There's a vicious struggle raging in the heart of the Orthodox Church. Athos and Adept, two ancient factions, are locked in a conflict that has lasted for thousands of years. To them, nothing is forbidden and everything is a weapon to be used in their fight for the Circuits, from faith and politics to mercenary death squads and even the feared Qwasers, powerful fanatics that take holy breast milk ... Even though he's an elite hunk, Sekine Keiichiro is a man who has lived his life out of focus, cursed by three handicaps: he's stoic, passive, and a Jack of all trades but master of none. A story set in the near future, about a middle-aged loser whose only refuge is a virtual bishoujo game.
REC（Popularity：10 hits） A salaryman Matsumaru Fumihiko 26, asked his colleague miss Tanaka to watch a movie with him, but she doesn't show up at the movie theater. As he is about to throw away the ticket, a rookie seiyuu girl named Onda Aka aged 20 asked for the ticket and they end up watching the movie together. On their way home they notice that they live near each other. That night, Aka's apartment burns down. Matsuma...
Summary translated from the back cover:
The stage is set in the prestigious Private Joshi (girls) Oka High School — or more commonly known as Joshi High. It became co-educational a few years ago, but females still heavily outnumber the males. The number of males could be easily counted. While one would think males would be pampered in such a harem school, the reality is far from being heavenly.... From Kotonoha:
Paranoia Street‘s story follows the fantastically absurd exploits of a wannabe detective and his female assistant who roam the Japanese countryside looking for work. Each chapter has them arriving at a new town plagued by some bizarre problem that would make Soil look like an oasis of sanity. From ANN:
February 23rd, 20XX. Looking for a job in the famous TV station at Odaiba, college senior Jin Mishima attended the recruitment orientation. Not far away from the station, Nanako Okano, a gothic lolita trying to attend a concert, found out that her friends tricked her about the concert ticket because of jealousy. The two bumped into each other and "reunited" -- they were juni... Oe Kintarou is a Tokyo University Law School dropout. However, he had completed all the course work needed to graduate before leaving school. Since then, he has wandered through many jobs all over Japan as a student of life with little more than a journal, a pen, and his trusty mountain bike (the Mikazuki 5). On his journeys, he runs into various compromising situations with beautiful women, and h...
Drifters（Popularity：10 hits） The story of Drifters takes place during Japan's Sengoku period (roughly XV to XVII century), a time of constant warring between the island's states, and a natural setting of choice for samurai stories. Young samurai on verge of death suddenly finds himself into another, fantastic world. How? Why? These questions remain unanswered
From Serenus Dreamers:
This is a story about Chouko, our heroine who goes on an interview and was harrassed by this question, "Are you a virgin?" Next, just who is Masayuki anyway and what does he have to do with a person called Chaa-chan, a childhood friend from Chouko's past. From Aestheticism:
The story happens in a circus in Paris in the 1970's. (...) Much is made of the romance of the circus atmosphere, of flying through the air on a trapeze, etc etc. Think cirque here, not circus. We're doing Old World riffs on the romance and tawdriness of the ring. There are no elephants in tutus walking on their hind legs; it's slit-eyed jugglers and daring death-loving trape...
18 Rin（Popularity：10 hits） Follows the story of Rinko Ikeuchi, the daughter of wealthy parents who's on the fast track to enter medical school, but when her family falls on hard times Rinko is forced to take a job, any job, to make ends meet. When the handsome Sawakura shows up offering Rinko gainful employment she can't really say no, even after she realizes that it involves working as a production assistant in the world o...
Para Paru（Popularity：10 hits）
Meet Ikeno Komaki - an ordinary girl with an ordinary life. Everyday is pretty much the same as the last, until today. Today she awoke from a strange dream hearing voices and has unexpectantly recieved an extrodinary new talent.
Shamo（Popularity：10 hits） At the age of sixteen Ryo Narushima was a genius and looked to have no trouble of getting into Tokyo University and joining the elite of society. However, that summer something cracked inside Ryo's head. With a small knife he brutally murdered both of his parents only leaving his sister alive and cowering in a corner. It is at this grotesque incident that our story begins.
Extra Note: At volume...
The sequel to the Baki series, supposed to concentrate around the conflict of Baki vs his father.
Nyatto!（Popularity：10 hits） Yaneda Shigeru is a guy living alone with his cat Konbu until it turns mostly into a human (she keeps her cat tail and ears) for unknown reasons. Though to Shigeru, this isn't a problem; he has a cat-girl fetish. The problem is, his cat, Konbu, is stuck-up and wants everything to be elegant to fit her high-class tastes, even her name to be something more high-class. So, they each want to mold each...
Vassalord（Popularity：10 hits） Vampires Charles J. Chrishunds (Charley) and Johnny Rayflo have a strange relationship. Charley is a cyborg and a vampire hunter for the Vatican, while his master Rayflo enjoys a playboy lifestyle. While fighting crimes involving vampires, Charley struggles to control his lust for blood and for Rayflo, while Rayflo delights in seducing his servant and attempts to deal with issues from his own past...
Heat（Popularity：10 hits） From Anime News Network
Tatsumi Karasawa becames the owner of host club "Shinijuku Sokai" in only two days. He leads a group of amateurs who aren't afraid of gangsters, police, or so-called "professional" organizations. Without fear, he walks the difficult path leading straight to the top.
In 2002 Heat received the Shogakukan Manga Award for general manga.
Wolfsmund is a dark historical manga set in the early 14th century of Europe (Switzerland). The story revolves around the eponymous fortress in the St. Gotthard Pass which is ruled by a sadistic tyrant. Basically, each chapter deals with characters who for some reason have to cross the pass and who end up getting interrogated by the mentioned tyrant.
What sets this manga apart ... Yakuza Yashiro, who only ever loved Kageyama, meets a new bodyguard, Doumeki Chikara. Unfortunately, the latter is impotent.
The masochistic, lewd and beautiful yakuza Yashiro and his silent, clumsy, impotent subordinate, Doumeki.
This is the story of a man who has never known happiness and of a man who is reborn by getting to know him. After the the world ended, a Sackboy emerged from the rubble. With little idea of what came before him, he spends most of his life wandering around the wasteland.
Then came a very unusual day, Sackboy discovered a strange building. Upon entering, he comes face-to-face with "The Eyes" the computer game that ended the world. "The Eyes" tell Sackboy that they are dying and need... Ordinary guy on an ordinary day woke up in an ordinary house next to an... ordinary dead body, what would you do? 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.