Apathetic Dogs - Volume 1
In a sealed city where implants and technology are the order of the day, Proust, a neurodivergent bounty hunter, wakes up one more day responding to another unsolved crime. Tempted by curiosity and the imperious need to deal with his apathy, he will investigate more than he should, pulling the rope around his neck.
Rebirth from 0 to 1
Shelly Natsu is a girl who suffered too much from school bullies' torment and died when she fell off a school building. After her death, she actually reincarnated into her classmate, the tall, rich, and handsome Ewan Duncan. While she begins her counterattack and takes revenge, she also begins an ambiguous relationship with Ewan's best friend, who was previously Shelly's secret crush. The most motivational story of all begins!
Master of the Top 1 Sect
Liu Chengfeng, an elite of the modern world wakes up to find himself reincarnated as the notorious leader of the Wicked Valley in the cultivation world. But wait a minute, as the bad guy, he has a system that requires good deeds to level up?!
Terlahir Kembali Dari 0 Jadi 1
Xia Ling, gadis yang menderita ditindas oleh teman sekolahnya, menjadi depresi dan melompat dari gedung. Kemudian, dia terlahir kembali sebagai Meng Yi, lelaki kaya dan tampan. Di saat Xia Ling berencana untuk membalas dendam, tumbuhlah hubungan ambigu bersama teman baik Meng Yi yang dia naksir secara diam-diam.
1 + 1
Romance School Shoujo
It's about a girl who falls in love with her little brother. She thinks it's bad but the two of both learn, they are not blood related. (Source: Lover's Dream)
Action Drama Martial Arts
Growing up a target of bullying, a senior high student, Shiroishi Hajime, is a skilled karateka, but goes completely weak at the knees with fear when it comes to fighting. Among all this, a power junkie and classmate of Ichi who does nothing but fighting, Akakuma Dai, sets his eyes on Ichi!! When Ichi starts to shed tears, all of a sudden a violent impulse that resided inside him is unleashed!!!! This is the complete collection composing of the prelude to the masterpiece: "Ichi The Killer," and for the first time ever in book form: "Ichi The Killer - The Birth!!" (Source: MU)
Quart Franagan is a spirit medium, although unfortunately he's not the best. His medium house has lasted for generations, but he only has a quarter of their ability—the only spirits he can call are animals, and while his touch can feel the spirits, he can't even hear them. For that, he needs help from his feline sidekick, although he can only be called half a cat, as he has the past life memories of a dog. Together they aid the animals they encounter, helping them find perspective by exploring their pasts.
Comedy Romance Yaoi
Nagisa's mother died and now he have no place to go. Kushiro is a guy who was friend of Nagisa's mother and so he offers his house to Nagisa lives. However Kushiro have 3 sons, Kazuya, Kyouya e Shouya; Will Nagisa be able to live normally with them?
Action Drama Horror
In Shinjuku Kabukichou, the biggest sin town in Japan, there are two crazy guys. Ichi is a coward and a wimp, but once he breaks into tears, he turns into a human weapon. With great martial arts skill and a blade hidden in his boots, he butchers a bunch of enemies into mincemeat in the blink of an eye. His arch enemy is Kakihara, a yakuza boss who's tired of everything, including himself. Only when he pierces, cuts, and burns his own and other people's bodies does he feel that he is alive.
Nagahara Miu is the former genius tennis player who mysteriously quit playing tennis four years ago. But now, Miu, forced to play a doubles tennis team match with her classmate Issei, once again stands on the court...?! [Source: Baka-Upadates Manga]
Comedy Romance Shoujo
From ShoujoMagic: At her rural school, Penghua's big-city classmate, Fengtai, is considered unmotivated, womanizing, and contradictory by everyone... except Penghua, who catches him at the right moments. It's at this time that Fengtai's beautiful ex-girlfriend, Zhouhe, transfers to their school, and Penghua becomes unable to tell Fengtai how she feels. However, not everything Penghua assumes about Zhouhe's relationship to Fengtai is correct, and her underestimation of Zhouhe's determination could destroy the entire school. Is it going to be possible for Penghua's small school to remain "ALL 1" after this?
