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This story is about two childhood friends, Sayaka and Mushin, who have both practiced kendo for a long time. Sayaka is fairly strong and Mushin is not, but he dreams of protecting her anyway. Even though he doesn't realize it, Sayaka is the one who is always protecting him whenever he is in danger, without him being aware of it.... However, Mujin has a strong weapon of his own, which is something that has conquered even Sayaka: his earnest honesty and unfazed good will.

Cue to rivals popping up constantly, "evil organizations" trying to destroy Sayaka's and Mushin's Dojo, and even several love rivals who want to destroy their closeness, who are simply attracted by either Sayaka's charisma or Mushin's kindness.... Thus, both Sayaka and Mushin have their own battles and at times they may need to cooperate to surpass the impossible hurdles, of which being step-siblings is the very first one.
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The "Seven Deadly Sins," a group of evil knights who conspired to overthrow the kingdom of Britannia, were said to have been eradicated by the Holy Knights, although some claim that they still live. Ten years later, the Holy Knights have staged a Coup d'état and captured the king, becoming the new, tyrannical rulers of the kingdom. Elizabeth, the king's third daughter, sets out on a journey to find the "Seven Deadly Sins," and to enlist their help in taking back the kingdom.

One of the original manuscripts - "Chapter X" - can be read here.

  • Won the 39th Kodansha Manga Awards in the shounen category.
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    At the beginning of the Edo period (1603-1868), when people enjoyed a time of peace, Lord Tokugawa Tadanaga decides to hold a fighting tournament. In the past, matches were fought with wooden swords, but this time real swords will be used. The one-armed Fujiki Gennosuke and the blind Irako Seigen will fight each other in this tournament, even though both of them are disciples of Iwamoto Kogan — known as Japan's greatest swordsman. So begins the story of intertwining fates, conflict, and strange destinies.

    Note:
    It's SHOUNEN because it's published in Champion Red, a shounen magazine for late teens+early 20ies
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    Continuing after the events of Shaman King Flowers, the group of "Super Stars" will join together and spin together a new legend...

    Officially licensed:
  • In Taiwan by Tongli as "通靈童子THE SUPER STAR"
  • In Thailand by Siam Inter Comics
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    Taira Capeta was a 4th grader boy. He had lost his mother when he had been very little. Although he pretended to be tough in front of his father, actually he felt lonely. One day, his father brought junk parts home from his workplace and made a racing kart. Soon, they went to a circuit to drive the kart. However, Capeta found that its frame was bent and it could hardly run straight. But, with his technique he managed the kart. Furthermore, he followed soon after the fast kart and he could nearly leave it behind. The driver in the kart was Minamoto Naomi, the champion of the East Japan Junior Kart. Looking at their chase, Naomi’s mother, Minamoto Nanako, advised Capeta to take part in the official race.

    This manga won the Kodansha Manga Award for shōnen in 2005.
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    When a creature attacks the city, a man with strange powers reluctantly stands to fight... but a shadowy government organization has unfinished business with him.

    Abara is set in a dystopian world, filled with large structures. The story revolves around creatures known as Gaunas, Gaunas are people who can shape bone like armor and weaponry around themselves through transformation. The transformation begins around the spine and then shapes layered armor. The story focuses on one such Gauna known as Kudou Denji (though he uses Itou Denji as a fake name earlier).

    Volume 2 includes the oneshot Digimortal.
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    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.
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    An ordinary middle school student, Fujita Tatara couldn't find any objective in life and spent his days idly.
    One day, a group of delinquents picks a fight with him and he is saved by a mysterious man.
    After that, the man surprisingly takes him to a ballroom dancing class. While being inspired by a girl dancer who goes to that school, Hanaoka Shizuku, and her partner, a genius dancer, Hyoudou Kiyoharu, Tatara starts dedicating his youth to dancesport.

    Note: 6th and 8th Manga Taisho Award nominee.

    Link:
    AnimeNewsNetwork
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    Riku experienced a lot of pain and tragedy in his early life. After his father's death, a former-boxer Yakuza man taught him how to do a basic punch, and that punch saved his life when he had to defend himself from his mom's drug dealer. He ended up taking the drug dealer's life, marking him as a killer. Criminals continued to come after him, leading to more tragedy for the people who attempted to care for him. All of this drove him to ask that same former boxer to teach him to become stronger, which led him to a rundown gym, his door to the world of pro boxing!

