Hideo Suzuki is a thirty-five year old mangaka assistant struggling to be the hero in his own life by breaking back into the lime light with a new serial all the while juggling his relationship with his girlfriend and his own delusions. However, as hard as Hideo may try, the world seems to have a different set of plans for him; sinister and dark machinations that completely overturn his reality as he knows it
Note: Was nominated for the 3rd, 4th and 5th Manga Taishō and won the 58th Shogakukan Manga Award in General category in 2013
Kyouji is a Buddhist exorcist, and although he can't see ghosts, his best friend and lover, Yu, can! Maybe they'd go all the way if Yu's incredible supernatural strength could be held in check. How can a steamy, sexy relationship survive such obstacles
Junior High student Nao's brother complex is so strong, it's almost at the point of incest. She's determined to make her brother, High School student Shuusuke, see her as a woman. So determined, that she goes as far as going into his room to throw away all his non-incest related porn. But as she's looking for his porno stash, she finds a photo album... and she's not in any of his childhood pictures. What is going on
One stormy day, Ryouichi was wandering aimlessly in the wake of betrayal by his beloved who put him in debt when he suddenly finds himself in front of a tea house's door. After entering, he finds the teahouse has a unique atmosphere. After receiving lunch, Ryouichi find's himself indebted to the shop owner; forced to help with the chores. Turns out there's no such thing as a free lunch after all! Despite everything, he finds himself thinking that he actually wants to help...
English publication via Renta
The story starts with college student Taichi, who comes from a not-so-well-off household and is desperately searching for work. He (literally) stumbles across fellow student Kouhei while on a job hunt, and is incredibly enticed by the delicious bento Kouhei has in hand. However, something seems a bit off about Kouhei and when Taichi consults his friends about it, he gets an answer he really wasn't expecting: Kouhei is severely hearing impaired
Hidamari ga Kikoeru - Limit
College student, Kouhei is hard of hearing and so he distances himself from those around him. He then meets Taiichi, a classmate who's got a bright personality and speaks his mind. "It's not your fault that you can't hear." When Taiichi speaks these words, Kouhei is suddenly saved by those words... More than friends. Less than lovers. His meeting with Taiichi will change him
In the series
v.1 - Hidamari ga Kikoeru
v.2 - Hidamari ga Kikoeru - Koufuku Hen
Hidamari ga Kikoeru - Limit (Currently in serialization
Upbeat Ritsuro and downbeat Ken have been longtime friends. Although Ken leads a dark life of prostitution after dropping out of high school, Ritsuro still cares about him. When Ritsuro realizes that what Ken wants is something more than friendship he vacillates between Ken and his girlfriend Moeko, setting the stage for a bizarre love triangle
Shy Ichitaka has a crush on his high-school classmate Iori, but ever since she posed for semi-provocative swimsuit photos in a magazine, she's had a lot of sleazy guys hitting on her. Ichitaka's afraid to make his feelings known for fear Iori will think he's just another creep
Moriya is in charge of finding a model for a new product commerical for a big jewelry brand; but, nobody matches the ideal of perfection he has in mind... That is, until he meets Itsuki Ouno. Itsuki is not just perfection incarnate, he's like royalty, and incredibly spoiled. And he may well be the one person destiny put in Moriya's way to fulfill his need to adore and serve
And as if living with a celebrity wasn’t bad enough, Hikaru discovers that there’s more to Izumi than her “good girl” image—she’s a he! And this is only the first of Izumi's many dangerous secrets! Now Hikaru’s the unwilling star player in a madcap tale of deception, abduction, humiliation and blackmail…you know—the usual romantic stuff
1) I'm Not Your Steppin' Stone
Construction worker Sakai Kazuya is a 23-year-old man in love. Unfortunately, the object of his affection is the younger sister of Ezumi Masashi, an 18-year-old elite whose house he has been working on. In order to dissuade Kazuya, Masashi lies that his sister is only interested in high achieving men. Masashi offers to tutor Kazuya so he can pass his senior high school exams, but will Kazuya be able to afford his extortive price
2) Tell Me You Love Me
Masashi's classmate Saitou tries to get between him and Kazuya because he deems Kazuya as being an obstacle to Masashi's success.
Extras) Break Time
Saitou starts dreaming during class.
A Day with the Stupid Couple I
A Day with the Stupid Couple II
Kazuya insists on taking the exams despite the fact that he is no longer interested in Natsuko. He bans Masashi from seeing him till the exams are over but then Masashi sees Mogi Kousei pulling Kazuya's pants off?! (features Mogi Kousei from Kawaige
4) Marshmallow Honeymoon
It is summer and Masashi wants to go on a holiday with Kazuya but the latter has work lined up so he can afford the new air-conditioner
Saikawa is one of the top physicians in his clinic. His specialty' Penises (no, really). Everyday, he helps out males who suffer, and only sees ugly penises. Thinking there are no truly beautiful penises left in the world, he wanders around depressed until he crosses paths with Asano, the beautiful cell-phone store clerk....'
In Sota-kun no Akihabara Funtoki we meet closet 'otaku' Sota, a seemingly normal high school student with a secret obsession for the dog-eared anime character Papico. During one fateful trip to Akihabara, Sota's life takes an unexpected turn when the crazed owner of a collectibles shop forces Sota to 'come out' in all his fanboy glory
Ion Tsuburagi chants the letters of her first name as a charm to bring good luck when she needs it. Then she meets Mikado Hourai, the president of the Psychic Powers Research Society at school, and touches a mysterious substance he's been developing. Now chanting "I-O-N" gives her telekinetic powers
With the invention of the automatic vacuum robot and the time-set video recording devices, what is the next breakthrough in home appliances? Why that would be cute female mini-robots that kill bugs of course! In Ichigeki Sacchu!! HoiHoi-san, a corporation in this alternate universe has created such a pest control agent and it’s the hottest selling item ever. Journey along with one enthusiast of these robots called HoiHoi-san’s and experience the joys & suffering of being a dutiful owner of these new adorable, bug killing, wallet busting machines
Tamiya meets Tohdou at Teinou University, a school for kids from well-off families. Tamiya is shocked at the different values that Tohdou and his friends have, but begins a curious friendship with them. As graduation nears, the two friends strike up a fledgling love