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Azuma has always felt driven to help others, and his need to become a choujin was an extension of that desire. But when he finally turned, it wasn't the victory he dreamed of. Now, rather than fighting side by side with Tokio, he's trying to kill him! Forget repairing their friendship-can Tokio escape their reunion with his life?
Hailed by doctors and educators for its fun and accurate depictions, Cells at Work! follows the spunky Red Blood Cell and cold-as-ice White Blood Cell as they face off against threats like cedar pollen, parasites, food poisoning, staph infection, and their ultimate nemesis, cancer. Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, these tiny workers are doing their best to keep you moving. The complete series is now available in these two oversized, 600-page volumes! Includes volumes 1-3 of Cells at Work! Collect the entire series in just two books!
The full-color Boys' Love webtoon hit inspired by ancient Egyptian mythology! Nine powerful gods of ancient Egypt form the Ennead. When the god of war, Seth, kills his brother Osiris and takes over Egypt, he ushers in an era of chaos and cruelty. Centuries later, a new challenger appears: Horus, the child of Isis. Horus is not yet a full god, but he has the support of other deities to dethrone Seth. The conflict between Seth and Horus that begins as a series of trials warps into a complex web of deceit, obsession... and desire. Seven Seas will release two versions of the series, which were originally drawn for different audiences: a paperback version rated Older Teen, and a deluxe hardcover version rated Mature.
Once upon a time, two countries who shared a border wouldn't stop squabbling over petty issues. Their spats eventually escalated into war... over an incident involving dog poop. Finally, the gods declared that both nations had to call a truce. The most beautiful girl in the Gold Kingdom would marry the smartest man in the Water Kingdom, paving the way to a new era of peace! When Sarah, a princess from the Gold Kingdom, meets a charming man named Naranbayar from the Water Kingdom, they decide to do what it takes to stop more pointless conflict between their countries-by pretending to be in love. Will their plan work? And what if real romantic feelings blossom between them?
Following the advice of new friends, Roue and Chrome set off to find Heaven Land, a gear utopia, in order to revive Uncle Zett. But when a threatening gear blocks their path, Chrome unknowingly takes on a vicious combat form that frightens Roue. What other secrets might Chrome have that he doesn't even know himself? And when their next lead on Heaven Land brings them to Valhalla, a coliseum of warriors, what horrors will Chrome unleash when he's forced to fight once more?
Hakari and Panda head for Tokyo No. 2 Colony in search of Kashimo. When they enter, they get separated, and Hakari faces Charles, a culling game player and wannabe manga creator! Meanwhile, Panda encounters Kashimo and finds himself overwhelmed by their difference in strength!
Deep within a dense forest stands an academy for girls, whose students share a secret-they're all vampires. To learn to hunt without attracting human attention, the maidens forge bloody bonds of sisterhood, but what fate will their ties bring...?
A fantastical coming-of-age drama based on the critically acclaimed novel with an anime film! Kokoro is a junior high school student-but after years of bullying, she's become so anxious that she no longer goes to school. One day, she's pulled through her full-length mirror into a castle in another dimension by a girl in a wolf mask. The mysterious girl tells Kokoro and six other kids that they will compete in a scavenger hunt. If one of them finds a key that unlocks a secret room, that person will get one wish granted. As long as they observe the rules of the world, they can come and go as they please. The seven kids gradually grow closer as they explore the castle, but the scavenger hunt is never far from anyone's mind. After all, only one can win their heart's desire.
Relive the good old otaku days with this sentimental and comical reflection on a teen's path to self-acceptance. Otaku culture has finally become mainstream, and Megumi can't quite get used to it. Divorced, with a teen daughter, Megumi thinks fondly back to her days as an anime and manga otaku-in 1995. That year, she transferred to a new school and decided to start fresh by hiding her otaku interests. She found herself taken under the wing of a basketball ace named Masamune, who's got a kind heart and looks just like one of her favorite characters. Though Megumi catches a whiff of destiny in the air, she's crushed to learn that Masamune detests <u>otaku</u>.
