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Ikuto Touhohin just had a last fight with his old man, one that led him to make a rash decision to run away from home. He boards a ship, deciding to take a vacation, but the ship is suddenly hit by a huge storm--one that sends Ikuto overboard! When he regains consciousness, he realizes he is still alive… on some island. An isolated island. An isolated island with nothing but girls. Stranded on an island with only girls, no electricity, gas, radio, television… like he was back in the stone age.
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In Feudal Japan, the people of Edo are under siege by giant insects that ravage the land. The people desperately beg the government to do something about it. Thus the Insect Magistrate Office is established, gathering strong warriors to defend against the onset of pests.

Jinbee Tsukishima is a young man following the belief that a weak warrior isn't a warrior at all and strives to be a master swordsman just like his father. To atone for a horrific incident that occurred at his fault, Jinbee seeks to take his father's place as a member of the Insect Magistrate Office. On his journey there, he meets the lovely Haru, a young woman who helps manage her family's tea house, and is forced to put his sword to good use in saving her from a grisly fate. This act of bravery earns him a spot in the Insect Magistrate. Will this rookie exterminator be able to rid the land of the horde of insects swarming in?
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The manga's story begins when a peasant named Hanbē asks a girl named O-haru for her hand in marriage, but O-haru confesses that she is already thinking of another man named Masakichi from a neighboring village. When Hanbē seeks out Masakichi, he finds that Masakichi possesses a sword and the skills to use it, despite being a peasant.
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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.

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  • 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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    One fateful day, a girl time slipped into the Sengoku Era.
    It was an abrupt enough event to be dubbed god’s whim, done to sate hellish boredom.
    The girl has no power to change the world.
    She was a very ordinary, common, and plain girl that can be found anywhere.
    And that girl can do no more than a single thing.
    Survive the Sengoku Era ——– that’s all.


    Adapted from Web Novel (Raw)
    Light Novel: Bookwalker
    Alternative Manga Raw: Pixiv Comic
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    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.
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    September 11, 197x, In the whole Kantou region a magnitude 8-9 violent earthquake occurred. Scholars called it the great destruction of the Showa Era, but the people called it the earthquake from hell! Volcanoes erupted, buildings crumbled, Tokyo became decimated in a single day. The government, after failing to recover the city, abandons Tokyo and moves the capital. The survivors form a society with no laws. In this harsh lawless world emerges Jack, a 10 foot giant who annihilates anyone and anything in his path. The manga details his journey.

    The numbering is from the Complete Edition, with around 20 Chapters per volume.
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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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    A Samurai is worried about the fact that his wife always seems to wear a forced smile whenever she's with him.
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    The story of the "Three Jinnai from Edo" (Kosaka, Tobisawa, Shoji)
    Eight year of the Keicho era, 3 years after the Battle of Sekigahara (1603 AD) Okubo Nagayasu calls on Kosaka Jinnai, who is known as the best thief in Japan, to eliminate the bandit gang led by Fuma Kotaro.
    A fierce battle between the Jinnais and the Fuma clan opens its curtain !!
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    After waking up, Mikado Shuhei found himself locked in a cage in a mysterious medical facility. Without his memories, even of who he was, Shuhei now has to fight against beasts who can speak like humans. A woman calling herself Akashi Maya then rescued him from this predicament.

    Super fiction action!


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    During the political upheavals and social strife at the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate in Japan (1855), two parent-less brothers Yukimura Shoutarou and Yukimura Gentarou struggle to survive in these turbulent times. With their only possession being their deceased father's sword and clinging onto the wisdom of their mother's final words, the brothers seek to embark on the Path of the Warrior: Sidooh.

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    Podczas przewrotów politycznych i konfliktów społecznych pod koniec szogunatu Tokugawa w Japonii (1855), dwóch osieroconych braci Yukimura: Shoutarou i Gentarou walczy o przetrwanie. Ich bronią i bogactwem jest miecz zmarłego ojca, a siłą i nadzieją – mądrość ostatnich słów matki.
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    The ordinary Minami Satoru found himself dying after being stabbed by a slasher. It should have been the end of his meager 37 years, but he found himself deaf and blind after hearing a mysterious voice.
    He had been reincarnated into a slime!

    While complaining about becoming the weak but famous slime and enjoying the life of a slime at the same time, Minami Satoru met with the Catastrophe-level monster “Storm Dragon Veldora”, and his fate began to move.

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    Rex is a half man half dog. He was created when a drunk old man forced himself on a stray female dog in the street. Because of his father, Rex has to live his life as a freak rejected by society. So one day... he’s gonna find that man, and r*pe HIM.
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    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!

