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Manga Planet Chapter Updates: December 2020 Week 1

Hello from Manga Planet! Here’s our list of chapter updates on manga we released on Manga Planet for Week 1, December 2020. We added seven new yuri super light novel titles from Parsola, Inc.

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Tsumanuda Fight Town by Michirou Ueyama

FIGHT 11: Brother and Sister –
Mitsuru starts his training with Jiro in their new home. Lammy is curious – is it really fair when the Wong siblings are teaching him more than Dorae is teaching them back?

FIGHT 12: Reasons –
The Wong siblings tell Mitsuru’s team the reason why they use the Wong family’s Tai Chi Chuan in Tsumanuda. Meanwhile, Mitsuru and Jiro bump into an old acquaintance…

Story Summary:
Mitsuru Yaegashi arrives in Tokyo with hopes of being a professional illustrator. But things take a turn when he finds out that the location of the cheap apartment he’s supposed to stay in, Tsumanuda, is famous for its legalized street fights and is for street fighters only. He is about ready to look for other options when he meets a mysterious woman in a maid outfit named Dorae, who introduces him to the world of street fighting.

 

Chie Shinkyu’s Nekobitashi: The Daily Life of Chie and Her Cats by Chie Shinkyu

CHAPTER 51 STEALING –
When Tsubu takes away Sen’s food, it’s not necessarily because she likes food – it’s because she just likes taking things!

CHAPTER 52 GETTING ALONG –
If you had to choose, Sen and Tsubu would be on the friendlier side of the feline race. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they get along!

Story Summary:
After mourning the loss of her beloved feline companion Suu, manga artist and cat mom Chie Shinkyu decides to turn over a new leaf and find herself a new baby to love! Following a tip from her brother-in-law, Chie picks up the stray she calls “Sen” and takes him home with her. Surely nothing’s going to go wrong… right?

 

The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa! by Nobuyuki Fukumoto

CHAPTER 7: SUNDAY –
After a normally uneventful workweek, Kurosawa wakes up to another uneventful Sunday. What is in store for him today?

CHAPTER 8: FUTURE –
Kurosawa imagines how his future would be as he watches the child in his arms grow up. But will they really be a family for that long…?

CHAPTER 9: MISSION –
All of a sudden, Kurosawa gets called away from his post and relocated somewhere else. Is this a good thing or a not-so-good thing?

Story Summary:
Kurosawa is sick and tired of his boring, ordinary life growing old as the less popular site foreman in Anahira Construction. The turning point comes when his 44th birthday comes along, and no one remembers or celebrates with him. Realizing he lived a life without drive or purpose, Kurosawa tries to go past his comfort zone to turn his life around. Will his newfound shenanigans help him or hurt him when he gets caught up in fights with delinquents?

 

 

First Love Story: Shino x Asuka Story by favary Inc., Kosame Tamaoki and Hibiki Aoto *NEW*

CHAPTER 1: FROM DIFFERENT WORLDS (1) –
Shino isn’t the kind of girl who would be friends with Asuka, but why does she kinda want to be?

Story Summary:
Ever since Shino saw Asuka take the stage to lead the freshman pledge, she knew they were in completely different worlds. Intelligent, endlessly talented Asuka is the type who’d only be friends with fellow preppy girls – never ordinary girls like her! The correct plan of action for Shino to take for her high school debut is to fit in by sticking close to her old friends, getting through academics somehow, and snagging herself a boyfriend – but when Asuka herself asks Shino to be her friend, does fitting in even matter?

 

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

Volume 10, Chapter 6 –
Everyone in the Kawai Complex just doesn’t know how to deal with this mess – why has Mayumi consistently been insisting that Shiro is her own personal chair?

Volume 10, Chapter 7 –
As the end of fall rolls around in the Kawai Complex, everything looks familiar, but things have been changing in little ways. Is it really good for things to stay as they are?

Volume 10, Chapter 8 –
Usa wants to believe that the Kawai Complex will keep being his and Ritsu’s common ground even when she goes to college, but is she really not going to consider moving out?

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!

 

Gambling Emperor Legend Zero by Nobuyuki Fukumoto

CHAPTER 5: ENTRY –
Caught between a choice for “safety” or a choice with higher rewards, Zero and his companions continue on to the “Dream Kingdom”.

CHAPTER 6: FINGER CUTTING –
Zero straps himself into the so-called “finger cutting” gamble. Can he come up with a way to get past the man in front of him?