    Officially published:
  • In french by Kazé as "Riku-Do, La rage aux poings"
  • In italian by J-Pop
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    The card reads as follows:
    Congratulations! You are one of the 1 in 100,000 people who has been entered in the amazing LIAR GAME TOURNAMENT!

    Along with the postcard there is 100 million yen in notes. That's the beginning of the Liar Game. When the game ends, in 30 days, you will have to return your 100 million. If your opponent steals them, he can keep them as a prize, and you will have a debt of 100 million...
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    There lives a man who has lost his memory and can’t remember where he’s from, and who he is, including his name. He just goes by the name Matsumoto and the one and only thing he remembers is how to play soccer. However, the one thing he does remember, he does exceptionally well, even better than the professionals. He sells his ridiculous soccer skills to teams and guarantees them goals and, even more important, wins. As he travels from city to city, country to country playing for money, he hopes that he regains his memory.
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    Consists of 6 short stories spanning 14 years of Masanori's career.

    Contents:
    1. A MESSAGE TO YOU, RUDY
    2. ALL THE WAY DOWN
    3.-4. Shiba Inu
    5. Gang Age
    6. Sand - SABAKU - Desert
    7. Hitmen Laugh Too
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    In the sequel to "Memories of Emanon," our eponymous heroine continues her journey through time, carrying with her 3 billion years of memories. When Emanon reunites with her long lost twin brother, confessions are made and secrets are revealed that will make her question her way of life and the very nature of her existence.

    The first half of volume 1 is the colored chapters "Wandering Emanon" (published before as Emanon Episode: 1).
    The second half is "Wandering Emanon '67" which is set before "Wandering Emanon."
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    140 years ago in Kyoto, with the coming of the American "Black Ships," there arose a warrior who, felling men with his bloodstained blade, gained the name Hitokiri, man slayer! His killer blade helped close the turbulent Bakumatsu era and slashed open the progressive age known as Meiji . Then he vanished, and with the flow of years, became legend.

    Ten years later, a young woman's life is saved when she happens upon a strange wandering swordsman named Kenshin. The young woman accepts the wanderer into her dojo, despite his secretive past, and the two become fast friends. As their relationship grows, they meet and make more friends (as well as enemies), and they grow accustomed to their life together.

    However, one man can only run from his past for so long, and it isn't long before Kenshin is forced to face the life he thought he'd left behind. Now, together with his friends, he must fight the ghosts of his past if he wants the people he loves to have any kind of future.

    Contains a side story called Yahiko no Sakabato.
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    11-year-old Tsubasa Ohzora transfers to his new school where he quickly becomes the star of the school's soccer team. His Brazilian coach, Roberto Hongo, notices the potential of the young athlete and soon offers him a chance to come with him to Brazil. Young Tsubasa trains more and more and is with each passing game more confident in his abilities. Old enemies become his friends and the World Cup seems closer and closer for him.
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    Nomiya Tomomi, a high school drop-out who wants to devote his life to helping Natsumi, a girl he sentenced to a life of immobility after a tragic bike ride he invited her on, tries to change his life around, from a trouble making delinquent into a reliable man. The problem is, both Natsumi and her sister dont seem to care at all for Nomiya, rightfuly blaming him for the accident. Plus, the only notable talent Nomiya posseses is the talent for basketball. Everything changes for him when he meets up with Togawa Kiyoharu, a wheelchair basketball player.
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    This series is the reboot to the original Weekly Shonen Jump series Juuki Ningen Jumbor (Jumbor Barutronica). This manga takes place in an alternate universe from the original story, but features many of the same characters.

    Baru Craw died during the start of Genber's World Construction Project. However, he wakes up 10 years later as a jumbor.

    Mikami Hiromasa is the story writer for the series. His name can also be credited as Miue Yuma.
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    An orphan named Aisya has been gifted the incredible power to make paintings that perform miracles just by using her blood. She and her best friend Loki have a wonderful time together, despite her deteriorating health. However, Loki realizes that he's nothing more than Aisya's drawing when he tries to save Aisya one night from an attacker. Aisya sends him on a quest to destroy her paintings and her curse, and to save the people changed by them, but can Loki look past his hatred of humans in order to carry out her wish?
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    Akira Kongou is looking to take down the "23 district project" which involves "Banchous" from 23 districts of Tokyo fighting for the right to control Japan. Without meaning to, he becomes a participant with the alias Kongou Banchou and must take down other banchou while searching for the leaders of the project.
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    The 200,000 KM diameter artificial celestial body of APOSIMZ. Most of its volume is its core space, which is covered by a superstructural shell. Fifty centuries ago, the people who lost a war against the core lost their right to reside legitimately in APOSIMZ, and were left behind on the extremely cold surface. They face the spreading Frame disease and aggressive automatons which appear frequently on the ruins level. Yet even so, somehow people survive.

