Mystery
Mystery manga focus on unresolved questions, and the efforts of characters to discover the answers to them. Whether curious and deadly events are afoot, or some part of the world itself is strange or inexplicable, or someone's past or identity seems strangely shrouded, these characters are set on learning the truth. (Source: Anime-Planet)
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"I have my eyes on him, only him." Ming ZiQi's attention was drawn to Xiao Luo on his first day as a supervisor in practice. But as a simple murder case becomes something much more, it is time to seek out the truth?

"J'ai mes yeux sur lui, uniquement sur lui"
Ming Ziqi est attiré par Xiao Luo lors de son premier jour de superviseur apprenti.
Mais quand un simple meurtre devient quelque chose de plus, est-il temps de chercher la vérité?
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During the Japanese Asset Price Bubble, everyone, men or women, young or old, lived in a world that was filled with frenzy. In the air where strength overruns weakness, there is a "woman" who tries to avenge her past. But, there's a twist with this "woman". One is that she was a cold killer. Second is that this "woman" is actually a man.

Author's Twitter: @akiraksgi
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In a world populated by anthropomorphic animals, herbivores and carnivores coexist with each other. For the adolescents of the Cherryton School, school life is filled with hope, romance, distrust, and uneasiness. The main character is Legosi the wolf, a member of the drama club. Despite his menacing appearance, he has a very gentle heart. Throughout most of his life, he has always been an object of fear and hatred by other animals, and he's been quite accustomed to that lifestyle. But soon, he finds himself becoming more involved with his fellow classmates who have their own share of insecurities and finds his life in school changing slowly.

Winner of the 2018 Manga Taisho Award.
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The opera singer Lu Cai and her theater troupe moonlight as a notorious gang of thieves, easily running circles around police investigators. That is until she becomes the target of a deranged serial killer and barely escapes with her life—but at the cost of revealing her true identity to Sergeant Lin Guanliang, the officer in charge of investigating her crimes. However it turns out that despite his pursuit, Lin Guanliang actually wasn't interested in catching them at all. What exactly is his aim then?
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There are gamblers out there who even bet their lives as ante. But to secure the integrity of these life-threatening gambles, a violent and powerful organization by the name of “Kakerou” referees these games as a neutral party. Follow Baku Madarame a.k.a. Usogui (The Lie Eater) as he gambles against maniacal opponents at games – such as Escape the Abandoned Building, Old Maid, and Hangman – to ultimately “out-gamble” and control the neutral organization of Kakerou itself.

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    Based on two of Shakespeare’s most beloved supporting characters, Everywhere and Nowhere follows the time travelling adventures of best friends Anne Guildenstern and William Rosencrantz, as they explore, fight and flirt their way through history. Their first stop is Ancient Greece, where the pair find themselves at the right hand of a very charismatic Greek leader loved by men and women alike, who also may just be bringing his people to the brink of war.
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    Katagiri Yuichi believes that friends are more important than money, but he also knows the hardships of not having enough funds. He works hard to save up in order to go on the high school trip, because he has promised his four best friends that they will all go together. However, after the class's money is all collected, it is stolen! Suspicion falls on two of Yuichi's friends, Sawaragi Shiho and Shibe Makoto.

    Soon afterward, the five of them are kidnapped, and wake up in a strange room with a character from a short-lived anime. Apparently, one of them has entered them into a "friendship game" in order to take care of their massive debt. But who was it, and why did they have such a debt? Could they have stolen the money from class to pay for entry into the game? Katagiri and his best friends will have to succeed in psychological games that will test or destroy their faith in one another.

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    The story takes place in an ordinary Japanese town, Fuyuki City. Hidden from society, there has been a deadly war going on in this town. Seven sorcerers known as "Masters" summon powerful familiars called "Servants," and they all fight each other till the last one. The last one is said to attain the Holy Grail, which will grant them a wish. Only few know when this War started and what the Holy Grail is, but the war is about to begin again this year.

    The main character is Emiya Shirou, who lost his parents in a fire and was adopted by a man who called himself a sorcerer. Admiring his stepfather, he has been training himself to be a sorcerer. However, he had no talent and he could barely use even one type of sorcery. His stepfather has already passed away, and today he's a sorcerer without any skills or knowledge. He is involved in the War of the Holy Grail when he accidentally summons Saber, who is said to be the strongest servant of all...

