Seinen manga

2001 Nights

2001 Nights

A collection of short stories that look to mankind's exploration of space, and examine the possibilities that we could face when we decide to take those first fateful steps into the unknown.

3x3 Eyes

3x3 Eyes

Pai is a strange, provincial woman who has come to Tokyo from the Tibetan highlands. Somewhere in Tokyo is a young man who can help her in her quest... to become human! When Pai finally finds Yakumo, they set off in search of the artifact that can transform her, but it will take all of her mystical powers to keep the reckless Yakumo alive, even if she has to steal his soul to protect him! Winner of the 1993 Kodansha Manga Award for Shounen.

138°E

138°E

A compilation artbook/manga anthology, by Range Murata, with contributions by various artists.

34-sai Mushoku-san

34-sai Mushoku-san

They say that the prime of one's career happens in their mid-thirties. During that time, women plan many things and tell themselves, “I won't let this year go by without doing anything!” And then, a 34 year-old's life begins. Hearing a new vacuum cleaner hum in the night shifts her moods as the Galactic Railroad runs in her mind... Shall we take a look at an unemployed's slow, laid-back daily life?

7 Nin No Shakespeare

7 Nin No Shakespeare

As the name implies, the manga deals with the "light and darkness" of the 16th-century London actor, playwright, and troupe manager William Shakespeare.

009 RE:CYBORG

009 RE:CYBORG

The pre-anime debut manga about the new cyborg 009.

888

888

The newly opened Suehiro Detective Agency is comprised of laid-back manager Hisago, dog-loving chief investigator Shimeki and administrator Tsukumo. With very few paying customers, the three protagonists are free to spend their time bickering with and teasing one another, setting each other up in matchmaking schemes and looking for lost pets. Shimeki also has to contend with his knife-wielding ex-wife and the overly dependent little brother he's just been re-united with.

21st Century Boys

21st Century Boys

Growing older is pretty rough and Kenji is finding out just how hard it can be as life starts wearing down on him. On top of trying to make ends meet running a convenience store he has to care for the niece that his missing sister left in his care. Memories of youth make it easier, until those memories come back to haunt him. Continuation of Urasawa Naoki's masterpiece, 20th Century Boys. -- Wikipedia

87 Clockers

87 Clockers

Kanade Ichinose is a violin major in his third year of college. When he first entered the university, everyone had high hopes for him, from his professors to fellow students. However, he distances himself from everyone and everything except music. He refuses to participate in competitions, as he see no point in it. When it comes time to think what he wants to do with his life, he just eases into his mother's music tutoring business. He realizes that he is a boring and pessimistic guy but has no idea how to change... or what to change into. Then, one day he sees a girl standing barefoot in the snow outside an apartment and thinks, "If it's for her, I can change." This is the story of Kanade's entry into the world of overclocking.

2001   5

2001 5

A collection of six science fiction stories. • 2001 Nights Spin-Off - In the Ocean of the Night • Starship Adventure Star Field Arthurian World • Starship Adventure Star Field The Red Star of Scorpio • Vessel of Wrath • Space Fantasy • Phobos and Deimos • Planet of Fog

20th Century Boys

20th Century Boys

From here: Growing older is pretty rough and Kenji is finding out just how hard it can be as life starts wearing down on him. On top of trying to make ends meet running a convenience store, he has to care for the niece that his missing sister left in his care. Memories of youth make it easier, until those memories come back to haunt you. Kenji and his old friends are slowly being drawn into a mysterious conspiracy that could threaten the world. Who is the mysterious "friend", and how does he tie into Kenji's youth? Why are there disappearances and deaths tied into Ochanomizu University? The friend's memories hold the keys to the puzzle, but years between cloud the clues. The strange occurances and the reach of the "friend" conspiracy grow by the day. It will all culminate on New Year's Eve 2000. Will Kenji and the rest of the group be able to put together the puzzle and save the world? Note: The last two volumes of the story were serialized under the name 21st Century Boys and are not included here.

5 Centimeters Per Second

5 Centimeters Per Second

A tale of two people, Tono Takaki and Shinohara Akari, who were close friends but gradually grow farther and farther apart as time moves on. They become separated because of their families yet continue to exchange contact in the form of letters. Yet as time continues to trudge on, their contact with one another begins to cease. Years pass and the rift between them grows ever larger. However, Takaki remembers the times they have shared together, but as life continues to unfold for him, he wonders if he would be given the chance to meet Akari again as the tale embarks on Takaki's realization of the world and people around him.

Zombie Romanticism

Zombie Romanticism

A collection of stories about relationships between men and women either of whom just happens to be a zombie.

1 Love 9

1 Love 9

Takuma Miyabe is a boy from an island who moved to Tokyo because his island doesn't have a high school there. However, the ratio of male and female is 1:9. There are too many female students in his class, and as a result, they flirt with the still innocent Takuma.

Zero (TOUME Kei)

Zero (TOUME Kei)

In the middle of a high school assembly, all of the students suddenly collapse. The one behind it all is a girl named Mao who holds a grudge. She's out for revenge against the entire school!
Genre: Drama, Seinen

Zettai Kunshu Shoukougun

Zettai Kunshu Shoukougun

Summary from: Pinoymanga Scans Kiriko and Takuto are both cousins. Often, they spend a lot of times with each other. What the people around them don't know (including their parents) is what transpire behind closed doors when the two of them are alone and in the same room...

Zansho

Zansho

From Mohiro Kitoh, the author of Narutaru and Bokurano, comes this wonderful collection of short stories that reinforces his reputation as a skillful story teller. Spanning almost 20 years of the artist’s career—from his professional debut work Zansho to his latest contribution to IKKI magazine Pochi no basho—this collected volume offers a unique view of Kitoh’s artistic development. Included are such stories like Pochi's Place.

Zetsurin!

Zetsurin!

From MangaHelpers: Amano Keisuke was born under a special star. Ever since he was young, he has encountered thousands of "lucky sukebe (ecchi)" situations that tend to have him end up being slapped by girls. One night, a falling star crashes into his house. The star turns out to be the magical angel Lili and her sidekick Chapi. They have come to save the world from the 100 demon lords that plot to destroy humankind by utilizing the secret weapon hidden inside Amano's... pants?! [DrCoke]

18 Rin

18 Rin

Follows the story of Rinko Ikeuchi, the daughter of wealthy parents who's on the fast track to enter medical school, but when her family falls on hard times Rinko is forced to take a job, any job, to make ends meet. When the handsome Sawakura shows up offering Rinko gainful employment she can't really say no, even after she realizes that it involves working as a production assistant in the world of hardcore adult videos.

Zetsubou no Hantou - Hyakunin no Brief Otoko to Hitori no Kaizou Gal

Zetsubou no Hantou - Hyakunin no Brief Otoko to Hitori no Kaizou Gal

The story starts off on a deserted island with a woman shouting "I ain't a chick!" while being chased by 100 male perverts in underwear!!! Then it cuts back several hours earlier and we get to see how 'she' got into this situation.