In the late 19th century England, Grace King was the daughter of a declined Marquis and also the mistress of Count Arthur Roland. After her mysterious death, her sons Linus and Lawrence were taken under custody of their father Earl Roland, who has a sick wife Anna and other children. Linus deeply suspects that the Roland family was involved in the death of his mother and thus begins his lonely investigation.
I was originally the son of the shrine official for the Year of the Tiger in the Immortal Realm. Since I underwent tribulations, I had to come down to the Mortal Realm to search for the one who can help me get through the immortal tribulations to advance in rank as an immortal.
Who knew that my power would be sealed and that I would turn into a kitten!
The one who can save me also turned out to be an extreme cat-lover, h-he pulled my tail, rubbed my belly, a-and even touched my balls! （＞﹏＜）
In Tulle, a small county threatened by invasion, Freya lives in a small house by the countryside. Aaron and Alexis, two knights who left the kingdom three years before, return, and slowly the gear of fate begins to turn for Freya. -MU
The direct sequel to Kento Ankokuden Cestvs, carrying on immediately from where the prequel left off.
What if the Meiji Restoration never happened? Bakufu still holds sway, the class system has never been abolished, and there is no westernization. The story is set in modern-era Edo, which had never been renamed to Tokyo, where people go to Kabuki for entertainment and hang out at pancake house. It centers around Sobi, the sister of an Edo magistrate who goes to school with Michisato, who prefers to be called Michelle, the eccentric son of the ruling Tokugawa clan's Mito family.
Around the 17th century, Wu San Gui overthrown the Mu Wang Palace with the help of a mysterious person, allowing them to do whatever they please to in Yun Nan, the Mu Wang Palace who had hidden in seclusion was massacred, and a simple youth named Jing Xiu Ming became the only survivor after being saved by the disciple of the Yunyou divine doctor named Ling Le Sui, but was infected with an illness that causes people to go berserk. In order to find the killer who killed his entire village and cure his illness, Jing Xiu Ming and Yunyou divine doctor's disciple set off for a journey.
The hilarious adventures of the eldest apprentice of a sect who has a problem with his brain. Dong Fang Xian Yun is reincarnated as the eldest disciple of the Care-free sect. But the only thing that goes through his mind is to make sure he doesn't end up dying by the hands of the "main character". Read as he makes no sense to his sibling disciples while avoiding flags left and right.
A rags-to-riches romance from the creator of Tsuki no Shippo!
Poor Kitamura Sumi…her irresponsible older brother Eisuke keeps bringing home orphans for her to take care of even though they can barely afford their own basic needs! Just when Sumi's financial problems become dire, wealthy Ashida Soichiro enters her life with a bizarre proposition—he'll provide her with the money she so desperately needs if she agrees to marry him. But can Sumi pull off fooling high society into thinking she's a proper lady? Moreover, is it worth it to give everything up for this sham of a marriage?
Sengoku Rance is all about the most perverted hero of a fantastical world. Feel free to use more adjectives to describe him: idiotic, silly, etc and etc... He journeyed to JAPAN in order to have his way with the ladies of this land, and ended up as the secret ruler of Nobunaga House. In the process of conquering JAPAN, he unwittingly play the dupe for an ancient demon sealed in this land just waiting to be freed. Nevertheless, be it either demons or hostile forces, none shall stand between Rance and his ladies.
Ancient Greece. In a time when women were not even permitted to step foot outdoors on their own... Erinna is a bit of a strange girl who aspires to join the ranks of Greece’s finest artistsーthe poets. Taken under the wing of Sappho, the greatest poetess of her day, Erinna wholeheartedly ignores her maidenhood and domestic training to throw herself into song and harp! She’ll be participating in a choir competition in the spring, but...?! Set in an Ancient Greek girls’ school, experience the story of Erinna’s wonderful youth with her best friend and upperclassmen!
Based on the life story of the swordsman Miyamoto Musashi.
