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Manga Planet Chapter Updates: February 2021 Week 3

Hello from Manga Planet! Here’s our list of manga chapter updates for Week 3, February 2021. We added 4 new josei manga titles from Starts Publishing, so check out our library for a fresh romance fix!

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Tsumanuda Fight Town by Michirou Ueyama

FIGHT 32: I Can’t Accept This –
It’s been forty days since Jiro’s last match, and he’s finally back fighting on the streets of Tsumanuda. What can Mitsuru learn from this battle?

FIGHT 33: The Challenge –
Mitsuru and his team try looking for the Eifu-style karate school run by the Asakura family, only to see…a young girl and her ordinary house?

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.


The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa! by Nobuyuki Fukumoto

Nakane goes to Kurosawa’s workplace, calling him his brother. What new rumors could this possibly lead to this time?

Kurosawa lets Nakane and his friends Miki and Misa take him to Azabu. How are they getting into this members’ only bar?

Kurosawa really, really likes this place – he thinks Nakane and his friends have brought him to paradise! But even in paradise, there are lines he shouldn’t cross…

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?


Tonight, I’m Loving My Boss! by Mitiko Kisaka and Asako Mukae *NEW*

Kei’s boss Hideto Sakuma only calls her by name when they’re in one very specific situation.

Story Summary:
If Kei only falls for the worst kinds of bad boys, how should she avoid her fate? By not falling in love, of course! After her latest ex-boyfriend breaks her heart by leaving her for his pregnant lover, Kei swears up and down that she’s never going to let herself go through that again. This time, she says, as she starts a purely physical relationship with her boss Sakuma, it’s going to be different – but can she really stop herself from falling in love with him?


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

CHAPTER 23 The Thrill of High Society –
Hikaru is struck speechless by how, in that gown, Mamecchi looks just like a picture-perfect princess…will she let Ayamaro have this dance?

CHAPTER 24 The Beauty in Men’s Clothing –
Hikaru’s sick and tired of sitting here watching Ayamaro have all the fun. She wants out of this dress, fast – she’s the one who’s gonna be Mamecchi’s prince!

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?


Gambling Emperor Legend Zero by Nobuyuki Fukumoto

Zero wants to know how Shirube solved the problem of the quarter jump so quickly. Is there anyone here willing to give him the answers he needs?

Suezaki tries to convince Zero to collaborate with his ragtag mob of yakuza members. Should they really be believing in each other right now?

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?



The Great Sham Marriage by Hiroko Ishimaru and Nanako Naruse *NEW*

As a secretary, one of Amiko Inada’s biggest tasks…is to pretend she feels nothing for her boss!

Story Summary:
Amiko Inada takes pride in being the hardworking, poker-faced secretary to Sakura Products Trading’s irrepressible Casanova of a Chairman, but little does anyone around her know, even she has fallen prey to her boss, Rei Sakura’s charms! When her supposed lack of interest makes her the best candidate for a sudden marriage of convenience, how long can she keep up her cool façade?


The Warrior Demigods, Champions of Sparta by DLE/Sahoko Yamazaki and Potatorus 

As the young aspiring Spartans struggle their way up the wall, their trainer ups the stakes by adding fire in the mix!

Story Summary:
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?


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

CHAPTER 23 Kisses at Daybreak (3) –
Rikka may have been barely awake at the time, but she knew what she saw Shiori do to Ruiko. Is this the day they finally talk about the elephant in the room?

CHAPTER 24 Kisses at Daybreak (4) –
As Shiori stays close to Yuri, Rikka decides to have a heart-to-heart with Ruiko. How much will they end up telling each other today?

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?…


Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji by Nobuyuki Fukumoto

Just when it seems like Kaiji’s been held down and tackled to the ground, he has one final comeback – is it enough to get him to the other side of the door?

Kaiji’s “teammates” froth at the mouths when he forces them to give up all their money. What could he possibly use all that money for now?

After leaving the boat, Kaiji’s just been getting by everyday. Stuck in a minimum wage job with people who don’t like him all that much – how long can he just be content with getting by?

Kaiji’s coworker tries to get into his good graces, but when even he catches onto how Kaiji acts like a man being followed…

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.


Sun-Ken Rock by Boichi

A young woman named Veronica Tsubasa sets off on a journey, with the only clue to its existence the woman calling her “”VTS”” in her dreams.

level.115 –
To Ban-phuong and Yumin’s surprise, Ken stands up right back again, as if nothing had happened. Does he have a fighting chance against Ban-phuong’s explosive strength?

level.116 –
Yumin gets to see how Ken Kitano, the leader of Sun-Ken Rock Group, fights at full throttle. Meanwhile, Ken tries to get through to Ban-phuong…

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 Most Tsundere Boss in History by DLE/Sahoko Yamazaki and Tomokichi

Chapter 4 –
Florence Nightingale may look like a mild-mannered nurse, but when she sees her favorite employee helping out some girls, she probably overestimates the dosage she gives him…

Story Summary:
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?


The Pushy Boss and The Otaku Girl by Rito Kouzuki and Mamu Sakano *NEW*

Chapter 1 –
Kawano only has eyes for her anime bias, Mikage. Will no 3D man ever come close – even her own boss?

