In the big city, drug crimes run rampant. Eto Kai and Kurabayashi Haru are two newcomer investigators who fight against them. In order to save people from modern society; poisoned with drugs, the two turn to face an invisible enemy... From VIZ: Kai Eto may look like a squeaky clean kid, but the Greater Kanto Narcotics Control Division's new investigator hides a violent alter ego and a dangerous past. With his stoic partner Hal Kurabayashi, Kai is assigned to track down and stop the distribution of Dragon Speed, a dangerous new drug. But Ryugen, the syndicate trafficking the drug, is almost impossible to infiltrate. Add street violence and a jurisdiction war with the Meguro Police, and poor Kai is in for some very long days at the office. From Timcanpi: "Switch" is a manga about the Matori, drug cops of the Narcotics Control Dept in Japan. Following a very unconventional plot, we are introduced to different situations the Matori must face throughout their career, through the eyes of a newbie criminal investigator and our main character, Eto Kai. However, as the manga progresses, we gradually begin to realize that Kai isn't all he appears to be. The series, by Naked Ape, is very edge-of-your-seat, and highly recommended for everyone. The story centers around two newbies at the Narcotic Control Department in Japan, Hal and Kai. While struggling against drug dealers, gangs, murderers, psychopaths, mysterious organizations and mad people in general, they have also to deal with their own mysteries, specially Kai. The gentle and caring boy, who suffers together with the drug users and tries his best to stop people from suffering, just turns into a killing machine suddenly in some cases, like the occurrence of a certain event functioned like a switch. What's behind this? Who is he, in fact?
[From AnimeWaves]: Two kids, Kouhei and Akio, made up an imaginary girl named Hajime to take the blame for destruction of the principal's copper statue. But one day, they meet a girl that is exactly like their description of Hajime, but only they can see her.
Chinmi, an orphan who lost his parents in a tidal wave, is a promising sumo wrestler. Even though he did very well in the junior championships none of the sumo scouts were interested in signing him because of his body, which is unsuitable for sumo wrestling, and also his weird sumo style. But luck goes his way when a small sumo school owner shows an interest in him and decides to take Chinmi into his school. There Chinmi begins his training to become a Yokozuna...
God created angels to guard the peace in human world. Akamine Ryota is a promising senior at the angel training school, but because he lacks full control of his powers he's not allowed to graduate. Fellow students Shirogane, Aotsuka and Kurosawa are in the same predicament. Together, the four are sent to Earth - to purge the human world of evil and to finally complete their angel qualifications! (from east-27)
090 ~Eko to Issho~
Hiroshi found a broken cellphone on the street and went to a shop to get it fixed. When it got delivered to his home, he got a life-sized girl instead but it is still a cellphone. Hiroshi only wants a normal cellphone that he can brag to his classmates but he can't return this one because of the expensive return fee written in the purchase contract. This is how Hiroshi discovers the advantages and disadvantages in life of owning a cellphone-girl, which he named Eko.
.hack//Alcor takes place in the online game 'The World'. Nanase is a shy and naive girl belonging to the newbie helping guild 'Canard'. All she wants is to be with Silabus, the guild master whom she has deep admiration for. However, when the guild members are targeted by player killers (or PKs) from the guild Kestrel, will Nanase be able to brave the situation?
It is the year 2017, and the stakes have gotten even higher in the massively multiplayer online game The World--now The World R:2, a dangerous place overrun by player killers, where lawlessness abounds. The PKK Haseo, known as "The Terror of Death," is a fearsome foe who punishes those who want to slay other players. But things have gotten personal as Haseo tries to track down the killer Tri-Edge, who has threatened the real life of his friend Shino... ~Summary by Tokyopop From Baka-Updates: G.U.+ follows the player Haseo, a powerful PKKer known as "The Terror of Death". Haseo is obsessed with an infamous PKer known only as "Tri-Edge" who attacked a close friend of his sometime in the past. The manga details Haseo's search for Tri-Edge, and his eventual inclusion in a mysterious group known as "G.U." Back story of the ps2 game (same title) In 2015 a fire at the main CC Corp. building resulted in the loss of a lot of data, and The World was forced to shut down. By splicing in data from what would have been another game, CC Corp was able to rebuild the game system. The next year, "The World R:2" was released, but many old players objected because they were unable to bring over their old characters. However, many new users were drawn in by the new style, and over 12 million copies were sold. Though not a match for the previous version's 20 million users, it became the top-selling netgame on the market." As a result of the new world, four major clans (Kestrel, Lunar Tree, Canard, and Raven) came to power. The clans actions shape 'The World', and most players end up taking one side or another during conflicts.
