After the death of his parents, a young Mirai Kakehashi is left in the care of his abusive relatives. Since then, he has become gloomy and depressed, leading him to attempt suicide on the evening of his middle school graduation. Mirai, however, is saved by a pure white girl named Nasse who introduces herself as a guardian angel wishing to give him happiness—by granting him supernatural powers and a chance to become the new God.
In order to earn the position, he must defeat 12 other "God Candidates" within 999 days. Soon, Mirai begins a struggle to survive as a terrifying battle royale erupts between himself and the candidates looking to obtain the most power in the world. Officially published:
Of Shaman King fame, here's another series by Hiroyuki Takei about a buddha with the 1,000 arms armor. Sennju, an emissary of the buddha Kannon, appears in the human world to find and protect the reincarnation of the buddha Mirokou. The emissary arrives on Earth just in time to save a young girl from being bullied by some rough looking men. Just who is this girl and will she believe that he's a buddha who was sent by Kannon?
* Also included are three oneshots; two of them are called Death Zero and Itako no Anna.
Death Zero - A WWII pilot was shot down and killed, but he still had a promise to keep that not even death could stop him.
Itako no Anna - Anna is an Itako, a priestess who can call upon spirits, learning the trade with her grandmother. One day, they run into a temple to find the master of the temple quarreling with a sword collector over whether the sword may be removed from the temple or not. And she and her grandmother decide to call upon the original owner of the sword and aid the temple master.
Tomo Aizawa was able to successfully confess to her crush Junichirou Kubota. There is only one problem: He just sees her as his buddy. He thought that she was a boy until they went to middle school together, because her grade school was in a different school district.
Teenage magician Kaito Kuroba has a secret identity: that of Kaitou Kid, a famous internationally-known and wanted "phantom thief". Kaito took the identity after one day discovering that his late father was the original Kaitou Kid. Later on, he discovers his father, who died from an 'accident' during a magic trick, was really murdered because he would not steal the jewel Pandora for an evil organization. As Kaitou Kid, Kaito tries to find Pandora before that organization that killed his father do, and destroy it, leading Inspector Nakamori and his taskforce on the wildest jewel heists imaginable!
Gol D. Roger, a man referred to as the "Pirate King," is set to be executed by the World Government. But just before his demise, he confirms the existence of a great treasure, One Piece, located somewhere within the vast ocean known as the Grand Line. Announcing that One Piece can be claimed by anyone worthy enough to reach it, the Pirate King is executed and the Great Age of Pirates begins.
Twenty-two years later, a young man by the name of Monkey D. Luffy is ready to embark on his own adventure, searching for One Piece and striving to become the new Pirate King. Armed with just a straw hat, a small boat, and an elastic body, he sets out on a fantastic journey to gather his own crew and a worthy ship that will take them across the Grand Line to claim the greatest status on the high seas.
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From living under the same roof to then being classmates?!
Ever since his parents passed away, Haebom has been living in Taesung’s house. And now, being a 12th grader, he enters the same class as Taesung, which makes the whole situation way more awkward. Living together 24/7, Taesung and Haebom's relationship is bound to change.
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En Haebom és un noi que va perdre els pares en un accident de trànsit. A conseqüència d'això, acaba creixent a casa d'una amiga de la família que l'acull, i del seu fill Taesung, amb qui la relació no es presenta fàcil tot i la bona amistat que hi tenia abans d'aquell fet inesperat.
This story begins in the paradise/heaven, where souls, before being born, can choose their mothers. The protagonist notice a girl who has run away from home, and he decides to down to earth and become her son.
In this story, we’re treated to a twisted, gothic-horror remix of the classic Cinderella story as re-imagined by a shounen author for a shoujo audience, where we find, in the end, that nothing comes free, and if it sounds too good to be true, well, there’s usually a catch. (You’ve never seen Cinderella like this!)
