nishiki, a high school girl, has taken on the title of a Sukuiya (rescuer) trying to do her best to help grade-schooler, Akari. (Source: Crunchyroll)
Honatsu just started her second year of high school, and already rumors are floating around that she's dating her childhood friend, Touma. While Honatsu isn't totally opposed to the idea, she's not sure what she feels for Touma can really be called love. But when aloof transfer student Shun Tachibana appears, the waters get even muddier... How does Shun connect to the past she can't remember? And can Honatsu decide what she truly wants, when her head and her heart are pulling her two different ways? (Source: Kodansha USA)
Kanami's father has a debt of 300 million yen! He can either pay the money or sell his daughter, Kanami, to the sex industry. Kanami decides to go to the sex industry for the sake of her father. But before she does, she wants to have a normal life and lose her virginity normally. In the bathroom, she mistakenly stumbles across her classmate, Ryuuno, having sex with a girl. Later on at a gokun, she meets Ryuuno. She gets drunk and she wakes up to find herself in bed with Ryuuno. She doesn't fight back. When she wakes up later on, she sees Ryuuno injured very badly! Did Kanami do this? Does she have some hidden powers she doesn't know about?
Outside of working at a maid cafe, 19-year-old Koharu obsesses over online live streaming, even cutting into her sleep to do so. With the click of a button, she enjoys chatting with hundreds of friends and followers around the world every evening. Until recently, streaming has been enough to satisfy Koharu. However, having been single for three and a half years, she has yet to experience her dream—an ordinary love. When a fan visiting Koharu's workplace ends with a splashed drink on her face, Koharu later receives a direct message apologizing for the behavior. The next day at the cafe, a customer named Shun introduces himself as the sender and tells Koharu he will watch her next stream. As Shun continues to meet Koharu both online and offline, Koharu begins to think her wish just might come true. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Sakou Watari-sensei of Cosplay Animal fame presents with this omnibus about the love stories of five boys. (Source: The Paper Dolls Project)
You Are Too Naive, My Sweetheart!
A collection of short stories focused on student/teacher romance.
Hiyori Honda is a closet fujoshi who fantasizes about her two schoolmates, the cool and stoic Rui Yamaguchi and the bright and cheerful Ibuki Niwa, having a romantic relationship with each other. Day in and day out, she watches the two and posts her fantasies about them as BL manga on social media. However, the more she spends time with her bias, Rui, the more she finds herself slowly falling for him... (Source: MU)
The manga, based on the novel Pierrot ~Yoake Mae~ by Teruhiro Kobayashi, Darai Kusanagi, and Tomoji Nobuta, tells the story of four friends at a girl's high school in Fukushima Prefecture that is feared to have been radioactively contaminated. One of the four committed suicide a month after her college student fiancee told her that he was afraid of having a child with her because he did not want an unhealthy child. The story will deal with subjects such as the fear of radiation and the guilt felt by inhabitants who took refuge in other prefectures.
Koito Matsuda, daughter of a policeman, believes people are pure and hate crooked behavior. At her first day of high school she meets Taiga Akiyama, who repeated a year and was known for cause problems. However Koito still believes he is a good person and tries to get him fit in their class.
Nico Nanase has a secret: Although she'ss a first-year student at a VIP private high school, she herself works part-time jobs whenever she can to make ends meet for herself and her two younger sisters. However, when high school hottie and TV drama star Leon finds out about her double-life, she thinks she's ruined...until he proposes a solution to her money problems: Be his maid! (Source: Kodansha USA)
She met him on her trip to Taiwan. They really liked each other and had tried every efforts to keep their relationship. However, language difference and time difference had shattered their hope. Two years later, she was on her trip to Taiwan again, with love and hope...and then she found out that he was engaged. (Source: MegKF)
Arisa is a first-year high-schooler obsessed with the idea of a "real romance." The sign she is waiting for is the comfort and familiarity of someone's touch. When she is saved at the school festival by her senpai, Kyousuke, she grows interested in him but he doesn't seem to believe in destiny at all. Included one-shot: Volume 2: Rinko-chan no Blue Day
The final summer of middle school, Shoutarou Futaba discovers boys gymnastics and is completely enamored by it. Shoutarou ends up going to Soushuukan Private High School and decides to visit the boys gymnastics club. He's greeted by very unique senpais and a star gymnast named Ryouya Misato. Dedicating your life to something you love during your fiery days of youth... Of course, there is frustration, and fights, but see how these boys work together as a team towards a similar goal in this drama about sports and youth. (Source: Crunchyroll)