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FIGHT 38: AN OPPONENT I RESPECT –
Out of all the fighters Mitsuru has ever faced, the hardest one has to be the opponent he respects the most – his idol and mentor, Ken Nishizaki!
FIGHT 39: IN A TRUE EMERGENCY… –
After her friend tells her about a strange man creeping about in the darkness, Yuzuka takes it upon herself to learn self-defense!
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 49 : LETHAL HUMAN –
Kurosawa may not look like the kind of strong man Nakane was hoping to rely on, but he sure does look terrifying to his foes!
CHAPTER 50: PUNISHMENT –
The entire construction site wakes up to the news of another one of Kurosawa’s firsts. How will this affect his life going forward?
CHAPTER 51: TRIBUTE –
Kurosawa just wants to clear up the story of him his coworkers had made up in their heads, but how can he ever get through to them?
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?
Kei can’t let go of the relationship she has with Sakuma, even though she knows full well that someone else is in his heart – could it be Nagato?
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?
CHAPTER 29 The Snow that Won’t Melt –
The night after Mamecchi saw what she saw, she gave Hikaru a rare phone call. But could the words Hikaru end up saying ever help her?
CHAPTER 30 The Things I Can’t Do –
Hikaru mopes over her broken heart during lunch break, and Saya really, really thinks she should do something about it.
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 33 RULE –
Zero finds the time to give his nervous companions a little math lesson. Is this really all they need to answer the question?
CHAPTER 34 VERIFICATION –
Could Zero’s addition method possibly come up with the same answer as tedious regular multiplication?
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 4 –
It’s finally time for Rei to show his grandfather his fake fiancée Amiko, but is her presence really enough to call off his arranged marriage?
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?
CHAPTER 7 –
Dilios tells Pausanias that his kindness would be his undoing, but will he still sing the same tune when that kindness is aimed at him?
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 29 Farewell, Wedding Dress (1) –
Yuri would most probably leave Moonlight Publishing. Rikka had long wished for this to happen – but why isn’t she happy now?
CHAPTER 30 Farewell, Wedding Dress (2) –
Of all the people she can ask, Yuri asks Rikka to pick out wedding dresses with her. What kind of advice could Rikka even blurt out in this situation?
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 65 TEARS FALLING –
Halfway through the race, tears begin falling from Kaiji’s eyes – but he’s not the only one. What is with this sorrowful mood?
CHAPTER 66 DECLARATION –
Kaiji convinces himself that, in the grand scheme of things, pushing the man in front of him really isn’t a big deal…but will he believe his own words?
CHAPTER 67 FOOLHARDY –
Kaiji may have said he won’t push the man in front of him….but how about the man behind him? Is Kaiji in trouble now?
CHAPTER 68 LIGHTS OUT –
Kaiji’s entire group has no choice but to watch as the race wraps up in front of them. Who could possibly be the one who gets to take it all?
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.
002 LIGHT AND SHADOW –
Last night may have been fun, but Moeka’s pretty sure that she’ll never get to meet Takumi again…what if she does?
Thanks to some painful experiences in her past, Moeka had always been too terrified to take things to the bedroom. When she confesses this at a mixer, a guy named Takumi proudly says he’s confident he’s good enough to dispel her fears, so he takes her to a hotel, and one thing leads to another…! Ever since then, Takumi’s always called her over to have some fun, but is Moeka really content with just his body? Or does she want to have his heart, as well?
Kim Ban-phuong lies in Ken’s arms, but it doesn’t feel much like a victory. What do they still have to tell each other?
In the aftermath of the war, Ken visits Tae-soo in the hospital. How has he been recovering so far, and where do they go from here?
One of Ken’s goshiwon housemates asks him to go to Army reserve training in his place, where he sees…Kae-lyn? What is she doing here!?
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 7 –
Office boss Elizabeth Bathory is absolutely terrified about being in the hot, humid elevator, all alone with her subordinate…so what should she do?