From the renowed artist Boichi comes a gorgeous and shocking hard-boiled sci-fi classic! Tokyo, 2048. The northern hemisphere is now connected by the Eurasian Railroad, which deposits all manner of crime and vice here at its eastern terminus. Night after night, the megalopolis is gripped by fear as bodies turn up mutilated in ways unthinkable for a human assailant. Remorseless killers stalk the shadows-but one man stalks them! He is ORIGIN. And he is not what he seems.
Siblings Ruby and Aqua are acclimating to the entertainment industry. Aqua debuts in a romance reality show and pairs up with Akane Kurokawa! Once the show is over, what kind of relationship will Aqua have with their colleague!? Meanwhile, Ruby's idol group is gearing up for their first stage appearance!?
In this delightful and intricately illustrated fantasy tale, a girl who was raised to fight monsters starts building cozy homes for them instead! Soara is a young orphan girl who was raised by knights and trained to fight against marauding monsters. By the time Soara is old enough to join the fray, her blade is no longer needed, as peace has been declared with monsters. Searching for a new calling, Soara stumbles upon Kirik the dwarf, Architect of the Monster World. Suddenly, instead of fighting monsters, Soara finds herself working alongside Kirik to build comfortable homes for monsterkind! In the course of her new career, will Soara find a home for herself?
Deceptively cute alien Takopi lands on Earth. Now, what is Takopi's mission? To be taken to our leader? No, it's to spread happiness throughout the universe! The first person he meets is depressed fourth grader Shizuka. (Or is it...?) Takopi resolves to do whatever it takes to make Shizuka smile again. But his misguided attempts to cheer her up with his advanced alien technology and ability to turn back time only result in death and mayhem. What is the truth Takopi can't remember? And what must the alien octopus with a heart of gold sacrifice to truly help Shizuka and her friends...?
As a member of the Cacciatore Guild, Danielle Burroughs is one of the Underworld's most renowned hitmen. Despite her success, memories from her past bleed into the present - forcing her to reconcile the life she now leads. Events are set in motion once she kills Emilio Francesca, her caretaker, but accidentally ends up killing his daughter, Lilio, in the process. She realizes that she's had enough of this life, one now truly without meaning. In an attempt to leave it all behind, she soon realizes that even atonement has a price.
Thirteen-year-old Anna was raised in a noble household, yet she looks nothing like the rest of her family and lacks her lineage's aptitude for magic. What she doesn't realize, however, is that a mischievous fairy switched her with another baby at birth! When this detail comes to light, Anna's family kicks her out and ends her longstanding engagement to Edmund, a young nobleman. How will Anna learn to adapt to life as a commoner with her new family?
God created the heavens and the Earth -- but, little-known fact, he outsourced the animals to the office of Heaven's Design Team! This hilarious and educational manga features weird real-life animals and puts even some humdrum critters in a strange new light. On the seventh day, God rested. But it turns out He started getting tired long before... In fact, when it came time to design the animals, God contracted the whole thing out to an agency... Heaven's Design Team! They love their work -- the giraffe, the koala, the ping-pong tree sponge(?!) -- but their divine client's demands are often vague, and the results are sometimes wild in more ways than one. Then there's prototyping and testing to worry about, not to mention Ms. Pluto's penchant for grotesque and Mr. Saturn, who just wants to make everything look like a horse... But in the end, all creatures great and
A sweet "fake engagement" romance about quiet coworkers by the creator of The World God Only Knows! The J.T.C. travel agency is looking for someone to manage its brand-new branch in Irkutsk. But for employees Oohara Takuya and Honjouji Rika, they'd rather just stay home in Tokyo! Thankfully, they've discovered a way out-their manager has narrowed down the recruits to bachelors, so what if they just... got married? The problem is they barely know each other at all! Can they convince their office they're engaged just long enough for the transfer to finish up?
