Here’s our list of manga chapter updates on Manga Planet for Week 1, February 2021.
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FIGHT 29: Her Job as a Martial Artist –
Mao Uramitsu (the so-called Overlord) continues looking into the truth behind Dorae’s strength. Could she find her answers through watching Mitsuru’s second fight in the EX league?
FIGHT 30: You’re a Disgrace! –
Mitsuru and his team get themselves into a new sports club’s heated pool to teach Dorae the one thing harsh Siberian winters never let her learn – swimming!
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.
CHAPTER 18 TO THE DAYS I BECOME MYSELF –
As the news of their favorites’ retirement looms overhead, Ritsu and Meiko have to decide where their fangirling will have to go from here. What does Meiko want her favorite to know before he leaves…?
EXTRA MANGA –
Mitsuki tells her friends about how her mom has been doing these days. Meanwhile, Yuuya’s been thinking about some things…
Mitsuki Namikawa has always been in love with 2D characters. However, her strict mother, just as consistently, disapproves of her daughter’s obsession, going so far as to banning anime and games in the house when Mitsuki was younger. Her two best friends and coworkers, Atsuno and Madoka, accept her for all she is: a complete manga and anime addict. Atsuno shares Mitsuki’s love for anime and manga while Madoka tags along with their passionate preaching and enjoys having two close girl friends who support each other with no judgment. One day, when the three friends go to Atsuno’s and have their regular anime watching drinking night, Mitsuki meets a character like she has never met before. Even though she knows he only exists beyond the screen, what lengths will Mitsuki go to for this 2D character?!
CHAPTER 34 : RELIC –
Nakane is spooked by the face Kurosawa is making in front of him, but does he really have any reason to get nervous?
CHAPTER 35 : LIBATIONS –
Nakane addresses the heckling crowd and comes to a decision. If he messes this up here, he’ll die – at Kurosawa’s hands!
CHAPTER 36 : CHAINS –
Kurosawa may have gone back to his normal, ordinary days, but it appears his actions (or the tall tales about them) have set forth a couple of events nobody had expected…
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?
CHAPTER 19: Believe It or Not – Idol! –
Hikaru and Mamecchi can barely keep up with the sheer number of customers flocking to the fried noodle stall – but when they get a certain pair of helpers to deal with the customers, it might just get even worse!
CHAPTER 20: Always With You –
On their way home, the girls wonder about where they should use their unexpected income. Mamecchi says she should probably buy a bikini – but why is Saya saying that might not be a good idea?
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?
EX Try PULL-UP GAME –
Keita challenges Tetsu to a pull-up contest – but is there any reason for Tetsu to be suspicious of how Keita always seems to lose?
It all started because Miyo wanted to get to know Tetsu’s new friend, Keita. Now, after five years together, Miyo, Keita, and Tetsu are Berry Canyon’s Monkey Gang -that is, three talented climbers at the local bouldering gym “Berry Canyon.” Suddenly, Keita announces he will be quitting bouldering, much to Miyo and Tetsu’s surprise. Unable to contain her feelings, Miyo blurts out that she is aiming for the Olympics even though she rarely enters competitions, in the hopes that their gang can stay together. But now that she announced it, how will Miyo follow through? Will she be able to overcome her mental blocks and climb to the top? Or will the pressure get to her and make her lose her grip?
CHAPTER 23 HALFWAY –
Zero uses his knowledge of the blind spot to test the remaining two directions, but between a cheating bystander and Zaizen himself, who would he believe?
CHAPTER 24 DOUBT –
As the clock ticks nearer to its end, Zero asks Ninomiya a few last questions – but what difference could these tests even make…when Zaizen is the one who answers?
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?
CHAPTER 2 –
Pausanias hears all about the battles of the Spartans from his adoptive father, but is there really no chance for someone like him to be one of them too?
When a farmer living on Sparta’s outskirts finds and raises a child abandoned by Spartans, he has no idea that this strange baby would grow up to become one of the fiercest warriors The Pillar of Heracles has ever taught. People say that only the most talented Spartan soldiers, called the “Demigod Spartans,” have the gods’ blessings – could Pausanias be one of them?
CHAPTER 19 A Perilous Event!? (3) –
Ruiko and Shiori ask Rikka if she knows anything about how Yuri’s romance with Mr. Kitami is going. But Rikka’s just too swamped with work…
CHAPTER 20 A Perilous Event!? (4) –
When their reclusive special guest suddenly agrees to having a wrap party with everyone, Rikka can’t help but panic – how can Yuri get to her date in time now!?