Story Summary:
In this world, it’s either you have people’s attention, or you don’t, and Kawano’s perfectly fine with being the wallflower… as long as she gets to support her anime bias, Dream Detective Ishi Mikage! She’s really not interested in stuff like real-world lovers, or the reason why she saw her hot-headed boss in a very compromising position – but when this same indifference makes her boss Kunishima even more interested in her, how much longer can she stay unnoticed?


Two Guns Under the Sheet by Nanaoku Hoshii and Taki Kitao

Aya drags Takeda along as she attempts to escape Mike’s scrutiny and find her way back to Sakura. But is she already way too late?

As Sakura sleeps her wounds off, Aya tries to look back on the evidence they had gained that night. Is her recorder doing well after all that action?

Story Summary:
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?


Night and Day by Yu Akegata

It’s already the end of the year, and Shiho and Akari are supposed to ring the bells together. But when it’s already this late, and Shiho still hasn’t come home…

#28 AKARI –
On New Year’s, Shiho has a weird, lonely dream. Will Akari’s nice steaming mug of hot milk help her get through it?

Akari always wishes things would turn out perfectly, but that’s not always how life goes. Good thing she has Shiho, which automatically make things better.

Story Summary:
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 & Friends by Shiori Kawana

There are so many kinds of busy people. Which one could our friends be?

Norion isn’t looking or sounding like himself lately. How could things get this twisted?

Where did Egwin come from in the first place? Can you be homesick from somewhere you’ve never been to?

Story Summary:
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?


Haguchi-san by Qurappe

How will Haguchi spend his first winter alongside Yachiyo? It all starts with some half-price sushi and some angry Yachiyo monsters…

On a rare day off, Yachiyo brings Hagumi to the neighborhood theater. Does Hagumi qualify for an adult-sized ticket?

When Yachiyo’s heater turns into an electric fan, she has no choice but to fork out fifty dollars for a new one. She tells Hagumi they can’t live in luxury this month, but…

Story Summary:
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?


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

CHAPTER 23 “This is Yuri, right,” Exclaims the Bookstore Clerk Coming Down with a Cold (7) –
Mikko takes Sae back to Dr. Shirayuri’s house so she can dry up and eat something. Will Sae finally figure out what their relationship is supposed to be?

CHAPTER 24 “This is Yuri, right,” Exclaims the Bookstore Clerk Coming Down with a Cold (8) –
Over dinner, Sae opens up to Mikko and Dr. Shirayuri about her problems at work. How much does the good doctor know about Sae’s beloved yuri genre!?

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!


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

If this is what Ayumi wants, Haruka will let her have all of her. But should she really be the one who gets to have everything Ayumi has to give?

Haruka rides the bullet train with Ayumi to go visit her grandma in Aomori. What will they talk about on the way?

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?


The Pushy Doctor’s Love Prescription by Toriko Kouno and Natsume Natsuyuki *NEW*

Saori doesn’t need a man – she needs to do her work. If only this doctor would take the hint!

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?


Enoshima Waikiki Cafe by Haruko Okai

Tonight is New Year’s Eve. Well, at least it’s supposed to be. But if the god of the new year won’t take over soon, there won’t be a new year to celebrate!

It’s been two weeks since this kotatsu made its way into Yori’s house, and he’s been a lazy mess ever since. How can Audrey get him out of it before it’s too late?

Every Girls’ Day, the Hina Matsuri dolls come out of the closet to be displayed. But one tiny court lady isn’t gonna sit still any longer…

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?


Sunrise Snack Bar by Rena Yamamoto

Ichiko goes to Madame Nanami’s recommended designer to get a new dress tailored. How many surprises does the energetic Ken have to show Ichiko?

Nakamura tells the ladies of Matadoll about Hotei’s upcoming reassignment to Hakata. Is there anything Ichiko has to say to that?

Before leaving for Hakata, Hotei gave Ichiko a present, saying it would scare off any weirdos. But how strong is this “repellent” really…?

Story Summary:
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!


The Crow Loves Kyoto’s Cuisine by uota minami

Karasu keeps Hato up to speed with Kasumi’s new admirer – who seems to have been shopping in the same seafood market as them!

Granny whips up impressive dishes using the spoils of Karasu and Hato’s grocery shopping. Meanwhile, Kasumi wonders what kind of life Hato is living…

Shibata and Imai meet up by coincidence in a restaurant specializing in meat. Will they ever know each other’s real identity?

Ever since his brother got back into the picture, Karasu hasn’t had much of an appetite. Will a nice little dimsum date with Granny get him back into the mood for food?

Story Summary:
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.


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

CHAPTER 23 The Secret of the High-Collar Uniform (1) –
Shiina always thought the athletic festival was a pain, but now that her class is in the same team as Kamiya’s, she wants to go all out!

CHAPTER 24 The Secret of the High-Collar Uniform (2) –
Shiina convinces Kamiya to steal a moment with her in a deserted laboratory, far away from prying eyes…but when they go too far, will no one really hear them?

Story Summary:
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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