Guts the Black Swordsman and company reach the island of Skellig in hopes than Elven magic can heal the afflicted mind of Casca, but first they must face the island's terrifying magical defenses. If they can pass through and reach Elfhelm, the Flower Storm Monarch of the Elves can perform the ritual that might free Casca, but failure will mean their long, perilous journey will have been for nothing! Collects Berserk volumes 37-39, including three fold-out color posters.
A slightly creepy Christmas comedy by the acclaimed creator of Saint Young Men that inspired a live-action film! Hino Miharu spends Christmas the same way every year, working alone at a dead-end part-time job at a convenience store. He'd do just about anything to land a full-time gig, but when he runs into a shadowy Santa Claus dressed all in black, he has no idea he's encountered the real deal. Well, almost. While the normal Santa Claus who dresses in red and white oversees Christmas for all the good boys and girls, his dark counterpart is in charge of handling the bad children-and Miharu just wound up on the naughty list. Gobbled up by a slavering, talking sack, he's spirited away to the Arctic, where he finds himself the newest employee of a massive Christmas operation. Yeah, the pay and benefits are great, and his coworkers sure are cute, but
In this hilarious fantasy adventure, will the hero triumph against the evil demon king, or face defeat... because he can't fight with a cat on his lap?! Our brave hero, Red, has embarked alongside his companions on a journey to defeat the great demon king. Or at least, that was the plan. But then a cat sat on Red's lap and fell asleep. There's no way he can fight monsters like this! As it turns out, Red's greatest enemy is right on top of him!
The latest diary manga from the Harvey Award-winning creator of My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness and My Wandering Warrior Existence. In this new autobiographical manga, Nagata Kabi has quit drinking in an attempt to get healthier-or she's trying to, anyway. Her former struggles with alcohol led to pancreatitis and a serious hospitalization, and now she has no choice but to give up drinking. Follow the author as she details the quest to improve her health during a global pandemic.
One Hundred Tales is a story about being careful what you wish for. Ichirui Hanri is an ordinary accountant serving his master. Though innocent, he is ordered to commit hara-kiri after being entangled in some trouble in his master's house. Just then, a witch named Sudama appears. She signs a contract with Hanri to obtain his soul in exchange for fulfilling three of his wishes. Hanri gets what he wants...but the price he pays is too high. An enchanting supernatural fable from Osamu Tezuka, known worldwide as the "Godfather of Manga" and the most influential person of the past century in the development of Japanese manga and anime.
In this beautifully illustrated yuri/Girls' Love fairy tale, a wolf-woman butler must tutor a sheep princess who's not as soft as she looks! Aki Rikujo, a Wolfa, works as a butler at the royal castle in the land of Sheepa. Her quiet and peaceful days get shaken up when she saves the life of Princess Momo Shiudafaris. The shy sheep princess immediately latches onto Aki who, before she knows it, becomes the princess's private tutor. Momo wants more than just math lessons from Aki, and even sneaks into the wolf-woman's bedroom to seduce her! Aki soon realizes that, under the timid woolly exterior, Momo is a wild animal!
Saku Fujigaya would like to thank the boy who helped her, but all she has is a note signed "Ryosuke Sakura." She discovers that a boy at her high school, Haruki Sakura, has an older brother named Ryosuke. She asks Haruki to deliver her thank-you letter to Ryosuke, but why does he refuse?
In a world where the top musicians possess magic, STAR ONE is just a powerless, run-of-the-mill, B-tier K-pop group at best. But when a sudden attack during a performance puts the five members' lives in danger, leader Soule unleashes powers of his own! Will this finally be the big break the group was hoping for?
Humankind is down to just a few thousand people who live in a city surrounded by three concentric walls. The walls protect them from their enemies, the ravenous giants known as the Titans. The Titans appear to have only one purpose: to consume humanity. For one hundred years, what's left of mankind has lived in the city on earth, protected by walls that tower over even the Titans. Humanity has become complacent, but Eren Jaeger has had enough. Jarger and his friends are determined to survive. But everything about their situation is a mystery that only becomes more complicated the more they learn.