    Heaven's Feel is one of the routes in Fate/stay night. The heroine of this route is Matou Sakura.
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    In the world where only the aristocrats have the power to fight the monster – mana. A youth named Kufa is dispatched as a tutor to find Mareida's talent, a nuisance girl born in a duke's family. If she is not talented, assassinate her. – that, is the dark side of his task.
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    A mysterious mansion has towered proudly over the Tokyo district of Numanakarai since the Taisho period. Those who enter either never escape, or leave having experienced horrors untold, and with the desire to take revenge.

    The latest work from seasoned author Kazuhiro Fujita (Ushio to Tora, Karakuri Circus), a modern action/horror adventure.

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    Revenge~Sure is a sweet thing!
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    Terror has paralyzed the clockwork metropolis of Tokyo! Possessed by demons, people have begun to burst into flame, leading to the establishment of a special firefighting department: the Fire Force, ready to roll on a moment's notice to fight spontaneous combustion anywhere it might break out.

    One of the Fire Force teams is about to get a unique addition: Shinra, a boy who possesses the unique power to run at the speed of a rocket, leaving behind the famous "devil's footprints" and destroying his shoes in the process. Can the Fire Force discover the source of this strange phenomenon and put a stop to it? Or will the city burn to ashes first?

    Note: English Chapters 0 - 20 were scanlated by MangaStream and cannot be uploaded here.

    Author's Twitter: @Atsushi_Ohkubo
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    Two siblings who have brought several secrets along with themselves transfer to a new school. With these two at the center of attention, the classroom hierarchy gradually begins to change.

    This work has received the 2015 Global Rookie Project Award.
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    Yashima Kashiwagi is a freshman who has transferred to the elite Kusushu Gakuen High School. He quickly became friends with Hasebe Yuki living next door and Kimi Miyazaki. He tries to adapt to his new environment and being friendly with everyone but apparently the class has some "rules" that everyone must obey otherwise there will be consequences! What does this mean though? A reason for bullying or something more sinister is happening?
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    One day, 25-year-old Hasegawa Ryou wakes up to see a holographic screen floating in front of him. The screen prompts him to save/load files and an item shop, as well as his stats. It seems like he's been sucked into some erotic love game, since his stats depend on seducing women and "capturing" them.

    After finding a target and going through game-like options, Ryou thinks he knows what he has to do to "capture" his target. Surely he needs to have sex with her, right? And yet when the woman turns out to be a murderer, Ryou finds out the shocking truth: he has to capture these women and unveil their secrets! And if he fails, he dies...

    [RUS]


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    Sixth story arc of JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken series.

    The story of Jotaro kujo's daughter, Jolyne Cujoh. She is framed for a murder and ends up in the Green Dolphin Street Prison. She is given an amulet inherited from her father, which cuts her hand and unlocks her Stand ability, Stone Free, which allows her to unravel her body into living string. The string can form a humanoid Stand within 2 meters of her body, and can extend further as string. In the prison, she soon becomes uneasy allies with fellow convicts and Stand users Hermes (Kiss) and Foofighters.

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    Plagued by visions of a psychopath after a slaughter in a busy street in downtown Ikebukuro, Madoka must question her own sanity as to whether what she is seeing is actually happening.
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    In 1999, Joutarou Kuujou arrives at the Japanese town of Morioh for two reasons: to meet his illegitimate uncle Jousuke Higashikata and investigate a potentially dangerous Stand user. Only minutes after he arrives does he accomplish his first goal; however, Joutarou finds that Jousuke is not only a much younger high school student, but he possesses a Stand of his own called Crazy Diamond. Not long after their meeting, the two make a startling discovery: someone is using a supernatural bow and arrow to create Stand users around Morioh.