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?…
CHAPTER 45: GROUND ZERO –
Kaiji decides to have one last match with Funai – winner takes all! But is Funai still looking for the elusive Mr. X?
CHAPTER 46: INTO THE FIRE –
When Funai gets backed into a corner with no one else willing to fight him, Kaiji gives him his very last chance – will he finally bite?
CHAPTER 47: BRING DOWN THE HAMMER –
Kaiji’s team may have finally gotten their stars, but there’s one last little problem – which of them would have to make the ultimate sacrifice?
CHAPTER 48: MARKED –
Kaiji finally hands over the reins of his fate to his teammates – but are the black-suited men going to be taking him somewhere his friends can reach!?
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.
Ban-phuong and Ken come at each other in full force, until everything is a flurry of kicks and punches. Between these two powerful fighters, the one who ends up on top is…?
As Ban-phuong falls, Ken rushes forward to catch him. He asks the other man a question that’s been on his mind this whole time – why does he hate him?
Ban-phuong reminds Ken of the rejection he had to take in the past. Will he accept Ken if he reaches out now?
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!
Chapter 2 –
Murasaki Shikibu is the kind of boss who’s all about the work – but can she still operate at 100% if she’s hungry?
One of the most popular manga tropes is that of the tsundere – a cold, moody, often hot-headed character who uses their wild anger to cover up the soft, affectionate emotions they have bottled up deep inside. Could you imagine the hilarity that would erupt if most of history’s famous women were tsundere…and your modern-day boss?
CHAPTER 19 BLOODY NIGHT (1) –
Aya and Sakura have arrived at the swanky Hotel Grand Miyazaki – but is there any probability that they would come out of this building alive?
CHAPTER 20 BLOODY NIGHT (2) –
It’s only ten minutes until the Cat Party is to start its transaction with Miyazaki Construction. They have to start moving – which of them will be the one going up the duct?
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?
#21 BIRTHDAY –
It’s Akari’s birthday and Shiho had a whole scavenger hunt prepared for her – what pot of gold could be at the end of this rainbow?
#22 GALLERY 1 –
When Shiho’s coworker suggests they use pictures from her vacation with Akari in her first gallery show, Akari cheerfully agrees – but is she really that excited about it?
#23 GALLERY 2 –
It’s been a while since Akari and Shiho last talked, and Akari tries to come to terms with sharing their memories with everyone in the gallery. But what does Shiho decide on doing, in the end…?
When they’re on their sugar-sweet dates, Akari’s always dressed to the nines in the cutest, trendiest fashion… meanwhile, her dear Shiho always looks like she just rolled out of bed. Despite their differences, both of them are alike in exactly one thing – they want their girl friend to be the happiest woman in the world!
MODERN ART –
Different kinds of brains look at modern art very differently.
GET SLIME QUICK –
Egwin wonders if there’s an easy way to lose weight…but guess just found its way into his hand and down his belly…?
RUN AWAY –
What kind of hero would Egwin be when dragged into a video game quest?
Forty-something penguin Egwin would just want nothing more but to laze around at home and do nothing, but unfortunately, life always gets in the way! What are he and his animal friends up to again today?
CHAPTER 19 “This is Yuri, right,” Exclaims the Bookstore Clerk Coming Down with a Cold (3) –
Sae watches the bevy of beauties around her, looking as if they’ve come out of the yuri stories of her dreams. But if she listens intently, what do they really want to say?
CHAPTER 20 “This is Yuri, right,” Exclaims the Bookstore Clerk Coming Down with a Cold (4) –
With her new favorite persons’ advice in mind, Sae sets forth to do her best at work today, but is that enough to block all of the malice coming her way?
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!
SUMMER DAYS PART TWO –
On such hot summer days, taking baths and going to cool places gives the best feeling! But what should Haguchi and Yachiyo do when it begins to rain…
RADIO EXERCISES –
Haguchi gets interested in doing something called “radio exercises”. But how can he enjoy the ride when all the instructor keeps saying is that he sucks so bad?
SUMMER MEMORY –
Mari and Mi spend the summer over at Yachiyo and Haguchi’s place. What happens when the four of them do radio exercises together?
SUMMER FESTIVAL –
Yachiyo decides they should cap off Mari and Mi’s stay by going to the summer festival. Meanwhile, Haguchi has a present for his instructor.
Yachiyo doesn’t know why exactly Haguchi ended up living with her, but he’s here now, making her tiring daily life a little bit brighter, one delicious meal at a time. Where does Haguchi come from, and is there anything his mysterious blobby self can’t do?