Following an earthquake in an unnamed prefecture of Japan, a fault is discovered on Amigara Mountain, very close to the epicenter of the quake. On the slopes of the mountain, two hikers meet; a man named Owaki and a woman named Yoshida. The former assumes that they are both here to see the fault, which has captured the attention of the global press. Following the sound of voices to the fault, the two of them marvel at the strange sight before them: countless human-shaped holes in a rock face exposed by the earthquake.
When Raku Ichijou was young, he made a heartfelt promise to his childhood friend that if they were to meet again, they would marry each other. Ten years have passed since that fateful day, leaving Raku's memory of her faded. But he still holds a relic of their relationship together—a locked pendant, which his childhood friend holds the key to. He hopes to reunite with her one day, despite not remembering what she looks like.
Now a first-year student at Bonyari High School, Raku attempts to live a normal life, dreaming of becoming a public servant and marrying his crush Kosaki Onodera. However, this isn't as easy as it seems, as he is the unwilling heir to a large yakuza family, and Raku can't escape from his duties when the American Bee Hive gang wages war on his family's turf. In order to forge peace between the two feuding families, Raku is forced into a fake romantic relationship with Chitoge Kirisaki, the beautiful daughter of the Bee Hive's leader. The two quickly come to hate each other, but have to learn to live together and pretend to be deeply in love in order to keep their families at bay.
However, Raku's quest for the key to his pendant isn't becoming easier as more girls—who were all involved with his pendant in some way—enter his life. Join Raku as he juggles his false relationship, maintains the balance between warring families, and unravels the identity of the girl who will unlock his heart.
Ничем не примечательный Ичиджу Раку, мечтающий только об обычной школьной жизни, в первый же день старшей школы встречает Кирисаки Читоге, загадочную ученицу из Америки. Они такие разные... Он - слабый и нерешительный, она - сильная и напористая, но есть и то, что их объединяет - их семьи... Мафиозные семьи! Семья Читоге американская группировка ''Улей'', а Раку японская ''Якудза''. Их семьи начинают вражду, единственный способ остановить войну - это притворные отношения между Раку и Читоге. Какого будет притворяться парочкой двум антиподам?
The story revolves around Nishimiya Shouko, a grade school student who has impaired hearing. She transfers into a new school, where she is bullied by her classmates, especially Ishida Shouya. It gets to the point where she transfers to another school and as a result, Shouya is ostracized and bullied himself, with no friends to speak of and no plans for the future. Years later, he sets himself on a path to redemption.
Note: Won the 19th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award New Artist Prize in 2015 and the Ogaki City Cultural Alliance Award (Lifestyle Culture Division). Nominated for the category "Best U.S. Edition of International Material" in the 2016 Eisner Awards. German/Deutsch
Handelt von einer Grunschulklasse, in die eine neue Schülerin, Shouko Nishimiya kommt. Diese ist seit ihrer Geburt taub und wird von ihren Klassenkameraden dementsprechend „anders“ behandelt – vor allem Shouya Ishida fängt an, sie zu drangsalieren.
Hotel since A.D. 2079:
It’s an updated version of 'Hotel – since 2079' (korean version) with a different ending. A computer continues to live on in order to complete a mission in a world where all life, including Mankind, has gone extinct. This is a record of those 27 million years of its heroic struggle.
Hanako suffers from a terrible disease. After awakening from a deep slumber, Hanako has only three days to live. During those three days, her husband, Takao, must endure a heart-breaking experience, knowing that the person Hanako really loves isn't him.
It was all for the tuna:
Tunas went extinct and Jun Shiozaki will do everything possible and imaginable to bring them back. A perfect mix of Sci-Fi and Humor.
Set in modern-day Japan, our main character Noriko finds out that she is pregnant with her lover Matsumura’s baby. He, however, is an important doctor with a family and everything already. Noriko wants to have the baby, but Matsumura says that it’s actually a rapidly growing cancer and that they have to remove it immediately. It might also be neither of these things…
When swords were outlawed in the eleventh year of the Meiji Era, the mighty samurai population began to dwindle. Those who rejected the ban on blades rebelled, causing violent unrest to erupt throughout the countryside. To combat the rise in criminal activity, an inescapable lake prison was constructed. Three young men, born of the Kumo line, were given the duty of delivering criminals to their place of confinement – but could there be more to their mission than meets the eye?
