This manga is deemed to be one of the works that initiated the "irrational" or "unreasonable" gag comic genre where the reason of its funniness cannot be explained by logic and traditional sense of humor, which made this title very popular among teens and early twenties at that time. One of the most popular characters that appeared in Uturun Desu was "the otter," Kawauso-kun. (Source: Wikipedia)
Miiko brings us to see how things are from the eyes of a 4th grade child. This one will be fun to read, not only for kids, but also for adults who want to remember how everything was from the child's perspective. must read! (Source: fairyfly)
Renjouji Kiriya holds the coveted position of the number one ranked host at a high-class host club "Chateau du Amour" in Tokyo. The Chateau du Amour specializes in providing the company of beautiful, cultured men to female customers. Few people know that the popular Kiriya is actually Yamada Kotarou, a boy from Nagasaki who came to Tokyo to find a way to repay his parent's debt. Some of the other hosts, jealous of his position, are determined to get past his perfect facade to discredit him. Kiriya will have a hard time stopping them, especially after a former customer dumps an adorable 5-year-old girl on him, claiming he is the father. The only thing that could make this situation more difficult would be the arrival of his Nagasaki girlfriend Miharu, who knows nothing of his career as a host... (Source: Taciturnity Scans) Included one-shot: Apple!
1. Otodokemono desu! 2. Amakarai Unmei 3. Rookie 4. Futari no Kyoukaisen no Iro 5. Shiawase no Yakusoku 6. Kuse ni Narisou na 7. Otodokemono Uketorimashita!
Madoka is a high school student who is recruited by Nabeshima—the guy in the bunny suit—to work for the GSG (Gokuraku So Gei, a transportation service to heaven). Nabeshima is just way too busy, and since Madoka seems to have the power to see lost souls, he's recruited to help lighten the workload. Madoka is given the job of transporting wandering souls to the afterlife—on motorcycle! But many of the dead are reluctant to leave this world, feeling they haven't accomplished everything they should have in their lives. Madoka must assist the deceased in performing tasks that will help them finally feel closure and make them willing to leave everything behind for good. (Source: MU) Included one-shots: Volume 1: Henka no Housoku, Tokiwa 2-hon Matsu Volume 2: Tennen Kyuushinryoku α, Muteki no Heart Beater Volume 4: Nigai Kusuri ni Amai Uso (Bitter Medicine and Sweet Lie) Volume 6: Zenyasai Patroller
Moshimoshi, Terumi desu.
Slice of Life Seinen
The story depicts the everyday life of Terumi, who dislikes the internet and works at a telephone company called Moshimoshi-dou, and middle school student Rintarou, who is in love with her. (Source: MAL News)
Sakamoto desu ga?
Comedy School Seinen
High school student Sakamoto is the definition of perfection. Good looks, intelligence, athleticism, kindness—he has it all! Everywhere he goes, all the ladies love him and all the boys are mad with jealousy. No amount of tricks or traps can ensnare Sakamoto as he evades and outmaneuvers his critics with ease; not even a male model can stand against his cool and collected demeanor as he glides through life with grace and elegance. Whatever situation he's in, Sakamoto will overcome anything in absolute perfection. [Written by MAL Rewrite] Included one-shot: Volume 1: Katahaba Hiroshi (Broad Shoulders Hiroshi)
Aoyama Tsukiko desu!
Comedy Romance Shoujo
The story of a boy who don't want to care and a memory loss girl who cares too much. Aoyama Tsukiko suffers memory loss due to an accident meets again with Kagami-kun who had transferred school. Aoyama finds herself showing an interest in Kagami, but what really happened before the accident?
Sounan desu ka?
Four girls are stranded on a deserted island after surviving a plane crash. How can they survive?
Takamiya Nasuno desu!
Spin-off manga centers on the daily life of Nasuno Takamiya, the "exceedingly airheaded" school tennis club member in Teekyuu, and her friends. (Source: ANN)
Maid desu kara!