The story takes place in the year 2020, just three years after the events of .hack//G.U.. (The story will take place not only in the new version of "The World" known as "The World R:X", it is a popular game ) but in the real world as well. The lead character is a middle school student named Tokio Kuryuu. He lives a normal life as a gamer until a mysterious girl named Ayaka Amagi transfers to his school and takes him in the game world .
"Bungaku Shoujo" to Ue Kawaku Yuurei
Our protagonist, Inoue Konoha is still being led around by his senpai, the Literature Club's President, self-acclaimed "Literature Girl" who loves stories so much that she can eat them, Amano Touko. One day, someone put in the Literature Club's "Love Consultation Post Box" a bunch of paper scraps that have the words like "Hate", "Ghost is" and a bunch of puzzling numbers on them. Calling the act as "picking a fight with the Literature Club", Touko once again got Konoha involved in her investigation; but when they found the culprit, this girl turned toward them, smile, then said "I'm already dead." The 2nd arc of the popular bitter & sweet school mystery series.
A young girl (Kaburagi Aruto) aspiring to become a shoujo mangaka, much to her chagrin, discovers she is fated to become a renowned hentai manga artist (thanks to a time-traveling robot named G-Maru who is also her biggest fan).
Hagure Yuusha no Kichiku Bigaku
From MangaHelpers: Summoned into an alternate world of Alayzard, Ousawa Akatsuki helps defeat the demon lord, brings harmony back into the world and, under the demon lord’s last request, takes the demon’s only daughter back into Akatsuki’s own world. It turns out that being teleported into a different world is somewhat of a common occurrence. Those who find themselves back home often come back with the power to use magic and the world organization fearing people like Akatsuki created Babel, a school to teach and keep tabs on the magic users. Akatsuki is able to pull the demon lord’s only daughter into Babel as his sister, Ousawa Miu. A new chapter for Akatsuki is about to begin in his own universe. [vyc]
Gouman na Junai
A sweet oneshots collection. 1) Hino is an ordinary salaryman, nothing like flashy Oikawa, the handsome half foreign head of the advertising department. So why is Oikawa pursuing Hino so relentlessly? 2) When unemployed chef Kikaki finds his neighbor Aizawa passed out on the floor from hunger, the answer seems obvious. Growing closer Kikaki finds himself feeling truly happy preparing Aizawa's meals, but then one day Aizawa says he won't come by anymore... 3)Toshiya and Watase are sex friends, and though Toshiya would like them to become something more, Watase's still devoted to childhood friend and first love Kataoka, who's straight. Toshiya doesn't want to push too hard, but is what he has really worth hanging onto? 4)When Katsumi buys coffee for the handsome businessman who always sits in the corner booth, he's only hoping to get to know the man better. But Odagiri mistakes him for someone named Hiroya at first, and a month down the road Katsumi can't help but think, "Am I only a substitute?" 5)Kiyokawa's nights have become sleepless since he found out his secret unrequited love is getting married. Being teased relentlessly during the day by light-hearted Oonishi, will Kiyokawa forget his troubles? Or will Oonishi have to find a way to occupy Kiyokawa's nights too? 6)Toshiya is the president's son with no motivation and little desire to do well. He is constantly nagged and cajoled by his secretary Kagiwara that Toshiya has secretly had a crush on since childhood. Knowing his feelings are unnecessary, Toshiya is determined to push them away. But Kagiwara is a good secretary who knows that something is going on...
Grant My Wish Aizen
Ecchi,Gender bender,One shot,Romance,School life,Shounen,Supernatural
Aizen Kanou, named after the God of Love, is almost terrified of girls and his luck is not about to get any better when he wishes for a hot girl... and the spirit of his family grants him one - himself. And so Aizen become female to his utter dismay. From Baka-Updates: Aizen Kanou, just like any high-school boy, yearns for a girlfriend. But he's so painfully shy he flees when any girl tries to talk to him. Except his childhood friend, Yuzu, who scolds him for being so shy. But she leaves behind a temple love-charm. That night in his room Kanou uses the charm to demand heaven grant him his wish for a beautiful girl. When he wakes up in the morning, he finds his wish has been granted--and the beautiful girl is himself.
Shuichi Shindou is determined to take his band Bad Luck to the top of the Japanese pop charts. With his drive, talent, and satiny singing voice, he just might stand a chance. But Fate throws a wrench into his well-oiled machine in the form of a handsome stranger named Yuki, a romance writer with an attitude. Yuki is Shuichi's biggest critic, but as the two young artists gravitate towards each other, friendship, and perhaps something more, is sure to blossom.