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Manga Planet Chapter Updates: October 2020 Week 3

Hello from Manga Planet! Here’s our list of manga chapter updates for Week 3, October 2020. All chapters of Baby ZocchaPlease Help Me Maohsama, and Ryo Ikuemi’s There is a Limit to Cuteness have been released!

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

Every time Chie gets back home, she always checks to see if Tsubu’s up to her usual pranks again. What has she gone and done this time?

When Sen was younger, he always left a trail of destruction behind him. He may have stopped doing random pranks as he grows older, but now he moves with purpose!

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.56 I CAN’T XX! –
There’s a kind little ghost haunting Nekota. She’s not really interested in him, and they’re not related either – but why can’t she help but stick around?

Uncle Masa cleans up and visits the Mikumagawa household for Christmas. It’s his first time meeting Sota, but why does it feel like Masa has seen him before?

The Mikumagawa sisters get summoned by their ill grandmother for one last request – but who is she talking about?

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

President Kurokawa has to make an emergency business trip when Kintaro gets hospitalized. Is there still any way for him to turn this into Yamato Construction’s favor?

Mother and daughter Misuzu and Mimi decide to pay Kintaro a visit, but when a sudden collapse threatens the workers onsite, this probably isn’t the best time!

The remaining loose threads about the Kousenzan tunnel construction get all tied up. Meanwhile, the Chairman has some questions about a thing that happened at the ceremony…

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

Fortuna runs all the way to the hospital to see Fuuta’s newborn twin siblings. Will this stop him from going through with his fearsome plan?

Why did the aliens give Fuuko the soul catcher again? Is its extraterrestrial energy really enough for Fuuta to regain control of his body?

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 *COMPLETE*

Last Screen –
No matter where they end up living, Milly knows that everything will be alright, as long as her kittens are happy. What does today have in store for them?

Baby Back Stage –
Author Ikefuji-sensei walks us through how it was making Baby Zoccha. Do you know it ran for 13 years?

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

Two of the lifespan candles went out. What does this mean? But there’s no time to think about them, when the second of the Big Four Deadly Trials is about to start!

Togashi and Hien use their own weapons, hoping the other one will let go first. Can Otokojuku’s special “Great Chime Cheer” turn things around for them?

Is it possible for the Otokojuku students’ Great Chime Cheer to make a miracle happen? Togashi’s about to find out.

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 

Pioneer .2 –
While Midi runs off with the baby version of Nene in her arms, Nene’s spirit goes all the way back to 2014, before the Master 1 was even released.

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 8, Chapter 1 –
Shiro got a raffle ticket when he went out shopping, and won the grand prize – two tickets to Okinawa! One ticket has definitely got to be for Sumiko, but who should go with her?

Volume 8, Chapter 2 –
The Kawai Complex residents are finally at the beach. Will Mayumi and Sayaka ever get their men? And will Ritsu ever take her hoodie off?

Volume 8, Chapter 3 –
Mayumi’s all dolled up. Which close female friend is she cursing – ahem, congratulating – this time? Meanwhile, Sayaka’s mother just called…

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!


My 20 Years with the Professor by Sugisaku

Ota and the Professor make new friends. How different are human friendships to cat friendships?

Story Summary:
A heart-warming story about a cat and its human. Born in the same year, the cat named “Professor” had been by its owner’s side for 20 years. Always together through dark times and first loves, the time they’ve spent is an irreplaceable treasure. Spanning from their youth to their last farewell, this is a story showing how the most ordinary days are the most important, beloved times.


Peacock King by Makoto Ogino

Kujaku faces off against the Armored Soul. He warns a researcher Misaki against going near to it, but can she resist the allure of the unknown?

Just when Kujaku thinks the Baou has been dealt with for good, one of its eggs decides to lay waste to the world…! Who could be at the middle of this?

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

Kon-senpai has a problem she needs Hotori’s help with – her cat went missing, and was then imprisoned(?)! What’s going on here? Will Kon-senpai learn to use her words better?

Maruko Shopping District’s ramen shop is about to shut down. Can Hotori think of something to keep it afloat – and ensure she finally gets some BBQ pork?

There’s an arsonist around town and the Maruko Shopping District just might be their next target! Hotori goes on patrol with the rest of the adults, but how can she even help?

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 *COMPLETE*

Mau’s playing shop. The Demon Hero tries playing along, but Mau’s taking this seriously – what should he say?

HELP 37 –
A few years after humans and demons started living together, a new hero embarks on a mission.

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

Gin and John finally get to meet the leader at the very top of the elite pack of dogs they’ve been following, and he’s…Gin’s dad!?

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.63 –
Ken and his idol group fly back to Korea. Has the manager’s schemes worked? How are they all getting along?

Level.64 –
The day before Ken and the girls go back to Korea, KG makes a couple of dangerous meetings. Will he emerge from them unscathed?

Level.65 –
After the meetings he’s gone through, KG goes back to his original plan – can he really break the one promise he made with Ken?

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)

Chief goes on a detour and sees some kids buying candy from a neighborhood liquor shop. Could this be good for Mew Spots?

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

Honmaru has been keeping Taruruto’s existence a secret from his parents all this time, but how much longer can Taruruto live his life without a mom?

Ms. Oaya makes the class hold a baseball match amongst them. Honmaru’s confident Taruruto’s magic will get them through this, but would it really?

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?


Raise the Demon by Keito Yoshikawa

There’s been rumors about the Aoki family’s demon fox being behind the disappearance of three young girls. Who can get to the bottom of this?

Shiouten is letting Rei and Motoi run the exotic wildlife store while he’s away. Can the boys and Alice deal with their first customer on their own?

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 *COMPLETE*

Ikuemi thinks that all her cats are precious in their own very special ways. What are the things that make them adorable?

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

Welcome back to Waikiki Cafe! Wait, why do Yori and Hikari look different? Why is the inside of the cafe all wrong? Keep it together, Miss Author!

It’s Valentine’s Day once again, and Hikari’s cake-making struggles made the story of Lord Strawberry spread all over Enoshima. How do Yori and Audrey feel about all this?

A new part-timer suddenly barges into Waikiki Cafe like a meteor – Ichika, a first year in high school! Why does she want to be here?

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?


Kuro’s Cat Rental by Ranma Kusumi

Episode 3 –
Natsu treats Masa and Maro for helping her find the cat rental shop. How does Kuro gain any profit from the shop when they charge way too low?

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

At the east edge of Qi’s territory, Bái Láng Chéng, the Prince of Lan Ling and his allies strategize for their battle against the Göktürks.

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

Is it really alright for the orchestra to go straight into the dress rehearsal after Hibiki’s drastic changes from last time? Everyone’s about to find out!

Iriya comes back to see the 21C Orchestra in varying stages of shock. Exactly what happened during the dress rehearsal, and where has Hibiki run off to this time?

During the intermission, the audience wonders what was so different about the 21C Orchestra this time around. The only thing that’s changed is their young guest conductor – but can she really change this much?

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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