Action Sci-Fi Shounen
Takeshi and Kentaro are two friends who have been together since they were infants. They were born in the same hospital on the same day, have shared every class in school and even vie over the same girl. However, soon the two friends become closer than they'd like when they discover they are the Chosen Ones that will defeat the powers of an evil being and his minions who are currently wreaking havoc on mankind. Together, the two merge and become a super fighter known as Barom One, capable of taking down monsters with ease. Can Takeshi and Kentaro band together to save the world? (Source: Anime-Planet)
Drama Romance Shoujo
Marino ran away from home, for her aunt tried to make her marry a strange man. She had lost her parent eleven years before. As she left home uncertain where to go, she traced back in memory, and she arrived at a men's dormitory. (Source: Citrus Ego)
Romance Shoujo Slice of Life
From Midnight Scans: “Sorry, I went out with my teacher.” Hana started going out with Tokumoto-kun, who’s popular with both the class and the girls. She’s being played around with by the guy’s pace. Hana falls in love more and more with his kindness and his sense of humor. But, then she finds out about his ex-girlfriend, who is a teacher…! Also includes two other stories: • Cm na Futari This is a love story between childhood friends. They’ve always been together so it’s hard to go from childhood friends to lovers, right??Michika thinks that people who try to trick her are bastards, but Yuki saved her. She thought he was so cool that she fell in love. • My Life My Melody
Drama Romance Shoujo
Yoshida Miake is a charismatic first year high school student that is in love with her best friend whom she had known all of her life. The only problem that occurs is the fact that he has no interest in her whatsoever. Heartbroken, she finds comfort from "Mr. Black" and slowly begins to develop feelings for him. But how would a she develop a relationship with a person that exchanges kisses for lunch?
Drama Romance School
The story is about Kozue Ayuhara, the new girl who transferred to Fujimi College, who tried out for the school volleyball team. Her friendship with Midori would develop, and her talents would impress coach Honga more and more each day. Though she showcased extraordinary volleyball skills, she would make enemies with Yoshimura, the star of the current team. Kozue would discover that being at the top would bring stress, incompatibilities and other dilemmas into her life. Her high expectations of becoming the best volleyball player in the school, Japan and eventually the world, would set the tone for the drama to follow. (Source: Wikipedia)
Nozomi and Mahiro are two friends who took some racy costume photos while on vacation. Those photos leaked onto the Internet making them a one-day viral phenomenon and propelling them up to idol status. (Source: MU)
The order of the 1/2 series (１／２シリーズ): 1. 1/2 Engage (１／２エンゲージ). 2. 1/2 Wedding (１／２ウエディング). 3. 1/2 Honeymoon (１／２ハネムーン). 4. 1/2 Ceremony (１／２セレモニー).
009 no 1
Action Sci-Fi Seinen
Mylene Hoffman, a beautiful cyborg spy with the codename "009-1" lives in an alternative world where the cold war never ended, continuously on-going for 140 years. The world is split into two factions, the West and the East block. A masquerade of peace between the two is slowly dissipated as the conflict occurs. Through politics, the two factions battle over supremacy over technology to threats of a nuclear attack. Mylene Hoffman, teaming up with three other agent, gets surrounded by deception, chaos and rivalry as she carries out missions assigned by her superiors. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Romance Yaoi Slice of Life
A young salaryman finds a secret that was kept between his brother and his boss.
What happens when Nagasaku, the president of the most popular cafe "Lotus" and Kouzuki, the number #1 host of the most popular club "Adonis" wanted to rent the same 2 million yen lavish apartment in the exclusive King's Hill? Room share, of course! Two unlikely roommates agreed to co-habitate the same apartment with very strict conditions. Will this arrangement really work out between these two semes...? (Source: Fantasyshrine)
Comedy Music Shoujo
Rebellious 23rd-century girl Neo has big dreams of being a singing star, but her unusual fashion sense and personality keep her from making it big. When she finds herself transported to the 21st century, she finally gets her chance from a producer to sing with the guff Saya. If they put on a wonderful concert, they'll be the next big stars... but if they mess it up, they'll be nobodies forever!