A heart can only beat so many times in a lifetime. Cardiotemporitis, a rare condition that weakens the heart, leaves the victim with less heartbeats and a shorter lifespan than normal. With the right device, the amount of heartbeats remaining can be measured.
When Hato Iijima accidentally walks in on Hatsu Takagi changing her clothes, he sees this device attached to her chest. Hatsu has resigned herself to an uneventful and isolated life to avoid elevating her heart rate. However, she expresses her true desire—to freely and wholeheartedly experience every second she has left. Recognizing her wish, Hato swears to help her enjoy life to the fullest and make her heart beat like crazy.
Sousuke is the class president, and is a stickler for the rules. Lately, he's had lots of problems. First of all, he's got to deal with his cute, but unruly, childhood friend Miroku. Secondly, they have a new transfer student, Enma, who claims to be from hell. Enma refuses to follow any rules but his own. Lastly, there's the giant, mysterious claw marks that have been appearing all over school buildings. With all this trouble going on, will Sousuke follow the rules or learn that sometimes there are more important things?
Video store clerk Amamiya Shouta has an unrequited crush on salaryman Shiraishi, while having sex on the side with fellow college student Kuraki. Shouta thinks of them as just sex friends, but Kuraki has a dark and possessive side that Shouta unwittingly brings to the surface...
A girl goes to the seaside on her class field trip and accidentally meets a mysterious handsome boy, after talking, she hears a dramatic story about a bird and fish, finally the kind girl decides to help the bird fulfill its last wish.
Werewolves, vampires, dragons, and all sorts of other mythological beings are real, and they live hidden among us. But in order to stay hidden, they need special doctors who can treat them without having to worry about their true natures being revealed. Toketsu Tatsumaki is one such doctor, a young yet brilliant human boy who has genetically altered his own body to better be of service to the supernatural community.
Winner of Weekly Shonen Jump's 2015 Golden Future Cup.
The story starts with a seemingly unassuming class rep Adachi Hana who has taken an interest in the school's known delinquent, Shinagawa Daichi. Just what is her reason for following Daichi and wanting him to go on the class field trip?
Note: The epilogue chapter was released six years after the manga had ended
From Viz: Wimpy Sena Kobayakawa has been running away from bullies all his life. But when the American football gear comes on, things change--Sena's speed and uncanny ability to elude big bullies just might give him what it takes to become a great high school American football hero! Enjoy all the bone-crushing action and slapstick comedy that this heartwarming coming-of-age story has to offer.
A collection of one-shots publlished between 2007-2008 published on various magazines and the Nisekoi pilot chapter:
1. Island (2007, Akamaru Jump)
For the last 400 years, an island has been completely surrounded by walls, isolated from the rest of the world. Aira and Marue have always dreamed of voyaging outside the walls, where lies a devastating truth unbeknownst to them.
2. Koi no Kami-sama (2007, Weekly Shonen Jump)
Tsuchibe Taichi, a boy who loves shoujo manga and believes in love above all else, ironically has the worst luck in love. His latest attempt in love is at the new transfer student, but a strange otherworldly force seems to be repelling him from her.
3. Williams (2007, Weekly Shonen Jump)
William is a young boy who idolizes Aradoff, a character from a popular novel which told Aradoff's adventures, and always dreams of having a grand adventure on his own. William's meeting with the novel author finally puts him on an adventure to prove that the novel is not merely a fiction.
4. Personant (2008, Jump SQ)
In the year 3333, everyone wears personants, technologically advanced masks, to maintain equality and peace, because they eliminate the "differences" in people that lead to discrimination and conflict. It has been 100 years since the government implemented this "personant system," so society has adapted. Yet one man exists as the only one in the world without a personant: the wanted criminal Damore!
