Momoko, who dreams of becoming an illustrator, finds employment in an ultra fast-paced office that specializes in designing pachinko parlors!! With the office running a yazuka-like business and employing a designer, who has a habit of suddenly stripping in the middle of the night, Momoko believes that the company employees are a bit... no, definitely eccentric!! She continues pulling all-nighters, unable even to return home... And in the midst of cigarette-filled fumes, where women's authority takes a step back, she asks herself, "Why am I here?"
Neil Ryder is in no hurry to graduate from university. Though brilliant (he did earn that scholarship!), he uses his talents to make money instead. Meanwhile, the king is dying and the crown prince is missing...
Also includes “Fuku’s Many Travels,” diary-like entries of Fuku and his father’s adventures around the world.
The "after school love comedy" story follows Hana, a small, quiet girl who attends a discipline training all-girls school because she was attracted to the cute uniform. She secretly works at a fancy shop as a part-timer, and one day Hina, the school's super-slender beauty, joins as a new employee.
Licensed by Seven Seas, all three volumes now available.
Ayame is 25 years old. She lost her father fifteen years ago, and is now in search of the pub that she had once frequented with him. Night after night, she stops in at pubs on her way home from work, and on one particular night happens across a man who might be able to help her find what she’s missing…
The title of this Kancolle one-shot Oka no Ue no Gunkan (“Battleship Above the Hill”) is likely a play on Saka no Ue no Kumo ("Clouds Above the Hill"), a Japanese historical novel by Shiba Ryōtarō originally published from 1968 to 1972 in eight volumes. A thirteen-episode television drama based on the novel aired on NHK from 2009 to 2011.
Aliens have become common on earth. Kumika is one such alien who can get nutrition just by breathing and therefore does not need to eat, but from unexpected circumstance she takes a bite of earth food and has her first experience of delicious earth food. The uptight Kumika discovers new tastes through eating and awakens to new kinds of emotions.
Mei Sengoku is an independent girl and captain of her high school kendo club who enjoys helping others in need. This has earned her a lot of admirers among the girls at her school, as well as a guy named Shirou Fuji well-known at school for his girly way of speaking and gestures. When Shirou asks Mei to go out with him, she simply rejects him, but he comes back the next day and tells her he's not going to give up on her so easily.
The remarried mother. After their divorce, the father who has gone to live with his boyfriend. Living surrounded by such a family, high schooler Mayuko is now at the height of her adolescence. Beginning with Mayuko's "runaway", various lives intersect; these are the runaway stories which will seep into your heart.
Musume no Iede is very much so a collection of "the life and times" of the multitude of characters we are introduced to. From the group of friends that are children of broken families calling themselves "the Divorcees", to the overweight boy who has a chubby-chaser girlfriend, to the girl who suddenly loses her place in school and the teacher who tries to help, to the gay brother whose sister discovers she's not so different, to the idol mulling over re-uniting with his estranged mother, and so on. These are all varying tales thinly connected by a thread, tangling all over to bring forth an organic, messy, cluster of characters from the mind of Shimura Takako.
The young manga artist Futaba has a passion for her characters, but the readers aren't loving them. When she finds out that her manga has been cancelled, her passion for her work inspires Akimoto to take over as her editor. With his hand to guide her, can Futaba find her footing...?