Story Summary:
Gambling genius Zero saves three teenagers from their group suicide attempt and convinces them to work with him, acting as “Robin Hood” and returning swindled money back to their original owners. But when the swindlers themselves catch their ragtag team, one thing leads into another, and suddenly they’re all being invited to Muryo Zaizen’s big tournament – a gambling free-for-all where the stakes are high, and the mortality rate is higher! With nothing but his quick wit, can Zero get out of the competition alive?

 

LOVELY! -My Adorable Mamecchi by Kumako Nambu and Hiromi Takashima *NEW*

CHAPTER 1: Mamecchi and Me –
Mamecchi isn’t Hikaru’s girlfriend. But honestly, Hikaru wishes she was.

CHAPTER 2: Mamecchi and Croquettes –
Hikaru and Mamecchi are supposed to have dinner with Mamecchi’s sister, but when their plans don’t exactly work out…

Story Summary:
Everyone may have their eyes on the charming, prince-like Hikaru, but there’s only one person Hikaru’s got her eyes on – her darling childhood friend Mamecchi! But between Mamecchi’s hot-and-cold personality and Hikaru’s subconscious denials, this sure doesn’t look like a recipe for success…when a certain repeat customer gets into Mamecchi’s good graces, will Hikaru finally muster up the courage to confess to her first love?

 

Yuri Will Not Blossom at Work! by Mai Yanagawa and Ruri Hazuki *NEW*

CHAPTER 1 The Woman From Hell (1) –
Rikka wishes no one would see her in this matchmaking event – especially not her work rival Yuri!

CHAPTER 2 The Woman From Hell (2) –
Rikka tells her coworker Shiori all about the madness that just happened between her and Yuri. How exactly can she help Yuri find a man?

Story Summary:
Just as Rikka thinks the matchmaking event she grudgingly signed up for can’t get any more dreadful, she runs into her colleague-slash-rival Yuri Kisugi. Using Rikka embarrassment as leverage, Yuri compels Rikka into helping her find the perfect candidate to marry. With the advice – rather, the unnecessary commentary – of her two other colleagues Shiori and Ruiko, Rikka goes along with Yuri’s antics with the hopes it will lead her rival away while she climbs up the company ranks. But what happens when Rikka’s nurturing tendencies coincide with Yuri’s secret vulnerabilities?…

 

Peacock King by Makoto Ogino

SEIMEN KONGOU –
Kujaku faces off against the Seimen Kongou. Ashura wants to help, but is this a battle Kujaku can finish off on his own?

ARCHANGEL KUJAKU –
Three strange men have arrived on the scene, all with their swords pointed at Kujaku – are they really his foes here?

Story Summary:

When people have problems of a spiritual nature, they know who to go to for help – high up in Mt. Koya, where the Koya Hijiri live, there is a young man named Kujaku, after the Peacock Wisdom King Mahamayuri. With his spiritual skills, chasing back malicious spirits is a piece of cake for fearless Kujaku – but are these daily threats all that life has in store for him?

 

SoreMachi: And Yet the Town Moves by Masakazu Ishiguro

CHAPTER 86 BAD BOYS & FLY GIRLS ENSEMBLE THEATER –
When Sanada’s friend Joushima gets them some time hanging out with girls, he skips out on going to the pool with Asai – was this a good decision?

CHAPTER 87 THE CONSPIRACY IS IN THE FOG –
One foggy night, Kon-senpai, Tattsun, and Hotori wonder how unagi became so expensive. Is reality really anything like their wildest conspiracies?

CHAPTER 88 MIRACLE SUPER LUCKY RING –
Kon-senpai left her ring at Hotori’s house. What could happen out there when Hotori wears it for the day?

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?

 

Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji by Nobuyuki Fukumoto

CHAPTER 9: DESPERATION –
When Funai pulls a dirty trick on him, Kaiji thinks there’s gotta be something he can do, but is there really?

CHAPTER 10: AN ALLIANCE –
Kaiji needs two things – more cards, and more stars! Where best to find these but…the restroom!?

CHAPTER 11: TREASON –
Ando threatens his alliance with Furuhata and Kaiji when he makes a rash decision on his own, but is it even worth it?

CHAPTER 12 SUSPENSE –
Kaiji tells his two companions what exactly he needs to secure them a win. Will it really work out as great as it has in his head?

Story Summary:
After getting roped into a former coworker’s debt as his cosigner, Kaiji Ito finds himself stuck with an astronomical amount of debt. The loan shark Endo gives him one last chance – get onboard the gambling boat Espoir and win his freedom back by facing aimless young people in the same situation as him. There’s just one problem – a fate worse than death awaits those who lose on the Espoir.