Ellen moves to a new house in the country side. There she meets a spunky green-haired elf and learns an alarming truth. She’s a half fairy! Plus three side stories. (Source: Mangafox)
This is a story about a group of five good friends who are the same age and live in the same apartment building owned by their parents' company. Among the five, there's Kanna, an extremely lively girl who prefers to daydream about fun things than to fall in love. One day, one more girl with the same age came to the apartment building. Now the group has one more member! Or so Kanna excitedly hopes, but...?! Collection of short stories: 1/6 Ja~npu! Koi, Zensokuryoku P*M (Source: Intercross)
1 or W
Comedy Fantasy Sports
1. Slim Kannon 2. Inu de Warui ka!! 3. Obasan to Issho 4. Ganbari-Masse (The End of the World) 5. Grand Father 6. Takarazuka e no Shoutai (Invitation to Takarazuka) 7. 1 or W - One or double 8. Happy Talk 9. Uchi ga Megami ja!!
10-manbun no 1
Drama Romance School
Akaiito's side story shows the development of the relationship between Rino and Kiritani's relationship.
Arabesque Dai 1-bu
Romance Shoujo Sports
The classic ballet-manga about Russian prima ballerina. (Source: MangaGuide)
1-en no Otoko
A very rude but good looking banker named Ryo Maskai seeks the help of poor detective Keisuke Sanjo. This is the first client that he has seen in a very long time...what could he need? (Source: Nakama)
1-nichi Gaishutsuroku Hanchou
Comedy Parody Slice of Life
A humorous spin-off about how foreman Ootsuki spends his day trips to the surface.
Romance Shoujo Gender Bender
Plainful child. Akari is really attracted by the popular Unit of idols "Flower." Then Akari get the chance to sing at the Flower's center?! But what is the secret that Flower keep…?! (Source: Chibi Manga) Included one-shots: Koisuru Vampire, Himitsu no Koi shiyou
1-nengo no Haru
Romance School Shoujo
Yuuko wants her best friend to be happy, so she supports her friend with her crush, a senpai. However, there is another energetic senpai that is aiming for her... (Source: MU)
Lucky Dog 1 Blast
Action Mystery Josei
Gian Carlo is thrown into prison once again. However, he excels in prison break and is known for his miraculous escapes—so good, it's his favourite past time and he's even nicknamed "Lucky Dog" for his fortune. But now he is given a bigger task. A letter from the CR:5 boss wants Gian to get four of their executives out of prison. If Gian succeeds, he will be promoted to boss of the group—that is, if he can get everyone out safe.
1 Litre no Namida
The manga is based on a dramatic tragedy diary written by Aya Kito, published shortly before her death. The diary, a true story based on her own life, was originally written in first person. It is about a girl coping with her teenage life along with a degenerative disease. She keeps a diary of not only what she does but how she feels and the hardships she must endure. Initially, the diary's purpose was for Kito to chronicle impressions she had about how the disease was affecting her daily life. As the disease progressed, however, the diary became Kito's outlet for describing the intense personal struggles she underwent in coping, adapting, and ultimately trying to survive her disease. As she notes in one entry, "I write because writing is evidence that I am still alive." (Source: Wikipedia)
Hannune Banhada! Season 1
Comedy Drama Romance
Kang Han-Se and Ban Ha-Da have known each other ever since their childhood. They are close enough to sleep in the same room still at their current age. "Three men for you," Kang Han-Se's mother tells Ban, Ha-Da on the day of graduation. As soon as Ban, Ha-Da starts her life as a high school student, her love life starts. (Source: JanimeS)
1 Pound no Fukuin
Comedy Romance Sports
Kosaku Hatanaka is a natural at boxing, but he can't control his voracious appetite. As a result, he has been forced to change his weight, going from flyweight, all the way up to feather weight, something his trainer tells him he doesn't have the frame for. On top of this he accepts challenges from higher weight classes, giving his coach (and himself) constant trouble. Into this picture steps Sister Angela, a novice nun who takes Kosaku on as a personal project, determined to set him on the right path and break his habit of gluttony. Unfortunately, closeness can sometimes breed feelings of affection, which Kosaku begins to develop. Even worse, Sister Angela realizes she's beginning to have the same problems as well.
