A new discovered 10th planet, called Lametal, will collide with earth on 9th September 1999. While the impact won't affect the giant ice planet critically, earth will be destroyed. Yayoi, daughter of Lametal's queen and entrusted with the mission to abduct a large number of humans for slavery, befriends the orphaned boy Hajime and starts to question the intentions of her mother. Together with her human family and friends, she takes up the fight against Lametal and searches for a way to avoid earth's destruction. This is a true classic manga with a dark and tragic story, signed by Leiji Matsumoto's distinctively art style. It's set in the same story universe as Captain Harlock and Galaxy Express 999 (Leijiverse) but several hundred years prior to those two.
- Chap 1 (4 years ago)
Descript. from [PRISMS]: About a robot, Jack, who appears frequently in Shimizu's SF stories. He's a robot with very human-like psyche. He once believed that he was human and he can even consume food, unlike many of the other robots of those times. While performing bounty-hunting duties on a strange planet, he has a flashback to the time he believes he was human... In this flashback, he and his partner are imprisoned and are given scarce food everyday. They share that meager meal, half and half. Yet as the days pass, the delivery of food becomes more scarce. His partner's strength is waining (she's a human being), yet Jack, though he feels the same consuming hunger as his partner, is physically still very apt. They're rescued several months later, but his partner had already died from starvation. Jack, who finds out for the first time that he's not human, still lives. - About a robot, Jack, who appears frequently in Shimizu's SF stories. He's a robot with very human-like psyche and he once believed that he was human and he can even consume food, unlike many of the other robots of those times. However, a cruel incident opened his eyes to the truth and he decided to perform bounty-hunting duties on a strange planet. That's where he meets Ruby, who turns into an innocent-looking youngster and a beautiful and seducing woman at night... she's a Photuris - a human tribe that preys on other humans in order to survive... This bunko volume starts of with the main story "22XX", but also contains science-fiction stories like "To Be Loved At the Ends of Times", "Continuation of the Dream", "A Long Night in August" and "A Robot's Mind (mimicry)."
- Chap 1 (4 years ago)
This is the story of a terrible crime committed against a 17-old-girl, committed, in part, by 17-year-old boys. Why did such a thing happen? Why was no one able to prevent it? In the beginning, high school boys Hiroki and his friend Takashi are rescued from bullying by a notorious gangster, Miyamoto. At first, they are thrilled to be under his protection, and cheerfully run off anyone who threatens them with the mere mention of Miyamoto's name. Soon, they learn that there is a lot more to being in Miyamoto's gang than just being protected. In return, they're expected to offer loyalty and obedience, or face possibly deadly consequences. This becomes harder as the violence and the crimes they find themselves committing begins to escalate. One night, they kidnap a high school girl, Sachiko. Now Hiroki has two battles to face. Internally, he faces the dissonance between his sense of self-preservation and his conscience. Externally, Sachiko's twin sister Miki, who goes to Hiroki's high school, her parents and the police are searching for the missing girl. Will Sachiko ever return home? What kind of person--or monster--will Hiroki become?
Seducing the guests to make them pay the most, that is the job of a host. Takashi, currently the No. 1 host, is an apparent professional when it comes to being a host. Being a host isn't Takashi's only job. The Persona XII, guided by the stars are to preserve the balance of fate. The eyes on an assassin serves the guidance of the stars.
From: Shinnen It's the start of their senior year, and Shiika happens to be in the same class as a guy named Megumi. It's a mystery to her why his voice echoes through her mind.
At first glance Moolchi is just another shy, unassuming boy whose greatest talents are running away from bullies and binging on vitamin supplements. Then one day, Moolchi's absentee father sends him a most unusual gift--a stunningly-proportioned automaton. She calls herself "Six" and mumbles about having a "prime directive." This strange and exquisite creature quickly turns the boy's life upside-down, violently disposing of high school hooligans and anybody else who gets in his or her way. The word "oblivious" barely does him justice as Moolchi remains blissfully unaware of his father's dangerous double-life, or the cute hall monitor who harbors a crush on him, or the intentions of this mysterious femme fatale who insists on bathing with him. Meanwhile, ominous storm clouds gather on the horizon, and one lingering question looms above the others "who is this so-called "Zero" that everybody is looking for?
Andou Sora felt his limit to his talent, and quit the soccer after middle school graduation. However, encounter with representative of Japan's national womans team. Wakamiya Shiki, she moved something that slept in deep inside of Sora's heart.
