Ikebukuro, Japan – Manga Planet is pleased to announce the license acquisition of the following romance manga titles* from OHZORA Publishing Co., Ltd!
Toshiue no Danna-sama
Story and Art: Mio Tatsumoto
“A Substitute Marriage With an Admirable Husband”: Miya has an older sister, Mirei. Mirei is elegant, proper, and polite, the family’s jewel. Miya, however, is none of that. She is scolded for being childish, wearing old kimonos, and having no manners. But even she admires her older sister, especially because Mirei will marry Kenichiro Hirose, Miya’s first and lifelong love.
As the days lead up to the big wedding, Mirei is nowhere to be found. This marriage is impossible without the bride! To everyone’s surprise, Miya takes her chance and volunteers to marry Kenichiro in her sister’s stead. Will this be the happily ever after she always wanted?
“Smile, Again”: It wasn’t her fault. This mistake was not Ayako’s fault. And yet, here she is again, apologizing for a mistake that. Wasn’t. Her. Fault. Ayako is like that. She is bullied for speaking slowly and being timid until she is pushed to quit her job. Ayako hates being like that. So when she meets dazzling and charming Hal while on a trip to Europe, Ayako grows a whole new shell. Maybe there are more ways Hal can bring a fresh breeze into Ayako’s life…
Watashi no Kirai na Shacho
Story and Art: Hiraku Miura
Shizuru Kohinata has a hard time expressing on her face how she feels. As a hotel housekeeper, she is scolded by guests for lacking remorse after making a mistake, and her coworkers denigrate her for being emotionless and scary. Shizuru’s used to this treatment… and yet, today seems to be her limit.
Tears start rolling down her cheeks and won’t stop flowing, even in front of the owner of the hotel, Seishiro Kamiki. As the handsome VIP consoles her in her sadness, Shizuru finds herself waking up… naked in Mr. Kamiki’s bed!?
Shizuru has done it now. She’ll be fired for sure and have to find a new job. Luckily, Mr. Kamiki has something in mind: if she won’t wed him, why not work as his live-in maid?
Kokuhaku wa Yume no Naka de…
Story and Art: Umeko
Chitose is very fond of Mr. Shima, but has trouble showing it. Her face stiffens whenever he’s near, and her wording becomes harsh. Mr. Shima probably thinks she’s an ice queen!..
But during a company dinner party, Chitose and Mr. Shima drink a little too much and… wake up next to each other in Chitose’s room! Ah well, at least nothing is going to happen… right?
Warawa no Koukyuhi Ranking wa 133banme no you desu
Story and Art: Yuzu Inukai/Shizuku Aimori/Shabon
Urei has always wanted to go back to her home in Saimon. But when the opportunity arises, she refuses.
Could it be because she truly believes she can climb up the ranks under a new emperor? Or could she be waiting for someone to come…?
*English titles and release dates to be announced later.
Fans can read a free sample of these OHZORA Publishing titles in the Manga Planet Library. Subscribers to the Library get to read the succeeding chapters in addition to other manga titles from Kodansha Ltd., WANIBOOKS Co., Ltd., Parsola Inc., highstone, Inc., Starts Publishing, Shodensha Publishing, Thirdline, SOZO Comics, Tokuma Shoten, Home-sha, Inc., LEED Publishing Co., Ltd., SAN-EI Corporation, SHONENGAHOSHA, I.T. Planning, Inc., Hobby Japan, futurecomics Co. Ltd., and by mangaka Masaya Hokazono and Nakashima723.
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