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Alternative world where Japanese culture kept its ground to this day and further. Protagonist, a female entertainer typical to Japanese traditional customs, finds herself swept into the world oh so familiar, and yet so different from the one she lived in so far.... a world where she has to fight to survive.
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When the Wischtech threatened to invade the fiefs of Szaalanden, the Emperor dispatched fourteen youths. Of these, the Seven Heroes halted the invasion to herald a time of prosperity while the four Lances of Betrayal were supposedly defeated.
Two decades later, the Lances of Betrayal have reappeared and formed a bandit militia near the frontier fief Gormbark. A man with a black sword and a scar over his left eye slays an entire troop of that militia. He is identified as the boy, Koinzell, and becomes as much an object of fear as of hope even as his own past, motivations, and purpose are a mystery to those he meets on his journey.

Volume 0 encompasses a plot arc which leads directly into the main plot of Übel Blatt in Volume 1. It also introduces and develops the attitudes and motives of a few other characters aside from Koinzell.
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Andou Sora felt the limit of his talent, and quit soccer after middle school graduation. However, an encounter with a representative of Japan's national womans team, Wakamiya Shiki, moved something that slept deep inside Sora's heart.
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3, Street of Mysteries explores the fantastical-poetic vein that has forged Mizuki's reputation in Japan. The stories contained in this series hold in common the obsessive ideas of immortality and of life after death. Skillfully blending a range of black humor, drama, and questions of morality, Mizuki shows once more his profound understanding of the human soul.
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Author's masterpiece: Kacchan is a guy who has the disease (or power) to "disperse" in time and space, looking for a place where he can exist...
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Mitsu, who lost her memories after an accident at school, is trying to relearn who she is. She found a scribble she wrote a day before her accident that said I like 'A'". Who is this 'A'? Her boyfriend's name is Hongou Hideto and there's no 'A' anywhere in his name. Did he know anything? Is he hiding something from her?
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High schooler Shiina Shinya thinks that all girls are pretty much good-for-nothing, mostly because he doesn't understand them at all. That doesn't stop him from being surrounded by strange girls! Tsubasa Tooka, a cute, much-admired girl, stalks him. Shikimura Masami is majorly into masochism, and has recruited Shinya into her play sessions. Ikari Satsuki seems suspiciously interested in the recent serial stabbings, and seems to want to drag Shinya into it. Banjou Yoruko, a normally quiet, bookish girl, has decided she and Shinya are bound up in some fantasy setting. Uchida Yumeji is the school's sleeping beauty, who spends all of her time in the infirmary because she requires so much sleep. Shinya brings her newspapers, so she can keep up with current events in the short time she spends awake. Lastly, Okui Akane is convinced she is a vampire. For all Shinya knows, it could be true, but in practice it just means that he has to let her drink his blood. How will Shinya deal with all these good-for-nothing girls that complicate his life?
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When Motomi Utsuki moves in his grandfather's apartment, he meets this girl named Acony who claims to be a dead person and eventually he gets to know that this place and the people living in the building are not normal.
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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.
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Satou Yukinari is an ordinary high school boy. However, while playing a game of pocket pool one day, he suddenly felt as if he was passing a kidney stone. But this kidney stone was shiny and pink?

A trip to the hospital shows that Yukinari has a medical malady called Adamasu Syndrome - in short, whenever he jets his juice, a little diamond pops out of his saltshaker. Of course, it's painful as hell, to the point where even the act of popping the champagne bottle will shave off his lifespan. And of course, once his secret comes out, dozens of women flock to seduce him, their best friend now stuck inside his best friend. Can Yukinari survive when the world wants to sell his seed?

Released in Gekkan Young Magazine

- Twitter author: @ruarua201
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Like most teenagers, Mashiro Ichijo has a secret. But Mashiro’s secret is that he’s neither fully male nor female! So far, Mashiro’s been able to live his life as a boy, but all this changes when he’s informed of a new class he must take in order to graduate from his elite prep school. To pass, he must find the “Key”…and the only way to find it is to enter into a nightmare world where his body and soul are put at the mercy of the worst kind of enemies: his classmates!
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A collection of 13 romantic short stories that captures the moment when one falls in love.
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Yona is the sole princess of the Kingdom of Kouka, living a luxurious and carefree life as a princess should. She has it all: the finest clothes and cosmetics, the most divine sweets, a loving emperor as a father, and the hottest cousin crush, Soo-won, any girl could ever hope to have. Now, if only her bodyguard, Son Hak, weren't so annoying towards her, and if her hair weren't so red...

But her nearly perfect world quickly shatters as the man she loves, Soo-won, murders her father and the path to his ascension to the throne is assured. Son Hak escapes with Yona, and they lead a life on the run from that point on.

