Here’s our list of chapter updates on Manga Planet for Week 2, February 2021.
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FIGHT 31: One Strike –
Newcomer Ami and the rest of Mitsuru’s team wonder where the hell their fighters have been, only to find out that Ami’s charge, karateka Takaba, has been holding a match all on his own!
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 37 : LEAVING THE NEST –
When Takashi. Kurosawa’s young follower, sneaks a knife out of the house, Kurosawa has to help his dad calm him down!
CHAPTER 38 : STICK –
Kurosawa tries fending off Takashi’s tormentors until the police gets here, but can he really pull it off with just a stick?
CHAPTER 39 : LABEL –
The day after, new rumors spring up about Kurosawa, ruining his relationship with his coworkers once more. Meanwhile, someone comes over to visit…
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 21: Welcome to The Ball –
Ayamaro Saionji invites Mamecchi to “a regular birthday party” – but considering his upbringing, it’s a straight-up ball! Why does Hikaru have to come along, too?
CHAPTER 22: You’re a Princess –
Birthday boy Ayamaro has some suggestions on what Mamecchi and Hikaru can wear to the ball, but can either of them really get used to this?
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?
CHAPTER 25 DETECTION –
Zero blows all the doors open on Zaizen’s nasty tricks. As he successfully returns to ground level, he gives his team very important instructions – but who’s jumping next?
CHAPTER 26 WARNING –
Zero risks it all to warn Shirube before the men in suits take him away. But are his vague words enough to save him from a painful death?
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 3 –
It’s been three years since Pausanias first came to the Pillar of Heracles, the training facility for Spartan soldiers. What kind of “real combat training” will they have to endure their way through today?
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 21 Kisses at Daybreak (1) –
Yukiya tells Rikka who he had really wanted to date since the matchmaking event at the planetarium. Meanwhile, Ruiko suggests they should all go on a hot springs trip…
CHAPTER 22 Kisses at Daybreak (2) –
Yuri thinks that it might still be the best idea to go on the hot springs trip with Shiori and Ruiko. What kind of fun will Rikka get to experience there?
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 49: SPEECHLESS –
The men in the auction room have lost all hope, but Kaiji finds someone with the same plan as him. Is it really in their best interest to trust in other people, in a gamble like this?
CHAPTER 50: SEVERANCE –
As the auction begins, Furuhata does his best to “resurrect” Kaiji…but why is Ando trying to stop him!?
CHAPTER 51: CORROSION-
Ando tells Furuhata what they have to do to get off this ship with more than they started. But is this really all worth turning on their teammate?
CHAPTER 52: SCORN –
When the man in the holding room mocks Kaiji for believing in his teammates, Kaiji snaps – but has he really gone off his rocker?
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 tells Ken that sheer determination isn’t enough to turn the tables in his favor. But can Ken still have what it takes to defeat him?
Ban-phuong charges at Ken with the intent to kill. Can Yumin get to them before it’s too late?
Yumin fights against Ban-phuong with all her might, but he doesn’t want to make her his opponent. Instead, he wants her to take Ken…
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 3 –
If Jeanne d’Arc was a tsundere boss, she would definitely ask her employees to be in their best physical shape!
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 21 BLOODY NIGHT (3) –
Aya crawls all the way through the nasty vent to get the evidence that she and Sakura need, but can she come back in one piece?
CHAPTER 22 BLOODY NIGHT (4) –
When she gets caught by Takeda, a member of Congress, Aya thinks that this has to be the end for her – but can she still use this to her advantage?
All Aya ever wanted was a one-night stand who 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?
#24 STYLISH –
Spurred on by some girls she heard complaining about an unfashionable boyfriend, Shiho tried to be stylish today. What does Akari feel about her new look?
#25 SICK –
Akari thinks it feels special when she gets to spend two full days with Shiho, but how can they enjoy their time together when Shiho’s sick?
#26 CHRISTMAS –
Shiho got Akari a snow globe kit for Christmas. Whose snow globe will look prettier?
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!
Egwin wonders why the elevator is taking so long to start moving…
CUSTOMER SUPPORT –
Egwin calls customer support. What is wrong with his Internet this time?
BECAUSE IT’S THERE –
Surprisingly, Egwin has something in common with brave mountain climbers…
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?
AUTUMN DAYS PART ONE –
Yachiyo spent all of her long awaited days off fast asleep in bed. Should she really be frustrated by this?
AUTUMN DAYS PART TWO –
Yachiyo and Haguchi may not understand how it feels to want to see their lover again…but they do know how it feels to want to have noodles again!
AUTUMN DAYS PART THREE –
Yachiyo can’t relate – how can younger office workers still talk about nothing but work when they’re already on their way home!?
Yachiyo’s mother shows up on her doorstep, saying she ran away from home. What did Yachiyo’s dad do this time?
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?
CHAPTER 21 “This is Yuri, right,” Exclaims the Bookstore Clerk Coming Down with a Cold (5) –
Sae just can’t help but zoom into the perfectly round pair of pork buns floating in the hot spring. But Mikko’s eyes are right up here – and she has something she wants to say!
CHAPTER 22 “This is Yuri, right,” Exclaims the Bookstore Clerk Coming Down with a Cold (6) –
After having a fun dinner with Mikko, Sae’s had the best morning she had in a long time. But when the rest of her day goes by as horribly as usual, then what…?
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!
In Mahiro’s eyes, ever since they were in high school, Kayo had always been the cutest.
No matter how much Mahiro talked about her own dating history, it seemed like Kayo would never be interested in girls. What’s different about now?
Kaori and Kayoko finally tell each other what they’ve been worrying about all this time. Is the future something they can make their way through together?
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 21 –
Haruka is startled to her senses by a nightmare. Tsukiko tries to help her, but is there anything she can do when the only one who can help isn’t here?
CHAPTER 22 –
Eri confronts Haruka and tells her to go back to Ayumi…but Haruka has questions of her own, too, and one last message.
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 81 –
It’s 2 in the morning, and the food snitcher sets to work. What kind of yummy snack will Audrey make for herself tonight?
CHAPTER 82 –
Yori’s been using a weird serving jug to serve the curry set, and when their customer jokingly rubs it…a genie comes out!
CHAPTER 83 –
It all started when Hikari randomly decided she wanted to knit something for Yori this Christmas. How much time does “Lord Strawberry” have to whip her into shape!?
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 12 –
Madame Fujiko just really wants to see her darling rugby players up close. How’s the lottery for the Tokyo Olympic tickets going…?
CHAPTER 13 –
Osamu always seems like the kind of nice, handsome guy who could make your heart skip a beat. Was he always like this, Ichiko?
CHAPTER 14 –
Yaeka wonders why yuri hasn’t gotten to the mainstream yet, and talks to the Madames and Ichiko about her ideal type.
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 33 –
In the aftermath of Karasu’s brother’s appearance, Hato gets very angry. Is there anything Karasu can do to get in his good graces?
CHAPTER 34 –
After trying to protect Kasumi, a tanuki gets discovered by someone who probably shouldn’t have seen him there.
CHAPTER 35 –
There’s a new transfer student in Kasumi’s class, and he insists he’s fallen for her looks. But behind his smiling face lies a heavy secret…
CHAPTER 36 –
Nekoya, the new transfer student, introduces himself to the residents of Crow Temple. What chances does he have against a crow…and a hawk!?
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 21 –
It’s time for Kamiya to go back home now, and Shiina misses her in her absence…so will this be enough to get her back to school?
CHAPTER 22 –
Shiina has been having her lunches with Kamiya at the new school building’s rooftop. Can they still be sneaky when everyone else is right here?
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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