One day, Miko suddenly started seeing grotesque beings that others couldn't. Her response was not to run, not to face them, but to do everything she can to completely ignore them! Can she keep a straight face and continue her day-to-day life while surrounded by horrifying monsters? For readers ages 13 and up.
Though training to become an artisan who makes hina doll heads, Wakana Gojo is instead making cosplay costumes for Marin Kitagawa, one of the most popular girls in class. As if this turn of events wasn't shocking enough, Wakana discovers that his first cosplay creation is due in...two weeks?! But with a reward like Marin's smile hopefully waiting at the end of it all, Wakana dives right in. Will the results of two short weeks of hard work be enough to satisfy Marin's high expectations?
Witch Hat Atelier is back in this culinary spinoff that lets readers try their hand at recreating a variety of sumptuous recipes! Night falls on the Witch Hat Atelier, and Coco and her fellow apprentices take to their beds. In the quiet of midnight, Qifrey and Olruggio are finally free to pursue their culinary experiments. The magic of the kitchen comes alive as they cook puddings, stews, parfaits, and jellies, and when the sun rises, Coco and the gang are there to savor every bite! Includes a variety of sweet and savory recipes with step-by-step instructions to help readers recreate their favorite dishes.
Winner of the Kodansha Manga Award, this fantasy shojo manga features intertwining constellations of palace intrigue and perilous romance, for fans of The Ancient Magus' Bride, The Apothecary Diaries, and Snow White With the Red Hair. Nina had a rough start to life, orphaned and stealing to survive, only to be abducted for her unusual lapis lazuli eyes. But to her surprise, her captor, Prince Azure, ordained that she would live the life of a princess... specifically, that of the recently deceased princess-priestess, Alisha, who had her same eyes. Despite her changing fortune, Nina won't give up her old life without a fight. Azure might just be the one to finally match her wits, but how much can she trust him? And can she stop the feelings budding in her heart, knowing she must eventually marry another?
University student Mimi and her boyfriend Naoto encounter one chilling mystery after another. There's the enigmatic neighbor woman dressed in black from head to toe-but if she's so odd, why does it seems like there are many others like her? Then, whose eyes track Mimi's movements from the cemetery next door?And why does a bizarre red circle drawn on a basement wall change with each passing day? Nine scary stories that really happened, drawn from the famed collection of urban legends Shin Mimibukuro (New Earmuffs), and adapted into manga by horror genius Junji Ito!
The incredible designs and thrilling animation of global smash hit Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba have cemented its place as one of the most popular anime series of all time! The Art of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Anime collects a wide variety of art, illustrations, and production material from the show, artfully crafted by popular animation studio ufotable. The book includes over 300 illustrations primarily created for the Tanjiro Kamado Unwavering Resolve arc and features an exclusive cover illustration by Akira Matsushima, character designer and chief animation director for the series.
Manga creators from Japan and the US present an international showcase of horror. Collected for the first time in Betwixt: A Horror Manga Anthology, six short stories reveal the universal fear of the space between the known and unknown. Will anyone cross that border? Featuring stories from a range of award-winning and popular creators, as well as a foreword and exclusive cover art by global phenomenon, Junji Ito. Ryo Hanada (creator of Devil's Line), Aki Shimizu (creator of the Suikoden III manga), and Shima Shinya (creator of Lost Lad London and cowriter of Star Wars: The High Republic, The Edge of Balance) each tell uniquely Japanese tales of ghosts and creatures who exist alongside us. American creative duo, Becky Cloonan and Michael Conrad (cowriters of Wonder Woman and Batgirls) along with duo Leslie Hung (cocreator of Snotgirl) and Sloane Leong (creator of A Map to the Sun) and up and
Okarun and the gang are off to a hot springs town to investigate the mystery of Jiji's family. But when they get there, a strange family in cahoots with the police starts causing trouble for them, and before Okarun and the others can get to the bottom of the mystery, Momo ends up as an offering to the local god!
