Ryouko Midorikawa is a girl in her first year of high school. One day the cat she had raised and loved for 15 years suddenly dies. Although Pow hated water, he died drowning. Ryouko is lost in questions about the cause of his death. But from that night on, terrible things start happening everywhere around her! From WoC Scans:
Collection of mysterious stories by Chie Shinohara, a great artist of suspense manga.
Story 01 Part 01 & 02: 海に堕ちるツバメ (Umi ni Ochiru Tsubame - Swallow Falling into the Sea)
Masako Minase, a scriptwriter, was murdered by Shiki Morimura, her rival in the same profession. Shiki was sure that she had destroyed evidence completely. However, someone who knew the truth appeared... That's right, don't worry--please put your minds at ease. We are this suburb's own detective agency. No matter how small the matter, our company president will personally direct every operation. You won't have to worry about the clean-up either. We'll take care of it ourselves, because... we are the Crossbone's Detectives, and that's just how we do things.
Also includes "Scramble Fish"... From Evil Flowers:
Kako Saeki is a senior in high school. She has been modeling and harboring her love for her favorite art teacher, Enjoe. Her heart breaks when she finds out that her love is actually engaged. Now, Kako's innocent love takes a dangerous turn when she finds out who is he engaged to..... Doctor Mephisto is a man who is as skillful and handsome as he is mysterious and terrifying. He can cure any illness, heal fatal injuries, transform lead to gold, summon vicious monsters to do his bidding and perhaps even...revive the dead!?
No. 6（Popularity：10 hits） The story is set in "No. 6," a future model city in 2013. Raised as a top-ranking elite since the age of 2, a boy named Shion lives in an exclusive area in No. 6. On the night of his 12th birthday, he rescues a boy who calls himself "Nezumi" ("Rat"). Nezumi ran away from the city's Special Security Area. From that moment on, Shion's life is changed forever...
For those who suffer nightmares, help awaits at the Silver Star Tea House, where patrons can order much more than just Darjeeling. Hiruko is a special kind of private investigator. He's a dream eater. And he'll rid you of your darkest visions... for a price.
-From Viz Strange suicides have been taking place in New York. One day, four girls from the same high school wake up in the morning feeling tired and dizzy and not being able to remember anything about the previous night. In school, they find out that one of their classmates has committed suicide. School is canceled for the rest of the day, but instead of going home, the girls are drawn to a park by butterf... "UN-GO" is a full-fledged detective story about a detective and handsome boy combo who tackle the world's most difficult crimes together for reasons of their own.
The profession of private detective fell out of favor long ago, and yet, that's how the young man, Shinjurou Yuuki identifies himself. With his superior deductive powers, Shinjurou solves various challenging cases. Meanwhile... "Why do people fall in love?" Arika Togawa doesn't understand why she has fallen in love with her classmate, Takaomi Matsubue, as she hardly knows him. Together they decide to find out how two strangers can fall in love, encountering other wonderful but strange love stories along the way. Religious, occult, and popular iconography figure prominently in this "Truly Mysterious Love Ma... From Kodanclub:
An ordinary, quiet town is shaken by a series of bizarre happenings brought about by the darkness in human hearts. There are no solutions in the real world: Only "Dream Messengers" can find the answers. Dream messengers connect the fabulous with the real and control the power of dreams. Their leader, Toko Mishima, works with 8 other messengers using the powers given by a...
Laon（Popularity：10 hits） From Yen Press:
When the police discover Laon naked and hungry in the street, they aren’t quite sure what to make of the odd little boy. How could they know that he is actually a nine-tailed fox…or at least he would be if he hadn’t lost his tails in a bet? Now Laon is on a crusade to recover his missing appendages, if other spiritual forces don’t find them first!
16-year-old Kizuna stalks the city at night, flirting with middle-aged salary men and coercing them out of their money. The thrill should be enough to satiate her, but Kizuna remains unsatisfied with her everyday life… That is, until the beautiful Inoue Yuki, also living in “Birdcage Manor” approaches Kizuna with a job proposition- to model in the nude for Yuki’s cousin, a painter and fellow resid... After the woman he loves, Erika, dies of an illness, Jeanie sees no reason to keep on living. He used to be an artist who painted beautiful blue skies, but now he hasn't even got the desire to do that anymore.
One day, a strange girl called Coppelia comes into his life. Is she a shinigami, finally come to lead him to his beloved Erika in the afterlife? Or is she something more sinister, a dange...
Ziggurat（Popularity：10 hits） A story of a female "phantom" thief and a hot-blooded high school senior sleuth unfold in this mystery chase-action manga.
"The world is a very small place, but for those who know it...it is very, very large. And the world, when it is viewed by those who 'know'— is far larger than just one world can hold!" The famous CLAMP brings back the characters from all their creations for an ultimate showdown in this multi-dimensional tale.
This is the story of four travelers, bound by fate and by prophesied future....
Pluto（Popularity：10 hits） From Amazon.com:
Any pairing of two masterminds can elicit murmurs of approval—or of apprehension. But all readers can rest assured that in this case, the pairing of seinen manga suspense master Urasawa and legendary cartoonist Tezuka is a very, very good thing.
In a distant future where sentient humanoid robots pass for human, someone or some thing is out to destroy the seven great robots of ...
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... As a child, Amasawa Rei had attended Shirohato Park Institution. After her parents were killed in a car accident, she lived at the institution and befriended a boy. She doesn't remember anything from the time she spent at the institution, not names, not faces, nothing, only that she and the boy shared a secret--a secret much darker than she thinks it is.
Now, as a new student at Shirohato Acade... Princess Aurora,Laira was awoke from coma and realized that herself is not a living thing but a doll.Her fiance,Prince Erique has been killed by a mysterious guy.Laira decided to joined FLAM, a military organization at Pillatus that hunting vampires to revenge her fiance's death.She meets Veltrich, prince at Pillatus who had a similar face with Erique. Nevertheless,in fact that similarity had a pr... From AnimeNewsNetwork:
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.... 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... From Day of the River:
“The person who killed my father...is among these people.”
15-year-old Kotobuki Ringo reunites with childhood friends she hasn’t seen in eight years since her father passed away: the calm and soft-spoken Shiran, the strong Kujyaku, the kind Masaki, and the energetic Gogyo. They were all students of Ringo’s father and all have amazing abilities of their own. Ringo comes ... From Condensation:
Following the scandal involving his latest work, famous suspense novelist Kevin Fredward retires to the countryside to escape the media and the demands of city life. He posts a wanted ad for a new housekeeper, but who should come knocking at his door, but Rosemary--a talking duck! As wise as she is competent, Rosemary soon becomes a permanent part of Kevin's life. Under Rosemar...