"At last, I've come to the fateful place!!" The heroine Karen Otonashi takes the employment tests for a maid position for the Mitsurugi family, in hopes of becoming a great maid like her grandmother. What will be on the tests given by the Mitsurugi family's handsome "masters"? (Source: MU)
Omairi desu yo
Romance Shounen Ai
Miza Yuuji is the so-called "beautiful priest" of Uguisuzaka Shopping District, loved and respected by all not only for his skills as a Buddhist priest but for his demure demeanor and kind air. While he professes to have pledged himself to the cloth, vowing to remain unmarried and celibate for life... he's harbored a crush on his best friend Saburou since middle school. Now that Saburou’s back in town, taking over his parents' tofu shop after an eight-year absence, Yuuji must deal with feelings he thought he'd long since moved past—and that’s when he gets drunk one evening in Saburou’s presence. (Source: September Scanlations)
Suki desu Kakarichou!
Kariya panics when his perfect 10 co-worker Shishido professes his love for him!! And to make things worse, Kariya tempts him in drunken haze!? Be entranced by all 7 stories including 'TSUKIYAMA'S DIARY', the story of a young genius novelist, the older editor he seduces, and all the heartache involved, (Source: Jmanga)
Dakara Miyoko Desu
Comedy Slice of Life
Housewife Miyoko has just lost her husband and has nowhere to go. Thankfully her mother and father in law agree to take her into their home. Together they enjoy their lively and humorous daily lives. (Source: MU)
Sensei, Suki desu.
Romance School Shounen
A bachelor for the past 11 years, Higuchi Yuuki is a male teacher in an all-girls school. He keeps wondering how to bridge the gap between himself and his students when he's suddenly confessed to by Ichikawa, one of his students. Although Higuchi rejects her, Ichikawa does all she can to get her teacher to turn her way—even if it means making him grope her or holding his hand in class. When Higuchi can't understand why she'd like an unimpressive and inexperienced guy like him, she kisses him! Will Higuchi be able to handle the feelings of his beautiful student, especially when she's not the only one to have fallen for him? (Source: MU)
Warui Koi desu
Comedy Romance Shoujo
1. Warui Koi desu 2. Warui Koi desu Banagai-hen 3. Mada Kizuitenai Deshou? 4. Are You Ready? Joshi to Danshi de Hajimeru Koto 5. Natsu no Junbi, Koi no Junbi. 6. Onnanoko no Kuni
Futsutsukamono desu ga
Comedy Drama Romance
Momoyama Yumeko wakes up every morning to make homemade delicatessen at the stand she works at. But her family thinks she is wasting her life, so they arrange a meeting with a potential marriage partner. (Source: MU)
Asanaga Fuugetsu, Shodouka desu.
1-3. Asanaga Fuugetsu, Shodouka desu. 4. Junan wa Mushiro Kokokara desu 5. Inu ni Shite Kudasai! 6. Sore kara no Furare Otoko no Tomoyuki-kun
Kantan na Monitor desu
Action Sci-Fi Supernatural
Welcome to Attraction Land. You all have been brought to this world famous amusement park for a certain task that you have been promised an extraordinary reward for helping us with. We will be asking you to carry out a simple monitoring. We will be showing you documents outlining some experimental attractions as well as image videos for them. Oh, and we would like for you to provide at least three points of improvement for each attraction. Answer everything and do not leave any spaces on your form blank. It does not matter how small a thing it is... Now, it is time to begin monitoring. (Source: official description)
Kantan na Enquete desu
Comedy Demons Fantasy
At a certain university, a make up class is being held to give students all the remaining credits they need. Their task is simple: watch 24 short films and rank them in order of preference via a survey. Beginning with a tale where computer viruses have cute avatars—charming their users as they carry out malicious activities—the tone, genre, and diversity of the films continuously grows more and more bizarre. Bewildered, a group of students begins to discuss the films after class, unwittingly leading them into situations as outlandish as the ones they just viewed. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Tomodachi kara Yoroshiku desu!
Comedy Romance Shoujo
Jun has always liked the super popular and hot Kazumi-kun. However, he always has girls competing for his attention. So when the newest issue of a shoujo magazine comes out, she buys it for the furoku (freebie): a paper charm that you write your wish on and put under your pillow so that it'll come true. Her wish? To be with Kazumi-kun. She doesn't expect the charm to work anyhow, as she's never had any luck with them. To Jun's surprise and delight, in the morning she wakes up to find that she's friends with Kazumi—but in a boy's body! (Source: StarryHeaven)
Uchuujin no Shiwaza desu!
