The world is riddled with beasts and demons, however little do people know that a magical barrier is currently sealing away high-level demons. There are those who wish to break the barrier and bring about the end of the world, and those who wish to protect it and its inhabitants. A great battle with heroes, villains, demons and magic is about to begin and will determine the fate of the world.
Millions of years have passed since the times of legends, when the worlds of man and gods were still the same. In these times it was the desires of man that moved the world. It is the era of the 500 year war: The warring states period. Kingdom is the story of a young boy named Shin who grew into a great general and all the trials and bloodshed that lead him there.
Note: Kingdom won the grand prize for the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2013.
The manga also earned a Guinness World Record on December 12, 2012 for Manga written by the most people. The record was due to its "Social Kingdom" campaign in which fans and other artists were given the task of redrawing the entire 26th volume.
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! （＞﹏＜）
Shouichirou Tsurugi is the master of an well-established, upscale miso shop. He's a noted "prodigal son" and an eccentric "Jack of all trades, master of none." He's also the patron of a suspicious male geisha, Yosaburou, who will do anything for money and has no talent, except for telling ghost stories. It may or may not be true that the young master is making amorous advances toward Yosaburou! Every night, the parlor of a restaurant in the red light district called Ghost Moon Tower showcases mysterious tales that interweave "strange things" and people's other desires.
The noble William possesses a rare kind of intelligence. The school he attends and his family background both draw much attention. However, one day, his family loses money after his uncle's business fails. Worrying about how this would affect his school's reputation, he returns home to help the family butler search for things to sell. What they found was an underground room that had been used by William's ancestors. The room contains a magical seal, with which William unintentionally summons a demon. The demon, Dantalion tells William that he has the ability to choose the king of the demon world! Naturally, the candidates for king will come after William... who will become king in the end?!
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)
In order to fulfil her mission of bringing peace to her homeland, the Uyghur Princess Amelia travels to Chang'an and marries Emperor Dezong of Tang's ninth prince, Li Qian. While she had been considered very capable in her homeland, the complex and foreign customs of the Tang court are something else entirely; and although she had not expected love in a political marriage, the sheer disinterest and arrogance of her husband is very hard to handle, no matter how capable and handsome he may be. Securing peace between the Uyghur Khaganate and the Tang Empire is not going to be easy, especially with the rebellion taking place in Tang.
It’s a rude insult when lowly and headstrong servant Edna comes to marry Duke Eli, instead of the noble daughter he expected. But the ambitious maid hides an even bigger secret behind her obvious ruse – one that could change the kingdom’s very history. Can the two find freedom, redemption – and love – without drawing their swords on each other? Based on the hit novels by Korean author Ryu Hyang
Es un gran insulto cuando Edna, la humilde y testaruda sirvienta, se casa con el Duque Eli, en lugar de la noble hija que este esperaba. Pero la ambiciosa doncella esconde un secreto aún más grande detrás de su astucia obvia, una que podría cambiar la historia del reino. ¿Pueden los dos encontrar la libertad, la redención y el amor sin desenvainar sus espadas el uno al otro?
I was just a regular office worker on my way home from work, when I had the misfortune to be involved in a traffic accident. Next thing I know, somehow I'm in Edo-period Tokyo, in the red light district?! Is this for real?! Did I somehow slip through time?
YiYi is one of the most beautiful girls in the kingdom. But after being called ugly by the Emperor, she decided to be petty and join the palace as the palace painter. Her plan? It's to draw even the most beautiful lady into an ugly hag!!!
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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.
Karasuma Kaei is the only son of the Karasuma family. After his father and the butler who had been taking care of the household for as long as he can remember vanish without a word one day, it falls to him to deal with the main house, its new butler, and the myriad problems that accompany them.
In the early Song Dynasty (AD 960-1127), at the western border of the Tangut Empire - a pivot point of the Silk Road - furious battles were being fought. Brave warriors of the Tangut and a strange religious army from the west battled for a rumoured sacred item. Conflicts, conspiracies, and religious struggles - moving in the heart of the battlefield, the "untouchable war painter" Tao Hui paints nothing but the truth!
