"How about we get everyone together every two years?" Minoru had asked brightly on the night when Mars seemed so close and huge in the sky.
That was the promise that the four members of the Astronomy Club made back then. They would have never imagined that two days later, Minoru would die in a car accident. The remaining three of them decided to honor their promise with her and meet up every two years.
A story full of nostalgia, that focuses on those days of youth that cannot be returned. A story of young love and its faith as time passes by and life goes on - things that never stop for anything.
16 years ago a gigant earthquake caused what was called "the great immersion"
which submerged most of the continent, since then the citizen coexist with the ocean.
Minato Tatsumiya Young Student at Enoshima Oceanographic School for Girls Will Attempt
to subsist in this world full of mysteries.
Chizuru is your typical shrine maiden high schooler living in a shinto shrine. One day, her friend, Aki, asked her to do an exorcism for her but since Chizuru couldn't do it, they decided to ask the help of their attractive senior, Asakura, who's said to be able to do exorcisms. However, Asakura has an unbelievable fetish! In addition, Asakura's classmate, Suyazaki, is just as much of a weirdo as he is! What shall Chizuru do as her fate gets entangled with such a ridiculous group of people?!
Nicola, human, ends up in the Demon World where she is found by wandering trader, Simon. Unfortunately, humans don't seem to be appreciated all that much in the Demon World, but that doesn't stop Nicola from running her mouth all the time.
Uni student Hiroki goes shopping in female clothes because he lost in a punishment game. On his way there, he gets accosted by a drunk, but scary-faced teacher Mr. Kuga saves him! Mr. Kuga looks grumpy, but he's actually nice. Hiroki's intrigued...
A collection of six short stories centering around romance and family:
1- Musume no Toshigoro no Musume
2- Torikahebaya de Aimashou
3- Genshoku Megane Danshi Hyouhon
4- Machibito Kitari (New Year's Fortune: Waiting for the One)
A chance meeting of two strangers at a train station on New Year’s Eve...
5- Chichi to Musuko to Buridaikon (The Father, the Son and the Yellowtail Radish)
Micha, formerly Hamada Mitsuru, is gay, in a loving relationship and living as a transvestite in Tokyo. Having kept this a secret from family what high jinx will follow when Micha's father turns up unannounced?
6- Katakoi no Nikki Shoujo (The Girl in the Diary of Unrequited Love)
Takashi accidentally found his father's diary and in it, it tells a story of his father's love for a girl with green flower hair pin. So who is this girl? What's Takashi going to do about it? Read it to find out the bittersweet story of an unrequited love.
Hinako, a 30-year-old virgin, has always had relationship problems. Due to her dirt phobia, she punches any guy who touches her. Desperate to find someone to love and help her graduate from being a virgin, she takes her much younger co-worker Kai up on his offer to date his friend Machida. Will she finally be free from her virginity streak and find someone to love her despite her phobia?
Taichi Yamada is what you would call a fan but he is not just any fan, he is a fan of Kokoro Shiina, a gravure model. Maybe it was fate that brought them together that day but Taichi met Kokoro when she literally fell from the sky. Waking up in the hospital, he begins to see Kokoro's spirit and after roaming the hospital premises a "shinigami" arrives to take Kokoro to the underworld. Is this the end for Kokoro? What will Taichi do to save his beloved idol?!
Portuguese / Português:
Yamada Taichi é um garoto normal e solitário que se apaixona por um ídolo chamado Shina Kokoro. Um dia, há uma promoção de DVD e um evento de aperto de mão com a ídolo em algum lugar sobre o telhado de um complexo. Kokoro cai do telhado em cima do Taichi que está em seu caminho para o evento. Ambos estão sendo hospitalizados, Taichi fica apenas ligeiramente ferido, mas Kokoro tinha que passar por uma cirurgia. Enquanto Taichi está sendo explicado por uma enfermeira sobre o que aconteceu, Kokoro vem para o quarto do Taichi. Mas ela vem através da parede! O que será que aconteceu com ela?
