Massage Research Society's high expected star Chiaki is a normal, quiet high-schooler. She immediately wants to massage the guy with the beautiful back who she sees on her bus, then coincidentally at her school. But he just happens to be the school's number one good looking guy Yousuke, who doesn't want anybody to massage him. When Yousuke and Chiaki make a bet, what will happen to them!?
Pig Bride（Popularity：10 hits） Lost in the mountains on a trip to summer camp, eight-year-old Si-Joon fears he’ll never make it out alive. When a strange girl in a pig mask appears before him, he follows her to a house deep in the woods, where he is told that he must marry the pig-faced girl to atone for the sins of their ancestors. Si-Joon’s not too keen on getting married, but that wedding feast looks so delicious! It’s only ...
Volume 1: New friends, new lands, and all-new Pokemon--the next chapter of one of the greatest adventures! Most kids spend their days at school, but not Hareta. Raised in the wild by Pokemon, he can climb as high as an Aipom, swim as fast as a Magikarp, and even eat bark like a Bidoof! Recruited by Professor Rowan, Hareta decides to become a Pokemon Trainer. Along with his first Pokemon, Piplup, a... From the exciting new animated chapter of Ash and Pikachu!
Shaymin, the peaceful Gratitude Pokémon, lives happily in forests and fields of flowers. But one day Shaymin is accidentally drawn into a battle between the Legendary Pokémon Giratina and Dialga. Whisked away far from home, Shaymin is found by Ash, Dawn and Brock, who soon discover that this new Pokémon is full of surprises! Of course T... Ash may think he's seen everything when it comes to Pokemon, but is he ready to face the mysterious Darkrai in his latest awesome adventure? While touring Alamos Town, home of the Space-Time Towers, Ash and his friends discover that the town's special garden has been ransacked. Some of the townspeople immediately blame the destruction on Darkrai, a sinister-looking Pokemon said to haunt the garden... Yamano Souta is already 18 years of age. And as their government requires people of their age, he participates in a "marriage camp" called Happy Project. Will he ever get a marriage partner if he only has one month--and only one chance--to do it?
Punch!（Popularity：10 hits） Her mother was a wrestling champion, her father a lightweight world boxing champion, her grandfather the first Japanese to become the world champion of Muay Thai kick boxing--but high school girl Elle doesn't want to fight! She just wants a normal life, but is it possible with such a violent family history?
*Also contains two other oneshots in volume 3:
? Nandemo Ari sa (Anything Goes)
Read or Dream, also called Shin Read or Die, is the sequal to the Read or Die four volume manga. It does not feature Yomiko Readman as the main character, but rather new characters from the Division of Special Operations of the Royal British Library.
Michelle is a romantic daydreamer and hardcore book collector. Maggie is a soft-spoken bookworm who always gets mistaken for a boy. Ani... From Viz:
This sophisticated collection of tales, ranging from the macabre to heartwarming to wacky, will please any Takahashi fan, as well as introduce the uninitiated to the broad range of the manga master's work! The trials and tribulations of daily life are infused with Takahashi's unique brand of magical realism! From Viz:
Classic short stories by the world's most popular female manga artist!
Before there was Ranma1/2 and Maison Ikkkoku, even before there was Lum Urusei Yatsura, there was Rumic World! Takahashi's first two comics ever, one of which won her Shogakukan Publishing's Best New Comic Artist Award.
Katekin（Popularity：10 hits） 2nd grade junior high school kid Shirai Sachi (14-years old) gets tutored by the beautiful and easy-going woman Chabatake Nana (21-years old). Although she slacks off when tutoring, actually not helping his studies at all, for Sachi it's all fine and dandy. Being alone together with a hot, older woman in his own bedroom, frolicking around, unintentionally revealing neathage, or just lying down on ...
A spin-off of the manga Akagi depicting Washizu Iwao in the pre- and early post-war period. Appearances can be deceiving. There is trouble in Tokyo as a mysterious terrorist organization called ALICE plots against the government. Just as the police are tasked to bring these men to justice, they are given a "secret weapon": a young girl with a mysterious past named Kasumi Asakura. She may look innocent, but she walks softly and carries a big gun.
-Please read on Entropy's web... Konno Izumi, a beautiful life drawing model tormented with the unrelenting curse of her excessive beauty.
Sarasah（Popularity：10 hits） Sarasah is "about a modern young girl who's desperately in love with a boy, but this boy really hates her. He accidentally pushes her down the stairs and she dies. But when this newly deceased girl shows up in the afterworld, she finds out that it wasn't her time to go yet, so the powers that be offer to send her back to the land of the living. Her goal for this second chance at life? Go back...
Zebra（Popularity：10 hits） This coming-of-age story is about two people, Sae Tae Han, who is unemployed, and his new roommate, Woo Min Kim.
She calls herself Sexy Voice. To most of the world, she's just Hayashi Niko, an ordinary schoolgirl - but when time permits, she lives a double life as a hired investigator/spy. To help her, she has recruited the rather unlikely assistant she calls Robo, a geeky lump of a man who doesn't really know why he feels the need to do everything she tells her to. He just does it.... Tenchi Masaki is a shy high school boy, yet honest and hard working. He looks forward to living a basic humble life, taking over his grandfather's shrine. However, nothing is ever as simple as one would want, as Tenchi soon learns. A series of events beginning with the sudden appearance of Ryoko, the space pirate, creates madness in his home. Now he must figure out how to juggle 2 princess's, a sp... Two years ago, the famous detective Narumi Kiyotaka disappeared, leaving behind only the words, "I am pursuing the mystery of the Blade Children." Now, his younger brother Ayumu is accused of murdering a fellow student, and begins to discover people with connections to the Blade Children all around him. The Blade Children were born cursed, and Ayumu may be the only key to saving them, bu... Jio is a young magic user whose goal is to one day become the greatest magic user in the world! He lives a sheltered life with his master Iregaura, until the events of one day leave him to journey out into the world alone. Jio, whose magical specialty is making flowers bloom, has a lot to learn about the world outside his home, but he is still determined to achieve his goal! From Viz:
When Maya Kurinoki takes her little brother to the local ice-skating rink for the first time, she's got her hands full just trying to get him to let go of the bar. To inspire a bit of bravery in him, she attempts a double axel--and lands it! Maya never imagined that this jump would change her life...or that a coach named Eishi Todo would vow to make her a figure skating "princess&q... Mii, a second-year middle school student has no experience with men. She’s determined to get a boyfriend this year! However, there is a war between the males and females in her class, and dating is forbidden! Mii likes a boy from her class, Yashiro, but will this cause more problems for her…? From Viz:
The trouble and fun began when ordinary teenager Tenchi Masaki inadvertently released the legendary demon Ryoko from his grandfather's shrine. Turned out Ryoko was actually a marooned space pirate! Since then, she's become Tenchi's unwanted houseguest, attracting a host of other troublemaking alien women: Ayeka, a haughty alien pricess; Sasami, her mischievous little sister; and Washu, ... aka. Cheeky Angel
Megumi Amatsuka, a rough and tumble nine-year-old boy, always dreamt of becoming the "manliest man on earth." Upon receiving a book of magic from a sorcerer whom he saved from a group of local thugs, Megumi summons a genie in order to make a wish. But due to a sick twist of fate, the genie turns out to be an evil one, and Megumi winds up being the "womanliest woma...