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Manga Planet Chapter Updates: May 2020 Week 4

Don't miss releases with this list of chapter updates for Week 4 of May 2020!

Hello from Manga Planet! Here are the chapter updates for manga titles that we released in Week 4, May 2020.

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Melon Cream Soda by Aya Kadoi *NEW*

Despite their different personalities, all three Mikumagawa sisters love spending time in the bath!

Story Summary:
There are three sisters in the Mikumagawa family: calm, relaxed college student Manaka, the quite rough-spoken (?) high-schooler Rinka, and the youngest Yuuka, a smart young girl who can recite the succession of shoguns in the bath. With a family like this, every day is a little adventure!


Spirit Circle by Satoshi Mizukami

Kouko declares war on Fuuta, but he’s gonna need a lot more than vague memories to answer that!

Story Summary:
Fuuta Okeya’s dad said second-year middle school students are unstoppable, and Fuuta’s inclined to agree. He’s determined to make the most out of his ordinary student life, but everything changes when the mysterious Kouko Ishigami transfers into his class. Not just because Fuuta thinks she’s pretty and likes her – but because she thinks Fuuta is her rival from a past life!


Harmony from the Ears by Wadapen *NEW*

Fostex.1 –
Nene expected to meet who sent the mysterious note, but comes across a pair of headphones instead!

Story Summary:
Lured by a shady note into an empty music room, Nene opens the door to find… a pair of headphones? But not just any pair of headphones, a luxurious pair of headphones that had helped popular musicians the world over create beautiful music! Listening to her favorite song through them awakens Nene’s love for headphones, but one more question – who brought her here?


The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior by Ruri Miyahara

Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Despite his protests, Usa’s been getting along well with his housemates. Does Ritsu agree?

Story Summary:
Thanks to his parents’ job transfer, Usa has to live on his own. The problem is, his new place is full of weird people, and the upperclassman he admires is one of them…? A teenage romance comedy that’s heavier on the humor, not so much on the romance!


Chilling Messages by Masaya Hokazono

Haunted Photos – The Too-Beautiful Writer
Eerie Mysteries – “Red Sister” Mystery
Hokazono-sensei gets to know a fellow writer and an entire film-making crew. They’re all gonna be alright…right?

Story Summary:
A collection of four-panel comics where Masaya Hokazono talks about the toils and travails of being a horror manga artist. In this light-hearted romp through his day job, he tackles things such as reader-submitted ghost stories, the terrors of social media disapproval, hospital experiences, real fake psychics, and what may be the scariest things of all – his fellows in the horror manga industry!


SoreMachi: And Yet the Town Moves by Masakazu Ishiguro

Chapter 4 Eyes
Chapter 5 Romantic Runaway
Chapter 6 Tatsuno Toshiko Never Breaks
Believe it or not, sometimes Arashiyama gets to be the smartest person in the room.

Story Summary:
There is a small maid cafe that nearly nobody goes to – Maid Cafe Seaside, quiet enough for Sanada to do his homework in. His airheaded classmate and childhood friend Arashiyama works as the cafe’s only maid, and though she looks just like a cute maid waitress, she sure doesn’t act like one. What happens when her friends stop by for a visit?



The Sign of LEO –
Two guys, both down on their luck, meet at the very worst moment. But isn’t this also kind of fate?

Story Summary:
Newbie director Urs Kaufmann is busy working on the script to a C-class porno requested by the Mafia, alongside his co-author Dieter Brenner. All seems well until one day, the Mafia boss they’ve been working for summons Urs to let him know that Dieter ran off with the film budget – a whopping 30,000 euros! Urs rushes off to find where Dieter went, but the Mafia has other plans, sending off their seasoned hitman, Leo!


Inugami Kai by Masaya Hokazono

Chapter 55: Survivors-
Akiko tries to reason with her father. Has she truly given up on their plans, or…?
Fumiki and the other survivors fend for themselves. But are any of them truly safe?

A story of a dog and a boy but not in the ways one may think. The only things the dog Inugami knows about himself and his past are his abilities to heal quickly, grow blades from his back, and that someone somewhere once told him to watch over humanity. Being surrounded by humans who yearn to capture his powers for their own ulterior motives makes him question what use there is in protecting such a terrible species…until he stumbles upon the young man Fumiki in an abandoned building and becomes his friend.


Please Help Me Maohsama by Futago Minaduki *NEW*

HELP 1 –
The hero may have killed the demon lord, but he’s nothing against the cuteness of the demon child!

