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Manga Planet Chapter Updates: May 2021 Week 4

Hello from Manga Planet! Here’s our list of manga chapter updates for Week 4, May 2021. All chapters of SoreMachi: And Yet the Town Moves are now available in the Manga Planet Library!

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Girls’ Love of the Dead by Nanaoku Hoshii and Akiko Morishima 

CHAPTER 9 Locked-Away Love (1) –
Could Ms. Milla and Mitsuki have been sharing the exact same secret all along?

CHAPTER 10 Locked-Away Love (2) –
Have Mitsuki’s motivations in bringing Rin’s memories back really been that selfish all along?

Story Summary:
When Mitsuki’s best friend suddenly dies, she decides to seek out the old abandoned building of their school, the Romero Private Academy for Girls. But when she meets her dear Rin again, there’s quite a lot of reasons why the other girl doesn’t remember her… (Warning: Suicidal ideation and death)


Salary Man Kintaro by Hiroshi Motomiya

A year after Kintaro’s return to Tokyo, Yamato Construction assigns him to a project in the African desert.

Before Kintaro and his coworkers take off for Africa, a certain someone won’t let him go without a proper goodbye.

Is there any sense behind Yamato Constrution’s expansion to the African market?

Story Summary:
Retired ex-bike gang leader of the “Hasshu” Kintaro Yajima leaves his hometown where he worked as a fisherman until his wife, Akemi, passed away. With his son, Ryouta, they go to Tokyo, where Kintaro would start with his new job: a salaryman. Now, the question is: would Kintaro be able to handle the office work and office politics being a salaryman brings?


Tsumanuda Fight Town by Michirou Ueyama

In the semi-finals of the Prince’s tournament, it’s finally time for him to face off against karateka Kazuyoshi Takaba!

Does Prince Cain truly have what it takes to bring Takaba down to his knees for long?

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

Kurosawa is looking for one man and one man only – where has Ryoichi Miki gone?

What are Kurosawa and his men pushing, and why does it make their opponents flee for dear life?

Have Kurosawa’s opponents begun to catch on to their façade?

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

Kei decides that today will be the day that she owns up to how she really feels for Sakuma. But does he feel the same?

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?


A Restaurant of Bliss by Yasuhiro Nakanishi 

Chapter Chance Encounter with a Dutch Oven –
Kosuke’s idyllic seaside life with a perky beach beauty gets shocked to a halt when her angry dad shows up!

Chapter Aqua –
Under a waterfall, Kosuke vows to leave his worldly desires behind, but who is he seeing between the bushes!?

Story Summary:
Restaurant Dollhouse is a quaint little hideaway that prides itself on making its customers happy, no matter how big their problems may be. That’s how young widow Yuko runs her business, but if her stepson Kousuke had his way, he’ll turn this humble canteen into the pinnacle of authentic French haute cuisine his father would have dreamed of!


Gambling Emperor Legend Zero by Nobuyuki Fukumoto

Zero may have come close to DJ Kotaro’s schemes, but is it close enough to win back the points they so desperately need?

Zero thinks they’ll be fine as long as he answers the anchor question – but what it falls into Suezaki’s lap instead?

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?


Charge!! Men’s School by Akira Miyashita

Between Manjimaru’s Killer Fingers and J’s Mach Punch, who will have the upper hand?

Why has the rain of blood stopped? What could have happened to J!?

J couldn’t have possibly used his dangerous Flash Piston Punch…or could he!?

Story Summary:
Otokojuku is the kind of school that seems like it’s up to no good. For most of their students, this is the only place that will take them despite or even because of their violence issues. Headmaster Heihachi Edajima believes that giving young men a military education will provide them with brighter futures, but how much is wishful thinking?


Peacock King by Makoto Ogino

Can Kujaku and Ashura ever find out what wicked “prince” is luring away these young “princesses” in their sleep?

Kujaku may have traced things back to the evil hermit Bidou, but has he already sunken his claws deep into Ashura herself?

Story Summary:
When people have problems of a spiritual nature, they know who to go to for help – high up in Mt. Koya, where the Koya Hijiri live, there is a young man named Kujaku, after the Peacock Wisdom King Mahamayuri. With his spiritual skills, chasing back malicious spirits is a piece of cake for fearless Kujaku – but are these daily threats all that life has in store for him?