Reno's chance to show off the fruits of his Numbers Weapon training arrives when he's ordered to take part in a live kaiju-combat field test. Meanwhile, Iharu, feeling left behind after witnessing Reno's explosive progress, shifts his focus to improving his own skills-that is, until an abnormality strikes Reno during their neutralization mission and forces Iharu into action!
An epic fantasy adventure set in an alternate medieval Japan, where humans co-exist with the mythic half man/half horse beasts known as centaurs, or "jinba". The centaur race were long revered as deities in ancient times; however, with the advent of the sengoku (warring states) period, humans started to enslave and use them for military purposes due to their speed, stamina, and ability to communicate in human language. Centaurs living in the plains were rapidly subjugated; in contrast, large numbers of centaurs living deep in the mountains were still free due to their relative isolation. A wild and proud samurai jinba from the mountains named Matsukaze, known as the redheaded rock tiger, is caught while protecting his son. He is traded to a feudal lord, and taken to his land. There he meets another centaur, named Kohibari, whose village was burned down as a child. He is a tame centaur,
It is the near future, and student violence in schools is out of control. In a questionnaire survey for teachers, 98.6% say it is far more challenging to teach students than in the past, and 85.8% say it is not only more challenging but now dangerous. Eventually, due to out of control youth violence, a teacher is murdered, and the news goes everywhere. As a result, public opinion calling for rapid changes to juvenile law boils over in all parts of the country. The Ministry of Education and the National Assembly, feeling the seriousness of the collapse of the teaching authority, take the news very seriously and revise the Teaching Rights Protection Act to create a single supervisory body. The name of the supervisory body is the Office of the Protection of Educational Rights. Hwajin Na becomes a supervisor of the Educational Rights Protection Bureau and is sent to a
In 18th century England, Gabriel, an orphan girl from a fallen noble family, befriends a young man named Jeremy, who was rumored to be an illegitimate child of a nobleman. After an incident occurs, Gabriel must impersonate her friend Jeremy, taking his place at an all-boys academy for nobles, a place that may seem like heaven to others, but in reality hides a harshness and brutality which she could never have imagined. Savage Garden is a shojo fantasy that carries an eerie and mysterious ambiance, with captivating characters and an art style that perfectly portrays the period setting. A dark, gender bending tale with a romantic triangle that will keep you intrigued 'til the end. Collecting the first two Korean volumes into English for the first time.
With front page stories like the ghost that mysteriously haunts cheerleaders from a small town, most people assume that the articles in this national newspaper are sensationalist entertainment for bored shoppers waiting at checkout. However, these stories are real, and the journalists who report on them get the scoop despite the danger they find themselves in.
The empire is in full festival mode. But for Aristia, the ballroom is yet another battlefield. Princesses from neighboring kingdoms are here with their eyes on her place by Ruveliss's side! They are willing to use every dirty trick in the book to humiliate her and turn the prince against her. Luckily, some very unexpected allies come to her aid!
The Face Card games continue to be a deadly challenge to Borderland's visitors, with most having complicated or confusing rules meant to trick players into dooming themselves. In contrast, the King of Spades' game is refreshingly direct-kill or be killed. Can an uneasy coalition of visitors band together to take down the sniper King before his bullets declare game over for everyone? For mature audiences.
Experience this historical fantasy tale of two powerful men who find each other through life and death in this English version of the beautiful, full-color comic! Feared and hated for his sinister abilities, Wei Wuxian-the grandmaster of demonic cultivation-was driven to his death when the most powerful clans united to destroy him. Thirteen years later, Wei Wuxian is reborn. Summoned by a young man who sacrificed his soul in a forbidden ritual, Wei Wuxian is now bound to seek vengeance on the stranger's behalf or risk the destruction of his own soul. But when an evil entity emerges, a familiar face from Wei Wuxian's past suddenly appears amidst the chaos-a powerful cultivator who will help shine a light on the dark truths that surround them.
