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Manga Planet Chapter Updates: October 2020 Week 1

Fall (a.k.a. reading season) is in full swing – here’s our list of chapter updates on Manga Planet for Week 1, October 2020!

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Chie Shinkyu’s Nekobitashi: The Daily Life of Chie and Her Cats by Chie Shinkyu 

CHAPTER 34 NAUGHTY –
Having two cats doesn’t mean less playtime – it just means double the play and less (free) time! But how bad is Tsubu when compared to her big brother?

CHAPTER 35 SPAYING –
Two and a half months after Tsubu started living with Chie and Sen, something strange started happening. Is it really too early for her to be in heat?

Story Summary:
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?

 

Melon Cream Soda by Aya Kadoi 

vol.50 –
Rexy follows a note from her dear Yuka into the empty sports shed in school, but who’s this girl who tackle-hugs her instead? How will Rexy get her way out of this?

vol.51 –
Aoi checks in on how her favorite nephew’s been doing. Meanwhile, the Mikumagawa household’s got a surprise all planned out for him – but why?

vol.52 –
Ino and Manaka go bikini-shopping for the summer. How should a young lady choose her swimwear, anyway?

Story Summary:
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!

 

Salary Man Kintaro by Hiroshi Motomiya

CHAPTER 25 KINTARO AND MISUZU MAKE LOVE. –
On the eve of Kintaro’s first day of work under the first sales division, he gets roped into winning Zenkichi Nitta’s long-running bet!

CHAPTER 26 KINTARO IS SHY. –
The morning after Kintaro stays over at Misuzu’s, he dreams of Akemi. Is this a good omen or not? Meanwhile, Misuzu suddenly has an uninvited guest to introduce him to.

CHAPTER 27 KINTARO RECEIVES COMPANY ORDERS. –
Mr. Matsui’s passionate recommendation of Yamato Construction gets Kintaro his first onsite gig, but it’s his sudden passing that might spell trouble for our favorite new employee.

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?

Spirit Circle by Satoshi Mizukami

CIRCLE 39 FORTUNA 6 –
Fortuna plans on avoiding the tragic outcome of his seventh future life, but is there truly a way for him to escape his fate?

CIRCLE 40 FORTUNA 7 –
Koko wants to rid the world of the King of the Dead, but Fortuna’s airming for much more than that – he wants to consume an entire planet!

Story Summary:
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!

 

Baby Zoccha by Yumi Ikefuji

Screen 31 –
Two of Milly’s remaining kittens contemplate on how their life would be outside their mother’s care, but how about the third?

Screen 32 –
When kittens get adopted, they are given a collar – a symbol that they have a new home. Is its meaning worth leaving their mother for?

Story Summary:
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.”

 

Charge!! Men’s School by Akira Miyashita

COUNTDOWN TO DEATH! –
In this school festival special event, Otokojuku and the Kanto Student’s Alliance take part in the most lethal match of rugby anyone has ever seen.

THE MARTYR SOLDIER –
The two team captains engage in a one-on-one match for the lives of their team members. Can Momo secure a victory for Otokojuku before the poison kicks in?

THE MAN GUILTY OF TREASON –
The Secretary-General of the Kanto Great Student League gets a warm welcome from someone who appears to know him very well – Heihachi Edajima, the Principal of Otokojuku!

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?

 

Harmony from the Ears by Wadapen 

AKG .3 –
Nene learns more about AKG’s humble beginnings, while Midi and Hibiki fight for her attention in the background. Is there anything about this situation that will ever end well?

Story Summary:
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?

 

The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior by Ruri Miyahara

Volume 7, Chapter 4 –
Mayumi’s had enough of the awkwardness between Usa and Ritsu, but it seems like everyone else at the Kawai Complex is content with watching them go.

Volume 7, Chapter 5 –
Sayaka asks Usa to go out and buy her something – but that’s just what she told Ritsu to do, too! Will the two awkward “friends” finally clear up the misunderstandings between them?

Volume 7, Chapter 6 –
Sumiko gives the three young ladies of the Kawai Complex a challenge that their outward feminine charms may not be able to help them with – a cooking challenge!

Story Summary:
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!

