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Manga Planet Chapter Updates: October 2020 Week 4

Hello from Manga Planet! Here’s our list of manga updates for Week 4, October 2020. We’ve released all chapters of Melon Cream Soda!

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

Sen has been growing healthily – maybe a little bit too healthily? Chie tries putting Sen on a diet, but how does he feel about all this?

When the weather gets colder, the cats get lazier. How can Chie keep her little complaining fuzzballs perfectly warm?

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 

How are the sisters and Sota coping with the bombshell their grandmother suddenly dropped on them?

vol.60 SOMEDAY –
It looks like Sota has something very important he wants to tell Yuka. Will we ever get the courage to say it, even with Rexy and Nekota right behind them?

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

On the anniversary of his mother’s death, Kintaro takes Ryuu back to his hometown. His mother was a kind woman, but what kind of man was his father like?

Kintaro’s back from the construction site and in the office, but not everyone’s glad to have him back. Who’s this new guy Takatsukasa?

When Mr. Mizuki spends an extra three hours at the pachinko parlor, Kintaro comes over to pick him up. What kinds of people will he find himself entangled with this time?

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

Little by little, Fuuta can feel the memories of his past lives fading away. But how will he and Kouko live their lives now that they’re not bogged down by their past?

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!


Charge!! Men’s School by Akira Miyashita

There’s no time to grieve when the next destination is right here – the third of the Big Four Deadly Trials is a study in opposites: The Flaming Slab of Ice!

Toramaru and Gekkou face off on the Flaming Slab of Ice. Is it really true that no one goes out of these trials alive?

Just when it seems like Toramaru got the super-short end of the stick, it’s time for him to unleash his special skill – from where??

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 .3 –
Nene and Miyuki watch over Imagawa as they drink the pains of rejection away. Is there any way they can make their prototype lighter on the wearer?

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 4 –
Sayaka really doesn’t wanna go home, but she’s got no choice. Good thing Mayumi isn’t around to make her day worse – or is she?

Volume 8, Chapter 5 –
The men are happy because Tsune-chan brought over some beautiful girls to the forest party, but are these specific girls really going to be okay?

Volume 8, Chapter 6 –
Chinatsu stops by Kawai Complex and immediately figures out what’s going on so far. Can she and Hayashi do something about gloomy Ritsu?

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

The Professor’s friend Kuro just mothered a litter of kittens. Meanwhile, her family seems to have caught the cold…

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 finally traces the Baou back to Misaki’s apartment, but will she ever give up the chance to mother the “great conqueror”?

Kujaku and five other prominent Japanese psychics have been called to a fancy house on Onibi Island to break a powerful curse. But are even all their powers combined enough?

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

Sometimes a girl just wants to know what the guy she likes feels about her. But does Takeru even know what he feels?

Hotori takes Josephine to the vet to get her shots, but when they get back home she forgets something very important!

Sanada gets in trouble for reading manga in class. What’s this got to do with rumors that he might have a woman?

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?


Silver Fang – The Shooting Star Gin – by Yoshihiro Takahashi

The leader of the pack wonders if Gin really is his son. Little do he and Gin know, some of the dogs plot to never give them a chance to find out if it’s true!

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.66 –
Ah-jung suddenly calls Ken back to the girls’ apartments. What happened? Why is KG’s old gang suddenly here at their doorstep?

Level.67 –
KG’s gang takes the girls back to his office. Meanwhile, Ken makes a decision – if he wants to rescue them, he needs backup.

Level.68 –
Team Sun-Ken Rock will always be on Ken’s side, of course, but with one condition – he must never leave them like this again! How much of an ordinary life is Ken willing to give up?

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)

Chiefs calls over the cats from Neko Neko Publishing to come see the Benkeibashi Boat Pier. Do they have any luck with real lure fishing?

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

Taruruto’s got to use all the tricks up his sleeve to make sure that Honmaru’s team has a chance against the weirdly skilled Harako.

It’s Honmaru’s parents’ wedding anniversary today, but why is his dad happily meeting up with a pretty girl? Taruruto, do something about this!

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

Every 20 years, “Anesama” comes down from the mountains and proposes to the Aozasa family’s only male offspring. How will Toshi fare this time?

If Rei wants to make sure that Motoi will be safe in the future, then there’s only one thing for him to do – find out more about Shiouten’s past!

Motoi and Rei are out doing business for Shiouten – but is this unusual beast really something they can handle 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.


Enoshima Waikiki Cafe by Haruko Okai

Recently, Audrey’s been picking up new hobbies – playing games and watching the Ebisuya couple watch Western dramas. But are there any cons to her being a night owl?

The Lottery God grants a wish to a good cat named Pon, who just wants to stay with her owner – but Audrey somehow gets in the way!

Audrey helps two of the triplets find their missing third, and gets herself in danger in the process! Can Hikari get her out of this?

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 4 –
Kuro gets a new customer – they’re even pulling out all of the stops for them! But Masa and Maro smell something fishy in the air…

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…


Sound of the Sky by Hajime Yamamura

After 21C Orchestra’s successful concert, Hibiki gets offered the chance of a lifetime. How does Akio feel about this?

Everyone thinks that Akio should start setting clear goals for himself. Everyone, it seems…except Akio himself! Why does he not want to join competitions?

Akio, Nanjo and Mika are supposed to send out their entries for the Tohto Music Competition, but how prepared do they have to be for these kinds of things?

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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