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Manga Planet Chapter Updates: September 2020 Week 4

Here’s our list of chapter updates in the Manga Planet Library for Week 4, September 2020. We added 2 new cat-related titles to our Library this week: The Shop Cats of Tokyo: A Manga from Cat Avenue (Full Color Edition) by ms-work(Nekomakiand Kuro’s Cat Rental by Ranma Kusumi!

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

Chie goes home to see that her two cats have been getting along nicely. But what exactly have Sen and Tsubu been up to while she’s been away?

Now that Sen has Tsubu to play with, surely Chie’s productivity will go up tenfold! Right? Too bad they’re not too keen on letting her skip playtime any time soon!

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 

Everyone got free hot spring passes, but do these Paradise Hot Springs really live up to their name? Is a mixed hot spring bath ever going to be a good time for anyone?

Manaka’s aunt drags her into being one half of an arranged marriage meeting. Will she get to stumble her way out of this?

vol.49 –
It’s Valentine’s Day and Yuka has homemade chocolates for her friends! Are some of them more special than the others?

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

Zenkichi Mita makes a phone call to Chairman Yamato’s office. He wants the Chairman to bring Kintaro, but will he like what he hears from him?

After hearing what Chairman Yamato and Kintaro have to say, Zenkichi Mita makes a choice. Whose side will he be on, and what does he plan to do?

At the end of the new employee training, Kintaro makes a request nobody has ever thought of asking for before.

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

Koko asks Fortuna: what is a life? What makes one life worth more than the lives of countless others? The answers he chooses may set forth an eternity no one could have ever expected.

Fortuna welcomes Koko into his lair, but Koko’s not going to sit around for a chat. What will become of the former found family?

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 29 –
The kittens ask Milly if she still remembers the life she lived before Fumi took her in. Was she happy then? Will she be happy in the future – even if it’s one without them?

Screen 30 –
When Fumi’s grandkids fawned over Milly’s kittens in the past, the kittens never seemed to like it. But what’s different about things this time?

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

Momo says he’ll use his mind to see what his eyes cannot, but can he really pull off what countless others before him had failed to master?

It’s time for Otokojuku’s annual school festival! Every ridiculous stall may be tailored to fit Otokojuku’s peculiar strengths, but what if someone just as ridiculous decides to drop in on them?

The Kanto Great Student League has come to claim Otokojuku for its own, but Otokojuku won’t let them win that easily! How should they work this out between them?

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 .2 –
HIbiki embarks on a high-octane operation to rescue Nene from Midi’s clutches, but is she already too late to save her?

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 1 –
Thinking they have to be more considerate of each other, Ritsu and Usa deviate from their comfortable normal. But it might lead to more trouble than it’s worth!

Volume 7, Chapter 2 –
The more Ritsu and Usa get conscious of each other, the more ridiculously awkward they get! Hayashi comes up with a plan to set things straight once and for all, but will it work as she expected?

Volume 7, Chapter 3 –
If Shiina is already tagging along, Hayashi decides to get as much info from her as she can. Can Ritsu get anything useful from this, or will the constant string of misunderstandings between her and Usa only continue?

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!


Nuku-Nuku Final -I Love My Cat- by Naomi Akimoto 

PART 33 –
This is a list of Shima’s favorite things. Is her dear Mister Yamada tucked in there somewhere?

PART 34 –
When Shima was a kitten, the house already seemed so large to her. But now that she’s older, is she interested at all in the world beyond her house?

Story Summary:
A warm and fluffy slice-of-life comedy depicting Yamada and his beloved pet cat Shima’s preciously ordinary daily lives.


Peacock King by Makoto Ogino

Kujaku faces off against Onimaru, but which of them will have the upper hand? Is Onimaru’s Jukindo more powerful than whatever Kujaku has up his sleeve?

Just when Kujaku thinks it’s all over, Onimaru calls upon the Eight Gods of Thunder to do his bidding! How can Kujaku protect himself – and Saicho, too?

