This volume contains 5 one-shots by Matsumoto Yoko-sensei. Ninjin Daisuki (Tody): A little boy named Takashi-chan hates eating carrots, so one night, he prays that somehow, he will be able to like eating them. Little does he know how dangerous this wish turns out to be... Saishuu Bus (The Last Bus): Sachiko visits Hitomi in her new rural home on the pretext of visiting an old friend. She gets on the last bus back to avoid having to stay at Hitomi's creepy new house, but...?? Family: Yuka lives with her gentle father and mother and mischievous, but cute younger sister Eri. Things seem like they should be so happy, but why is it that sometimes Yuka feels so uneasy? What important memory is she forgetting? Noriawaseta Shinigami (Evil Spirit): Miya was supposed to just take her father his lunch, but an earthquake stops the elevator she is on. Before the lights go off, a woman calls out that there is a shinigami (a grim reaper) among them, but suddenly dies before everyone is able to see where she pointed. Was the woman just crazy or is everyone's life now in grave danger? Soshite Yami wa Yomigaeru (Inviting Darkness): Minori is on a trip to a small lodge in the mountains with her school club. They are specifically going b/c the site is rumored to be frequented by UFOs, and they want to investigate. They are meeting Minori's cousin, Naoki, there, but why is it that Minori keep experiencing deja vu?
Comedy Romance School
The beautiful and tall Kohinata Nijika, a 6th grade kid who doesn't look her age and daughter of an office chief of a TV station, avoids the entertainment world since her mom, a legendary actress, died from a sickness. Hiding the truth about her family, Nijika keeps another secret. The fact that she's living with the prince-like actor, Ichinose Touya, may create a ruckus if it is discovered. Running for another errand, Nijika, together with her pet Kapitama-kun, coincidentally run into a drama set that's lacking an actress due to food poisoning. She volunteers for the role and... Included one-shots: Volume 1: Natsu Love♡Koakuma Mission Volume 4: Momoiro Shounen♡Kiss
Comedy Romance School
The story centers on Lieru, a girl who has a one-sided crush on a boy. She wants to go to the same school with the boy no matter what—and she somehow gets her wish granted.
Shoujo Gender Bender
Uehara Kobato had the thought no place to go after she found out her mother was going to die. Her mother told her that Kobato had an older brother that works on TV in Japan. Insanely determined, Kobato went to Japan to get a job and finding her brother. She accidentally bumps to an idol name Shinjou Takeru, and due to Kobato's looks, was forced to auditions. With her age, appearance, manner, voice, confidence, and dancing skills, it actually made her pass. She and Takeru nailed at Fujishima Iori's auditions. Sadly, the agency thought she was a boy, due to the way she acts.
Growing up in a single parent family, she longed to have a father and brothers. Imagine her excitement after hearing that her mother's remarriage will fulfill her wishes! However, upon arriving at her new home, she accidentally swallowed their family treasure and gains some unknown powers, even becoming her new "brother's" slave! From then on, her life began to change.
Drama Historical Shoujo
He made an unavoidable and inevitable mistake; his sister was sacrificed. However, after 3 years, he has been given a second chance to amend. (Source: MU)
Koishite! Runa Kiss
Comedy Romance Shoujo
The "miracle love story" follows a girl named Runa who dreams of being happily married, like her lovey-dovey parents whom she adores. However, she has a secret she cannot tell anyone. Moreover, she has to deal with a somewhat odd love triangle. Included one-shot: Volume 7: 14-sai no Tenshi
Meguri comes from a poor family with many children. She longed for a place where she can call her own. Her meeting with Shingen, a heir monk of a temple who's being urged by his mother to get married soon, probably gave that chance. Falling for Shingen's charisma, the two got married, so it's probably happy ever after... (Source: MU)
Ijiwaru Love Devil
Fantasy Romance School
Yui is a cute middle school girl who is happily surprised when her papa brings her home a plush teddy bear as a gift. She gets quite the shock to discover that it is posessed by a demon! But Jyan is a cute winged bishounen demon, so things aren’t that bad :) Yui and Jyan get along fairly well, even thought it can be difficult to hide him from her family! The usual wacky hijinks that one might expect to have when one gets their own demonic teddy bear ensue. Jyan follows Yui to school, jealous rivals appear, sinister demons threaten Yui’s happiness, etc. But through it all, Jyan and Yui start to really like each other… (Source: ShoujoManga)
Comedy Music Romance
Kirari Tsukishima is a beautiful yet gluttonous 14-year-old girl. While those around her are worshiping the popular idol duo, SHIPS, she only devotes herself to food. One day, however, Kirari, who is dense when it comes to the matters of the heart, encounters Seiji Hiwatari of SHIPS and falls in love with him at first sight. In order to be with him, she aspires to become an idol herself. With the help of SHIPS—the gentle Seiji and the bad-mouth Hiroto Kazama—and her cat mascot Naa-san, Kirari pursues the entertainment world, where she discovers that being an idol is not all fun and games, and that in order to persevere in both her love and her career, she must overcome any challenges that fortune has in store. (Source: ANN)
Zutto Suki Suki Daisuki
Drama Romance School
Tsugumi, age 16, is secretly married to her class teacher, Takuto. Her rivals appear one after another, and she has to struggle tiding over love crises.
Fantasy Romance Shoujo
One day, an angel fell from heaven. Along the way, she lost two of her feathers. Now, she is banished from heaven until she can find them and thus our story begins.
Comedy Romance School
My name is Akari Mochizuki. I am a ninth grader, and in love with Wataru-kun, a member of the soccer club. He is very popular among girls, though he is quiet and even blunt. One day the ball he kicked hit me, and I've got a special power to be able to understand how a boy who kisses me feels.