Yoh is the only human being living in a strange town that exists somewhere between our world and the Twilight World. Residing in this town are spiritual manifestations of real world objects that have been forgotten or thrown away by people. Yoh owns a lifelike doll named Ian who has the special ability to take pictures of other beings’ memories. With her help he is running a photo studio called “Fuguruma.” The manga revolves around those specters who seek the studio’s service and the stories they have to tell…
On a cold winter day, a man visits Inose Azuma and his sick mother. Matsuoka Sueji used to work for the Inose family and now works as a lender. He then offers much needed assistance to Azuma and his mother. At first, Azuma is suspicious of Matsuoka, but Matsuoka confesses that he is there to return a favor. After seeing that, Azuma slowly becomes attracted to Matsuoka. However, where will Matsuoka draw the line? For two individuals born and raised under different conditions, winter, spring, summer and fall pass between these two.
Azumi is a manga series that concerns a young woman brought up as part of a team of assassins, charged with killing three warlords that threaten Feudal Japan with an agenda of war and bloodshed.
Passing to another world at the sound of duang, divine doctor in both Chinese and western medicine Feng YuHeng became the abused first wife's daughter of Da Shun Dynasty at the fraction of a minute. Wanting to kill me, one scalpel will cause you hemiplegia? Fighting with me? Carrying the pharmacy, holding fame and profit, even the Emperor worms his way into being friends with me! But what is the circumstances with that engagement, a disfigured lame person wall thumbed me, also wanting to help labor and capital to gain the world? Rogue Prince are you foolish!
A manga anthology based on DMM and Nitro+'s browser game Touken Ranbu -online-
Set in the Taishō era, our protagonist of the story is a young boy — Sakura Mayumi. Mayumi is the revered son of the best doctor in Tokyo. He excels in academics, carries an aura of dignity and to top it all off, is quite the looker. One could say he is the embodiment of the word 'perfection'.
From a very young age, he has been brought up to exceed everyone's expectations and as a result he naturally seeks refinement in the environment surrounding him, including the people around him of course. And that is where he refuses to accept Nakamoto Kao as she is! A girl from the countryside hired as a maid, Kao is a total klutz, more or less a mistake-to-happen. Add to Mayumi's irritation, she follows him around calling out to him "Young Master! Young Master!". If that wasn't enough, she can neither read nor write!
Thus Mayumi's struggle to transform Kao into a maid worthy of the Sakura household begins!
In the 17th century, the Holy Roman Empire was ravaged by the Thirty Years' War. In the middle of this chaos appeared a Japanese mercenary named Isaak. His fierce battle begins!
Don't miss the entertaining new series by Shinji Makari (Yugo) and Song Ji-Hyoung a.k.a DOUBLE-S (Until Death Do Us Part) !
"Stop your evil deeds and take the right path!" That is the creed of Youko Tama and her younger step brother, Jinka Sendou. The two demon siblings travel the country to stop the deeds of all evil doers, along with a scaredy-cat swordsman they picked up along the way, Hyoudou Shinsuke. During their travels, they will come across a monk organization with more than suspicious methods and they'll soon be at war.
Set during the Showa era, Kaori Yoshino, a 16-year-old girl, marries Earl Tamaki Misono, a young, wealthy man with a bad name. However, despite being an arranged marriage, Kaori finds it hard to stop herself from developing feelings for him when he doesn’t live up to his bad reputation, not to mention the other perks of married life…
What if Oda Nobunaga didn't die at Honnouji Temple? Read this manga to find out!
The cross-dressing Murong Zi became a thief but what she didn't expect was to be stolen from herself! She cannot forgive her favourite thing being stolen from her, so she disguised herself as a man and traced the thief to a brothel where she unexpectedly walked into the bedroom of a beautiful woman. Without a moment to think, she was kidnapped and became the woman's personal servant and was raised like a pet. What was even more unexpected was that the beauty was a actually a man! And so, a crazy love story begins.
Shurei Hong, destitute but of noble birth, has always dreamed of working as a civil servant in the imperial court of Saiunkoku, but women are barred from holding office. The emperor Ryuki, however, refuses to take command, leaving everything to his advisors. Shurei is asked to become a consort to the emperor to persuade the ne’er-do-well ruler to govern.
Shurei enters the palace as Ryuki’s consort, but he has yet to seek her out. It is rumored that men, not women, share the emperor’s bedchamber. Shurei must think of a way to stop the emperor from shirking his responsibilities, but she has to find him first!