 

Peacock King by Makoto Ogino

HUNGER DEMONS –
Master left a box on the table, but Saicho and Kujaku are too busy watching dirty videos to think about it. What’s in that box anyway?

RITUAL FOR THE DEAD –
Kujaku and Saicho try to catch up with the hunger demons, but is there anything to do to satiate their hunger?

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

CHAPTER 58 Bloody Valentine –
When Sanada was in grade school, he got Valentine’s chocolate from Hotori. But is the reality behind the memory really as sweet as he remembers?

CHAPTER 59 SMILE AWAY –
Tatsun’s been looking forward to watching this musical for the longest time now, but a bad case of allergies forces her to hand over her beloved ticket to Hotori.

CHAPTER 60 HATORI AND THE MYSTERIOUS KINGDOM –
In a strange kingdom where the currency is all weird, Hotori needs to solve three mysteries before she can face the king.

CHAPTER 57 SoreMachi Suspense Theater II –
It’s time for the shopping district’s annual ski trip! Does Hotori even know how to ski? What has Shizuka been thinking so hard about?

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?

 

Please Help Me Maohsama by Futago Minaduki 

HELP 34 –
The Demon Lord/Hero’s party makes their way to the king’s castle, where they come face-to-face with…the Great Demon Lord! How involved is the Priestess in all this?

HELP 35 –
The Great Demon Lord’s out to strike evil into the hearts of our party – and they’re starting with Mau! Will anyone save this poor child from such a cruel fate?

Story Summary:
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?

 

Silver Fang – The Shooting Star Gin – by Yoshihiro Takahashi

AKAKABUTO’S ARMY IS HERE! –
Gin has noticed that there’s been a weird scent around town lately. Now that Akakabuto is gone, what menace could be awaiting him this time?

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.58 –
Ken is more than willing to put his neck on the line to keep his girls safe, but will KG keep his promise? Meanwhile, the girls start their intensive training!

Level.58.5 –
The girls just want to wind down after days and days of non-stop training – and running! Ken joins them for a nice night at the cinema, but not without his own wise words(?)

Level.59 –
It’s time for the girls to train in Japan, but is there a more sinister reason behind having Ken stay in the same room as them?

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 Shop Cats of Tokyo by ms-work(Nekomaki)

CHAPTER 2 CAT BOOK SPECIALIST NYANKO-DO (PART 2) –
Newbie column writer Nekohara’s finally got his first project – a column called “Mew Spots”! Who’s gonna show him around the cat book specialist Nyanko-do?

Story Summary:
Within the back alleys fusing retro and modern aesthetics, Chief, the cat in charge of the Tourist Information Center guides feline tourists to the actual shops best known for their respective cats.

 

Magical☆Taruruto by Tatsuya Egawa

PART 17 MASTER SKIMARU EDOJOU ON THE SLOPE!! –
Honmaru’s class is at the Osawa Hot Spring Ski Resort, where he has to make up his ski skills out of thin air! Is this something Taruruto can help him along with?

PART18 THE BEST PLEASANT EXPERIENCE IN HISTORY♥ –
Honmaru and Taruruto wind down in the hot spring after a tiring day at the slopes, but why are the girls suddenly going to their side of the baths?

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?

 

Ragna Chronicles by Masaya Hokazono

From the Other Side –
One of the delegates to the World Festival may have overslept a little. How fast should he and his team go to get to the festivities on time?

Story Summary:
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!

 

Raise the Demon by Keito Yoshikawa

SEVENTEENTH STORY –
At a traveling circus, Motoi and Rei meet one of Shiouten’s old acquaintances – the ringmaster Karl Hagenbeck, another unusual beast merchant!

EIGHTEENTH STORY –
Hostess Tatsue had always prided herself into being cool and collected in every situation – but even someone like her can’t stand by and watch some old man try to take his life.

Story Summary:
“One rainy day while Motoi and his friend, Reiichi were on their way home, they encountered a young girl who looked like a foreigner who then led them to a shop by a hill slope. There, they meet the shop owner, an old man named Shouten, who deals with exotic wildlife – both ordinary and unordinary: demon beasts. Fascinated by the mysterious beasts the shop holds, Motoi agrees to work and raise a demon. Motoi’s journey of encountering different demon beasts begins.”