    Officially published:
  • In english by Kodansha (Print version by Vertical)
  • In french by Glénat as "Aposimz la planète des marionnettes"
  • In italian by Panini Comics (starting october 2019)
  • In german by Manga Cult as "Aposimz - Land der Puppen"

    Note: The oneshot was also translated by Kodansha: Link
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    3 January 2011. ER doctor Matsuoka Tsuyoshi examines a patient presenting influenza symptoms. The next day, the patient dies from multiple-organ failure, followed by others who had shown the same symptoms. As the death toll rises, even the high-tech Japanese are at a loss over how to check the further spread of the deadly virus
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    Yukihira Souma's dream is to become a full-time chef in his father's restaurant and surpass his father's culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to cook in America. Although downtrodden, Souma's fighting spirit is rekindled by a challenge from Jouichirou which is to survive in an elite culinary school where only 10% of the students graduate. Can Souma survive?
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    After the death of Mao's mother, who was called the "Fairy of Cuisine", Mao must strive to become a legendary chef himself, in order to take the title as head chef at his mother's restaurant. To do this, he must travel across China to learn the many ways of cooking. During his journey, he meets great friends and also fierce rivals.


    Chūka Ichiban! (中華一番!, lit. Chinese Food Number One!) is a manga created by Ogawa Etsushi.
    From 1995-1997 it was published as Chūka Ichiban!. However, during the middle of its serialization, the character '真' was added, so from 1997 to 1999, it was serialized as Shin Chūka Ichiban! (真・中華一番!, Truth - China's Number One!).
    In 1997, Chūka Ichiban! was adapted into an anime series directed by Anno Masami of the same name. In some countries, the anime adaptation was called Cooking Master Boy.

    Ogawa Etsushi's debut oneshot, King of Tower, is included as an extra in volume four.
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    Katou Narumi (19) suffers from Zonapha Syndrome, a rare ailment that stops his breathing unless he makes people laugh. He's been forced to abandon his training in Chinese kenpo and return to Japan, where he now works as a clown. The only problem: he's not very funny.

    One day he meets Saiga Masaru (11), the recent inheritor of a huge fortune, who gives him the first laugh he's gotten all day. When he realizes Masaru is being pursued by assassins, he steps in to protect the boy, only to discover that instead of conventional weapons, the assassins wield huge, eerie puppets. They soon encounter the mysterious Shirogane (age unknown), who controls a puppet of her own, and claims she was sent from France by Masaru's late grandfather to protect him.

    Their paths intertwine and diverge, splitting into two stories: Karakuri and Circus, puppets and performers, tears and laughter. The strange circus of living dolls that spreads Zonapha Syndrome, the human puppets known collectively as the Shirogane, and the puppeteers whose undying grudge set in motion both sides of this performance.

    Links:
  • Author's Twitter
  • Anime on ANN.
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    Rising Sun will revolve around Tsubasa as he aims to participate in the Olympics as a representative from Japan.
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    Due to a harsh experience in life, Haruno eventually becomes a cleaning specialist in the field of clearing the remnants of the deceased.
    After a particular day, Haruno becomes involved in the curious case of 'END'.
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    After a long and treacherous journey, our Hero finally arrives at the Overlord’s castle only to find himself being asked for help. The Hero explains how the war that the demons have brought upon the humans have killed thousands and put more in misery. The Overlord however argues that this war has made the human society band together as one and showed empirical evidence how it has increased population, increased production, boosted economy and improved society overall. Furthermore, she explains to the Hero that ending this war will result in a civil war that will produce more bloodshed than there ever was. The Hero, convinced that the only way to bring peace, relatively speaking, is to join forces with the Overlord, agrees to help with her plans!

    One of five simultaneous serializations of the Maoyuu Maou Yuusha series.
    (The author has chosen this version to be the official version)

    Adaptation of the light novel series written by Touno Mamare.
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    Ignacio DaSilva is a world famous Brazilian karate expert turned soccer player who has been making headlines. His giant body and unusual speed has made him the number one player in the world by far. During his post game interview, he stated that there was someone with more talent than him and that he was coming back from Brazil any time soon. This left the media in a frenzy to find who this player was that was better than the great Ignacio.