Yu Mano wanted a job where he wouldn't have to deal with lots of people looking at him, and maybe where he could get some of his college homework done during breaks. Being an albino in South Korea, he always stands out. There's this creepy yet eye-catching mansion in his neighborhood that somehow is a library, so he decides to work there part-time for a while.
But his annoyance level soon shoots through the roof because every single one of the (admittedly gorgeous) librarians there are vampire otakus! They even dress and talk as if they are vampires—and as if they're certain he is one, too!
After an awkward first encounter with the head librarian (including being dragged into his elegant coffin), he is determined to never go back but...
The Prisoner in the Miniature Garden (Hakoniwa no Toriko). He has been a recluse for the past 10 years in that big house overlooking a bicycle parking lot. One day, a girl approaches and confessed to him, disturbing the world he's been cooping himself up in. A oneshot of their story.
Pinky Promise Princess (Yubikiri Hime). Kiriko is a little girl who makes pinky promises with people who expect her to pay for them, but she looks forward to the day they run out of fingers to make promises with or break their promise. An adorable yet creepy 8 page oneshot.
Watashi to Watashi (Me and (the Other) Me). Two girls with the same name; one beautiful and athletic, the other awkward and shunned. But who’s the lucky one?
When people die, their essence becomes a sugar cube that can be lit in a lamp, allowing their loved ones a moment of reliving the days when they were alive. But sometimes, the cube cannot be recovered...
At the outskirts of town in a mansion, which is rumoured to house devils, live the masters of the household: the young miss (master?) Lily and the strange young master (a NEET) It. We follow them as they frequently carry out strange requests, request which normal humans cannot settle themselves. Yet again, today, a young girl that wishes to find her black cat has paid a visit…
Kayako is an enthusiastic exorcist from an isolated island who’s been newly-appointed to the big city. She has two familiar spirits (shikigami) that help her who help her cleanse impure spirits: Kagari and Kohaku. They are mighty spirits who have to take an alternate form among humans: Kagari, who takes a form of a pirate bird and Kohaku, who takes a form of a silver fox. She’s been determined to continue cleansing spirits as her dead brother has done in the past. But what happens when her faith is shaken and she learns that she doesn’t want to save evil spirits anymore?
1: Anata no Tame Nara Doko Made mo
Detective Takachiho has finally caught the elusive criminal Nanami Yoichi after chasing him all the way to a remote island. But what will happen to the pair of them when they accidentally miss the ferry home?
2: Magical Butler
The Butler Tsuruhami tries to turn a door-to-door salesman away, but it won't happen that easily...
3-6: Non-non, Non-non no Nochi, Non-non-non
Ichimaru and Yamada have been friends since the beginning of highschool. Yet the closer they get, the more... awkward their friendship becomes!
7-14: Anata no Tame Nara Doko Made mo - Heian-chou Special
The serious and straight-laced government official of the Capital and Officer in the Right Division of Inner Palace Guards, Takaichiho no Takumi, just can't ignore the annoying fake onmyouji, Nanatsumi no Hirokazu, who keeps hitting on him. Now he is forced to work on an accident involving ayakashis! But the pervert Nanatsumi uses every chance he has to turn the situation into a dirty one!
A gorgeous collection of six retellings of fairy tales and well known stories: Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, The Bamboo Princess and Carmen. However, in this case, the main characters are all men.
Her boyfriend just broke up with her. What is she to do now? A short story that subtly conveys the feelings of someone after a breakup - the anger, the bitterness, the nostalgia and the melancholic feeling that's difficult to shrug off.
Salleal wakes up, injured, in a strange place, where a strange man she doesn't recognize, keeps her. She falls for him and his kindness, and she soon realizes she had once loved that man! But who was he? Who was she to him? And what had caused her to be in the state she was in? She had to find out.