Following the death of her father, Tamaki leaves her village to attend high school in the capital. Although she had intended to live alone, when she's offered a place at a stranger's apartment after collapsing in the street, well...did she mention he's pretty hot?!
Meet werewolf girl, Olivia Wolf, and all of her monstrous friends in this funny comic book. There are no dull days in Monstrocity! It seems like just another ordinary day in Monstrocity, where monsters and humans live peacefully side by side. But when a teacher goes missing at school, it's up to Olivia, a brave werewolf girl, together with her friends, Bela the vampire, Fred the fly, Sam the invisible man and Elliot the human, to save the day! Where could Professor Swamp be? And could Fred the fly's missing moldy cheese sandwich have anything to do with his disappearance?
Evil creatures create chaos in Monstrocity in the second Olivia Wolf comic book!Will Olivia and her Friends beable to save the city? Something strange is happening in Monstrocity. It should have been dawn hours ago, but it's still night. What is happening? Olivia, the werewolf girl, and her friends face evil creatures of the night to save the city and solve the mystery of the missing day!
The Animal Liberation Alliance, an eco-terrorist organization, rescues a pregnant chimpanzee from an animal testing lab-only for it to give birth to a half-human, half-chimpanzee "humanzee" named Charlie! Fifteen years later, Charlie's human foster parents are finally ready to send him to a normal high school, where he makes his first friend: a human girl named Lucy. In the meantime, however, the ALA's stance has become ever more extreme, and now they're here to drag Charlie into their terrorist plot! Winner of the prestigious Manga Taisho, as well as an Excellence Award at the Japanese Media Arts Festival, The Darwin Incident is as action-packed as it is socially relevant!
Suiren has finally realized how much she likes Kawasumi. All she wants is to tell him how she feels, but every time she tries, the words won't come out. Summer vacation is right around the corner, though, and Koharu Shinkawa, an upperclassman, already has a plan to win Kawasumi's heart before school starts again. Will Suiren be able to find the words to invite Kawasumi to the fireworks festival before it's too late?
A high school girl's chance encounter with an enigmatic female classmate whose musical aspirations were complicated when an accident almost completely took her hearing leads to the slow blossoming of love. One rainy night, Saki is rushing to a piano lesson when she crashes into a beautiful, long-haired girl, dropping her sheet music in the process. Saki stutters an apology, but the girl simply hands back her sheet music and leaves without a word. Saki begins her first day of high school the following morning, only to find the stranger from the night before sitting in the desk next to hers. She learns that the girl's name is Kanon and that she is not quite completely deaf, but very hard of hearing. Though Kanon needs to be close to people to read their lips, she tends to push people away with her icy demeanor. Through one kind gesture, Saki slowly
Jungwoo Min has a special ability, one that lets him see when a path leads to a misfortune, or disaster. He uses his "Eyes of Misfortune" to spot these unfortunate events and stop them. Disguising himself as a terrorist, he begins using his power to save people from certain danger. This leads him to become feared by the people he is looking to save. Soon he discovers that the more he saves others, the unhappier he becomes. Thus unfolds the story of a hero and his struggle between happiness and despair. And the unfortunate reality of saving the world, even while becoming a supposed terrorist...or TERROR MAN!
A mad young coach gathers soccer players from across the country to compete in a series of bizarre challenges in a high-tech colosseum he calls Blue Lock. It's a no-balls-barred battle to become Japan's next top striker, in this Squid Game-meets-World Cup manga, now in print!
In this shojo rom-com tale, a dashing female bodyguard pretends to be engaged to her childhood friend, the prince... but is their fake betrothal really just an act to him? Christina, a.k.a. "Lady Chris," was born into a noble family and treated more or less like a boy growing up. Now a dashing young woman, Chris is not only captain of the imperial guards-she personally protects Prince Leonardo, who has been a dear friend since childhood. When his father, the king, demands he find a suitable girl to marry, Leo insists that he's already found one: Chris! Chris is shocked, but figures that Leo doesn't really love her like that; it's probably just some ploy to keep the king happy. Chris decides to play along, but as the charade goes on, she starts to wonder if maybe her princely pal has actually fallen for her!