1, 2, 3 GO!!
A collection of Fujiomi Karen's short stories: 1. 1 2 3 GO!! 2. Kimi ni Cheer Up! 3. Happy Go Lucky
1/2 no Ringo
Drama Romance Slice of Life
Hikaru is a firm believer in fate--always describing soul mates as two halves of one apple--and she dreams of the day she will meet her true love. One day Hikaru is reunited with a man, Shindou, whom she went to school with 10 years before, and believes fate has brought them back together. Natsuko, one of Hikaru's co-workers, refuses to lose to Hikaru in love, and pulls out all the stops in order to capture the man she desires. But who is the unsociable, austere stranger named Amano, and what part will he play in this exhilarating story of life and love? (Source: MU)
Minarai Shinkan Level 1
Joshua Break is a failure student in the temple for training priests, the <Tower of Seikon>. He doesn’t have any aptitude as one, not being able to even summon a that enables one to utilize Divine Magic. But he has a secret. He was once an assassin of the <Red Gem Brigade>, and has a marital contract with a single digit ranked <Dai Masou> thunderbird Suuriin. If this comes to light, it’s capital punishment! But even so, Joshua aims to be a first class priest while hiding all that and making sure his wife doesn’t go on a rampage! (Source: Baka-Tsuki)
1/365 no Koibito
"Until you find someone you like more than me, once a year, on your birthday, I will go on a date with you" are the words Hayate said to Takashi who confessed to him on the day of their high school graduation. It has been ten years since then, and Hayate has diligently followed through with his promise to Takashi, but instead of his feelings fading away — they've only increased. Thinking that he cannot continue with unrequited love toward his straight friend, Takashi lies to Hayate saying "I've found someone I love..." (Source: Kadokawa, translated)
Emanon - Sasurai Emanon Episode: 1
Adventure Drama Slice of Life
A continuation of Emanon's adventures through time.
Kankei wa Mada Lv.1
Kikuchi, a lonely bookstore clerk, can't help but wonder about Kajinoki, a regular customer of the shop. With each visit, he longs to see Kajinoki again and finds that his heart starts to beat wildly in his presence. Is Kikuchi falling in love? And isn't Kajinoki married? (Source: M-U)
1~2m wo Kakeru Shoujo
Comedy Romance Shoujo
Consists of four one-shots. In each story, a girl has an accent, giving her some kind of superpower. 1. 1~2m wo Kakeru Shoujo: a girl can teleport herself 2. 2~3s ni Kakeru Shoujo: a girl can read other people's thoughts 3. Denryū ga Kakeru Shoujo: a girl can give/remove electricity to/from electric appliances 4. 3~4cm Saki ni Kakeru Shoujo: a girl can see through things
1-nen 5-kumi Ikimonogakari
Romance School Shoujo
Eru Yamada can't seem to get away from the supernatural. She's being stalked by a vampire. Her teacher is a werewolf, who also happens to think she belongs to him! As if that wasn't enough, yet another boy with supernatural powers shows up, trying to get her to fall for him, and she winds up with a rival in love who has dangerous powers as well! (Source: MU)
The Sock Monster Season 1
Fantasy Romance Slice of Life
Sujin Park is a young girl from a small village who suddenly finds herself moving to a big city far away from home because of a new job. For the very first time, she must learn to navigate life and work all by herself while also suddenly becoming the caretaker of a creature known as the sock monster. (Source: SpotToon)
Rose Guns Days: Season 1
Action Adventure Shounen
The game's story takes place in Japan at the end of World War II. Devastated in the aftermath of defeat, the Japanese government complies with the Allies' reconstruction plan. Japan begins to recover from the loss after a few years, but America and China intricately divide the nation on a municipal level. Eventually, China's military districts become Chinatowns, and places controlled by the United States are Americanized. The many Chinese and American immigrants make Japanese people the minority in their own land. Some Japanese are unwilling to accept this fate and secretly gather their strength to challenge the new system. A girl named Rose Haibara works at the club Primavera and lends money to Japanese people so that they can rebuild their lives. Meanwhile, Leo Shishigami is best known for his reputation among women. Everything begins to change when that legendary man meets Rose in the spring of 1947.