    When Jousuke witnesses the threat that this poses, he resolves to protect his town and stop the spread of lethal Stand users. Finding both allies and enemies among these users, Jousuke learns just how much one's personal interests and ambitions can be reflected in their Stands, and the resulting harm or virtue it brings. As they continue to investigate, they begin to unearth the shocking history of Morioh, bringing forth hidden dangers and a mystery from years past.
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    Jeongto and Isaeng — childhood friends and neighbours, one grew up in a hospital and the other in a funeral home. Even with their opposite roles in serving those who live and those who have died, they were extremely close. Yet, ten years later, what was once two friends who could understand and respect the balance they maintained in the cycle of life, death, and rebirth is now two opposing forces trying to control of the path of the deceased' souls.

    How did they get here? It was all because of a funeral...
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    Eighth story arc of JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken series.

    Following the Great East Japan earthquake, Morioh has been stricken by vast earthen protrusions known by the locals as Wall Eyes. Despite investigation, professional estimations are left empty. Meanwhile, the young girl Yasuho Hirose discovers a man buried within the ground, he possesses a distinctive star-shaped birthmark together with deeply penetrating bite marks. The man, who has contracted a staple case of amnesia is taken in by a local family and given the name Jousuke Higashikata, however mysterious events cannot stop from piling one upon the other and soon that enigma known as stand emerges to complement the great cloud of confusion.

  • Won the Grand Prize in the manga category at the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival in 2013.
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    Following a temporal war that ravaged Japan, the young Shoichi, his two sisters and other children must flee their homeland by boat. During this journey, they are attacked by strange suitor samurai from the future. A girl named Shizue has her face by stolen an unknown life form. The children will be rescued by the crew of a strange battleship, the Yumihari. On board, Shoichi can only note that Shizue's face have completely healed...
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    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.

    Russian / Русский

  • 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.
  • Winner of the 22th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2018.


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    Out of the blue, protagonist Snow White finds herself transported to a strange world. Here, many unusual creatures roam, and all the signs and words are backwards.
    To leave this world, Snow White must fulfill one condition:

    “Make Alice the King.”

    For the sake of returning back to her own world, Snow White must team up with Alice but…

    A strange yet wondrous fairytale-like fantasy awaits you.
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    Newly-instated detective Ishida Tomohiro returns home one day to find a naked man in his house. He asks Tomohiro to identify himself, only to vanish into thin air before the startled young man can come up with a response. Soon afterwards, Tomohiro becomes tangled up in an odd situation involving a killer sword that can possess people. Then the same guy shows up again: this time fully clothed and actually physically present. "Kyousuke" is a member of the supernatural task force affiliated with the police, and Tomohiro ends up being transferred there. Now he'll have to handle all sorts of bizarre and out-of-this-world situations alongside his extremely quirky new colleagues!

    Note: This is an adaptation of the first instalment of Kouzuki Hinowa's two-volume light novel series, Keishichou Seikatsu Anzenbu Yuugeki Sousahan.
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    Calliope has suffered through nature's law and many accidents. Her family was murdered and an ongoing war ended her life, but she traveled back in time to when she was born?! While Calliope slowly grows, will she be able to figure out who killed her family and stop them in time?
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    Takemichi is a 26-year-old unemployed virgin who learns that the girl he dated in middle school, the only girl he ever dated, has died. Then, after an accident he finds himself in a time leap back to his middle school years. He vows to change the future and save the girl, and to do that he aims to rise to the top of the Kantou region's most brutal delinquent gang. (from MU)
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    In a large mansion lives a boy, an aristocrat who was cursed by the witch to "let everything he touches die." With him is his maid Alice, who besides serving him, likes to tease him. The boy who is interested in her doesn't mind the teasing, but not being able to touch her is painful!

    If they are unable to hold hands, how will their love ever bloom?
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    A journey to exorcise all demons told with paintings...
    It's like remake of Journey to the West.

    French :
    Le registre des exorcismes est basé sur "La Pérégrination vers l'Ouest".
    Un moine bouddhiste parcourt le monde aidé de disciple pour effectuer des exorcismes.
    Il rencontre toute une série de monstres prêts à le dévorer pour obtenir l'immortalité car sa chair pure donnerait dit-on 10 000 années de vie à qui la mangerait.
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    An immortal being was sent to the surface of the earth and met a boy living alone in the middle of tundra.
    The being can take the shape of dying things, but only if the "impetus" is stronger than the previous one. What sort of experiences and meetings will the being encounter while living forever?