5. Apple (2008, Young Magazine)
The main character (the blond ponytailed guy - yeah, guy) is Aramiya Satoshi, whose main ability is shape-shifting into any animal... though at some point he has plants growing out of him, so he is able shape-shift into any living thing. I'm not sure if he was naturally born that way or if he was a biological experiment. Anyway, he's a pretty easy-going guy who just wants to be left alone to enjoy his solitary life in the middle of a junkyard, but apparently some army or another is always after him because of his ability. Luckily, he is able to fight off entire tank battalions before breakfast.
I have something I don't want to lose. So much so that these terrible feelings have grown. A pianist who attempted suicide 3 times, Juri, is taken to help her aunt at a prison where murderers who killed indiscriminately are sentenced to death. There, she meets a man named Yuu who took the lives of 3 people. A mother's antagonism--a brother's death... Together they embrace the violent rebellion in their hearts caused by the large, deep scars they carry. However, before long, they both embrace an earnest hope in their hearts. "I want to live"...
An adaptation of a novel by South Korea's most popular female novelist, Gong Ji-Young. German/Deutsch
Bereits zum dritten Mal hat Juri versucht sich das Leben zu nehmen. Ihre Tante bietet ihr nun an, sie bei ihren Besuchen von zum Tode Verurteilten zu begleiten und so einer weiteren Therapie zu entgehen, an deren Nutzen sie inzwischen stark zweifelt. Im Gefängnis trifft sie auf Yuu, der drei Leute ermordet hat und dafür nun seit Jahren auf seine Hinrichtung wartet. Beide haben ihr Leben schon aufgegeben, zu tief sind die Narben der Vergangenheit, doch dieses zufällige Zusammentreffen verändert sie und pflanzt den Keim der Hoffnung in ihre Herzen. Eine Adaption des Romans „Urideul-ui haengbok-han shigan“, international unter dem Titel „Maundy Thursday“ bekannt, der in ihrem Land äußerst populären Südkoreanerin Gong Ji-young.
Nogi is a fearless and respected karate black-belt who beats up bullies without breaking a sweat. But to Fujiwara, he's just "Kei-chan": best friend and object of his secret affections. Can their friendship survive? Or develop into something more?
Sakura Gari is a Taishou Era romantic story, ten years in the making. It centers around the 16 year old Tagami Masataka as he is aiming to find his place in life. While attempting to start prep school as a rounin, he encounters Saiki Souma, the son of a distinguished noble of the Saiki Koushyaku family and becomes part of the Saiki household.
It seems as though this will be the story of Tagami's life, taking us through both him growing up physically and emotionally.
John Elegadine, a curry lover and a professional thief, encounters Lu Larue, a thief lock picker, as he was taking a stroll through a bazaar. With the two together, they are to find the legendary demon stone that is scattered into thirteen pieces around the world. Once the pieces are put back together, the demon stone is willing to grant a wish upon the user's desire.
Throughout his years as a manga artist, Gosho Aoyama has created a handful of standalone short stories. The short stories have been collected and put together as a single volume a few times under the title Gosho Aoyama's Collection of Short Stories.
Note: 2011 numeration used, sorted after the Collected Short Stories of Gosho Aoyama 3rd Base Fourth Version.
The original collection of Aoyama's short stories. Ranging from sci-fi to romance, and the right out wacky, these stories are a must read for any fan of his other works!
1) Detective George's Mini Huge Cases: Calling on the Great Detective!
2) Detective George's Mini Huge Cases: The Monster of the Ice Country
3) Detective George's Mini Huge Cases: I Am A Dentist
4) Play It Again
6) Santa Claus of the Summer
7) Wait for A Little While
8) The Wandering Red Butterfly
9) Tell me a Lie (abandoned Manga, Oneshot)
10) Nonchalant Lupin (proto Magic Kaito)