From the mind of Kazuo Umezz, undisputed master of Japanese horror manga and creator of The Drifting Classroom and Orochi, comes Cat-Eyed Boy! This deluxe edition contains five classic horror stories featuring a mysterious and dangerous cat-eyed boy who lives among humans, comes from the world of demons, and is despised by both. In four morbid tales, he interacts with humans and monsters to often-devastating ends. Then, in a final story, Cat-Eyed Boy must decide where his true loyalties lie-or if he has any loyalties at all.
Synopsis After Roue accidentally activates Chrome without a base program, what's essentially his soul, she and Uncle Zett invite him into their makeshift family and encourage him to choose his own purpose. But when an insane machine attacks their home, will Chrome survive, much less find his purpose?
In this full-color fantasy comic/webtoon, a modern woman is reincarnated as the doomed princess in a romance novel-and reaches out to grab a new future with both baby fists! The story of Athanasia, forsaken princess of the Obelian Empire, ends with her execution at the hands of her own father-or does it? Her tragic tale is the plot of the novel The Lovely Princess. But now, a modern woman who read the book has just woken up as baby Athanasia herself, filled with her own memories and knowledge of the story she's stuck in! Determined to survive her doomed fate, infant Athanasia embarks on this new life with a plan: avoid attention and hoard valuables to fund her escape. When her plan goes awry, she suddenly needs to charm her way into the good graces of her father, the beautiful tyrant emperor, so he doesn't kill her again!
Based on the critically acclaimed animated short film about three high schoolers' supernatural coming-of-age! There's an urban legend that claims the ghost of a young woman will appear if you set off fireworks in a certain abandoned airport. Three high school students are united by their shared desire to meet this ghost-and each of them is close to death. What happens when they come together one fateful summer night as the boundary between life and death grows thin?
It's day two of the sealed environment phase of the away mission exam, and the examinees are diving into the demanding battle simulation, a strategy game that pits squad against squad! Unfortunately for Osamu and the rest of Suwa's Squad 7, their first opponent is Mizukami's Squad 9, which is already at the top of the test rankings. Does Suwa's Squad 7 have any hope of clawing its way up from last place?
Everyone, from busy office workers and aspiring homemakers to the fiercest members of the yakuza, can gain important life skills from The Way of the Househusband: The Gangster's Guide to Housekeeping! Learn the housekeeping secrets of the legendary gangster, Tatsu, with this practical and humorous book inspired by the popular manga series The Way of the Househusband. This detailed guide includes cleaning tricks to leave your home sparkling, secrets for finding cutthroat deals, schemes for mastering your territory, keys to caring for your gang, and much more. Within these pages you will also find 25 delicious recipes that will satisfy any voracious gangster. Follow these tips and apply the determination of the Immortal Dragon to cooking, cleaning, shopping, and crafting to discover the path to housekeeping success! For older teen audiences.
For 500 years, a giant snake god has lived in the ancient mountain. Miyo, an unlucky young woman from the nearby village, has been offered as a tribute: she is to be the snake's bride. Miyo always feared that the enormous talking snake would devour her whole, but once she's taken in by the god, he treats her like a wife rather than a meal. His flicking tongue vibrates through gentle words, his powerful slithering body wraps around hers in an embrace. This god is kinder than his monstrous form implies, and Miyo thinks she could learn to appreciate the non-human form his love takes. What does it truly mean to be the bride of a beast?
As a member of the obscure idol group "Tea Party," Ma-Ha dreams of becoming a big star one day. Little did she know that she'd go viral so soon...by embarrassing herself in a popular talk show! But as the saying goes, there is no such thing as bad publicity...right?
Two boys lived in a village: Yoshiki and Hikaru. The two did everything together...until the day Hikaru was encompassed by a mysterious light. That was when everything changed-Hikaru most of all. Yoshiki still wishes from the bottom of his heart to always stay by his side...but is there even a Hikaru left to be with?