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    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)!
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    In 1582, a man was murdered by his friend and business partner. His body was cut into 7 pieces and scattered around. The man didn't actually die, however, because his cute disciple scraped together his little remains and put them in a pot. Thus began a little girl's journey across the eras to collect her master's missing body parts.
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    SSSS.GRIDMAN: Hime & Samurai features Samurai Calibur, and introduces Hime Kuzuki, a normal-seeming transfer student whose world begins to change when she's able to see a light that none of her classmates can.
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    He can't run! He can't eat hard food. You can't get any weaker than the boy named Hachimaru. But his dream is to become a samurai. For a boy who can't even survive without the help of his father, that dream seemed impossible. But when a samurai cat appears before him, his whole life will change! A legendary manga creator and a rising star come together to bring you this science fiction samurai epic!
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    Izu Takashi was just playing the online game -Argate Online- like usual, but he suddenly noticed something strange, his level is now...! Also he can't log out, and the reduced pain function does not work...


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    In the Sengoku Period (1579), there is a young woman who has lost everything, and dedicated herself to seeking strength and a death on the battlefield. Reiri once lived happily with her family, until the day soldiers came by after a battle. Her father, mother and brother sacrificed themselves in order for her to survive. She was only saved with the intervention of Okabe Tanpa no Kami, who had been sheltering in the village. In his service, she grew and learned to fight well, chasing her goal of a death in battle. However, her path to death may not be as short and straight as she hopes...

  • Winner of the 3rd Takao Saitou Award.
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    Accountant-turned-samurai Sawamura is having a difficult time being accepted by the other samurai. Many times, store owner Yasuke has rescued him and helped heal his wounds. Now Sawamura is face-to-face with death by uncovering possible embezzlement. Will Yasuke rescue him again? Will Yasuke be the one to teach Sawamura how to correctly wield his sword?
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    Now, the corpse begins to tell the truth of the case
    It can be said that it is a common sense in the current investigation "Prosecutor" However, this way of thinking had already been implemented in the Edo period. At that time, there is a book called "Regular Recitation", which was said to be the Bible of the Prosecution. The genius concentricity Kitazawa Hokenjo Kitazawa Hokentaro who investigates this in detail in one hand and lets you tell the truth of murder with one hand. There was no one with the technique of the public prosecutor's office, and he went out to the field like him and changed Kitazawa, which examines corpses casually. Such Kitazawa is helped by doctors and women who love doctors, Genkai, and a female painter, the moon. The three are skillful teams that solve difficult cases with the look of Genkai, and the skills of the moon, which looks at the face of the life from the wrecked corpse and looks like a face.
    Well, this time a suicide and a dead body found at the bottom of the well began telling the surprising truth in this team's examination. What is the voice of the corpse of the well? Can Kitazawa find the true culprit?
    Rie Takase paints a novel by Ryoichiro Kawada, who won the Edogawa Ranpo Award, with a beautiful brush.
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    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.

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    When childhood innocence gives way to a blinding thirst for revenge, is it worth the price of one's humanity?

    Tetsunosuke and Tatsunosuke are the sons of a diplomat who sought to bring peace and prosperity to Japan during the early Meiji Restoration. But when their parents are murdered before their very eyes, Tetsu seeks to join the Shinsengumi, the unofficial police who are capable of the same brutality as his parents' murderers. Wading through a sea of espionage, deception and bloodshed, the young boy must choose: should he take a step on the path to becoming a demon...or give up his rage and transform into the ultimate Peacemaker?
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    To defeat his uncle who destroyed his family, the teenager Xuan Tian embarked on a martial arts training journey to hone his sword techniques. From a teenager who knew nothing to a Sword God of his generation, those he once saw as strong are now mere specks of dust to him. With one finger, I obliterate all; With my sword, I defy the heavens! And his path, leads him directly to the limitless heavens!

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    In the 13th century, the Mongolian Empire rapidly expands across the globe. Later historians who studied the prophecies of Nostradamus would say that Mongolia was the birthplace of the "Great King of Terror," Angolmois. And at last, the force of the Mongolian Empire would turn their attention toward Japan... 1274: The Bun'ei Invasion. The exiled samurai Jinzaburou Kuchii is in Kamakura when he finds himself face to face with this invasion.

    This story is a fresh look at the great battle that rocked all of medieval Japan: the Mongol Invasion. It shows how the people of Tsushima panicked, struggled, and eventually rose up against the overwhelming forces of their enemy.