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 55 Time Waits For No One –
Hotori always gives vague answers to questions, and it’s beginning to get on people’s nerves – especially Kon-senpai’s! Is there a way she can smooth out this misunderstanding?

CHAPTER 56 Territory –
After visiting one of her friends at home, Yukiko realizes that she really wants to have a room of her own. Is there still any space left in the Arashiyama household?

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 32 –
The demon merchants get our party up to speed about how popular potato bread has been and how strange the king’s castle is being lately.

HELP 33 –
The demons finally find out that the Demon Lord they have now is the same Hero that defeated the previous Demon Lord. Will this change anything about how they view him?

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

Daisuke and Gin may have bitten off more than they can chew, but they’re in too deep to not succeed now! Can the young partners bring Akakabuto to his knees?

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.55 –
In one fell swoop, Ken gets introduced to KG Entertainment’s super-young president and the hundreds of idol hopefuls vying for the chance to be a star. What is his place in all of this?

Level.56 –
Ken is excited to protect the hell out of these young singers’ dreams, but little does he know that KG’s got some real bad plans in store for him!

Level.57 –
Ken wants none of these filthy hands to touch any of his girls, even if it means he has to beat the sense into all of them! But is KG going to let him have his way this easily?

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: A Manga from Cat Avenue (Full Color Edition) by ms-work(Nekomaki)*NEW*

When you wanna know more about the best cat spots, who are you gonna call? Chief’s got you covered!

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’s dad gives him a map which apparently leads to 50 million worth of hidden treasure! Can Honmaru and Taruruto claim the treasure first, or will a certain someone beat them to it?

Honmaru would rather die than go to another ski trip, but he can’t just go and say that in front of Iyona, can he?

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

The Story of the Gentle Robot –
When his group of friends is charmed by a gentle soldier robot with the most beautiful flute-playing any of them has ever heard, Gaia realizes he has to fight for his place!

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

Tokunaga tells his friend about the story of Lord Onmebako. Is it really true that opening a box can lead to the massacre of an entire family?

Motoi may be at the top of his class, but his penchant for researching unusual beasts puts him in the sights of his professor – and not in a good way!

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

When Chobi was still with the Ikuemis, he loved having sashimi and dried snacks. What kind of person would he have been, if he was a human?

During the height of King Kiyo’s rule, there had been a squishy grey stray cat staying in the Ikuemis’ garden. Could he be a Russian Blue…?

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

It’s autumn and Audrey can’t be any happier. Or, she was supposed to be – until she crosses paths with someone from a past she can’t remember!

Yori’s older sister Asako isn’t just stopping over for a visit – she’s staying here for good! If her being here means Audrey doesn’t get her canned treats, then something has to change, fast!

Catherine’s a fluffy, tiny, heart-stoppingly adorable cat, and Yori’s gonna be taking care of her for the week! Audrey’s looking forward to spending time with her temporary little sister, but should she be worried instead?

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

When the autumn menu is just chestnut and potato-based sweets galore, it would definitely be nice to have a nice glass of water around here…what do you mean there’s a water shortage?

A bunch of cute little chicks feast on Chef’s fruit stocks, leading our part-timer to deal with a sticky little problem: is there a fruit these cuties won’t dare eat?

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 *NEW*

They say the cat rental shop owner is amazing, but can Kuro really solve any cat problem -even Masa’s?

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

The Prince of Lan Ling takes YuèQín deep into the mountains, where female monks live in Buddhist temple. Who are the important women he wants her to meet?

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

Mr. Sukagawa tells Akio what exactly Hibiki’s father wished she could learn from him. Meanwhile, Hibiki struggles with her place in the orchestra.

Akio needs to find an accompanist for his first semester exam, but is it already way too late for him to find one?

It’s time for the school festival, and everyone’s got something to do – everyone except Akio, who’s stuck in bed and heavily sick! Will anyone come to help him out?

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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