Comedy Sci-Fi Seinen
"It's said that 95% of UFO sightings are shams, but...?"
Okyuuryou wa Kareshi desu
Romance School Shoujo
A love contract with her older and sexy boyfriend! April when it's dancing with Sakura, high school first year, Ayano, is the design apartment's president and she falls in love at first sight with Iori-san. They start going out after she confesses uselessly! ...but it's only a contract. The love is fake!! (Source: Chibi Manga) Included One-shot: Volume 1: Tsumasakidachi de Yume Miseyou
Suki desu, Zenbu Kudasai
Comedy Romance Yaoi
Two old friends meet after long separation. Maruyama asks Osawa for a favor and he agrees but with certain conditions... Included one-shot: Hanbun wa Anata ni
Yamete kudasai, Mabushii desu.
School Shounen Ai
Glasses-wearing Sasano, raised by his two older sisters, has always been into girly things like shojo manga and soft toys. When he starts to develop a crush on a popular classmate named Koga, Sasano wonders if his affections for cute things relate to his romantic orientation.
Senpai ga Oyobi desu!
Comedy School Slice of Life
Yuriko gave a dog whistle to the collapsed student council president so she could call Yuriko if she needed her help.
Eh? Heibon desu yo??
Yukari died as high school student in a traffic accident. But then she had been reincarnated as the daughter of a count in another world! But strangely, what was waiting for her was a life of poverty. So she decided to make use of the knowledge from her previous life. (Source: MU)
Dakishimete Ii desu ka
“I can’t bear to be separated from you, because you’re so cute.” Because of Ushio’s excellent grades, he is forced to leave his beloved girlfriend, Ruka, and go to Tokyo University. Ruka is very beautiful, but also a little stupid, and other men frequently mess around with her, so he is worried that someone might take her from him, but if their relationship turns into a long-distance one… Includes: Dakishimete Ii Desu Ka Hitorijime Shitai Suki to Ienakute Majo Sweets (Source: Midnight Scans)
Kore wa Koi desu
Comedy Romance School
High school teacher, Ayai Tsurugi feels uncomfortable around one of his students, Endou Kanaga. One day, after school, the two of them end up getting trapped in the teacher's lounge, and Ayai realizes that his feelings for her is "love"....!? (Source: Intercross)
Kanna-san Daiseikou desu!
Comedy Romance Josei
Kanna was ugly, and she had been treated badly from everyone aside from a man called Kousuke. Therefore, she decided to have plastic surgery on her whole body to win his heart and the rest of the world. Will Kanna overcome her insecurity and lack of confidence after this?
Damatte Naiteiru no desu
Comedy Drama Yaoi
1. Crying Silently 2. The Knuckleball of Love 3. Kyou mo Ashita mo Asate mo (Be it today, tomorrow or the day after) 4. Please 5. Sonjo Sokora no Otoko 6. My Wife's Got a Beard
Suki desu Suzuki-kun!!
Drama Romance School
"A genius actress has just awoken!!" Suzuki Hikaru, Hoshino Sayaka, Itou Chihiro and Suzuki Shinobu are all new students who have just entered the same middle school. Sayaka is a shy girl who secretly loves acting. Hikaru is an energetic boy who loves basketball. Incidentally, he shares the same last name with Shinobu, a popular rich boy who would be perfect if not for his rotten personality. Chihiro is Hikaru's childhood friend and has long had a crush on him. On the day of the opening ceremony, Hikaru happens to witness Sayaka acting out the lines of a drama on the rooftop and is instantly captivated. Upon seeing Hikaru getting along with Sayaka, Chihiro's chest begins to ache. When Shinobu sees this, he is overcome by a strange emotion and his heart starts beating faster... Unbeknownst to the four, this is the beginning of their magnificent love story; one that would last years to come. (Source: MU) Included one-shot: Volume 18: Lovely♥Banchou: Mousou♥Virgin 2007
Futsutsukana Ani desu ga
Romance Slice of Life Josei
Ako has a somewhat distant relationship with her family, and one day she gets a call from her father about a bit of a crisis. (Source: MU)
Sensei nante Kirai desu.