From Beautiful-Soup: "1999" is an angsty and widely varied series about a bunch of teenagers. One of them is the son of a drug lord and so as you can imagine, all sorts of shit goes down, surrounded by a backdrop of convoluted and fluctuating interpersonal relationships. This a plot heavy manga with some mildly-explicit sexual activity.
From Storm in Heaven: Kira Yuuki is a 15 year old boy whose only wish is to be a normal teenager. Despite what he wants, he isn't really human at all -- he's a Lemora Saramanda. There's a strange symbol on his palm, testimony to what his is. Inaba and Yukia are two of the Kira's closest friends. However, because he is a special type of his species, Kira is wanted by others for the power he can bring. The mysterious Rosen Kroitz Secret Society seems to know a great deal about the Saramanda, keeping them as pets and breeding them. One day, Kira is captured by his pursuers, and Inaba and Yukia chase after the car he's trapped in. The accident that follows changes everything for the friends, as does the appearance of Kira's older brother...
When a human is marked to die, a faint gray line that is invisible to most appears around their neck. As time passes, that ring becomes darker and darker, until it is eventually black, and that person dies. Kita Michiru has an unusual gift, she possesses "Shinigami eyes," which allow her to see these rings. When Michiru notices that two of the boys in her class, Akatsuki Chika and Tachibana Shito, not only have rings, but that they're jet black, they reveal to her that they were supposed to die in a tragic accident six months ago. With the help of the Zombie-Loan loan office, they were given a second chance at life, should they be able to pay for their debt by doing the work of Shinigami and killing malicious zombies. They petition Michiru to assist them in their efforts, and she finds her everyday life changing dramatically.
When Futaro was five years old, his father left his home. Futaro's mother got sick in poverty. Also, Futaro has a ugly face, like Quasimodo. He's been discriminated against and treated like trash by almost everyone in his neighborhood. Finally, his mother dies because they can't afford medical treatment. Burying his mother's body, Futaro makes up his mind to do anything for money...
- Chap 1 Prologue (4 years ago)
Kanzaki Rei is an avid gamer, but one day he hit rock-bottom due to his debts. During the night while sleeping, a strange phenomenon happened and sent him inside the game he previously played. A world of life and death awaits.
1) Yurusarete Inai Watashitachi Is love between adults and high school girls really taboo? Ritsuko's boyfriend, Yuuji, is an outstanding office worker who works in a foreign company. He always treats Ritsuko like a little kid just because he is seven years her senior. Does Yuuji really like me? Ritsuko is always insecure. Do I really like Yuuji? Can we really be together? 2) Our Secret Garden 3) Until The Night Ends
At the age of sixteen, you've lived for about 6000 days... for how many of them were you truly honest? Tomoko regrets that when she was a teen, she didn't confess to the boy she loved and he was taken by another girl. When she gets hit by a car, she gets the chance to watch her past unfold again, and maybe even change it.
- Chap 0 Vol 01 (4 years ago)
From Midnight Scans: A sweet love story that will melt your heart! A gathering of the sweetest boyfriends. “No matter where you are or the time of day, I will protect you.” Story 1 Kodomo Jya, Naino (Yoshioka Ririko) Story 2 Natsu ga Chikai (Kimura Ayako) Story 3 HOLE - Kirameku Sekai (Takahashi Rie) Story 4 BURNIN' VALENTINE (Higurashi Kinoko) Story 5 Koizaki (Higuchi Megumi) Story 6 Mame to Kurasu (Okinoko)
It follows the life of a homeless boy living with his "grandpa". The story starts to kick off when they encounter a man trying to commit suicide mumbling something along the lines of "before it is too late". Of course from then on the action begins and the dark plot begins to unfold with each volume.
Martin disguises himself as a servant of a rich household going around finding his long lost sister. Apparently when they were young, he and sister had tried to run away from home, but they ran into the forest only to find an unexpected gruesome scene - women were hanged on the trees. Both siblings were traumatise and the younger sister ran away. Thus, when Martin got older he appealed to find his sister. Many young girls came but only to turn out to be impostors, only wanting his wealth, thus in the end being killed in a similar way. But one of them turns out to be Martin's real sister. Also contains three other one-shots. • Blanche - Blanche's life was perfect. Her father, the mayor, was rich and she got everything she wanted. But one day her house blows up and she's left as the only survivor with no money at all. She vows revenge on the person who blew the house up and plans it with a strange boy she meets... • Backstage Mage - Lying on the floor after being beaten by his father, Aleister's mother died after saying "I will be reborn. Wait for me until then" and leaving him her precious ring. 17 years later Aleister bumps into a girl and the ring reacts... • Sonotoki Tina wa Kako wo Mita *The third oneshot is not yet scanlated