 

Silver Fang – The Shooting Star Gin – by Yoshihiro Takahashi

BEASTS THAT SOAR IN THE AIR –
Hyena appears in front of the packs again. but when Moss wants him to pay for his misdeeds, what will Ben do?

Story Summary:
In the snowy mountains of Akita, Daisuke and his parents manage a skiing ground. Daisuke grows up with great tales of bear hunter Gohee Takeda and his bear hounds, among them their skirmish with the dangerous Akakabuto, a great bear that’s terrorizing the mountains. On the day old man Takeda decides to hunt for Akakabuto again with his loyal bear hound, Riki is the day a rare brindle puppy was born. Daisuke names the pup “Gin,” and thus begins a pup’s journey to being a great bear hound.

 

Sun-Ken Rock by Boichi

Level.83 –
Do-Heun realizes something is amiss – he’s been fighting against two different people this entire time!

Level.84 –
Just when Do-Heun thinks things can’t get any worse, they do. And the ending is…?

Level.85 –
What happened to Do-Heun after his fight? What does Team Sun-Ken Rock want their boss to do in response?

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!

 

The Shop Cats of Tokyo by ms-work(Nekomaki)

CHAPTER 11 KIRAKUYU –
Chief brought such a big bag for their next visit to a public bath named Kirakuyu. Do they have a shop cat around here, too?

Story Summary:
Within the back alleys fusing retro and modern aesthetics, Chief, the cat in charge of the Tourist Information Center guides feline tourists to the actual shops best known for their respective cats.

 

Two Guns Under the Sheet by Nanaoku Hoshii and Taki Kitao *NEW*

CHAPTER 1 DESTINED GIRL(1) –
Bogged down by her work as a police detective and the demons of her past, Aya has no time for love.

CHAPTER 2 DESTINED GIRL(2) –
Aya doesn’t know where this pretty blonde girl beside her came from, but she’s absolutely sure that this “Sakura” is the only one for her.

Story Summary:
All Aya ever wanted was a one-night stand that could take her mind off her lost love, but with Sakura, she may have finally gotten more than a one-night stand – she may have finally found “The One”! But before she rushes into imagining their future together, there’s one uncomfortable question Aya has to face first – could it be possible that her beautiful new love is somehow related to the same organization she’s bound by duty to destroy?

 

Magical☆Taruruto by Tatsuya Egawa

PART 35 WHEN HONMARU CHANGES INTO A SWIMSUIT! –
It’s finally time for Honmaru’s class to go swimming in the school pool together. Did Honmaru’s hellish training really work?

THE BOY HONMARU AND GIRL MARUE –
When Iyona worries about her team’s next volleyball match, Honmaru and Taruruto decide to support her through their magical “special training”! But is that enough to guarantee a win?

Story Summary:

If you say the right words, one of Honmaru’s dad’s old books can summon a magician. His name is Taruruto, and he can grant wishes – but doing good deeds makes him weaker! All that Honmaru wants is to stop being bullied and to get to hang out with his new friend Iyona. Can Taruruto do something about that?

 

Raise the Demon by Keito Yoshikawa

THIRTY-FIFTH STORY –
Shiouten and the head of the Demon Corps Itaru meet up to talk about what happened at Yokohama Harbor. Who is after them this time?

THIRTY-SIXTH STORY –
The team brings all the unusual beasts underground. Will their skills be enough to stop them, and what’s on Motoi’s mind right now?

Story Summary:
One rainy day while Motoi and his friend, Reiichi were on their way home, they encountered a young girl who looked like a foreigner who then led them to a shop by a hill slope. There, they meet the shop owner, an old man named Shouten, who deals with exotic wildlife – both ordinary and unordinary: demon beasts. Fascinated by the mysterious beasts the shop holds, Motoi agrees to work and raise a demon. Motoi’s journey of encountering different demon beasts begins.

 

Yurizen! Salon -Shirayuri’s Comforting Food Therapy- by Kumako Nambu and Miso Higashikawa *NEW*

CHAPTER 1 Dreams Dashed & Cast Aside (1) –
Miiko first met Doctor Shirayuri in the rain. Could this be destiny…or just her cramps?

CHAPTER 2 Dreams Dashed & Cast Aside (2) –
In what could probably be one of her worst days on the job, Miiko meets Doctor Shirayuri again. Will she accept her invitation?

Story Summary:
Was it fate that led to Miiko meeting Doctor Shirayuri that one rainy day…or was it just her cramps? Pâtissier Miiko works through little pains like the rest of us, but when her ailments begin to affect her work, there’s got to be something she can do about it. Enter beautiful, mysterious herbal medicine doctor Shirayuri, who might be the solution to Miiko’s problems – in more ways than one!