Ikuta Aoi has a crush on a girl in his class and tries to confess to her, but in his nervousness accidentally insults her. To make matters worse, the whole embarrassing scene is witnessed by Shizu, the handsomest and most popular teacher in school...who also happens to be the object of Aoi's crush's affections. One thing leads to another, Aoi ends up speaking rudely to Shizu, and from there on out finds himself being forced to run errands for him as penance... (Source: MU)
Sore wa Himitsu desu
Kaneshiro Jou is a middle-aged man who has just been dumped by his lover when he is unexpectedly killed. Then it turns out that was a mistake, and he gets to keep living—with a surprising twist. (Source: MU)
Kyou mo Minna Genki desu
Kana likes Tsukamoto, and maybe he likes her too. Some girls fight with boys, some don’t. But Kana and Tsukamoto each have a best friend, and their friends are fraternal twins, and perhaps the two of them can get together after all… (Source: Animeraider)
Sorenari ni Shinken Nan desu.
Drama Romance Yaoi
Oosawa had known Yoshioka for a long time... As his customer, Yoshioka came in and out of the shop with different boyfriends all the time. He thought he knew fully well what kind of man Yoshioka was. But when tragedy hit Chizu, his one and only daughter... and his capability as a single father was questioned... Yoshioka came out of nowhere and offered help. Slowly but sure, Oosawa learned that the man he despised was very different than what he appeared to be! (Source: Shinmakoku Scanlations)
Soredemo Suki desu Kasahara-san
Akiyama is a salaryman who is stressed, overworked, and tired of everyone at his office expecting him to do their jobs on top of his own just because he's an Alpha. After hours he goes to his usual bar, where his Omega drinking buddy Kasahara listens good-naturedly to his drunken rants. Their relationship changes drastically, however, when Akiyama awakens to find himself half-naked and tied up in the other man's bed, with Kasahara begging him to bite his neck! (Source: Anime-Planet)
Gochuumon wa Usagi desu ka?
Comedy Slice of Life
Cocoa arrives at the cafe Rabbit House one day, excited for rabbits. She actually all but lives in that cafe. She meets lots of different girls there, including a tiny and cool girl named Chino, a tough and soldier-esque girl named Rize, a spacey and quintessentially Japanese girl named Chiyo, and the ordinary but dignified Sharo.
Sono Voice, Yuuryou desu ka?
Comedy Romance School
Voice actor otaku Suzuna meets a boy with the ideal handsome voice, Tachibana Waku. She wants to get friendly with him but Waku is acting cold... (Source: MU)
Oyobi desu ka!? Hacka Doll
Hacka Doll app delivers a customized feed of news for each user. The user answers some simple questions when launching the app for the first time, and then the app will filter the news that caters to the user's personal interests. With daily use, the app automatically analyzes and learns which news articles the user reads and recommends to further personalize the feed. The anime personifies the app's customization engine as three "Hacka Dolls"—the personal entertainment AI and main navigator Hacka Doll #1, the anime expert Hacka Doll #2, and the knowledgeable otaku Hacka Doll #3. (Source: ANN)
Kore wa Zombie desu ka?
Comedy Fantasy Romance
Aikawa Ayumu is a normal high school boy. One day he is killed by a serial killer and revived as a zombie by a necromancer named Eucliwood Hellscythe. He starts to serve Eu as her guard but he happens to deprive the mahou shoujo Haruna of her magic power. Haruna orders Ayumu to fight against the anti-mahou shoujo system "Megalo" in her place.
Futsutsukamono no Ani desu ga
Every family has its share of problems, be they big or small. Shino Tadakoro has the perfect high school life, full of romance and friendship. Her biggest problem is her shut-in brother Tamotsu. She stubbornly keeps his existence a secret, telling even her closest friends that she is an only child. Oblivious to Shino's concerns, Tamotsu suddenly declares that he is giving up the shut-in lifestyle. Is there still time? The curtain rises on a tale of family reconstruction! (Source: Kodansha Comics USA)
Komi-san wa Comyushou desu.