    Kensho is the son of a karate master who grew up with his next door neighbor, Satsuka, who was the daughter of a soccer coach. As fate may have it, Kensho became a great soccer player and moved to Brazil for 3 years while Satsuka stayed in Japan and became the scholastic champion in her division. Kensho comes back to Japan and attends the same high school as Satsuka. Little does the world know about the tornado that was about to hit the soccer community with the return of Kensho.
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    A boy wakes up to discover he has become a girl! How will this affect his daily life?!

    A new one-shot by the award-nominated author of Fire Punch, Fujimoto Tatsuki.

    French/Français
    Un garçon se réveille et découvre qu’il est devenu une fille ! Comment cela va-t-il affecter son quotidien ?! Un OneShot de l’auteur nominé pour sa série Fire Punch, Fujimoto Tatsuki.
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    A redrawn variant of Chapter 1: Tragedy.
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    A university student that suddenly is engaged to a young girl in white.
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    Historie takes place in ancient Greece and follows the life of Eumenes and his childhood, who would later in his life grow up to be the secretary and general to Alexander the Great.

    Winner of:
  • 16th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize's Grand Prize in 2012 for Manga
  • 14th Japan Media Arts Festival Grand Prize for Manga
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    A.D 70 The mightiest empire Rome started conquering the world. The whole Europe was havocked by Roman's foot. In Ablion, in order to protect their homeland, the Bravest Wyvern fought a bloody battle against the invader...

    The term Bestiarii (闘獣士) refers to those that fought against beasts, whether through voluntary combat or execution, during the Ancient Roman era. Bestiarius refers to a single Bestiarii.


    Officially published:
  • In Italian by Panini Comics under the Planet Manga imprint
  • In German by Egmont Manga
  • In Spanish by Milky Way Ediciones
  • In Brazilian Portuguese by Panini Comics/Planet Mangá
  • In French by Kazé
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    Since he was a child, Hiro was able to see peoples-like shape and hated this ability of his. Especially when he witnessed energy spread by the Japanese earthquake of March 11, 2011.

    He is now part of a team in charge of "hunting" new energies to save Japan's and the World's future.
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    Seeking the ideal of a matchless, eternal love, a man calls upon a mansion...
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    Me and the Devil Blues

    From Del Rey:
    Legend has it that if you take your guitar and stand at a crossroads at the witching hour, the devil will appear. He'll grab your instrument, play a song, and hand it back to you. You'll walk away an expert bluesman, but you'll have to pay the price: your immortal soul.
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    Three years ago, Katsumi Yu headed to Africa for a volunteer project as a doctor. However, soon after, a civil war erupted and he was captured by a guerilla group who was desperate for a doctor to treat the injured. He kept doing what he came to do, help people in need, and he does this for several years. But with the regime change in the country, the guerilla group was hunted down and Yu was forced into a situation of kill or be killed. He quits being a doctor soon thereafter and gets a tattoo of Lucifer on his right arm as a reminder of his past crimes.

    Although Yu returns to Japan, he spends his days drinking. After a night of drunken brawls, he wakes up in a clinic run by Dr. Minatono. This shady looking clinic takes in all patients, even those without insurance or can't even pay but still maintains state of the art equipments. It turns out Dr. Minatono deals with clients, such as the mob, who are unable to go to regular hospitals due to legal reasons and in exchange receives exorbitant amounts of money to help keep the clinic up and running. At first, Yu rejects the job offer from Dr Minatono, but situations keep coming up that keep him busy in the surgery room.
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    This series, a joint project between the rising star Nakamura Asumiko, and renowned director of Shoujo Kakumei Utena Ikuhara Kunihiko, weaves a strange, surreal, and often dark comedy respendent with ruffles and lace. It is on the surface a farce about a young girl traveling with her lover, some sort of bear-type creature, but as to be expected of Ikuhara, it's multi-layered.
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    3: Minna Kirakira (みんなきらきら)
    Daddy, Mommy, and Mika make up the perfect modern family. Mika is Daddy's little princess, and he won't hand her over to any one. But when handsome Atsushi-sensei at the daycare center becomes Mika's perfect prince, sparks fly. What ever will Daddy do?
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    A collection of discrete but interconnected love stories centering around trains and train stations.

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