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 29 THE COLD TRUTH (5) –
The morning after Sakura and Aya both confess their love, they decide to go outside for a change of pace. Where will their futures go from here?
CHAPTER 30 THE COLD TRUTH (6) –
Aya still can’t believe the bomb that Sakura dropped on her yesterday, but she shouldn’t be thinking about who Ginki really is this much…
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?
GEEZER GOSSIP –
What do two old men talk about when they’re taking out the trash? Hang in there, Camato!
PICKY EATER –
No matter how delicious the food is, if there’s peas in it, Egwin doesn’t want it. What should Camato do to make him change his mind?
LUCKY CLOVER –
If you find a lucky four-leaf clover in a vast clover field…you probably should do your best not to lose it!
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 2 –
When even her own parents want her to stay by Hijiri’s side, Mei knows she can always trust in her childhood friend Tetsuta to take her side…or will he?
Innocent, optimistic Mei Sahara goes home one day to find out that she’s engaged to be married to a man she’s never met as soon as she turns twenty – a few months from now! Good-looking, well-educated company president Hijiri Kamijo looks every bit the perfect prince straight out of a fairytale, but can Mei deal with him as he attempts to take all of her firsts?
CHAPTER 29 “I can’t sleep and I’m always angry…” The painful struggle of a working mother. (5) –
Asami’s the one who caught her husband with another woman on his arm, but why is he acting like she’s the monster here?
CHAPTER 30 “I can’t sleep and I’m always angry…” The painful struggle of a working mother. (6) –
Asami, heartbroken, makes her way to Dr. Shirayuri’s salon. Will spending some quality time with the good doctor really make her feel better?
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!
CHAPTER 29 The First Night (1) –
It’s supposed to just be an ordinary night, but tensions are high in the guest room – what first will Haruka and Ayumi have tonight?
CHAPTER 30 The First Night (2) –
In the silent night, Haruka and Ayumi are in each other’s arms. Will they finally figure out how they’re supposed to do this?
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 4 –
Saori sees Dr. Maki in a pretty nurse’s arms. He may reaffirm his feelings for him, but will her insecurities get the better of her this time?
Ambitious Saori Fujiya may be pushing 30 by now, but romance is absolutely the least of her problems – she’s committed to her job, and she’s really good at it! So it’s nothing but an unwelcome distraction when every time she makes her rounds at Touma General Hospital, a certain Doctor Maki keeps attempting to reel her in with his flirty charms…
CHAPTER 93 –
Suddenly, before she could even ask why, her daughter leaves her to fend for herself in Enoshima. Could she find her way back home, even without her best friend?
CHAPTER 94 –
Audrey can smell the sheer stink of dog off of Yori as soon as he comes back home. How is she gonna make him forget about that damned shiba and only love her the most again!?
BONUS CHAPTER –
From the moment she was born, little Gloves was introduced to her “big sis”, who taught her everything she knew – but are these really things she had to know?
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 49 MY REGRET IS CHEESECAKE –
Everyone rushes home after hearing the news about Granny collapsing, but what she really wants to know is what happened to her precious cheesecake!
CHAPTER 50 MALICE-
Nekoya barges in on time to save Kasumi’s uncle from the evil man and his mask, but is this something Takahiko can already handle on his own?
CHAPTER 51 A SPRING PROMISE –
If this is the last time Karasu will ever see his brother again, he’ll say everything that he never had the chance to say.
CHAPTER 52 THE SUPERSTITIOUS LIGHT-BROWN MISO UDON-
How has Karasu’s brother been doing since then? Even though he isn’t who he was before, why does Shibata still dote over him…?
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 29 VISITOR (1) –
Nagisa wraps her arms around Shiina and invites her to lay her hands on her. What does Shiina have to say in reply?
CHAPTER 30 VISITOR (2) –
It’s Kamiya’s birthday, and she’s spending the entire night at Shiina’s house. They’d planned out how this day was supposed to go – but they sure didn’t expect to find Kii on Shiina’s doorstep!
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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