Comedy School Shounen
Komi-san is the beautiful and admirable girl that no-one can take their eyes off her. Almost the whole school sees her as the cold beauty out of their league, but Tadano Shigeo knows the truth: she's just really bad at communicating with others. Komi-san, who wishes to fix this bad habit of hers, tries to improve it with the help of Tadano-kun.
Amai Kaori ga Surun desu
Pastry chef Ishikawa is the object of affection for fellow employee Hashimoto. However, Hashimoto can't seem to find the courage to confess—and Ishikawa has a problem of his own. (Source: MU)
Megane ~ Hazushitemo Ii desu ka?
Comedy Romance School
A collection of short stories: 1. Bousou♥Otome by IKEYAMADA Go High school girl Chihiro is, in fact, a shounen manga author! She bases her manga on her wild ideas with her first boyfriend, Izumi-kun, but she's keeping it a secret from him...? (Also included in Get Love!! Vol. 6) 2. Gyutto Shite Chuu by CHIBA Kozue (Also included in Gyutto Shite Chuu) 3. Kimi wo Choudai by KURUMATANI Haruko 4. Kyuukyoku Kareshi ni Yamitsuki Kanojou by SHIRAISHI Yuki Chisako has a boyfriend that's the head of the public morals committee but she has a secret that he must not find out! (Also included in Ojousama no Himitsu) 5. Seitokaishitsu de Himitsu no XX by MAMURA Mio 6. Megane Jikenbo by NAODA Tsuboko 7. Megane Danshi wo Hitorijime♥ by HATTORI Miki When Sakurai came early to class one day, she starts talking to guy who wears glasses in her class who also came in early. Bored by his responses, she decides to steal his glasses revealing this four-eyes is actually quite a bishie! 8. Kimi no Heart ni Koi no Ya wo by OTANI Hanayo (Source: Intercross)
Zutto Miteita Mono desu kara
A high-school girl with a hand fetish loves her mean teacher's hands.
Kochira, Koufuku Anshin Iinkai desu.
Siren is the absolute queen who administers the state of lakeside park city, which boasts a 99.9% safety and happiness rating. One day, one of the Ondine, the information terminals born from her, gets lost and helped by an uncouth boy named Len Kinami. Ondine feels a wamrth from Len, who complains as he pulls her hand along, but that emotion flows in to the queen, who becomes bewildered by the unknown feeling!
Konna Nekomimi, Suki desu ka?
1. Do you like cat ears like these? 2. Medicine Time 3-5. Light Blue Triangle
Sensei! Koi no Shitsumon desu!
Sensei steals glances at me. I think it's cute because I want to make him mine. A sweet high school love story. (Source: MU)
Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka? Isogashii desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii desu ka?
Drama Fantasy Romance
Five hundred years have passed since the humans went extinct at the hands of the fearsome and mysterious 'Beasts.' The surviving races now make their homes up on floating islands in the sky, out of reach of all but the most mobile of Beasts. However, this new safe haven Regul Aire has a dark secret behind it. Only a small group of young girls, the Leprechauns, can wield the ancient weapons needed to fend off invasions from these creatures. Into the girls' unstable and fleeting lives, where a call to certain death could come at any moment, enters an unlikely character: a young man who lost everything in his final battle five hundred years ago, the last living human awakened from a long, icy slumber. Unable to fight any longer, Willem becomes the father that the girls never had, caring for and nurturing them even as he struggles to come to terms with his new life, in which he feels the pain of helplessly waiting for his loved ones to return home from battle that his 'Daughter' once felt for him so long ago. Together, through their everyday interactions in the 'orphanage,' Willem and the girls gradually come to understand what family means and what is truly worth protecting.
No Game No Life, desu!
A side story of No Game No Life focusing on Izuna Hatsuse and her daily life.
Himesama "Goumon" no Jikan desu
Comedy Demons Fantasy
The princess who's been held captive by the Demon Lord's army is scheduled to be executed by the Demon Lord's relentless torture! (Source: MU)
Futsumashi na Yome desu ga.