In the American Old West, the world's greatest race is about to begin. Thousands line up in San Diego to travel over six thousand kilometers for a chance to win the grand prize of fifty million dollars. With the era of the horse reaching its end, contestants are allowed to use any kind of vehicle they wish. Competitors will have to endure grueling conditions, traveling up to a hundred kilometers a day through uncharted wastelands. The Steel Ball Run is truly a one-of-a-kind event.
The youthful Johnny Joestar, a crippled former horse racer, has come to San Diego to watch the start of the race. There he encounters Gyro Zeppeli, a racer with two steel balls at his waist instead of a gun. Johnny witnesses Gyro using one of his steel balls to unleash a fantastical power, compelling a man to fire his gun at himself during a duel. In the midst of the action, Johnny happens to touch the steel ball and feels a power surging through his legs, allowing him to stand up for the first time in two years. Vowing to find the secret of the steel balls, Johnny decides to compete in the race, and so begins his bizarre adventure across America on the Steel Ball Run.
Chapter 5 - "Firefly Inn of Horror":
Hapless Meiji-era man stumbles into a Western-style mansion. Does hilarity or hotness ensue? Mayhaps BOTH?
The Sakura household is a household which has since ancient times worked as sake brewers. One day the daughter of the household finds a katana in her family's warehouse and when she unsheathes it, the sword starts to shine. The title Sakura Juuyuushi is a play on words of Sanada Sakura Juuyuushi, a story of the group of 10 ninja who assisted the warlord Sanada Yukimura during the Warring States era of Japan.
This is a story set in the dangerous Sengoku period, featuring the famous historical figure of Takeda Harunobu, later called Shingen. When he was fifteen, he accompanied his father to the Battle of Un no Kuchi, where he won his first victory as his father retreated. After that, his relationship with his father, Takeda Nobutora, changed. He heard rumors that his father wanted to give his inheritance to Harunobu's younger brother. Soon, Harunobu became certain that he must do something about his father...
Fuuta Okeya can see ghosts. Besides that—and the bandage he always keeps on his cheek—he's a perfectly normal 14-year old boy enamoured with the new transfer student. Unfortunately, Kouko Ishigami wants little to do with him. A strange ghost that follows her, however, seems to feel quite differently. But, when Kouko sees the strange birthmark hidden beneath the bandage on Fuuta's cheek, she has a change of heart...for the worse. Not only does she denounce him as her enemy, but she claims that the birthmark is a curse she engraved upon his face during one of their many past lives.
What happened between Kouko and Fuuta, and what is the connection to the strange, fantastical dreams that Fuuta begins to experience?
Since ancient times, rumors have abounded of man-eating demons lurking in the woods. Because of this, the local townsfolk never venture outside at night. Legend has it that a demon slayer also roams the night, hunting down these bloodthirsty demons.
Ever since the death of his father, Tanjirou has taken it upon himself to support his mother and five siblings. Although their lives may be hardened by tragedy, they've found happiness. But that ephemeral warmth is shattered one day when Tanjirou finds his family slaughtered and the lone survivor, his sister Nezuko, turned into a demon. Adding to this sorrow, a demon hunter named Tomioka Giyuu arrived and was about to finish Nezuko off, but to his surprise she and Tanjiro started to protect each other. Seeing this oddity and Tanjiro's promising fighting skills, Giyuu decides to send them to his old mentor to be trained.
So begins Tanjiro's life as a demon hunter, bound on a quest to cure his sister and find the one who murdered his entire family.
Sakura is a princess who lives alone with a few maids in a mansion deep in the mountains. She’s been betrothed to the prince of the country since she was born. She doesn’t like that fact, as she wants to decide her fate on her own. However, on the night of their marriage, Sakura finds out that she is the granddaughter of the legendary Princess Kaguya, and that her lifelong task is to exterminate youkos, man-eating mononoke. In doing so, she creates allies and enemies who both want her on their side.
Once upon a time, there was a ruler of a small Kingdom who was burdened with the task of running the Kingdom at an early age. This ruler was the ideal monarch who was a natural leader. This ruler’s only fault, if you can call it that, was a fetish for women with long straight luscious black hair. Now imagine that the setting is the present, and that this ruler was a young beautiful Queen.
A martial arts historical series about a peasant turned samurai and caught in the turmoil of the Satsuma Rebellion, in the first years of the Meiji Era.