SoreMachi: And Yet the Town Moves by Masakazu Ishiguro

It’s Tattsun’s last day at Maid Cafe Seaside. Hotori and Gran want to come up with a little surprise for her…

The night before a potentially big typhoon, an otherworldly being comes to Hotori with a decision…

The class comes together in the hoes of remembering someone who might not have existed after all.

Story Summary:
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?


Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji by Nobuyuki Fukumoto

It’s Tonegawa’s win – when he presses the button, what will happen to Kaiji?

As Kaiji trembles in the aftermath of his loss, Tonegawa does him one small favor – tell him how exactly he lost.

After a devastating six losses in a row, is there truly any way left for Kaiji to turn the tables around in his favor?

How could Kaiji possibly play this cool when he knows one wrong move and his eardrum is done for?

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.



Silver Fang – The Shooting Star Gin – by Yoshihiro Takahashi

The pack can’t just leave Kurotora and Chutora behind – can this newcomer, fighting dog Musashi, really help in saving them?

Story Summary:
“In the snowy mountains of Akita, Daisuke and his parents manage a skiing ground. Daisuke grows up with great tales of bear hunter Gohee Takeda and his bear hounds, among them their skirmish with the dangerous Akakabuto, a great bear that’s terrorizing the mountains. On the day old man Takeda decides to hunt for Akakabuto again with his loyal bear hound, Riki is the day a rare brindle puppy was born. Daisuke names the pup “”Gin,”” and thus begins a pup’s journey to being a great bear hound.”


Sun-Ken Rock by Boichi

Level.156 –
How have Ken and Yumin’s battles been faring? Has anyone told the big man upstairs?

Level.157 –
The head of the White Dragon Clan – Yumin’s own father – gets a crash course on who the hell this Ken Kitano guy is.

Level.158 –
Just as Ryuu Yoshizawa ponders the sense behind attacking in Busan, a certain power couple bursts through his door…

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!


Egwin & Friends by Shiori Kawana

Will Egwin ever put his screen protector on before it’s too late?

Is Egwin asking the right alien for questions about the future?

Egwin comes up with a nifty hairdryer hack. Why does he even use one?

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?


Magical☆Taruruto by Tatsuya Egawa

Ria gives Honmaru a little bit of help to get his budding lovelife going. Hopefully he can spend a peaceful day with Iyona…

Taru really, really loves octopus dumplings. When he tells Honmaru he’s found the best in Japan, does he really mean it?

Story Summary:
If you say the right words, one of Honmaru’s dad’s old books can summon a magician. His name is Taruruto, and he can grant wishes – but doing good deeds makes him weaker! All that Honmaru wants is to stop being bullied and to get to hang out with his new friend Iyona. Can Taruruto do something about that?


You’re the Fiancé! by Esumisumi and Mami Haruna 

Chapter 13 –
Mei finds out about Hijiri’s grandmother’s deep loneliness – is there anything she could do to help?

Story Summary:
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?



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

CHAPTER 47 The Trick to Staving Off Summer Heat Exhaustion & A Midsummer Night’s Romance (7) –
Dr. Shirayuri gives Mikko the reins and lets her explain why tonight’s curry is so yummy – but is that the only trick she has up her sleeve tonight?

CHAPTER 48 The Trick to Staving Off Summer Heat Exhaustion & A Midsummer Night’s Romance (8) –
Just when Mikko is forced to come to terms with her feelings for the good doctor, she walks in on a certain secret Dr. Shirayuri never told her.

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!


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

Dr. Kurokawa says her goodbyes to Saori. Meanwhile, Dr. Maki brings Saori with him to Kyoto to meet someone very important to him.
Story Summary:
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…


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

CHAPTER 51 Bicycle of a First Love (5) –
Why is Shiina glaring like that at Mana and Juri? Also, why is Kurumi suddenly opening up her collar…

CHAPTER 52 Bicycle of a First Love (6) –
Mana is at a loss for words when Kurumi suddenly has to attend to her lover. Is there anything she can do…as a friend?

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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