Nearly 2000 years ago, the prosperous Han dynasty of China collapsed. Heroes rose and fell, and three nations emerged--Wei, Shu, and Wu. Historians refer to this period as the Three Kingdoms period. The romance of the three kingdoms is an intriguing tale of heroic deeds, of alliance forged and broken, of loyalty and betrayal.
Hong Kong artist Chan Mou retells this classic tale in "The Ravages of Time" from the perspective of the Sima clan, which in the end united the three kingdoms. Readers will be attracted by an array of well-developed characters and Chan Mou's own unique top-notch art-style. Whether you have played Dynasty Warriors or not, this is definitely worth a read!
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.
Pansy is a little girl who was raised by the chimpanzees. She was found in Africa by Mark who always try to reveal Pansy’s origin. Pansy’s wild behaviour was suddenly changed when she heard Traumerei song. She cried sadly….
Ahiru wishes to become a beautiful ballerina, but her two left feet always get in the way of her dreams. All of that changes when she is given a magical pendant and is suddenly transformed into Princess Tutu, a graceful dancer who is lighter than air. But not all is well for the crowned princess of pirouettes. The boy of her dreams has a broken heart, and Tutu must collect the shattered pieces to make her beloved Mytho whole again, before a darker dancer takes his heart away forever.
This is the story of an all-girls kendo high school. All of the girls there are descendants of famous swordsmen from Japan's history. One girl is a relatively new transfer student, Hanyu Jubei, and a descendent of the famous Yagyu Jubei. She has never practiced with a sword, though it is in her ancestry. On her sixteenth birthday, the high school has a friendly match with another school, whose all-male team is dismayed to be roundly defeated by little girls. If Jubei is going to win her match, though, she will have to find a way to unlock the power of her ancestor.
We all know that a lot of the booty of the golden age of explorations made it into museums. The British Museum in the C.M.B. story, which had custody of the recondite scientific curiosities and artifacts collected by explorer/adventurers and stored in a Wunderkammer, decided to study the dusty arcana in the 19th century. Three investigators dubbed the "Magi" were appointed to do the research, each given a ring embossed with the letters C.M.B.
Fast-forward to present-day Japan where Sakaki Shinra is the curator of a museum of oddities. He now has possession of the C.M.B. rings, indicating that he has been granted the status of guardian of knowledge like the Magi that preceded him.
A gorgeous collection of six retellings of fairy tales and well known stories: Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, The Bamboo Princess and Carmen – however, in this case the main characters are all men. Drawn in the accostumed gorgeous style of Est Em, Ever After brings us an interesting and sensual twist of all these classics.
Escort refers to paid warriors. Their targets of protection are also referred to targets as they are wanted by the government. On the eve of civil chaos during the last years of Sui dynasty, with the rise of a reign of terror around the country, various peoples' feelings of grudge and animosity develop.
Izuna has been living the life of a double, devoting it to represent Princess Kisara of the East country, who has always had a very weak health. Even within the East country, a very few within the Royal Palace knew about Izuna's real identity. And the only one who called Izuna by her real name was the real princess.
Izuna's time of serving as Princess Kisara's double was supposed to come to an end once it was decided that Princess Kisara would be marrying to the Crown Prince of the West country to bring peace between the two countries. However, just a few weeks before the marriage ceremony, Princess Kisara's health suddenly turned worse. The Princess realized she had failed to set Izuna free of serving a life of a double. She apologized repeatedly at her deathbed, leaving the two countries' peace on Izuna's hand.
Now Izuna will probably have to lead the rest of her life as Princess Kisara, marrying a person from the enemy country. She vowed to fulfill her precious Princess's dying wish. However, she vowed never to fall in love with her future husband. But, what exactly awaits Izuna in the West country?
Mishe, a strong willed girl raised from poverty, has caught Prince Kallum's attention. Attention as in "you will become one of my concubines" - thus begins Mishe's adventures into Prince Kallum's world.
