Takeya Yuki is in love with her school. And why wouldn't she be? It's the place where she was first introduced to the joys of school clubs! Or, more specifically, one school club: the School Life Club. Rii-chan the president, Megu-nee the advisor and her fellow member Kurumi are always there for her
Yes, Takeya Yuki loves school... Or so she keeps telling herself. Because living with that lie everyday is a lot easier than facing the reality of this particular "school" and the nature of its "club activities"..
Kuragehime follows Tsukimi Kurashita, an 18-year-old who moved from Kagoshima to Tokyo to become an illustrator. Tsukimi is a jellyfish otaku who comes to live in a shared bath and toilet, women-only apartment, Amamizukan. Other tenants include fujoshi, NEETs and others who consider fashion their natural enemy, calling themselves "Amars". One day, Tsukimi meets a fashionable and beautiful girl, Kuranosuke Koibuchi, who saves a jellyfish that is about to die at a pet shop. She later discovers that Kuranosuke is merely cross-dressing in order to evade inheritance of his father's occupation as a politician
Note: Won the Kodansha Manga Award for best shōjo manga in 2010 and was nominated for the 2010 Manga Taishō award
Set in Central Asia in a rural town near the Caspian Sea during the 19th century, the story revolves around a young woman, Amir, who arrives from a distant village across the mountains to marry Karluk, a boy eight years her junior. The story unfolds among details of everyday family and community life. However, the peaceful atmosphere is disturbed when Amir's family demands to take her back to their village
Note: Won the 7th annual Manga Taishou Award in 2014 and the intergénérations prize at the Angoulême International Comics Festival in 2012
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
For certain personal reasons, handsome young calligrapher Handa Seishuu is forced to uproot himself from the city he's lived in all his life and move to an island on the westernmost edge of Japan.
'Sensei,' as he comes to be known, is a city boy through-and-through, having never experienced rural life until now. And by the looks of it, he has much to learn! From navigating public roads by tractor to having his home commandeered by the local children as their brand-new hangout, the list of Sensei's hardships soon becomes very long indeed
Here unfolds a heartfelt island comedy about a "gruff on the outside, soft on the inside" urbanite and his unfailingly tolerant island neighbours
Ever since an childhood incident, Chiaki has never been able to truly feel joy or have fun. One day, his traveling father sends him a mysterious cardboard box. Once opened, a girl who calls herself Cerberus pops out of the box! This girl, who has three personalities in one, vows to protect Chiaki from all harm. Will Chiaki be able to live with this three-in-one girl? [DrCoke
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!
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?
1-2. Don't be Cruel, Please & Don't be Coldhearted, Please
"In exchange for me keeping your secret, take off your pants." Maya saw Nemugasa's sudden impulse to cheat on a test. In return for keeping silent, Maya makes various demands, but' The bookworm Nemugasa and the playboy Maya's perversions, impatience, and pure-hearted love
3. Houkago no Himitsu
Sequel to one of the side stories in Tsuyogari. Shiba Keisuke still loves his friend Aki and gets in trouble for daydreaming about him during class. They still desire to go further in their relationship, but when it comes to figuring out who should be on top, it's time to play rock-paper-scissors
4. Wagamama mo Aishite
Daijuu is a popular guy with a really moody and selfish boyfriend, Kan. Unfortunately, Kan's selfishness drives them to fighting, and to Kan wanting to be in control of their relationship, leaving Daijuu to try to take control as well
5-6. Pantsu de Ojama & Sailor Fuku wo Nuganaide
Soramoto is bothered by the fact he's wearing briefs when he goes home with his sex-friend, Hoshina. The reason for his embarrassment' Not too long ago he made fun of Hoshina for wearing briefs despite being a high school student, and has a great fear of being picked on for the same thing
Maya and Nemugasa's story continues..
Maya and Nemugasa's relationship faces new challanges as they become university students. Also story about Jutta (Maya's cousin) and his relationship with his teacher
Maya is being scouted by his university senpai and goes to part time job
NOTE: Sublime's publication only include chapters that are related to the main story
With a father who's a singer, a mother who's a movie star, and an older brother, Shougo, who's the lead vocalist for the super-popular band The Crusherz, Sena Izumi, an otaku college student is the only dull one born into this super famous and talented family. He loves Magical Girl LalaLulu and is working hard to become a mangaka, but one day he winds up appearing in a TV commercial he just can't turn down. There, he's reunited with Ichijou Ryouma, the super-popular young actor he costarred with on a project ten years prior
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
An ordinary middle school student, Fujita Tatara couldn't find any objective in life and spent his days idly.
One day, a group of delinquents picks a fight with him and he is saved by a mysterious man
After that, the man surprisingly takes him to a ballroom dancing class. While being inspired by a girl dancer who goes to that school, Hanaoka Shizuku, and her partner, a genius dancer, Hyoudou Kiyoharu, Tatara starts dedicating his youth to dancesport
Note: 6th and 8th Manga Taisho Award nominee