A collection of stories portraying the cruel and twisted nature of love, lust and desire -- and the misery it brings to all those involved.
This is volume 1 of Hanlu's Portfolio of Stories.
Volume 2: 瞳深水 (Eyeball Deep Swag) From Tokyopop:
Jin Sung Moo does his best to hide his inner feelings; Shin Hae Jung dances to the beat of her own drum; and Jimmy is an out-of-this-world guy with a revved-up motorcycle and style that is second to none.
Some say it's an extreme kind of love. Some say it's just crazy. Some say it's a crazy love story. Kazushi has longed for his childhood friend Izumi for years. And just when it looked like Kazushi had finally convinced him that they would make an excellent couple, Izumi up and disappears!?!? Watch the two lovers' relationship evolve and mature, in this collection of works by Aoi Kujou.
SaiKano（Popularity：10 hits） :
Shy Chise and nervous Shuji are high school seniors in a small town and have just started dating. But everything changes when Shuji discovers that Chise has been engineered by the Japanese Self Defense Force to transform into the Ultimate Weapon! Soon Chise is torn between realizing her potential as a devastating fighting force and her desire to share a bowl of ramen with her new boyfriend!
From Seven Seas:
When darkness falls on the foggy streets of London, demons and monsters emerge to prey on human life. But demons aren’t the only ones prowling the streets. Two women have picked up the fight as humanity’s frontline defense against the darkness--a young gun-toting nun named Sister Meg and her mysterious, eternally youthful partner Angela. Together, they have made it their life’s w... Wolf and Spice’s story revolves around Lawrence Craft, a twenty-five-year-old merchant. His main goal in life is to gather enough money to start his own shop, and he already has been traveling for seven years while gaining experience in the trade. One night when stopped at the town of Pasroe, he finds a 250-year-old pagan wolf-deity girl named Horo sleeping in his cart. She appears to be a fifteen... A miniseries prequel about the encounter between Rain and Zol.
This is a prequel to Immortal Rain set before Machika's birth. Machika's grandfather Zol, who works as a bounty hunter by the name of Grim Reaper, encounters Rain, who turns out to be Methuselah, the most wanted man in the world.
Why did fate bring these two men together and what is hidden behind Rain's clumsy and kind personality... From DMG:
What do animals do in the spring of their lives? They mate! Wildly!
Four mischievous friends have met their match: their own hearts! Now that they're older, the only troubles these country boys find make them moan and pant. Kou-chan wants to confess to Kishi, but he’s full of heart-pounding doubt over Kishi’s response. Mitsuru, the serious boy pining for a lost love, is ambushed by... From Midnight Scans:
A collection of 5 oneshots:
1) Shitsuren Biyoushitsu
She breaks the school's hair code because she wants to be noticed by the teacher. But, her teacher is transferring...
2) Itsuka Suki to Ieru Made
Tamao grows her hair in order to look like a decent girl, but...?!
3) Kono Koi wo Mousukoshi Dake
Nana and Nene are twin sisters. Nene's always copying Nana, and...?... From Intercross:
After school, being hit upon by a younger, obnoxious man.
...But, somehow, when alone with him, I easily become nervous.
What if, such a kouhai suddenly kisses--?
"It's frustrating to find myself falling in love with you"
"That's just useless struggling"
Master（Popularity：10 hits） Aoiyahi Yuuichi works for a hotel, but it's been bought by a new owner who plans on owning more than just the hotel
1) Heart Rate (pun on the word 'rate')
Taken from Baka-updates:
This is the story of Nanase Iruka. She's short, tomboyish, and her one joy in life is volleyball. On Iruka's 17th birthday, her Volleyball club is disbanded. Feeling somewhat depressed she and her friends from the club take a trip to the beach and discover Beach volleyball. Iruka can't wait to play and rushes to the court only to be told to give up being a player because ... Probably a spin-off of Kannazuki no Miko. Himeko, a devout Christian at a church, has lost her mother, father, and older sister, Chikane, when she was younger. While cleaning the chapel, she encounters a girl, who resembles her sister in face and name, impaled by a sword. Himeko is thankful to God for giving her another opportunity to see someone like her sister again, but she is then later attac... Iriya Tetsuo was the nice, quiet kid that everybody knows. Until well-meant prodding on the part of Hanada Satoshi made him choose the 'easy' way out. He purposely failed the entrance exam to a good school, and picked fights so that he wouldn't have to be around Hanada anymore.
The last thing he expected or wanted was for strong-willed Kizu Ryouji to show any interest in him. The sparks fly bet... From Anime-tion Scanlation:
At age 17, Nana still doesn't have a boyfriend. One day, she went to the beach and met with a cool guy. They exchanged numbers and texted but the cool guy turns out to be her younger brother's friend who's 5 years younger?! On the first day of high school, Haruhi Suzumiya make an announcement that stunned everyone: "I don't have any interest in ordinary people. If anyone here is an alien, time traveler, slider, or esper, please, come see me! That is all."
Kyon, a totally normal human who happens to have the misfortune of sitting at the desk in front of Haruhi's, wondered at first if she was joking. But H...
Bokko（Popularity：10 hits） 2300 years ago in China there existed a clan called the men of Bokk trained to aid and defend threatened cities with their lives. Kakuri, one of these men, is summoned to the little city of Ryo. Distrusted and even hated, Kakuri eventually gains the trust of Ryo's citizens as Tcho empire's vast army sets their camp on the other side of the river.
Bokko won the Shogakukan Manga Award in 1995.
Ai, wishing to become an idol as famous as her mother once was, has been participating in tests at various talent agencies, but she has failed every single one of them. Her inability to even begin to follow into her mother's footsteps becomes a complex to her.
As Ai bursts into tears, alone in a public park, she is approached by 765 Production idol Haruka Amami, who was a special judge at one of ... A high-school senior named Yotaro thought he was an only child — until he met his real mother and discovered that she has 19 daughters, from 0 to 18 years old. He ends up living with his "true family."
Kobato（Popularity：10 hits） From Yen Press:
Meet Kobato Hanato, a sweet and rather simple young girl on a quest to have her single, dearest wish granted. But first, she must learn the ways of the world from Ioryogi-san, a gruff blue dog whose bark is just as bad as his bite! Under his “tutelage” (read: constant verbal abuse), Kobato puts her efforts into passing various trials of common sense so that she may obtain the ke...
Marginal（Popularity：10 hits） From The Pink Panzer:
In the year 2999, only eleven cities still survive on Earth. The climate has changed drastically, and a biochemical apocalypse has made women extinct. For centuries, the male population of Earth has survived by depending on only one woman, called the Holy Mother, whose ova are harvested to create genetically engineered children. By now, any concept of a world in which wome...
1) A Terrible Man (Hidoi Otoko)
When recently divorced Asou Katsumi is picked up in a bar by younger man Nagao Daisuke he has no idea what he's in for.
2) Yuushu Continuation of 1.
3) Kawaii Otoko Final chapter.
Extra : Itsumo Yasashii Side story about Daisuke's friend Kenji.