Sakata Gintoki is a samurai living in an era when samurai are no longer needed.
To add to his troubles, oppressive aliens have moved in to invade. Gintoki lives with Kagura and Shinpachi, taking on odd jobs to make the world a better place... and to pay their rent.
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.
Long ago, there existed a land divided into four countries: Sou, Kou, Do, and Ah. The King of Ah took on a wife from Kou and soon thereafter one from Do, creating a shaky alliance between the three nations. When the Second Queen gave birth to a son, the King cast aside the sickly First Queen and her daughter Aki into the depths of the Palace. But as Fate would have it, Princess Aki encounters a slave named Hakusei, who has peculiar golden hair and sky blue eyes. He promises his life to her and helps her train in the Six Arts under the guidance of the enigmatic merchant Seitetsu. However, when Aki outshines the Prince during a hunt in an attempt to gain her father's acknowledgement, she inadvertently sparks a war by besmirching Do's honor and drives the Second Queen to poison her mother. With nothing left but her faithful Hakusei, Aki is banished to the small country of Kou with a vow to return to Ah one day for revenge. But in the face of the mighty allied nations of Do and Ah, will the two survive long enough to carry out Aki’s vow?
Winner of the 60th Shogakukan Manga Awards for Best Shoujo.
This is the story of two of the greatest military commanders in history: the Roman Publius Cornelius Scipio and the Carthaginian Hannibal. The story follows the two of them from their early life on. Hannibal is initially shown as a strangely silent infant, who seemed like the gods forgot to put a soul in his little body. However, he soon begins to speak in a way that shows his remarkable abilities. Hannibal and Scipio are driven enemies, and their struggle shaped an era.
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.
Meet Colette, a young doctor. Since she's the only doctor in town, she has to attend to everything, and quite honestly, she thinks she needs a break. One day, she's so frazzled that she jumps into a well.
But, she didn't die? Instead, she finds herself in the underworld, where she encounters Lord Hades.
Somehow or the other, she becomes Hades' doctor. Follow Colette in her new (though still busy) life, now with Hades thrown into the picture!
The setting of Fate/Apocrypha is a parallel world to Fate/stay night where the Greater Grail was removed from Fuyuki after the Third Holy Grail War and disappeared for many years. Around the 2000s, around the same time as the Fifth Holy Grail War would have happened, the group that plundered the Grail, Yggdmillennia, openly declares their secession from the Mage's Association and that they are in possession of the Grail. The Association dispatches fifty magi to retrieve it, but all but one are instantly slaughtered by Lancer of Black. The one remaining manages to activate the reserve system of the Greater Grail, allowing for the summoning of fourteen Servants in total.
This marks the start of the Great Holy Grail War in Trifas, featuring two different factions, the Black Faction, whose members are part of Yggdramillennia, and the Red Faction, whose members were sent by the Mage's Association with the exception of one from the Church. The Grail itself also summons Ruler to act as a mediator of the Holy Grail War.
In a modern-day loli's home, a super handsome ancient Jinyiwei falls from the sky! Without parental care, the loli takes him as her closest person and even wants to become his bride?! Though he appears tsundere, cold, and picky on the surface, he finds it harder and harder to let go of her...
*Note: Jinyiwei (in English "embroidered military guard") were secret police in China during the Ming dynasty (see Wikipedia for more).
The story begins in Europe, during the first years of the XX century. On a background of intrigues, machinations and a Europe that is going strait toward World War I, three kids meet at a strict conservatory in Germany. Julius met Isaac at the famous Orpheus' Window and later in another event met Klaus there. The legend told that two lovers met at Orpheus' Window would end in unhappiness. But Julius met two different persons, and they didn't know Julius' secret. In fact, Julius is a woman who's forced to dress up and pretend to be a guy. But she isn't the only one who has secrets. Klaus, for example, is Russian. Is he a communist spy? Then the whirlwind of fate began.
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