Wataru is an accomplished violinist with wealthy parents. When he decides to enter a violin competition, he starts receiving threats and in comes 2 bodyguards. Are they like big brothers or do they both want to protect his heart? Shuichi Shindou is determined to take his band Bad Luck to the top of the Japanese pop charts. With his drive, talent, and satiny singing voice, he just might stand a chance. But Fate throws a wrench into his well-oiled machine in the form of a handsome stranger named Yuki, a romance writer with an attitude. Yuki is Shuichi's biggest critic, but as the two young artists gravitate towards each othe... There is a girl who was called Jigoku Shoujo. She would deliver vengeance for those who wish for someone to disappear. But by doing that, they will go to hell themselves and suffer for eternity after death. And she is now revived. Taken from Baka-updates:
An anthology of oneshots.
Story 1: Promise by NISHI Keiko
Story 2: They were Eleven by HAGIO Moto
Story 3: The Changeling by SATO Shio
Story 4: Since You've Been Gone by NISHI Keiko
The two stories by NISHI Keiko were also published as a separate book in English called "Promise." Those stories were originally taken from "Mizu ga Kooru ni Naru...
Daisy（Popularity：10 hits） Hinagiku and Shogun are childhood friend. Shogun is one year older than Hinagiku. Hinagiku thinks that she has been troubling Shougun for a long time. So that she tries to avoid him for the sake of Shogun. Will Shogun be able to understand Hinagiku?
-- Manga Updates
" Victim - using the latest and greatest technological advances, you can now enter the game world; a revolution in gaming experience!...."
What does it feel like to be a game character? Why are massacres in the game world considered enjoyable? Amusing? Relaxing? Come and read this short, full-color oneshot by a Singaporean mangaka, Foo Swee Chin, where game creators explore the minds ... From Snow Kiss Scanlations:
Once there was a legend of a sword. It is said that the sword of a rune god was sealed up in "Jagara-Mogara". When the spirits of Light, Water, and Earth come together, the seal will break, then the sword will be immortalised. That is the sword of Susanoh.
Izumo, Kumaso, and Oguna, upon pursuing the sword of Susanoh, came to the nation of Jagara ruled by an ... Makunouchi: Kubonouchi Eisaku Kessakushu is a collection of short stories that seinen author Kubonouchi Eisaku, known for notable titles such as Chocolat, Cherry and Watanabe, has written in his early days. The contents of this book include:
Robot High School Girl Kaoruko's "Heartbreak"
Bizzare -- The Terror of the Salmon-Man
Robot High School Bo... Two boys in love, a romance that their parents wouldn't understand and the hard life that awaits them...
Shougezhe（Popularity：10 hits） In a world infested with "subhumans", the lives of humans are full of danger and fear. But along with the existance of "subhumans" is the existance of "reapers" whose livelihoods are to protect humans and rid world of "subhumans". Among their ranks is one who is famous for being the true "reaper" but his identity remains a mystery.
Fortune Arterial's story revolves around the male protagonist Kohei Hasekura, who transfers into a prestigious public school in the style of an English six-year school encompassing junior-high and high school students. The school, named Shuchikan Academy, is on an island named Tamatsu Island off-shore from mainland Japan, and the only way to get there is by boat. This is a series of characters' in... For his boyfriend's birthday, Chiyoki agrees to play 'newlyweds.' However, the cos in this cosplay turns out to be an apron - and nothing else. (from Liquid Passion) Kohashi Juri, a guy with a beautiful face, always gets irritated if someone calls out his girly name. But he is infuriated when Kouta, who is famous with the girls, started calling his name "Juri Juri" passionately everyday. Juri once thought "He's the opposite type of mine" but when Kouta said to him "Let's touch each other, this thing'll be our secret", he did somet... From Tokyopop:
This is a fantasy adventure which unfolds in worlds beyond human imagination. A city where the world's robbers meet; a casino devoured by evil; a haunted ship with a living anchor; a speeding train run by a Dodo bird; a floating island ruled by a mask; a large sculpture in the sky which waits for a sacrifice; a girl with a tattoo of a famous picture all over her body ... These are ... This is the era of Louis XIV the Sun King. Mystical Poets write their poems in the blood of young maidens in order to gain power. The poems are a call for an uprising against the government.
The police force and French army have proved useless in stopping these murderous Poets. Only one person is able to rise against them, and she's dead. She fights through her brother d'Eon de Beaumont's body,... Humorous oneshots about the Professor, his apprentices Luke and Flora, and his arch-enemy(?) Don Paolo. As a bonus, each chapter contains actual puzzles, just like in the game! Maybe it’ll make the wait for the english release of the sequel a little more tolerable.
-HIKIGEKI Main Story and 2 extra chapters :
(Prequel to Hitomi no Giwaku) & (Sequel to Miserarete)
1) Hitomi no Honne (3 chapters)
Hitomi's love life is a royal mess. First the sempai he has a hopeless crush on (Morihito) is getting married. Then while getting his heart broken, Hitomi is harrassed and felt up by sempai's perverted cousin - Tatsuya! Just when things seem like they couldn't get any w... The story is about a Detective named Akiba who crosses paths with a High School Idol named Mizuho. He was assigned to protect her. But he's also a young detective and a bit unorthodox. For the first two volumes Mizuho ends up getting involved in Akiba's other cases but eventually it progresses into a friendship (and eventually a relationship??). From Liquid Passion:
An odd encounter between two strangers results in tales of violence of questionable validity and of course sex. But is this just a one night stand?
From 'Sweet Tale' collection of short stories/oneshots:
Story 1. Boy Next Door
Story 2. One Heart
Story 3. Otoshimono
Story 4. Long Way Home Shoubu wa Toki no Un Daro? is actually a series which Takaguchi co-writes with another artist. SEVEN is a solo work using many of the same characters, but takes place slightly later. It is about the members of the basketball team at a sports-based high school.
The first chapter focuses on a new character, Kiyoshi. Although he is attending a sports-based school, he is unable to play sports because... Fateful Encounters:
Minoru is Riko's first boyfriend and first love, but to Minoru, Riko is his second girlfriend. Even worse, it seems that Minoru still cares an awful lot about his ex, whose sister actually goes to the same school as Riko and Minoru. Then one day the pretty boy of the school, Sakashita, shows he's interested in Riko by kissing her on the lips! Can things get any more complica... Memory eaters live on people's memory.They are originally death messengers who remove human's memory when they carry souls. But some of them are charmed by the memory's beauty and become Exiles: Memory Eaters. Dio is one of them, but he does not steal human memory like other Exiles, but earns it by helping people. One day, Dio finds a girl who is losing too much memories from Exiles . He tries to ...