+1 - High Tension Basketball Story
Nanako has enrolled at the same high school that her late older brother had attended. She wants to fill in the place of her brother on the team and make it to the national championship. However, the basketball club has been disbanded. But, Nanako is not discouraged, and together with the always energetic Karan, starts a new basketball club.
Otona no 1 Page Shinrigaku
This gag manga follows the humorous stories of the quirky doctors in the psychiatry department of a medical college. Each short joke story lasts about 1-2 pages. Interspersed with the short stories are funny psychological quizzes with explanations for each answer. (Source: MangaHelpers)
Murim Investigation Unit Season 1
Action Fantasy Martial Arts
n a town where martial artists - known as "Murim users" - run amok in the underworld, the Murim Investigation Unit, a group of elite martial arts practitioners, acts as a suppression and investigation force. The story begins when one of the senior members comes across a thuggish young man beating up a bunch of gangsters, and decides to bring him in. (Source: MU)
Cheese in the Trap Season 1
Comedy Mystery Romance
Having returned to college after a year long break, Hong Sul, a hard-working over-achiever, inadvertently got on the wrong side of a suspiciously perfect senior named Yu Jeong. From then on her life took a turn for the worse and Sul was almost certain it was all Yu Jeong's doing. So why is he suddenly acting so friendly a year later? (Source: MU)
Pure Love Seasons 1: Haru - Hajimete
Comedy Romance School
Collection of short stories. Gekou Jikoku Made Ato Go Fun by Makita Nao This is a sweet story between a humorless boy and a bubbly girl. They’ve never talked to each other, but one day they’re trapped in the same room. What will happen to them? Sakura no Kioku by Yoshinaga Yuu Her graduation ceremony is approaching. Because she wanted something else, she decided to break up with her boyfriend, but... (Source: Chibi Manga)
Ouji-sama Lv.1 Comic Anthology
Adventure Comedy Fantasy
Official Ouji-sama Lv1. comic anthology featuring stories by various artists.
1/11: Juuichi Bun no Ichi
Shounen Sports Slice of Life
After losing a game, Sora Andou finally felt the limit to his talent and decided to quit soccer before middle school graduation; however, a surprise meeting with Shiki Wakamiya, the representative of Japan's national women's soccer team, enabled him to see again what he used to see―the pure joy of the sport that shaped him into who he is. This is the story of a boy who inherited the will of a girl, and a series of warm encounters―from friends to strangers―during the journey to his ultimate goal: to become "1/11" of the world's best soccer team. Included one-shots: Volume 1: Ero Megane Danshi x Joshi Volume 2: Kareobana Yuurei Tantei Jimusho Volume 3: Roleplay Volume 4: Striker wa Hashiranai (The Striker Stopped Running) Volume 6: Message Volume 8: Yamato to Nadeshiko
1-nen C-gumi Yoshida-gakari
Comedy School Josei
Taiyou Tsukishima dreams of having a peaceful high school life, but he is assigned to take care of a classmate, the handsome and popular Yuu Yoshida. By spending time with Yuu, Taiyou starts to realise that Yuu seems to be hiding a big secret. (Source: The Zero Alliance)
Ouji-sama Lv.1 Anthology Hyper!
Adventure Comedy Fantasy
Official Ouji-sama Lv1. comic anthology featuring stories by various artists.
