Asuka, who lived in Hokkaido with her mother, moves to Tokyo to look for her father she has never even met before. When she gets to his house, he is not there, only his children, who claim they have never met their father either. Asuka decides to stay with her "brother" and "sister" while she looks for their father. Her two "siblings" are living alone and things sorta get complicated when Asuka and her "brother" start to fall for each other...
Yuu Watase Masterpiece Collection Volume 4 Story 1: Suna no Tiara - On their way to Eden, princess Tiara and her subjects are attacked, and only the princess survives. Follow her in her quest for revenge. Story 2: Hatsuki Triangle: Hodaka Hatsuki takes on the personality and abilities of her old boyfriend everytime she touches a practice sword for the Kendo club. Kunie Kenshi is determined to make her normal once again. Story 3: 700 Nichi no Blue - Oikawa Masumi tells about her work on a painting titled "Blue Magician" and the man who helped her.
Kabuki Takitsugu is a son from a family of the "Fragrance Way", who has the special ability to smell out human scents. A girl named Hatsune appears before Kabuki while he is making money on school grounds by matchmaking people. But for some reason he can't smell Hatsune's scent.
- Chap 0 Vol 01 (4 years ago)
Higuchi Asuka's mother dies shortly after she tells her teenage daughter who her father is. Only knowing the family name “Sudou”, Asuka goes in search to find her absent father. On her journey, she finds a guy being rather rough with a younger girl. Unable to resist, Asuka steps in by battering the guy with her motorcycle. When she discovers it was a big misunderstanding (Manato was just trying getting his sister Kazusa to go home), she drives them back to their house. Once there, Asuka finds out that Manato and Kazusa are the Sudou family she's been looking for, but the father isn't there, not to mention their mother also being dead since long ago. With no other leads, Asuka decides to move in as Neesan (the big sister) until their father shows up. Things get tricky when love builds within the complex family relationship.... Zoku Shishunki Miman Okotowari (Sequel)
Collection of short stories: 1. Shishunki Miman Okotowari Ending - At long last, Yuu Watase brings us the final chapter of the Shinshunki Miman Okotowari series. Manato returns from America, but he doesn't come with the best news for Asuka. This might be the last time he returns to Japan. 2. Couple - Inaho has fallen in love with Takumi, the lead guitarist of a high school band. With hand-made gifts and her strange personality, she gets Takumi to ask her out. But only with a special biwa (a Japanese lute) can their relationship last. 3. Chikyu no Arukikata - Ayuki just got dumped. On the same day, she hurt her ankle during track practice. Later, Ayuki gets trapped on the wrong train to the coast. On this train, she meets Hiroto, a guy who has quit school in search of himself. Ayuki wonders if she should do the same.
Sakura Gari is gorgeous Taishou Era romantic story, ten years in the making. It centers around the 16 year old Tagami Masataka as he is aiming to find his place in life. While attempting to start prep school as a rounin he encounters Saiki Souma, the son of a distinguished noble of the Saiki Koushyaku family and becomes part of the Saiki household . It seems as though this will be the story of Tagami's life, taking us through both him growing up physically and emotionally. Be aware that there is sexual and yaoi (boy x boy) content within this story. The first chapter is only getting us started... -- Manga Updates
Misaki Aguri is the only girl in the Judo team, and she has a crush on the Captain. One day one of her friends tells her of an old Chinese magic. That if the wears the same pajamas as her crush, that she will appear in his room! Just slide his picture under your pillow and TADA! However, things don't go exactly as planned...
- Chap 0 Vol 01 (4 years ago)
Itsuki Ringo (yes, her name means 'apple') is the top student of her freshman class with one talent: studying. Coerced by her mother into tutoring the abrasive upperclassman, Tsurugi Budou (who happens to be the brother of her crush, Tsurugi Minori), Ringo unwittingly finds herself butting heads with the rebellious Budou more often than getting any actual tutoring done. In an attempt to find out why Budou hates studying so much and skips tutoring, Ringo spies on him. She discovers a whole other facet to Budou's harsh character, and soon finds herself falling for him.