 

Ryo Ikuemi’s There is a Limit to Cuteness by Ryo Ikuemi

#35 FAKE RUSSIAN CAT PART 2 –
The grey cat “Chubster” lived in the Ikuemi family’s garden, where a neighbor girl has begun to get more and more attached to him.

#36 SOMEONE’S CAT –
When Ikuemi was a sophomore in high school, she couldn’t understand what her classmate finds cute about cats. But then Kiyo happened…

Story Summary:
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.

 

Enoshima Waikiki Cafe by Haruko Okai

CHAPTER 23 –
This year, Audrey studied very hard – she’s gonna be the one giving Yori the best chocolate this Valentine’s, not Hikari!

SIDE STORY –
Setsuko is the wife of Kyou, second-generation owner of soba restaurant Ebisuya. Three months after marrying into the family, there’s still a bunch of things she can’t really understand…

CHAPTER 24 –
One snowy day, three friends go on a trip hoping it keeps their bond forever. But can they reach their destination with a certain sulking God of Poverty in their way?

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?

 

Patisserie Langue de Chat: Cat’s Tongue Bakery (Full Color Edition) by Chai

CHAPTER 13 A WARRIOR’S RELIEF –
Christmas just ended and the Chef can barely get back on his feet. It’s time for our part-timer to show his own skill in the kitchen, but what can he come up with?

CHAPTER 14 –
It’s New Year’s and the Chef really should’ve gone easy on the catnip. But is all of this worth the epiphany of a cake he comes up with after?

Story Summary:
In a town where only cats live, there is a patisserie named “Langue de Chat.” Surrounded by his very dependable manager and powerful seniors, a tiny part-time worker tries to find his role within the shop, while going through his personal growth along the way.

 

Kuro’s Cat Rental by Ranma Kusumi

Episode 1 –
Kuro figures out why cats always stay away from Masa – they’re not terrified of him, they’re terrified of who’s behind him!

Story Summary:
Quietly nestled within the hustle and bustle of the capital Edo is an infamous “cat rental shop.” Some cats get rented out; some cats get bought – everyone knows that as long as their problems are related to cats, there’s no better place to go. Adding to the mysteriousness is its beautiful owner Kuro, whose age and gender are both well-hidden secrets. Day after day, troubled customers come a-knocking…

 

Prince of Lan Ling by Yoshiki Tanaka and Takeru Kirishima

VOLUME 10, CHAPTER 1 –
It has been three months since the Prince of Lanling took YuèQín under his wing. Does she have anything she’d like to report to her father Xu Zhicai?

Story Summary:
A fierce warrior who charges into battle against foes who outnumber his forces, a forthright leader as dangerous as the demon on his mask – that is the Prince of Lan Ling. Under the command of his uncle, the Emperor, he must strive to win battles and bring honor to the Kingdom of Qi. But too much honor and his royal relatives will vanquish him as menacingly as he does their enemies!

 

Sound of the Sky by Hajime Yamamura

TWENTY-THIRD MOVEMENT –
Ms. Kisaragi lets Akio know that he really needs to do something about his violin bow. Can he still make it in time for Mitsuki’s celebration?

TWENTY-FOURTH MOVEMENT –
Hot on the heels of Mitsuki’s debut recital, a familiar face comes up to Hibiki with an offer others might refuse.

TWENTY-FIFTH MOVEMENT –
Akio signs himself and his friends up for concertmaster Tomoda’s orchestra. Have they bitten off more than they could chew?

Story Summary:
“When he was young, Akio, an aspiring violinist, was late to watch his Uncle’s orchestra rehearsal when he encountered a girl conducting in front of pigeons. Arriving at the rehearsal by break time, he is surprised to see the girl again. Her name is Hibiki Sonari, the orchestra conductor’s daughter, who proceeds to substitute for her father in conducting the orchestra with amazing results. Deeply moved by Hibiki’s sound, Akio seeks to replicate it. But as years go by, he finds himself slowly losing his passion for music. Despite that, he enters college as a violinist and is surprised to know that Hibiki entered the same college as an aspiring conductor. Will Hibiki be able to help Akio find what’s lacking in his music?”

 

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