1-nen A-gumi no Monster
Comedy Romance School
A Private Girls' High is a special school nurturing young maidens to be graceful, delicate intellectuals. However Class 1-A, infamously known as the "Class of Monsters," is full of bullies, blackmailers, scheming sadists, and other trouble makers. Within a week, every teacher who has taught this class has either quit, resigned, or even been imprisoned. The plain-looking Jimi Tarou shall carve out his name and become a legendary teacher. (Source: MU)
Hibari Chou 1 Choume no Jijou
Cheena is a bright girl who works for a living at Hibari Chou, one of the richest towns in Japan. Her mother passed away from an illness and now she lives alone with her father with a huge debt from his business failure. Cheena is worried about the expensive school fees, but when she talks to her teacher about it, she is reassured that an anonymous supporter has been paying all her fees! Who could it be? (Source: vnsharring)
Grimm Douwa: Watanabe Yaoyoi Sakuhinshuu 1
Drama Fantasy Romance
1. Jotei Shirayukihime: Fukushuu no Aiyoku Nikutai Houshi (Empress Snow White) 2. Rapunzel: Ten ni Hibiku Amai Aegi 3. Tsugumi no Hige no Ousama: Kutsujoku no Nikutai Houshi (King Thrushbeard) 4. Akuma no Koi: Ore no Mono ni Nare! (Love of the Devil) 5. Marlene-hime: Toraware no Iinari-hime (Maid Maleen) 6. Fukushuu no Nadeshiko: Kyouran no Jikoai (Pink of Revenge)
Kare no 1-Ban ni Naru Houhou
Romance School Shoujo
The sudden transferring from Tokyo to this country side. In my new school I met a guy who is really popular between the girls. At first, I hated him, but as time goes on, I began to like him. With my skill that is different from the others girl, I will try to get Miya's love.... I want to be your number one... (Source: Finger Scans)
Love Love - Kaporin no Yuuwaku Kiss 1
Drama Romance Shoujo
A collection of oneshots: 1. Love Love Shiori just got a letter from Riichi. They were childhood friends up until he kissed her and left for America, and the thought of that jerk coming back has her so distracted that she gets caught in a wave and almost drowns! She would've died, too, if it weren't for that mysterious boy with a tattoo... He cut himself so badly to save her, and he left her with the kind of ring a boy would give to his gilrfriend -- but she never saw his face. Later in the day, Shiori spies a hot pro surfer from America... named Riichi! He's back, and he still wants to date Shiori, and... how did he get that terrible cut...? 2. An Insolent Romance Satsuki comes to the bar every day just to watch the seductive bar tender, Yahagi. Rumor has it he changes his cologne every time he changes women. Just as Satsuki begins to understand that she has no chance with him, she's approached by a pervert... and then saved by Yahagi, who says that Satsuki is his woman!? What is this farce? He says he wants to wear her scent -- but only until Valentine's Day. He's using Satsuki to keep his (jealous!) female fans at bay. This can only mean trouble for Satsuki... 3. C-Shock / Culture Shock Honoka has lost her luggage and her way in Shibuya station. In unfamiliar territory, she gets approached by a group of perverts... and then saved by Shiino, a gang member who practically owns the territory! Honoka is worse off than she was before, because as thanks for saving her, Shiino decides he'll take her virginity!? That's when Honoka does something no woman has ever done before... and it could cost her a lot more than her virginity! (Source: ShoujoMagic)
Dakaretai Otoko 1-i ni Odosarete Imasu.
Drama Romance Yaoi
"I'll make it so your body's unable to forget mine." Saijou Takato's 5 year reign as the 'Most Huggable No. 1' has been snatched. Stealing his thunder is the newbie actor with a 3-year debut, Azumaya! Towards the stuffy hostile Takato, Azumaya's sincere sparkling smile starts to become effective. Even as Takato sets his alert level on MAX, Azumaya catches Takato in his shameful drunken state and uses it to blackmail him! In exchange for Azumaya's silence, Azumaya states, "Please let me hold you…?! Embrace me, who was the Most Huggable No.1?" What the heck is he saying! Includes a large quantity of other high suspense erotic stories. (Source: Starry Sky Scans)
Otonari wa 1-ken de 2-do Oishii
Romance School Shoujo
Azusa Akimoto is in love with the student body president Ousuke Kobayashi, but she would never dream of confessing to him. Then one day she discovers that he has moved into the house next door to live with his uncle, a novelist. When she is offered a part-time position helping them with housework she takes the opportunity to get closer. However, not everything will be easy when living next to two handsome young men!
Chibikko Kenja, Lv.1 kara Isekai de Ganbarimasu!