See AnimeNewsNetwork for the anime.
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When humans first discovered fire, it filled them with fear. As time passed, they mastered fire, and used it to melt iron and forge weapons. This taught them to build their power, make war and rule one another.
Follow the journey of Akoya, a young woman protected by a mountain spirit, as she fights for survival in Japan long before the samurai came to rule.
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This world is broken, so are humans. Shuu is one of them. He's a talented sniper who keeps a broken android, named Alice. Together they live like hermits and make living by exterminating caravan robbers, until one day the woman that Shuu saved invites him to live in a commune.
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Alice Ryouhei will leave high school soon, but he's trying to avoid thinking about his future. Late one night, when he's hanging out with his tough friend Karube and his silly, girl-crazy friend Chota, they see fireworks. After one blindingly bright explosion, they find themselves waking up in a different world. In this 'Borderland,' people are forced to either participate in potentially deadly games or simply die. Will Chota, Karube, and Ryouhei be able to survive this dangerous new world, and is there a way they can get back to their original lives?

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    As a child, the eponymous heroine is betrayed by three jealous friends who throw her into a pit and leave her to die. But Arisa perserveres: She trains herself to be smarter, faster, and more beautiful than any of them and returns for revenge. Years of living underground have left her with the silver hair of the title, so her victims can't be sure whether the resemblance is real or only the product their guilty consciences...
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    A strange virus is making its way around the globe, causing its victims to commit suicide. In less than a week, it's become a lethal pandemic. Now a group of Tokyo teens who have survived the outbreak are wondering why they are still alive.
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    Hikari Kohinata is a cheerful 15 year-old girl who lives near the ocean and she spends much of her time diving as a result. On her first day of high school, she meets a teacher who also likes scuba diving. There's also a 16 year-old classmate, Futaba, who gets dragged along in Hikari's maelstrom as soon as they meet at school.

    See AnimeNewsNetwork for the anime (season 1).
    See AnimeNewsNetwork for the anime (season 2).
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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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    In an experimental school in Japan students are instructed to download a mobile app named TROIA designed to improve their education, enhance their interpersonal skills and encourage social activities by completing 'Quests' that are randomly sent to each student.

    Sounds like a bit of fun but there is a catch, the bottom ranking student each week gets expelled and soon students find out that the 'Quests' are not as innocent as they appear nor strictly bound by rules.

    Friendship, trust, respect, knowledge, skills, every student will be tested to their limit as failure is not an option!
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    Firenze, early 16th century. The birthplace of the Renaissance era, where art is thriving. In one small corner of this vast city, one sheltered girl's journey begins. She dreams of becoming an artist, an impossible career for a girl born into a noble family. In those days, art was an exclusively male profession, with woman facing strong discrimination. In spite of these challenges, Arte perseveres with hard work and a positive attitude!

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    Housen is a painter of erotic art in the Edo period, who stumbles into a murder mystery involving women who have hooked up with one of his patrons. With the help of Tsubaki, a girl he runs into on the street who seems to know more about him than he does and is an artist herself, they start unraveling mysteries involving sex, murder, and occasionally the occult...
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    16 year old Miyatsuka Mahoro is the manager of a certain mansion located in downtown Asakusa. The name of the mansion, Ayakashi-sou is inhabited by a glutton Zashikiwarashi, a Kitsune who loves to play pranks and a Yukionna that likes to sleep in the refrigerator. Even though they are poor, they spend each day having fun and causing trouble. Welcome to the life of living with Ayakashi!

    German / Deutsch
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    Azumi is a manga series that concerns a young woman brought up as part of a team of assassins, charged with killing three warlords that threaten Feudal Japan with an agenda of war and bloodshed.

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    The job is to take control of the target's body and lead them to suicide. But it's not so simple this time.

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    In the future, random Jr. High School classes are chosen to compete in a game called Battle Royale. The rules: only one student can survive after 3 days on an island or else they all perish. Weapons are handed out and each student is sent out into the field alone and unprepared for the horror that awaits them. The classmates turn upon themselves in a battle for survival, treaties are made and broken, and former friends become foes as the relentless countdown continues. Amid the betrayals and rising body count, two classmates confess their love for each other and swear to survive this deadly game together.

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    The action story revolves around battles over money between three woman: a "passionate psychedelic revenger" named Nami, a "china dress-wearing killing machine" named Je-Mao, and a female gang leader named Shinobu Aza.
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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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    Guts, known as the Black Swordsman, seeks sanctuary from the demonic forces attracted to him and his woman because of a demonic mark on their necks, and also vengeance against the man who branded him as an unholy sacrifice. Aided only by his titanic strength gained from a harsh childhood lived with mercenaries, a gigantic sword, and an iron prosthetic left hand, Guts must struggle against his bleak destiny, all the while fighting with a rage that might strip him of his humanity.