Story Summary:
Once upon a time, a fearsome demon king died at the hands of brave heroes, returning peace throughout the world. While the demon king themselves had passed away, traces of their power remain on the outskirts of the city. One of the heroes who slew the demon king continues on his quest to protect humanity, but what happens when a demon child gets attached to him?


Sun-Ken Rock by Boichi

Ken’s has to win over the hulking street fighter Jang Du-hyeon, but that’s easier said than done!

Story Summary:
Delinquent Ken goes to Korea to follow the girl he loves and to become a police officer by her side. His dropout status and nationality don’t do him any favors. Still, after protecting a roadside vendor one night, he gets an offer from the opposite side of the law – join this guy’s “geondal,” a Korean mafia group, as its new boss!


Ragna Chronicles by Masaya Hokazono

Levin and Luis have been searching for Raega for years. What will they do now that they’ve found it?

Story Summary:
On the planet Raguna, there is a music festival. With Leader at its helm, the musical group “Karriot” is brought to life by Gaia’s organ, Freya’s guitar, Seiichiro’s mandolin, and Nathaniel’s pipe…but his pipe isn’t just any ordinary pipe! The legend says of the Clausel pipe that “If you play the pipe on the night of Pavana, the moon shall be alight as the stars dance in delight.” But what does this mean, exactly…? In Masaya Hokazono’s sci-fi fantasy done in the style of legends, these mushroom man friends encounter falling stars, destroyed moons, and the cycle of life, death, and rebirth itself!


Seikimatsu Blue by Shintaro Hirota *NEW*

Kousaka knows nothing good will happen out of keeping her eyes on classmate Tohmine, so why bother?

Story Summary:
“In July 1999, we triggered the end of the world.” Kousaka is a normal high school girl living a normal life in junior high. But one day, she comes across her bullied classmate Tohmine being followed – not by one of the other kids, but an oddly shaped monster called the “Great King”! Despite thinking she really shouldn’t get involved with this, Kousaka can’t turn her back on Tohmine and decides to help. But this brings forth a chain of events that might terrorize their future… This volume also includes the story “Insectoid Summer,” where high school girl Kanako stays with her lover despite him taking on the body of an insect.


GAIRA – Confidential Records of Mythical Beasts by Syufo Itahashi


What happened to New York under the shield? Does Carmine have anything to do with this?

Story Summary:
In an alternate 2019, against the backdrop of Kyoto, the Culture Capital, Mobile Warrior Monks, JSDF Special Forces Group members and mad scientists alike are all in search of the mysterious Gaira Factor, sealed away in an underground temple. Only the Gaira Six Poets, a group of genetically enhanced humans led by “pipe walker” Zenkyo, can have a chance of standing in their way. A futuristic cult classic predating the cyberpunk boom in Japan!


Ikokui!! Taste the World with Kazari & Eri by minimaru *NEW*

Dish 1 Exotic Egyptian

Ambitious Kazari can’t see eye to eye with lazy Eri, but love for food can bring them together!

Story Summary:
High school student Kazari Narimiya works part-time for teen magazine Chloe, where she’s introduced to Elena “Eri” Tsukishima, a returnee from overseas, who will be her partner for a new project. What’s their mission? To try out local foods from around the globe! Together with Eri, who seems way too casual about this, can Kazari get over her doubts and fulfill her dream, one “exotic” restaurant at a time?


Ryugu Town is at the Bottom of the Sea by Meme Yoimachi *NEW*


Two best friends go about their very ordinary high school life in a town that’s way below sea level.

Story Summary:
Ryugu is a small town under the sea. Aside from the fact that everything is, well, underwater, it’s just like every other small town. Classmates Masora and Sumire are like every other middle school girls, swapping love stories and hanging out in shopping malls. But for some reason, Sumire feels like this “ordinary life” is all going to come crashing down…


Scum of the Brave by Rocket Shoukai and Nakashima723 *NEW*

Chapter 1 Meeting of the Brave

Yashiro just wanted a fun night out, but good luck on that when a bleeding girl falls from the sky!

Story Summary:
In an alternate 21st century, rich mafia members can turn into “Demon Kings” through increasingly popular ether-enhancement surgery, and the bounty hunters called “Braves” are the ones called upon to take them down. Yashiro only wants the simple pleasures in life – pizza, beer, and card games. When three young Braves offer him a majestic sum to be their private tutor, he agrees solely for the money – but is it worth what he’s getting himself into?


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