  • Won the 43rd Kodansha Manga Awards for the shounen category in 2019.
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    As a child, Mamiya Sakura mysteriously disappeared in the woods behind her grandma's home. She returned whole and healthy, but since then, she has had the power to see ghosts. Now a teenager, she just wishes the ghosts would leave her alone! At school, the desk next to Sakura's has been empty since the start of the school year. Then one day her always-absent classmate Rokudo Rinne shows up, and he's far more than what he seems! After school one day, Rinne helps Sakura deal with the ghost of a boy who has a crush on her. Rinne, it seems, knows just how to handle such ghosts, and has the skills and tools to properly dispatch them to the afterlife (for a small fee of course). Sakura starts to learn more about her mysterious classmate, and her curiosity about Rinne draws her deeper into the amazing world between life and death.

    The following links are to AnimeNewsNetwork for the anime:
    Season 1
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    Yamada is a castaway on an island without any ships passing by and he is unable to recall why he is there. After finding his sports bag, he assumes he was on a school trip. With only seven days worth of food, he eventually decides to make a boat to leave the island. He thought he was alone on the island until finding a girl named Imaise Chika eating his food. They then decide to continue carving the boat together. Since the boat only has room for one, Yamada decides to set off for help, but returns upon noticing that not only has Imaise put her share of rations in his bag, they are mostly untouched as well. After returning, he notices she made the oar out of a fishing lance and he decides they can live on the island longer.

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    Asagiri Aya, a girl bullied at school and at home. One day, an eerie website, Mahou Shoujo Site, flashes on her computer screen and welcomes her to the Mahou Shoujo World.

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    The story is about a little Master, Gong Yao Ying, in order to accomplish the assigned tasks, she travels across the different periods. The stories are created after meeting with the famous historical figures.
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    He has never been the type to stand out in the class. Kurihara Yuzuru has lived life by avoiding entering the lives of others, staying to himself. The story begins where he has to go to a whole new school, which means new classmates. He lacks any confidence to make new friends, so the fear of rejection drives him into a wish he never thought he would make. This single wish leads to a first day of class he would never forget. Yuzuru will have to make choices that will significantly alter others' lives, choices he could never make in the past.
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    Takatsuki Souta is in love with his childhood friend Amanome Rikka but he has a problem; because of their parents' upbringing, their relationship is viewed more like siblings. So whats going to happen when he obtains the power of "Geass" through a mysterious book which awakens sexual desires in people around him?
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    The story of Sherlock Holmes, reimagined with Moriarty as the protagonist and exploring his motivation in becoming the greatest criminal Britain has ever seen.

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    Конец позапрошлого века, Британская империя правит миром, и в основе всего лежит классовая система. И тут внезапно появляется Джеймс Мориарти - молодой человек, желающий уничтожить зло, проистекающее из классовой дискриминации, и создать идеальную страну.
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    Sequel to Immortal Regis. Reading the entirety of the prequel is highly recommended, otherwise, this story from chapter 4 on will spoil it and/or be confusing.

    Chaos has gotten itself a new Regis, Nex, a seemingly heartless ruler who destory everything and everyone who stand in his way. A small boy named Xix, who's contracted with an Evil is out seeking his revenge on Regis Nex for killing his village and Sister. When he gets his chance to kill Regis Nex, he loses completely and gets taken to the Royal palace. But once there, he see that there is something else going on in the background of the Royal Family, a Secret they don't want to be uncovered...


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    Olivia is picked up by a death god, Z, deep in the forest as a child and trained by him in combat for reasons unknown. One day, Z disappears, leaving behind a letter instructing Olivia to head to the Kingdom along with a sword bearing the qualities of a death god's weapon. Thus, the girl lacking in common sense, knowledge, and normalcy sets off to join the army.
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    Possessing both flexibility and tenacity, Imomushi (Japanese for Caterpillar) is an assassin that does not kill anyone but those who are assigned to her. She seems to have had something happen between her and her older sister in the past, however.

    A new spin-off story from the same author of Arachnid, this story looks at the inner workings of a top assassin within The Organization itself.

    Note: In early 2014, serialization resumed with a new artist. The series had been on hiatus after the sudden passing of the previous artist in 2013

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