In this land, there exists a bird called a Zhen. Thanks to the bird's appetite for toxic foods, poison amassed inside the bird's body changes its color, creating beautiful, vibrant wings. The strength of the poison is the pride of the Zhen. However, unaware of the danger, people became attracted to the beauty of these wings and owning the exquisite birds became a status symbol. Cai Hong, who is reputed to be the most beautiful Zhen, and General Fei, whose elder brother was killed by Cai Hong's poison, find themselves intermingled in a love-hate, animalistic Yaoi fantasy!
Polish / Polski:
Na okolicznych ziemiach istnieje ptak zwany Zhenem. Ze względu na jego upodobanie do toksycznego jedzenia, upierzenie Zhena zmienia barwę pod wpływem zgromadzonej w organizmie trucizny, przyjmując wspaniałe i wyraziste kolory. Siła trucizny jest dla nich powodem dumy. Ptaki te stały się symbolem statusu ludzi nie będących świadomymi zagrożenia, którym spodobało się ich piękno. Generał Fei został zmuszony do opieki nad ptakiem, który zabił jego brata, czyniąc go najpiękniejszym ze swojego gatunku.
Hinako had always admired and observed this one boy in her class. She admires him so much that she, at the very least, hopes she has something in common with him. Little does she know they're more similar to each other than she thought, for better or for worse.
Iouri is the successor to Abalkin, a luxury brand of dizzyingly high heels. He spends his days parading in Abalkin heels to promote the brand, and the nights servicing patrons for the company's survival and growth. Through the years, he's had his secretary Adam by his side, but their relationship isn't as simple as it seems...
Yukko had always felt that she has a hard time trying to express what she really feels and thinks about the people around her. She wants to sincerely praise her friend and express how good she was on her music recital but all she can say was, "Amazing," which she thinks is rather shallow. It just didn't sit right with her. On her way home contemplating about all this, she comes across a bizarre shop that might change her perspective and help her grow.
"I wanted to see you" are the words Kasugai Tenka wants to hear from a girl more than anything. And when the high school student hears it from Tsukimi, a girl literally out of this world, his life is about to get crazy. Tsukimi was a war general on the Moon, but she was exiled for the destruction she caused and her memory is wiped clean and she's changed into a bunny. She reminds Tenka that years ago, he fed her soba from his dadâ€™s soba shop and that now that she's gained human form and her powers back, she wants him to be hers.
Publisher Hayakawa is celebrating its 70th anniversary with two manga anthology reprints. One collection is dedicated to mystery works while the other compiles sci-fi stories printed over the publisher's long career.
"Ureta Hoshi" by TEZUKA Osamu (p. February 1972 issue S-F Magazine)
"Eisei 2-ren Dokubou" by MATSUMOTO Leiji (p. February 1972 issue S-F Magazine)
"7P (2) -- H.G. Wells" by ISHINOMORI Shotaro (p. October 1969 issue S-F Magazine)
"Captain Past" by NAGAI Go (p. November 1970 issue S-F Magazine)
"Ragini" by HAGIO Moto (p. February 1980 issue S-F Magazine)
"Dorothy" by FUKUYAMA Keiko (p. August 1984 issue S-F Magazine)
"Mizubito" by AZUMA Hideo
"SF Kozou no Yuurei (THE GHOST OF SF KID)" by TORI Miki
"Heikou Wars" by YOKOYAMA Eiji
"Ojii-chan no Shosai/Uchuu" by IMAI Tetsuya
"Megane o Kai ni" by TSUNAMINO Yuu
"Futokou" by Tsubana
"Mister Donut" by NISHIJIMA Daisuke (Original concept: KITANO Yuusaku) (p. June 2002 issue S-F Magazine)
"Mahou Shoujo Time-chan Sono 1 Onee-chan wa Kaidan o Ochiru Yume o Miru no ka" by YOSHITOMI Akihito
"To, Aru Hi no Boku no Himo" by MIYAZAKI Natsujikei
"Ore no Yume no Imouto (Sister of My Dreams)" by COCO
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