Hwang Sook Ji manga
From Tokyopop: Akira - who later appears in the CLAMP School Detectives manga series - is a dapper, debonair young thief-for-hire who becomes the object of 5-year-old Utako's affections.
Watanuki Kimihiro is haunted by visions of ghosts and spirits. Seemingly by chance, he encounters a mysterious witch named Yûko, who claims she can help. In desperation, he accepts, but realizes that he's just been tricked into working for Yûko in order to pay off the cost of her services. Soon he's employed in her little shop- a job which turns out to be nothing like his previous work experience!
From Viz: Kamui Shiro is a young man who was born with the power to decide the fate of the Earth itself--a destiny he can barely bring himself to believe. But as other players in the prophesy begin to gather around him--the "Seven Seals," with the power to protect the Earth, and the "Seven Harbingers," who are fated to destroy it--he has no choice but to come to terms with his fate. -ON HIATUS-
While walking home from work one day, a doctor named Shuichiro notices an angel, Kohaku, stuck on a tree while being attacked by a crow. He rescues Kohaku and, in return, Kohaku offers to grant him a wish. However, Shuichiro is satisfied with his life - he has a decent home, good looks, and a well-paying job as a doctor - so he does not request anything. As Kohaku is honour-bound to grant the wish, she chooses to stay with him in his home, and helps with chores.
From Tokyopop: Drawing on CLAMP's own personal experiences, The One I Love provides insight both into the creators' own lives, and into the oft-elusive concept of Love itself. This intimate collection of short stories and essays doesn't skirt issues at the heart of the matter such as insecurity, honesty, distance, independence, age, and - of course - marriage. This one-volume anthology comprises 12 individual stories, each of which consists of seven pages of manga and two pages of prose.
- Chap 0 Vol 01Ch.1-Ch.12 (3 years ago)
An introspective, character-driven series, Tokyo Babylon reads like a manga version of The X-Files. Its story -- a modern-day fantasy -- follows a young onmyouji (spiritual medium) on his quest to protect Tokyo from evil spirits. Teenaged Subaru Sumeragi is the 13th head of the Sumeragi clan. Together with his twin sister Hokuto and the mysterious veterinarian Seishirou, Subaru travels around Tokyo, calming the ghosts that threaten the city.
[From Tokyopop]: Chun Hyang is the feisty young daughter of the village shaman and a master of the martial arts. When a tyrannical warlord threatens harmony in her village and abducts one of her friends, Chun Hyang vows revenge and sets off on an adventure that would become a legend. The story is incomplete and it looks like it will not con.
Hinata Asahi is a high school student who lives alone with only her teddy bears to keep her company. Her life becomes much more exciting when the handsome Shirou Asou, moves in next door -- not only is he really cute (even if much older), but he's also her new teacher! Hina has a bit of a crush on Asou-sensei, but when the older man seems to take an interest in her as well, is it a forbidden love or something else? (Source: Tokyopop)
From Tokyopop: Legends say that when it snows, it is because the snow princess is crying. A collection of five tragic tales, all connected by the bond of snow. Shirahime-syo is CLAMP's tribute to traditional Japanese form and storytelling.
From Be With You Scans: Chie is a young girl with wonderful parents to look up to; her archaeologist father lives with her in Hokkaido, and her mother is a great scientist working in America. During a local cave excavation, Chie and her father discover Tyrannosaurus eggs, and they're about to hatch! This little girl becomes their mother, and does what she can to protect them from those who want to experiment on the little baby rex.
300 years ago, a powerful warlord rebelled against the Heavenly Emperor. After killing the Emperor, the warlord crowned himself as the new Emperor, starting a cruel reign. But there is a prophecy: Six Stars will one day assemble and overthrow his tyrannical rule ... Now, the ruler of the Yasha Clan has found Ashura, the last of the Ashura Clan, and together they set out to find the Six Stars and fulfill the prophecy.
From Clamp no Lumiere: Murikuri is the story of a popular pig, a pervert santa claus and his high school girlfriend, nice aliens and many more... It does not make sense and I would advise you to not try to understand it. Murikuri is to CLAMP what special halloween is to the Simpsons, a collection of short gags.
- Chap 1 Vol 01 (3 years ago)
From Tokyopop: In CLAMP's take on the Alice in Wonderland saga, Miyuki finds herself in a world which seems to be populated solely by a series of scantily-clad women interested exclusively in exploring her charms. Needless to say, hi-jinks and misunderstandings ensue as our young heroine attempts to escape their clutches and return to her regular life.
Hikaru Shidou, Umi Ryuuzaki, Fuu Hououji are on a field trip to the Tokyo Tower with their respective schools. The girls are blinded by a flash of light and hear a voice calling for the Legendary Magic Knights to save Cephiro. They fall through the sky into another world, Cephiro. Once there, they meet Master Mage Clef. Clef explains, "In Cephiro, one's will has the ability to change reality for better or worse. The dark fears in people's hearts become monsters, while a well-intended wish can do miracles. One person, the Pillar, whose will is stronger than anyone else's, is responsible for maintaining through her prayers the well-being of Cephiro." In the first story arc, the current Pillar, Princess Emeraude, has been captured by her high priest, Zagato. The three girls are charged with the task of saving the Princess. Magic Knight Rayearth follows Hikaru, Fuu and Umi along with their friendly sidekick, Mokona, on their quest to save the mystical planet of Cephiro.
Kazahaya is rescued from freezing to death on the streets of Tokyo by another young man his age named Rikuou. Now Kazahaya rooms with him (who he dislikes for his attitude, even though he's grateful to him for saving his life) above the drug store they both work at, Green Drug. Both work for the mysterious store owner Kakei, while putting up with Kakei's "friend" Saiga, who is always teasing them. The strangest thing about Kazahaya's job is that he and Rikuou are often sent on "extra jobs" by Kakei ...which are different and stranger every time, be it to retrieve a book or a girls' school uniform. Kazahaya always accepts the "extra jobs" so he won't end up without money and on the streets again...but he really wonders what the purposes are of these "extra jobs". -On Hiatus
From Be With You Scans: A collection of bittersweet tales of all the different shapes an unrequited love can come in. Why is it so difficult to confess your love? Why is it that another person can affect someone else so strongly? When a powerful man is fickle, he is allowed to be. But if a woman is unfaithful, she is called a tramp. Koi tells the realistic stories of six different women of different ages, and completely different outlooks on life.
From Clamp no Lumiere: Hanato Kobato is a cute girl who has a mission: fill up a mysterious bottle she carries with her in order to grant her wish. For that mission, she's counting with Ioryogi's help, a little blue dog who seems very cute but who has a terrible foul mouth and bad manners. Now, Kobato has to heal the people whose hearts are wounded. The only problem is that she doesn't really know how to do it. The more people/hearts she heals, the more her bottle fills itself. She only needs to take care to not fall in love with the person she's healing. For what purpose Kobato needs to fill that bottle? Who sent her for this mission? Will she succeed? NOTE There are 3 types of chapters, the correct (chronological) order is, by the volumes: Exams 1-9 > Chapters 1-7 > Drops 1-20
From Tokyopop: Kentaro and Takeshi are two freshmen who are periodically called upon to transform themselves into monster-battling superheroes, complete with capes and armor... but there's much more than meets the eye...