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    With Japan in the midst of a bloody revolution, an elite cadre of samurai swordsmen known as the Shinsengumi must protect the embattled city of Kyoto. Tetsunosuke Ichimura has spent his life dreaming of working at the Shinsengumi, and his wish has recently been fulfilled. As a page for Vice-Commander Hijikata Toshizo, he is privy to a wealth of secrets and is among Japan's highest ranking officials, some of whom are actual historical figures. When a strange gun-toting swordsman, Ryoma Sakamoto, recognizes Tetsunosuke and his brother as the sons of someone he calls the "Peacemaker," trouble brews and the other Shinsengumi run the outsider out of town.
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    In the feudal era of Japan, Ogami Itto is the elite executioner for the Shogun until the ruthless Yagyu clan frames him in an attempt to gain the position. His name dishonored and his wife murdered, Itto and his infant son Daigoro wander Japan as an assassin for hire, named Lone Wolf and Cub. Ultimately, Ogami Itto strives for revenge against the Yagyu clan.
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    One man felt a great ambition as he silently stood in the shadow of the "wolf", whose beauty far surpassed even that of a woman's. His name was Toshizou Hijikata. Read the tale of the Shinsengumi warriors who fearlessly rode through the Bakumatsu Era!
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    The story happens in feudal era when with samurai and they love stories.

    Asato lives with Koume, his housekeeper, in a huge house due to familiar reasons, till the day Asato finds Kichiza badly injured due to some assassins. How come Asato starts his love for Kichuza and how it will go end while Asato is being in constant danger?
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    In 1912, a young woman tracks down the elderly Nagakura Shinpachi, determined to hear the true story of the Demon of the Shinsengumi, the Vice Commander Hijikata Toshizou. Hijikata's story begins in 1859, when he is a violent young man that is honing his sword skills while peddling his family's medicine. Soon, in his quest to find stronger people to fight, Hijikata starts to come into contact with others who will eventually become his comrades in the Shinsengumi. The first one to make an impression on the brash young man is Kondo Isami, who proves to be a better fighter than Hijikata.
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    As time goes by, bloody wars between gangs over area disputes only pose higher risks to all parties involved. Higher-level gangs started to hire well-known assassins to settle their problems. Thus, the coliseum of this age is born.
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    There is one lone wolf who lives deep in the forest. There is one young man who just wants to keep on living. What connects them? Why does the wolf look so sad? And why does the heart of the man beat so fast? A forbidden love story between a noble beast and young samurai starts here.
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    Sequel to the story Motte Meisubeshi.

    Can love survive when the bonds that hold them together are severed? Harunobu wants only to forget about his affair with Yasuke and leaves him behind. Willing himself to forget the intimacy that they shared he throws away his former life and tries to reinvent himself. Will Yasuke do nothing to bring Harunobu back and can Harunobu live without him?
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    "To end his eternal suffering, he must slay one thousand enemies!" Manji, a ronin warrior of feudal Japan, has been cursed with immortality. To rid himself of this curse and end his life of misery, he must slay one thousand evil men! His quest begins when a young girl seeks his help in taking revenge on her parents' killers... and his quest won't end until the blood of a thousand has spilled!

    Won the 1st Japan Media Arts Award Excellence Prizes in the Manga division.

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    An isekai series from the creator of Hellsing. The story of Drifters begins during Japan's Sengoku Period (~1467-1600), a time of constant warring between the island's states. A samurai on the verge of death suddenly finds himself thrown into another, fantastic world, alongside important military figures from history. It's time to battle in a brand-new world war.
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    Lupin the Third and his motley crew return in Shin Lupin III! This time, several of the stories are either brand new or adapted from or to the Lupin Part 2 anime, and the beginning story was even animated by itself several years later! Lupin the Third is the grandson of the famous literary thief Arsène Lupin, and his partners in crime include the sharpshooter Jigen Daisuke, the stoic samurai Goemon Ishikawa the Thirteenth, and the on-again-off-again lover/rival Fujiko Mine. Their object is to steal the most valuable and important items while evading the guard of Inspector Koichi Zenigata, the ever-vigilant ICPO chief whose life goal is to capture Lupin, but when it’s fulfilled, he’s lost his purpose! What kids of exciting adventures will they get themselves into in...Shin Lupin III!
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    The fourth year of the Meiji Era. Yukinosuke, the son of a family of the privileged aristocratic class, goes about his life covering up a worry he has, being “I have not once had an erection”. In the midst of such troubled days, he meets Sayo, the head of a family of executioners spanning back into the Edo period. After witnessing a beheading performed by her, something pitch black starts to well up inside Yukinosuke!! Sprouting from lust begins a noble romance of blood and nature!!

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