When Kayoko hears about what happened at Kaori’s high school reunion, she begins to wonder – does being by her side really make Kaori happy?
Kayoko’s insecurities lead her to space out and make mistakes at work – Kaori’s begun to notice, but why isn’t Kayoko telling her the truth?
Kayoko really thinks that her friend Mahiro was joking earlier – but little does she know, Mahiro wasn’t joking at all. What was she thinking?
Yukawa comes into the office and always hangs up her coat on the rack; most others just sling it over their chairs. That may be because Yukawa is proper, but maybe because she loves receiving handwritten notes from her coworker Mizuki. Until recently, Yukawa only knew Mizuki and her sweet vanilla scent from afar, but one day she was able to befriend her after a mix up with their coats.
Since then, Mizuki communicates with Yukawa and asks her to go out after work via pen, paper, and coat. They never make plans ahead of time, nor do they even know each other’s phone numbers.
As Yukawa navigates her feelings and learns more about Mizuki, will their relationship blossom into more than whatever it is right now?
CHAPTER 19 A SECRET BETWEEN TWO GIRLS (3) –
Haruka mulls over why Ayumi tells Eri the things she can’t tell her. As she loses herself in her thoughts, she ends up writing something she doesn’t want to happen…
CHAPTER 20 A SECRET BETWEEN TWO GIRLS (4) –
Tsukiko notices that there’s something off with Haruka and wants to help out. But is her friendly advice enough to cheer her up?
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?
CHAPTER 78 –
Audrey gets dragged along by the Lottery God to change a family’s fortunes. But should they really not grant the wish of perfectly filial daughter Yoshiko’s…shut-in brother?
CHAPTER 79 –
The Earth’s superhero Red Polaris has come over to Waikiki Cafe for a nice, quiet day watching the people whose lives she saves…but she has a surprise guest at her table!
CHAPTER 80 –
Audrey is haunted by the ghost of a dead cat to wants her to do him one favor – drive away his owner’s useless boyfriend! But what could be useless about this kind-looking man?
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?
CHAPTER 9 WELCOME BACK TO MATADOLL –
So how did Ichiko and Hotei’s first date pan out? The madames are excited to know, but will Ichiko look up from cleaning the tables to answer them?
CHAPTER 10 YAEKA –
Madame Nanami’s old friend Yaeka has come over for a visit. What kind of app has she found herself interested in this time?
CHAPTER 11 ICHIKA’S DAY OFF –
Hotei feels distraught when Ichiko takes a day off, but Nakamura thinks it’s the perfect time to ask – when did Madame Nanami and Madame Fujiko first meet?
Young salaryman Mutsuki Hotei gets the surprise of his life when his senior coworker Nakamura drags him to a so-called “snack bar” – especially when he gets enchanted by Snack Bar Metadoll’s own “diva,” Ichiko!
CHAPTER 29 THE MARSHMALLOW BODY OF SAIIN –
The last time Karasu saw his younger brother, he was flying away from the Crow Temple. How does he cope when he sees someone that looks just like him…?
CHAPTER 30 HERRING EGGPLANT –
Kasumi’s classmates ask her about a side dish from Kyoto’s past, so she asks Granny for help. Meanwhile, Hato comes face-to-face with Karasu’s “ghost”…
CHAPTER 31 THE TWINS OF THE CROW TEMPLE-
Ever since he could remember, he was always at the Crow Temple, and a fragment of himself was right next to him. But even that is about to change…
CHAPTER 32 A FAR-OFF BACK –
Karasu confronts his little brother for appearing in front of Kasumi and Hato. Will they get to talk things out, or…?
Legend says there lives a crow who could speak… but the legend never mentioned how much this crow loves to eat human food?! Karasuma “Karasu” descends to the world of humans and is driven by his longing to eat good food – he even picks up a part-time job to pay for his food cravings. Karasuma, in his human form, visits restaurants, cafes, and eateries all around Kyoto and falls in love over and over with all the different meals and dishes he encounters. Follow Karasuma as he introduces and devours all the fine cuisines that Kyoto has to offer.
CHAPTER 19 Scent of the Submerged Flower (3) –
Kamiya isn’t going to supplementary classes today, or tomorrow. How is their amusement park date going to go today?
CHAPTER 20 Scent of the Submerged Flower (4) –
The happier Shiina gets, the more she feels terrified. But should she really be afraid of falling more and more in love with Kamiya?
Rina Shiina’s life was suddenly ripped apart and, as a result, she 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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