Comedy Romance Shoujo
Ria has been going out with her boyfriend, Jiro, for almost half a year now, but they haven't "done anything" yet. Jiro loves to dance... but it seems like he cares more about dancing than Ria...?! Who knows if they could gain their last 1% to their relationship... (Source: Intercross)
Misshitsu no Toriko
Tsukasa met an unknown man in a hotel lobby, and ended up spending a maddening night of pleasure with him. He accepts to meet him again in the same room the following week, despite the fact he doesn’t even know his name. Their secret encounters go on that way, and now he finds himself falling in love and is worried that it may not last. Simultaneously, he’s scouted by a business-talent head-hunter and receives an interesting work offer. But when he goes to meet them… his new boss is none other than his secret lover! (Source: DMP/JUNE)
When his family dojo is forcibly taken by Yakuza due to his debt Yachiyomaru with his bodyguard Burai An stand against them in order to retrieve it! Before they know it, in prevailing over trials one after another, a deep affection is born between them...! Sakurai Shushushu gives you both love and eros in this insanely hilarious love comedy!
An Ideal World
Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
Time and again, A You finds himself chasing a mysterious rabbit through his dreams. But before he can reach out and grab it…his mother is shaking him awake for another day of work. A You’s not exactly thrilled with his job at the factory, so when a persistent streak of bad luck leaves him unemployed, it seems like a great opportunity to start over. The trouble is, A You doesn’t have anything to move on to. With no goals or aspirations, A You roams the city searching for direction. Deep in thought on one of his strolls, A You suddenly rouses himself only to discover he’s lost in the woods. He catches sight of a rabbit, and in desperation follows it through the forest. But this scene seems familiar... Is it a dream? Or could there truly be an ideal world within the darkness? (Source: Yen Press)
Kyle's Final Fantasy
Action Adventure Comedy
A faraway country has an increasing number of monsters. Meet bounty hunter Kyle and his team as they go dragon hunting. (Source: MU)
I Will Grant You Three Wishes
Comedy Fantasy Shoujo
A girl discovers a flower spirit who will grant her three wishes. What will she wish for? (Source: MU)
Living with an Incubus
Comedy Fantasy Shoujo
A short one-shot about the Demon of Love; the Incubus who, in order to become a Full Demon, needs to feast on the essence of 10,000 women. However, the last woman he chooses is actually a boy?! So, the Incubus decides to live with the boy, until he has completed his quest to become a Full Demon. It’s not shounen-ai, just a comedy. (Source: Evil Flowers)
Chang An Huan Ye
Mystery Drama Historical
During the period when the Tang Dynasty was at its peak of success, imperial court general, Huangfu Duanhua, was whisked away into a series of bizarre and supernatural events after his friend accidentally stepped into a store owned by a Persian merchant. This then led to many incidents that were kept sealed by the empire for a thousand years... Court disputes, strife in the royal family… As the wheels of the perilous history are set in motion, where will they lead? (Source: Esthétique)
So I Married an Anti-Fan
Modern-day woman Geunyoung Lee struggles to make ends meet working as a lowly reporter for a magazine. She lives with a friend and barely scratches out her rent every month. On the other hand, male sex symbol Joon Hoo currently rides on top of the world. His movies become instant hits. Corporations clamber all over each other to pay for his product endorsements. Women adore him. His public image stays squeaky clean...that is, until one night he runs into Geunyoung at a club. Lee accidentally snaps a photo of Joon dumping a heartbroken young girl. He suddenly goes nuclear trying to protect his image, forcing Lee's magazine to fire her. Now, despite losing her job and apartment, the intrepid young woman has taken on a new mission in life: Destroy Joon Hoo at all costs. (Source: Netcomics)
Weiß: An Assassin and White Shaman
Action Drama Shoujo
Weiß—an underground group of assassins composed of four men torn by their pasts; Omi Tsukiyono, Aya Fujimiya, Ken Hidaka and Youji Kudo. Each carrying the scars of their memories, they skillfully purge the city of criminals who have either evaded the law or are out of its reach. One by one, they begin to discover the relations of the crimes to something much more sinister, reaching out to their pasts. But each of them must decide if fighting for what they believe in and for the ones they love is worth it when it might come at the expense of their humanity... (Source: ANN)
Eden: It's an Endless World!
Action Drama Sci-Fi
In the panic surrounding a worldwide pandemic which kills 15 percent of the population and cripples many more, a secret organization, the Propater, topples the UN and seizes control of much of the world. A boy and a girl, raised in an abandoned virology research center, immune to the virus, are attacked by the Propater and escape. Twenty years later, the boy is the most powerful drug lord in South America. He aids his son from behind the scenes as he evades and eventually with the help of mercenaries from Nomad (some of them former Propater operatives) fights the Propater. As the plot develops focus shifts away from the main character and develops many sub-plots dedicated to terrorism, Human-improvement, the struggle of the developing countries and the power battles between the drug cartels and Propater. Based strongly on Gnostic mythology, all major characters are named after gnostic deities, and have analogous roles. (Source: MU)
Furuya-sensei wa An-chan no Mono
Comedy School Shoujo
First year high school girl, Anzu-chan, falls in love for the first time with…a teacher!? (Source: JShoujo)
Shima x Dan: My Life with Boys on an Island
Comedy Romance Shoujo
Minato Kasasa moves to a sleepy rural island with a population 157. Most of the residents are old, leaving only 5 high-school-aged boys to represent the youth of the island. Much to Minato's surprise, she is now the island's lone single female. What's she to do when she becomes the 5 eligible boys center of attention?