Comedy Romance School
One day, Hirazono Satsuki, while walking home from work, finds a girl in a garbage dump. He ends up taking her home and she introduces herself as Riene, an exorcist. She is on a quest to find somebody who took care of her before, a girl named Satsuki. Could he be the same Satsuki? (Source: Shoujo Crusade)
Choroi desu yo Onigoroshi-san!
Comedy Demons School
The romantic comedy story revolves around Onigoroshi, a blushing female high school transfer student from deep in the mountains. She develops a relationship with Sakaine Douji, an unsociable high school boy. (Source: ANN)
Oaji wa Dou desu ka?
Composed of several stories : 1) How Does it Taste? (Oaji wa Dou Desu ka); Mikura says he loves how transfer student Araki smells. Will Araki give him a taste at the culture festival? 2) And Then What? (Sono Ato wa Dô Desu ka); A contintuation of Mikura and Araki's story. 3) That's Why I Ask You, What Is It? (Dakara Nan Da Yo); A salaryman often spends the night at his former high school junior's place, using the excuse that it's close to his workplace. But what will he do now that he's been transferred? 4) I Sort of Love You; Continuation of the previous story. 5) Tell Me What You Want; A student joins the soccer club to get in shape, only to find that it's one of the least active clubs at school. But somehow he doesn't drop the club - could it have something to do with the sensei who advises it? 6) Wakatte Hoshii; A 17 year old is at a loss for things to do since his best friend got a girl friend, so he finds himself hanging out with his best friend's older brother. That is the real reason, right? 7) Wakatte Hoshii no Tsuzuki. Continuation of the previous story. (Source: Manga Updates)
Komi-san wa, Comyushou desu.
Comedy School Shounen
It's Shouko Komi's first day at the prestigious Itan Private High School, and she has already risen to the status of the school's Madonna. With long black hair and a tall, graceful appearance, she captures the attention of anyone who comes across her. There's just one problem though—despite her popularity, Shouko is terrible at communicating with others. Hitohito Tadano is your average high school boy. With his life motto of "read the situation and make sure to stay away from trouble," he quickly finds that sitting next to Shouko has made him the enemy of everyone in his class! One day, knocked out by accident, Hitohito later wakes up to the sound of Shouko's "meow." He lies that he heard nothing, causing Shouko to run away. But before she can escape, Hitohito surmises that Shouko is not able to talk to others easily—in fact, she has never been able to make a single friend. Hitohito resolves to help Shouko with her goal of making one hundred friends so that she can overcome her communication disorder. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Around 30 dakedo, Hatsukoi desu.
Comedy Romance Slice of Life
"Inoue-san, you're my first boyfriend...", says Yamamoto, 28 years old. "I don't have a lot of experience either, but we'll work through it together", says Inoue, 32 years old. In reality, Inoue's never been with a girl either, but he couldn't tell Yamamoto that. A fluffy love-comedy about the adventures of this innocent and pure couple. (Source: MU)
Kumo desu ga, Nani ka?
Adventure Comedy Fantasy
The world where the Hero and the Demon King continue to oppose each other. The grand magic from the Hero and the Demon King cross over worlds and exploded in the classroom of a certain high school. The students who died in the explosion will be reincarnated in a different world. The protagonist, who has the lowest reputation in the class, was reincarnated into a spider. Nevertheless, she adapted quickly to the present condition with strong willpower. This is a story of she who has become a spider trying whatever she can to live. (Source: MU)
Tsuki ga Kirei desu ne
Fantasy Romance Shoujo Ai
This is a story set in a faraway country, whose inhabitants are distinguished by the animal ears on their heads, and their acceptance of same-sex marriage. Chiru Kasuga, the 16-year-old only daughter of the head of a major company, is about to leave home to marry Senri Shinonome, a woman whom she's only met once, on a moonlit night seven years earlier.
Futsutsuka na Yome desu ga!
High school sophomore Komukai Masaru's life is turned upside-down once his brother's wife moves in. Although it was supposed to just be a temporary residence until both of them found a home of their own, now Masaru's living alone with her while his brother is abroad. At first glance she's the perfect wife: attentive, cute and a great cook, but it seems she's hiding a secret...?