 

Enoshima Waikiki Cafe by Haruko Okai

CHAPTER 50 –
For the first time in a long time, Yori will be staying home for New Year’s Eve. Audrey’s excited at finally getting to spend more time with him, but they have a surprise last customer…

CHAPTER 51 –
Yori’s sister and her son Tooru have come to visit for Setsubun. When Tooru befriends a surprising child, the only thing Audrey can do is watch it happen…

CHAPTER 52 –
All Audrey wants is to spend some quality warm time in Yori’s lap, but he keeps running around so much! Is there any way she can get him to just stay still!?

Story Summary:
Cafe Waikiki is so empty that owner-chef Yori swears he’s been hearing voices. Why isn’t he getting any customers? His cooking can’t be that bad, and it’s not like he’s in the wrong location, so what other reason could there be for this to happen?

 

Sasayaki no Kiss -Read my lips.- by Kumako Nambu and Akiko Morishima *NEW*

CHAPTER 1 I want to give you chocolates (1) –
Haruka lives a life without sound, but in her dreams, it’s a whole other story.

CHAPTER 2 I want to give you chocolates (2) –
Haruka pieces what she currently knows all together, but is she really one step closer to the literal girl of her dreams?

Story Summary:
Haruka has always lived in a soundless world. But not in her dreams, where she can hear her own voice – and the voice of the only other person in the dream with her, a beautiful high school student wearing an adorable, unfamiliar school uniform. Haruka knows this is just a dream, but why does a part of her think it’s more than that? Is this girl she finds falling asleep in the park really the literal girl of her dreams?

 

Kuro’s Cat Rental by Ranma Kusumi

Episode 10 –
Ever since they took on Shin’s revenge quest, Kuro has been frustrated with Masa. When they find out the “enemy” has just collapsed, will Shin finally carry out his plan?

Story Summary:
Quietly nestled within the hustle and bustle of the capital Edo is an infamous “cat rental shop.” Some cats get rented out; some cats get bought – everyone knows that as long as their problems are related to cats, there’s no better place to go. Adding to the mysteriousness is its beautiful owner Kuro, whose age and gender are both well-hidden secrets. Day after day, troubled customers come a-knocking…

 

Sound of the Sky by Hajime Yamamura

FIFTIETH MOVEMENT –
On the second day of Otohara Music College’s school festival, Mika has a recital, and Kajiwara has his first conducting gig. How about Akio?

FIFTY-FIRST MOVEMENT –
On the day of Akio’s first performance as concertmaster, Hibiki conducts for the Bavarian Philharmonic. Just how much further will their paths stray from each other?

FIFTY-SECOND MOVEMENT –
As Akio inches closer and closer to his graduation piece, it feels like he’s gotten further and further from any kind of goal. What will it take to get him out of his rut?

Summary:
Arriving at the rehearsal by break time, he is surprised to see the girl again. Her name is Hibiki Sonari, the orchestra conductor’s daughter, who proceeds to substitute for her father in conducting the orchestra with amazing results. Deeply moved by Hibiki’s sound, Akio seeks to replicate it. But as years go by, he finds himself slowly losing his passion for music. Despite that, he enters college as a violinist and is surprised to know that Hibiki entered the same college as an aspiring conductor. Will Hibiki be able to help Akio find what’s lacking in his music?

 

Pianissimo of the Lips -Angels After School- by Kumako Nambu and Yuu Keijima *NEW*

Chapter 1 –
In her secret place, all Shiina has for company is this stray cat. But who’s the girl in glasses?

Chapter 2 –
Shiina and the glasses girl – Kurumi Kamiya – don’t just look like opposites of each other, they’re complete opposite types of cat parents, too!

Story Summary:
Rina Shiina’s life was suddenly ripped apart and, as a result, has to repeat a year, making her infamous among her classmates.
Always alone, Shiina finds refuge at the emergency stairs where she shares her lunch with an injured kitten. Coincidentally, a stereotypically old-fashioned nerdy looking girl with thick glasses comes to care for the injured stray, only to run away after seeing Shiina there. Inviting her to share the space, Shiina and Glasses Girl -Kurumi Kamiya- become more and more comfortable in each others’ companies.
One day, the kitten suddenly disappears. Devastated, neither Kamiya nor her glasses can hold back her tears, and after her transformation in front of Shiina, her kitten is not the only thing she loses.

 

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