While out on assignment trying to document the illegal activities of the Japanese underworld, photographer Takaba crosses paths with the dark and mysterious leader Asami. Asami takes Takaba captive in an attempt to subjugate and possess him. But when the son of the Chinese mafia enters demanding evidence that Takaba may have, will Takaba be able to survive being caught in the crosshairs of a deadly underworld feud
And here, Takaba's adventure, begins
Includes also following stories
Love Lesson (Love Lesson part 1
Yuusuke's senior, Ichijou, tells him an old horror story of an ill-fated lover who, rumor has it, was left to die in what is now the present-day basement of one of the school's buildings. Sent on an errand between classes, Yusuke can't help but recall the story as he makes his way through the eerie surroundings, when suddenly... he blacks out..
Koi o Suru Shokubutsu part of Koi o Suru DNA
Risky Society - God Bless My Justice
A rookie to a society of people with supernatural abilities must prove himself (and his love) to his superior
Koi o Suru DNA part of Koi o Suru DNA +
Baked Sweet Glasses
Overenthusiastic salesman Fujiya is determined to win over businessman Mikami. But what exactly is Fujiya aiming for? And how does he know about Mikami's secret love of sweets
Koi o Suru Baby Leaf part of Koi o Suru DNA
Gakko no Kaidan (School Ghost Story) (Love Lesson part 2
Koisuru Finder no Hyouteki a.k.a. Koisuru x VF Crossover
Takaba Akihito (Finder) has his hands full with Mizuno and Hiyama from Koi o Suru DNA + when they go to Kyoto for their graduation trip
Onodera Ritsu quits his job and transfers to the publishing company Marukawa Shoten. Sadly, he gets assigned to the editing department that handles shoujo manga; and Ritsu, who vowed to never fall in love again, working on love stories is impossible. Panic ensues when he realises that the arrogant and tyrannical head editor turns out to be his former first love
Includes Onodera's co-worker Kisa Shouta's storyline of his encounter with handsome student and book store clerk Yukina Kou
While loitering in the park, Shimana Kameko, who intended to run away from home and skipped school, meets a suspicious man in a kimono. This man, who had been locked out of his house, offers Shimana a place to stay. However, he requests she fulfill three conditions in exchange for her tenancy?
Ever since he saw the legendary player known as the "Little Giant" compete at the national volleyball finals, Shoyo Hinata has aimed to be the best volleyball player ever! He decides to join the team at the high school the Little Giant went to ? and then surpass him. Who says you need to be tall to play volleyball when you can jump higher than anyone else
Kuroko Tetsuya doesn't stand out much. In fact, he's so plain that people hardly ever notice when he's around. Though he's just as unremarkable on the basketball court, that's where his plainness gives him an unexpected edge ? one that lets him execute awesome moves without others noticing! And now that he's a high school student, he's on a mission to defeat each member of his legendary middle school team, known as the Miracle Generation
Being a teenager is never easy. Especially for a centaur! Himeno is a sweet, shy girl, who like many teens her age, struggles with the trials and tribulations of attending high school. The difference is she's a centaur; but she's not alone. In fact, all of her classmates are supernatural creatures, sporting either horns, wings, tails, halos, or some other unearthly body appendage. Yet despite their fantastical natures, Himeno and her best friends'the dragon-winged Nozomi, and Kyoko with her spiraled horns'are down-to-earth, fun- loving teenagers who grapple with issues of life and love in a mostly normal daily school setting
Note: Won the 8th Comic Ryujin Award
One day, Fujimoto, a 29-year-old temp worker (whose age equals the number of years he's lived without a girlfriend) suddenly receives a surge of calls and emails all at once from the women connected to his past. That's right, he's finally hit popularity, something which comes only once in a lifetime for everyone! Feeling elated, Fujimoto decides to meet them one after the other?or so the story goes
Nominated for the 3rd Manga Taisho Award (2010)
Sakura Chiyo tries confessing to her crush, Nozaki-kun, but he mistakes her as a fan! Unable to convey her feelings, what happens when he invites her to his house? Find out in this hilarious series.
Nominated for the 8th Manga Taisho Award
Fumi and Akira were best friends when they were little, with Akira always looking after the crybaby Fumi, but that all ended when Fumi's family moved away. Several years later, Fumi's family returned, and she and Akira happened to bump into each other on their way to school. They became friends again, quickly slipping back into old patterns. Shortly after, Fumi began dating a cool, attractive upperclassman who, coincidentally enough, had ties to Akira's current school, the prestigious Fujigaya Girls' Academy
Various short 4koma scenes about five girls, Shinobu, Alice, Karen, Youko, and Aya, all attending the same school together. The main idea behind all of the scenes are that the two English girls, Alice and Karen (Alice is pure English, while Karen is half-English, half-Japanese), are trying to live in Japan and are trying to learn their culture and language
"I made wonderful friends!
College freshman and ACG lover Kanji Sasahara settled down his extracurricular activity in Genshiken (The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture) in order to become a true and thorough otaku. Meanwhile, Saki Kasukabe, the girlfriend of another freshman Genshiken member (also a bishounen) Makoto Kohsaka, was dragged into Genshiken's otaku-ish activities reluctantly, yet her resentful attitude towards otakus is changing without her notice
Upon his father's death, Akihito Kuze became a viscount at the age of 10. His smart, handsome young butler Tomoyuki Katsuragi has since managed all affairs pertaining to the viscountcy perfectly. The talented and charismatic Katsuragi is very popular in their social circle; but as Akihito grows older, he becomes colder and more distant by the day - though still as faithful to the Kuze household as he has ever been
Akihito is now a young man, and desperately in love with Tomoyuki. He determines to discover the reason behind his butler's inexplicable behaviour, and this is where their story begins..
Uninvolved with the political movements of the time, Ichiro and Sachiko, a young melancholy couple hope for something better, but they're no revolutionaries; their spare time is spent drinking, smoking, daydreaming, and sleeping--together and at times with others