Volume 2 of the YuuTopia Collection, contains four stories: the title story, "Perfect Lovers", "Memoir Girl" and "Hang in There Nakago (Part 2)". This last story is the continuation from the last story from Minto de Kiss me. 1. Musubiya Nanako: Nanako has her mother's ability to see the red strings that bind to people together in love. At her parents match making shrine, Nanako is forced to bring couples together by binding their strings. But who is she to be binded to? 2. Perfect Lovers: Mitsuharu and Kana get into a car accident just after breaking up. They wake up just to find themselves in a dimension where homosexuality is normal and heterosexual relationships are illegal. 3. Memoir Girl: Katakura Hitomi does not like her new step-mother taking up all the attention of her father. In an abandoned school building she meets a high school boy who becomes her confidant. 4. Hang in There Nakago (Part II) - Continues the tale from Mint de Kiss Me.
Yuu Watase's Masterpiece Collection Volume 5 consists of four stories. 1) Mint de Kiss Me - There is a legend that if you kiss the man you like with a mint candy in your mouth, you can become one with your love. Misono is a rather superstitious girl who decides to test this out on Tohno-sensei, a young teacher she has a crush on. Unfortunately for her, she makes a mistake in the attempt to surprise him and instead kisses her fellow classmate Shindou. Of course this would be the time for the legend to work quite literally as Misono’s spirit enters Shindou’s body. 2) Genseika - Chiya goes to school with her friends and witnesses one of them die suddenly as a flower bursts out of him. The three friends had been together since elementary school, the death hitting Chiya and Yutaka hard. When other people begin dying from the flowers, they investigate possible reasons for such usual deaths. To her surprise, she finds answers close to home. 3) Furimuke Romance! - The hero of girls targeted by guys peeking into the locker room, Taka has quite the violent tomboy reputation. But all she wants is for some handsome guy to ask her out. A cheerful street vender, Ryouta gives her a special ring with a heart locket pendent to hold pictures. When two photos are enclosed, romance is in the air. 4) Hang in there Nakago (Part I) - Involves the scenario where Fushigi Yuugi was actually done by real actors. Unfortunately, Nakago (stage name) is a lot more unconfident than the character he plays. At least his one main fan, an unnamed woman with flowers, is there to support him through his worries.
Tanpopo Yamazaki is a girl with a dream of attending a high school in Tokyo. Yet when her dream comes true and the famous Meio High accepts her, all isn't what it seems. Students are sorted only by family connections and wealth, meaning friends are nowhere to be found. Taking matters into her own hands, she starts a gardening club. As the year progresses Tanpopo gains what she's wanted (maybe even more) and one by one, people weave into her life in a way that'll change her life forever...
[From ShoujoMagic]: A special short story that was published in a freebie book put out in Sho-Comi, then added as an extra in the last volume of Zettai Kareshi. Chima Nagatsu, a high school sophomore, has always been able to see spirits that have died but haven't passed on yet. She also has the power to banish them. One day she gets a job from her uncle asking her to banish the spirits in an all boys school. She reluctantly accepts only to find that one of the spirits, Tsukasa, is a boy whom she admires!
- Chap 0 Vol 01 (4 years ago)
When schoolgirl Takiko Okuda attempts to destroy her father's translation of "The Universe of the Four Gods," she is instead literally sucked into the story, becoming the Priestess of Genbu in an epic journey to find the seven Celestial Warriors!
From Viz: Miaka Yuuki is an ordinary junior-high student who is suddenly whisked away into the world of a book, "The Universe of th Four Gods". There she becomes the priestess of the god Suzaku, and is charged with finding all seven of her Celestial-Warrior protectors.
Kurahashi Mai is a normal girl who strives to be near her crush, Nimura Hiroki. He's a big fan of Sailor Moon, but is the star of the soccer team and popular. On her 16th Birthday, she is given an electronic notebook fitting for a young girl, that can do tasks like your fortune about your love. One night, she accidentally types "Epotoransu" and a boy called Takuma comes out of the notebook, and who will grant Mai one power for discovering that secret. As the story goes, what'll happen in this story? -- Manga Updates
From Aria: Inaho's is finally going out with the Takumi, the boy she has always liked. Unfortunately she went with him on the swan boat ride in 'I' Park which is said to be cursed because all couples who ride it break up. Will Inaho and Takumi be able to survive the curse?
- Chap 1 (4 years ago)