Yuri, an avid player of the MMO game Elyushia Online, successfully switches to her desired sage job. However, apart from starting at level 1, she suddenly gets transported to the real Elyushia! She must now brave a lifelike land of a video game in hopes that she can return to her own world. (Source: MangaRock)
Little Challenger: Wake Up, Girls! - Side I-1 Club
Music Slice of Life
Spin-off with I-1 club's point of view.
JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 1: Phantom Blood
Action Adventure Historical
First story arc of JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken series. Jonathan Joestar, a young wealthy son living in Victorian England, has his life destroyed by a recently orphaned Dio Brando, who was taken in by Jonathan's father. Dio, who plots to drive Jonathan to insanity and inherit the Joestar fortune, becomes an unstoppable vampire that Jonathan must fight.
1 Senman no Koibito: Ai wo Takarakuji de Kau Onna
1. 1 Senman no Koibito: Ai wo Takarakuji de Kau Onna 2. 99% no Junjou 3. Fake na Kaikan
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Dai 1-wa: Onikakushi-hen
Mystery Drama Horror
After recently moving to the rural village called Hinamizawa, Maebara Keiichi joins a club and makes new friends. He soon learns about the village's dark secret, Oyashiro-sama's curse, where one person dies, and one person disappears every year, and he also learns that his friends might be behind it...
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai - Dai 1-wa: Meakashi-hen
Mystery Drama Horror
Meakashi-hen is the answer arc corresponding to Watanagashi-hen. Meakashi-hen consists of events very similar to those of Watanagashi-hen told from the perspective of Shion Sonozaki, with only a few minor variations. In this chapter, the audience sees the true reason for the criminal's murderous actions in Watanagashi-hen—a lost love. Satoshi Houjou is first physically met in this arc, unlike the others where he is only mentioned. The first hints of that which ties together the arcs are given. (Source: Wikipedia)
Umineko no Naku Koro ni - Episode 1: Legend of the Golden Witch
Comedy Mystery Drama
Every year, the Ushiromiya family attends a gathering held by the eccentric family head, Kinzou, on the island of Rokkenjima. As his health is failing, most of the family believe he doesn't have much time left. So as a typhoon rages on outside, so too does the storm in their hearts as they squabble amongst themselves over the inheritance and the claim of being Kinzou's rightful heir. Battler, Kinzou's grandson, has returned to Rokkenjima after a six year absence, expecting the gathering to go smoothly. However, his eccentric grandfather has other plans; he enacts a bizarre game, challenging everyone to find his hidden gold. The one who finds it also receives the most coveted reward of all: the leadership of the family. However, their game is beset with violence and murder when the participants are used as "sacrifices" to revive the Millennial Witch of Rokkenjima, Beatrice. Ever the skeptic, Battler doesn't believe in the occult. But when so many around him turn up dead, he is forced to question whether it was the work of magic or the machinations of someone among them. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu: Dai-1 Shou - Outo no Ichinichi-hen
Action Fantasy Seinen
Suddenly high school student Subaru Natsuki has been summoned to another world on the way back from the convenience store. With the biggest crisis of his life being summoned to another world and no sign of the one who summoned him, things become worse when he is attacked. But when he is saved by a mysterious silver-haired girl with a fairy cat, Subaru cooperates with the girl to return the favor. When they finally manage to get a clue, Subaru and the girl are attacked and killed by someone. Subaru then awakens in the place he was summoned and notices he gained the ability "Returns by Death." A helpless boy that only has the ability to rewind time by dying. And beyond the despair can he save the girl from the fate of death? (Source: jCafe24)
Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen Dai 1-bu - Hon ga Nai nara Tsukureba Ii!
Motosu Urano, a book-loving college student who just got her Librarian certification and was supposed to enter the job of her dreams after graduation, was killed during a massive earthquake crushing her underneath a pile of her own massive collection of books. Wishing for reincarnation in order to read even more, she got reincarnated to a world with a low literacy level and very few books, limited only to the nobility of the world. As she reincarnated as 5-year-old daughter of a lowly soldier, Maine, no matter how much she wants to read, there is no way there are any books around. If there are no books then what do you do? You make them yourself of course... What her goal is, to become a librarian no matter what, and to live a life surrounded by books. For starters she begins from making them. (Source: MU, edited)