Dragon Gon... A 36 year old bachelor and lusterless boxer who is on the verge of retirement. By all expectations, he would quietly and uneventfully retire. Until he happened to meet a vivacious actress... Love, laughter, and boxing; a drama about the prime of life now unfolds! From Hochuuami:
Kimi ga Koi ni Ochiru (You Fall in Love) by Takanaga Hinako starts when Mochizuki Haru has subbed in to teach and is made student advisor of the Archery club and is forced to deal with painful memories involving one of the students (Tsukasa) and the student's brother (Reiichirou).
Kaiji（Popularity：10 hits） Japan, 1995. After graduating from high school, It? Kaiji moves to Tokyo to get a job, but he fails to find steady employment because the country is mired in its first recession since World War II. Depressed, he festers in his apartment, biding the time with cheap pranks, gambles, liquor and cigarettes. Kaiji is always thinking about money and his perpetual poverty frequently brings him to tears.
Hyuma Hoshi is an aspiring pitcher who wants to be a star like his father. The commitment of the pair to their sport and to one another is almost unbearable in its intensity. The down-to-earth realism of this series with its insights into baseball strategy has delighted generations of adults and children alike.
18 Diary（Popularity：10 hits） A collection of one-shots. You can find each story at the page number after its title:
18 Diary (1)
18 years old, the final summer in a high school life. Uchiyama Ayako from the swimming club is secretly in love with her classmate Kitamura, and yet everybody knows that Kitamura is secretly in love with his childhood friend. As Kitamura wanted to learn how to swim, he had a...
From JShoujo Scans:
When Ageha was younger, she watched a tennis game and was affected by a passionate young tennis player. Years later she was determined to become the number one tennis player and to join the tennis club in her new high school. Noel Tsukioka wants to be a simple, normal high school girl who has friends and falls in love with the man of her dreams. However, Noel leads a very abnormal life. At age 15, she’s the All Japan Junior Champion at figure skating. Her mom is also her coach, and is very strict on Noel about focusing solely on her figure skating, and not to concern herself with trivial matters like friends and love. ...
Applause（Popularity：10 hits） A love story between two dancers: Junaque, a relative of the Belgian royal family and Shara, a Japanese transfer student. The story begins at St. Maria's, a private Catholic school in Belgium, but later the action switches to the show business life in New York.
In "Bruges," the prequel to Ariyoshi Kyouko's Applause, a mystery game gets out of hand. Bruges can be found in Princess Supp...
Similar to Bamboo Blade, the new series will be a "hyper comedy of bishojo x Japanese swords!!" The story will center around a high school girl named Haru Okamoto. However, whereas Bamboo Blade depicted the tournament sport of kendo with bamboo swords, Haru Polish will deal with the practice of iai (the drawing and wielding of actual swords).
Smash!（Popularity：10 hits） From Bado-Scans:
Smash! is about two childhood friends (Shouta and Miwa) who share a common love for Badminton. Miwa, who's in love with Shouta, tries to persuade Shouta to apply to the same badminton school as her but the latter being of a carefree, easy-going and dense nature, brushes her away and states that he only plays badminton for fun.
However, Shouta's perspective of badminton quick...
Desupai（Popularity：10 hits） Gambling. Mahjong. Death. These are the themes of this fast-paced, undercover-agent-style manga where outrageous life-or-death gambles are made daily occurences and insurmountable odds are overcome. The most hardcore, action-packed mahjong manga you will ever see.
Touch（Popularity：10 hits） Touch is a shounen story about two twin brothers, a pretty girl next door, and that good old pastime of baseball. The manga was written by one of the most well known manga-ka out there, Adachi Mitsuru in the early 80's (1981-1986). He's a wonderful writer who tends to write stories that are related to baseball and Koshien, the stadium where the All High School Baseball Tournament is held.
Q and A（Popularity：10 hits） Atsushi Ando (15) moves back to his home town with his family after 6 years. The story focuses on the fortunes and misfortunes he encounters in this town mostly due to pranks pulled by the ghost of his older brother, Hitsushi Ando, AKA Q-Chan, whose death prompted the family to move away in the first place.
The catch is, only Atsushi can see his brother's ghost.
Hana Suzuki loves only two things in life: eating and sleeping. So when handsome senior Izumi Oda asks Hana–his major crush–to join the school hockey club, persuading her proves to be a difficult task. True, the Grand Hockey Club is full of boys–and all the boys are super-cute–but given a choice, Hana prefers a sizzling steak to a hot date.
Then Izumi mentions the field trips to fancy resorts. ... Taken from VIZ:
Kosaku Hatanaka is the first pro boxer ever produced by Mukaida's Gym. He's also the bane of his coach's existence. Although he's constantly waging war against his appetite, Kosaku never met a meal he didn't like! Naturally, this plays havoc with his weight class. Junior bantamweight, bantamweight, junior featherweight... every time he moves up a class, his coach's hopes plummet. ...
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)
A spin-off of the manga Akagi depicting Washizu Iwao in the pre- and early post-war period. 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... Side story in Boku no Hatsukoi wo Kimi ni Sasagu
Nononono（Popularity：10 hits） Nonomiya Yuuta, a ski Jumper aiming for Olympic gold, bursts onto the stage with his exceptional skills. However, his biggest problem is that he is not really a "HE"... The person claiming to be Nonomiya Yuuta is actually his twin sister, Nonomiya Nono... And with women's ski Jumping not being an official Olympic category, hiding her true identity is the only way for her to achieve the d...
Sagara Yuki is a high school student who's shorter than all the other guys in his class. Moriyama Miki is the girl who admires him despite his small stature. Follow the hijinks and the romance between Sagara and Moriyama as they become closer and conquer the obstacles to their love! Was soccer mentioned?
Volume 1 is a prequel to the actual series which begins in Volume 2.
* Contains short st... From Stiletto Heels:
On his first day of transferring to a new high school, a loner named Mori Buntarou, is cajoled by a classmate into climbing the school building. Despite knowing that one misstep could send him spiraling to his death, he moves forward, and upon finally reaching the top, Mori experiences a sense of fulfillment. That feeling, which seems to be telling him, "You're alive!&... From Devious Breezes:
Uesugi Teppei and his father lives deep in the forest in search of a buried treasure. Isolated from society, Teppei became a wild child with no restaints until one day his uncle found him. Teppei finds out that he is actually from a very prestigious family with 5 siblings. For the first time in his life, he will have to attend school and live under his grandmother's rules.... He is Europe's most sought after bachelor, worth over 10 billion in assets and the most handsome young master: Louis. Yet he fell in love with the Kickboxing Champion Lee Le Ting. So Louis tries all he can to get closer to her...
A spin-off from ingenuo, with the previous main characters coming back as side characters