Included oneshot: Inu no Seikatsu.
Minamoto-kun has a face pretty enough to make people think he's a girl. Because of his face, he was bullied by the girls in middle school who were jealous of his face. He developed a fear of women due to the trauma and ended up attending a high school for boys. Just as he enters college and makes a promise to himself to overcome the trauma of his past, his father remarries and asks him to move out of the house. His father arranges him to live with his aunt (Minamoto-kun's father's younger sister) for the time being. She is an extremely beautiful woman who is also a non-tenured professor at his college. When he arrives at her apartment, she shows him her breasts and tells him that he will be her "guinea pig" in her reverse Hikaru Genji project.
Set during the Goryeo military regime, a hero that arises from a slave to be reborn as a general.
Six minors (16 - 17 years) answering to the nicknames of Joe, Mario, Suppon, Baremoto, Heitai, and Kyabetsu are put into a reformatory for offenses such as aggravated assault, swindling, flight, etc. Their stay in hell begins immediately. Accommodated by a doctor pedophile, they are placed under the watch of a despotic and brutal crew. Cellmates with a certain Sakuragi (called Anchan), the tension rises between the band of buddies and their new "friend." A brawl breaks out, and our six prisoners are done rossés by the mysterious young man, thanks to his boxing talent.
The story will not only follow the lives of these seven characters surviving in their hellish environment, but also their disillusions due to the rejection by the outside world and by their close relations. This is about the extraodinary and invincible friendships between these young men.
Rainbow received the 2005 Shogakukan Manga Award for the seinen/general category along with A Spirit of the Sun.
In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness of Hokkaido. When he stumbles across a map to a fortune in hidden Ainu gold, he sets off on a treacherous quest to find it. But Sugimoto is not the only interested party, and everyone who knows about the gold will kill to possess it! Faced with the harsh conditions of the northern wilderness, ruthless criminals and rogue Japanese soldiers, Sugimoto will need all his skills and luck—and the help of an Ainu girl named Asirpa—to survive.
Winner of the 9th Manga Taisho Award in 2016. Nominated for the 20th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize and 40th Kodansha Manga Awards that same year.
Golden Kamuy Wins 22nd Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2018.
Based on the popular fighting game series by SNK, known in the West as Samurai Shodown.
This series is read from left to right.
Shirayuki, a young girl born with unique apple-red hair, happens to meet a famous but foolish young man, Prince Raji. He falls in love with Shirayuki at first sight, and orders her to become his concubine.
Determined to do whatever it takes to resist his advances, but with nowhere else to go, Shirayuki cuts her hair and escapes to a neighboring country. While traversing through the forests, she meets an injured boy, Zen. After she boldly heals his wounds, he in return helps her. Meanwhile, Prince Raji sends out his henchmen to search for her.
What will become of Shirayuki? What is Zen’s true character? A refreshing fantasy story between an optimistic heroine and a prince who constantly stays on her watch.
V.1 - Hachigatsu no Shikisa (Four-season Colour of August)
V.2 - Bokura o Tsunaide. (Bind Us)
V.14 - Natsu Yasumi Zero Zero Nichime (00 Day of Summer Holiday)
Growing up in the late 16th century Sengoku era Japan, Shinmen Takezou is shunned by the local villagers as a devil child due to his wild and violent nature. Running away from home with a fellow boy at age 17, Takezo joins the Toyotomi army to fight the Tokugawa clan at the Battle of Sekigahara. However, the Tokugawa win a crushing victory, leading to nearly three hundred years of Shogunate rule. Takezo and his friend manage to survive the battle and afterwards swear to do great things with their lives. However, after their paths separate, Takezo becomes a wanted criminal and must change his name and his nature in order to escape an ignoble death.
Note: Won the 24th Kodansha Manga Award in the general category in 2000. Won the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2002 and was nominated for the 2003 Eisner Award in the Best Writer/Artist category.
Chuyu woke up to find herself in the body of a murdered princess almost half a millennium ago. She soon finds out that whoever wanted her dead was in her mansion. Knowing the history, she also realizes that the owner of her body will soon perish in a historical rebellion.
Now she must defend herself in the depth of a forbidden city while preventing what is to come in her historical timeline.
A palace epic filled with tactical battles and a hint of affection.
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