In a world where elves, dwarves, and invisible dragons live in harmony inside a metropolitan city, Sieg sets out to find someone or something that can unleash the curse that he carries on his back. As he attempts to survive in the city of Jinbocho, a city filled with fantastic secrets and organizations, he encounters many powerful individuals who set out to either destroy him or save him. Will Sieg be able to discover the true secret of his curse, or will it lead him to his own demise?
Volume 1 contains the original one-shot as a prologue chapter.
There once was a monster called Karma who loved to challenge his victims to a battle of wits. If the subject succeeded, the monster would grant them one wish, but if they lost, he would devour their soul. At the same time, there was a young monk called Hanasaku Ikkyuu, who was famed for his cleverness. He used to eagerly sharpen his mind, solving challenging riddles sent to him, until his mother fell ill. When he found that his cleverness was of no use in helping her, he gave it up.
Karma seeks out Ikkyuu, eager to bet him in a battle of wits and consume his soul. One day, Ikkyuu rescued a young beggar boy, only to see him fall ill with a mysterious illness. That same day, Karma finally finds Ikkyuu and offers him his dangerous bargain. Thanks to Karma, will Ikkyuu finally have a way to use his cleverness to help the people around him?
Mary Albert, the daughter of the prominent noble Albert house, remembers that this world is an otome game she played in her past life. And she is the game protagonist... Er, protagonist's enemy, the typical noble villainess who bullies the protagonist.
If matters proceed like that in the game, her family will fall into ruin and she herself will be incarcerated in the northernmost ends. "I will not accept a life like that!" She makes up her mind to avoid her ruin――Or NOT?!
'On the contrary, I will take the Ruin Course, and the one to have the last laugh won't be me! Together with my sarcastic attendant, I will aim for ruin!'
Akane, an ordinary office lady, gets summoned to a different world along with her younger sister and pet dog. There, she ends up treating rare guests one after another with hospitality through meals!! Can she satisfy the denizens of a different world with home cooking...?!
Kuji Akira and Ninomiya Makoto have been neighbours and friends from childhood. Akira is handsome and Makoto is pretty but Akira's a girl and Makoto's a boy... Their feelings for each other are growing more complex just as they are finding themselves the focus of romantic interest of their friends and acquaintances.
Ayano Tsubasa and Ichinose Yuu are childhood friends. Since they were kids, they were inseparable. But one day, they have to part each other's company because they are both transferring with their families to new homes. Clueless of where they will each transfer, they were shocked to find out that they have transferred to the same school.
Violette, a proud and beautiful daughter of a duke, commits a crime out of jealousy towards her half-sister. Convicted, she faces her own heart with sincerity in a prison cell and regrets her sin. Then time rewinds to a turning point—to her first meeting with Maryjun one year ago.
Violette makes a decision. She will not make mistakes this time. Without committing a crime and bothering anyone, she will live an ordinary, plain and inconspicuous life...! However, incidents contrary to Violette's expectations occur one after another...?!
Tachibana Otome, a 16-year-old otaku girl whose dream guy has "Blonde Hair and Blue Eyes," suddenly meets just that type of person in real life when Towada Oji transfers into her class... How will it go for her?
Hana becomes the substitute landlady of the sharehouse her parents were managing.
She's all exhilarated to get the rental income-- at least, that's the plan. Oh dear, there's no rental income?!
At her wit's end, Hana puts her parents' vacant room for rent.
A sweet and bittersweet love comedy that unfolds at the sharehouse.