  • Won the Award for Excellence at the sixth installment of Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2002.

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  • The Golden Age Arc I
  • The Golden Age Arc II
  • The Golden Age Arc III
    Anime (2015):
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    Kyou and Asu are two sisters whose mother passed away while Asu was still a baby. After racking up an unbearable amount of debt due to his gambling addiction, their father disappeared - leaving the two siblings to fend for themselves.
    Thus begins these two spirited girls' efforts to make ends meet while still enjoying their childhoods to the fullest. "No matter what hardships we have to endure, I'm happy so long as we're facing them together!"
    A warm and sweet little slice-of-life story that will surely enrich you with a feeling of peace and good humour!

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    Man is having a hard time finding food and getting rid of their trash, so science comes up with a bio-engineered animal that survives by eating trash, and is then killed to feed humanity. But the self-replicating, endlessly hungry killing machine gets loose in Tokyo...
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    While pursuing a criminal, the pretty but reckless interplanetary police officer Birdy Cephon Altera accidentally kills Tsutomu, an Earthling high school student. To make amends, Birdy is forced to share her own body with Tsutomu's spirit so that he can continue his own life.

    At first, Tsutomu knows nothing about his situation, but he soon discovers that his body is starting to take certain actions without his mind ordering it. In times of action, Birdy takes full control of their shared body, transforming it back into her original female form.

    NOTE: Volume 1 came out 7/1996 and was never finished. A second series was published under the manga title VS版 鉄腕バーディー for 2 volumes. This second series came out 12/1996.

    (Source: MangaUpdates)

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    The largest rise of Dark Skin Gyaru girls of this century! The start of high school life with best and strongest girls out there!! High School Teacher Imada Sasamichi has been assigned to work there at this school, only to find out that everyone in the class is a dark-skinned gyaru!!!! Kuroi, Kuroiwa, Kuroiso...all the names are Kuro (Black)!!! Meanwhile, Kuroi Mariko already fell in love with her sensei...!? It's the start of these lust-filled girls straight love-attacks on Sensei's life!

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    Neste século houve o maior aumento de Gals Dark Skin! O início da vida no ensino médio com as melhores e mais fortes garotas que existem!! O professor do ensino médio Imada Sasamichi foi designado para trabalhar nesta escola, apenas para descobrir que todas na classe são um gals dark skin!!!! Kuroi, Kuroiwa, Kuroiso... todos os nomes delas tem Kuro(Dark)!!! Enquanto isso, Kuroi Mariko já se apaixonou por seu sensei...!? É o começo do ataque dessas garotas cheias de luxúria, amor e diretos à vida do Sensei!
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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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    Enter Misaki, perhaps the most innocent and most sincere young lady there ever was. It's almost inconceivable that she could be a vampire. And with her powers as a vampire, she could easily entice any human to do her bidding... but she chooses not to. Especially when it comes to Kuroe, a young author who has a deep running past with vampires. This wonderful story of pure innocent love charmingly bonds Misaki to the readers. She'll absolutely delight you with her earnest love for a human and her resolve to protect a willing mutual relationship versus turning Kuroe.

    This was discontinued after 6 volumes under Dengeki Comics. Evening KC picked this manga up by reprinting the first 6 volumes, then publishing 4 more for a total of 10 volumes before this was discontinued. Vanishing Point picked this up where Evening KC left off without reprinting starting with volume 11.
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    Japan's biggest company, the Koigakubo's daughter, Reijou Himeko has "violence-seeking" eyes. Aoyama Shuuji watches over her, employed by the Koigakubo as her bodyguard. They appear to be "Senpai" and "Shuu-chan" but perhaps... their relationship is not what it seems――
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    Meet Yuu Enji, a boy abandoned by his father, and the oldest kid in his foster home who's fed up with adults like his selfish orphanage principal. His dream is to buy the orphanage, so that everyone there can live happily together. With that goal in mind, he decided to get a job, and went to his high school graduation. But from that day forward, the world suddenly changed! Adults have now started to morph into giant chickens that attack children! Can Yuu protect the children and his dream during this crisis!?
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    The main protagonist is an Iga ninja named Saizou, who meets an Izumo priestess and protects her on her short journey to Sanada Yukimura. Sanada Yukimura is a powerful warlord in the Sengoku era. Sanada wants to gather 10 warriors, a party unrivaled in skill and power, to set his still secret plan into action.
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    A certain pair of man and woman had committed a grave sin capable of shaking the country... that is "god killing"!? The strongest female ninja and the perverted disciple, a god killing survival!!

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