Here are the chapter updates on the manga titles on Manga Planet that we released in Week 4, June 2020!
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Chapter 7 AGGRESSING
Chapter 8 OUTDOORS
Sen is a painful biter who can’t be trusted outside. Chie has to contain him somehow…maybe they should move?
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?
VOL.9 FOR YOU
VOL.10 LOVE IS IN THE AIR!
VOL.11 BUMMER ★ CHRISTMAS
Yuuka has visitors coming over. What souvenirs did they get her? Which one will she like the most?
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!
Chapter 2 –
Chihiro has to guide Yuki and Sho to badminton, and he’s not beyond namedropping either of them.
After a horrible one-sided match with a genius badminton player, Ayumu swears to quit playing the sport he loves. But what happens when he gets into the same high school as the genius who defeated him? Will he ever get his chance to shine? Nothing is impossible in a sport where smashes can go as fast as 400kph!
The apprentice Flors tells the story of his greatest commission, the Sphinx, and the lady Loca.
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!
As her kittens keep growing, Milly comes to terms with how being a mother reflects on her body.
Before a cat becomes a cat, it’s a kitten. From the moment Milly gives birth to her first litter, both she and her children have much to learn about the wide world they live in. Follow Milly and her fluffy, clumsy kittens as they grow through laughter and tears! A spin-off story to the popular series “Zoccha no Nichijou.”
beyerdynamic .1 –
Houjou introduces Nana to the Beyerdynamic DT48E, the world’s first dynamic driver headphones.
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?
There’s a pervert on the loose, but Ritsu’s too engrossed in her books to notice it at all.
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!
Proliferation – The Legend of Yaoi!
Proliferation – Interview with the Author Part 4
Hokazono-sensei gets introduced to the man who made UFOs and psychics popular in Japan.
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!
Yamada’s just trying to get Shima fluffy and clean – why does Shima feel like the bath is torture?
A warm and fluffy slice-of-life comedy depicting Yamada and his beloved pet cat Shima’s preciously ordinary daily lives.
CHAPTER 16 NIGHT WALKER
CHAPTER 17 MAID DELIVERY SERVICE
CHAPTER 18 HOLE
An adult-sized energy drink leads into Hotori taking her super-awake brother on a walk around town.
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?
Innocence #3 –
Can Dieter and Urs ever take Evelyn to the hospital in time? And is there anything Leo can do to help them?
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!
CHAPTER 63 ENTRANCE –
Kiryu’s so close to Tokoyo-no-Kuni. Is there anything that Fumiki and the two Inugamis can do?
CHAPTER 64 A REALM OF WONDERS –
Akiko wants to burn down the tree that represents all her father’s plans, but Mika stops her…why?
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.
CHAPTER 7 VISIT
CHAPTER 8 MOVING
Eiko and Nakka travel to their new house, but along the way, somehow Nakka fears the worst.
Office worker Eiko has been doing just fine – she works an ordinary job, lives an ordinary life, but a chance encounter threw her all the way out of her comfort zone and led to her adopting a cat. Will she ever get used to having strong feelings and making her own decisions for the first time in her life? A story of a typical woman and a typical cat who find a new home in each other.
As they’re finally about to get fed, Mau calls the Hero the “Demon Lord” and gets them in trouble.
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?
Ken reunites with a familiar face and gets a look into the workings of the devious Garugi Group.
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!
Ono starts to take drastic measures, but he still needs to learn how to cover his tracks!
When a person dies, their soul turns into a butterfly and flies away. Holding the thoughts and consciousness of the deceased, this butterfly can last for 49 days before fading away completely. In this world, the Death Bureau, a national agency that collects and freezes dead souls’ butterflies, lets the family of the deceased interact with the data in their relative’s butterfly through a 3D hologram. Their duty also includes making sure butterflies don’t end up in the wrong hands – without killing or getting killed!
King Godious’ Treasure –
In Ragna, at the top of Mt. Zauzes, the northernmost mountain, a King hid his treasure.
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!
#7 CHERISHED CAT
#8 BENT CAT
Tiny Chaco gets along well with the older Chobikko, but how long will their comfortable peace last?
Not all cats are the same, but they’re all lovable and cute in their own ways. In this autobiographical series, Ikuemi-sensei takes us through the Ikuemi family’s long history of cat parenting, starting all the way back from their cat “king,” the majestic Kiyo.
SEIKIMATSU BLUE CHAPTER 4 –
Kousaka has to do something to save Toumine – problem is, Toumine doesn’t want to be saved!
“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 Toumine 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.
It’s already hard getting cats to eat the right food, what more when there are this many of them?
The Iwamichi house has a large, rambunctious family – mother and daughter, ten cats, and one dog. Can this little family keep up with the mess that is sure to follow these many pets with their distinct personalities?
Dish 4 Bracing Belgian –
It’s the same Belgian place, but Eri and Kazari are here for the food; Nagi’s here for the alcohol.
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?
Chapter 7 Thank you for the food
Chapter 8 Warming up when snow falls
Chapter 9 Hot and hotter
Izuru challenges Kumika by making her try mapo tofu. But how will she do against spice?
In a world where aliens live harmoniously with humans, there exists a kind of alien that doesn’t need to “eat” the way humans do. Hailing from the impoverished planet of Chlorodium #2, where food is a luxury, these aliens live by inhaling microorganisms from the air. Kumika, an uptight, earnest office worker, is one such alien from Chlorodium #2. When a sudden cold leads to her being unable to “feed” herself her usual way, her coworker Chihiro comes to her rescue with a nice warm pot of udon noodles! After a lifetime of never having to eat human food, will Kumika ever get used to getting “hungry”?
CHAPTER 6 LET’S MEET
CHAPTER 7 HE’S NOT A BAD PERSON
Yamada can’t help but think there may be something off about Saito. Is she actually right?
People always say they wish their pets could speak, but do they really mean it? When a woman in her late thirties gets dumped by her boyfriend of eight years, she adopts a cat on a whim, but she definitely wasn’t expecting the cat to call her out on her life choices!
CHAPTER 4 RAIN FALLS UPON RYUGU TOWN (side A) –
Sumine likes the rain, but she can’t really remember why.
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…
Chapter 5 The Miscalculation of Then Brave –
Lord Amberthorn thinks someone sent Yashiro here, but he can’t tell him it was just Jogamine.
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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